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Bitcoin Exchange Gatecoin Shuts Down Citing Financial Difficulty
Hong Kong-based bitcoin exchange Gatecoin has said it is shutting down citing financial difficulty. The exchange suffered a $2 million hack in 2016 and hasn't been able to recover the funds (BTC )
Mar 14
02:23 PM
Tel-Aviv Court Gives Moshe Hogeg 30 Days to Settle $4m Lawsuit
Moshe Hogeg, the co-founder and chairman of venture capital investment fund, Singulariteam, and the alleged head of Stox Technologies, has been given 30 days to settle with a Chinese investor who has brought an 17 million Israeli New Shekels (NIS) (approximately $4.23 million) lawsuit against Hogeg for for allegedly misappropriating several million dollars worth of funds raised through the Stox initial coin offering (ICO).
Mar 14
12:53 PM
Quoine Found Liable for Wrongfully Reversing Trades in First Singaporean Trial Involving Bitcoin
In the first Singaporean legal dispute involving BTC, Singapore-registered cryptocurrency exchange Quoine has been found to have wrongfully reversed seven trades placed by market maker B2C2 during April 2017. The ruling has been made following four months of proceedings. (BTC )
Mar 14
11:23 AM
US Sanctions Moscow's Evrofinance Bank Over Involvement With Petro
The U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) has imposed sanctions on Moscow-based Evrofinance Mosnarbank. The Russian
Mar 14
09:53 AM
Suite of Crypto Services Including Mining, Trading, Custody to Leverage Nasdaq Framework
Nasdaq and Bcause have announced that a suite of new cryptocurrency services will be offered via the Nasdaq Financial Framework. These services include crypto mining, custody solutions, as well as spot and derivatives trading. They are expected to attract a broad range of users including (BTC )
Mar 14
08:23 AM
Late Quadrigacx CEO Used Personal Funds to Fulfill Withdrawals
Jennifer Robertson, the widow of late Quadrigacx chief executive officer, Gerry Cotten, has revealed that her customer withdrawals were processed using personal funds in a statement published yesterday. The document also indicates that Stewart McKelvey has withdrawn from representing Quadrigacx during the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act process due to potential conflicts of interest.
Mar 14
06:53 AM
In the Daily: Exchange to List STOs, Crypto Tax Tool for Accountants, Coinbase Updates
In this edition of The Daily we cover a regulated exchange that is starting to list security tokens, a new tool for accountants serving cryptocurrency users, and Coinbase linking its platform and wallet app in addition to adding XLM trading on Coinbase Pro. (XLM )
Mar 14
04:53 AM
Markets Update: BTC Longs Post New Low for 2019, ETH Longs Test ATH
In recent market action, BTC shorts have increased by 20% during the last two weeks, while longs have continued to slide for the fourth straight week to consistently post lower lows for 2019 so far. In other markets, ETH shorts have dropped by nearly 50% while longs have pushed into new all-time highs, and both LTC shorts and long recently tested all-time high resistance. (BTC , ETH , LTC )
Mar 14
02:54 AM
Thailand Approves Country's First ICO Portal
Thailand's Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has reportedly approved the country's first portal for initial coin offerings (ICOs). The main purposes of these portals are to screen tokens, perform due diligence, ensure project consistency with its whitepaper, and verify the know-your-customer process. (BTC )
Mar 13
07:08 PM
Crypto Users Are Still Scared to Pay With Bitcoin in 2019
On March 12, a published FIO research study suggests that 60 percent of crypto users are still scared to make a bitcoin payment. (BCH , BTC )
Mar 13
03:23 PM
Basel Committee Sets out Guidelines for Banks Intending to Enter Crypto Market
The Basel Committee has set out guidelines for banks that intend to enter the cryptocurrency market. (BTC )
Mar 13
01:23 PM
Survey: 70% of Cryptocurrency Owners Rarely Use Crypto for Payments
A recent survey has found that the majority of cryptocurrency owners rarely use it for making payments. One somewhat unexpected reason postulated for this
Mar 13
11:23 AM
The Long Relationship Between In-Game Gold and Bitcoin Continues to Thrive
