new york taxi regulations bitcoin
Bitcoin Businesses

New York Regulator Issues BitLicense to NYDIG For Custody and Trading

New York State Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) has approved cryptocurrency-related company NYDIG’s application for a digital currency license and a money transmission...

Georgi Georgiev | Nov 15, 2018 | 09:00
News

Pure Bit Bamboozles Investors in $2.7 Million ICO Exit Scam

Pure Bit lured investors in with promises of a rewarding ICO then mysteriously vanished, taking 13,000 worth of ETH with them. There’s a Sucker Born Every Minute The South Korean...

Eustace Cryptus | Nov 13, 2018 | 10:00
Decentralized Exchanges Can’t Escape the SEC, Warns its Cyber Chief
Ethereum

Decentralized Exchanges Can’t Escape the SEC, Warns Its Cyber Chief

The U.S Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has filed charges in the first-ever case involving a decentralized Ethereum-based exchange. The head of the SEC’s new cyber unit has...

Melanie Kramer | Nov 10, 2018 | 21:00
BTC
Bitcoin

Ex-Goldman Sachs Partner Says BTC Price Will Top $20K in 2019

What is it with billionaires and Bitcoin predictions? 2018 has been filled with predictions, revisions, and retractions. Here’s another one from Mike Novogratz. Lower Highs Are the...

Eustace Cryptus | Nov 06, 2018 | 06:00
Bitcoin

Bulgarian Officials Caught Accepting Bitcoin Bribes to Issue...

A handful of Bulgarian officials were busted accepting Bitcoin bribes for illegally issued passports. Busted! A trio of Bulgarian officials was recently arrested for accepting bribes...

Eustace Cryptus | Nov 04, 2018 | 16:00
Japan
Emerging Markets

Japan’s Financial Regulator Says Stablecoins Are Not...

The lack of uniformity in stablecoins has led Japan’s Financial Services Agency (FSA) to conclude that stablecoins are not cryptocurrency. Not All Digital Assets Are Created Equal...

Eustace Cryptus | Oct 30, 2018 | 12:00
FinTech

UK Fintech Industry Slams Govt’s ‘Blunt Instrument...

The UK could compromise its fintech sector with “very blunt instrument” regulation currently under consideration, a new report from several industry entities warns...

Wilma Woo | Oct 29, 2018 | 12:00
Bank of Japan Says Its Role Would Be 'Sharply Reduced' by Mainstream Cryptocurrency
News

Bank of Japan Admits Its Role Would Be ‘Sharply Reduced’...

A top-level executive from the Bank of Japan (BOJ) revealed that the country’s central bank doesn’t plan to issue a digital currency. The BOJ justifies this decision by identifying...

Georgi Georgiev | Oct 23, 2018 | 14:00
News

Albania Wants To Create ‘Shocking Novelty’ Cryptocurrency...

The government of Albania has signaled that it wants to turn the country into a cryptocurrency-friendly jurisdiction in a new pivot to embrace the sector. Gov’t ‘Exploring...

Wilma Woo | Oct 22, 2018 | 20:00
Chinese Government May Wield Power to Destroy Bitcoin
News

China Wants To Stop Anonymous Blockchain Use: Reports

New cybersecurity rules currently out for public consultation in China would notionally force users to provide their real identity to use any kind of Blockchain-based service...

Wilma Woo | Oct 22, 2018 | 08:00
News

Financial Stability Board Pinpoints 4 Key Areas Crypto Needs to Clean...

The Financial Stability Board (FSB) has warned that in the future, crypto-asset markets could disrupt the security of financial markets. The organization plans to closely monitor the...

Eustace Cryptus | Oct 11, 2018 | 07:00

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