Lithuania Central Bank’s Policy Update Opens the Door for Crypto Payments

The central bank of Lithuania has updated its position on cryptocurrencies and tokens issued through initial coin offerings. The regulator has revised the definition...

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Facebook Seeks Counsel to Forge Blockchain Partnerships for New Products

Facebook is looking to hire a lead commercial counsel for blockchain to negotiate "partnerships needed to launch new products."

Huobi Exchange’s Plans for Russia Go Well Beyond Crypto Trading

Huobi exchange, which just opened an office in Moscow, wants to lend money and rent space to Russian miners, shape the country's regulations and...

Bcoin Developers Release Cross-Chain Atomic Swap Application

On Friday, Nov. 16, the developers behind the full node projects Bcoin and Bcash announced an application that allows users to complete cross-chain atomic...

Report: Blockchain Market to Be Worth over $28 Billion by 2025

A report into the projected growth of the current blockchain market by Meticulous Research has produced some incredibly bullish forecasts for the industry. By...

Coinbase Exploring Support for 31 More Crypto Assets, Ripple Included

Coinbase has announced that is exploring an additional 29 cryptocurrencies including Ripple, in addition to the previously announced Cardano and Stellar, bringing the total...

Report: South Korea to Push for Major Adoption of Cryptocurrencies

South Korea will push for major cryptocurrency adoption, claims a new report, strengthening the spotlight on the tech hub which forms one of the...

OCIE Prioritises Cryptocurrency as a High Risk Market for Investors in 2019

In a report by the Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (OCIE) of the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the cryptocurrency space has...

Caution and Crypto Custody: Convenient Companions

Crypto custody is more complex than most of us realize, explains Noelle Acheson. Caution is wise, even if it slows institutional involvement.

Torch Secured: Fidelity Investment’s Crypto Division Joins Bitcoin Lightning Trust Chain

It isn’t a secret that the Lightning Network, a second-layer solution aimed at easing the qualms Bitcoin faces with scalability, has seen monumental levels...
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British MP Wants to Enable Tax Payments With Bitcoin

Eddie Hughes, a conservative member of the British Parliament, wants citizens to pay their taxes and utilities using Bitcoin. Working with the Walsall North constituency,...

Ethereum (ETH) Price Analysis: Bullish Above $206

Ethereum price formed support near the $202.80 level and recovered. ETH/USD is facing a tough challenge near the $206.00 resistance. Ethereum price has formed a...

Stanford Student Calls Out Crypto Professor for Inaccurate Bitcoin Lecture

In January of 2019, student Conner Brown attended a guest lecture by a Professor Susan Athey at the University of Stanford Graduate School. She...

Tokyo Police Crackdown on Alleged Crypto Pyramid Scheme, Arrest Eight Individuals

As global regulators rush to institute legal frameworks aimed at reducing the amount of fraud and scams that exist within the cryptocurrency industry, a...

Jamie Dimon Says He Takes No Pleasure in Bitcoin Decline

The CEO of JP Morgan Chase has once again spoken about Bitcoin (BTC). Jamie Dimon, who once called the digital currency a “fraud” and later backtracked on his comments has now said that he takes...

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CEO of Crypto Exchange Quadriga Filed Will 12 Days Before his Death

The CEO and founder of the Canadian crypto exchange QuadrigaCX reportedly signed his last will and testament just days before his death. Gerard Cotten...

Over 50 Bitcoin ATMs Operate Legally in Russia, Study Finds

At least 51 cryptocurrency ATMs operate in compliance with the current regulations in Russia, estimates a new report. According to the study produced by...

Gemini Ad Campaign Echoes the Need for Crypto Regulation

An ad campaign for Gemini, the cryptocurrency exchange platform that was founded by Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss back in 2014, claims the crypto sector...

In the Daily: Cryptocurrency Payments, Nvidia Losses, Suspended CFD

In the first edition of The Daily this weekend, we focus on a study estimating that 13 percent of people have used digital coins...

Riot Blockchain to Launch Regulated Crypto Exchange in the US

Riot Blockchain is planning to launch a regulated exchange in the U.S. to offer crypto banking and trading services.
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Largest Japanese Bank Mitsubishi UFJ to Launch Blockchain Payment Network

Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG) is one of the biggest banks in the world. It recently announced that it will be taking a previously announced...

Ledger Reveals Physical Exploits Against Trezor Hardware Wallets

The battle of the hardware wallets is heating up. At this weekend’s MIT Bitcoin Expo in Boston, Charles Guillmet, Chief Security Officer of Ledger, presented...

Bitfury Partners With Russian University for Blockchain Accelerator Program

Bitfury seems to be planning for the future. According to Russian crypto site Forklog, Bitfury is teaming up with Plekhanov Russian University of Economics. The...

Bitcoin’s Tech Trends of 2018: What This Year Brought Us (Part 2)

This is the second part of our December cover story. Click here for part 1.Where 2017’s dizzying price highs embedded “hodl” into the public consciousness,...

A DIY Bitcoin Lightning Node Project Just Hit Its 1.0 Milestone

A project aiming to empower people to build bitcoin lightning nodes has hit a notable milestone.

Exchange News: Huobi Trials EOS Exchange, Sharespost Enables Security Token Trade

In recent cryptocurrency exchange news, Huobi’s EOS exchange has entered trial operations, Sharespost has facilitated a secondary trade of the BCAP security token, and Bithumb...

JP Morgan: Crypto Value Unproven, Bitcoin (BTC) Could Fall as Low as $1,260 in Near Future

JP Morgan has doubled down on their criticism of Bitcoin (BTC) and Crypto in general in a recent report analyzing the nascent markets. Within this...

New Platforms Track Major Stablecoin Markets

The birth of more stablecoins, which has coincided with significant market losses for traditional cryptocurrencies, has drawn attention to these fiat-pegged digital assets. Dedicated platforms...

Bitcoin Mixing Concept Payjoin Makes a ‘Huge Mess’ for Blockchain Surveillance

On Jan. 24, Adam Gibson, author of Waxwing’s Joinmarket blog, wrote about an interesting Coinjoin concept called Payjoin. The protocol further obfuscates the ownership of...
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