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Judge Denies Effort to Move XRP Investor Lawsuit to Lower Court

A U.S. district judge has denied an investor's effort to move a lawsuit against payments firm Ripple to a lower court. Judge Phyllis Hamilton of the Northern District of California denied Ryan Coffey's...

Pot Publication High Times Now Says It Won’t Accept Bitcoin in IPO

Marijuana advocacy publication High Times is walking back a previous announcement indicating that it would accept bitcoin when it launches its initial public offering (IPO). The company said last week that...

EU Lawmaker Wants to Include ICOs in New Crowdfunding Rules

A draft proposal by the European Parliament's Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs suggests creating new regulations for public initial coin offerings (ICOs), according to a document published Friday. Ashley Fox,...

Bitt Inks Blockchain Deal With Another Caribbean Central Bank

Barbados-based blockchain startup Bitt is partnering with the Centrale Bank van Curaçao en Sint Maarten (CBCS) to look into issuing a central bank-backed digital currency for the two nations. Bitt, a portfolio...

Bitcoin Trading Is Illegal in Saudi Arabia, Warn Watchdogs

A governmental committee comprised of Saudi Arabian regulators has issued a statement clarifying that cryptocurrency trading is illegal in the kingdom. According to a statement issued Sunday, the standing committee warned against...

How Crypto Reacted to This Week’s SEC Bitcoin ETF Delay

It was an expected result at an unexpected time. The news broke on August 7 that the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is kicking the can on its decision to...

Crypto Unicorn Bitmain Weighs $18 Billion IPO, One of World’s Largest

Bitmain Technologies, Ltd. is about to go public. According to documents obtained by CoinDesk, the cryptocurrency mining company is filing for an initial public offering (IPO) potentially as high as $18...

Coin Center Updates Its Securities Framework for Cryptocurrencies

Blockchain advocacy group Coin Center continues to believes some cryptocurrencies look like securities by law, and should be regulated as such. Peter Van Valkenburgh, the organization's director of research, published a...

Early Crypto Adopter Dish Network Now Accepts Bitcoin Cash

Dish Network, one of the first major firms to accept bitcoin as method of payment, has announced it now also accepts bitcoin cash. The support for a second cryptocurrency comes a...