Friday, December 13, 2019

Twitter is Going Decentralized with Blockchain

Twitter wants to move its platform onto the blockchain. The social media giant is putting together a team to develop an open, decentralized standard for social media, with Twitter as one of its...

Danish Crypto Traders Face Tax Reckoning

Over 20,000 Danish citizens are getting warning letters from local tax authorities after crypto exchanges handed over their information without consent. Investors were urged to amend their tax reports or face penalties. In January...

Bearish Pressure on Bitcoin Resumes

The broader cryptocurrency market came back under downside pressure on Tuesday, as Bitcoin and other major cryptocurrencies gave back early week trading gains. Matic Network is under heavy bearish pressure, following a flash crash...

Matter Labs Scaling Solution Could Bring “VISA-Scale” to Ethereum

Research outfit Matter Labs announced a Zero-Knowledge Proof-based scaling solution, which leverages many of the changes from Instanbul. Critics from the Bitcoin camp claim it’s just another “shitcoin.” ZK-Rollups and “Visa-Scale” Throughput Achieving scale has...

Swiss Crypto Valley Asset Tokenization Framework Analysis

Blockchain companies flock to Switzerland for its favorable outlook towrad cryptocurrency. Recently, Switzerland’s Crypto Valley Association released a paper providing a framework for asset tokenization under Swiss law. We decided to take a...

Binance.US vs. Coinbase Pro: Which Is Better for American Investors?

Cryptocurrency investors in the United States have two notable exchanges to choose from — namely, Coinbase Pro and Binance.US. Though there are several other options as well, these exchanges are operated by two...

Are IEOs Safer to Invest in Than ICOs?

After the ICO bubble popped in late 2018, projects scrambled to find new ways to raise money. After briefly courting the Security Token Offering, markets settled on a ‘new’ concept: the Initial Exchange...

What’s Behind Bitcoin’s Holiday Price Swings?

Holidays are the gift that keeps on giving, at least as far as Bitcoin is concerned. Prime digital asset dealer SFOX has been pondering the Bitcoin holiday price swings, following yet another uptick...

Ethereum’s Istanbul Hard Fork, What Will Change?

The long-awaited Ethereum Istanbul hard fork is scheduled for Saturday (EST). While considered as part of the move to proof-of-stake, the upgrade focuses primarily on improving sidechain support — specifically with Zcash-based technology. The upgrade is...

Regulatory Uncertainty Keeps Institutional Money Sidelined

A recent report from Bloomberg indicates that institutional funds’ interest in the crypto space is dwindling. Since the market crash in early 2018, pundits have claimed that such organizations were only months away...