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Swiss Government Moves to Remove Legal Barriers for Blockchain Development

Wed, 11/27/2019 - 09:50
The Swiss Federal Council has adopted a revised proposal to remove legal hurdles still holding up blockchain innovation, and will pass the legislation to the parliament.

Former UBS Banker Launches Digital Securities Platform Tokenyz

Wed, 11/27/2019 - 09:00
A veteran of megabank UBS is launching a startup to enter the increasingly crowded field of platforms for issuing digital securities on a blockchain.

Ghana May Issue Digital Currency in ‘Near Future,’ Says Central Bank Chief

Wed, 11/27/2019 - 07:52
Ghana is joining the ranks of nations eyeing the launch of a central bank digital currency, and is already in talks over a pilot project.

Bitcoin Is Looking at a Short-Term Bull Reversal if Prices Pass $7,400

Wed, 11/27/2019 - 06:05
Bitcoin needs to break above resistance at $7,380 to confirm a short-term bull reversal and invite stronger buying pressure.

Charities Put a Bitcoin Twist on Giving Tuesday

Wed, 11/27/2019 - 05:20
HODLers can play Santa this year by gifting their crypto bags to others on Bitcoin Tuesday, a play on the holiday drive known as Giving Tuesday.

Crypto Exchange Upbit Confirms Theft of $49M in Ether

Wed, 11/27/2019 - 04:27
342,000 ether have been taken from the wallets of South Korean crypto exchange Upbit, the firm's CEO says.

Keep Calm and HODL On? 3 Reasons to Look Past Bitcoin’s Price Rout

Wed, 11/27/2019 - 04:00
Zooming out the lens a bit, there are at least three plausible reasons to think this sell-off may be just a hiccup for bitcoin.

Simon Malls Has 5 New Bitcoin ATMs With Bitstop Partnership

Wed, 11/27/2019 - 03:05
Simon Malls has partnered with Bitstop, installing 5 new bitcoin ATMs in 3 states.

Elliptic Brings AML Compliance to the Zilliqa Blockchain

Wed, 11/27/2019 - 01:00
Elliptic will provide transaction monitoring services on the Zilliqa blockchain.

Japanese Conglomerate SBI Injects 7-Figure Sum Into Securitize

Tue, 11/26/2019 - 19:00
Securitize intends to build out its new Japan office after a cash injection from SBI Holdings.

US Judge Refuses to Quash IRS Summons for Bitstamp Exchange Records

Tue, 11/26/2019 - 18:00
A federal judge denied a bitcoin user's petition to stop the IRS from gathering data about his cryptocurrency holdings from the Bitstamp exchange.

China’s Digital Yuan Will Target Retail Payments First, Ex-Central Banker Says

Tue, 11/26/2019 - 13:15
Former PBoC head Xiaochuan Zhou says the digital yuan will enable retail payments first, but might need a different technical design for cross-border payments.

How to Earn and Spend Bitcoin on Black Friday 2019

Tue, 11/26/2019 - 12:30
The 2019 holiday shopping season is a prime time for using and earning cryptocurrency.

MARKETS DAILY: Tokenization Challenges and Another Tether Lawsuit

Tue, 11/26/2019 - 12:30
On today’s episode, we’re talking bitcoin's bearish juncture, tokenization troubles, and new allegations filed against stablecoin Tether

Ripple-Backed Rental Firm Omni Shutting Down With Coinbase Snapping Up Dev Team: Report

Tue, 11/26/2019 - 09:54
Digital rentals marketplace Omni is shutting up shop, with Coinbase agreeing a deal to take on its engineers.

Telegram Founder Durov Should Testify in SEC Case Over Gram Token: Judge

Tue, 11/26/2019 - 08:30
Telegram's founder and CEO Pavel Durov, plus two other employees, should be deposed to give testimony in the SEC case over whether the gram token is a security, a judge has ordered.

Another Crypto Exchange is Dropping Privacy Coin Monero Over Compliance Risk

Tue, 11/26/2019 - 07:20
BitBay exchange is the latest to delist the privacy-focused monero cryptocurrency over AML concerns.

Ripple Finalizes $50 Million MoneyGram Investment

Tue, 11/26/2019 - 06:35
Ripple now owns nearly 10 percent of MoneyGram's outstanding common stock after completing its $50 million equity investment.

As Bitcoin Bounces Back Above $7K, Popular Analysts Say Monthly Close Is Pivotal

Tue, 11/26/2019 - 06:04
Bitcoin needs to rise by more than $1,000 in the next three days to invalidate bearish pressures, according to Mike Novogratz and Willy Woo.

Ex-DOJ, Capital One Exec to Lead Compliance at Crypto Payments Startup Celo Labs

Tue, 11/26/2019 - 05:00
C Labs, the company working on Celo, is bringing on former DOJ official Jai Ramaswamy to head compliance.