Russia to associate crypto with money laundering, an oil-backed Russian coin initiative, USA to further handle blockchain, the skeptical as for innovations Ohio, South Africa reporting growth in banking sector, blockchain for deals in Spain, Seoul to back blockchain startups, +1 exchange bankrupt in South Korea, Turkish operator to use blockchain for data maintenance, Australian AUSTRAC to test blockchain for financial reports
India to see crypto as a treat, false SGP crypto, US investigating crypto in sex trafficking, Swiss-based crypto banknotes, Italy, Belarus, Thailand and Philippines to back up crypto, crazy Venezuela again, Saudi Arabia working with UAE, Iran prompting discussions
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)
Cryptos not a legal tender in Zambia, South Korea to continue ban of ICOs, SEC calls for a finale of BTC ETFs, Singapore to help crypto startups with bank account opening, new crypto laws in Hong Kong, World Bank sees great potential in blockchain, FinCEN accuses Iran of bypassing economic sanctions
Bithumb is sold for $353M, White becomes Bakkt COO, China can 'kill' BTC, PBoC seeks blockchain specialists, Tron launches Poppy, Roubini criticizes BTC and blockchain, an easter egg in BTC code
New features for Poloniex, the Middle East gets the first licensed crypto exchange, Forbes joins blockchain, Singapore to help crypto startups, IBM and Azerbaijan collaboration, Sberbank to create STO
A critical bug found in BTC clients, launching of new crypto exchanges and a DASH SMS service for Venezuela — all in this weekly digest!
Texas charges investment schemes, Abu Dhabi calls for better crypto regulations, Ukraine to impose taxes on cryptos, Zimbabwe should follow Switzerland, UK needs crypto regulations, Singapore does not recognize cryptos as securities
In CoinDesk’s Consensus Singapore 2018 symposium, a representative of the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has spoken that the central bank has not yet considered any token as securities.
Many new upgrades for Ethereum, Binance and Coinbase still expanding, Gemini can freeze all coins anytime, 333 ETH is flagged as fraudulent crypto Ponzi scheme — in this weekend news!
Turkish stock exchange applies blockchain, Belgium offers ICO regulation, new deadline for Visa crypto cards issue, Greek's big plans for BTC-ATMs, an opinion of representative from the Royal Bank of Canada on Goldman Sachs's policy, and Kraken's assurances on its stability
The Hong Kong based company plans to send out 100,000 Visa cards by December. The card will initially be issued in Singapore, and eventually worldwide
All of the latest news on investments of key companies and countries in the crypto market over the first half of August are in our Investment Digest.
All in this week’s News Digest: McAfee still has a lot of faith in crypto, Robert Shiller explains the roots of this faith, more new exchanges are coming, an investigation into Bitcoin price manipulation, and Verge is hacked again.
Ethereum Network, Circle, Norway, Thomas Lee, Florida, Bitfinex, Tether, Singapore, Coincheck
Tangem, BTC, Goldman Sachs, Cardano, Coinme, Nouriel Roubini