Research company Ipsos on behalf of ING Bank B.V. has conducted a study on how cryptocurrencies are perceived across Europe, Australia and the U.S., which reveals that interest in the technology is expected to double in the future. While only 9 percent of respondents own
Hodler’s Digest, June 18-24: Square Receives the Illusive BitLicense, Bithumb Hacked in this Week of Crypto Ups and Downs
Top Stories This Week Leading South Korean Crypto Exchange Bithumb Hacked For $30 Mln In Crypto Bithumb, which has fallen from 6th to 10th place for cryptocurrency exchanges worldwide by trading volume, has had about $30 million worth of cryptocurrencies stolen in an apparent hack.
Have you ever heard about smart cities where traffic, public services and document circulation are fully automated? The smart city concept integrates big data and the internet of things (IoT) to optimize the efficiency of urban processes and services and connect to residents. One example
Regulators from the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) reportedly demanded extensive trading data from several cryptocurrency exchanges, people familiar with the matter told the Wall Street Journal June 8. Regulators requested data in order to investigate whether manipulation might be compromising prices in digital
PotCoin is reportedly in discussions with representatives of Dennis Rodman to sponsor his trip to the US–North Korea summit in Singapore next week, the Washington Post reported June 7. PotCoin is a cryptocurrency created to facilitate transactions within the legalized cannabis industry. Rodman’s agent Chris
Risk management giant LexisNexis has partnered with crypto exchange Blockbid to increase the exchanges security measures Blockbid reports on its Medium account June 4. Blockbid is reportedly one of the first trading platforms to voluntarily observe global anti-money laundering (AML) measures by partnering with LexisNexis
On May 22, 2018 the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) issued an advisory statement for listing virtual currency derivative products. The statement is aimed at providing clarity for exchanges and clearing houses. Previously this week, major US cryptocurrency exchange and wallet Coinbase spoke to
Logistics and supply chain startup ShipChain has refuted the claim of South Carolina regulators that it ran afoul of state securities laws, according to a statement May 24. Earlier this week, the company was issued a cease-and-desist order from the South Carolina Attorney General’s office.
On May 21, blockchain startup ShipChain was issued a cease-and-desist order from the South Carolina Attorney General’s Office for violating the state’s securities statutes. According the official notice, the company continuously offered investment opportunities to residents of South Carolina on its platform through its corresponding
Political candidates in Colorado could soon accept Bitcoin or other digital currencies for their campaigns, according to reports by the Denver Post on May 17. Secretary of State Wayne Williams made the proposal for allowing donations of cryptocurrencies in political campaigns in draft rules presented