New report finds 3.5 mln Japanese cryptocurrency traders. #NEWS
Bitcoin’s soaring value was down to ‘infected’ buyers, economists say The Guardian Full coverage
Venezuela’s National Constituent Assembly has approved the decree on the use of cryptocurrencies and the country’s new “oil-backed” currency, after repeatedly declaring the Petro illegal. The new currency began its initial coin offering last month as the Venezuelan president continues to strongly push its use.
Blockchain startups in China now have a new source of funding they can tap into. Today, April 9, 2018, the Xiong’An Global Blockchain Innovation Fund launched with $1.6 billion (10 billion yuan) to funnel into promising Chinese blockchain startups.
The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has issued a circular on the “prohibition of dealing in virtual currencies”. The measure comes right after a similar move by the central bank of neighboring India. Commercial banks and payment providers have been told to stay away from crypto operations.
Binance headquarter and other features of ‘Maltese Blockchain Order’ #ANALYSIS
Top-ranked business schools have hopped on the bitcoin bandwagon by expanding their course offerings on cryptocurrencies and blockchain. The move to offer more crypto-related MBA classes was fueled by growing demand from students, as well as from corporate recruiters, especially those in venture capital.
South Korea’s largest companies, as NHN, Kakao, Upbit, SK Telecom, Nexon, and Korbit are funding cryptocurrency exchanges, allowing the market to mature. #ANALYSIS
Coinbase announced today it’s intention to add ERC20 support to several of its suite of products. Historically, Coinbase announcements have caused huge retail influxes of retail investors, erratic price swings, and even allegations of market manipulation.
This week, Binance, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange with a $1.7 billion daily trading volume, has relocated its headquarters to Malta, a region that has always been friendly to cryptocurrency businesses and investors.