Digital payments startup Square has received a BitLicense through the NY Department of Financial Services.
New York Department of Financial Services superintendent Maria Vullo defended regulators' actions in the crypto space during a panel discussion.
The license is has come in for intense criticism, in part because so few firms have been granted one.
Jesse Powell and Erik Voorhees delivered red-meat rhetoric but also made subtler points about New York's cryptocurrency regulations at Consensus 2018.
New York's Economic Development Corporation is launching several initiatives to put the Big Apple on the map as a blockchain technology hub.
Brian Forde, who is running for the California's 45th district seat in the U.S. House, is pitching himself as the crypto candidate.
Following Eric Schneiderman's abrupt resignation, the New York Attorney General's Office's "work continues," according to a spokesperson.
Coinbase's chief legal and risk officer "applauds" the Attorney General's inquiry into cryptocurrency exchanges' practices.