Cryptocurrency

The most money laundering-friendly crypto exchanges in Europe

CipherTrace, a developer of anti-money laundering, cryptocurrency forensics, and blockchain threat intelligence solutions, claims that Europe has the highest number of virtual asset service providers (VASPs) with deficient KYC procedures, followed by the strongest Asia-Pacific (APAC) region, and North America. Their 2020 Geographic Risk Report argued that “effective Know-Your-Customer (KYC) protocols are an essential component […]

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Most Crypto Exchanges Are Vulnerable To Design, says Bybit CEO

After hackers breached KuCoin, Crypto exchange security is once again in the news. But this shouldn’t surprise people, according to Bybit CEO Ben Zhou, as exchanges are vulnerable by design. Zhou told that, as a single point of failure, exchanges act. Exchanges are vulnerable, as a centralised web application, to the same security problems as […]

Indian Crypto Framework

To Avoid Crypto Ban, Major Indian Exchange Proposes New Regulatory Framework

BuyUCoin, the major Indian cryptocurrency exchange, has developed a cryptocurrency regulatory framework in India that it claims is supported by “all Indian cryptocurrency stakeholders.” It is not yet clear, however, which stakeholders have helped develop the framework. Or ‘sandbox,’ to be officially released on October 2. The framework was described by BuyUCoin. Which has more […]

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COVID-19 shook out retail investors but incited BTC whales: Report

Retail and institutional Bitcoin investors took very different approaches as the COVID-19 pandemic began, new research from OKEx Insights and Catallact has shown. The research, which looked from January to the beginning of August 2020 at on-chain BTC transaction data, found retail investors largely pulled back and took a wait and see strategy with Bitcoin. […]

Bitcoin Target $10,500 After BTC Managed a Strong Weekly Close

Bitcoin aim $10,500 after BTC managed a solid weekly close Within the last hour, the price of Bitcoin (BTC) surged above $10,000 to reach a new monthly peak of $10,315. The move came after a very uneventful weekly closing which saw CoinMarketCap’s top-ranked digital asset close above an significant downward trend of several years. A […]

Coincheck joins Japan-based exchanges GMO Coin and BitFlyer in supporting trading for Brave’s Basic Attention Token starting on July 21.

Coincheck Crypto Exchange Will Soon Offer Support for Bat Token

Cryptocurrency exchange based in Japan Coincheck will soon be offering support to BAT token holders. The virtual currency exchange will make Brave ‘s Basic Attention Token (BAT) available for trading starting on 21 July, according to Monex Group ‘s announcement on 13 July — the owner of Coincheck since its acquisition in 2018. Following the […]

Three Women's Binance Award Nominees Get Blocked From Instagram

Three Women’s Binance Award Nominees Get Blocked From Instagram

The only woman recently nominated for the Binance Influencer Awards was Rachel Siegel, also known as CryptoFinally. She alleges that she and two other female crypto-influencers were de-platformed from Instagram after criticizing the under-representation of women in the Blockchain industry. The other females that are allegedly targeted are TechWithCatalina and GirlGoneCrypto. Questioning the status quo […]

Expert: China’s Digital Yuan Will Target the Dollar, Not Bitcoin

Having discovered what cryptocurrency space and blockchain needs, China would strive to compete with the U.S. dollar, not Bitcoin (BTC), with its highly awaited digital yuan. Matthew Graham, a former Chinese investment banker and CEO of Beijing-based Sino Global Capital. Examined what is known about the emerging digital currency so far. And argued that the […]

$500 Bitcoin Price Crash Could Be the Start of a Bigger Drop, Here’s Why

$500 Bitcoin Price Crash Could Be the Start of a Bigger Drop, Here’s Why

Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto could be a bearish ‘ghost’ according to what happened on Wednesday. BTC watched a technical resistance test at $10,000 while trading some $200 below it before almost suddenly it crashed by about $500 in just 15 minutes. So it looks like traders sold off nearly $9,800 after Twitter user Whale Alert tweeted […]