Japan's crypto exchanges have been under close regulatory scrutiny after the theft of $530 million in digital coins at Tokyo-based cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck Inc.
The new product will allow banks and payment providers the ability to process cross-border transactions faster
Interestingly, despite nearly 70 percent drop in bitcoin’s value from its all-time high achieved in December, the hash rate of Bitcoin network has increased four-fold from December level
Although relatively less common than ransomware, illegal mining had an explosive resurgence in late 2017 and early 2018
In a fresh spin, these chocolate currencies called Frankford Bitcoins are 1.42 ounces of milk chocolate wrapped in gold-coloured foil and manufactured by Frankford Candy
At the time of publishing this report, bitcoin price had stabilised and was trading at $6467. Ethereum was trading at $228
Other cryptocurrencies such as Ripple, Bitcoin Cash, EOS and Ethereum also saw a loss of 6 to 7 percent.
Rakuten first started accepting payments in the year 2015, when it integrated its US website with Bitnet, a bitcoin payment processor.
Lloyd's, is quietly providing cover against theft of cryptocurrencies
Baidu's move is in line with China’s crackdown on cryptocurrency and follows Alibaba and Tencent
The China National Fintech Risk Rectification Office has identified 124 trading platforms till now.
However, no timeline for the completion of the review has been shared as of now.
Restrictions aimed at straitjacketing virtual currencies have had the reverse impact. Despite a correction in the price of most cryptocurrencies, transactions have gone up substantially in both volume and value after the RBI’s April circular
A document, circulated online, has banned restaurants, shopping malls, restaurants, and office buildings from hosting any activity related to promotion of cryptocurrencies.
For each one of the three rejections, the SEC pointed out that "its disapproval does not rest on an evaluation of whether bitcoin, or blockchain technology more generally, has utility or value as an innovation or an investment".
The value of the market has fallen by about 75 percent ($600 billion) since January 2018.
The Virtual Commodity Association (VCA) wants to "foster financially sound, responsible and innovative virtual commodity market as per industry standards.
Atlas Protocol aims to ensure that the users would be able to control their data and only share information through an opt-in system.
He said one petro would equal $60 and have the equivalent of 360 million bolivars
The proposed amendment is yet to see an adoption, as the members have acknowledged their lack of understanding the concept in its entirety.
Clarke's tweet read, “I am really excited to be involved with Global Tech. Their ambition and drive is something that I resonated with straight away and I can’t wait to learn more about blockchain technologies.”
Michael Terpin alleged the tokens were stolen on January 7, 2018, using what he called a "digital identity theft" of his cellphone account, and AT&T was his service provider.
As per the plan, the government will spend 1.04 trillion won on big data, AI, blockchain and sharing economy, almost double that of 2018
Michael Terpin, represented by Los Angeles litigation firm Greenberg Glusker, claimed in the lawsuit that after the theft of the digital currency, his cellphone account was transferred to an international criminal gang.
Researchers at Pen Test Partners were able to send signed transactions using Bitfi, thereby fulfilling a vital requirement for the hardware wallet’s bounty programme.