Founded in 2013, CoinJar enables the buying and selling of cryptocurrencies and allows merchants to accept crypto payments. It allows online businesses to accept cryptocurrencies in various categories such as bitcoin tools,
Dubbed Insurwave, the platform leverages blockchain and distributed ledger technologies, Microsoft Azure infrastructure, and ACORD data standards.
Luis María Linde, the governor of Spain’s central bank, has warned that cryptocurrency presents more risk than benefits.
In a speech at a meeting of leaders of the financial sector organized by Deloitte, Linde said that cryptocurrencies are spurious novelties that do not provide significant improvements and that should be tackled as soon as possible.
The LGBT Foundation, a token and blockchain initiative aimed at empowering the LGBT+ community, has appointed its first CEO, Sean Howell.
Howell currently serves as president of Hornet, a gay social network, where he has spent the last six years helping the company grow its user base to 25 million and its editorial division.
The big battleship known as cryptocurrency slowly began turning today. Although bitcoin remained down once again, the rest of the market showed some signs of life after a brutal few days.
At mid-morning, bitcoin was down to $7,500, a drop of more than one percent.
The “right to be forgotten” – a key element of the new GDPR regulation that has been dominating the news agenda for much of the past few months. As of Friday 25th May 2018, anyone should be safe in the knowledge that if they ask any organisation to have their personal data deleted,
The US Department of Justice is conducting a criminal investigation into cryptocurrency traders who may have manipulated the market, Bloomberg reports.
The DOJ is being joined by the Commodity and Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) in the probe, which uses some traditional financial industry manipulations to affect prices.
Airdrops are becoming increasingly frequent and are a common trend in the crypto space. With thousands of tokens currently in existence and a constant stream of more in development, the number of scam airdrops is also on the rise, therefore distinguishing between legitimate and fake airdrops is a big issue for potential airdrop participants.
The government of India is reportedly considering imposing an 18 percent goods and services tax (GST) on cryptocurrency transactions.
According to Bloomberg, citing a source with direct knowledge of the matter, the Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) of India is working on a proposal to apply the GST to cryptocurrency trading as they could be classed as intangible goods.
Norges Bank, the central bank of Norway, has published a paper that explores the possibility of developing its own digital currency.
The report, prepared by the central bank’s working group, stated that a decline in cash usage has prompted the bank to think about whether at some future date a number of new attributes that are important for ensuring an efficient and robust payment system and confidence in the monetary system will be needed.