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Japanese messaging giant LINE reportedly working on CBDC platform

LINE, a Tokyo-based subsidiary of the South Korean internet search engine company Naver, is building a platform for developing central bank digital currencies, South Korean news agency The Chosun Ilbo

An encryption study revealed a surprising fact about blockchain adoption in Mexico

A report called “Encryption Trends in Mexico 2020/2021” surveyed a total of 353 representatives from companies throughout Mexico.Many of these companies could ultimately use blockchain to improve

Swiss gov’t starts consultation process for blockchain laws

Switzerland’s Federal Department of Finance has initiated a consultation process for a blanket ordinance in the blockchain and distributed ledger technology space.The consultation to create better l

Binance Jersey shuts operations less than two years after launch

Binance, the world's largest cryptocurrency exchange, announced that it will soon close down its Jersey-based subsidiary, Binance Jersey.15, 2019, the exchange announced that Binance Jersey will allow

Seller shortage? Bitcoin exchange reserves plunge as BitMEX bleeds BTC

Bitcoin (BTC) exchange reserves are continuously plummeting as analysts pinpoint the trend to a shortage of sellers.Within merely seven months, a 250,000 BTC fall in exchange reserves signifies a $2.I

Amid IRS bounty and competitor progress, Monero developers ship a major update

First announced in September, Monero developers today went live with a network update featuring a new version of its node software, codenamed 'Oxygen Orion.According to the Monero blog, CLSAG will red

Calm before the storm? Analyst says $20K Bitcoin possible in 3 months

The price of Bitcoin (BTC) has been consolidating within a tight range for several months.If the top cryptocurrency successfully breaks out, Bitazu Capital founding partner Mohit Sorout says a record-

Ascending channel Bitcoin price breakout possible despite OKEx scandal

Earlier this week Bitcoin (BTC) price entered a bullish breakout to $11,725 following the previous week’s news that Square purchased $4,709 BTC but since then the price has slumped back into a sidew

New York polls crypto firms on security measures after Twitter hack

The New York Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) has released a lengthy report analyzing the impact of July's high-profile Twitter hack, which resulted in the theft of over $118,000 worth of Bi

OKEx founder reportedly under investigation as exchange suspends withdrawals

The founder of major global cryptocurrency exchange OKEx has been reportedly questioned by authorities previous to OKEx suspending cryptocurrency withdrawals.OKEx founder Mingxing Xu, also known as St

Why Bitcoin price abruptly dropped 3% in 30 minutes on OKEx freeze

OKEx, one of the world’s biggest cryptocurrency exchanges, announced a temporary suspension of withdrawals on Oct.Upon the news, the price of Bitcoin (BTC) abruptly plunged 3% in 30 minutes across m

3 years after the ICO, Filecoin (FIL) rallies 118% upon listing

On Thursday Filecoin (FIL) began trading across major exchanges over three years after its initial coin offering.Upon listing, the token traded at wildly different prices across multiple exchanges and