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Bitcoin Trader on US Sanctions Blacklist Says He's Innocent
An Iranian bitcoin trader, Ghorbaniyan was among the wallet holders whose names and blockchain addresses were added to the U.S. Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control sanctions list last week.
Bitcoin Will 'Surpass' All-Time Price Highs by End of 2019, Says Quoine CEO
The CEO of Japanese fintech firm and crypto exchange operator Quoine has said he believes Bitcoin will "Surpass" its all-time price highs by the end of 2019, during an interview with Bloomberg Markets: Asia Dec. 4.
OKEx Launches New Bitcoin Derivative: Cryptocurrency Perpetual Swaps
Malta-based cryptocurrency exchange OKEx launched a cryptocurrency-focused Bitcoin Perpetual Swap product on December 3, 2018, during a press conference attended by CryptoSlate.
Joseph Lubin: ETH Incubator ConsenSys Gets 'Lean and Gritty' in Competitive Market
Major Ethereum blockchain startup and incubator ConsenSys plans to streamline and toughen its business style amid an increasingly "Crowded" competitive blockchain space.
Closing on $4k: Bitcoin Price Recovers From One-Week Lows
A quick recovery from one-week lows seen today may have helped bitcoin avert a bigger sell-off, but the bulls are not out of the woods yet.
Global Retail Giant Auchan Expands Blockchain Tracking Solution to Five More Countries
Global retail giant Auchan is expanding TE-FOOD's blockchain solution to improve the transparency of products' history, U.S.-based news agency Cision PRWeb reports today, Dec. 4.
Japanese Government to Prevent Crypto Tax Evasion With New Reporting System, Sources Say
Japan's government is seeking ways to prevent tax evasion on significant profits from cryptocurrency transactions, daily Japanese newspaper Mainichi Shimbun reports Tuesday, Dec. 4.
How Traditional Financial Instruments Are Breaking Out in the World of Crypto
The crypto market has been brutalizing of late - but many traders don't realize that there is a plethora of financial instruments out there.
Singapore Government Agency Backs New Blockchain Accelerator
Enterprise Singapore, a government agency set up to develop the startup ecosystem, is supporting a new blockchain accelerator program called Tribe Accelerator.
Major South Korea Tech Holding and ConsenSys Sign MoU to Develop Blockchain Business Hub
South Korean technological holding SK Group has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with ConsenSys for blockchain business cooperation, according to a SK Group official press release published today, Dec. 4.
Chinese Crypto Billionaire to Help Lead Hong-Kong-Listed Blockchain Firm
Veteran Chinese crypto investor Li Xiaolai has joined a blockchain firm listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange as an executive director and co-CEO, effective Dec. 3.
Ethereum Vs. TRON Battle Intensifies: Vitalik Buterin and Justin Sun Clash Over Twitter
Justin Sun and Vitalik Buterin clash once again over Twitter.
Network of Self-Service Kiosks Will Allow Public to Pay Bills and Make Purchases in Crypto
A blockchain-based company has unveiled plans to roll out a global network of self-service kiosks - enabling millions of unbanked people around the world to pay bills, make purchases and access other financial services.
US Trading Technology Firm Partners With R3 Blockchain Consortium
American trading-communications firm IPC Systems has partnered with enterprise blockchain software consortium R3, according to a press release shared with Cointelegraph Dec. 3.IPC is a trading technology service company known for producing trading turrets, which are communications systems used by financial traders on their trading desks.
Crypto Exchange OKEx Launches 'Perpetual Swap' Derivative Product
Malta-based cryptocurrency exchange OKEx has launched a new derivative product called Perpetual Swap trading, according to a press release shared with Cointelegraph Dec. 3.Perpetual Swap is a peer-to-peer, virtual derivative developed by OKex, that enables users to speculate the direction of the price of digital assets.
US Dept. of Homeland Security Takes Interest in Investigating Blockchain Transactions
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is seeking information about investigating and analyzing blockchains, including those used for privacy coins, according to a pre-solicitation notice published Nov. 30.DHS has released a proposal, which invites interested parties to comment and design applications for blockchain forensic analytics in respect to emerging cryptocurrencies.
