Malaysia Develops Harsh Regulation Alongside With Positives Attitudes Toward Crypto

Malaysia Develops Harsh Regulation Alongside With Positives Attitudes Toward Crypto

Malaysia has given cryptocurrencies the regulatory green light — but they have to adhere to securities laws and will be governed as such. Cryptocurrency exchanges and blockchain-based companies in Malaysia face some testing times following regulatory changes in the country. As of Tuesday, Jan. 15, new regulations governing cryptocurrencies have come into effect in Malaysia. […]

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Chip Making Giant TSMC Reports Significant Drop in Crypto Mining Revenue

Chip Making Giant TSMC Reports Significant Drop in Crypto Mining Revenue

Chip manufacturing giant Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing reported a sizeable drop in its crypto mining-related revenue in 2018. Chip manufacturing giant Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing (TSMC) reported a sizeable drop in its crypto mining-related revenue in 2018. The news was revealed in the company’s Q4 2018 financial results, published Jan. 17, together with an earnings call transcript. […]

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Law Enforcement Requests to Shapeshift Rose 175% in Second Half of 2018

Law Enforcement Requests to Shapeshift Rose 175% in Second Half of 2018

Switzerland-based crypto exchange ShapeShift reports seeing a 175 percent increase in law enforcement agency requests in the second half of 2018. Law enforcement requests sent to Switzerland-based cryptocurrency exchange ShapeShift rose 175 percent in the second half of 2018, according to a new Compliance Transparency report published by the exchange Jan. 18. In a blog […]

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Grayscale Adds Stellar as Latest Cryptocurrency Investment Trust

Grayscale Adds Stellar as Latest Cryptocurrency Investment Trust

Stellar’s XLM token becomes the ninth digital asset to launch with Grayscale, executives citing investor demand as motivating the move. Digital currency investment group Grayscale confirmed it had successfully launched its latest fund, dedicated to Stellar’s Lumens (XLM) token, in a tweet Jan. 17. Grayscale, which now operates nine cryptocurrency funds, timed the move to […]

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Spanish Car Manufacturer SEAT Joins Alastria Consortium to Develop Blockchain Products

Spanish Car Manufacturer SEAT Joins Alastria Consortium to Develop Blockchain Products

SEAT, the largest car manufacturer in Spain, has joined Alastria consortium focused on the development of blockchain technology. Spanish automobile manufacturer SEAT has joined Alastria consortium to work on the development of blockchain-based products. Cointelegraph in Spanish reported the news Jan. 16. Founded in 1950, SEAT is a state-owned industrial company and Spain’s largest car […]

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