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As Korean Crypto Exchanges Step Up AML Compliance, Banks Are Failing

[As Korean Crypto Exchanges Step Up AML Compliance, Banks Are Failing]As the South Korean government steps up its anti-money laundering (AML) oversight, major crypto exchanges in the country are voluntarily complying while banks are reportedly failing to meet the guidelines for compliance.

Mon, 18 Jun 2018 05:40:30 +0000 by Bitcoin News

Russia's Largest Banks Are Piloting Bitcoin and Crypto Portfolios

Two of Russia's largest banks are planning to launch a cryptocurrency portfolio product for their private banking clients, Kommersant reported.

Mon, 18 Jun 2018 05:00:14 +0000 by CoinDesk

An Inside Look at the Electron Cash Wallet Coming to iOS

[An Inside Look at the Electron Cash Wallet Coming to iOS]Just recently news.Bitcoin.com reported on the unique Electron Cash wallet alongside using the Cashshuffle plugin.

Mon, 18 Jun 2018 03:45:30 +0000 by Bitcoin News

Metropolitan Bank Is Handling Millions for Crypto Clients (And It Wants More)

To most banks in the U.S., cryptocurrency businesses are pariahs.

Mon, 18 Jun 2018 03:30:13 +0000 by CoinDesk

Chip Maker Nvidia Adds Blockchain-AI Startup to Incubator

Nvidia is supporting a blockchain startup as part of its Inception Program, which seeks to support artificial intelligence development.

Mon, 18 Jun 2018 00:30:19 +0000 by CoinDesk

Etoro Is Launching an OTC Crypto Trading Desk for Institutions

[Etoro Is Launching an OTC Crypto Trading Desk for Institutions]While the major banks are taking their time with offering OTC crypto trading, new entrants to the space are stepping up to fill the void.

Sun, 17 Jun 2018 23:20:34 +0000 by Bitcoin News

This Village Decided to Launch Japan’s First Municipal ICO

[This Village Decided to Launch Japans First Municipal ICO]A village in Japan has announced its decision to launch an initial coin offering in order to secure funds for creating a sustainable region.

Sun, 17 Jun 2018 21:20:12 +0000 by Bitcoin News

EOS Has Issues

[EOS Has Issues]The EOS mainnet is less than a week old but already the much-vaunted blockchain has ran into a spate of issues ranging from the minor to the critical.

Sun, 17 Jun 2018 19:20:26 +0000 by Bitcoin News

The Reasonable Network

[The Reasonable Network]This article is my advice on how reasonable people can have a public discussion that is strong enough to avoid being derailed by trolls, no matter who they are.

Sun, 17 Jun 2018 17:20:15 +0000 by Bitcoin News

Six Fake Crypto Exchange Sites Busted by Ukraine’s Cyberpolice

[Six Fake Crypto Exchange Sites Busted by Ukraine’s Cyberpolice]The cybercrime combating unit of the Ukrainian police has uncovered a network of fraudulent crypto trading websites.

Sun, 17 Jun 2018 15:20:22 +0000 by Bitcoin News

This Week in Bitcoin: An End to 51% Attacks and Who Controls Bitcoin?

[This Week in Bitcoin: An End to 51% Attacks and Who Controls Bitcoin?]This week we reported about a suggested solution to 51% attacks, a hacked exchange that was blamed for tanking the market and a cannabis-themed cryptocurrency bringing peace to the world.

Sun, 17 Jun 2018 13:15:34 +0000 by Bitcoin News

Satoshi Nakamoto Known to CIA? FBI? Created by NSA? Search Intensifies

[Satoshi Nakamoto Known to CIA?

Sun, 17 Jun 2018 10:20:47 +0000 by Bitcoin News

How to Explain Crypto Collectibles to Your Banker

When Wells Fargo thinks your video game company is a money services business, it's time to start educating people in other fields about blockchain.

Sun, 17 Jun 2018 10:00:06 +0000 by CoinDesk

In the Scramble to Fix Digital Identity, uPort Is a Project to Watch

Digital identity is scattered and insecure.

Sun, 17 Jun 2018 09:35:25 +0000 by CoinDesk

Canadian Accused of Assisting Ross Ulbricht Extradited to U.S.

