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Hyperledger Project and Enterprise Ethereum Alliance Join Forces

The Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA), the global standards organization driving the adoption of Enterprise Ethereum, and Hyperledger, The Linux Foundation open source collaborative effort advancing cross-industry blockchain technologies, announced they have become Associate Members, respectively, within each other’s organization.

Malta’s Prime Minister Says Cryptocurrencies are “Inevitable Part of Digital Future”

During a speech addressing the general debate of the 73rd Session of the General Assembly of the United Nation, Malta’s Prime Minister, Joseph Muscat, has stated he “passionately believes blockchain makes cryptocurrencies the inevitable future of money.”

Interstellar Launches StellarX Decentralized Crypto Exchange with Zero Fees and Fiat Support

StellarX, a Stellar-based zero-fee decentralized crypto exchange was fully launched last week, as announced in a blog post by Interstellar, the company behind the platform.

ShapeShift Rolls Out Revamped CoinCap Crypto Tracking Platform

ShapeShift announced the launch of the redesigned platform CoinCap.io which offers real-time market data for digital assets. According to the Swiss company, the completely revamped service features a streamlined and simplified design, improved functionality, vastly improved data reliability and transparency, as well as enriched real-time cryptocurrency market data.

Zebpay Announced Closure of Its Bitcoin Exchange Business Following India’s Ban on Crypto Related Services

Leading Indian Bitcoin and cryptocurrency exchange app Zebpay has announced that it will be stopping its exchange business effective from today, September 28. The move follows the ban imposed by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) for all regulated financial institutions – including banks – from providing any service in relation to cryptocurrencies.

1Broker Crypto Platform Hit With SEC, CFTC Charges, Claims Funds are Safe

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) along with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) are suing a Marshall Islands-based securities dealer 1Broker for allegedly violating federal law through a Bitcoin-based security swap scheme.

Bitcoin Surges Over $6,800 Following Strong 24 Hours of Trading

Price of the world’s biggest cryptocurrency broke out of its early-week slump on Thursday, scrambling back above $6,700 to return to the levels it last traded on weekend, and ultimately hitting the $6,800 mark on Friday morning.

World’s Largerst Crypto Mining Company Bitmain Reveals $2.8 Revenue As It Files For IPO

After months of speculation, the Beijing based mining giant Bitmain Technologies has officially made an application for its initial public offering (IPO) on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKSE), according to a recently published document.

Coinbase Announces New Coin Listing Policy

Leading cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase announced several key changes in its listing policy that will significantly increase its asset offerings, and alter the exchange from a primarily U.S.-focused cryptocurrency curator into a global cryptocurrency platform.

Mt. Gox Bankruptcy Trustee Offloads $230 Million in Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash

Nobuaki Kobayashi, the civil rehabilitation and bankruptcy trustee of the now defunct bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox has announced a set of measures aiming to secure the interests of bankruptcy creditors, including the sale of large amounts of cryptocurrency for fiat money.

Vitalik Buterin Says ZCash’s ZK-SNARKs Can Scale Ethereum Up To 500 Tps

A cryptography technology known as ZK-SNARKs could be used to help scale Ethereum, Vitalik Buterin, the founder of the platform suggested recently on a research forum.

SEC Delays Van Eck-Solid X Bitcoin ETF Decision, Wants More Comments

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has once again delayed its decision on VanEck/Solid X backed exchange-traded fund (ETF).