Brad Garlinghouse, the CEO of Ripple, made a few controversial statements on bitcoin and blockchain technology, dubbed as hype.
SEC’s William Hinman, states that Bitcoin and Ethereum aren’t securities, yet many ICO-related tokens may in fact have the legal status of a security.
The South Korean Federation of Banks has announced blockchain-based user verification system that will allow bank customers to verify their identity via online platforms, or on their mobile banking applications.
Wells Fargo, the U.S. third biggest bank, has announced its decision to ban crypto purchases using its credit cards.
The Thailand Securities and Exchange Commission has adopted a set of regulations for cryptocurrency companies and the ICO market.
Asus has announced the release of a motherboard, designed specifically for mining digital currencies. With port detection, and data crunching optimizations, it’s bound to make mining easier, and more profitable.
German authorities reportedly sold $13.9 million worth of digital currencies, seized from an online platform that illegally sold e-books and audiobooks. The emergency sale was carried out to avoid potential losses from volatility.
The Zimbabwean High Court removes ban on digital currencies, imposed by the country’s central bank.
A UK-based company has somehow managed to trademark the word ‘Bitcoin’, thus creating a grey legislative area for companies associated with, or using the term.