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Bitcoin

Brookings Institute Says the SEC Should Regulate Crypto-Assets

A report from the Economic Studies program of US think tank, Brookings, claims better regulation will benefit the crypto industry. It states that crypto-assets currently fall into a...

Emilio Janus | Mar 20, 2019 | 11:00
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Bitcoin

Will The Real Satoshi Nakamoto Please Stand Up – No, Sit Down...

He just doesn’t give up, does he? Self-proclaimed creator of Bitcoin, Craig Wright, now appears willing to testify under oath that he is Satoshi Nakamoto. Or that’s the...

Emilio Janus | Feb 18, 2019 | 13:00
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Bitcoin Investment

Bakkt Expands Compliance Capabilities With Its First Acquisition

Fresh from completing its maiden funding round, Bakkt announced its first acquisition on Monday, Jan. 14, 2019. The daughter company of the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) is also...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | Jan 14, 2019 | 15:00
Breaking News

Bakkt Raises $182.5M From Microsoft And Other Big-Name Investors

Bakkt on Monday announced the completion of its first funding round, to the tune of $182.5 million. The platform which aims to offer the first-ever Bitcoin-settled futures contracts in...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | Dec 31, 2018 | 13:00
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Bitcoin Regulation

Bakkt Bitcoin-Settled Futures Set To Be Approved in Early 2019

Bakkt, a platform for the first-ever Bitcoin-settled futures contract, is expected to be approved by the United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), according to the...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | Dec 21, 2018 | 14:00
The Chairman Of The CFTC Might Just Have Brought The Bitcoin Crash To An End
Ethereum

CFTC Wants to Know More About Ethereum: Are ETH Futures on the...

The United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) wants to know more about other cryptocurrencies apart from Bitcoin, starting with Ethereum. The Commission has issued an...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | Dec 12, 2018 | 17:00
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News

US ‘Investigating’ If Tether, Bitfinex ‘Illegally...

Bitcoin’s latest price plunge has coincided with fresh scrutiny of stablecoin Tether and exchange Bitfinex almost a year after both received subpoenas from US authorities. DoJ...

Esther Kim | Nov 20, 2018 | 15:00
The Chairman Of The CFTC Might Just Have Brought The Bitcoin Crash To An End
Bitcoin Regulation

CFTC Says Bitcoin Trader Who Lost $1.1M Will Serve 15 Months in Jail

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) revealed that a former employee of Consolidated Trading will serve 15 months in jail and pay $1.1 million for Bitcoin fraud. Employer...

Esther Kim | Nov 12, 2018 | 06:00
News

Wu-Tang Clan are Releasing a Cryptocurrency in Honor of Ol’...

The seminal hip-hop group plan to honor the legacy of deceased group member Ol’ Dirty Bastard by releasing a cryptocurrency bearing his name. The Return of the WU 25 years ago as...

Eustace Cryptus | Oct 24, 2018 | 03:00
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News

Circle CEO Urges for Globally Coordinated Cryptocurrency Regulations

The CEO of investment application Circle has urged national regulators to develop coordinated legislation for the field of cryptocurrencies. The move follows the FATF decision to issue...

Georgi Georgiev | Oct 23, 2018 | 22:00
News

Bitcoin Con Artist Docked for $2.5 Million By U.S. Federal Court

A U.S. Federal Court recently indicted Gelfman Blueprint Inc. (GBI) and its CEO Nicholas Gelfman to the tune of $2.5 million for running a Bitcoin Ponzi scheme. The matter is the first...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | Oct 20, 2018 | 19:00
The Chairman Of The CFTC Might Just Have Brought The Bitcoin Crash To An End
News

U.S. Court Cements Commodity Verdict On Cryptocurrency After Landmark...

A US court has formally dismissed an attempt to stop the country’s commodities regulator prosecuting an alleged cryptocurrency fraudster, ruling that such assets are commodities...

Wilma Woo | Oct 04, 2018 | 17:00

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