Tag: U.S.

  • Fed
    Industry

    US Fed Chairman Maintains Cryptos Don’t Have Intrinsic Value

    On Wednesday morning, the U.S. Congress held a hearing regarding cryptocurrencies, hearing mixed opinions from regulators and representatives of the U.S. government. Federal Reserve Chairman: Cryptos Aren’t A Store of Value Or A Payment Tool Jerome Powell, the chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve (Fed), presented his thoughts about...

    Nick Chong | July 19, 2018 | 7:30 am
  • bithumb
    Industry

    Bithumb Bounces Back With Expansion Plans in Japan and Thailand

    Local media recently reported that Bithumb, one of South Korea’s most prominent exchanges, has announced plans to make a move on the Japanese and Thai markets. Korea-Based Exchange Eyes New Markets In an exclusive with ZDNet Korea, Bithumb has announced that it plans to open operations in Japan and...

    Nick Chong | July 16, 2018 | 10:30 am
  • Vinnik
    Industry

    Ex-BTC-e Operator Alexander Vinnik to be Extradited to France

    As part of an ongoing criminal case that has drawn international attention, a Greek court has agreed today to extradite Russian cybercrime suspect and ex-Bitcoin BTC-e platform operator Alexander Vinnik to France. The move comes after Greek authorities decided exactly where to send Vinnik, who is also wanted...

    Thomas Delahunty | July 13, 2018 | 10:30 pm
  • KYC
    Industry

    Two Thirds of US, EU Crypto Exchanges Fail to Verify Customer Identities

    Analyst P.A.ID Strategies has revealed the results of research into the on-boarding practices of cryptocurrency wallets and exchanges across the U.S. and Europe, research that focused on which of these crypto service providers are using Know Your Customer (KYC) checks when on-boarding customers. These companies might have to change...

    Thomas Delahunty | June 6, 2018 | 6:30 am
  • ICO

    U.S. Govt. Crypto Subcommittee Hearing: “Poor or Rushed Policy in Cryptocurrencies Threatens Our Reputation in Finance and Technology”

    Today, under Chairman Rep. Bill Huizenga of Michigan, the Subcommittee on Capital Markets, Securities, & Investment held a hearing (watch it here on Youtube) entitled “Examining the Cryptocurrencies and ICO Markets.” The primary focus of the hearing was to further facilitate dialogue between crypto-industry insiders and lawmakers. Hearing: Subcommittee on...

    Thomas Delahunty | March 14, 2018 | 7:14 pm

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