Cryptojacking Code Found in Eleven Open Libraries, Thousands Infected

News A Cryptojacking code was found in 11 open-source code libraries written in Ruby, which have been downloaded thousands of times. Industry news outlet Decrypt reported on Aug. 21 that cryptojacking code has been added to 11 open-source Ruby libraries distributed on the RubyGems platform. Per th..

Binance to Launch US Platform Soon, Helped by a Little-Known Partner

Follow up Binance is expected to launch its upcoming exchange platform in the United States by the end of the year, with the company’s executive estimating that the platform will launch within “a month or two.” In the interview, Changpeng Zhao (aka CZ), the CEO of Binance, predicted the launch des..

Kraken Crypto Exchange to Add Support for BAT and WAVES

News American cryptocurrency exchange Kraken will add support for Basic Attention Token (BAT) and Waves (WAVES). According to an announcement on Aug. 21, the exchange’s users will be able to deposit and withdraw the aforementioned coins starting tomorrow, Aug. 22, as well as trade with both asset..

Travelport and IBM Work on Blockchain Platform for Hotel Commissions

News Artificial intelligence-enabled travel platform Travelport, IBM and travel management company BCD Travel are jointly developing a blockchain platform to streamline hotel commission reconciliation. Per a press release on Aug. 20, the companies are collaboratively working on the creation of a b..

OPSkins Group and WAX Summoned to California Court Over 2017 ICO

News The United States District Court for the Central District of California has issued a summons to video-game virtual good company OPSkins Group and Worldwide Asset eXchange (WAX) in response to a complaint filed by Crypto Asset Fund. The allegationsOn Aug. 15, the court issued a summons to OPSk..

Binance Venus Aims to Outshine Libra and Chinese National Crypto?

Analysis Within the past 12 months, stablecoins have transformed from a niche idea to tackle the issues of a volatile market into methods of payment championed by some of the world’s biggest and most powerful tech companies. Facebook’s announcement that it would be supporting the launch of a rese..