Additional evidence is emerging to link the mysterious cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex to the island of Puerto Rico.According to ‘people with knowledge of the matter,’ the company has been banking with the island’s Noble Bank International since last year.Bitfinex Linked to Noble Bank AgainAccording to a report from Bloomberg, the...
As part of New York Blockchain Week, Distributed Business Accelerator (DBA) publicly launched their global blockchain accelerator community designed to cultivate an ecosystem of blockchain startups. The CEO of the project is Tom Tao, formerly of IBM and Chainbase Accelerator. In opening remarks, Tao gave his outlook on the industry...
The U.S. Justice Department is looking into whether the price of bitcoin and other virtual currencies are being manipulated, according to a report in Bloomberg that referenced four unnamed sources for the information. Still in its early phases, the criminal probe will bring in other agencies, like the Commodity Futures...
Bloomberg reports that the U.S. Justice Department has opened a criminal probe into the illegal practices that could result in the manipulation of crypto markets. ...
The U.S. Justice Department has opened a criminal investigation into cryptocurrency price manipulation purported by market participants. In the meantime, Bitcoin continues to move lower towards the $7,000 line in an overall gloomy week for digital currencies.U.S. Justice Department Launches Criminal Investigation Into Cryptocurrency Price ManipulationU.S. federal prosecutors are...
As cryptocurrencies continue to increase in popularity and adoption, investors and users are experiencing an increase in malicious coin miners that utilize the semi-anonymity offered by cryptocurrencies for financial gain.
Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has taken another step toward trading ERC20 tokens by acquiring decentralized relayer Paradex. ERC20 is the Ethereum technical standard that the majority of initial coin offering (ICO) tokens are based on. Paradex announced the news on its website today, May 23, 2018, adding that its site will...
Tom Lee explains his bullish stance that the Bitcoin price will reach $25,000 this use with three major factors. ...
Bitcoin’s two-week sell off continued today, seeing the coin fall to below $8,000 — $7,500 at the time of writing — and hitting levels not seen since mid-April.
Banco Masventas in Argentina announced via its Facebook page that it is introducing a new program that will allow customers to make cross-border payments using bitcoin. The institution has partnered with the Latin America–focused exchange startup Bitex — founded in 2014 — to potentially compete with SWIFT, a global,...