Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies are intriguing because they are different from the traditional financial systems we use today. One particular subject people have pondered is whether or not bitcoin complies with the religious laws that form a part of Islamic tradition — aka known as Shariah Law. This week a financeRead More →


A joint operation between global law enforcement agencies and Europol has ended a criminal ring that used cryptocurrencies including bitcoin to launder drug money through a Finnish cryptocurrency exchange. The operation, dubbed Tulipan Blanca, saw authorities from Spain, Finland, the U.S.A and Europol arrest eleven individuals related to an organizedRead More →


The cryptocurrency exchange is reportedly in talks with the U.S Securities and Exchange Commission about becoming a regulated brokerage firm as well as trading platform. According to The Wall Street Journal, Coinbase reached out to regulators about the getting licensed even as the Securities and Exchange Commission moves closer to writingRead More →