Jihan Wu to Talk Central Bank Crypto at DC Summit

Sparks, meet lighter fluid. Jihan Wu, the controversial co-CEO of bitcoin mining hardware maker Bitmain, will discuss the idea of central bank digital currencies in a speech...

Caixin: China Blocking Crypto Exchanges on Social Media

Chinese regulators are reportedly blocking social media accounts held by cryptocurrency exchanges that still offer services in the country. According to a report by Caixin today, authorities...

Crypto Exchange Creating Wallet Blacklist to Fight Fentanyl Crisis

A Canada-based cryptocurrency exchange wants to coordinate with other startups around the world to help fight the international fentanyl epidemic. Einstein, based in Vancouver, is trying to...

Illinois Has Been Quietly Considering Bitcoin for Tax Payments

Legislators in Illinois are weighing a proposal to allow residents in the state to pay their taxes in cryptocurrency. With the move, Illinois joins a growing list...

Ultimately Governments Aren’t Going Away

Brad Garlinghouse, CEO of Ripple — a US-based payment network and protocol company — spoke with Cointelegraph at the Blockchain Connectconference in San Francisco earlier this year about what...

Shares in Square Inc. Receive Boost From Old Crypto News

Shares in Square Inc. are rising once again. This time, however, there seems to be little news from the company themselves to justify such investor exuberance....

Canadian Regulator Warns Against ‘Illegal’ Crypto Investment Scheme

A finance regulator in the Canadian province of New Brunswick has warned residents about investing in a so-called "cryptocurrency bank" and its associated token. In a March...

Japan’s Crypto Exchanges Self-Regulate In Wake of $500 Million Hack

Sixteen cryptocurrency exchanges in Japan have formed a new self-regulatory organization, an effort that comes in the wake of the $500 million theft in January. According to...

Mexican Lawmakers Pass Cryptocurrency Regulation Bill

Lawmakers in Mexico have reportedly advanced a bill that was drafted to regulate fintech, including cryptocurrencies, in the country. According to Reuters, the bill was passed by...

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