Category: ETH

Bitpay Users Can Now Purchase Crypto With Fiat In-App

Bitpay App Users Can Purchase Crypto Via the Firm's Multi-Service SolutionOn January 23, the cryptocurrency payment firm Bitpay announced it will be allowing customers to purchase digital assets using the Bitpay platform. The Atlanta-based company partnered with fiat-to-crypto payment processor Simplex to offer the crypto purchasing experience. Bitpay says the latest feature will provide an “all-in-one solution” for cryptocurrency-related activities. Also Read: Bitcoin.com Partners With […]

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UK Tax Agency to Pay $100K for Blockchain Surveillance Software

UK Tax Agency to Pay $100k for Blockchain Surveillance SoftwareOn January 17, the UK tax agency Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC) published a job opportunity for a private contractor to design a cryptocurrency blockchain analysis tool. According to the listing, the contract is for one year and HMRC will pay the contractor $100,000 for software that can “identify and cluster crypto asset transactions.” […]

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Fairspin Casino Players Won Over 40,000 ETH

Fairspin Casino Players Won Over 40,000 ETHBlockchain casino Fairspin paid out more than 40,000 ETH to players in its first full year of operation.

The casino was founded in late 2018 under the name of Fairplay. A year later, it was rebranded into Fairspin to emphasize the casino’s key distinctive feature – each spin in every game is secured by blockchain. Fairspin’s gaming stats are displayed right on the casino website and everyone can check players’ deposits and payouts on a blockchain explorer.

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China Saw $11.4 Billion in Crypto-Based Capital Flight Last Year

China Saw $11.4 Billion in Crypto-Based 'Capital Flight' Transactions Last YearOn January 8, China-based blockchain security firm Peckshield published its “2019 Global Digital Asset AML Research Report” noting a variety of crypto trends throughout the year. According to the study, cryptocurrency-based capital flight stemming from China was around $11.4 billion in 2019. Peckshield’s research recorded a number of illegal or otherwise unregulated transactions over the […]

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Ethereum Proponent Virgil Griffith Deemed a Flight Risk, Judge Denies Bail

Ethereum Proponent Virgil Griffith Deemed a Flight Risk, Judge Denies BailU.S. law enforcement filed in November criminal charges against Ethereum researcher Virgil Griffith because he traveled to North Korea and taught “his audience how to use blockchain technology.” Griffith was arrested on Thanksgiving Day and has been forced to remain in prison the whole time. On Dec. 26, SDNY Magistrate Judge Barbara Moses refused Griffith’s […]

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$100M of Ethereum Tied to Plustoken Scam Sparks Wild Theories

$100M Worth of Ethereum Tied to Plustoken Scam Sparks Wild TheoriesDuring the last two weeks as cryptocurrency prices slid below long term foundational support, speculators assumed Plustoken scammers may be behind the dump. Blockchain intelligence firm Chainalysis published a report which claimed Plustoken coin sales might be dragging BTC prices down. Moreover, on December 19, Plustoken scammers moved 789,525 ETH ($101 million) from one address […]

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A Better Alternative to Banking – Club Swan

Club Swan - Spend Your Crypto NowThe crypto community has had a rough relationship with traditional financial institutions with limited solutions available. Around the world, both early and recent crypto users have had bank accounts closed, transactions rejected, unnecessary delays in receiving their funds, or worse. To add to this dilemma, the availability of trustworthy and regulated solutions where both your crypto and fiat are safe and spendable has been non-existent… Until Now. A better alternative to banking is now available around the world- it is tested, proven, and it delivers.

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Regulatory Roundup: Crypto ‘Inevitable’ in India, China Rankings, NY Streamlines Policy

Regulatory Roundup: Crypto 'Inevitable’ in India, China Rankings, NY Streamlines PolicyIn this regulatory roundup, we cover a positive crypto story in India, China’s year-end rankings, and the European Central Bank entering the stablecoin race. We also cover the New York regulator’s proposed Bitlicense revision — the first in five years — and several other notable regulatory developments in the crypto space. Also read: Regulatory Roundup […]

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Bloxroute Releases Blockchain Distribution Network for Ethereum and Bitcoin Cash

Bloxroute Releases Blockchain Distribution Network for Ethereum and Bitcoin CashOn December 3, the crypto software firm Bloxroute’s cofounder, Eyal Markovich, announced the launch of the startup’s Blockchain Distribution Network (BDN) Version 1. Markovich explained that the BDN V1 release is a milestone for the company and the scalability service aims to enable exponential blockchain scaling by propagating blocks and transactions faster. Also Read: 23 […]

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Croatian Post Now Offers Crypto Exchange Service at 55 Branches

Croatian Post Starts Crypto Exchange Service at 55 Post Offices NationwideCroatian Post, the biggest provider of postal services in the Republic of Croatia, is now offering a cryptocurrency exchange service at 55 post offices throughout the country. Currently, five cryptocurrencies are supported. This follows a successful implementation and positive results of a pilot program at a few branches. The Post found interest in this service […]

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NY Regulator Proposes Relaxing New Coin Listing Requirements

NY Regulator Proposes Relaxing New Coin Listing RequirementsThe New York State Department of Financial Services, the Bitlicense regulator, has published a proposed framework for licensed companies seeking to list new coins. This is the first time the regulator has proposed changes to its crypto regulation in five years. Among the changes, licensees will be able to self-certify the compliance of their new […]

