Poloniex Adds Support for USDT on the TRON Blockchain

Poloniex will support deposits and withdrawals of USDT on the TRON network and credit the airdrop to eligible customers holding Tether.

Craig Wright Files Libel Claim Against Cryptocurrency Podcaster Peter McCormack

Bitcoin SV (BSV) advocate Craig Wright has filed a libel claim in the United Kingdom seeking £100,000 (over $130,000) in damages against cryptocurrency podcaster Peter McCormack.

Presidential Candidate Andrew Yang Publishes Clear Cryptocurrency Regulations

Democratic Presidential candidate Andrew Yang has published his official cryptocurrency platform for how he plans to regulate digital assets if elected in 2020.

ICE’s Bakkt May Be Seeking a New York Crypto Custody License

Bakkt, Intercontinental Exchange’s bitcoin (BTC) futures trading platform, may be seeking a New York crypto license.

Coinbase Expands Crypto-to-Crypto Trading to 53 Countries

Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has announced they will be expanding crypto-to-crypto conversions and trading services to 11 more countries.

Proof of Capital Announces $50 Million Blockchain Venture Fund

Venture fund Proof of Capital has announced a $50 million fund to invest in blockchain technology to usher in worldwide adoption of blockchain technology.

KuCoin Announces New Feature to Self-Custody Cryptocurrency

Cryptocurrency exchange KuCoin has announced a new beta feature allowing users to custody their cryptocurrency while trading.

‘Satoshi’s Treasure’ Begins $1 Million Bitcoin Global Treasure Hunt

Satoshi’s Treasure, a new bitcoin-based reality game, has fragmented the keys to $1 million worth of bitcoin across the globe.

Binance Delists Bitcoin SV After the Recent Craig Wright Controversy

Cryptocurrency exchange Binance has announced they will be deslisting Bitcoin SV (BCHSV) after the recent controversy surrounding its founder, Craig Wright.

World’s Largest Business Organization Partners with Perlin for Blockchain Adoption Across Its 45 Million Members

The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has announced they will be making blockchain technology available to all 45 million members, including Amazon, Coca Cola, Fedex, McDonald’s, and PayPal.

PayPal, Google Veteran Mike Blandina Joins Bakkt as Chief Product Officer

Bakkt CEO, Kelly Loeffler, has announced PayPal and Google director Mike Blandina will be joining the company as its new Chief Product Officer.

Coinbase Launches Cryptocurrency Visa Debit Card

Coinbase has launched the Coinbase Card, a Visa debit card that lets customers in the UK spend cryptocurrency as effortlessly as the money in their bank.

Bitfinex Will Support New TRON-Based Tether (USDT)

Cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex has announced it will support TRON-based USDT with the addition of deposits and withdrawals for TRC-20 USDT as soon as they are available on chain.

Opera Launches Web 3.0 Browser Featuring Built-In Cryptocurrency Wallet

OSLO – Web browser Opera has launched its new “Reborn 3” browser with a built-in cryptocurrency wallet.

Western Union Partners With Blockchain Startup to Increase Philippines Remittances

Coins.ph, one of the Philippines' leading e-wallet providers, and The Western Union Company, a leader in cross-border, cross-currency money movement, today announced a collaboration to enable more than five million customers to receive international and domestic money transfers directly into their Coins.ph wallets in the Philippines.

Google Searches For Bitcoin Hit 19 Week High

Google searches for bitcoin have risen to 19 week highs, according to Google Trend data, reaching levels last seen on Nov. 20.

EU Launches Blockchain Consortium With Ripple, IBM Committed

BRUSSELS – Ripple, IBM, SWIFT, and approximately 100 others have joined a new blockchain consortium to promote utilization across the European Union (EU).

World Economic Forum Report: 44 Central Banks Are Exploring Blockchain

A new World Economic Forum report stated more than 40 central banks globally are investigating blockchain technology.

PayPal Invests in First Blockchain Startup

PayPal has invested in Cambridge Blockchain, its first blockchain investment, which will utilize blockchain technology to secure user’s login information.

Malta’s Financial Regulator Approves 14 Cryptocurrency Asset Agents

The Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA) has approved its first 14 crypto asset agents, which applied for registration in November 2018, after the nation passed the Virtual Financial Assets Act (VFA).

U.S. SEC Looks to Hire Legal Specialist to Address Cryptocurrency

According to a recent job posting on USAJobs, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) intends to hire a new legal specialist to create a “comprehensive plan” to address cryptocurrency.

Former IBM, Cisco Executive Joins Bakkt’s Board of Directors

Bakkt CEO, Kelly Loeffler, has announced Tom Noonan, former executive at both IBM and Cisco, will be joining Bakkt’s board of directors.

BitTorrent to Launch P2P Social Media App BitTorrent Live

BitTorrent, a leader in peer-to-peer technology, today began offering early access to its new BitTorrent Live streaming service, which lets consumers create live content and connect on mobile devices to people who share common interests.

Stellar Inflation Bug Resulted in 2.25 Billion XLM

Cryptocurrency research firm Messari has stated Stellar (XLM), currently the eighth largest crypto, suffered an...

Samsung SDS CEO: Blockchain is More Than a Technology, It Represents an Entirely New Concept

Hong Yuan Zhen, President and CEO of Samsung SDS stated he believes blockchain will improve productivity in the manufacturing industry.