Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Grasping Lightning: Mapping the Key Players in Bitcoin’s Next Phase

You might have heard of bitcoin's "lightning network," but don't know what's going on with it right now. Who are the mysterious big players...

The Prospect of Building a New International Monetary System Is Getting Real

This is part of a series of op-eds previewing the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. CoinDesk will be on the ground in Davos from Jan....

Ex-NFL Team Owner Pleads Guilty to Running Unlicensed Money Transmitter

Former “shadow banker” Reginald Fowler pleaded guilty to charges of operating an unlicensed money transmission business during a court hearing Friday.In a hearing before...

Tyrone Ross on Why Financial Advisors Are Taking Notice of DeFi

Financial advisor and crypto advocate Tyrone Ross joins The Breakdown for a discussion on financial advisors, DeFi and the most important company in crypto.One...

Canadian Regulatory Group Targets Crypto Exchanges Holding Users’ Digital Assets

Canada's top financial watchdog has told crypto exchanges they will be subject to securities law if they act as custodians to users' digital assets.The...

Davos Needs to Wake Up to the Ills of Centralization

This is part of a series of op-eds previewing the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. CoinDesk will be on the ground in Davos from Jan....

Crypto News Roundup for Jan. 17, 2020

More ways to listen or subscribe:Whether you’re a first-time listener or you’ve heard every episode, we’d like to know what you think about the...

SEC: Cash-Strapped Telegram Launched 2018 Token Sale to Pay for Servers

Telegram launched a 2018 token sale because it was "short on cash" to pay for servers, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) said.The...

Block.One Will Not Launch Its Social Network on EOS

In June when Block.one, the company behind the largest initial coin offering (ICO) in history, announced its Facebook-challenging social network, Voice, it promised the...

SEC Charges ICO Operator Who Used Alias After Past Conviction

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission charged CG Blockchain Inc., BCT In. SEZC and their operators Boaz Manor and Edith Pardo with fraud, alleging...