Chinese Police Seize $1.5 Million in World Cup Crypto Betting Booty

More than $1.5 million worth of cryptocurrency was seized as part of an anti-gambling operation run by Chinese police during the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Chinese Police Seize $1.5 Million The Chinese state-run news source Xinhua reported two days ago that local authorities first came across the so far unnamed online gambling platform in May. The betting

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Blockchain Network Raises $3 Million to Combat Fake News With Decentralization

In this age of disinformation, misinformation and fake news, information vetting has become a highly anticipated subject and recently, another startup emerged with plans to use a decentralized blockchain system to filter out the noise and get to the truth. Dirt Raises $3 Million for Blockchain-Based Information Vetting Platform The team at Dirt Protocol announced

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Tether (USDT) Hires Bank of Montreal Executive, Improvement in Transparency and Compliance

The primary provider of fiat backed digital tokens, Tether, has brought on a Leonardo Real, the former AML quality control manager at the Bank of Montreal, as Chief Compliance Officer (CCO). The hire was reportedly made “in order to create the gold standard for regulatory compliance” in the cryptocurrency sector. Real joins Tether as the company

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Crypto.com Drops New Cryptocurrency Enabled Visa Card at TechCrunch

Hong Kong based Monaco has rebranded to Crypto.com since it purchased the domain name for several million dollars and has announced its new cryptocurrency enabled MCO Visa card at TechCrunch. MCO Visa Enables Purchases with Crypto Kris Marszalek, CEO and co-founder of blockchain-based startup Crypto.com is at the TechCrunch conference in Zug, Switzerland discussed his

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On Debut Day, Augur Becomes Biggest Dapp on Ethereum

The Forecast Foundation couldn’t have chosen a better launch date for Augur on Ethereum than the final stages of one of the most exciting world cups in memory, and their numbers reflect users enthusiasm for the new decentralized application as it claimed the top spot in its category on DappRadar just one day after it

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The $40 Million Dollar Bitcoin Hack That Never Was

2018 may be remembered in the end as a stellar year for crypto hacks. With still five months to go there has been at least a billion USD stolen in digital assets according to CNBC and for anyone who’s been paying attention, that number seems light. The year started off with the $530 million NEM

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Expert Bets $8.5 Million That Bitcoin Will Reach $280,000, Surpassing Birkshire

Though Bitcoins market price has been anything but inspiring of late, as it lingers at 70% below its all-time high, one wealthy Australian Bull still believes enough to put it up against Warren Buffets Berkshire Hathaway. Bitcoin Punter Puts up Against Berkshire Hathaway One of the land down under’s leading Bookmakers, Tom Waterhouse, tweeted That

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Ripple Claims its 50% Share in India is Inroad to Global Market

A representative of Ripple recently discussed the company’s strategy which allowed them to capture 50% of India’s crypto market. Ripple has 50% Share of Indian Market Senior Vice President of Product at Ripple, Asheesh Birla, spoke on a panel at the Wharton School of Business about how Ripple went about gaining a majority market share

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India’s Cryptocurrency Banking Ban May Be a Bust

After much waiting and speculation on the July 5 deadline, India may forgo banning investment in cryptocurrency after all. Indian Ban May Be a Bust The three-month time span from the Reserve Bank of India’s initial announcement that all RBI regulated entities must cease any crypto related activities, including both individuals and firms, was filled with speculation

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Wall Street’s Crypto King Calls Bitcoin ‘Currency of the Internet’

Wall Street’s “Crypto King” sat down with the panel on CNBC’s Fast Money to discuss Bitcoin’s utility, calling the digital coin the “currency of the internet.” Bitcoin is the Best Crypto Investment Bart Smith, head of digital asset trading at Susquehanna International Group, dubbed the “Crypto King” of Wall Street for his expertise on the space

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