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Rewards received by bitcoin miners form a major chunk of the salaries paid across major proof of work (PoW) blockchains, according to Yassine Elmandjra, a cryptocurrency analyst from ARK Invest.
Property firm RFR Holdings accepted a 20 percent stake of the purchasing price in digital securities based on ethereum tech.
The Crypto Ratings Council, formed by Coinbase, Kraken and other exchanges last year, has added eToro and Radar as members. It's also planning to unveil its asset rating framework this year.
Former CFTC Chair Chris Giancarlo and LabCFTC head Dan Gorfine are forming the Digital Dollar Foundation, working with Accenture to determine how best to create a U.S. central bank digital currency.
A newly launched fintech firm hopes to leverage the token sale model to back investments in real-world assets. But it's taking a different approach than many previous projects.
Gemini, led by the Winklevoss twins, has set up its own insurance captive to cover loss of crypto in cold storage – with a possibly record-breaking $200M limit.
Bitcoin's bulls are showing signs of exhaustion, having engineered a speedy rally to $8,900.
With the SEC lawsuit holding up the launch of Telegram's TON network, the Japan-based exchange has cancelled its sale of gram tokens and refunded investors.
The South Korea-based exchange is fighting a move by the country's tax authority to withhold over $69 million in tax on foreign cryptocurrency transactions.
The D.C.-based Value Technology Association helped lead the charge in requiring the U.S. Department of Defense to consider the benefits of blockchain technology.
With its acquisition of Bit Trade, Kraken is making a major push into the Asia-Pacific region.
The state oil company will only accept petro for airplane fuel, per a new decree from Venezuela's president.
The Electric Coin Company has released development tools to help build mobile wallets able to support shielded payments, which obfuscate addresses and transaction amounts.
Crypto custodian Anchorage is launching a brokerage for its institutional clients, supporting the effort with new analysis and risk modeling capabilities after acquiring data startup Merkle Data.
Amy James' Open Index Protocol is taking aim at YouTube and Instagram.
BTCPay server now accepts assets issued on Blocksteam's sidechain, Liquid.
The Sacramento Kings plan to auction off Buddy Hield’s jersey from Wednesday’s game against the Dallas Mavericks using an ethereum-based platform built by ConsenSys.
From a North Korean blockchain conference to a sanctions-evading crypto hedge fund, does this type of activity present a narrative risk to the crypto industry as a whole?
New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness Director Jared Maples predicted Wednesday that domestic terrorists will increasingly turn to bitcoin.
Elliptic head of policy Liat Shetret will recommend that the U.S. push for greater enforcement of anti-money laundering regulation of crypto exchanges, including for traders using privacy coins, in a Congressional hearing on human trafficking.