• adblock,  Bitcoin,  Regulation

    Crypto-trolling financial adviser relishes outrage after calling for U.K. Bitcoin ban

    Financial adviser Neil Liversidge says he isn’t bothered that his petition has received just 111 of the necessary 100,000 signatures. He just wants to cripple criminals—and drive ‘Bitcoin people…berserk’

    A financial adviser who has launched a petition urging the U.K. government to ban Bitcoin transactions has told Modern Consensus: “I want to crash crypto.”

  • Ripple Malaysia Bangladesh remittances
    Ripple,  XRP

    Ripple wins contract to power Malaysia-Bangladesh remittances

    The partnership between Malaysia’s Mobile Money and Bangladesh’s top remittance service, bKash, comes despite an SEC lawsuit causing Ripple problems in the U.S.

    Malaysian mobile finance firm Mobile Money will connect with Bangladesh’s largest mobile financial services provider bKash—and its 45 million customers—via the RippleNet system. The partnership comes at a good time for Ripple, which is struggling with a lawsuit by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

  • markets report bitcoin price
    Bitcoin,  Markets Report

    Markets Report: Bitcoin will bounce between $30K-$40K as altcoins awaken

    A giant $10,000 range opens up for Bitcoin, setting the stage for altcoins to take advantage of the money, traders argue

    According to trader and analyst Michaël van de Poppe, the zone between $30,000 and $40,000 should now host Bitcoin for the short term, as it enters a period of consolidation. This will see volatility and trading volume “drain away” on a temporary basis, he explained in a YouTube update on Friday, but eventually, strength will ignite once more and Bitcoin will race upwards again.

  • Bitcoin fund Capitol riots
    Bitcoin,  Politics

    Chainalysis asks: Did Bitcoin fund the Capitol riots?

    The leading blockchain intelligence firm found $500,000 in Bitcoin transferred to key alt-right members a month before followers stormed the halls of Congress

    A month before a mob stormed the U.S. Capitol building on Jan. 6, an extremist sent $522,000 in bitcoin to nearly two dozen far-right leaders, including white nationalist streamer Nick Fuentes and the Daily Stormer, a Neo-Nazi website, according to blockchain intelligence firm Chainalysis.