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The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is launching a new division with the goal of making it simpler for fintech startups – including those launching initial coin offerings – to navigate the legal implications of their products. Announced Thursday, the Strategic Hub for Innovation and Financial Technology (FinHub) will actRead More →

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The U.S. Marshals agency has announced plans to auction $4.2 million worth of bitcoin (BTC) in November 2018. The sealed bid auction is for nearly 660 bitcoins which were seized in a series of federal criminal, administrative and civil cases over the years. The haul comes from cases against convicts like Thomas MarioRead More →

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On Monday the cryptocurrency payment processor Bitpay announced the company is now supporting settlement options using two stablecoins — the Gemini dollar and the Circle Centre coin. Not only can Bitpay merchants settle in BTC, BCH, and local fiat currencies, but they can also utilize a U.S dollar-equivalent digital currency.Read More →

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Kenya’s government plans to deploy blockchain technology to manage a government housing project of half a million units, Kenyan news outlet the Star reported Oct. 15th. Within the affordable housing program the government of Kenya reportedly aims to build half a million units by 2022, and assist contributors earning less than 100,000 Kenyan Shillings ($998) as they cannot afford mortgages.Read More →