On Wednesday, the SEC’s Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations released its 2018 examination priorities. The document included a section dedicated to cryptocurrency, initial coin offerings (ICOs), secondary market trading, and blockchain. On February 7, 2018, one day after Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) chairman Jay Clayton testified before the Senate Banking Committee, the agency’s […]
February 7, 2018 12:48 AM Questions from senators focused on consumer protection, investor education efforts, exchange regulation and market manipulation, and the potential value of distributed ledger technology. On the morning of February 6, 2018, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) chairman Jay Clayton and Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) chairman J. Christopher Giancarlo gave testimony […]
The Monetary Authority of Singapore, which is the country’s central bank, has no plans to ban cryptocurrency trading at the moment, though MAS does intend to eventually regulate digital asset exchanges and other entities to ensure AML/CFT compliance. Singapore’s deputy prime minister, who doubles as the minister in charge of the Monetary Authority of Singapore […]
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credits:istock.com/allanswart Ethereum News Update It is no surprise that Ethereum prices fell 5.5% on Tuesday morning, given that U.S. senators will place cryptocurrencies under the microscope today. More specifically, the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs will hear testimony from two of the most important regulators on the planet: Jay Clayton of […]
Singapore Airlines is launching a digital wallet that will enable passengers to spend their frequent flier miles. Image by Iryna Rasko. Singapore Airlines Launching Digital Wallet for Frequent Flier Miles According to Time Magazine, Singapore Airlines is launching a digital wallet that will enable passengers to spend their frequent flier miles. Goh Choon Phong, the airline’s chief […]
A vulnerability that affects every Ledger hardware wallet on the market would allow for malicious parties to show Ledger customers fraudulent receive addresses. If users request funds to these addresses, cryptocurrency intended for them would end up in an attacker’s wallet instead. UPDATED | February 6, 2018: Ledger provided additional information on the measures it […]
UNICEF (United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund) has started a new kind of charity drive for Syrian children, asking PC gamers to use their computers to mine Ethereum and donate their earnings. The two-month long charity campaign that began Feb. 2, dubbed Game Chaingers, is aimed at gamers that use high level graphics cards capable […]
Bittrex will enable USD trading to the majority of its customers. Image by PKpix. Bittrex to Enable USD Trading In a recent podcast interview, Bill Shihara, the CEO of Bittrex, confirmed that the exchange will enable USD trading to the majority of its customers. According to the Coin Telegraph, Bittrex will comply with all of their KYC […]
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