Friday, October 23, 2020

Economy & Regulation

PayPal Introduces Ability To Buy, Sell And Hold Bitcoin

Major online payments company PayPal today announced the launch of a service that will allow its customers to buy, sell and hold bitcoin,...

Hackers Donate Bitcoin From Ransomware Attacks to Charities

A group of hackers has donated some of the bitcoin it extorted via ransomware attacks to charities, claiming that it wants to “make...

European Commission Opposes Crypto Fraud Compensation Fund: Victims Say Commission Cozying...

The European Commission (EC) is opposing the creation of the crypto crime victim superfund to be financed with $0.0001 per dollar on all...

The Rush To Own India’s Bitcoin Market Is Back On

While the volume and scale may not be huge by current industry standards, venture capital inflows into Indian Bitcoin companies have been hard...

US Financial Watchdog Fines Bitcoin Mixer Service for $60 Million

Larry Dean Harmon, founder and operator of early bitcoin mixing services Helix and Coin Ninja, is being fined $60 million by the U.S....

Finoa and Dapper Labs Announce Exclusive Partnership To Bring Institutional-Grade Custody...

Berlin, October 20, 2020: Finoa, one of the leading digital asset custody and financial servicing platforms in Europe, and Dapper Labs, the company...

Digital Ruble: Russia Unveils Plans to Test Central Bank Digital Currency

As China is actively testing its digital yuan, Russia is now planning to build and test a central bank digital currency, the digital...

Monetary Stability: The IMF and Fed Chair Jerome Powell Discuss Digital...

On Monday, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) published a report on crypto assets like central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) and global stablecoins (GSCs)....

Cryptographers Are Always Going to Be ‘One Step Ahead’ of Regulators:...

Privacy protocols have become the focal point of regulators and law enforcement agencies when the race among central banks to launch sovereign digital...

The Future of the Data Economy is Here: Filecoin is Live

Just today, Filecoin launched its mainnet, according to a press release shared with Crypto News. The company hopes to enable users around the...