US: Bill Exempting Non-Custodial Crypto Services From Certain Laws Reintroduced to Congress

US: Bill Exempting Non-Custodial Crypto Services From Certain Laws Reintroduced to Congress

    17 Jan 2019

A bill exempting companies providing non-custodial crypto services from certain state money transmitting laws...

Genesis Partners With Blockchain Security Firm to Provide Direct Custody Operations

Genesis Partners With Blockchain Security Firm to Provide Direct Custody Operations

    16 Jan 2019

Blockchain security firm BitGo has partnered with Genesis Global Trading to enable direct trading...

Following Bankruptcy Filing, Mining Firm Giga Watt Reportedly Closes Day-to-Day Operations

Following Bankruptcy Filing, Mining Firm Giga Watt Reportedly Closes Day-to-Day Operations

    16 Jan 2019

Former top-five crypto mining firm Giga Watt has reportedly closed access and power to...

BitMEX Denies Report of US, Québecois Account Closures and Correlated Volume Decline

BitMEX Denies Report of US, Québecois Account Closures and Correlated Volume Decline

    16 Jan 2019

BitMEX says there are major inaccuracies in a recent report that alleged the exchange...

More Oil Giants to Join Blockchain-Based Platform Vakt for Energy Commodity Trading

More Oil Giants to Join Blockchain-Based Platform Vakt for Energy Commodity Trading

    16 Jan 2019

More global oil and gas giants have joined the blockchain-based platform for trading energy...

US Regulators’ Approach to Crypto Is Obstructing Innovation: Ex-Congressman

US Regulators’ Approach to Crypto Is Obstructing Innovation: Ex-Congressman

    15 Jan 2019

American politician George Nethercutt claims securities focus in particular is causing unnecessary turbulence for...

Bittrex Follows Major Crypto Exchanges in Launching Over-The-Counter Trading Platform

Bittrex Follows Major Crypto Exchanges in Launching Over-The-Counter Trading Platform

    14 Jan 2019

The Bittrex OTC platform, which is geared towards high-volume trades, launches later Monday, a...

Vermont State Agencies Launch Blockchain Pilot Program for Captive Insurance Industry

Vermont State Agencies Launch Blockchain Pilot Program for Captive Insurance Industry

    14 Jan 2019

Vermont’s Secretary of State and Department of Financial Regulation have joined forces to explore...

Winklevoss Twins Believe Stablecoins, Tokenized Securities Are Future of Crypto Innovation

Winklevoss Twins Believe Stablecoins, Tokenized Securities Are Future of Crypto Innovation

    14 Jan 2019

Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss have said stablecoins and tokenized securities will usher in a...

Hodler’s Digest, Jan.7–13: Top Stories, Price Movements, Quotes and FUD of the Week

Hodler’s Digest, Jan.7–13: Top Stories, Price Movements, Quotes and FUD of the Week

    13 Jan 2019

The network of altcoin Ethereum Classic undergoes a 51 percent attack, and Fortnite removes...