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Former eToro Analyst to Provide Crypto-Trading Course for Cointelligence

Thu, 12/05/2019 - 17:00
"Crypto has to be seen from a macro perspective," Mati Greenspan says.

Ripple Files Last Bid to Dismiss XRP Securities Lawsuit Before Court Meeting

Thu, 12/05/2019 - 16:30
Even if XRP were a security, the investors suing Ripple brought their case far too late for it to proceed, the company said in a new filing.

Ethereum’s Top DEX Is Relaunching to Tap Istanbul’s Lower Gas Fees

Thu, 12/05/2019 - 13:00
IDEX is launching a new DEX built on a layer 2 scalibility protocol made possible through Ethereum's Istanbul hard fork.

MARKETS DAILY: Casualties Ahead in the Cryptocurrency Mining Arms Race

Thu, 12/05/2019 - 11:41
On another down day, we're talking U.S. warnings on digital assets, a brief history of troubled but systemically important stablecoin "Tether", and a look at the arms-race in blockchain mining technology.

Stack Overflow VP Joins Crypto Lending Firm as Chief Product Officer

Thu, 12/05/2019 - 11:00
Crypto lending firm Unchained Capital has hired Will Cole of the Wyoming Blockchain Task Force as its new chief product officer.

Crypto Lender BlockFi Rolls Out Zero-Fee Trading for Bitcoin, Ether, GUSD

Thu, 12/05/2019 - 09:00
BlockFi, the cryptocurrency lending service, is expanding into trading with an unusual, zero-fee model.

Pompliano Joins Board of Blockchain-Based Lending Firm After $103M Raise

Thu, 12/05/2019 - 09:00
Blockchain-based consumer lender Figure added Morgan Creek Digital’s Anthony “Pomp” Pompliano to its board following a $103 million funding round.

Matter Labs Unveils Layer-2 Scaling Solution for Ethereum Payments

Thu, 12/05/2019 - 09:00
Matter Labs released Thursday the testnet of ZK-Sync, a privacy-minded scaling tool meant to help blockchains boost transaction speeds.

Microsoft Teams up With Enjin to Offer Crypto Collectible Rewards

Thu, 12/05/2019 - 07:29
Do good work, earn a "badger." That's the idea behind a new incentives scheme launched by Microsoft in partnership with blockchain gaming project Enjin.

Ex-Morgan Stanley Executives Launch Crypto Derivatives Platform in Singapore

Thu, 12/05/2019 - 07:00
A team of Morgan Stanley veterans have launched a crypto derivatives trading platform, claiming it is faster and more secure than some of the market’s biggest players.

Bitcoin’s Rejection at Key Price Hurdle Puts Short-Term Bull Trend at Risk

Thu, 12/05/2019 - 06:44
Bitcoin sharp rejection at resistance around $7,800 has weakened the short-term bullish outlook.

Canadian Government-Assisted Bitcoin Miner Files for Bankruptcy Owing Millions

Thu, 12/05/2019 - 05:54
Great North Data, a firm that ran bitcoin mining and AI processing data centers in Canada, has filed for bankruptcy owing millions to creditors including government agencies.

ChromaWay Doubles Down on Gaming With Antler Interactive Acquistion

Thu, 12/05/2019 - 05:00
ChromaWay will add Antler's game catalog to its own Chromia blockchain with the acquisition.

Top US Financial Regulators Urge Monitoring of Digital Assets, Stablecoins

Thu, 12/05/2019 - 04:00
A panel of top U.S. financial regulators urged federal and state officials to monitor risks from digital assets like bitcoin.

Circle Co-Founder Sean Neville Steps Down as Co-CEO

Wed, 12/04/2019 - 19:46
Sean Neville, co-founder of Circle, is stepping down as co-CEO six years after founding the crypto trading and payments startup with Jeremy Allaire.

What Twitter Meme Wars Say About Crypto’s Reliance on Figureheads

Wed, 12/04/2019 - 17:05
Cryptocurrency has strayed from its anonymous roots. Today, cults of personality and public histrionics define the sector.

MARKETS DAILY: Is Bitcoin Market Manipulation Profitable?

Wed, 12/04/2019 - 11:51
With markets recovering, we take a look at Bitcoins' recent behavior and wonder whether it's still a safe haven? Later, we're joined by Galen Moore for quick discussion on alleged bitcoin market manipulation...

Litecoin’s Mining Power Tanks to Lowest in Year Following Price Plunge

Wed, 12/04/2019 - 11:45
Litecoin’s price plunge in recent months has whittled away the profitability of mining the cryptocurrency, leading to a shakeout among operators.

Georgia Governor Appoints Bakkt CEO Loeffler as New US Senator

Wed, 12/04/2019 - 10:16
It is unclear who will helm Bakkt after CEO Kelly Loeffler joins the U.S. Senate on Jan. 1.

Chinese Insurance Giant Ping An’s Blockchain Arm Reveals Terms for $468M IPO

Wed, 12/04/2019 - 09:45
OneConnect Financial, the blockchain and AI subsidiary of China’s top insurance company Ping An Insurance, has set the terms for its planned NYSE listing.