Indian Supreme Court Postpones Crypto Case at Government’s Request

India’s supreme court has postponed hearing the crypto case at the request of the government’s counsel. The court was expecting to hear about the country’s cryptocurrency regulation today before proceeding to address the banking ban by the central bank. However, the case has now been postponed. Also read: Indian Supreme Court Set to Hear Crypto […]
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Indian Supreme Court Postpones Crypto Case at Government’s Request

Crypto Town Hall Meetings Grow to 8 Indian Cities for More to Voice Regulatory Ideas

The number of open town hall meetings for the Indian crypto community to voice regulatory suggestions has grown from four cities to eight. The organizer of the meetings has shared details with news.Bitcoin.com. Meetings will be hosted in four new cities in April and the best suggestions for crypto regulation will be submitted to the […]
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Crypto Town Hall Meetings Grow to 8 Indian Cities for More to Voice Regulatory Ideas

Indian Supreme Court Set to Hear Crypto Case on March 29

The four-week window that the Indian supreme court has given the government to come up with crypto regulation is coming to an end. According to the court’s Advance List, the crypto case is listed for March 29. Meanwhile, the community is ramping up efforts to bring about positive crypto regulation and the end of the […]
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Indian Supreme Court Set to Hear Crypto Case on March 29

Indian Exchange Launches Lending Program for 5 Cryptocurrencies

An Indian crypto exchange has launched a program that allows its users to earn interest on their cryptocurrencies held at the exchange. Initially, users can lend BTC, USDT, BNB, XRP, and ETH. The CEO of the exchange has shared details about this new offering with news.Bitcoin.com. Also read: Crypto Enthusiasts Unite in 4 Indian Cities […]
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Indian Exchange Launches Lending Program for 5 Cryptocurrencies

Cryptocurrency Jobs Peak in These Indian Cities

Demand for skilled professionals in the crypto space has been steadily rising, according to new data that ranks cities in India based on the number of jobs in the cryptocurrency field. Some cities such as Mumbai dropped several places from last year’s ranking while a couple of others are new to the list. Also read: […]
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Cryptocurrency Jobs Peak in These Indian Cities

Digital Currency Donors and Crypto-Backed Endowments Fuel Higher Learning

Digital asset holders and organizations have been donating funds to a number of well-known universities. These days a slew of popular colleges like Stanford, MIT, Cornell, Puget Sound, and Princeton all accept digital currency donations or have high-net-worth crypto backers funding these schools. On the flip side of higher education, many of the world’s prestigious […]
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Digital Currency Donors and Crypto-Backed Endowments Fuel Higher Learning

Company Evades SEC Penalty Despite Illegally Issuing Security Tokens

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has decided not to impose a penalty on a company that had issued security tokens without its approval and without qualifying for an exemption. The company raised approximately $12.7 million. Also read: SEC Chair Explains Key Upgrades Needed for Bitcoin ETF Approval No Penalty The SEC announced on Wednesday […]
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Company Evades SEC Penalty Despite Illegally Issuing Security Tokens

Venezuelan Nonprofit Eatbch Celebrates First Anniversary Amidst Hyperinflation

On Sunday, Feb. 10, the creators of the charitable organization Eatbch, a nonprofit food drive powered by bitcoin cash, celebrated its one-year anniversary. Eatbch has come along way since its inception feeding Venezuelans thousands of meals alongside branching out to other less fortunate regions like South Sudan. Also read: BCH Avalanche Transactions Show Finality Speeds 10x […]
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Venezuelan Nonprofit Eatbch Celebrates First Anniversary Amidst Hyperinflation

Report: Indian Government Finalizing Crypto Regulatory Framework

The Indian government has reportedly confirmed that the report containing a regulatory framework for cryptocurrencies by an inter-ministerial committee is being finalized. This confirmation is in response to a Right to Information filing by a local news outlet. Also read: Indian Supreme Court Moves Crypto Hearing, Community Calls for Positive Regulations Report in ‘Finalization Stage’ The […]
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Report: Indian Government Finalizing Crypto Regulatory Framework

Executives of Korean Exchange Sentenced to Jail for Faking Volumes

Two executives of a South Korean cryptocurrency exchange have reportedly been sentenced to jail for inflating trading volumes on their exchange. The pair allegedly used a bot to fake large orders in both cryptocurrencies and Korean won. Also read: Indian Supreme Court Moves Crypto Hearing, Community Calls for Positive Regulations Prison Sentences Two executives of South […]
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Executives of Korean Exchange Sentenced to Jail for Faking Volumes

