BitGo's Mike Belshe explains why regulators should embrace the openness of the blockchain

BitGo’s Mike Belshe explains why regulators should embrace the openness of the blockchain

Episode 57 of Season 3 of The Scoop was recorded remotely with The Block’s Frank Chaparro and Mike Belshe, CEO at BitGo. Listen below, and subscribe to The Scoop on Apple, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Stitcher or wherever you listen to podcasts. Email feedback and revision requests to [email protected] This episode is brought to you by our sponsors Bakkt, Kraken, and Exodus Bakkt® …

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Bitcoin: Here's the 'ticking time bomb' traders should be aware of 

Bitcoin: Here’s the ‘ticking time bomb’ traders should be aware of 

Despite Bitcoin oscillating around the $40,000-mark over the last 48 hours, the outflow of BTC from exchanges continued its downward trend. Over the week, exchange balances have continued to decline to hit a new multi-year low of 13.0% of circulating supply. This pushes exchange balances to levels last seen in February 2018.  While the aforementioned …

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Blockchain tech firm Blockdaemon raises $155 million in Series B funding

Blockchain tech firm Blockdaemon raises $155 million in Series B funding

advertisement Blockdaemon, a New York-based startup that builds blockchain nodes and other tech, has raised $155 million at a valuation of $1.26 billion.  According to a release announcing the Series B funding round, SoftBank’s Vision Fund 2 led the round. New investors Matrix Capital Management, Sapphire Ventures and Morgan Creek Digital participated in the round, …

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Robinhood Testing Crypto-Wallet Feature in App: Report — CoinDesk

Robinhood Testing Crypto-Wallet Feature in App: Report — CoinDesk

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SEC can collect unpaid ICO promotion fines from Steven Seagal, says judge

SEC files enforcement action against alleged crowdfunding scheme

advertisement The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has charged those involved with a crowdfunding scheme for allegedly selling $2 million in unregistered securities. In an announcement today, the agency claims Robert Shumake, Nicole Birch and Willard Jackson conducted fraudulent crowdfunding offerings through cannabis and hemp companies Transatlantic Real Estate LLC and 420 Real Estate LLC. …

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Solana, Polkadot, Algorand: What is the Bitcoin effect on these altcoins

Solana, Polkadot, Algorand: What is the Bitcoin effect on these altcoins

With the market trading in red today pretty much all coins including Bitcoin and Ethereum are falling. However, there are some coins that made excellent gains in the last 2 months which are now facing huge price falls as well. Which alts though? Solana, Polkadot, and Algorand were three altcoins that successfully rallied between July …

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US officials now investigating Binance for potential insider trading, market manipulation: report

US officials now investigating Binance for potential insider trading, market manipulation: report

advertisement Bloomberg reported Friday that a broad U.S. government investigation into the operator of crypto exchange Binance has widened to include “whether Binance or its staff profited by taking advantage of its customers.” Citing anonymous sources, the outlet said that U.S. officials including the Commodity Futures Trading Commission are investigating the exchange operator for “possible …

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After El Salvador, will Paraguay be the next to make Bitcoin 'official currency'

After El Salvador, will Paraguay be the next to make Bitcoin ‘official currency’

El Salvador’s adoption of Bitcoin as legal tender this month kindled national ambitions across Central and South America. In Paraguay, congressman Carlitos Rejala excited Bitcoin supporters, when his recent tweeted suggested Bitcoin would be the “official currency” if he became President in 2023. Si nos jugamos a la Presidencia en el 2023!#bitcoin cómo moneda oficial …

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