Japanese Regulator Unveils Crypto Regulation Updates
Sep17

Japanese Regulator Unveils Crypto Regulation Updates

Japan’s financial regulator has recently unveiled the current state of the crypto regulations in the country. Three crypto operators are currently being reviewed. With 160 companies wanting to enter the space, the regulator plans to add more personnel to help review new applicants. In addition, a self-regulatory plan for crypto exchanges has also been submitted to the regulator. Also read: 160 Crypto Exchanges Seek to Enter...

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Exchanges Round-Up: Coinbase to Hire 130, EF Hutton Backs Acex Exchange
Sep17

Exchanges Round-Up: Coinbase to Hire 130, EF Hutton Backs Acex Exchange

In cryptocurrency exchange news, Coinbase plans to hire 130 additional staff at its New York office by the end of 2019, a recently announced exchange which will be backed EF Hutton has declared that it will launch before January 2019, and Digifinex has announced that it will replace its USDT pairings for TUSD. Also Read: Growing Number of Indian Crypto Exchanges Say Fiat Support Is Back Despite RBI Ban  Coinbase NYC Office...

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Google Security Expert Warns Against Bitcoin Bragging Online
Sep17

Google Security Expert Warns Against Bitcoin Bragging Online

Mark Risher, Google’s director of product management, Google Identity, account security, and spam & abuse, recently urged cryptocurrency investors not to brag about their virtual currency holdings online. Also Read: Netherlands’ Largest Bank ING Group Fined $900M for Money Laundering Google Security Expert Cautions Traders Against Boasting Online In a recent interview with CNBC, Google security lead, Mark Risher,...

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Nigerian President Demands HSBC Bank Return $100M in Stolen Money
Sep17

Nigerian President Demands HSBC Bank Return $100M in Stolen Money

Decentralised cryptocurrencies like bitcoin are anathema to traditional banking. Bitcoin allows people to trade directly with each other, bypassing banks, the conventional middlemen. Banks make money by charging fees for the services they provide, including keeping one’s money in a bank. It is no surprise, therefore, that they hate cryptocurrency. But banks aren’t guiltless, they have facilitated some of the most egregious...

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Growing Number of Indian Crypto Exchanges Say Fiat Support Is Back Despite RBI Ban
Sep17

Growing Number of Indian Crypto Exchanges Say Fiat Support Is Back Despite RBI Ban

A growing number of crypto exchanges in India have announced the return of fiat deposit and withdrawal support despite the crypto banking ban imposed by the country’s central bank. Several other exchanges in the country also allow their users to use Indian rupees to buy and cash out cryptocurrencies through their exchange-escrow peer-to-peer (P2P) services. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space...

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