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Overstock.com’s t0 to Launch Regulated Security Token Exchange

Overstock.com’s t0 to Launch Regulated Security Token Exchange

Overstock.com’s Tzero is planning to launch a regulated exchange for security tokens in collaboration with Box Digital Markets. The companies will seek the approval of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for the new exchange.

Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space

Security Token Exchange

Overstock.com’s fintech subsidiary t0.com Inc (Tzero) and Box Digital Markets announced on Tuesday their plan to “launch industry’s first security token ex...


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UK Mosque Opens Crypto Donations in National First ‘Bitcoin Ramadan’

UK Mosque Opens Crypto Donations in National First ‘Bitcoin Ramadan’

A UK mosque has broken with opinion and opted to accept cryptocurrency donations for this year’s Ramadan period, local media report this week.

The Shacklewell Lane Mosque in Dalston, East London, also known as Masjid Ramadan, partnered with local Blockchain startup Combo Innovation to set up a Bitcoin and Ethereum wallet for the Ramadan practice of Zakat, or almsgiving.

The UK’s only Turkish-owned mosque, Shacklewell Lane is going against the rulings...


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Chinese Prosecutors Charge Final Suspects In $2.3 Bln OneCoin Investigation

Chinese Prosecutors Charge Final Suspects In $2.3 Bln OneCoin Investigation

The last four suspects in a two year case against alleged pyramid scheme OneCoin have been prosecuted in China’s Hunan Province, government-supported local news source the Justice Network reports Wednesday, May 23.

The Zhuzhou Country Procuratorate of the Hunan Province examined 106 people, publicly prosecuted 98, and recovered around 1.7 bln yuan (around $266 mln) from over 20 provinces across China in the course of the case. Those prosecuted have received up to 10...


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Binance Lists Sky Coin (SKY), Just in Time for Testnet Launch

Binance Lists Sky Coin (SKY), Just in Time for Testnet Launch

The move sent SKY up 40%, for one more example of the immediate effect of Binance, at least in the short term.



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Bitcoin Update: (BTC/USD) Battling To Stay Above Key Fibonacci Support. How Long Can It HODL On?

Bitcoin Update: (BTC/USD) Battling To Stay Above Key Fibonacci Support. How Long Can It HODL On?

Nothing in this article is to be construed as investment advice. Neither the author nor the publication takes any responsibility or liability for any investments, profits or losses you may incur as a result of this information.



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Goldman Sachs-Backed Circle Invest App Launches New Feature for Market ‘Newbies’

Goldman Sachs-Backed Circle Invest App Launches New Feature for Market ‘Newbies’

Goldman Sachs-funded Circle Internet Financial Ltd. has launched a new feature for its crypto investment app Circle Invest that makes it easier for “newbies” to enter the market.

The feature, dubbed “Buy the Market,” gives customers the option to invest in all listed coins at once, rather than having to decide between coins individually, according to a Bloomberg report Tuesday, May 22. The app splits their investment – which can be as little as $1 –  according to th...


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Third Largest Crypto Exchange Launches Crypto Market Index Tracking 10 Top-Traded Assets

Third Largest Crypto Exchange Launches Crypto Market Index Tracking 10 Top-Traded Assets

Crypto exchange Huobi Pro has launched a new market index for its platform, according to a company press release today, May 23rd. Huobi is currently the third largest crypto exchange in the world by trading volume, according to Coinmarketcap data.

The ‘Huobi 10’ index tracks the exchange’s 10 top-traded digital assets against Tether (USDT) in real time, using a weighted average calculation method. The announcement further explains:

“The digital asset...


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Rural Banks Tap Kaleido Blockchain for Faster Transactions

Rural Banks Tap Kaleido Blockchain for Faster Transactions

Rural banks in the Philippines are looking to adopt blockchain technology in bid to improve financial inclusion for local residents.

According to a report by the Philippine Information Agency on Wednesday, the initiative - dubbed Project i2i - is led by the Union Bank of the Philippines, one of the country's largest banking institutions, and will use the Kaleido blockchain platform developed by the ethereum startup ConsenSys.

