Tuesday, April 24, 2018

CheapAir is switching bitcoin payment processors

CheapAir.com is to switch bitcoin payment processors following a service change by Coinbase, but the new integration poses problems for users. Read more: www.coindesk.com

Taiwan eyes November deadline for Bitcoin AML regulation

Taiwan will formally regulate bitcoin under anti-money laundering rules by the end of the year, says its minister of justice. Read more: www.coindesk.com

Iran central bank bans cryptocurrency dealings

Iran's central bank has banned the country's banks from dealing in cryptocurrencies, including Bitcoin, over money-laundering concerns, the state news agency IRNA, Read more: www.reuters.com

Two Indian Fraudsters Arrested for Operating Bitcoin Ponzi Schemes

The Delhi Cyber Crime cell has apprehended two people for operating bitcoin-based Multi-level marketing (MLM) schemes, as reported by DNA. Read more: www.bitsonline.com

ECAPITAL.CO launches pre-sale for ICO backed by revolutionary cryptocurrency exchange that...

As the Cryptocurrency market expands more and more people are looking to get in on the modern day “gold rush.”

Silicon Valley VCs ask US regulators to go easy on ICOs

A duo of heavy-hitting Silicon Valley venture capital firms has asked US regulators to take an industry-friendly approach to initial coin offering (ICO) regulations. Read more: www.ccn.com

Thai SEC consultant ‘hopes’ authorities reconsider tax

Thai SEC tech consultant admits the necessity of reconsidering the country’s digital asset tax framework introduced in late March. Read more: cointelegraph.com

Brazil brokerage firm may launch OTC bitcoin exchange

Brazil is home to half of South America’s population and wealth, and right now, the country’s largest investment broker firm may be primed to Read more: bitcoinmagazine.com

Basis collects $133m in a private placement

Basis, a cryptocurrency with an algorithmic central bank, has collected $133m through a private placement. Read more: fintech.global

Bitcoin mining hardware thief escapes from prison

Sindri Thor Stefansson, the alleged culprit behind the theft of 600 cryptomining computers, escaped from prison earlier this week. Read more: www.coindesk.com