Cryptocurrency markets have experienced a few intensive weeks since the start of the year that took prices to 2020 highs in mid-February. The overall bullish sentiment is attracting more interest towards the crypto space. There are many ways to get started with Bitcoin but one the most accessible options is to find an ATM supporting […]
If you’re one of the many people looking to get into bitcoin for the first time, it doesn’t have to be hard. There are more than a few easy routes to acquiring cryptocurrency and this article aims to outline five of them. By way of these simple avenues for purchasing bitcoin you can be stacking […]
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A court in Rio de Janeiro has ruled in favor of Brazilian crypto exchange Mercado Bitcoin in a case over the closure of one of its checking accounts. The judicial instance turned down an appeal filed by Banco Sicoob against a decision by the district court in Barra da Tijuca which granted the exchange the […]
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Cryptocurrency exchange Kraken has acquired Crypto Facilities, a British digital asset trading platform and index provider, in an undisclosed “nine-figure” deal. The acquisition means that Kraken will now be able to offer both spot and futures trading in bitcoin core, bitcoin cash, ripple, litecoin and ethereum while boosting revenue by attracting institutional customers. Also read: Cryptocurrency […]
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Mark Karpeles, the former chief executive officer of the now-defunct Mt. Gox, has reportedly apologized for the losses that led to the demise of the cryptocurrency exchange. However, the embattled Frenchman insisted on his innocence regarding charges of embezzlement in closing arguments during his trial in Tokyo on Dec. 27. Also read: Wine Retailer to Buy […]
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Coinbase has announced that it plans to list over 30 cryptocurrencies, with many more to follow. In its largest listing spree to date, the California-based exchange will add dozens of cryptocurrencies in the coming months, including dai, mana and neo. Moving forward, Coinbase ultimately plans to add over 90 percent of “all compliant digital assets.” […]
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In a recent interview, former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) employee and National Security Agency (NSA) subcontractor turned whistleblower, Edward Snowden, argued that the price and value of bitcoin is an expression of the “large population” that believes in its “usefulness” as a means of exchange. Also Read: UK Regulators Plan “Comprehensive Response” to Illicit Crypto Use […]
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South Korean financial regulators are cracking down on unauthorized cryptocurrency funds. In particular, one crypto fund launched by a local exchange is reportedly being investigated. The exchange claims no wrongdoing as its token activities were carried out overseas, but has promptly canceled its plan to launch a second fund. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into […]
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