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    Industry

    PlayChip ICO Takes out the ‘Draper Hero’s Choice Award’ at San Francisco Blockchain Economic Forum

    The Blockchain Economic Forum that recently took place in the technological heart of the world, San Francisco (USA), saw huge attendance this year with thousands of participants. Attendees ranged from multi-billion dollar investors, influential media, highest-ranked politicians, outstanding scientists and leaders from the world of technology, along with...

    Thomas Delahunty | June 21, 2018 | 12:55 pm
  • Cryptocurrency
    Industry

    Two of Russia’s Largest Banks to Offer Crypto Trading in Six Top Coins

    Two of Russia’s largest banks, Alfa Bank and Sberbank, will soon be offering clients access to cryptocurrency portfolios that will permit the trading of six popular coins on major exchanges Kraken and Bitstamp. Crypto Trading Portfolio Alfa Bank is the largest private bank in Russia, while Sberbank is state-owned...

    Thomas Delahunty | June 19, 2018 | 9:30 pm
  • FSA
    Industry

    Japan’s Largest Crypto Exchanges to Face the Wrath of the FSA

    Japan’s Financial Services Agency (FSA) will be taking administrative action against several registered cryptocurrency exchange operators in the country. These exchanges include Quoine, Bitbank, BITPoint Japan, BtcBox, and industry leader BitFlyer, who authorities claim don’t have proper internal management systems in place, including measures to prevent money laundering.  FSA...

    Thomas Delahunty | June 19, 2018 | 8:10 pm
  • Bitcoin
    Industry

    OTC Trading Platform Paxful Is At the Forefront of a Crypto Boom in Africa

    Current financial, social, and economic conditions in Africa have contributed to the surging popularity of cryptocurrencies on the continent. For the over-the-counter (OTC) crypto trading platform Paxful, African customers account for almost $7.5 million in transactions per month. Interestingly, half of these crypto enthusiasts are under 30-years-old and...

    Thomas Delahunty | June 19, 2018 | 1:00 am
  • Bitcoin

    Authorities Track Bitcoin Transactions of Dark Web Drug Dealer, Arrested

    A 36-year-old French national plead guilty this week in U.S. courts for selling narcotics for Bitcoin on the dark web. Guy Vallerius, who operated under the monkier ‘OxyMonster,’ was arrested by authorities at the Atalanta airport last September as he was making his way to Austin, Texas to...

    Thomas Delahunty | June 16, 2018 | 10:30 am
  • Manipulation
    Industry

    ‘My Big Coin’ in Court This Week as CFTC Tries to Combat Crypto Fraud

    The case against embattled cryptocurrency startup My Big Coin is being watched closely by industry insiders, as it will help determine whether or not the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission has the authority to combat potential fraud associated with the coin and others.  Jurisdiction of U.S. Regulators In...

    Thomas Delahunty | June 14, 2018 | 4:04 am

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