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UK Finance Minister Says Regulators Should Decide on Libra, Not Lawmakers
The United Kingdom Finance Minister Philip Hammond said that regulators and not lawmakers should decide on how to regulate Facebook's stablecoin Libra, CNBC reported on July 15.
Samsung Teams With Banks, Telcos for Mobile ID Network Based on Blockchain
Tech giant Samsung Electronics is joining six other major South Korean firms to develop a blockchain-based certificate and ID authentication network.
Japan Creates Working Group to Discuss Facebook Libra Ahead of G7 Meeting
Japan has set up a working group to examine the issues raised by the potential launch of Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency project.
New York Grants Bitlicense to Institutional Crypto Exchange Seed CX
The New York Department of Financial Services has granted virtual currency licenses to two subsidiaries of crypto derivatives provider Seed CX. NYDFS Superintendent Linda Lacewell announced Monday that Seed Digital Commodities Market LLC and Zero Hash LLC, both of which operate under Seed CX, had received BitLicenses, while Zero Hash has also been granted a money transmitter license.
UK Royal Mint to Provide Custody for New Cryptocurrency
Royal Mint, a government-owned manufacturer of coins in the United Kingdom, will provide crypto custodial services for the first time ever, according to a press release shared with Cointelegraph on July 15.
Canadian Securities Regulators Include DLT in 2019-2020 Business Plan
The Canadian Securities Administrators are focusing on understanding and regulating distributed ledger technology and its related components.
Seed CX Subsidiaries Receive Bitlicenses From New York Regulator
New York state financial regulators have issued virtual currency licenses to two subsidiaries of crypto derivatives firm Seed CX: Seed Digital Commodities Market LLC and Zero Hash LLC. In a press release published on July 15, Financial Services Superintendent Linda A. Lacewell announced that the New York State Department of Financial Services has approved the applications of SCXM and Zero Hash for virtual currency licenses.
Hacked Crypto Exchange Bitpoint Discovers More Millions Are Missing
After announcing a $30-million hack last week, Japan-based cryptocurrency exchange Bitpoint says it's discovered that another $2.3 million is missing.
UK Announces 'Dirty Money' Crackdown, Including Tougher Crypto Regime
The U.K. government has drawn up an action plan aimed to combat financial crimes that it says will include "Action on cryptoassets."
Korea's Biggest Credit Card Firm Wins Patent for Blockchain Credit System
Shinhan Card, South Korea's top credit card company, has been granted a patent for a blockchain payment system.
Bitcoin's Price Could Rise If Facebook's Crypto Survives Congress Hearings
Bitcoin has come under pressure ahead of the U.S. governmental hearings on Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency on July 16 and 17.
Bitcoin Lightning Nodes Claimed 2.22 BTC in 'Justice' Against Thieves: BitMEX
Bitcoin Lightning Network nodes have claimed 2.2 BTC in "Justice transactions" to deter potential thieves, a BitMex Research analysis revealed on July 15.
New US House Bill Would Fine Facebook's Libra $1 Million Per Day
A proposed bill to fine major tech firms such as Facebook $1 million per day if they issue cryptocurrencies is being circulated by Democrats, Reuters reports on July 15.
Spam Attack? Bitcoin Average Block Size Suddenly Spikes to Over 3MB
Blockchain validation platform VeriBlock produced almost 25% of on-chain Bitcoin transactions in 24 hours July 14, the company confirmed on social media.
India: Leaked Draft Bill Would Ban All Crypto Except 'Digital Rupee'
Draft legislation that would allegedly impose a ban on the use of cryptocurrencies in India is being circulated by local blockchain legal experts on social media.
John McAfee Doubles Down on $1M 2020 Price Prediction for Bitcoin
American entrepreneur and vocal crypto advocate John McAfee has doubled down on his $1 million by 2020 prediction for Bitcoin.
South Korea's Biggest Credit Card Patents Blockchain Payments System
South Korea's leading credit card firm Shinhan Card has been granted a patent for a blockchain payments system, English-language local media The Korea Times reports on July 15.
Bitcoin fell below $10,000; Ethereum, Litecoin, Bitcoin Cash devastated, XRP holds
From a local peak on July 12, Bitcoin tanked from a high of $11,950 to a low of $9,857.
What Trump's Bitcoin Tweet Changes
Let's be clear: It was not the substance of Donald Trump's tweet that made his critique of bitcoin and Libra so important last week.
Bitcoin Price Clings to $10K Support After a Volatile Weekend
Bitcoin price traded above $10,000 July 15 after a weekend of heavy losses spelled disaster for cryptocurrencies across the board.
Trump Banning Bitcoin is Feasible But Highly Unlikely, Says Economist
United States president Donald Trump would cause a Bitcoin price crash if he banned it, but the law would likely prevent him, economist and trader Alex Krueger concluded on Twitter July 15.
Below $10K: Bitcoin Price Drops $1.4K in 24 Hours to Hit 2-Week Low
The cryptocurrency markets fell sharply on July 14 after bitcoin endured another $1,400 sell-off, denying the bulls a chance to revisit 2019 highs.
US May Bar Large Tech Firms From Issuing Cryptocurrencies
Lawmakers in the U.S. are discussing a bill that seeks to prevent large technology institutions in the country from issuing cryptocurrencies.
Hacked Bitpoint Exchange Finds $2.3M in Stolen Crypto
Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Bitpoint has discovered over 250 million yen in cryptocurrency - part of a $32 million sum that was stolen last week, local English language daily The Mainichi reports on July 14.
Hodler's Digest, Top Stories, Price Movements, Quotes and FUD of the Week
Top Stories This WeekTrump tweets opposition to crypto, specifically Libra and BitcoinShrinking violet Donald Trump doesn't often share his views, so it was refreshing to see him share an opinion for once on Twitter.
Bitcoin Falls Under $10,400 as Major Altcoins See Double-Digit Losses
Sunday, July 14 - Most of the top 20 cryptocurrencies are reporting losses on the day by press time, as Bitcoin fell below the $10,400 mark.
Top 5 Crypto Performers: BTC, LINK, XMR, OKB, BNB
We suggest traders look to buy cryptocurrencies that have held above their strong supports and are quick to bounce back from the fall.
Major Korean Firms Partner to Launch Blockchain Mobile ID System
A consortium of major South Korean firms partnered to launch a blockchain-based mobile identification system in 2020, English-language local media Korea Times reports on July 14.
Tether Mistakenly Minted 5 Billion USDT and Immediately Burned Them
Stablecoin operator Tether accidentally minted and subsequently burned 5 billion USDT tokens, Whale Alert tweeted on July 13.
Pundi X Integrates Crypto Payments Into Traditional Sales Terminals
Cryptocurrency payments startup Pundi X announced that it has integrated its crypto payments system into a device made by American Point of Sale systems producer VeriFone in a press release July 12.