Crypto Law Implementation ‘Virtually Impossible’ in Virus-hit S Korea

Source: iStock/Goldcastle7 The coronavirus continues to take its toll on the blockchain and cryptocurrency industry – and is now threatening to derail the introduction of a long-awaited piece of crypto legislation in South Korea.South Korea…

This is How Coinbase Prepares for Coronavirus Outbreak

Source: iStock/caoyu36 In the effort to combat the coronavirus outbreak and prepare for the possible escalation of events, major cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has restricted travel to a few countries and devised a plan for four stages of…

G20 on Tax, 'Global Stablecoins' and Crypto Market Oversight + More News

Source: G20 Crypto Briefs is your daily, bite-sized digest of cryptocurrency and blockchain-related news – investigating the stories flying under the radar of today’s crypto news.Regulation news Finance ministers and central bank governors…

Indian Supreme Court to Rule on Central Bank’s Crypto Banking Ban

The building of the Indian Supreme court In New Delhi, India. Source: iStock/anil_shakya19 India’s Supreme Court is set to rule on a legal challenge to restrictions placed on banks dealing with cryptocurrency traders imposed by the central…

‘World’s First’ Crypto Card Game Might Convert Nocoiners

Source: Simon Chandler Over ten years since its birth, and cryptocurrency still hasn’t gone mainstream. Still, Houston-based gaming startup Cypherpunk might change all this, with the release of Crypto Tycoon.Billed as the world's first cryptocurrency-themed…

Shopify Joins Facebook's Libra Project + More News

Crypto Briefs is your daily, bite-sized digest of cryptocurrency and blockchain-related news – investigating the stories flying under the radar of today’s crypto news.Libra news Canada-headquartered e-commerce giant Shopify said it has become…

G20: Think Tank, Ministers, Central Bankers to Talk Crypto, CBDC Policy

In December 2019, Saudi Arabia took over the G20 presidency from Japan, becoming the first Arab nation to take over the G20 presidency. Source: g20.org The G20 will once again tackle the issue of cryptocurrencies and central bank digital currencies…

Coinbase Hits 'Significant Milestone' in Crypto Adoption

Source: Twitter/@dftrades Major, San Francisco-based cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has become a credit card giant Visa principal member.Coinbase said that they are the "first pure-play crypto company" to be approved as a principal member.…

Crypto Exchange Operators Let Workers Stay at Home in Coronavirus-hit Japan

Source: iStock/monzenmachi A number of leading Japanese firms – including the operators of two of the country’s biggest cryptocurrency exchanges – are taking steps to allow their employees to work from home or avoid rush-hour commutes…

Binance CEO Urges 'Unfairly Affected' Users to Contact the Exchange

Changpeng Zhao. Source: A video screenshot After a week filled with a variety of technical glitches and performance issues on Binance, CEO Changpeng (“CZ”) Zhao has come out with an update to users where he invites affected traders to follow…