In-game gold from popular role-playing games (RPGs) like Runescape, Guild Wars, and World of Warcraft have been sold for bitcoins since 2012. (BTC )
Mar 13
08:53 AM
In the Daily: Token Launchpads Proliferate, Crypto Movie, Faireum Gaming
In Wednesday's installment of The Daily, we examine the trailer for Crypto, the new Kurt Russell movie that ticks off every cryptocurrency cliche in the
Mar 13
06:38 AM
Xena Launches Leveraged Contract for yet to be released Telegram Token
The Telegram token (gram) has started trading as a perpetual contract on London-based Xena Exchange. The crypto exchange on Mar. 12 launched a derivative contract for the token, with upto 100x leverage. (BTC )
Mar 13
01:08 AM
Mexico's Central Bank Publishes 'Catch-22' Rules Impacting Cryptocurrency Exchanges
The central bank of Mexico has published laws on crypto assets that put crypto exchanges in (BTC )
Mar 12
10:53 PM
Auscoin Suspended After Arrest of Sam Karagiozis
27-year-old Sam Karagiozis has been named as the individual arrested on March 7 following raids carried out by the Australian Transactions Reports and Analysis Centre (AUSTRAC) and Australian Federal Police. The arrest resulted in the suspension of the licenses of two cryptocurrency exchanges that Karagiozis is involved in the operation of, including his controversial nationwide cryptocurrency ATM network, Auscoin.
Mar 12
09:08 PM
73-Year-Old Investor Marc Faber Makes First Ever BTC Purchase
In a recent interview with Cash, renowned stock market analyst and investor, Marc Faber revealed that he purchased BTC for the first time during late February. The 73-year-old noted that an hour-long conversation with the chief executive officer (CEO) of Xapo, Wences Cacares. (BTC )
Mar 12
07:23 PM
Developer Launches Mturk Alternative 'Taskopus' Powered by Bitcoin Cash
On March 11, the creators of the platform Freelanceforcoins announced the launch of a new bitcoin cash crowdsourcing market called Taskopus. (BCH , BTC )
Mar 12
03:08 PM
Invesco Blockchain ETF Trading Commences on London Stock Exchange
Invesco, an American investment management company that is traded on the S&P 500, has launched an exchange-traded fund (ETF) targeting companies operating in the distributed ledger technology sector. The blockchain ETF will track nearly 50 companies that stand to benefit from growth in the distributed ledger technology industry, including Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company and Apple.
Mar 12
01:23 PM
Active Development for Most Bitcoin Forks Evaporates
A report published by Electric Capital has estimated that the number of developers working on public cryptocurrencies has doubled since Jan. 2018. The research finds that Ethereum has the largest development team of currently crypto assets, with 216 developers contributing to Ethereum's code each month on average. (BTC , ETH , LTC )
Mar 12
07:53 AM
In the Daily: Amun Funding Round, Coinsource Two-Way ATM, Etoro Wallet
In this edition of The Daily we cover a funding round by a Swiss startup that lists crypto instruments on the SIX exchange, an expansion of the Coinsource (BTC , BTM )
Mar 12
05:38 AM
Old School Altcoins Can't Stop Popping
Viacoin. Groestlcoin. Steem. Enjin. Civic. Long forgotten altcoins and dormant shitcoins have been having a fun week. Left, right, and center altcoins Long forgotten altcoins and dormant shitcoins have been having a fun week. Left, right, and center altcoins have been popping off. (GRS , STEEM , VIA )
Mar 12
03:53 AM
EY Executive Says Bitcoin Has No Practical Use in India
An EY executive who recently visited India and met with a number of government agencies has voiced his opinion about the future of cryptocurrencies in the country. He believes that bitcoin has no practical use, is just another (BTC )
Mar 11
11:53 PM
Ledger Reveals Physical Exploits Against Trezor Hardware Wallets
The battle of the hardware wallets is heating up. At this weekend's MIT Bitcoin Expo in Boston, Charles Guillmet, Chief Security Officer of Ledger, The battle of the hardware wallets is heating up. Ledger has presented a number of physical attacks that could be executed against Trezor devices. (BTC )
Mar 11
07:38 PM
How the World's Leading Banks Help Launder $2 Trillion a Year
A look at a variety of money laundering schemes used by criminal enterprises who choose to use the world's regulated banks as the main laundromat system.
