Pro-bitcoin U.S. Senator Cynthia Lummis has been appointed to the Senate banking committee. She has been talking to Janet Yellen and has outlined her plans to help the new Treasury Secretary and other U.S. lawmakers understand that bitcoin is a great store of value. Lummis says that Yellen has an open mind on this topic
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The Anon Powered development team has announced today the launch of Premia, the latest decentralized finance (DeFi) options platform live on Ethereum.  In an interview with Cointelegraph, the group of semi-anonymous developers behind Anon Powered — who collectively requested that they be referred to as “members of the Premia Republic,” the name for Premia’s forthcoming
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The creators of the Tendermint-based Terra suite of stablecoins are opening a fund to foster its tokens’ usage anywhere people are doing decentralized finance (DeFi) – and that primarily means Ethereum. Announced Thursday, Terraform Labs has launched a $10 million fund, Terraform Capital, to drive integrations of either its dollar-pegged stablecoin, TerraUSD (UST), or its
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What was blockchain technology originally intended for? It’s generally presumed that it was created in 2008 by Satoshi Nakamoto as part of his white paper, creating Bitcoin (BTC). Since Bitcoin would be built on decentralized ledger technology, a blockchain needed to be established as the foundation for the cryptocurrency.  Since 2008, blockchain technology has expanded
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The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency has granted another crypto firm a national charter. Per an announcement shared with Cointelegraph today, Washington-based institutional crypto custodian Protego is the second crypto-native firm to get national licensing from the OCC.  The new charter is conditional, and Protego is authorized as a national trust bank rather
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