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Binance: restricted access for Japanese citizens
Binance: restricted access for Japanese citizens

In an announcement of 15 January on the Japanese Binance support website, the exchange revealed that it would restrict access to the Japanese people at an unspecified later date. The restriction is to be introduced gradually and details will be disclosed at a later date, as announced. There are cu...

Published at: 2020-01-17


Congress bill: tax exemption for crypto users
Congress bill: tax exemption for crypto users

W Kongresie Stanów Zjednoczonych został ponownie wprowadzony projekt ustawy mającej na celu zwolnienie z opodatkowania osobistych transakcji walutowych o charakterze crypto w odniesieniu do zysków kapitałowych.  Ustawa "Sprawiedliwość podatkowa w odniesieniu do wirtualnej waluty...

Published at: 2020-01-17


Will the change of Russian Prime Minister bring about changes in the crypto sector?
Will the change of Russian Prime Minister bring about changes in the crypto sector?

According to the national news service RIA Novosti on 16 January, Mikhail Mishustin - who was confirmed today as Prime Minister - noted several key priorities for his work and outlined the need for institutional reforms in Russia. Mishustin issued a statement after the government and former Russian...

Published at: 2020-01-17


Next investitions in Petro
Next investitions in Petro

Venezuela will soon sell oil from the reserves of the state oil and gas company to its national oil crypto, Petro (PTR). The President of Venezuela, Nicolas Maduro, has signed a decree on the sale of 4.5 million barrels of oil from certified reserves of 30 million barrels maintained by Petroleum of...

Published at: 2020-01-16


Building sold on Blockchain
Building sold on Blockchain

The building on the prestigious Banhofstrasse in Zurich, Switzerland, was successfully marked and sold on blockchain today.   The new owner of the building is the Swiss real estate investment company BrickMarket. The company issued bonded cryptographic tokens, which figuratively represent the...

Published at: 2020-01-16


United Nations about crypto conference in North Korea
United Nations about crypto conference in North Korea

The United Nations has warned that participation in the cryptokurrency conference in North Korea in February could constitute a breach of sanctions, according to a report by Reuters of 15 January. The report follows last week's accusation by the Ethereum Foundation researcher Virgil Griffith of con...

Published at: 2020-01-16


Kidnapping of a crypto businessman in Thailand
Kidnapping of a crypto businessman in Thailand

Singaporean Mark Cheng was recently kidnapped in Thailand and was tortured for a ransom for $740,000 in Bitcoin (BTC), the South China Morning Post and another report on 14 January. After transferring all available funds of $46,000, he allegedly made a brave escape as his kidnappers were preparing...

Published at: 2020-01-15


What about the Indian crypto ban?
What about the Indian crypto ban?

The Supreme Court of India decided to delay the full resolution of the high-profile case against the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), which prohibited banks from operating crypto business. As previously reported, the Indian crypto stock exchanges and other companies in the industry have been facing a m...

Published at: 2020-01-15


Visa acquired Plaid
Visa acquired Plaid

Visa acquired the financial company Plaid for 5.3 billion dollars according to a press release published on 13th January. According to a press release published on 13th January Plaid has created a network that allows users to easily connect their financial accounts to applications they use to manag...

Published at: 2020-01-15


Olive Oil Producer with Blockchain
Olive Oil Producer with Blockchain

CHO, one of the largest olive oil producers in the southern Mediterranean, announced on 14 January that it is using IBM blockchain technology to ensure the traceability of its Terra Delyssa extra virgin olive oil. The company is the latest major food supplier to join IBM's Food Trust Network. The u...

Published at: 2020-01-14


OneGold allow crypto users to buy gold
OneGold allow crypto users to buy gold

OneGold, an online marketplace for the purchase, sale and redemption of precious metals, announced on January 13th a partnership with BitPay that will allow crypto users to purchase gold and other precious metals on Android and iOS devices.  Thanks to its integration with BitPay - Bitcoin's le...

Published at: 2020-01-14


Telegram commitments to SEC
Telegram commitments to SEC

The telegram will reveal bank details that the U.S. Securities Commission believes are inappropriate to offer Gram Tokens worth $1.7 billion.  From January 13th to February 26th, the Telegram will have time to provide the court with bank records that the court denied the SEC in an earlier ruli...

