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What Happens if All Stablecoin Users Have to Be Identified?

If the U.S. reins in pseudonymity in stablecoin transactions (as seems possible) there could be big implications for the crypto industry, says our columnist. News Source from CoinDesk.com

BitPay to Pay $500K to Settle OFAC Sanction Violation Charges

BitPay is accused of facilitating over 2,100 transactions with individuals in sanctioned nations. News Source from CoinDesk.com

Nvidia Redesigns Graphics Cards to Limit Their Use in Ethereum Mining

Nvidia is also launching Cryptocurrency Mining Processors (CMP) specifically for Ethereum miners. News Source from CoinDesk.com

Bill Gates Says He’s ‘Neutral’ on Bitcoin

Gates has previously criticized cryptocurrencies and said he'd short bitcoin "if there was an easy way to do it." News Source from CoinDesk.com

Libra Co-Creator’s VC Firm Co-Leads $12M Round in ‘Decentralized GitHub’

“Web 3 developers should be building on open protocols,” NFX General Partner Morgan Beller said of Radicle, a platform for crypto-native code collaboration. News Source from CoinDesk.com

First Mover: Who ISN’T Dabbling as Bitcoin Passes $52K, Ether Tops $1,900

The $8.7 trillion-asset BlackRock is "dabbling" in cryptocurrencies – becoming the norm as bitcoin and ether rally to all-time high prices. News Source from CoinDesk.com

Bitcoin May Be a Better Investment Than Gold, Says DoubleLine CEO Jeffrey Gundlach

Gundlach has previously said, "I don't believe in bitcoin." News Source from CoinDesk.com

‘Evil VASP’ Simulation Preps Crypto Exchanges for FATF Travel Rule

Backed by CipherTrace, TRISA looks to get virtual asset service providers (VASPs) ready for new anti-money laundering rules. News Source from CoinDesk.com

Russia’s Digital Ruble Model to Get Bank-Friendly Redesign

Banks had feared being drained of liquidity under the original concept for the digital currency. News Source from CoinDesk.com

No, Bitcoin Is Nothing Like the South Sea Bubble

Those who compare Bitcoin to the great bubbles of the past need to check the historical books. This moment is very different. News Source from CoinDesk.com

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