Africa and the Middle East Welcome to our weekly roundup of all important blockchain and cryptocurrency news from around the world. Follow the latest developments in the cryptocurrency space continent by continent, country by country. Africa South Africa B2B Blockchain Summit to take place in Johannesburg next week: Johannesburg will be home to the first B2B […]
Today marks a landmark decision in the MtGox debacle, where as the Japanese court approves rehabilitation of the Bitcoin exchange from bankruptcy. Despite the positive news, markets are tumbling, as many top altcoins are experiencing double digit percent losses aside Bitcoin’s decline. The ruling by the court today marks Bitcoin exchange MtGox as the first […]
Chris Concannon, the president of the Chicago Board Options Exchange (Cboe), the world’s biggest derivatives market behind CME Group, has warned investors in tokens and initial coin offering (ICO) projects of an upcoming two-part regulatory reckoning. ICO Investors Could be in Trouble In an exclusive interview with Frank Chaparro from Business Insider, Concannon said that […]
Crypto-adoption on the rise as football fans have many ways to use cryptocurrencies at the FIFA World Cup 2018
South America Welcome to our weekly roundup of all important blockchain and cryptocurrency news from around the world. Follow the latest developments in the cryptocurrency space continent by continent, country by country. Brazil Blockchain data sharing platform for regulators revealed: The Brazilian Central Bank Banco Central do Brasil (BCB) has announced a new data sharing platform […]
The price of bitcoin fell to within $100 of its 2018 low Friday morning as last weeks rally proved to be short-lived.
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bitFlyer, Japan’s largest Bitcoin exchange, is being forced to stop taking on new business after regulators said it wasn’t doing enough to stop money laundering and terrorist financing. The move by the Tokyo-based exchange saw a drop in the price of the coin and highlights how the country’s financial watchdog, the Financial Services Agency (FSA),… […]
At press time, bitcoin has shrunk down to $6,100 – the lowest it’s been in nearly four months. All the talk of bitcoin developing newfound resistance appears to be moot; the coin remains as vulnerable as ever, and traders should brace themselves for bitcoin to strike the $5,000 range next. The problems seem to be […]
The Japan-based Mt. Gox exchange had its bankruptcy stayed due to a petition filed by some of the creditors for the commencement of civil rehabilitation proceedings in Tokyo District Court on November 24, 2017, a…
Venezuela’s government is still attempting to halt the march of Bitcoin in the country as its successes stand in stark contrast to the country’s rampaging hyperinflation. The issuance of the Petro national cryptocurrency in February, designed to be a sanction breaker, has done little to help the beleaguered county in its fight against inflation which […]
A Bitcoin miner who failed to pay a 150 megawatt electricity bill has been arrested by police in China’s Anhui Province
Mt. Gox’s bankruptcy proceedings have been halted and its bitcoin holdings could soon be distributed to creditors seeking reimbursement.
The Irish co-founder of Eircoin has complained that he feels that the Banking and Payments Federation of Ireland (BPFI) is discriminating against crypto-related accounts, writes Cointelegraph. Irish Bitcoin’s (BTS) Dave Fleming has accused Irish banks of pursuing a defensive and over-regulated banking system in matters of cryptocurrency. Dave Fleming is an Irish pioneer when it […]
Almost all of the top one 100 cryptocurrencies by market cap have been hit by significant losses, with the top 10 all losing between 4 and around 10 percent over 24h