A partnership with Visa will possibly give Coinbase access to several other global customers as well as significantly enhance their customer services.
The Bank of Korea is reportedly working on a blockchain-based bond system for the ownership, transfer, allocation and management of government bonds.
Wright claimed absolute rights over the Bitcoin original code and its whitepaper and said that he would drive the developers of Bitcoin core to the courts.
The Central Bank of Russia has released a new regulatory sandbox allowing local businesses and organizations to digitize their products, services, and other assets.
Everyone is closely monitoring the Bitcoin price swings as we approach closer to the Bitcoin halving event scheduled in May 2020.
These national banks have partnered with Ripple and will be using its xCurrent payments solutions for facilities its customers instant and cheaper global transactions.
The Fed Chairman Jerome Powell acknowledged that cryptocurrencies and blockchain play a crucial role in global economy and that the U.S. is also working on such projects.
Over 40 financial institutions have approached Germany’s financial regulator BaFin for getting a license in offering crypto-related custodial services.
The Ukrainian government doesn’t find the necessity to regulate mining activities and said that the blockchain industry is robust to self-regulate them.
China’s Bitcoin mining industry is facing severe consequences of the Coronavirus outbreak as mining manufacturers are forced to delay their hardware production. This is likely to impact the Bitcoin mining halving event scheduled in May 2020.