Japan Exchange Group alerts against imposter crypto trading platforms

[ad_1] Japan Exchange Group (JPX), the Tokyo Stock Exchange and Osaka Exchange owner, warned the public against companies that are misleading Japanese investors by selling crypto assets under the JPX brand.  JPX issued the alert after receiving reports about an ongoing attempt to dupe unwary investors into trading Bitcoin (BTC) and cryptocurrencies on platforms misrepresented as JPX or one of its subsidiaries. Alert on trading in crypto assets using similar names to JPXhttps://t.co/CVrvpA0dNE — Japan Exchange Group EN (@JPX_official_EN) February 8, 2022 The company highlighted that the fraudulent companies in…

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Nigeria Based Storage Provider Says It’s Too Risky for the World to Rely Centralized Cloud Storage Platforms – Interview Bitcoin News

[ad_1] In the past year, internet giants like Amazon and Google all experienced outages which were blamed on errors and failed upgrades. The occurrence of such outages and their impact around the world again highlighted the importance of having a decentralized internet. Also, just like how the Covid-19 pandemic showed the world that blockchain-based digital currencies are the future, the outages suffered by the powerful internet companies may have given an impetus to those that champion the Web3.0. However, this Web3.0 can really take off if players in this ecosystem…

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NFT music platforms to disrupt Spotify in 2022, Saxo Bank predicts

[ad_1] As popular music streaming services like Spotify cut much of musicians’ revenues, new technologies like nonfungible tokens (NFTs) are likely to help artists grab back their fair share, Saxo Bank predicted. According to one of Saxo Bank’s Outrageous Predictions 2022: Revolution, music creators would benefit from NFT-based streaming platforms as they allow distributing music directly to listeners without centralized middlemen charging a fee. Saxo Bank’s cryptocurrency analyst Mads Eberhardt argued that mainstream music streaming platforms like Spotify and Apple Music take a substantial cut, which together with the cut…

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Kazakhstan Senate Adopts Legislation Subjecting Crypto Platforms to Financial Monitoring – Regulation Bitcoin News

[ad_1] The Senate in Kazakhstan has approved amendments aimed at preventing the legalization of illicit funds which will affect companies dealing with digital assets, among others. The new legislation subjects crypto service providers to the country’s financial monitoring regime. Senators Back Law Concerning Crypto Services in Kazakhstan Members of the upper house in Kazakhstan’s parliament, the Senate, have recently adopted new legislation tailored to improve the prevention of the laundering of proceeds of crime and the financing of terrorism. Key provisions adopted with a new law pertain to the establishment…

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2 Lending Platforms Ordered to Shut Down – Regulation Bitcoin News

[ad_1] New York Attorney General Letitia James has ordered two cryptocurrency lending platforms to shut down and requested three other platforms to answer questions regarding their activities immediately. The letters to the companies published on the attorney general’s website indicate that the two platforms are Nexo and Celsius Network. New York Cracks Down on Unregistered Crypto Lending Platforms New York Attorney General (NYAG) Letitia James announced Monday her new efforts to crack down on unregistered cryptocurrency companies. In New York, lending platforms must register with the Office of the Attorney…

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High Ethereum fees kick-start a liquidity migration to layer-1 platforms

[ad_1] In the ever-evolving world of cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology, the race to establish a highly scalable, user-friendly network capable of being adopted on a global scale is a never-ending marathon where new competitors regularly join in on the race.  Bitcoin is undoubtedly the market leader when it comes to network security, active users and market capitalization value, while Ethereum has thus far established itself as the top smart contracts platform, but the continued difficulty in getting these networks to scale has opened the door for next-generation blockchain protocols to…

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