Former UBS Vice Chairman Joins Blockchain Firm
1 year ago

Former UBS Vice Chairman Joins Blockchain Firm

Hong Kong-based Diginex, which provides cryptocurrency and blockchain services, has appointed a former UBS executive as head of Asia operations. Diginex Hires Another UBS Executive Diginex has hired Chi-Won Yoon, who held the position of vi...

Ontario Conservation Authorities Test Blockchain for Green Energy on Smart Grids
1 year ago

Ontario Conservation Authorities Test Blockchain for Green Energy on Smart Grids

Canadian conservation authorities and technology firm Insolar are conducting a test-bed blockchain project for renewable energy management. Canadian conserva...

Revolut brings Bitcoin to all of its 7 million users
1 year ago

Revolut brings Bitcoin to all of its 7 million users

With governments printing new money at will, Revolut has recognized Bitcoin as an alternative and expanded its crypto offering.

Bitcoin Enters Historically Strong Quarter With 3% Price Gain
1 year ago

Bitcoin Enters Historically Strong Quarter With 3% Price Gain

Bitcoin has kicked off the historically strong second quarter on a positive note – scoring gains overnight despite losses on Wall Street.

France makes big move towards a digital euro
1 year ago

France makes big move towards a digital euro

French central bank will conduct a series of tests to discover benefits and use cases for Central Bank Digital Currencies.

Crypto Token Prices Unaffected by This Popular Indicator: Messari
1 year ago

Crypto Token Prices Unaffected by This Popular Indicator: Messari

Usually, the amount of tokens staked in PoS blockchains is interpreted as a catalyst for price upsurge. The Messari analytics team has now shown why it's not that simple

Andreas Antonopoulos Sued for Plagiarism for “Internet of Money”
1 year ago

Andreas Antonopoulos Sued for Plagiarism for “Internet of Money”

Amsterdam, NL (April 2020): ?The well-known Bitcoin enthusiast, computer scientist and writer Andreas Antonopoulos might have a legal battle on his hands. He’s being accused of plagiarism for the title and contents of his book Internet ...

US 'Largely Compliant' with FATF Recommendations, but Issues Remain
1 year ago

US 'Largely Compliant' with FATF Recommendations, but Issues Remain

The United States is "largely compliant" with recommendations around digital assets, but issues remain, says multi-government regulator whose recommendations are recognised as the global anti-money laundering (AML) and counter-te...

 Bitcoin Newbie: Top Executive from Australian Taxpayers' Alliance Buys Her First BTC
1 year ago

Bitcoin Newbie: Top Executive from Australian Taxpayers' Alliance Buys Her First BTC

Despite the current financial crisis, Bitcoin is holding up well and attracting new retail investors, including a top executive from the Australian Taxpayers' Alliance

Egyptian Central Bank Limits Cash Withdrawals, Bitcoin Fixes This
1 year ago

Egyptian Central Bank Limits Cash Withdrawals, Bitcoin Fixes This

As panic and uncertainty mount due to the coronavirus, Egypt has become the latest country to limit bank withdrawals. Individuals can now only take out a maximum of $635 per day from their bank and just $317 from ATMs. Bitcoin fixes this. E...

SEC Postpones Decision on Overstock-Affiliated Security Token Exchange
1 year ago

SEC Postpones Decision on Overstock-Affiliated Security Token Exchange

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is seeking more feedback and more time before it decides whether to approve the launch of the Boston Security Token Exchange. ...

Gold coins and bars in short supply, premiums exploding
1 year ago

Gold coins and bars in short supply, premiums exploding

Small gold coins and bars, most popular among retail investors, are in big shortage due to high demand and supply disruptions amid coronavirus. The post Gold coins and bars in short supply, premiums exploding appeared first on The Block.

FATF Report: US Is Not Focusing Enough on Crypto Financial Risk
1 year ago

FATF Report: US Is Not Focusing Enough on Crypto Financial Risk

The Financial Action Task Force analyzed U.S. compliance to its recommendations, arguing that some of the enforcement is not specific enough for cryptocurrency. ...

Bitcoin (BTC) Boosted as Stock Markets Take Another Dive
1 year ago

Bitcoin (BTC) Boosted as Stock Markets Take Another Dive

Bitcoin’s on again, off again, relationship in terms of a correlation with the stock market seems to be ongoing as the major cryptocurrency has once again decoupled from the stocks. Bitcoin’s price has risen by over four perce...

Bitcoin price rise to $6,700 against a falling stock market, a bull trap?
1 year ago

Bitcoin price rise to $6,700 against a falling stock market, a bull trap?

The US benchmark indices, Dow Jones and S&P 500 lost more than 4% yesterday. Along with this, prices of gold also went down. However, Bitcoin rose from $6200 mark to […]

Prosecutors Charge Two Men over Coincheck Hack, But Not For Hacking
1 year ago

Prosecutors Charge Two Men over Coincheck Hack, But Not For Hacking

Tokyo prosecutors have formally charged two men with handling stolen cryptoassets as part of the investigation into the January 2018 hack on crypto exchange Coincheck – still the biggest crypto heist in human history. Per media outlet Ni...

Insight on Liquidity from DeFi Protocols
1 year ago

Insight on Liquidity from DeFi Protocols

The decentralized finance industry will keep growing in the future, and this growth will require more efficient and innovative incentives. Over the last year...

Collapsing Petrodollar and Oil Prices could Find Relief in Digital Currency Counterparts
1 year ago

Collapsing Petrodollar and Oil Prices could Find Relief in Digital Currency Counterparts

The price of oil continues to tumble lower — WTI crude briefly traded for under $20 per barrel this week. The dollar, dependent on oil, could now in serious jeopardy. The oil price war between Russia and Saudi Arabia shows no signs of slo...

Crypto Wants Stronger Public Response to Coronavirus, CoinDesk Survey Shows
1 year ago

Crypto Wants Stronger Public Response to Coronavirus, CoinDesk Survey Shows

People in blockchain tend not to love government. But they don't want it to be idle in a crisis, a CoinDesk survey suggests.

Pandemic Is Changing Bitcoin Usage in ‘Unexpected Ways,’ Says Chainalysis
1 year ago

Pandemic Is Changing Bitcoin Usage in ‘Unexpected Ways,’ Says Chainalysis

Blockchain intelligence firm Chainalysis has found that the COVID-19 pandemic and global economic contraction is affecting Bitcoin consumer habits in surprising ways. ...

Bitcoin Breaks Out Above Resistance — Is $8,000 Just Around the Corner?
1 year ago

Bitcoin Breaks Out Above Resistance — Is $8,000 Just Around the Corner?

On April 1, the Bitcoin price initiated an upward move that caused it to break out above its descending resistance line and with it the symmetrical triangle it had been trading in since March 20. Bitcoin Price Breakout Last night, the Bitco...

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