By CCN Markets: Big Four accounting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) is expanding into the cryptocurrency audit business with the launch of a new solution. The firm is expanding its “Halo” suite of auditing tools to provide audit and assurance services to those clients that deal in crypto. According to PwC’s press release: “PwC can currently use this tool to provide assurance services to clients transacting in Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Bitcoin Gold, Bitcoin Diamond, LiteCoin, Ethereum, ERC20 – OAX token, and Ripple (XRP).” PwC is enabling cryptocurrency adoption PwC’s crypto solution is proof that we are moving toward mainstream adoption of digital
By CCN Markets: Facebook’s foray into cryptocurrencies with Libra has met with a ton of mixed reactions. While some are going gaga over the social media giant’s latest effort that’s supposed to enable cross-border payments at the tap of a button, the traditionalists are taking a dim view. NEW: The top lawmakers on the House Financial Services Committee are targeting Facebook’s new cryptocurrency, #Libra. Chairwoman Maxine Waters says it’s another example of Facebook’s “unchecked expansion,” urges execs to testify and calls on FB to stop working on the currency. pic.twitter.com/xOklWsfLdx — Brian Fung (@b_fung) June 18, 2019 Governments across the
The bitcoin price has broken $ 8,000 for the first time since July 2018, with most cryptocurrencies trading in the green. The rally has sent “bitcoin” to the top of the Baidu hot searches (China’s equivalent of Google Trends) as of May 14, 2019.
As of press time, bitcoin is trading at around $ 8,135, up over 15 percent over the past 24 hours and nearly 40 percent in the week. While no one is sure why bitcoin has skyrocketed, many believe there are several factors driving the surge.
The Russian Federation, which is yet to regulate digital assets, is now planning to allow four of its regions to test innovations that are not covered by its current legislation. A bill drafted by the Economy ministry envisages the establishment of regulatory sandboxes there. The special economic zones will allow companies, entrepreneurs and authorities to experiment with cryptocurrencies without breaking the federal law.
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By CCN.com: A publication by accounting firm PwC has placed India on track for a 7.6 percent growth in 2019, setting a path for the country to surpass both the U.K. and France in terms of economy. But ask any economist, and they would point towards why the coveted Gross Domestic Product (GDP) – which
Stablecoins have long divided opinion in the crypto community, with some believing they’re needed to gradually convert the masses away from fiat, whereas others have grave concerns about these dollar-pegged assets. Four experts – Gabriel Cardona, Roger Ver, Miko Matsumura, and Vin Armani – recently shared very different stablecoin opinions on the Bitcoin.com podcast.
In a slew of additions and developments, and not unexpectedly, Coinbase has added four more Ethereum tokens. Dai (DAI), Golem (GNT), Maker (MKR), and Zilliqa (ZIL) will be added to the Coinbase Professional platform but with some regional restrictions. GNT and DAI will be available in the US, but not New York, in the UK,
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Coinbase’s altcoin listing spree continued on Tuesday after the San Francisco-based crypto exchange announced the addition of four new ERC-20 tokens — Dai (DAI), Golem (GNT), Maker (MKR) and Zilliqa (ZIL) — to its Pro trading platform. DAI, GNT, MKR, and ZIL order books will soon enter transfer-only mode. We will accept inbound transfers in the regions where trading […]
For a short time yesterday, the Tether stablecoin (USDT) hit 4th place by market capitalization in the cryptocurrency charts. Today Bitcoin (BTC) and other altcoins are showing green. EOS is back in 4th place with a sudden 21% hike, and Stellar (XLM) is now in 5th place with a near 9% price increase. At one
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San Francisco-based cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has announced the listing of four ERC-20 tokens — Civic (CVC), district0x (DNT), Loom Network (LOOM) and Decentraland (MANA) — on its Pro trading platform. CVC, DNT, LOOM and MANA order books will soon enter transfer-only mode. We will accept inbound transfers of these assets, but traders cannot place orders and no […]
The most popular US cryptocurrency exchange is continuing its promise to support Ethereum-based ERC20 tokens, adding four more of the coins to the Coinbase Pro platform. Starting today, December 7, Coinbase Pro users can transfer their balances of Civic (CVC), district0x (DNT), Loom Network (LOOM), and Decentraland (MANA) to the exchange, and full trading will
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Cryptocurrency exchanges Bitfinex and Ethfinex now support trading for all six of the market’s major stablecoins. Adding to its support for MakerDao’s Dai and Tether’s USDT, the sister platforms recently listed USD Coin (USDC), TrueUSD (TUSD), Paxos Standard Token (PAX) and Gemini USD (GUSD). All stablecoins available on the exchanges will be traded against the U.S. dollar.
Launched in 2018, Ethfinex is Bitfinex’s ERC-20 exchange arm. Built for trading Ethereum tokens, the exchange is centralized at the moment, but the team plans to transform it into a decentralized exchange in the future.
Bitfinex, together with its sister exchange Ethfinex, has announced the introduction of four new stablecoins. The additions take the platforms’ total number of dollar-pegged tokens to six and provide a reassuring range of tether alternatives for traders. Trustless, Ethfinex’s decentralized exchange (DEX), will also be listing all six, including the Gemini dollar (GUSD) and Circle’s USD Coin (USDC).
On Jan. 3, 2019, cryptocurrency proponents the world over will commemorate Bitcoin’s 10th anniversary. While some will raise a glass to Satoshi’s decade-old accomplishment, others may choose to mark the occasion by acquiring a piece of memorabilia. Predictably, there is no shortage of companies lining up to hawk commemorative bitcoin baubles. Also read: Sirin Labs Launches Blockchain-Centric ‘Finney’ Smartphone
The Colorado State Department of Regulatory Agencies (DORA) has taken action against four more ICOs, ordering them to immediately cease and desist from carrying out all activities in violation of state finance laws. In a November 20 press release posted on the regulator’s website, it was revealed that with these four new additions, Colorado Securities Commissioner
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Despite attempts to weed out fake cryptocurrency apps on the Android marketplace, the war is far from being won. Cybersecurity researcher Lukas Stefanko recently came across four fake crypto apps in the Google Play Store that impersonated Ethereum wallet MetaMask, as well as the Tether and NEO cryptocurrencies. According to Stefanko, the apps have been
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The Division of Securities of the U.S. state of Colorado has issued four new cease-and-desist orders to stop as many companies from promoting their tokens to residents of the state. So far, action has been taken against a total of 12 initial coin offerings by the state’s securities commissioner.
Four New Orders
Colorado Securities Commissioner Gerald Rome on Thursday signed four orders “directing the cessation of unregistered securities in the state of Colorado,” the state’s Division of Securities announced. So far, the division has taken action against a total of 12 initial coin offerings (ICOs), the announcement details.
The state’s “ICO Task Force” has now issued 12 cease-and-desist orders since May of this year.
One of the main selling points of decentralized exchanges (DEXs) is that tokens can be traded almost instantly. There’s no lengthy sign-up process and no interminable wait for know your customer (KYC) checks to be performed. But then IDEX, the leading Ethereum DEX, announced that it would be emulating centralized exchanges by introducing KYC. Thankfully, there are still plenty of DEXs that don’t follow this model and have no intention of doing so.