American universities are expanding blockchain education with no signs of stopping.
Look Out, Cryptoverse, Blockchain Education Is Just Getting Started Huobi Joins Multinational Alliance Klaytn Governance Council
Huobi joins Binance and LG Electronics as a member of the Klaytn Governance Council, a part of Kakao’s public blockchain project.
SEC Tells Telegram Its Crypto Is Worth Less Than Donuts
On Jan. 27., the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) fortified its case against Telegram, calling its Gram token less valuable than donuts.
Fearing Revolt, Roger Ver’s Bitcoin.com Backs Down From Proposed BCH Mining Tax
According to a statement earlier today, Jan. 28, Roger Ver’s Bitcoin.com is backing down from its recently proposed Bitcoin Cash mining tax.
Coinbase and Ripple Execs Unveil Master Plan to Drive US Crypto Adoption
Two executives at Coinbase and Ripple are leading a drive for smart regulations and transparency in the crypto-sphere, which would drive mainstream adoption.
Ditto Music to Launch App Offering Speedy Blockchain Solution
Ditto Music to launch Bluebox, a blockchain recording technology that aims to trace royalties for music from the studio through to consumer streaming.
Former Bakkt CEO and Current Senator Loeffler Delays Disclosing Assets
The clock is ticking on former Bakkt CEO senator Kelly Loeffler’s Financial Disclosure Report, and ethics watchdogs are on guard.
Research Firm and Environmental Watch Dog Test World’s First Air Quality Ledger
Citing inadequate weather data collection, an international partnership is testing an air quality ledger and trying to stem a global crisis.
Accused Bitcoin Launderer Vinnik Reportedly Arrives at French Hospital
According to a Facebook post by Alexander Vinnik’s lawyer, Zoe Konstantopoulou, the alleged BTC-e money launderer has successfully been extradited to France.
Chainalysis Finds Exchanges Bolstering Security While Hackers Refine Attacks
A Chainalysis report finds more exchange hacks in 2019, but less money stolen than in heists from previous years.
Jack Dorsey’s Square Awarded Patent for Real-Time Crypto-to-Fiat Swaps
Financial services and mobile payment company Square gets a patent to turn fiat into crypto in real-time point-of-sale transactions.
As Australia Burns, Cointelegraph and Oxygen Seven Raise Relief Funds
As megablazes ravage Australia, Cointelegraph and Oxygen Seven have partnered in a Bitcoin fundraising effort.
Now Reporting to the SEC, Grayscale Bitcoin Trust One Step Closer to Public Trading
Grayscale Bitcoin Trust has become the first digital assets vehicle will begin reporting to the SEC’s standards.
Binance’s Peer-to-Peer Merchant Program Goes Live
Binance has announced the launch of its Peer-to-Peer Merchant Program, a user-oriented fiat currency trading platform.
Britain’s Tax Agency Offering Contract for Tech to Combat Crypto Tax Evasion
Britain’s tax agency is inviting contract applications for a tech tool to help combat crypto tax evasion.
Maduro Announces Crypto Casino in Support of Petro and Public
Nicolas Maduro, president of Venezuela, announced on Friday the opening of a new crypto-run casino in a battered country where betting halls have all but gone extinct.
Chainalysis Finds Terrorists Are Refining Crypto Financing Operations
A new study by Chainalysis finds that terrorists are refining their financing operations using cryptocurrency.
SEC's CryptoMom Wants US to Learn From Chinese Digital Innovation
The U.S. should learn from other countries, especially China, on digital currency, says SEC commissioner Hester Peirce.
Grayscale Investments Reports Record-Breaking Year
Digital currency asset manager Grayscale Investments banked a stellar 2019 and now has over $2 billion in AUM.
NBA’s Kings Continue Reign Over Crypto-Fan Collab with Live Auction Platform
Though their market is small, their reach is mighty. The National Basketball Association’s (NBA) Sacramento Kings are at it again and will tip off a live auction for gear with a blockchain-based app.
Malaysia Looks to Tie Token Offerings to Exchanges
A day after an investor alert on Initial Exchange Offerings (IEO’s), the US SEC—which has levied severe penalties—the Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) published a regulatory guide on digital token offerings in the country.
Singer Akon Says World’s First ‘Crypto City’ Set for Senegal 2025
Singer Akon announced on Jan. 13 that the world’s first ‘crypto city’ — Akon City — is underway in Senegal and would feature Akoin cryptocurrency only.
Binance.US Launches New App on iOS and Android
On January 9th, digital asset marketplace Binance.US unveiled a mobile app for iOS and Android users.
Booking.com-Partnered Travala Now Accepts Tether’s Controversial USDT
Crypto-friendly hotel booking service Travala now accepts payment in controversial stablecoin USDT.