South Korea’s financial regulators began inspecting commercial banks to monitor their compliance with new cryptocurrency exchange rules.
The Securities and Exchange Commission’s Fort Worth branch joked about the recent fad of companies adding “blockchain” to their names on Twitter.
Chinese bitcoin mining pool ViaBTC has announced that it will close its marketplace for mining contracts this week.
A state legislator in Vermont has proposed a bill to create a regulatory framework for blockchain tech, including a transaction tax payable in crypto.
UPDATE (8th January 1:20 p.m. EST): CoinMarketCap has stated that it excluded the three Korean exchanges from their averages “due to the extreme divergence in prices from the rest of the world and limited arbitrage opportunity.” This morning we excluded some Korean exchanges in price calculations due to the extreme divergence in prices from the […]
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has halted trading of a Hong Kong-based firm UBI Blockchain.
Banks excited about their blockchain work may do well to monitor their signal-to-noise ratios in 2018.
The founding director of the government-backed Delaware Blockchain Initiative has departed for a consultancy based in the state.
Medici Ventures, a subsidiary of online retail giant Overstock.com, has led the seed funding round of mobile voting platform Voatz.
Bitcoin is looking weak today after prices failed to hold above $17,000 levels at the weekend.