Author: Marie Huillet

Cardano’s Byron Reboot Goes Live, Paving Way to Shelley Mainnet

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Proof-of-stake (PoS) blockchain Cardano (ADA) went live with its Byron reboot yesterday, March 30, as the project prepares its transition to the Shelley mainnet. Announced by Cardano’s developer, the peer-to-peer technology firm Input Output Hong Kong (IOHK), the reboot involves Read More

Australian Tax Watchdog Contacting Crypto Holders to ‘Remind Them’ to Pay Up

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In the coming weeks, hundreds of thousands of Australian crypto investors are set to receive a reminder of their tax obligations from the country’s authorities. Citing an unnamed Australian Tax Office (ATO) representative, news.com.au reported on the forthcoming campaign on Read More

Binance Publishes Apology Letter to Steemit Community and Says It Has ‘Unvoted’

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Cryptocurrency exchange Binance has officially apologized to the Steemit community following its involvement in a major centralization scandal involving Tron founder Justin Sun. In its letter posted on March 10, Binance affirmed that it “stays neutral and has no interest Read More

Non-Custodial Smart Wallet Seeks to Widen Access to Crypto and DeFi

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A non-custodial smart wallet for both cryptocurrencies and decentralized applications (DApps) has sealed fresh funding as its attempts to challenge existing offerings in the industry. Speaking to Cointelegraph on March 9, Itamar Lesuisse, the co-founder and CEO of the wallet’s Read More

Gemini Europe Hires New Chief Compliance Officer for Europe Expansion

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Gemini Europe — the United Kingdom and EU affiliate of the Winklevoss twins’ United States-based crypto exchange Gemini — has appointed a new chief compliance and money laundering reporting officer. As part of the firm’s expansion into the transatlantic market, Read More

WEF Unveils Global Governance Consortium for Digital Currencies

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The World Economic Forum (WEF) has created what it claims is the first ever global consortium dedicated to designing a framework for the transnational governance of digital currencies, including stablecoins. A press release shared with Cointelegraph on Jan. 24 reveals Read More

Ant Financial Aims to Launch Its Enterprise Blockchain Platform This Month

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Ant Financial, the financial affiliate of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, is reportedly launching its enterprise-focused “Ant Blockchain Open Alliance” platform this month. Local news agency Bihai123 reported on Jan. 8 that Ant Financial Group vice president Jiang Guofei, who is Read More

Chinese Crypto Fitness App Reportedly Under Investigation for Fraud

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A Chinese cryptocurrency fitness app has reportedly been placed under investigation for allegedly illegal fundraising practices and financial fraud. Nikkei Asian Review reported the news on Dec. 18, citing documents ostensibly accessed by its affiliate publication, KrASIA.  Investors in limbo Read More

Regulated Swiss Crypto Bank SEBA Expands Services to 9 New Countries

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Switzerland-based cryptocurrency bank SEBA has expanded its services to nine new countries. According to Finance Magnates on Dec. 12, SEBA revealed that accounts are now fully operational for institutional clients and accredited investors in Singapore, Hong Kong, the United Kingdom, Read More

Crypto Exchange BTSE Eyes $50M for Exchange Token Sale on Liquid Network

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Multi-currency and spot/futures exchange BTSE plans to host the first-ever native exchange token sale based on a Bitcoin (BTC) sidechain.  The exchange seeks to raise $50 million, Finance Magnates reports on Dec. 10, with minimum investments set at $150,000. BTSE’s Read More