European Commission Looks to Boost the Development of DLT/Blockchain, Invites Participation in Open Market Consultation by JD Alois

Another Alleged SIM-Swap Cryptocurrency Thief Indicted

A 23-year-old who allegedly used cryptocurrencies he stole from crypto executives and users to fund the purchase of houses, a Ferrari, a Rolex and the royalty rights to twenty songs was arrested in Latrobe, Pennsylvania, December 11th. Anthony Francis Faulk has been charged with one count of… Read More

Marie Tatibouet: CMO at Digital Asset Firm Gate Technology Reveals Important Security Measures for Operating Secure Crypto Exchanges

We recently caught up with Marie Tatibouet, CMO at Gate Technology, the parent company of crypto-asset exchange Gate.io and Wallet.io. Tatibouet, a management postgraduate from the Emlyon Business School, talked about the security measures that Gate.io has implemented to help protect users’ assets. She also… Read More

Bitcoiners React to Mark Cuban’s Skeptical Claims

Comments made this week by Mark Cuban, famed owner of the Dallas Mavericks basketball team and a regular host on Shark Tank, have ruffled the feathers of prominent Bitcoiners. Veteran Bitcoin programmer Jimmy Song tweeted to dispute Cuban’s claims that Bitcoin lacks convenience and security:… Read More

Derek Edward Schloss from the Security Token Academy Discusses State of the Tokenization Economy in the US

There is a lot of hype and hyperbole in the digital asset sector when it comes to securities or utility tokens. To date, the talk has far overshot the reality but that doesn’t mean that advocates aren’t on to something. Part of the discussion revolves… Read More

Lawyers for Harmed Users of QuadrigaCX Ask RCMP to Exhume Founder’s Body

Lawyers appointed to represent users harmed by the failure of the cryptocurrency exchange QuadrigaCX have asked the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) to exhume the body of the exchange’s founder, Gerald Cotten. The letter from the Miller Thompson law firm in Toronto states: “The purpose… Read More

Bitbond Leverages Digital Asset Experience to Expand into Real Estate in Partnership with KlickOwn

Bitbond, a Berlin-based online lender and trailblazer in the digital asset sector, is leveraging its experience in issuing blockchain-based bonds to move into real estate. According to a note from Bitbond, the investment platform has formed a partnership with KlickOwn, a property investment platform. Bitbond… Read More

Crypto Trading Platform PrimeXBT Announces Launch of Telegram Bot for Traders

Cryptocurrency trading platform PrimeXBT announced on Thursday the launch of its new Telegram bot, which is designed to provide traders with the up-to-the-minute market and position data. PrimeXBT claims that this is a first-of-its-kind tool among cryptocurrency exchanges. “PrimeXBT has become the first trading platform… Read More

Bitmain’s Jihan Wu Hosts First Promotional Meeting Since Ouster of Co-Founder, Micree Zhan

Details have emerged regarding Jihan Wu’s plans to regroup cryptomining hardware giant Bitmain and restore company fortunes after the hostile ouster of co-f0under Micree Zhan earlier this fall. Zhan, an electrical engineer, and Wu, a Beijing tech entrepreneur, co-founded Bitmain in 2013. As one of… Read More

SEC Charges Shopin ICO Founder Eran Eyal with Selling $42.5 Million in Unregistered Securities

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has charged Shopin founder Eran Eyal with violating antifraud and registration provisions of federal securities laws in an ICO (initial coin offering) sale. The SEC says Eyal raised $42.5 million USD selling Shopin cryptographic or “blockchain” tokens to… Read More

BitClub Principals Arrested for Pervading Alleged $722 Million Cryptomining Fraud

Four men have been arrested and charged with promoting a cryptocurrency mining pyramid scheme that defrauded victims out of $722 million USD. Matthew Brent Goettsche, Jobadiah Sinclair Weeks and Joseph Frank Abel were arrested in various locations in the United States early this month and were… Read More

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