United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM), one of the largest wholesale and purchase lenders in the United States, is ditching Bitcoin (BTC) payment plans after running a test. UWM officially announced Thursday that the company has successfully conducted its first-ever cryptocurrency mortgage pilot, accepting five crypto payments in October and one in September. The firm did not
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Dogecoin (DOGE) may have landed major proponent Mark Cuban in hot water as it hits its lowest against Bitcoin (BTC) in over half a year. DOGE/BTC 1-week candle chart (Bittrex). Source: TradingView “Now price it in bananas” Data from Cointelegraph Markets Pro and TradingView showed DOGE/BTC trailing at 412 satoshis (0.00000412 BTC) on Oct. 14 —
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This weekly roundup of news from Mainland China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong attempts to curate the industry’s most important news, including influential projects, changes in the regulatory landscape, and enterprise blockchain integrations.   This week China is back to work after its week-long national day celebrations, an event that is always filled with flag-waving, military parades
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The long wait for a Bitcoin exchange-traded product could soon be over according to sources reported by financial media giant Bloomberg. Citing “people familiar with the matter” Bloomberg has reported that the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is poised to approve the first Bitcoin futures exchange-traded funds in the country. The anonymous sources said: “The
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The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) is going after pump and dump groups on Telegram. On Monday an account under the name “ASIC” posted a message in the “ASX Pump Organization” on Telegram to warn around 300 members of the group that “we’re monitoring this platform and we may be investigating you.”: “Coordinated pumping
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Join Cointelegraph host and analyst Benton Yaun alongside resident market experts Jordan Finneseth and Marcel Pechman on “The Market Report” — which is live right now! Here’s what to expect in this week’s markets news breakdown: $820 million worth of Bitcoin (BTC) options are set to expire on Friday. The bulls are ready to celebrate
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Ether (ETH) entered a slightly bullish channel earlier this month, and currently the price is marching toward the $3,800 level. Despite the recent turbulence, Ether bulls are set to bag a $53 million profit on this Friday’s weekly options expiry.  Investors also appear to be disinterested in Ether’s recent underperformance versus Bitcoin (BTC), and to
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Richard Buckminster Fuller was a well known American architect, systems theorist, author, and inventor. Similar to the visions expressed by the industrialist Henry Ford, the Nobel laureate Friedrich Hayek, and Austrian economist Milton Friedman, Buckminster Fuller also predicted a concept that resembled Satoshi Nakamoto’s Bitcoin invention 54 years ago in 1967. Buckminster Fuller: ‘Build a
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On Oct. 14, cryptocurrency exchange platform Coinbase published its Digital Asset Policy Proposal, a document offering both a justification and conceptual framework for comprehensive regulation of digital assets in the United States. Coinbase presented the proposal as a product of dozens of meetings with industry participants, policymakers, crypto innovators and academics that the company’s representatives
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