Bitcoin in Brief Monday: Poloniex Responds to Frozen Accounts Complaints

In today’s edition of Bitcoin in Brief we feature stories that show the increased focus regulators have placed on companies operating in the cryptocurrency scene and how it can adversely affect clients. FCA revels it is investigating dozens of ventures, and Poloniex tries to reassure legacy clients that their frozen funds are safe. Also Read: Niall … Read more

South Korean Exchange Bithumb Blocks Trading in 11 Countries

South Korea’s largest cryptocurrency exchange Bithumb has announced that it will block trading in 11 countries as part of its revised internal regulations aimed to prevent money laundering using its system. Foreign users will also need to undergo a stricter verification process. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space Preventing Money Laundering Bithumb announced … Read more

Draft Law Requires Israeli Firms to Report on Clients’ Crypto Activites

The Israeli Ministry of Finance has published draft prohibiting money laundering regulations with provisions specifically pertaining to virtual currencies. The proposed regulations will also introduce a suite of new reporting requirements for financial service providers, including strict conditions regarding the cryptocurrency activities of clients. Also Read: South Korean Exchange Bithumb Blocks Trading in 11 Countries Israeli … Read more

PR: Former Head of Strategy & Operations Consulting at KPMG Joins XinFin Platform

This is a paid press release, which contains forward looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material. does not endorse nor support this product/service. is not responsible for or liable for any content, accuracy or quality within the press release. Singapore, May 27- S. V. Sukumar, the former Partner and … Read more

The Exahash Era: SHA-256 Mining is a Significant Achievement in Computer Engineering

The cryptocurrency economy is nearing the end of 2018’s fifth month after a spectacular year of bullish prices throughout 2017. The past five months have been incredibly bearish as far as market values are concerned but the processing power of digital assets, particularly SHA-256 cryptocurrencies, continues to increase exponentially. Today SHA-256 miners makeup on of … Read more

Bitcoin Addicts Crave Risk, Excitement, Escape

Corner those experienced within cryptocurrency’s ecosystem, and they’ll admit something akin to addicts exist. That fine line between obsession and irrational exuberance is probably best exemplified in wild price fluxuations, furious buying and selling. At least one historic county in Scotland, Peeblesshire (Siorrachd nam Pùballan), believes they’ve identified bitcoin addicts, and are beginning to treat … Read more