Category: Crypto

Swedish Trader Expects to Pay 300% of Crypto Profits to Tax Agency

According to local media, a Swedish cryptocurrency trader is anticipating receiving a tax bill of approximately $1 million after conducting approximately $2.9 million worth of trades across tens of thousands of transactions made since 2014. The trader claims that the tax bill will equate to 300 percent of the profits he has earned rather than […]

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R3’s Former Chief Sales Officer Joins Blockchain Startup AlphaPoint

Scott Grayson, former chief sales officer at R3, has joined blockchain services provider AlphaPoint as SVP for institutional sales.

Russian Institutions Back Proposal to Let Companies Use Cryptocurrency

Russian Institutions Back Proposal to Let Companies Use CryptocurrenciesAn idea to allow companies from certain sectors and in some regions to use cryptocurrencies is gaining traction in Russia. The proposal has been included in a draft law prepared by the Economy Ministry, a high-ranking parliamentarian has voiced his support, and big business is discussing its implementation. Also read: No Reason to ‘Bury’ Cryptocurrencies, […]

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Privacy Cryptocurrency Beam Experiences Blockchain Stoppage

Privacy-oriented cryptocurrency Beam said Monday morning that its blockchain had stopped. A fix has now been committed, it says [updated].

Crypto Failed? And 30 More Top Technology Stories

Let’s start with a Crypto Thought Piece Did the Cryptocurrency Revolution Fail? by Noam Levenson [14 min read]. If we conclude that the leaders failed, but the doctrine is sound, then we simply need new leaders.

Regulations Have Ruined the Physical Bitcoin Industry

Economy & Regulation As bitcoiners celebrate the 10th anniversary of Satoshi’s invention, veteran enthusiasts will be aware that a lot has changed since the early days. One business that was once incredibly popular is the

Oceans Apart: Crypto Regulation in the US and EU

The differences between U.S. and EU approaches to crypto asset regulation are even more complicated than they appear, writes Noelle Acheson.

Executives of Korean Exchange Sentenced to Jail for Faking Volumes

Exchanges Two executives of a South Korean cryptocurrency exchange have reportedly been sentenced to jail for inflating trading volumes on their exchange. The pair allegedly used a bot to fake large orders in both cryptocurrencies

The social layer is ironically key to Bitcoin’s security

A funny thing happened in the second half of 2018. At some moment, all the people active in crypto looked around and realized there weren’t very many of us. The friends we’d convinced during the last holiday season were no longer speaking to us. They had stopped checking their Coinbase accounts. The tide had gone […]

Blockchain: Utility Tokens — Prevarication or Fact

TL;DR The long and short of this article is that majority of Utility Tokens as they present in the blockchain ecosystem are majority redundant, useless and/or designed to skirt regulation. In turn are damaging to

CoinDesk’s Crypto-Economic Data Is Now Accessible on GitHub

CoinDesk will now use GitHub to help crowdsource potential methodology changes and data sources for our Crypto-Economics Explorer.

Thai Stock Exchange Plans to Launch a Token Trading Platform

The Stock Exchange of Thailand is looking to capitalize on investor interest in cryptos by offering a new digital assets exchange.

South Africa Wants to Mandate Registration of Crypto Service Providers

Regulation A regulatory working group in South Africa, which includes the country’s central bank, has released a consultation paper on crypto assets this week. According to the document, all exchanges, wallet providers, Bitcoin ATMs and

A pivotal year for Blockchain Companies, Cryptocurrencies & STOs | STOs poised to grow in 2019

Cryptocurrency market has been recovering from the reigning bears in 2019 Blockchain and Crypto market trends explained! InWara provides research on ICO and STO projects. In addition to ICOs/STOs, we provide research on Crypto exchanges and

BitPay Says It Processed Over $1 Billion in Crypto Payments Last Year

U.S.-based crypto payments processor BitPay says it processed over $1 billion-worth of transactions last year.

Trezor and Gray Release Corazon Series ‘Luxury’ Hardware Wallets

Wallets On Jan. 16, hardware wallet manufacturer Satoshilabs, the creator of the Trezor line of cryptocurrency devices, announced its latest partnership with the mechanical artistry and design company Gray. The luxury designer is well known