Japoński urząd nadzoru finansowego (FSA) w myśl ustawy która weszła w życie 1 kwietnia tego roku, japońskie giełdy otrzymują właśnie licencje stając się tym samym pełnoprawnymi instytucjami finansowymi na równi z np. bankami. Jako pierwsze licencje otrzymały giełda QUOINE oraz bitFlyer. Co oznaczają Read more
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Cryptocurrency prices are sliding downwards since our last markets update, as the top ten digital assets are all seeing a loss of gains on January 8. BTC/USD markets reached a high of $17,200 on Saturday evening on January 6, but the value has dropped since then to a low of $13,900 per BTC. The price […]
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In recent days a number of conflicting reports have surfaced pertaining to the stance of China’s government with regards to bitcoin mining. Last week, Bloomberg reported that the People’s Bank of China (PBOC) had met to discuss curbing mining operations in China, whilst Chinese media reports denied such – however, it has since emerged that […]
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Litigation has been filed in an Indian High Court by a public prosecutor of cybercrime cases. Claiming that cryptocurrencies facilitate crime, he calls for their immediate ban or regulation. Also read: Russian Regulators Draft Law to Restrict Crypto Mining, Payments, and Token Sales Litigation Seeks Immediate Intervention A public interest litigation (PIL) was filed with the […]
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Bitfury Group announced they’re concerned about the advent of bitcoin users having multiple wallet addresses, which the company views as leading to greater anonymity and, they also believe, facilitates crime. Also read: Nine Years Ago, Bitcoin’s Block Zero is Born Bitfury Watches Bitcoiners “Currently, bitcoin users can have multiple addresses,” Bitfury Group CEO Valery Vavilov detailed, […]
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The South Korean government has announced that some taxes can be applied to cryptocurrencies under the current law, which will be finalized in the first half of this year. Other taxes are also being considered but some are not easily implemented under the current tax system. Also read: Russian Regulators Draft Law to Restrict Crypto Mining, […]
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‘Vaporware’ is a term that’s tossed about loosely, often against cryptocurrency projects that have no clear use case. It’s an easy accusation to make given that many crypto projects are still at the development stage, and haven’t had a chance to prove themselves. This year’s vaporware could be next year’s ethereum – or at least […]
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Popular wallet developer Electrum has issued an emergency patch for a critical bug in its bitcoin wallets. The flaw allowed any website hosting the Electrum wallet to potentially steal the user’s cryptocurrency. A vulnerability meant that passwords were exposed in the JSONRPC interface, granting hackers complete control of the wallet. The first patch failed to […]
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Just recently we reported on European bitcoin users having issues with their loadable bitcoin debit cards. Even though some of these businesses are having a few issues, there are many cryptocurrency debit cards available all around the world. Also read: Visa Veto Leaves Several European Cryptocurrency Cards Locked Out Since 2015 Bitcoin-Based Debit Cards Have Grown […]
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Tether, creator of a USDT token claimed to be backed by the U.S. dollar, has been a hot topic of conversation lately to say the least. The company has been very successful so far issuing tokens to individuals and exchanges, but many skeptics are worried the digital currency is not backed by real fiat. Skeptics […]
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Intervention by Visa spelled an end to European crypto debit cards for the majority of customers on Thursday. Around a dozen crypto companies were affected by the shutdown, which instantly wiped out their services across Europe. Issuers such as Bitwala, Tenx, Bitpay, and Xapo were left high and dry after a Visa subsidiary stopped processing […]
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