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Crypto Futures Exchange Deribit Launching Bulk Derivatives Trading

| Daniel Palmer

Deribit is teaming with institutional traders' messaging service Paradigm to facilitate block trades of bitcoin and ether derivatives.

Korean Banks Back $7.4 Million Funding Round for Blocko

| Daniel Palmer

Blocko, a blockchain firm working on enterprise applications of the tech, says it's raised $7.44 million from investors including Shinhan Bank.

Miller Lite Teams With Blockchain Firm for Customer Engagement Game

| Daniel Palmer

Miller Lite has partnered with a blockchain marketing company for a promotional game that utilizes blockchain and crypto collectibles.

In Palestine, Civilians Are Using Bitcoin More Than Hamas

| Leigh Cuen

Terrorists are using bitcoin, but they aren't the only ones. Here's the real story about bitcoin usage in Palestine.

SEC Approves Blockchain Tech Startup Securitize to Record Stock Transfers

| Nathan DiCamillo

Token issuance tech provider Securitize has registered as a transfer agent with the SEC, a move it says will boost blockchain adoption.

Cryptopia Exchange Kept Users’ Cryptos in Pooled Wallet: Liquidator

| Daniel Palmer

The liquidator for the collapsed Cryptopia exchange says the way the platform was managed is slowing up the task of determining user holdings.

Bitcoin Miners Halt Operations as Rainstorm Triggers Mudslides in China

| Wolfie Zhao

A severe rainstorm in China's southwest has led to fatal mudslides, causing some local hydropower plants and bitcoin miners to halt operations.

US Secretary of State Says Crypto Should Be Regulated Like SWIFT

| Daniel Palmer

Michael Pompeo has said he believes that cryptocurrencies should be regulated in the same way as electronic financial transactions.

Facebook Libra Already Facing an EU Antitrust Probe: Report

| Daniel Palmer

Facebook is reportedly already under investigation by the EU over antitrust issues related to its Libra cryptocurrency project.

Blockchain Firm Veritaseum Calls for Assets to Be Unfrozen in SEC Response

| Daniel Palmer

Veritaseum has officially responded to the SEC's claims it sold illegal securities and called for its funds to be unfrozen to protect investors.