Ranging Reactions to Facebook Cryptocurrency Ad Ban | News

Facebook users will no longer be bombarded by cryptocurrency, initial coin offering and Bitcoin adverts on the social media platform. The company has instituted an all-out ban on cryptocurrency, ICO or Bitcoin adverts – citing “financial products and services frequently

Russia’s Largest State Bank To Open Cryptocurrency Exc… | News

Sberbank, the largest state bank of Russia, is planning to launch a cryptocurrency exchange in its Swiss branch, Sberbank Switzerland AG, local media group RBC reported on Tuesday Jan. 30. The bank’s Head of Global Markets Andrey Shemetov told RBC

Cointed: The Hottest Crypto ATM Provider Shares It All

The crypto world, with all its freedom, risks and rewards, seems like something out of a western. Within this wild west-like world, see seeing a company committed to transparency and accountability to its community is a rare treat. But there

SEC, CFTC Chiefs Set for Senate Crypto Hearing Next Week

The heads of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (SEC) are set to testify on cryptocurrencies during a U.S. Senate hearing next week. The Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs will meet

South Korean Court Rules Bitcoin Has Economic Value

Featured A South Korean court has ruled that bitcoin has an economic value for the first time. This overturned an earlier court ruling which did not recognize the digital currency. The case involves the confiscation of 191

UK’s Royal Mint Launches Gold-Backed Cryptocurrency | News

The UK’s Royal Mint, the institution responsible for producing all the physical money the country has for circulation, has announced the launch of its own gold-backed cryptocurrency. The Blockchain-based coin, called Royal Mint Gold (RMG), is a digital representation of

South Korea Customs Service Reports $600 Mln Of Illega… | News

The Korea Customs Service (KCS) published a press release on Jan. 31 on the status of illegal foreign currency exchanges using digital currency, which reportedly totals 637.5 bln won (about $600 mln). The report gave examples of the largest cases

Turkish Football Team Buys Player With Bitcoin

Harunustaspor, a Turkish amateur football team, just bought a player using bitcoin. The Bitcoin space might be struggling from a price and a sentiment perspective right now but that hasn’t stopped the flow of quirky news that’s become prevalent over