Cryptocurrency tycoon died leaving $145m in limbo. Now lawyers seek exhumation to check it’s really him

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(CNN)Lawyers representing users of the collapsed Quadriga CX cryptocurrency exchange platform are requesting that Canadian authorities exhume and examine the body of its late founder, Gerald Cotten, to check if the person buried there is really him. Many of the … Continued

A Chinese digital currency is the real threat, not Facebook’s Libra | Kenneth Rogoff

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Western governments need to start thinking about their response to currencies they cannot control The Facebook chief executive, Mark Zuckerberg, was at least half right when Congress that there measures were quickly lifted. For Russia, sanctions have been in place … Continued

How the wheels came off Facebook’s Libra project

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Support for Mark Zuckerbergs mission to reshape global finance is slipping away slowly but surely When quit in dramatic fashion in recent weeks, including PayPal, eBay, Visa and Mastercard, as concerns mount. One by one theyre starting to drop away. … Continued

IRS warns crypto holders: dodge tax and we’ll hand out stiff punishments

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Service sending out warning letters to more than 10,000 people holding digital currency and says taxpayers should take these very seriously Watch out, crypto-heads the taxman cometh. The Internal Revenue Service has begun mailing more than 10,000 letters to cryptocurrency … Continued

Everyone Wants Facebook’s Libra to Be Regulated. But How?

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Everyone from President Trump to Representative Maxine Waters (D-California) says Libra, Facebook's planned cryptocurrency, should be heavily regulated. But nobody seems to know how—including Facebook. That much was clear in the often muddled questions of legislators who hauled in Facebook … Continued