Venezuela to Peg Pension, Salary Systems to Petro Cryptocurrency

Venezuela is set to begin using its "petro" cryptocurrency as an official accounting unit, according to the country's president. Source link

Hungary Does Not Consider Cryptocurrency Legal Tender Yet

Hungary is reportedly working on a regulatory framework for cryptocurrencies but doesn’t consider them a legal tender yet. The country’s current legislation imposes steep taxes, making it a fairly unwelcoming...

Wyre Adds MakerDAO Stablecoin Pairing for Global Money Transfers

Blockchain money transfer company Wyre has...

High Times Will Not Accept Bitcoin in Its Initial Public Offering

Counter to its initial announcement, marijuana culture media group High Times will not to accept Bitcoin in its IPO Source link

Caribbean Central Bank Explores Issuing Its Own Digital Coin

A growing number of governments and central banks around the world are looking to the possibility of issuing their own digital coins these days. The latest financial institution to join...

Crypto Retirement Funds Pose Too Much Risk, Says SEC: Don’t Do It

If you were planning on using Bitcoin to retire, you might want to think again. Why? Well, because the SEC has recently warned against cryptocurrency retirement funds. Here’s why. Cryptocurrency Retirement Funds As...

The Code for an Anonymous Lightning Network is Now Live

A private version of the crypto protocol lightning network is headed to zcash, with the potential it could be added for other blockchains soon. Source link

Axoni Closes $32 Million Funding Round Led By Goldman Sachs

New York-based provider of enterprise blockchain technology Axoni has completed a $32 million Series B funding round, bringing total funding up to date to upwards of $55 million. Axoni Boosted By...

Chinese State-Owned Aerospace Firm Turns to Blockchain to Manage Billions of Invoices

Chinese state-owned Aerospace Science and Industry Corporation Ltd. is using blockchain to transform its system for managing billions of electronic invoices nationwide Source link