08Mar/19

A Multibillion-Dollar Cryptocurrency Based on ‘Lies’: US Arrests Alleged OneCoin Leader

U.S. prosecutors in New York have arrested a “top leader” of the OneCoin project, saying it stole “billions” from investors through an alleged pyramid scheme. The U.S. Attorney for the Southern DistrictRead More…

08Mar/19

Markets Update: Cryptocurrencies Struggle to Surpass Upper Resistance

Cryptocurrency markets have been looking more optimistic but many digital assets are still struggling to surpass upper resistance in order to move forward. On Friday, March 8, trade volumes have increased, showingRead More…

08Mar/19

Connecticut Lawmakers Seek to Legalize Blockchain Smart Contracts

The U.S. state of Connecticut could soon legalize the use of blockchain smart contracts in business. The Commerce Committee of the Connecticut General Assembly filed house bill 7310 on Friday, proposing thatRead More…

08Mar/19

Universal Protocol Alliance Launches Interest-Paying Stablecoin UPUSD

A consortium of blockchain companies including Bittrex International, Brave, Cred, and Bitgo is launching a new stablecoin. Universal Protocol Alliance’s Universal Dollar (UPUSD) is a dollar-pegged token whose holders will earn interest,Read More…

08Mar/19

UN Panel Says North Korea Obtained $670 Million in Crypto and Fiat via Hacking: Report

North Korea has reportedly amassed $670 million in fiat and cryptocurrencies by conducting hacking attacks, Asia-focused financial newspaper Nikkei Asian Review reports on Friday, March 8. The publication cites a U.N. SecurityRead More…

08Mar/19

Swissquote Bank Launching ‘Nuke Proof’ Crypto Custody

Online banking and trading group Swissquote is launching a crypto custody service later this month. The Switzerland-based firm announced Friday that, starting March 21, retail and institutional customers will be able toRead More…

08Mar/19

In the Daily: Pro-Crypto Presidential Candidate, Kleros and Ethfinex Partner, Hardware Wallet Updates

In Friday’s roundup of news from across the cryptosphere, we look at the rise of U.S. presidential candidate Andrew Yang and his acceptance of cryptocurrency donations. We also detail a new partnershipRead More…