Sebastian Sinclair

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Feb 19 2021

New Jersey Crime Watchdog Says Crypto ATMs Need More Regulation

Feb 19 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  bitcoin atms crime fraud new jersey news

State regulation of crypto ATMs is poor and federal laws aren't much better, the commission said in a report.

North America’s First Bitcoin ETF Hits $165M Trade Volume in First Day: Report

Feb 19 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  bitcoin etf canada news north america

The Canadian fund has experienced a flurry of demand but in the U.S. a bitcoin ETF is an unrealized desire.

Feb 18 2021

Chinese Retailer Goes From Bubble Tea to Crypto Mining in Unlikely Pivot

Feb 18 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  business china mining news

Urban Tea has hired two new executives ahead of its expansion into cryptocurrency mining.

Robinhood to Allow Deposits, Withdrawals for Cryptos Including Dogecoin

Feb 18 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  dogecoin news policy & regulation robinhood tech

Currently, users of the popular trading app can only buy and sell cryptocurrencies within their Robinhood accounts.

Feb 17 2021

Coinbase Hires Former Stripe Exec as Chief Compliance Officer

Melissa Strait will take charge of Coinbase's compliance initiatives ahead of its planned public listing.

World’s Oldest Central Bank Extends Digital Currency Test Till 2022

Feb 17 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  cbdcs e-krona news policy & regulation riksbank

Sweden's Riksbank said it would continue work with Accenture on a potential e-krona digital currency until next year.

Feb 16 2021

Cloudflare Teams With Unstoppable Domains to Bring .Crypto Addresses to Web Browsers

Feb 16 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  cloudflare news tech unstoppable domains web 3.0

The new integration means web users can directly access decentralized websites form any browser.

Feb 15 2021

Australia’s Blockchain Ecosystem Needs More Support From Regulators, Says Industry Body

Blockchain Australia CEO Steve Vallas believes the country is "well placed" when it comes to blockchain, but a bigger conversation is needed with financial regulators.

Thailand’s Securities Regulator Eyes Qualifications for New Crypto Investors

The regulator believes new cryptocurrency investors should have a certain level of trading experience and financial reserves.

Japan’s SBI in Talks Over Joint Venture to Make Crypto a Core Revenue Source

Feb 15 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  business japan mergers news sbi holdings

SBI's founder and CEO Yoshitaka Kitao said his firm would turn the planned crypto venture into a core source of profitability.

Feb 12 2021 to Develop Decentralized Marketplace for Global Manufacturer FESTO

Feb 12 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  automation manufacturing news's technology stack will be leveraged to "transform" FESTO's existing legacy control systems.

India Grants Crypto Holders Reprieve Ahead of Likely Ban: Report

The window of opportunity for investors to cash out to fiat is expected to be between three-to-six months.

First North American Bitcoin ETF Approved by Canadian Securities Regulator

The Ontario Securities Commission gave its blessing Thursday.

Feb 11 2021

Crypto Mining Farm Spotted Using High-End Gaming Laptops: Report

Feb 11 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  business china gaming gpus mining

Images have surfaced on Twitter reportedly showing a crypto-mining operation using laptops fitted with high-end Nvidia RTX 30-series graphics cards.

Microsoft and Enjin Bring Cross-Platform Custom NFTs to Minecraft

Feb 11 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  enjin microsoft microsoft azure minecraft news

To celebrate the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, players earn badges while learning from prominent female scientists.

Feb 10 2021

Winklevoss Twins, DJ Alesso Back Crypto Collectible Artworks up for Charity Auction

Feb 10 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  art news nfts people winklevoss

Ethernity will auction digital artworks represented by non-fungible tokens and created by artists from across the globe.

Payments Startup Celo Raises $20M From a16z, Electric Capital

Feb 10 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  a16z business celo defi funding rounds

Celo offers a blockchain payments platform using customers' cellphone numbers to secure their public keys.

IBM, Top Australian Banks Execute Country’s First Blockchain Bank Guarantee

By digitizing the normally paper process, the Lygos joint venture says it's shown it can speed up bank guarantee issuances.

EY, Quadriga Law Firm Warn of ‘Imitation’ Site

The imitation site is not authorized by EY and affected users have been advised to avoid at all costs.

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