India's highest court has declined to end a ban enacted by the national central bank that bars the country's crypto exchanges from doing business with regulated financial firms.
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Romania has drafted an emergency ordinance for ICO issuers, a local news outlet reported Thursday.
The draft, which was released by the Romanian Ministry of Finance, states that groups hoping to la... Read More
Editor's Note: Following the publication of this article, new information indicates that the bill in Romania is focused on electronic monies, not cryptocurrencies specifically. The article below has b... Read More
South Korea's National Assembly is reportedly set to witness a whirlwind of legislative efforts around cryptocurrencies in the coming days.
Between July 13 and 26, members of a number of Korean pol... Read More
A senior executive at South Korea's Financial Services Commission (FSC) has called on politicians to pass a bill regulating domestic cryptocurrency exchanges with urgency in order to counter lax secur... Read More
IBM Says Blockchain Can Power 'Open Scientific Research' in New Patent Filing
A patent application published Thursday claims the process of conducting scientific research can benefit from the blockchain.
Led by a team at IBM's Watson Research Center, the patent application p
CFTC Fines Bitcoin Trader $1.1 Million for Crypto Fraud
The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has jailed a bitcoin trader and fined him over $1 million for running a fraudulent bitcoin and litecoin scheme.
According to a press release iss
Japanese Firms Claim Success in Marine Insurance Blockchain Trial
One of Japan's largest insurance companies, Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance, and IT firm NTT DATA have completed a trial that put the paperwork for marine cargo insurance claims on a blockchain.
Accenture Puts Software License Management on a Blockchain Platform
Global professional services giant Accenture has rolled out a new software license management application built with tech from distributed ledger startup Digital Asset.
Accenture announced in a pre