The SEC has issued rejections to bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETFs) proposals from ProShares, GraniteShares and Direxion. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/sec-rejects-7-bitcoin-etf-proposals/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto…

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U.K.-based cryptocurrency futures exchange Crypto Facilities is adding a bitcoin cash product to its offerings. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/uk-crypto-futures-platform-adds-bitcoin-cash-contract/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto News…

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Ripple is recommending three cryptocurrency exchanges as the “preferred partners” for transacting on its xRapid payments platform. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/ripple-endorses-preferred-crypto-exchanges-for-xrp-payments/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all…

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A cryptocurrency dealer for institutional investors and high-net-worth individuals has closed a Series A funding round of $22.7 million. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/airbnb-co-founder-backs-22-million-funding-for-crypto-dealer-sfox/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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The American Association of Insurance Services is turning to IBM Blockchain to support a new automated insurance reporting tool. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/insurance-ratings-bureau-pilots-ibm-blockchain-for-automatic-reporting/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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The Jamaica Stock Exchange will be adding cryptocurrency trading for its clients later this year. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/jamaica-stock-exchange-to-trade-crypto-assets-in-2018/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto News…

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Regtech and compliance startup iComply has just completed a seed funding round led by former Standard and Poor’s chief Deven Sharma. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/former-sp-president-leads-seed-round-for-ico-compliance-startup/. …

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Blockchain-based social network Minds is moving its platform to the ethereum mainnet, the startup announced Monday.  This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/blockchain-social-network-minds-is-migrating-to-ethereum-for-launch/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto…

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Blockchain-based Wikipedia competitor Everipedia launched its mainnet on Thursday, based on the EOS network. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/wikipedia-competitor-everipedias-blockchain-is-now-live/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto News and…

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Decentralized music-sharing protocol Audius successfully raised $5.5 million as part of its mission to hand back more control to artists. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/decentralized-music-sharing-platform-raises-5-5m-in-series-a/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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Cryptocurrency asset company ShapeShift has acquired blockchain startup Bitfract, the firms announced Wednesday. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/crypto-exchange-shapeshift-acquires-new-blockchain-startup/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto News and Information.

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Bitcoin derivatives trading provider LedgerX says it saw a “record” amount of trading volume over the last two months. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/ledgerx-launches-new-options-trading-platform-for-clients/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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Decentralized payments platform Logos Network has successfully raised $3 million in seed funding, the startup announced Thursday. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/decentralized-payment-network-logos-raises-3-million-in-seed-funding/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all…

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Crypto exchange Coinbase will now support British pounds (GBP) for its UK customers, the firm announced Wednesday. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/coinbase-adds-british-pound-for-uk-crypto-users/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all…

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Decentralized trading platform Radar Relay closed a $10 million Series A funding round led by Blockchain Capital, the startup announced Wednesday. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/blockchain-capital-leads-10-million-radar-relay-funding-round/. …

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Cryptocurrency exchange Binance has acquired the open-source and anonymous mobile ethereum wallet Trust Wallet, it was announced Tuesday.  This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/binance-acquires-anonymous-mobile-wallet-for-ethereum-tokens/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for…

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Coinbase has announced the appointment of its first-ever chief compliance officer as it moves to become a licensed broker-dealer. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/coinbase-taps-regulation-veteran-for-first-ever-crypto-compliance-chief/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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Decentralized crypto wallet SafeWallet is launching a new QR code-based user identification system to replace mnemonic phrases and private keys. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/crypto-wallet-to-replace-private-keys-with-encrypted-qr-codes/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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Google Cloud is teaming up with distributed ledger startup Digital Asset to provide development tools for blockchain apps. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/google-cloud-inks-deal-with-blythe-masters-blockchain-startup/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for…

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Coinbase has just unexpectedly announced that its team is looking into making the addition of five top altcoins into Coinbase services. Potential Support for Five Top Altcoins The San Francisco-based…

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Twelve Russian officials indicted for hacking into Democratic National Committee email accounts allegedly used cryptocurrencies, the DOJ announced. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/russian-dnc-hackers-used-cryptocurrency-to-fund-their-operations/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for…

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Not a traditional firewall, the term denotes how Corda is able to limit communication between blockchain nodes operating in different environments. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/r3-launches-corda-enterprise-with-first-ever-blockchain-firewall/. …

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We.trade, the blockchain-based financial trade platform jointly developed by nine European banks, has completed first live cross-border transactions. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/european-banks-complete-first-live-blockchain-financial-trades/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for…

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Regulated token trader Templum Markets is partnering with CUSIP Global Services (CGS) to bring securities identification numbers to tokenized assets. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/registered-broker-templum-plans-security-identifiers-for-tokenized-assets/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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Digital money platform Uphold is looking to become a Finra-registered broker-dealer following a new acquisition, the company says. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/crypto-startup-uphold-moves-to-become-licensed-u-s-broker-dealer/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for…

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