Day: March 9, 2019

In the Daily: Bitcoin Begging, NEM Foundation Fights to Survive, Huobi Prime

In the Daily: Bitcoin Begging, NEM Foundation Fights to Survive, Huobi Prime In the first weekend edition of The Daily, we examine the biting effects of crypto winter, which might have frozen out ETH scambots, but hasn’t prevented the penurious from panhandling for crypto by more direct means. We also […]

P2P Markets: Russian Localbitcoins Trade Outpaces Venezuela

P2P Markets: Russian Localbitcoins Trade Outpaces Venezuela During the week of March 2, roughly 14,365 BTC changed hands via peer-to-peer (P2P) exchange Localbitcoins, equating to approximately $ 51.51 million worth of trade. Of that, 3,593 was BTC traded via the Russian markets, 83 percent more volume than was produced by […]

UN Panel: North Korea Hacked $571M From Asian Crypto Exchanges

UN Panel: North Korea Hacked 1M From Asian Crypto Exchanges The U.N. Security Council has heard that North Korea uses cyberattacks and blockchain technology to evade economic sanctions and obtain foreign currency. Through hacking, the reclusive Republic has raked in around $ 670 million in foreign exchange and cryptocurrency, a […]

Trading Platform Voltaire Rewards Users With BCH for Every Trade

Trading Platform Voltaire Rewards Users With BCH for Every Trade On March 8, London-based exchange Voltaire announced a new incentive for registered traders that provides the ability to earn BCH during each trade executed on the platform. According to Voltaire, which bases all of its exchange paired denominations in BCH, […]

Onecoin Leaders Indicted in the U.S. for Operating ‘Fraudulent Pyramid Scheme’

Onecoin Leaders Indicted in the U.S. for Operating ‘Fraudulent Pyramid Scheme’ On March 8, the Department of Justice and the U.S. Attorney’s Office Southern District of New York (SDNY) announced that officials have indicted two of the top leaders of the notorious Onecoin project. The prosecutors charged Onecoin cofounders Konstantin […]

Most Popular Cryptocurrencies in India According to Exchanges

Most Popular Cryptocurrencies in India According to Exchanges Several Indian crypto exchanges have shared data with news.Bitcoin.com on the most traded cryptocurrencies on their platforms so far this year. Crypto enthusiasts in India have been buying and selling a wide range of cryptocurrencies despite the central bank’s roadblock which stops […]