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Japan’s Monex Group Launching Crypto Exchange in the US
Monex Group, a major Japanese financial services company and the parent company of cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck, has unveiled its plan to launch a crypto exchange in the U.S. next quarter....
Posted on December 13, 2018
Tipping App Gitcash Returns With Plans to ‘Make It Rain’ BCH on Github
The Gitcash project has re-launched this week after taking a brief hiatus following the Bitcoin Cash hard fork. After returning, the Github tipping application has released a new splitting...
Posted on December 13, 2018
French Lawmakers Propose Lower Electricity Rates for Cryptocurrency Miners
Two French legislators have made a number of proposals aimed at turning France into a leading force in the development of the industry built around cryptocurrencies. One of the...
Posted on December 13, 2018
Digital Currency Platform Revolut Receives European Banking License
On Thursday, Dec. 13, digital payments platform Revolut announced that the company has been approved for a banking license in Europe by the region’s central bank. According to Revolut,...
Posted on December 13, 2018
Password Manager App Dashlane Mocks Cryptocurrency Owners
Having strong passwords is important for everyone in today’s world as it is full of hackers and other cyber criminals. And as cryptocurrency is value stored in code, it...
Posted on December 13, 2018
Study Finds Less Than 15% of Team Members in ICO Startups Are Women
A new study confirms the crypto industry has a lot of progress to make to bridge the gender gap. It shows that startups conducting ICOs are still markedly male-dominated...
Posted on December 13, 2018
Shakepay App Turns Spare Change Into Fractions of BTC
Canadians can now gradually accumulate small fractions of BTC by rounding up their everyday debit card purchases with a mobile application called Shakepay. The company launched in 2015 operates...
Posted on December 13, 2018
The Daily: Uber Meets Bitcoin, Basis Stablecoin Shuts Down
In Thursday’s installment of The Daily, we report on a highly anticipated stablecoin project that’s failed before it’s even launched, and explore the strangely centralized world of crypto Twitter....
Posted on December 13, 2018
P2P Markets Report: Latin American Markets Continue to Post Record Volume
This past week has seen Latin American peer-to-peer markets continue to set records for trade volume. For the week ending Dec. 8, Argentina and Venezuela posted a new record...
Posted on December 13, 2018
Benchmark University Study Shines a Spotlight on Crypto Assets
Judge Business School, a subsidiary of the University of Cambridge, has published its second annual report into the cryptoconomy. Its inaugural report surfaced in April 2017, just as crypto...
Posted on December 13, 2018
Zebpay Exchange Now Live in 21 European Countries
Zebpay, formerly one of India’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges, has launched in Europe. Euro deposits, withdrawals, and trading are now live in 21 countries. While the exchange is not accepting...
Posted on December 13, 2018
Japanese Exchange Bitpoint Launches Trading Platform in Panama
On Wednesday Dec. 12, Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Bitpoint announced the launch of a crypto-to-fiat trading platform in Panama. The regulatory-compliant exchange will offer USD pairs with top cryptocurrencies like...
Posted on December 12, 2018
Google Trends Reveals One of the Top Questions of 2018 — ‘What Is Bitcoin?’
Google has just published its annual Year in Search query statistics for 2018 and the biggest question of last year was “What is Bitcoin?” According to Google Trends, searches...
Posted on December 12, 2018
Report: Lightning Network Still Way off Being Ready for Commercial Use
The Lightning Network (LN) is a second-layer protocol that was long promised as a solution to BTC’s scalability problem. However, the off-chain system is still very far from being...
Posted on December 12, 2018
Allianz Global Investors CEO Calls for Cryptocurrencies to Be Outlawed
The head of one of Europe’s largest asset managers, Allianz Global, has called for global regulators to “outlaw” crypto assets. The outburst from CEO Andreas Utermann came during a panel...
Posted on December 12, 2018
Former Mt. Gox CEO Could Face 10 Years in Jail Over Embezzlement
Japanese prosecutors are seeking a 10-year jail term for Mark Karpeles, the former CEO of Mt. Gox. The embattled Frenchman, who has been previously accused of diverting company money...
Posted on December 12, 2018
BCH Devs Discuss Securing Instant Transactions With the Avalanche Protocol
Over the last couple of weeks, the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) community has been talking fervently about zero-confirmation transactions and a new pre-consensus mechanism called Avalanche. On Monday, Openbazaar developer...
Posted on December 12, 2018
Bitwala Begins Offering Bank Accounts With Bitcoin Wallet and Debit Card
Cryptocurrency banking provider Bitwala has started offering its banking service to cryptocurrency users in Germany, starting with 40,000 pre-registered customers. A spokesperson for the company has shared details with...
Posted on December 12, 2018