CEO: Bitcoin Halving Will Hugely Push The Entire Cryptocurrency Market Upwards
Bitcoin Suisse CEO, Arthur Vayloyan sets out a bullish expectation for cryptocurrency in 2020. And while many investors are feeling a sense of frustration over Bitcoin’s failure to recapture the all-time high, Vayloyan reminds us that many positive developments are occurring in the background, which will likely add to upside pressure. Not forgetting Bitcoin’s halving in May.
Plaintiffs Move to Combine Their Market-Manipulation Lawsuits Against Bitfinex and Tether
Plaintiffs in three separate putative class action lawsuits against Bitfinex and Tether have moved to consolidate their cases, according to a Thursday court filing.
Telegram CEO’s 18-Hour Deposition Transcript Is Published Online
Telegram CEO Pavel Durov gave a deposition regarding the company’s alleged violation of United States securities law by conducting $1.7 billion Gram token sale in 2018.
36% Of U.S Smes Now Accept Cryptocurrency Payments
About one-third of US-based small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) accept cryptocurrency as a payment for their goods and services, according to a survey commissioned by American insurer Hartford Steam Boiler (HSB), a subsidiary of German Munich Re.
Chainalysis traced $2.8 billion in bitcoin being sent to crypto exchanges by criminals last year
Blockchain analytics firm Chainalysis said Wednesday that it traced $2.8 billion in Bitcoin being sent by criminals to crypto exchanges in 2019, with the bulk of those transactions going to Binance and Huobi.
Bithumb dispute taken to Tax Tribunal
Korea's leading cryptocurrency exchange Bithumb filed a complaint with the Tax Tribunal against the National Tax Service (NTS) over what it considers a "groundless" tax the agency imposed on its customers, the company said Friday.
Team Behind Foin Token Scheme Explains Catastrophic Price Drop
The Foin project — which is behind the eponymous token that sunk following its supposed unlocking period at the beginning of January — has released an official explanation of the token’s tanking after the purported price pump.
Malaysian SC Mandates Token Sale on Registered IEO Platforms
The Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) on Wednesday published detailed guidelines for the digital asset industry, mandating token sales on initial exchange offering (IEO) platforms.
Bitcoin Eyes $9K After Biggest Single-Day Rise in a Month
Bitcoin jumped sharply on Tuesday, violating key resistance and opening the doors for a test of a widely followed technical line above $9,000.
U.N. sanctions experts warn - stay away from North Korea cryptocurrency conference
United Nations sanctions experts are warning people not to attend a cryptocurrency conference in North Korea in February, flagging it as a likely sanctions violation, according to a confidential report due to be submitted to the U.N. Security Council later this month.
Fidelity Investments' crypto arm makes first push into Europe
The cryptocurrency arm of Fidelity Investments, one of the world’s largest investment managers, has launched its first foray into Europe, opening a new front in efforts to drag digital money into mainstream investing.
Bitcoin-Like Digital Asset Ranks Fourth Among Chinese Investor’s Favorite Investment Products
Digital asset represented by Bitcoin has ranked fourth on the popularity list for Chinese investors, according to a recent report by Duxiaoman Financial, China’s search giant Baidu’s fintech arm that provides short-term loans and investment services.
Analytics Firm Training Students to Detect Cryptocurrency Scams
Cryptocurrency analytics firm CipherTrace has launched “Defenders League,'' a program designed to provide students with the training and tools necessary to investigate crypto-related scams.
BitPay Integration Lets Users Buy Gold With Cryptocurrency
OneGold, an online marketplace for buying, selling and redeeming precious metals, announced a partnership with BitPay on Jan. 13 that will allow crypto users to purchase gold and other valuable metals on Android and iOS devices.
Blockchain companies awarded nearly $1M in bug bounties through HackerOne in 2019
Cryptocurrency and blockchain companies awarded hackers nearly $1 million through the security vulnerabilities platform HackerOne in 2019.
Coinbase Hands Nearly $1M to Cryptsy Victims After Settling Class Action Lawsuit
Coinbase has settled a class action lawsuit brought by users of the former Cryptsy cryptocurrency exchange.
Incognito now lets you make private transactions with Zilliqa and BNB
Binance is now helping fund the Incognito project, to bring privacy to more cryptocurrencies. This week, Zilliqa and Binance, took their initial steps towards complete anonymity as the firms entered into partnerships with the privacy-centric platform Incognito.
NBA's Spencer Dinwiddie set to roll out tokenized investment platform next Monday
Brooklyn Nets player Spencer Dinwiddie said this week that his tokenized investment vehicle will launch on Jan. 13 in spite of the NBA’s threat to ban him from the professional basketball league.
Bitcoin Trading Volumes More than Doubled in a Week Says Report
A report published on Jan. 9 by cryptocurrency market research firm Arcane Research, Bitcoin (BTC) trading volumes more than doubled in a week.
Financial Services Agency to limit leverage in cryptocurrency margin trading
The Financial Services Agency plans to introduce a rule limiting the leverage in cryptocurrency margin trading to twice the deposits of traders, it was learned Friday.