Nasdaq Makes $190M Bid to Acquire Swedish FinTech Startup Cinnober

Nasdaq, the second largest stock exchange in the world, has announced that it is currently working on acquiring Sweden-based trading solution provider, Cinnober.

Coinbase Appoints Former LinkedIn Exec as New VP of Data

California-based digital currency exchange Coinbase has recently appointed senior LinkedIn executive Michael Li as its new vice president of data.

Lynked.World Reveals Collaboration with Four Top Indian Organizations

Lynked.World Founder and CEO Arun Kumar states that he welcomes these latest collaborations in India. Kumar is convinced that his platform will improve the partner-organization’s operation.

Zimbabwe’s Golix Struggles to Increase Volume After Entering Seven African Countries

Nhlalwenhle Ngwenya, director of communications at Golix, says that roughly $100,000 worth of Bitcoin (BTC) is traded per month at the company’s exchanges in South Africa, Uganda, Tanzania, Kenya, Nigeria, Rwanda, and Cameroon.

Beleaguered Palestinians Use Bitcoin to Make Cross-Border Transactions

For an embattled population in continuous conflict with Israel, Bitcoin seems to be the answer to citizens with restricted access to the global economy.

New Bitcoin Fraud Employs Old Utility Scam

A new Bitcoin scam has recently emerged in Las Vegas hoodwinking power utility customers into paying their bills in cryptocurrency.

EU Antitrust Regulators to Decide Over Microsoft’s GitHub Acquisition

European Union antitrust regulators are set to make a final decision on October 19 vis-à-vis Microsoft’s acquisition of Github.

Report Confirms Crypto Exchanges Lack Consumer Protection Measures

The New York Attorney General’s office has recently published a report outlining its findings yielded from its previous inquiry in April on over a dozen cryptocurrency exchanges.

Korean Crypto Exchanges Terminate Fiat Transactions for Unverified Accounts

Bithumb and Coinone, two of the largest crypto exchanges in South Korea have recently announced the termination of fiat currency withdrawal and deposit service for unverified traders.  

Japanese Watchdog Reveals Crypto Regulation Updates

The Japanese Financial Services Agency has released a number of documents from its fifth study group meeting held last September 12.

UK: Still No Bitcoin Regulation After Six Months of Investigation

One of the most imperative issues is how the crypto price fluctuations affect U.K.’s Blockchain industry.

U.S. Court Seizes $12 Million in Assets from Now-Deceased AlphaBay Kingpin

A U.S. court has recently concluded a 14-month-long civil forfeiture case, as it seizes a number of assets and properties worth over $12 million from the now-deceased dark web kingpin behind the Alphabay marketplace.

Switzerland Wants Access to Israeli Financial Markets

Switzerland reportedly seeks bank access to Israeli financial markets.

WizSec Discusses the Billion Dollar BTC Wallet

Bitcoin security specialists WizSec provided an insight on the billion dollar BTC wallet.

Hong Kong-Based Blockchain Fund to Launch Yen-Backed Stablecoin

Hong Kong-based investment holding company Grandshores Technology Group is raising around $12.7 million through a digital token fund to launch a yen-backed stablecoin.