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Indian crypto exchanges resumed trading activities despite the ban

A growing number of Indian cryptocurrency exchanges resume their trading activities with the use of fiat despite the ban imposed by the Reserve Bank...

Binance will start closed beta testing of a new crypto-fiat exchange

On September 18, Binance, one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges, will start beta testing a crypto-fiat exchange in Singapore, as Binance co-founder and...

Russian authorities created an offshore zone in the juridically non-existent territory

Russian businessmen faced an unexpected obstacle to their plans of moving their businesses to a new offshore zone located on Oktyabrsky Island in Kaliningrad:...

Google removes cryptocurrency wallets from Play Store

Over the past 12 hours, Google removed such cryptocurrency wallets such as Bitcoin.com, CoPay and BitPay from Play Store, as reported by The Next...

Director of the WBO: most cryptocurrencies are made of air

As stated by Zheng Xioajun, the director of the World Blockchain Organization (WBO) at the Jeju Technology Conference in South Korea, most of the...

Waves platform is up for opening cooperation with Maltese government

Waves CEO, Sasha Ivanov, met with Hon. Dr Joseph Muscat, Prime Minister of Malta, and representatives of the Maltese government, to discuss potential scenarios...

Morgan Stanley plans to launch Bitcoin swap trading

New York-based investment bank Morgan Stanley plans to launch Bitcoin swap trading services. The derivatives will be tied to bitcoin futures contracts. Citing a person...

Russian Industrialists Union suggested dividing digital assets into three groups

The Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (RUIE) suggested dividing digital assets into three groups in a new version of the draft law “On...

Presidential advisor: cryptocurrencies are the part of economic reality that cannot be denied

Sergey Glazyev, advisor to Vladimir Putin, believes that “cryptocurrencies are the part of economic reality that cannot be denied”. He also mentioned the “tremendous...

Russian billionaire Vladimir Potanin will head the working group on digital economy regulation

Russian billionaire and Norlisk Nickel (Nornickel) majority stakeholder Vladimir Potanin will be appointed to head the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (RUIE) working...

Lightning Labs released a new Lightning app

Lightning Labs announced the release of a new version of the Lightning application powered by the Neutrino light client. Elizabeth Stark, CEO Lightning Labs, highlighted...

Ethereum community accuses BitMEX crypto exchange of manipulating ETC price

Arthur Hayes, CEO Bitmex, enraged the Ethereum community by publicly calling for playing with ETC. BitMEX cryptocurrency exchange has recently opened up 50x margin ETH/USD...

SEC smacked CAM crypto hedge fund with a precedential closure order

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has issued a cease and desist order and a $200 000 fine to Crypto Asset Management (CAM)...

Crypto industry leaders are forming a lobby group in Washington D.C.

A group of U.S.-based blockchain and crypto companies have voiced their intention to establish the Blockchain Association, which is to become the “first” blockchain...

South Korean crypto traders may once again face the “kimchi premium”

The Bank of Korea (BoK) has issued a warning about the possible recurrence of the gap in cryptocurrency prices between local and foreign crypto...

Binance and Malta Stock Exchange will launch a security tokens trading platform

MSX PLC, Malta Stock Exchange’s fintech subsidiary, joins forces with Binance to launch a new security token digital exchange. The parties have recently signed...

Paxos Standard may contest with Gemini dollar to be the first regulated stablecoin

Blockchain trust company Paxos has launched the USD-backed stablecoin the same day as Gemini cryptocurrency exchange released its Gemini dollar. Backed by U.S. dollar at...

The Bank of Russia launched a test ICO

The Bank of Russia succeeded in launching an experimental ICO based on its testing platform. The Russian financial regulator completed the experiment for launching an...

European Commission: Cryptocurrencies are “here to stay”

The European Commission will develop crypto asset classification and launch the related regulatory mapping. Vice President of the Commission Valdis Dombrovskis believes that cryptocurrencies...

China plans to use blockchain to enhance the credibility of charity system

A Chinese government agency in charge of social services plans to upgrade the current charity tracking system through the implementation of blockchain technology. The...