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Binance’s Trust Wallet Adds Support for XRP, Credit Card Payments

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 12:02
Cryptocurrency exchange Binance’s official wallet, Trust Wallet, has added support for XRP and credit card payments.

SEC Chair Clayton Affirms Agency’s Stance Ether Is No Longer a Security

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 10:32
In a new letter, SEC Chairman Jay Clayton reiterated his view that some digital assets may not qualify as securities anymore.

Malta Teams With Crypto Security Firm to Manage Financial Crimes Risk

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 09:30
Malta is turning to crypto sleuthing startup CipherTrace for technical help addressing the risk of financial crimes in its licensed digital asset industry.

EU Report: Blockchain Adoption Will Be Led by Permissioned Platforms

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 08:30
Blockchain adoption will be led by permissioned platforms focused on specific use cases or user bases, according to a new EU report.

Bitcoin Will Soon See ‘Bull Cross’ in First Since August 2018

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 07:00
A widely-followed bitcoin price indicator is about to turn bullish for the first time in seven months.

Top Korean Actor Invests in Blockchain Seafood Trade Startup

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 06:20
South Korean actor and businessman Bae Yong-joon has invested an undisclosed sum in blockchain-based seafood trade startup Seamon.

Overstock’s Medici Acquires Stake in Blockchain Banking Startup

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 05:00
Medici Ventures, the blockchain investment arm of Overstock, has acquired a 5.1 percent equity stake in blockchain banking startup Bankorus.

Avalon Miner Maker Canaan Raises ‘Hundreds of Millions’ in Funding

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 03:00
Canaan Creative, the maker of Avalon miners, has closed a significant funding round, valuing the firm at over $1 billion, according to a report.

The SEC’s Crypto Czar Is Hitting the Road – And She Wants to Meet You

Mon, 03/11/2019 - 23:05
The SEC is visiting cities around the U.S. to meet with crypto startups about token offerings and solicit feedback on existing regulations.

IBM Scores Deal With US Credit Union Group to Use Hyperledger Blockchain

Mon, 03/11/2019 - 16:45
Credit union consortium CULedger will use IBM's Hyperledger Fabric, in addition to several other blockchains it's been working with.

‘Facebook Coin’ Could Generate Billions in Revenue: Barclays Analyst

Mon, 03/11/2019 - 15:45
A note from Barclays analyst Ross Sandler sketches out how much Facebook might gain from developing its own cryptocurrency.

Owner of Burj Khalifa, World’s Largest Building, Plans ICO

Mon, 03/11/2019 - 12:30
Emaar Group, which owns the Burj Khalifa, is developing a "community token" for a loyalty program, with an ICO planned next year.

Mining Pool Splits $300K Ether Fee With Accidental Sender

Mon, 03/11/2019 - 11:30
Ethereum mining pool Sparkpool has verified the accidental sender of an unusually high miners' fee and agreed to split the amount.

Deutsche Börse, Swisscom Team Up to Build Digital Asset ‘Ecosystem’

Mon, 03/11/2019 - 10:40
Deutsche Börse has partnered with telecoms and IT provider Swisscom and fintech firm Sygnum to build solutions for the digital assets space.

A Blockchain ETF Is Launching on the London Stock Exchange Today

Mon, 03/11/2019 - 09:45
Investment management firm Invesco is launching a blockchain exchange-traded fund (ETF) on the London Stock Exchange on Monday.

Kakao’s Blockchain Arm Raises $90 Million in Private Token Sale

Mon, 03/11/2019 - 08:30
Ground X, the blockchain subsidiary of South Korea's Kakao, has raised $90 million in a private coin offering, Bloomberg says.

A Bitcoin Bull Market Is Still $350 Away

Mon, 03/11/2019 - 07:00
Bitcoin needs to print a higher high above $4,236 to confirm a long-term bullish reversal, technical charts suggest.

SIX Exchange May List XRP Exchange-Traded Product in Two Months

Mon, 03/11/2019 - 06:00
Swiss stock exchange SIX will soon list an XRP-based ETP from Amun AG, with other crypto products planned for later in 2019.

Samsung Unveils Cryptocurrency Wallet, Dapps for Galaxy S10 Phone

Mon, 03/11/2019 - 05:00
Samsung Electronics has revealed the cryptocurrency wallet and first official dapps for the S10 phone, and there's a notable absentee.

Ethereum’s ProgPoW Proposal: An Expensive Game of Whack-a-Mole

Mon, 03/11/2019 - 04:00
Ethereum's ProgPoW proposal may appear to minimize the ASIC advantage, but it isn't as democratizing as claimed, argue Dovey Wan and Martina Long.