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Major crypto derivatives exchange BitMEX avoided solvency problems and managed to process all of its users’ withdrawals on time to remain solvent and in operation after a recent crackdown by the United States legal system. So how did the custodian managed the fallout? As reported, BitMEX founders Arthur Hayes, Samuel...
The US-based mutual fund giant Fidelity is reportedly set to launch their first bitcoin (BTC) fund targeted at high profile investors. The new filing with sparse details was made public by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), and it revealed that Fidelity's head of strategy and planning, Peter Jubber, would...
The best cryptoassets and their blockchains, such as Bitcoin (BTC) or Ethereum (ETH) are mostly robust against potential attacks, but the wider crypto ecosystem is dependent on much of the web infrastructure that defines legacy systems. This point came to fore in July’s Ledger database leak, in which the wallet...
DeFi's latest hit is yield farming with millions of dollars worth of tokens distributed each month. It's boosted by liquidity mining, which today is like Uber giving shares to early drivers and riders, argued a researcher. DeFi (decentralized finance) commonly refers to the protocols, digital assets, financial smart contracts, protocols,...
South Korean crypto exchanges have said their final farewell to monero (XMR) after Bithumb, the last major trading platform still trading in the token, officially delisted it yesterday. The so-called privacy token has endured a torrid past few weeks in South Korea, after media outlets unearthed evidence that the...
A Japanese analyst says that institutional investors are growing increasingly crypto-keen – and believes that the coronavirus pandemic will only serve to heighten their interest. Per Fisco, via Gentosha, popular Japanese blockchain and crypto author and analyst Tetsuyuki Oishi says that pre-coronavirus investment figures from brokers dealing in crypto funds...
The Japanese crypto scene is set to welcome its 23rd license-holding exchange after the heavily backed FXCoin platform announced it would begin trading next month. In an official statement, FXCoin stated that it was now accepting applications from traders wishing to open accounts on the platform, with bitcoin (BTC) trading...
The Cryptoverse has been seeing calls from some industry players to sell cash for cryptocurrency, claiming that cash is about to become worthless, as the fiat money "printer went brrrrr." However, others warn that, while using bitcoin (BTC) as a hedge is a good idea, selling all cash is...
New York University economics professor and arch crypto-skeptic Nouriel Roubini has hatched an ingenious solution to the financial crisis brought about by the coronavirus pandemic – and it involves commodifying toilet paper. In a tongue-in-cheek tweet, Roubini floated a plan that sounded not too far away from tokenization. He was responding...
A trust-gauging non-profitable organization says it has found that cryptocurrency-related scams are the second riskiest type of fraud in North America – second only to employment-related stings. Per a report from the Better Business Bureau (BBB), an organization that says it provides information to Americans and Canadians about the trustworthiness...