Bitcoin News Review – 3 May 2018

Here is a round-up of the digital economy news for the day:-


Goldman Sachs Says Bitcoin ‘Is Not A Fraud’, Plans Trading


Crypto Exchange Bitgrail Opens For Three Hours Before Legally Forced Shutdown

Bitgrail posted a statement on its website later that day in order to explain the reason for the abrupt shutdown, which they “don’t agree with”:

“This morning, following the re-opening, we were notified of a deed by the court of Florence requesting the immediate closure of BitGrail and this situation will persist until a decision is made by the courts, about the precautionary suspension request made by the Bonelli law office on behalf of a client.

The decision is scheduled for May 16, 2018.

Even though we don’t agree with this decision, we are obliged to respect the law and to suspend any BitGrail business immediately.”



Reddit CTO: ‘I Think Crypto Payments Will Come Back’ To Platform


Majority of Businesses Have No Plans for Blockchain, Gartner Finds


Crypto Markets Keep Experiencing Mainly Green After Last Week’s Market Corrections


BlackRock Staffers Depart to Start Blockchain Investment Fund



Mastercard: Crypto Card Bans A Factor in Q1 Volume Decline


A New Facebook Messenger Malware Is Targeting Crypto Users


How Crypto Stacks Up Against Other Investments


In other news:


Online Wallet provider, signed up more than 2 000 users in the last 24 hours



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