New Social Media Monitoring Tool in the Works for SEC, Helping to Understand the Crypto World Better

The Securities and Exchange Commission [SEC] has been researching the different scams and threats to the cryptocurrency world for quite a while, as they work on official regulations within the United States. One of the biggest areas that consumers are the most at risk for getting involved in this type…


Cryptocurrency is a growing industry. Like many growing industries, crypto is facing some growing pains — including problems with price manipulation, inefficient price discovery, and liquidity.

The SEC has frequently referenced these issues when denying bitcoin ETFs. Nic Carter, the co-founder of Coinmetrics.io, …


The beginning days of cryptocurrency were rife with criminal involvement. Although those who first came forward with the idea to create Bitcoin as an anonymous currency did not have criminal enterprise in mind, the functionality of anonymous cryptos quickly became a cornerstone to illicit drug and weapons markets on the…


The People Bank of China (PBoC) has accelerated its efforts to promote financial technologies such as blockchain by opening a new research center in Nanjing.

The bank’s blockchain front, known as Digital Currency Research Lab, enters the capital city of Eastern Jiangsu Province with a promise to develop finance technologies…


Borsa Istanbul, Turkey’s state-backed stock exchange, has announced the development of a blockchain platform that will store details of new customers and share documents on a decentralized network.

In an announcement on Wednesday, the bourse operator said the blockchain platform was developed in-house to accommodate Know Your Customer (KYC) norms…


The Central Bank of Samoa has warned that individuals who promote cryptocurrencies in the island nation will be subjected to the same treatment as financial institutions.

According to a statement issued by the reserve bank of Samoa, promoters of cryptocurrency will have to abide by the country’s existing legislation on…


Within the past 30 minutes, the Bitcoin price has dropped by more than 2 percent from $7,400 to $6,950, pushing tokens and other major cryptocurrencies to record large losses.

Ethereum, Ripple, Bitcoin Cash, and EOS recorded 6 to 7 percent losses as Bitcoin failed to maintain momentum in the $7,400…


Bittrex, one of the leading cryptocurrency exchanges in the world, has just bought a 10 percent stake in Palladium, a Malta-based blockchain company according to media reports.

Palladium was launched with much fanfare in July with Maltese Prime Minister Joseph Muscat also making a speech during the event.

Bittrex, whose…


The head of the Philippines’ Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is targeting draft rules for domestic cryptocurrency exchanges within weeks ahead of finalizing regulations later this year.

Cryptocurrency exchanges in the Philippines could soon operate as regulated trading platforms as authorities proactively seek to both protect investors and enable an…


Stellar, the open source, community-owned cross-asset payment framework has achieved the milestone of 1,000,000 accounts on its network. This was revealed in a tweet posted by OrbitLens posted on Monday, August 27.

Stellar’s Growing Success

Initially modelled and based and Ripple, Stellar has the goal of disrupting finance in three different ways simultaneously…

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