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Mercado Livre Bans Cryptocurrency Listings Following $750 Million Investment From Paypal

Mercado Livre Bans Cryptocurrency Listings Following $750 Million Investment From Paypal

Cryptocurrency listings have been prohibited from publication on Mercado Livre, also known as Free Market, following a $750 million investment into the platform from Paypal. Just prior to the announcement, more than 10,000 listings relating to virtual currencies were identified on the platform. Also Read: Why Africa Continues to Lag Behind in Cryptocurrency Adoption Latin […]

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Markets Update: BCH Holds Above $150, RVN and XTZ Explode

Markets Update: BCH Holds Above $150, RVN and XTZ Explode

Markets Update: BCH Holds Above $150, RVN and XTZ ExplodeIn recent market action, bitcoin core (BTC) has struggled to hold above $4,000 following four consecutive green weekly candles, while bitcoin cash (BCH) appears to be consolidating above $150 after comprising the best performing of the 10 largest crypto assets by market cap of the last seven days. In other news, ravencoin (RVN) and tezos […]

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Tel Aviv Court Gives Moshe Hogeg 30 Days to Settle $4M Lawsuit

Tel Aviv Court Gives Moshe Hogeg 30 Days to Settle $4M Lawsuit

Moshe Hogeg, the co-founder and chairman of venture capital investment fund Singulariteam, and the alleged head of Stox Technologies, has been given 30 days to settle with a Chinese investor. The disgruntled investor has brought a 17 million Israeli new shekels (approximately $4.23 million) lawsuit against Hogeg for allegedly misappropriating several million dollars worth of […]

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Market Maker Sues Lawyer Over $4 Million BTC Transaction Gone Awry

Market Maker Sues Lawyer Over $4 Million BTC Transaction Gone Awry

Market Maker Sues Lawyer Over $4 Million BTC Transaction Gone AwryMarket making and over-the-counter trading firm GSR Markets is taking legal action against lawyer Diana McDonald, who is accused of pocketing $2 million from a $4 million BTC transaction in which she acted as an escrow. Also Read: In the Daily: Bitcoin Begging, NEM Foundation Fights to Survive, Huobi Prime GSR Markets Sues Lawyer Over […]

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Markets Update: Leading Cryptocurrencies Briefly Break Local Resistance

Markets Update: Leading Cryptocurrencies Briefly Break Local Resistance

The cryptocurrency markets have seen significant volatility over the last 24 hours, with BTC rallying by 7% to test resistance at $4,200, before violently crashing approximately 10% back below $3,800. BCH has posted comparable volatility, currently trading for $135 after rallying above $150 for the first time since Jan. 10 earlier today. Also Read: German […]

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Markets Update: BTC Tests $4,000, BCH and ETH Test $150

Markets Update: BTC Tests $4,000, BCH and ETH Test $150

Markets Update: BTC Tests $4,000, BCH and ETH Test $150The cryptocurrency markets have produced several days of bullish price action, with BTC testing resistance near $4,000 for the time in five weeks today. In doing so, it’s broken the 100-day moving average for the first time in 272 days. In other market action, both BCH and ETH rallied to test resistance near $150, and […]

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Regulations Roundup: U.S. Govt. Pays $5.7 Million for Blockchain Analysis, Amit Bhardwaj’s Assets Seized

Regulations Roundup: U.S. Govt. Pays $5.7 Million for Blockchain Analysis, Amit Bhardwaj’s Assets Seized

Regulations Round-Up: U.S. Govt. Pays $5.7 Million for Blockchain Analysis, Amit Bhardwaj’s Assets SeizedIn recent regulatory news, a report published by Diar has found that U.S. government agencies have paid approximately $5.7 million USD to blockchain analysis contractors, India’s Enforcement Directorate has seized $5.9 Million worth of assets linked to the case of Amit Bhardwaj, and the Bank of International Settlements finds cryptocurrencies to “not, at this point, […]

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Trader Alleges Bithumb is Losing $150,000 USD Daily to Washtrading

Trader Alleges Bithumb is Losing $150,000 USD Daily to Washtrading

Trader Alleges Bithumb is Losing $150,000 USD Daily to WashtradingA trader has posted on Twitter alleging that an actor is taking advantage of Bithumb’s 120% fee payback to milk the platform of approximately $150,000 USD each day through washtrading. Also Read: Uzbekistan Legalizes Crypto Exchanges and Trading Twitter Trader Claims Bithumb’s Promotional Fee Schedule is Getting Exploited The Twitter account of Alex Kruger, a cryptocurrency […]

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Overstock Generates “Between $68,000 and $120,000” in Crypto Weekly

Overstock Generates “Between $68,000 and $120,000” in Crypto Weekly

Overstock Generates "Between $68,000 and $120,000" in Crypto WeeklyDuring a recent address to the Heritage Foundation in Washington, D.C, Jonathan Johnson, the former chairman and current member of the board for Overstock, sought to emphasize that payments in the form of bitcoin comprise a steadily growing source of revenue for the company. Also Read: Cryptocurrency Games Have Invaded the Most Popular App Stores Former […]

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Chinese Wallet Imtoken Holds $20 Billion in Coinbase Customer Assets

Chinese Wallet Imtoken Holds $20 Billion in Coinbase Customer Assets

Chinese Wallet Imtoken Holds $20 Billion in Coinbase Customer AssetsIn a recent interview, Ben He, the founder of major Chinese Ethereum wallet provider, Imtoken, discussed his company’s growth. $35 billion worth of crypto assets are currently held in Imtoken wallets – including funds owned by major cryptocurrency companies such as Coinbase. Imtoken also recently announced that it has received $10 million USD from IDG […]

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