Category: Digital Assets

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Switzerland to Relax Laws to Accommodate Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Startups

The Swiss government has announced a new legislative approach to blockchain regulation in an official report. The document recognizes the technology as one of the most important recent developments for the financial sector in...

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Cryptocurrency Enthusiasts Can Pay $10 Million for a 12-Night Stay in Space

The Orion Span project has plans to launch a space station that will be used as a luxury hotel. Its Aurora space station is set to launch in early 2022 and a 12-night stay on...

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Malaysian Financial Regulators to Intensify Scrutiny of ICOs, Cryptocurrencies

Malaysia’s securities regulator and central bank are to strengthen their scrutiny of initial coin offerings (ICOs) through new rules meant to eliminate issues of unfair trade practices and alleged risk of money laundering and...

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The Daily: Coinbase Adds Paypal Withdrawals, Gazprombank to Manage Crypto Assets

In this edition of The Daily, Coinbase customers in certain regions can now link their Paypal accounts to withdraw fiat and sell cryptocurrencies. Also, Russia’s third-largest bank is working to launch a digital asset...

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Organized Crime Goes Digital With the Blockchain-Based ‘Mafia Wars’ Game

Over the last couple of years, blockchain-based gaming has become more popular with collectible games like “Spells of Genesis.” One peer-to-peer game, “Mafia Wars,” is a blockchain-themed tournament based on well-known organized crime families...

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Markets Update: Falling Cryptocurrencies Wipe Out Last Week’s Gains

Cryptocurrency markets have seen losses over the last 24 hours and since our last markets update five days ago. Since then, most of the top cryptocurrencies have been moving sideways in a tight consolidated...

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Intel Awarded a Patent for an Energy Efficient Bitcoin Mining Process

On Nov. 27, the world’s second-largest semiconductor chip maker, Intel, was granted a patent for a processing system that mines Bitcoin but utilizes more “energy-efficient hardware accelerators.” According to the patent called the “Optimized...

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Sirin Labs Launches Blockchain-Centric ‘Finney’ Smartphone

On Nov. 29, Sirin Labs announced the commercial launch of its new blockchain smartphone known as the Finney. According to the cellphone creators, the Finney offers “secure and state of the art mobile technology”...

Binance Terminates Services for Users in Belarus 0

Binance Terminates Services for Users in Belarus

Cryptocurrency exchange Binance has informed Belarusian customers that its services will no longer be available in their country. The announcement follows reports of similar restrictions for residents of other nations under economic sanctions, such...