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UK’s FCA Investigates 24 Cryptocurrency Firms As Bitcoin Price Dips

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The U.K.’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has opened up 24 investigations into cryptocurrency businesses, a Freedom of Information request has revealed. In a report from the Financial Times, the U.K.’s top financial watchdog also confirmed that it had opened seven whistleblower reports relating to digital currency companies so far this year. The FCA has confirmed Read More

Revolut Expands Its Crypto Offerings, Adds XRP and BCH

1 day ago admin2 0
Fintech payment platform Revolut has today announced that it has added XRP and BCH to its list of offerings, further cementing itself as a digital banking alternative. Launched in 2015, the London-based platform is aiming to revolutionise the foreign exchange currency market by providing the best exchange rates, the lowest fees, and no interest charges Read More

Singapore Central Bank Issues Warning To 8 Crypto Exchanges; Halts ICO

2 days ago admin2 0
Image: Singapore cryptocurrency, Wit Olszewski, Shutterstock.com The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), the city-state’s central bank and financial regulator, has warned eight cryptocurrency exchanges in Singapore not to allow trading in digital tokens that are securities or futures contracts without the regulator’s permission, it said on Thursday. “MAS has reminded the eight digital token exchanges Read More

CheapAir.com Adds Litecoin and Dash, Opens Up Payment Options for Travellers

3 days ago admin2 0
The world’s first travel agency to accept bitcoin has announced that it is accepting Litecoin, Dash and BCH as payment for flight and hotel bookings, becoming the first to do so. In 2013, online travel booking agency CheapAir.com took the unprecedented move of becoming the first, online travel agency in the U.S. to allow holidaymakers Read More

Philippines Economic Zone Welcomes Cryptocurrency Startups

3 days ago admin2 0
Image: Philippines Flag, Pixabay The Cagayan Special Economic Zone has signed up the first 15 offshore fintech companies to locate in its new fintech and blockchain hub, among which several cryptocurrency and blockchain startups including CoinBundle, Madison Blockchain Strategy Investment Company, Asia Pacific Blockchain Association, and ANX International. CEO and co-founder of CoinBundle, Saad Rizvi Read More

Verge is Being Hacked, Again

4 days ago admin2 0
Verge (XVG) has seemingly been the victim of another attack, using a nearly identical attack as last time. Verge is a privacy focused coin that made headlines when pornhub.com started accepting it as a payment method. However, previous to that announcement, its protocol was hacked, resulting in millions of dollars worth of Verge being created Read More

Making ICOs Compliant: Vertalo’s Vision for the Future of Token Offerings

5 days ago admin2 0
Perhaps the biggest question on the minds of anyone involved in the crypto-space is how the world’s regulatory bodies, particularly the United States’ Securities & Exchange Commission, will classify digital assets.  If the SEC rules that all instances of token fundraising constitute securities offerings, then it will bring an end to the Wild West days Read More

Blockchain Startup Shyft Signs US$10M Deal With Bermuda Government

6 days ago admin2 0
Image: Shyft signs MoU with the government of Bermuda, Joseph Weinberg, chairman of Shyft, and David Burt, Bermuda Premier, via Twitter Shyft, a blockchain KYC/AML and identity startup, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the government of Bermuda led by the Premier of Bermuda, E. David Burt, JP, MP, in which the startup Read More

Gemini Exchange to begin trading of privacy-focussed ZCash

1 week ago admin2 0
The regulated US-exchange from the Winklevoss brothers has announced support for ZCash (ZEC), which will begin trading from May 22nd, with deposits accepted a few days earlier from the 19th. In a blog update outlining the announcement, VP of Technology at Gemini, Eric Winer, is upfront about their work engaging with the New York State Read More