Cryptocurrency & Blockchain

October 1, 2018

SEC, CFTC, FBI Take Action Against Bitcoin-Funded Securities Dealer 1Broker

Three U.S. agencies have taken action against international bitcoin-funded securities dealer 1pool Ltd., aka 1Broker. The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) says 1Broker violated federal securities […]
September 28, 2018

Former UBS Executives Raise $104 Million to Create Regulated Crypto Bank

Former UBS executives raised $104 million to operate Seba, a strictly regulated crypto bank, with a banking license from Finma, the Swiss financial regulator. The infrastructure […]
September 28, 2018

U.S. Court Grants CFTC Request to Sue $6 Million Crypto Fraud

A U.S. district court on Wednesday gave leave to the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) to proceed with the lawsuit against Nevada-based My Big Coin […]
September 27, 2018

Analysts Suspect Cryptocurrencies Used to Evade US Sanctions in North Korea

During an interview earlier this week, two Washington-based financial intelligence analysts explain that North Korea is using cryptocurrencies to evade US sanctions. The intelligence researchers Lourdes […]
September 27, 2018

Despite Ban, 25 Google Play Apps Found to Cryptojack Users

Sophoslabs has published a report in which the company claims to have identified at least 25 Android apps published on the official Google Play store that […]
September 27, 2018

Pesamill Africa Launches as Kenyaa��s Latest Exchange Offering P2P And Centralized Trading

Pesamill Africa started trading today in one of Africaa��s most active bitcoin markets. The exchange will compete with the likes of Bitpesa, and market itself to […]
September 27, 2018

Regulations Roundup: U.S. Govt. Pays $5.7 Million for Blockchain Analysis, Amit Bhardwaja��s Assets Seized

In recent regulatory news, a report published byA�DiarA�has found that U.S. government agencies have paid approximately $5.7 million USD to blockchain analysis contractors, Indiaa��s Enforcement Directorate […]
September 27, 2018

Squire Mining Discloses Next-Generation ASIC Chips Will Be Made by Samsung

This week the firm Squire Mining, a company that plans to offer next-generation 10nm ASIC chips, has revealed it is working with Samsung Electronics as its […]
September 27, 2018

Russian Crypto Groups in Telegram Increase Membership Despite Ban

The members of crypto-related Telegram channels have increased in number since the messenger was banned by a Moscow court in April, according to a study covering […]