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The US Is Sending Money Offshore by Bumbling Crypto Regulation

Regulation is still a contentious subject that splits the crypto community down the middle. But after all the abuses witnessed to date, it’s hard to swallow the argument that the industry needs no regulating at all. That it will stifle innovation and kill off the…

New York Judge Dismisses Case Against Nano Developers

A U.S. District Judge has dismissed a case against Nano token developers, in which the plaintiff claimed the company had run afoul of U.S. securities laws. A New York judge has thrown out an investor’s proposed class action lawsuit against the  development team of altcoin…

Blockchain Platform Skuchain Brings Smart Contracts to Trade Finance in Canada

Canadian IT giant CGI has announced a pilot program in partnership with the National Bank of Canada and Skuchain, a supply chain financial solution powered by distributed ledger technology. The project will aim to improve and streamline the negotiation of complex conditional agreements used by…

Ripple follows Cardano’s footsteps as it enters Africa

Not just in relation to Ripple (XRP), all in all, Africa is rarely in the crypto world news. China, Korea, and the US tend to get all the headlines. The fact remains that Africa is one of the world’s regions in which the blockchain has…

Circle’s USDC Stablecoin Added to Coinbase

The global cryptocurrency exchange based out of San Francisco, Coinbase, has announced the firm will now support Circle’s USDC stablecoin on its exchange and brokerage service platforms. Coinbase believes that blockchain-based digital dollars like USDC provide many benefits to the cryptocurrency market ecosystem. Also read: Bitpay…

Overstock.com VC Firm Invests $6 Million in Blockchain-Powered Social Network

Medici Ventures, the wholly-owned blockchain subsidiary of Overstock.com, was the sole investor at the Series A funding round of blockchain-powered social network Minds with an investment of $6 million. Blockchain Social Network Minds Raises $6 Million from Overstock.com’s Medici Ventures in Series A Round The…

Regulators Approve Coinbase to Offer Custody Services in New York State

Coinbase has secured approval from New York state regulators to act “as a limited purpose trust company” in the state, a press release reveals. According to the release, the New York Department of Financial Services (DFS) has officially signed off on an application for the…

HTC Won’t Accept Your Fiat, Only Bitcoin and Ethereum for the Exodus 1

Top phone manufacturer, HTC, announced that the company would only accept Bitcoin and Ethereum from intending buyers. This announcement comes on the heels of its recent launch. Bitcoin and Ethereum are the Only Payment Means for HTC Exodus 1 The Taiwanese electronics manufacturer, HTC, has…

The Rise Of Stablecoins, With Or Without The Stability

Somewhat obscured in the hubbub over Tether trading below its peg was the fact that four newer stablecoins traded above theirs. Huobi and Coinbase have since listed new stablecoins on their exchanges, injecting further uncertainty into the market.