Hong Kong’s Securities and Futures Commission says it will bring crypto funds under its securities regulations to improve investor protection. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/hong-kongs-securities-watchdog-to-regulate-crypto-funds/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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The Indian government is considering imposing a ban on what it calls “private cryptocurrencies,” according to an official release. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/indian-officials-met-to-discuss-possible-ban-on-private-cryptocurrencies/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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Benjamin Soong, Ledger’s newly hired head of Asia-Pacific operations, says tether remains popular in the region despite the token’s recent troubles. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/hardware-wallet-crypto-ledger-asia-stablecoins-usdt/. …

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South Korea’s Financial Services Commission has warned the public to exercise caution when investing in cryptocurrency funds. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/south-koreas-financial-watchdog-warns-investors-over-crypto-funds/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all…

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Japan’s financial regulator has formally approved a crypto exchange association, giving it legal powers to police the industry. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/japanese-crypto-exchange-group-gets-legal-status-to-self-regulate-industry/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for…

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An Australian ICO project planning raise up to $50 million has been halted by the country’s securities regulator. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/australia-securities-watchdog-halts-ico-seeking-to-raise-50-million/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for…

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China’s internet censorship agency has released draft regulations to govern blockchain startups. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/chinas-internet-censor-releases-draft-regulation-for-blockchain-startups/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto News and Information.

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North Korea’s infamous hacking group, dubbed Lazarus, has managed to steal over half a billion dollars in cryptocurrencies, a report indicates. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/north-korean-hacking-group-lazerus-stole-571-million-in-cryptos-report/. …

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North Korea’s infamous hacking group, dubbed Lazarus, has managed to steal over half a billion dollars in cryptocurrencies, a report indicates. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/north-korean-hacking-group-lazarus-stole-571-million-in-cryptos-report/. …

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Amazon Web Services’ China unit is partnering with blockchain project Qtum to develop blockchain-as-a-service solutions for enterprises. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/amazon-web-services-china-partnering-blockchain-qtum/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto News…

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Singapore’s central bank is building relationships to ensure local crypto-focused startups receive domestic banking services. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/singapore-moves-to-help-crypto-startups-receive-banking-services/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto News…

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A researcher from the People’s Bank of China voiced support for yuan-pegged stablecoins in an op-ed published Tuesday. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/pboc-op-ed-pushes-use-case-for-yuan-pegged-crypto-stablecoins/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for…

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Zebpay, the largest cryptocurrency exchange in India, is halting its trading service today, but stressed its wallet will stay functional. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/indian-crypto-exchange-zebpay-abruptly-halts-trading-over-banking-ban/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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A joint venture between SBI Holdings and Ripple has moved a step closer to launching its blockchain-based payments app for consumers. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/sbi-ripple-asia-wins-payments-license-for-blockchain-money-app/. …

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Japan’s police agency has released data revealing that cyberattacks leading to thefts of cryptocurrency rose sharply earlier this year. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/japan-lost-540-million-to-crypto-hacks-in-first-half-of-2018/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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Municipal government websites in Andhra Pradesh are running cryptojacking scripts, a group of security researchers found earlier this month. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/cryptojacking-scripts-found-on-local-indian-government-sites/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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The Reserve Bank of India has argued at the Supreme Court that bitcoin cannot be recognized as either money or currency. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/indian-central-bank-argues-cryptos-not-valid-as-currency-in-court-battle/. …

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South Korean regulators are contacting local blockchain startups as part of an investigation into initial coin offerings, according to CoinDesk Korea. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/korean-financial-watchdogs-probing-blockchain-firms-over-ico-activity/. …

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WeChat has just blocked an official sales channel for Bitmain miners, along with several accounts that analyse the crypto markets. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/wechat-now-censoring-bitmain-and-crypto-price-prediction-accounts/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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Australia’s securities regulator has said it plans to apply financial market rules to crypto exchanges and closely scrutinize ICOs. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/australian-watchdog-to-apply-market-rules-to-crypto-exchanges/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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Uzbekistan’s government is looking to attract crypto exchanges with a number of tax and regulatory benefits, according to a presidential order. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/uzbekistan-looks-to-lure-crypto-exchanges-with-new-tax-benefits/. …

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Bitmain said that DST Global invested in the company when it didn’t. A disgruntled investor wants to take Bitmain to court over the false claim. This article is originally written…

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A special economic zone in Guangzhou is following the lead of Beijing’s financial district in banning activities that promote cryptocurrencies. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/chinese-tech-hub-follows-beijing-with-ban-on-crypto-promotion/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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Commercial properties in downtown Beijing have been ordered not to provide venues for events that promote cryptocurrency. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/venues-banned-from-hosting-crypto-events-in-beijings-finance-district/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all…

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The Bank of Thailand is developing its own digital currency, aiming to complete a first proof-of-concept by March 2019. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/thailands-central-bank-is-developing-a-digital-currency-based-on-r3-tech/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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