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Jon Southurst

Jon Southurst is a Senior Editor at Bitsonline. He is based mainly in Tokyo, and is interested in the roles Asian economies play in developing cryptocurrency and blockchain technology. Follow him on Twitter @southtopia

March 10, 2019 by Jon Southurst 0 Comment
Ignominity for Ignatova: US Authorities Charge OneCoin Founder and Arrest Brother

Ruja Ignatova, the founder and public face of "cryptocurrency" investment scheme OneCoin, is on the run from the law after...

March 5, 2019 by Jon Southurst 0 Comment
Coinbase to Remove Neutrino Employees Who Worked for Hacking Team

After facing a huge backlash from the crypto community over its recent acquisition of blockchain analytics firm Neutrino, Coinbase has...

March 1, 2019 by Jon Southurst 0 Comment
Uh-Oh: Malta in Trouble With the IMF Over AML/CFT Supervision

In a move that could impact the growing cryptocurrency industry in Malta, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) looks set to...

February 25, 2019 by Jon Southurst 0 Comment
Coinbase Pro Begins Ripple XRP Trading – But Excludes NY, Japan

After years of campaigning on social and other media, Ripple XRP fans will finally have the chance to trade their...

February 24, 2019 by Jon Southurst 0 Comment
Crypto Rally Puts Bitcoin Back Above $4000 – 2019’s Highest Prices (So Far)

A weekend rally has seen the Top 20 crypto assets rise by double-figure percentages in just 24 hours -- taking...

February 21, 2019 by Jon Southurst 0 Comment
Binance Kicks Off ‘Lunch for Children’, a Charity Program Where Beneficiaries Actually Use Crypto

The Binance Charity Foundation (BCF) and sponsors ZCoin this week kicked off the 2019 Lunch for Children campaign with a...

February 20, 2019 by Jon Southurst 0 Comment
Binance Invites Users to Test its New Decentralized Exchange (DEX)

Binance has opened a testnet for a decentralized exchange based on its peer-to-peer order matching engine Binance Chain. Binance DEX...

February 17, 2019 by Jon Southurst 0 Comment
Bitcoin Cash Locks in Schnorr Signatures for May Upgrade, Devs Say More Privacy and Efficiency

Bitcoin Cash (BCH) developers have agreed to include Schnorr signatures and better SegWit recovery mechanisms into the protocol for its...