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NEWS: Ripple under fire, Google “bans” “mining” extensions


Reportedly, Ripple tried to buy its way onto Gemini and Coinbase, offering exchanges millions of USD-worth of incentives, should XRP become listed within Ripple’s desired timeframe.

“It’s not necessarily unusual to pay for a cryptocurrency listing. Costs range from $1 million “for a reasonably regarded token, to $3 million for an opportunity to get quick liquidity,” – report from Autonomous Research

In Ripple’s case the narrative of the report is rather negative, – the underlying message being “shouldn’t the brand sell itself by now’?. However, Ripple’s marketing campaign is often aggressive to the extent of desperation.

Meanwhile, “mining” extensions are removed from Chrome’s official store. Although in this case, the decision is simply common sense, unfortunately, the news are worded as if cryptocurrencies suffers yet another “ban”, which does not improve the overall health of the market. The “ad ban” was actually beneficial to the market altogether, according to some; the mining extension removal was just a matter of time.

“The only people who are going to be worried are the people who don’t have good intentions. If you allow these bad apples to remain, you lose consumer confidence from the masses.” – Arran Stewart, co-owner of

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The Korean phenomenon, LitePay shuts down and more.

Reportedly, a third of Korean adult population owns cryptocurrency, which explains the public uproar which followed the news of ICO regulation. South Korea benefits from its geographical proximity to China and as we see multibillion-dollar corporations funding exchanges, we understand that Malta’s ambitions to become a leading “cryptonation” are of the “in your dreams” category; Binance or not.

The LitePay startup, which ambitiously promised to introduce a debit card, wallet, etc., thus finally achieving a long-standing dream of integrating a currency into everyday payments and which fuelled the LiteCoin market price for days, has been denounced by Charlie Lee and  ingloriously shut down. “I am sorry for having hyped up this company and vow to do better due diligence in the future.”, – Charlie Lee.

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“Simplex – is a payment processor providing the online payment handling, ensuring the integrity and security of the operations, and also contributing to fraud prevention within the financial sector.”

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AELF (ELF): green light!

We have published an article about adding some free ELF tokens from the Azeroth II Airdrop (still loving the name) to your portfolio (or, rather, becoming part of the complex multilayer bounty system) yesterday.

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…which had an immediate effect on the token’s market price! (jk, ofc)

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