Differentiating truth from fiction isn’t always easy, especially in the realm of blockchain. We’ve got distributed ledger stories both real and fanciful in this edition of The Daily, as well as hardware wallet news, an update on bitcoin futures, and the obligatory smattering of stablecoin drama. Also read: Blockchain Surveillance Firm Partners With Cryptocurrency Exchange Binance […]
Stablecoin mania is showing no signs of abating. Within a week of Gemini launching its US dollar-pegged coin, Circle has followed suit. Named “USD Coin” (USDC), the ERC20 token has made its debut on Poloniex, the US exchange Circle purchased earlier this year. Also read: A Complete A-Z of Stablecoins Circle’s Stablecoin Is Good to Go […]
Cryptocurrency trading platform Poloniex has delisted eight coins with low liquidity, while another US-based exchange, Gemini, is adding litecoin to its offerings. Also in The Daily, Ironx has been licensed to offer exchange services from Estonia, and Bitmain’s Antpool will sponsor NBA team Houston Rockets with bitcoin cash. Also read: Coinbase Denies Self-Trading, Kraken Gets […]
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This week a blockchain researcher named Alex Lebed published a code review on the new stablecoin, the gemini dollar, created by the Gemini Trust cryptocurrency firm. According to Lebed’s study, gemini dollar accounts can be frozen by the exchange, and the tokens can be turned into non-transferable assets. Also read: Markets Update: Short Term Recovery – Is […]
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Ever since fears arose around Tether (USDT), it seems like a new stablecoin is released every week to try and take its place. Today two new stablecoins have been revealed, with the distinction of being approved by the financial regulator known for the New York Bitlicense. Also Read: Denmark’s Largest Bank May Have Facilitated up […]
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On May 23 the cryptocurrency portfolio and risk management platform Caspian Tech announced a partnership with the Seychelles based trading platform the Bitcoin Mercantile Exchange (Bitmex). The move aims to bring Caspian closer to being an all-in-one platform with access to multiple exchanges. Also read: Bitcoin in Brief Friday: Luxury Jets, Cheap Air Tickets Now Offered […]
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The slow but steady growth in the limited trading options available to American investors on regulated exchanges is the main focus of today’s edition of Bitcoin in Brief. Additionally covered are a surprise resignation, another ransomware attack, and much more. Also Read: Steve Eisman of ‘The Big Short’ Fame: What Value Does Cryptocurrency Actually Add? […]
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A class action lawsuit has been filed against Ripple Labs, its CEO, and subsidiary. The plaintiff alleges that the defendants have violated the state and federal securities laws, engaging in schemes to raise hundreds of millions of dollars through the sale of unregistered ripple tokens (XRP). Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space […]
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This week the New York State Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) Superintendent, Maria Vullo, discussed the controversial state Bitlicense, a set of regulations aimed at monitoring and regulating cryptocurrency operations. According to Vullo, the regulatory policies enacted by the former Superintendent Ben Lawsky and the NYDFS has stimulated greater interest towards licensed companies in the […]
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Bitcoin cash and litecoin futures might be coming to Cboe as soon as this year. The Gemini exchange, which supplies the data feed for the trading venues’ recently launched bitcoin futures, has as its top priority for 2018 adding support for trading new currencies, starting with two of the top five coins by market cap. […]
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