Thailand Is Planning a 'Bond Coin' for Faster Securities Settlement

A self-regulatory organization in Thailand is planning a custom token aimed to speed up corporate bond settlement in the country. The Thailand Bond Market Association (TBMA) said it has received...
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Schnorr Is Looking Poised to Become Bitcoin's Biggest Change Since SegWit

Schnorr is coming... In fact, the bitcoin upgrade  arguably took its most significant step yet toward implementation last week when influential developer Pieter Wuille unveiled a draft outlining its technical...
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American Express Thinks Blockchains Could Help Prove Payments

American Express is on the hunt for better ways of proving when transactions occur and a new patent filing suggests the financial services giant may be looking at blockchain as...
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What Crypto Really Thinks About Litecoin's Banking Ambitions













It was news that was perhaps too strange for crypto's typically divided reactions. First revealed Wednesday, the Litecoin Foundation, the non-profit that develops the software that powers the sixth-largest cryptocurrency,  bought...
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$13.5 Million Hack Ignites Fresh Debate Over Crypto Project Bancor











Innovation is never easy. That said, sometimes it can be that much harder. Such was the case for crypto project Bancor this week, which saw its design decisions and strategy picked apart...
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A US Election Probe Implicated Bitcoin – And the Reaction Was Swift












Rod Rosenstein, the deputy attorney general of the U.S., sparked a social firestorm when he revealed that the dozen Russian military intelligence officers indicted on Friday used bitcoin to fund...
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Muh Monopoly! How a Banker's Talk Sparked All Kinds of Crypto Mockery










Last week, Agustin Carstens, the head of the Bank of International Settlements (BIS), widely considered the central bank of central banks – told cryptocurrency makers to "stop trying to create...
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5 Crypto Assets Are Soaring Big on Possible Coinbase Listings






Cryptocurrencies generally see a price increase after being added to an exchange, but with Coinbase the rise can be meteoric - even when nothing is actually being added. The exchange...
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Something Strange Is Going On at a Crypto Exchange Called WEX

Users of WEX, the cryptocurrency exchange built on the ashes of BTC-e, are reporting withdrawal problems, raising new questions about an already mysterious trading platform. "‏Dear Wex, when withdraws will...
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Tezos Is Giving Away Grant Money to Crypto Developers

A few short weeks after the beta version of its mainnet went live, Tezos is looking to encourage its community to begin developing on its platform. The Tezos Foundation announced...
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Russians Indicted for US Election Hacks Used Bitcoin to Fund Operations

A group of Russian military intelligence officers indicted Friday as part of an ongoing investigation into interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election allegedly used bitcoin to fund their operations....
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Major League Baseball Collectibles Are Coming to Ethereum

Major League Baseball (MLB) is turning to blockchain to expand its fanbase. MLB announced Friday that it has partnered with Lucid Sight , a blockchain startup based in Los Angeles,...
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Hedge Fund Billionaire Steven Cohen Is Getting into Crypto

Billionaire investor Steven Cohen, once dubbed the "Hedge Fund King," has reportedly entered the crypto space. According to a Fortune article published July 12, Cohen has invested in cryptocurrency-focused hedge...
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Chinese Tech Firm Probed Over Launch of Crypto-Mining Video Console

Leshi Internet, a Chinese video streaming provider with a history of financial troubles, is being questioned by the Shenzhen Stock Exchange over its subsidiary's move into the crypto space. Lerong Zhixin,...
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US Judge Delays Crypto Fraud Ruling Pending CFTC Response

A federal judge has postponed any decision on a crypto fraud case brought by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) against alleged scammer Patrick McDonnell. Judge Jack Weinstein  of the...
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CoinList's Fifth ICO Is a $61 Million Bid to Tokenize All the Assets

The website aiming to be the gold-standard for token sellers has been picking up the pace. Since spinning off from venture capital giant AngelList last October , New York-based CoinList...
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Bitcoin Price Shows Green Again After $6K Defense



Bitcoin's (BTC) sharp recovery from two-week lows hit yesterday has raised the odds of a stronger rally towards $6,400, technical studies indicate. As of writing, the leading cryptocurrency is changing...
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University Researchers Turn to Blockchain to Preserve Cultural Heritage

A team from China's Tsinghua University has filed a patent application detailing a role for blockchain technology in protecting cultural heritage. According to a patent filing submitted in April and...
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Robinhood's Plan to Win the Crypto Exchange War? Kill Trading Fees

As a new entrant into the cryptocurrency field, Vlad Tenev, co-CEO of online investment brokerage Robinhood, is following a time-honored business strategy: Undercut the competition. Except he's taking it to an...
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OKCoin Exchange Launches in US Offering Fiat-to-Crypto Trading

Cryptocurrency exchange OKCoin has launched a branch in the U.S. market offering trading services between U.S. dollars and several major cryptocurrencies. According to OKCoin's website on Friday, the exchange has...
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