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South Korea Mulls Over How to Cash Out State-Owned Cryptocurrency

2 weeks ago admin2 Comments Off on South Korea Mulls Over How to Cash Out State-Owned Cryptocurrency
Finance The South Korean government is mulling over how to cash out the cryptocurrency it recently confiscated. While the most likely option is to auction the coins off using the government-owned auction platform, various concerns have been raised. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space Cashing Out BTC The South Korean government is Read More

Ben Chan Discusses The Future Of BitGo

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Blockchain security company BitGo has been a leader in the crypto space since the company’s inception in 2013.  BitGo offers a suite of products for institutions and individual cryptocurrency holders including web wallets, institutional custody services, cold storage solutions, and private blockchain construction.  The company began by offering the first multisig Bitcoin wallet and has Read More

Putin: Cryptocurrency Has Its Place, No State Can Have Own Crypto

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Featured Cryptocurrency has its place in the world and Russia should carefully consider when and how to take part in the process of its development, Vladimir Putin said in his annual Q&A session with Russian citizens. The president noted that “by definition” neither Russia, nor any other country could have a national cryptocurrency. Putin also mentioned Read More

Regulations Round-Up: CFTC Rejects FOIA Request, SEC Not Modifying Securities Laws

2 weeks ago admin2 Comments Off on Regulations Round-Up: CFTC Rejects FOIA Request, SEC Not Modifying Securities Laws
Regulation In recent regulatory news, the United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has rejected a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request regarding the subpoenas recently received by Bitfinex and Tether; the United States Securities and Exchanges (SEC) Chairman, Jay Clayton, has indicated that the regulator will not alter existing securities legislation to cater to Read More

Coinbase Announces Plans to List SEC-Regulated Crypto Securities

3 weeks ago admin2 Comments Off on Coinbase Announces Plans to List SEC-Regulated Crypto Securities
The biggest cryptocurrency exchange in the U.S. has announced that it is on track to list SEC-regulated crypto securities, pending approval from federal authorities. Asiff Hirji, president and chief operating officer at San Francisco-based exchange Coinbase, revealed the company’s intentions. If approved, Coinbase will soon be able to offer blockchain-based securities, under the oversight of Read More

Bitcoin in Brief Thursday: New Tech and a Quick Way to Make a Fortune in Crypto

3 weeks ago admin2 Comments Off on Bitcoin in Brief Thursday: New Tech and a Quick Way to Make a Fortune in Crypto
The Daily The most important thing about bitcoin is the new freedom-enhancing innovations that the technology enables, but we know that’s not what everyone is looking for these days. So in today’s edition of Bitcoin in Brief we also feature a surefire way to make a quick fortune in cryptocurrency. Also Read: Coinmint to Invest up Read More

Cryptocurrency Exchanges Are Drowning in Tokens

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Altcoins It’s hard to put a finger on the precise point at which token overload kicked in. Token fatigue has been brewing for some time, as the spate of new coins, mostly launched by ICOs, has  turned into an unstoppable torrent. Every day, cryptocurrency exchanges are barraged with listing applications by ICOs, and they do Read More

Huobi On Regulation, Its Relationship with SBI and Education

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Huobi’s chief operating officer (COO) Robin Zhu delivers speech at blockchain event, April 2018, via Facebook Huobi is an international bitcoin exchange based in Singapore and with offices in Hong Kong, the United States, Korea and Japan. They are planning to move their headquarters to Hainan, China, the country they were founded in. With China Read More

Police Forces Bust Alleged “New Age Cryptocurrency” Scam in India

3 weeks ago admin2 Comments Off on Police Forces Bust Alleged “New Age Cryptocurrency” Scam in India
Altcoins Police in the Indian city of Thane have raided the offices of an alleged multi-million cryptocurrency scam on Monday. According to its promoters, Money Trade Coin (MTC) “provides a safer, more secure and superior alternative of storing wealth in the form of digital currency, to investors as well as commoners.” Investigators, however, accuse it Read More

Indonesia to Regulate Cryptocurrencies as Commodities

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Economy & Regulation Cryptocurrencies in Indonesia will be regarded as commodities, according to a new decision by the country’s futures market regulator. It comes after a study concluding that digital coins deserve the commodity status. The government is expected to prepare a broader regulation covering other aspects of the crypto sector including trading and taxation. Read More