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Without a major, industrywide push to emphasize protective measures and shake out bad actors, this problem won’t be fixed.
Building a fintech startup isn’t an easy task, as you have to deal with complex regulation and make sure that your service is extremely reliable because you’re handling money. That’s
52% of companies surveyed say they're holding off on major crypto investments until regulation is established, according to a Coinbase and The Block report.
The need for owning your own data is applicable not just in the web3 space, but in AI, too.
Most people still think of crypto as an asset class that's traded and speculated on, but there are many more use cases than meets the eye, Armstrong said.
Earlier this week, EDX Markets launched its digital asset platform. But what made this launch catch a lot of attention? Its founding investors.
The SEC’s director of enforcement, Gurbir Grewal, says the regulator is not concerned with labels or technology, but with what's underneath.
Follow me on Twitter @Jacqmelinek for breaking crypto news, memes and more. Welcome back to Chain Reaction. Earlier this week, I took a look at what some major crypto whales’ wallets were doing, whe
Former SEC Chairman Jay Clayton has reiterated his position that many cryptocurrencies could be defined as securities.
These whales are generally risk-off, signaling a conservative mindset.
The U.S. Department of Justice has charged two Russian nationals for hacking and causing the subsequent collapse of Mt. Gox, one of the largest and most popular crypto exchanges. In an unsealed indict
Mary Ann and Alex are back, and once again this week they tapped the TechCrunch roster for expert input. This week the Equity crew were thrilled to welcome Jacquie back to the show! All the cool kid
Unless you live under a rock, you know that the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission came out guns blazing on Monday and Tuesday, by suing the two largest crypto exchanges, Binance and Coinbase, re
Lens Protocol, a web3 product aimed at creating a decentralized social networking ecosystem, has raised $15 million, its team told TechCrunch exclusively. The protocol is being built by Aave, a web3 t
Coinbase Chief Legal Officer Paul Grewal on the exchange's plans amid SEC charges.
A day after the SEC filed 13 charges against Binance and CEO Changpeng Zhao, as well as BAM Trading and BAM Management, it has requested a temporary restraining order to freeze assets for all of the p
The SEC filed separate lawsuits against Binance and Coinbase this week and the agency's Chair Gary Gensler shared his thoughts on the charges.
The suit comes just one day after the SEC sued Binance, the largest crypto exchange in the world by volume, also over securities matters.
This highlights the fact that the SEC has, once again, taken the stance that most cryptocurrencies (aside from Bitcoin) are securities.
A number of industry players shared similar sentiments that the SEC charges against Binance were unsurprising.