NASSCOM Begged India Govt Not to Ban Cryptocurrencies

A major Indain trade organization, Nasscom calls the recently proposed blanket ban on cryptocurrencies by a governmental panel in the country an unjust, as per a report by local financial periodical The Economic Times on July 30. Nasscom reportedly claims that…

Google Reinstates Bitcoin Rewards Game Suspended for ‘Deceptive Practices’

Bitcoin Blast, a mobile game that gives users small amounts of bitcoin for playing, has been reinstated to the Google Play store. The game was yanked from the app distribution venue last week with little explanation, said Amy Wan, CEO…

Silvergate Bank Wants To ‘Touch’ BTC In The Most Innovative Way

Today’s Bitcoin news and updates show that the La Jolia-based lender known as Silvergate Bank wants to enter a new field and handle digital assets themselves. Unlike other banks which deal in cryptocurrency, this one wants to handle assets directly.…

Blockstream Co-Founder Joins Bitcoin-Only Start-up River Financial

River is a bitcoin-only financial institution for buying and selling the digital currency (emphatically not an exchange; it says it’s “for the long-term investor”). Currently available only to testers who have received invites, the San Francisco-based outfit is working on…

The Founders of Synthetix and Chainlink on DeFi, Derivatives and 25 New Decentralized Price Feeds – BTC Ethereum Crypto Currency Blog

Yesterday, Chainlink released price reference data for 25 of its decentralized oracle networks that together power more than $100 million in DeFi. On this special interview episode, @nlw talks with Sergey Nazarov and Kain Warwick, the founders of Chainlink and…