The project was first revealed by Justo Ortiz, chair...


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India Considers Taxing Cryptocurrency at 18% As ‘Intangible Property’: Reports

India Considers Taxing Cryptocurrency at 18% As ‘Intangible Property’: Reports

India is working on proposals to make cryptocurrency transactions subject to goods and services tax (GST), sources told Bloomberg May 23.

According to the anonymous parties with “direct knowledge” of the plans, the government’s Central Board of Indirect Taxes is considering applying the 18 percent tax to exchange operations, which it would view as “intangible goods.”

“Purchase or sale of cryptocurrencies should be considered as supply of goods, and those facilitating tr...


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Experimental Voting Effort Aims to Break Ethereum Governance Gridlock

Experimental Voting Effort Aims to Break Ethereum Governance Gridlock

When people think of ethereum, they generally think also of the protocol's developer Vitalik Buterin, now - off his creation - a multi-millionaire.

No doubt, Buterin is a leader of sorts for the community, even if decision-making is somewhat decentralized. And above that, ethereum's most active developers have a significant amount of say in the direction of the technology.

Recently, however, the protocol's decision-making has been called into question as a series of controversi...


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South Korean Crypto Exchange Korbit Drops XMR, ZEC, DASH, REP, and STEEM

South Korean Crypto Exchange Korbit Drops XMR, ZEC, DASH, REP, and STEEM

South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Korbit has announced that it will no longer support the trading of five cryptocurrencies: dash, monero, zcash, augur, and steem. This announcement came just days after hacked Japanese exchange Coincheck confirmed the delisting of privacy coins.

Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space

Farewell to Five Cryptocurrencies

Korbit, one of South Korea’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges, announced this week that it will be deli...


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Crypto Markets Tumble: Losses As High As 10%, Bitcoin Price Dips Below $8k

Crypto Markets Tumble: Losses As High As 10%, Bitcoin Price Dips Below $8k

Crypto markets are seeing significant losses across the board, with all top ten coins by market cap in the red, as Coin360 data shows.

Market visualization by Coin360

Bitcoin (BTC) is trading around $7,846 as of press time, down more than 4 percent over the 24 hour period. Trading volume for BTC has hovered between 5 and 6 bln for the past week, significantly down from volumes earlier this month.


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India Considers New Tax on Cryptocurrency Trades

India Considers New Tax on Cryptocurrency Trades

India is weighing up whether to impose goods and service tax (GST) on cryptocurrency trades, a report suggests.

According to Bloomberg, people close to the matter said that the government might levy GST of 18 percent on digital currency trades, despite the Reserve Bank of India's recent ban restricting banks from dealing with cryptocurrencies or trading platforms.

The anonymous sources said that the Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Custom is currently considering the proposa...


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Overstock’s tZero Partners with BOX Digital for Security Token Exchange

Overstock’s tZero Partners with BOX Digital for Security Token Exchange

tZero, a subsidiary of internet retailer Overstock, has joined forces with BOX Digital Markets to develop an exchange for security tokens.



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Former Obama Aide Targeted by Anti-Bitcoin Political Ad for Accepting Crypto Donations

Former Obama Aide Targeted by Anti-Bitcoin Political Ad for Accepting Crypto Donations

Democratic congressional candidate Brian Forde has been targeted by anti-crypto political advertising for accepting Bitcoin (BTC) donations to his campaign, VICE reported Tuesday, May 22.

Forde’s rival Dave Min, who is also running for the Democratic nomination for the upcoming congressional elections in California, circulated an ad suggesting that Forde’s donors are “Bitcoin speculators that oppose cracking down on drug deals and human trafficking.” In correspondence with VI...


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Essentia ICO Extends Whitelist Registration to 2,000 More Applicants Today

Essentia ICO Extends Whitelist Registration to 2,000 More Applicants Today

After a massively successful pre-sale and an overwhelming response, the Essentia ICO is extending whitelist applications to an additional 2,000 members today, May 23, 2018.



