Taiwan Steps Closer to Anti-Money Laundering Rules for Bitcoin
The government of Taiwan has moved a step closer to regulating bitcoin under existing anti-money laundering (AML) rules.
Cloud Mining Contracts Are Securities, Says Philippines SEC
The Philippines securities watchdog has warned that it will regulate cryptocurrency cloud mining contracts under existing securities rules.
Trapped Below $7K: Is Bitcoin Prepping for a Big Breakout?
Bitcoin continues to trade sideways in an increasingly tight range, but could be setting up for a major move in either direction.
Bank of England Eyes Private Blockchain Oversight
The Bank of England is examining how to maintain data privacy over a DLT network while still allowing a regulatory window into transactions.
Filecoin Creators Launch $5 Million Crypto Grant Program
Protocol Labs, the company behind Filecoin and other projects, has announced a research grant program worth $5 million initially.
Alibaba’s Taobao Bars Crypto and ICOs in Policy Update
Alibaba’s Taobao e-commerce site has updated its list of prohibited goods and services on the platform, which now includes those related to cryptos.
Bitcoin Dust: How to Tell If You Have It And Why You Should Get Rid of It
It’s time to get rid of your bitcoin “dust,” some developers argue. CoinDesk explains why.
Bank of America: Bitcoin Bubble Is Already Popping
In an analytical note, Bank of America researchers called bitcoin one of the greatest bubbles in history.
Bitfinex Denies Money Laundering Claims After ‘Internal Investigation’
Bitfinex is pushing back against reports that Polish authorities froze $400 million of its funds.
Bear Market ‘Largely Over,’ Crypto Fund Manager Claims
Cryptocurrency fund manager Timothy Enneking believes all factors impacting the market have been priced in, and it should soon rebound.
Ledger Wallet Users Can’t Access Their Bitcoin Cash
Ledger hardware wallet users are still unable to access their bitcoin cash.
UK Cyber Security Division Issues Warning on PC ‘Cryptojacking’
The UK National Cyber Security Centre highlighted the rising number of browser apps which force computers to mine cryptocurrencies in a new report.
Crypto Exchange Bittrex Is Taking New Customers Again
Cryptocurrency exchange Bittrex began accepting new users today after temporarily halting registrations last December.
Europol Nabs 11 in Crypto Drug Money Laundering Case
Europol has shut down an alleged drug trafficking operation that used cryptocurrencies to launder money from Spain to Colombia.
Blockchain Is ‘Going Mainstream’ Says European Commission Official
European Commission vice president Andrus Ansip stressed the need for governments and private firms to invest in blockchain technology.
Indian Government Think Tank Trials Blockchain to Combat Fake Meds
An Indian government think tank is working on a blockchain solution aimed to combat the country’s roaring counterfeit drugs trade.
Below $400: ‘Death Cross’ Hits Ether But Damage May Be Done
Ether will likely shrug off today’s lagging “death cross” indicator and could even rise toward $475.
‘Big Four’ Firm Deloitte Appoints New Head of Blockchain Services
Deloitte has announced Linda Pawczuk as its new blockchain lead, following the departure of Eric Piscini from the role.
Crypto Portfolio Tracker Raises $1.5 Million in Funding
Cryptocurrency investment management startup CoinTracker has raised $1.5 million in seed funding from some heavyweight investors.
Golem Arrives: One of Ethereum’s Most Ambitious Apps Is Finally Live
A long-awaited ICO project for allowing people to get paid for their extra CPU power launched on ethereum’s mainnet today.
A Vietnamese scam operation allegedly stole $600 mln from 32,000 investors before disappearing March, in what would be largest scam to date affecting cryptocurrencies.
Cryptocurrency merchant bank Galaxy Digital, founded and run by former Wall Street executive Mike Novogratz, will reportedly be hiringGoldman Sachs executive Richard Kim as its new chief operating officer.
New report finds in 2017, there were 3.5 mln cryptocurrency investors in the Japanese market. The report also says 34 percent of Japanese cryptocurrency investors are in their 30s.
Analyst predicts that the cryptocurrency market will “mature” in 2018, attracting “significant” institutional investment as clearer regulatory oversight kicks in.
Coinbase has hired a new Vice President of Communications, Rachel Horowitz.
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