'Lone' Bitcoin Investment Trust Below $1 Bln for First Time in 2018
Grayscale's Bitcoin Investment Trust was worth less than $1 billion for the first time this year, Diar reports Dec. 3.
G20 Members Note Crypto Regulation in Recent Declaration on Sustainable Development
The G20 mentioned crypto regulation in its recent declaration on sustainable development adopted in Argentina.
U.S. DHS Seeking "Forensic Analytics" for Tracing Zcash and Monero
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has put out a pre-solicitation request for tracing private transactions and performing blockchain analytics on cryptocurrencies, such as Zcash and Monero.
Bitcoin Faces Second Largest Difficulty Drop in History After Latest Adjustment
Bitcoin's mining difficulty saw its second largest drop in history, with a -15 percent adjustment on Monday, Dec. 3, as per data provided by major Chinese mining pool BTC.com.
Coinbase Adds Zero-Fee Cryptocurrency Withdrawals and Sells Through PayPal
In a discreet addition to Coinbase, the company has integrated PayPal for crypto to fiat withdrawals and sells.
Bitcoin, Ripple, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, Stellar, EOS, Litecoin, Cardano, Monero, TRON: Price Analysis, Dec. 3
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Japanese Exchange GMO Coin Set to Resume Bitcoin Cash Trading on ABC's Chain
GMO Coin, a Japanese cryptocurrency exchange, has resumed Bitcoin Cash trading with the BCHABC blockchain, Finance Magnates reports Dec. 3.The exchange has reportedly "Announced that it will be resuming BCH/JPY trading" tomorrow, Dec. 4.
Thailand's Revenue Departments Tests Blockchain for Tracking Value-Added Tax Payments
Thailand's Revenue Department is testing blockchain to track value-added tax payments, English-language media outlet Bangkok Post reports Dec. 3.Ekniti Nitithanprapas, director general of the Thai Revenue Department, said that the department "Wants to use blockchain technology to prevent VAT refund fraud." According to the BP, the nation is "On the path to becoming the first country to use the distributed ledger for tax probes if the technology is adopted."
South Korea's Finance Ministry Considers Taxing Crypto and ICOs, New Minister Reveals
South Korea's Finance Ministry is considering taxation on cryptocurrencies and Initial Coin Offerings, daily English-language newspaper The Korea Times reports Monday, Dec. 3.Hong Nam-ki, South Korea's new Minister of Economy and Finance as well as new Deputy Prime Minister, revealed that crypto taxation plan will be finalized according to global taxation trends in the industry.
US Government Is Interested in Tracking Privacy Coins, New Document Shows
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security wants to know if tracking transactions conducted using privacy coins is feasible.
Swiss Fintech License Allows Blockchain, Crypto Firms to Accept $100 Mln in Public Funds
The Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority has released guidelines for their new "FinTech" license, according to a FINMA official press release released Dec. 3.The Swiss financial regulator revealed that license pursuants, which can be blockchain-related and crypto-related firms, will be able to apply for the fintech license with the state authority starting from 2019.The license, which FINMA notes has "Relaxed requirements" under the country's banking ordinance, allows fintech companies to accept public deposits of up to 100 million Swiss francs, or around $100 million.
Venezuela: Maduro Raises Petro's Value by 150 Percent Amid Ongoing Inflation
Venezuela's рresident, Nicolas Maduro, has raised the reference value of the national cryptocurrency, Petro, against the background of the country's ongoing hyperinflation, the president's official Twitter tweeted Nov. 30.According to major Latin American television channel TeleSur, Maduro first announced the new Petro rate on Thursday.
Life's Hard for Crypto Users Who Don't Speak English, But It Might Be About to Get Easier
The crypto markets have been something of a rollercoaster ride recently, with the price of Bitcoin recently tumbling to its lowest level since October 2018.But despite the doom and gloom, enthusiasm and optimism about cryptocurrencies' potential remain - so much so that one expert predicts Bitcoin will rally back to $15,000 by the end of the year.
G20 Leaders Pledge Crypto-Asset Regulation After Buenos Aires Meeting
Leaders from the Group of 20 nations reiterated their pledge to regulate "Crypto-assets" as part of a communique released Sunday after a meeting in Buenos Aires.