Japanese messaging giant LINE may soon be able to open a cryptocurrency exchange for users based in the country, according to a report from Bloomberg. LINE is close to winning a crypto exchange license from the Japanese...
The Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) of the Philippine government has signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) with U.S.-based blockchain firm Monsoon Blockchain Storage, according to a report by GMA News Online on June 19.The MoA reportedly stipulates that Monsoon is to act as a...
Cryptocurrency regulation will take a step forward during the upcoming V20 Summit where country representatives will assess the new course of legal action proposed by the international Financial Action Task Force (FATF). FATF will release proposals on June...
Mitsubishi Electric and Yaskawa Electric are among 100 major Japanese manufacturers to enter into a data sharing arrangement underpinned by blockchain, according to a report by Nikkei. The project aims to boost efficiency, lower the risk...
Clientele from multiple states in Brazil have filed lawsuits against bitcoin (BTC) investments firm Bitcoin Bank Group for inaccessible crypto funds, according to a report by Cointelegraph Brasil on June 18.The lawsuits are reportedly over issues with users being unable to withdraw funds from the BBG’s associated...
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced the filing of a civil enforcement action against Control-Finance Limited, a purported Bitcoin trading and investment company, and its founder, Benjamin Reynolds, of the United Kingdom. The complaint charges...
A historic change in strategy is taking place at R3 and Digital Asset (DA), who are now collaborating to maximize their respective blockchain ecosystems. Announced Tuesday, DA will be bringing its smart contract language DAML (Digital Asset...
Major Spanish bank Santander has been denied an appeal regarding a decision by the Court of Justice of the State of São Paulo in a case against crypto exchange Mercado Bitcoin, Cointelegraph Brazil reports on June 17.Santander was sued by the Brazilian exchange Mercado Bitcoin in 2018, after...
The developers behind the Cosmos network released today a full disclosure of last month’s “critical security vulnerability” which reportedly enabled hackers to bypass certain penalties for misbehavior on the network. Zaki Manian, director at Tendermint Inc –...
The Takeaway Bitmain is suing three former employees who started Poolin, a rival to the chip manufacturer’s BTC.com mining pool. The company is seeking $4 million in damages, alleging the Poolin co-founders violated their non-compete agreements; The former employees...