Reports from prominent cybersecurity groups claim that North Korea, the world's most well-recognized hermit nation, is responsible for a number of malicious acts against the crypto economy at large. North Korea May Be Using Crypto Scams To Fund Regime Efforts An...
After months of uncertainty, Japan's foremost self-regulating cryptocurrency body unexpectedly received a regulatory stamp of approval on Tuesday. Crypto Is Now Self-Regulated In Japan Per a report from Reuters, the Japan Virtual Currency Exchange Association (JVCEA), a collective of the nation's...
The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has budgeted $1.2 million to monitor crypto and other fintech innovations for 2019, according to the ESMA's most recent Annual Work Programme. The ESMA aims to watch digital assets more closely and...
In the middle of increasing economic woes and crypto adoption across Venezuela, President Maduro's government has demanded payment for passports in the government-backed cryptocurrency, which is now known as the Petro. This is likely to put an additional burden...
Luxembourg Finance Minister Pierre Gramegna is pushing for greater clarity in Luxembourg's laws and regulations related to blockchain technologies. This clarity, he says, will reassure investors and entrepreneurs who want to build on blockchain technology but have hesitated because the...
SK Planet, a South Korean telecommunications giant, has signed a memorandum of understanding with the nation's very-own ICON Foundation to integrate blockchain into existing products, such as the loyalty program known as "OK Cashbag." 38 million Koreans already use OK...
Nigerian President Muhammad Buhari has issued a demand for $100 million in compensation for HSBC's alleged role in former dictator Sani Abacha's money laundering scheme. Abacha had ruled Nigeria from 1993 until his sudden death in 1998, and the...
CEO of SBI Ripple Asia, Takashi Okita, revealed on Twitter that SBI Holdings plans to introduce a new Android and iOS mobile bank transfer app dubbed ‘MoneyTap’ in the near future.  In early March of this year, Ripple released an...

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