Bitcoin ETF Rejections Under ‘Review’ by SEC

Yesterday, nine Bitcoin ETF rejections were issued by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. In a possible change of heart, the SEC has placed the Bitcoin ETF denials under review. Bitcoin ETFs Still on the Horizon The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is currently reviewing its disapproval of nine Bitcoin ETF proposals by ProShares, … [Read more…]

Canadian Government Debuts Ethereum Blockchain Explorer

Canada’s National Research Council has launched a new Ethereum blockchain explorer for public use, according to a press release. Canada’s Move Toward Transparency The development is one of the world’s first instances of a country building an explorer platform, and the new blockchain explorer will be used to provide the public transparency to government frameworks, specific … [Read more…]

China Bans Crypto Events in Beijing, Blocks 124 Trading Platforms

Despite a nationwide crackdown on cryptocurrencies already in place, the Chinese government went one step further and passed a decree forbidding all crypto-related events in Beijing’s financial district. No More Crypto Events According to local news outlet South China Morning Post, authorities banned all hotels, malls, office buildings and other commercial properties from hosting “cryptocurrency talks … [Read more…]

Bank of Thailand to Launch State-Issued Digital Currency

The central Bank of Thailand (BoT) revealed on Wednesday plans to introduce a state-issued cryptocurrency on R3’s Corda blockchain. The move signifies the first such development in the South East Asian region. Thailand’s Hopes for Economic Boost As per details of a press release, BoT referred to the protocol as a “wholesale” Central Bank Digital … [Read more…]

Dash User Launches Vote to Demote CEO Ryan Taylor, Company Burning $500K Per Month

After a referendum was launched to demote Dash CEO Ryan Taylor due to missed deadlines, one disgruntled Dash community member put the privacy coin’s decentralized governance model to the test. Submitted Aug. 6 by user SavingPrivateDash, the proposal suggests that Taylor should be bumped down to an advisory role and that human resources should appoint … [Read more…]

Ask Me Anything with Brad and Cory

 Join us for a lively discussion between CEO Brad Garlinghouse and Chief Market Strategist Cory Johnson. Brad and Cory will cover a variety of topics and will take submitted questions from the audience. A recording and transcript of their conversation will be available following the interview. The post Ask Me Anything with Brad and … [Read more…]

eToro brings bitcoin to football

Seven Premier League clubs to be paid in cryptocurrency in landmark partnership deals with eToro Global investment platform eToro has launched partnerships with seven Premier League clubs including Tottenham Hotspur in landmark deals paid using bitcoin. eToro will partner with Brighton & Hove Albion F.C., Cardiff City F.C., Crystal Palace F.C., Leicester City F.C., Newcastle … [Read more…]

ICO is not a way to raise funds. It’s a way to start your network: Daniel Zakrisson, CEO at Cofound.it

Startupers should initially treat an ICO as a tool for growing their business rather than just raise funds. It is the opinion of a speaker at Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference Stockholm: Daniel Zakrisson, CEO at Cofound.it Startup Accelerator. In the interview, he shares his perspective on the blockchain industry development in Sweden and gives tips … [Read more…]