Mike Pompeo, Donald Trump’s secretary of state, invoked 9/11 to explain the gravity of the threat that bitcoin presents to national security. | Source: AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster By CCN Markets: When Trump adviser Mike Pompeo addressed crypto regulation during a Tuesday morning interview, he claimed that he didn’t want to start a “viral moment.” However,
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Veteran frontier markets investor Mark Mobius suggested that cryptocurrencies will boost the price of gold.  Canadian finance news outlet BNN Bloomberg interviewed Mark Mobius on Aug. 20. The legendary investor believes cryptocurrencies will help the rise of gold. He explained:  “You have all these currencies, new currencies coming into play. […] I call them ‘psycho
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Whale Alert, a service dedicated to tracking major cryptocurrency transactions, has announced a second version of its platform in development. Updated tracking capabilities Whale Alert’s official Twitter account announced on Aug. 20 that the service is currently working on the second version of its platform, which includes additional services. The announcement reads: “We are excited
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Digital asset trust and security company BitGo has appointed wallet provider Xapo’s former senior vice-president Pete Najarian as its new chief revenue officer (CRO). As finance-focused media outlet Finance Magnates reported on Aug. 19, Najarian will now serve as BitGo’s CRO, reporting to the company’s chief executive officer Mike Belshe. Commenting on the appointment, Belshe
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The Israel Bitcoin Association, a nonprofit organization that promotes the use of Bitcoin (BTC) and cryptocurrencies, has reportedly filed a freedom of information petition with a Jerusalem court. The petition purportedly seeks to require local banks to disclose their policies on money originating from digital currencies.  Local news daily Globes reported on Aug. 19 that
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One of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges in the world is taking on social media behemoth Facebook (NASDAQ:FB). Well, sort of. On Monday, August 19, Binance announced it will be launching the Venus blockchain project. Here’s what we know and why Binance is challenging Mark Zuckerberg’s billion-dollar company by doing so. Binance Launching Venus Blockchain Project
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BitMart Labs Will Host 2019 Block Plus Summit Series III In Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam On September 15, BitMart Labs, an international blockchain incubator launched by BitMart, will host the 2019 Block Plus Summit Series III in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Other co-hosts are KaidiaChain, a scalable and interoperable blockchain platform for decentralized
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