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Free Markets and the Future of Blockchain

J. Christopher Giancarlo is Chairman at U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission, the agency of the US government that regulates futures and options markets. This will be the last time I speak to you from the CFTC. Nevertheless, before I go, I…

US Regulator Joins Canada in Fining Blockchain Firm CEO for Securities Act Violation

Alex Tapscott and NextBlock Global have been ordered to cease and desist from committing further violations of the Securities Act.
Blockchain entrepreneur Alex Tapscott has been fined $25,000 by the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC,) according to a filing…

Congressman Emmer to Reintroduce Tax Bill Focused on Crypto Hard Forks

U.S. Representative Tom Emmer plans to reintroduce a bill that would benefit taxpayers holding cryptos resulting from blockchain hard forks. …

Opera Web Browser Crypto Wallet Launches Support for Tron, TRC-Standard Tokens

Web browser Opera has added support for tron (TRX) and TRC-standard tokens to its built-in crypto wallet. Web browser Opera has added support for tron (TRX) and TRC-standard tokens to its built-in crypto wallet, according to a press release…

RIF Labs Launches 3rd-Layer Scalability Solution Capable of Processing Up to 5K TPS

RIF Labs — the organization behind behind off-chain bitcoin infrastructure layer RIF OS — has launched a third-layer scalability solution. RIF Labs — owner of bitcoin-based smart contract sidechain Rootstock (RSK) developer RSK Labs — has launched a third-layer…

Bank of America CTO Catherine Bessant: We Haven’t Found a Blockchain Use Case in Finance

Catherine Bessant admitted that the institution has yet to find blockchain use cases for the financial services sector.
Catherine Bessant, chief technology officer at Bank of America, admitted that the institution has yet to find blockchain use cases for…

ShapeShift’s Voorhees: Bitcoin Won’t Become Trillion-Dollar Asset Without More Bubbles

The instant convertor’s CEO told Bloomberg that current volatility is an essential part of crypto’s metamorphosis. The CEO of instant cryptocurrency exchange platform ShapeShift told Bloomberg TV on May 15 that bubbles are an essential part of the industry’s…

Bitcoin Price Rally Stalls As Ether, XRP Shine

With bitcoin’s rally showing signs of exhaustion above $8,000, investors have started pouring money into relatively cheap alternatives. …

EBay Denies Rumors It Will Start Accepting Crypto, Despite Advertising at Crypto Event

Speculation has been growing since eBay took out ads at the Consensus blockchain and crypto conference in New York City. EBay has denied rumors that it is going to start accepting cryptocurrency as a payment method, according to a Bloomberg report…

Fintech Firm Billion Seals $2.1 Mln European Commission Grant for Blockchain System

Billon has reportedly sealed an almost €2 million grant from the European Commission’s SME Instrument program. Polish-British fintech firm Billon has reportedly sealed an almost €2 million (~$2.1 million) grant from European Commission’s Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SME) Instrument…