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Japanese Crypto Center Launches Investment Course for Seniors

In Japan, seniors and middle-aged adults are increasingly interested in investing in cryptocurrencies. The Japanese Cryptocurrency Support Center has launched an intensive course for seniors to help them learn and invest in cryptocurrencies. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space Intensive Crypto Course…

Japanese Corporation Begins Offering Loans Secured by Cryptocurrency

An established Japanese corporation has begun offering loans secured by cryptocurrency. The company says this is the first service in Japan where loans in Japanese yen can be obtained with cryptocurrency as collateral. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space New Loan Program…

Lisk Blockchain Halts on Failsafe Due to Unexpected Bug

During the early hours of Saturday morning, transactions made on the Lisk blockchain came to a full stop as a faulty transaction triggered automated security systems on the network. Lisk Blockchain Shutdown The President and CEO of Lisk, Max Kordek, quickly wrote a Reddit post…

Central Bank-Issued Cryptocurrency Round Up: IMF, BoE, Hong Kong

In recent days, central banks from the around the world have been actively exploring the prospect of issuing digital currencies. The Bank of England (BOE) has continued to press forward with research into models for central bank-issued currencies, with BOE governor Mark Carney expressing his…

ICOs Raise Over $9 Billion Six Months into 2018, Surpassing 2017 Figures

Despite the slowdown in overall cryptocurrency prices, investment in upcoming projects, in the form of initial coin offerings (ICOs), has not slowed down one bit. In fact, the amount of investment made into these projects has only skyrocketed. ICOs Investment on the Rise CoinSchedule reported…

Korean Government Clarifies Position After Supreme Court Crypto Ruling

The South Korean government has clarified its position in response to the recent ruling by the country’s Supreme Court stating that cryptocurrency is an asset with measurable value that can be confiscated. The government says its position should be viewed separately from that of the…

Indian Exchange Unocoin Launches New Trading Platform with 15 Cryptocurrencies

One of India’s major cryptocurrency exchanges, Unocoin, has announced the launch of its new trading platform, “featuring the whole set of tools for hardcore traders in the industry.” Fifteen cryptocurrencies can now be traded using its platforms. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto…

Weiss Ratings Publishes Complete List of 93 Cryptocurrency Ratings

US independent rating agency, Weiss Ratings, has published its complete list of 93 cryptocurrency ratings. The company has upgraded its BTC rating to B-. The list shows 14 coins with B ratings including ETH, IOTA, NEO, XRP, STEEM, TRX, and XLM. Fifty-four of the rated…