Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Bitmain Opens $20 Million Data Complex in Washington

Bitmain, a crypto mining giant, has opened a $20 million data center in Washington that will house thousands of computers to ptocess Bitcoin transactions. Douglas...

Massive Migration of Top Executives from Tech Giants into Crypto

There’s a massive migration by tech executives from technology firms such as Facebook, Google and Amazon into crypto startups working with blockchain. A recent survey...

Alabama Leading in the Fight Against Fraudulent ICOs

The State of Alabama has filed 20% of all the Cease and Desist orders against crypto projects in the US. According to Greg...

Bitcoin May Drop to $1,000, Analyst

As the bearish market continues to prevail, an analyst from Oanda trading platform has stated that Bitcoin, the leading cryptocurrency has broken a...

Deputy AG Calls for International Cooperation

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein has called for international cooperation  in investigating crypto-related crimes. Rosenstein was speaking at Interpol’s 87th General Assembly and stated...

Airfox CEO Addresses Community after Settlement

Victor Santos, the CEO of Airfox, one of the ICO projects that recently settled with the Securities and Exchange Commission and agreed to register...

CBDC Years Away – Thai Central Banker

The governor of the Bank of Thailand Veerathai Santiprabhob has chimed in on the possibility of issuing a central bank digital currency (CBDC), stating...

Trezor Warns Against ‘Clone’ Devices

Trezor, the popular hardware wallet for cryptocurrencies has warned users that copies of its wallet have appeared on the market, manufactured by an unknown...

Fraudsters Making Clients Nervous – Deloitte Exec

Linda Pawczuk, Chief of Deloitte Consulting’s financial services blockchain group has stated that fraudulent players in the crypto industry are making clients and the...

Crypto Investment Firms Launches Two New Funds

Israeli cryptocurrency investment firm Silver Castle Ltd., has launched two new crypto funds for institutional investors, according to Bloomberg. The firm handles accounts for some...

Red Monday as $12 Billion Slashed Off the Market

It seems that the steep bearish trend that hit the crypto market at the beginning of last week is far from over as another...

Deloitte’s Blockchain Chief Condemns Crypto News Headlines

Linda Pawczuk, the head of Blockchain at Deloitte, has stated that bad crypto headlines were making clients ‘nervous’. Pawczuk, who is focused on helping traditional...

Craig Wright Bashes XRP

Craig Wright, a controversial crypto enthusiast and a self-proclaimed Bitcoin creator, has said that XRP is a security rather than a utility token. Wright...

ICO Issuer Pleads Guilty to Securities Fraud

Maksim Zaslavskiy, a Brooklyn businessman who had promoted two ICO projects by fraudulently claiming that they were backed by diamonds and real estate, has...

MCO Visa Card Receives US Approval

Crypto.com has announced via twitter that its MCO visa cards will be available for US customers soon. The cards will be issued by Metropolitan...

Crypto-Related Job Interest Slightly Decreased– Indeed

Data from Indeed.com, an online job posting site has indicated that interest regarding crypto-related jobs has declined from both employer and job hunter perspectives. Searches...

Cryptocurrency Inquiries have Declined – Japanese FSA

The Japanese Financial Services Agency has reported that the number of investors inquiring after cryptocurrencies has declined during Q3 of 2018. 34% were regarding general...

Canada, U.K and Singapore Banks in Favor of CBDCs

A jointly published report by the Canadian, U.K and Singapore Central Banks have favorable views of central bank digital currencies (CBDCs), stating that these...

SEC Reportedly Investigating Erik Voorhees & Salt Lending

The Wall Street Journal has reported that both Salt Lending (SL) and its former CEO Erik Voorhees are under investigation from the Securities and...

Azerbaijan Not Planning on Issuing a CBDC

The Central Bank of Azerbaijan (CBA) has stated that it has no plans to issue a central bank digital currency (CBDC), due to the...

eToro Reveals Plans for a Stablecoin at FM’s London Summit

eToro, a leading financial platform, has announced that it plans to issue a stablecoin in the near future. The plans were revealed at the...

Binance Completes Distribution of BCHABC and BCHSV

Binance, a leading digital asset exchange, has finished distributing Bitcoin Cash ABC and Bitcoin Cash SV after a successful Bitcoin Cash hard fork. All the...

Congressman to Eliminate SEC Jurisdiction from Crypto

Warren Davidson, the Congressman from Ohio has stated that he is aiming to introduce a bill that will remove cryptocurrencies from the SEC’s jurisdiction. Davidson...

