Russian citizen Alexander who is being held in a jail in Greece could shed light on the ongoing investigation over Russia’s interference with the U.S. politics. According to a report in Bloomberg, Vinnik, 38, may be aware of how Russians in U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s crosshairs used Bitcoin to obscure their money trail.
Cryptocurrency and digiital asset exchange ShapeShift has announced it is launching a membership program for its users. While optional at first, this program will soon become a mandatory feature and require basic personal information to be collected.
IBM’s Blockchain World Wire (BWW) payment network is out of beta, promising simultaneous clearing and settlement of cross-border payments in “near real-time.” Based on Stellar blockchain, BWW attempts to negate banking intermediaries that add complexity and cost to the traditional international payments systems.
Cryptocurrency wallet and exchange Abra today announced its support for Single Euro Payment Area (SEPA) bank accounts. With this announcement, users from European countries can now initiate direct transfers from their bank accounts and invest in any of the 28 cryptocurrencies supported on Abra.
Deutsche Börse, the operator of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange, has formed a new unit to further advance its work into the transformational potential of blockchain technology. Deutsche Börse, a marketplace organizer for the trading of shares and other securities, has been exploring potential applications of blockchain and implications of cryptocurrencies. In 2016, the Frankfurt Stock […]
Altcoin.io, a decentralized cryptocurrency exchange headquartered in San Diego, announced it raised nearly $1 million through WeFunder in its bid to become the world’s safest platform for exchanging digital value.
A new research examining the relationship between Bitcoin prices, Google searches for the cryptocurrency and the introduction of futures markets has been released by Joost van der Burgt, a fintech policy advisor for De Nederlandsche Bank (the central bank of the Netherlands).
Russian company BBFpro had two dozens of Bitcoin ATMs confiscated by law enforcement with no explanations or advance inquiry from the prosecutors.
Dogecoin moved to the 21st place in CoinMarketCap rankings on Saturday, September 1, following an impressive price run growth which saw this “joke coin” gaining over 140 percent over the last three days and reaching 0.00000085 BTC on several exchanges.
Famous Bessarabian market in the heart of Ukraine’s capital, the city of Kyiv, is now offering an option of purchasing fruits and vegetables with Bitcoin or other cryptocurrencies using decentralized payment protocol Paytomat.
Cboe Global Markets, which in December last year made Bitcoin futures available for trading on the Cboe Futures Exchange (CFE), is now preparing to launch Ethereum (ETH) futures.
BTC.com, the world’s largest Bitcoin mining pool, has announced it is expanding its offerings to include Ethereum (ETH) and Ethereum Classic (ETC).