Technology & Security

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 […]
September 27, 2018

European Banks Complicit as Corrupt African Leaders Plunder Their Home Economies

European banks have allegedly been complicit as corrupt African leaders pilfer the wealth of their economies in the billions of dollars. The Angolan government on Monday […]
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