Monthly Archives: January 2019

Cryptocurrencies ‘Are a Threat’ But I’m Not Too Worried

Live from a snow-covered World Economic Forum in Davos, the IMF cuts the global economic growth outlook by 3.5%, the lowest in three years. Senior adviser to the Bank of England Huw van Steenis is leading their review of the future of finance, which he insists doesn’t include cryptocurrencies. Bank of England Advisor: Banks Must […]

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Bitcoin Transferred More Than $3.2 Trillion in Value Last Year

Bitcoin’s (BTC) layer 1 transaction volume in 2018 was $3.2 trillion. Furthermore, over $2.2 trillionof Bitcoin was traded throughout last year – almost four times more than the amount traded in 2017, despite the falling prices.  $3.2 Trillion Transferred Despite Lower Price Twitter account Satoshi Capital Research (@chartingbitcoin) has shared some statistics of Bitcoin’s performance in 2018 compared to previous […]

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Review: The Ledger Nano X Adds Bluetooth and a Fussy Mobile App

Reviews There’s a lot to love about Ledger’s hardware wallets. There’s also a lot to loathe. From a design, manufacture, and presentation perspective, they’re a dream. From a software perspective, they’re capricious, prone to connecting and disconnecting on a whim. The new Ledger Nano X continues that tradition. Also read: Ledger Unveils Bluetooth-Enabled Hardware Wallet Nano […]

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Cryptocurrency GIFs: Animations That Capture the Mood of the Markets

Featured The cryptocurrency ecosystem is filled with unique individuals with a penchant for sharing dank memes. Besides an arsenal of killer graphics that depict the current mood of the markets, they’re also equipped with a wide variety of animated GIFs to virally share across social media and messaging platforms like Telegram. Also read: Cryptocurrency Memes: The […]

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Executives of Korean Exchange Sentenced to Jail for Faking Volumes

Exchanges Two executives of a South Korean cryptocurrency exchange have reportedly been sentenced to jail for inflating trading volumes on their exchange. The pair allegedly used a bot to fake large orders in both cryptocurrencies and Korean won. Also read: Indian Supreme Court Moves Crypto Hearing, Community Calls for Positive Regulations Prison Sentences Two executives of […]

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Plaintiff in AT&T SIM-Swapping Case Sues ‘Bitcoin Bandit’ for $81M

News The plaintiff in a $224M lawsuit against wireless carrier AT&T has turned his attention to a new target. Michael Terpin’s legal team have filed a second suit, this time against 21-year-old Nicholas Truglia, dubbed the “bitcoin bandit” by the New York press. The Manhattan resident, who was arrested on unrelated SIM-swapping charges in November, […]

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Gov’t Shutdown Freezes SEC Activity, But Bitcoin ETF Date Unaffected

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has frozen all pending administrative proceedings due to the government shutdown. According to a legal expert, however, the Commission is not allowed, by law, to delay the decision on VanEck/SolidX Bitcoin ETF past its current deadline.  No More Delays Despite Government Shutdown The SEC has issued an order […]

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ShapeShift Aided 60 Law Enforcement Inquiries in 2018, Erik Voorhees Reveals

It seems like ShapeShift has done exactly as its name suggests, changing form almost beyond recognition. Founder, CEO, and no fan of the SEC, Erik Voorhees’ exchange once existed without accounts. Now they have full KYC and hand over customer data upon request. ShapeShift Shocked Crypto World With KYC In what can only be described […]

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Stock Exchange of Thailand Unveils Plan to Enter the Crypto Space

Exchanges The Stock Exchange of Thailand is reportedly planning to launch a cryptocurrency exchange. The securities companies that are members of the exchange will also apply for cryptocurrency broker-dealer licenses with the country’s regulator. Thailand currently has three licensed crypto exchanges. Also read: Indian Supreme Court Moves Crypto Hearing, Community Calls for Positive Regulations SET Planning […]

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