Tag: blockchain news

Sep 23 2021

Just-in: Coinbase to expand legal and compliance team Amid regulatory crackdown

Sep 23 2021 Published at Coingape under tags  blockchain news btcbrl btcbusd btcdai btceur

As the SEC threatened to sue, Coinbase, the largest publicly listed crypto exchange has decided to abide by the regulatory framework and collaborate with the authorities in sketching out a “sensible regulation” for the crypto industry in the US. Coinbase's website has posted over 350 job openings, including legal and compliance job profiles to restore The post Just-in: Coinbase to expand legal and...

Sep 22 2021

Robinhood to Debut Crypto Wallets Next Month, Here Are the Things You Can Do With it

Nasdaq-listed multi-asset brokerage Robinhood Markets Inc has announced that Crypto Wallet will be integrated into its application, and will be rolled out as early as next month. According to a Wednesday blog post, the trading platform, renowned for its commission-free trading models, said the testing for the new crypto wallets will first be opened to The post Robinhood to Debut Crypto Wallets Next...

Sep 21 2021

Can the Bitcoin Blockchain Host Smart Contracts? This Blockchain Protocol is Working to Make that Happen

The Bitcoin blockchain is the oldest blockchain protocol in the world, and arguably the most renowned. While the monetary innovation that Satoshi Nakamoto introduced remains the most significant in today’s digital currency world, there are new evolutions that have pushed the paradigm to a whole new level. This evolution includes the hosting of smart contracts The post Can the Bitcoin Blockchain Host Smart...

Sep 20 2021

Just-In: Coinbase Opens its “Prime” Brokerage Services For 9K Institutional Investors

Coinbase Inc. ($COIN) has finally opened its Prime brokerage services to nearly 9,000 of its institutional investors, after launching the Beta version back in May. While Coinbase continues to rule the retail market, its Prine brokerage service would open the gates for any institutions to get access to the trading tools and services. The Coinbase The post Just-In: Coinbase Opens its "Prime" Brokerage...

Sep 18 2021

Sep 17 2021

S.Korea Crypto Crackdown: 60 Crypto Exchanges to Shut Down Due to This Reason

Sep 17 2021 Published at Coingape under tags  blockchain news btcbrl btcbusd btcdai btceur

60 crypto exchanges in South Korea have been asked by the regulatory body to either partially or completely halt their services and inform the customers about it by Friday. The shut down of these exchanges comes as they failed to comply with the latest set of regulations that come into effect from next week. In The post S.Korea Crypto Crackdown: 60 Crypto Exchanges...

Sep 16 2021

Breaking: Indian Crypto Exchange Eyes $2 Billion Valuation With a16z Backing

Andreessen Horowitz (a16z), one of the most influential venture capital firms is reportedly in advance talked with an Indian crypto exchange Coinswitch Kuber to close a $100-$200 million funding round. According to the sources, if the estimated funding goals are reached, the Indian crypto exchange could see a four-fold increase in its valuation from the The post Breaking: Indian Crypto Exchange Eyes $2...

Sep 15 2021

Miami Becomes First City to Approve a Native Crypto, Here’s How It Would Be Used

The US city of Miami has become the first city to approve a native cryptocurrency. The crypto token will be based on Bitcoin's smallest unit "SAT" and would be called the Miami coin. Miami City Commission approved access to $4.3 million in Miami Coin. The token can be mined using Bitcoin mining apparatus and for The post Miami Becomes First City to Approve...

Solana Blames 17 Hour Outage on Transaction Load Spike

Sep 15 2021 Published at FullyCrypto under tags  blockchain blockchain news

Reading Time: 2 minutes Solana has blamed the 17-hour outage that temporarily halted its network on a flood of transactions Bots flooded the blockchain with requests during a Raydium IDO, knocking it offline The blockchain was restarted and is now back online...

Sep 14 2021

Breaking: Billionaire Steven Cohen to Invest in Crypto Firm Radkl

Sep 14 2021 Published at Coingape under tags  blockchain news btcbrl btcbusd btcdai btceur

Digital asset market frenzy continues with Billionaire Steven Cohen’s investment in the new cryptocurrency organization called Radkl. The Wall Street Journal stated that Cohen will be making an initial investment into the quantitative trading firm specializing in digital assets called Radkl. However, the investment amount remains undisclosed as of now, but considering Cohen’s former generous The post Breaking: Billionaire Steven Cohen to Invest...

World’s Largest Accounting Firm Announces Polygon Integration For Its Blockchain Products

Sep 14 2021 Published at Coingape under tags  blockchain news btcbrl btcbusd btcdai btceur

The world's largest accounting firm Ernst & Young has partnered with Ethereum Layer-2 scalability protocol Polygon (formerly known as Matic) to integrate the protocol into their flagship blockchain products and services. The firm would use the Polygon to deploy its own blockchain products on the Ethereum mainnet. The firm has connected Polygon protocol to the The post World's Largest Accounting Firm Announces Polygon...

Sep 13 2021

Breaking: Coinbase ($COIN) Announces $1.5 Billion in Private Senior Note Offerings

Sep 13 2021 Published at Coingape under tags  blockchain news btcbrl btcbusd btcdai btceur

Coinbase ($COIN), one of the top cryptocurrency exchanges with over 50 million registered users has announced its first private debt offering in the form of the company's Senior Note Offerings worth $1.5 billion. The funds raised from the offerings would be utilized towards general corporate purpose and product development. Coinbase Announces Proposed Private Offering of The post Breaking: Coinbase ($COIN) Announces $1.5 Billion...

Sep 10 2021

Breaking: Switzerland’s SIX Stock Exchange Gets Approval to Launch Digital Token Exchange

Sep 10 2021 Published at Coingape under tags  blockchain news btcbrl btcbusd btcdai btceur

SIX, the Switzerland Stock exchange has been cleared by FINMA to launch a digital token exchange. The new entity would be called the Swiss Digital Exchange that would allow the trade of blockchain-based securities or digital tokens. The platform obtained two licenses from the country's watchdog allowing it to offer regulated trading, settlement, and custody The post Breaking: Switzerland's SIX Stock Exchange Gets...

Sep 09 2021

Mastercard Acquires Blockchain Security Outfit, CipherTrace

American payments services provider, Mastercard has announced the acquisition of blockchain intelligence and security services provider, CipherTrace. According to the official announcement, the terms of the deal were not made public, however, the acquisition will come off as a mutually beneficial move for both Mastercard and CipherTrace. CipherTrace provides crypto intelligence tools that help in The post Mastercard Acquires Blockchain Security Outfit, CipherTrace...

Sep 08 2021

British Billionaire Alan Howard Led Equity Firm Raises $750 Million for New Crypto Fund

Sep 08 2021 Published at Coingape under tags  10t alan howard blockchain news btcbrl btcbusd

10T Holdings, a private equity firm backed by the likes of British billionaire Hedge Fund manager Alan Howard has raised a whopping $750 million from investors to launch its first-ever crypto fund. The new fund would offer investors exposure to the fast-growing crypto market. The founder of the private equity fund Dan Tapiero revealed that The post British Billionaire Alan Howard Led Equity...

Sep 06 2021

Cybersecurity Firm GK8 to Integrate Stellar in its Custody Solutions

Israeli-based cybersecurity outfit, GK8 has inked a mutually beneficial partnership with the Stellar Foundation to integrate the blockchain network’s native token, the Stellar Lumen (XLM) into its custody solutions. As announced by the firm, the integration of Stellar draws on the decentralized nature of the blockchain, as well as its speed, scalability, and its uniquely The post Cybersecurity Firm GK8 to Integrate Stellar...

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