A patent application from Big Blue hints at a blockchain solution for scientific research. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/ibm-says-blockchain-can-power-open-scientific-research-in-new-patent-filing/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto News and…

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A patent application from Big Blue hints at a blockchain solution for scientific research. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/ibm-says-blockchain-can-power-open-scientific-research-in-new-patent-filing.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto News and…

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The SEC has charged Zachary Coburn, founder of EtherDelta, with running an unregistered national securities exchange. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/sec-charges-etherdelta-founder-with-running-unregistered-securities-exchange/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto…

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The U.S. now has four governors who are friendly to, if not outright proponents of, blockchain and cryptocurrencies. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/crypto-friendly-governors-won-big-in-yesterdays-us-midterm-election/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for…

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Bitcoin ATM operator Coinsource has received a BitLicense from New York’s financial watchdog, a full three years after first applying. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/new-york-awards-first-ever-bitlicense-to-bitcoin-atm-company/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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The SEC’s new FinHub is being launched with the aim of facilitating interactions with fintech startups, including ICO issuers. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/the-sec-is-setting-up-a-new-office-to-talk-to-ico-startups/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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Smart contract coders could be held liable for providing predictive “event contracts” on a blockchain, a CFTC commissioner has said. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/cftc-official-warns-smart-contract-designers-over-predictive-code/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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Plattsburgh, New York, is considering stricter requirement for commercial cryptocurrency mining farms operating in the city. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/us-city-mulls-roll-out-of-tougher-rules-for-crypto-miners/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto…

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CFTC Chair Christopher Giancarlo said the cryptocurrency market will mature as institutional investors enter the space. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/cftc-chair-giancarlo-says-institutional-investors-will-help-crypto-mature/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all Crypto…

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U.S. regulator FinCEN is urging domestic exchanges to prevent Iran from using cryptocurrency to bypass economic sanctions. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/fincen-blasts-irans-use-of-crypto-to-bypass-economic-sanctions/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all…

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Economist Nouriel Roubini and Coin Center’s Peter Van Valkenburgh will testify about crypto and blockchain before a U.S. Senate committee today. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/doctor-doom-vs-crypto-heres-what-to-expect-in-congress-today/. …

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QuadrigaCX is waiting on a judge’s decision after the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce froze CA$28 million in multiple bank accounts. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/crypto-exchange-quadrigacx-awaits-ruling-on-22-million-in-frozen-funds/. …

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Russian intelligence agents allegedly used cryptocurrencies to help fund an “influence and disinformation” effort, the U.S. government said Thursday. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/another-us-indictment-links-bitcoin-to-covert-russian-intelligence-activity/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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A bipartisan bill introduced to the U.S. House of Representatives this week proposes creating a “consensus-based definition of blockchain.” This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/us-lawmakers-introduce-bill-to-define-blockchain/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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Officials in Missoula County, Montana, will investigate regulations around bitcoin mining despite local demands for a moratorium. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/bitcoin-mining-moratorium-avoided-despite-complaints-in-montana/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for all…

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The CFTC has filed charges against two individuals for allegedly impersonating the regulator in an effort to defraud bitcoin investors. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/bitcoin-fraudsters-misled-investors-and-impersonated-regulators-cftc-alleges/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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A U.S. judge has sided with the Commodity and Futures Trading Commission in a fraud lawsuit, ruling cryptocurrencies are commodities. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/us-judge-sides-with-cftc-ruling-cryptos-are-commodities/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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More than 80 representatives from a variety of cryptocurrency projects and companies spent four hours calling for clarity around ICOs and tokens. This article is originally written and posted on…

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Blockchain is suing Paymium for launching a token sale under the blockchain.io domain name, claiming the latter is misleading investors. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/wallet-provider-blockchain-sues-crypto-startup-days-before-ico/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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A new report by IBM claims that U.S.-based blockchain developers are looking to the government for leadership on building and deploying the tech. This article is originally written and posted…

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U.S. Representative Tom Emmer plans to introduce three blockchain-focused bills to Congress in the coming weeks aimed at spurring development. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/us-congressman-drafts-bills-to-aid-blockchain-development/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/…

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Candidates for public office in California may not receive donations in cryptocurrency, the state’s political watchdog has ruled. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/california-bans-bitcoin-donations-in-political-campaigns/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today for…

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The NY Attorney General’s Office stated that many crypto exchanges cannot monitor abusive trading activity, and referred 3 for potential violations. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/new-york-ags-office-takes-aim-at-crypto-exchanges-in-new-report/. …

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The arrival of cryptos doesn’t alter the need to maintain proper accounting records, the SEC’s Wesley Bricker said Monday. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/digital-assets-dont-change-reporting-needs-secs-top-accountant-says/.  Visit https://www.coindesk.com/ today…

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GAW Miners CEO Josh Garza has been sentenced to 21 months in prison after pleading guilty to a wire fraud charge. This article is originally written and posted on https://www.coindesk.com/landmark-crypto-crime-case-ends-with-jail-sentence-for-gaw-ceo/. …

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