Posted Date: June 19, 2018
The company Square announced on Monday the firm has been granted the Bitlicense from the New York Department of Financial Services (DFS). The firm and its ‘Cash App’ are now legally allowed to operate and utilize cryptocurrency solutions in the state of New York. Also Read: Cryptocurrency Brokerage Service Genesis Global Granted Bitlicense Square Has Obtained […] The post Financial Services Provider Square Acquires New York Bitlicense appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: June 19, 2018
Last summer, ICOs could do no wrong. But by 2018, the acronym had been relegated to the realm of the unmentionables, a place normally reserved for the most offensive cuss words and the name of Harry Potter’s antagonist, Voldemort. In many circles, “ICO” has become a dirty word. In its place has come a range […] The post Six Alternatives to an Initial Coin Offering appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: June 19, 2018
The still young GINcoin cryptocurrency continues its ascension in the crypto market. With its rapid development, the project is ticking three important boxes last week: getting listed on Cryptopia, adding PIVX to the turnkey masternode deployment platform, and launching an all-in-one Investor Dashboard, where masternode owners can keep a close eye on all of their masternode investments. PIVX masternodes can now be deployed on GIN’s masternode platform Since its launch, the GINcoin platform has become the go-to utility tool for anyone looking to set up a masternode, regardless of their technological knowledge. By constantly adding coins to the platform, they enabled masternode enthusiasts to easily diversify their portfolio. The post PR: GIN Hits Three Milestones in One Week – Cryptopia Listing, PIVX Addition and Investor Dashboard Debut appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: June 18, 2018
The different prices of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies between countries and exchanges have led investors to seek arbitrage opportunities, a trend noticed by financial regulators around the world. Discussions are underway at the Japanese Financial Services Agency on restricting leverage. Also read: This Village Decided to Launch Japan’s First Municipal ICO Value of Bitcoin up 10% After […] The post With No One Price Law for Bitcoin, Japan’s FSA Debates Restrictions on Leverage appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: June 18, 2018
Japan’s SBI Virtual Currencies has added support for two major cryptocurrencies in addition to the one trading pair that its crypto exchange service, Vctrade, launched with. Users who pre-registered prior to the launch can now trade BTC, BCH, and XRP against the Japanese yen. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space BTC and […] The post Japan’s SBI Crypto Exchange Adds Two Major Cryptocurrencies appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: June 18, 2018
Who is the richest person in the world? Who said, “It costs a lot of money to look this cheap?” Where do they drink the most alcohol per capita? Ireland, Scotland, Russia or France? Readers who immediately answered just might be perfect guests on Dominic Frisby’s Financial Game Show, launching in the United Kingdom. Prizes […] The post UK Financial Game Show Uses Comedy & Bitcoin to Entertain, Inform appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: June 18, 2018
The stories covered in today’s edition of Bitcoin in Brief hail from all across the globe. In New York a major cold storage company has received a Bitlicense, in China there are new signs of crypto mania, and in Turkey bitcoin has made an appearance at a historic Istanbul market. Also Read: Etoro Is Launching […] The post Bitcoin in Brief Monday: From New York to Historic Istanbul Market appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: June 18, 2018
The music industry’s business model has always been broken. For over 100 years artists have been paid a fraction of the earnings their music makes. Take Enrico Caruso, an Italian opera singer from the early 1900’s, credited with being one of the very first recorded artists. Over his lifetime he made over 488 recordings, almost exclusively for Victor, a record label now known as RCA and owned by Sony Music. While it is said that this made Caruso extremely rich, netting him nearly $2 million, his label scooped nearly twice that and is still making money from his recordings today. The post ​PR: Musicians Have Always Been Ripped off – Qravity Wants to Fix It appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: June 18, 2018
In recent regulatory news, the Shapeshift co-founder and chief operating officer, has given a damning appraisal of the current regulatory climate surrounding cryptocurrencies in the United States. The president of Germany’s Federal Financial Supervisory Authority, Felix Hufeld, has indicated that the principal concern of German regulators regarding cryptocurrency will be seeking to ensure financial stability, […] The post Regulation Round-Up: Shapeshift COO Says U.S. Regulations Worsen, Germany to Protect Financial Stability not Individual Investors appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: June 18, 2018
As the South Korean government steps up its anti-money laundering (AML) oversight, major crypto exchanges in the country are voluntarily complying while banks are reportedly failing to meet the guidelines for compliance. South Korea has also been discussing ways to boost crypto-related AML measures with the U.S. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto […] The post As Korean Crypto Exchanges Step Up AML Compliance, Banks Are Failing appeared first on Bitcoin News.