Top Five Crypto Events of the Week March 23-29, 2019

Top Five Crypto Events of the Week March 23-29, 2019

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Several events were reported in the just concluded week, however, only the top five will be highlighted below.

Japan Approves 2 New Crypto Exchanges – 140 More Interested

According to a recent report, the largest financial regulatory body in Japan— (FCA) has revealed some analysis of virtual currency exchange registrations which shows that only two out of the twenty-three new applications it has received have been approved.Also, more than 140 more companies reportedly interested in entering the market.

Finland’s Regulatory Watchdog Plans to Supervise Localbitcoins Operations

A recent report has revealed that in order to improve its AML and KYC requirements, Localbitcoins is set to include several different verification procedures. This move by the Helsinki-based peer-to-peer crypto exchange is in accordance with the mandated supervision by the Financial Supervisory Authority (FSA) in Finland over exchange operations.

Coinbase Partners With Stellar Foundation to Give Away One Billion XLM

Based on a recent report, Coinbase has made it known that it has formed a partnership with the Stellar Foundation. Through the partnership, 1 billion XLM which is valued at $100 million will be given away to users who take their time to learn about the currency.

Ledger Announce Support for Cardano (ADA), Potentially Introducing the Token to 1.5 Million Clients

Recently, the French company in charge of manufacturing Ledger Nano S, Ledger has unveiled its support for Cardano’s native coin, ADA. This addition means the wallet now support the top 10 coins based on market cap.

@Bitcoin Account Accuses Twitter of Shadow Banning to Restrict Its Reach

According to a recent report, @Bitcoin official Twitter account has called out Twitter authorities for manipulating the account ranking by placing restrictions on it and ultimately causing an overall traffic decrease. This particular account has been in the news recently for not supporting Bitcoin core (BTC). Several reports have revealed that the account is in support of Bitcoin Cash (BCH) and not BTC.