Tag: canada

  • Industry

    Canada’s Biggest Crypto Exchange Moves to Europe, With Ripple-to-Fiat Support

    Coinsquare, a little-known Canadian crypto exchange, is entering the European market to help businesses in the flowering industry with fiat pairs, including Ripple-to-fiat. Europe Meets Coinsquare To be frank, the cryptocurrency market hasn’t had the best start to 2018, with the collective value of all crypto assets declining...

    Nick Chong | August 24, 2018 | 8:30 am
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    Survey Shows 40% of Canadians Have Sold Their Cryptocurrency

    A recent study investigating the investments habits of Canadians found that 40% of Ontario’s resident investors have sold their cryptocurrency holdings. 40% of Ontario Investors Have Sold their Crypto Holdings The study put out by the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) was conducted to measure the habits of those...

    newsbtc | July 3, 2018 | 12:30 pm
  • Industry

    Ukrainian Men Arrested Over The Operation Of Cryptocurrency Scams

    The regulatory crackdown on fraudulent and malicious cryptocurrency operations has continued, with more reports showing scams falling to the might of regulators. The BleepingComputer reported that Ukrainian men had been arrested on suspicions of the operation of fraudulent cryptocurrency exchanges. Four Men, Over Six Fake Cryptocurrency Exchanges According...

    Nick Chong | June 23, 2018 | 11:30 am
  • ICOs

    ICOs Raise Over $9 Billion Six Months into 2018, Surpassing 2017 Figures

    Despite the slowdown in overall cryptocurrency prices, investment in upcoming projects, in the form of initial coin offerings (ICOs), has not slowed down one bit. In fact, the amount of investment made into these projects has only skyrocketed. ICOs Investment on the Rise CoinSchedule reported that over $9.4...

    Nick Chong | June 2, 2018 | 7:15 pm
  • Québec

    Québec Lifts Electricity Ban on Cryptocurrency Miners with New Mandate

    The Canadian Province of Québec’s ban on the sale of electricity to cryptocurrency miners has been lifted, with a new decree expected to be put into place to monitor the sale of electricity to miners, according to sources. Hydro-Québec’s Mandate In a report from the Le Journal De Montreal,...

    newsbtc | May 31, 2018 | 10:00 pm
  • Ransom

    Hackers Demand $1 Million Ransom in XRP for Stolen Bank Data

    Hackers have demanded a $1 million ransom to be paid in Ripple (XRP) for stolen personal data of 90,000 Canadians. They exploited the systems of two Canadian banks and threatened to release the user information unless their demands were met. Hackers Exploit Bank Weaknesses The hack was revealed...

    tim copeland | May 30, 2018 | 6:00 pm
  • NewsBTC Canada Cryptocurrency Mining

    Cryptocurrency Startup Flees to Canada to Avoid U.S. Regulatory Expenses

    CBblocks, a Miami-based firm that specializes in cryptocurrency wallet management, has enjoyed great success in 30 days. So much so that the company is planning to move to Canada in order to escape the U.S. regulatory burden. Cryptocurrency Wallet Management Startup Moves to Canada to Avoid U.S. Regulation...

    Ricardo Esteves | May 8, 2018 | 2:00 am
  • Vancouver

    Vancouver Police Push Government to Enforce KYC/AML Laws with Cryptocurrencies

    The Vancouver Police Department (VPD) has warned Canada’s federal government that cryptocurrencies are increasingly being used by organized crime to launder money. The agency advises that checks and balances are necessary to monitor the digital coins, and pushes for the enforcement of amendments to legislation that would require...

    newsbtc | April 25, 2018 | 9:01 pm
  • Bitcoin

    Bitcoin Farms Choose Quebec for its Clean Energy

    Quebec, a predominantly French-speaking province in eastern Canada, is home to one of the largest bitcoin farms in North America owned by Bitfarms. The cryptocurrency rush is taking over, but environmentalists are increasingly concerned about the implications of bitcoin mining as the energy consumption skyrockets. Hydro-Québec Provides Clean...

    Ricardo Esteves | April 11, 2018 | 12:00 pm
  • bartering

    Canada Bartering Platform Launches BTZ for 200,000 Users

    Toronto-based online-bartering market Bunz is launching its cryptocurrency Bunz Trading Zone (BTZ) to its own established community of 200,000 users on April 9. Canada Bartering Community of 200,000 Users to Trade With BTZ Coin As it gets into the cryptocurrency game, Bunz will provide 1,000 BTZ to each...

    Ricardo Esteves | April 9, 2018 | 7:00 pm

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