NYDFS has granted two BitLicenses to subsidiaries of Seed CX, allowing the company to offer crypto services to financial firms.
Japan has set up a working group to examine the issues raised by Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency project ahead of a G7 meeting this week.
Tech giant Samsung Electronics is joining six other major South Korean firms to develop a blockchain-based certificate and ID authentication network.
Bitcoin is under pressure ahead of U.S. congressional hearings on Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency on July 16 and 17. But what happens next?
Shinhan Card has been granted a patent for a blockchain payment system that could reportedly do away with physical credit cards.
The U.K. government has drawn up an action plan aimed to combat financial crimes that it says will include a new regime for crypto assets.
Blockchain consortium startup R3 is mulling an IPO, according to Bloomberg sources.
After a $30-million hack last week, Japan-based cryptocurrency exchange Bitpoint says it’s discovered that another $2.3 million is missing.
Donald Trump took aim at bitcoin last week. He also kicked off a whole new phase in bitcoin’s mainstream moment.
Lawmakers in the U.S. are discussing a bill that seeks to prevent large technology institutions in the country from issuing cryptocurrencies.
The cryptocurrency markets fell sharply on July 14 after bitcoin (BTC) endured another $1400 sell-off, denying the bulls a chance to revisit 2019 highs.
Police confiscated over 4,000 mining devices in a 20 person bust.
Since Facebook announced Libra, world regulators have been quick to express their fears surrounding the cryptocurrency, but Ethereum co-founder Mihai Alisie believes the project will do more to negatively impact all the good fortune blockchain tech has been able to harbor over the years.
Veil launched in January, allowing users to place bets on Augur prediction markets. Now Veil’s co-founder, Paul Fletcher-Hill, has announced that, while the service’s community was strong, it was too small to keep the service functioning.
Veil launched six months ago with an Auger protocol to make decentralized predictions on real world events.
The operator of BitFunder and WeExchange will serve 14 months in prison after defrauding investors and misrepresenting a hack.
The IRS may subpoena tech firms like Apple, Google and Microsoft in search of taxpayers’ unreported crypto holdings.
HDR Global Trading, which owns crypto exchange BitMEX, has given Bitcoin Core dev Michael Ford a $60,000 grant to “maintain the Bitcoin network and push code live.” Recently, in June, Ford become the fifth “Bitcoin maintainer,” meaning he has permission to merge new code to the actual Bitcoin codebase.
Coming in the form of a Twitter tirade, President Donald Trump said he was “not a fan” of bitcoin because of its volatility and use in drug trafficking. Similarly, Trump also took aim at Facebook’s Libra project, stating the cryptocurrency would have “little standing or dependability.”
Japanese crypto exchange Bitpoint announced it has been hit by a major hack, with malicious actors stealing $32 million worth of five different cryptocurrencies. A majority of the stolen funds were taken from the platform’s users, with just over a quarter of the amount stolen from the exchange itself.