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Chainalysis Helped US Department of Justice Shut Down Child Porn Site

October 17th, 2019|

On Wednesday, the US Department of Justice announced that it had shut down the largest child pornography website by content volume. It also arrested its owner and 337 site users across 38 countries. Bitcoin played

Samsung SDS Pilots Blockchain-Based Medical Insurance Network

October 17th, 2019|

Samsung SDS, an IT solution developer partially owned by the South Korean tech conglomerate, is expecting to roll out a blockchain-based medical claims processing system this month. According to a CoinDesk Korea report on Wednesday,

Survey: Chinese Students Want Crypto Jobs, 8% Own Cryptocurrencies

October 16th, 2019|

A poll conducted among university students in China indicates that many of them see a bright future for cryptocurrencies in their country. A quarter of the respondents said they would seek employment in the industry

Rare Joint Statement From U.S. Regulators Proves Crypto Centralization Is Here

October 16th, 2019|

The U.S. SEC, Fincen and CFTC issued a rare joint statement Friday addressing regulation of “activities involving digital assets.” Citing crypto’s perceived role in money laundering and terrorism, the regulatory power trio prescribed stricter adherence

80% of Crypto Trade Volume Tracked by Blockchain Surveillance

October 16th, 2019|

Ever since governments worldwide started showing adversity toward cryptocurrencies like bitcoin, a few startups have dedicated their business model to blockchain surveillance. Two weeks ago, Chainalysis revealed the company is monitoring 21 different tokens that

SEC Telegram Rejection: Simply Down To The Howey Test?

October 16th, 2019|

Following the SEC clampdown on Telegram’s Gram-token issuing to early investors, many have accused it of inconsistency. But some commentators have suggested that actually the SEC is being very consistent, and simply applying the Howey test as always. SEC

G20 Informed Stablecoins Could Pose Financial Stability Risk

October 16th, 2019|

The Financial Stability Board has informed the G20 finance ministers and central bank chiefs of the risks stablecoins could pose to financial stability. Unlike crypto assets which do not pose financial stability risk at this

World’s Most Comprehensive Crypto Tracing Announced With 87% Coverage

October 16th, 2019|

In a world of increasing regulation and state paranoia over money laundering or terrorism, the ability to trace the movements of crypto assets has become more relevant than ever before. Crypto intelligence firm CipherTrace has

CoinEx Chain Elects New Node Partners

October 16th, 2019|

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Apple Pay nun auch für Viseca Kunden in der Schweiz

October 16th, 2019|

Mit der Einführung von Apple Pay erweitert Viseca das Angebot an mobilen Bezahllösungen und antwortet auf die steigende Nachfrage nach innovativen digitalen Bezahlmöglichkeiten. Apple Pay funktioniert mit sämtlichen Visa und Mastercard Zahlkarten von Viseca respektive

Telegram Awaits Court Hearing on SEC Case Against Its Token Sale

October 15th, 2019|

Telegram, the most popular messenger in the crypto community, is facing challenges surrounding the launch of its TON blockchain. Following an intervention by the U.S. securities regulator, a court hearing on the sale of the

Bitcoin’s Smallest Unit ‘Satoshi’ Added to Oxford English Dictionary

October 15th, 2019|

Oxford University Press published its recent quarterly report which revealed the term ‘satoshi’ was added to the Oxford English Dictionary (OED) database. The word represents the “smallest monetary unit in the Bitcoin digital payment system,”

Watching Network Activity Can Help Predict Bitcoin Price

October 15th, 2019|

Determining Bitcoin’s value and its trend is not an easy task. However, some experts and crypto traders believe that by analyzing BTC’s network activity, they can establish the cryptocurrency’s value. Travis Kling: “Network value should