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Unparalleled decision in UK court: bitcoin is property
23 August, 2019 12:20

Unparalleled decision in UK court: bitcoin is property

The UK court has made a historically unparalleled decision when it considered Bitcoin as property during the hearing of the hacking case. The hearing is an interim and the decision is subject to ratification. 

Coincheck about to roll out IEO platform dealing with utility tokens
23 August, 2019 11:23

Coincheck about to roll out IEO platform dealing with utility tokens

Japan-based Coincheck has expressed intentions to create a platform that will be aimed at an initial exchange offering. The companies will be able to raise funds via utility token trading at the platform.

Supreme Court of India: RBI has 2 weeks to respond to crypto complaints properly
22 August, 2019 12:03

Supreme Court of India: RBI has 2 weeks to respond to crypto complaints properly

The Supreme Court of India has taken an offensive position towards India's Central bank in terms of the restrictions of cryptocurrency businesses that operate in the country.

Gemini becomes available in Australia
22 August, 2019 11:06

Gemini becomes available in Australia

The cryptocurrency trading platform Gemini run by the Winklevoss twins have reportedly expanded its services to Australia. Gemini has become available in 7 countries apart from the USA. Along with Australia, the list includes the UK, Canada, Singapore, Hong Kong, South Korea, Puerto Rico.

Bank of America targets one more blockchain patent
21 August, 2019 12:09

Bank of America targets one more blockchain patent

The top-2 major financial organization in the USA – Bank of America – has reportedly filed an application to the US Patent and Trade Mark Office. The patent covers a multi-layer security system for digital wallets.

Winklevoss twins consider Libra joining
21 August, 2019 11:10

Winklevoss twins consider Libra joining

The famous crypto twins Cameron and Tayler Winklevoss consider possible joining the Libra Association. The plans were unveiled during the interview to CNN Business. According to the founders of cryptocurrency platform Gemini, they hope that the previous conflict with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg would not hamper their joining for potentially winning cooperation.

Israeli Bitcoin Association going to court against local banks
20 August, 2019 12:16

Israeli Bitcoin Association going to court against local banks

The cryptocurrency community in Israel is growing hot over the policy of local banks which refuse to open accounts for deposits received from cryptocurrency trading. The Bitcoin Association of Israel acting on behalf of the local crypto community wants the banks to unveil their policy in this area via the court case.

BitMEX services no longer available to Seychelles, Hong Kong and Bermuda
20 August, 2019 11:49

BitMEX services no longer available to Seychelles, Hong Kong and Bermuda

The major bitcoin derivative trading platform BitMEX reportedly stops providing exchange services to three jurisdictions striving to protect users' funds. The platform's operator HDR Global Trading Limited stated in the report that BitMEX will be no longer available for the clients from Seychelles, Hong Kong and Bermuda. 

US delegation goes to Switzerland to discuss Libra
20 August, 2019 10:07

US delegation goes to Switzerland to discuss Libra


The US Senate is about to visit Switzerland to hold a meeting with local regulatory authorities regarding Facebook's crypto project Libra. Swiss regulatory authorities and the delegation of the US House of Representatives will hold a meeting to share their views concerning burning crypto project Libra.

Santander simplifies US money transfers
19 August, 2019 16:34

Santander simplifies US money transfers

Spanish banking group Santander is expanding its use of Ripple technology for customers in Latin America. In particular, the xCurrent solution will be involved.

Chinese authorities to create special zone to study crypto
19 August, 2019 13:46

Chinese authorities to create special zone to study crypto

The Chinese authorities decided to create a special zone in Shenzhen to study the prospects of launching a national digital currency. The corresponding decision was made by the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China.

Rakuten launches cryptocurrency exchange
19 August, 2019 12:42

Rakuten launches cryptocurrency exchange

The Japanese corporation Rakuten has launched its own cryptocurrency exchange. The trading platform has a mobile application and supports three coins: Bitcoin, Ethereum and Bitcoin Cash.