Tag: uk

Oct 15 2021

XRP Gains Popularity among UK-Based Investors

A recent report from eToro shows that UK-based investors prefer XRP over other digital assets.

Jul 26 2021

Jul 15 2021

UK Watchdog FCA Announces £11 M Marketing Campaign to Warn Users of Crypto Risks

Jul 15 2021 Published at Coingape under tags  altcoin news binance bitcoin news btcbrl btcbusd

UK watchdog, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has announced the launch of its upcoming digital marketing campaign worth £11m to alert the younger investors in the crypto community of the risks in the crypto market. Nikhil Rathi, the chief executive officer delivered a speech at the ‘FCA’s Our Role and Business Plan webinar’. He expressed The post UK Watchdog FCA Announces £11 M...

Jul 10 2021

Jul 09 2021

Survey Shows 21% Of The UK Investors Are Unaware Of Cryptocurrencies

A survey conducted in the UK recently reveals that two out of every five investors initially know little or nothing about cryptocurrencies. Moreover, they admitted to seeing the sector to be "non-existent or poor" before their investment. The survey exposed the ignorance of the British crypto investors' knowledge, motivations, and exposure regarding crypto investments. Related...

Jul 08 2021

May 29 2021

Police Raid Cannabis Farm, Find Secret Bitcoin Mine Instead

We’ll make a valid point about Bitcoin mining using this story, we promise. This one would be hilarious if there wasn’t a crime involved. So, don’t laugh. We’re serious. In the United Kingdom, the West Midlands Police received a tip about a warehouse. Ventilation ducts and wiring were visible and multiple people visited the facilities at various times of the day. According to...

May 21 2021

Could Dreams Of Ethereum Flippening Bitcoin Be “Officially Cancelled”?

Word on the street is that every time people start talking about “The Flippening,” the market crashes. The possibility of a mythical time when Ethereum’s market capitalization surpasses that of Bitcoin is a common meme in the crypto industry. And this time, it was close. This year, Ethereum’s growth is not to be ignored. Is the momentum not there anymore? Or is this...

Jan 22 2021

Digital Asset Manager Komainu to Provide Custody of Crypto Seized by UK Police

Jan 22 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  business crime custody komainu news

Komainu will be responsible for providing police across the U.K. with a more "robust" means to store cryptocurrencies.

Jan 21 2021

Kraken Adds 26 New Crypto Trading Pairs to Capture Growing UK, Australia Markets

Jan 21 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  australia exchanges kraken markets news

Kraken's biggest ever expansion of trading pairs is aimed to grow its presence in the two promising markets.

Jan 14 2021

Financial Advisor Urges UK Government to Ban Bitcoin

Jan 14 2021 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  ban bitcoin people uk

Neil Liversidge, a British independent financial advisor, has launched a petition demanding legislation "to prohibit transactions in cryptocurrencies in the UK." So far, he's found little traction....

UK Man Offers Council $72M If He’s Allowed to Search Dump and Finds Discarded Bitcoin Trove

Jan 14 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  covid-19 hardware news uk

A UK IT engineer who mistakenly threw away a hard drive with around £210 million ($288 million) of bitcoin on it is applying to the local government to search wasteland for the device. Read more: UK Treasury Calls for Feedback on Approach to Cryptocurrency and Stablecoin Regulation

Jan 13 2021

Coinbase Apologizes to UK and EU Customers Hit By Regulatory Lockouts

Jan 13 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  coinbase europe markets news policy & regulation

The mea culpa was mum on Coinbase's broader troubles in keeping global trading running smoothly.

Jan 12 2021

UK Treasury Calls for Feedback on Approach to Cryptocurrency and Stablecoin Regulation

The U.K. government is focusing on stablecoins for the next phase of its development of crypto regulations.

Jan 06 2021

What Does It Cost to Become an FCA-Approved Exchange? EXMO Execs Explain

Jan 06 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  aml5 exchanges global kyc policy & regulation

The U.K.-registered EXMO exchange is one of the many crypto startups to go through the FCA approval process. Execs detailed the work it took to get there.

Dec 24 2020

BitcoinPoint, Cashzone Allow Users to Sell Bitcoin Using 16K ATMs Across UK

Dec 24 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  atms news uk withdrawals

London-based cryptocurrency company BitcoinPoint announced Thursday bitcoin holders can now cash out bitcoin from 16,000 Cashzone automated teller machines (ATMs) situated across the entire U.K.

Dec 16 2020

UK FCA Grants Crypto Firms Temporary Registration as It Deals With Applications Backlog

Dec 16 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  fca news policy & regulation regulation uk

There had been fears in the industry that crypto firms might be left in no man's land as the FCA deadline looked set to pass with many applications still waiting to be processed.

Dec 14 2020

Bitcoin Exchanges Flood London’s Metro With Adverts

Dec 14 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  advertising business coinfloor exchanges luno

Two cryptocurrency exchanges chose to kick off advertising campaigns on London's Underground system Monday.

Dec 10 2020

SpaceChain Awarded $585K Grant to Co-Develop Decentralized Satellite System

Dec 10 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  business news space spacechain tech

U.K.-based SpaceChain beat 13 other national applicants to secure the funding.

Dec 09 2020

Coinbase UK Discloses 22% Profit Drop in 2019

Dec 09 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  business coinbase earnings reports news uk

The British arm of the U.S. cryptocurrency exchange saw a sharp downturn in business in 2019.

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