Friday, July 28, 2017
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Philippines Government yet to Approve Cryptocurrency Exchange Applicants

Philippine business press, Businessmirror, has reported that the government has been yet to approve a single virtual currency exchange application. The Philippine central bank,...

Brazilian Man Uses Bitcoin to Evade Judge’s Extortion

The story of how a Brazilian man was able to use bitcoin to evade a corrupt judge’s extortionate demands has been published by Panampost....

Greek Authorities Arrest Suspected BTC-e Mastermind for Laundering $4 Billion

Suspected BTC-e mastermind, Alexander Vinnik, was arrested on Wednesday whilst vacationing with his partner in Northern Greece. The 38-year-old Russian is suspected of directing...

Litecoin ATMs Proliferate Globally

The number of litecoin ATMs more than doubled during June, making Litecoin the clear market leader in altcoin-supporting cryptocurrency banking terminals. In recent months,...

Malta Entrepreneur Installs Nation’s First Cryptocurrency ATM

A Malta entrepreneur has installed the country’s first cryptocurrency ATM. The installation has occurred just days after local media reported that a start-up had launched...

Austria, Canada, and US See Growth in Number of Bitcoin ATMs

The number of bitcoin ATMs in service worldwide has continued to grow at an exponential rate. During June, the total number of bitcoin ATMs...

New Zealand Reserve Bank Lax on Cyber and Crypto Regulations

In recent statements addressing contemporary cyber threats, including those pertaining to cryptocurrency cyber crime such as ransomware, the New Zealand Reserve Bank has rejected...

South Africa Will Begin Testing Bitcoin and Crypto Regulations

The South African Reserve Bank has announced that it will trial cryptocurrency regulations. Loerien Gamaroff, CEO of Bankymoon, has revealed that his company has...

Federal Reserve Chair Photo Bomber Generates Over $15k

The bitcoin photo bomber that recently appeared waving a big note reading ‘buy bitcoin’ behind US Federal Reserve Board Chairwoman, Janet Yellen, has raised...

Kraken Estimates Last Quarter’s Trading Volume 10x Previous High

Kraken’s CEO, Jesse Powell, has stated the cryptocurrency exchange’s volume during the second quarter of 2017 comprised 10x more trade than during the company’s preceding...