The bitcoin price which has been rallying this year, has hit plateau at 10,000 usd. “It’s clear that Bitcoin is being considered alongside more traditional investments,” ….
Crypto game marketing startup which Labels itself “the first referral marketplace for games” Refereum announced a partnership has been established with the significant Fortnite competitor, PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG) a South Korean online games developer and publisher. Refereum, which rewards users in its RFR token, is scheduled to extend its in-game rewards system to players in the Battlegrounds of Playerunknown, it is one of Xbox’s top popular games, with more than 8 million sales. In a press release, the company disclosed that it is providing the RFR tokens for the ….
Two Israeli brothers from Jerusalem, Eli and Assaf Gigi, were arrested by the cyber unit of the Israeli Police a few days ago in connection with the 2016 hack of Bitfinex’s cryptocurrency exchange which saw multiple accounts being compromised.and other related phishing scams, Finance Magnates report. ….
The head of the United States House of Representatives Committee on Financial Services Maxine Walters has requested that Facebook to stop development of its new Libra cryptocurrency until it is possible to hold hearings. The request from Waters came hours after Libra had been unveiled by Facebook. “Given the company’s troubled past, I am requesting that Facebook agree to a moratorium on any movement forward on developing a cryptocurrency ….
Social media giant facebook secured Support of some of the leading payment, retail and technology firms for its upcoming cryptocurrency scheduled to be announced next week, As stated by The Wall Street Journal Facebook’s cryptocurrency will be controlled by a consortium of companies that will form the Libra Association, including Visa, Mastercard, and PayPal Uber, Stripe, and Booking.com. According to reports, each will spend around $10 million to finance currency growth and become part of the Libra Association, an autonomous consortium that will separately regulate the digital coin. As quoted by the Block,stakeholders such as venture capital companies Andreessen Horowitz and Union Square Ventures, cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase, and non-profit organizations including Mercy Corps will also be included in the consortium created to manage the project. ⠀According to TechCrunch, the cryptocurrency, allegedly called Libra, will be revealed on June 18, with a launch ….
The computer programmer, cybersecurity specialist and entrepreneur John McAfee has just introduced his recent project – McAffee Magic, a crypto trading platform. McAffee’s ‘Magic’ is more of an aggregator for cryptocurrency exchange than a standalone exchange. It presently enables it’s customers to trade through a single embedded dashboard on various exchanges.No cryptocurrency keys are stored by McAfee Magic itself. To set this up, users will need to plug in APIs from their other exchanges. The platform comes with two options – normal ….
Messaging giant Telegram tokens are being offered to accredited investors through a limited listing that precedes public sales later this October. A Korean company Gram ….
It’s no news that the SEC sued Kik Interactive, Inc. in New York Federal Court on June 4 The SEC sued Kik for supposedly operating an unregistered securities sale when it introduced an original coin offering (ICO) for its kin token in 2017. Kik announced that they were planning to battle against the SEC lawsuit and since then, the firm has raised roughly $5 million in crypto to battle against SEC stating that tokens are currencies used in its implementation and regulated by an autonomous foundation and that the SEC engages in regulatory abuse of power that is detrimental to development and outside the limits of its statutory authority. While speaking to CNBC’s Ran Neuner, popular ….
The authorities of Vancouver are turning against the Bitcoin ATMs due to money laundering issues, the Next Web reported on June 5.Bitcoin ATMs are under gubernatorial pressure after a rise in criminal operations being carried through the machines, according to The Star. Mayor Kennedy Stewart of Vancouver proposed during a latest council conference that banning Bitcoin machines was an alternative deemed to contain crypto-related fraud and money laundering. Employees of Vancouver City Hall have now been tasked with conducting research on the subject. Reports from the Vancouver police in February may have led to the anti-crypto position. The Vancouver police stated in the study that Bitcoin ATMs were extremely efficient for money laundering by organized criminal organizations. The report also stated that in 2017 cryptocurrency-related crimes had risen by a ….