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Bakkt Continues Talks with Crypto Regulators, Adds Key Executive to the Team

A veteran and early employee of Coinbase is switching teams, moving to the up-and-coming cryptocurrency exchange platform, Bakkt. Adam White will be joining Bakkt as the exchange’s Chief Operating Officer, helping the platform to develop as it prepares for its imminent launch. Many investors and…

Canaan Creative Announces New Avalonminer A911 Mining Rig

Canaan Creative, the world’s second largest manufacturer of cryptocurrency mining hardware, has announced a new mining rig, the Avalonminer A911, alongside plans to develop a mining heater and portable miner. The company has also purportedly expressed its intention of developing a 5nm mining chip. Also…

Coinbase Opens Office in Ireland as Part of Brexit Contingency Plan

Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has opened an office in Dublin in the face of Brexit. San Francisco-based cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has opened a new office in Dublin, Ireland, according to an announcement published Oct. 15. In addition to helping expand its operations in Europe, the new…

Crypto Startup Coinbase Doubles Down On Expansion Efforts

Crypto Startup To Open Dublin Office Amid Brexit Concerns Amidst tumultuous market conditions, on Monday night, America’s foremost crypto startup revealed that it had plans to expand its presence in the European market, divulging plans to open a new office in Dublin, Ireland. This startup is,…

Bitcoin Cash [BCH] developers close to adding privacy to BCH transactions

The developers in the Bitcoin Cash ecosystem, the 4th largest cryptocurrency in the world and much disputed for hard forking from Bitcoin, are now working on a project called Cashshuffle. Under this, a concept called Tokenshuffle lies that was formed by the community developers to…

Former CFTC Chairman Gary Gensler: ICOs Should be Considered Securities

Former CFTC chairman Gary Gensler said that coins sold through ICOs should be considered securities. Former chairman of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), Gary Gensler said that most tokens sold through Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) should be classified as securities, Bloomberg reported Oct.…

Bakkt COO: Crypto Market Is Shifting, Institutions Will Enter

Bakkt Gives Status Update, Confirms Adam White News As reported by Ethereum World News last week, those familiar with the matter divulged that Adam White, Coinbase Institutional’s head, had unexpectedly left the San Francisco-based startup to join Bakkt, an up and coming crypto platform that…

This E-Bike Accepts Payments With Bitcoin’s Lightning Network

Lightning Network has certainly inspired the home-brew hardware and software community to develop case-of-use scenarios for its micro-payments.  On Yer Bike Following Poketoshi, a Coke vending machine, and a real Swiss cafe, a German hacker has now developed a lightning-powered e-bike. The bike is a pretty standard…

Bitpay Announces Stablecoin Support for Merchant Settlement

On Monday the cryptocurrency payment processor Bitpay announced the company is now supporting settlement options using two stablecoins — the Gemini dollar and the Circle Centre coin. Not only can Bitpay merchants settle in BCH, BTC, and local fiat currencies, but they can also utilize…

Kenyan Gov’t to Use Blockchain in New Affordable Housing Project

Kenya’s government aims to use blockchain to ensure that affordable government housing will go to the rightful recipients. Kenya’s government plans to deploy blockchain technology to manage a government housing project of 500,000 units, Kenyan news outlet the Star reported Oct. 15. Within the affordable…

Hong Kong to Propose Regulation for Cryptocurrency Trading

Hong Kong’s financial watchdog is looking to tighten investor protection by regulating cryptocurrency trading platforms. The Securities and Futures Commission (SFC), however, is limited by its legal regulatory reach of securities only, according to Carlson Tong Ka-shing, the outgoing chairman. Outgoing SFC Chairman Says Ban on…

Bakkt CEO: We’re About To See A Cryptocurrency Revolution

The CEO of Intercontinental Exchange’s (ICE) forthcoming cryptocurrency trading platform Bakkt has said she wants to deliver a “revolution” in the sector in a similar way to energy trading fifteen years ago. Crypto ‘Revolution’ Matches Early 2000s Energy Market Speaking to Fortune following news Bakkt…

Coinfloor Becomes First Exchange Licensed Under Groundbreaking Gibraltar Legislation

The U.K.’s oldest cryptocurrency exchange has become the first company to be licensed by Gibraltar’s progressive blockchain legislation. The rules are a first for Europe and highlight the British Overseas Territory’s commitment to exploring technological innovations. Gibraltar Focusing on “Quality Not Quantity,” Coinfloor Proves Itself…

Bizarro World: Federated Sidechain Technology Promoted Over Nakamoto Consensus

On Oct. 10, Blockstream revealed that the company’s new product, Liquid, generated its first block on Sept. 27 and noted that a lot of the crypto-economy’s “biggest players” participated. Since Blockstream announced the launch of its federated sidechain, the technology has been praised by some…