Tether Burns 500 Million of Its Stablecoin

Tether the company burned 500 million of its tether (USDT) dollar-pegged stablecoins Wednesday, it announced via Twitter. https://twitter.com/Tether_to/status/1055139613000507392 In its announcement Wednesday, Tether said it had not burned all its...

Cryptocurrency Exchange IronX Appoints New CEO

Crypto exchange IronX has officially named Dimitris Hatzis as its chief executive. A preview of the appointment of the former investment banker came in...

Crypto-Only Pop-Up Shop Coming to London

Developer Reality Gaming Group will introduce John and Jane Bull to cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology next month at a pop-up shop in London's Soho...

UK Member of Parliament: Blockchain to Have ‘Monumental Impact’

Matt Hancock, the U.K.'s Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, said Thursday that blockchain technology will have a "monumental impact" on...

BitPay Closes $40 Million Financing Round

Blockchain payments provider BitPay announced Tuesday it was closing a $40 million extended Series B round of financing. This brings the company's total raised...

North Dakota Regulator Acts to Block 3 ICOs

Karen Tyler, commissioner of the North Dakota Securities Department, has issued cease and desist orders against three initial coin offering projects she claims are operating...

JP Morgan Expands Blockchain Payment System to 75 Banks

JPMorgan Chase has expanded its blockchain payment platform to more than 75 multinational banks with the intent of fighting off competition from outside the banking...

Criminal Activity Never Goes Away, It Just Goes Digital

The more things change, the more they seem the same, even in the digital world. Take crime. According to Lilita Infante, a special agent on the Cyber...

ConsenSys Offering Grants to Support Ethereum-Based Projects

ConsenSys took time off from space exploration to announce "ConsenSys Grants," a $500,000 fund to encourage the growth of Ethereum-based projects. The bounties and grants for...

Michigan Bars Crypto for Political Campaign Donations

You won't be able to donate cryptocurrencies to political campaigns in Michigan. The state's Secretary of State has officially said no to crypto. Michigan state...