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SEC Asks for Telegram ICO Financials Ahead of CEO’s Deposition - CoinDesk
Telegram has been ordered by a judge to explain why it should not have to turn over bank documents relating to its $1.7 billion initial coin offering.
Even If Blockchain Can’t Secure Land Rights, It Got Us Talking About Them - CoinDesk
Anand Aanchal of the World Bank thinks blockchain spurred an interest in securing land rights but often falls short of expectations.
The Bitcoin Genesis Block Birthday by the Numbers - Bitcoin Magazine
Eleven years ago, Bitcoin was etched into history with the mining of the Genesis Block. Here’s a data-driven look at how it has grown since last year.
Hong Kong Institute of Bankers Onboards Six Virtual Banks as Members
The non-profit organization Hong Kong Institute of Bankers has onboarded six virtual banks as corporate members
The Taxman Is After Your Bitcoin: Harvest Your Losses Before It’s...
As 2019 comes to an end, it’s time to think about minimizing your tax burden. If you’re a bitcoin investor, calculating bitcoin taxes gets even more complex.
South Korea Drafting Legislation To Tax Individual Crypto Profits
South Korea will not tax individual crypto profits yet, but legislation is in the works
Binance Debuts Euro Pairs as CZ Says 180 Fiat Currencies Set for 2020
Trading against four cryptocurrencies and two stablecoins to begin a day after Binance’s CEO promised to “bring crypto to the masses.”
China Continues to Streamline Its Blockchain Patent Application Process
China’s National Intellectual Property Administration is further streamlining the rules in regard to the guidelines of blockchain patent applications
Grassroots Bitcoin Cash House Movement Expands to Ghana - Bitcoin News
With one Bitcoin Cash House now established in Venezuela, the grassroots movement is independently spreading to other locations. Read.cash user ‘Koush’
IMF Helping Philippines Become Important Crypto Market - Bitcoin News
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is providing the Philippines with technical assistance regarding crypto assets. The IMF believes the country may become an important crypto market and has provided the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas with suggestions for the country’s crypto regulation, including qu…