Brian Quintenz / 10:47 am

CFTC Official Warns Smart Contract Designers Over Predictive Code

Smart contract coders could be held liable if they knowingly use blockchain technology to create functions that are deemed as predictive “event contracts,” according to a U.S. regulator. Speaking at an event in Dubai on Tuesday, Brian Quintenz, a commissioner at the U.S. Commodity and Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), explained his views on how old […]

Cryptocurrency / 8:44 am

The Crypto Protocol Trying to Unite Every Exchange Order Book

Imagine the liquidity of every crypto exchange, but in one giant pool – one all-seeing order book that listed every conceivable bid and ask for any asset. That’s the promise of a new startup announcing its equity seed round Tuesday exclusively with CoinDesk. Led by Polychain Capital, with participation by Dragonfly Capital Partners and Chapter […]

Coinbase / 6:41 am

How Savvy Crypto Traders Gamed Coinbase’s Latest Listing for a 35% Payday

If there’s money to be made in the crypto markets, you can bet traders will be the first on the scene. Such was the case at least last week, when Coinbase Pro, the cryptocurrency trading platform operated by San Francisco startup Coinbase, announced it would list the cryptocurrency 0x (ZRX), a move that put the […]

Altcoins / 5:39 am

Monero [XMR] bugs explained by its lead developer, Riccardo Spagni

On an episode of The Magical Crypto Friends, a monthly show featuring WhalePanda, Charlie Lee, Riccardo Spagni and Samson Mow, the Lead Developer of Monero [XMR], Riccardo Spagni spoke about the Kryptonite bug, the DoS attacks, and the Monero Burning Bug. Spagni also spoke about the steps taken by the Monero community in order to […]

Civil / 4:38 am

Media Startup Civil to Issue Refunds as $8 Million Token Sale Fails

Civil, the New York-based startup aiming to put journalism on a blockchain, has announced it will issue refunds to users who participated in its token sale, as it failed to meet a pre-set minimal requirement. Matthew Iles, Civil’s chief executive officer, wrote in a blog post on Tuesday that the startup closed the sales process […]

Altcoins / 3:36 am

Litecoin [LTC] and Monero [XMR] are more fair than Bitcoin [BTC], says Samson Mow

Recently, on an episode of The Magical Crypto Friends, WhalePanda, Charlie Lee, Riccardo Spagni and Samson Mow spoke about the EOS platform and how a recent article claimed that the cryptocurrency exchange Huobi were colluding with Chinese Block producers in order to stay “in charge”. Samson Mow opined that individuals are prone to face issues in the proof […]

Bitfinex / 2:34 am

Crypto Exchange Bitfinex Restarts Fiat Deposits Claiming ‘Improved’ Process

Cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex has just announced a new process for depositing fiat currency after the platform halted the service in recent days. Announcing the news in a blog post Tuesday, the exchange said the “new, improved and increasingly resilient” deposit system would again allow users who have been verified for know-your-customer (KYC) compliance to top up […]

Bitcoin / 1:32 am

Bitcoin [BTC]: Mike Novogratz says institutional world will galvanize around how to see it as an asset

Mike Novogratz, Founder and CEO of Galaxy Digital LP, and Tom Jessop, the founding head of Fidelity Digital Assets recently spoke at the Institutional Crypto Conference where they discussed Fidelity’s cryptocurrency business and institutional investors entering the crypto space. Fidelity Investments entered the crypto space with the launch of Fidelity Digital Assets on 16th October. Jessop stated […]

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