Hong Kong Exchange ‘Hesitant’ to Approve Bitmain IPO, Says Source

by Wolfie Zhao

Coinbase Adds Crypto-to-Crypto Trading for Retail Customers

| Nikhilesh De

Coinbase is rolling out bitcoin-based crypto-to-crypto trading pairs for its retail customers.

Overstock’s tZERO to Develop a Cobalt-Backed Token for Hong Kong Investor

| Anna Baydakova

The engagement could lead to the tokenization of up to $200 million worth of cobalt, which is used to make electric vehicle batteries, in 2019.

Blockstream Boosts Bitcoin Satellite Service With Lightning Payments

| Nikhilesh De

Blockstream has expanded its bitcoin satellite service to the Asia-Pacific region and added support for Lightning Network transactions.

Iranian Official Says Blockchain Could Deliver Economic Boost

| Daniel Palmer

An Iranian official has reportedly said that integrating blockchain could bring a tech-based boost to the country's economy.

Cypherpunk Legend Timothy May Has Passed Away

| Yogita Khatri

Timothy C. May, cypherpunk legend and author of the “Crypto Anarchist Manifesto,” has passed away at the age 67.

A Year Ago Today Bitcoin’s Price Hit a Record $20k

| Omkar Godbole

Bitcoin is still struggling to find the bottom of a bear market on the anniversary of its $20,000 all-time record price high.

Switzerland to Regulate Blockchain Within Existing Financial Laws

| Yogita Khatri

Switzerland's government plans to accommodate the blockchain sector within existing financial laws, but with a few tweaks.

The Intrinsic Value of Crypto (What the Bubble Hasn’t Changed)

| Hu Liang

The crypto bubble hasn't altered the intrinsic value of crypto assets – but it should change our outlook on how they will evolve.

Exchanges, Startups Pick Sides After the Bitcoin Cash ‘Hash War’

| Christine Kim

The so-called "hash war" over the future of bitcoin cash is over and it's up to market forces to decide the fate of its two rival cryptocurrencies.

Coinbase and the Awkwardness of Growing Up

| Noelle Acheson

Coinbase's reveal of 31 tokens it's considering listing sparked a flurry of controversy. The strategy makes business sense, but the communication…