Seed CX Launches Spot Bitcoin Trading in Bid for Big-Money Investors

by Nikhilesh De
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A16z-backed Startup Anchor Labs Launches Crypto Custodial Service

| Nikhilesh De

Anchor Labs claims its new custodial service for institutions is more secure than cold storage yet offers easier access to assets.

UK Financial Watchdog Plans Oversight of Security Tokens, Some Stablecoins

| Yogita Khatri

The U.K.’s Financial Conduct Authority has proposed guidance for how various crypto assets should be regulated in the country.

Ripple Partners With Chinese University for Blockchain Research Program

| Yogita Khatri

Ripple has teamed up with a top Chinese university for a research program focused on blockchain regulation and development.

Pennsylvania Clarifies That Crypto Exchanges Are Not Money Transmitters

| Yogita Khatri

Pennsylvania's government has clarified that crypto exchanges and providers do not require a money transmission license to operate.

Bitfury Releases Merchant, Developer Tools for Bitcoin’s Lighting Network

| Christine Kim

Blockchain technology firm Bitfury has released a suite tools aimed to drive adoption of bitcoin’s lightning network.

Crypto Exchange Bithumb Seeks US Listing via Reverse IPO

| Yogita Khatri

South Korean crypto exchange Bithumb is looking to get publicly listed in the U.S. through a reverse merger.

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50 Cut as $60 Million Blockchain Project Nebulas Lays Off 60% of Staff

| Brady Dale

Once a top-100 cryptocurrency, Nebulas has laid off more than 60 percent of its staff since July 2018, CoinDesk has learned.

Bakkt Makes Initial Hiring Push for Bitcoin Futures Exchange

| Anna Baydakova

The hotly anticipated bitcoin futures platform plans to hire at least eight individuals in areas from sales to tech to finance.

What We Learned in 100 Crypto Talks With Institutional Investors

| Jeff Dorman

Endowments, family offices, pensions and other institutions are enthusiastic about crypto assets despite an overall pullback in valuations.

Sapphire Tech Targets Grin Cryptocurrency With New GPU Miner

| Nikhilesh De

Sapphire Technology is launching a line of graphics cards designed for mining of the new "grin" cryptocurrency, as well as other tokens.