Crypto News From Asia: Sept. 9–15

From Cointelegraph Japan: This week’s selected cryptocurrency and blockchain news. In this week’s selected cryptocurrency- and blockchain-related news from Cointelegraph Japan, government and industry officials secured important appointments, while new data shows the popularity of cryptocurrencies and their favored uses in Japan and China.  Expert: Bitcoin is most commonly used for remittances in China On […]

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Crypto News From the German-Speaking World: Aug. 24–31 in Review

This week from Cointelegraph auf Deutsch: German authorities’ opinion on Facebook’s Libra and Swiss crypto banks getting FINMA licenses. The German-speaking world continues to keep up a fast pace in regard to cryptocurrencies and blockchain implementation. Among other stories during the past week: the Cabinet of Germany and Deutsche Bundesbank are working closely on issues […]

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Is Blockchain Payments Integration in Messenger Apps Good for Crypto?

The integration of DLT technology into messenger apps is expected to drive mainstream crypto adoption, but possibly at the expense of centralization. Many cryptocurrency analysts and industry representatives are predicting that the increasing integration of blockchain payments with messenger apps will comprise the catalyst for the next wave of mainstream distributed ledger technology (DLT) adoption. […]

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Why Regulation Is the Best Thing for Crypto

What’s driving regulatory processes around crypto, and why should we welcome restrictions on an industry that has so far enjoyed nearly unbridled freedom? When we hear about holders of crypto being tracked down by the Internal Revenue Service, or that imprisonment is being considered for anyone using crypto in India, it conjures up a disconcerting […]

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