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JPMorgan May Merge Its Blockchain Project With Ethereum Studio ConsenSys: Report

The banking giant is apparently in talks to merge Quorum with ConsenSys, the ethereum-focused software developer and investor.

Joint Venture Launches Canadian Dollar-Pegged Stablecoin for Financial Services

Canada Stablecorp, a joint venture between Mavennet and 3iQ, has begun issuing its QCAD stablecoin in a bid to digitize financial services such as international remittances.

Monday’s Price Drop Didn’t Break Bitcoin’s Bullish Trend

The path of least resistance for bitcoin is still to the higher side. In the short run, though, a deeper pullback may be in the cards.

Coinbase Adds Support for 2 More Cryptocurrencies in New York State

The exchange has now added the privacy-enhancing cryptocurrency zcash and its own USDC stablecoin in New York state.

Childhood Friends Battle Over Ownership of North America’s Largest Bitcoin Mine

Four years ago, two lifelong friends turned a small investment into the largest crypto miner in North America. Now they are warring over the company's future.

Chinese Insurers Tap Blockchain to Speed Coronavirus Payouts

Blockchain tech is reported to be speeding insurance claims processing amid the coronavirus outbreak.

Plasma Became Optimism and It Might Just Save Ethereum

The Plasma Group reformed as Optimism and is working to make ethereum's calling card, smart contracts, work above the base layer.

SEC ‘Safe Harbor’ Proposal Lauded by Token Fans, DeFi Builders at 0x Conference

San Francisco's 0xpo conference offered the perfect venue for pondering the token "Safe Harbor" proposed by SEC Commissioner Hester Peirce.

Trump’s 2021 Budget Proposal Seeks to Optimize Crypto Policing

U.S. President Donald Trump's proposed 2021 budget would shift the U.S. Secret Service from the Department of Homeland Security back to the Treasury Department, creating "new efficiencies" in

On the Frontlines of the SEC Safe Harbor Proposal With CoinList Co-Founder Andy Bromberg

Will a newly proposed "safe harbor" transform the U.S. regulatory landscape for token projects? CoinList co-founder Andy Bromberg discusses.

Inside Chainalysis’ Multimillion-Dollar Relationship With the US Government

Public records show Chainalysis made more than $10 million in five years from the U.S. government and stands to take in more than $14 million, dwarfing its competitors in the blockchain surveillance

Bitcoin News Roundup for Feb. 10, 2020

With bitcoin's move up to $10,000 taking a well earned breather, Markets Daily is back with our bitcoin roundup.

IBM Blockchain VP: Every Dollar Spent on Blockchain Yields $15 on Cloud

Enterprise blockchain is a catalyst for further spending at Big Blue, according to Jerry Cuomo, IBM’s vice president of blockchain technologies.

Digital Banking Startup Targets UK License to Serve Crypto Firms

DAG Global says it's had no "red flags" raised in discussions with British financial regulators.

Seed CX Expands European Presence With Euro-Crypto Order Books

Seed CX is adding eight euro-denominated order books to its spot exchange, including bitcoin, ether and the U.S. dollar.

Custody Provider Vo1t Partners With IBM to Offer Customers More Secure Transactions

The partnership with IBM Hyper Protect ensures clients’ keys are safe even if Vo1t’s data centers are compromised.

BitGo Grows Crypto Custody Options With New Swiss and Germany Entities

The U.S.-based custodian is expanding its crypto custody service to Europe with the launch of two entities in Switzerland and Germany.

Ukraine Won’t Regulate Crypto Mining, Government Ministry Says

In a new manifesto, Ukraine's Ministry of Digital Transformation has indicated it won't be creating regulations for the crypto mining sector.

New Crypto Exchange Altsbit Says It Will Close Following Hack

Altsbit says it can only issue partial refunds after the hack and will shut down after that process is complete.

Bitcoin Takes a Dive After the Longest Daily Winning Run Since September

Bitcoin's bulls look to have run out of momentum following a five-day streak of gains.