Kane Pepi

All posts by Kane Pepi

Based on the Blockchain-Isle of Malta, Kane holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and Finance, a Master’s Degree in Financial Investigation and he is currently engaged in a Doctorate – researching financial crime in the virtual economy. With a keen passion for research, he currently writes for a variety of publications within the Financial and Cryptocurrency industries.


Catalan Blockchain Voting

Government of Catalan Express Interest in Using Blockchain for E-Voting

The government of Catalan - a highly controversial region of North Eastern Spain, has just announced that it is considering utilizing the benefits of blockchain technology with respect to voting....

/ November 21, 2018 / 0 Comments
Switzerland Cryptocurrency

Switzerland Granted Approval for Crypto Exchange Traded Products (ETPs)

Some potentially bullish news for the cryptocurrency industry has just surfaced, with Swiss regulatory authorities approving an application to facilitate crypto-based exchanged traded products (ETPs). The application, which was issued...

/ November 20, 2018 / 0 Comments
Oxfam Blockchain

Leading Charity Oxfam Launches Blockchain-Based Rice Project

If one of the fundamental factors driving the development of blockchain technology is to make the world a better, fairer and more transparent place, then leading charity Oxfam are keen...

/ November 19, 2018 / 0 Comments
Bitcoin Ponzi Scheme

$68 Million Japanese-Based Bitcoin Ponzi Scheme Results in 8 Arrests

The crypto-friendly nation of Japan has once again hit the news for all the wrong reasons, with reports suggesting that 8 individuals have been arrested for their involvement in a...

/ November 16, 2018 / 0 Comments
Cryptojacking

Russian Malware Infecting Computing Systems to Mine Cryptocurrencies

Are you experiencing a somewhat slow, loud and warm computer of late? If so, you might have had your computer infected by a new crypto scam that is believed to...

/ November 14, 2018 / 0 Comments
Ethereum Mining

School Employees in China Caught Stealing Electricity to Mine Ethereum

It is often said that the best things in life are free, however using your employer's electricity supply to mine cryptocurrencies is never a good idea. According to Chinese publication...

/ November 10, 2018 / 0 Comments
Iran Cryptocurrency

Will Re-Ignited U.S. Sanctions on Iran Drive the Country to Cryptocurrency?

For a technological innovation that ceased to exist a decade ago, the relationship between geo-political events and cryptocurrencies is somewhat uncanny. Whether it’s Venezuela and their controversial Petro Coin, the...

/ November 9, 2018 / 0 Comments
Bank of Israel

Bank of Israel Warns Against the Digitization of its National Currency

Whilst the digitization of a nation’s cryptocurrency is hot on the lips of a plethora of jurisdictions, the Central Bank of Israel believes the move would not be conducive for...

/ November 8, 2018 / 0 Comments
Bitcoin Cash Hard Fork

Bitcoin Cash Impending Hard Fork Sparks Price Rise

The cryptocurrency markets love a good hard fork, and the trend looks set to continue with Bitcoin Cash experiencing gains of just over 37% over the course of weekend. Towards...

/ November 6, 2018 / 1 Comment
Nevada Crypto

Is Nevada To Become The Next Crypto Utopia? $170 Million Investment Planned

Elon Musk. Jeff Bezos. Richard Branson. These names have become synonymous with cutting-edge technological pioneering and the outrageous ideas that go along with them. New and exciting concepts that are...

/ November 6, 2018 / 0 Comments