A YubiKey for iOS Will Soon Free Your iPhone From Passwords

Yubico has finally gotten the green light from Apple to make a hardware authentication token that works on iPhones and...

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Mueller Investigation 2019: Indictments, Witnesses, and More

The special counsel has lots of unfinished business on his to-do list this year, including a final report. Here’s a rundown.

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Venezuela Decrees Crypto Operators Must Pay Taxes in Cryptocurrencies
Jan09

Venezuela Decrees Crypto Operators Must Pay Taxes in Cryptocurrencies

The Venezuelan government has published a decree requiring taxpayers with crypto operations in the country to pay their taxes in cryptocurrencies. Similarly, operators of foreign currencies must pay their taxes in those currencies. The decree states that the change is necessary for the “strengthening of the current fiscal regime.” Also read: Indian Supreme Court Moves Crypto Hearing, Community Calls for Positive...

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Central Bank Official: Regulators Are Hindering the Development of Cryptocurrencies
Jan09

Central Bank Official: Regulators Are Hindering the Development of Cryptocurrencies

An excessive number of regulatory agencies are interfering with the prospects of successful development of cryptocurrencies in Ukraine, according to a high-ranking representative of the country’s central bank. What the sector needs instead is proper regulations and laws that will allow it to grow, the banker insists. Also read: Cryptocurrency Exchanges Eye Russia for Expansion Despite Sanctions NBU Official Urges Banks to...

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Review: Wasabi’s Privacy-Focused BTC Wallet Aims to Make Bitcoin Fungible Again
Jan09

Review: Wasabi’s Privacy-Focused BTC Wallet Aims to Make Bitcoin Fungible Again

Privacy is relative, but by many people’s reckoning, bitcoin could use greater anonymity. The Bitcoin Core protocol hasn’t changed much over the past decade, but the tools used to forensically inspect it have. In a bid to reclaim some of that eroding privacy, a number of fungibility-enhancing tools have been released by open source developers. Wasabi’s desktop BTC wallet incorporates a number of these to good effect....

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