Tether ‘Didn’t Do a Great Job on Transparency,’ Claims Investor Mike Novogratz

Tether’s transparency shortcomings highlighted by investor and crypto bull Michael Novogratz

Crypto Exchange Huobi Now Lets Users Swap Between 4 Different Stablecoins

Singapore-based cryptocurrency exchange Huobi has just launched a solution that enables users to switch between different stablecoins.

Chip Maker TSMC Forecasts Weaker Crypto Mining Demand in Q4

Taiwanese chip-making giant TSMC has forecast that revenue growth will be impacted by weakness in cryptocurrency mining demand in Q4.

Important Aspects of Stablecoins: The Difference Between Pegging, Collateralization, and Redeemability

Who says you can’t have a stablecoin backed by Ether and pegged to the Japanese Yen?

Ethereum (ETH) Price Watch: No Stability in Sight as Currency Slips Further to Hover Around the $200 Region

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At press time, the world’s second largest cryptocurrency by total market capitalization is trading at a price point of $206.49—  which is around 2% less than its relative value from yesterday afternoon. However, it now appears as though the public perception of Ether seems to be taking a turn for the worst, with many analysts […]

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Report: Emerging Markets See Sharp Growth in Cashless Transactions

Report: Emerging Markets See Sharp Growth in Cashless TransactionsSouth Africa is the most cryptocurrency-friendly country in Africa, according to the 2018 World Payments Report by French banking group BNB Paribas and IT company Capgemini. Compared to other major economies on the continent, South Africa has allowed digital currency-based payments, trades and investments to flourish almost unhindered. Also read: African Cryptocurrency Exchanges Forced to Step-Up […]

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Trump Tariffs to Impact Chinese Mining Hardware Manufacturers

Trump Tariffs to Impact Chinese Mining Hardware ManufacturersThe escalating U.S. – China trade war threatens to have an adverse impact on the operations of Chinese mining equipment manufacturers, with imports of mining hardware now facing stateside tariffs of more than 25 percent. Also Read: Former CFTC Chair Advocates ‘Tech Neutral’ Cryptocurrency Regulations  Harsh Hardware Duties In June, the Office of the United […]

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Enough with the ICO-Me-So-Horny-Get-Rich-Quick-Lambo 'Crypto'

What are cypherpunk legend Timothy May's thoughts on the bitcoin white paper? Keep the text but throw out the hanger-ons that have came with it.

Bitcoin Hedge Fund and CEO Slapped With $2.5 Million Penalty for Ponzi Scheme

A New York federal court has ordered a trading firm and its CEO to pay over $2.5 million in penalties for operating a fraudulent BTC Ponzi scheme

Bermuda Government Approves First ICO Under New Regulatory Regime

The Bermudian government has licensed the first ICO in the country under a new regulatory regime introduced by the premier in July

A Look at the Gateway.cash BCH Payment Button for Websites

A Look at the Gateway.cash BCH Payment Button for WebsitesOn Oct. 18, Bitcoin Cash proponents were introduced to a new do-it-yourself BCH payment processor called Gateway.cash. The software allows anyone with a bitcoin cash address to accept payments and donations in BCH by creating an embeddable payment button for any website. Also read: Infamous Hacker George Hotz Calls Bitcoin Cash the ‘Real Bitcoin’ Testing Gateway.cash: […]

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Goldman Sachs and Novogratz Participate in Bitgo’s $58 Million Series B Funding

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The race for the cryptocurrency custodial king is quickly heating up. Just days after Fidelity Investments announced that it would offer crypto security and storage services, BitGo has announced the closing of its Series B funding round. The startup offers crypto custody solutions through its BitGo Trust subsidiary. The $58.5 million round saw participation from […]

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