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First Mover: Bitcoin Rally Shows Traders Don’t Care That Goldman Hates Their Asset Class

Fri, 05/29/2020 - 08:51
Traders can also gloat over how much better bitcoin is performing in 2020 than Goldman Sachs shares.

Bitcoin Rally Falters as Stocks Drop Ahead of Trump’s China Speech

Fri, 05/29/2020 - 08:17
Bitcoin's bulls are taking a breather as the traditional markets get the jitters over rising tensions between the U.S. and China.

GSX Group’s New Digital Securities Venue Tokenizes First Client Shares

Fri, 05/29/2020 - 06:24
Gibraltar Stock Exchange Group's recently launched GRID venue has tokenized the shares of adtech firm tribeOS.

Blockchain ID Solution Aims to Tackle Spike in Delivery Fraud Amid Coronavirus Measures

Fri, 05/29/2020 - 05:31
Nuggets, a digital identity and payments platform, has developed a way to accept deliveries without needing a physical signature to combat a spike in fraud during the coronavirus pandemic.

It’s Tough Getting Approved in Gibraltar, Says Green-Lighted Crypto Derivatives Exchange

Fri, 05/29/2020 - 04:00
It's tough getting regulated on "the Rock," says crypto derivatives exchange, ZUBR.

Twetch Gets Suspended From Twitter in Wake of Trump ‘Fact-Check’ Storm

Thu, 05/28/2020 - 18:20
The Twitter account of BSV-based social media platform Twetch was suspended Thursday without warning, said Twetch co-founder Josh Petty.

How Contact Tracing Can Be Effective While Guarding Privacy

Thu, 05/28/2020 - 17:42
A member of the Hyperledger Identity Working Group on how we can keep track of COVID-19 without giving up our digital rights.

Market Wrap: Short Seller Liquidations Help Push Bitcoin Beyond $9,500

Thu, 05/28/2020 - 17:11
Bitcoin is riding high as short sellers in the crypto derivatives market get squeezed out, triggering automatic buy orders.

BitClave Search Engine Agrees to Pay Back $25M ICO in Settlement With SEC

Thu, 05/28/2020 - 15:44
BitClave will pay back over $25 million in a settlement with the SEC stemming from a 2017 token sale.

Telegram CEO Donates 10 BTC to Pandemic Relief Effort

Thu, 05/28/2020 - 15:03
Telegram CEO Pavel Durov reportedly donated about $90,000 worth of bitcoin to help alleviate the financial burden of COVID-19 pandemic in Russia.

The Geopolitical Implications of a Too-Strong Dollar, Feat. Brent Johnson

Thu, 05/28/2020 - 15:00
A macro expert joins to discuss why the U.S. dollar and economy are more broadly poised to suck the liquidity from the entire global economy.

New York Man Charged With Trafficking Credit Card Info, Using Bitcoin to Launder Proceeds

Thu, 05/28/2020 - 13:23
Vitalii Antonenko, 28, has been indicted for allegedly stealing and selling reams of payment card data, the proceeds of which he laundered in bitcoin.

Blockchain Bites: BlockTower Reports Returns After Goldman Sachs Denounces Bitcoin

Thu, 05/28/2020 - 13:22
BlockTower Capital reported 73% returns over the hedge fund's lifetime, a day after Goldman Sachs said cryptos "are not an asset class."

What Goldman Gets Wrong About Bitcoin (From Someone Who Used to Work There)

Thu, 05/28/2020 - 13:18
Goldman's bitcoin research is wrong in key respects. But, as with J.K Rowling, the fault may lie with bitcoiners for not communicating clearly, says an ex-GS staffer.

Enigma Blockchain Has a New Name and a Privacy Boost in the Works

Thu, 05/28/2020 - 13:02
The Enigma mainnet was rebranded the Secret Network after an on-chain proposal by the community unanimously passed on May 17.

Stellar Throws SatoshiPay a $550K Lifeline After Coronavirus Knocks Out Series A

Thu, 05/28/2020 - 12:42
Stellar's Foundation converted its commitment into a loan to help SatoshiPay get through the next year.

Libra Payments Can Boost Facebook’s Ads Business, Zuckerberg Says

Thu, 05/28/2020 - 12:23
Libra can make it easier for Facebook's users to buy goods advertised on its platform, which would incentivize businesses to buy more ads, CEO Mark Zuckerberg said Wednesday.

Coinbase Extends Tezos Staking Rewards to 4 European Countries

Thu, 05/28/2020 - 12:03
Coinbase is rolling out its Tezos staking service to the U.K., Spain, France and the Netherlands.

Compound’s Approach to DeFi Governance Starts With Giving Away COMP Tokens

Thu, 05/28/2020 - 12:00
Users of the Compound lending platform will begin earning COMP governance tokens in mid-June.

Bitcoin News Roundup for May 28, 2020

Thu, 05/28/2020 - 12:00
Goldman talks down cryptocurrencies while Minecraft boots up tokenized assets. It's another episode of Markets Daily from CoinDesk!