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
Binance has officially announced the details of its next Launchpad token sale: Elrond Network (ERD), a high-throughput public blockchain focused on providing security, efficiency, scalability, and interoperability by employing two key elements: Adaptive State Sharding and a new Secure Proof-of-Stake consensus mechanism. Introducing the @ElrondNetwork ( $ ERD ) Token Sale on #Binance Launchpadhttps://t.co/7hH7dqA2u9 pic.twitter.com/hTptiulQC8 — […]
Japanese startup Nayuta is releasing a lightning network implementation with a compelling new focus: bitcoin payments for the internet of things.
Decentraland (MANA), the first virtual reality platform owned by its users, announced Tuesday that customizable avatars are coming to Genesis City. We’re excited to introduce Avatars for Decentraland! Express your virtual self and explore the metaverse in style with a truly one-of-a-kind avatar. Find out more at https://t.co/g24dIcDu8l pic.twitter.com/0UKfA5kUtH — Decentraland (@decentraland) April 23, 2019 According […]
There’s no question that tennis superstar Serena Willaims is best-known for what she’s accomplished on the court, however, recent revelations show she’s a fairly savvy startup investor as well. First teased by Alexis Ohanian, Williams’ husband and Reddit co-founder, Williams has launched her own venture capital firm, aptly named Serena Ventures. The @serenawilliams has been […]
North American esports giant Cloud9 has officially revealed the roster for its Apex Legends team and, based on the talent displayed in the highlight reel, they chose well. We are excited to introduce the start of the Official Cloud9 @playapex roster, #C9Apex, presented by @Sneaky! ©️9⃣ @Frexs ©️9⃣ @GregoFPS ©️9⃣ @C9PVPX ©️9⃣ @iam_chappie 📺 https://t.co/BAX7JZqNCu pic.twitter.com/IOgryAL8Kk […]
2gether, a Spanish banking platform, has announced the launch of its prepaid Visa debit card that allows holders to pay for goods and services using cryptocurrency. Customers can use the card to make payment in euros or via bitcoin core, bitcoin cash, ripple, ethereum, EOS, litecoin and stellar.
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Fee-Free Card Available for Users in the Eurozone
In a statement, 2gether revealed that the card “instantly” converts the cryptocurrency to fiat currency. Users within the 19-member Eurozone economic bloc can utilize the card without paying any fees. The Madrid-based banking startup believes that with its prepaid card it is solving problems associated with making purchases using virtual currencies.
Stellar Development Foundation (SDF), the organization behind Stellar (XLM), recently released its 2019 roadmap, which includes updates and improvements to the client-facing API, Stellar Core, various products and the overall ecosystem. It’s here! The 2019 Stellar Roadmap is now live! https://t.co/c83dQqJ3Q1 You can read more about the roadmap on our blog: https://t.co/oXgJuAijsG#Stellar — Stellar (@StellarOrg) February […]
Since the release of Apex Legends earlier this month, Fortnite and Epic Games have been heckled with Apex memes and gifs whenever they post on social media, as gamers embrace the competing battle royale that has broken numerous Fortnite growth records in its first two weeks. Now, Epic Games is battling back, announcing this week […]
China-based mining giant Bitmain has announced a new mining rig that uses less power. The hardware mining manufacturer has launched a 7nm application-specific integrated circuit (ASIC) processor dubbed the BM1397.
Beyond energy efficiency, the new mining processor promises to achieve faster performance for mining cryptocurrencies that use the SHA256 algorithm for their proof of work (PoW), including Bitcoin and its hard forks.
Like the BM1391 chip that came before it, the BM1397 will be powered by the advanced semiconductor manufacturing technology called the 7nm FinFET process, integrating more than a billion transistors and “optimized for maximum efficiency."
Abra, an all-in-one cryptocurrency wallet and trading platform, sent shockwaves through the fintech community on Wednesday when it announced that it will soon be adding stock and ETF investing to its platform. Big News: #Stock and #ETF #investing coming to Abra 🚀 Sign up now for early access to secure $ 0 fees for 2019. Available in 155 […]
Epic Games recently revealed the Secret Skirmish Series, a $ 500K two-day competitive tournament invitational that will feature top players from each open Fortnite competition held so far. We're breaking into 2019 with a special invitational! Check out our blog for more info: https://t.co/usJUtNaccx#ˢᵉᶜʳᵉᵗˢᵏᶦʳᵐᶦˢʰ pic.twitter.com/GMFDcnahrH — Fortnite (@FortniteGame) January 18, 2019 According to the announcement, the secretive tournament […]
A leaner General Motors says it will use the Cadillac brand to compete with Tesla, and the firm also delivered bullish guidance for 2019, sending GM shares upwards by 7%. GM Shares Leap 7% on Friday GM has seen excellent sales levels in the US and expects 2019 vehicle sales to once again hit the
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Japan’s Financial Services Agency has held several meetings to discuss how to best regulate initial coin offerings. In addition to registration requirements, the regulator reportedly plans to amend two existing laws that can be applied to token sales.
Registrations and Law Changes
The Financial Services Agency (FSA), Japan’s top financial regulator, “is set to launch regulations on initial coin offerings [ICOs],” Jiji Press wrote on Saturday. Sources told the news outlet:
The FSA will require business operators that issue their own
cryptocurrencies to be registered with the agency.
Blockstream, a leading provider of blockchain technologies, has unveiled its latest product: Metal, a highly-durable cold storage device for cryptocurrency wallet private keys and seeds. Announcing the brand new @Blockstream Metal. Protect your wallet seed and private keys from fire, flooding, ink degradation, and more with high quality marine grade 316 stainless steel! 🔐 https://t.co/Ij2WADiPbL pic.twitter.com/IHHSweu4va […]
Japan’s top financial regulator, the Financial Services Agency, has unveiled a plan to regulate cryptocurrency wallet services. The regulator has put forward a number of regulatory measures as well as proposing how to implement them.
The Financial Services Agency (FSA) held its ninth cryptocurrency study group meeting on Monday. According to the agency’s published meeting materials, one of the main topics on the agenda was a plan to regulate crypto wallet services and their providers.
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Fidelity Investments has launched a new business to allow its institutional clients to trade in digital currencies such as bitcoin, a press release reveals. Known as Fidelity Digital Asset Services, LLC, the company will purchase and sell cryptocurrencies for family offices, hedge funds and other monetary ventures.
All coins will be sourced from large, over-the-counter digital exchanges and housed using cold storage to ensure customer funds always remain safe. To start, Fidelity’s services will be limited to bitcoin and ether, though representatives say they’re looking to expand their offerings in 2019.
A major crypto exchange in India, Unocoin, has officially announced the launch of its crypto ATMs. CEO Sathvik Vishwanath told news.Bitcoin.com that, initially, the company plans to deploy 30 machines in three Indian cities. “These ATMs help people to cash in and cash out which was not possible before” due to the crypto banking ban imposed by the country’s central bank.
30 Crypto ATMs in 3 Cities
Unocoin has officially announced the launch of its cryptocurrency automated teller machines (ATMs). Last week, the exchange confirmed the existence of the project after someone spotted one of the machines and posted a picture of it on social media.