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Regulation

Crypto bank BlockFi faces regulatory block in New Jersey

The New Jersey Bureau of Securities has filed a cease and desist order against cryptocurrency lending company BlockFi, prohibiting it from accepting new clients for the firm’s Interest Account service in the corresponding jurisdiction. No BlockFi in New Jersey Forbes initially broke the news earlier today, citing a draft press release from the New Jersey […]Read More

Bitcoin

Bitcoin ‘block times’ hit lowest point in 10 years after

Bitcoin ‘block times’ hit lowest point in 10 years after China mining ban | CryptoSlate Earn up to 12% APY on Bitcoin, Ethereum, USD, EUR, GBP, Stablecoins & more. Start Earning Interest Bitcoin › Mining Bitcoin reached its slowest block time in 10 years on June 27th indicating a clear consequence of China’s mining ban. […]Read More

Regulation

RBI governor “surprised” that Indian banks cited 2018 laws to

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) governor Shaktikanta Das said this week the central bank has ‘no change’ with regards to its approach towards the crypto sector, local outlet Business Standard reported today. Crypto surprise Das stated he was “surprised” with local banks citing a (void) circular from 2018 for denying services to crypto businesses and […]Read More

Bitcoin

This message was included in a Bitcoin block after the

Expect hidden messages to pop on Bitcoin every time something iconic happens. Yesterday, after crypto exchange Coinbase offered its shares to the public for the first time, a message embedded on the block contained a newspaper headline that screamed of government extravagance. The Coinbase stamp “On 03/Jan/2009, Satoshi coded a message into the Bitcoin Genesis […]Read More

Blockchain

Minority Ethereum Mining Pools Threaten to Block Update

Ethereum miners have formed a cartel of sorts to thwart the implementation of a now contentious proposal – one they say cuts into their bottom line unfairly. Eight Ethereum mining pools amounting to around 30% of the network’s hash power have cast their support behind tiny mining pool Flexpool’s stance against Ethereum Improvement Proposal (EIP) […]Read More

Blockchain

It’s Genesis Block Day. Do You Know Where Your Bitcoin

Today is Bitcoin Day, the anniversary of the Genesis Block that marked the beginning of the Bitcoin blockchain in 2009. This year, with the price of bitcoin shooting for the moon, Bitcoiners have more reason to celebrate – and more reason to assert their sovereignty over their private keys. An annual event first initiated by […]Read More