Circle Invest Launches Crypto Asset 'Collections' for Targeted Portfolios

Goldman Sachs-funded Circle Internet Financial Ltd. has launched a new feature for its crypto investment app Circle Invest dubbed “Collections.” The company has made the announcement in an official blog post...

Chinese Energy Outfit to Support Spanish 300 MW Crypto Mining Farm

Chinese energy company Risen Energy has partnered with a Spanish cryptocurrency mining farm will to develop capacity of up to 300 megawatts (MW) of photovoltaic power. The news was reported by...

Brazil: Antitrust Watchdog Sends Questions to Crypto Exchanges After Bank Account Closures

Brazil’s antitrust regulator has sent a questionnaire to crypto exchanges whose banks accounts have previously been closed, major Brazilian financial newspaper Valor Economico reports Tuesday, October 2. The Brazilian Administrative Council for...

Venezuela’s Controversial Petro Sale Starting November, Maduro Claims

Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro has appeared on national television to announce the official launch of the national cryptocurrency Petro, according to a brief summary of his speech posted on Venezuela’s government...

Ripple’s xRapid Payments Solution is Now Commercially Available

Ripple’s real-time settlement platform xRapid is now commercially available, according to an announcement published October 1. xRapid is a platform designed to speed up international payments, while eliminating the need for a...

Crypto Behind Bars: Arrests Making Headlines Across the Globe

Gone are the days when shady dealings in crypto were perceived as immune to the clutches of law enforcement. Illicit crypto proceeds can be shuttled between wallet addresses at the click of...

EU Markets Regulator Extends Restrictions on Selling Crypto-Based Derivatives

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has decided to extend its restrictions on contracts for differences (CFDs), including crypto-based ones. The agency has announced its decision in an official release...

US House Passes Bill for Task Force to Combat Crypto Use by Terrorists

The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill on September 26 that would establish a crypto task force to combat terrorist use of cryptocurrencies, public records indicate. House Resolution (H.R.) 5036, which...

Goldman Sachs Leads $25 Million Funding Round for Blockchain Payments Startup Veem

U.S.-based banking giant Goldman Sachs has led a $25 million strategic funding round for blockchain payments startup Veem, with participation also confirmed to Cointelegraph from Silicon Valley Bank on September 27. Veem,...

Report: Companies, Investors Circumvent Chinese ICO Ban

An investigation by the Xinhua News Agency has shown it is possible to bypass China’s Initial Coin Offering (ICO) ban, according to an article published September 26. The investigation has shown that...