A federal judge has postponed any decision on a crypto fraud case brought by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) against alleged scammer Patrick McDonnell. Judge Jack Weinstein of the Eastern District of New York wrote in a court order Thursday that the CFTC must file "proposed findings of fact,...
A municipal utility provider in New York got the green light from state regulators to create a new set of electricity rates for cryptocurrency miners. The move by the The New York State Public Service Commission was announced Thursday, allowing the Massena Electric Department to "allow high-density load customers, such as...
U.S.-based mobile stock trading app Robinhood has added two new cryptocurrencies to its no-fee trading service. The company said in an announcement on Thursday that litecoin and bitcoin cash have been added for Robinhood Crypto users following strong demand from customers for crypto assets beyond the current options of...
U.S. President Donald Trump signed an executive order Wednesday creating a task force that will focus in part on developing guidance for cryptocurrency fraud investigations. The "Task Force on Market Integrity and Consumer Fraud," according to the executive order, casts a wide net in its focus on consumer fraud....
One Augur user was so keen, they failed to even hold out for the user interface. That may perhaps have summed up the slapdash point out of affairs Tuesday, several hours just after the Forecast Foundation, the non-financial gain guiding the Auger protocol, introduced the launch of its decentralized...
"The evaluation exhibits that the thought of a digital forex is a fallacy." Making use of digital currencies synonymously with the term cryptocurrencies, a paper released by the Financial institution of Finland and penned by a person of its advisors argues that cryptocurrencies usually are not authentic sorts of...
A couple of lucky retailers now have one significantly less impediment to accepting bitcoin payments by using the Lightning Network. Uncovered exclusively to CoinDesk, payment processing startup CoinGate is opening up a pilot plan that will make it possible for 100 retailers to demo a Lightning-enabled version of its...
It may possibly not have been the asset's most significant rally, but it is really tough to say bitcoin isn't creating on gains. Because hitting an once-a-year low of $5,785 in June, bitcoin has enhanced around 15 percent against the U.S. dollar, and complex indicators advise the cryptocurrency may...
Block.1 has made a decision to start out voting with its hoard of EOS tokens. Declared previous week, the final decision finds the startup that produced the EOS application, now powered by the fifth most important cryptocurrency, breaking with precedent in a go that could have arrive as a...
At the very least 1 bitcoin thriller can be checked off our lists. The extended-awaited expose of the personal keys connected to a now-defunct inform technique built into bitcoin happened Monday through an electronic mail by two Bitcoin Main builders, Bryan Bishop and Andrew Chow. In the electronic mail, the...