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Admiral Markets warns against of fraudulent clone website admiral-cyrpto.com

FCA regulated Retail FX and CFDs broker Admiral Markets UK LTD, has issued a warning on its website, regarding a company calling itself Admiral Crypto at website domain admiral-crypto.com The clone entity site is in French and English and claims to offer cryptocurrency trading services and also claims to be an entity of Admiral Markets UK, Ltd and states that ...

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FXTM received a licence from FCA

FXTM announced that they have been granted a licence with the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), and will be ready to operate in the coming weeks under FCA license no. 777911. It is worth mentioning that FXTM is authorized and regulated by a number of regulators, including CySEC in the EU and the FSB in South Africa.  Martin Couper, Director of Forextime ...

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Lloyds Bank bans credit card customers from buying bitcoin

Lloyds Banking Group becomes the first major lender in the UK to ban the buying of cryptocurrencies using its credit cards. The Telegraph reports that Lloyds will tell its 9 million credit card holders that attempts to buy digital currencies will be blocked. Debit card transactions will not be blocked according to the report.  The move will impact customers of: ...

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Samsung Produces Cryptocurrency Mining Chips

Samsung has confirmed that it has begun manufacturing ASIC chips which are used to mine bitcoin, ether and other cryptocurrencies. “Samsung’s foundry business is currently engaged in the manufacturing of cryptocurrency mining chips. However we are unable to disclose further details regarding our customers." These chips are known as ASICs, or application-specific integrated circuits. ASICs are processors that have been specially designed ...

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MetaQuotes just announced that it has added the functionality of using third-party Anti-DDoS services

MetaQuotes just announced that it has added the functionality of using third-party Anti-DDoS services. The new Anti DDoS Proxy Server component, allows brokers to shift the burden of blocking unwanted connections, to a third-party vendor’s server network. When using an Anti DDoS Proxy Server, all clients are connected to the provider's public access points, instead of being connected directly to the access ...

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Overstock.com and tZERO Advisors Launch Robo-Advisor Digital Investment Platform

Overstock.com has introduced a digital investment advice platform on its FinanceHub, bringing robo-advice into the online retail space.  “This service introduces robo-advising investment management services to our millions of customers and continues Overstock’s commitment to bridging Wall Street and e-commerce,” said Patrick M. Byrne, Overstock’s founder and CEO. “Overstock currently delivers world-class service and award-winning customer experiences to as many as ...

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Facebook bans Cryptocurrency and ICO ads

Facebook announced its new advertising policy which bans ads that promote bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies in an effort to protects its users from "financial products and services frequently associated with misleading or deceptive promotional practices." “We want people to continue to discover and learn about new products and services through Facebook ads without fear of scams or deception,” Robert Leathern, ...

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Alpari launched a new Beta version of their new BinaryTrader platform

Alpari announced that they have launched a new version of our BinaryTrader platform for binary options trading. This version contains some significant upgrades to both the platform's design and functionality. The following features are now available in the new version of the platform: technical analysis indicators; charts showing an asset's price history; a market watch window (like in MetaTrader 4), ...

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IronFX Changes Name to Notesco Financial Services

IronFX Changes Name to Notesco Financial Services following the $100,000 million investment from the Middle East company Gemini Financial Services.   IronFX CEO Markos A. Kassiouris said in a written statement that: "IronFX recently made a $ 100m strategic agreement with a Middle East institutional investor for capital growth and acquisitions in the industry. This is an important development that is expected to ...

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Alibaba Quietly Launched a Cryptocurrency Mining Platform

According to some new reports, Alibaba might be interested in entering the cryptocurrency mining market. A local media report claimed that the giant Chinese e-commerce and tech giant has launched a cryptocurrency mining platform. The news first reported by Tencent News (a Chinese local news agency that the new platform is called 'P2P Nodes' and that the platform was registered ...

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