Report: Philippine Police Raid Alleged Cryptocurrency Scam, Arrest 277

Philippine authorities have reportedly raided an alleged cryptocurrency scam and arrested 277 people following a tip from the Chinese government. Philippine police have reportedly raided the offices of an alleged cryptocurrency scam that was targeting investors in China. According to a Sept. 15 report by local news outlet Inquirer.net, agents from the Bureau of Immigration, […]

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Mastercard Partners With Blockchain Firm R3 for Payments Solution

Blockchain firm R3 partnered with Mastercard to develop a cross-border payment solution. Mastercard partnered with blockchain firm R3 to develop a cross-border payment solution. According to a Mastercard press release published on Sept. 1, the two firms plan to pilot a new blockchain-enabled cross-border payment solution. The system will reportedly focus on connecting global faster […]

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SIS International Research Opens Blockchain Consulting Division

American global market research firm SIS International Research has set up a blockchain consulting division called SIS Blockchain. SIS International Research, a global market research firm headquartered in New York City, has set up blockchain consulting division called SIS Blockchain. Enterprise blockchain will be vital After two years of consulting clients on blockchain applications in […]

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Vanbex Labs Sells Two Products to Hyperion Amid Fraud Investigation

Vanbex sells Rocket and CryptoTaxes to crypto exchange Hyperion Technologies amid ongoing investigation into alleged fraud during ICO. Securities and cryptocurrency exchange Hyperion Technologies acquired two products developed by blockchain consulting firm Vanbex Labs, which is currently under investigation in British Columbia. Vanbex announced in a post published on its blog on Sept. 4 that […]

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BitMEX ‘Congratulates’ Binance on Plagiarizing Its Futures Platform Doc

The team at Seychelles-based crypto exchange BitMEX have accused fellow exchange Binance of plagiarizing BitMEX documents as part of its recent futures testnet launch. The team at Seychelles-registered crypto exchange BitMEX have accused fellow exchange Binance of plagiarizing BitMEX documents as part of its recent futures testnet launch. On Sept. 4, the platform published a […]

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Binance Acquires Seychelles-Based Crypto-Asset Trading Platform JEX

Binance has announced the acquisition of JEX, a Seychelles-based crypto-asset trading platform, as the exchange delves further into the derivatives market. Binance, the world’s largest exchange by trading volume, has acquired JEX, a crypto-asset trading platform that offers spot and derivatives trading services.  The exchange announced the acquisition on Sept. 2, saying, “JEX will join […]

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Crypto Custody: Adoption Shortcut or Blockchain Purists’ Nightmare?

With Coinbase becoming the world’s largest institutional custodian of digital assets, the crypto community is left to wonder what it means for the industry… The major digital asset services platform Coinbase has recently announced the long-anticipated completion of a deal that has been in progress since at least May: the acquisition of Xapo’s institutional business. The move […]

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