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15 Nations Plan Global Crypto Monitoring System Under FATF: Report

Fri, 08/09/2019 - 07:34
Fifteen nations are said to be planning to set up a system to monitor crypto transactions alongside the Financial Action Task Force.

Bitcoin in Tug of War Between Bulls and Bears as Trading Range Tightens

Fri, 08/09/2019 - 07:18
Bitcoin is witnessing indecisive price action for the third day, with a break above Wednesday's high of $12,145 needed to revive the bullish outlook.

This Bank Gave Bitcoin to Its Entire Staff. Now It‘s Taking Crypto Clients

Fri, 08/09/2019 - 06:00
Quontic, a small bank in New York, has started working with crypto firms, joining the very short list of institutions to embrace the sector.

Coinbase Says It Foiled a ‘Sophisticated’ Hacking Attack

Fri, 08/09/2019 - 05:01
Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has revealed that it has been targeted by, and foiled, "a sophisticated, highly targeted, thought out attack."

Senior CFTC Official Who Set Bitcoin Futures Policy Is Leaving: Report

Fri, 08/09/2019 - 04:06
Amir Zaidi, director of the CFTC's Division of Market Oversight, is to leave the regulator within weeks, according to Bloomberg Law.

Blockstream Launches Bitcoin Mining Farm With Fidelity as Early Customer

Thu, 08/08/2019 - 21:55
Blockstream is further stepping into bitcoin mining with the Fidelity Center for Applied Technology and LinkedIn founder Reid Hoffman as customers.

Etihad Airways to Pilot Winding Tree Blockchain

Thu, 08/08/2019 - 21:30
The partnership with enable Etihad Airways to test distributed ledger tech for its internal inventory maintenance.

Overstock Will Open tZERO Security Token Market to Retail Traders Next Week

Thu, 08/08/2019 - 17:41
Overstock is opening up trading on its security token market, tZERO, to retail investors starting next week.

Israeli Cryptocurrency Traders Locked Out of Banking System: Report

Thu, 08/08/2019 - 17:30
Crypto startups are hitting a snag when it comes to Israeli banks.

Rhode Island Will Regulate Crypto Under Money Transmitter Laws

Thu, 08/08/2019 - 16:00
The latest in a patchwork of state regulations, Rhode Island pens formal legislation regarding cryptocurrencies and money transmission.

Regulators File Cease and Desist Against Craigslist Scam Promising 900% Crypto Returns

Thu, 08/08/2019 - 14:30
Since launching a sweeping investigation of the crypto industry, the Texas State Securities Board has filed 24  administrative orders.

Bitcoin Outshines Gold Amid Risk Aversion in Financial Markets

Thu, 08/08/2019 - 13:40
Bitcoin is outperforming gold amid heightened uncertainty in the global markets. The world’s most valuable cryptocurrency is currently trading at $11,700, representing 16 percent gains on a month-to-date basis. Meanwhile, gold, the traditional safe-haven asset, has added 6 percent this month. The precious metal picked up a bid at $1,400 on Aug. 1 as the […]

South Korean Fintechs Are Creating a Blockchain for Trading OTC Securities

Thu, 08/08/2019 - 11:00
A consortium of business are working together to bring smaller securities to a blockchain-based trading system.

Crypto Startup Alum Katherine Wu Joins VC Firm Notation Capital

Thu, 08/08/2019 - 10:00
Former Messari director (and crypto-law Twitter fixture) Katherine Wu has joined Notation Capital, a small VC firm.

No Humans Required: Commerzbank Develops Blockchain Payments for Automated Trucks

Thu, 08/08/2019 - 09:30
Commerzbank has developed a blockchain-based solution it says allows automated trucks to pay for power charging with no human involvement.

Gemini Exchange Data Is Being Added to CME’s Crypto Indices

Thu, 08/08/2019 - 08:20
Data from the Winklevoss-founded exchange Gemini is being added to eight crypto indices offered by CF Benchmarks, including its CME offerings.

Bitcoin Price Looks Poised to Retest Highs Above $13K

Thu, 08/08/2019 - 07:00
Bitcoin appears to have ended its six-week-long correction on Wednesday, making way for a retest of key resistance at $13,200.

Investment App Robinhood Wins License to Operate in UK

Thu, 08/08/2019 - 06:43
Robinhood, a stocks, ETFs and crypto investment app, has been given the green light to operate as a broker by a U.K. regulator.

Australian Police Charge 5 Over $1.8 Million Cryptocurrency Scam

Thu, 08/08/2019 - 05:43
Five people have been charged in Australia over a cold-call cryptocurrency investment fraud that allegedly duped investors for over $1.8 million.

SBI Holdings’ Crypto Exchange Adopts New Tech to Help Meet FATF Standards

Thu, 08/08/2019 - 04:13
VC Trade, the crypto exchange launched by SBI Holdings, is integrating a new wallet solution to help it comply with international KYC standards.