SegWit, a highly anticipated code change, is set to lock-in on the public litecoin blockchain today. Here’s what you need to know.nSource
n The president of Venezuela, Nicolas Maduro, is not as pro-crypto as he seems. He just wants to seize the opportunity to promote Petro and deal with hyperinflationn
n HSBC has partnered with Singapore’s state investment firm Temasek and Singapore Exchange to explore distributed ledger tech in the Asian bonds marketn
n Cryptocurrency-friendly mobile banking firm Revolut looks to raise $500 millionn
A new trial will examine if digitalizing fixed income securities with DLT can bring new efficiencies to the Asian markets.
Messaging app firm Telegram has made a new plea to a U.S. court to drop an action brought by the SEC alleging its token is a security.
The first ever cryptocurrency firm to be listed on a major stock exchange has launched a new bitcoin fund.
n COO Adam White has revealed that Bakkt is planning to offer a cash-settled Bitcoin futures contract alongside its existing physically-settled productn
n The firm behind EOS, Block.One, announced that it will now use its 9.5 of EOS tokens to vote for block producersn
n Reports show that fiat currency is still the favorite choice for money laundering, with 25 of all transactions being illicit, yet regulators ferociously attack AML policiesn
n Thank payment processors for Bitcoins future success, Draper saysn
n Altcoins best bet for traders as Bitcoin stagnatesn
n Satoshi smoke and mirrors clouds a new, anonymous 50 Bitcoin donation to privacy coin Grins general fundn
n SEC probe against Gram cryptocurrency launch should be thrown out, says Telegramn
n Cat out of the bag for Ethereums Gods Unchained, which has beaten CryptoKitties volume recordn
n Bitcoin Suisse is joining forces with EU payment and transaction services provider Worldline to provide support for crypto payments in Switzerlandn
There are now several competing approaches to building a new financial system, writes Circle CEO Jeremy Allaire. Which will governments embrace
n Australian crypto firm DigitalX Ltd. is launching a new Bitcoin fund open to wholesale and accredited investorsn
n Seemingly sidelining Libra for the time being, Facebook launches new fiat payment systemn
n Product specialist joins Fidelity to oversee the companys strategy on cryptocurrencies, custody and execution servicesn