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Cumberland Global Head Jason Leung Latest to Leave Crypto Trading Firm

Thu, 06/06/2019 - 11:20
Jason Leung, global head of DRW's cryptocurrency OTC shop Cumberland, has left the firm – joining two other high-level recent departures.

Kleiner Perkins, Galaxy Invest in EOS Blockchain-Based Gaming Startup

Thu, 06/06/2019 - 11:00
Galaxy Digital, Kleiner Perkins, and SVK Crypto fund a Twitch-based gaming platform.

US Senate Confirms New CFTC Chair to Succeed ‘Crypto Dad’ Giancarlo

Thu, 06/06/2019 - 10:15
Giancarlo said the agency is in “safe hands.”

ConsenSys Capital Co-Founder Departs to Bring Wall Street Money to Ethereum

Thu, 06/06/2019 - 10:00
Andrew Keys is moving to DARMA Capital, where he intends to help investors generate returns on their ethereum and bitcoin holdings.

Aion Network Launches First Blockchain Virtual Machine on Java

Thu, 06/06/2019 - 09:45
Aion is speaking your (programming) language.

Overstock’s Medici Ventures Leads $7 Million Round for Blockchain Voting Startup

Thu, 06/06/2019 - 09:15
Blockchain-based mobile voting platform Voatz has raised $7 million in a Series A round led by Overstock's Medici Ventures and Techstars.

Kadena Releases Updated Smart Contract Language for ‘Hybrid Blockchains’

Thu, 06/06/2019 - 09:00
The enterprise blockchain startup has updated its Pact programming language to allow smart contract execution between private and public networks.

DARPA-Funded Study Looks at How Crypto Chats Spread on Reddit

Thu, 06/06/2019 - 08:00
A U.S. Department of Energy science lab has been studying how well three popular cryptos performed in Reddit chats. Here's what they found.

Bitcoin Struggles to Build Momentum After Defense of $7.4K Price Support

Thu, 06/06/2019 - 07:00
A key technical line applied brakes to bitcoin's sell-off earlier this week, but so far the bounce has been shallow, with upside capped around $7,900.

Visa and App Provider LINE Pay to Use Blockchain in New Fintech Offerings

Thu, 06/06/2019 - 06:31
Japanese app provider LINE Pay Corporation has inked a deal with Visa to create new fintech services for their retail and merchant customers.

Marshall Islands Sets Up Non-Profit to Oversee National Digital Currency

Thu, 06/06/2019 - 05:30
The Marshall Islands has set up a not-for-profit organization to oversee the Pacific nation's digital legal tender, the SOV.

Ethereum Startups Team to Offer ‘Banking-Grade’ Wallet Security

Thu, 06/06/2019 - 04:00
Insurtech startup Nexus Mutual and wallet provider Argent have teamed up to bring bank account-like protection to ethereum.

Facebook Set to Reveal Own Cryptocurrency in June, Report Says

Thu, 06/06/2019 - 01:00
Social media giant Facebook is said to reveal its own cryptocurrency to the public later this month, according to a report from the Information.,

Bitcoin’s 2019 Price Run Driven By Real Transaction Growth, Analysis Shows

Thu, 06/06/2019 - 00:00
Bitcoin's TAAR (transaction amount to active addresses ratio) is hovering around 7-month highs, potentially adding a fundamental validation to bitcoin's latest price growth.

‘Gold Is Superior To Bitcoin,’ Say People Who Sell Gold

Wed, 06/05/2019 - 17:45
The founder of GoldMoney.com is upset that Grayscale compared gold unfavorably to cryptocurrencies.

Every Game This South Korean Startup Makes Has Its Own Blockchain

Wed, 06/05/2019 - 17:00
If you have ten games then you need ten blockchains says Planetarium's CEO Kijun Seo.

Firm That Saw Stock Boost After Crypto ‘Pivot’ Hit With New SEC Charges

Wed, 06/05/2019 - 16:30
The SEC filed fresh fraud charges against Longfin Corp. on Wednesday, alleging the company falsified its accounting. Longfin's stock price jumped after it announced a crypto pivot in 2017.

Privacy Crypto Grin’s First Hard Fork Planned for Mid-July

Wed, 06/05/2019 - 15:34
This summer will see the first network upgrade for Grin, a privacy-oriented cryptocurrency that uses the technology Mimblewimble.

The SEC Can’t Keep Kik-ing the Crypto Can Down the Road

Wed, 06/05/2019 - 14:45
The SEC's case against Kik shows clear, consistent guidance on tokens is still needed, argues a Cato Institute scholar.

Think Tank Pushes for Creation of a National Cryptocurrency in Switzerland

Wed, 06/05/2019 - 14:00
A new report argues for the necessity of a blockchain-based economic model for Switzerland.