Crypto Startups Barred from Indian Central Bank Fintech Sandbox
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Crypto Startups Barred from Indian Central Bank Fintech Sandbox

btcethereumadmin - April 18, 2019

India’s central bank is setting up a fintech sandbox that may include blockchain startups and tools – but notably, explicitly excludes any cryptocurrency-related projects. The Reserve Bank of…

China’s New Policy Isn’t An Automatic Bitcoin Mining Ban – Here’s Why
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China’s New Policy Isn’t An Automatic Bitcoin Mining Ban – Here’s Why

btcethereumadmin - April 11, 2019

The Takeaway: A draft proposal from China’s economic planning commission labels bitcoin mining as an industry that needs to be “eliminated.” But even if finalized in its…

Korean Crypto Scam Fleeced Investors for Over $18.5 Million
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Korean Crypto Scam Fleeced Investors for Over $18.5 Million

btcethereumadmin - April 8, 2019

Individuals behind a cryptocurrency scam in South Korea have cheated around 56,000 investors out of $18.5 million, police say. According to a report from Korea JoongAng Daily…

Crypto Exchange Bithumb Hacked for $13 Million in Suspected Insider Job
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Crypto Exchange Bithumb Hacked for $13 Million in Suspected Insider Job

btcethereumadmin - March 30, 2019

South Korean crypto exchange Bithumb has had around $13 million in the EOS cryptocurrency stolen in a hack it suspects was an insider job. The company confirmed…

Former Mt. Gox CEO Mark Karpeles to Appeal Conviction
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Former Mt. Gox CEO Mark Karpeles to Appeal Conviction

btcethereumadmin - March 29, 2019

Mark Karpeles, former CEO of the long-defunct bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox, is to appeal his conviction on data manipulation charges earlier this month. According to a report…

E-Commerce Giant Rakuten Wins License for New Crypto Exchange
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E-Commerce Giant Rakuten Wins License for New Crypto Exchange

btcethereumadmin - March 26, 2019

Japan’s top financial watchdog has granted a license to a cryptocurrency exchange being relaunched by e-commerce giant Rakuten. The country’s Financial Service Agency (FSA) announced the news…

Singapore-Based Crypto Exchange DragonEx Has Been Hacked
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Singapore-Based Crypto Exchange DragonEx Has Been Hacked

btcethereumadmin - March 26, 2019

Singapore-based exchange DragonEx says it has been hacked for an undisclosed amount in a number of cryptocurrencies. DragonEx announced the news on its official Telegram channel on…

Mt Gox Creditors Warn Mass Sale Could Put Bitcoin Fork Prices At Risk
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Mt Gox Creditors Warn Mass Sale Could Put Bitcoin Fork Prices At Risk

btcethereumadmin - March 22, 2019

Mt. Gox Legal, a group of around 1,000 creditors of collapsed crypto exchange Mt. Gox, has prepared a draft proposal representing its consensus on how the exchange’s remaining…

Japan to Tighten Rules on Cryptocurrency Margin Trading
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Japan to Tighten Rules on Cryptocurrency Margin Trading

btcethereumadmin - March 19, 2019

Japan is putting in place new, stricter rules for cryptocurrency margin trading from next year. According to a report from Nikkei Asian Review on Tuesday, the Japanese Cabinet,…

Australian Government to Help Fund Trade Mission to CoinDesk Consensus
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Australian Government to Help Fund Trade Mission to CoinDesk Consensus

btcethereumadmin - March 18, 2019

Australia’s government has committed AU$100,000 (US$71,139) funding for a blockchain industry trade mission to CoinDesk’s Consensus event in May. Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Karen Andrews…