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Another Crypto Firm Challenges India’s Bitcoin Banking Blockade

A second India-based company has filed a legal challenge to a new central bank policy that bars financial institutions from providing cryptocurrency exchanges with banking services. According to regional news outlet Business Standard, Flintstone Technologies Private Limited — operator of cryptocurrency trading and storage platform…

Crypto Brokers Clamor for More Robust Regulations to Legitimize the Market

Major crypto brokers in Europe have joined the call for the establishment of clearly defined cryptocurrency regulations. These exchange platforms want the market to be legitimized, eliminating the idea that they are fronts for money laundering operations. Since 2017, countries around the world have begun…

Japan Introduces Five-Point Agenda for Cryptocurrency Exchange Regulations

The Financial Services Agency (FSA) of Japan is set to introduce stricter guidelines for cryptocurrency exchange platforms in the country. According to local media sources, the FSA is taking this course of action to prevent another high profile crypto hack. Creating a New Paradigm for…

Huobi Labs: An Upcoming $1 Billion Blockchain Incubator

Huobi, the premier Asian-based exchange, has just announced plans for a blockchain industry fund, research institute, and an incubator.  Blockchain “accelerator” projects, or incubators as they are more well known, seem to be all the rage lately, with key players in the industry getting involved…

Barclays May Go Big on Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency, Potential Exchange Launch

Earlier this week, Bloomberg reported Barclays, the $51 billion banking giant, is planning to launch a cryptocurrency trading desk to allow its clients to invest in the cryptocurrency market. Barclays spokesman Andrew Smith said that the bank is monitoring developments in the cryptocurrency industry and…

Kraken CEO: New York’s Investigation Into Cryptocurrency Exchanges is an Insult

Earlier this week, New York state attorney general Eric Schneiderman announced that he is launching an investigation into 13 cryptocurrency exchanges. “Bitcoin, ether, and other virtual currencies are on the rise in NY and across the country. We need transparency and accountability to ensure consumers…

South Koreans Can Spend Cryptocurrency at Restaurants and Cafes

Bithumb, South Korea’s largest cryptocurrency-to-fiat exchange and the world’s 6th largest digital currency trading platform behind Bitfinex, has installed cryptocurrency-accepting kiosks across the country, at restaurants, cafes, stores, and malls. Recently, Bitcoin.com CEO and early cryptocurrency investor Roger Ver revealed his demonstration of the Bithumb…