Recently launched bitcoin trading platform, Bakkt announced today that it had received approval from the New York Financial Services Department (NYDFS) to serve as a custodian for digital assets.
The United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF), the non-profit organization catering for the needs of children in the United Nations, now allows donors to send in donations using Bitcoin or Ether.
Anyone who argues that cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin have no use case needs to travel elsewhere to make that argument, not in the Island nation of Cuba where the new kind of money has given citizens a lifeline.
The United States Department of Justice on Thursday announced charges against Hugh Brian Haney, a resident Columbus Ohio who allegedly made $19 million from the sale of narcotics on dark web market place, Silk Road.
A group of three masked men failed to succeed after attempting to rob a Birmingham-based Bitcoin ATM according to a Daily Mail report, today July 18.
The recent clampdown on ICOs is not expected to end soon after the U.S SEC Chairman; Jay Clayton told CNBC reporters that the regulators’ definition of Initial Coin Offerings ICOs) remain the same and projects who fail to meet up to their requirements will still be considered “non-compliant.”
Having become one of the first VFA Class 4 licensed crypto exchanges in ‘blockchain island’ Malta, Bitstraq is now eyeing the introduction of a security token trading platform for its clients.
Fake news has been going round in the past 24 hours after a crypto news publication site reported that the Chinese government reversed a crypto ban imposed in 2017. The fake news report has the title - China Lifts Bitcoin Ban; Individuals and Businesses Can Now Own Cryptocurrencies Legally.
Swiss-based banks who are interested in trading cryptocurrencies have been provided with new guidelines by the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA).
The arrest of 11 suspects has now been confirmed by the Cybercrime Department of the Turkish National Police. According to the Turkish Corps who carried out the operations claims that the victims hacked several crypto accounts and made away with Bitcoin with $80,000. The news confirms what earlier reported was on Friday, Nov. 2. By Hürriyet, a major Turkish newspaper.
Can anyone stay away from crypto right now? Maybe, but not the researchers at Morgan Stanley who just released an update to a paper titled "Bitcoin Decrypted: A Brief Teach-In and Implications," which they published earlier this year.
Anyone hoping to see a Bitcoin ETF soon will have to wait until the cryptocurrency industry becomes more 'legitimate’ according to Larry Fink, CEO of investment management firm BlackRock.