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CoinMarketCap Removes Volume Requirements for Cryptocurrency Exchange Listing
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CoinMarketCap Removes Volume Requirements for Cryptocurrency Exchange Listing

Cryptocurrency data aggregation site CoinMarketCap has removed volume requirements for exchanges listed on its platform, citing concerns over data transparency and clarity. The platform, the 276th-most popular website according to Alexa, made this announcem...
Silk Road Founder Ross Ulbricht Joins Twitter
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Silk Road Founder Ross Ulbricht Joins Twitter

Silk Road founder Ross Ulbricht, currently serving a double life sentence, has recently created a twitter account under the handle @RealRossU. https://twitter.com/RealRossU/status/1019953970771419136 In a letter posted on freeross.org, a website set up b...
Tron Founder Justin Sun Wins Supernode Election, Vows to Donate Revenue to TRX Development
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Tron Founder Justin Sun Wins Supernode Election, Vows to Donate Revenue to TRX Development

Tron users have formally voted to make founder Justin Sun one of the less than 30 individuals and organizations authorized to serve as a “super representative” on the TRX network. Tron Founder Justin Sun Becomes Supernode Operator It took just hours for Su...
Coinbase Scores Major Whale for Institutional Brokerage Service: Report
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Coinbase Scores Major Whale for Institutional Brokerage Service: Report

Industry giant Coinbase has scored a major win for its recently-launched institutional brokerage service, as a major hedge fund has begun using its platform to dip its toe into the fledgling cryptocurrency market. Citing unnamed sources familiar with the ma...
In a First, UK Police Seize Cannabis Grower’s Bitcoins Worth $1.6 Million
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In a First, UK Police Seize Cannabis Grower’s Bitcoins Worth $1.6 Million

Among the many potential roles that bitcoin could play in society, it is hard to imagine plugging holes in police budgets being one of them. Until now. Surrey Police have become the first law enforcement agency in the United Kingdom to convert bitcoins that...
India’s Supreme Court Sets September Date for Final Cryptocurrency Petition Hearing
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India’s Supreme Court Sets September Date for Final Cryptocurrency Petition Hearing

India’s Supreme Court has upheld the central bank’s directive of prohibiting banks from offering services to the domestic cryptocurrency sector following a hearing today. On Friday, India’s Supreme Court held its latest hearing of the case against the Reser...
Vietnam’s Central Bank Approves Call to Suspend Import of Cryptocurrency Miners
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Vietnam’s Central Bank Approves Call to Suspend Import of Cryptocurrency Miners

Vietnam is closing in on a sweeping move to – temporarily – ban the import of ASIC cryptocurrency mining equipment after the central bank approved the proposed plan. The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV), the country’s central bank, is in agreement with a governm...
This Silicon Valley-Backed Blockchain Startup Wants to Become the Wikipedia of Data
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This Silicon Valley-Backed Blockchain Startup Wants to Become the Wikipedia of Data

DIRT, a blockchain startup that plans to develop a trusted platform for structured data, has raised $3 million in a seed funding round. The San Francisco-based company said investment firms that participated in the round include General Catalyst, Greylock Part...
Encrypted Email Service Tutanota Tests Cryptocurrency For Payments
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Encrypted Email Service Tutanota Tests Cryptocurrency For Payments

Tutanota, a provider of an encrypted email service, has begun to accept donations in bitcoin, ether, bitcoin cash and monero in order to test payment processing using cryptocurrencies, the company announced in a blog post. The German firm noted that it want...
Quebec Approves Energy Rate Hikes for Bitcoin Mining Firms
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Quebec Approves Energy Rate Hikes for Bitcoin Mining Firms

Bitcoin mining firms looking to set up shop in Quebec will now have to pay more for electricity. This is after the energy regulator of the Canadian province, Régie de l’énergie, gave the region’s utility firm, Hydro-Quebec, the go-ahead to impose a deterren...