Japan’s regulatory Financial Services Agency (FSA) looks set to beef up its policing of the country’s cryptocurrency exchanges. Per a report from Japanese media outlet Crypto Watch, the FSA wants to revise more laws and bolster cooperation with overseas authorities. Exchanges will be cheered by the fact that the FSA has...
CO2 emissions are currently estimated to be around 55 billion tonnes per year. Even if we reduce it to zero in the next decade, the long-term warming impact is estimated to be 1.5 to 2 degrees Celsius. Changes in sea level, food production, and public health will all suffer...
Venezuela is reportedly using cryptocurrencies like bitcoin to sidestep American sanctions using a Florida-based company – while the country’s financial regulator has green-lighted wide-reaching crypto pay measures for its own Petro token. Per a report published earlier this week by Spain’s ABC, travelers to Caracas airport are increasingly choosing to...
Poland’s competition regulator the UOKiK has warned the public about against the alleged scamcoin DasCoin. The watchdog also orders the token’s operator to cease its “illegal activities.” The token was exposed as a scam in May last year, following on from a probe into the DasCoin creators instigated by Polish...
After bitcoin fell below USD 8,000 yesterday, with altcoins following it, there seems to be a rebound today – led by EOS and Stellar's XLM. After the number one currency by market capitalisation plunged to the USD 8,000 level earlier this week, it went further down yesterday, taking the total...
Japanese financial giant and long-time Ripple partner SBI has struck a deal with OneConnect, part of the Chinese insurance giant Ping An Group. The companies have agreed to launch a recently formed company in Japan, with the aim of revitalizing smaller, regional Japanese banks using blockchain technology and fintech...
The move from fiat currencies to new central bank digital currencies appears to be gaining traction, as one of Europe’s biggest central banks admitted that (unspecified) parts of Bitcoin’s underlying technology could be used in creating a new type of currency. The paper, which was written by the Dutch National...
Things haven't been easy of late for Bitmain. After CoinDesk revealed the China-based crypto mining giant was planning an initial public offering (IPO) for September, the company has faced a wave of perhaps unprecedented scrutiny. On social media, allegations emerged Bitmain was everything from insolvent to presenting a rosy outlook for...
PureGold is a gold oriented business with 10 years of experience in minting gold coins and bars which was founded in Singapore back in 2010 has adopted blockchain technology to create a gold-backed cryptocurrency payment gateway.  The token would enable users to make payments against real physical gold. The decentralized...
The Global Crypto Alliance (GCA) is excited to announce the upcoming launch of its Initial Exchange Offering for CALL, the first ever ERC777 token, on the next-generation cryptocurrency exchange P2PB2B. GCA believes this to be the vital next step in advancing our project to achieve our goals. This is...