Published at: 2020-01-14


Travala Accepst USDT
Travala Accepst USDT

Crypto-friendly hotel booking giant Travala now accepts payments from the controversial cryptocurrency leader.    On January 10, Travala announced that the Tether (USDT) is now a form of payment in its two million related properties.  In addition to Tether, Travala also accepts paym...

Published at: 2020-01-14


Blockchain Company to help the Cashmere Industry
Blockchain Company to help the Cashmere Industry

Convergence.tech in Toronto has successfully completed a blockchain-based pilot project to help Mongolian nomadic shepherds track and certify sustainable cashmere. The supply chain project, which was conducted in cooperation with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), is supported by the...

Published at: 2020-01-13


New Leander In volume of Bitcoin Transactions
New Leander In volume of Bitcoin Transactions

For the first time since 2013, the United States is no longer a major recipient of US dollar priced bitcoins (BTCs) as Singapore took the lead in 2019. According to the Crystal Blockchain analytics service, as of December 5, 2019, users from all over the world have sent USD 8.58 billion worth of BT...

Published at: 2020-01-13


Predictions regarding Ethereum 2.0
Predictions regarding Ethereum 2.0

According to ConsenSys co-founder Andrew Keys, Ethereum's Serenity will begin operations by the end of this year. However, given the current state of development, few share his excitement. In a position dated 7th January published on the ConsenSys website, Andrew Keys shared his predictions for 202...

Published at: 2020-01-13


Interpol and Crypto Company to fight Cryptojacking
Interpol and Crypto Company to fight Cryptojacking

Interpol cooperated with Trend Micro, a cyber security company, to reduce the phenomenon of cryptographic intrusions affecting MikroTik routers in South-East Asia, according to a press release on January 8. Although this cooperation has reduced the number of affected devices by 78%, it is unlikely t...

Published at: 2020-01-10


New Malvare from North Korea
New Malvare from North Korea

A group of Lazarus hackers, allegedly sponsored by the North Korean government, used new viruses to steal crypto. A major cyber security company, Kaspersky, reported on January 8th that Lazarus has redoubled its efforts to infect Mac and Windows users' computers. The group was using a modified ope...

Published at: 2020-01-10


Canadian investition in crypto mining
Canadian investition in crypto mining

Canadian engineering firm DMG Blockchain Solutions has installed 1000 new Bitcoin (BTC) mining machines at its Christina Lake mining site in British Columbia.  In a press release on January 6, DMG purchased new mining machinery from the Chinese mining giant Bitmain with a total power consumpti...

Published at: 2020-01-10


South Korean crypto recommendations
South Korean crypto recommendations

The South Korean Presidential Committee for the Fourth Industrial Revolution (PCFIR) recommended that the government allow financial institutions to market crypto-based financial products. The local English-speaking BusinessKorea news bulletin reported on January 6 that the committee recommended th...

Published at: 2020-01-07


China is closer to development of digital currency
China is closer to development of digital currency

China's central bank, People's Bank of China (PBoC), reports that it is "progressing smoothly" with the development of the government-backed digital currency. The Bank issued its statement during a working conference that took place in Beijing on 2nd and 3rd January, according to an official announ...

Published at: 2020-01-07


Travel indystry increases after providing crypto
Travel indystry increases after providing crypto

Thanks to the cooperation with Booking.com, Travala company recorded an increase in revenue in December by over 33.5% month to month. According to an entry published on the company's official blog on January 1, Travala also recorded a total monthly number of overnight stays booked on the site in De...

Published at: 2020-01-07


IMF recommendations to the Philippines
IMF recommendations to the Philippines

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) encouraged the Central Bank of Philippines to explore the possibility of starting data collection on cross-border flows of crypto assets. The IMF presented this recommendation in a technical assistance report published on 30 December 2019 and based on data from...

Published at: 2020-01-03


Will the ETH increase?
Will the ETH increase?

Several analysts predicted large profits for cryptocurtain number two according to the market ceiling, Ethereum, over the next few months. One of them even suggested repeating its 100% prediction from the beginning of last year, in a tweet for January 1st. Last week, analyst Manu Naik pointed out t...

Published at: 2020-01-03


Bitman Reductions
Bitman Reductions

The giant mining the cryptic Bitmain currency is reportedly planning to reduce employment by another fifty percent. On December 2, the Chinese daily Wushuo Blockchain reported that the mining equipment manufacturer Bitcoin (BTC) Bitmain has launched a "staff optimisation plan" that will allow it to...

Published at: 2020-01-03