Day: December 4, 2018

Vertcoin Network Suffers 300-Block Reorg Following 51% Attacks

Vertcoin Network Suffers 300-Block Reorg Following 51% Attacks Vertcoin (VTC) is currently struggling with a series of 51 percent attacks and a number of blockchain reorganizations. According to recently published data, the vertcoin chain has experienced over 22 reorgs and has lost more than $ 100,000 due to the attacks, with the […]

Finma: Crypto Startups Can Handle up to $100M of Deposits in Switzerland

Finma: Crypto Startups Can Handle up to 0M of Deposits in Switzerland Crypto-asset companies can now apply for licenses to handle as much as 100 million Swiss francs ($ 100 million) in public deposits under new regulations published on Dec. 3 by Switzerland’s Financial Market Supervisory Authority (Finma). The development underscores the […]

Joseph Lubin: ETH Incubator ConsenSys Gets ‘Lean and Gritty’ in Competitive Market

Joseph Lubin: ETH Incubator ConsenSys Gets ‘Lean and Gritty’ in Competitive Market Ethereum blockchain startup and incubator ConsenSys plans to streamline and toughen its business style, amid an increasingly “crowded,” competitive blockchain space Cointelegraph.com News

US Law Enforcement Wants Blockchain Surveillance Tools for Privacy Coins

US Law Enforcement Wants Blockchain Surveillance Tools for Privacy Coins The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has published its 2019 fiscal year pre-solicitation document. Throughout the 27-page letter, the organization explains that it wants to dedicate resources toward creating blockchain forensic applications that can analyze privacy-centric digital asset movements. […]

November Volume Rankings: Bearish Momentum Drives Surge in Trade

November Volume Rankings: Bearish Momentum Drives Surge in Trade The significant bearish momentum experienced across cryptocurrencies throughout November drove a significant increase in monthly trade volume among the leading markets. Also Read: Japan Unveils Plans to Regulate Initial Coin Offerings BTC Posts Strongest Volume Since May According to Coinmarketcap, BTC saw […]

Swiss Crypto Valley Association Leadership Steps Down After Governance Review

Swiss Crypto Valley Association Leadership Steps Down After Governance Review More than half of the members of Switzerland’s Crypto Valley Association (CVA) board have announced their decision to step down in January. The news comes after reports about governance issues and allegations of conflicts of interest in the leadership of […]

Korean Incoming Finance Minister Confirms Cryptocurrency Taxation Plans

Korean Incoming Finance Minister Confirms Cryptocurrency Taxation Plans South Korea’s incoming finance minister, Hong Nam-ki, has reportedly unveiled his government’s taxation plans for cryptocurrency and initial coin offerings. A task force consisting of experts from government agencies and the private sector will be formed to examine overseas cases to establish […]