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Sweden’s Financial Authority Approves Swiss Crypto ETP Provider Amun

Sweden's Financial Authority Approves Swiss Crypto ETP Provider AmunOn December 10, Switzerland-based firm Amun AG announced the company’s base prospectus has been approved by the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority (SFSA). The ETP provider said it has extensive plans to expand its digital asset ETPs throughout Europe, while Sweden shows “strong demand” for these products. Also read: Wisdomtree’s Physically Backed Bitcoin ETP Goes Live […]

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CBD Coffee Company Leverages Censorship-Resistant Nature of Crypto

CBD Coffee Company Leverages Censorship-Resistant Nature of CryptoOn December 8, the U.S.-based coffee firm that uses cannabidiol (CBD) in its product, Crazy Calm, launched a promotion that aims to send $5 per order to the charity EatBCH. The founder of Crazy Calm, Matt Aaron, also detailed that the startup wanted to leverage the payment processor Shopify but the company closed their account […]

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Maker’s Stability Fee Drops to 5.5% After Multi-Collateral Dai Announcement

Maker's Stability Fee Drops to 5.5% After Multi-Collateral Dai AnnouncementAccording to the CEO of the Maker Foundation, Rune Christensen, Multi-Collateral Dai (MCD) will launch on November 18. On October 28, Maker’s stability fee was reduced by a ‘whale’ with roughly 94% of the voting power. Also Read: French Ministry of Education Publishes Bitcoin Resource Guide for Educators Maker’s Multi-Collateral Dai Will Launch November 18 […]

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CME Group Publishes Bitcoin Options Specifications

CME Group Publishes Bitcoin Options SpecificationsIn mid-September, the foreign exchange company CME Group announced the launch of options on its bitcoin futures contracts in Q1 2020, pending regulatory review. CME Group executive Tim McCourt said there was “increasing client demand” for the firm’s bitcoin derivatives and now the company has published specifications for the options products. Also Read: French Ministry […]

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104 Addresses Hold 70% of Tether, Research Reveals

104 Addresses Hold 70% of Tether, Research RevealsThe ownership of tether (USDT) turns out to be quite concentrated. According to a recent report, a few addresses control the bulk of the stablecoin, which is widely used by bitcoin traders. The finding comes on top of fresh accusations of creating a bubble levied in a lawsuit against tether’s operators. That adds to the […]

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80% of Crypto Trade Volume Tracked by Blockchain Surveillance

80% of Crypto Trade Volume Tracked by Blockchain SurveillanceEver 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 stem from Ethereum. On Tuesday, the firm Ciphertrace announced that it’s now tracking 700 cryptocurrencies providing “visibility into 87% of […]

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Diversified Crypto Fund Receives FINRA Regulatory Approval

Diversified Crypto Fund Receives FINRA Regulatory ApprovalGrayscale Investments has received regulatory approval to publicly quote shares of its diversified crypto fund. The product, which is the firm’s only diversified offering, invests in five main cryptocurrencies. In addition, the firm offers nine single-asset investment funds, some of which are also quoted publicly. Also read: 7 Crypto Exchange-Traded Products Now Live on Swiss […]

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Slovenia Has the Most BCH-Accepting Physical Locations Worldwide

Slovenia Has the Most BCH-Accepting Physical Locations WorldwideBitcoin Cash (BCH) merchant adoption continues to grow, but in certain regions worldwide like Australia, Japan, and New Hampshire, BCH acceptance is swelling. As each area pursues BCH adoption in a variety of unique ways, the Republic of Slovenia has seen massive retail approval as the payment processor Eligma has relentlessly spread crypto awareness throughout […]

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United Nations Agency Unicef Launches Cryptocurrency Fund

United Nations Agency Unicef Launches Cryptocurrency FundUnicef announced Wednesday that it has launched a cryptocurrency fund and become the first United Nations organization to hold onto its crypto donations. Without converting them into fiat, the fund will hold two cryptocurrencies and disburse them to support projects benefiting children worldwide. Also read: RBI Ban Stops Indian Police From Cashing Out Seized Crypto […]

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Bitcoin Cash Settles More Value Than ETH in Dollars Moved

Bitcoin Cash Settles More Value Than ETH in Dollars MovedBitcoin Cash (BCH) proponents have recently been discussing the amount of value participants have been sending onchain. For quite some time now, statistics show the BCH chain has been moving more money than the ETH network in terms of USD value sent per day. With extremely low network fees, a good portion of people are […]

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Market Outlook: Leading Cryptocurrencies Attempt to Break Resistance

Market Outlook: Leading Cryptocurrencies Attempt to Break ResistanceDigital currency markets have started to show strong signs of recovery after dropping to new lows last week. On Monday, a number of cryptocurrencies gained between 2-5% over the course of the day. Crypto prices have held steady into the next day and many digital assets will likely test key resistance levels in order to […]

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FOIN Allows Merchants to Accept Crypto Payments In-Store

FOIN Allows Merchants to Accept Crypto Payments In-StoreFOIN, a cryptocurrency company and a developer of the transparent payment system FoPay, announced the strategic partnership with Cyclebit, a crypto payment solutions provider. According to the official information, starting from that day, FOIN, the decentralized peer to peer cryptocurrency for the finance sector, along with 20 other top cryptos are accepted at more than 200,000 points of sale in Europe, Asia, and Canada. Now, FOIN holders can use their digital assets to make purchasing in stores, cafes, restaurants, and even service companies (e.g. barber shops).

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