Sunday, September 15, 2019

Nimiq Acquires 9.9% Stake in Germany's WEG AG to Become Bank's Third Crypto Firm...

Browser-based blockchain payments system Nimiq has acquired a 9.9 percent stake in Germany’s WEG Bank AG. Browser-based blockchain payments system Nimiq has acquired a 9.9…

Bank of China’s New Infographic Shows Why Bitcoin Price Is Going Up

The Chinese central bank released on its website an infographic illustrating what is Bitcoin, how it works, and why it is valuable. The Chinese central…

Korea Exchange Affiliate Koscom to Launch DLT Platform for Unlisted Shares

South Korea’s state-backed financial IT firm Koscom to develop a blockchain-based platform for trading unlisted securities. South Korea’s state-backed financial IT firm Koscom will develop…

IMF Spring Meetings: Digital Money Is Imminent, But No Decentralization in Sight

As the IMF and the bosses of central banks gather to talk digital money, concerns of stability and institutional trust dominate the discussion. The custodians…

Facebook’s Libra Will Benefit Bitcoin But ‘Destroy’ Banks, Says Industry

Increased public awareness of Libra will inevitably flow into bitcoin, while banks will seriously suffer, say two new commentators. Facebook’s new cryptocurrency project really can…

Report: Israeli Bitcoiners Petition Banks to Disclose Crypto Policies

A cryptocurrency nonprofit is filing a court petition for Israeli banks to provide regulatory clarity on their crypto policies. The Israel Bitcoin Association, a nonprofit…

EU Bitcoin Bank Bitwala Received ~$14.5 Million in Funding

German Bitcoin bank Bitwala announced that it received €13 million (almost $14.5 million) in funding. Germany-based Bitcoin (BTC) bank Bitwala announced that it received €13…

UK-Based Global Funds Network Calastone Switches Entire System to Blockchain

Calastone announced that it switched its entire system for fund trade clearing services to its blockchain infrastructure. London-based global funds network Calastone announced that it…

Money Laundering Fines Worth Billions Help Bankers Avoid Prosecution and Unpleasant Labels

The recent seizure of a cargo ship owned by JP Morgan, a vessel loaded with 20 tons of cocaine according to latest accounts, highlighted the…

Sex & Crypto: Cointelegraph Documentary

Sex and Crypto: Cointelegraph looks into use of cryptocurrencies in the adult entertainment industry for anonymity and avoiding transaction fees Because of its pseudo-anonymous, censorship-resistant…
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