Denmark Tax Agency to Collect Info from Crypto Exchanges

Denmark Tax Agency to Collect Info from Crypto Exchanges

Traders’ data will now be collected by the Denmark tax agency from local cryptocurrency exchanges to audit their tax payments according to local news outlets. On Monday, the Skattestyrelsen declared that for the first time in history, it has received access to data of the cryptocurrency traders. The access was approved by the Danish Tax […]

Bakkt Acquires “Certain Assets” from Rosenthal Collins Group

Bakkt Acquires “Certain Assets” from Rosenthal Collins Group

Intercontinental Exchange-backed digital asset platform Bakkt has announced the acquisition of assets of Rosenthal Collins Group (RCG), in the furtherance of its objective to build the first integrated, institutional grade exchange-traded markets, and custody solution for physical delivery of digital assets. CEO of Bakkt Kelly Loeffler made the announcement in a blog post yesterday, stating […]

HSBC Credits Blockchain for Processing $250 Billion in Forex

HSBC Credits Blockchain for Processing $250 Billion in Forex

In an announcement yesterday, multinational bank HSBC declared a clearing of USD 250 billion of forex trading in 2018 through blockchain. The bank further acknowledged the usefulness of the technology within its banking processes – beyond the speculative utility of cryptocurrencies alone. The bank said it had processed more than 3 million forex trades using […]

Cryptopia Exchange Claims Hack, Goes Offline, Losses Reported

Cryptopia Exchange Claims Hack, Goes Offline, Losses Reported

Hackers have yet again successfully raided a cryptocurrency exchange and this time it is Cryptopia, an exchange operating in New Zealand. The exchange has since then gone offline, with reports emerging of cryptocurrency having already been stolen from the exchange. The announcement was made on Twitter by the exchange itself with the official account stating […]

BitcoinNews.com Daily Podcast 14th January 2019: Cryptopia Exchange Hacked

BitcoinNews.com Daily News Podcast

Listen to the 14 January 2019 BitcoinNews.com Daily Podcast below. [su_audio url = “https://anchor.fm/s/58aba88/podcast/play/2109887/https%3A%2F%2Fd3ctxlq1ktw2nl.cloudfront.net%2Fproduction%2F2019-0-15%2F8370329-44100-2-c5354dcf1d428.mp3”] On this edition of the BitcoinNews.com Daily Podcast, look at the markets as the Ethereum Constantinople fork rapidly approaches. We also discuss the breaking news that Cryptopia has been hacked. Follow the Bitcoin News Daily Podcast on Anchor, iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, Radio […]

“AirdropVenezuela” Recruits Steve Hank as Ally in Plan for Poverty-Stricken Nation

"AirdropVenezuela" Recruits Steve Hank as Ally in Plan for Poverty-Stricken Nation

Hyperinflation expert Steve Hanke has teamed up with a Mexico City-based blockchain powered currency platform in order to get financial aid to Venezuelans. Hanke, also a professor of applied economics at Johns Hopkins University, and AirTM, will work together on project “AirdropVenezuela”, which hopes to raise cryptocurrency donations up to USD1 million. Once raised, the […]

Paris Mural Bitcoin Puzzle Solved

Paris Mural Bitcoin Puzzle Solved

French crypto artist Pascal Boyart‘s Bitcoin competition came to an end yesterday when two diligent participants cracked the code, winning USD 1,000 in BTC. Boyart set the challenge seven days ago hiding the public keys to the BTC in his mural based on Delacroix’s original “Liberty Leading the People” in honor of yellow vest protesters […]

China Pours Billions into Latin America Blockchain, Tech

China Pours Billions into Latin America Blockchain

Talk about the tech landscape in Latin America and the first thought that springs into mind are the flashy startups and enterprises from New York and the Silicon Valley. So, whenever China is hailed as the key player in South American markets, and that too in cryptocurrency, it seems unusual and even a tad bit […]

Swiss Bank Vontobel Launches Digital Asset Custody Vault

Swiss Bank Vontobel Launches Digital Asset Custody Vault

Switzerland-based investment bank Vontobel announced today that it is launching a custody solution with a digital asset vault service for its customers. Per the announcement, this will allow financial intermediaries such as banks and asset managers to offer their customers a more secure and easy way to buy, hold and transfer their digital assets, within […]

Bulgaria to Investigate Crypto Trading Companies

Bulgaria to Investigate Crypto Trading Companies

The Bulgarian government has announced plans to investigate the operations of crypto-selling entities operating within the country, according to local news outlet Novinite. While normally, the objective of such investigation is to locate any fraudulent activities, the objective of the current inspection will involve assuring that these companies are complying with tax and social security regulation […]