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ZenCash Unveils New Horizen Brand to Promote Fundamental Human Right of Privacy

ZenCash, the privacy-focused blockchain platform for borderless, decentralized communications and transactions, has announced a comprehensive brand expansion to reflect the significant technical, commercial, and community developments the project has achieved since launching in May 2017.

SEC to Review Latest Decision to Reject Nine Bitcoin ETF Applications

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said on Thursday, August 23, it will review a decision by its staff to block nine Bitcoin-based exchange-traded funds (ETFs) from coming to market.

Bittrex Teams Up with Rialto Trading on Digital Securities Trading Platform

Popular cryptocurrency exchange Bittrex is teaming up with Rialto Trading, a next-generation Alternative Trading System (ATS) to offer a new digital securities trading platform.

Digital Money Platform Wirex Receives UK FCA E-Money Licence

Cryptocurrencies – those in the know are abuzz with excitement, and those who have a just a passing interest immediately paint the industry with the same brush as pyramid schemes or bubbles. So, when a digital money platform that offers both fiat and cryptocurrency services is awarded an FCA licence – people take notice.

SEC Rejects ProShares and Seven Other Bitcoin ETFs

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has again disapproved several proposals for a Bitcoin ETF. The latest rejection involves two ETFs filed by ProShares that would track Bitcoin futures contracts, another from GraniteShares, and five leveraged and inverse ETFs from Direxion.

DST Global, Tencent And SoftBank All Deny Investing In Bitmain

Investment firm DST Global has officially denied taking part in mining giant Bitmain’s pre-IPO funding. Chinese investment conglomerate Tencent and Japanese SoftBank have also refuted their involvement in the company’s Series C funding round, Cointelegraph reports on Wednesday, August 22.

BitMEX Moves to the World’s Priciest Offices in Hong Kong

Popular cryptocurrency trading platform BitMEX just rented the world’s most expensive offices, reports Bloomberg citing a Hong Kong newspaper.

Shelf.Network Joins YCombinator’s Advisory Path Program

Distributed auction Shelf.Network joins YCombinator’s special Advisory path program among 100 projects from different industries, CEO Lasha Antadze revealed to ForkLog.

eToro Brings Bitcoin to England’s Premier League

Social trading platform eToro has entered into marketing partnerships with seven Premier League football clubs, becoming the first ever company to fund such a partnership with Bitcoin.

Thursday Deadline Looms for SEC Ruling on ProShares Bitcoin ETF

The U.S. SEC’s final deadline to approve or deny the two ProShares Bitcoin ETFs is on 23 August 2018, and unlike the regulator’s earlier decision to delay a ruling for the Cboe’s VanEck/SolidX bitcoin ETF, this rule change proposal – filed by ProShares in conjunction with NYSE Arca – cannot be postponed any further.

Leading Cryptocurrency Exchanges Team Up with Winlkevoss Twins to Create a Self-Regulatory Organization

Several of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges, including Bitstamp and Bittrex, has joined a Winlkevoss brothers’ initiative to create a self-regulatory organization in an effort to prevent fraud and manipulation in digital assets markets.

Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak Reportedly Involved with a Crypto Investment Startup

Steve Wozniak, co-founder of Apple, is reportedly working with a cryptocurrency investment company which is about to start operations in Malta.