Ethereum

Mainstream: ‘Big Four’ Firm EY Builds Enterprise Product on Public Ethereum Blockchain

Advertisement Twitter Facebook The big four accounting firms are pouring more resources into blockchain technology now more than ever, and now Ernst & Young (EY) has just deepened its commitment. The global professional services firm has unveiled a Public Edition (PE) prototype of its EY Ops Chain, using the public Ethereum blockchain to deliver what […]

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Contradicting Reports, $8 Billion Coinbase Won’t Go Public Anytime Soon

Advertisement Twitter Facebook Contradicting a report from CNBC Africa’s Ran NeuNer, a top Coinbase executive said that the cryptocurrency industry giant will not go public anytime soon. Speaking with Bloomberg, Coinbase President & COO Asiff Hirji shot down rumors that the San Francisco-based cryptocurrency exchange, brokerage, and custodian is preparing to list its shares on […]

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SEC Establishes FinHub to Engage Public on Cryptocurrencies

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has announced the launch of the Strategic Hub for Innovation and Financial Technology (FinHub) to promote public engagement on fintech-related issues and initiatives, including blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies. SEC Launches FinHub Portal in Connection with the Issuance of Its DAO Report FinHub, which replaces several internal working groups at […]

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Ethereum Creator, NYU Economist Go to War On Twitter, Mull Public Debate

Advertisement Ever since Nouriel Roubini appeared before the United States Senate Committee On Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, to discuss cryptocurrencies – he has certainly been causing quite the commotion with regards to the cryptocurrency community.   Roubini vs Buterin This is not surprising, considering the famed economist shared several controversial statements about bitcoin and […]

Ethereum

Austria Turns to Public Ethereum Blockchain for €1.15 Billion Bond Auction

Advertisement Austria will raise a total 1.15 billion euros in a federal bond auction on Oct. 2 using blockchain notarization, according to Oesterreichische Kontrollbank (OeKB), which oversees the auctions for issuing federal bonds as a neutral capital market participant for the Austrian Federal Financing Agency (OeBFA). The auction demonstrates Austria’s pioneering role in Europe for deploying […]

Bitcoin

SEC Delays Bitcoin ETF Decision As Public ‘99%+ in Favor,’ Says VanEck Director

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has once again delayed its decision on VanEck/Solid X backed exchange-traded fund (ETF). Another Delay The SEC has already received roughly 1,400 letters of comment regarding the Van Eck/Solid X Bitcoin ETF proposal. The Commission is seeking more input from the public, according to a September 20th filing from […]

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Binance Hires IPO Heavyweight as CFO, Fueling Rumors the Exchange is Going Public

Advertisement Cryptocurrency exchange Binance has recruited an executive with wide experience in initial public offerings (IPOs) as its chief financial officer. Wei Zhou, who is currently the vice chairman of gay dating platform Grindr, boasts of executive experience running into more than one-and-a-half decades. He began his career at the Hong Kong subsidiary of Goldman […]