Cryptocurrencies ‘Are Not Going Away’ Says CFTC Official

Cryptocurrencies ‘Are Not Going Away’ Says CFTC Official

Commissioner of the CFTC, Rostin Behnam, gave an address emphasizing the potential of blockchain to address issues in all sectors.
US Universities Are Investing in Cryptocurrency Hedge Funds

US Universities Are Investing in Cryptocurrency Hedge Funds

A lawyer specialising in cryptocurrency hedge funds has said that some universities have been making small investments into digital assets. John Lore claims that crypto hedge funds are proving an attractive opportunity for academic institutions on the east coast of America. Universities Are Some of the First Institutions Investing in Crypto Hedge Funds For now,…
TRON as a Public Blockchain and Honor of Its Post-1990s Founder

TRON as a Public Blockchain and Honor of Its Post-1990s Founder

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Bitcoin the “Last Thing I’d Want to Own” if Grid Goes Down: Short Seller

Bitcoin the “Last Thing I’d Want to Own” if Grid Goes Down: Short Seller

Cryptocurrency advocates often tout bitcoin as “digital gold,” but famed short seller Jim Chanos said that BTC is the “last thing” he’d want to own in a full-blown crisis. Chanos, who rose to fame by predicting the collapse of US energy giant Enron, made this claim during a recent interview with the Institute for New…
Police Forces Bust Alleged “New Age Cryptocurrency” Scam in India

Police Forces Bust Alleged “New Age Cryptocurrency” Scam in India

Police in the Indian city of Thane have raided the offices of an alleged multi-million cryptocurrency scam on Monday. According to its promoters, Money Trade Coin (MTC) “provides a safer, more secure and superior alternative of storing wealth in the form of digital currency, to investors as well as commoners.” Investigators, however, accuse it of…
Twitch Streamers Can Now Tip With Four Cryptocurrencies

Twitch Streamers Can Now Tip With Four Cryptocurrencies

Users of the popular video game streaming application Twitch can now tip each other using a variety of cryptocurrencies. The integration is made possible by a firm called Streamlabs who have built a protocol that can send tips through a user’s Coinbase account. Also Read: Decentralized Exchange Compendium ‘Index’ Lists Over 200 Dex Platforms Twitch Users…
Japan’s GMO Unveils Specs and Price of 7nm Bitcoin Mining Rigs – On Sale Tomorrow

Japan’s GMO Unveils Specs and Price of 7nm Bitcoin Mining Rigs – On Sale...

Japan’s GMO Internet has unveiled the price and specs of the GMO miner B2 equipped with 7nm ASIC mining chips. The mining capacity is 24 TH/s and the price of the machines will be adjusted monthly according to demand. Using GMO’s mining rigs, the power consumption can be reduced up to 20% and the cost…
Lawmaker Wants New York State to Pilot Local Cryptocurrencies

Lawmaker Wants New York State to Pilot Local Cryptocurrencies

A bill introduced by New York Assemblyman Ron Kim would launch pilot programs testing cryptocurrencies as a community monetary system.
Belgian Government Launches Site to Warn Crypto Investors About Scams

Belgian Government Launches Site to Warn Crypto Investors About Scams

A new website launched by Belgian government agencies outlines different ways to avoid crypto fraud.
US Telecom Agency Seeks Blockchain Policy Suggestions

US Telecom Agency Seeks Blockchain Policy Suggestions

The National Telecommunications and Information Administration has asked industry members to provide suggestions for blockchain policy.
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