Crypto Custody: Adoption Shortcut or Blockchain Purists’ Nightmare?

With Coinbase becoming the world’s largest institutional custodian of digital assets, the crypto community is left to wonder what it means for the industry… The major digital asset services platform Coinbase has recently announced the long-anticipated completion of a deal that has been in progress since at least May: the acquisition of Xapo’s institutional business. The move […]

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US SEC Registers Digital Securities Platform Securitize as Transfer Agent

The U.S. SEC has registered Securitize, a digital securities platform backed by crypto exchange Coinbase, as a transfer agent. The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has registered Securitize, a digital securities platform backed by crypto exchange Coinbase, as a transfer agent, according to a press release published on Finextra on Aug. 21. Securitize […]

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Japan to Solarize Its Burgeoning Digital Economy, Expert Take

A look at green policy and crypto energy consumption in Japan. Society is now witnessing the implementation of digital currencies, artificial intelligence (AI) and blockchain technology worldwide. These new digital technologies necessitate very high consumption of electric energy, which is currently produced with coal and fossil fuels that have adverse environmental effects. A global shift […]

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