Check Out Bitcoin.com’s Exclusive Video Interviews from Satoshi’s Vision Conference

On March 23-25 in Tokyo Japan, the Satoshi’s Vision Conference took place with a view to promoting the worldwide adoption of bitcoin cash (BCH). The conference was the largest cryptocurrency-infused event to date and hundreds of people visited Tokyo to discuss BCH and on-chain scaling. Also read: Upgrade Time: Bitcoin Cash Plans a 32 MB Hard […]
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Crypto Self-Regulation Deemed Likely in South Africa

A “self-regulatory approach” has been mentioned as a likely solution for the South African crypto sector. A non-government body could adopt rules and implement industry standards. The central bank in Pretoria is expected to formulate the policy framework. Also read: Steps towards Self-Regulation in Croatia and Slovenia Premature Regulation Throttles Growth The South African Reserve […]
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Coincheck Accepts Monex Acquisition Bid Which Will Inject It With Billions of Yens

The team behind the troubled Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck has decided to sell the company to one of the largest securities trading companies in the country. Monex will provide much needed capital but will decapitate the exchange and replace its head with a more trusted figure from among its own.   Also Read: Japanese Police […]
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Hyperblock to Acquire Cryptoglobal for $106m and Create Mining Behemoth

The cryptocurrency mining market in North America is facing a major consolidation as one of the biggest players is taking over another. The resulting combined company will be publicly traded and control over 21,000 rigs, consuming 28 MW of power and with an ability to grow to over 90 MW.    Also Read: Bitcoin Mules […]
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Emin Gün Sirer Discusses Cryptocurrency Academics and Proof-of-Stake

At the Satoshi’s Vision Conference in Tokyo, our Bitcoin.com video host Mike Malley chatted with the Cornell CS professor Emin Gün Sirer about on-chain scaling and the Bitcoin Cash network.   Also Read: ABC Developer Amaury Séchet on the Future of Bitcoin Cash The Academic Side of Blockchain Technology and Cryptocurrency Solutions Emin Gün Sirer is […]
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CEO of Korean Exchange Coinnest among Four Arrested for Fraud

South Korean police have arrested four high-ranking representatives of two cryptocurrency exchanges, including Coinnest’s CEO. They were detained on arrest warrants issued after a fraud investigation, prosecutors said. The executives are accused of embezzling funds belonging to customers and may face additional charges. Also read: Three South Korean Crypto Exchanges Raided for Diverting Funds Suspects […]
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Iranian Officials Issue Contradictory Statements Regarding Telegram Ban

Telegram’s initial coin offering has been the catalyst of confusion among Iran’s leadership, with conflicting statements regarding a potential ban on Telegram being made by officials. A few days ago, Iranian parliamentarian, Alaeddin Boroujerdi told media that Iran’s “highest level” officials wish to ban Telegram by April 20 due to the app’s monopoly position within […]
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New Local Crypto Street Exchange Shop Trades Bitcoin for Cash in Central Moscow

A change bureau trading bitcoin has been opened in the Russian capital. According to local media, this is the only currency exchange in Moscow buying and selling cryptos for cash. Lawyers say nothing in the law prohibits this kind of service, and the business is legal.  Also read: Russians Owe 13% Tax on Their Crypto […]
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Bitcoin in Brief Thursday: Busted in Bangkok

In today’s edition of Bitcoin in Brief, there’s a lot to chew over. The crypto-coaster dazes Asian millennials, Kucoin asks some awkward questions, everyone wants to own an exchange, and why do so many bitcoiners get busted in Bangkok? Also read: Bitcoin in Brief Wednesday: Satoshi’s Millions and the Price of Publicity Kucoin Has a Question […]
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Bitcoin Mules Flood China as OTC Cryptocurrency Trading Flourishes

After the Chinese government banned local bitcoin exchanges from operating in the country some industrious people have begun going abroad to buy the cryptocurrency and reselling it in China for a premium. There are now so many of these ‘bitcoin mules’ that their profit margins are rapidly declining.   Also Read: Okex Fights Market Manipulation […]
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