Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Gemini Launch “Nakamoto Ltd.” Insurance for Custody Accounts

Gemini, the US exchange led by the Winklevoss twins, today launched its own captive insurance company, according to reports. The Next Generation of Crypto Exchange Insurance?  The press release accompanying the announcement claims that with...

Libra Association Forms Committee to Govern Developments

The Libra Association has announced the formation of a five-member Technical Steering Committee that will govern the ongoing development of the project. A 5-Star Team The role of the Steering Committee covers the oversight and...

Tezos Has Released a Free-for-All XTZ Faucet

The Tezos Foundation has launched a cryptocurrency faucet to dispense a small stream of XTZ tokens to users. The funds in the faucet are intended for testing and development purposes, according to the site....

Bitcoin Attempts to Break Above $9,000, But It Won’t Be Easy

Bitcoin is surging, and as it attempts to break above the $9,000 resistance level a number of technical indicators forecast that a pullback could be underway.  Bitcoin Technical Analysis The flagship cryptocurrency entered a bull...

New Partnership Confirms Binance’s Ambitions in Asia

Cryptocurrency exchange Binance has furthered its expansion ambitions by entering into a strategic partnership with Z Corporation, a SoftBank subsidiary, and TaoTao, a Japanese cryptocurrency exchange. New Beginnings in Japan Binance has publicly announced a...

Former CFTC Regulator Launches Foundation to Digitize the Dollar

Crypto Dad may have left the CFTC, but he’s just getting started in the cryptocurrency industry in his new role with a non-profit, the Digital Dollar Project. Crypto Dad Is Back J. Christopher Giancarlo, former...

Ethereum’s DeFi Thrives in Bear and Bull Crypto Markets

DeFi protocols are proving their value after providing profit-making opportunities during diverse market conditions. Building Financial Utility  In the first half of 2019, as the cryptocurrency market started to rise from multi-year lows, DeFi got...

Analysis: BSV Is Up 500% Thanks to Wash Trading

Bitcoin Satoshi’s Vision (BSV) entered a massive bull rally which saw the coin’s price increase by 5x. As the crypto community questions the sudden upswing, a technical pattern estimates that BSV is bound...

SEC Warns Crypto Investors About IEOs

The U.S. SEC issued a warning to investors on the risks associated with investing in IEOs, potentially dampening future interest in crypto offerings on exchanges. SEC Urges Investor Caution with IEOs The Securities Exchange Commission...

Activity on Bitcoin’s Lightning Network May Be Misleading

A recent report from BitMex revealed several critical points about activity within Bitcoin’s Lightning Network. At first glance, readers glean that this activity is much higher than expected. Upon further investigation, however, the...