Japan’s Financial Services Agency (FSA) has revealed that the regulating body will adopt the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) “travel rule” and standards toward the cryptocurrency industry throughout the nation. Meanwhile, FATF’s rule has been considered far-reaching and the organization Global Digital Finance and the company’s advisory member, Malcolm Wright,Continue Reading

Even without smart contract functionality, Cardano developers have found ways to mint and sell NFT collectibles. Despite not yet having functional smart contracts on the layer-one, intrepid Cardano developers have recently hacked together methods to mint bootleg nonfungible tokens. These experiments in hosting unique data on the blockchain are reminiscentContinue Reading

Is it because of Bitcoin’s price, or simply the asset’s ever-increasing mainstream ubiquity? Possible spoilers ahead. The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, a new Marvel Cinematic Universe show on the Disney+ streaming platform, incorporated a Bitcoin (BTC) bounty into its newest episode.  In episode three, “Power Broker,” one of theContinue Reading

Michael Mosier will replace Kenneth Blanco as the U.S. government agency’s acting director. The current acting director of the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, or FinCEN, will bid farewell to the governing body in April. His replacement: Michael Mosier, Chainalysis’ former chief technical counsel.  “Director Kenneth A. Blanco today announced severalContinue Reading