Convicted Ex-Enron CEO Reportedly Mulls over Cryptocurrency Foray – BTCMANAGER

Jeffrey Skilling, the former CEO of Enron Corp, fresh from serving a 12-year prison sentence for fraud and insider trading might be looking to make a comeback via the emerging cryptocurrency and blockchain technology market. While details are still sketchy, early reports from The Wall Street Journal indicate that the proposed venture will involve the adoption…

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Binance reportedly considering a fiat-to-crypto exchange in Argentina

Argentina has become one of the hottest countries in South America for cryptocurrency activity. This is due, in part, to what has been deemed by some as inflation that is out of control and more Argentinians are embracing Bitcoin and other digital currencies in an effort to keep themselves afloat. The Binance exchange is determined…

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Goldman Sachs Reportedly Onboarding Clients for Future Crypto Products

Goldman Sachs is allowing few of its clients to sign up for its future crypto products, according to reports. The New York investment bank plans to roll out its bitcoin non-deliverable future contracts (NDF), a derivative product pegged to futures. Ideally, the service should allow an investor/borrower to take a short-term position in Bitcoin even though…

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Facebook is reportedly planning a big new facility right in Microsoft's backyard

Facebook has drafted plans for plans for a 650,000-square-foot office project in Redmond, Washington, the longtime home of Microsoft. The company could demolish existing buildings on the allotted land as soon as May. Facebook has not yet applied for building permits. Redmond, Washington, has been the home of Microsoft for decades, but the maker of…

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Cryptocurrencies to be reportedly adopted by the National Bank of Ukraine, sights set for the future

Cryptocurrencies as a whole have received another push towards mainstream adoption with the National Bank of Ukraine considering the creation of its own cryptocurrency based on the country’s national currency, the Hryvnia. Announced by a Ukranian news outlet, the news was met with some positive response on social media with Ukranian natives expressing their sentiment…

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Coinhive, Browser-Based Monero Miner Reportedly Generates $250,000 On A Monthly Basis

Latest reports coming from RWTH Aachen University in Germany reveal that despite the fact that the general interest in crypto mining fell, the Coinhive JavaScript-based miner is still highly active and it generates about $250,000 worth of digital Monero coins on a monthly basis, all depending on the current value. Coinhive also contributes 1.18% of…

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