Canadian Electoral Agency Clarifies Cryptocurrency Donations for Political Use

Canada’s electoral body has started consultations on how political parties should handle cryptocurrency donations ahead of general elections slated for October. Political parties have...

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Bitcoin’s Network Just Experienced Its Second Largest Downward Adjustment

As the market continues to tumble (and mining profits have dwindled), Bitcoin’s mining difficulty dropped by its largest percentile in seven years — the...

Jed McCaleb: It’s Not a Bear Market, Crypto Is Just Calming Down

Early crypto evangelist and arguably one of the most influential figures in the space, Jed McCaleb, says we’re still not in a bear market...

Foton Bank ICO: Decentralized Virtual Banking Ecosystem

FOTON markets itself as the financial ecosystem of the future. This decentralized virtual crypto banking ecosystem delivers instant payments via blockchain technology and contactless...

Crypto-Investors Managed a 25% Reduction in the Effect of Ethereum’s Summer Decline

In the conditions of a falling market, ICU indices let clients mitigate the effect of the cryptocurrency slump. According to the ICU report for summer...

Central Bank Cryptocurrency: Crypto Regulation Moving Along Globally

2017’s wild crypto rally might seem like a distant memory, but the interest that it created in crypto regulation around the world is still...

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...

Bithumb Enters into “Reverse Merger” to List Shares in the U.S.

BTHMB Holdings, the Singapore-based owner of cryptocurrency exchange platform Bithumb, will be merging with Blockchain industries. Bithumb, which is in the process of being...

Data Suggests That Bitcoin Is Seeing Increasingly Bullish Sentiment

Although many investors and analysts alike were disappointed that Bitcoin and the overall cryptocurrency markets did not end 2018 on a high note, the...

US Law Enforcement Wants Blockchain Surveillance Tools for Privacy Coins

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has published its 2019 fiscal year pre-solicitation document. Throughout the 27-page letter, the organization explains that it...
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Novogratz: Interest Left Crypto for Macro, But Bitcoin Will Emerge As Store of Value

Outspoken Bitcoin bull and founder of the cryptocurrency-focused Galaxy Digital, Mike Novogratz, believes that investor interest in cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum have left...

Markets Update: Traders Patiently Wait for Crypto’s Longest Bear Run to End

Cryptocurrency prices have been seemingly stable lately as there hasn’t been much volatility in the last two weeks in either direction. The overall market...

Blockchain Being Used in Uganda to Trace Coffee Supply Chain

The usage of blockchain technology in real-world business settings is something that the industry craves, not least because it gives the digital phenomenon an...

Gigantic Opportunities: Blockchain Capital Partner Touts Crypto Bullishness

As crypto has nosedived, mainstream financial media outlets, like Bloomberg and CNBC, have interestingly escalated their coverage of this juvenile market. While CNBC has evidently...

Report: South Korea Will Significantly Push Cryptocurrency Adoption

South Korea prides itself on technology. The country is incredibly involved in emerging technology, electronic products, and even esports. So, it should come as...

October Volume Report: Weakest Monthly Trading Activity of 2018

On the eve of the 10th anniversary of the initial publication of the Bitcoin whitepaper, the cryptocurrency markets recorded their weakest month for trading volume in all of 2018. Most of the leading markets saw...

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Reported Crypto Laundering Cases in Japan Reach 6,000, Eight Times Higher Than 2017

The National Police Agency (NPA) of Japan has estimated that there were around 6,000 cases of suspected money laundering relating to crypto in the...

Chinese Government-Backed Company to Launch Stablecoin by February

Grandshores Technology Group is a public company affiliated with a 10 billion yuan ($1.5 billion) fund backed by the government of Hangzhou, the capital...

Trading Platform Paxful Completes Construction for Second School in Rwanda

Children in the Rwandan village of Kasebigege are being given a greater chance to pursue a sound education as construction on a new school,...

South African Officials Release Consultation Paper Regarding Cryptocurrencies

This week, South African representatives revealed a consultation paper (PDF) regarding cryptocurrency assets. The news was posted via the South African Revenue Service (SARS,)...

Canadian Bitcoin Exchange QuadrigaCX “Loses” Access to Cold Storage Funds

In the latest salvo in the ongoing QuadrigaCX saga, the Bitcoin exchange platform says it has applied for creditor protection as it tries to...
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The Auto Industry Believes Blockchain Will Disrupt It Within 3 Years

62% of the auto industry expects blockchain technology to become a “disruptive force” within it by 2021. Even more so, 95% of car making companies...

Allianz Global Investors CEO: Cryptocurrencies Should be Made Illegal

The legitimacy and efficacy of the cryptocurrency and blockchain technology industry has been a hot topic of debate among governments and leading financial institutions in...

Coinify Adds BCH and Rebrands Its Trading Platform

Coinify, the Copenhagen-based cryptocurrency exchange and payments provider, has announced the introduction of three new virtual currencies to its buy and sell platform. Users can...

What Can You Buy With Bitcoin? Guide to Merchants Accepting BTC

Bitcoin’s emergence has seen an incredible amount of speculation about its price. However, the further adoption of Bitcoin as a viable means of payments and...

Simple Ledger Developers Publish Monthly Puzzle With Bitcoin Cash Treasure

In late November, the creators of the Simple Ledger Protocol announced the launch of Ledger Treasure, a contest in which contestants must solve a puzzle...

AriseBank CEO Charged in $4 Million Alleged ICO Scam

Jared Rice Sr., CEO of the Dallas-based bank AriseBank, was arrested by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) on Wednesday, November 28, 2018, and charged...

Monero Transaction Fees Reduced by 97% After Bulletproofs Upgrade

After the recent hard fork upgrade of its protocol, Monero has seen its transaction fees shrink by approximately 97 percent, dropping from 60 cents to...

Venezuelan Nonprofit Eatbch Celebrates First Anniversary Amidst Hyperinflation

On Sunday, Feb. 10, the creators of the charitable organization Eatbch, a nonprofit food drive powered by bitcoin cash, celebrated its one-year anniversary. Eatbch has...

Private Blockchains Occupy Uncertain Area Under EU GDPR Privacy Regulations

A new study that was undertaken by Queen Mary University of London and the University of Cambridge, UK, came to some interesting conclusions about how...
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