Shaurya Malwa · 8 hours ago · 3 min read
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.
Tron › Rumors
Justin Sun, the CEO of TRON, recently announced a partnership with Liverpool FC.
Bitcoin · Tether › Bitfinex › Analysis
Tether, the largest stablecoin by market capitalization, has issued over $300 million in USDT during the last week.
Russia › Adoption
Russian social media platform Vkontakte may launch cryptocurrency, potential access for 50 million users
Vkontakte, a Russian social media platform and subsidiary of Mail.ru Group, is reportedly working on a cryptocurrency.
Bitcoin › People
Billionaire Calvin Ayre is claiming that Craig Wright, the controversial figure who claims to be Satoshi Nakamoto (in the face of substantial skepticism), is allegedly filing lawsuits against those “falsely denying he is Satoshi.” Calvin Ayre is the Canadian-Antiguan entrepreneur behind Ayre Group—a conglomerate including a large cryptocurrency mining operation, venture fund, and media business […]
Tezos › Coinbase › San Francisco › Exchanges
Previously, institutional investors did not stake their cryptocurrency or participate in governance because of the need to use crypto-custodians.
Binance › Exchanges
Earlier this week, a programmer on Reddit reportedly discovered margin trading features on Binance’s API, the world’s largest crypto exchange by daily volume.
Tether › Bitfinex › Stablecoins
Tether, the company behind one of the biggest and most widely used stablecoins on the market (USDT), has updated the terms on its website to further clarify how their reserves work.
Coinbase › San Francisco › Exchanges
One Coinbase executive recently said that its partners were “selling client data to outside sources,” stoking privacy concerns.
Canada › Rumors
Quadriga’s Cold Wallets “Empty Since April,” Brian Armstrong Suspicious, and Kraken Announces $100,000 for Tips
There is mounting evidence that there is more to the QuadrigaCX incident.
Dash › Venezuela › Rumors
Eugenia Alcalá, the CEO of Dash Venezuela, issued a statement following embezzlement accusations against Dash Merchant Venezuela, a separate Dash-funded organization.
Edge › Scams
There are percolating allegations that Apollo Currency is a “pump and dump.” Others claim that one of the project’s co-founders—Stephen McCullah—is a “scam artist,” and that APL is a “massive scam” that is making him “rich.” CryptoSlate explores these allegations and finds evidence of misinformation, claims of sabotage, and a bizarre expedition into the heart […]
Within the last 48 hours, news (re)surfaced suggesting that know-your-customer (KYC) information from some of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges was made available for sale.
Tether › Bitfinex › Stablecoins
Bloomberg reported that Tether “has the billions it promised,” suggesting that USDT could be backed one-to-one by dollars.
Bitcoin › Rumors
One of the first major investment banks to enter the cryptocurrency sector, Goldman Sachs has been hinting at launching a Bitcoin trading desk since June.
Cardano › U.K. › Altcoins
Founded by Ethereum Co-founder Charles Hoskinson, Cardano (ADA) is poised as a third-generation blockchain with a focus on propelling mass adoption.
Bitcoin › Analysis
A schism appeared within the cryptocurrency community around the time a new statement and book excerpt purportedly released by Satoshi Nakamoto, the pseudonymous creator of Bitcoin.
Libra › Adoption
The world’s leading social network is looking into the potential of blockchain technology to facilitate peer-to-peer payments.