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Bitmain Seeking U.S. IPO With Confidential SEC Filing: Report

Bitcoin mining giant Bitmain is said to have confidentially filed for an initial public offering (IPO) with the U.S. Securities and Exchange

MOSCOW The line for selfies with Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao seemed endless, even though it was the second photo op of the night. The cryptocurrency

Livepeer Prepares to Unlock New Way for GPU Miners to Earn Crypto

By the end of this year, GPU miners could have a fresh new way to earn crypto without any opportunity cost. Decentralized video-streaming startup

Polychain, Web3 Foundation to Back Polkadot Projects With New Ecosystem Fund

Polychain Capital is partnering with the Web3 Foundation to launch a new investment fund for projects building atop the Polkadot network. The creators

Clicks and Bricks Strategy to Drive Korean Users to Terras Blockchain

A South Korean mobile payments dapp is rolling out a back-to-basics clicks and bricks growth strategy to boost retail adoption. Rather than an

Chinese State-Owned Media Try to Dampen Markets Crypto Enthusiasm

Chinese state-owned media are attempting to quell the rush into crypto stocks following President Xis statement to seize the opportunity afforded

China Announces New Regulatory Authority to Certify Digital Payments, Blockchain Products

Chinas central bank, the Peoples Bank of China, will certify 11 types of financial technology hardware and software that are widely used for

SEC Blasts Kiks Void for Vagueness Defense of 2017 ICO

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) said Kiks August defense of its $100 million initial coin offering (ICO) was untenable and is asking

New Tool Will Find Secrets Including Crypto Keys In Your Public Code

Coding crypto projects is hard enough without running the risk of losing your private keys. Shhgit, a webapp and downloadable tool by Paul Price aims

FTX Launches Futures on Index of 8 China Cryptos Amid Xi Blockchain Pump

Derivatives exchange FTX has launched an index of eight popular China-based cryptocurrencies. Announced in a tweet by the firms CEO Sam Bankman-Fried

Samsung Adds Support for Tron Network to Blockchain Dapp Store

Tron founder Justin Sun will appear on stage at the Samsung Developer Conference on Tuesday to announce a new partnership between his crypto company

Lock BTC, Get DAI: Lending Firm Bridges Bitcoin-DeFi Divide in Latin America

Canadian startup Ledn, which offers bitcoin-backed fiat loans, now also offers dollar-pegged DAI loans, connecting bitcoin users with ethereums

Tencent to Lead Drafting of International Blockchain-Based Invoice Standards

WeChat parent company and Chinese internet giant Tencent has received the green light to draft blockchain-based invoice standards from Chinas tax

OKEx Launches Crypto Futures Settled in Tether Stablecoin

Cryptocurrency exchange OKEx is to launch a range of cryptocurrency-based futures contracts settled in the stablecoin tether (USDT). The exchange will

Key Indicator Turns Bullish as Bitcoin Struggles to Break Above $10K

• The three-day chart MACDs first bullish turn in over three months could bode well for bitcoins price, according to historical data. The

Shyft Adds FATF Veterans as Advisors for Its Crypto Compliance Product

Shyft Network has hired two former Financial Action Task Force (FATF) executives as advisors to assist development of its regulatory compliance

Deloitte Adds Privacy Tech to Its Education-Credentials Blockchain

Professional services giant Deloitte has added zero-knowledge proof privacy tech to its enterprise blockchain offering. Announced Tuesday at the

Korean Government to Back Blockchain Startups With $9 Million Fund in 2020

The Korea Internet Security Agency (KISA) will be supporting blockchain-related projects in 2020 with 10.5 billion won, about $9.0 million, in

Bitmain Turmoil: Co-Founder and Executive Director Micree Zhan Ousted

In a surprising move, Beijing-based bitcoin mining giant Bitmain has ousted co-founder and executive director Micree Ketuan Zhan, according to an

Avalon Bitcoin Miner Maker Canaan Officially Files for $400 Million US IPO

Canaan Creative, the Avalon bitcoin miner maker and one of the worlds largest mining equipment manufacturers, has just formally filed another

Paxos Wins SEC No-Action Letter to Settle Equities on a Blockchain

Paxos is seeking to modernize the equities settlement process using a regulator-approved blockchain process. The U.S. Securities and Exchange

Ex-Official Trolls Libra, Says China Likely to Issue Digital Currency First

A former high-ranking Congressional official said Chinas central bank is likely to be the first to issue its own national digital currency, as he

How Lebanons Economic Crisis Highlights Bitcoins Limitations

Lebanon is far from a poster child for cryptocurrency adoption. News of Lebanese banks shuttering to prevent a bank run was met with predictable

Chinese Official Warns Libra Could Abet Illegal Cross-Border Transfers

Libra must abide by international foreign exchange regulations or it should be banned, a senior Chinese regulator said Monday. Sun Tianqi, chief

AT&T Responds to Crypto Execs SIM Swap Suit: See You in Court

AT&T said it would fight allegations that it was negligent as a customer lost $1.7 million in a SIM swap. The allegations come from Seth Shapiro,

Inter-American Development Bank to Pilot Land Registries on Blockchain

After years of talking about it, the Inter-American Development Bank is for the first time testing out a blockchain for land registries. Next month,

China Wants Communist Party Members to Pledge Loyalty on Blockchain

Chinas Communist Party (CPC) is taking its leaders support for blockchain to heart. Following Xi Jinpings bombshell speech last week urging his

Bakkt to Launch Crypto Consumer App in First Half of 2020

Bakkt plans to launch a consumer-facing app to help retail customers transact with cryptocurrencies, the company announced Monday. In a blog post,

Top US Food Co-Op to Track Seafood Using Mastercards Blockchain Tech

A food provenance platform utilizing blockchain technology from Mastercard is see real-world use by a U.S. food co-operative giant. Announced Sunday,

BA-Backed Firm Raises $5 Million to Put Airline Security on a Blockchain

Blockchain firm Zamna has raised $5 million in a seed funding round led by VC firms LocalGlobe and Oxford Capital for the continued development of