The Intercontinental Exchange is going to launch a digital asset platform Bakkt. The launch is expected to happen later in 2019. Plans for Future The CEO of the company, Jeff Sprecher, has explained the main plans of the company. For example, during 2018, the main efforts of the International Exchange were directed to development of
The indictment of an individual is announced for stealing identities and funds, including crypto by a Manhattan`s District Attorney. Dawson Bakies was accused of stealing the identities of more than 50 victims and stealing funds from them. Now Dawson Bakies is charged with grand larceny, identity theft, computer tampering and creation of schemes to defraud.
Go Ahead Group, a major provider or public transportation means in the UK, is introducing a tokenized rewards system for customers who are using rail-transportation. For now, according to the FTSE 250 data, Go Ahead provides more than 1 bln rail and bus trips in the UK yearly. This is one of the biggest bus
Cryptocurrency payment processor CoinGate will support the native token of Ripple XRP, to enable it for payments for goods. The company announced about it on the 1st February 2019. Now, XRP owners can use the tokens in more than 4,500 online ships, as the firm announces. The firm is offering the first native XRP payment
Many have been anticipating this event, and now it has finally happened; Overstock.com’s security token trading platform, tZERO, officially began live trading on the afternoon of January 24. This paves the road for the trading of other digital assets on this platform. According to a press release announcing this news, accredited investors can trade tZERO
Coinbase, the American cryptocurrency and wallet service, has teamed up with Intuit Consumer Tax Group to integrate the latter’s popular software TurboTax. This will greatly facilitate Coinbase and Coinbase Pro customers in the US the process of claiming crypto trades on their taxes. Coinbase customers can upload as many as 100 transactions at once. The
Europol, the European Union law enforcement agency, led an operation that resulted in the arrest of a 36-year-old British man suspected of stealing more than $11 million worth of iota tokens. The arrest took place in the city of Oxford, UK, and it was possible thanks to the cooperation of British and German police agencies.
The Minister of Finance if the Netherlands Pete Hoekstra has received a notice about the need to introduce an official licensing system for cryptocurrencies operations. This has been reported by Dutch media source Nederlandse Omroep Stitching on the 18th of January. Previously, the Minister requested an advice from the Netherland`s Authority for Financial Markets and