カテゴリー: Digital Currency

Japan Roundup: Public Companies Unveil New Mining Plan, Exchange, Token Fund

Japan Roundup: Public Companies Unveil New Mining Plan, Exchange, Token FundThree Japanese public companies have individually made announcements regarding their cryptocurrency operations. Forside has grown its mining operation with a plan to sell 7nm bitcoin mining rigs. Farsteps is planning a Singapore exchange launch. Meanwhile, Line Corp, the operator of Japan’s most popular chat app, has added crypto price quotes to its Clova AI assistant […]

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Prolific Bitcoin Dealer ‘Blew a Giant Hole’ Through US Legal Framework

Prolific Bitcoin Dealer 'Blew a Giant Hole' Through US Legal FrameworkA Mexico-based “prolific bitcoin dealer” has been indicted and held without bond in the US on a number of international money laundering charges. He used Bitfinex for his exchange needs after Coinbase closed his account. His “activities ‘blew a giant hole’ through the legal framework of U.S. anti-money laundering laws,” the Department of Justice wrote. […]

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Korea Roundup: Mongolian Government Visits Bithumb, New BTM, Hardware Wallet

Korea Roundup: Mongolian Government Visits Bithumb, New BTM, Hardware WalletIn South Korea, Bithumb was visited by officials of the Mongolian government. Upbit is offering free training leading up to its developer conference. A public company has unveiled a hardware wallet as it enters the crypto space. Meanwhile, hacked crypto exchange Coinrail has launched an international service for non-Korean customers, and a US bitcoin ATM […]

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Korean Government: 11 out of 21 Crypto Exchanges Complete Security Measures

Korean Government: 11 out of 21 Crypto Exchanges Complete Security MeasuresThe South Korean government has announced the outcome of its inspection of 21 cryptocurrency exchanges. While a number of exchanges have completed implementing both short-term and wallet management measures, many security vulnerabilities remain at most exchanges. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space 21 Exchanges Inspected South Korea’s government has announced the result […]

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US Judge Orders Alleged Hacker to Pay Bail in Cryptocurrency

US Judge Orders Alleged Hacker to Pay Bail in CryptocurrencyA US federal judge has ordered an alleged hacker to pay the equivalent of $750,000 in cryptocurrency for bail. The man was charged with hacking video game company Electronic Arts (EA), obtaining in-game currency used to buy and sell in-game items, and selling access to online games though black-market websites. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance […]

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Huobi Launches Partner Exchanges in Russia, Philippines, Taiwan, Indonesia, Canada

Huobi Launches Partner Exchanges in Russia, Philippines, Taiwan, Indonesia, CanadaChinese exchange Huobi and its partners are launching cryptocurrency exchanges in five regions: the Philippines, Russia, Taiwan, Indonesia, and Canada. Partners “share Huobi’s order integration system, wallet system, asset management and clearing systems.” The exchange in Manila has launched with trading in three markets with over 40 trading pairs. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into […]

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‘Crypto’ Thriller Starring Kurt Russell in Post-Production – Producers Share Details

‘Crypto’ Thriller Starring Kurt Russell in Post-Production - Producers Share DetailsCrypto, an upcoming cryptocurrency-themed movie starring Kurt Russell and Alexis Bledel, is currently in post-production. The producers share their thoughts, confirming that the “overall message of the movie is positive” despite it being a thriller centered on crime and corruption. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space ‘Crypto’ Thriller Coming Soon The upcoming […]

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Only Seven Crypto Firms Authorized to Legally Operate in Thailand

Only Seven Crypto Firms Authorized to Legally Operate in ThailandThe Thai Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has announced the names of seven cryptocurrency firms that have been authorized to legally operate in the country. Five of them are crypto exchanges; two are cryptocurrency dealers. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space Seven Crypto Firms Authorized The Thai SEC has announced the names […]

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SEC Fines and Permanently Bars Founder of Fraudulent Oil Exploration Token

SEC Fines and Permanently Bars Founder of Fraudulent Oil Exploration TokenThe U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has taken action against an oil and gas exploration company and its founder who “perpetrated a fraudulent initial coin offering (ICO) to fund oil exploration and drilling in California.” The token sale failed to raise money but the tokens were issued as part of a bounty program, which […]

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Playboy Sues Wallet Developer for Failing to Integrate Crypto Across Its Platforms

Playboy Sues Wallet Developer for Failing to Integrate Crypto Across Its PlatformsPlayboy is reportedly suing a Canadian cryptocurrency firm for allegedly failing to integrate a “wallet that would support a range of cryptocurrencies across the company’s online media, digital and casual gaming businesses.” Playboy.tv was supposed to be the first of the company’s platforms to feature the new crypto wallet and payment options. Also read: Yahoo! Japan […]

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