On Feb. 8, Senate passed the bill allowing residents to pay their taxes with cryptocurrencies (Cointelegraph).
On Feb. 13, Jesse Powell said that crypto traders must be responsible for the risks in investing in cryptocurrency, minimizing the role of exchanges in volatile investment (Cointelegraph).
With plans to apply to regulators for recognition of the new clearinghouse, Upstart stock-trading platform aims to create competition in securities clearing and settlement using Blockchain technology (Financial Post).
The death of an early Bitcoin miner leaves his father without access to his coins – one example of this common problem (Bloomberg).
Thai Central Bank prohibited financial institutions in the country from five crypto activities: investing, trading and exchanging cryptocurrency, creating platforms and allowing clients to purchase cryptocurrency with credit cards (Cointelegraph).
The global charity revealed it has received $69 million in Bitcoin and Ether in 2017 from 169 donors (Coindesk).
The additional uses of the Blockchain technology in the sectors of utilities, health, services and elections (Medium: Ivan Zaytsev)
Emphasis on the opportunity cryptocurrency can bring to the people of Venezuela, despite, and because of, the poverty and corruption the government has created (Medium: Nimbus Token/Storm Williams)