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Switzerland Denies $103 Million of COVID-19 Relief for Crypto Valley

Switzerland Denies $103 Million of COVID-19 Relief for Crypto Valley

The Swiss government has denied a 100 million franc request by the Canton of Zug for use in keeping local crypto companies afloat, according to local newspaper Tages-Anzeiger. Zug’s finance director Heinz Taennler initiated support for the financial package earlier in April to support local blockchain companies affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, but the answer he’s getting isn’t the one he wanted.

25 MAY 2020

News

Christine Lagarde: ECB will continue to assess the costs and benefits of issuing a central bank digital currency

Christine Lagarde: ECB will continue to assess the costs and benefits of issuing a central bank digital currency

Interview with Christine Lagarde, President of the ECB, by Pierre-Henri de Menthon and Sabine Syfuss-Arnaud.

4 MAY 2020

Interview

The five big crypto lessons of China

The five big crypto lessons of China

During the Year of the Pig, China's approach to crypto really began to take shape. In our Chinese New Year Special, Da Bing explains it all for you.

30 APRIL 2020

Аrticles

‘Full Transparency Not Ideal for Cryptocurrency’ Says Chainalysis Exec

‘Full Transparency Not Ideal for Cryptocurrency’ Says Chainalysis Exec

A major global company that helps fight illicit cryptocurrency-related activity does not think that privacy in crypto markets is necessarily bad.

22 APRIL 2020

News

The world gold miner tokenizes assets and opens trading on the Simex and Coinsbit exchanges

The world gold miner tokenizes assets and opens trading on the Simex and Coinsbit exchanges

In recent years we have seen a rush on the crypto market by investors large and small, drawn to the promise of colossal rewards by a plethora of emerging players. What followed was the widely publicized ‘Great Crypto Crash’ of 2018 that led many coins to either fail completely or struggle to recover fully.

6 MARCH 2020

Аrticles



BTCU – the Fastest and Complete Bitcoin?

BTCU – the Fastest and Complete Bitcoin?

BTCU blockchain enables smart contracts to facilitate decentralized applications and all crypto transactions across a peer-to-peer network.

3 MARCH 2020

News

Wells Fargo Invests $5M in Startup Connecting Crypto Exchanges and Banks

Wells Fargo Invests $5M in Startup Connecting Crypto Exchanges and Banks

Banking giant Wells Fargo is backing blockchain forensics firm Elliptic.

14 FEBRUARY 2020

News

Crypto Market Is A “Giant Garbage Dumpster”: Minneapolis Fed President

Crypto Market Is A “Giant Garbage Dumpster”: Minneapolis Fed President

The crypto bashing encyclopedia now has a new soundbite addition, this time from Minneapolis Federal Reserve President Neel Kashkari calling cryptos a “giant garbage dumpster.”

14 FEBRUARY 2020

News

Fed chair Powell says Facebook's Libra 'really lit a fire' on the question of a digital dollar

Fed chair Powell says Facebook's Libra 'really lit a fire' on the question of a digital dollar

"We’re working hard on it, we have a lot of projects going on, lot of efforts going on on that right now."

12 FEBRUARY 2020

News

Chainalysis Provides Anti-Money Laundering Compliance Solution for Tether

Chainalysis Provides Anti-Money Laundering Compliance Solution for Tether

Chainalysis, the blockchain analysis company, today announced the global roll out of its compliance solution for Tether, the blockchain-enabled platform that powers the largest stablecoin by market capitalization.

12 FEBRUARY 2020

News

The US government lost $1.7 billion by selling Bitcoin too early

The US government lost $1.7 billion by selling Bitcoin too early

The United States is likely to have missed out on around $1.7 billion by auctioning off seized Bitcoin $BTCway too soon.

11 FEBRUARY 2020

News

Japanese Official Calls for Urgent Development of Digital Yen to Counter China

Japanese Official Calls for Urgent Development of Digital Yen to Counter China

Another Japanese lawmaker has publicly called for the swift development of the digital yen.

10 FEBRUARY 2020

News

Hacked Italian Exchange Altsbit to Shut Down in May 2020

Hacked Italian Exchange Altsbit to Shut Down in May 2020

Altsbit, a small cryptocurrency exchange that lost “almost all funds” in hack on Feb. 5, will shut down its services in May 2020.

10 FEBRUARY 2020

News

Fearing ‘Currency Struggle,’ Japanese Politicians Want G-7 Response to China’s Digital Yuan

Fearing ‘Currency Struggle,’ Japanese Politicians Want G-7 Response to China’s Digital Yuan

Japanese politicians are calling on G-7 members to respond to China's planned digital yuan by collaborating on digital currency research.

8 FEBRUARY 2020

News

Value locked into DeFi protocols has crossed $1 billion

Value locked into DeFi protocols has crossed $1 billion

The total amount of money locked into decentralized finance (DeFi) applications and protocols has crossed a milestone of $1 billion.

8 FEBRUARY 2020

News

Venezuelan Petro cryptocurrency is a ‘scam’, say local merchants

Venezuelan Petro cryptocurrency is a ‘scam’, say local merchants

Retail merchants in Venezuela are refusing to accept Petro payments as hyperinflation is causing massive devaluation upon liquidation of the crypto at the banks. Meanwhile, the country’s government has reintroduced price control inspectors as part of efforts to pressure stores into accepting the country’s state-issued digital currency.

4 FEBRUARY 2020

News

US Marshals Will Auction $40M in Bitcoin This Month

US Marshals Will Auction $40M in Bitcoin This Month

The U.S. Marshals Service is auctioning nearly $40 million in bitcoin, the first such auction since the end of 2018.

4 FEBRUARY 2020

News

Winklevoss Patents Tout Use Case for Gemini Stablecoin Tech in Banking

Winklevoss Patents Tout Use Case for Gemini Stablecoin Tech in Banking

The owners of the Gemini cryptocurrency exchange, the Winklevoss brothers, have won a flurry of U.S. patents for stablecoin technology they say could be issued by commercial banks.

3 FEBRUARY 2020

News

Two firms partner to tokenize luxury cars, including Ferrari

Two firms partner to tokenize luxury cars, including Ferrari

Investment platform CurioInvest and digital assets exchange MERJ have tied up to offer tokens backed by rare and luxury cars, including Ferrari.

1 FEBRUARY 2020

News

CFTC chairman reiterates belief that ether futures will be launched

CFTC chairman reiterates belief that ether futures will be launched

Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) chairman Heath Tarbert remarked Thursday that the crypto market could see the launch of ether (ETH)-based futures contracts.

1 FEBRUARY 2020

News

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