Chile: Anti-monopoly Court Rules to Keep Crypto Exchanges’ Bank Accounts Open

Bitseven.com – The Chilean anti-monopoly court has again granted protection to local cryptocurrency exchangesby forcing banks to keep their accounts open, financial news outlet Diario Financiero reported Jan. 2. According to a recent statement from Buda.com —…

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Thai National Tech Development Center to Introduce Blockchain in Voting

Bitseven.com – The National Electronics and Computer Technology Center (NECTEC) of Thailand has developed blockchain technology for e-voting, the Bangkok Post reports on Jan. 2. NECTEC is a statutory government organization that operates under the purview…

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Fortnite Merchandise Store Starts ’Exclusively’ Accepting Monero as Payment Method

Bitseven.com – Retail Row, the merchandise store for the online video game Fortnite, has started “exclusively” accepting Monero (XMR) as a cryptocurrency payment option, Monero tweeted Jan. 1. Fortnite is an online…

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Launch Timeline for Bakkt’s Bitcoin Futures to Be Clarified Early 2019: ICE

Bitseven.com – The Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) announced an update on the launch of the Bakkt Bitcoin (USD) Daily Futures Contract in an official notice Dec. 31. The document from ICE — the operator of…

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White Hat Hackers Earned $878,000 from Crypto Bug Bounties in 2018, Data Shows

Bitseven.com – White hat hackers have been awarded $878,000 in bug bounties this year, technology news website TheNextWeb reports on Dec. 30. Bug bounties are a type of competition in which companies that develop…

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China Takes Blockchain as a Weapon against Online Plagiarism

Bitseven.com – China has created an Internet Court in the eastern Chinese city of Hangzhou to deal with online-related cases and disputes, according to local media. The new establishment will use blockchain…

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Huobi to Launch Company’s First Exchange Dedicated to EOS in Q1 2019

Bitseven.com – Huobi Group plans to launch the company’s first cryptocurrency exchange — which will be dedicated to EOS — in the first quarter of 2019, according to a press release sent to Cointelegraph on…

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Stellar Climbs 10% As Investors Gain Confidence

Bitseven.com – Stellar was trading at $0.11972 by 19:13 (00:13 GMT) on the Index on Saturday, up 10.13% on the day. It was the largest one-day percentage gain since December…

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Litecoin Falls 11% In Bearish Trade

Bitseven.com – Litecoin was trading at $27.477 by 18:28 (23:28 GMT) on the Index on Thursday, down 10.78% on the day. It was the largest one-day percentage loss since November 19. The…

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Ethereum Falls 10% In Rout

Bitseven.com – Ethereum was trading at $121.37 by 00:36 (05:36 GMT) on the Index on Thursday, down 10.19% on the day. It was the largest one-day percentage loss since December 6. The…

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