The latest crypto laws passed on the island of Malta haven’t quite taken effect just yet. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/malta-says-crypto-rules-arent-yet-in-force-amid-blockchain-island-hype/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto…

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CoinMarketCap explained the difficulties in offering volume data on Thursday, but added it would incorporate new features to reduce this. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/coinmarketcap-announces-new-features-to-soothe-wash-trading-concerns/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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South Korea’s Financial Services Commission has revealed it is setting up a department dedicated largely to cryptocurrencies and blockchain. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/south-koreas-finance-watchdog-is-forming-a-crypto-division/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for…

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The CFPB is launching a regulatory sandbox to encourage innovation in new tech such as blockchain, acting head Mick Mulvaney announced Wednesday. This article is originally written and posted on…

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The world’s four biggest auditing firms will join 20 banks to trial a blockchain service for validating public companies’ financial reports. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/all-big-four-auditors-trial-blockchain-platform-for-financial-reporting/. …

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Legendary musician and former Genesis lead singer Peter Gabriel has invested in blockchain startup Provenance. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/pop-icon-peter-gabriel-has-invested-in-a-blockchain-startup/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto News…

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Illicit crypto-miners and ransomware have swapped places in popularity among cybercriminals, says a security firm. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/cryptojacking-now-a-bigger-threat-than-ransomware-says-report/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto News…

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Chinese internet search giant Baidu has created a proprietary token to power its new blockchain-based photo validating and sharing service.  This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/baidus-blockchain-photo-app-launches-with-its-own-token/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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The Hong Kong Monetary Authority is poised to launch a live blockchain trade finance platform within two months. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/hong-kongs-blockchain-trade-finance-platform-to-go-live-by-september/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for…

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The global Financial Stability Board has published its expected framework for monitoring risk in the cryptocurrency markets. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/g20-watchdog-releases-framework-for-vigilant-monitoring-of-crypto-risks/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all…

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A Chinese city has recently cracked a cryptocurrency-traded gambling case and confiscated over $1.5 million worth of cryptocurrencies. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/police-seize-1-5-million-in-crypto-during-fifa-gambling-crackdown/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for…

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Tether, the company behind the dollar-tied USDT, has hired a chief compliance officer from the eighth-largest bank in North America. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/tether-hires-former-bank-analyst-as-chief-compliance-officer/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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Binance is reportedly among a number of investors backing a decentralized, blockchain-based bank to be launched in Malta. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/binance-exchange-backs-first-ever-decentralized-bank-in-malta/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for…

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The Australian retail bank has revised its loan agreements to prohibit borrowers from using mortgages to purchase cryptocurrency. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/bank-of-queensland-rules-out-crypto-purchases-with-mortgage-funds/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for…

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Lawmakers in South Korea are said to be racing to make laws to regulate the sector. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/report-korean-political-parties-to-propose-new-crypto-laws/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto…

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The authority that governs a special economic zone in the Philippines plans to reap $67 million by issuing crypto exchange licenses.  This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/philippines-regulator-aims-to-make-67-million-from-crypto-exchange-licensing/. …

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A Los Angeles bitcoin trader was sentenced Monday to one year in federal prison. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/localbitcoins-trader-bitcoin-maven-sentenced-to-year-in-prison/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto News and…

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Torrent website The Pirate Bay is doubling down on its plan to use visitors’ processing power to mine crypto. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/torrent-site-pirate-bay-spells-out-monero-mining-software-use/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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Pan Gongsheng, a vice governor of the People’s Bank of China, has once more issued strong statements on initial coin offerings. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/pboc-will-crush-foreign-icos-targeting-chinese-investors-official/. …

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A Switzerland-based trading platform for metal concentrates is forming a blockchain consortium to streamline mineral industry supply chains. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/metals-exchange-forms-blockchain-group-to-modernize-minerals-industry/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for…

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Hackers reportedly reaped more than $2 million in different cryptocurrencies after spreading malware across computers in China. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/1-million-computers-hacked-to-mine-2-million-worth-of-cryptos/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all…

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Xunlei Limited announced that it has launched a distributed file system called ThunderChain File System (TCFS) for its blockchain platform. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/cloud-provider-xunlei-launches-new-blockchain-file-system/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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Facebook is getting even more serious about blockchain, appointing a new director of engineering to focus on the technology. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/facebook-appoints-new-blockchain-engineering-director/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for…

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