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  1. On Tuesday, we had technical difficulties that prevented us from posting for several hours. We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused.
  2. Announced Tuesday, the investment by Ripple executives in Omni feels ill-timed as the price of the coin has fallen more than 40 percent.
  3. The company behind the controversial cryptocurrency BitConnect has announced that it will close down its lending and exchange platform.
  4. Russian president Vladimir Putin believes that legislation laying out rules for the country’s cryptocurrency sector will be needed in the future.
  5. It's been a day of major losses so far across the cryptocurrency markets, with the top 20 all in the red and a big chunk knocked off the total value.
  6. Metropolitan Bank released a statement stating that it had a "long-standing policy" barring crypto-related wire transfers outside the U.S.
  7. The Dallas Mavericks will begin accepting cryptocurrency payments during their next season, according to owner and investor Mark Cuban.
  8. Ripple's XRP token fell to a 2.5-week low today, and is looking at a more or less sideways movement in the short-term, chart analysis suggests.
  9. The French minister of the economy has announced the creation of a working group to develop cryptocurrency regulations.
  10. Cypherium, which provides a blockchain infrastructure, is partnering with research group IC3 to work on scaling solutions.