Blockchain

MoneyGram expands remittance services in India in partnership with EbixCash.

MoneyGram last year partnered with Ripple to enhance their cross-border remittance services using RippleNet technology. MoneyGram is looking to extend its services in India in partnership with EbixCash. The expansion could mean that MoneyGram might use Ripple's technology for...

South Korea is planning to impose a 20% tax on crypto incomes.

According to the Korea Herald report, the South Korean ministry of economy and finance has ordered the office of income tax to review a taxation plan for cryptocurrencies. The call for taxing cryptocurrencies has raised speculations that the government...

Survey says 36% of small businesses in the US accept crypto payments.

The survey conducted by Zogby Analytics and commissioned by inspection and insurance company Hartford Steam Boiler found that one-third of small and medium-sized businesses accept cryptocurrency as a payment method. 59% of the surveyed have purchased crypto for their...

Lawmaker proposes a central depository for digital currencies used by the government.

Oklahoma Senator Nathan Dahm will introduce a bill next month that aims to provide an infrastructure backed by the government for cryptocurrencies and blockchain-related technology. Senator seeks to provide a level of state-backed infrastructure for work done related to...

US SEC charges two Canadians for conducting a fraudulent $30 million ICO.

The US Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) has indicted the conspirators behind the Blockchain Terminal's Initial Coin Offering that raised over $30 million. Edith Pardo, 68, and Boaz Manor, 46, are Canadian citizens, and Manor has served four years in...

Libra Association forms Technical Steering Committee to oversee development of the stablecoin

The Libra Association, in its latest announcement, revealed that they had elected a five-member committee that would oversee the development and coordinate the technical design and development of the Libra network. Libra Association also listed down the responsibilities that...

Justin Sun announces a new stablecoin backed by TRX and BTT.

Tron Foundation CEO Justin tweeted asking the Tron community that what should be the name of the new decentralized stablecoin backed by TRX and BTT. Earlier, Justin Sun had teased the crypto community saying there is a big announcement...

Bitcoins worth $2.8 billion were laundered via crypto exchanges in 2019.

A major blockchain analysis firm, Chainalysis, recently published a report revealing that bitcoins tainted with crime worth $2.8 billion were laundered via crypto exchanges. The firm suggests that crypto exchanges could have caught illicit bitcoin through KYC measures.   More than...

Blockchain Developer Jobs in India: Latest trends [2020 Updated]

India is at a stage where new technology like blockchain & AI is introducing new jobs developed with a unique skillset amongst the market. These emerging job roles hold high demand but are often supplied in small numbers, resulting...

China tests its digital currency, launch expected soon.

The national digital currency of China dubbed DC/EP has been successfully tested by the People's Bank of China. However, Fan Yifei, vice governor of the PBoC, has said there are still some areas that need improvement before launching the...

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Zipmex receives license from Thailand authorities to operate as cryptocurrency exchange

Zipmex announced that they had received a license to operate as a cryptocurrency exchange in Thailand. The exchange also...