Flow and Cryptomkt Enable Crypto Payments at 5000+ Stores

Cryptocurrency exchange Cryptomkt has partnered with Chilean payment platform Flow to allow customers to pay with three cryptocurrencies at over 5,000 stores. The announcement follows two Chilean courts ruling that banks must reopen the accounts of crypto exchanges they previously closed. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space 5,000+ Stores Accept Cryptocurrencies Cryptocurrency…

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Satoshi’s Place Is the New Battleground for Bitcoin Core and Cash Supporters

There aren’t many things that bitcoin core and bitcoin cash supporters can agree on. If the two camps were a couple, they could reasonably be described as having irreconcilable differences. When Satoshi’s Place, a virtual graffiti wall powered by the Lightning Network (LN) sprang up, it was inevitable that the BTC and BCH factions would…

Former Customers Sue Crypto Exchange Vircurex Over Frozen Funds

Former Vircurex customers are suing the exchange, four years after it first froze their funds and allegedly failed to repay them.

The Latest Bitcoin Bug Was So Bad, Developers Kept Its Full Details a Secret

This week's major bitcoin bug was even worse than developers led on – it could have been used to effectively print more bitcoin.

Hong Kong Investment Guru Lures Investors into HK$6.9 Million Crypto Ponzi Scheme

Hong Kong-based stock market commentator Raymond Yuen has been indicted for misleading web users into investing into a Crypto Mining Ponzi Scheme. Based on reports on local Hong Kong media outlet The Standard, investors had narrated to the Democratic party how Yuen swindled them of HK$6.9 million in funds for a Ponzi scheme. According to…

Debit Card Issuer Bitnovo Announces Bitcoin Cash Support

Bitnovo has launched support for bitcoin cash (BCH). Starting September 27, users of Bitcard and N26 account, both bank-free product offerings from the Spanish cryptocurrency trading platform, will be able to replenish their cards or accounts with BCH. Payments will be supported also. Also read: Pesamill Africa Launches as Kenya’s Latest Exchange Offering P2P And Centralized…

Japanese Crypto Exchanges Strengthen Self-Regulation Following Coincheck Hack

Japanese cryptocurrency exchanges are strengthening their self-regulation procedures following the hack of one of the country’s largest crypto exchanges, Coincheck. The Japanese Financial Services Agency has yet to approve Coincheck’s registration as a crypto exchange. Also read: Japan’s DMM Bitcoin Exchange Opens for Business With 7 Cryptocurrencies Strengthening Self-Regulation The Japan Blockchain Association (JBA) has previously…

Betrium Launches Worldwide Bookmaker and Betting Exchange Demo Platform

The gambling industry witnesses active participation of millions of users across the world. Things are set to become much better with the emergence of ICOs, which brings several improvements in this sector. Betrium, the world’s first decentralized betting exchange, has announced the release of its first-party decentralized betting service demo platform both for betting exchanges…

Novogratz Says Crypto Market Showing ‘Classic Bottom’

Michael Novogratz, the founder of the cryptocurrency asset management firm Galaxy Digital, believes the market has hit a bottom.

Korea to Relax Cryptocurrency Curbs Under New FSS Chief

The incoming head of Korea’s primary financial regulator has reportedly confirmed that the authority will look to ease regulations on domestic cryptocurrency trading. Speaking to reporters on Sunday after being approved by President Moon Jae-in to lead the Financial Supervisory Service (FSS), new governor Yoon Suk-heun said the regulator will look at revising some regulations…

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Indian Government Confirms Cryptocurrency Regulation in Final Stages

The government of India has told the country’s supreme court that the committee tasked with drafting crypto regulation is in the final stages of deliberations. The court plans to hear the petitions against the banking ban by the central bank after the government produces crypto regulation. Also read: Indian Supreme Court Gives Government 4 Weeks…

Payment Processor Stripe to End Support for Bitcoin

Payments processor Stripe announced it would end support for bitcoin in April, citing rising transaction costs and times as two reasons for the move.

EU Lawmakers Weigh ‘Standard’ for ICOs Under Crowdfunding Rules

Members of the European Parliament convened with experts on Tuesday to discuss a proposal for standardizing ICO rules around the EU.

