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Presidential Candidate Andrew Yang Calls for ‘Clear Guidelines’ on Crypto

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 15:18
U.S. presidential hopeful Andrew Yang has laid out his campaign's policy position on cryptocurrencies.

NYDFS: Why We Rejected Bittrex’s Application for a BitLicense

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 15:00
Bittrex is not telling the full story about its BitLicense denial, a New York Department of Financial Services official writes.

MakerDAO Voters Divided on How Much to Hike Fee for DAI Stablecoin

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 14:16
MakerDAO token holders approved a 3 percent fee increase on the programmatic loan system issuing DAI tokens. Yet token holders appear to be more divided on how high of an increase is warranted for the MakerDAO system.

Crypto Startups Barred from Indian Central Bank Fintech Sandbox

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 13:00
The Reserve Bank of India is setting up a regulatory sandbox for fintech startups – but crypto projects are excluded.

Ledger and Nomura’s Crypto Custody Launch May Be Delayed to 2020

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 12:31
Ledger's crypto custody venture with Japanese bank Nomura may take longer than expected to launch, the startup's president said.

Bitcoin Fees Jump to Nearly 1-Year Highs – But Why?

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 11:55
The average fees required to send a bitcoin transaction are on the rise again, hitting their highest level in nearly a year in early April.

Bakkt Exchange May Be Seeking New York License for Crypto Custody: Report

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 09:35
The owner of the New York Stock Exchange, ICE, is reportedly eyeing a New York license for its long-delayed crypto exchange Bakkt.

Binance Reveals Timeline for BNB Cryptocurrency’s Move Off Ethereum

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 09:01
Cryptocurrency exchange Binance released details of how its native token BNB will soon be moved from ethereum to its native public blockchain.

PayPal Wins Patent for Way to Defend Against Crypto Ransomware

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 08:00
Online payments giant PayPal has been awarded a patent for a technique that could detect a type of crypto malware and mitigate its effects.

Bitcoin Price Indicator Turns Bullish in First Since Early 2018

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 07:00
The widely-followed MACD indicator has turned bullish for the first time in over a year, backing up signs of a long-term bitcoin bull reversal. 

Coinbase Generated $520 Million in Revenue Last Year, Reuters Estimates

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 05:40
Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase brought in almost $520 million in global revenue in 2018, according to Reuters' calculations.

OKCoin Exchange Invests in Crypto Custody Firm Prime Trust

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 04:15
Cryptocurrency exchange OKCoin has invested an undisclosed amount in crypto custody provider Prime Trust.

Binance’s Singapore Fiat-to-Bitcoin Exchange Is Launching Next Week

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 17:07
Binance will launch its new fiat-to-crypto platform in Singapore next week, chief financial officer Wei Zhou said.

Coinbase Expands Crypto-to-Crypto Trading to 11 More Countries

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 15:00
Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase is expanding crypto-to-crypto conversions and trading services to 11 additional countries.

Spoiler Alert: Kurt Russell’s ‘Crypto’ Movie Isn’t Crypto, It’s Just Really Bad

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 12:15
CoinDesk goes to the movies to review "Crypto," a new film that claims to be about cryptocurrency – but doesn't follow through.

Winklevoss Capital, Charlie Shrem Settle $26 Million Bitcoin Lawsuit

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 11:50
Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss have settled their case against Charlie Shrem, whom they previously claimed owed them $26 million worth of bitcoin.

New $50 Million Venture Fund Eyes Global Blockchain Adoption

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 11:00
A group of investors has launched a new blockchain-focused VC fund worth $50 million, aiming to bring the technology to the masses.

Bolt Labs Raises $1.5 Million Seed Round to Boost Lightning Privacy

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 09:00
With $1.5 million in seed funding secured, Bolt Labs wants to bring privacy features to the lightning network and other blockchain solutions.

Microsoft, Ethereum Group Launch Token-Building Kit for Enterprises

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 09:00
Microsoft and the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance have corralled major firms behind a new project to help businesses design and create tokens.

E-Commerce Giant Rakuten Opens Its New Crypto Exchange to Customers

Wed, 04/17/2019 - 08:00
Japan's Amazon equivalent, Rakuten, has started accepting limited account registrations for its new cryptocurrency exchange.