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Coinseed barred from operating in New York after shady Dogecoin (DOGE) dealings
Coinseed, a cryptocurrency trading platform temporarily suspended previously via a preliminary injunction for violating New York state laws and for illegally squandering investors’ fund but has finally been ordered by the Supreme Court of the State of New York to shut down its operation within the state.
Goldman Sachs announces Ethereum futures, institutional interest grows
US multinational bank Goldman Sachs Group Inc plans to offer trading in Ethereum (ETH) futures, the company’s global head of digital assets, Mathew McDermott, told Bloomberg.
New York turns to IBM blockchain to battle the coronavirus
An app for tracking coronavirus test results and proving an individual’s vaccine status launched in New York over the weekend, and it’s using blockchain technology to ensure tamperproof results.
There’s a new Congressional candidate in New York, and he’s bullish on Bitcoin and crypto
Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies have become a growing force in the economy, with some of the world’s biggest investors and innovators entering the space.
New York Governor warns lockdowns could last through 2020; how will Bitcoin fare?
The COVID-19 pandemic is growing at an alarming pace, impacting virtually every major country and having devastating impacts on the global economy.
JPMorgan reportedly in talks about merging Quorum with Ethereum development studio ConsenSys
In a Reuters exclusive today, the breaking news outlet reported that banking giant JPMorgan’s blockchain unit “Quorum” and Joseph Lubin’s Ethereum accelerator ConsenSys are discussing a merger, according to people familiar with the plans.
Ethereum researcher Virgil Griffith denied bail on charges of conspiring with North Korea
Virgil Griffith, the head of Ethereum’s special projects division who was arrested on federal charges of conspiracy with North Korea, has been denied bail.
Quadency CEO talks crypto trading platforms, obstacles for adoption and crypto predictions for 2020
CryptoSlate recently had the opportunity to chat with Rosh Singh, the CEO and Co-Founder of Quadency, a New York-based technology startup building digital asset trading and portfolio management tools for retail and institutional investors.
Bitfinex calls $1.4 trillion Tether lawsuit ‘meritless and mercenary’
iFinex, the parent company of crypto exchange Bitfinex and Tether, is facing a lawsuit accusing them of manipulating the market.
Binance listing NYDFS-approved “BUSD” stablecoin next week
Binance announced that it will begin listing the NYDFS-approved BUSD.
An inside look at a ConsenSys-funded web 3.0 accelerator [INTERVIEW]
We interviewed Gabriel Anderson, the Managing Director of Tachyon, an accelerator for startups utilizing blockchain and web 3 technologies, funded by ConsenSys.
Bitfinex must face New York attorney general in fraud lawsuit, says judge
A New York judge ruled Bitfinex must face the fraud suit and impending investigation set against it in April by New York attorney general Letitia James, denying the company’s request for the case to be dismissed due to lack of jurisdiction, Bloomberg reported.
Bitfinex fights back against NYAG, says it never served New York customers
iFinex, the company that owns and operates Tether and Bitfinex, said that the claims made by the New York Attorney General’s office that the companies served New York residents throughout last year were “misleading.” The company’s latest legal filing asserts that the alleged “New York customers” were foreign ECPs who worked through New York-based traders.
Ethereum co-founder Joseph Lubin taken to court for $13 million for failed ConsenSys spinout Token Foundry
ConsenSys founder and Ethereum co-founder Joseph Lubin was summoned to court in a $13 million lawsuit connected to failed ConsenSys spinout Token Foundry.
Institutional demand for Bitcoin and Ethereum causes Grayscale AUM to nearly triple, reduces exposure to XRP
Grayscale Investments, a New York-based digital currency asset management firm, released its investment report for Q2 2019.
NY attorney general reaffirms jurisdiction over iFinex, Bitfinex and Tether continued operations in New York until 2019
Recently released court filings from the New York Attorney General’s Office (NYAG) showed that Bitfinex and Tether both operated in New York from 2017 to early 2019, despite claiming they had ceased all operations in the state.
Justin Sun invites the founders of Ethereum, Litecoin, and Binance to lunch with Warren Buffett
As part of his winning $4.6 million bid for lunch with Warren Buffett, TRON CEO Justin Sun has the opportunity to invite up to seven guests to accompany him.
FINRA approval opens up Grayscale’s Ethereum Trust to individual investors
Grayscale, a New York-based asset management company, received approval from FINRA to list its Grayscale Ethereum Trust shares on OTC markets which will become the first publicly-quoted Ethereum-based securities.