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Just 4 per cent of crypto exchanges are 'trustworthy' for investors, report reveals

Cryptocurrencies | 13 Nov 2019 13:30 CET | Europe

Less than 4% of over 250 exchanges analysed by Digital Asset Research have demonstrated the integrity of pricing, volumes, valuations, and infrastructure to be deemed as ‘trustworthy’ for investors.


Alibaba join forces with Lolli for free Bitcoin allowance

Cryptocurrencies | 12 Nov 2019 12:09 CET | China, United States

China-based ecommerce company Alibaba has partnered with Bitcoin rewards shopping app Lolli, to enable its shoppers to earn 5% back in Bitcoin.


Ingenico, Pundi X partner to allow crypto transactions

Cryptocurrencies | 12 Nov 2019 12:04 CET | World

Singapore-based fintech Pundi X has completed the integration of their XPOS software with the point-of-sale (POS) APOS A8 devices of Ingenico Group.


Bitcoin Suisse, Worldline to offer crypto payments in Switzerland

Cryptocurrencies | 08 Nov 2019 10:05 CET | Switzerland

Worldline and Bitcoin Suisse have teamed up to facilitate cryptocurrency acceptance for payments at the Point of Sale and in web-shops....

Chinese banks to compete in providing China's digital currency

Cryptocurrencies | 07 Nov 2019 10:18 CET | China

Chinese commercial banks and other institutions will compete to provide the best services using China’s digital currency when the new form of money will be launched.


Lawyer behind OneCoin on trial for scamming crypto aficionados

Cryptocurrencies | 07 Nov 2019 10:16 CET | United States

The trial against Mark Scott, a US lawyer accused of laundering some of the proceeds from OneCoin, has begun in New York.


Ripple's Xpring strategically invests in Flare Networks

Cryptocurrencies | 06 Nov 2019 10:47 CET | World

Flare Networks has received a strategic investment from Ripple’s initiative to build an ecosystem around the XRP Ledger (XRPL), Xpring


Perlin, Singaporean companies & govt to launch open source blockchain commodity trade platform

Cryptocurrencies | 06 Nov 2019 09:33 CET | Singapore

Perlin, large companies in Singapore, and the government have teamed up to develop an open-sourced blockchain trade platform (ICC TradeFlow platform)....

Microsoft to launch platform for minting enterprise-ready crypto tokens

Cryptocurrencies | 05 Nov 2019 13:33 CET | World

Microsoft has announced the Azure Blockchain Tokens platform that aims to build blockchain tokens in the cloud as easy as plugging in a printer....

British Tax Authority releases crypto guidance for businesses and enterprises

Cryptocurrencies | 05 Nov 2019 13:27 CET | United Kingdom

Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has issued guidance for businesses and enterprises for crypto asset exchange tokens following up a year-old promise, according to CoinDesk....

Huobi Global to freeze US accounts by mid-November

Cryptocurrencies | 05 Nov 2019 13:20 CET | United States

The cryptocurrency exchange Huobi Global has announced it would freeze all US accounts on 13 November, as a compliance step to conform to US laws and regulations.


Bittrex sued over SIM hack lawsuit

Cryptocurrencies | 04 Nov 2019 11:02 CET | United States

Bittrex, a cryptocurrency exchange, has been sued over a SIM swap that netted criminals 100 Bitcoin, currently worth nearly USD 1 million....

Association of German Banks demands a digital Euro

Cryptocurrencies | 04 Nov 2019 10:55 CET | Germany

The Association of German Banks has published its position on digital currency, saying a ‘crypto-based digital Euro’ should be launched....

New protocol to prevent fraud revealed by Bitcoin exchange Bisq

Cryptocurrencies | 01 Nov 2019 13:11 CET | World

Non-KYC, P2P exchange Bisq has announced the launch of a revised trade protocol to help facilitate safety and trust on its platform.


Amid China's blockchain push, Binance announces Beijing office

Cryptocurrencies | 01 Nov 2019 09:55 CET | China

Binance, a Malta-based cryptocurrency exchange, has announced opening an office in Beijing, according to CoinDesk....

Biometric cybersecurity startup receives funding from Ripple

Cryptocurrencies | 31 Oct 2019 11:11 CET | Japan

Keyless, a cybersecurity startup, has received USD 2.2 million to expand a security product that unlocks access to users’ private keys with encrypted biometric data....

China develops certification system for digital payments and blockchain products

Cryptocurrencies | 30 Oct 2019 10:50 CET | China

China’s central bank, the People’s Bank of China, has developed a new verification system called the Certification of Fintech Products....

China's president praises blockchain tech's possibilities

Cryptocurrencies | 29 Oct 2019 12:14 CET | China

Chinese President Xi Jinping has given a speech embracing blockchain technology and calling on his country to advance development in the field.


Bakkt to roll out consumer-facing app for crypto payments

Cryptocurrencies | 29 Oct 2019 10:20 CET | World

Bakkt has announced plans to launch a consumer-facing app to enable retail customers transact with cryptocurrencies....

Tron, Simplex join forces for TRX purchase

Cryptocurrencies | 28 Oct 2019 13:12 CET | World

Blockchain-based decentralised platform Tron has announced a new partnership with the provider of fraudless crypto payment company Simplex....

Crypto Derivatives section to be launched by CoinGecko

Cryptocurrencies | 28 Oct 2019 10:55 CET | World

CoinGecko has announced it is releasing a Derivatives section to display aggregated metrics for crypto derivative products.


Huobi Japan receives USD 4.6 mln from Tokyo-listed financial services company

Cryptocurrencies | 28 Oct 2019 10:44 CET | Japan

Huobi Japan has received almost USD 4.6 million in investment from Financial Products Group (FPG), a Tokyo-listed company....

Crypto custody provider Anchorage launches voting platform

Cryptocurrencies | 25 Oct 2019 09:50 CET | United States

Visa-backed crypto custodian Anchorage has launched governance voting platform for Maker holders to offer support for more coins coming.


SoftBank, IBM to develop cross-carrier blockchain payments

Cryptocurrencies | 24 Oct 2019 13:37 CET | Asia

SoftBank has teamed up with IBM to develop cross-carrier blockchain solutions....

Cashaa rolls out banking solution for Indian crypto owners

Cryptocurrencies | 23 Oct 2019 10:55 CET | India

Cashaa, a banking services platform, has launched a solution for Indian crypto owners facing banking restrictions imposed by the country’s central bank, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI)....


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