The lawyer representing the alleged former operator of now-defunct crypto exchange BTC-e, Alexander Vinnik, has accused the Greek Supreme Court of “grossly violating” his rights, major Russian state-owned news agency TASS reported Nov. 19.
Israeli cryptocurrency mining company Bitfarms wants to become a public company in Canada. Reported CCN.
The Central Bank of Azerbaijan (CBA) does not plan to issue a state-backed cryptocurrency because of the “great risks,” English-language Azerbaijani news outlet AzerNews reported Nov. 15.
Police in Tokyo have arrested eight men alleged to have run a cryptocurrency pyramid scheme that collected 7.8 billion yen (almost $69 million) from thousands of victims across the country. Reported in CoinDesk.
The Thai branch of U.S. global IT company IBM will promote blockchain and artificial intelligence (AI) in order to turn the country into a major sales hub in the surrounding region. With reference to The Bangkok Post reported in CoinDesk.
Great Lakes Science Center, a major museum and educational center in Cleveland, Ohio, is accepting Bitcoin (BTC) as payment as of today, Nov. 13. Reported in the Cointelegraph.
Blockchain is one of the most rapidly growing domains in the decentralized digital ecosystem. A closer analysis of the years 2016 to 2018 reveals that the cryptocurrency market has grown by over 80 percent in the last 2 years. With such substantial growth, it is quite predictable that the volume of the market, as well as the number of trades occurring daily, are also constantly increasing. So much so, that the volume of the cryptocurrency market increased to USD 269.45 billion in the year 2018, all the way from a meager start of 14.33 billion USD - a highly volatile market.
Thailand’s securities regulator will clear “at least one” Initial Coin Offering (ICO) “portal” to operate legally in November. It is reported by the Cointelegraph.
A subsidiary of Canadian financial institution VersaBank confirmed it had finished beta testing of a “digital vault” for storing cryptocurrency in a press release Nov. 8. It is reported by the Cointelegraph.
The chairman of Russia’s State Duma Committee on Financial Markets has said that a state-backed stablecoin would be a complete equivalent to the Russian fiat ruble in a digital space. Reported in the Cointelegraph.