Day: February 22, 2019

BTC-e Operator Alexander Vinnik Terminates His Hunger Strike

BTC-e Operator Alexander Vinnik Terminates His Hunger Strike

The alleged operator of the infamous BTC-e exchange, Alexander Vinnik, has terminated his hunger strike more than 80 days after he started the protest ...
Report: ‘The State of Stablecoins’ Maps the Growth of Fiat-Pegged Cryptocurrency

Report: ‘The State of Stablecoins’ Maps the Growth of Fiat-Pegged Cryptocurrency

A new report published this week shines a light on the stablecoin ecosystem. Authored by George Samman and Andrew Masanto in conjunction with Amazix, ...
Introduction To Bitcoin Lightning Network

Introduction To Bitcoin Lightning Network

Lightning Network is a new payment protocol that is designed to operate on top of a blockchain based crypto coin like Bitcoin. It aims to solve Bitcoi ...
Coinbase Reveals Its Procedure for Handling Contentious Forks

Coinbase Reveals Its Procedure for Handling Contentious Forks

On Feb. 20, the San Francisco-based cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase gave the public an inside look at how the company deals with contentious forks. C ...
Indian Trade Association Calls for Fast Crypto Regulation to Drive Growth

Indian Trade Association Calls for Fast Crypto Regulation to Drive Growth

The Indian National Association of Software and Services Companies (Nasscom) has released a report that calls for regulatory certainty, particularly i ...
In the Daily: Quadrigacx Transfer, Tokenized Bonds, Beam Investment, Rakuten Pay

In the Daily: Quadrigacx Transfer, Tokenized Bonds, Beam Investment, Rakuten Pay

In this edition of The Daily, Canadian exchange Quadrigacx has transferred its remaining crypto funds to the court appointed monitor Ernst & Young ...
Company Evades SEC Penalty Despite Illegally Issuing Security Tokens

Company Evades SEC Penalty Despite Illegally Issuing Security Tokens

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has decided not to impose a penalty on a company that had issued security tokens without its approva ...
Liechtenstein Bank Creates Cryptocurrency Trading Platform for Institutional Investors

Liechtenstein Bank Creates Cryptocurrency Trading Platform for Institutional Investors

A private bank in Liechtenstein has established a cryptocurrency trading platform for institutional investors. Balzers-based Bank Frick will offer the ...
University of Michigan Endowment Backs Crypto Venture Capital Fund

University of Michigan Endowment Backs Crypto Venture Capital Fund

The financial endowment fund of the University of Michigan, one of the oldest and most established academic institutions in the U.S., is the latest in ...
How Crypto Compliance Requests Strip User Privacy

How Crypto Compliance Requests Strip User Privacy

Money transmitting services that enable users to switch from crypto to fiat are a valuable resource. There’s still a shortage of cryptocurrency off-ra ...