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Bitcoin in Brief Wednesday: McAfee Predicts Bull Run as Crypto Markets Dip

Bitcoin in Brief Wednesday: McAfee Predicts Bull Run as Crypto Markets Dip

In today’s Bitcoin in Brief, internet security expert John McAfee expects bulls to come back to the crypto market, despite recent drops in prices across the board. Billions will be pumped by institutional investors, he predicted in a tweet. Meanwhile, a new study has shown that the mood of investors, rather than economic indicators, actually determines the value of cryptocurrencies. Also, do you want to know when Paypal will support crypto payments?

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China Prosecutes 98 Over Alleged $2 Billion OneCoin Pyramid Scheme

China Prosecutes 98 Over Alleged $2 Billion OneCoin Pyramid Scheme

Prosecutors in China have charged a final four suspects of almost 100 that were said to be involved in an alleged $2 billion cryptocurrency pyramid scheme.

According to a news release from the Supreme People's Procuratorate issued Wednesday, a local prosecutor's office in Hunan province has charged the four individuals as part of a wider crackdown on "Weika Coin" - the Chinese name for OneCoin, a purported crypto investment scheme that has seen global law enforcement agencies launch i...


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Crypto Investors Create Security Clearance Dilemma for Pentagon

Crypto Investors Create Security Clearance Dilemma for Pentagon

The US Department of Defense is discussing whether it should offer security clearance to individuals who own cryptocurrencies as this might be a risk factor.



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Naga Coin (NGC) Listed on Bittrex

Naga Coin (NGC) Listed on Bittrex

The ICO, advised by Roger Ver, may see its fortunes change after a more prominent exchange picked it up.



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PR: Essentia Re-Opens Whitelist for 2000 Additional Applications

PR: Essentia Re-Opens Whitelist for 2000 Additional Applications

This is a paid press release, which contains forward looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material. Bitcoin.com does not endorse nor support this product/service. Bitcoin.com is not responsible for or liable for any content, accuracy or quality within the press release.

On Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018 20:00 (SGT), we are planning to open the whitelist for an addition of 2000 applicants.

The KYC/AML procedure was recently opened for applicants inte...


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Cryptocurrency Swings Along With Investors’ Moods, Study Finds

Cryptocurrency Swings Along With Investors’ Moods, Study Finds

A paper published by the University of Warwick reveals that cryptocurrencies' prices are largely influenced by the way that investors feel about them.



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LIQNET Launches Pre ICO Bonus of Up to 100% for Early-Bird Investors

LIQNET Launches Pre ICO Bonus of Up to 100% for Early-Bird Investors

The project offers generous bonuses for early comers and invites everyone to test its next-generation cryptocurrency exchange.



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Bitcoin Price Faces Bear Indicator Not Seen Since 2014

Bitcoin Price Faces Bear Indicator Not Seen Since 2014

Following bitcoin's recent losses, a key long-term trend indicator is looking increasingly bearish.

Notably, the five-month moving average (MA) has rolled over in favor of the bears and looks set to cut the 10-month MA from above - a bearish crossover that hasn't been seen since June 2014.

If that occurs it could be a worrying signal for the long-term price outlook. Back then, following an identical crossover in June 2014, the cryptocurrency subsequently dropped by 70 percent (...


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Ethereum Transaction Fees Go Bonkers Again, DApps May Take The Blame

Ethereum Transaction Fees Go Bonkers Again, DApps May Take The Blame

Ethereum's network shifts again to higher transaction fees as activity on the DApp ecosystem increases significantly.



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Bank in Argentina Launches BTC Settlement Services

Bank in Argentina Launches BTC Settlement Services

A small bank from Argentina, Banco Masventas, announced this week that it’s allowing customers to make settlements using BTC as a payment rail. Argentina Banco Masventas says the firm partnered with the exchange Bitex, and believes the service will reduce costs associated with international transfers.

Also Read: Tim Draper Advises Argentina’s President to Invest in Bitcoin

Argentine Bank Provides Customers With a BTC International Settlement Service

On Monday, May 21 the...


