Crypto News

North Korea is Using Cryptocurrency to Evade U.S. Sanctions: Experts

Advertisement Two Washington-based financial experts say that North Korea is increasingly using cryptocurrency to evade U.S. Sanctions. According to Lourdes Miranda, a financial crimes investigator specialized in intelligence collection and analysis, and Ross Delston, an expert witness who specializes in anti-money laundering and combating the financing of terrorism, Pyongyang is creating its own cryptocurrency and is likely also using […]

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Bitfinex Launches Decentralized Exchange EOSfinex in Beta

Cryptocurrency trading platform Bitfinex has announced the launch of EOSfinex, a decentralized exchange built on the EOSIO technology, in beta. The new platform aims to facilitate peer-to-peer value exchanges and support high-volume blockchain-based trading.  EOSfinex will allow for a peer-to-peer network which will be entirely trustless, that can be viewed by participants. To begin with, […]

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Google Cryptocurrency Ad Ban Ends for Crypto Exchanges in the US and Japan

Big news has just been announced regarding the Google cryptocurrency ad ban. CNBC reported this morning that Google (NASDAQ:GOOGL) is lifting its ban on some cryptocurrency-related advertising and plans to allow regulated cryptocurrency exchanges to buy Google ad space in the US and Japan. This new policy will start October 1st, 2018. Google Cryptocurrency Ad […]

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Tim Draper: ‘I Didn’t Anticipate’ Harsh Gov’t Response To Cryptocurrency

Billionaire entrepreneur and cryptocurrency advocate Tim Draper has stuck by his Bitcoin price forecast of $ 250,000 by 2022 while voicing concerns over hard-handed regulation worldwide. $ 250,000 Bitcoin Prediction Remains In an interview with Forbes September 25 together with son Adam, Draper, who has remained well known after buying 40,000 BTC in 2014 and […]

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This Bitcoin Startup ‘Could Be First To IPO,’ Says Alphabet Inc. VC Firm After $25M Funding

Goldman Sachs and GV (formerly Google Ventures) are among major investors in a $ 25 million funding round for Bitcoin payment network startup Veem, the company confirmed September 26. Google, Goldman Sachs Bet On Bitcoin Payments Speaking to Forbes, Veem CEO Marwan Forzley confirmed the successful funding round, which is the most prominent yet since […]

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Bitcoin Giant Bitmain Finally Files IPO in Hong Kong, Emphasizes 328% Yearly Revenue Growth

Advertisement The world’s largest crypto mining equipment manufacturer Bitmain has finally filed an initial public offering (IPO) with the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong. Bitmain, which has demonstrated absolute dominance over the lucrative Bitcoin mining market for many years, is yet to disclose its target valuation. But, local analysts have stated that the success of […]