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Court struggle between Blockchain and Paymium continues
19 August, 2019 11:39

Court struggle between Blockchain and Paymium continues

The New York Federal Court has continued to review the lawsuit between Blockchain and Paymium. Paymium filed a motion to close the case, but it was rejected due to new circumstances identified by the police.

ICE Bakkt unveils launch date for bitcoin futures
19 August, 2019 11:10

ICE Bakkt unveils launch date for bitcoin futures

ICE's cryptocurrency platform Bakkt has announced the date to launch trading of daily and monthly physically delivered bitcoin-futures following the approval from the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission.

Tom Lee: BTC can rise in price by the end of 2019
16 August, 2019 17:05

Tom Lee: BTC can rise in price by the end of 2019

By the end of 2019, the price of bitcoin will increase significantly and may even update the historical maximum. This was stated by Tom Lee, co-founder of Fundstrat Global Advisors.

Binance to return to US market in two months
16 August, 2019 13:53

Binance to return to US market in two months

Binance Exchange is going to start servicing crypto-fiat trading on the American market within two months. This was announced by the CEO of the trading platform Changpen Zhao.

Xapo becomes part of Coinbase
16 August, 2019 13:22

Xapo becomes part of Coinbase

It became known that the American cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has acquired a custodial service for institutional clients of Xapo. The purchase amount amounted to $55 million.

US dollar stays positive at week end
16 August, 2019 12:07

US dollar stays positive at week end

The US dollar stays generally positive vs the majors at the Friday session. The euro decreased against the greenback to some $1.1083, while yesterday's rate was near $1.1107. The US dollar gained grounds in the pair with the Japanese yen. The exchange rate reached 106.27 (106.12 earlier).

Crypto Twitter scams go up, expert says
16 August, 2019 11:29

Crypto Twitter scams go up, expert says

The excessive level of hype surrounding certain cryptocurrencies on Twitter is often evidence of attempts to manipulate public opinion and fraud. This was the conclusion of cyber security specialist Harry Denley.

Wirex Japan Limited closer to become crypto exchange provider in Japan
16 August, 2019 10:23

Wirex Japan Limited closer to become crypto exchange provider in Japan

Wirex Japan Limited has reportedly won the official status of Type II member of Japan Virtual Currency Exchange Association. The company announced on its website yesterday. The Type II membership brings the platform closer to the launch of the full range of services in the Japanese market.

Shinhan Bank develops security system on blockchain
15 August, 2019 16:32

Shinhan Bank develops security system on blockchain

Shinhan Bank, the oldest bank in South Korea, has partnered with Ground X and Hexlant companies to develop a blockchain-based security solution.

US crypto traders receive CP2000 notice from tax authority
15 August, 2019 14:24

US crypto traders receive CP2000 notice from tax authority

The US Internal Revenue Service has sent another letter of requests to traders dealing with cryptocurrencies intending to get exact sums of money that were not paid to the state. IRS sends its notice CP2000 when it detects discrepancies between records provided by a taxpayer and figures received from independent sources.

Startup Flexa expands cryptocurrency payments to Canada
15 August, 2019 14:06

Startup Flexa expands cryptocurrency payments to Canada

Flexa, a New York-based payment blockchain-startup, announced its first launch outside of the United States. From now on, instant cryptocurrencies became available to residents of Canada.

UK Financial Conduct Authority about to release new crypto guidelines in September
15 August, 2019 12:36

UK Financial Conduct Authority about to release new crypto guidelines in September

The UK Financial Conduct Authority announces plans to develop the guidance for cryptocurrency companies which will be connected with EU Fifth Anti-Money Laundering Directive. The document is said to be released by September 2019, while the final edition of the guidelines and rules for commissions in the crypto segment is expected this December.