Blockchain Needs Centralization, Says Chinese SEC OfficialTechnology

Blockchain Needs Centralization, Says Chinese SEC Official

An official from one of China's financial regulators argued at the "Two Sessions" conference in Beijing on Sunday that blockchains…

Bitcoin on Lightning Too Risky? Maybe Ice Cream Will Tempt YouTechnology

Bitcoin on Lightning Too Risky? Maybe Ice Cream Will Tempt You

I scream. You scream. Crypto screams for ice cream?At least that's what three college students are hoping for in starting…

North Carolina Orders Crypto Mining Firm to Halt Share SaleRegulation

North Carolina Orders Crypto Mining Firm to Halt Share Sale

North Carolina's government has sent a cease-and-desist order to a cryptocurrency company they say is selling unregistered securities in the U.S.…

What If the SEC Is Going After the SAFT?Regulation

What If the SEC Is Going After the SAFT?

Rumors seem to be feeding rumors as it relates to a spate of subpoenas sent out recently to initial coin…

Illinois Has Been Quietly Considering Bitcoin for Tax PaymentsRegulation

Illinois Has Been Quietly Considering Bitcoin for Tax Payments

Legislators in Illinois are weighing a proposal to allow residents in the state to pay their taxes in cryptocurrency.With the…

Brazil Regulators Move to Block Bitcoin Mining InvestmentsRegulation

Brazil Regulators Move to Block Bitcoin Mining Investments

Brazil's Securities and Exchange Commission (CVM) has moved to suspend the offer of securities related to a local bitcoin mining operation.In…

FinCEN: Money Transmitter Rules Apply to ICO Developers, ExchangesRegulation

FinCEN: Money Transmitter Rules Apply to ICO Developers, Exchanges

The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) published a letter Tuesday that indicates the U.S. agency will apply its regulations to…

Crypto Exchange Creating Wallet Blacklist to Fight Fentanyl CrisisBusiness & Society

Crypto Exchange Creating Wallet Blacklist to Fight Fentanyl Crisis

A Canada-based cryptocurrency exchange wants to coordinate with other startups around the world to help fight the international fentanyl epidemic.Einstein,…

GMO Has Mined Millions of Dollars in Bitcoin AlreadyBusiness & Society

GMO Has Mined Millions of Dollars in Bitcoin Already

The cryptocurrency mine launched by Japanese IT firm GMO Internet has generated more than $3 million in revenue over the…

Korean Messaging Giant Kakao to Launch Blockchain SubsidiaryBusiness & Society

Korean Messaging Giant Kakao to Launch Blockchain Subsidiary

South Korean internet giant Kakao, which owns the popular messaging app Kakao Talk, is reportedly moving to integrate blockchain technology in…