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


Congressional Hearing Day 2: House Democrats Hammer Facebook’s Crypto Plans

It was Day 2 of Facebook’s Congressional Hearing. The pressure was on the social media giant to present a strong case to...

/ July 18, 2019 / 0 Comments

Sen. Brown Rips Libra: Wants Facebook to End its Crypto Plan

The Senate hearing for Facebook on Libra was conducted yesterday, and just like many predicted, it was a bloodbath. Crypto insiders expected lawmakers...

/ July 17, 2019 / 0 Comments

Police Rescue Two Bitcoin Traders Held for Weeks in Ransom Plot

Crypto-related crime has struck again; this time in Jaipur, India, but thankfully the long arm of the law caught up with the...

/ July 16, 2019 / 0 Comments
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Presidential Spotlight on Crypto: Can Trump Ban Bitcoin?

Following President Trump's poor assessment of cryptocurrencies, speculation has been rife in the industry on whether or not Washington could stifle the...

/ July 15, 2019 / 0 Comments
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Hacked: Bitpoint Exchange Loses $32 Million, Here’s What Went Down

Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Bitpoint has joined the long list of platforms that have lost millions to hackers. The exchange published a notice...

/ July 12, 2019 / 0 Comments

Opera Browser Adds Crypto Wallet: Tron & Bitcoin Supported

Opera is not slowing down in its expansion into the cryptocurrency space. The company has announced another important milestone in its catalog...

/ July 12, 2019 / 0 Comments

Polish Exchange BitMarket Closes Shop Abruptly Amid Varying Speculations 

The curtains have been drawn on BitMarket, a cryptocurrency exchange based out of Poland. On July 8, the exchange posted a closure...

/ July 9, 2019 / 0 Comments
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Norwich Teen Hacker Pleads Guilty To Selling Personal Data For Bitcoin

19-year old Elliott Gunton has pleaded guilty to selling stolen personal data for bitcoin on the dark web, at Norwich Crown Court...

/ July 9, 2019 / 0 Comments

U.K. Brewery “Brewdog” Announces Option to Buy Stock with Crypto

If you've been wondering how to use your crypto to purchase stock holdings in companies, a Scottish brewer might be right for...

/ July 9, 2019 / 0 Comments

Scammers Are Turning Crypto-Friendly Australia Into A Nasty Crime Hub

Cryptocurrency is far from being the crowd pleaser, which explains why governments have taken regulatory strides to prohibit dealings with digital assets....

/ July 9, 2019 / 0 Comments