Malta Says Crypto Rules Aren’t Yet In Force

Malta's new cryptocurrency regulatory framework has not taken effect just yet. Three bills regarding cryptocurrencies, blockchain and distributed ledger technology, passed by Maltese Members of Parliament in June, set out a...

Who’s In Control of Tezos? That Answer Is About to Change

"To me, it kind of feels similar to the beginning of ethereum." Andrew Paulicek, founder of Happy Tezos, isn't the only one excited about the upcoming milestone in the life of...

$8K In Reach? 4 Barriers Await Emboldened Bitcoin Bulls

$8,000? It's not out of the question. With no price pullback happening in the wake of Tuesday's sudden surge, the technical charts indicate bitcoin could soon close in on this key psychological...

Huobi Launches Service to Build Crypto Exchanges in the Cloud

Huobi, the world's third-largest cryptocurrency exchange platform by trade volume, is now offering a business arm to help customers build their own digital asset exchanges. Dubbed the Huobi Cloud, the service...

CoinMarketCap Announces Changes to Counter Fake Volume Concerns

The popular crypto data tracker CoinMarketCap is instituting changes in light of what it called "concerns" over fake volume figures. In a blog post, published on July 19, the site said...

Barclays Seeks Twin Blockchain Patents for Banking Services

Barclays Bank may be looking to blockchain to streamline fund transfers and know-your-customer processes, according to newly-released patent applications. The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office published two applications by the U.K.'s...

UK Begins Research on Law Reform for Use of Blockchain Smart Contracts

The U.K. Law Commission has launched a research project investigating reforms that would bring legal clarity to the use of blockchain-based smart contracts. According to a working paper published on Thursday,...

US Consumer Finance Watchdog Opens Regulatory Sandbox to Blockchain

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is launching a regulatory sandbox to encourage blockchain and other financial technology innovation, acting head Mick Mulvaney announced Wednesday. The CFPB wants to assist companies developing...