With its latest blockchain strategy, the government of Spain’s Catalonia region is not only putting itself ahead of the curve in terms of offering citizens control of their personal information, it is ratcheting up its campaign to break away from Spain.
North Korea funded its nuclear weapons research by looting cryptocurrency exchanges of $2 billion, according to a confidential UN report.
A week after the U.S. government’s inaction on cryptocurrency regulation drove Jeremy Allaire to move most of his company out of the U.S., the Circle chairman and CEO told congress why.
WASHINGTON—For the last year or so, people who follow digital currency have been wondering why Coinbase, the largest American digital currency exchange, doesn’t list the XRP token. And now that XRP has cemented its place as the world’s No. 2 digital currency, its absence on Coinbase is even more eyebrow-raising. With the departure of a key executive, gossip has begun to swirl, with at least one Coinbase insider speculating that the omission is based on crypto politics more than business. The crypto world has begun to wonder if the reason for XRP’s omission has been driven by personal politics rather than business prudence. Let’s review a bit. For almost all…