Jack Dorsey’s Cash App Sponsors NASCAR Driver Bubba Wallace
Wed, 15 Jul 2020 08:37:47 +0000
The NASCAR driver has a new sponsorship deal with Jack Dorsey's Cash App that will see him sport the bitcoin logo at race events.
FBI Report on Laundering by Private Funds Cites OneCoin Fraud in All but Name
Wed, 15 Jul 2020 08:31:53 +0000
OneCoin, an infamous crypto fraud, makes an uncredited cameo in a leaked FBI intelligence bulletin on the money laundering risks of investment funds.
NYDFS Chief Calls Industry Reaction to BitLicense Changes ‘Beyond Positive
Wed, 15 Jul 2020 08:01:02 +0000
NYDFS Superintendent Linda Lacewell said she decided to review the regulator's landmark virtual currency license in light of its impending 5-year anniversary.
Standard Chartered Participates in Jammed $18M Round for Crypto Custodian
Wed, 15 Jul 2020 07:22:52 +0000
Standard Chartered said it invested in Metaco to improve the relatively undeveloped market infrastructure in digital assets.
This New Coding Language Could Help Unlock Bitcoin’s Smart Contract Potential
Tue, 14 Jul 2020 21:03:19 +0000
With the introduction of Sapio, Jeremy Rubin hopes to expand Bitcoin's smart contract use cases and increase the "financial self-sovereignty" of its users.
Market Wrap: Do-Nothing Markets Stay Steady as Bitcoin Sticks to $9,200
Tue, 14 Jul 2020 20:39:31 +0000
A quiet bitcoin market has investors remaining hopeful of future improvement.
Cryptocurrencies Have ‘No Way’ to Comply With US Anti-Encryption Bills
Tue, 14 Jul 2020 20:19:13 +0000
U.S. Senate bills meant to crack down on encryption could have negative effects for privacy-oriented tech, including cryptocurrencies, entrepreneurs and critics say.
Crypto Luminaries Auction NFT ‘Art’ for Charity
Tue, 14 Jul 2020 19:55:01 +0000
Vitalik Buterin's quadratic funding notes raised 40 ETH for an open-source grant program. He and others are auctioning off NFTs on Cryptograph for charity.
Why Are Execs of Bankrupt Companies Being Rewarded With Millions?
Tue, 14 Jul 2020 19:00:00 +0000
It’s hard to tell people not to be angry with capitalism when the system is rewarding failure with millions of dollars in bankruptcy bonuses.
This a16z Alum Is Launching a VC Fund Focused on Platforms You Can ‘Own’
Tue, 14 Jul 2020 18:02:59 +0000
An Andreessen Horowitz (a16z) alum is launching a new venture firm focused on building a crypto-powered "ownership economy."
Charlie Shrem TLDL: Ray Youssef and Crypto’s Role in Africa
Tue, 14 Jul 2020 18:02:39 +0000
Ray Youssef joins Charlie Shrem to discuss Paxful's mission in Africa, the liberating power of crypto and the unfairness of the African franc.
What It’s Really Like to Live on Bitcoin in the Middle East
Tue, 14 Jul 2020 17:25:53 +0000
The story of a Syrian migrant in Iraq shows how bitcoin can work as intended – as a global currency that transcends borders.
Texas Man’s Alleged Use of PPP Funds for Crypto Instead of BBQ Has Feds Asking ‘Where’s the Beef?’
Tue, 14 Jul 2020 16:34:30 +0000
Investigators could not find any online reviews, any documented employees or any established bank account for the defendant's purported BBQ company.
Blockchain Bites: Chainlink’s Interest, Ethereum’s ‘ReGenesis’ and Crypto Taxes
Tue, 14 Jul 2020 16:28:33 +0000
Retail interest in Chainlink is booming, Ethereum may follow Cosmos on its path to upgrade and the U.K. central bank is mulling a CBDC.
Kraken Adds 3 DeFi Tokens – COMP, KAVA, KNC
Tue, 14 Jul 2020 16:12:03 +0000
Riding the surge of interest in yield farming, cryptocurrency exchange Kraken is listing three tokens from the world of decentralized finance.
Bitcoin News Roundup for July 14, 2020
Tue, 14 Jul 2020 16:00:00 +0000
With Tax Day fast approaching, CoinDesk's Markets Daily covers all things IRS and crypto taxes on today's show!
VMware Joins Samsung, Salesforce as Investor in Digital Asset’s Series C Funding Round
Tue, 14 Jul 2020 15:37:35 +0000
Enterprise blockchain maker Digital Asset says VMware has joined its Series C funding round, though it didn't say how much has been raised.
PayPal Told EU It Had Crypto Plans Back in March
Tue, 14 Jul 2020 14:32:33 +0000
PayPal had previously declined to say whether it had any designs in the crypto space; the letter from early March appears to confirm it.
Gemini Boosts User Security With Hardware Security Key Support for Android and iOS
Tue, 14 Jul 2020 13:00:21 +0000
The Winklevoss brothers' Gemini exchange says hardware security keys can protect users against hacks and SIM swaps.
Fidelity Digital Assets to Custody Bitcoin in Kingdom Trust Retirement Accounts
Tue, 14 Jul 2020 13:00:04 +0000
Kingdom Trust CEO Ryan Radloff hopes the partnership with Fidelity will nudge the investment giant closer to serving retail crypto investors.