Kodak-Branded Bitcoin Mining Scheme Collapses

The Kodak-branded bitcoin mining rigs unveiled at the CES technology trade show this year will no longer be available to mine for customers. Amid scam accusations, the company behind the Kodak Kashminer crypto mining scheme has reportedly confirmed the plan… Continue Reading

Major Korean Exchange Bithumb Expanding into Japan and Thailand

One of South Korea’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges, Bithumb, is expanding into Japan and Thailand. The exchange is working on obtaining regulatory approval from the financial regulators of both countries. The new locations are part of the exchange’s global expansion plan.… Continue Reading

CBOE Files Application for Bitcoin-Based ETF with SEC

The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) has filed an application for a bitcoin-based exchange-traded fund (ETF) with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The SEC has requested public feedback regarding CBOE’s prospective ETF. Also Read: Youtube Dragged Into Bitconnect… Continue Reading

Thailand Officially Announces Rules for Token Issuers, Portals, and Investors

The Thai Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has officially announced its regulations for initial coin offerings (ICOs). The rules specify requirements for ICO portals, issuers, as well as who can invest in tokens. The Commission has also provided a series… Continue Reading

Why Institutional Money Is Coming and What This Means for Bitcoin

Institutional money is coming. At least that’s been the refrain from desperate cryptocurrency traders for the past six months, praying for an influx of new fiat to shore up prices and float their alt bags. But is it really the… Continue Reading

Uphold to Acquire JNK Securities, Opening Door for US-Regulated ICO Trading

It seems that a race to take over US-licensed brokerages has begun among crypto companies. Soon after Coinbase revealed it is buying up a securities firm, Uphold has now followed the move with its own acquisition. JNK Securities’ licenses could… Continue Reading

At Least $20 Billion in Crypto Investment Awaits Custody Streamlining, Approval

Rumor has it vaunted, long awaited institutional money, big investment in crypto is coming. One of the many holdups involves custody regulation, as both large funds and those ecosystem companies best poised look for a smooth way to guard cryptocurrency… Continue Reading

Bitcoin in Brief: Halting 51% Attacks and Where Now for Ripple?

The last 24 hours have been action-packed for the cryptocurrency markets, with digital assets rising off the SEC’s pronouncement that ethereum is not a security. But while most hodlers were toasting the agency’s announcement, one top five coin that failed… Continue Reading

SEC Executive: ‘Cryptocurrencies with Decentralized Structures Not Securities’

The Securities and Exchange Commission’s head of the Division of Corporate Finance, William Hinman, stated during the Yahoo All Markets Summit today in San Francisco that cryptocurrencies like BTC and ETH are not securities. Soon after the SEC executive made… Continue Reading

Thailand Expects to Approve Five ICO Projects out of 50

The Thai financial regulator is expected to approve five ICO projects once the new regulatory framework takes effect this month. Out of 50 ICO projects in the country, only five satisfy the registration requirements set out by the regulator this… Continue Reading