Former Ripple Board Member Tapped to Lead Biden’s OCC: WSJ

The Wall Street Journal is reporting former Treasury official Michael Barr will replace Brian Brooks as Comptroller of the Currency.

Proposed Crypto Wallet Rule Among Those Frozen by Biden Pending Review

Crypto advocates, fiercely opposed both the proposed rule and the initial attempt by the previous administration to rush it through.

‘Let’s Not Be Bitcoin’: Yearn Finance Considers Minting $200M in New YFI Tokens

Turns out the "no inflation" meme may not be here to stay.

Charted: Chainlink (LINK) Holding Uptrend Support, Why It Could Rally Again

Chainlink (LINK) rallied towards the $24.00 level before correcting lower, similar to bitcoin and Ethereum. The price is now trading near a major support zone at $20.00. Chainlink token price traded as high as $23.79 before starting a downside correction against the US dollar. The price is trading above the $20.00 support and it is…

Rice-Based Stablecoin Is Being Launched in Indonesia

PRESS RELEASE. Penjaga Lilin Nusantara, an Indonesian Cooperative in Malang – East Java is setting up a Tron-based DeFi to tokenized rice-based stablecoin. The website aims to invite crypto enthusiasts to stake Tron and mint RET (Rice Economy Token), a governance token that will fund RIC (Rice Inventory Coin) stablecoin. RET token holders will…

Former Canadian Prime Minister Mentions Bitcoin Alongside Gold as Alternative Reserve Currencies

Former Canadian prime minister Stephen Harper has mentioned bitcoin alongside gold as assets that can possibly act as alternative reserve currencies. However, the former premier still argues that despite the growing questions about the dollar’s reserve status, he does not see any real prospect of that changing anytime soon. Instead, he envisions these alternatives becoming…

Economist Slams ECB Chief Lagarde’s Bitcoin Remarks as Dangerous for Cryptocurrency Regulation

Responding to European Central Bank (ECB) President Christine Lagarde’s recent remarks about bitcoin, the chief economist at investment firm Tressis said what Lagarde implied was “outrageous” and “dangerous” for cryptocurrency regulation. Economist Says Governments Would Be Happy to Implement Strict Crypto Regulations Daniel Lacalle, fund manager and chief economist at Tressis Gestion, commented on Christine…

Trump Pardons Ripple Board Member Ken Kurson; Ulbricht, Snowden Not on List

Silk Road’s Ross Ulbricht was not among the 143 individuals to receive clemency from the President, despite reports he was being considered.

Dan Larimer’s Departure Brings EOS Disappointments to the Fore

Every company is eyeing bitcoin, including the one that launched EOS.

Bitfinex Says It’s Nearly Done Turning Over Documents to NYAG

The document production process has already stretched over a year.