Mar 11
02:53 PM
Cointext Adds the Ability to Pay Bitpay Invoices Using SMS
Cointext has added the ability to pay the BIP70 protocol so users can pay Bitpay invoices using the wallet's text messaging abilities. (42 , BCH )
Mar 11
10:23 AM
In the Daily: Monero Upgrade, Revolut Auto Exchange, SETL Administration
In this edition of The Daily we cover the latest protocol upgrade to privacy coin monero (XMR), a new feature for traders using Revolut, and the (XMR )
Mar 11
06:23 AM
Indian Crypto Exchange Wazirx Taking Auto-Matching P2P Services Global
Cryptocurrency exchange Wazirx is expanding globally. (BTC )
Mar 11
04:38 AM
Online Bank Swissquote to Add Crypto Custodial Service
Lack of access to custodians that institutional investors know and trust is seen as a major hurdle for growing the sector. Thankfully, the demand has
Mar 11
03:08 AM
PR: Blockchain Day at RISK 2019
The international conference RISK 2019 to give host to Blockchain enthusiasts and experts on the second day of the conference in Lako, SloveniaREAL security d.o.o. the organizer of annual RISK conference 2019, the largest IT security event in Adriatics is proud to present their first blockchain technology event - Blockchain Day, which will be held on the second day of the conference on 21st of March 2019, at the congress center of Thermana Park Lasko in Slovenia. The international conference RISK 2019 to give host to Blockchain enthusiasts and experts on the second day of the conference in Lako, SloveniaREAL security d.o.o. the organizer of annual RISK conference 2019, the largest IT security event in Adriatics is proud to present their first blockchain technology event - Blockchain Day, which will be held on the second day of the conference on 21st of March 2019, at the congress center of Thermana Park Lasko in Slovenia.
Mar 11
02:38 AM
Niall Ferguson Retracts Critical Appraisal of Crypto and DLT
Prominent British historian and author of 'The Ascent of Money,' Niall Ferguson, has retracted the pessimistic assertions that he had previously made with regards to the prospective utilities for Bitcoin and distributed ledger technology. The comments come one month after Ferguson was announced as an advisor to stablecoin, Ampleforth. (BTC )
Mar 10
11:53 PM
Texas Representative Wants to Ban the Anonymous Use of Cryptocurrency
Representative Phil Stephenson just introduced a bill that would require residents of the state to identify themselves if they wish to use cryptocurrencies.
Mar 10
09:23 PM
Bitcoin Cash Fans Start 'Torch Passing' Ceremony With a Non-Divisible Token
Cryptocurrency enthusiasts have recently noticed that a slew of Bitcoin Cash (BCH) supporters have been passing around a different kind of LN Trust Chain. (BCH , BTC )
Mar 10
01:53 PM
How to Use Bitcoin When the Apocalypse Hits
When the world collapses and society splinters into factions fighting for the scraps, you'll want to keep your friends close and your crypto closer. When the world collapses and society splinters into factions fighting for the scraps, you'll want to keep your friends close and your crypto closer. (BTC )
Mar 10
10:53 AM
China's Wenzhou Residents Bolster the Idea of a 'Blockchain Village'
In consonance with a few social media posts posted on Weibo, roughly 60 percent of the residents in Yuedong know about cryptocurrencies (BCH , BTC , ETH )
Mar 10
08:23 AM
In the Daily: Colorado Digital Token Act, ITI Funds Crypto Index, Fortress Blockchain
In this edition of The Daily we cover new legislation that could make Colorado more attractive to digital businesses and token issuers, the launch of a (ITI )
Mar 10
05:53 AM
Up and Down: RVN Plateaus, ENJ and COSM Surge
RVN currently comprises the 23rd top gaining market of the past week following a dramatic rally to test resistance at the prior all-time high (ATH). In other market action, a dramatic influx of volume over recent has also propelled COSM and ENJ to top of the gainers list. Meanwhile, the week's top losers appear to predominantly comprise illiquid altcoins, suggesting that the leading crypto assets will continue to extend their market dominance.
