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European Competition Watchdog Fears Libra’s ‘Closed Economy’

Thu, 10/03/2019 - 04:00
The European Commissioner for Competition, Margrethe Vestager, is asking tough questions of Libra over its potential closed economy.

SIX Exchange Launches First Crypto ETP in Swiss Franc

Thu, 10/03/2019 - 02:00
Swiss stock exchange SIX has listed the Amun Bitcoin Suisse BTC/ETH exchange-traded product (ETP).

What Tezos and Bitcoin Have in Common

Thu, 10/03/2019 - 00:00
At this week's TQuorum conference, the shared values of the Tezos community were on display.

US Congressmen Ask Fed to Consider Developing ‘National Digital Currency’

Wed, 10/02/2019 - 19:08
"We are concerned that the primacy of the U.S. Dollar could be in long-term jeopardy from wide adoption of digital fiat currencies."

Samsung-Backed Blocko Launches in UAE After Dubai Blockchain Push

Wed, 10/02/2019 - 16:35
Enterprise blockchain provider Blocko has launched in the UAE after raising capital in Asia and Europe.

Telegram’s TON Blockchain Is on Track for Late-October Launch Date

Wed, 10/02/2019 - 16:05
TON investors received emails from the Telegram core team Wednesday seemingly confirming the $1.7 billion blockchain's Oct. 31 launch date.

It’s Too Soon to Write Off Bakkt, Wall Street Analyst Tells ICE Investors

Wed, 10/02/2019 - 15:05
It’s way too soon to write off Bakkt, despite the bitcoin futures market’s disappointingly slow start, equity analysts at Oppenheimer & Co. said.

Parity Updates Tech to Let You Turn Old Phones Into Cold Storage Crypto Wallets

Wed, 10/02/2019 - 14:00
Parity adds support for Polkadot in the latest beta version of its mobile cold wallet app.

Coinbase to Pay Users 1.25% Interest on USDC Stablecoin Holdings

Wed, 10/02/2019 - 13:00
Starting today, Coinbase users get 1.25% returns on their USDC holdings.

NYAG to Court: Don’t Let Bitfinex Keep Stonewalling Our Investigation

Wed, 10/02/2019 - 12:30
Bitfinex may be enjoying a break from having to produce documents to investigators, but it should be ready for when the reprieve ends, the NYAG said.

Six Major Japanese Brokerages Form Security Token Offering Association

Wed, 10/02/2019 - 12:00
A self-regulatory organization has been formed in Japan to guide security token offerings.

Former NiceHash CTO Arrested in Germany Over US Hacking Charges

Wed, 10/02/2019 - 10:01
The U.S. Department of Justice is seeking to extradite the alleged hacker over crimes he's already served time for in Slovenia.

Ripple’s Xpring Launches Crypto, Fiat Payments That Integrate Into Any App

Wed, 10/02/2019 - 09:00
Xpring says its tech uses XRP ledger to make it possible for developers to integrate payments into any application.

Pantera Leads $5 Million Round for Decentralized Derivatives Market

Wed, 10/02/2019 - 09:00
A protocol built to put financial middlemen out of business has secured a $5 million seed round from Pantera, Ripple's Xpring, Hashed and others.

Congressional Challenger to House Speaker Pelosi Is Fundraising in Crypto

Wed, 10/02/2019 - 08:00
Democratic blockchain and crypto enthusiast Agatha Bacelar is challenging House Speaker Pelosi on a tech-focused platform.

Bitcoin Price Risks Further Decline After Recovery Rally Stalls

Wed, 10/02/2019 - 07:00
October has started poorly for traders looking to capture Tuesday's rebound, as prices were swiftly rejected back below $8,300 this morning.

Mark Zuckerberg Addresses Libra Regulation, KYC in Leaked Transcript

Wed, 10/02/2019 - 06:06
In leaked comments from a July meeting, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg discussed internal issues for the firm's crypto network, Libra.

Acquisition Marks Broadridge Financial’s First Foray Into Crypto Services

Wed, 10/02/2019 - 05:00
Broadridge Financial Solutions has bought a startup offering products that serve the cryptocurrency and crypto derivative space.

Financial Services Giant Morningstar to Offer Ratings for Crypto Assets

Wed, 10/02/2019 - 04:00
Morningstar Credit Ratings is planning a rating system for tokenized debt securities to make the emerging asset class more credible for investors

Binance and Polychain Are Funding a Crypto-Friendly Bank in Malta

Wed, 10/02/2019 - 02:00
Paula Pandolfino is raising more than $10 million to launch a crypto-centric bank in Malta in 2020.