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  • Former Mt. Gox CEO Mark Karpeles Launches New Blockchain BusinessRelated
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    Mark Karpeles, the former CEO of now-defunct cryptocurrency exchange Mt. Gox, has recently announced the launch of a new blockchain-based business that’s set to help Japan become a global leader in blockchain technology. According to The Washington Post, Karpeles recently told reporters that his new firm, Tristan Technologies Co., is set to develop a new, secure operating system that’s “much faster than those currently in use.” Per the 34-year-old Frenchman, his firm may help Japan regain…
  • FBI Reportedly Reaching out to Users of Defunct Cryptocurrency Exchange QuadrigaCXRelated
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    The Federal Bureau of Investigation is, along with several other U.S. agencies, looking into the downfall of Canadian cryptocurrency exchange QuadrigaCX, and has reportedly reached out to users to know more about their use of the platform. As Bloomberg reported, the FBI, the Internal Revenue Service’s Criminal Investigation Division, the Department of Justice’s Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section, and the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia are conducting an investigation. CryptoGlobe reported earlier…
  • UK's Regulator Warns Against Fraudulent Firm Cloning Financial Giant TP ICAPRelated
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    UK’s Regulator Warns Against Fraudulent Firm Cloning Financial Giant TP ICAPRelated Articles

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    The UK’s financial regulator, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), has uncovered another allegedly fraudulent crypto-related scheme. On Friday (May 24, 2019), the FCA revealed that a company called ICAP Crypto had been impersonating an established firm known as ICAP Europe Limited. ICAP Crypto reportedly attempted to lure unsuspecting investors into a potential scam involving cryptocurrencies. Using Company Details Belonging to Legitimate Financial Firms While ICAP Crypto’s management does not claim its services are regulated by the…
  • Bitcoin Mining Pool Tries to Help Tone Vays Win $10K Bet Against Roger VerRelated
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    Bitcoin Mining Pool Tries to Help Tone Vays Win $10K Bet Against Roger VerRelated Articles

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    Cryptocurrency mining pool SlushPool has recently manually added a BTC transaction into a block to help Tone Vays, a derivatives trader and analyst, win a wager mage against BCH proponent Roger Ver. The wager was made at the 2019 Malta AI & Blockchain Summit, during a debate between bitcoin (BTC) proponent Tone Vays and Bitcoin.com CEO and BCH advocate Roger Ver. In it, Ver argued BTC transactions are too expensive for business use due to the…
  • CoinBits Allows Users to Earn Passively By Converting, Saving Change in BitcoinRelated
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    CoinBits Allows Users to Earn Passively By Converting, Saving Change in BitcoinRelated Articles

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    Erik Finman, an early Bitcoin (BTC) adopter, has launched a crypto platform called CoinBits, which allows investors to passively invest in the flaghship cryptocurrency. According to TechCrunch, Finman’s new app, CoinBits, intends to democratize access to cryptocurrency by allowing people from all walks of life to make small investments through commonly-used investment and savings strategies. These reportedly include roundups on transactions made via credit or debit card purchases. The CoinBits app will also support conversion of…
  • Crypto-Lawyers Aren't Impressed With the Token Taxonomy ActRelated
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    Crypto-Lawyers Aren’t Impressed With the Token Taxonomy ActRelated Articles

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    Many attorneys working in the cryptoasset industry are concerned that proposed US crypto regulation, designed to provide clarity to the industry, could be even “less clear” than the cumbersome sercurities laws already in place. The subect of this criticism is the Token Taxonomy Act (TTA), the recently re-proposed piece of legislation aiming to clarify the legal environment in which the cryptoasset industry will operate in the US. Specifically, the bill would add an amendment to 15 U.S.C. 77b(a),…
  • An Interview with the Man Behind the MyCryptoHeroes Blockchain GameRelated
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    An Interview with the Man Behind the MyCryptoHeroes Blockchain GameRelated Articles

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    Japan’s leading crypto media outlet  CoinPost interviewed the CEO, Mr. Ueno, of domestic blockchain game MyCryptoHeroes - a popluar game that utilizes ether (ETH). The Interview focused on the “Shi-No-Ko-Sho Ecosystem” where their cloud sale has just begun, and looked at the plans for the expansion of blockchain games domestically and into the overseas market. This article has been translated and abridged from the original Japanese. How did MyCryptoHeroes start and what was your vision for the game?…
  • Report: Swiss Fintech Market Grew by 62 Percent in 2018

    Report: Swiss Fintech Market Grew by 62 Percent in 2018

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    The Swiss fintech market grew by 62 percent in 2018, according to a recent study by the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences published on Feb. 27.The Lucerne University of Applied Sciences undertook an in-depth review of Switzerland’s fintech market for the fourth time. The report dubbed “IFZ FinTech Study 2019” reveals that on a global scale the cities of Zurich and Geneva remain in second and third place for the best cities for fintech, respectively. The fintech sector inside the…
  • Good News As Cryptocurrencies And Traditional Banking Join

    Good News As Cryptocurrencies And Traditional Banking Join

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    While the cryptocurrency markets are in turmoil, the industry continues to build and move forward with exciting new developments. One such development comes from a growing cryptocurrency bank. The bank we speak of is Revolut, a digital banking alternative to the traditional brick and mortar banking system and supporter of cryptocurrency. Revolut already features a Bitcoin and cryptocurrency exchange built into its mobile app and has now received a European banking license. A Crypto Friendly Bank Amongst the traditional…
  • US Congress Members Introduce New Bill To Combat Crypto Price Manipulation

    US Congress Members Introduce New Bill To Combat Crypto Price Manipulation

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    The cryptocurrency markets are still very new and have yet to become regulated by prominent regulatory authorities such as the SEC and CFTC. Therefore, with no protective measures in place, price manipulation is rampant in the cryptocurrency markets. An End to Crypto Price Manipulation? However, on December 6, 2018, two US congressmen, Darren Soto and Ted Budd, have presented legislative filings designed to eradicate price manipulation in the crypto markets. They titled the two pieces of legislation the “Virtual…