Developer Completes “Proof-of-Life” Off-Grid Crypto Transaction Primed for Post-Apocalypse

A developer known as “Daniel Jones” on Twitter claims to have completed a solar-powered, off-grid crypto transaction using shortwave radio and blockchain, The Next Web reports Tuesday, September 18. The project was reportedly devised in response to the CallForCode challenge, which challenges tech innovators to improvise with existing tools in order to find relief solutions … Read moreDeveloper Completes “Proof-of-Life” Off-Grid Crypto Transaction Primed for Post-Apocalypse

Robinhood Accused of Taking from Younger Investors to Benefit Wall Street Traders

Exchanges Journalist Logan Kane of Seeking Alpha conducted a deep dive on the practices of popular stock and cryptocurrency trading smartphone application Robinhood. According to Mr. Kane, “it seems that today’s Robinhood takes from the millennial and gives to the high-frequency trader. Not only does Robinhood accept payment for order flow, but on a back-of-the-envelope … Read moreRobinhood Accused of Taking from Younger Investors to Benefit Wall Street Traders

BBVA Executive: Cryptocurrencies Are ‘Perfect,’ But Often Used for Illicit Activities

Cryptocurrencies are “perfect”, but are often used for bad purposes, executive chairman of multinational Spanish banking group Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria (BBVA) Francisco Gonzalez Rodriguez stated in an interview with CNBC Friday, September 14. Gonzalez has claimed that the world is going through “an incredible digital revolution” which will eventually lead to a new world … Read moreBBVA Executive: Cryptocurrencies Are ‘Perfect,’ But Often Used for Illicit Activities

Japanese Regulator Unveils Crypto Regulation Updates

Regulation Japan’s financial regulator has recently unveiled the current state of the crypto regulations in the country. Three crypto operators are currently being reviewed. With 160 companies wanting to enter the space, the regulator plans to add more personnel to help review new applicants. In addition, a self-regulatory plan for crypto exchanges has also been … Read moreJapanese Regulator Unveils Crypto Regulation Updates

Hodler’s Digest, September 9-16: SEC Heightens Crypto Crackdown, While US Court Ruling Marks Cryptos as Securities

Coming every Sunday, the Hodler’s Digest will help you to track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions, and much more — a week on Cointelegraph in one link. Top Stories This Week New York Judges Rules Securities Laws Be “Flexible” … Read moreHodler’s Digest, September 9-16: SEC Heightens Crypto Crackdown, While US Court Ruling Marks Cryptos as Securities

$150B Money Laundering Probe of Danske Bank Implicates Citigroup and Deutsche Bank

News U.S. law enforcement agencies have started their money laundering investigations of Danske Bank, Denmark’s largest bank, according to the Wall Street Journal. Citigroup and Deutsche Bank have been implicated. Danske Bank is also currently under investigation by Denmark and Estonia and its CEO reportedly ignored warnings of suspicious transactions. Also read: 160 Crypto Exchanges Seek … Read more$150B Money Laundering Probe of Danske Bank Implicates Citigroup and Deutsche Bank

Crypto Markets Recover Slightly, Ethereum, Tezos See Largest Gains

Saturday, September 15: crypto markets are undergoing a slight recovery after yesterday’s decline, with 17 of the 20 top cryptocurrencies by market cap in the green, according to CoinMarketCap data. Market visualization from Coin360 After dropping below the $6,500 price point yesterday, Bitcoin (BTC) has challenged the mark again, going up by 1.6 percent over … Read moreCrypto Markets Recover Slightly, Ethereum, Tezos See Largest Gains

Overstock to Offer Bitcoin for Sale After Acquiring Bitsy.com Biometric Wallet

News Medici Ventures, a blockchain/crypto specific division of Overstock.com, has acquired Bitsy.com in an effort to finally merge the worlds of online retail with decentralized, digital cash facilitated by the Bitsy’s new biometric wallet. The Crypto Winter, assuming it ends at some point, might be best defined by what companies in the space did to prepare … Read moreOverstock to Offer Bitcoin for Sale After Acquiring Bitsy.com Biometric Wallet

CFTC Chair: Crypto Needs ‘Do No Harm’ Approach That Regulators Gave the Early Internet

U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Chairman J. Christopher Giancarlo has said that crypto needs a “do no harm” approach from regulators to flourish, in an interview at the annual Singapore Summit today, Friday 14. Chairman Giancarlo said he took the precedent from the early days of the Internet, which he argued was able to … Read moreCFTC Chair: Crypto Needs ‘Do No Harm’ Approach That Regulators Gave the Early Internet