Monthly Archives: May 2018

Large Global Payments Processor Unveils Airdropping Campaign Among Users

sponsored A company launched an airdrop to all current users, as well as new signups on the platform until August 1. CoinPayments, a global cryptocurrency payment processor, has announced an airdrop  launch of its own utility token – the CPS Coin. The company also plans to lower its transaction and conversion fees for token holders and enhance its user interface in 2018. Founded in 2013, CoinPayments is a global cryptocurrency payment processor with a reach of over 1,000,000 vendors across 182 countries, says the company’s blog. CoinPayments […]

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EU Approves AML Legislation Targeting Anonymity In Crypto Market, Local Sources Report

The European Union has finalized new AML legislation affecting cryptocurrency users, according to local reports. The European Union approved new anti-money laundering (AML) legislation in part targeting in cryptocurrency today, May 14, local news outlets report. According to Spanish news outlet La Vanguardia, today the 28-member bloc formally ratified the new legislation, which the European Parliament had approved last month. The new rules will reportedly be published in the Official Journal of the EU and the member states will have 18 months to transfer them into their […]

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Ethereum Futures in US One Step Closer as CME Deal is Struck

Chicago Mercantile Exchange & Chicago Board of Trade (CME Group Inc) announced a partnership with Crypto Facilities Ltd to list the price of ether in real-time dollars. Information from major cryptocurrency exchanges Bitstamp and Kraken will be used to determine the CME CF reference rate. This could be a hint of things to come for the second most popular crypto in the world, including possible US futures.    Also read: Zimbabwe Bans All Cryptocurrency Activity, Businesses Have 2 Month Grace Period CME Strikes Deal for Ether-Dollar Reference […]

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First Crypto Exchange Using Nasdaq’s Tech Announces Launch, Excluding US Customers

The first Nasdaq-powered crypto exchange is reportedly set to launch next month, Finance Magnates reports. The first cryptocurrency exchange to use US stock market giant Nasdaq’s technology revealed it plans to launch next month in an exclusive with Finance Magnates Monday, May 14. Nasdaq, the second largest stock exchange in world by market capitalization after the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), is providing the technology to power the new centralized crypto exchange, DX, according to the project’s CEO Daniel Skowronski. Skowronski called the upcoming exchange a “one-stop-shop” […]

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HSBC Completes ‘World’s First’ Blockchain Trade Finance Deal, Ships Soybeans

HSBC has successfully used blockchain to ship soybeans for US giant Cargill in a reported ‘first’ for the industry. UK-based banking giant HSBC has reportedly completed the world’s first ever trade finance transaction powered by blockchain, the Financial Times (FT) reported today, May 14. As multiple news outlets report, HSBC, which is the world’s largest trade finance institution, completed a letter of credit for food and agricultural giant Cargill, the US’ largest private company in terms of revenue. The deal in fact processed last week and involved […]

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Korean Regulators Widen Investigation of Cryptocurrency Exchanges

South Korea’s government is widening its probe on cryptocurrency exchanges, particularly the use of corporate accounts which the regulators say can lead to money laundering. This announcement follows the prosecutors launching an investigation on the country’s largest crypto exchange, Upbit. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space Widening the Crypto Probe South Korea’s top financial regulators are teaming up with prosecutors to widen their investigation of domestic cryptocurrency exchange operators. An official of the Financial Service Commission (FSC) was quoted by the Korea Times on […]

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OKEx CEO Quits To ‘Start New Life’ As Exchange Overtakes Binance As World’s Largest

International cryptocurrency exchange OKEx becomes largest in the world in trade volumes, as its CEO resigns. Malta-based cryptocurrency exchange OKEx sparked criticism May 14 as its CEO resigned.  The move comes the same week the exchange’s trade volumes reportedly overtook those of market leader Binance. As Bloomberg reports today, quoting two statements from the exchange, OKEx CEO Chris Lee left his position in order to “start a new life.” According to an unnamed spokeswoman, Lee said it was the “greatest pleasure and an honor” to have worked […]

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Here’s What Happens When You Click on a Spammy Cryptocurrency Ad

As a sensible web user who enables Adblock, you probably don’t encounter many adverts while browsing. And on the rare occasions when you do, you’re smart enough to resist the clickbait’s overtures. But what would happen if you did click to discover “the next bitcoin”? Where would the experience lead you, and could you profit from this esoteric knowledge? Also read: Research Paper Finds Transaction Patterns Can Degrade Zcash Privacy I Clicked on a Spammy Cryptocurrency Ad and You’ll Never Guess What Happened Next Like the homeless, cryptocurrency […]

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Top 15 Market Cap Coin Price Predictions

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Thailand: Legal Framework For Cryptocurrencies Comes Into Force

A legal framework for cryptocurrencies has come into effect by royal decree in Thailand, bringing them under the aegis of the country’s SEC. A regulatory framework for cryptocurrencies has come into effect by royal decree in Thailand, the Bangkok Post reported Sunday, May 13.  The 100-section law, published yesterday in the country’s Royal Gazette, defines cryptocurrencies as “digital assets and digital tokens,” and brings them under the regulatory jurisdiction of the Thai Security Exchange Commission (SEC). The Bangkok Post quotes Thai Finance Minister Apisak Tantivorawong as saying […]

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