Articles about persons and governments to influence the development and growth of cryptocurrency industry.

South Korea to Take Final Decision on ICOs in November, Says Top-level Official
October 11th, 2018

South Korean authorities continue discussing the possibility of reallowing ICOs within the country. The final decision is going to be revealed in November 2018.

Recently Hit with Regulatory Action by US Watchdogs, 1Broker to Reopen Withdrawals Today
October 11th, 2018

Bitcoin futures company is said to reopen withdrawals after being accused of having violated a number of U.S. securities laws.

Despite Japanese Crypto Crackdown Coinbase Certain to Get Operating License in the Country
October 10th, 2018

The famed U.S.-based cryptocurrency exchange is seeking a legal approval for its services from Japanese authorities praising relatively hush industry oversight for highly secure business environment.

Venezuela Makes Its Mandatory to Pay for Passport Using the Petro Cryptocurrency
October 9th, 2018

Effective from November 1, the cost of issuing new passports is 2 Petros while that for the extension will be 1 Petro, said Venezuelan vice president Delcy Rodriguez

UAE State Pushes Official Blockchain-based Cryptocurrency emCash for Wider Adoption
October 9th, 2018

Dubai is to become the world’s first city that provides its residents with an opportunity to enjoy blockchain-based payment solutions.

SEC Seeks Public Comments on Bitcoin ETFs from ProShares, GraniteShares, and Direxion
October 8th, 2018

The SEC has set a new deadline till the October end for public comments after which the securities agency will start reviewing the proposed rule changes.

Crypto Attitudes: Traditional Banking Institutions Seem To Reduce Their Animosity With Crypto
October 5th, 2018

A growing number of banks have started to understand the power fo digital assets in moving money across the borders in a fast, cheap, and transparent manner.

Venezuela’s Petro: Public Sale to Commence on November 5, New Details Brought to the Surface
October 5th, 2018

Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro officially announced the public sale of the controversial national cryptocurrency Petro, which is set on November 5.

Member of South Korea’s Governing Party Urges the State Legalize ICOs
October 3rd, 2018

South Korea will consider a possibility to open up the road to Initial Coin Offerings through easing the country’s legislation.

WSJ: Bots Manipulate Crypto Prices Causing Concerns Amongst Key Financial Regulators
October 3rd, 2018

According to the report published by the Wall Street Journal, the current major problem of the crypto market is using bots, which manipulate prices of digital cryptocurrencies.