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Opinion: financial whales are manipulating cryptocurrency prices with tacit support from the SEC

Wall Street whales are manipulating cryptocurrency prices in order to buy up BTC and other cryptocurrencies at rock-bottom price. Such a conspiracy theory was...

People’s Bank of China outlawed security token offerings

The People’s Bank of China (PBoC) declared security token offerings (STOs) unlawful. While speaking at a summit in Beijing, Pan Gongsheng, deputy governor of the...

SEC postponed its final decision on VanEck/SolidX bitcoin ETF proposal till February 2019

Once again, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has postponed its final decision on VanEck/SolidX bitcoin ETF proposal. The final resolution on the...

PayPal launched an experimental blockchain platform for its employees

PayPal payment service has launched an internal blockchain platform which allows the company’s employees to exchange corporate tokens for various goods, services, and “experiences”,...

ConsenSys downsized its staff by 13% due to the crypto market downslide

ConsenSys, one of the major companies in blockchain and crypto, has reportedly fired about 150 people from its staff. The continuing cryptocurrency market downfall...

SBI Holdings and R3 joined efforts for promoting Corda blockchain in Asia

Japanese financial conglomerate SBI Group Holdings partnered with blockchain consortium R3 to promote Corda blockchain platform in Asia. SBI Holdings and R3 will create a...

UK-based fintech giant will switch its fund trade services system to blockchain

Calastone, the largest investment flows operator in the U.K., announced in will switch its settlement system to blockchain by May 2019. This move is...

Maduro invited Putin to conduct international payments in Petro cryptocurrency

During his visit to Moscow, president of Venezuela Nicolas Maduro addressed Russian authorities with a proposal to settle international oil deals in Petro cryptocurrency....

The number of Lightning Network nodes now exceeds 16 000

After being launched in January 2018, Lightning Network, a second layer solution which aims to make BTC transactions faster and cheaper, has been growing...

Research: Russia ranks second in the world by the number of crypto traders

More than 15% of users of the world’s major cryptocurrency exchanges are Russian citizens, as found out by the researchers from BDCenter agency. The...

Kuwait plans to launch national payment system and digital currency

The Central Bank of Kuwait (CBK) plans to launch a national payment system. It will comprise various elements including electronic banking system, wages protection...

Roger Ver believes that the future of crypto is brighter than ever

While speaking in the interview with Bloomberg, former Bitcoin evangelist and the initiator of Bitcoin Cash hard fork Roger Ver stated that a great...

Russian and Japanese FinTech Associations signed a cooperation agreement

A memorandum of cooperation was signed between the Russian FinTech Association (AFT) and the FinTech Association of Japan (FAJ). The two associations will jointly...

Russia’s Central Election Commission will digitalize the electoral process

The Central Election Commission of the Russian Federation (CEC) plans to digitalize the electoral process and ensure the accessibility of voting process irrespective of...

Chinese crypto billionaire is up for launching a new stablecoin

Chinese crypto billionaire and founder of venture capital firm BitFund Li Xiaolai is planning to develop a new stabelcoin, its value to be pegged...

Bitmain has allegedly lost $740 million due to Bitcoin Cash hashwar

According to fresh rumors reported by the Twitter user nicknamed BTCKING555, Q3 2018 saw Bitmain suffering the most striking losses in its history amounting...

CEO Quoine: Bitcoin price will break all its previous records by the end of...

In the yesterday’s interview with Bloomberg Markets, Mike Kayamori, CEO of Japanese fintech company and cryptocurrency payment operator Quoine, stated that BTC price will...

Binance users will be able to book rooms in 450 000 hotels worldwide using...

Binance Coin (BNB) users are now able to book rooms in 450 000 hotels across the world via Tripio – a blockchain-based hotel booking...

Whales escape to LTC: $1.1 billion were transacted to Litecoin in a matter of...

Over $1.1 billion were transacted to Litecoin network in just one day. This may indicate the exodus of crypto whales to LTC. Bitinfochart statistics show...

Abkhazia is drafting a regulatory framework for crypto mining

CEO of Abkhazian state energy company Chernomorenergo Aslan Basaria complained to the country’s president Raul Khadjimba that cryptocurrency miners have jeopardized electric power supply...