Coinbase Acquires Blockchain Analytics Startup Neutrino

Coinbase has acquired a London-based blockchain intelligence startup to prevent theft of funds and investigate attacks. United States cryptocurrency exchange and wallet Coinbase has acquired blockchain intelligence startup Neutrino, according to a post published in the company’s blog on Tuesday, Feb. 19. Coinbase reveals that the company will continue to operate as a standalone business […]

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China: Guangdong Province to Use Blockchain-Based Electronic Tax Invoices for E-Commerce

China’s most populated province is set to issue general-purpose electronic invoices for consumers based on blockchain technology. The Guangdong Municipal Taxation Bureau will implement an electronic invoice platform based on blockchain for the e-commerce industry, local Chinese news outlet Southern News Network reported on Feb. 18. Guangdong Province, one the most populated region in China, […]

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Bank of Spain Warns Citizens Against Crypto Given Lack of Local Regulations

Spain’s central bank has issued a reminder to citizens warning of the risks involved in transacting unregulated cryptocurrencies. Spain’s central bank has issued a reminder to citizens warning of the risks involved in transacting unregulated cryptocurrencies. The Bank of Spain’s notice, issued Feb. 10, followed an official blog post published two days earlier, which had […]

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‘Swiss Leaks’ HSBC Whistleblower Plans to Launch ‘Clean, Ethical’ Crypto Token

Hervé Falciani, a whistleblower convicted of purportedly the largest leak in banking history, plans to launch an ethical cryptocurrency to combat money-laundering and fraud. Frenchman Hervé Falciani, a whistleblower who has been convicted of the largest leak in banking history, plans to launch an ethical cryptocurrency that would combat money-laundering and fraud, Reuters reported on […]

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UK Financial Watchdog: $255 Mln Lost in Crypto-Related, Other Investment Scams in 2018

The Financial Conduct Authority reported that investment scams’ losses amounted to over $255 million in 2018. The United Kingdom Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has reported that common investment scams’ losses — including those crypto-related — amounted in total to over £197 million ($255 million) in 2018. The agency reported the losses in an official press […]

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Crypto Holder, Congressional Rep. Tulsi Gabbard Formally Launches US Presidential Campaign

Tulsi Gabbard, the U.S. Representative for Hawaii’s 2nd congressional district, has formally launched her presidential campaign. Crypto holder Tulsi Gabbard, the United States Representative for Hawaii’s 2nd congressional district, has formally launched her campaign for the forthcoming 2020 U.S. presidential elections. The development was reported by tech media platform TrustNodes on Feb. 4. Gabbard — […]

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