#London

R3 Doubles London Office Size in Anticipation of Growing Branch

New York-based enterprise software firm R3, known for its enterprise blockchain platform Corda, has doubled the size of its London Wall office. Business intelligence firm...

Coinbase Custody Holds $1.3B in Assets Under Custody, Expects to Hit $2B ‘Soon’

Coinbase Custody revealed that it holds $1.3 billion in assets under custody (AUC) and the firm expects to hit $2 billion AUC soon in a...

UK Watchdog Warns of Crypto Scams Using ‘Prestigious’ London Addresses as Smokescreen

The U.K.’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has said that crypto investment scams are increasingly targeting British investors, in an official warning published August 17. The...

Altcoin

Top-5 Cryptos This Week: XMR, XRP, BSV, LEO, BNB

While the fundamentals in the crypto space have been improving over the past few months, repeated opposition to popular projects like Libra has kept the...

Ripple’s XRP Sales Down 73% in Q3 Compared to Previous Quarter

Blockchain payments network Ripple has announced that it sold $66.24 million worth of XRP in Q3 2019 — down a staggering 73.66% compared to the...

Perth Mint, InfiniGold Launch Gold-Backed Token on Public Blockchain

Australia’s largest precious metal refinery, the Perth Mint, and InfiniGold, a fintech startup focused on precious metals digitization, have jointly launched a gold-backed digital token.The...

US Response to Facebook’s Libra Is ‘Ridiculous,’ says Coinbase CEO

Brian Armstrong, CEO and co-founder of major crypto exchange Coinbase, tweeted on Oct. 5 that he expects the United States government to react to China’s...

European Commission Exec Questions Facebook’s Libra Stablecoin

Executive Vice President-Designate of the European Commission, Margrethe Vestager, has questioned the motives behind Facebook’s forthcoming Libra stablecoin.In an interview with the Financial Services Union...

North Korea Wants Its Own National Crypto, CBDC Fever Spreads in Asia

It seems that a movement to create a national cryptocurrency is gaining momentum in Asia. Following China, the North Korean authorities announced their readiness to...