This article does not contain investment advice or recommendations. Every investment and trading move involves risk, you should conduct your own research when making a decision. 2017 saw cryptocurrencies swing wildly in valuations daily. Despite a mostly upward trajectory, the market remains susceptible to unpredictable and sometimes extreme fluctuations in prices. While some of this […]

Bitcoin Adoption

The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph.com. Every investment and trading move involves risk, you should conduct your own research when making a decision. The market data is provided by the HitBTC exchange. Sanction-hit Venezuela started the pre-sale of its oil […]

Altcoin

Poland’s Ministries of Finance and Foreign Affairs refuted rumors of Polish interest in trading with Venezuela in the country’s newly-launched Petro coin, Polish news outlet Gazeta.pl reports Friday, Feb. 23. Venezuelan government-sponsored news outlet TeleSur reported in early February that the new cryptocurrency had found foreign investors, including Poland, who were interested in receiving Petro […]

Blockchain

French video game publisher Ubisoft is exploring potential applications of blockchain in its Strategic Innovation Lab, which studies emerging technologies and their use cases. Lidwine Sauer, the Lab’s director of trends and insights, told the gaming news site IGN that Ubisoft is particularly interested in the blockchain’s ability to offer unique ownership over digital items. The […]

Business News

“Anyone in the crowd that does not think the BitLicense needs to be reformed?” Not a word from the audience. Then, a few seconds later, laughter at the awkward silence. But the question itself, posed by New York state senator Jesse Hamilton at a roundtable Friday, hinted that the controversial 2015 regulation may soon be […]

BitLicense

“Anyone in the crowd that does not think the BitLicense needs to be reformed?” Not a word from the audience. Then, a few seconds later, laughter at the awkward silence. But the question itself, posed by New York state senator Jesse Hamilton at a roundtable Friday, hinted that the controversial 2015 regulation may soon be […]

BitLicense

A cryptocurrency investor fell victim to unidentified assailants in Moscow who reportedly disfigured him and stole over $1 mln worth of Bitcoin, today, Feb. 23, according to local crypto journal Forklog. According to Forklog, the victim, who has not been named, was in the southern district of the Russian capital when a group of muggers […]

Bitcoin

Bank of America has cited cryptocurrency as a material risk to its business, public records show. The technology could hamper the second-largest U.S. bank’s ability to comply with anti-money-laundering regulations, pose a competitive threat and force the company to spend more money to keep up with the times, the bank said in its annual filing […]

AML

Austria has joined the list of countries planning to regulate cryptocurrencies and will use as a model existing rules for the trading of gold and derivatives. The government’s central concern is curbing the use of cryptocurrencies for money laundering, Bloomberg reports. Likewise, it wishes to extend oversight measures for traditional financial products to crypto assets. […]

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