Regulations Push Number of Crypto Ads in France Down 11%

Regulations Push Number of Crypto Ads in France Down 11%

Following France’s decision to ban cryptocurrency advertising and restrict contract for difference (CFD) ads, these two areas have seen their share of the financial advertisement market plummet. CFD refers to a popular form of derivative trading. France’s financial markets regulator, the Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF) shared the financial advertisement stats from January-September on Friday, revealing that crypto-related […]

Report: IRS Need Clearer Crypto Guidelines After $25 Billion Tax Bill

IRS Need Clearer Crypto Guidelines After $25 Billion Tax Bill

The IRS Advisory Committee in the US has requested help in dealing with cryptocurrency taxation in a bid to ease its current $25 billion tax liability. The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has recently published its findings from a report which appears to highlight the current confusion surrounding how to address taxation on cryptocurrency assets in […]

Indian Government Given Two Weeks to Clarify Official Cryptocurrency Stance

Indian Government Given Two Weeks to Clarify Official Cryptocurrency Stance

The Indian government has two weeks to produce a finalized version of cryptocurrency policies, declares the country’s supreme court. In April this year, India’s central bank, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) enforced a ban. This prohibited financial institutions from facilitating any crypto-related transactions or offering their services to any business in the industry. This controversial imposition […]

Vietnam Telecom Firm Launches Blockchain Powered Database for Hospitals

Vietnam Telecom Firm Launches Blockchain Powered Database for Hospitals

Vietnam’s largest telecom company has claimed to have produced a blockchain filing system that will revolutionize medical care in that country. The country, one of South East Asia’s sleeping tigers is hoping that blockchain can lift its fintech stature with the latest innovation designed for use in the healthcare sector. Viettel Enterprise Solutions Corporation, a […]

North America: Crypto and Blockchain News Roundup 19-25 October 2018

North America: Crypto and Blockchain News Roundup 19-25 October 2018

North America Welcome to another weekly blockchain news roundup from around the world. Here, we present to you all the latest Bitcoin news, continent by continent and country by country. USA Columbia University Investigating the Future of Blockchain in Journalism: The University of Columbia is reportedly studying blockchain technology and its impact on Journalism. According […]

BitcoinNews.com Daily Podcast 26th October 2018

Daily Podcast: The New Free and Convenient Way to Listen to the Latest Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency News

Listen to the 26 October 2018 BitcoinNews.com Daily Podcast below. [su_audio url=”https://anchor.fm/s/58aba88/podcast/play/1619379/https%3A%2F%2Fd3ctxlq1ktw2nl.cloudfront.net%2Fproduction%2F2018-9-26%2F5397701-44100-2-164ea95cdb347.mp3″] On this edition of the BitcoinNews.com Daily Podcast, we discuss how the Venezuelan Petro is still not working, and the unprecedented degree of stability in the Bitcoin market during the past week. Hear about how an insider trading lawsuit against Coinbase has been dismissed. […]

Australia Post Ventures Into Crypto With New Service

Australia Post Ventures Into Crypto With New Service

The postal service Down Under, Australia Post, is enabling customers to easily access crypto exchanges through a new platform called Digital iD. The platform has been created by Australia Post as an answer to concerns about the lengthy processes of accessing crypto exchanges for the first time. The Digital iD platform enables users to dispense with […]

Bitcoin’s Price Has Achieved Unprecedented Levels of Stability

Bitcoin's Price Has Achieved Unprecedented Levels of Stability

Bitcoin’s price has reached unprecedented levels of stability during the latter half of October 2018, so far at least. After some volatility in the middle of October, the price of Bitcoin has settled into a narrow trading between USD 6,350 and USD 6,500. The daily volatility of Bitcoin fell below USD 100 on 19 October […]

Spain Wants Crypto Holders to Declare Assets Under New Law

Spain Wants Crypto Holders to Declare Assets Under New Law

The new administration in Spain under Pedro Sánchez is beginning to show its stance on cryptocurrency as new measures are introduced to cut down on tax evasion in the country. The new law will require holders of cryptocurrency to declare their all their holdings. Finance Minister Maria Jesus Montero has stated that the new legislation […]

NASDAQ Patenting Blockchain Newswire Technology

NASDAQ Patenting Blockchain Newswire Technology

NASDAQ, a stock exchange with a USD 10 trillion market cap that has taken a heavy interest in blockchain technology, is patenting a blockchain newswire service. The patent titled ‘Systems and methods for securing and disseminating time sensitive information using a blockchain‘ was first filed in January 2017, but released to the public on 23 […]