Tag: business

Oct 30 2020

yEarn Founder’s Latest DeFi Project Moons at Launch

Oct 30 2020 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  business

One month after launching his ill-fated Eminence project, which was hacked for $15 million, Andre Cronje quietly unveiled...

Leaked Documents Indicate Binance Deliberately Evaded US Regulations

Oct 30 2020 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  binance business

Binance may have used its American subsidiary to evade regulations, according to leaked documents obtained by Forbes. Binance, however, contests the allegations. Did Binance "Bait and Switch" Regulators?...

Oct 29 2020

Crypto Exchange FTX Launches Tesla, Amazon Stock Trading

Oct 29 2020 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  business trading

One of the leading crypto exchanges by trading volume, FTX, has partnered with European financial companies...

Wyoming State Regulators Approve Avanti, America’s 2nd Bitcoin Bank

Oct 29 2020 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  adoption banking business finance

Avanti says that it has gained approval for its Wyoming-based cryptocurrency bank, as revealed in a new press release. Bank Approved Unanimously Avanti was first announced in February. Now, the bank has gained approval...

Oct 28 2020

Coinbase Launches Debit Card in US, Users to Earn Bitcoin Rewards

Oct 28 2020 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  business debit card

Crypto payments are gaining momentum, as giants like PayPal and...

Nexo Doubles Crypto Interest Rates to Fight Market Volatility

Oct 28 2020 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  business

Nexo, a crypto lending platform launched by Credissimo, has just doubled the rate of interest users will receive on their...

JPMorgan Launches Stablecoin and New Blockchain Subsidiary

Oct 28 2020 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  adoption business jp morgan

JPMorgan furthered its blockchain efforts this week with two major announcements, according to reports from CNBC. JPM Coin Takes Flight With First Transaction JPMorgan's stablecoin (JPM Coin) will be used in commercial...

Oct 27 2020

Ethereum Analytics Firm Nansen Secures $1.2 Million Seed Investment

Oct 27 2020 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  business investment

Nansen is a subscription-based Ethereum data startup bootstrapped by Alex Svanevik, Evgeny Medvedev, and Lars Bakke Krogvig. Nansen Lands First-Ever Investment Mechanism Capital and Skyfall...

Privacy Coin Zcoin Will Rebrand to Firo in November

Oct 27 2020 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  business

Zcoin, a minor privacy coin, has announced that it will undergo a rebranding on Nov. 30, after which the coin will be known as Firo. Zcoin to Firo The name "Firo" is meant to evoke fire, reflecting one of the coin's privacy mechanisms: "burning." Zcoin allows users to...

Singapore’s Largest Commercial Bank Launches Bitcoin Exchange

Oct 27 2020 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  adoption business singapore

A Singapore-based multinational bank with over $400 billion of assets, DBS announced an institutional-grade digital asset exchange, custody, and platform for security token offerings (STOs)....

Oct 26 2020

Bitcoin Wallet Provider Ledger Compromised Again by Malicious Phishing Attack

Oct 26 2020 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  business security

The famed hardware wallet manufacturer, Ledger, has suffered from a phishing attack. The event may be connected to a...

Oct 23 2020

Kik Survives Grueling SEC Battle, Kin Token Continues Trading

Oct 23 2020 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  business

The Kin Foundation has stated that its blockchain project will continue to operate in the aftermath of Kik's year-long battle with the SEC. Kik Reassures Market of Financial Health "In a nutshell, Kik is going to be OK," says the Kin Foundation....

Oct 22 2020

PayPal Rumored to Buy BitGo Days After Launching Bitcoin Services

Oct 22 2020 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  acquisition business

Just two days after announcing support for top cryptocurrencies, PayPal is now rumored to acquire crypto custodian...

Japanese Obsession With XRP Explains Ripple’s Relocation Interest

Oct 22 2020 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  business

In an interview, Ripple's CEO Brad Garlinghouse is adamant about his dislike for crypto regulations in the US and has even shortlisted several jurisdictions for relocation....

Oct 21 2020

Wrapped Zcash Now Available on Ethereum

Oct 21 2020 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  business zcash

Zcash can now be transferred on the Ethereum blockchain thanks to a new token called "Wrapped Zcash" or WZEC. How Wrapped Zcash Works Wrapped tokens are pegged to the price of another cryptocurrency at a 1:1 ratio. In this case, Zcash (ZEC) is staked and Ethereum-based tokens of equivalent value are issued....

PayPal Enables Its U.S. Users to Buy, Sell and Hold Bitcoin

Oct 21 2020 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  adoption business

PayPal announced a new service devoted to cryptocurrencies. It will enable users of one of the world's largest payment systems to buy,...

Oct 20 2020

Kik Settles with SEC for $5M Over Kin ICO

Oct 20 2020 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  business

Kik has agreed to settle with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission after a two-year legal battle, according to a joint letter and...

Coinbase Reviewing Barnbridge, NuCypher for Exchange Listing

Oct 20 2020 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  business exchange listing

Coinbase continues to extend its institutional custody offering with new tokens. This time, there are over 35 candidates to be added. Coinbase to Broaden Token...

Billion Dollar Companies Highly Interested in DeFi, Finds Crypto.com Study

Oct 20 2020 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  adoption business

According to a new study from Crypto.com and BCG Platinion, traditional...

Polymarket Raises $4 Million for Crypto Prediction Market

Polymarket has raised $4 million to expand its Ethereum-based prediction market platform, according to a press release. Funds Will Expand Polymarket The company's latest funding round brought in money from VC firms, including Polychain...

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