We at Finrazor present list of countries and updates on the legality of cryptocurrencies, updated for the fourth quarter of 2018 (full list: https://finrazor.com/trending/country)
Justin Sun announces new dApps, ‘Black Swan’ is sold using Lightning Network, GMO quits its job, Korean court acquits Bithumb, BoA patents blockchain, Brazilian supermarkets accept BTC, Huobi joins Bitmain in laying off staff, Binance includes XRP as a base pair, Bitcoin Lightning Network capacity surpasses $2M
Bitstamp and Irisium, Brazilian Itau Unibanco and Standard Charter, Hancom Secure and Fantom, European Blockchain Investment Congress in Vienna soon, and more
MUFG Bank, a merger between the Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi and UFJ Bank, and Banco Bradesco announced, through a press release, they signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to join forces for a new extra-territorial payments service
HKEX plans to create a blockchain platform, Taiwan implements new amendments to AML and CFT laws, SEC ceased over dozen illegal ICOs, RFB demands monthly reports from crypto exchanges, Petro recognized as a legal tender, crypto industry to regulate itself in Japan, HSBC and RIL settle India’s first LoC transaction on blockchain, ASB settles New Zealand’s first export deal using blockchain
NASSCOM clarifies its stance on cryptos, reopening of Bitcoin Max’s Bank accounts, FSDC plans a blanket ban on cryptos in India, cryptocurrency derivatives face threat in the U.K., Petro is up for public sale
This week Twitter users have a lot of topic for discussion: Tom Lee states to Central Bankers, BTC needs support, Coinbase and Bitcoin adoption — all this in this digest
Dubai builds a blockchain-based government, Grupo XP launches a crypto exchange, Juventus releases its own token, USDT doesn't manipulate the BTC price
An estimated three million Brazilians have heard of or had an experience in cryptocurrencies. A contrast to this, only six hundred thousand Brazilians have invested in the stock market. This difference in statistics and the allure of cryptocurrencies have propelled Grupo XP, Brazil’s largest brokerage firm, to launch its own exchange, XDEX, which deals with Bitcoin and Ethereum.
A critical bug found in BTC clients, launching of new crypto exchanges and a DASH SMS service for Venezuela — all in this weekly digest!
Coinbase is allowed to run ads on Facebook, now you can buy Samsung products in Baltic countries with crypto, new Ponzi games, and latest predictions — in this weekly digest
South Korea, Robert Shiller, GoldMint, the Muslim community, Brad Garlinghouse, Canada, Brazil