Category: News

China Revises Crypto Ranking — BTC Upgraded

China’s Center for Information and Industry Development has updated its crypto project ranking for this month, moving BTC up several places while still favoring EOS and Ethereum.

China’s Crackdown on Online Gambling Falters as Gambling dApps Take the Center Stage

The recent analysis of data from State of the dApps reveals that gambling-related decentralized applications outnumber all other dApps. Additionally, such dApps are believed to be ruining China’s ongoing attempts to crackdown on online gambling.

Malaysia Plans to Enact Crypto Regulation in Q1 2019, Finance Minister Reports

Malaysia will enact regulations for cryptocurrency and Initial Coin Offerings (ICO) in Q1 2019, local English-language news media outlet The Star reported Nov. 28.

South Korea to Develop Blockchain Voting System, ICON Winning More Awards

One thing common to many countries in Southeast Asia is a corrupt voting system and often flawed democracies as a result. South Korea, being one of the leaders in the technology, is looking towards a blockchain based online voting platform that will alleviate such concerns.

Crypto Investor Alludes To China’s “Love-Hate” Relationship With Bitcoin And Blockchain

China has a convoluted history with bitcoin, crypto, and blockchain technology. During a recent interview with CNBC, one investor described how China has a “love-hate” relationship with crypto.

Japanese Platform Pays to Watch Ads

A Japanese video platform service called c0ban.tv has started its expansion into English-speaking markets.

OKEx Will Delist Another Wave of Trading Pairs Over ‘Weak Liquidity’

Major Hong Kong-based cryptocurrency exchange OKEx announced it was delisting a second swathe of trading pairs due to “weak liquidity” in a blog post Nov. 27.

Taiwan is Tightening Regulations on Crypto Exchanges, Possible Pressure From China?

On November 2, Taiwan officially tightened anti-money laundering (AML) policies targeted at crypto exchanges, requesting exchanges to monitor and prevent any illegal transaction processed using digital assets.

Crypto Exchange Bitstamp Rolls Out Tech to Spot Market Manipulation

Bitstamp, one of the oldest cryptocurrency exchanges, is upgrading its tech arsenal in a bid to attract institutional investors.

Hong Kong’s 2nd Largest Terminal Operator Adopts Blockchain to Document Logistics Data

Modern Terminals, the second largest container terminal operator in Hong Kong, has joined the TradeLens project, a blockchain-enabled technological solution developed by Maersk and IBM.

$5 Million Lawsuit Claims Bitmain Mined at Expense of U.S. Customers

Gor Gevorkyan, a Los Angeles resident, has filed a lawsuit against Bitmain for allegedly mining cryptocurrency at his expense. The class action claims that bitcoin mining giant had redesigned its ASIC devices “to mine cryptocurrency for the benefit of itself rather than its customers who purchase the products”.

Nasdaq Plans to Pursue Bitcoin Futures Despite Plunging Prices, Sources Say

Nasdaq Inc. is moving ahead with a plan to list Bitcoin futures, according to two people familiar with the matter, betting on sustained interest despite the cryptocurrency’s dramatic plunge over the past year.