Category: Review

Neo Bank Solarisbank Doubles Down on Crypto With Bitwala Partnership

Source: Crypto Briefing Neo Bank Solarisbank Doubles Down on Crypto With Bitwala Partnership Solarisbank is one of Europe’s biggest “neo banks.” While the company has had a close relationship with Bitwala for a few years now, today’s announcement points to increasing momentum and wider adoption within the cryptocurrency space.  Solarisbank Adds Bitcoin and Ethereum Launching […]

India’s First Bitcoin Exchange Proposes Regulatory Sandbox Over Ban

Source: Crypto Briefing India’s First Bitcoin Exchange Proposes Regulatory Sandbox Over Ban As regulators in India mull over a new Bitcoin ban, the country’s first crypto exchange, BuyUcoin, and industry leaders have come together to propose an alternative. Indian Government Balances Bitcoin Ban Founded in 2016, one of India’s first crypto exchanges, BuyUcoin, quickly became […]

Aave Raises $25 Million in Round Led by Blockchain.com

Source: Crypto Briefing Aave Raises Million in Round Led by Blockchain.com Ethereum-based DeFi lending platform Aave raised $25 million during its latest venture capital investment round. Blockchain.com Leads Funding Several companies participated in Aave’s latest funding round, including Blockchain Capital, Standard Crypto, and Blockchain.com. The new funds will go toward extending the project’s reach. Aave […]

Another CME Gap? Why Bitcoin Traders Should Care

Source: Crypto Briefing Another CME Gap? Why Bitcoin Traders Should Care Bitcoin’s rise towards the $11,500 level over the weekend has created a notable price gap on the BTC CME futures chart, leaving the possibility of a pullback in early-week trading to fill the gap. CME Gaps Point to Bitcoin Retracement CME gaps appear when […]

Cosmos Technicals Present Golden Profit Opportunity

Source: Crypto Briefing Cosmos Technicals Present Golden Profit Opportunity Cosmos looks ready to make gains after a two-month correction. But first, one technical indicator suggests that ATOM prices will drop further, giving traders a chance to get back into the market. On the Brink of a Short-Term Correction Cosmos has gone through an impressive rally […]
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Hegic v888 Launch Ushers in Staking and Liquidity Mining Opportunity

Source: Crypto Briefing Hegic v888 Launch Ushers in Staking and Liquidity Mining Opportunity Decentralized options platform Hegic today launched its beta mainnet following an audit from Peckshield. The launch marks the beginning of staking lots, allowing users holding 888,000 HEGIC tokens to begin earning lucrative rewards. Hegic v888 Adds Staking Rewards Hegic token holders with […]

DeFi Project Spotlight: Polkastarter, Polkadot’s Uniswap

Source: Crypto Briefing DeFi Project Spotlight: Polkastarter, Polkadot’s Uniswap Polkastarter is a decentralized exchange (DEX) akin to Ethereum’s Uniswap. But as popularity for current DEXes has risen, many platforms have become cumbersome to use. Long wait times for trade execution, high slippage, and exorbitant fees were common this summer.  These issues are primarily a function […]

Second Vulnerability in Bitcoin’s Lightning Network Discovered

Source: Crypto Briefing Second Vulnerability in Bitcoin’s Lightning Network Discovered Developers have found a new vulnerability in the Bitcoin Lightning Network’s node software, according to a recently published disclosure notice. Few Details Have Been Revealed Lightning developer Conner Fromknecht disclosed the issue on Oct. 9 on the project’s mailing lists. The disclosure advises node operators […]

BitMEX CTO Samuel Reed Stakes $5 Million on Upcoming Court Date

Source: Crypto Briefing BitMEX CTO Samuel Reed Stakes Million on Upcoming Court Date BitMEX’s CTO, Samuel Reed, was arrested last Thursday and presented in a federal court in Massachusetts.  He attended a court hearing regarding his indictment for violating the Bank Secrecy Act and failing to implement sufficient AML controls for U.S customers at BitMEX. […]

Brave Browser Leads New Global Privacy Standard

Source: Crypto Briefing Brave Browser Leads New Global Privacy Standard Brave, the popular crypto-enabled web browser, has announced its involvement in a new privacy standard called Global Privacy Control. How It Works Global Privacy Control allows users to set a single setting in their browser, which instructs websites not to track, share, or sell their […]