South Korean Financial Regulator Confirms Privacy Coin Delistings- Adds New Guidelines to Report Unusual Transactions

South Korean financial watchdogs are about to start overseeing crypto-related activities in the nation, and additional barriers for exchanges keep appearing. Moreover, one of the South Korean regulatory bodies codified the measures announced last year on privacy coin listings. No Major Domestic Exchanges Can List a Privacy-Centric Crypto-Asset According to Read more…

The Dark Side of Ethereum

For the last six years, Ethereum has dominated the smart contract landscape and has been arguably the only viable platform for launching decentralized applications (dApps) — due to its sizeable developer community and first-mover advantage. But in the last year, Ethereum’s limitations have begun to show, leading to an exodus Read more…

Nigeria – The People Fight Back Against Central Bank Cryptocurrency Limitations

Nigeria’s central bank recently made headlines enforcing cryptocurrency restrictions on how the country’s banking sector works. Specifically, CBN reminded regulated financial institutions yesterday that a 2017 regulation prohibits them from facilitating cryptocurrency transactions or facilitating payments for exchanges. In a press release meant to showcase the rationale for the restrictions, Read more…

APPS and Global Oculus piloting crypto payment infrastructure platform

CryptoNinjas » APPS and Global Oculus piloting crypto payment infrastructure platform Atlantic-Pacific Processing Systems (APPS), a white label SaaS payment processing and acquiring infrastructure platform, and Global Oculus, a blockchain and digital currency solution provider, today announced they have partnered to provide businesses with a real-time digital currency acceptance, clearing, Read more…

MoneyGram Drops Ripple Citing SEC Lawsuit

Wire transfer service MoneyGram has suspended its partnership with Ripple Labs in the wake of the SEC’s lawsuit against the crypto payments firm. That suit, filed in December, alleged that Ripple’s cryptocurrency XRP is actually an unregistered security. Major cryptocurrency exchanges such as Coinbase and Binance have since delisted it, Read more…

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