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2019 Bitcoin Transaction Volume Moved Away From US in First Since 2013

2019 Bitcoin Transaction Volume Moved Away From US in First Since 2013

For the first time since 2013, the U.S. is no longer the top recipient of Bitcoin (BTC) as valued in USD, as Singapore took the lead over the course of 2019.

11 JANUARY 2020

EY Launches Token and Smart Contract Testing Service in Open Beta

EY Launches Token and Smart Contract Testing Service in Open Beta

Accountancy giant Ernst & Young (EY) has made its token and smart contract review service available for public testing.

18 DECEMBER 2019

Gov't seeking to levy taxes on virtual currency

Gov't seeking to levy taxes on virtual currency

The government is seeking to impose taxes on capital gains from transaction of virtual currencies, including bitcoin, according government sources, Sunday. The Ministry of Economy and Finance confirmed it is pushing for the measure to be reflected in tax regulations next year.

9 DECEMBER 2019

Bitcoin Moves Staggering $8.9 Billion USD in Single Record-Setting Hour
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Bitcoin Moves Staggering $8.9 Billion USD in Single Record-Setting Hour

In a single hour, the Bitcoin network processed $8.9 billion in transactions. While most of it was change in addresses, it showed a glimpse of how BTC could perform as an established medium of exchange in the long-term.

5 DECEMBER 2019

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Saudi Arabia and Bahrain Use Blockchain Technology to Finance International Trade

Saudi Arabia and Bahrain Use Blockchain Technology to Finance International Trade

SABB and HSBC executed for the first time a blockchain-based trade transaction between Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. (Alba) to Saudi Arabia’s Altaiseer Aluminium Corporation (TALCO). The news comes from an official post by SABB on November 20, 2019.

23 NOVEMBER 2019

Study: DApp Transaction Volumes, User Base Slump in Q3 2019

Study: DApp Transaction Volumes, User Base Slump in Q3 2019

Decentralized applications’ (DApps) transaction volume and user activity have slumped in the third quarter of 2019, a new study shows.

8 OCTOBER 2019

Fidelity Affiliate Joins $3.5 Million Investment in Bitcoin Sleuthing Firm Elementus

Fidelity Affiliate Joins $3.5 Million Investment in Bitcoin Sleuthing Firm Elementus

Elementus, a startup focused on spotting illicit transactions made with cryptocurrency, today announced raising $3.5 million, partly from a fund linked to Fidelity Investments.

23 SEPTEMBER 2019

Nigerian Crypto Educator Returns $80K in Bitcoin Received by Mistake

Nigerian Crypto Educator Returns $80K in Bitcoin Received by Mistake

Keith Mali Chung — the co-founder and president of African blockchain firm Loopblock Network — has returned almost $80,000 worth of Bitcoin (BTC) mistakenly sent to his wallet.

18 SEPTEMBER 2019

US Army Seeks Blockchain Experts Who Can Trace Bitcoin in Real-Time

US Army Seeks Blockchain Experts Who Can Trace Bitcoin in Real-Time

The United States Army Contracting Command (ACC) of New Jersey has issued a pre-solicitation notice for cryptocurrency investigation service providers.

17 SEPTEMBER 2019

Glupteba malware exploits Bitcoin transactions to keep C2 servers updated

Glupteba malware exploits Bitcoin transactions to keep C2 servers updated

A recently discovered variant of the Glupteba dropper and backdoor trojan is capable of deriving command-and-control domains via tracked Bitcoin transactions.

7 SEPTEMBER 2019

White House Advisory Says Cryptocurrencies Used for Fentanyl Purchases

White House Advisory Says Cryptocurrencies Used for Fentanyl Purchases

The White House issued two advisories on drug purchases in the U.S. Wednesday, using the communications to make specific references to the role of cryptocurrencies in such transactions.

22 AUGUST 2019

UK Pension and Welfare Agency Examining Blockchain and DLT

UK Pension and Welfare Agency Examining Blockchain and DLT

The United Kingdom pension and welfare agency has identified blockchain and distributed ledger technology (DLT) as technologies that could disrupt the payments industry.

13 AUGUST 2019

Standard Chartered Makes Letter of Credit Transaction Using Blockchain

Standard Chartered Makes Letter of Credit Transaction Using Blockchain

London-based bank and financial services firm Standard Chartered has completed its first cross-border blockchain letter of credit transaction in the oil industry with Thai state-owned oil giant PTT Group.

7 AUGUST 2019

Amlo goes high-tech to tackle laundering

Amlo goes high-tech to tackle laundering

Pol Maj Gen Preecha Charoensahayanon sees cryptocurrency as a new challenge of the Anti-Money Laundering Office (Amlo) under his leadership.

5 AUGUST 2019

MIT’s AI Lab Analyzed 200,000 Bitcoin Transactions. Only 2% Were ‘Illicit’

MIT’s AI Lab Analyzed 200,000 Bitcoin Transactions. Only 2% Were ‘Illicit’

Blockchain analytics firm Elliptic collaborated with researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) to publish a public dataset of bitcoin transactions associated with illicit activity.

3 AUGUST 2019

Brazil Tax Authority Requires Reporting All Bitcoin Transactions Starting Today

Brazil Tax Authority Requires Reporting All Bitcoin Transactions Starting Today

Beginning today, Aug. 1, Brazil citizens are obligated to report on their crypto transactions with the country’s tax authority, the Department of Federal Revenue (RFB).

2 AUGUST 2019

Bitcoin Passes New Milestone as Network Mines 85% of Its Total Supply

Bitcoin Passes New Milestone as Network Mines 85% of Its Total Supply

Bitcoin (BTC) now has 85% of its supply in circulation as of August 1, leaving just 3.15 million new coins for the next 120 years.

1 AUGUST 2019

Electrum Wallet Is Adding Support for Bitcoin’s Lightning Network

Electrum Wallet Is Adding Support for Bitcoin’s Lightning Network

The popular wallet service Electrum is soon to add support for bitcoin’s lightning network.

6 JULY 2019

Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz weighs in on Facebook’s Libra

Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz weighs in on Facebook’s Libra

Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz believes only a fool would trust Facebook with their money.

4 JULY 2019

The volume of bitcoin transactions in the darknet may exceed $ 1 billion in 2019

The volume of bitcoin transactions in the darknet may exceed $ 1 billion in 2019

In the darknet, Bitcoin is increasingly being used as a means of payment, and 2019 could be a record year for total payments in dollars. This writes Bloomberg , citing data from analytical company Chainalysis.

3 JULY 2019

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