カテゴリー: United Kingdom

India Bitconnect Head Arrested

India Bitconnect Head ArrestedAlleged India Bitconnect head, Divyesh Darji, was arrested this week at a airport in Delhi as he arrived from Dubai. He and conspirators are accused of bilking millions of dollars (Rs 88,000 crore) from Indian investors seeking to find financial refuge during the government’s demonetization campaign. Also read: Report: 15,000 Twitter Crypto Scam Giveaway Bots […]

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75% of Millennials are More Likely to Date Someone Who is Into Bitcoin

A recently conducted study has reportedly found that 75% of millennials would be more likely to date someone who possesses knowledge about cryptocurrencies. The survey comes amid apparently increasing fascination with millenials’ views regarding cryptocurrencies. Also Read: Kim Kardashian Receives Her First Bitcoin Surveys Probe Millennials’ Views on Crypto An increasing number of companies have published […]

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Report: 3 Million Brits Invested in Crypto via Exchanges, Few Sought Advice

Report: 3 Million Brits Invested in Crypto via Exchanges, Few Sought AdviceAccording to a new study, about 3 million British investors have put money into crypto through online trading platforms and only 5 percent of them have been advised by professionals. The survey also found that 2.5 million Brits have casually invested in cryptocurrency without fully understanding it. Also read: Crowd Psychology Driving BTC Prices, Finance […]

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Barclays, 300 Year-Old UK Legacy Bank, Files Crypto Patents

Barclays, 300 Year Old UK Legacy Bank, Files Crypto PatentsThe UK’s Barclays, arguably the most powerful international corporate bank in the world, filed two crypto-related patents this week. The 300 year-old legacy bank gobbled up exclusivity over cryptocurrency transfers and distributed ledger data storage. There appears to be a trend for companies, both in and out of the ecosystem, aiming to lock up the […]

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UK Mosque Collects Four Times More Donations in Crypto Than Fiat

UK Mosque Collects Four Times More Donations in Crypto Than FiatA British Mosque has collected four times more donations in cryptocurrencies than fiat, showing another example of the growing importance of the innovative instruments in charity. People from all around the world donated to the mosque using cryptocurrency during Ramadan, including one transaction of over £5,200. Also Read: The Daily: Poloniex Goes Mobile, Cobinhood Adds […]

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27% of England’s Male Millennials Say Bitcoin Better Investment Than Property

England’s Male Millennials Turning To Crypto, According to StudyMillennial Living in 2018: Insights for the UK ‘Build-to-Rent’ Sector, a study in conjunction with FTI Consulting, commemorates real estate group Get Living’s 5th anniversary. Focusing on millennials, it found significant portions turning away from traditional stores of value, such as property and home ownership, in favor of crypto assets.   Also read: Bitlicense Should […]

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UK Financial Game Show Uses Comedy & Bitcoin to Entertain, Inform

UK Financial Game Show Uses Comedy & Bitcoin to Entertain, InformWho is the richest person in the world? Who said, “It costs a lot of money to look this cheap?” Where do they drink the most alcohol per capita? Ireland, Scotland, Russia or France? Readers who immediately answered just might be perfect guests on Dominic Frisby’s Financial Game Show, launching in the United Kingdom. Prizes […]

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Regulation Round-Up: Shapeshift COO Says U.S. Regulations Worsen, Germany to Protect Financial Stability not Individual Investors

Regulation Round-Up: Shapeshift COO Says U.S. Regulations Worsen, Germany to Protect Financial Stability not Individual InvestorsIn recent regulatory news, the Shapeshift co-founder and chief operating officer, has given a damning appraisal of the current regulatory climate surrounding cryptocurrencies in the United States. The president of Germany’s Federal Financial Supervisory Authority, Felix Hufeld, has indicated that the principal concern of German regulators regarding cryptocurrency will be seeking to ensure financial stability, […]

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Satoshi Nakamoto Revealed: Stylometry & Bootstrapping Proof, Claims UK Nonprofit

Satoshi Nakamoto Revealed: Stylometry & Bootstrapping Proof, Claims UK NonprofitSelf-described informative and interactive crypto website, Zy Crypto, a nonprofit based in England, believes it has struck ecosystem gold by discovering Satoshi Nakamoto’s real identity. It’s the second attempt by the outfit, and both times they’ve relied upon stylometry before concluding that Bitcoin Cash developer Gavin Andresen is Satoshi hiding in plain sight. This go-round […]

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Dominance of Big Banks in UK Means London Might Miss the Boat on Bitcoin

Dominance of Big Banks in UK Means London Might Miss the Boat on BitcoinLondon has enjoyed a status of a global financial hub for centuries and served as a pioneer for brand new trading options for decades. However, some fear it is now in danger of getting left behind by the hottest emerging asset class – cryptocurrency. One of the main reasons for this appears to be the […]

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