China Now Ranks 34 Crypto Projects

China’s Center for Information and Industry Development has released its latest crypto project ranking. The center evaluated one more crypto project this month, bringing the total number of ranked projects to 34. Bitcoin has been downgraded while the top two positions remain unchanged. Also read: Indian Supreme Court Moves Crypto Hearing, Community Calls for Positive Regulations […]
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China Now Ranks 34 Crypto Projects

South Korean Business School Launches Crypto MBA Program

A major business school in South Korea is now offering a master’s degree in cryptocurrency. Crypto MBA is a one-and-a-half-year program that covers topics such as Bitcoin, Ethereum, smart contracts, crypto funds, Dapp planning, game theory, and how to write persuasive whitepapers. Meanwhile, the government is working on follow-up crypto regulations. Also read: Indian Supreme Court […]
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South Korean Business School Launches Crypto MBA Program

SEC to Decide Fate of Vaneck Solidx Bitcoin ETF by Late February

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has delayed its decision on the Vaneck Solidx bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF), which will trade on Cboe BZX Exchange. The SEC has received more than 1,600 comments and will make a decision by February next year. Also read: Indian Supreme Court Moves Crypto Hearing, Community Calls for Positive Regulations […]
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SEC to Decide Fate of Vaneck Solidx Bitcoin ETF by Late February

Japanese Cryptocurrency Exchange to Relaunch as Part of Huobi After Buyout

A regulated Japanese cryptocurrency exchange is shutting down to relaunch as part of the Huobi family. The new exchange will support six cryptocurrencies and 11 trading pairs. Existing Bittrade customers need to open new accounts, complete KYC verification, and transfer their assets to the new platform. Also read: Indian Supreme Court Moves Crypto Hearing, Community Calls […]
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Japanese Cryptocurrency Exchange to Relaunch as Part of Huobi After Buyout

LCX Now Licensed to Provide Crypto Trading Services in Liechtenstein

Liechtenstein cryptocurrency exchange LCX has been granted a license to provide crypto trading services for utility and payment tokens. The exchange will be offering four main crypto services including a custody service and a fiat-to-crypto exchange in partnership with Binance. Also read: Indian Supreme Court Moves Crypto Hearing, Community Calls for Positive Regulations A Regulated Exchange […]
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LCX Now Licensed to Provide Crypto Trading Services in Liechtenstein

Court Drops Charges Against Alleged Btc-e Operator Alexander Vinnik

The lawsuit against alleged Btc-e operator Alexander Vinnik for “fraud, money laundering, and other grave crimes” filed in Cyprus has reportedly been dropped. His lawyer says the case “fell apart at the very early stage” at the initiative of the plaintiffs themselves. Also read: Indian Supreme Court Moves Crypto Hearing, Community Calls for Positive Regulations Lawsuit […]
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Court Drops Charges Against Alleged Btc-e Operator Alexander Vinnik

China Revises Crypto Ranking — BTC Upgraded

China’s Center for Information and Industry Development has updated its crypto project ranking for this month, moving BTC up several places while still favoring EOS and Ethereum. The center explains its evaluation model and outlines future projects. Also read: Indian Supreme Court Moves Crypto Hearing, Community Calls for Positive Regulations China’s Crypto Ranking Update China’s Center […]
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China Revises Crypto Ranking — BTC Upgraded

Thai SEC Warns Against 14 Unauthorized Cryptocurrency Operators

Thailand’s Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has warned the public against 14 websites whose operators have been soliciting customers to buy and sell cryptocurrencies and related products. The regulator says these operators are not authorized to conduct crypto business in the country. Currently, only seven companies are temporarily approved for crypto operations. Also read: Indian Supreme […]
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Thai SEC Warns Against 14 Unauthorized Cryptocurrency Operators

Fisco Completes Takeover of Japanese Cryptocurrency Exchange Zaif

Regulated Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Zaif has completed its business transfer. Fisco Cryptocurrency Exchange is its new operator, taking over from Tech Bureau. This follows Zaif’s September hack, which cost the exchange approximately $62 million in three different cryptocurrencies. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space One Operator, Two Separate Exchanges Osaka-based Tech Bureau […]
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Fisco Completes Takeover of Japanese Cryptocurrency Exchange Zaif

Indian Government Expects to Finalize Crypto Bill Next Month

The Indian government has reportedly filed an affidavit with the country’s supreme court detailing its progress on cryptocurrency regulations. “Serious efforts are going on” to prepare the draft crypto bill and report, the government explained. The two are expected to be discussed by the inter-ministerial committee by next month. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into […]
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Indian Government Expects to Finalize Crypto Bill Next Month