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Bitcoin (BTC) Below $8,000, Drags Entire Market Down

Bitcoin (BTC) Below $8,000, Drags Entire Market Down

The move in Bitcoin prices revealed just how much all other assets are paired with this coin.



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Singapore Proposes Regulatory Boost for Decentralized Exchanges

Singapore Proposes Regulatory Boost for Decentralized Exchanges

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), the city-state's de facto central bank, is proposing changes to existing regulations that would ease market entry for blockchain-based and decentralized exchanges.

According to a consultation paper published on Tuesday, MAS states that the current single-tier "recognized market operators" (RMO) regulatory framework is not able to meet demand for new business models based on such emerging technologies. To address the issue, the authority propo...


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Startup Aims to Make Blockchain Mainstream With Brick and Mortar Stores

Startup Aims to Make Blockchain Mainstream With Brick and Mortar Stores

Ubanx, a crypto startup, plans to bring digital currencies to the real world and accelerate their mass adoption by opening brick-and-mortar stores in cities around the world, in order to give everybody an opportunity to understand and embrace the emerging world of crypto.

Even before it opens its first retail store, Ubanx is setting a lofty goal to become “the Apple Store of crypto” - with a focus on ease of use and quality of service.

To anybody who walks int...


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Huobi Pro Launches New Crypto Market Index

Huobi Pro Launches New Crypto Market Index

Cryptocurrency exchange Huobi Pro is launching a new market index for its customers, the company announced Wednesday.

The Huobi main force index will track 10 different digital assets traded against tether (USDT), a dollar-pegged cryptocurrency, on its platform in real time, according to a press release.

The index will "reflect the overall performance of Huobi Pro market," allowing investors to see a single aggregated feed rather than having to check on individual assets one at...


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Monero's Lead Developer Is Helping Launch a Crypto Trading Protocol

Monero's Lead Developer Is Helping Launch a Crypto Trading Protocol

Loyalty points, concert tickets and in-game items will soon appear on a new protocol built on the monero network.

Called Tari, this new digital assets protocol will help support non-fungible tokens - tokens with unique properties, such as tickets with ownership information (think CryptoKitties) - said co-founder Naveen Jain.

Monero project lead Riccardo Spagni, more commonly known as fluffypony, and entrepreneur Dan Teree are also part of the founding team, Jain told CoinDesk.<...


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Chilean President Considering Regulation of Cryptocurrencies

Chilean President Considering Regulation of Cryptocurrencies

The Chilean president, Mario Marcel, has made comment seemingly in favor of developing a regulatory apparatus for virtual currencies. The apparent openness to regulating cryptocurrencies contrasts significantly from the recent banking embargo targeting virtual currency recently witnessed in Chile.

Also Read: Spanish Regulator Open to Approving Funds Investing Directly in Cryptocurrencies

Chilean President Discusses Benefits of Regulating Cryptocurrencies

During a forum recently...


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Chilean Central Bank President Considering Regulation of Cryptocurrencies

Chilean Central Bank President Considering Regulation of Cryptocurrencies

The Chilean central bank president, Mario Marcel, has made comment seemingly in favor of developing a regulatory apparatus for virtual currencies. The apparent openness to regulating cryptocurrencies contrasts significantly from the recent banking embargo targeting virtual currency recently witnessed in Chile.

Also Read: Spanish Regulator Open to Approving Funds Investing Directly in Cryptocurrencies

Chilean Central Bank Head Discusses Benefits of Regulating Cryptocurrencies

Dur...


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ZenCash (ZEN) Goes Vertical after Binance Listing

ZenCash (ZEN) Goes Vertical after Binance Listing

The climb is happening on very low volumes, and the tides may turn soon after the initial hype wears off.



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Verge (XVG) Hacked Again, Scrypt Mining Takes Over Entire Network

Verge (XVG) Hacked Again, Scrypt Mining Takes Over Entire Network

Another mining exploit also showed signs of a 51% attack, selecting an algorithm suitable for ASIC mining.



