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Tyler Winklevoss Pitches Paying Elon Musk in BTC to See Your Email

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By CCN: Have you ever wanted to send Elon Musk an email, only to abandon the idea because he would probably never see it? Tyler Winklevoss has an idea that could increase the chances not only that the email will arrive in the Tesla CEO's inbox but also that he'll read it. Winklevoss envisions a crypto-fueled market-based email system, one that charges a "digital postal fee" to keep moonshot ideas...

Crypto Exchange Kraken Takes a Cue from Binance, Delists Bitcoin SV

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By CCN: Add Jesse Powell to the chorus of crypto exchange CEOS who are done with Craig Wright's games. San Francisco-based crypto exchange Kraken has announced that it will be delisting Bitcoin SV (BSV), following in the trend-setting footsteps of Binance and later ShapeShift. Kraken has been engaging with its community about it ever since Binance CEO Changpeng "CZ" Zhao got the ball rolling...

Flying High: Kraken Brushes Off Bitcoin Bear Market with Nine-Figure Crypto Futures Market Acquisition

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Kraken announced today its acquisition of Crypto Facilities, the first regulated firm in the world to offer futures on crypto assets several years back. The move could put Kraken, currently the 46th largest bitcoin exchange by adjusted volume, on track to the top 10. Acquisition Worth At Least $100 Million Kraken’s press release doesn’t say exactly how much they’re paying for Crypto Facilities...

Please Do Not Store Crypto on Any Exchange, Warns CEO of Major Crypto Exchange Kraken

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Jesse Powell, the CEO of a major crypto exchange Kraken, warned users of digital assets to not store funds on trading platforms. The warning of Powell follows a high profile security breach suffered by Cryptopia, a New Zealand-based crypto exchange known for its listing of a wide range of small market cap tokens. Why Investors Shouldn’t Hold Crypto on Exchanges Any application or platform...

'Almost Lost My Business': Bitcoin Entrepreneurs Sound Off on Banking Struggles

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For the average entrepreneur, verifying that your financial institution hasn’t closed your startup’s bank accounts probably isn’t part of your daily routine. However, if you're an entrepreneur that runs a bitcoin startup, checking up constantly on one’s banking relationships is just part of the job. That became apparent this week thanks to a Twitter thread started by Anthony Pompliano, a partner...

Cryptocurrency Exchange Kraken Adds Bitcoin Cash and Ripple Margin Trading

Kraken has added Bitcoin Cash (BCH) and Ripple (XRP) to Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), Ethereum Classic (ETC), Augur (REP), Monero (XMR), and Tether (USDT) bringing its margin trading offering to a total of eight cryptocurrencies. Margin trading of all eight will be available on all of Kraken's platforms. The latter site boasts an improved user interface and integrated charts and tools as well as...

Kraken CEO Powell ‘Thanks’ New York AG For Its Crypto Research

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Jesse Powell, CEO of Kraken, doesn’t like the way the New York State cryptocurrency regulators have treated him, but he doesn’t think their research is without its merits. After calling the regulators abusive in an earlier tweet today, he followed up by tweeting that the agency’s research in a recently released report has saved his product team a lot of time by providing information on his...

New York Like an ‘Abusive, Controlling Ex’: Kraken CEO Jesse Powell

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Jesse Powell, CEO of cryptocurrency exchange Kraken, has lobbed another bomb at the state of New York in regard to the latter’s stance toward the crypto industry and Kraken in particular. Writing on Twitter, Powell compared New York's crypto regulators to an abusive ex-partner who continues to stalk the company even though it left the state several years ago. He said: “NY is that abusive...

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