News You need nothing short of “a miracle” to succeed with an initial coin offering (ICO) in Australia, a local industry leader told the government this week. At a Select Committee on Financial Technology and Regulatory Technology hearing on Feb. 20, Dr. Jemma Green said her blockchain firm had su..
The crypto ecosystem was rattled this week with the first two exploits of decentralized finance platforms. The world’s most popular one, MakerDAO, has gone into defensive mode as a result. Crypto FUD Surfaces Again As usual the media has run with the FUD spouting headlines of crypto hacking and DeFi..
News Facebook’s plans to launch its cryptocurrency Libra this year has more than a few agencies in the European Union and the United States wondering what to do. While government bodies around the world are working to better understand crypto, regulations and laws pertaining to stablecoins aren’t ..
Crypto markets have remained steady over the past day or so and there have been no further losses. Bitcoin has inched slowly higher indicating that the rally could resume. Total crypto market capitalization has made it back to $280 billion as $5 billion has flowed back in over the past few hours. Th..
News The Italian soccer team Juventus has a number of traditional collectibles available for purchase by its fans, but this week it’s taking them into the digital age. The sports club announced on Feb 19. it would be offering digital trading cards of its players through the blockchain-enabled plat..
Bitcoin Cash House Ghana has announced they’ve found a liquidity provider for converting between BCH and Ghanaian cedi, and are now preparing to furnish their building and move in, preparing for official launch on March 1. A new read.cash post from organizer Kousha detailed the status of the project..
News Responsible for one of the top performing cryptocurrencies, IOTA is continuing to release new information in response to a Feb.12 hack on its official wallet. According to a Feb. 19 status update, the IOTA Foundation strongly recommends users of the Trinity Wallet to immediately change their..
Banco Central do Brasil has started testing a new payment network with the promise to offer Brazilians near instant transactions and many new services. Portrayed as a response to Bitcoin, the Pix system will be mandatory for major financial institutions to ensure wide coverage. The project aims to l..
After releasing an update for their compromised Trinity wallet, the IOTA Foundation is directing users to change their passwords. More steps will soon be announced to ensure funds are secure. MANY IOTA ACCOUNTS MAY BE COMPROMISED Last week the Iota Foundation stopped its network, the Tangle, after h..
On February 19, a group of well known software developers announced the launch of a new Bitcoin Cash full node with the Infrastructure Funding Plan (IFP) removed from the codebase. The news was announced on the read.cash platform by the developer Freetrader who told the public that strong demand fro..