Cryptocurrencies

Report: Russian State Duma to Review Crypto Regulation, Oil-Backed Crypto in Development

The former Energy Minister Igor Yusufov is proposing an oil-backed crypto, and the Russian State Duma reportedly plans to review and adopt new cryptocurrency regulation in March

Thailand Greenlights Japanese Exchange to Operate 4 Crypto Businesses

Thailand Greenlights Japanese Exchange to Operate 4 Cryptocurrency BusinessesThe Thai government has issued four licenses to a new crypto exchange. Prior to this, only existing exchanges that were in business before the country’s crypto regulation took effect were approved. The first licensed new exchange in Thailand is a subsidiary of a regulated Japanese exchange, Bitpoint. Also read: SEC Chair Explains Key Upgrades Needed […]

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Stanford Researchers Develop Privacy Mechanism for Ethereum Smart Contract

Researchers from Stanford University and Visa Research have developed a privacy mechanism for Ethereum and other smart contract platforms

Two Companies Used Crypto to Pay Taxes in Ohio, Says State Treasurer

Ohio state treasurer Robert Sprague revealed that two companies have used the recently introduced option to pay taxes with cryptocurrencies

Bitcoin Hits $4K for the Fourth Time in 2019, Stocks Jump Amid US–China Trade Talks

Bitcoin has broken the $4,000 threshold for the fourth time in 2019, while all top 20 cryptos are in the green

Reddit Co-founder Says Crypto Winter Erased Speculators, Gave Space to Real Builders

Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian has claimed that the crypto hype is gone, leaving space for true crypto believers

Indian Trade Association Calls for Fast Crypto Regulation to Drive Growth

Indian Trade Association Nasscom Calls for Fast Crypto Regulation to Drive GrowthThe Indian National Association of Software and Services Companies (Nasscom) has released a report that calls for regulatory certainty, particularly in areas such as cryptocurrency. The lack of legal clarity and the crypto banking ban have hindered investments in this sector, hurt crypto exchanges, and driven investors out of the country, according to the association. […]

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Luxembourg University Postdoc: Central Bank Digital Currencies Too Attractive to Ignore

A recent study by a University of Luxembourg postdoc claims that some central banks are considering launching CBDCs in spite of legal challenges

Third-Top Exchange OKEx Lists Ripple and Bitcoin Cash on Customer-to-Customer Platform

OKEx C2C platform has listed Ripple and Bitcoin Cash, also announcing the delisting of NEO, QTUM and Exchange Union (XUC)

In the Daily: Quadrigacx Transfer, Tokenized Bonds, Beam Investment, Rakuten Pay

In the Daily: Quadrigacx Transfer, Tokenized Bonds, Beam Investment, Rakuten PayIn this edition of The Daily, Canadian exchange Quadrigacx has transferred its remaining crypto funds to the court appointed monitor Ernst & Young. In Germany, the federal securities regulator Bafin has authorized an STO. Also, Beam has found a new investor and Rakuten plans to integrate cryptocurrencies into its mobile app. Also read: Sirin Labs […]

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