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North Korea Plans to Launch Cryptocurrency to Bypass Economic Sanctions

A North Korean official claims that a Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) cryptocurrency is on the horizon. According to a delegate for the Committee for Cultural Relations, Alejandro Cao de Benós, the country plans to forge a token backed by a physical commodity like…

Galaxy Digital plans to open a San Francisco office

Galaxy Digital plans to open a new office in San Francisco, founder and CEO Mike Novogratz told The Block in a recent episode of The Scoop. The cryptocurrency firm is headquartered in New York City, with offices in Tokyo, Hong Kong, London, Vancouver, and New…

Cryptocurrency market appears to be in bad health as volumes tank by 60%

Cryptocurrency traded volumes are seeing a steep decline across the board. Legitimate trading volume was $55 billion in August; down from $111 billion in June. Looking at Binance and Coinbase, exchanges with the largest market share in terms of volume, the trend is only worsening.…

Discovering Bitcoin Part 4: A Wrong Turn (New Plan Needed)!

This is the fourth installment of bitcoiner Giacomo Zucco’s series “Discovering Bitcoin: A Brief Overview From Cavemen to the Lightning Network.” Read the Introduction to his series, Discovering Bitcoin Part 1: About Time, Discovering Bitcoin Part 2: About People and Discovering Bitcoin Part 3: Introducing…

GoodDollar presents Decentralised Cryptocurrency at OECD Blockchain Policy Forum

Yoni Assia, Chief Executive of multi-asset trading platform eToro, took the stage at the second Global Blockchain Policy Forum, recently hosted by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), to present the not-for-profit GoodDollar project. The blockchain ecosystem is moving fast with pressure on…

New Cold Wallet Custody Solution Strives to Eliminate Cryptocurrency Hacks

GK8, a blockchain startup based out of Tel Aviv, Israel, has made some significant strides in its mission to improve cryptocurrency security and convenience solutions. On September 18, 2019, the firm announced completion of what it is calling the world’s first and only secured cold…

Changes Afoot for Philippine Crypto-Friendly Economic Zone

The special economic zone in the Philippines known for its crypto friendliness is undergoing some changes. Government-owned Cagayan Economic Zone Authority (Ceza) is investigating a case involving one of its licensed crypto exchanges after a tip from the Chinese government. The authority has also issued…

Gold Industry Can Learn From Cryptocurrency, Says Barrick Gold’s COO

Barrick Gold chief operating officer Catherine Raw compared the industry of gold to cryptocurrency in an interview with Fortune. While Raw believes that gold is a better store of value asset, she said that the industry for gold could learn from cryptocurrency in targeting younger…