Weekly Recap: Libra Loses PayPal, SEC’s Curious Settlements, and Coinbase Creates Market for Binance

Much of the news last week was dominated by regulatory developments as the cryptoasset ecosystem moved from chaos towards regulation and prominent exchanges primed their services for an inflow of institutional dollars. There were two main strands to crypto news this past week. The first one concerned Libra, Facebook’s cryptocurrency and blockchain. PayPal dropped out… Read More Weekly Recap: Libra Loses PayPal, SEC’s Curious Settlements, and Coinbase Creates Market for Binance

Weekly Recap: CME Bitcoin Options, Binance’s Steady News Drips, And Ripple Fires Back at Lawsuit

It is mostly difficult to find a defining pattern for news developments in cryptocurrencies and blockchain. Some weeks, it is crime. During other times, it is startup fundings or regulation. This past week brought both crime and regulation into sharp focus. Here’s a brief recap of important news developments in cryptoassets and blockchain. CME Bitcoin… Read More Weekly Recap: CME Bitcoin Options, Binance’s Steady News Drips, And Ripple Fires Back at Lawsuit