Plattsburgh, New York, is considering stricter requirement for commercial cryptocurrency mining farms operating in the city. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/us-city-mulls-roll-out-of-tougher-rules-for-crypto-miners/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto…

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Winklevoss-founded crypto exchange Gemini is adding litecoin trading in the coming week, with permission from the NYDFS. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/gemini-adds-litecoin-trading-with-new-york-watchdog-approval/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all…

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Kraken Joins Coinbase in Rebuking ‘Malicious’ Implications in New York Attorney General’s Exchange Report Another major U.S. cryptocurrency exchange criticized a report from New York’s Attorney General Wednesday, September 19, after it chose not to respond to a…

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Crypto industry unicorn Coinbase has aggressive growth plans for its newly opened New York office, which caters to institutional clients. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/coinbase-crypto-jobs-hiring/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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Winklevoss Brothers Launch Fiat-Backed Stablecoin After New York Regulator’s Green Light Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss, creators of cryptocurrency trading platform Gemini, have received permission from New York regulators to launch their own stablecoin, according to…

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Crypto exchange Gemini is set to issue a dollar-backed, NYDFS-approved stablecoin – the second to launch in New York today. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/gemini-launches-nydfs-regulated-crypto-pegged-to-the-dollar/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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Blockchain startup Paxos is launching a regulated, dollar-backed stablecoin to facilitate instant transaction settlements for crypto investors. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/paxos-unveils-dollar-backed-stablecoin-approved-by-new-york-regulator/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all…

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The New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS) has stated its opposition  to the U.S. Department of Treasury’s endorsement of regulatory “sandboxes” for fintech companies that essentially allow fintechs…

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Two Nevada men have settled with the SEC over alleged illicit trading of a claimed blockchain company’s stock. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/sec-settles-trader-lawsuit-tied-to-blockchain-firm-stock-sales/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for…

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On June 4, Rostin Behnam commissioner of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) took an interesting stance on cryptocurrency and related technologies during a talk at the BFI United…

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Ex-hedge fund manager Michael Novogratz has reneged on his promise to build the ‘Goldman Sachs of crypto’, instead referencing the notorious bank Drexel Burnham Lambert. This investment bank was behind…

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A bill introduced by New York Assemblyman Ron Kim would launch pilot programs testing cryptocurrencies as a community monetary system. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/lawmaker-wants-new-york-state-to-pilot-local-cryptocurrencies/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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