Fed Must Launch FedNow Ahead of Facebook’s Libra, Says Gov’t Official

A senior United States federal official has argued that Facebook’s Libra highlights the need for the Federal Reserve (Fed) to act urgently and launch...

Gaming Rewards Firm Partners With Blockchain-Based Streaming Platform DLive

United States blockchain-based rewards and marketing company Refereum has announced its latest partnership with decentralized streaming platform DLive to reward gamers for creating and...

FBI: Crypto Is A “Significant Problem That Will Get Bigger And Bigger”

Director for the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Christopher Wray testified before the Senate Homeland Security Committee at a hearing on security threats facing...

Pro-Crypto Silvergate Bank Goes Public in Listing on NYSE

Shares of pro-crypto Silvergate Bank were launched for trading on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on Nov. 7. Silvergate celebrates IPO day Silvergate...

Preview of Today’s SEC Meeting on Harmonizing Securities Exemptions

Today, the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is hosting two meetings of the investor advisory committee. The second of these is scheduled...

BTC Miners: No More Basement Rigs, Greater Profits to Come

Back in the early days, when Bitcoin (BTC) was but a niche experiment for cypherpunks and basement-dwelling hobbyists, the process of its creation required...

Coinbase Cryptocurrency Exchange Opens Tezos Staking to All US Customers

United States-based cryptocurrency exchange and wallet service Coinbase said today that it has expanded access for staking the cryptocurrency Tezos (XTZ). In a blog...

Binary Options Scams Spread Into Crypto, Time for US Lawmakers to Act

Mainstream finance and cryptocurrency are becoming more closely intertwined with each passing day. Just over a year ago, the idea of centralized financial behemoths...

US SEC Report Notes Trading Suspensions, Actions Against Crypto Firms in 2019

The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) suspended securities trading of 271 issuers this year, including some digital assets. The SEC released its...

How Will China Pursue Xi Jinping’s Blockchain Adoption Plan?

After President Xi Jinping called to speed up the development of blockchain technology in the country on Oct. 24, blockchain-related news from China just...