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Africa’s Largest Bank Joins Blockchain-Based Marco Polo Network

Africa’s largest bank by assets, Standard Bank, has joined blockchain-based trade finance consortium, the Marco Polo Network. Standard Bank, Africa’s largest bank by total assets, has joined blockchain-based trade finance network, the Marco Polo Network. Standard Bank will now develop...

British Hacker to Hand Over $1M in Crypto for Phishing Attacks

A British judge has ordered the confiscation of $1.1 million worth of crypto from a hacker who used phishing attacks to obtain personal data and sell it on the dark web. A British judge has ordered the confiscation of $1.1...

How Facebook Libra Has Been Influencing Crypto, Politics and Finance

Facebook’s Libra remains hot on the agenda despite the fact that no new announcements have come; instead, the world continues to react to the stablecoin… Over the past few days, a number of Libra-related announcements have been made — only,...

Polkadot Soft-Launches Its Experimental ‘Canary Network’ Kusama

Polkadot launches canary-network test bed for its bleeding edge network. Blockchain interoperability protocol, Polkadot, launched its experimental “canary network” dubbed Kusama, this morning, Aug. 23. In a blog post, the team announced the first deployment in the wild of its...

Bitcoin Advocate Becomes ‘Nobody’ to Run for New Hampshire Town Mayor

A Bitcoin-friendly “Nobody” is running for mayor of a New Hampshire town. A Bitcoin advocate who has changed his name to “Nobody” was first in line to file his candidacy for Mayor of Keene on Aug. 21. The town in...

US Charges Two Canadian Nationals Over Alleged $230K Bitcoin Fraud

Two Indian-origin Canadians are charged in the U.S. with a $230K Bitcoin fraud using a fake Twitter account of HitBTC exchange. Two Canadians of Indian origin were charged in the United States with a $233,220 Bitcoin (BTC) fraud using a...

UK Employee Explains Why He Chose a 100% Bitcoin Salary

“People always ask how I am coping with living on Bitcoin,” a British software developer tells a UK tabloid, “but the truth is that my lifestyle hasn’t really changed.” “People always ask how I am coping with living on Bitcoin,”...

Circle Looks to Raise $100M for Its Equity Platform SeedInvest

Goldman Sachs-backed crypto startup Circle plans to raise a $100 million VC fund for its equity crowdfunding platform SeedInvest. Goldman Sachs-backed crypto startup Circle plans to deploy a $100 million venture capital fund for its equity crowdfunding platform SeedInvest. According...

Winklevoss Twins on Bitcoin: ‘Wall Street Has Been Asleep at the Wheel’

The Winklevoss twins — Bitcoin bulls and founders of the Gemini crypto exchange — say its retail investors who are still largely reaping the benefits of the crypto market. The Winklevoss twins — Bitcoin (BTC) bulls and founders of the...

Crypto Taxation Around the Globe — What Do Regulations Look Like?

Here’s how today’s crypto taxation laws look like across the globe, from the U.S. to South Korea, Switzerland, Japan, Australia and Malta… Upon its inception, Bitcoin was envisioned as a borderless currency that could be used by its owners without...

Bitmain to Increase Hashrate By 50% With 600,000 New Mining Chips

Showing renewed optimism, Bitmain is increasing its investments in the crypto mining industry. Now, Bitmain is reportedly buying 600,000 new crypto mining chips. As a result of this new investment, the company expects to make over $1 billion in profits....

Bitcoin Price Analysis: Bullish Divergence Forms At $10K, is $11K Next?

Bitcoin breaks 5-day long up-trend, dropping back to key support levels at $9,800. Since then bullish divergence appears to have formed on lower time-frames and could spur a reversal in the coming days. Bitcoin 1-Hour Analysis On the 1 hour...

US Government Vague On Bitcoin Role In Fentanyl Drug ‘Epidemic’

The US government has singled out cryptocurrencies including Bitcoin as a funding mechanism for the ongoing trend for smuggling the drug fentanyl. FinCEN Advisory Mentions Cryptocurrencies In an advisory issued on August 21, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) highlighted...

BitPay Under Fire For Rejecting $100K Bitcoin Amazon Rainforest Donation

A blocked Bitcoin donation to help the fight against the Amazon Rainforest fires has become the latest publicity headache for BitPay. BitPay Fails To Resolve BTC Freeze According to a social media exchange on August 23, the embattled cryptocurrency payment...

Bitcoin Panic Unwarranted But Ethereum Still ‘Ugly’ Below $200

The week has ended with reclamation of five figure prices by bitcoin. Some of the altcoins have been marginally dragged up with it, but many including Ethereum are still looking extremely weak. Bitcoin Back Over $10k The past five instances...

Circle CEO: China’s Digital Currency Could “Bypass Western Banking System”

Circle CEO Jeremy Allaire said China is setting the pace in the development of a digital currency equivalent of its fiat currency, the renminbi.Powered by WPeMatico

Blockchain Will Integrate BitPay’s Payments System For Wallet Payments

The largest wallet provider, Blockchain, partnered with the largest bitcoin payment processor, BitPay.Powered by WPeMatico

Rep. Waters Says Congress Will Continue Review of Facebook’s Libra

Congresswoman Maxine Waters announced a tentative schedule for this fall including a continued review of Facebook’s Libra initiative.Powered by WPeMatico

Maker Foundation Tried and Failed to Register ‘DEFI’ Trademark

Under current law, the responsibility of defending trademarks falls on the holder of the trademark.Powered by WPeMatico

UK Central Bank Chief Sees Digital Currency Displacing US Dollar as Global Reserve

BOE governor Mark Carney called on Friday for the creation of a wholly digital alternative to the U.S. dollar.Powered by WPeMatico