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Venezuela Considers Selling Its ”Oil-Backed” Cryptocurrency With a 60% Discount

The advisors of the Venezuelan government have recommended that the country’s oil-backed cryptocurrency, the petro, be sold in private placements at a discount of up to 60 percent. 38.4 million petros, with a...

Despite Regulations, One South Korean Crypto Exchange Rises to the Global Top

Amid regulatory uncertainty, South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Upbit has grown rapidly, offering 121 cryptocurrencies and over 200 trading pairs. Backed by Kakao Corp, the platform is now the largest crypto exchange by volume...

China Increases Pressure on Crypto Traders

Markets are tumbling during Asian trading today as fears escalate of further clampdowns across the region. Authorities in China seem hell-bent on preventing their citizens trading in cryptocurrencies, which may have sparked a...

Businessman Outright Buys Two Electric Power Stations to Do Bitcoin Mining in Russia

China has dominated the bitcoin mining industry for a couple of years, but fears of a government clampdown are signaling now might be the best time to enter the market elsewhere in the...

Bitconnect Shuts Down Its Exchange Citing a String of Excuses

In a move that will surprise few observers, Bitconnect has announced that it is closing its lending and exchange platform. The company has widely been accused of operating a Ponzi scheme and was...

Ron Paul on Bitcoin: ‘People Should Have the Right to Choose’

This time last year, Bitcoin and its brethren were only in the realm of tech geeks and crypto fanatics. What a difference a year can make. Today it is a household name which...

Ignite Engages Coinfirm to Boost AML Compliance During ICO

London, UK., 17th January - Ignite is pleased to announce its engagement with Coinfirm and its AML/CTF Platform. Coinfirm will ensure that Ignite will stay fully compliant with AML regulation during its ICO...

Classified Ads Site in South Africa Reports Increase in High-Ticket Bitcoin Listings

Online classifieds and community website, Gumtree South Africa, has reported a significant increase in the number of listings posted specifically asking to trade items for bitcoin. In particular, the website reports a proliferation...

Bitconnect Shuts Down Amid Crypto Crash

Following months of bad press and publicity, lending and exchange platform Bitconnect has announced that it is shutting down. Many had suspected the platform of being a Ponzi scheme, and it had suffered...

Bitcoin Cash Tip Bot ‘Tippr’ Distributes Thousands of Micropayments

A new Bitcoin Cash (BCH) tip bot that lets anyone send small microtransactions using BCH called ‘Tippr’ is gaining a lot of traction on the web these days. Also Read: Some UK Mortgage Lenders...

215,000+ Sign Petition Against South Korean Crypto Regulation – Government to Respond

A national petition against extreme cryptocurrency regulations in South Korea has exceeded 200,000 signatures, the requirement for the government to respond. The petition entitled “Has the government ever dreamed a happy dream for...

Six Ways to Ruin Your ICO Before It’s Even Started

ICOs are like weddings: months of planning comes to one big day. If the event goes off without a hitch, it will bring in a lot of money. But with the world watching,...

IBM Partners With Shipping Giant Maersk To Launch Blockchain Solution For Global Logistics

The joint venture aims to revolutionize the global shipping industry with blockchain technology at its heart. IBM, in partnership with Maersk, is launching their own blockchain based solution to the complex world of the...

Malaysian Taxman Gives Luno the Cold Shoulder

Tax authorities in Malaysia have indefinitely frozen Luno’s local account used in the country, BitX Malaysia, while they investigate possible tax concerns. London-based cryptocurrency exchange, Luno, has had its Malaysian account frozen pending an...