Mar 10
03:53 AM
'Bitcointopia' Founder Admits Selling Government-Owned Land to Bitcoiners
The founder of a scheme called Bitcointopia to sell land in the U.S. state of Nevada to bitcoiners has admitted in a federal court that some land was not his to sell. Previously arrested for selling BTC to an undercover agent through Localbitcoins, he also pleaded guilty to running an unlicensed money transmitting business. (BTC )
Mar 09
11:23 PM
US Marshals Seeks New Recruit to Dispose of Seized Crypto
This March the U.S. Marshals announced the organization is looking to hire an individual who can manage cryptocurrencies for the Asset Forfeiture Division. (BTC )
Mar 09
03:53 PM
Market Maker Sues Lawyer Over $4 Million BTC Transaction Gone Awry
Market making and over-the-counter trading firm GSR Markets is taking legal action against lawyer, Diana McDonald, who is accused of pocketing $2 million from a $4 million BTC transaction in which she acted as an escrow. (BTC )
Mar 09
01:38 PM
Two Australian Crypto Exchanges' Licenses Suspended Following Arrest
Two Australian cryptocurrency exchanges have been suspended by the Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre (Austrac) following raids conducted by the Australian Federal Police in Melbourne. The raids produced the arrest of a 27-year-old who has been described as a key member of both exchanges.
Mar 09
11:38 AM
Nakamoto Game Brings Transparent Blockchain Lottery to Bitcoin Cash
There's a new bitcoin cash lottery that uses the BCH blockchain as an oracle in order to provide true provable fairness to the game. (BCH , BTC )
Mar 09
09:23 AM
In the Daily: Bitcoin Begging, NEM Foundation Fights to Survive, Huobi Prime
In the first weekend edition of The Daily, we examine the biting effects of crypto winter, which might have frozen out ETH scambots, but hasn't prevented (BTC , ETH , XEM )
Mar 09
07:23 AM
Fidelity's Cryptocurrency Arm Starts Offering Services to Institutional Investors
Fidelity Investments' new cryptocurrency arm is now up and running. The unit - Fidelity Digital Assets - began operations earlier this quarter but didn't make noise about. (BTC )
Mar 09
05:23 AM
Onecoin Leaders Indicted in the U.S. for Operating 'Fraudulent Pyramid Scheme'
The U.S. Attorney's Office Southern District of New York (SDNY) has indicted two of the top leaders of the notorious Onecoin project.
Mar 09
03:38 AM
Most Popular Cryptocurrencies in India According to Exchanges
Several Indian crypto exchanges have shared data with news.Bitcoin.com on the most traded cryptocurrencies on their platforms so far this year. Crypto enthusiasts in India have been buying and selling a wide range of cryptocurrencies despite the central bank's roadblock which stops crypto exchanges from accessing banking services. (BTC , XRP )
Mar 08
07:23 PM
Trading Platform Voltaire Rewards Users With BCH for Every Trade
According to Voltaire, which bases all market denominations in BCH, users will earn 0.2 percent of each trade and rewards will be paid in bitcoin cash. (BCH , BTC , ETH , LTC )
Mar 08
02:38 PM
UN Panel: North Korea Hacked $571 Million From Asian Crypto Exchanges
The U.N. Security Council has heard that North Korea uses cyberattacks and blockchain technology to evade economic sanctions and obtain foreign currency. (BTC )
Mar 08
12:38 PM
P2P Markets: Russian Localbitcoins Trade Outpaces Venezuela
During the week of March 2, roughly 14,365 BTC changed hands via peer-to-peer (P2P) exchange platform Localbitcoins, equating to approximately $51.51 million worth of trade. Of that, 3,593 were BTC traded via the Russian P2P trade markets, 83 percent more volume than was produced by Localbitcoins' second-largest market, Venezuela. (BTC )
Mar 08
10:38 AM


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