8 Teams Are Sprinting to Build the Next Generation of Ethereum

by Christine Kim

Why You Shouldn’t Fear the Blockchain Regulators

| Kevin Werbach

Calls for regulation do not represent the end of cryptocurrency innovation; they signal blockchain’s ongoing maturation, a legal expert argues.

SEC Fines Crypto Fund $50K and Issues Cease-and-Desist

| Nikhilesh De

The SEC has issued a cease-and-desist order against CoinAlpha after it offered unregistered securities.

Crypto Exchange Gemini to List Bitcoin Cash With NYDFS Approval

| Nikhilesh De

The Winklevoss-owned Gemini crypto exchange is adding support for bitcoin cash trading pairs with approval from New York's finance watchdog.

Venezuela to Sell Oil for Petro Cryptocurrency in 2019, Says Maduro

| Yogita Khatri

Venezuela's President Maduro has said the nation will sidestep the dollar and use its controversial petro token for oil sales next year.

Coinbase Considers Adding 30 New Crypto Assets to Its Exchange

| Nikhilesh De

Coinbase has published a long list of crypto assets it could soon add to its exchange, but says there is work still to do.

Russia’s Sberbank Uses Smart Contract to Settle Three-Way Repo Deal

| Yogita Khatri

Russia’s Sberbank has settled a three-way repurchase agreement using blockchain tech, calling it a "world's first."

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Mining Firm Sues Roger Ver, Bitmain and More for ‘Hijacking’ Bitcoin Cash

| Nikhilesh De

Mining firm United Investment has launched a lawsuit against Bitmain, bitcoin.com, and Bitcoin ABC devs for allegedly taking control of bitcoin cash.

Ether Price Now Down 94% from January’s Record High

| Omkar Godbole

The price of ether fell to 19-month lows just over $80 today and is now down 94% from its January peak.

Mastercard Patent Filing Outlines Way to Anonymize Crypto Transactions

| Nikhilesh De

Payments giant Mastercard claims to have developed a new way of keeping cryptocurrency transactions private using intermediary addresses.

US Congressmen Introduce Two Bills to Prevent Crypto Price Manipulation

| Yogita Khatri

Two U.S. Congressmen have introduced bipartisan bills to prevent crypto price manipulation and boost acceptance of the tech.