Bitcoin Price Crash is Good – Travis Kling

Chief Investment Officer of Lkigai crypto asset management firm Travis Kling has tweeted that the Bitcoin price drop will bring more traders back into...

Crypto Wipeout Effects Equity Markets

The fallout from the price drop of cryptocurrencies has bled into equity markets as well, with crypto-affiliated companies suffering the heaviest blow.  The crypto...

Crypto Isn’t Ready to be Real Currency, KPMG

KPMG, one of the big four leading auditing firms, has released a report showing that cryptocurrencies aren’t ready to be real currencies. According to the...

Scam Alert: Arbitao Makes Away with 140 BTC

Arbitao, a crypto project that claimed to be having a working product has allegedly pulled an exit scam after carrying out an ICO that...

Crypto-Related Stocks Tank after Bitcoin Dip

Stocks of companies with holdings in cryptocurrecnies have tanked following the crypto market crash that’s happening ahead of the Bitcoin Cash hard fork. Shares belonging...

H&M Subsidiary Ventures into Blockchain Through VeChain

Arket, a subsidiary of H&M, has conducted a small blockchain pilot test using VeChain to help track data on their products. Arket didn’t give much...

Canaan Creative’s IPO Filing at HKEX Lapses

Canaan Creative, a Chinese Bitcoin mining firm, applied for an Initial Public Offering (IPO) with the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEX) but the...

CoinShares CSO Calls for Calm Amidst the Bitcoin Crash

Meltem Demirors, the CSO of Coinshares, has called for calm after Bitcoin dipped below $5,600 in the last 24 hours stating that it was...

Circuit Capital Crypto Hedge Fund Highly Bullish on Bitcoin

The newly formed San Francisco based crypto hedge fund, Circuit Capital, is highly bullish about the potential of Bitcoin as it prepares to launch...

Bitmain Disputes Reports of Jihan Wu Demotion

Bitmain, the mining hardware giant has disputed reports of its founder Jihan Wu being placed in an advisory capacity as a ‘Supervisor’. The platform has...

Prices Drop as Altcoins See Double-Digit Red

A day before the antagonistic Bitcoin Cash (BCH) hardfork, the crypto market is experiencing a drop below the $200B cap, the lowest it has...

Kakao Corp Partners with Stablecoin Terra

Internet conglomerate and service provider Kakao Corp has partnered with stablecoin project Terra. The partnership aims to develop Terra’s blockchain based payment system. Through...

CBDCs Can Alleviate Financial Risks – IBM Exec

Global lead for central bank digital currency (CBDC) solutions at IBM Stanley Young has stated that CBDCs can reduce financial risks such as those...

Japanese Police Arrest 8 for Crypto Pyramid Scam

Police in Tokyo have arrested eight persons for operating a cryptocurrency-backed pyramid scam which had collected around $68.4M from victims. The perpetrators had claimed to...

IMF Boss Calls for Exploration of Central Bank Digital Currency

Christine Lagarde, the chairperson of International Monetary Fund (IMF) has called for research into a Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) as people move away...

Vertalo Collaborates with Securrency

Vertalo, a digital asset management and compliance platform, has announced a partnership with Securrency, a global FinTech provider, to bring about the...

Google’s G Suite Hacked for a BTC Scam Giveaway

G Suite, belonging to Google, had its official Twitter account hacked to promote a Bitcoin giveaway scam in what seems to be a...

AMEX Files New Patent for Receipt Filing on Blockchain

American Express (AMEX) has filed a patent to create a blockchain-based system that can store and transmit an image of a receipt. The filing is...

OTCXN Announces OTC Block Trading Venue

Blockchain-based capital markets infrastructure firm OTCXN has announced that its OTC Block Trading venue is now open for transactions. Institutional clients are welcome, and...

Bitcoin a Very Important Idea – Marc Andreessen

One of internet’s well-regarded entrepreneurs and investors, Marc Andreessen has reiterated on his previous pro-crypto stance stating that cryptocurrency “is a fundamentally new and...

HSBC Joins Axoni’s Series B Funding Round

Blockchain technology firm Axoni has announced that HSBC has joined its Series B funding round, increasing the funding raised from the round to $36M....

HBUS Hires Former Exec of Draper Athena

HBUS, the US strategic partner of Huobi Global has hired an ex-official of venture capital firm Draper Athena Jay Ryu, who will join the...

GDET Entering Crypto ATM Market

GD Entertainment and Technology (GDET) has announced that it has procured licensing as a Money Services Business (MSB) from the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network...
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