Tuesday, May 11, 2021

New York

British auction house Christie’s Plans to Sell 9 Rare Cryptopunk NFTs...

Next month in New York, the popular auction house Christie’s plans to auction a rare lot of Cryptopunk non-fungible token (NFT) collectibles. The...

NYDIG raises $100 million and launches 'Bitcoin-powered' insurance initiative

The investment services firm said its new global head of insurance solutions would be spearheading the effort. Source link

XRP holders get green light for motion to intervene in SEC...

A federal judge has accepted token holders' claim that their interests are not being adequately represented in the SEC's ongoing lawsuit against Ripple...

Growth hacker uses crypto to help the unhoused

Giacomo Arcaro distributed more than $20,000 worth of Ether to some of New York City's homeless population last weekend. Source link

New York grants Bakkt coveted BitLicense

Bakkt will also have a money transmitter license in the state of New York. Source link

BitGo receives trust license from New York regulators

Goldman Sachs-backed crypto custodian BitGo has acquired a New York Trust license to operate as an independent custodian in the state. Source link

NY Attorney General warns investors and crypto firms of 'extreme risks'

New York Attorney General Letitia James has issued an investor alert against the "wild price swings and extreme risk" of crypto trading. Source link...

'Play by the rules or we will shut you down,' says...

Letitia James said her office was "sending a clear message to the entire industry." Source link

Tether hit with 500 Bitcoin ransom demand — but says it...

The USDT stablecoin issuer says it received a $23 million ransom demand payable by March. 1. The deadline has since passed, and Tether...

While Washington dithers, Wyoming and other US states mine for crypto...

While Wyoming was luring crypto businesses, such as Ripple Labs, New York’s AG was bringing enforcement action against Bitfinex. Source link