Canadian Regulator Targets Crypto Exchanges Holding Users’ Digital Assets

Canada's top financial watchdog has told crypto exchanges they will be subject to securities law if they act as custodians to users' digital assets. Go...

Davos Needs to Wake Up to the Ills of Centralization

The lens of decentralization reveals a number of elephants in the room that world leaders at the WEF are missing. Go to Source

Crypto News Roundup for Jan. 17, 2020

Join CoinDesk Podcast Editor Adam B. Levine and Senior Markets Reporter Brad Keoun for a daily, time saving rundown of top news impacting crypto...

SEC: Cash-Strapped Telegram Launched 2018 Token Sale to Pay for Servers

Telegram launched its token sale because it was "short on cash" to pay for servers, the SEC said. Go to Source

Block.One Will Not Launch Its Social Network on EOS

In a departure from earlier announcements, the company now says its Facebook rival, Voice, "will be run on a purpose-made EOSIO blockchain." Go to Source

SEC Charges ICO Operator Who Used Alias After Past Conviction

The SEC has charged Blockchain Terminal founder Boaz Manor with securities fraud for a $30 million ICO conducted in 2017 and 2018. Go to Source

Ripple-Backed Crypto Wallet BRD Launches Blockchain Toolbox for Enterprise Apps

The mobile wallet provider is launching a suite of tools aimed to allow blockchain developers to more easily and cheaply build apps for enterprises. Go...

Swedish Crypto Exchange BTCX Plans IPO in 2020

An IPO offers BTCX the opportunity to help bring transparency to the industry, it's CEO says. Go to Source

Bitcoin Falls Back After Briefly Breaking $9k Resistance

Bitcoin's bulls have failed to make a solid move above $9,000, having briefly topped the psychological resistance level earlier on Friday. Go to Source

Binance in Talks to Launch Crypto Trading Joint Venture in Japan

The exchange said it is discussing a strategic partnership with a Softbank subsidiary and Japan-based exchange TaoTao to work together to provide "trading services"...
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