A Canadian judge has approved a $1.6 million bill made up of fees owed to the various legal teams and advisory services that have been working with QuadrigaCX during its long and strange journey to bankruptcy.
A UK court has thrown out Craig Wright’s lawsuit against Roger Ver in which Wright claimed Ver defamed him in a YouTube video featuring Ver’s denouncement of Wright’s claims of being Satoshi Nakamoto.
Dapper Labs, the team behind CryptoKitties, has partnered with the NBA to create NBA Top Shots, which will allow fans to buy, sell, and trade blockchain-based NBA player move set collectibles, including “Kevin Durant’s 3-point shot” and “Joel Embiid’s dunk.” NBA Top Shots will launch this fall at the start of the new NBA season.
On August 5, Litecoin’s mining rewards will be cut in half from 25 coins to 12.5 coins per block. Litecoin creator Charlie Lee hopes the halved block rewards will ultimately lead to a jump in Litecoin’s price, similar to the outcome of the network’s first “halvening” back in August 2015.
Crypto payments startup Fold will begin offering cashback rewards in the form of bitcoin to those who use the Fold app to make purchases at Amazon, Starbucks, and Target.
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), the UK’s financial watchdog, released the finalized version of its crypto asset guidelines, detailing which assets do and do not fall under its regulatory reach. “Exchange tokens” like Ether or bitcoin, as well as utility tokens, fall outside the FCA’s authority, whereas security tokens and stablecoins that fit the definition […]
Chinese importers in Russia have overwhelmingly begun sticking with Tether’s USDT to send large sums of money back to their home country, with one Moscow-based over-the-counter trader saying they see anywhere from $10 million to $30 million worth of USDT purchased daily.
During today’s congressional hearing with the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, committee members met with a panel of experts, including Circle CEO Jeremy Allaire, and expressed some doubts about blockchain and cryptocurrency. One congressman compared the lauded tech advancements to banking moves that brought about the 2008 financial crash.
The UnionBank-issued stablecoin, PHX, is pegged to the Philippine peso and will help to facilitate transparent and automatic execution of payments to some of the country’s more rural banks.
Blockchain smartphone manufacturer Pundi X has partnered with Samsung to add its wallet, XWallet, to the Galaxy S10’s blockchain app options. Both companies suggest using the built-in S10 wallet for long-term storage and the XWallet for use in payments.