Austrian Finance Minister Considers Pan-EU Crypto Regulation Based On Rules For Gold Austria’s Finance Minister Hartwig Löger is considering basing cryptocurrency regulations on the trading rules already in place for gold and…

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Turkey, Iran To Release State-Backed Cryptocurrencies On Heels Of Venezuela’s Petro The governments of Turkey and Iran are both considering developing their own government-backed digital currencies, following on the heels of the Feb. 20 pre-sale of…

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Boris Akimov is the first entrepreneur tokenising himself on the Waves Platform MOSCOW, 21 FEBRUARY 2018. Boris Akimov, a farmer and the founder of organic food startup LavkaLavka supported by…

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Islamic Republic of Iran to “Control and Prevent” Growth of Cryptocurrencies جمهوری اسلامی ایران‎ The Islamic Republic of Iran has apparently changed course on cryptocurrency, or perhaps it has clarified…

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After Releasing Oil-Backed Petro, Venezuelan President Hints At Gold-Backed ‘Petro Oro’ After the launch of the Venezuelan government-backed cryptocurrency the Petro on Feb. 20, President Nicolas Maduro has already hinted at second…

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Japan: Zaif Exchange Reports ‘Glitch’, $20 Trillion in BTC Temporarily ‘Purchased’ For 0 Yen Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Zaif has admitted a “system glitch” allowed customers to temporarily ‘buy’ trillions of dollars worth…

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Finland: Authorities Unsure How To Store 2,000 Seized Bitcoins After Treasury Guidelines Authorities in Finland are trying to devise a means to store 2,000 bitcoinsconfiscated in 2016, following new guidelines from…

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SegWit Finally Embraced by Coinbase and Bitfinex, Bright Future Ahead Today, Coinbase — cryptocurrency exchange, brokerage, wallet, and operator of GDAX — and Hong Kong-based exchange Bitfinex have announced the…

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