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Sam, has been contributing to cryptonewsbytes team since 2017. He is also a crypto-enthusiast and talented market analyst. In his free time, you will find him traveling and exploring new places.

Crypto lender Nexo to accept Ripple’s XRP as a collateral option!

Cryptocurrency lending startup Nexo is officially accepting XRP as a collateral option for the crypto loans borrowed from the firm. Nexo, which happens to be a darling to many when it comes to instant crypto loans, announced the move through…

Opinion court: Does price crash mean end of cryptocurrencies?

In the recent past, the crypto market has experienced tremendous setbacks with some cryptocurrencies being wiped from the market while others plunging down by up to 80 percent of their initial prices. The crypto market turbulence took effect from the…

‘Bulletproofs’ effect: Monero transaction charges drop to near zero in a single week

Monero, the 10th biggest cryptocurrency network has witnessed a steep drop in its transaction charges thanks to a successful system upgrade that took effect last Thursday. Reports from CoinMetrics show that the execution of the network’s hard fork scheduled for…

Financial Action Task Force: Global cryptocurrency regulation framework to be out by June 2019

  The global watchdog for money laundering has announced that it will start publishing its first batch of cryptocurrency regulations by June next year. The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) said there is a great need to implement worldwide jurisdictions…

A UK-based money management startup Emma rolls out support for cryptocurrencies

Emma, a millennial-focused money management app popularly known as the “financial advocate” within the UK is expanding its territory to the crypto world by introducing a crypto management feature in its system. Emma technologies is the company underpinning the Emma…

The Secret State: North Korean largest hack-crew scoops $571 million in Crypto-currency thefts

A report indicates that North Korea’s hacking outfit dubbed ‘Lazarus’ has made away with $571 million in cryptocurrencies across five attacks. Since 2010, a total of over $1.3 billion in cryptocurrencies have been lost to internet baddies with 2017 and…

Celebrated boxing Legend Pacquiao takes the crypto world by storm, preparations to launch his own cryptocurrency on course

It’s all systems go as the much-awaited launch for Manny Pacquiao’s cryptocurrency finally nears. Reports from The Strait Times, a Singapore-based daily broadcast, indicated that the Global Crypto Offering Exchange (GCOX), a Singapore-based start-up will be in charge of the…

Japanese ‘expert meeting’ seeks to simplify tax payment for digital assets

Japanese Investigation Committee has commenced discussions aimed at improving the system by simplifying tax payment procedure for virtual currency holders. Reports by regional news outlet Sankei indicated that the committee, which also serves as the main advisory body for the…

A UK Security service giant adopts crypto custody services to secure “investors’ digital assets”

G4S, a giant security firm based in the UK has for the first time adopted crypto custody services in an effort to secure investors’ digital assets. While broadcasting the move through a press release dated October 16th, the firm indicated…

Opinion court: is institutional investment in crypto taking shape?

Institutional investment in the cryptocurrency market is a topic which for a long time now, has had its fair share of proponents and opponents. At least not until emerging reports indicated that Yale, one of the world’s largest university endowments,…