US CFTC Approves LedgerX’s Application for Designation As Contract Market

The United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has approved the application of LedgerX LLC for designation as a contract market, according to an...

Republic of Abkhazia Develops Law Draft on Crypto Mining

The Ministry of Economy of the Republic of Abkhazia has developed a law draft on the settlement of cryptocurrency mining activities in the country,...

Iranian Government to Cut Off Power to Crypto Mining Until Approval of New Energy...

The Iranian government will be cutting off power to crypto mining until new energy prices are approved, according to a report by local news...

Walmart China Will Track Food in Supply Chain with Vechain’s Thor Blockchain

Walmart China plans to track food through its supply chain with VeChain's Thor blockchain, reveals a VeChain press release published on June 25.Per the...

Synthetix Reverses Oracle Error-Caused Misplaced sETH in Exchange for a Bug Bounty

Following a recent oracle issue, asset issuance platform Synthetix will reverse the misplaced 37 million synthetic ether (sETH) in exchange for a bug bounty,...

You Can Now Get Bitcoin Rewards When Booking at Hotels.Com

Bitcoin (BTC) rewards shopping app Lolli has expanded its business by adding major booking service Hotels.com to its partners, the company announced in a...

French Central Bank: Facebook’s Libra May Need Banking License

Bank of France Governor Francois Villeroy de Galhau said that Facebook's Libra stablecoin must comply with anti-money laundering regulation and seek banking licenses if...

Germany: CDU and CSU Union to Integrate Blockchain Into Public Services

In Germany, the CDU and CSU Union wants to integrate blockchain technology into public services, Cointelegraph Deutschland reported on June 25.The CDU and CSU...

Bitcoin Doubters ‘Having a Hard Time’ Continuing Doubting, Says Nexo Exec

Co-founder and managing partner of cryptocurrency lending startup Nexo Antoni Trenchev said that bitcoin (BTC) naysayers are having a hard time in an interview...

New $35 Raspberry Pi is the Most Powerful Yet for Running a Full Bitcoin...

The Raspberry Pi Foundation released a new, more powerful model of its miniscule single-board computer on June 24, which costs $35 a pop and...

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Genesis Capital: Institutional Activity in Crypto Up 300% in 12 Months

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