CoinMarketCap revealed that it will launch two cryptocurrency benchmark indices on Bloomberg Terminal, Nasdaq Global Index Data Service (GIDS), Germany's Börse Stuttgart, and Thomson Reuters Eikon (Refinitiv).
Stefanos Papanastasiou, the founder of Australian online mattress retailer OzMattress, is facing legal charges lodged by one of its former customers who allegedly lost over AUD$21 million.
As of December 31, 2018, Silvergate Bank had signed on 542 customers from the crypto industry, including crypto miners, exchanges, custodians, as well as international investors.
"Ultimately behind the scenes, they [crypto companies] are going to have to use a bank to move funds," says JPMorgan Chase’s Global Head of eCommerce Solutions Ron Karpovich.
Binance, the world’s biggest cryptocurrency exchange by adjusted trading volume, has launched a new platform in Australia that lets users purchase bitcoin with fiat currency from high-street stores.
Galaxy Capital-backed institutional trading and portfolio management platform Caspian is unveiling cryptocurrency derivatives trading.
Digitec Galaxus has started accepting crypto payments and is trying to educate its consumers.
The Belarusian government has focused on Bitcoin’s increasing popularity to develop its tech industry.
An Israeli court ruled that banks can’t impose a blanket ban on all accounts related to cryptocurrency.
Avnet, one of the world’s biggest distributors of electronic services and components, is now enabling cryptocurrency payments through collaboration with BitPay.
Digital Asset (DA), an enterprise blockchain startup, has appointed co-founder Yuval Rooz as the firm’s chief executive officer.
As indicated in the firm’s announcement via Twitter, Cryptopia has “resumed trading on 40 trade pairs that we have quantified as secure. We will continue to expand this list as we clear more coins.”
The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida has issued a subpoena ordering Bloq CEO Jeff Garzik to provide information vis-à-vis an ongoing case involving Australian cryptographer Craig Wright, who previously claimed to be Bitcoin's pseudonymous inventor Satoshi Nakamoto.
Japan is planning to tighten rules on cryptocurrency margin trading from next year.
Real estate giant LJ Hooker has partnered with James Pratt Auctions and blockchain firm NuYen to auction a luxury home in Australia to be sold in cryptocurrency.