Thailand is Following Japan in Crypto Regulation, Will it Benefit Local Market?

At the Fourth Regional Counter-Terrorism Financing Summit, Thailand’s Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam disclosed the plans of the government to strengthen regulations around the crypto market. Minister Wissau specifically announced the intent of the government to solidify Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Know Your Customer (KYC) policies for exchanges to comply with to put an end to the ...

Would You Pay $30k to Withdraw $1m? What You Need to Know About Bitfinex’s New 3% Wire Withdrawal Fee

Bitfinex, the 17th largest cryptocurrency exchange by trade volume, has announced a new fee structure for high volume / high value fiat withdrawals.

Jiang Zhuoer: BTC.Top Will Support the Camp Favored by a Majority of Hash Power in the Bitcoin Cash Hash War

Jiang Zhuo’er and his BTC.TOP , a major Chinese mining pool, will not take side in the upcoming Bitcoin Cash’s hash war between two competing camps, Bitcoin ABC and Bitcoin SV. Zhuo’er shared his thoughts on the looming BCH hard fork in an article posted on the Twitter-like platform - Weibo on Monday. It was previously reported that ...

Major South Korean Hospital to Use Blockchain Tech for Medical Information Services

One of the South Korea's largest hospitals has partnered with a local tech company to develop a medical services platform based on blockchain technology, according to the hospital’s official press release Nov. 12.

Updated: Bitmain’s Board Directors Change is to Simplify Company Structure for IPO

According to a securities authority close to Bitmain, media reports about the company’s directors quitting the board was misread. The main body of Bitmain to be listed is Bitmain Technology Holdings Limited, while the personnel change happens in a wholly-owned subsidiary of Bitmain. The person said companies preparing for IPO usually set up new board ...

Chinese City in Hunan Province Launches Blockchain Platform for Real Estate Data

The Chinese city of Loudi has launched a blockchain platform to store real estate data, the Chinese Communist Party’s official newspaper, People’s Daily, reports Nov. 13.

Blockchain Valley Ventures Launches New Unit in Singapore as Part of Asia Expansion Plans

Blockchain Valley Ventures (BVV), a Switzerland-based venture capital firm and accelerator, has announced it is launching a new regional unit in Singapore.

Binance Hopes to Woo Institutional Investors with Professional Crypto Trading Products and Services

Cryptocurrencies need to enter the next stage of maturity. For many service providers, that means attracting additional institutional investors. Binance is the latest company to target this particular group. New services are being developed to ensure professional investors can enter the crypto market with confidence. Another Major Move by Binance It has been a very interesting ...

BitMEX CEO Arthur Hayes Defends Exchange Against Secretive Crypto Trading Desk Criticisms

Arthur Hayes, the CEO of BitMEX, has recently defended his firm against criticism of being too secretive in a new interview with Yahoo.

Huobi’s US-Based Strategic Partner HBUS Hires Former Exec of VC Firm Draper Athena

HBUS, the strategic partner of top crypto exchange Huobi, has hired a former executive of venture capital (VC) firm Draper Athena, according to a press release shared with Cointelegraph Nov. 13.

Bitfinex Launches Bitcoin Cash Chain Split Tokens as Gap Between SV and ABC Narrows

This morning (November 13, 2018), cryptocurrency giant Bitfinex announced that they would be opening trading for Chain Split Tokens (CST) to allow users to trade the two upcoming Bitcoin Cash forks before the chain split happens.

City of Zion Launches Neon 2.0 Wallet for NEO Users, Comes Enabled with NEP9 Payment Requests and Parsing

City of Zion announced the release of its Neon Wallet 2.0 on Tuesday. The wallet, the company suggests, is designed after taking on board one year of feedback on the original Neon Wallet to turn it into a world-class dApp to be utilized by the users of the Neo blockchain. Designed for Everyone The wallet designed for ...

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