Wolfie Zhao

A member of the CoinDesk editorial team since June 2017, Wolfie now focuses on writing business stories related to blockchain and cryptocurrency. Twitter: @wolfiezhao. Email: wolfie@coindesk.com. Telegram: wolfiezhao

Blockchain Can Legally Authenticate Evidence, Chinese Judge Rules

| Wolfie Zhao

A court in China's Hangzhou city has ruled that evidence authenticated with blockchain technology can be presented in legal disputes.

Bithumb Claims to Have Retrieved $14 Million in Hacked Cryptos

| Wolfie Zhao

The Korean exchange says it has clawed back some of the millions lost in a theft of cryptocurrencies including bitcoin, XRP and bitcoin cash.

Crypto Venture Firm to Invest 200K Ether in US Startups

| Wolfie Zhao

A China-based venture firm focused on the crypto industry aims to invest 200,000 ethereum in U.S. startups

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Bank Regulator Proposes Chinese Crypto License In Research Paper

| Wolfie Zhao

A research paper from China's banking regulator suggests the country should let ICOs operate legally under a financial regulatory framework.

Korean Watchdog Tightens Rules on Crypto Exchange Bank Accounts

| Wolfie Zhao

Banks in South Korea are now required to monitor all accounts held by crypto exchanges following a tightening of anti-money laundering measures.

Huobi Pro Exchange to Suspend Crypto Trading in Japan

| Wolfie Zhao

Huobi Pro is to stop offering trading services to investors living in Japan, reportedly over its lack of a license in the country.

US State Seeks to Confiscate $24 Million in Dark Web Bitcoin

| Wolfie Zhao

The crackdown of vendors on darkweb marketplaces lets the U.S. government seize 4,000 bitcoins and now it wants to confiscate all of them.

Hong Kong Seeks to Widen DLT Use in Trade Finance

| Wolfie Zhao

Hong Kong's banking regulator is planning to widen its works on cross-border trade finance using distributed ledger technology.

PBoC Filings Reveal Big Picture for Planned Digital Currency

| Wolfie Zhao

The continuing efforts by China's central bank to build a fully-featured digital currency product are revealed in its many patent filings.

2 APAC Nations Have Ruled Out Central Bank Digital Currencies

| Wolfie Zhao

The central banks of both Australia and New Zealand have said they do not plan to create their own digital currencies – at least for now.