Europol Predicts Rise of ‘Criminal’ Crypto Exchanges in Digital Underground

Europol Predicts Rise of ‘Criminal’ Crypto Exchanges in Digital UndergroundIs the current industry landscape, where centralized exchanges dominate cryptocurrency trading volumes, about to change in the coming years? Europol predicts that international regulatory demands for identity verification on established venues will push privacy concerned traders into so-called ‘criminal’ services in the digital underground. Also Read: Berlusconi Admins Disappear — Darknet Users Rush to Find […]

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Coinbase Receives E-Money License From the Central Bank of Ireland

Coinbase Receives E-Money License From the Central Bank of IrelandCoinbase has secured a new legal foothold in Europe. The San Francisco-based cryptocurrency exchange has received an e-money license from the Bank of Ireland, which it can potentially use to continuing serving its customers across the continent, in case Brexit causes any disruptions. Also Read: Gartner: Corporate Blockchain Won’t Take Off for Another Decade Coinbase […]

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Gartner: Corporate Blockchain Won’t Take Off for Another Decade

Gartner Expects Corporate Blockchain to Actually Start Working Only After 2028For years, all sorts of companies have flooded the media with reports of using blockchain technology for everything from tracking vegetables to fake luxury handbags. These claims mostly involved tests that were done only for the sake of publicity, riding the coattails of cryptocurrency, and almost never about actual products. A new report from Gartner […]

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Binance Launches P2P Trading in China With Support for Alipay and Wechat

Binance Launches P2P Trading in China With Support for Alipay and WechatCryptocurrency exchange Binance has launched peer-to-peer trading in China. The platform supports traders making transactions between themselves using the dominant Chinese payment apps Alipay and Wechat Pay. News of the matter forced Alipay to publicly claim it stops transactions if they are discovered to be related to cryptocurrency. Also Read: Tether Created ‘Largest Bubble in […]

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Tether Created ‘Largest Bubble in Human History’ Claims Lawsuit Against Bitfinex

Tether Created the Largest Bubble in Human History Claims Lawsuit Against BitfinexA common attack against Tether in the crypto ecosystem is that the stablecoin isn’t really backed one-to-one by the U.S. dollar. We might soon get to know if these concerns are substantial, as the matter is now going to court. A new lawsuit against the operators of USDT accuses them of creating the largest bubble […]

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Banking Giant HSBC Set to Fire 10,000 More Employees

The banking sector continues to suffer drastic layoffs as the global economic outlook remains uncertain. The latest financial institution reported to be set for cutting a massive amount of workers is HSBC, which has already announced firing thousands of people just a few weeks ago. Also Read: Bitfinex Braces for Imminent Lawsuit Alleging Tether Manipulates […]

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Bitfinex Braces for Imminent Lawsuit Alleging Tether Manipulates Crypto Market

Bitfinex Braces for Imminent Lawsuit Alleging Tether Manipulates the Crypto MarketThe operators of the cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex and the stablecoin Tether are again engaged in public relations crisis management. They have notified users of an imminent lawsuit over market manipulation allegations and are trying to frame it as just a shameless money grab attempt. Also Read: Zimbabwe Bans Popular Mobile Money Services From Paying out […]

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Zimbabwe Bans Popular Mobile Money Services From Paying out Fiat Cash

Zimbabwe is once again showing the need to take away from politicians the power to control normal people’s money. The government there is now trying to cope with the results of mismanaging the economy by preventing citizens from using their fiat currency as they see fit. Also Read: Bittrex, Coinbase and Kraken Set up Crypto […]

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Bittrex, Coinbase and Kraken Set up Crypto Rating Council

Bittrex, Coinbase, Kraken and Others Set up Crypto Rating CouncilThe heavy hand of regulators has been stifling the growth of the cryptocurrency industry in the U.S. and caused innovators to flock abroad. In a bid to mitigate one aspect of this problem, major players have now created a joint system for rating what constitutes a security token. Also Read: International Crypto Exchange Luno Adds […]

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International Crypto Exchange Luno Adds Bitcoin Cash Trading

Luno exchange has added bitcoin cash trading to the platform following feedback from its client base. BCH is now only the third cryptocurrency available for trading on the exchange, in addition to BTC and ETH, but more options could be on the way once Luno determines that they are credible enough. Also Read: Bitflyer Adds […]

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