CoolBitX’s Business Development Head recently shared exclusive insights regarding impact of KYC on crypto industry with CryptoGlobe.
Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong recently spoke in an AMA where he explained his desire to build the exchange beyond trading. Armstrong envisions Coinbase as a platform for cryptocurrency adoption and growth, in addition to being a model for other companies to exemplify.
According to multiple sources, the digital assets arm of brokerage giant Fidelity has officially applied for a Trust License in the state of New York. Gaining approval would broaden the number of services available to its institutional client base.
When introducing Libra to the global audience, Facebook was clear that part of their motivation in designing, building and launching the new coin was to spread access to finance to some of the world’s poorest communities.
A new blockchain start-up called Diana is promising to offer tokenized real estate on the moon. The developers of the project are hoping to establish a Decentralized Autonomous Organization (DAO) to share ownership of, and responsibilities for the moon.
Smartphone maker Samsung has denied any connection to Samsung Coin, despite a trademark filing emerging for the new technology. The South Korea-based company has supported cryptocurrency in the past with its Galaxy S10 built-in wallet, but has not announced plans to issue a native token.
A hacker from Tel Aviv was indicted for his alleged involvement in the theft of $1.75 million in cryptocurrency. The hacker is facing charges of theft, fraud, aggravated counterfeiting, use of a forged document, perjury, money laundering, as well as other computer law and tax code violations.
An experienced software developer explains the difference between Cosmos and Polkadot, both of which are platforms designed to enhance blockchain interoperability.
A $30 million lawsuit has been filed against a troubled cryptocurrency that claimed to be backed by diamonds. The owners of two diamond companies are behind the lawsuit, and they say that the scammers defrauded over 300 other investors.
Bitcoin was the top-performing cryptocurrency for Q2 2019 and improved upon its market dominance over altcoins. In addition, the original cryptocurrency overtook “stocks” in total Google search volume, a bullish indicator that last occurred during the all-time price high.
Japan is in the process of creating a global cryptocurrency network for payments that will compete with the industry leader SWIFT. According to an anonymous source, the network is set to go live in the next couple of years and will be used to combat global money laundering.
Independent research boutique Fundstrat released on Friday (July 19) a report on Bakkt Institutional Digital Asset Summit (July 18); one of the many interesting takeaways was that the full launch of the Bakkt platform is expected is to take place later this quarter.
A new cryptocurrency was born on Friday: Ycash was spawned in a so-called “friendly-fork” of Zcash and aspires to “empower local communities to take control over the money they earn, spend and save”.
The San Francisco-based cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has quietly pulled the plug on its Bundle product, which allowed users to buy a basket of cryptocurrencies with fiat.
Every new concept has its critics and there’s none so vehemently opposed to cryptocurrencies as New York University academic Nouriel Roubini, who has just taken his most vicious swipe yet at the emerging asset class.