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PayPal's Higher Fees and Tightened Regulations Will Pave the Way for Crypto Payment Services
In an extremely confounding move that will further restrict the financial rights of its users, PayPal issued a statement announcing that as of April 19, it will initiate a number of changes that will aim to introduce more transparency within the company's internal monetary dealings.
EU Parliament Votes for Closer Regulation of Cryptocurrencies
The European Parliament has backed a move to bring closer regulation to cryptocurrencies.
Taiwan Eyes November Deadline for Bitcoin AML Regulation
Taiwan aims to formally regulate bitcoin under anti-money laundering rules before the end of the year.
Bitcoin Bull Trap? Not So, Says Lesser-Known Price Indicator
Is the reversal of a lesser-known bitcoin price indicator signaling a bull trap?
JPMorgan Trial Puts Debt Issuance on a Blockchain
JPMorgan Chase has partnered with National Bank of Canada and other major firms to trial a blockchain platform aimed to improve the debt issuance process.
Russian Media: Telegram Was Banned Due To ICO, Not 'Keys And Terrorism'
"Bogus stories about Telegram come one after another. Don't be fooled."
FINRA Fines Tezos Cofounder $20k For Morgan Stanley Disclosure Failures
US regulators have fined Tezos cofounder Arthur Breitman $20,000 and barred him from broker-dealer interaction until 2020, Reuters reports April 20.
Crypto Markets See More Gains In The Wake Of America's Tax Day
The crypto markets are continuing on their upswing today, with Bitcoin over $8,500 and Ethereum approaching $600, according to Coin360 data.
Global Chip Manufacturer Expects Lower Profit Due To Uncertain Crypto Mining Demand
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., a global chip manufacturing giant, has lowered its 2018 revenue forecast to 10 percent growth, down from its previous estimate of 10 to 15 percent, based in part on uncertainty in cryptocurrency mining demand, CNBC reported April 19.
MEPs Vote In Favor Of Tighter AML Regulations For Crypto Trading
Members of the European Parliament have voted in favour of EU anti-money laundering reforms, which will include closer regulation for cryptocurrencies, by 574 votes to 13 votes, with 60 abstentions, according to an EUP press release April 19.
Ethereum's Buterin: Altcoin Valuations 'Far Ahead Of Accomplishments'
Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin has hit out at Blockchain platform Tron, among others, telling mainstream media April 18 it was an example of "Projects that never had a soul."
JPMorgan Tests Its Quorum Blockchain Platform After Year Of Development
JPMorgan Chase, the National Bank of Canada, and other banking sector participants have tested the Quorum Blockchain platform with the intent to make the process of issuing financial instruments more efficient, Reuters reports Friday, April 20.
Blockchain Slump? Banks May Be Fatigued But Insurers Are Pumped
Progress reports on blockchain projects in the banking and insurance sectors offered an illuminating comparison at the Blockchain Expo in London Thursday.
Tezos Co-Founder Sanctioned By US Financial Watchdog
According to a report by Reuters, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority prohibited Arthur Breitman from association with broker-dealers for two years and handed him a $20,000 fine over allegations that he made false statements about the project while employed at investment bank Morgan Stanley.
Xunlei Launches Blockchain Platform Amid Ongoing 'ICO' Lawsuits
Xunlei, the NASDAQ-listed cloud network provider, has launched its proprietary blockchain platform, despite ongoing class actions over an alleged initial coin offering.
Bitcoin Resistance Rises to $8,460 After Unconvincing Breakout
Bitcoin saw small gains last night, but the weak move did little to further the bull case.
Researchers at Morgan Stanley Say Bitcoin Mining Profitable Only Beyond the $8600 Mark
As per research conducted by Morgan Stanley's crypto-analysis team, Bitcoin miners will most likely find their efforts to be fruitless unless the currency stays above the $8,600 value point.
Bad Checks: Twitter's Identity Crisis Is Costing Users More Than Bitcoin
Armed with a photo ID, scammers are successfully duping Twitter into giving them a "Blue check mark" of authenticity so they can impersonate real individuals and entities, all in an effort to bilk users out of money.
Bitcoin Pyramid Scheme Allegedly Hoaxed $20 Million In South Korea
Two suspects from South Korea have allegedly used a pyramid scheme that involves bitcoin to swindle some 20 billion Korean won, or $20 million from investors in the country.
Big Business Bullish on Crypto Careers
The number of new jobs listed within the cryptocurrency and blockchain sector has increased dramatically over the last three months, proving that while crypto values may be slow to recover, the blockchain employment industry is powering ahead. While the early days of $100 BTC are over, with most instant crypto-millionaires already minted, the crypto job market explosion is only beginning.
€2 Million Donation to Fund World Food Programme Blockchain Project
The European nation of Belgium has contributed €2 million to support the United Nation's World Food Programme and its technology projects, including its blockchain-based payments pilot for refugees.
Just a Month after LitePay 'Breakup'
Just a month after LitePay's untimely collapse, Litecoin has teamed up with a well-known wallet platform and a large South Korean cryptocurrency exchange.
Crypto Exchange CEO Runs For Mayor Of Taipei To Make It Asia's 'Pioneer Blockchain City'
CEO of major over-the-counter crypto exchange OTCBTC and Facebook hackathon winner Yi-Ting Cheng has announced that she is running for mayor of the Taiwanese capital city Taipei this year, according to Cheng's Facebook post on April 14.
Major Crypto Investors Request Token Oversight Exemption In Meeting With SEC
Top cryptocurrency investors Andreessen Horowitz and Union Square Ventures urged the US Securities and Exchange Commission to consider a cryptocurrency exemption at a private meeting, the Wall Street Journal reports April 19.
Decentralized Exchanges, Off-Chain Atomic Swaps, And A Brief Look Into The Future
Alternative solutions to centralized exchanges are available and are called decentralized exchanges.
Crimean Gov't Considers Crypto Fund To Attract Foreign Investment, Avoid Sanctions
The Crimean government is considering the possibility of creating a cryptocurrency fund for foreign investors in order to avoid sanctions, local meda TASS reported April 18.
South Korean Crypto Exchange Bithumb To Issue Own Token In Singapore
Bithumb, South Korea's leading cryptocurrency exchange, has recently revealed plans to issue its own token, Bithumb Coin, in an Initial Coin Offering, local news outlet TokenPost reports Thursday, April 19.
Crypto Price Watch: Stellar Lumens, Cardano, NEO, EOS All in the Green
While market cap dominators Bitcoin and Ethereum had demonstrated strong chart actions, alts such as Stellar, Cardano, NEO, and EOS are all expressing positive movement that hints toward a potential repeat of 2017's epic Q4 run up.
A Global Blockchain Search Engine
Nebulas is a Blockchain 3.0 project from the founder and developers of NEO. Promising smart contracts without scaling worries, the second layer of blockchain protocols that incorporate a massive range of tools and options, and search engine functionality, Nebulas is a highly innovative project.
Walmart Wants to Store Payment Data On a Blockchain
Newly published patent filings from retail giant Walmart hint at a plan to store payments data using blockchain tech.