After Google removed Ethereum-based decentralized application (DApp) browser MetaMask from its Android application store, Apple may now force Coinbase to remove the DApp browser feature from its crypto wallet application.
A U.S. Congressman (Paul Gosar: Republican-Arizona) has reportedly introduced a draft bill to bring regulatory clarity in the cryptocurrency space, dividing cryptocurrencies into three parts: crypto-commodities, crypto-currencies, and crypto-securities.
Brian Armstrong, the CEO of leading cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase, has acquired a US patent for a method that allows users to transfer Bitcoin (BTC) by simply sending an email.
Ripple’s XRP, the third biggest cryptocurrency by market cap, has been mentioned in an official US government document.
Nasdaq-listed WisdomTree has launched a physically-backed Bitcoin exchange-traded product (ETP) to be listed on Switzerland’s principal stock exchange, SIX Swiss Exchange.
Swiss Crypto Bank Seeks Expansion to U.K., Italy, Germany, France, Austria, Portugal, Netherlands, Singapore, & Hong Kong
Swiss Crypto Bank SEBA will be further expanding into an additional nine other markets. The firm already operates with a securities dealer license from the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority.
Singapore-based blockchain firm BCB Blockchain has signed a memorandum of agreement (MoA) with a branch of the Philippines’ Department of Science and Technology (DOST) to support the development of local smart cities.
Next year German banks will be able to manage cryptocurrencies like bitcoin after the fourth EU money laundering directive goes into effect. The directive passed in the German parliament, Bundestag, allows banks in the country to act as cryptocurrency custodians.
The newspaper of China’s armed forces proposed ways of using blockchain weeks after it was championed by President Xi Jinping, who is chairman of the Central Military Commission.
According to reports from China, An official at China’s central bank official has urged commercial banks to “step up their application” of blockchain.