‘Blockchain Island’ Malta Gets its First Two-Way Bitcoin ATM

‘Blockchain Island’ Malta Gets its First Two-Way Bitcoin ATM

Advertisement The Maltese islands continue to be a hotbed for crypto activity. After the enactment of three new crypto and blockchain laws that set the standard for regulation of these spaces, we have now had the launch of the first two-way Bitcoin ATM by the innovative company MoonZebra. It’s situated at the flagship Quicklets offices…

Crypto Exchanges in South Korea Meet New Requirements, New Money to Come

Crypto Exchanges in South Korea Meet New Requirements, New Money to Come

Advertisement The South Korea Blockchain Association has approved 12 crypto exchanges including Bithumb and UPbit over the past week, of having adequate security measures and internal management systems in place. Various local publications reported that Bithumb, UPbit, Gopax, OKCoin Korea, Korbit, Coineone, CoinZest, CPDAXX, HanbitKor, Huobi Korea, and NeoFrame, and DexKor were approved by the…

Death Threats Allegedly Force John McAfee to Cancel Conference Appearance

Death Threats Allegedly Force John McAfee to Cancel Conference Appearance

Advertisement A cryptocurrency conference has asked controversial industry personality John McAfee to cancel his live appearance at the event, citing “a number of credible death threats” against the cybersecurity pioneer. According to statements posted on Twitter, McAfee was scheduled to speak in-person at the Blockchain World Conference this morning but was asked by the event…

Russian Agents Who Hacked DNC Emails Thought Bitcoin Was Anonymous

Russian Agents Who Hacked DNC Emails Thought Bitcoin Was Anonymous

Advertisement Twelve officers of the Russian military received a charge of money laundering for attempting to use bitcoin to hide their role in influencing the 2016 U.S. presidential election. It all goes back to July 2016 when the Democratic National Committee (DNC) announced it had been hacked by two Russian hacking groups, going by the…

Cryptocurrency Prices Soar on News Coinbase Is ‘Exploring’ Adding Five New Coins

Cryptocurrency Prices Soar on News Coinbase Is ‘Exploring’ Adding Five New Coins

Advertisement The cryptocurrency market experienced a slight bump on Friday, but five altcoins managed to break away from the pack, bolstered by the announcement that cryptocurrency exchange and brokerage giant Coinbase is “exploring” adding support for them to its several platforms. Earlier today, the San Francisco-based Coinbase announced that it is engaging with discussions with…

Coinbase is ‘Exploring’ Support for Cardano, BAT, Stellar, Zcash, and 0x

Coinbase is ‘Exploring’ Support for Cardano, BAT, Stellar, Zcash, and 0x

Advertisement One of the world’s biggest cryptocurrency exchanges has announced its intention to support more coins. In an official blog post, Coinbase announced that it is “exploring the addition of several new assets” and currently working with local banks and regulators to make them available in as many jurisdictions as possible. Coinbase is looking to…

Activists Shine Bitcoin Logo on Slovakia’s Central Bank to Protest Regulations

Activists Shine Bitcoin Logo on Slovakia’s Central Bank to Protest Regulations

Advertisement A pro-cryptocurrency activist group trolled Slovakia’s central bank in spectacular fashion this week to protest local regulators’ hostility toward cryptocurrency companies and traders. Activists Project Bitcoin Logo onto National Bank of Slovakia The Bratislava-based Paralelná Polis — which among other endeavors operates the Cryptoanarchy Institute — on Thursday published a video depicting its latest…

Crypto-Powered Brave Browser Passes 3 Million Monthly Active Users

Crypto-Powered Brave Browser Passes 3 Million Monthly Active Users

Advertisement Brave, the web browser funded through an initial coin offering (ICO), has surpassed three million monthly active users and anticipates growing that number to five million by the end of the year. The browser, created by Javascript creator and Mozilla co-founder Brendan Eich, announced the passage of this milestone on Thursday, highlighting the phenomenal…