CoinPennant – Connecting You to Top Crypto Traders in the World

CoinPennant, a recently launched blockchain startup, presents a unique business model in the crypto market that makes it possible for the users to connect and trade with world’s top crypto traders instantly. The platform serves as a social network for businessmen and stock traders, providing the targeted group of people with a space to discuss…

The Dapp Revolution: Rebuilding Society Through Decentralization

This article about the Dapp Revolution was written by Heidi Yu. Heidi is a serial entrepreneur, influencer, marketing evangelist, and AI enthusiast. Heidi founded Boosto.io, a decentralized app store that returns power to creators and makers.  If you can dream it, a decentralized application can do it. According to a report from UK market intelligence firm Juniper Research,…

The False Promise Blockchains Will Revolutionize Real-World Assets

The promises made for blockchain are a pipe dream that is unsubstantiated and misleading, says Farzam Ehsani.

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Coingeek to Fund the BCH Anonymizer Mixing Platform ‘Cash Shuffle’

On March 28 the Calvin Ayre-owned blockchain and mining firm, Coingeek, announced it would be funding the privacy-centric bitcoin cash (BCH) project ‘Cash Shuffle.’ The project Cash Shuffle is a mixer tool designed to shuffle BCH to increase transaction anonymity. Also read: China’s Huawei Rumored to Partner with Cold Storage Smartphone Maker Blockchain Firm Coingeek Funds…

PROOF OF TOSS Uses Blockchain To Modernize Betting

The post PROOF OF TOSS Uses Blockchain To Modernize Betting appeared first on CCN This is a submitted sponsored story. CCN urges readers to conduct their own research with due diligence into the company, product or service mentioned in the content below. Blockchain technology has the potential to enhance advantages of a wide range of businesses:…

There’s 100 Unclaimed Bitcoin Cash Wallets Hidden Worldwide

Over the last few months, the geocaching treasure hunt Findbitcoin.cash has gathered a bunch of new hidden BCH treasures. At the time of publication, there are approximately 105 concealed bitcoin cash wallets hidden all over the world with a large portion of these funds hidden in the U.S. and Australia. Also read: Bitcoin.com’s Local Bitcoin…

Twitter Bots Cryptocurrency Impersonation Scam Nets $1,500

Twitter bots impersonated dozens of prominent cryptocurrency traders in a phishing scam for three days before a reporter at BuzzFeed called the companies attention to it. Twitter Scheme Created Dozens of Phony Accounts Followers of digital investor Kevin Pham received a link in his tweets on Tuesday inviting them to win Bitcoin Ethereum and Litecoin. The tweet read;…

SEC Fines Crypto Fund $50K and Issues Cease-and-Desist

The SEC has issued a cease-and-desist order against CoinAlpha after it offered unregistered securities.
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Colorado Authority Investigates 3 Cryptocurrency Firms Behind Unregistered ICOs

Colorado’s Department of Regulatory Agencies (DORA) has revealed plans to asses three crypto-based firms offering “unregistered Initial Coin Offerings” in the state as part of an ongoing investigation into a practice being used by fraudulent companies to defraud members of the public. The investigation is being carried out by members of the Division of Securities,…

Market Optimism Declines as Bitcoin Futures Euphoria Ends

This week it seems the euphoria from the introduction of CME Group and Cboe’s bitcoin-based futures markets has fizzled. Since both companies announced launching their futures products, the price of bitcoin gained over three times its value in just 45 days. Since the derivatives markets have begun the futures products’ volumes has been lackluster, and…

Forget the SEC: This US Court Just Set a Major Crypto Precedent

Lawyer Stephen D. Palley has an interesting write-up at the Block about how a federal judge has ruled that ATB Coin was an unregistered security even if the token didn’t entitle buyers to profits. The Howey Test doesn’t actually require a security to be a share in a profit-gaining enterprise. ICOs Don’t Need Formal Profit-Sharing…

John McAfee’s New Trading Platform Aims to Give Traders a Magical Experience

On June 11, following his latest tirade on social media, John McAfee announced the launch of his new cryptocurrency trading platform called McAfee Magic. The project allows for manual and automated crypto trading across a variety of digital asset exchanges all displayed in one user interface. According to the website, the service is the second…

Tether Overtakes Monero and Dash as Investors Wait for Bull Market

U.S. dollar backed stablecoin Tether (USDT) has overtaken privacy coins Monero and Dash to reach the 12th highest cryptocurrency by market cap following a recent drop in prices. As crypto investors store more of their value in Tether, the amount of money waiting for a bull run to enter the market is on the rise.…

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