Month: February 2019

Cryptocurrency Accounts for Less Than 2% of All Japanese Money Laundering Cases

Money laundering cases related to cryptocurrencies in Japan have increased significantly in 2018. Nevertheless, their number remains a fraction of the total. According to the Japanese press, the majority of reported money laundering instances actually involve banks and other traditional financial institutions. Also read: Platform for Crypto Payments to Bank Accounts Launching in the UK …

Cryptocurrency Accounts for Less Than 2% of All Japanese Money Laundering CasesRead More »

Crypto Exchange Circle Partners With Financial Surveillance Provider Nice Actimize

On Feb. 27, Boston-based cryptocurrency finance firm Circle announced a partnership with Nice Actimize financial crime detection and prevention technologies unit. Circle follows other large cryptocurrency exchanges that have opted to add a compliance and surveillance solution. Also read: Bitcoin Whales Have Accumulated Thousands of Coins in the Last 2 Months Goldman Sachs-Backed Crypto Exchange …

Crypto Exchange Circle Partners With Financial Surveillance Provider Nice ActimizeRead More »

Are Blockchain Mutual Funds the Future of Investing?

While Bitcoin was the first major use case of blockchain, the technology has been nothing short of a FinTech revolution. Peer-to-peer payments evolved into new solutions for trade finance and financial audits, alongside new derivatives like cryptocurrency futures. It’s true that the much-anticipated Bitcoin ETF still seems to be far off gaining the regulatory approval …

Are Blockchain Mutual Funds the Future of Investing?Read More »

Lightning Network: Cool Enough for Twitter Jack and Fidelity But Not Iran

On Feb. 22, bitcoiners rejoiced when the financial banking giant Fidelity was handed the ‘Lightning torch’ as the Lightning Network’s social experiment was passed on to its latest bearer. Then, two days later, the new Lightning torch holder made the decision to exclude passing it on to a cryptocurrency executive from Iran because of U.S. …

Lightning Network: Cool Enough for Twitter Jack and Fidelity But Not IranRead More »

Abra CEO Bill Barhydt Announces New Equity Investment Feature

Abra recently launched stock and ETF investing. Cryptocurrency investment app Abra has announced a new equity investment feature for its users. Simply put, it enables Abra users the ability to invest in traditional stocks and ETFs using Bitcoin. Already a popular app choice in the cryptocurrency industry, especially among beginners, Abra hopes to expand its …

Abra CEO Bill Barhydt Announces New Equity Investment FeatureRead More »

What Is NavCoin (NAV)? | A Guide to the Usability-Focused Privacy Coin

What Is NavCoin? NavCoin is a cryptocurrency designed to be anonymous and simple to use. Established in 2014, it belongs to an older class of cryptocurrencies that came before the recent wave of ICOs. NavCoin has stood the test of time well. Over the past four years, it has implemented various upgrades, features, and improvements. …

What Is NavCoin (NAV)? | A Guide to the Usability-Focused Privacy CoinRead More »

PR: LendaBit.com Launches Excellent P2P Service for Unverified Borrowers

This is a paid press release, which contains forward looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material. Bitcoin.com is not responsible for or liable for any content, accuracy or quality within the press release. LendaBit.com, one of the fastest-growing P2P lending platforms, is pleased to announce the launch of a new special …

PR: LendaBit.com Launches Excellent P2P Service for Unverified BorrowersRead More »

Pantera Predicts Institutions to Invest in Crypto After Next Bull Trend is Established

Dan Morehead, the chief executive officer of Pantera Capital, recently discussed the cryptocurrency bear trend on an episode of the Unconfirmed podcast. Morehead argued that the crypto sector has much more robust fundamentals than it did during the previous bear trend, asserting that the industry has developed the infrastructure necessary in order to attract institutional …

Pantera Predicts Institutions to Invest in Crypto After Next Bull Trend is EstablishedRead More »

The Infamous Bet: John McAfee’s 2020 Price Target Shows BTC Undervalued by $37K

John McAfee is once again discussing the notorious wager he made back in November 2017 when he predicted that bitcoin will reach a million dollars before the end of 2020. McAfee is reportedly on the run from the IRS, but his worries don’t end there: according to statistics, his bet is currently $37,000 light of …

The Infamous Bet: John McAfee’s 2020 Price Target Shows BTC Undervalued by $37KRead More »