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US Think Tank Releases Report on Investigation Into Illicit Transactions on the Dark Web

United States think tank The Rand Corporation has taken a closer look at the dark web, where criminal activities are difficult to discover, monitor, and investigate for law enforcement.On Nov. 20, The Rand Corporation, the Police Executive Research Forum, and the University of Denver on behalf of the National

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Æternity Releases Final Hard Fork Software to Compete with Ethereum

The core development team of blockchain platform Æternity announced the release of the software of its latest hard fork, namely Lima.Æternity announced in a press release published on Nov. 5 that the introduction of Lima improves the network’s virtual machines, governance and naming system. The purpose of the update

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500.com Limited Releases Intel on Blockchain Technology for China’s Lottery Industry

About Richard KasteleinFounder and publisher of industry publication Blockchain News (EST 2015), a partner at ICO services collective Token.Agency ($750m+ and 90+ ICOs and STOs), director of education company Blockchain Partners (Oracle Partner) – Vancouver native Richard Kastelein is an award-winning publisher, innovation executive and entrepreneur. He sits on the

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China Releases the Second Batch of State-Approved Blockchain Companies

On October 18, China’s Office of the Central Cyberspace Affairs Commission announced the publication of the second batch of authorized domestic blockchain information service providers and released a list of new approved 309 blockchain companies.Chinese authorities have officially implemented the new ‘Regulation for Managing Blockchain Information Services’ (also referred to

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Coinbase Pro Releases iOS Mobile App, Promising Usability and Mobility

Major American cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has launched a mobile app for its professional trading platform Coinbase Pro. Coinbase introduced the app in an Oct. 10 announcement. It provides access to more than 50 trading pairs for users in over 100 countries, and generally duplicates the platform’s features including real-time candles,

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U.S. IRS Releases Guidance on Crypto Airdrops and Hard Forks

The United States' federal tax service has issued guidelines for tax reporting regarding cryptocurrency airdrops and hard forks.In an announcement on Oct. 9, the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced the issuance of Revenue Ruling 2019-24, which addresses common questions of taxpayers and practitioners regarding crypto hard forks and

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