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Breaking: Bitcoin Trades at $10 on an Asian Exchange Owing to AWS Malfunction; Binance, KuCoin Affected

An AWS malfunction has affected several  Asian exchanges causing massive price instability and other operational issues on the platforms. Bitcoin trade orders got executed at $10 on an Asian exchange while some cryptocurrencies including BAT, EOS and ETH were selling at thousand-fold premiums. Binance, KuCoin Affected The problem was first highlighted by Binance CEO, Changpeng

An AWS malfunction has affected several  Asian exchanges causing massive price instability and other operational issues on the platforms. Bitcoin trade orders got executed at $10 on an Asian exchange while some cryptocurrencies including BAT, EOS and ETH were selling at thousand-fold premiums. Binance, KuCoin Affected The problem was first highlighted by Binance CEO, Changpeng

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US china trade war bitcoin
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Is China’s Central Bank Pushing the Demand for Bitcoin in the Country?

The narrative about the Chinese buying up Bitcoin is flowing two ways – some reports say that the Chinese are turning to the cryptocurrency because of the FUD created by the US-China trade war, while others indicate that the Chinese are not buying up crypto. An article by Nikkei Asian Review highlights that China’s central

The narrative about the Chinese buying up Bitcoin is flowing two ways – some reports say that the Chinese are turning to the cryptocurrency because of the FUD created by the US-China trade war, while others indicate that the Chinese are not buying up crypto. An article by Nikkei Asian Review highlights that China’s central

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bakkt
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5 Reasons Why Bakkt’s Launch is BIG News for the Crypto Community

The news of Bakkt’s September 23 launch has broken the crypto internet. The market is all green with Bitcoin alone has gained over $600 in the last 48 hours. Crypto Twitterati has welcomed the news with a shower of excited tweets.  To give you perspective, Bakkt is a bitcoin futures exchange and digital assets platform

The news of Bakkt’s September 23 launch has broken the crypto internet. The market is all green with Bitcoin alone has gained over $600 in the last 48 hours. Crypto Twitterati has welcomed the news with a shower of excited tweets.  To give you perspective, Bakkt is a bitcoin futures exchange and digital assets platform

Coinbase
Altcoin
Coinbase
Altcoin

Barclays No Longer Offering Support to Coinbase; Exchange Turns to a New Bank

Barclays has ended its relationship with Coinbase UK after having offered banking support to the cryptocurrency exchange for over a year. The reason for this is not yet clear and the cryptocurrency exchange has turned to the U.K. upstart ClearBank for banking support. The end of Barclays and Coinbase Coinbase and Barclays had first forged

Barclays has ended its relationship with Coinbase UK after having offered banking support to the cryptocurrency exchange for over a year. The reason for this is not yet clear and the cryptocurrency exchange has turned to the U.K. upstart ClearBank for banking support. The end of Barclays and Coinbase Coinbase and Barclays had first forged

Reliance
Blockchain News
Reliance
Blockchain News

Reliance Set to Create “One of the Largest Blockchain Networks in the World”

India has warmed up to blockchain technology with many companies, governmental organizations, and startups spearheading experimentation and development in the space. The latest to join this group of blockchain-friendly entities is none other than the Fortune 500 company Reliance with its plans of creating “one of the largest blockchain networks in the world”. Reliance MD

India has warmed up to blockchain technology with many companies, governmental organizations, and startups spearheading experimentation and development in the space. The latest to join this group of blockchain-friendly entities is none other than the Fortune 500 company Reliance with its plans of creating “one of the largest blockchain networks in the world”. Reliance MD

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Bitcoin News
bitcoin
Bitcoin News

Bitcoin Dominance Nears 70% as it Gets Dubbed “Safe Haven” by Investors

The shaky global economic situation owing to the US-China trade wars and recession fears seem to have catapulted Bitcoin to a position of nearly 70% market dominance. The cryptocurrency has shown marked growth over the last 30 days. According to the data available on CoinMarketCap, Bitcoin’s dominance on July 9 was nearly 64.7%, and its

The shaky global economic situation owing to the US-China trade wars and recession fears seem to have catapulted Bitcoin to a position of nearly 70% market dominance. The cryptocurrency has shown marked growth over the last 30 days. According to the data available on CoinMarketCap, Bitcoin’s dominance on July 9 was nearly 64.7%, and its

