Blockchain

Digital asset exchange Dacxi is joining CryptoUK, a self-regulatory trade association for the U.K. cryptocurrency industry. According to an announcement from CryptoUK today, Dacxi will be joining the group as its 8th executive member alongside exchanges Binance.UK, Coinbase, CryptoCompare, Electroneum, eToro, Ripple and Simmons & Simmons. Executive members are responsible for collaborating “to lead the
President-elect Biden has finally decided on his nominee to head the Securities and Exchange Commission. At least according to Reuters’ anonymous sourcing in a Tuesday report, Gary Gensler will be Biden’s nominee as SEC Chair. During the Obama administration, Gensler was the chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, in which capacity he was in
More people are searching for the word “Ethereum” now than ever before in its history.  Google Trends reveals that the number of Google searches currently being performed for “Ethereum” is at an all-time high, eclipsing search interest during the height of the last ETH bull run. Ethereum’s previous peak in search term popularity was on
Brian Brooks, the acting head of the U.S. Office of the Comptroller of the Currency and former chief legal officer to Coinbase, has warned against the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau receiving the right to grant “Fintech Charters.” Earlier this week, the CFPB’s Taskforce on Consumer Financial Law published a report featuring 102 policy recommendations intended
Bitcoin is continuing to set new price records, breaking above $35,000 for the first time ever on Jan. 5. After setting its past record of roughly $34,800 on Jan. 3, BTC posted a fast retracement down to $28,000 the following day. However, the crash was short-lived, with BTC quickly recovering, and pressing into new all-time
Major U.S crypto firms are rallying against FinCEN’s proposed regulations that would force businesses operating with crypto to gather information on the identities of non-customer counterparties. A Jan. 4 letter from Jack Dorsey, CEO of financial services firm Square takes aim at the proposal for seeking to impose reporting obligations that go “far beyond what
With the crypto market making a crazy comeback this year, an increasing number of casual investors all over the world are beginning to understand the potential that blockchain technology possesses. For example, over the course of 2020, decentralized applications gained a remarkable amount of traction, with the total locked volume across all decentralized exchanges rising