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Santa Monica Exteriors And Landmarks - 2020, (AaronP/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
Crypto Software Firm President: We're Trying to Make California’s DMV More Efficient With Blockchain
Andrew Smith, president of Oxhead Alpha, discusses why his firm is using the Tezos blockchain to build out the protocol.
Santa Monica Exteriors And Landmarks - 2020, (AaronP/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)

CDCROP: Salt shaker spilt spilled (Shutterstock)
California Finance Regulator Moves to Suspend Crypto Lender Salt’s License
Salt announced on Tuesday it was pausing customer withdrawals due to the impact of FTX’s collapse.
CDCROP: Salt shaker spilt spilled (Shutterstock)

Sam Bankman-Fried
California Financial Regulator Announces FTX Investigation
California becomes the first state to officially announce an investigation.
Sam Bankman-Fried

CDCROP: Laptop hacker (Towfiqu Barbhuiya/Unsplash)
US Officials Charge California Resident With Using Bitcoin to Launder $5.3M in Drug Proceeds
Federal officials alleged that John Khuu sold fake drugs for cryptocurrency, making over $5 million in the process.
CDCROP: Laptop hacker (Towfiqu Barbhuiya/Unsplash)

California Senator Robert Hertzberg
California Moves Forward to Allow Vital Records to be Issued on Blockchain
Governor Gavin Newsom signed a law this week that establishes a blockchain option for delivering individuals’ records, such as birth and marriage certificates
California Senator Robert Hertzberg

CDCROP: California State Capitol Building in Sacramento, CA, USA (Getty Images)
California Regulator Targets 11 Crypto Trading Desks Operating Like 'Ponzis'
California's financial regulator brought enforcement actions against 11 little-known crypto companies Tuesday, alleging they stole customer funds or operated like Ponzi schemes.
CDCROP: California State Capitol Building in Sacramento, CA, USA (Getty Images)

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A Surprise Crypto Bill Veto in California
California Gov. Gavin Newsom says no to a bill that passed the Assembly 71-0.
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CDCROP: Kalin Metodiev, CFA, Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Nexo
California, New York Join Several States Ordering Crypto Lender Nexo to Halt Yield Product
Seven states have ordered a halt to Nexo’s “Earn Interest Product” accounts, accusing the company of improperly offering unregistered securities.
CDCROP: Kalin Metodiev, CFA, Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Nexo

CDCROP: UCLA campus in Los Angeles, California - aerial view (Getty Images)
Best Universities for Blockchain 2022: University of California-Los Angeles
The No 47-ranked school offers diverse blockchain courses from the humanities, law and engineering. departments. This story is part of CoinDesk's Education Week.
CDCROP: UCLA campus in Los Angeles, California - aerial view (Getty Images)

CDCROP: University of Southern California campus, Los Angeles, California, USA (Getty Images)
Best Universities for Blockchain 2022: University of Southern California
The oldest private research university in the Golden State leverages industry partnerships to land at the No. 43 spot. This story is part of CoinDesk's Education Week.
CDCROP: University of Southern California campus, Los Angeles, California, USA (Getty Images)