Monthly Archives: March 2018

Former Thai Finance Minister Supports Proposals for SEC-Regulated Cryptocurrency Sector

The Chairman of the Thai Fintech Association (TFA) and Thailand’s Former Finance Minister, Korn Chatikavanij, has offered his support for recent proposals that Thailand’s Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) should be tasked with developing and enforcing cryptocurrency regulations. Also Read: ‘Cryptomatoes’ Using Excess Mining Heat to Grow Produce Thai Fintech Association Chairman Supports SEC Regulation of Crypto Assets Thailand’s former finance minister has joined the growing chorus of supporters of proposals that the SEC should comprise the regulator for all forms of digital assets. Mr. Korn stated that […]

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Goldman Sachs: Bitcoin ‘Has Potential’ To Drop Below February Low Of $5,922

Goldman Sachs technical analysis team led by Sheba Jafari warned customers that Bitcoin risks falling below February after the support at $9,210 is broken. Goldman Sachs’ technical analysis team led by Sheba Jafari has recently made another Bitcoin (BTC) prediction, stating that the major cryptocurrency risks sinking below the February low, Business Insider reported on March 12. On Sunday, the team sent a note to clients warning that the next BTC sell-off threatens dipping below the February low of $5,922. Jafari’s team suggested that the next sell-off […]

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Dutch Finance Minister Advises Government on Cryptocurrency

In a six-page letter to the Dutch senate and house, Finance Minister Wopke Hoekstra has outlined his concerns over the rapid and dramatic growth in cryptocurrencies. Hoekstra emphasized that there has been little time to understand and react to the changing landscape and that the current supervision and regulatory framework is ill equipped to deal with it. Because of the cross-border nature of the technology and markets, closing those gaps requires a unified approach across governments and borders. The minister will actively be working in a European […]

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Anonymous Blogger ‘Bitfinex’ed’ Lawyers Up For Alleged Legal Battle With Bitfinex

The anonymous blogger Bitfinex’ed has reportedly hired a D.C. lawyer as part of the ongoing legal dispute between the blogger and the crypto exchange Bitfinex. Anonymous blogger Bitfinex’ed, who markets his or her blog as a place for “exposing possible fraud by largest Bitcoin exchange, Bitfinex/Tether,” has reportedly hired D.C.-based lawyer Steven Palley as part of a potential legal battle between the blogger and the exchange. Bitfinex is currently the third ranked exchange by volume over a 24 hour period according to data from CoinMarketCap, trading a […]

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John Oliver Tackles Cryptocurrency on Last Week Tonight

On Sunday evening, John Oliver devoted 25 minutes to cryptocurrency on his eponymous HBO Show. The comedian and political commentator treated viewers to a whistle stop tour of crypto – the good, the bad, and the ugly – during Last Week Tonight with John Oliver on HBO. Topics included decentralization, Bitconnect, and blockchain. Also read: Study Finds $3B Worth of Faked Cryptocurrency Volumes and Wash Trades John Oliver Does Bitcoin Because It’s the Current Year Like all mainstream comedians, John Oliver is a divisive figure; some love him, […]

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Thomson Reuters and Marketpsych Launch Bitcoin Sentiment Index

Thomson Reuters Corp has announced the launch of a gauge tracking the sentiment of cryptocurrency traders. The metric will track and examine discourse regarding bitcoin on hundreds of major social media websites and news outlets in order to estimate the majority sentiment of the bitcoin and cryptocurrency markets. Also Read: The Bitcoin Misery Index: Finding An Entry Way With Sadness Thomson Reuters Reveals Marketpsych 3.0 Thomson Reuters Corp in partnership with Marketpsych Data LLC has announced the launch of a new version of their Marketpsych Indices sentiment data […]

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Malaysia’s Central Bank Rebukes ICO For Unauthorized Use Of Its Logo

Malaysia’s central bank calls out crypto platform Coinzer for unauthorized logo use, Coinzer extols possibility for crypto to better the economy. The Central Bank of Malaysia (BNM) officially stated that they do not endorse crypto platform Coinzer and its unlicensed logo design on March 11. According to BNM’s press release, Coinzer used the unauthorized images of the BNM logo and the Malaysian coat of arms on the physical design proposition for the coin, its white paper, and its website. BNM adds that crypto investments are risky and […]

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New P2P Decentralized Platform to Make Crypto and Fiat Exchanges Easier

sponsored A decentralized platform tries to surpass hundreds of online cryptocurrency exchanges by promising fast transactions and allowing low sums for transfer. In late January 2018, Streamity, a Singapore-based startup with Russian roots, released its cryptocurrency exchange app StreamDesk, which is able to exchange various currencies from user to user with no intermediary. The project is now working on creating the decentralized platform, which they claim, “will revolutionize the modern crypto exchange market.” Looking to the market At least once, every cryptocurrency owner has faced the same problem: where […]

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Dutch Finance Minister Advocates Changes to European Crypto Laws

Wopke Hoekstra, the Dutch finance minister, has issued a letter to Holland’s parliament describing the current regulatory framework pertaining to cryptocurrencies as “insufficiently equipped.” The minister advocates the development regional and international regulatory efforts in response to the burgeoning digital currency phenomenon. Also Read: Excessive Crypto Regulation Not Optimal, EU Banking Authority Says Dutch Cryptocurrency Investment Soared in 2017 Mr. Hoekstra’s letter discusses the current regulatory framework in place governing cryptocurrencies, in addition to “bitcoin futures and other high-risk derivatives such as binary options.” The letter’s preface asserts […]

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PR: Globatalent Announces Sports ICO

This is a paid press release, which contains forward looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material. Bitcoin.com does not endorse nor support this product/service. Bitcoin.com is not responsible for or liable for any content, accuracy or quality within the press release. Globatalent, the blockchain platform which will decentralize the sports industry, has today announced that it is launching its initial coin offering. A project co-founded by experienced entrepreneurs within both the sports and the blockchain industries, Globatalent has vowed to revolutionize the sports […]

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