Microsoft, the United Nations, Hyperledger, and other key players have joined forces under the banner of the blockchain-based ID2020 Alliance.
South Korea’s government has reportedly indicated that it will collect a 22 percent corporate tax and a 2.2 percent income tax from local cryptocurrency exchanges.
According to new reports, officials in South Korea’s Financial Supervisory Service have been accused of insider trading ahead of cryptocurrency announcements.
In a new interview with CNBC, Tom Lee has predicted that Bitcoin may top values north of $25,000 USD by the end of the year.
Controversial firm BitConnect has elected to shutter its lending platform and cryptocurrency exchange following a wave of warnings from regulators.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has called on ten countries in the Bolivarian Alliance to embrace his planned petrocurrency.
According to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, the US Financial Stability Oversight Council has formed a new working group focussing on cryptocurrencies.
NASA has awarded a grant to the University of Akron, which will partly be used to research a networking system using the Ethereum blockchain.
South Korea’s Executive Office has officially confirmed there will be no cryptocurrency ban issued in the immediate future, despite warnings from the Ministry of Justice.
Billionaire investor Warren Buffet has criticised cryptocurrencies in a new interview, stating that he sees no frugal position to invest.