New York financial regulator revisiting controversial BitLicense

Operating in the state of New York has been a dream for most blockchain startups, but some had to abandon it due to the rigorous process involved in acquiring a BitLicense. However, this could all change, with the New York Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) revealing that it was reviewing the controversial license. NYDFS Superintendent […]Read More

Telegram wanted to list Gram token before SEC stepped in

In its ongoing battle with social media company Telegram and the planned launch of the Gram cryptocurrency, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has produced documents that could bolster Telegram’s defense. The SEC has received confirmation that Telegram had been in contact with at least one crypto exchange in an effort to have Gram […]Read More

Bitfinex market share drops as regulatory scrutiny ramps up

The problems facing the Bitfinex cryptocurrency exchange and the missing millions are starting to take their toll on the company. The exchange found itself suddenly out of $850 million when a banking partner, Crypto Capital, “lost” the funds, so it turned to partner Tether for some help. That set in motion a series of negative […]Read More

Facebook Libra is walking a tightrope—what else is new?

Occupying the majority of regulators’ time in countries around the world, Facebook’s Libra stablecoin doesn’t appear to be getting any closer to finding a viable solution. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is desperately trying to convince lawmakers that Libra has merit, while the company is looking at the possible end to banking relationships if it decides […]Read More

Cyberspace Administration of China approves 309 more blockchain firms

The cyberspace regulator of China has published a list of registered blockchain service providers running to 309 companies, 8BTC reported. The Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC), which is responsible for overseeing the Internet, as well as regulating online services and content, published details of the companies registered to offer blockchain services. According to local media […]Read More

Bittrex moves head office to Lichtenstein amid regulatory uncertainty

Cryptocurrency exchange Bittrex has announced it is moving its headquarters from Malta to Lichtenstein, as it prepares to launch as Bittrex Global. Currently known as Bittrex International, the exchange is shutting down shop in the so-called “blockchain island” in order to relocate to the European microstate of Liechtenstein. While no official reason has been given […]Read More

Build your city with BSV: Cityonchain review

How awesome would it be to own a city? Pretty great, right? Well, now you can own your city with Cityonchain (CoC). The platform allows its users to become city owners, but unlike in the Monopoly game, owning a city on CoC has real monetary value. However, CoC offers much more than just the ownership of […]Read More

Facebook should use Bitcoin SV—here’s why

Facebook is having serious difficulties getting its Libra stablecoin to be accepted as a legitimate financial solution. Part of the problem is the social media company’s jaded past, but there are also issues regarding how Libra is being implemented. There is still a lot of uncertainty about how the digital currency is supposed to work […]Read More

HandCash SMS verification is now global

HandCash has announced that its SMS verification is now available globally. Easily one of the leading crypto wallets, HandCash revolutionized the game by eliminating the complicated addresses associated with crypto and replacing them with easy to remember user-generated handles. And now, it allows you to easily migrate to the latest version using SMS verification. HandCash […]Read More

Crypto scam allegedly nets ex-NBA player over $800K in BTC

A former NBA player is at the center of a BTC scandal that claimed over $800,000 from its victims. Isaac Edward Austin is accused of having swindled the money from a Ghanaian firm under the guise of using the money to trade in cryptocurrency. The former NBA player reportedly took off with the money, giving […]Read More