Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase was allowed this week by the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) to list digital currency considered to be securities. The wallet provider is now authorized to acquire security dealers Keystone Capital Corp., Venovate Marketplace Inc. and Digital Wealth LLC, which...

The Financial Stability Board recently unveiled a framework that seeks to vigilantly monitor risks of crypto assets such as Bitcoin and Ethereum. The Board, which coordinates financial regulation for the G20, says the framework focuses on how risks brought by the crypto asset markets could affect other parts of the...

Facebook is reportedly hiring former Google engineer Shahriar Rabii to lead the social network’s efforts in building its own chips. Rabii has also been offered a VP position and will be working under Andrew Bosworth, Facebook’s head of VR and AR. According to Bloomberg, the Menlo Park tech giant started forming...

Russia's interior minister, Vladimir Kolokoltsev, called this week for volunteers to help search for information deemed to be illegal by the Roskomnadzor, the country's communications regulator. Sites such as those with LGBT content, those which criticize the government, and those accused of promoting terrorist propaganda are some of the sites that...