Monday, June 24, 2019

Royal Bank of Scotland Onboards Former Circle Exec to Head Fintech Project

The Roybal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has hired a former executive from cryptocurrency finance firm Circle, according to a report by the Financial Times on June 18.Marieke Flament, who formerly worked as the...

Facebook Has Not Applied for RBI Approval to Operate Libra in India: Report

Facebook’s newly announced cryptocurrency, libra, may not be available in India due to the current ban of blockchain-based currency transactions, as stated in a report by local publication The Economic Times on June...

Feel Lost When Finding Crypto Strategies? One Trading Platform Wants to Change That

An internationally focused trading platform says it is offering a social element to finance that has never been seen before — bringing together a strong community who can talk strategy and collaborate to...

Japan’s Line Reportedly Close to Obtaining FSA License for Japanese Crypto Exchange

LVC Corporation, the digital asset- and blockchain-focused arm of Japanese messaging giant Line, is allegedly close to obtaining a crypto exchange operating license from Japan’s financial regulator. The news was reported by Cointelegraph...

Live Streaming Startup YouNow Files SEC Filing for Compliant Token Earning for App Users

Live streaming startup YouNow, which created the decentralized digital video ecosystemProps in 2017 and is backed by Union Square Ventures, has filed a public offering with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission...

Regulators Discuss Cryptocurrency Legislation Ahead of G20 Summit

The cryptocurrency regulation debate is expected to be at the center of the upcoming G20 summit where representatives from various countries will evaluate the new legal action course that has been proposed by the...

US Authorities Seek Extradition of Alleged Crypto Scammer

The United States Department of Justice (DoJ) has unsealed a fraud complaint against Swedish citizen Roger Nils-Jonas Karlsson and associated firm Eastern Metal Securities (EMS), according to a press release on June 19.According...

Ethereum 2.0’s Phase Zero Scheduled to Launch on January 3, 2020: Devs

The first stage of the Ethereum network’s transition to Ethereum 2.0 is expected to take place on January 3, 2020, as said in a bi-weekly call of Ethereum core developers on June 13.During...

Facebook Enters the Crypto Space with Libra Coin

On Tuesday, Facebook and its partners unveiled its new cryptocurrency dubbed Libra coin that will transform how its over 2.38 billion users perceive the use of crypto to make purchases. Libra to Bring “Unbanked” Individuals...

Decentralized Video Platform Built on Ethereum Raises $8 Million

Livepeer, a decentralized video encoding platform built on the Ethereum network, announced it has received an $8 million Series A venture capital...