EXCHANGES

Local.Bitcoin.com Shows Lots of Active BCH Listings From Traders Worldwide

[ad_1] Six days ago news.Bitcoin.com announced the launch of Local.Bitcoin.com, a peer-to-peer marketplace that allows people to trade bitcoin cash (BCH) in a private manner. Since then there have been roughly 14,000 accounts created so far, and many people are actively trading throughout various countries worldwide. Also read: G20 Starts Crypto Discussions – A Look at Global Standards Local.Bitcoin.com Spreading Free Trade Everywhere On June 4, in honor of the
BLOCKCHAIN

New Report Reviews Blockchain Applications by US Federal Government

[ad_1] The research organization Data Foundation and IT firm Booz Allen Hamilton have published a report with five proposed questions to guide the United States federal government on where and how to implement blockchain initiatives.Their research was published in the report “Bringing Blockchain Into Government: A Path Forward for Creating Effective Federal Blockchain Initiatives” on June 10.According to the report, blockchain solutions make the most sense when applied to some
REVIEWS

Japan’s Transport, e-Commerce Partnership on the Fast Track

[ad_1] The Japanese transportation industry is leading the country’s long-standing efforts to go cashless. Earlier this month, two major players from the archipelago’s e-commerce and transport industries partnered up to simplify and promote payments that do not require hard cash.Homegrown e-commerce giant Rakuten plans to incorporate its services into Japan’s premier railway firm, the East Japan Railway Company or JR East to provide electronic support for its “Suica” cards.The cards
Business

Cybercriminals Use Obfuscation Trick to Install Crypto Mining Malware

[ad_1] Cybersecurity firm Trend Micro has confirmed that attackers have been exploiting a vulnerability in the Oracle WebLogic server to install monero (XMR) mining malware, while using certificate files as an obfuscation trick. The news was revealed in a Trend Micro blog post published on June 10.As previously reported, forms of stealth crypto mining are also referred to with the industry term cryptojacking — the practice of installing malware that
EXCHANGES

Over 300 New Bitcoin ATMs Installed Last Month – A Yearly High

[ad_1] Bitcoin ATMs saw the highest monthly increase in May 2019 for almost a year with a net growth of 228 across the globe. 306 Bitcoin ATMs Installed in May 2019 Data from Coinatmradar shows that the increase in bitcoin ATM installation across the globe in May 2019 reached a 1-year high. Comparing the number of machines installed and removed during the month shows net positive growth of 228. Operators
BLOCKCHAIN

US Retailer Target Unveils Open Source Blockchain for Supply Chain Tracking

[ad_1] United States-based retail giant Target is creating an open source blockchain project for supply chain tracking, according to an official blog post from the company’s VP of architecture on April 22.According to the post, Target ran a pilot test using blockchain technology to certify its paper products along the supply chain in 2018. The blockchain used in the test period was reportedly made open source on GitHub recently as
Business

UAE-Based Crypto Exchange Seals Preliminary Approval From Regulators

[ad_1] United Arab Emirates (UAE)-based crypto asset exchange and custodian Arabian Bourse (ABX) — a joint venture from GMEX Group and Arshad Khan — has received initial regulatory approval from the Financial Services Regulatory Authority of Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM). The news was reported by financial news website Markets Media on June 6.GMEX Group is a set of firms offering multi-asset exchange trading, post trade infrastructure and business and
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Sun Bae: CCN is shutting down, Stankevicius MGM buying CCN?

[ad_1] One of the leading cryptocurrency news media CCN announced its shutting down the website due to the new Google search update which happened this June. CEO of CCN Jonas Borchgrevink said that Google plays the monopoly game by controlling the search engine industry and that Google is against the journalism ethics and free speech. This is exactly the issue in the online media industry where Google dictates everything and
Business

Crypto Advocacy Center Says Proposed UK AML Regulations Violate Privacy Rights

[ad_1] Coin Center — a nonprofit research and advocacy center focused on crypto-related public policy issues — has urged Her Majesty’s Treasury not to over-broaden the scope of the United Kingdom’s anti-money laundering/counter terrorism financing (AML/CFT) regulations.The development was revealed in an official Coin Center news release published on June 10.Coin Center’s central concern regards HM Treasury’s plans to ostensibly “impose data collection and reporting requirements on not only cryptocurrency
ALTCOIN

Coinbase Earn Now Supports Ethereum-Based Dai Stablecoin

[ad_1] Major crypto platform Coinbase has added a course on MakerDao’s stablecoin dai in its educational portal Coinbase Earn, according to an official blog post by Coinbase on June 10.According to the post, dai is the first stablecoin covered by Coinbase Earn, which will offer videos and quizzes to help users learn about the token, and receive some Dai for their efforts.As summarized in the announcement, the Ethereum-based stablecoin Dai