All posts by Jimmy Aki

Based in the UK, Jimmy has been following the development of blockchain for several years, and he is optimistic about its potential to democratize the financial system.


QuadrigaCX Review

Court Takes Control of $21Million in Dispute Between Bank & QuadrigaCX Exchange

A judge has ruled that the $21.6 million that has been the basis of a dispute between a Canadian bank and a cryptocurrency exchange will be handed over to the...

/ November 15, 2018 / 0 Comments
Bitcoin Jail

Arizona Bitcoin Trader Fined and Sent to Jail for Cryptocurrency Fraud

According to a press release from the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), Joseph Kim, a cryptocurrency trader from Phoenix, Arizona- has been hit with a 15-month prison sentence as...

/ November 13, 2018 / 0 Comments
Cryptojacking

Trojan Horses Now Target Cryptocurrency Exchanges in Switzerland

Switzerland’s Reporting and Analysis Centre for Information Assurance (MELANI) published its 27th semi-annual report on November 8th with emphasis on the most prominent cyberattacks in Switzerland during the first half...

/ November 10, 2018 / 0 Comments
Blockchain

Overhyped: Companies Ditching the Term “Blockchain” According to Forrester Research

A Forrester Research has shown that companies have begun to drop the term "blockchain," which they feel is overhyped due to the buzz around it and is seen to be...

/ November 9, 2018 / 0 Comments
JP Morgan Blockchain Winners

JP Morgan: Three Public Companies Would Win Big with Blockchain

Blockchain gained prominence in 2018, particularly within the corporate world. Despite the application of this novel but innovative technology in different corporate spheres, many investors are still not acquainted with...

/ November 9, 2018 / 0 Comments
Cryptocurrency Exchange Security

Cybersecurity Firm Judges Kraken as the Most Secure Crypto Platform

Cybersecurity firm Group-IB assessed and graded the security of online crypto exchanges recently to determine the insurance risk of investor's assets on the platforms, per a report on the Next...

/ November 8, 2018 / 0 Comments
Tether Report Audit

Tether (USDT) Confirms New Banking Partner Deltec

Having weathered the storm of controversies surrounding ties with the Puerto-Rico-based Noble Bank, Tether Limited confirmed Deltec Bank & Trust as its new banking partner in a statement on November...

/ November 7, 2018 / 0 Comments
HSBC India Blockchain

HSBC India Issues First Blockchain Enabled Letter of Credit with Reliance Industries

HSBC India has completed a first of its kind blockchain enable transaction in partnership with ING Bank Brussels between Indian Holding juggernaut Reliance Industries (RIL) and its client in the...

/ November 6, 2018 / 0 Comments
Bitcoin Jail

U.S. Trader Faces Jail Time for Running an Unlicensed Bitcoin Business on LocalBitcoins

A man identified as Jacob Burrell Campos has pleaded guilty, before a federal court in San Diego, to operating an unlicensed money transmitting enterprise which involved the sale of hundreds...

/ November 1, 2018 / 0 Comments

Coinbase Lays off Around 15 Members of Staff

America's largest cryptocurrency exchange, Coinbase recently fired staff in the customer support, compliance and fraud departments, according to a Yahoo Finance report. While the company confirmed the downsizing but declined...

/ October 30, 2018 / 0 Comments