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Ripple Struggles to Attract Global Banks

Every day, companies and consumers around the world send over $75 billion in payments through massive network of banks; Without this flow of money, as one would expect, everything simply stops. In an attempt to better serve the banks, Ripple, the San Francisco based tech company, has spent the past six …

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What the FUD? Bitcoin Market Beset by January Woes

It has been a depressing fortnight for anybody reading various mainstream headlines touting the ‘end of Bitcoin’ and the arrival of the ‘crypto bubble’ crash. Unsurprisingly, the most recent cryptocurrency market slump has led to naysayers stepping onto their soapboxes, crying out messages of ‘I told you so’. Their rhetoric …

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World’s First Cryptocurrency Airport In Brisbane

Brisbane Airport (BNE) will soon become the first cryptocurrency airport terminal, according to reports from local media. The airport is working with local and international companies to make the entire terminal cryptocurrency friendly, with stores, coffee shops and restaurants accepting Bitcoin, Etherand Dash. The move to digital currencies makes sense for the airport, as …

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Weiss Publish Their First Cryptocurrency Ratings

Financial institution ratings agency, Weiss Ratings, have today released their first ever grades for various cryptocurrencies. Over 70 different coins were given ratings based on various criteria. These include “price risk, reward potential, blockchain adoption, security, and other factors”. The different scores are then collated and each currency is given …

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South Korea Releases Official Guidelines for Cryptocurrency Exchanges and Banks

The South Korean government has officially released two sets of previously promised guidelines that specify cryptocurrency regulatory measures. In addition to details of the new real-name system to end anonymous trading of cryptocurrencies, the government also published its anti-money laundering guidelines for banks providing services to cryptocurrency exchanges. Also read: …

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