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Frankfurt, Hesse, Germany - April 17, 2018: Many coins of various cryptocurrencies

Fast-tracking crypto bill reportedly considered by Indian parliament

In order to pass a bill recently proposed to regulate digital currencies in the country. The Indian government may take a legislative shortcut. The Indian government may take the ‘ordinance route’ to prohibit the use of private cryptocurrencies in the country, as well as create a regulatory framework for a digital rupee issued by the […]

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Google Searches on Term ‘Buy Crypto’ hit record high: The Tie

According to new industry research, if Google search trends are anything to go by. Crypto euphoria appears to be on the increase again. According to cryptocurrency analytics company The Tie, “Buy crypto” searches on Google surged to all-time highs in January. Far exceeding the previous peak of early 2018. Relative search interest for the term […]

Cryptocurrency forms the Davos Agenda of the World Economic Forum

Cryptocurrency forms the Davos Agenda of the World Economic Forum

The upcoming Davos Agenda of the World Economic Forum will feature two separate cryptocurrency sessions. Offering another compelling sign that digital assets have penetrated mainstream awareness. Moreover, on Monday and Thursday, the sessions, titled Resetting Digital Currencies, will be held. Five public speakers included in the first session, including Governor Andrew Bailey of the Bank […]

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What’s stopping Bitcoin from going up to $20,000?

Traders expected it to hit $20,000 quickly when Bitcoin’s price hit a new ATH on most cryptocurrency exchanges. The crypto-asset, however, soon faced a wave of corrections following the same wave of corrections. Even as its market cap crossed $354 billion and became the 7th largest currency in the world. To many, since it also […]

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 […]

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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 […]