Crypto Task Force Formed By New York

News, Regulation | January 3, 2019 By:

Clyde Vanel, an assemblyman of the New York state (NYS) legislature, has announced that the state will officially launch a task force to study how to properly regulate, define and use cryptocurrency.

Last month, New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo signed “The Digital Currency Study Bill” into law,


Iran Criminalizes Use Of Telegram’s Gram Cryptocurrency

News, Regulation | January 2, 2019 By:

The government of Iran has criminalized the use of Gram, the native cryptocurrency of instant messaging app Telegram.

Launched in 2013, Telegram is an encrypted, cloud-based instant messaging service with over 200 million active users. The company raised almost $2 billion in two rounds of private funding last year to build its own blockchain network called the Telegram Open Network (TON) with tokens built-in to enable much faster transaction speeds than rival blockchain networks.


Crypto Firm Horizen, Cripto Conserje Partner To Battle Refugee Crisis In Latin America

News | December 28, 2018 By:

Privacy-focused cryptocurrency Horizen has partnered with non-profit blockchain firm Cripto Conserje to fight the refugee crisis in Latin America and help communities in need.

Horizen, formerly ZenCash, is a privacy coin for decentralized and borderless transactions and communications. The company’s blockchain platform enables real-life uses beyond its currency,


Huobi’s Crypto Derivatives Platform To Start Trading EOS This Week

Announcements, News | December 27, 2018 By:

Huobi DM, the cryptocurrency derivatives trading platform of crypto exchange Huobi, has added support for EOS, making it the third cryptocurrency to be supported by the platform after bitcoin and ethereum.

Launched last month, Huobi DM allows users to earn profit from the rising/falling of digital currencies prices by going long or selling short based on their own judgment.