Category: News Reel

Brazil’s second highest Court decides banks can unilaterally close cryptocurrency-related accounts
Brazil's second highest Court, the STJ, has decided in favor of Ita├║ Bank in a lawsuit started against them by Mercado Bitcoin, one of Brazil's largest and oldest Bitcoin exchange...

Opinion: Coin money laundering is driven by cryptocurrency exchange theft
According to a quarterly report released by Cipher Trace, the quantitative investment firm, specializing in the systematic trading of cryptocurrencies, in the first half of 2018, m...

Brazilian Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Association (ABCB) moves action against Brazilian banks
According to Brazilian newspaper Folha, the Brazilian Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Association (ABCB) has filed an administrative motion against banks at Cade, the Brazilian regul...

Understand how cryptocurrency price is determined
The US Dollar price we see listed for major cryptocurrencies is an average that takes all the major crypto exchanges into consideration. For example, on Coinmarketcap, there is a s...

How do cryptocurrency debit cards work
Cryptocurrency debit cards aren't really related to cryptos per se. They're not decentralized and they are mostly based on legacy technology. The only difference being that they're...

How can I buy Bitcoin
There are many options when it comes to buying Bitcoin. You can buy it directly from friends, on what's generally known as over the counter (OTC) trade. Or you can buy BTC from exc...

Understand how Tether cryptocurrency works
How does the Tether cryptocurrency work? How come its value is pegged to U$ 1? In this article we talk briefly about the curious case of a cryptocurrency that was created, from the...

Understand Cryptocurrency Escrow
If cryptocurrencies are decentralized and secure, then how come do we need escrow services? That's a great question and it doesn't really arise from cryptocurrencies themselves, bu...

How can I sell Bitcoin
There are many ways in which you can sell your Bitcoins. Although over the balcony trade is growing everywhere, fulfilling one of Satoshi's original Bitcoin vision ideals which is ...

Does cloud mining pass the Howey Test
The iconic 1946 SCOTUS case of SEC vs Howey established a few simple criteria for what, exactly, constitutes an investment. Quoting Findlaw directly: Under the Howey Test, a tr...