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A San Diego man has been sentenced to 70 months in prison for conspiring to sell drugs through the Dark Web, according to a press release from the U.S.The post Dark Web vendor forfeits 'millions of dollars' in cryptocurrencies; sentenced to 70 months in prison appeared first on The Block.
Fidelity Charitable, the financial services giant’s charity unit, is now accepting XRP, the world’s third-largest cryptocurrency, for donations. Until now, the unit accepted only four cryptocurrencies - bitcoin (BTC), bitcoin cash (BCH), ether (ETH) and litecoin (LTC), having launched the form of donation back in 2015, according to an announcement shared with The Block late […]The post Fidelity’s charity unit includes XRP to its list of accepted cryptos for donation; hits $100 million-mark appeared first on The Block.
Japan's equivalent to Amazon, e-commerce giant Rakuten, has publicly launched its cryptocurrency exchange, Rakuten Wallet. Announcing the news on Monday, the company said that users can start spot trading in three cryptocurrencies - bitcoin (BTC), ether (ETH) and bitcoin cash (BCH) - via a mobile app.The post E-commerce giant Rakuten publicly launches crypto exchange; currently supports BTC, ETH and BCH appeared first on The Block.
Ethereum-based banking alternative platform Monolith, is issuing a new Visa debit card, which allows users to spend Dai stablecoin anywhere in the world at stores that accept Visa payments.The post Visa debit card available in Europe allows users to spend Dai stablecoin anywhere in the world appeared first on The Block.
Cryptocurrency exchange Poloniex is today removing 23 trading pairs of cryptocurrencies due to “low volume.” The pairs include litecoin (LTC)/ monero (XMR), DASH/XMR, Zcash (ZEC)/XMR and Civic (CVC)/ ether (ETH), among others, as announced on Twitter on Thursday.The post Poloniex exchange removing 23 crypto trading pairs, citing ‘low volume’ appeared first on The Block.
The U.S. entity of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange Binance, is expected to go live before November, but won’t serve New York residents initially.The post Binance US could go live before November, but won’t serve NY residents initially appeared first on The Block.
Coinmine, a consumer-facing cryptocurrency mining startup, has raised a fresh new round of funding, according to a statement released on Thursday.The post Coinmine raises $2.5M in seed funding for its plug-and-play mining device appeared first on The Block.
Fiat-to-crypto exchange Binance Jersey has collaborated with Galaxy Capital-backed institutional trading and portfolio management platform Caspian, aiming to increase trading volumes in Europe.The post Binance Jersey ties up with Galaxy-backed crypto platform, aiming to increase trading volumes in Europe appeared first on The Block.
Cryptocurrency payment processing service provider Flexa is coming to Canada, the company announced in a blog post on Tuesday. This is Flexa's first offering outside the U.S.The post Flexa brings cryptocurrency payments to over 7,500 Canadian merchants appeared first on The Block.
Bitcoin may have had a bad time recently, but Ethereum has fared much worse. Ethereum was trading at nearly $320 about a month ago before the altcoin market tanked. Since last Wednesday, the price of ETH has dropped 9% from $224 to around $205. Against its Bitcoin pair, ETH went down even further. Will we see a substantial recovery soon or will ETH continue to struggle? Let's take a look at the chart for Ethereum. Looking at the chart above, we can see that ETH is already trading below all its EMAS. ETH wasn't able to maintain its price above any of its EMAs during its dive earlier last month - a clear sign of bearish momentum. However, price wasThe post Latest Ethereum price and analysis (ETH to USD) appeared first on Coin Rivet.
South Korean electronics giant Samsung has silently added support for bitcoin to its Blockchain Keystore, an online decentralized applications (dapps) store.The post Samsung quietly adds support for bitcoin to its Blockchain Keystore appeared first on The Block.
Gods Unchained, a blockchain-based strategy trading card game that leverages the Ethereum blockchain, announced that the former game director of Magic The Gathering: Arena, Chris Clay, is joining the team.The post Former Magic the Gathering: Arena director joins blockchain-card game Gods Unchained appeared first on The Block.
Swissquote Bank, an online banking service, has reported 14.3% drop in net profit in the first half of this year, due to a “significant” year-on-year decline in cryptocurrency trading business, among other factors.The post Swissquote Bank's H1 net profit falls due to ‘significant’ decline in crypto trading business appeared first on The Block.
A panel monitoring U.N. sanctions says North Korean cyber experts have illegally raised money for the country’s weapons of mass destruction programs “with total proceeds to date estimated at up to $2 billion.”
Ether (ETH) holdings of projects that raised funds via initial coin offerings or ICOs have been steadily declining, according to research from The Block.The post Analysis: Ether holdings of ICO projects gradually falling appeared first on The Block.
The NBA and the NBA Players Association is launching NBA Top Shot, a home for blockchain-based digital collectibles.
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has begun sending letters to over 10,000 U.S. cryptocurrency investors last week, asking them to report their crypto holdings and pay taxes properly.The post Cryptocurrency investors start receiving letters from the IRS appeared first on The Block.
Cryptocurrency wallet provider Abra has announced some major changes for its U.S. users due to “continued" regulatory uncertainty in the country.The post Crypto wallet Abra restricting US services due to regulatory uncertainty appeared first on The Block.
The foundations and firms behind five blockchain protocols - Ethereum, Tezos, Stellar, Oasis and NEAR - have partnered with an online hackathon event to make blockchains and cryptocurrencies “useful and usable.”The hackathon, organized by design firm IDEO’s business unit IDEO CoLab, and token sale platform CoinList, starts on Aug.The post Ethereum, Tezos, Stellar Foundations back a hackathon to make crypto ‘useful and usable’ appeared first on The Block.
Germany’s financial regulator, BaFin, has given the green light to a blockchain-based real estate bond worth €250 million (~$280 million). The bond, offered by Fundament Group, is based on the ethereum blockchain and is backed by a portfolio of real estate properties across Germany, the firm announced Tuesday.The post Germany’s financial regulator approves $280M blockchain real estate bond appeared first on The Block.
ConsenSys founder Joseph Lubin was sued by his former employee for allegedly committing fraud, breach of contract, unpaid profits, among other things, according to several documents filed to the New York County Supreme Court. The post ConsenSys' Joe Lubin was brought to court by former employee for $13 million appeared first on The Block.
Bitcoin is soaring today, eying the $12,000 mark as worries escalate regarding the trade war between the United States and China. Yahoo Finance's Zack Guzman and Brian Cheung are joined by Carleton English, New York Post Hedge Fund Reporter, to discuss.
It's been a banner year for bitcoin, up 158% as it has very much decoupled from the rest of the cryptocurrencies, and more industries continue to build off the blockchain model. Diamond Standard has launched a blockchain-based token to back real diamonds.