Crypto Wallet Trezor Adds Support for Fictional Currency PiedPiperCoin

Cryptocurrency hardware wallet Trezor has added support for PiedPiperCoin (PPC), the fictional currency created the main characters of HBO show Silicon Valley. Satoshi Labs CTO Pavol Rusnak made the GitHub commits on Tuesday, enabling PPC holders to secure their coins using the company’s popular Trezor hardware wallets. Hey Richard @PiedPiperCoin! …

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‘An Epic Fail’: Colorado Blockchain Bill Hits the Skids

The bill would have exempted certain digital currencies from being regulated as securities under the Colorado Securities Act. Colorado’s blockchain bill, House Bill 1426, would have also been a boon for innovation in the state was making its way through the State Assembly but got derailed abruptly on Wednesday in …

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Wall Street Adopting Bitcoin Will Lead Crypto Market to Surge: Brian Kelly

Brian Kelly, a prominent cryptocurrency trader, contributor to CNBC’s Fast Money, and founder of BKCM, stated on the May 9 Fast Money show that the adoption of bitcoin by Wall Street’s biggest financial institutions such as the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and Goldman Sachs will lead the cryptocurrency market …

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Retail Investors Can Now Buy the Ethereum Classic Investment Trust

The Ethereum Classic Investment Trust was officially listed on over-the-counter (OTC) marketplace OTCQX on Thursday, providing retail investors with the opportunity to purchase shares of the fund through their brokerage and retirement accounts. The fund, which is listed under the ticker symbol ETCG, is a creation of Grayscale Investments, who …

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Newsflash: Bitcoin Price Takes $250 Nosedive

The bitcoin price took a $250 nosedive on Thursday, putting an end to what had previously been a day of relative stability. The world’s largest cryptocurrency had spent the majority of the day trading near $9,325 on Bitfinex, though it peaked as high as $9,390 during the early morning hours. …

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$363 Million Funding Round Puts Robinhood on Fast-Track to Build ‘Largest Crypto Platform’

Cryptocurrency-friendly stock trading app Robinhood is now valued at $5.6 billion following a mammoth funding round. The fintech startup announced on Thursday that it had raised $363 million in a Series D funding round led by DST Global. “At Robinhood, we’re guided by the belief that America’s financial system should …

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