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A Brazilian Court Has Ruled in Favor of Cryptocurrency Exchanges

Two Brazilian banks have been ordered to reopen the account of a cryptocurrency exchange that had been frozen. What does this mean for the future of Crypto in Brazil?

by Hermione Daguin  |  Jan 15, 2019
Cryptocurrency and Japan

The Japanese cryptocurrency market is often at the cutting edge of blockchain technology. What is the social view of cryptocurrency, and how do regulators see its future?

by Jamesa Brown  |  Jan 12, 2019
A City in Washington Banned Cryptocurrency Mining Due to Excessive Electricity Consumption

Miners comb the world for places with cheap electricity in order to exploit the low prices for their power heavy rigs. A town in Washington state has decided enough is enough.

by Hermione Daguin  |  Nov 07, 2018
Cryptocurrencies Largest Mining Pools

Mining cryptocurrencies can be a profitable venture if it is accomplished with low risk. These mining pools have found the perfect balance between risk and reward and have grown to dominate the crypto mining industry.

by Jamesa Brown  |  Nov 06, 2018
Chinese Court Ruled that Bitcoin is Property

A Chinese court ruled that bitcoin is considered property, but the country is still lacking when it comes to regulating this new digital asset. What are the implications of this hearing?

by Marianne White  |  Nov 05, 2018
Japan is Trusting the Cryptocurrency Industry to Regulate Itself

Japan decided to grant the cryptocurrency industry all legal power when it comes to its regulation. Can the industry gain the world’s trust or will it destroy itself?

by Hermione Daguin  |  Nov 04, 2018
Kenya Aims to Transform its Housing Project with the Help of Blockchain Technology

The Kenyan government wants to use blockchain technology in its new housing project. Can blockchain truly help them earn the citizens’ trust?

by Hermione Daguin  |  Nov 02, 2018
Ethereum's Hard Fork Launching Soon

Issues in late 2018 forced Ethereum's upgrade to be delayed. Their new deadline estimates that they will be able to release the upgrade for early 2019. Will it live up to the hype?

by Marianne White  |  Oct 31, 2018
Global Money Laundering Monitor to Establish Crypto Guidelines

Cryptocurrencies have been driving nation states wild. Particularly when it comes to regulation. The Financial Action Task Force of Paris has decided that something needs to be done.

by Hermione Daguin  |  Oct 29, 2018
Russian Digital Currency Bill Lacks Crypto Terms

Nation states have have struggled to regulate cryptocurrencies, but to outright ignore them and pretend that they don't exist is both short-sighted and naive.

by Marianne White  |  Oct 28, 2018
+ CEO Roger Ver Considers Making a Crypto Exchange CEO Roger Ver considers launching his own exchange to boost favored cryptocurrency Bitcoin Cash.

by Marianne White  |  Oct 25, 2018
Google Takes a Jab at Cryptocurrency in New Pixel Ad

Google decided to make fun of cryptocurrency advocates during their new ad promoting the new Google Pixel phone.

by Hermione Daguin  |  Oct 24, 2018
Dependence on Cryptocurrencies in Iran

US Sanctions have forced many countries to experiment with cryptocurrencies as a means of exchange. Is this where the next wave in adoption will come from?

by Jamesa Brown  |  Oct 19, 2018
World’s First Blockchain-Based University Might Be Saving the World

The world is about to welcome its first blockchain-based university. How will it affect the future of higher learning?

by Hermione Daguin  |  Oct 15, 2018
Bitfinex Suspends All Fiat Deposits

Bitfinex suddenly suspends fiat deposits for all major global currencies curiously following rumored banking issues. Has the moment of truth finally come for the cryptocurrency giant?

by Marianne White  |  Oct 14, 2018
Cryptocurrencies and Iran: A First Person Perspective

Reddit user adun-d shares his story about how the economic situation in Iran has affected him and how cryptocurrencies are being used to help him, his family, and his community.

by Marvin Ordonez  |  Oct 12, 2018
A Little More Conversation, A Little Less Action Please

The crypto bubble of 2017 took the world by storm. Regulators were caught off guard by it and now they're rushing to regulate this new technology, but they're making some wild decisions in their haste.

by Marianne White  |  Oct 11, 2018
Google Ends Crypto Ad Ban

Google follows Facebook and begins to allow cryptocurrency ads once again. However, the ads will only be for approved crypto exchanges in the United States and Japan.

by Marianne White  |  Oct 10, 2018
Pedal to the Metals

Switzerland based asset management firm introduces a metal backed cryptocurrency. Will a physically backed coin instill more confidence in people than digitally backed ones?

by Marianne White  |  Oct 09, 2018
U.S. Fights for Their Right to Crypto

U.S. House passes a bill for a task force against cryptocurrency use by terrorists.

by Marianne White  |  Oct 08, 2018