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In huge win for cryptocurrency, SEC says bitcoin and ether aren't securities

The world of cryptocurrency just got some much needed good news.  With the prices of bitcoin and ether on a steady downward trend, the Securities and Exchange Commission today provided hodlers with a flash of hope: Neither of the
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Coinbase's cryptocurrency index fund opens its door to U.S. investors

In March, cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase announced it would be launching an index fund for cryptocurrencies, allowing investors to effortlessly buy a basket of coins traded on Coinbase's exchange GDAX, recently rebranded to Coinbase Pro.  Now
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Coinbase is adding Ethereum Classic to its exchange

New cryptocurrencies get added to crypto-exchanges all the time, but when Coinbase adds one, it's news.  Coinbase, the largest U.S.-based cryptocurrency exchange, has only supported four coins so far: Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin, and Bitcoin
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Bitcoin and Ethereum plummet after Coinrail hack

The prices of Bitcoin, Ethereum, and all other major cryptocurrencies have experienced big drops in the last 24 hours, following the news that South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Coinrail has been hacked.  In a statement on its website Monday
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Coinbase is getting ready to expand its cryptocurrency offering after a new acquisition

Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase is looking to circumvent regulatory hurdles and add new coins to its portfolio with the acquisition of Paradex, a service which allows users to trade cryptocurrencies without relying on a trusted third party. 
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Circle Invest makes it ridiculously easy to invest in cryptocurrencies

Ever wanted to invest in cryptocurrencies, but unsure of how and which coins you should choose? Circle Invest, a new product by peer-to-peer payments company Circle, makes it incredibly easy to do so.  SEE ALSO: Rich dudes are running out of
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Ethereum's co-founder just solved the 'chicken and egg' question on Twitter, and he's not stopping there

Vitalik Buterin, the co-founder of cryptocurrency Ethereum, is having a blast on Twitter.  An active tweeter, Buterin uses the platform to announce news about Ethereum, but also to crack jokes or debate almost anything. On Tuesday, he decided
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This 'stablecoin' will help crypto investors survive volatility (and sometimes taxes)

TrueUSD, a cryptocurrency whose value is pegged to that of the dollar, has signed a deal with Binance, one of the world's largest cryptocurrency exchanges in terms of volume.  Starting May 18, TrueUSD (ticker: TUSD) will be listed on Binance,
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For cryptocurrency to go mainstream, it needs tools like these

Cryptocurrency is going legit in a big way. Leading U.S.-based cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase is going after institutional investors with four new major products, all of which cater to the needs of professionals and big institutions, making it
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Facebook is working on its own cryptocurrency

Hoping to invest in the next Bitcoin? Keep an eye on Facebook. No, but really. According to a Cheddar report, the company is hard at work on its own cryptocurrency.  SEE ALSO: Facebook: 'We’re willing to give up profitability' for

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