Mark Karpeles, the former chief executive officer of now-defunct Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox, faces ten years in jail over alleged embezzlement, Japanese media report on Wednesday, December 12.
Leading U.S.-based bitcoin exchange Kraken is considering a private offering and has sent out emails to its high-value clients informing them about the investment opportunity, Finance Magnates reported.
The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has put out a Request for Information (RFI) asking for public comment and feedback to help it better understand Ether and the Ethereum blockchain, and the markets that have built up around it.
Gemini Trust Company, the digital asset exchange and custodian founded by Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, announced that it had launched a new mobile app along with a new investment vehicle.
Dr. Pieter Wuille, co-founder of Blockstream and one of the most prolific Bitcoin Core developers, announced on Monday a new open-source project that will focus on making improvements to “BTC transaction relay.”
According to the latest report by research firm Diar, four major stablecoins – USDC, True USD (TUSD), Paxos (PAX) and the Gemini dollar (GUSD) – have breached the $5Bn mark in on-chain transactions within the three-month period.
Chicago-based crypto trading platform ErisX has closed a Series B funding round that raised $27.5 million, the company anounced on Tuesday, December 4.
The price of Bitcoin dropped below the $3,800 level on several exchanges on Monday, December 3, while the general pessimistic sentiment on the market reflected in declining Bitcoin’s network difficulty, which earlier today fell by more than 15 percent following the regular adjustment.
The Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) has announced on Monday, December 3, that local blockchain and cryptocurrency startups can now apply for a new fintech license that would allow them to handle deposits of up to 100 million CHF ($100 million), just like traditional banks. According to the official announcement, starting from January 1, […]
DECENT, a non-profit foundation behind the open source blockchain platform DCore, has announced it is developing Token 4 Hope, a humanitarian project aimed at helping economically disadvantaged individuals through tokenization, transparency, and credibility.
Vancouver-based Squire Mining is reportedly set to purchase CoinGeek, a crypto news publication and mining pool operator, for $45.3 million. As reported by Finance Magnates, the deal will make Squire Mining the world’s “largest, publicly traded Bitcoin miner.”
Leading U.S. cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase announced it is launching Zcash (ZEC) trading on its professional trading platform Coinbase Pro.