Nick Chong · 1 week ago · 2 min read · Insights via Grayscale Investments
Binance › China › Rumors
Binance CEO dismisses Shanghai police raid news as “pure FUD,” says rival crypto exchanges are paying for disinformation
The chief executive of Binance, one of the world’s top crypto exchanges, has vociferously denied reports that the firm’s Shanghai office has been raided by Chinese authorities.
VeChain › China › Rumors
VeChain has been on a rampage surging nearly 185 percent in the last 22 days.
The launch of OpenLibra, a permissionless and open-source fork of Facebook‘s cryptocurrency, was overshadowed by fraud accusations toward one of the core team members.
Russia › Altcoins
After months of anticipation, messaging app Telegram is inching closer to launching its Gram token.
Binance › Hacks
News resurfaced that Binance’s know-your-customer (KYC) data had been hacked and uploaded into a Telegram group, dubbed “Find Your Binance KYC.” Several images of people holding their identities for the exchange’s verification process were posted in Telegram groups, causing customers to panic.
Cardano › Price Watch
Update, July 24, 0800 PST: IOHK contacted CryptoSlate indicating the information had not been leaked because the GitHub is “already and very deliberately in the public domain.” IOHK reaffirms that the project is on schedule to be delivered by 2020 and that the information does not represent a leak.
The 2019 Asia Blockchain Summit could be preparing to host a debate between BitMEX CEO Arthur Hayes and crypto-skeptic Nouriel Roubini.
Chainlink › Altcoins
Google used Chainlink’s features in a showcase implementation to bridge communication between blockchains and cloud-based services.
EOS › People
A screenshot of what appears to be a message from Block.one CEO Brendan Blumer reveals that he expects top social media influencers to be able to generate $50–100 million in revenue from Voice, EOS’s new social media platform.
XRP › Thailand › Adoption
The Siam Commercial Bank (SCB), the largest commercial bank in Thailand, retracted a statement about using Ripple’s XRP token.
Libra › San Francisco › Technology
GlobalCoin, Facebook’s own cryptocurrency, will reportedly be announced this month.
Binance, the largest cryptocurrency exchange in the world, prepares to welcome the first stablecoin developed on the Binance Chain (BNB) blockchain while it has begun testing its own.
EOS › Rumors
On March 25, Dan Larimer, the Chief Technology Officer at Block.one, Dan Larimer, revealed that on June 1, EOS will make the “biggest announcement” since EOSIO was launched.
China › People
Bitcoin SV surged more than 60 percent over the last few hours following a fake report that Craig S.
Ethereum › Rumors
Previously, ethereum.org featured a peculiar yellow canary on the footer of its website.
Bitcoin › New York › Rumors
A new website, Got Satoshi, claims to know the true identity of Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto.
New York › Rumors
eBay could be about to enter the crypto world.
Binance › Rumors
An anonymous user reportedly lost $400,000 paying over 17,000 times the market price of a token by pressing “Market Buy” on Binance.
Bitcoin Cash › Mining
Mysteriously, 25 percent of mined Bitcoin Cash blocks are being tagged with “Satoshi Nakamoto.” Given the May 15th hard fork as part of a scheduled protocol upgrade, it is rumored that the tagging is a miner signaling 51 percent attack.