Michael is a news reporter for Bitrates with a central interest in international regulations and their effects. Business-minded and a major sports-enthusiast, he broke into writing through data analysis and eventually derivative futures. A firm believer in altcoins and the impact of a market-wide push for development, his attention to the development of blockchain and cryptocurrencies continues to grow. Michael is a resident of the United States.
Bithumb Reopens Account Registration after June Hack
Korean crypto exchange Bithumb is reopening account registration following the renewal of its commercial banking partnership with NH Nonhyup Bank
In China, Even Talking About Crypto Can Get You Banned
Baidu, Alibaba, and Tencent extend China's recent crackdown on everything crypto with new targets set on cryptocurrency chat.
China Announces More Sweeping Bans on Crypto Activity Despite BlockchaIn Investment
Chinese regulatory bodies continue to crack down on private crypto investment despite increased governmental investing and valuations.
Korea's National Assembly Prioritizing ICOs and Blockchain in Extraordinary Session
The South Korean National Assembly is meeting to discuss new ways to promote blockchain technology while setting guidelines for ICOs.
Winklevoss Twins Heading New Self-Regulatory Organization
Gemini and the Winklevoss twins are joining a trio of other crypto exchanges in forming a new self-regulating organization
American Institute's Jeffrey Tucker Speaks Against Government's Crypto Involvement
Jeffrey Tucker from the American Institute spoke out against government involvement in cryptocurrency, but things aren't as simple as he depicts
Vietnamese Government Suspending Import of Cryptocurrency Mining Equipment
Vietnamese businesses have stopped the import of crypto mining equipment amidst the impending ban to be handed down from the federal level
African Nations Adopting a Slower Approach to Crypto and Blockchain Technologies
A new Ecobank report outlines many African nations' approach to blockchain as they pursue a widespread "Wait and See" policy.
Bithumb Freezes New Accounts Following Lapse of Commercial Banking Agreement
Large Korean crypto exchange Bithumb is freezing the creation of new accounts after the lapse of its contract with NH Nonhyup Bank.
Indian Law Commission Says Let the National Crypto Games Begin
The Law Commission of India has validated cryptocurrency as a form of payment for sports gambling, opening a new avenue for crypto adoption.