[Canadian Accused of Assisting Ross Ulbricht Extradited to U.S.]A fifty-nine-year-old Canadian man accused of advising Ross Ulbricht, the creator and operator of the first anonymous free market, Silk Road, has been extradited to the United States from Thailand.

Sun, 17 Jun 2018 07:35:58 +0000 by Bitcoin News

EOS May Be Live But It's Still Got Crypto Critics Debating

The EOS blockchain went live this week, sparking debate and commentary from cryptocurrency's avid social media users.

Sat, 16 Jun 2018 12:10:51 +0000 by CoinDesk

Token Swaps: What Are They, How They Work & Why They're Happening Now

Token swaps are becoming common, but what do they mean for users and investors?

Sat, 16 Jun 2018 11:50:23 +0000 by CoinDesk

Bank of International Settlements to Publish New Crypto Research

The Bank of International Settlements intends to publish two cryptocurrency-focused chapters of its annual report this weekend.

Fri, 15 Jun 2018 20:00:17 +0000 by CoinDesk

Quantstamp Defends QSP, Says Dollars, Ether Accepted Out of 'Necessity'

A smart contract auditing startup is trying to quell a community uproar a week after token-holders began raising concerns about the project.

Fri, 15 Jun 2018 18:07:49 +0000 by CoinDesk

Proposed Ethereum Roadmap Would Activate Its Biggest Upgrades Together

A developer meeting Friday saw ethereum's developers discuss a proposal that would see two of its most anticipated upgrades update together.

Fri, 15 Jun 2018 18:05:35 +0000 by CoinDesk

Kurt Russell Is Going to Be in a Cryptocurrency Movie

One of America's most beloved Hollywood actors will be starring in a movie about cryptocurrencies. 

Fri, 15 Jun 2018 17:15:14 +0000 by CoinDesk

Sweden's Land Registry Demos Live Transaction on a Blockchain

Swedish Land Registry and Blockchain project have concluded their third phase of testing with a full demonstration.

Fri, 15 Jun 2018 16:05:09 +0000 by CoinDesk

SEC Has Removed 'Stumbling Block' for Ether Futures, Says Cboe

The doors may be open for Cboe to launch an ether futures product, following a recent comment from the SEC that the cryptocurrency is not a security.

Fri, 15 Jun 2018 15:16:08 +0000 by CoinDesk

What Crypto Thinks About the SEC Saying Ether Isn't a Security

CoinDesk compiles the best comments from crypto Twitter's reaction to the news ether, ethereum's cryptocurrency, might not be a security.

Fri, 15 Jun 2018 12:50:23 +0000 by CoinDesk

Montana County Delays Decision on Bitcoin Mining Suspension

A county in the U.S.

Fri, 15 Jun 2018 12:01:25 +0000 by CoinDesk

Walmart Patent Eyes Crypto Payments for Power Supply Precision

Retail giant Walmart is exploring a way to let households manage their electricity bills with prepayments in cryptocurrency.

Fri, 15 Jun 2018 11:30:06 +0000 by CoinDesk

Bitcoin Price Recovery In Play If Key Support Holds

Bitcoin is still in recovery mode, but the bulls must keep prices above key support to maintain momentum.

Fri, 15 Jun 2018 10:10:18 +0000 by CoinDesk

Felines to Futbol: NFTs Are Crypto's Hottest New Buzzword

The crypto industry is buzzing about NFTs, non-fungible tokens, because it's clear CryptoKitties and its clones just might make the tech mainstream.

Fri, 15 Jun 2018 09:00:29 +0000 by CoinDesk

Chinese City Causes Confusion with Digital Asset Exchange Proposal

A city government in China is mulling the creation of a "blockchain digital asset exchange," but no one is quite sure what it means.

Fri, 15 Jun 2018 08:00:43 +0000 by CoinDesk

Ripple to Invest $2 Million in Texas University's Blockchain Research

Ripple is funding a blockchain research initiative at the University of Texas at Austin's McCombs School of Business.

Fri, 15 Jun 2018 05:00:04 +0000 by CoinDesk