Texas Lawmaker Wants Anonymous Use of Cryptocurrencies Banned

In an attempt to prevent the illegal and anonymous use of cryptocurrencies, many countries came forward with different ideas and bills to minimize the anonymous use of them. Texas will be the first state in the U.S. to ban the anonymous utilization of cryptocurrencies. Texas Lawmaker Wants Anonymous Use of Cryptocurrencies Banned.   A staunch […]

U.S. City To Use Blockchain Apps To Cast Votes

In its upcoming municipal elections in May, a city in the U.S intends to use a blockchain framework to store and track votes. U.S. City To Use Blockchain Apps To Cast Votes.   On Thursday last week, Denver, Colorado, declared that it would implement a test case program to permit voters abroad, active-duty military personnel, […]

Crypto-Trading Available in 32 US States by Social Trading Giant eToro

A firm based in Israel, popularly known as a social investing platform, eToro, has released a cryptographic trading platform. Also, it released additional wallet service in the U.S. in a massively ambitious release! Crypto-Trading Available in 32 US States by Social trading Giant eToro.   The firm reported that the new stage permits U.S. clients […]

Companies From U.S. state Of Ohio Pay Taxes Using BTC

Robert Sprague, the treasurer of the U.S. state of Ohio, reported that two companies have made tax payments using bitcoin. This is since the time when the state launched its cryptocurrency payment platform. Sprague did not disclose details pertaining to the number of companies involved, citing confidentiality. Companies From U.S. state Of Ohio Pay Taxes […]

California Governor Gavin Newsom Includes Blockchain in State Of The State Speech

California Governor, Gavin Newsom, singled out blockchain and a couple of other developing technologies in his state of the state speech this year. He expressed his longing to help advance them and accordingly create more jobs.   The event was held on February 12th, in which Newsom said that he supported the development of blockchain […]

SEC Official Overseeing Crypto Cases Leaves for Law Firm

The previous regional director at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Shamoil T. Shipchandler, has left the organization. He had overseen several crypto cases which were high-profile while at the SEC. Thus, it will be joining the international law office firm of Jones Day. While announcing his resignation, the regulator stated that Shipchandler had […]

Bitwage Allows US Salaries To Be Paid In Cryptocurrency

Bitwage, a digital asset payroll service, is partnering with Texas-based payroll and Human Relations firm, Simply Efficient HR. Bitwage made this decision in order to give more of their clients/firms the ability to pay their workers in cryptocurrency. “Previously you could pay contractors, but with W2 employees you would have to figure out how to […]

Coinbase Acquires San Francisco-Based Startup Blockspring

San Francisco-based startup, Blockspring, a firm that develops software for collecting and managing data from APIs, has been acquired by US-based digital asset exchange, Coinbase. However, the undisclosed deal was first announced in an official blog post published by Blockspring on January 14th and confirmed to TechCrunch by a Coinbase representative. It is now easier for […]

Texas Department of Banking Updates Regulatory Guidance Related To Cryptocurrency Activities

Texas Department of Banking Updates Regulatory Guidance Related To Cryptocurrency Activities. The Department has recently published a supervisory memorandum. It provides updated regulatory guidance about the regulatory treatment of virtual currencies under the Texas Money Services Act.  However, the document emphasizes that most transactions involving cryptocurrencies. This will not be considered to be transfers having […]

Hacker Group Demands Bitcoin Ransom To Hide 9/11 Secrets

 Hacker Group demands bitcoin ransom to hide 9/11 secrets. A particular hacker group has claimed it possesses a large number of “mystery” archives which would uncover delicate information about the 9/11 disaster. The hacker group said that it will disclose the reports unless a strong bitcoin ransom  9/11 – Untold Truth On Dec 21, 2018, the […]