US Federal Reserve Exploring Digital Dollar and Its Effect on Monetary System

The United States Federal Reserve System is exploring the development of a central bank digital currency (CBDC) and what issues and risks it could potentially pose. Federal Reserve Board Chairman Jerome Powell...

Grayscale Files Form to Become First Bitcoin Fund to Report to SEC

Publicly traded Bitcoin (BTC) fund Grayscale Bitcoin Trust (GBTC) filed Form 10 with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to become the first crypto fund to report to regulator. Grayscale...

Winklevoss Twins’ Gemini Buys Nifty Gateway, Marking Its First-Ever Acquisition

The Winklevoss twins’ Gemini exchange has made its first-ever acquisition by purchasing the Nifty Gateway platform, which enables users to buy and manage non-fungible tokens (NFTs). Tyler Winklevoss revealed the acquisition in...

Malware on Official Monero Website Can Steal Crypto: Investigator

The software available for download on Monero’s (XMR) official website was compromised to steal cryptocurrency, according to a Nov. 19 Reddit post published by the coin’s core development team. The command-line interface...

Deutsche Boerse, Swisscom Settle Securities with Corda and Hyperledger

German securities marketplace Deutsche Boerse and Swiss state-run telecom Swisscom have settled securities transactions using different blockchain protocols. In a joint proof-of-concept (PoC) involving a number of banks, the participants exchanged...

Google Branches Into Banking, Is It a Threat to Bitcoin?

The big threat for Bitcoin at the moment is Google’s quantum computing prowess. A move by the search giant into banking however, could be a whole different matter for the entire...

Bitcoin Bull Run To Start On Thursday After Difficulty Adjustment

As you may recall, last week Bitcoinist published an article regarding an analysis of Bitcoin difficulty adjustment by PlanB. The upshot of the analysis was that the previous 7% difficulty reduction...

IRS Voices Concerns Over Crypto Kiosks and ATMs

The IRS has announced that it is investigating crypto kiosks and ATMs with concerns regarding tax evasions, as well as the possibility of money laundering, controlled substance purchase, and similar crimes. Crypto...

Here’s What You Missed at BlockShow Asia 2019

BlockShow Couldn’t make it to this year’s BlockShow Asia? Don’t worry. Cointelegraph has you covered with some key highlights of BlockShow Asia 2019 held Nov....

Cryptocurrency Regulation: An Indian Perspective

Expert Take Cryptocurrencies, with a market capitalization of over $200 billion, can no longer be dismissed as just a fad. While still making up only...
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