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Big players are expanding into key cryptocurrency markets – with Japan and Argentina welcoming new exchanges. In Japan, chat app giant Line has officially launched its new exchange platform. The platform is named Bitmax, and is officially operated by Line’s Tokyo-based subsidiary LVC. The company obtained operating permission from the...
NEO is one of the most promising cryptocurrencies, which attract the attention of both aspiring and seasoned investors. Since 2017, NEO has gone through significant changes of highs and lows. At the time of writing, the cryptocurrency is valued at $9.85 USD on CoinMarketCap. If you are looking into...
36-year old Ethereum (ETH) developer Virgil Griffith, who's facing up to 20 years in prison for allegedly helping North Korea avoid sanctions, is now represented by Brian Klein, high-stakes trial attorney and partner at Los Angeles-Based law firm Baker Marquart. "I now represent Virgil Griffith and am very pleased that...
In an open letter to the U.S. Congress, Ripple executives urged the lawmakers to support crypto regulation that does not disadvantage U.S. companies and does not paint crypto assets with "a broad brush." "We urge you to support regulation <...> that <...> classifies digital currencies in a way that recognizes...
PayPal, one of the most popular payments transfer systems, could be affected if it doesn’t adapt to the competitive crypto and blockchain market. There are many startups and firms that are developing new crypto-related products that would have an impact on PayPal’s market performance. In a recent interview with...
Bitcoin price failed to break the USD 6,850 resistance and corrected lower. Ripple price corrected below USD 0.700, but it remains supported near USD 0.500. Most altcoins like ethereum, bitcoin cash and litecoin are showing signs of a correction. This past week, there were decent gains in bitcoin, ethereum...
Electronics giant LG has confirmed that it is considering the release of a blockchain-powered smartphone – confirming earlier reports. Per a report from media outlet Fn News, an LG spokesperson stated, “We are preparing the necessary technology required to enable the use of blockchain technology on mobile phones.” The media outlet...
Brazilian regulatory authority CADE (The Administrative Council for Economic Defense) is currently investigating some of top banks in Brazil over allegations of trying to establish monopoly over trading activity surrounding Cryptocurrencies.  A total of six major banks are currently under investigation. It is said that the main banks are...
Ethereum has seen a 7.35% price increase over the past 24 hours of trading. The cryptocurrency is currently exchanging hands at price of $226.90 after experiencing a further 7.61% price increase over the past 7 trading dyas. Excitement is brewing for Ethereum as the team announces Ethereum 2.0, known as...
The popular Russian social media platform VKontakte (VK) could be developing its own digital currency. The information was released by the local news outlet RNS a few days ago. This is not the first large social media company that wants to release its own digital currency. Telegram is also...