Basecoin / 1:47 am

Basis Stablecoin Confirms Shutdown, Blaming ‘Regulatory Constraints’

Basis, the most well-funded stablecoin startup, has confirmed that it is shutting down and returning all of its remaining funds to investors. The company realized that the regulatory landscape was too unfavorable to launch the project, according to an interview published today in Forbes. The startup’s move to return funds to investors was first reported […]

Binance / 11:41 pm

Binance Is Expanding Its Crypto Incubator to 5 New Cities

The cryptocurrency exchange Binance is casting a wider net to find the next unicorn startup. Revealed exclusively to CoinDesk, the venture wing of the namesake exchange, Binance Labs, will launch new incubator programs in Berlin, Buenos Aires, Lagos, Singapore and Hong Kong come March 2019. The company is announcing this global expansion, offering 10-week onsite […]

Bitcoin Cash / 10:39 pm

Litecoin [LTC] Creator: Bitcoin Cash hash war was pretty disappointing

In the latest episode of Magical Crypto Friends, Charlie Lee, the creator of Litecoin, Samson Mow, the CSO of Blockstream, Riccardo Spagni, the lead developer of Monero and Whale Panda, discussed about the recent hard fork of Bitcoin Cash [BCH], resulting in the existence of Bitcoin Cash ABC aka BAB and Bitcoin Satoshi Vision [BSV]. […]

Business News / 9:33 pm

US Lawmaker Suggests ‘WallCoin’ Crypto to Fund Trump’s Mexico Border Wall

Ohio Congressman Warren Davidson thinks crowdfunding may provide a solution to the controversial proposal of building a wall on the Mexican border. And, perhaps more notably, he suggested using a cryptocurrency to do so. During an interview with NPR’s Steve Inskeep, the U.S. lawmaker explained that he has already proposed letting the American public pay […]

Altcoins / 8:31 pm

Tron [TRX] energy cost to be reduced from 20 sun to 10 sun

Monero’s lead developer, Riccardo Spagni aka fluffypony, spoke about Basic Attention Token [BAT], elucidating why he considers it to be centralized in the latest episode of Magical Crypto Friends. Basic Attention Token is the digital currency used for rewarding content publishers and users for paying attention to the content, a break-through in the digital advertising […]

Cryptocurrency / 7:30 pm

Gaming PC Maker Razer Offers Store Credit in Return for Crypto Mining

Gaming hardware manufacturer Razer has launched an app that rewards users for mining cryptocurrency – but not with either cash or crypto. Announced Wednesday, the app, dubbed Razer SoftMiner, allows gamers to utilize their idle graphics cards to mine for new transactions blocks on the ethereum blockchain, among other networks. While mining directly using software clients […]

Altcoins / 6:27 pm

Monero [XMR]s Riccardo Spagni: BAT is lot more centralized than they purport to be

Monero’s lead developer, Riccardo Spagni aka fluffypony, spoke about Basic Attention Token [BAT], elucidating why he considers it to be centralized in the latest episode of Magical Crypto Friends. Basic Attention Token is the digital currency used for rewarding content publishers and users for paying attention to the content, a break-through in the digital advertising […]

Broker-Dealers / 5:24 pm

ICO Facilitator TokenSoft Acquires Stake in Regulated Broker-Dealer

ICO services platform TokenSoft is launching a regulated broker-dealer as part of its push to offer greater services to token issuers and startups. The firm – which is known for assisting startups with token sale launches – announced the new regulated broker-dealer affiliate, called TokenSoft Global Markets, on Thursday. The new entity is registered through the […]

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