Cryptocurrency News

US Law Enforcement Wants Blockchain Surveillance Tools for Privacy Coins

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has published its 2019 fiscal year pre-solicitation document. Throughout the 27-page letter, the organization explains that it wants to dedicate resources toward creating blockchain,

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Bitcoin Price Will Hit New All-Time Highs in 2019: Quoine CEO

Bitcoin price will likely reclaim or surpass its all-time high by the end of 2019, guesstimated Mike Kayamori. The Quoine chief told Bloomberg in an interview that while it is difficult to predict how much time bitcoin would take to establish a new peak,

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“Blockchain for Europe” Launched by Leading Global Blockchain Companies

Four leading global blockchain companies (EMURGO/Cardano), Fetch.AI, NEM and Ripple) have recently come together to establish an association representing blockchain originating,

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New York Financial Regulators Approve Blockchain Payments System

The Department of Financial Services of New York (NYDFS) has authorized a blockchain-based digital platform offered by a local bank, an official NYDFS. NYDFS superintendent Maria T. Vullo announced today,

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Air Force Grad School Launches Blockchain Demo Site

The Air Force Institute of Technology (AFIT), a graduate school run by the U.S. Air Force, has launched an educational tool for blockchain. Modern Materials Handling magazine reported Monday that the school had launched a free,

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Japanese Financial Watchdog to Launch New ICO Regulations

Japan’s Financial Services Agency (FSA) is preparing to launch new regulations for initial coin offerings (ICOs) in a bid to increase investor protection, as per a report by local news outlet Jiji Press. Citing unidentified insiders, Jiji said that cases of fraudulent ICOs,

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Russian Marketplace Allows Users to Sell Items Priced in Cryptocurrency

A new Russian online marketplace that allows users to buy and sell goods and services priced in cryptocurrency has rapidly expanded in recent months. The Mentalmarket website has been publishing a growing number,

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Could South Korea Follow Japan in Allowing Private Crypto ICOs?

On November 26, the Financial Services Agency (FSA) of Japan held an internal meeting to discuss the possibility of allowing private crypto initial coin offering (ICO) projects. Nikkei exclusively reported that local financial authorities,

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Guest Post: How To Open Bank Account for Crypto Business – a Detailed Survey

We at the TRASTRA team were in a long search for a bank to open operational and current accounts – but like many other crypto startups, we found we encountered a lot of obstacles on our way. Thus…. this article. We have gathered,

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Singapore: State Agency Backs Blockchain Accelerator Launched by Venture Capital Firm

Singaporean governmental body Enterprise Singapore, along with other partners, has supported a new blockchain accelerator launched by a local venture,

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Treasury Official: Global Regulators Must Follow US Lead in Crypto Enforcement

A senior U.S. official has called on the crypto industry and the wide global financial sphere to take steps to prevent malicious actors from using the tech for illicit purposes. Speaking at the American,

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Crypto, Blockchain Should Adapt to US Securities Laws, not Contrariwise, SEC Chairman Says

The United States should not adjust its securities laws to meet the characteristics of new technologies such as blockchain, because the rules have been working very well for several decades,

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