Earlier this week, Switzerland’s Financial Market Supervisory Authority granted a banking and securities dealer license to crypto financial service Sygnum. Now, as the business attempts to become a full-fledged bank in Switzerland, it’s looking to obtain a banking license in…
Investors in messaging app Telegram’s Gram token will reportedly receive the first batch of tokens starting October 31. Telegram has also informed investors that the Gram testnet will be made available a couple of weeks before the tokens are delivered.
Bitcoin futures platform Bakkt has announced it will open its Bakkt Warehouse to customers on September 6, allowing them to hold their bitcoin with the firm. With the launch of the warehouse, Bakkt will also begin offering regulated, physically settled…
Researchers at sharia advisory firm Amanie Advisors have published a white paper certifying that Ethereum’s native cryptocurrency, Ether, is sharia compliant because of its utility token classification.
The political action committee BitPAC has plans to conduct its own initial coin offering to help raise funds for US House candidate Dan Bishop.
Privacy-focused web browser Brave has announced plans to develop its own crypto wallet, which will run on MetaMask’s open-source codebase. The wallet will support Ethereum tokens, including Brave’s own native BAT, and cryptocollectibles like CryptoKitties.
Federal court has entered case-ending sanctions against Craig Wright in the long-running court battle between Wright and the estate of his deceased developer partner, Dave Kleiman. Judge Bruce E. Reinhart has ordered Wright to give up half of his $10…
In a recent round of funding, the Ethereum Foundation handed out grants to eight projects in preparation of the eventual Ethereum 2.0 upgrade. The foundation also created three bounty offerings for various security-related challenges.
Crypto exchange Binance has announced it will launch Binance Lending. The service will allow users to lend out their dormant holdings and earn interest in return. The service will launch with support for Tether, Binance Coin, and Ethereum Classic.
Agencies to include the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, an Australian investigative agency, and an unnamed agency have opened separate investigations into the defunct Canadian crypto exchange QuadrigaCX.