The global Facebook-backed digital currency project Libra has a new supporter: Singapore state investor Temasek Holdings.
Crypto Startup School brought together 45 participants from around the U.S. and overseas in a seven-week course to learn how to build crypto companies. Andreessen Horowitz is partnering with TechCrunch to release the online version of the course over the next few weeks.
Over the last few weeks, all eyes in the crypto world have been glued to the halving, a nigh-religious moment in the blockchain realm. Every once in a while, the amount of new bitcoin mined — distributed to miners, the folks with fleets of computers powering bitcoin’s database, or blockchain — is cut in half. Why does that matter?
Halving is written into Bitcoin’s code and takes place roughly every four years, or with every 210,000 blocks underwritten on the encrypted blockchain ledger.
Messaging service Telegram said on Tuesday it is abandoning its blockchain platform Telegram Open Network (TON) after a lengthy battle with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
The Malta Financial Services Agency (MFSA) has published a list detailing 57 fintech and cryptocurrency companies that have failed to secure a licence by virtue of not completing the regulatory process.
The Supreme Court delivered its decision this Wednesday after hearing the petition challenging the RBI’s decision to ban the Cryptocurrency trade in India.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has said the Eastern Caribbean should consider a common digital currency across the region to boost resources.
The South Korean government is proposing a trading tax on cryptocurrencies, as part of its tax reform plan for 2020 due to be announced later this year.
Bitcoin prices rallied today, reaching a fresh 2020 high as the digital currency benefited from multiple tailwinds. The cryptocurrency climbed to $9,745.17 at roughly 1:30 p.m. EST, according to CoinDesk price data.
Singapore-based Broctagon Fintech Group has announced a partnership with enterprise blockchain technology provider, Hashstacs, to help bring blockchain in Singapore to more commercial usage.
All crypto businesses in Singapore are now required to first register and then apply for a license to operate in the jurisdiction under the Payment Services Act 2019 framework.
The buzzword of blockchain and cryptocurrency was humming as giants tech giants like Microsoft, IBM, AWS, Oracle and many, many more started testing the waters.
Mostly known for its retail investment platform, Coinbase has been making an institutional push over the years, selling professional trading and custody services to institutional investors with deeper pockets. Financial custodians are responsible for holding securities on behalf of their clients.
Gemini Trust Company, a cryptocurrency exchange and custodian, has launched a captive insurance company licensed by the Bermuda Monetary Authority [BMA] to insure Gemini Custody.