NASDAQ, Fidelity Invest in New Cryptocurrency Exchange

New cryptocurrency exchange has reportedly raised $27.5 million from investors which include NASDAQ Ventures and Fidelity Investments. The platform will offer cryptocurrency trading on spot and future markets starting next year.  Nevermind the Bear Market Seemingly unphased by the current bleeding conditions of the cryptocurrency market, Fidelity Investments and NASDAQ Ventures have reportedly taken part […]

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G20 Summit: We Will Regulate Cryptocurrencies ‘In Line with FATF Standards’

G20 countries have agreed to regulate cryptocurrencies in line with Financial Action Task Force (FATF) standards at the second session of the summit held in Buenos Aires, Argentina. ‘We will regulate crypto-assets for anti-money laundering’ On Saturday, a joint declaration was officially signed by all G20 nations, reports The Saudi Gazette. The document acknowledges that […]

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Why a Cryptocurrency Exchange Rating System is Overdue – Cointelligence [Interview]

Bitcoinist spoke with On Yavin, CEO of Cointelligence, an educational and data platform for the cryptocurrency space that will soon launch the first-ever cryptocurrency exchange rating system in early 2019.  A cryptocurrency exchange rating system is perhaps overdue for the crypto space given the history of hacks, scams and regulatory challenges that present barriers to […]

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‘Buyers Will be Able to Verify the Origin of Gold’ -Innnovaminex CEO [Interview)

Bitcoinist spoke with Fernando García Sanz, CEO of InnovaMinex on their new platform that is applying blockchain technology in the physical mining of gold.  Blockchain technology is the technology of the future, which allows us to expand the boundaries of business in its usual sense. It can be used in various fields, including the mining industry. […]

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SEC Indecision Prompts ‘Wall Street Kids’ To Appoint Their Own Crypto-Police

SEC indecision has led companies including several Wall Street veterans to form the Association for Digital Asset Markets (ADAM). Advised by a former New York Stock Exchange CEO, the group are attempting to introduce an industry code of conduct. Best Practice Manifesto The group, which includes Mike Novogratz’s Galaxy Digital, Hudson River Trading, and Symbiont, plan to […]

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South Korea Approves Its First Cryptocurrency Exchange Upbit

South Korea’s Internet and Security Agency (KISA) awarded Upbit an information security management system (ISMS) license, for its strong infrastructure.  Upbit Becomes First ISMS Licensed Exchange Upbit, South Korea’s largest cryptocurrency exchange by volume, has become the first to obtain an ISMS license. In December 2017, KISA decided that all internet and data related companies generating more […]

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Sweden Braces For Migrant Caravan Of Norwegian Bitcoin Miners

Data center managers in Sweden are expecting a deluge of inquiries from cryptocurrency mining operations in Norway. The Norwegian authorities this week revoked energy tax subsidies for the sector, throwing the future of many companies into doubt. ‘The Dirtiest Form of Cryptographic Output’ Up until this week, mining firms in Norway qualified for the same […]

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Cryptocurrency Winter Special: Two to HODL and One to FODL

This week provides another opportunity for a cryptocurrency HODL vs. FODL analysis. With Black Friday having just passed this is the perfect opportunity to do some shopping. Cryptocurrency Winter is Here BTC 00 having fallen more than 30% in the prior week has brought many cryptocurrencies lower with it. However, with a lower BTC comes […]

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Kraken ‘Named’ in SEC Investigation, Calvin Ayre Claims as Bitcoin Cash Forks Go Live

The controversy surrounding the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) hard fork is increasingly engulfing cryptocurrency exchange Kraken as the altcoin’s proponents take aim at its treatment of its two forks. Deposits, Withdrawals And Up To 30 Confirmations After BCH split into ABC and SV forks, Kraken opted to keep the BCH ticker to describe ABC, crediting users […]

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