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South Korean Crypto Platform Fantom Invests in Blockchain Education at University of Sydney

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South Korea, a powerhouse of blockchain innovation, is making another step forward in the crypto space by partnering with the University of Sydney’s Computer Science Department.

Watch and Crypto Lovers Now Have a Product That Combines Their Two Passions

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Bitcoin fans now have a new way of showing their preference for all things crypto. And that is by wearing a special wristwatch. The Blockchain Series watches celebrate the cryptocurrency world with design inspired by the most popular crypto logos. This is a limited series, the result of the collaboration between Tech Bureau Europe and Chronoswiss.

Stealing from the Dead: NAB CEO Admits Charging Deceased Customers

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National Australia Bank (NAB) CEO Andrew Thorburn gave testimony on November 26th as part of the Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry.

5 Interesting Bitcoin Stories from Around the Web

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Bitcoin has been around for quite some time now. However, compared to humanity’s long history with money, cryptocurrency is in its infancy. While many people are already very familiar with Bitcoin, more people still have some learning to do. This has lead to some pretty interesting stories about people interacting with cryptocurrency. To feel better about your personal Bitcoin story, take a look at these stories from around the web.

Fake Trezor One Crypto Wallets on the Market, Warns the Company

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The issue of counterfeit merchandise has reached the world of cryptocurrency. Last week, the manufacturer of Trezor One hardware wallet posted a warning for its clients. The blog post states that there are one-to-one replicas of their product on the market, which pose a threat to consumers.

KPMG Report: Crypto Will Reach Its Full Potential with Institutionalisation

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Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies have become the target of special attention from an increasing number of institutions and companies. One of the latest to focus on the state of the crypto world is KPMG. A member of the Big Four group of audit companies, KPMG released a report stating that “cryptoassets are worth paying attention to”, but that it is time to institutionalise them.

How 21 Crypto’s Jen Hill is Making Sure Every Voice is Heard in the Bitcoin and Crypto Community

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This week on Women in Crypto, we had the pleasure of speaking with the inspiring leader, writer and crypto pioneer, Jen Hill.

We discover how she came to be a reporter for the 21 Cryptos Magazine and how Jen is making crypto a space for everyone.

Paying Taxes with Bitcoin: Bitpay Partners with Ohio Treasurer

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Ohio businesses will be able to pay taxes in bitcoin using OhioCrypto.com starting this week, according to the Wall Street Journal.

Ohio State Treasurer Josh Mandel has partnered with Atlanta-based Bitpay to let business owners pay everything from Sales Tax to Premium Insurance Tax with a few swipes on their smartphones.

Bitcoin’s French Saviours? Tabacs to Sell Cryptocurrency in 2019

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The New Year will ring in good fortune for Bitcoin, as French tobacconist shops start selling the cryptocurrency from January 1st onwards.

Europeans will initially be able to purchase Bitcoin in 50,100 and 250 euro denominations from approximately 4,000 tabacs across France.

Institutional Investors Are Officially Entering the Cryptocurrency Market

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Now that institutional investors are buying up Bitcoin, what will it mean for the cryptocurrency market?