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Financial Stability Board Publishes Framework To Monitor Crypto-Assets
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Financial Stability Board Publishes Framework To Monitor Crypto-Assets

From ICOs to digital currency exchanges, the FSB provided an overview of its work and that of related organizations studying the crypto-asset phenomenon. Don’t worry though – for now, it says crypto-assets won’t cause a meltdown of the conventional markets. ...
CFA Institute To Cover Cryptocurrency In 2019 Exams
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CFA Institute To Cover Cryptocurrency In 2019 Exams

The global association is testing future investment professionals’ knowledge of crypto. The CFA Institute, which grants the chartered financial analyst (CFA) qualification, is adding material about cryptocurrencies and blockchaintechnology to its 2019 Level I ...
How Does Coinbase Exploring Stellar Lumens Impact Ripple XRP?
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How Does Coinbase Exploring Stellar Lumens Impact Ripple XRP?

Stellar Lumens (XLM), Ripple (XRP)–The massive Coinbase announcement that came out on Friday has created a stark divide for several cryptocurrency communities. Published in a press release on the official Coinbase blog, the company confirmed that they...
Chelsea Legend Didier Drogba Becomes Ambassador for Cryptocurrency
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Chelsea Legend Didier Drogba Becomes Ambassador for Cryptocurrency

Former Ivory Coast captain and current Phoenix Rising striker 6y h enjoyed a long and illustrious football career so far. Now he is set to become an ambassador for a cryptocurrency platform called all.me, which pledges to share advertising revenue with users. ...
Germany’s Lufthansa Airline to Award Hackers at Unibright Hackathon
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Germany’s Lufthansa Airline to Award Hackers at Unibright Hackathon

One of Europe’s largest airlines, Lufthansa AG will reward blockchain developers participating in an event partnership with Unibright, the “Hackathon without a single line of code” at the Pillar Unconference 2018. The second #PillarUnconference, also kn...

Luxury Platforms Have China’s New Millionaires Spending Their Cryptocurrency

It’s no secret that Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies have made many people quite wealthy. While some choose to simply exchange their bitcoins for fiat, others prefer to spend their wealth on luxury platforms like Dadiani Fine Arts and The White Company. ...
Uk Mosque Raises 14,000 Gbp in Cryptocurrency Donations Despite Concerns of Islamic Leaders
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Uk Mosque Raises 14,000 Gbp in Cryptocurrency Donations Despite Concerns of Islamic Leaders

After announcing in early May that it would begin accepting cryptocurrency Sadaqah (donations), the Shacklewell Lane Mosque collected a staggering 13,983 GBP in digital currency during Ramadan.  The Turkish-run mosque in Hackney, East London initiated i...
Lack of Bitcoin-based Etfs Challenges Cryptocurrency Investment Markets
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Lack of Bitcoin-based Etfs Challenges Cryptocurrency Investment Markets

With the decision on whether a cryptocurrency-based exchange traded fund (ETF) will ever launch in the U.S still sitting firmly with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), experts continue to speculate on the market and its potential.  Managed in...
Chile Appeals Court Rules in Favor of Crypto Exchange Against Bank
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Chile Appeals Court Rules in Favor of Crypto Exchange Against Bank

In an ongoing dispute between banks and cryptocurrency exchanges in Chile, an appeals court has finally ruled in favor of one crypto exchange against one of the largest banks in the country. Five major banks have also separately responded to lawsuits against t...
Three Students Arrested for Dark Web Drug Trafficking
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Three Students Arrested for Dark Web Drug Trafficking

The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) of India expressed through its annual report of 2017 the need to monitor the dark web due to its increased use in drug trafficking while using bitcoin as the currency of choice. The report indicated the fact that darknet user...