Browsing the "Israel" Tag

Facebook Isn’t Behind the First Incubator for Libra Crypto Developers

| Leigh Cuen

With $125,000 committed to a virtual bootcamp in November, Libracamp is incubating development on Facebook's Libra testnet.

Israeli Regulator to Fast Track 2,000 Fintech License Applications

| William Foxley

Over 2,000 fintech and blockchain-businesses are currently seeking licenses from the federal regulator

Israeli Cryptocurrency Traders Locked Out of Banking System: Report

| William Foxley

Crypto startups are hitting a snag when it comes to Israeli banks.

Bancor Raised $153 Million and Found Actual Users. Why Did Its Price Tank?

| Leigh Cuen

Bancor raised $153 million as one of the top initial coin offerings of 2017. With its BNT token trading near all-time lows, here's an update on the…

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Trump Administration in Talks With Crypto Startup on Israeli–Palestinian Peace Plans

| Leigh Cuen

Crypto startup Orbs has been working with the Trump administration to explore blockchain solutions related to the Israeli–Palestinian conflict.

Two Israeli Brothers Arrested for Phishing Fraud, Bitfinex Hack

| Daniel Kuhn

The brothers two allegedly embezzled over $100 million over a multi-year scam.

Crypto Exchange Bits Of Gold Wins Supreme Court Battle Over Bank Block

| Benedict Alibasa

Cryptocurrency exchange Bits of Gold has won a notable legal victory over an Israeli bank in its bid to keep access to banking services.

Israeli Court Rules Bitcoin Is an Asset in Feud Over Tax Payment

| Yogita Khatri

An Israeli court has ruled against an investor in declaring bitcoin is an asset and not a currency, and thus subject to capital gains tax.

Crypto Mogul Moshe Hogeg’s ICOs Have Unusual Patterns, Analysis Finds

| Leigh Cuen

Controversy looms overhead as Israeli entrepreneur Moshe Hogeg promote's Sirin Labs' blockchain phone.

Bitmain Closes Israel Development Arm Citing Crypto Bear Market

| Yogita Khatri

Cryptocurrency mining giant Bitmain has reportedly closed down its Israel-based R&D division, citing a crypto market "shake-up."