Saturday, July 20, 2019

PayPal Invests in Digital Identity-Focused Blockchain Startup in Apparent First

In an apparent first, global online payments firm PayPal has made an investment in a blockchain startup — one that focuses on leveraging the...

Israeli Crypto Miner to Be Delisted From Tel Aviv Stock Exchange Due to Bear...

Israeli cryptocurrency mining firm Bitfarms will be delisted from the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange due to the losses caused by last year’s crypto bear...

United Arab Emirates to Host Blockchain Aviation Conference in Abu Dhabi

Increasing blockchain presence in aviation will form the focus of a dedicated conference in Abu Dhabi from April 2 to 4, official news portal...

US SEC Seeks Crypto Specialist Attorney Advisor to Develop Plan for Crypto Securities

The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is looking to hire a crypto specialist attorney advisor for its Division of Trading and Markets...

Ethereum Co-Founder Joseph Lubin: Blockchain Will Be Most of the Economy in 10-20 Years

Ethereum (ETH) co-founder Joseph Lubin said that he expects the global economy will be 10 times larger in 10 to 20 years, when blockchain...

Riot Blockchain Plans Launch of Regulated Cryptocurrency Exchange in the US

Publicly traded United States-based company Riot Blockchain has filed with the Securities and Exchanges Commission (SEC) to launch a new regulated cryptocurrency exchange called...

Bitcoin Pioneer Jeff Garzik Subpoenaed in $4 Bln Lawsuit Against Craig Wright

Software engineer and Bitcoin (BTC) pioneer Jeff Garzik has been subpoenaed by a United States District Court in connection with the $4 billion lawsuit...

Bloomberg: Crypto Companies Still Run Into Trouble Opening Bank Accounts

Companies in the cryptocurrency industry still have trouble opening bank accounts, major financial publication Bloomberg reported on March 3. The report cites the complaint of...

FATF Issues Preliminary Guidelines on Digital Assets to Combat Money Laundering

The Financial Action Task Force (FATF), an intergovernmental organization that develops policies against money laundering, has published preliminary guidelines for cryptocurrencies on its website...

Crypto Exchange Huobi Adds Support for Ethereum-Based Tether

Huobi Global crypto exchange has launched support for the Ethereum (ETH) blockchain-based version of USD-pegged stablecoin, Tether (USDT), according to a press release published...