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robinhood
Bitcoin News

FCA Gives Robinhood Green Signal to Operate as a Broker in UK

Robinhood, the commission-free stock and crypto trading platform announced in a blog post on August 7 that it has received approval from the UK’s regulatory agency, Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), to offer its services as a broker in the UK.  According to the blog post, this development is a “critical step” for the company for

Robinhood, the commission-free stock and crypto trading platform announced in a blog post on August 7 that it has received approval from the UK’s regulatory agency, Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), to offer its services as a broker in the UK.  According to the blog post, this development is a “critical step” for the company for

Scam
Bitcoin News
Scam
Bitcoin News

Scam Alert: Crypto Gang That Duped People from 22 Countries of $14M Busted in India

A major cryptocurrency gang that swindled over $14M from people from 22 countries was recently busted by the Special Task Force (STF) of Madhya Pradesh in India. According to police officials, the gang had created a fake cryptocurrency and exchange for trading it.  Co-founder of the Exchange Nabbed Purshottam Sharma, special director general of the

A major cryptocurrency gang that swindled over $14M from people from 22 countries was recently busted by the Special Task Force (STF) of Madhya Pradesh in India. According to police officials, the gang had created a fake cryptocurrency and exchange for trading it.  Co-founder of the Exchange Nabbed Purshottam Sharma, special director general of the

Scam alert
Regulation News
Scam alert
Regulation News

FUD Alert: Scammers Strike Again with Fake IRS Letters

US taxpayers who have received letters from the IRS should check the correspondence carefully before they proceed to part with their crypto earnings to pay taxes. Scammers are active again and this time, they are sending fake IRS letters to taxpayers to trick them into giving money.  Real Tax Notices Vs Fake Tax Notices Scammers

US taxpayers who have received letters from the IRS should check the correspondence carefully before they proceed to part with their crypto earnings to pay taxes. Scammers are active again and this time, they are sending fake IRS letters to taxpayers to trick them into giving money.  Real Tax Notices Vs Fake Tax Notices Scammers

Bitmex bleeds $500 million
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Bitmex bleeds $500 million
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Roubini’s “The Great Crypto Heist”, Amid CFTC Probe BitMex Bleeds $524M in Outflows

Nouriel Roubini’s aka Dr. Doom’s severe censure of the crypto derivatives platform, BitMEX, has reportedly landed the company in serious trouble. BitMEX, amid rumors of a full-fledged CFTC probe, experienced $524M in outflows in July while the rest of crypto community enjoyed a bull-market.  Did Arthur make a mistake by meddling with Permabear Roubini? The

Nouriel Roubini’s aka Dr. Doom’s severe censure of the crypto derivatives platform, BitMEX, has reportedly landed the company in serious trouble. BitMEX, amid rumors of a full-fledged CFTC probe, experienced $524M in outflows in July while the rest of crypto community enjoyed a bull-market.  Did Arthur make a mistake by meddling with Permabear Roubini? The

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Cryptocurrencies And Taxes: Recent Updates from 5 Countries

Countries across the world have been grappling with the question of how to regulate cryptocurrencies for the last few years. Despite all the cryptocurrency regulation drafts and panel discussions, most of them have made only partial progress on that front and cryptocurrencies continue to remain in the grey area. However, tax authorities are desperate to

Countries across the world have been grappling with the question of how to regulate cryptocurrencies for the last few years. Despite all the cryptocurrency regulation drafts and panel discussions, most of them have made only partial progress on that front and cryptocurrencies continue to remain in the grey area. However, tax authorities are desperate to

LedgerX
Bitcoin News
LedgerX
Bitcoin News

LedgerX CEO’s Angry Tweets Reveal What Went Wrong with Bitcoin Futures

The crypto community had received a new reason to rejoice on July 31 as LedgerX, the US-regulated trading platform for physically-settled digital currency derivatives, had announced on its social media that its physical futures offering was now available on its Omni trading platform.  However, the very next day, it was revealed by the United States

The crypto community had received a new reason to rejoice on July 31 as LedgerX, the US-regulated trading platform for physically-settled digital currency derivatives, had announced on its social media that its physical futures offering was now available on its Omni trading platform.  However, the very next day, it was revealed by the United States