The U.S. Treasury Department has outlawed certain ransomware payments. If it was serious, it would go further, says our columnist.
Original Post: Ban All Ransomware Payments, in Bitcoin or Otherwise
The decentralized information marketplace, currently in beta, said the investment will help it improve the user experience.
Original Post: Predictions Platform Polymarket Raises M From Polychain, Naval Ravikant and More
The Bahamas has officially launched the world’s first national digital currency, the sand dollar.
Original Post: Central Bank of Bahamas Launches Landmark ‘Sand Dollar’ Digital Currency
Futures funding stayed flat or turned negative despite bitcoin’s rally to $12,000.
Original Post: Futures Traders Aren’t as Bullish This Time Around as Bitcoin Price Revisits ,000, Data Indicates
The exchange moved deadline for identity verification from Feb. 2021 to Nov. 2020
Original Post: BitMEX Accelerates Mandatory ID Verification After Charges of Lax Anti-Money Laundering Controls
CoinDesk’s Most Influential list highlights those who helped advance the crypto and blockchain industries, in spite of this year’s tragedies.
Original Post: Who Was Crypto’s Most Influential in 2020? Vote…
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said she is “optimistic” after the Trump administration made concessions on coronavirus testing and tracing ahead of a Tuesday evening deadline.
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Central bank digital currencies can help create a more inclusive financial system, says the innovation chief at the Bank for International Settlements.
Original Post: CBDCs Mean Evolution, Not Revolution
Deposits at crypto-friendly Signature Bank grew by $4.11 billion, an 8% increase, in the third quarter of 2020.
Original Post: Signature Bank Gains B Deposits in Q3, With Notable Growth…
Participation on both the Zinken and Medalla testnets has fallen as developers prepare for the deposit contract’s release.
Original Post: Validators Drop Off Ethereum 2.0 Testnets as Mainnet Release Looms