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Verizon Just Won a Patent to Create Virtual SIMs on a Blockchain

| Daniel Palmer

Telecoms conglomerate Verizon is eyeing the use of blockchain technology to underpin the dynamic creation of virtual SIM cards.

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Trump’s Trade War May Be Driving Chinese Investors to Bitcoin

| Daniel Palmer

As the Chinese yuan falls in value due to the trade war with the U.S., there are signs that locals are increasingly moving funds into bitcoin.

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.

US Lawmakers to Discuss Facebook Libra on Swiss Visit: Report

| Daniel Palmer

Congresswoman Maxine Waters and other U.S. lawmakers will discuss Facebook's crypto project with the Swiss data privacy chief this week.

Binance’s US Arm to Go Live ‘Within Two Months,’ CEO Says

| Daniel Palmer

The dedicated U.S. arm of cryptocurrency exchange Binance should go live by November, according to CEO Changpeng "CZ" Zhao.

Blockchain Firm Settles With SEC Over Unregistered $6.3 Million SAFT

| Daniel Palmer

A healthcare-focused blockchain firm has settled with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission over its 2017-2018 SAFT offering.

Crypto Exchange CEX.IO Expands US Service to Cover 31 States

| Daniel Palmer

The exchange now operates in 31 U.S. states and the District of Columbia after obtaining licenses in seven new jurisdictions.

Former Mt Gox CEO Karpeles Must Face US Class Action, Judge Rules

| Daniel Palmer

Mark Karpeles, former CEO of the early bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox, must face a class action lawsuit in Philadelphia over the firm's 2014 collapse.

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Watch Today’s Facebook Libra Hearing at the House Financial Services Committee

| Marc Hochstein

Watch the live webcast of the House Financial Services Committee hearing on Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency project.

Top Republican Touts Blockchain Privacy as Alternative to Regulating Big Tech

| Daniel Palmer

U.S. House minority leader Kevin McCarthy has argued for the use of blockchain networks in protecting users' data from "exploitation."