Japanese police on Saturday arrested Mark Karpeles, CEO of the
collapsed MtGox bitcoin exchange, over the loss of nearly $390
million worth of the virtual currency, local media said.
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The global virtual-currency community was shaken by the shuttering of MtGox, which froze withdrawals in February 2014 because of what the firm said was a bug in the software underpinning Bitc... Read More
It seems to be up in the air whether users will be able to get money back in bitcoin, or whether they will have to accept fiat currency. Kobayashi is working with another bitcoin exchange, Kr... Read More
As previously reported by CoinDesk, Karpeles has been in
custody for the past three weeks – the maximum time period
suspects can be detained without being formally charged.
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Richemont Director Jin Keyu Joins Blockchain Startup as Adviser
Richemont, the Swiss luxury goods giant that owns Cartier, will potentially utilize blockchain in a move aimed to bring transparency to its supply chain.
Jin Keyu, a renowned economist and an assoc
Thailand Is Planning a 'Bond Coin' for Faster Securities Settlement
A self-regulatory organization in Thailand is planning to create a custom token aimed to speed up corporate bond settlement in the country.
The Thailand Bond Market Association (TBMA) said it has r
G20 Watchdog Releases Framework for 'Vigilant' Crypto Monitoring
The Financial Stability Board (FSB), an organization focused on analyzing and making recommendations to the G20 on global financial systems, has presented a framework for monitoring cryptocurrency ass
Report: World's Biggest Asset Manager BlackRock Exploring Bitcoin
Global investment management company BlackRock is reportedly mulling a move into bitcoin.
According to a Financial News London report on Monday, the New York-based asset manager has now set up a wo