Coinspeaker Is Samsung Quietly Becoming a Significant Player in the Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Industry? It seems that Samsung range of smartphones might be the first of many to hit the market in the years to come owing, among other things, to blockchain and crypto adoption by the company. Is Samsung Quietly Becoming a Significant Player […]
It’s been a week since the Hive blockchain broke off from Steem in protest. So far, the market action has been on the side of the dissidents.
Microsoft wants to create a new cryptocurrency that’s still mined using PoW–except replacing expensive power-intense mining rigs with basic human energy. If that sounds a little strange, you should take a dive deep into the details of the patent published yesterday filed by Microsoft. It’s called: “Cryptocurrency system using body activity data.” Microsoft’s Human-Mined Cryptocurrency […]
IBMR, an economic development reserve and advisory, announced it has raised $3.48 million as an investment seed into the ARCC Currency Reserve, a basket of cryptocurrencies that include ALGO, BTC, and BNB as well as 700,000 USD in seed investments for US-based tech start-up companies. Funding comes directly from Borderless Capital (formerly Algo Capital) and […]
When the market value of cryptocurrenciesdramatically crashed in 2018, skeptics were quick to liken it to the infamous dot-com-bubble. However, far from fading to obscurity, players in the crypto market looked for the lessons to be learned and fought back to build a stronger, more stable crypto-economy. Indeed, thanks to this early glitch, seismic advances […]
In an announcement dated March 24, 2020, the privacy-centric web browser Brave announced that it had partnered with cryptocurrency exchange Binance to integrate the latter’s widget to grant users direct access to Binance and Binance.US’ sites. Brave Integrates Binance Widget In a major move to boost the use of cryptocurrencies among its enviable user base, […]
About 11% of all Indonesians own some form of cryptocurrency, according to a recent report by Hootsuite, which cited GlobalWebIndex. 11% of Indonesians Own Cryptocurrency as Fiat Currency Devalues With over 270 million people, Indonesia is the fourth most populous country in the world, and the fact that 1 out of 9 citizens own cryptocurrency […]
According to a Forbes report published on March 21, 2020, a senior Russian official has warned that its delayed bill on cryptocurrencies will include a ban on issuing and selling of digital currencies. Russia to Ban Issuing and Sale of Cryptocurrencies In a bid to mitigate the use of cryptocurrencies within the country, Russia is […]
Financial regulators in Hawaii have introduced a regulatory sandbox for cryptocurrency businesses in the State as a way of developing clear-cut laws for the emerging digital economy. Two-Year Sandbox for Cryptocurrency Firms in Hawaii Hawaii’s governor’s office released a press statement on Tuesday (March 17, 2020) announcing the creation of the regulatory sandbox for cryptocurrency […]
Zimbabwe’s central bank, the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) is making plans to regulate the cryptocurrency industry, as there is a draft policy framework underway. A robust regulatory framework in place will see the development of the crypto sector in the country. RBZ to Regulate Crypto Businesses According to a report by the Chronicle on […]
While there are thousands of blockchain-based cryptocurrencies currently in existence, a good number of them are just “shitcoins” with no use cases, while some others are designed to uphold the real ethos of blockchain technology. Here we take a sneak peek into Ravencoin (RVN) and what it has to offer. Ravencoin (RVN) Just Like Bitcoin […]
An only-partial court victory and the possibility of legislation banning crypto mean the industry’s legal status in India remains vulnerable.
In a landmark case involving ‘reversing traders‘ on Exchanges, a Singapore court has ruled against the practice. Trader, alias B2C2 wins over crypto exchange operator, Quoine after it arbitrarily cancelled seven of the trader’s order. Moreover, the most interesting part of the case is that both parties in the transactions were just a bunch of algorithms. […]
GMO Internet, Inc., <9449> a major Japanese internet-related services company announced its business results for FY2019 (January–December 2019) on February 12. Cumulative sales grew to \196.17 billion, an increase of 5.9% year on year, and operating income was \25.27 billion, an increase of 16% year on year. GMO Internet’s subsidiary GMO Coin, Inc. also reported […]
Another week, another round of Crypto Tidbits. If you look at the below chart, it may seem like Bitcoin had a subdued week in terms of price action; however, the past few days for this budding market has been filled with ups and downs, like the surge to $10,600, then the subsequent strong retracement to $9,700 […]
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Voyager, operator of U.S. digital asset broker Voyager and the Ethos Universal Wallet, today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Circle Invest, the retail digital asset business from Circle Internet Financial, Inc. This transaction adds more than 40,000 retail accounts to Voyager’s customer base, making it one of the largest digital-asset-only […]
Coinspeaker The Reason Why Dispensaries Need Cryptocurrency More than Ever As the cannabis industry is now one of the fastest-growing ones in the U.S, cryptocurrencies that are exclusively made for dispensaries to transact business make their entrance into the market. The Reason Why Dispensaries Need Cryptocurrency More than Ever Continue reading at Coinspeaker
Tax season is here in the U.K. — and it’s time crypto investors buckled down to file their cryptocurrency tax returns correctly. There have been a lot of indications that the U.K.’s Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC) is starting to take a stern view of crypto tax evaders. The first cryptocurrency guidance was released […]
Coinspeaker Dubai on Verge of Launching Tax-Free Cryptocurrency Valley Dubai may become more crypto-friendly as its DMCC is planning to establish a cryptocurrency valley with special terms. Dubai on Verge of Launching Tax-Free Cryptocurrency Valley Continue reading at Coinspeaker
Facebook has wrapped up almost 16 years of history. Founded in 2004 chiefly as a social network company, Facebook initially launched to connect Harvard University students together. The company’s first steps happened at a notorious historical moment, with the first iteration starting off in a Harvard dorm room. Mission: Connecting the World The company’s initial […]
Victims of a cryptocurrency pyramid scheme where losses amounted to around 75 million baht have asked the Department of Special Investigation (DSI) to take up their case.Phadungsak Tienpairoj, the lea… Read More
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. Newer Companies Are More Crypto-Friendly HSB’s survey found that newer companies are twice as likely to accept cryptocurrency […]