CoinMarketCap Launches Crypto Indices on Nasdaq, Bloomberg, Others

CoinMarketCap announced that it will launch two cryptocurrency benchmark indices on multiple major finance platforms. CoinMarketCap announced that it will launch two cryptocurrency benchmark indices on Nasdaq Global Index Data Service, Bloomberg Terminal, Thomson Reuters Eikon and Börse Stuttgart. The news was revealed in a post on the crypto data firm’s blog, published on March […]

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Blockchain Boom in Ireland, but Brexit Looms

Financiers and investors fear that a “no deal” Brexit could spell “bust” for Ireland and the nations’ blockchain industry. Strong growth has returned to Ireland one decade after the banking crisis and international bailout. But, financiers and investors fear a “no deal” Brexit — in which the United Kingdom leaves the European Union without a […]

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US Payment Giant Visa Seeks Crypto and Blockchain Talent for Tech Product Manager

U.S. payment services giant Visa is looking to hire a person who will manage strategy for crypto-related opportunities. American payment services firm Visa has published a crypto and blockchain-related job opening on San Francisco-based recruiting software firm SmartRecruiters on March 6. Global financial services corporation Visa is seeking blockchain talent for the position of Technical […]

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Crypto Startup Behind Alibabacoin Agrees to Stop Using ‘Alibaba’ Name After Legal Action

Dubai-based crypto firm ABBC Foundation agreed to stop using name “Alibaba” after legal action by Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group. Dubai-based crypto firm ABBC Foundation has agreed to stop using the name “Alibaba” for its cryptocurrency after legal action by Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group, Reuters reported on March 11. The decision from ABBC Foundation […]

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Australia: Financial Regulator Suspends Two Crypto Exchanges in Drug Trafficking Case

Australia’s financial watchdog has shut down the operations of two crypto exchanges in connection with a drug trafficking case. The Australian anti-money laundering watchdog has suspended the registrations of two cryptocurrency exchanges in connection with a drug trafficking case, the agency announced in a press release on Friday, March 8.   The Australian Transaction Reports […]

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Israel Securities Authority Publishes Final Recommendations on Crypto Regulation

Israeli securities regulators published their final recommendations for crypto regulation, offering to create a platform for trading cryptocurrencies. The Israel Securities Authority (ISA) has published its final report on cryptocurrency regulations, local financial newspaper Globes reports Thursday, March 7. A special committee formed in 2017 to develop proper regulations for cryptocurrencies has presented its report […]

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Major US Retailer Kroger Drops Visa, Morgan Creek Digital Suggests Lightning Network

Morgan Creek’s Anthony Pompliano has suggested that Kroger’s use the Lightning Network to replace Visa cards as a payment method. Morgan Creek Digital founder Anthony Pompliano has suggested that major United States retailer Kroger should deploy the Lightning Network in its stores, following the brand’s decision to stop accepting Visa at some locations. According to […]

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