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Argentina sets new record in trade with Bitcoin
11 November, 2019 15:59

Argentina sets new record in trade with Bitcoin

The South American country registers a new record in its trade with Bitcoin. All this happened despite a strong overall drop in trading volumes on LocalBitcoins. 

Singapore’s MAS and JPMorgan develop payments blockchain system
11 November, 2019 13:13

Singapore’s MAS and JPMorgan develop payments blockchain system

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), the city-state’s central bank, has completed the development of a blockchain-based cross border payments system that can support a range of currencies. An investment firm owned by the government of Singapore also collaborated with MAS and JPMorgan on the prototype.

Peter Schiff shows bearish view on bitcoin price
11 November, 2019 11:16

Peter Schiff shows bearish view on bitcoin price

Peter Schiff, a popular economist and financial broker, as well as a recognized author, has said that Bitcoin’s price will never reach $100,000. 

Crypto community accuses Coincheck exchange of insider trading
11 November, 2019 10:29

Crypto community accuses Coincheck exchange of insider trading

Coincheck cryptocurrency accumulation service, while it denies having had any previous knowledge about Stellar Lumens’ 55 billion token burn.

Vietnam exchange VinDAX loses crypto assets worth $5,00,000
08 November, 2019 15:35

Vietnam exchange VinDAX loses crypto assets worth $5,00,000

Vietnam-based little-known cryptocurrency exchange VinDAX has been hacked, losing of $5,00,000.

Nicolas Maduro showcases Trezor wallet on state TV
08 November, 2019 13:06

Nicolas Maduro showcases Trezor wallet on state TV

The President of Venezuela Nicolas Maduro has explicitly stated that the country must be transformed into a crypto-nation. Also, he promoted the use of hardware wallets like that of Trezor. 
 

Binance adds support for euro and hryvnia
08 November, 2019 11:55

Binance adds support for euro and hryvnia

Binance, the number one exchange by trading volumes, has announced support for the Euro. According to Changeng Zhao (CZ), Binance now has three available fiat currencies - Euro (EUR), Russsian ruble (RUB), and Ukrainian hryvnia (UAH).

Malaysian police arrest 5 Bitcoin miner thieves
08 November, 2019 10:28

Malaysian police arrest 5 Bitcoin miner thieves

As many as five Bitcoin miner thieves have been arrested by the Malaysian law enforcement and police, and the charges have been pressed over the theft of 85 Bitcoin miners.
 

Charlie Lee criticizes Stellar Foundation over 55Bn burnt XLM
07 November, 2019 16:05

Charlie Lee criticizes Stellar Foundation over 55Bn burnt XLM

Charlie Lee, the creator of Litecoin (LTC), and Whale Panda, a recognized crypto-related figure, have criticized the Stellar Development Foundation’s decision to burn 50% of XLM’s supply. 

Micree Zhan takes legal action to Bitmain
07 November, 2019 13:41

Micree Zhan takes legal action to Bitmain

Bitmain’s co-founder Micree Zhan, who was abruptly ousted from the company last week, said he’s going to take legal action to secure his return to the firm.
 

Square Cash App bitcoin sales topped a record
07 November, 2019 11:58

Square Cash App bitcoin sales topped a record

In the 3Q 2019, the volume of BTC bought through the Square Cash App reached $148 million. Square also noted that first-time bitcoin buyers have "approximately doubled" since the redesign.

Hong Kong issues new rules for crypto exchanges
07 November, 2019 10:26

Hong Kong issues new rules for crypto exchanges

 

Financial regulators in Hong Kong will introduce clear cut rules to govern the operations of cryptocurrency exchanges. The new rules draw on the standards of Hong Kong’s Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) expects for conventional securities brokers