South Africa Wants to Mandate Registration of Crypto Service Providers

Regulation A regulatory working group in South Africa, which includes the country’s central bank, has released a consultation paper on crypto assets this week. According to the document, all exchanges, wallet providers, Bitcoin ATMs and payment processors will have to

US W-2 Employees Can Now Get Paid in Bitcoin

Cryptocurrency payroll and HR company Bitwage has announced a rollout of new payment tools for businesses executives claim “closes the loop” in Bitcoin salaries for W-2 employees in the US. Paxful Completes Successful Trial Through a partnership with Texas-based HR

No Reason to ‘Bury’ Cryptocurrencies, Russian PM Medvedev Says

Economy & Regulation Last year’s falling prices are not a good enough reason to “bury” cryptocurrencies, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said during a high-level economic conference. He believes Russia should carefully follow the developments around digital coins.   Also

Unit-e: MIT Professors Are Designing a Cryptocurrency to Top Bitcoin

Some of the brightest minds in America are pooling their brain power to create a cryptocurrency that’s designed to do what Bitcoin has proved incapable of: processing thousands of transactions a second. Professors from seven U.S. colleges including the Massachusetts

Unit-e: MIT Professors Are Designing a Cryptocurrency to Top Bitcoin

Some of the brightest minds in America are pooling their brain power to create a cryptocurrency that’s designed to do what Bitcoin has proved incapable of: processing thousands of transactions a second. Professors from seven U.S. colleges including the Massachusetts

Gov’t Indecision on Cryptocurrencies Helps China, Says Former Congressman

Reporting in The Hill, Washington’s top political news source, former Republican George Nethercutt says it’s time for policymakers to allow cryptocurrencies and innovation to flourish. Fighting for U.S. Intellectual Property As trading negotiations concluded in Beijing, U.S. intellectual property was

Grayscale Adds Stellar Lumens to Investment Trust Portfolio

Grayscale Investments, the company behind the Bitcoin Investment Trust, announced on Thursday it will offer a fund to let professional investors gain exposure to Stellar and its digital currency known as Lumens. Stellar, which is currently the sixth most valuable