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Tassat Regains CFTC ‘No-Action’ Relief Ahead of Eventual Bitcoin Swaps Contract Listing

Tue, 09/15/2020 - 16:32
Tassat blamed COVID-19 and leadership changes for its long-delayed bitcoin derivatives contract listing.

How a Hacker Launched a Decentralized Network to Track Internet Censorship

Tue, 09/15/2020 - 16:24
Using free and open-source software, the Open Observatory of Network Interference has built a “decentralized, citizen-led, internet censorship observatory.”

Discrete Log Contracts Are Bringing Private, ‘Scriptless’ Smart Contracts to Bitcoin

Tue, 09/15/2020 - 15:57
A smart contract has logged bets for the U.S. election on Bitcoin’s blockchain. When the votes are tallied, we won’t know who won, but that’s the whole point.

Binance, Huobi, OKEx Have FOMO for DeFi

Tue, 09/15/2020 - 15:22
DeFi FOMO is driving centralized exchanges including Binance, Huobi and OKEx to prepare for a potential new crypto trading landscape where decentralized exchanges dominate.

Crypto Esports Startup Unikrn to Pay $6.1M in SEC Settlement Over 2017 ICO

Tue, 09/15/2020 - 15:13
Unikrn has agreed to settle the charges, without admitting or denying them, by paying a $6.1 million penalty to be distributed among investors.

The Decade of the Living Dead: How Zombie Companies Are Robbing Tomorrow’s Economy

Tue, 09/15/2020 - 15:00
The percentage of companies that can’t afford to pay the interest on their debt has reached a new all-time high in the wake of central bank intervention.

Bitcoin CEO: MicroStrategy’s Michael Saylor Explains His $425M Bet on BTC

Tue, 09/15/2020 - 14:37
How the business analytics chief became Wall Street's boldest bitcoin maximalist.

How Crypto Can Win Over Washington, DC

Tue, 09/15/2020 - 12:46
The crypto industry can't ignore the government if it hopes to go mainstream. There's too much at stake.

Blockchain Bites: MicroStrategy’s BTC Buy, Bitmain’s Power Struggle, Paxful’s Goodbye

Tue, 09/15/2020 - 12:28
MicroStrategy has bought even more bitcoin, Paxful is pulling out of Venezuela and the Bitmain power struggle appears to have found a short-term solution.

Dapper Labs–USDC Integration Helps NBA Collectibles Game Clear $2M in Revenue Since June

Tue, 09/15/2020 - 12:15
Gamemaker Dapper Labs is using Circle's dollar-backed stablecoin, USDC, as a global settlement solution for its non-fungible tokens (NFTs).

Bitcoin News Roundup for Sept. 15, 2020

Tue, 09/15/2020 - 12:00
With BTC crossing into bullish territory and a new smart contract-powered tokenized DeFi Index, CoinDesk’s Markets Daily is back for your latest crypto news roundup!

Eastern Europe Actively Using Crypto for Illicit Purposes: Chainalysis

Tue, 09/15/2020 - 11:41
A significant amount of cryptocurrency activities in the Eastern Europe is related to dark market and ransomware, according to a Chainalysis report.

Galaxy Digital, IOSG Lead $1.2M Raise for Startup Creating Automated Ethereum Services

Tue, 09/15/2020 - 10:00
Gelato said the seed round will fund further development of its bot network that will provide automated smart contract execution.

MicroStrategy Buys $175M More in Bitcoin, Upping BTC Holdings to $425M

Tue, 09/15/2020 - 09:30
Michael Saylor, the founder of MicroStrategy, said Tuesday his company has acquired an additional $175 million in bitcoin (BTC) in a single purchase.

US State Bank Regulators Agree to Single Set of Rules for Fintech, Crypto Firm Licensing

Tue, 09/15/2020 - 09:20
Agencies from 48 states are expected to unveil a new framework today that will simplify and consolidate regulation for crypto companies.

India Said to Be Preparing to Ban Cryptocurrency Trading: Bloomberg

Tue, 09/15/2020 - 09:03
The federal cabinet is expected to shortly discuss a new bill before passing it to the parliament, people familiar with the matter told Bloomberg.

First Mover: Bitcoin Investors the Sane Ones as Federal Reserve Cheers Inflation, Price Nears $11K

Tue, 09/15/2020 - 08:56
Cryptocurrencies' 2020 gains are the truth gauge as markets react to the Federal Reserve's inflation goal, where Zimbabwe is the model of success.

Investment Platform BnkToTheFuture to Integrate KYC Identity Solution from Blockpass

Tue, 09/15/2020 - 08:39
The investment deal will also see Blockpass' anti-money laundering product integrated into BnkToTheFuture's ecosystem.

Analyst ‘Cautiously Bullish’ on Bitcoin but Says Equity Sell-Off Still a Threat

Tue, 09/15/2020 - 07:24
Bitcoin (BTC) has crossed into the bullish territory, but may remain vulnerable to another sell-off in stocks.

Nigeria’s SEC Says All Crypto Assets Are Securities by Default

Tue, 09/15/2020 - 06:49
The Securities and Exchange Commission of Africa's most populous country said all crypto assets will fall under the regulation that covers securities exchanges and transactions.