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. Follow him on Twitter: @adejimi


Homesick: Bitcoin Felon Alexander Vinnik Files for Extradition to Russia

According to a report published in media outlet e-Kathimerini on March 21, Alexander Vinnik, the former operator of now-defunct crypto exchange platform...

/ March 23, 2019 / 1 Comment
Mark Karpeles Mt Gox

Mt. Gox’s Rehabilitation Trustee Sheds Light on the Company’s Balance

Nobuaki Kobayashi, the Rehabilitation Trustee of defunct crypto exchange platform Mt. Gox, has published a draft document containing resolutions reached at the...

/ March 22, 2019 / 0 Comments
North Korea Crypto

North Korean Dissidents Want to Spark a Revolution Using Cryptocurrencies

When digital assets were created, the founders were trying to eliminate the need for a central authority. Never in their mind, would...

/ March 22, 2019 / 0 Comments
Joseph Lubin

Joseph Lubin: Blockchain Will Have Significant Impact on the Economy in 10-20 Years

While giving his keynote address at the SXSW Conference in Austin last week, Joseph Lubin, co-founder of Ethereum (ETH) stated that the...

/ March 18, 2019 / 0 Comments

Embattled Crypto Exchange Gatecoin Finally Closes Down

Gatecoin, a cryptocurrency exchange platform that has had a little bit of a torrid history for the past two years is now...

/ March 18, 2019 / 0 Comments
Stock Exchange of Thailand

It’s “All Systems Go” for Thailand’s Digital Asset Platform

Thailand is finally getting its own crypto exchange. According to an official announcement on the agency’s platform, the Stock Exchange of Thailand...

/ March 18, 2019 / 0 Comments
Bitcoin Mining Environment

College Campuses Account for the Second Largest Crypto Mining Output

A research report conducted by tech giant Cisco has revealed that university and college campuses are the latest hotspots for cryptocurrency mining....

/ March 7, 2019 / 0 Comments

Chainalysis Responds to Coinbase Accusations: Details Data-Handling Structure

According to a blog post published on March 4, prominent blockchain analytics firms Chainalysis, has come out to clear the air on...

/ March 7, 2019 / 0 Comments
France Tech Tax

France Wants to Slam a 5% Tax on Tech Giants like Google & Facebook

One dominant trait that is synonymous with major corporations is their desire to find legal ways to pay fewer taxes on their...

/ March 4, 2019 / 0 Comments
Japan Cryptocurrency

Troubling Report Shows an Increase in Money Laundering Cases Involving Crypto in Japan

The number of money laundering cases linked to cryptocurrencies in Japan surged last year, up ten-fold from 2017. According to a report...

/ February 28, 2019 / 0 Comments