Category: News

TD Bank The Latest to Halt Cryptocurrency Purchases Using Credit Cards

Toronto-Dominion (TD) Bank is the latest financial institution to ban customers from using their credit cards to purchase cryptocurrency. As more retail investors continue to be onboarded, banks are looking to protect them from making ignorant decisions. Weighing...

Coinbase Rolls Out SegWit Support on GDAX

At long last, Coinbase’s popular US-based digital asset exchange GDAX now supports Segregated Witness (SegWit) transactions on the Bitcoin network. What is SegWit? SegWit  — short for Segregated Witness  —  is an important soft fork upgrade to the...

Cryptocurrency Makes Up Only 0.17% of All Money Laundering Cases in Japan

Cryptocurrency opponents have long argued that digital currencies are tools for money launderers. If the National Police Agency in Japan is to be believed, that may indeed be the case — though it’s not as prevalent as one...

Zebi is Blockchaining India’s Big Data

As the sheer amount of data in India grows exponentially, Zebi is ready to secure high-value and sensitive data, while making sure it’s instantaneously available for legitimate use – potentially revolutionizing the management of big data in India...

Bank of America Admits Bitcoin is a Threat in SEC Report

In an annual filing to the Security and Exchange Commission, America’s second-largest bank has expressed fears over cryptocurrency’s potential to undermine the control of major banks. Making things difficult It has long been speculated that Bitcoin and other...

Get Rid of Your Passwords – REMME Announces Alpha Release of its Distributed Public Key Infrastructure (PKId) Protocol

Ukrainian company REMME has recently released the alpha build of its REMME Core 0.1.0 protocol, which hopes to eliminate human error in the cybersecurity domain by getting rid of passwords entirely. Password management is no joke. Despite the...

ETF Industry Veteran: Bitcoin is a Multi-Trillion Dollar Opportunity

Investing in Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies has always been a rocky ride. Is the volatility worth it? ETF industry veteran and Bitwise executive Matt Hougan certainly thinks so. Generationally-Significant Opportunity Sometimes it’s easy to forget that those of us...

Turkcoin? Turkey Politician Advises National Crypto To Profit From Bitcoin

A senior Turkish politician has repeated claims from the country’s deputy prime minister that it will seek to create ‘Turkcoin,’ its own national cryptocurrency. Opposition Demands Regulation Several weeks after the ruling Justice and Development Party’s Mehmet Şimşek...

Could Blockchain Impact Gun Control?

As debate rages upon the subject of gun control, a professor at Washington State University has suggested using blockchain technology to make an impact. The topic of gun control has become a hot topic once again in the...

Meet the Rouge Project: a Game-Changer in the Coupon Market

The coupon market came out in the early twentieth century, mostly in the US and Europe, and since then has grown exponentially. The internet boom allowed companies to provide their clients with all kinds of discounts and rebate...