Latin American and Hungarian Volume Surges

Markets and Prices Latin American peer-to-peer (P2P) markets have seen an influx of volume in recent weeks, with the Localbitcoins markets of Argentina, Brazil, and Venezuela posting significant spikes in volume. In other news pertaining to international P2P markets, the

Kodak-Branded Crypto Miner-for-Rent Scheme Fizzles Out

A Kodak-branded Bitcoin (BTC) miner rental scheme will not go ahead as planned, the company’s licensee Spotlite told the BBC July 16. Spotlite USA is one of many firms that licenses the Kodak brand to put on its own products,

Augur Betting Volumes Just Topped $1 Million (And They’re Accelerating)

Prediction platform Augur is fast attracting fans, at least if new data is any indication. Revealed exclusively to CoinDesk, figures from Predictions.Global, a website that allows users to view Augur markets without installing the app, show the platform, built on the

Bitcoin Cash Development is a Ghost Town, GitHub Data Reveals

Bitcoin Cash continues to receive criticism of its network setup as bitPico’s “stress test” unearths what the group describes as possible “fake decentralization.” Empty Blocks, No Activity Data harvested from GitHub repositories for both Bitcoin (BTC) and Bitcoin Cash (BCH)

Stellar Lumens, EOS, IOTA, Litecoin, Tron Technical Analysis

Altcoins are making a comeback and none stands out like Stellar Lumens gains. CoinBase’s announcement and Tempo’s integration might be behind this but what is clear is that price action now favors buyers. EOS and Litecoin are also recovering and

G20 Watchdog Unveils Framework to Monitor Crypto

Regulation A framework has been developed for the G20 countries to “monitor the financial stability implications of crypto-assets markets.” The Financial Stability Board says cryptocurrencies “do not pose a material risk to global financial stability” but supports their “vigilant monitoring.”

Brazilian Police Bust Gang Who Used Bitcoin to Launder Millions of Dollars

Brazil’s Federal Police has recently arrested 12 individuals connected to a gang that allegedly used bitcoin to launder “millions of dollars” earned smuggling drugs into Europe, Asia, and Africa. According to local news outlet Folha de S.Paulo, the gang was

Kodak-Branded Bitcoin Mining Rig Labelled a Scam

KashMiner, a Bitcoin mining computer which was on display on Kodak’s official stand at the CES technology show in Las Vegas in January, turned out to be a misleading product with unachievable advertised profits. The product, which was never officially

Coinbase Gets Regulator Approval to List Digital Coins Considered to be Securities

Cryptocurrency exchange and wallet service provider Coinbase has received approval from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) to list digital coins considered to be securities, Bloomberg reported July 16. A Coinbase representative