The Politicization of Money: Crypto as a Safeguard Against Economic Propaganda 

The Politicization of Money: Crypto as a Safeguard Against Economic Propaganda 

Money has come a long way since its origins. From cowry shells to crypto, transferable, divisible, and economically sound means of exchange have been...
EU Banks to Deploy Instant Payments System in Response to Competition From Libra

EU Banks to Deploy Instant Payments System in Response to Competition From Libra

European Union banks could have an instantaneous payments system in place by 2020, Reuters reports on June 26. Per the report, real-time payments have been...
BaFin Head Urges Global Bank Standards in Response to Facebook’s Libra

BaFin Head Urges Global Bank Standards in Response to Facebook’s Libra

The head of the German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin) has urged regulators to develop standards in response to Facebook’s forthcoming cryptocurrency, Libra, Cointelegraph...
Europol Nabs Crypto Thieves Behind International $27 Million Heist

Europol Nabs Crypto Thieves Behind International $27 Million Heist

The European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Cooperation (Europol) executed six arrests in connection with an investigation into an...
Coinbase CEO Praises Privacy While Allegedly Blacklisting Anonymous Transactions

Coinbase CEO Praises Privacy While Allegedly Blacklisting Anonymous Transactions

Co-founder and CEO of major U.S.-based cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase Brian Armstrong attracted criticism after praising private crypto transactions in a tweet published on June...
Mozilla Closes Holes That Led To Coinbase Hacks

Mozilla Closes Holes That Led To Coinbase Hacks

A pair of simple Mozilla vulnerabilities made it easier for hackers to phish Coinbase employees. The exploit, detailed by...
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Binance Claims its First Margin Trading Victim

Leading cryptocurrency exchange, Binance, has executed its first liquidation today as the platform continues to test its new margin...
Tracking Drugs on Blockchain: How Significant Is Walmart and IBM's New Collaboration?

How Significant Is Walmart and IBM’s New Collaboration?

Walmart is no stranger to distributed ledger technology (DLT). Back in October 2016, the multinational food retailer began collaborating with IBM on a blockchain-based system...
IRS Preps Action after Identifying Crypto Tax Evaders

IRS Preps Action after Identifying Crypto Tax Evaders

U.S. citizens who have failed to report their income from crypto transactions or underreported such income now have every...
Facebook 'Too Powerful' to Run Libra Without Rules: Democratic Senator

Facebook ‘Too Powerful’ to Run Libra Without Rules: Democratic Senator

Facebook has too much power to engage with a cryptocurrency, a United States senator has warned, days after the...
Staking Isn't Just a Way to Earn Crypto Money – And It Shouldn't Be

Staking Isn’t Just a Way to Earn Crypto Money – And It Shouldn’t Be

Staking is money you don’t want to miss out on — simple as that, right?While most cryptos today are...
All Global Crypto Exchanges Must Now Share Customer Data, FATF Rules

All Global Crypto Exchanges Must Now Share Customer Data, FATF Rules

A powerful intergovernmental organization devoted to combating money laundering and terrorism financing has finalized its recommendations on regulating cryptocurrencies...
Markets Update: Digital Currency Economy Surpasses $300 Billion

Markets Update: Digital Currency Economy Surpasses $300 Billion

Digital currency prices have spiked considerably in the last 24 hours and bitcoin core (BTC) stopped short about $70 in an attempt to cross...
Facebook's Libra Pushes France to Form a G7 Crypto Task Force

Facebook’s Libra Pushes France to Form a G7 Crypto Task Force

Facebook’s cryptocurrency Libra seems to have unsettled governments everywhere. The governor of Banque de France, Francois Villeroy de Galhau,...
Japanese Watchdog Reports 69% Spike in Cryptocurrency Complaints

Japanese Watchdog Reports 69% Spike in Cryptocurrency Complaints

Japan’s consumer protection watchdog reports an increase in the number of inquiries submitted by cryptocurrency traders in 2018.More Consumer...
Latin America and Turkey Have the Most Cryptocurrency Users, Poll Shows

Latin America and Turkey Have the Most Cryptocurrency Users, Poll Shows

Cryptocurrency usage has been expanding globally and a new survey confirms that trend. The poll conducted by Statista shows that the citizens of troubled...
Global Banking Giant HSBC Launches Tokenization-Based Receivables System for India

Global Banking Giant HSBC Launches Tokenization-Based Receivables System for India

Major global banking group HSBC has implemented tokenization technology into its receivables infrastructure for corporate clients in India, according to an announcement on June...
Nouriel Roubini Says Facebook's GlobalCoin Has 'Nothing to Do With Crypto'

Nouriel Roubini Says Facebook’s GlobalCoin Has ‘Nothing to Do With Crypto’

Noted economist and cryptocurrency skeptic Nouriel Roubini has said Facebook’s soon-to-be unveiled cryptocurrency, reportedly called GlobalCoin, is not really...
Russia's Central Bank Is Considering Launching a Digital Currency

Russia’s Central Bank Is Considering Launching a Digital Currency

The head of Russia’s central bank has said the institution could one day launch its own digital currency.Chairwoman Elvira...
'We Took a Cannonball off the Diving Board'

‘We Took a Cannonball off the Diving Board’

Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss shared the rundown on “CBS Sunday Morning” alongside Father’s Day, Tim Allen and the latest...

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Fidelity Charitable Received Over $100M in Crypto Donations Since 2015

Fidelity Charitable Received Over $100M in Crypto Donations Since 2015

Independent public charity Fidelity Charitable has received $100 million in cryptocurrency donations, according to its recently published report. In its “2019 Giving Report,” Fidelity Charitable...
Blockchain CEOs Fed Up With South Korean Regulation Approach: Report

Blockchain CEOs Fed Up With South Korean Regulation Approach: Report

South Korean Blockchain projects are ditching the domestic market due to regulatory headaches, mainstream media report.South Korean Blockchain Projects...
SEC Continues to Stall on BTC ETFs, All in Wait for Breakthrough

SEC Continues to Stall on BTC ETFs, All in Wait for Breakthrough

The long and uncertain road toward crypto exchange-traded funds (ETFs) being approved by the United States Securities and Exchange...
Bank of America Seeks to Patent Crypto Wallet That Works Like Valet Car Key

Bank of America Seeks to Patent Crypto Wallet That Works Like Valet Car Key

Bank of America is seeking to patent a “partitioned” security system for digital currency wallets that gives different users...
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Coinbase Admits Putting 3,500 Traders’ Crypto Funds at Risk

A bug could have lost the users of Coinbase a lot of money, confesses the exchange itself in its...