Tag: cryptocurrency


China Claims Sovereign Crypto is Ready to Launch

For years, rumors have festered around China's plans to digitize the Yuan, potentially by putting it on a blockchain. Late last year,...

/ August 12, 2019 / 0 Comments
Walmart Blockchain

New Patent Shows Walmart Is Looking Into Its Own Cryptocurrency

It looks like retail giant Walmart is also considering a high-profile foray into the stablecoin arena with a fiat-pegged cryptocurrency. The U.S....

/ August 5, 2019 / 0 Comments
IRS Blockchain

IRS Steps Up Warnings Against Bitcoin Tax Evasion

For the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) bitcoin tax payment has become a matter of priority, as the tax agency recently distributed over...

/ August 2, 2019 / 0 Comments
Bitcoin Scam

Fraudsters Create Bitcoin Scam Using Ex-Singapore Prime Minister

Singapore’s financial watchdog recently released a publication, alerting the public about a a suspected bitcoin scam  parading false statements made by an...

/ August 1, 2019 / 0 Comments

Libra Cryptocurrency Project May Never Go Live, Warns Facebook

The hierarchy at Facebook is reportedly alive to the possibility that its flagship cryptocurrency project, Libra, may not get off the ground....

/ July 31, 2019 / 0 Comments

U.S Treasury Secretary Mnuchin: New Cryptocurrency Regulations Coming

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin says regulatory agencies in the country will have to work together to create new cryptocurrency laws. Crypto-businesses...

/ July 25, 2019 / 0 Comments

Japan Wants to Develop Cross-Border Cryptocurrency Payments Network Similar to SWIFT

Japan is reportedly looking to create an international payment infrastructure for cryptocurrency transactions similar to SWIFT. The project appears to be part...

/ July 19, 2019 / 0 Comments

No Blanket Bitcoin Ban in India, Says Government Official

While there continues to be speculation about a possible bitcoin ban in India, a senior government official has come out to say...

/ July 19, 2019 / 0 Comments
Tangle in Taipei

Roubini vs. Hayes: Dr. Doom Accuses Bitcoin Exchange BitMEX of ‘Systematic Illegality’

It appears the ‘Tangle in Taipei’ between Professor Nouriel Roubini and BitMEX CEO Arthur Hayes is still ongoing with the latter alleging...

/ July 18, 2019 / 0 Comments

French Authorities to Approve Cryptocurrency Regulations for ICOs & Exchanges

France appears set to move ahead with its plans of introducing cryptocurrency regulations to police several aspects of the industry. Numerous commentators...

/ July 18, 2019 / 0 Comments