• New Jersey regulate crypto
    Politics,  Regulation

    Head start for bill to regulate New Jersey crypto companies

    A well-connected sponsor and the opportunity to poach New York-based companies gives the ‘even-handed’ bill a head start

    A new bill seeking to regulate New Jersey crypto companies working with digital assets and financial services is a big improvement over last year’s version, industry insiders said this week.

  • Mike Bloomber
    Politics,  Regulation

    Bloomberg promises clarity for crypto as president

    Whether the billionaire’s ‘get tough on Wall Street’ platform will be good or bad for the cryptocurrency industry remains to be seen

    Presidential candidate Mike Bloomberg on Tuesday rolled out his plan to rein in Wall Street. As part of that, he wants to provide clear but tough regulations for cryptocurrency and initial coin offerings as well.

  • Andrew Yang withdraws democratic primary
    Cryptocurrencies,  Politics

    Andrew Yang, crypto’s favorite son, ends his presidential run

    The blockchain enthusiast withdrew from the presidential primary after poor showings in Iowa and New Hampshire

    “I am the math guy,” Yang said, “and it is clear tonight from these numbers that we are not going to win this race.” His presidential platform was the first to incorporate formal policies on cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology.

  • Andrew Yang Iowa Democratic caucus blockchain voting
    Politics,  Technology

    Iowa primary debacle could boost blockchain-based voting

    The first Democratic presidential primary fell flat after reporting problems that might have been avoided with blockchain balloting

    A disastrous switchover to an unready-for-primetime app for reporting vote tallies left Iowa's critical, first-in-the-nation caucus results completely unknown amid claims of unspecified “inconsistencies” and chaos.