CFTC Chair Says Ether Futures ‘Likely’ in 2020

by Nikhilesh De

WATCH: UNICEF’s Crypto Fund Plans to Pay for Internet in Public Schools

| Christine Kim

UNICEF and the ethereum community are teaming up to help wire up needy schools.

Former Fed Nominee Stephen Moore Backs Fractional Reserve Stablecoin

| Danny Nelson

Stephen Moore, whose failed bid to join the Fed imploded within months, has a new plan to disrupt global finance: a fractional reserved-backed…

WATCH: Ecash Creator David Chaum On His New ‘Quantum-Resistant’ Cryptocurrency, Praxxis 

| John Biggs

We spoke with Chaum at Devcon in Osaka, Japan where he shared his vision for a more secure blockchain.

As Lightning’s Economy Takes Shape, Devs Are Split on Proposed Fee Hike

| William Foxley

At the lightning network's inaugural conference in Berlin, the future economics of the bitcoin payment technology took center stage.

Binance CEO: Russian Ruble to Be First Fiat-Crypto Trading Option

| Daniel Palmer

Cryptocurrency exchange Binance.com is soon to launch its first fiat-to-cryptocurrency trading pairs, kicking off with the Russian ruble.

Libra Could Drop ‘Basket’ and Issue Individual Fiat Stablecoins

| Daniel Palmer

Under pressure from regulators, the Libra project may consider a fundamental change to the way its planned crypto payments system will operate.

Major Korean Banks Join Government-Backed Blockchain ID Initiative

| Richard Meyer

Institutions including the Shinhan and NH Nonghyup banks have joined a blockchain identity initiative aimed to securely share personal data.

Bitfinex Files for Subpoena in Bid to Recover $880 Million in Frozen Funds

| Wolfie Zhao

Bitfinex has filed a subpoena application on a former banking executive of a trust company that it believes can help it recover over $850 million.

University of Malta, malta

You Can Now Get a Master’s in Blockchain From a School in (Where Else?) Malta

| Danny Nelson

The multidisciplinary masters' program is Malta’s latest in a national campaign to become a global blockchain business and education hub.

HTC’s Latest Blockchain Phone Can Run a Full Bitcoin Node

| David Pan

The Taiwanese electronics giant has launched the Exodus 1s phone with a built-in hardware wallet and the ability to support a bitcoin node.