Uncovering the Motives Behind North Korea’s Crypto Conference

On Jan. 15, the United Nations warned that attending North Korea’s cryptocurrency conference in February will likely constitute a sanctions violation. According to Reuters, this notice was issued in a confidential report that will be submitted to the U.N. Security Council later this month. The warning comes after a series of events sparked suspicion around…

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Crypto Lending Solutions: A Review of 3 Blockchain Lending Platforms

The proliferation of crypto lending platforms is the latest crypto solution bridging the gap with the traditional financial industry. These platforms offer institutional and retail investors the opportunity to access banking services previously only available in the traditional financial sector. A typical crypto lending platform enables long-term crypto holders to put their tokens to good…

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2019 to 2020: Insiders, Outsiders and Experimenters in Crypto Regulation: Part 2

This is the second part of a three-part series that covers the regulatory landscape for digital currencies in 2019 and looks at the prospects of 2020. While the first chapter in the series looked at the “Insiders,” this installment covers the prospects for the so-called “Outsiders” — i.e., China, Russia, India and the developing world.…

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Ticker Tool Uses the BCH Blockchain to Provide Reliable Rate Data

Instantly verifiable, unhackable and forever retrievable are some of the key features of information stored on a blockchain. These are also the characteristics that traders of various assets, commodities and currencies would appreciate when it comes to the price data they are using. The team behind the Blitz Ticker project have decided that’s exactly what…

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Apple May Remove Coinbase’s Mobile DApp Browser from App Store

After Google removed Ethereum-based decentralized application (DApp) browser MetaMask from its Android application store, Apple may now force Coinbase to remove the DApp browser feature from its crypto wallet application. According to a Reddit post published on Dec. 28, United States-based cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase warned its users that in order to comply with Apple’s mobile…

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