What Is VeChain (VET) and Why Did it Pump 65% This Month?

While the majority of crypto traders are discussing a variety of bullish and bearish perspectives on Bitcoin (BTC), many altcoins are jumping around and making significant moves. One of them is VeChain (VET), which has surged more than 100% in a matter of weeks. Crypto market data daily view. Source: Coin360 VeChain breaks 200-Day exponential …

Australian Man Arrested for Unregistered Crypto Transactions

Australian law enforcement arrested an unnamed 38-year-old Australian man for performing unregistered cryptocurrency transactions.  The police department of Victoria announced on Nov. 12 that the man has been arrested at his address in the town of Cairnlea. The joint report from the Victoria Police and Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre (AUSTRAC) reads:  “Detectives from …

On-Chain Metrics Pour Cold Water on Bearish Bias

Bitcoin price (BTC) has taken a bearish course, leading some analysts to call for a drop to $8,300 and a few even suggest $7,100 is where the digital asset will bottom. Over the weekend, the price attempted to recover from the dip to $8,600 and a quick pop to $9,141 excited investors looking for the …

VC Firm Andreessen Horowitz Launches Free 7-Week Crypto School

Venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz (a16z) is launching a free, seven-week crypto startup school, scheduled to kick off in February 2020.  The firm — well-known for its investments in crypto industry names such as Coinbase and Ripple — publicly announced the program on Nov. 8. Free materials online for the general public According to the …

Scale of OneCoin Scam Unravels Amid Ongoing Court Hearings

With each passing day, the financial nitty-gritty associated with the cryptocurrency-related OneCoin Ponzi scheme continues to become of increasing interest to members of the global crypto community.  The U.S. government’s previous estimate of the scam that raked in a total of $4 billion seems to be well off the mark, as the figure could be …

Crypto News From Japan: Nov. 2–9

In this week’s selected cryptocurrency- and blockchain-related news from Cointelegraph Japan, the Japanese financial regulator solidifies its policy of banning trusts that invest in crypto, more than 20 companies launch a consortium that aims to raise funds with security tokens, and Coincheck starts its automated cryptocurrency accumulation service, while it denies having had any previous …

Crypto News From Turkey: Nov. 2-Nov. 9

In this week’s selected cryptocurrency- and blockchain-related news from Cointelegraph Turkey, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan directed the government to finish testing a national central bank digital currency (CBDC) next year and a fraud saw up to 40 people losing 600 Bitcoins (BTC) — equivalent to roughly $5.2 million. Digital lira to be internalized next year …