[China Adopts Security Standards for Blockchain Applications in the Financial Sector]Keeping the focus on blockchain development, banking authorities in China have issued a set of rules pertaining to the secure application of crypto-related technologies in the financial sphere.
Lightning-based fiat-bitcoin systems could popularize crypto payments, as long as fraud and bitcoin's non-reversibility don't get in the way.
From ATMs to cargo containers, standards make global commerce work.
[Flipstarter Reveals Eatbch and BCH Development Funding Goals - Blog Post Receives $2k in Tips]On Sunday, developers of the Flipstarter.cash project announced the start of private testing for the platform’s BCH assurance contracts and the team also revealed the first two funding projects.
In 2020, the startup’s focus is on new products and features that comply with new rules from the Financial Action Task Force.
When Satoshi Nakamoto invented Bitcoin, the creator designed the protocol to be an inflationary currency, one that is predictable as bitcoin’s inflation always decreases every four years.
The people who run the Steem blockchain executed a reversible soft fork Sunday, over concerns about Steemit's new owner.
Fnality, a high-profile digital fiat project backed by 14 big-name financial institutions, is teaming with the ConsenSys-backed Adhara.
[Warren Buffett Slates Bitcoin, Denies Owning Crypto Gifted by Justin Sun]“I don’t have any bitcoin.
A new crypto bank tries to address some of the most fundamental issues for institutions who want to get into the space.
New Jersey Assemblywoman Yvonne Lopez has introduced a licensing regime for crypto businesses, authorizing the state banking regulator to oversee the space.
Daily trading volume in bitcoin (BTC) futures listed on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) dropped to year-to-date lows on Friday.
[US Develops Cryptocurrency Intelligence Program Targeting P2P Sites, Forums, Darknet Markets]The U.S.
With the price of bitcoin repeatedly breaching and then retreating from the psychologically important $10,000 level, Markets Daily is back with another time crypto news roundup.
FATF's guidance compels crypto exchanges to share user data with one another.
A Wyoming corporation founded by Caitlin Long is preparing to apply for a special purpose depository institution (SPDI) charter with the state’s division of banking.
The SEC is poised to rule on another bitcoin ETF application this week.
[How to Anonymously Buy Bitcoin]Buying bitcoin is a bit like buying contraception: it’s a basic human right, you should be entitled to do so privately, and it’s nobody’s business what you plan to do with it.
What happens to your bitcoin after you die?
Blockchain solutions based on R3's tech will make it easier for users to verify their identities and claim lost pension funds, the firm says.
Governments need to research digital currencies so they can strike a balance with private issuers, said the BoE's chief cashier.
Bitcoin needs to break past the session high of $10,028 to revive the immediate bullish setup.
The exchange has opened a fiat gateway for Hong Kong dollars, serving a jurisdiction in which banking services for crypto firms are notoriously tough to find.
From stopping double-lending in its credit industry to an escape from dollar hegemony, China has every reason in the world to invest in blockchain.
The latest episode of "The Simpsons" breaks down the complex world of cryptocurrencies, with some success.
[G20 Kicks Off 2020 Discussion on Cryptocurrencies — Urges Countries to Apply FATF Standards]The G20 finance ministers and central bank governors had their first 2020 meeting this weekend in Saudi Arabia.
[Shopify Joins Libra While Quitter Vodafone Advertises Bitcoin on Facebook]Facebook’s coin project, Libra, continues to draw attention despite setbacks, including a shrinking pool of backers and a growing number of worried regulators.
[IOTA Network Down for 11 Days - Devs Claim Mainnet Will be Operational Next Month]The IOTA network has been down for approximately 11 days and the IOTA Foundation doesn’t expect the mainnet to be reactivated until March 2.
[$30M Bitcoin Cash SIM Hack Rumor Sparks Wild Crypto Tales With Vague Sources]On February 21, the crypto Twitter commentator Dovey Wan published a series of tweets about an alleged SIM card hack that purportedly saw the loss of $30 million in bitcoin cash.