Ethereum Builder ConsenSys Shuts Down Key Operations in India and Philippines

ConsenSys, the ethereum blockchain development firm with more than 30 hubs worldwide, has closed down primary operations in India and the Philippines. 

Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong One of Instructors at A16z Crypto Startup School

Venture capital company Andreessen Horowitz (a16z) has revealed a rundown of educators that will instruct at its Crypto Startup School. 

US SEC Charges Shopin Founder With Fraud After $42M ICO

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has recently charged Shopin founder Eran Eyal and its company with fraud after a $42 million initial coin offering. 

South Korea Wants to Begin Taxing Cryptocurrency Gains

The South Korean government plans to begin taxing residents' digital currency-related profits. 

Report Says PBOC Likely to Pilot Digital Currency in Shenzhen and Suzhou Cities

The People's Bank of China is purportedly getting ready to launch pilots for its digital currency in at least two major cities.

Brazilian Police Shut Down Purported Bitcoin Fraud That Cost Investors $360M

Brazilian police have closed down an alleged bitcoin investment scheme they accuse stole 1.5 billion Brazilian reals or around $359 million.

LedgerX CEO, COO on Administrative Leave After Scuffle With CFTC

Paul and Juthica Chou, CEO and COO of LedgerX, are no longer managing the organization they established. 

Previous eToro Analyst to Offer Training Videos for Cointelligence

Mati Greenspan intends to provide training videos on trading bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies through the site Cointelligence. 

Italian Copyright Authority, Algorand to Establish Blockchain Ecosystem for Copyright Management

The Italian Society of Authors and Publishers (SIAE) has collaborated with Algorand to build up a new ecosystem for copyright management, based on Algorand's recently introduced blockchain platform.

Mnuchin Has No Issue with Libra Launch As Long as Financial Rules Are Followed

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has no issue with the rollout of the Facebook-driven Libra venture—as long as it complies with financial rules.

Privacy-Focused Web Browser Brave Crosses 10M Monthly Active Users

Privacy-focused web browser Brave states that it has passed 10 million-mark with regards to monthly active users (MAU).

Coinbase’s Visa Debit Card Provides Support for Ethereum-Based DAI Stablecoin

Digital currency exchange Coinbase's Visa debit card offering has included support for ethereum-based DAI stablecoin. 

Thailand, Hong Kong Enter Partnership to Leverage Crypto for Cross-Border Transfers

Thailand and Hong Kong have revealed a collaboration to use cryptocurrencies for the facilitation of faster payment in bilateral trade.

Blockchain Startup ChromaWay Acquires Antler Interactive

Blockchain startup ChromaWay purchased Antler Interactive, a European immersive game studio, in an attempt to work out its current game catalog. 

BitFlyer Europe Clients Can Now Purchase Crypto Using Credit Cards

Digital currency exchange BitFlyer has recently made it simpler for clients to purchase digital currencies.