Cambodia’s Crypto Industry Marches Forward Despite Legal Grey Area

Cambodia’s cryptocurrency sector appears to be marching forward, despite the absence of clear regulatory guidelines pertaining to virtual currencies.  Also Read: PBOC to Strengthen Cryptocurrency Regulations in 2018 Regulatory Ambiguity Fails to Deter Cambodia’s Cryptocurrency Sector A report published by The Phnom Penh Post suggests that Cambodia’s virtual currency industry is pressing forward in spite of […]
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Russians Owe 13% Tax on Their Crypto Incomes

Russian citizens are expected to pay 13 percent tax on their crypto-related incomes. Amendments to the tax code are currently being prepared. The exact rates should be confirmed by the end of the year. However, lawyers have warned that even now citizens risk criminal prosecution if they fail to report gains from dealings with cryptocurrencies. […]
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PBOC to Strengthen Cryptocurrency Regulations in 2018

The People’s Bank of China (PBOC)’s Institute of International Finance has released a report identifying cryptocurrencies as a top priority for 2018. The document claims that widespread retail investment into cryptocurrencies has the potential to pose systemic risk to the Yuan, and also emphasizes the PBOC’s intention to expand its research and development into cryptocurrencies. […]
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Huobi Officially Launches in South Korea with 100 Cryptocurrencies

Huobi has officially launched in South Korea. The platform facilitates the trading of 100 cryptocurrencies and 208 markets. The exchange is also creating an investor protection fund and program to immediately compensate for any losses that are not investor error. Also read: Japan’s DMM Bitcoin Exchange Opens for Business With 7 Cryptocurrencies Huobi Korea Launched Huobi […]
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Bitkan CEO Discusses China, Bitcoin Cash, and the ‘K Site’

During the Satoshi’s Vision Conference in Tokyo, news.Bitcoin.com spoke with the CEO of Bitkan, Fang Yu, about the recent regulatory actions against cryptocurrency exchanges in China alongside her company’s new venture a vertical paid market called the Bitkan ‘K Site.’ The project will attempt to establish a decentralized media outlet that offers incentives to content […]
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Bitcoin ATM Installed in Georgia Amid Growing Interest in Crypto

A new automated teller machine now offers Georgians a fast and easy way to buy and sell bitcoin and litecoin. Support for bitcoin cash has been promised, and other cryptos will also be added in the future. The ATM has been set up at a burger restaurant in the heart of the Georgian capital Tbilisi. […]
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Okex Rolls Back Futures Contracts After Liquidations Leave Traders Reeling

Okex has promised to roll back futures transactions after irregular activity saw bitcoin plunge to under $4,800. The incident triggered massive liquidations, wiped out hundreds of contracts, and saw one trader threaten to commit suicide in front of Okex’ Hong Kong offices. Also read: Hacked Cryptocurrency Exchange Youbit Re-Emerges Amid Insurance Controversy Okex Reverses the Rekoning […]
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Testing Cryptocurrency Atomic Swaps With Barterdex

The method of atomic swap trading within the cryptocurrency space has become a hot subject, and a few software development teams have been working on this type of cross-chain technology. One group is Komodo, the creators of the decentralized exchange ‘Barterdex.’ The trading platform reveals a total of 90,663 successful atomic swaps have been executed […]
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Newegg Enables Cryptocurrency Payments for Canadian Customers

On March 28 the popular online electronics merchant Newegg announced its now allowing residents from Canada the ability to pay for goods using cryptocurrencies. Through its partnership with the payment processing firm Bitpay, the company feels its the right time to offer Canadian customers the ability to pay for items with the digital currencies BCH […]
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Five Cryptocurrency Exchanges in Japan Throw in the Towel

Five cryptocurrency exchanges in Japan are closing after their operators reportedly withdrew their applications with the Japanese financial regulator to operate crypto exchanges. They are in the process of returning clients’ cash and crypto holdings. Also read: Japan’s DMM Bitcoin Exchange Opens for Business With 7 Cryptocurrencies Five Exchanges Cease Operations Five cryptocurrency exchange operators in […]
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