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Stan Higgins / CoinDesk:
Josh Garza, CEO of Bitcoin mining firm GAW Miners, has been sentenced to 21 months in prison after pleading guilty to a wire fraud charge in July 2017   —  Josh Garza, the CEO of the now-defunct cryptocurrency mining company GAW Miners, has been sentenced to 21 months in prison after pleading guilty to a wire fraud charge.
Sep 13, 2018, 3:05 PMIn context
CoinDesk:
Bitewei, a China-based cryptocurrency mining chip developer led by former Bitmain design director Yang Zuoxing, has raised about $20M   —  Things haven't been easy of late for Bitmain.  —  After CoinDesk revealed the China-based crypto mining giant was planning an initial public offering …
Sep 13, 2018, 10:20 AMIn context
Nikhilesh De / CoinDesk:
US federal judge rules that a pair of allegedly fraudulent ICOs may fall under securities laws, allowing the criminal case to proceed to trial next year   —  A U.S. federal judge has ruled that a pair of reportedly fraudulent initial coin offerings fall under securities laws.
Sep 11, 2018, 12:58 PMIn context
Wolfie Zhao / CoinDesk:
China's Supreme People's Court rules that blockchains can be legally used to authenticate digital evidence in legal disputes   —  Blockchain can now be legally used to authenticate evidence in legal disputes in China, according to the country's Supreme People's Court.
Sep 8, 2018, 8:40 PMIn context
Nikhilesh De / CoinDesk:
Morgan Creek and Bitwise partner to create the Digital Asset Index Fund, a cryptocurrency fund offering the top 10 digital assets for institutional investors   —  Morgan Creek Digital and crypto index provider Bitwise are teaming up to launch a new index fund aimed at institutional investors looking to enter the digital asset market.
Aug 28, 2018, 7:45 PMIn context
Leigh Cuen / CoinDesk:
Coinbase survey of 675 US students shows 18% own cryptocurrency, and 21 of the top 50 US universities offer a class on blockchain technology or cryptocurrency   —  University students are clamoring for more courses about cryptocurrency and blockchain technology.
Aug 28, 2018, 7:35 PMIn context
Muyao Shen / CoinDesk:
WeChat and Alipay ban cryptocurrency-related transactions on their payment platforms   —  Chinese mobile payment platforms WeChat Pay and Alipay are scrambling to keep up with regulators after recent announcements regarding initial coin offerings (ICOs) and cryptocurrencies.
Aug 25, 2018, 2:45 PMIn context
Stan Higgins / CoinDesk:
The SEC says it will review the disapproval orders for nine bitcoin ETF proposals from ProShares, GraniteShares, and Direxion, which have been stayed   —  The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has said it will review the disapproval orders for nine bitcoin ETFs issued on Wednesday.
Aug 23, 2018, 5:30 PMIn context
CoinDesk:
SEC rejects nine bitcoin-backed ETF proposals from ProShares, Direxion, and GraniteShares, weeks after rejecting a proposal from the Winklevoss twins   —  The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has issued rejections to bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETFs) proposals from both ProShares and Direxion.
Aug 22, 2018, 7:25 PMIn context
Wolfie Zhao / CoinDesk:
Thailand's central bank says it has partnered with R3 and eight other financial institutions for a proof-of-concept trial of a central bank digital currency   —  The Bank of Thailand (BoT) has announced it expects to complete the first phase of a proof-of-concept trial for a central bank digital currency (CBDC) by March 2019.
Aug 22, 2018, 5:55 PMIn context

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