Missouri Regulator Sends Cease-and-Desist Order to Unregistered Crypto Company

A cease-and-desist letter has been sent from Missouri Secretary of State Securities Division to an unregistered crypto company. 

Crypto Custodian BitGo Introduces Staking for Algorand, Dash

Crypto custodian BitGo has included staking to its services, starting with digital currencies dash and algorand, the firm said.

Altcoin Platform Coinexchange.io Shuts Down Due to Financial Difficulties

Altcoin trading platform Coinexchange.io has revealed that it is closing because of financial difficulties. 

Previous CTO of NiceHash Arrested in Germany Over US Hacking Charges

The previous chief technology officer and co-founder of mining power marketplace NiceHash has purportedly been captured in Germany over U.S. charges that he is a part of a hacking association in charge of the robbery of millions of dollars. 

Coinbase Now Allows USDC Stablecoin Holders to Earn Interest

Major United States-based digital currency exchange and wallet service Coinbase now permits holders of USD Coin (USDC) to gain a 1.25% annual percentage yield (APY).

BitPay Partners with Ripple’s Xpring to Support Payments in XRP

Major cryptocurrency processor BitPay has entered a collaboration with Ripple's venture arm Xpring to support payments with XRP.

Major Libra Backers Are Second-Guessing Their Participation in the Project

Major Libra supporters Visa and Mastercard are re-thinking their cooperation in the Facebook-driven cryptocurrency venture.

Longfin Needs to Pay $6.8M After Court Backs SEC Charges

Fintech company Longfin Corp. has been requested to pay nearly $6.8 million after a court supported charges brought by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

DeFi Portal InstaDApp Secures $2.4M in Seed Funding Round

InstaDApp has secured a $2.4 million seed round from investors including Coinbase Ventures, Pantera Capital, and Naval Ravikant. 

Former Staff of Intel, JPMorgan Introduce Revenue-Sharing Stablecoin USDD

Previous employees of JPMorgan, Intel, and TrustToken have divulged a dollar-backed stablecoin with a twist: revenue sharing for the organizations that use it.

Swiss Watchdog FINMA Won’t Obstruct Libra’s Creation

As European regulators send strong objections towards the Facebook-driven Libra cryptocurrency, Switzerland stays willing to listen.

Ripple Expands to Iceland with Its Latest Acquisition

Ripple proceeds with its series of acquisitions, declaring a venture into Iceland with its acquihire of crypto trading company Algrim.

Binance.US Opens Account Registration for Residents of Puerto Rico

Binance.US has opened account registration and verification services for Puerto Rico residents.

Cryptocurrency Exchange Coindirect Introduces OTC Brokerage in South Africa

Cryptocurrency exchange Coindirect introduces an over-the-counter (OTC) brokerage in South Africa. 

Australian Startup Incent to Offer 20% Payback in Tokens on Fuel Purchases

Australian startup Incent seeks to provide a 20% payback in its native token, INCNT, on fuel purchases at United Petrol stations for a set period of time.