Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance Publishes Global Cryptoasset Regulatory Study

The Cambridge Centre for  Alternative Finance (CCAF), with the support of the Nomura Research Institute (NRI), has just published a new study entitled the Global Cryptoasset Regulatory Landscape Study. The report is a detailed analysis of the regulatory environment in multiple jurisdictions from around the… Read More

When You Mine Crypto are You Creating a Security? Templum Presses the SEC to Decide if Miners Must be Broker Dealers

Mining is a vital part of the cryptocurrency industry today. While some industry followers believe that crypto mining will go away in the not so distant future, it remains an active pursuit for individuals and companies to mint digital money using racks of computers. In… Read More

Bitcoin Nonprofit BitGive Announces New User Experience With Uphold Partnership

BitGive, a Bitcoin 501(c)(3) nonprofit announced this week it has formed a partnership with Uphold, a digital money platform, to have donation tracking platform GiveTrack integrated with Uphold through API. BitGive reported that through the integration, users will be able to donate to any of… Read More

Qtum Announced Launch of Enterprise Blockchain Solution “Unita”

Qtum, a blockchain application platform, announced this week the launch of its enterprise blockchain solution, Unita. According to Qtum, Unita securely stores data, utilizes existing developer tools and automates information transfer processes for businesses at a groundbreaking speed of 10,000 transactions per second. The platform… Read More

Source: Japan Upping Internal Oversight Requirements Regarding “Cold Storage” at Crypto Exchanges

The recent loss of $190 million CAD by the now-defunct Canadian cryptocurrency exchange QuadrigaCX appears to have alerted regulators across the globe to additional complexities affecting the safe storage of cryptocurrencies at relevant businesses. Quadriga has claimed it lost access to the funds following the… Read More

Smart Valor Lists Native Token on Bithumb

Smart Valor, a Swiss blockchain based startup, has listed its native crypto “Valor” on South Korea based Bithumb. Earlier this week, Bithumb apparently hosted an Airdrop for Valor and distributed 1 Valor per 2,000,000 KRW to its most active traders. Smart Valor announced last fall… Read More

Bitcoin-Funded Seasteading Project in Thailand Sparks National Security Incident

A libertarian “seasteading” venture launched by a Bitcoin-rich American and his Thai wife off the coast of Phuket has induced a national security response from the Thai Navy, Bangkok Post reports. Chad Andrew Elwartowski and Supranee Thepdet (aka “Nadia Summergirl”) have reportedly established “a living… Read More

What a Facebook Crypto Coin Should Look Like

The tech world is abuzz with tangible, albeit unofficial, news that Facebook could be diving into crypto and launching a coin or token. Conventional thinking says that they will use their coin to add crypto asset-based transfers to messaging apps to enable users to instantly… Read More

Winklevosses and Shrem, Early Bitcoiners, Settle Old Score

The Winklevoss twins have reached a settlement with Charlie Shrem in the case they brought against him last November claiming he stole $61 000 USD of their funds and used them to buy 5000 Bitcoins in 2012. While details of the settlement are not publicly… Read More

Coinbase Announces Crypto-to-Crypto Support Expansion to More Than 10 Countries

Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase announced on Wednesday it is expanding its crypto-to-crypto support to more than 10 countries around the world, with the total amount of countries being offered the support now up to 53.  The platform revealed:  “One year ago, Coinbase served customers in 32… Read More

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