Brazil’s largest independent brokerage is the latest example of a retail stock exchange to enter the cryptocurrency markets amidst a growing movement for stock exchanges to offer retail investors access to cryptocurrencies. Grupo XP, the owner of XP Investmentos SA, the largest independent brokerage in Brazil, announced that they would be moving into the cryptocurrency […]
Harry Zhou, former general counsel and compliance officer for Huobi US, spoke with CCN about the latest report from New York’s attorney general on cryptocurrency exchanges. Zhou helped set up the legal framework in New York for cryptocurrency exchanges, namely the application and regulations for the BitLicense. He represented Huobi for comments on the BitLicense proposal […]
The co-founder of the Gulf Blockchain Foundation has said Qatar’s supply chains can benefit from the use of the blockchain, but doesn’t see a strong future for crypto in the region at the moment. Blockchain Use Cases in Qatar Nick Gorman, co-founder of the Gulf Blockchain Foundation, made his comments during a seminar yesterday. In […]
Altcoins may come and go; hacks may challenge exchanges; mainstream financial advisors might not get it — but even in the face of a protocol bug, Bitcoin perseveres and develops. Here are this week’s top stories from Bitcoin Magazine. Stay on top of the best stories in the bitcoin, blockchain and cryptocurrency industry. Subscribe to […]
The newly elected co-chair of the Congressional Blockchain Caucus, U.S. Representative Tom Emmer, has introduced a trio of blockchain-focused bills in support of the development and use of blockchain technology and digital assets. According to an official announcement, the bills focus on fostering government support for the blockchain space, clarifying money transmitter regulations and devising a […]
The State of Colorado recently released a special guidance that will eliminate the need for money transmitting licenses in crypto exchanges in cases when no fiat currencies are being involved. No Fiat Used — No License Needed Only days ago, on September 20th, a new interpretive guidance regarding the Colorado Money Transmitters Act’s applicability was […]
Several ethereum miners and developers have come forward in the hope of halting ASICs from effectively operating on the ethereum network.
This week’s major bitcoin bug was even worse than developers let on – it could have been used to effectively print more bitcoin.
XRP surged over 75% today as it became the world’s second largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization for a brief period.
Over 30 years after creating eCash, a predecessor of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies which spawned the Cypherpunk movement of the 1980s, Dr. David Chaum is back in the public eye with a claim of having invented “the world’s fastest cryptocurrency.” Chaum is widely regarded as the forefather of cryptocurrencies and the wider world of cryptographic […]