NY Regulator Licenses Fidelity for Bitcoin Trading and Custody

Fidelity Investment’s digital currency arm has been licensed by the New York Department of Financial Services to operate a platform on which individuals and institutional investors can store, purchase, sell, and transfer bitcoin. The regulator also revealed that it has to date approved 23 charters or licenses for firms engaged in crypto activities. Also read:…

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Grayscale Files to Make Bitcoin Trust First to Be Regulated by SEC

Grayscale Investment has submitted a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that could change the status of its popular bitcoin investment product. On November 19, 2019, the company filed a securities registration form with the SEC which, if approved, would see its popular Bitcoin Trust product become the first-ever digital currency investment product…

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Istanbul to Berlin: Ethereum Milestones on the Road to Serenity

Earlier this month, the Ethereum Foundation team lead Péter Szilágyi confirmed the date of the network’s upcoming upgrade, Istanbul. Ethereum’s eighth hard fork overall and the second one this year is slated to take place on Dec. 4.  Istanbul will introduce a number of improvements such as interoperability with Zcash, cheaper zero-knowledge layer two scalability…

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English Premier League Club Wolverhampton Wanderers Partners with Crypto Millions Lotto, the World’s Biggest Bitcoin Lottery

Crypto Millions Lotto sponsorship with Wolverhampton Wanderers LONDON – November 19, 2019: Crypto Millions Lotto, the world’s biggest bitcoin lottery, is proud to announce that it is the “Official Online Lottery Partner” of English Premier League club Wolverhampton Wanderers F.C., better known as Wolves.  The partnership is groundbreaking. While many Premier League clubs have collaborated with…

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On Lightning, Messaging Apps Emerge as Growing Use Case

“Does instant messaging over Lightning have killer application potential?”Lightning Labs developer Joost Jager asked his Twitter followers this rhetorical when he debuted a demo for his Lightning Network messaging application, Whatsat.Your average Bitcoiner probably wouldn’t think of messaging as one of Lightning’s killer use cases, at least not before micropayments, streaming payments and the like.…

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