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Coinbase Adds Privacy-Centric Crypto Zcash to Pro Trading Exchange

Coinbase Adds Privacy-Centric Crypto Zcash to Pro Trading Exchange

“The platform announced Thursday that customers can transfer zcash into its professional trading platform, though as with previous additions, users can not yet purchase the token until the exchange has established enough liquidity. Deposits will be accepted for at least 12 hours after the announcement at 18:00 UTC. When trading is enabled, only Coinbase Pro users in most [...]

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Marriott says 500 million Starwood guest records stolen in massive data breach

Marriott says 500 million Starwood guest records stolen in massive data breach

“The hotel and resorts giant said in a statement filed with U.S. regulators that the “unauthorized access” to its guest database was detected on or before September 10 — but may date back as far as 2014. “Marriott learned during the investigation that there had been unauthorized access to the Starwood network since 2014,” said the statement. “Marriott [...]

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Switzerland adopts new fintech authorisation rules

Switzerland adopts new fintech authorisation rules

“As of January 1, 2019,  firms that qualify for the new licencing regime will be able to accept public funds up to CHF100m ($100.2m) provided that they neither invest or pay interest on these funds. In addition to the amendments, the Federal Council, has also decided to extend its regulatory sandbox to include crowdlending business models. [...]

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