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ThinkGeek.com to close, replaced as a section of GameStop

Sad news for anyone who loves geeky goods and top-notch April Fools’ jokes: ThinkGeek.com, the 20-year-old online retailer known for selling more geek-centric gadgets and peripherals than you could fit in a TARDIS, is going away. According to an FAQ sitting at the top of its site, ThinkGeek

Europol Announces New Training Game for Tracing Crypto Transactions at Continent’s Largest Crypto Law Enforcement Conference

Europe’s largest cryptocurrency law enforcement event took place this week, June 12th to 14th, at Europol’s headquarters in The Hague, Netherlands, where pan-continental police force also announced it is developing a “serious game” to train investigators in the tracing of cryptocurrency transactions. Over 300 cryptocurrency experts from... Read More The post Europol Announces

Bitfinex Starts Buying Back LEO Tokens Issued to Cover Funds Seized by Law Enforcement

Bitfinex, a cryptocurrency trading platform and sister company to stable coin-issuer Tether, announced June 14th that buybacks of its LEO token, issued to help cover operational shortfalls, have begun. LEO token bought back are purportedly being “burned” (decommissioned) by the issuer. About a billion tokens... Read More The post Bitfinex Starts

Canadian Fintech Mogo Announces New Partnership With Trans Global Insurance Battle Identity Fraud For Retailer The Brick

Canadian fintech Mogo Finance Technology announced earlier this week it has formed a new partnership a new program with Trans Global Insurance to help customers of home furnishing retailer The Brick understand and combat identity fraud.  Mogo reported that customers of The Brick who enroll in... Read More The post Canadian Fintech

Augmentum Fintech Announces Additional Investments in Three Portfolio Firms

Augmentum Fintech plc (LSE: AUGM) announced this week it has invested  £8.5 million across three companies that are in its portfolio. Founded in 2018, Augmentum Fintech claims to be one of Europe’ leading venture capital investors that is focused on the fintech sector. The company... Read More The post Augmentum Fintech

Binance Blocks US Customers, Opens Dedicated US Trading Platform

One day after announcing the creation of a dedicated cryptocurrency trading platform for US customers, Binance, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange by volume, has modified its terms of service to exclude “any U.S. person.” The change comes under the subheading “Prohibition of Use” in the... Read More The post Binance Blocks

Stripe Terminal Is Now Available to All Users in the U.S.

Payments platform Stripe announced this week that its product, Stripe Terminal, is now available to all users in the U.S. According to Stripe, Stripe Terminal is a set of SDKs, APIs, and pre-certified card readers that lets you extend your Stripe integration to accept in-person... Read More The post Stripe Terminal

Money Dashboard Set to Close Crowdcube Round With More Than £3.7 Million

Money Dashboard, a UK-based online personal financial management service, is set to close its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube with more than £3.7 million. Originally seeking £1.5 million, the funding round attracted more than 3300 investors. As previously reported, Money Dashboard’s app empowers over 100,000... Read More The post Money Dashboard

Legaltech Monax Uses Blockchain to Help SMEs, Targets Real Estate Industry & More

Monax is a blockchain based platform that seeks to lead the sector regarding “digital legal infrastructure.” While finance may be the immediate focus for much of the blockchain sector, other early-stage firms are using the tech to improve a diverse sector of industry. Edinburgh-based Monax... Read More The post Legaltech Monax

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