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China’s Cyber-Theft Agency Finds 421 Fraudulent Cryptocurrencies

China’s Cyber-Theft Agency Finds 421 Fraudulent Cryptocurrencies

Chinese authorities found over 400 pyramid schemes claiming to be new cryptocurrencies after scouring the country's web.



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Visa UK Ex-CEO Joins Cryptocurrency Startup as Executive

Visa UK Ex-CEO Joins Cryptocurrency Startup as Executive

The former CEO of Visa UK was recently appointed as CEO of Crypterium, a service that allows people to pay with cryptocurrencies as they would with any contactless virtual card.



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Verge Struck by Second PoW Attack in as Many Months

Verge Struck by Second PoW Attack in as Many Months

Accident-prone altcoin verge has been crippled by yet another mining attack. A little over a month after being subjected to a 51% attack, the network is once again at the mercy of a malevolent attacker who is rejecting blocks and profiting handsomely off the carnage caused. The repeat attack illustrates the risks faced by low hashrate Proof of Work coins.

Also read: Verge Is Forced to Fork After Suffering a 51% Attack

Verge Does a Verge Special The 51% attack in action

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Nobel Prize Economist Says That Crypto the Latest in a Pattern of Alternative Currencies

Nobel Prize Economist Says That Crypto the Latest in a Pattern of Alternative Currencies

In a May 21 article entitled “The Old Allure of New Money,” the 2013 Nobel laureate of Economics Robert Shiller calls crypto the newest iteration of alternative currency ideas.

Shiller outlines the various types of alternative currency that have existed throughout history, saying that, “New ideas for money seem to go with the territory of revolution, accompanied by a compelling, easily understood narrative.” Shiller first refers to Josiah Warner’s “labor notes” of t...


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MIT Is Testing A Smart Contract-Powered Bitcoin Lightning Network

MIT Is Testing A Smart Contract-Powered Bitcoin Lightning Network

An MIT test is providing a rare glimpse of how bitcoin might truly work at scale.

Revealed to CoinDesk last week, the prestigious U.S. university has been quietly demoing an experimental use case for bitcoin's lightning network, one that showcases how it might be combined with smart contracts to not only handle millions of transactions, but do so with a greater degree of complexity.

Modeled within the school's Digital Currency Initiative, started in 2015 as a way to further R&a...


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South Carolina Issues Cease-And-Desist Order to Blockchain Startup for Statutes Violation

South Carolina Issues Cease-And-Desist Order to Blockchain Startup for Statutes Violation

On May 21, blockchain startup ShipChain was issued a cease-and-desist order from the South Carolina Attorney General's Office for violating the state’s securities statutes.

According the official notice, the company continuously offered investment opportunities to residents of South Carolina on its platform through its corresponding tokens, both on its website and at in-person events in South Carolina. ShipChain was allegedly unregistered with the Securities Divisio...


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Bitcoin Price Falls to 35-Day Low Below $8K

Bitcoin Price Falls to 35-Day Low Below $8K

Bitcoin's price has slipped below $8,000 on Wednesday, reaching its 35-day low since Apr. 18 within just an hour after the trading entered morning session (UTC), data from CoinDesk's Bitcoin Price Index shows.

After steadily climbing up to nearly $10,000 on May 6, the price of the world's largest cryptocurrency by trading volume has been on a gradual decline since then towards a current low at $7,876, reflecting a 20 percent drop over the past two weeks.

The price has b...


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Economics Nobel Laureate Robert Shiller Examines Bitcoin in Historical Context

Economics Nobel Laureate Robert Shiller Examines Bitcoin in Historical Context

Professor Robert Shiller, who received the 2013 Nobel prize in economics and is famous for the Case-Shiller Index, published an article on Monday talking about the way the allure of bitcoin fits previous attempts to reinvent money.

Also Read:  Crypto Revolution Starts Reshaping Global Politics

Historical Precedents

The main question Shiller was trying to answer is how cryptocurrency users can maintain a high level of enthusiasm in the face of constant warnings that it’s al...


