Day: February 2, 2019

Malta’s Regulatory Framework Attracts Crypto Players, but Int’l Watchdogs and Local Opposition Are Skeptical

Malta’s Regulatory Framework Attracts Crypto Players, but Int’l Watchdogs and Local Opposition Are Skeptical After introducing crypto regulation, Malta attracted foreign blockchain companies — but also drew criticism from both global watchdogs and local opposition Cointelegraph.com News

Crypto Hacks Take $1.7 Billion in 2018—Yikes!

Crypto Hacks Take .7 Billion in 2018—Yikes! Yesterday, a rather shocking cryptocurrency anti-money laundering report was released by the crypto analytics company CipherTrace. This report states that around $ 1.7 billion worth of cryptocurrency was obtained illegally in 2018. What’s more surprising is that crypto hacks happened three times more than […]

Over 50 Bitcoin ATMs Operate Legally in Russia, Study Finds

Over 50 Bitcoin ATMs Operate Legally in Russia, Study Finds At least 51 cryptocurrency ATMs operate in compliance with the current regulations in Russia, estimates a new report. According to the study produced by the country’s crypto industry association, the average monthly turnover of each of these teller machines is […]

Startup Launches Loaded Bitcoin Cash Notes to Spread BCH Adoption

Startup Launches Loaded Bitcoin Cash Notes to Spread BCH Adoption Bitcoin Cash proponents can purchase collectible and loaded BCH notes from a company called Global Notes based in Melbourne, Australia. The creator of Bitcoincashnotes.com is a firm believer in Satoshi Nakamoto’s vision for a peer-to-peer electronic cash system and thinks […]

Australia’s Financial Intelligence Agency Registers 246 Bitcoin Exchanges

Australia’s Financial Intelligence Agency Registers 246 Bitcoin Exchanges The Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre (Austrac) has now officially registered 246 cryptocurrency exchanges. Pro-regulation industry participants have described the move as a key step towards legitimizing crypto assets. The registration process includes performing background checks and other anti-money laundering procedures […]

A Short History of Major Fiat Currency Collapses and What Triggered Them

A Short History of Major Fiat Currency Collapses and What Triggered Them Earlier this year we witnessed a mini flash crash that hit the fiat currency markets. It took approximately seven minutes for the Australian dollar to plummet against the Japanese yen, which surged to levels that it had last […]