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

Japanese Crypto Exchange Group Gets Legal Status to Self-Regulate

| Wolfie Zhao

Japan's financial regulator has formally approved a crypto exchange association, giving it legal powers to police the industry.

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MIT Professor’s Blockchain Protocol Nets $62 Million in New Funding

| Wolfie Zhao

Algorand, the blockchain protocol founded by MIT professor and Turing Award winner Silvio Micali, has raised $62 million in new funding.

Indian Police Seize ATM Run By Crypto Exchange Unocoin

| Wolfie Zhao

Police in the Indian city of Bangalore have seized an ATM just weeks after it was set up by crypto exchange Unocoin.

Elon Musk Sparks Speculation With Cryptic Crypto Tweet

| Wolfie Zhao

Elon Musk mentioned bitcoin in a mysterious tweet, and it's whipping up plenty of speculation across the crypto community.

Payments Startup Square Is Open-Sourcing Its Bitcoin Storage Solution

| Wolfie Zhao

Mobile payments startup Square has open-sourced the code and tools for its "Subzero" bitcoin cold storage system.

Pantera Capital Backs Blockchain Security Startup’s $5.5 Million Round

| Wolfie Zhao

Smart contract security startup Synthetic Minds has raised $5.5 million from investors including Pantera Capital.

Australian Securities Watchdog Halts ICO Seeking to Raise $50 Million

| Wolfie Zhao

An Australian ICO project planning raise up to $50 million has been halted by the country's securities regulator.

China’s Internet Censor Releases Draft Regulation for Blockchain Startups

| Wolfie Zhao

China's internet censorship agency has released draft regulations to govern blockchain startups.

Sia Network Releases Hard Fork Code to Block Crypto Mining Giants

| Wolfie Zhao

Sia has released the formal code for an imminent hard fork that will block cryptocurrency mining firms like Bitmain from its blockchain network.

Crypto Exchange Huobi Now Lets Users Swap Between 4 Different Stablecoins

| Wolfie Zhao

Singapore-based cryptocurrency exchange Huobi has just launched a solution that enables users to switch between different stablecoins.