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Argentinian Bank Now Using Bitcoin For Cross-Border Transactions

Argentinian Bank Now Using Bitcoin For Cross-Border Transactions

Argentinian Banco Masventas (BMV), has announced a partnership Bitex to enable clients to use Bitcoin for international payments as an alternative to SWIFT, according to a Facebook post May 21. Bitex is a blockchain-based financial services provider based in Latin America.

According to BMV, the new service allows customers to transfer money from account to account in less time than traditional bank transfers. BMV states that the new service will reduce transfer time...


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Golix Exchange Files Lawsuit Against Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe’s Cryptocurrency Ban

Golix Exchange Files Lawsuit Against Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe’s Cryptocurrency Ban

On May 13 2018, the Reserve Bank Of Zimbabwe (RBZ) issued guidelines in a circular that detailed cryptocurrency activities taking place within the country are now banned. The RBZ further stated that domestic digital currency operations had sixty days to become compliant. Local reports now reveal the Zimbabwe-based cryptocurrency exchange Golix plans to take the central bank to court for banning digital assets, as the firm emphasizes that the RBZ has no authority to ban cryptocurrencies across...


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US: Crypto Could Pose a Problem for Candidates Seeking Security Clearances

US: Crypto Could Pose a Problem for Candidates Seeking Security Clearances

The recognition of Bitcoin as a form of foreign currency could potentially have an impact on decisions in recruiting new employees to the US Department of Defence (DoD), Bloomberg reported May 22.

The Pentagon’s chief concern is whether investment in cryptocurrencies indicates criminal intent or constitutes an increased predisposition toward risky personal behavior. This could detrimentally affect a job candidate’s profile should the DoD be considering them for a se...


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Bitcoin Owning Contractors With U.S. Security Clearance May be Flagged ‘Risky’

Bitcoin Owning Contractors With U.S. Security Clearance May be Flagged ‘Risky’

According to multiple reports, the Pentagon and the Defense Department are debating on whether or not cryptocurrency ownership is a problem for those who have U.S. security clearances and those applying for these privileges. The U.S. agencies may define digital currency owners as a ‘security risk’ in order to protect foreign and domestic classified information.

Also read: BCH Miners Discuss Funding Development With a Fraction of Block Rewards    

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Bitcoin Pizza Day: 8 Years Later – Where Can You Buy Pizza With Bitcoin?

Bitcoin Pizza Day: 8 Years Later – Where Can You Buy Pizza With Bitcoin?

Bitcoin Pizza Day is celebrated annually by the Bitcoin and cryptocurrency community - marking an important, yet comical milestone for the virtual currency.

8 years ago, a user paid for two pizzas using Bitcoin, in what is hailed as the first ever instance that the cryptocurrency was used to pay for goods.

The moment is immortalized online in a Bitcointalk.org forum, where a programmer called Laszlo Hanyecz confirmed that he’d bought two pizza for 10...


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CFTC Publishes Advisory On Listing Cryptocurrency Derivatives

CFTC Publishes Advisory On Listing Cryptocurrency Derivatives

The United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has issued an advisory for exchanges and clearinghouses providing guidance pertaining to the assessment and listing of cryptocurrency derivatives.

Also Read: Bitcoin in Brief Tuesday: Crypto Revolution Starts Reshaping Global Politics

CFTC Issues Advisory Regarding Cryptocurrency Derivatives

The CFTC’s Division of Market Oversight (DMO) and Division of Clearing and Risk (DCR) have issued a “joint staff advisory that g...


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Bitcoin Price Struggles After Blockchain Week, Possible New Regulatory Pressure

Bitcoin Price Struggles After Blockchain Week, Possible New Regulatory Pressure

Cryptocurrencies continue to slow down today as all major coins are in the red on Tuesday. Bitcoin (BTC) is struggling for gains above $8,500 following concerns over increased regulation according to Naeem Aslam, chief market analyst at Think Markets:

“The recent selloff has come from the news out of China that the ICO [initial coin offering] market is still very active and there are fears that China will further increase the strict regulation.”

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