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Iran Said to Bar Banks from Bitcoin Market
Iran's financial businesses should not deal in bitcoin or other cryptocurrencies, according to the country's central bank and one of its principal market regulators.
Indian High Court to Hear Case Against Central Bank Crypto Ban
The High Court of Delhi has issued a notice to India's central bank over its order barring banks from engaging with cryptocurrency services, following a petition from a bitcoin exchange operator.
Down Not Out: Revived Tezos Team Predicts Mega-ICO Will Launch In 2018
Tezos, the blockchain project backed by the largest ever initial coin offering at the time of its 2017 launch, hasn't exactly been able to translate its hype into success as yet.
Softbank Wants to Cut Carbon Emissions with Green Energy Blockchain
In bid to reduce carbon emissions, a group of Japanese technology and energy firms is launching a pilot project aimed to allow consumers in rural areas to trade renewable energy over a blockchain-based platform.
Bitcoin Struggles Above $9K as Bull Breakout Stalls
Having witnessed a major bullish breakout, bitcoin is now struggling to find acceptance above the $9,000 mark.
Another Chinese City Is Backing a Big Blockchain Investment Fund
The city government of Shenzhen, China, is backing a dedicated blockchain investment fund, soon after Hangzhou city supported a similar effort.
Ethereum's Proof of Stake Protocol in Review
Of course, in the midst of all this, many positive changes have also been taking place behind the scenes - with Ethereum developers announcing that they will soon update the network's consensus protocol to the eagerly awaited proof of stake algorithm.
Crypto Week in Review: Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple and Litecoin Up Double Digits Over Past Week
As the week closes, we reflect on some of the maneuvers in the crypto arena that have seemingly placed most major digital currencies in the green after a somewhat shaky start to the week.
All About Verge: The $1 Billion Cryptocurrency That's Pumping On Porn
Clad in balaclavas and carrying sacks of plastic coins redeemable for real cryptocurrency, porn stars stormed Wall Street last week with cries of "Free money." No late-night TV parody, the scene was rather meant to mark one of the most surprising announcements in crypto so far in 2018, the news that verge had been officially added as a payment method on adult entertainment website Pornhub.
Monex CEO: Closer Crypto Exchange Oversight 'Common Sense'
The CEO of Monex Group, Japan's third-largest online brokerage, thinks Japan's cryptocurrency exchanges - including the one his firm recently decided to buy - should be regulated more strictly.
Travel Booking Site CheapAir Is Switching Bitcoin Payment Processors
Online travel booking agency CheapAir.com said Friday that it will switch bitcoin payment processors following a service change by Coinbase.
Brazil's Operação Lava Jato Paves The Way To Blockchain Implementation: Expert Take
Expert Takes cover everything from Blockchain technology and ICO funding to taxation, regulation, and cryptocurrency adoption by different sectors of the economy.
Alleged Bitcoin Miner Thief Says Police Held Him 'Without Evidence'
The accused mastermind of Iceland's "Big Bitcoin Heist" says that he was free to travel when he escaped from a low-security prison and flew to Sweden last week.
Russia's Supreme Court Decision Paves the Way for Safer Bitcoin and Crypto Journalism
A decision taken by the Russian Supreme Court a several days ago ago could lay the groundwork for safer journalism without fear of banishment or legal reprisals.
Bitcoin Brushes $9,000 As Crypto Markets Continue Making Steady Gains
Bitcoin is on the cusp of $9,000, and Ethereum is over $630, as the crypto markets continue to climb upwards today, April 22, according to data from Coin360.
Crypto Ads Ban Is Temporary, According To LinkedIn's Co-Founder
Now Eric is launching a reputation system around the initial coin offering ecosystem that aims to help people make trustful decisions while buying and selling something.
Crypto Price Watch: Stellar Lumens, Cardano, NEO, EOS, IOTA Spike Further
The recent price spikes of major cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Bitcoin Cash, and Litecoin seem to be rubbing off on smaller coins like Stellar Lumens, Cardano and NEO. All three currencies sit within the green zone.
Crypto-Friendly CheapAir Asks Customers For Feedback On Switch Away From Coinbase
The CEO of US-based flight aggregator CheapAir has published an open letter to customers on April 20, asking for opinions on a merchant solution switch to BitPay over crypto wallet and exchange service Coinbase.
India: Delhi High Court Seeks Response From Central Bank On Recent Crypto Ban, Report Says
The High Court of Delhi has reportedly issued a notice to the Reserve Bank of India, the Ministry of Finance, and the Goods and Services Tax Council alleging that RBI's decision to end dealings with crypto businesses violates the constitution, local news outlet Times of India reports today, April 22.
'WordPress of Blockchain' Startup Seeks to Solve Enterprise Pain Points
Building enterprise blockchains can be a pain in the neck.
The Code for Ethereum's Consensus Change Is Now Ready for Review
New code written to change the way the ethereum network reaches consensus is now ready for review, developers said Friday.
Biggest Crypto Tax Debate Is Not What You Think: Expert Take
You might think the biggest tax debate about Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies is about whether you should or shouldn't report it.
Adopting Blockchain Technology to Streamline Supply Chain Management
The use of blockchain technology in supply chain management is making huge waves in this era of globalization.
Poland's New Crypto Tax Levy Sparks Widespread Protests
As per a new decree, the Polish Finance Ministry has now brought into effect an all new law that requires every cryptocurrency transaction is subject to a flat 1% economic tax levy.
Altcoins Igniting But Ethereum Founder Isn't Ready for Liftoff
The cryptocurrency market is currently exhibiting strong bullish signals, with a cumulative market cap of over $388 billion.
Bitcoin Nears $9,000 As Crypto Buy Orders Compose 92% of Market: Bull Run Imminent
For the first time since March 2017, buy orders now compose over 92% of market activity.
Belarus-style Silicon Valley: Why Nobody Rushes Up Into Tax-Free ICOs?
For the purpose of creating and supporting innovative startups in the country, the government created the High-Tech Park, which becomes the mecca of the first national cryptocurrency operators.
Blockchain Start-Up To Help Public Own And Monetize Their Data
A Blockchain-driven data exchange is warning that internet users are being "Economically disenfranchised" by data brokers to the tune of thousands of dollars a year, and plans to create a self-sovereign wallet that puts the public back in control of their personal information.
Testing $10K? Bitcoin Price Hits 4-Week High As Altcoins Shine
Bitcoin hit four-week highs in Asian hours but continues to underperform when compared to alternative cryptocurrencies.
Crypto Markets Experience Slight Price Fluctuations After Recent Gains
The crypto markets are experiencing slight price variations after the recent uptick, with Bitcoin breaking $9,000 earlier today, April 21, and Ethereum briefly over $600, according to Coin360 data.