Twitter Launches Tips, Enables Bitcoin Payments Via Lightning Network With Strike

Microblogging and social networking platform Twitter has officially shared details of its new feature that would enable users (at least on iOS, for the meantime) to receive tips from other...

Why would the SEC approve a BTC Futures ETF?

With Chair of the SEC Gary Gensler so stridently opposed to all cryptocurrencies, why has he hinted that he might approve a Bitcoin Futures ETF? Might it be that he...

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El Salvador Bitcoin Protests A Reflection Of The Nation’s Distrust In Its Government 

El Salvador’s Bitcoin Law is due to be implemented on September 7th making Bitcoin legal tender in the Latin American nation. As the first country to make Bitcoin legal tender,...

Poloniex Settles $10.3 million With SEC Over Unregistered Operations

Poloniex LLC, the firm behind the now-defunct trading platform, has agreed to settle over $10.3 million with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) after the regulator pressed charges against...

Cruz accuses senators of inflicting billions in damage on crypto - something they know nothing about

The $1 trillion dollar infrastructure bill is about to be passed by the US senate, and there is a distinct possibility that none of the amendments for the crypto industry will...

Tether Execs Reportedly Facing DOJ Probe For Bank Fraud

Tether, the firm behind the world’s third largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization, reportedly has its executives facing criminal investigation for alleged bank fraud, according to an initial report by Bloomberg....

Uniswap Labs Imposes Restrictions On Over 100 Tokens

Uniswap Labs, the software development studio leading contributions to the Uniswap Protocol, recently announced that it will be limiting access to some 100+ tokens on the Uniswap interface.The announcement comes...

JPMorgan Opens Crypto Access To Retail Wealth Clients

JPMorgan has greenlit its affiliated financial advisors to provide its wealth-management clients access to cryptocurrency funds, becoming the first major U.S. bank to connect retail wealth clients with crypto.The U.S.-based...

European Commission Proposes New AML Policies On Crypto Transactions

The European Commission proposed a new act today augmenting current Anti-Money Laundering regulations. The proposal is aimed at collecting additional information to contextualize and ground fund transfers from being misused...

Hong Kong SFC Issues Warning, Binance Halts Stock Token Trading

Hong Kong’s market regulatory body, the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC), has issued an official statement on Binance, the world’s largest crypto exchange. According to the SFC, Binance is not...

Japan fears stablecoins can upend the global financial system

Japanese financial authorities are worried about the proliferation of stablecoins throughout the traditional finance system. Steps are being taken to increase regulatory scrutiny of private digital assets before they become too big...

Circle to follow Coinbase by going public

Circle has just announced that it is going public with the help of a SPAC (special purpose acquisition corporation) in the form of Concord Acquisition Corp, which has $275 million...

DeFi regains momentum

With blue chip DeFi plays such as Aave, Compound, and Synthetix making large gains recently, DeFi could be on the rise again. With two dips under $50 million total value locked in DeFi (TVL), after a high of nearly...

SoftBank leads $200 million series B raise into largest Brazilian crypto exchange

Brazilian bank 2TM has raised $200 million for its subsidiary Mercado Bitcoin, the biggest cryptocurrency exchange in Brazil. The Series B funding round was the largest such in Brazilian history...

650 US banks to soon offer Bitcoin trading to 24 million customers

A deal struck between payments colossus NCR and NYDIG, will soon allow community banks and credit unions to enable cryptocurrency trading via mobile apps. The move will lead to direct...