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Ethereum's domain registration service is gearing up for major changes, including faster registration, tradeable domains and an annual fee. ... read more

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According to a report from Fortune on April 23, 2019, the U.S.-based cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase will shut down its Chicago office.Coinbase will scale back plans for a high-frequency trade matching engine in development there, software that automatically matches trade bids to complete trades at a higher rate. The exchange will also lay off about 30 engineers and transfer others to its San Francisco office.An unnamed Coinbase spokesperson told Fortune that the closure was due to a change in the company's focus and that the exchange will instead work on growing ... read more

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In what the Manhattan District Attorney calls the first crypto money laundering conviction in New York, two defendants have pleaded guilty to running a drug trafficking business that laundered millions of dollars in Western Union and crypto payments.According to an official announcement shared by the District Attorney’s office on April 24, 2019, Mark Sanchez and Callaway Crain have pleaded guilty to charges of money laundering through the sale of controlled substances on their website and on the dark web.“These defendants raked in crypto and cash worth millions on thei ... read more

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The agency that regulates and manages China's foreign exchange reserves will trial a blockchain system addressing inefficiencies in cross-border trade. ... read more

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Bitcoin could be in for a price pullback, as litecoin, which led the crypto markets higher earlier in the year, is now showing signs of weakness. ... read more

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Samsung has invested nearly $3 million in French crypto hardware wallet maker Ledger. ... read more

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A new software release from Lightning Labs targets a risk for users: the chance they'll lose funds if their hardware is having problems. ... read more

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Wasabi Wallet has released version 1.1.4 of its privacy-focused wallet and the latest upgrade comes with security-bolstering features, improved performance and a curiously named — but definitely useful — new “Lurking Wife Mode.”Proudly advertised as the wallet that lets users “reclaim [their] privacy,” the Wasabi desktop wallet is indeed a favorite of bitcoiners who want to obscure their transactions and make their coins more fungible (i.e., indistinguishable from others on the network).Wasabi’s use of CoinJoin has largely made the bid for anonymity possible. The featu ... read more