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Aug 19 2022

Godfather of Crypto expresses concerns over current state of blockchain privacy

Aug 19 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  featured interview privacy technology

The crypto industry is often referred to as being in its infancy with the "we're still early" meme popular within the community. However, digital cash is not a new concept, as anyone with knowledge of David Chaum will confirm. Chaum is known as the Godfather of Crypto, as he published a paper on digital cash almost 40 years ago. In his 1983 paper...

Redlight Finance Launches New Blockchain Gasless Solutions through $REDLC

Redlight Finance, a technology company that provides a full crypto technology platform, is introducing Redlight Chain, a Layer 1 EVM compatible blockchain with new functionalities. Redlight Chain is centered on solving the blockchain trilemma of scalability, decentralization, and security by optimizing the gasless blockchain. $REDLC is the governance coin for the Redlight blockchain, which is solving two significant barriers: gas prices and congestion,...

Aug 18 2022

Binance CEO CZ lashes out at Chinese media, The Block for spreading FUD

Aug 18 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  exchanges featured people

Crypto exchange giant Binance's CEO Changpeng Chao (CZ) posted a thread on his Twitter account, lashing out at the major Chinese news site 163 for publishing fake news on Binance to spread FUD. The CEO also reminded the crowd that the global crypto...

Aug 17 2022

Developers could be punished for code created to commit crime, says Dutch regulator

Aug 17 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  crime featured regulation

Netherlands' Fiscal Information and Investigation Service (FIOD), which arrested a Tornado Cash developer on Aug. 12, said that developers could be held responsible if they created a code for the "sole purpose" of committing a crime or facilitating criminals. The FIOD's statement, provided to DeFi Education Fund, was posted by the advocacy group...

Bitcoin Lightning Network at regulatory risk after Tornado Cash saga

Aug 17 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  censorship featured layer2 privacy regulation

Policy Advisor Patrick Hansen posted his thoughts on the regulatory risk now facing the Bitcoin Lightning Network following sanctions against crypto mixer Tornado Cash. U.S. authorities added Tornado Cash to the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) sanctions list on...

New Stablecoin Rules Enter UK Crypto Industry

Aug 17 2022 Published at Coinscreed under tags  crypto digital assets featured stablecoin uk

A proposed bill could give U.K. regulators more control over crypto assets like stablecoin that are used for payments, but it's not clear yet how the rules will be interpreted. Most crypto supporters in the U.K. are happy about a new bill that could include digital assets like stablecoin in the rules that govern local […] The post New Stablecoin...

Aave DAO urges members to commit support for Ethereum’s PoS merge via governance proposal

Aug 17 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  aave daos defi featured merge

DeFi protocol Aave has requested its token holders to participate in an Aave Request for Comment (ARC), requiring them to commit to Ethereum's (ETH) POS merge. Aave Companies have proposed...

[Updated] Dekhunle of Africa: Unlocking wealth through crypto

Aug 17 2022 Published at Coinscreed under tags  crypto featured twitter influencer

This influencer seems to have unlocked the next level of wealth in crypto. It is not easy getting Dehkunle of Africa for a short conversation. The first attempts go without reply. One follow-up message after, I read this, “Dubai twitter does not have voice notes”, “You are in Dubai? ” “let’s move to WhatsApp”. His […] The post Dekhunle of Africa:...

Aug 16 2022

TRM Labs ‘does not engage in any’ blocking of sanctioned addresses, only provides ‘risk data’

Aug 16 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  censorship featured regulation

TRMIn the wake of dusting attacks following the Tornado Cash sanction, TRM Labs issued a statement clarifying how DeFi platforms leverage its data to block affected wallet addresses. DeFi protocol Aave said on August 14...

ETH is the #1 Coin to Watch for the Week of August 15 – August 21, 2022

The cryptocurrency market has been moving in an upward trend for the second week in a row as the total cryptocurrency market capitalization has been increasing with roughly the same rate as the week before. Last week it climbed from $1.15 trillion to $1.21 trillion, while the week before that (August 1 to August 8) we have seen the valuation rise from $1.08...

Aug 11 2022

Blocknative releases new tool to enable high-speed propagation of ETH transactions

Aug 11 2022 Published at CryptoNinjas under tags  blocknative featured vendor technology

Blocknative, a web3 infrastructure company, today launched the Transaction Distribution Network (TDN). This tool allows blockchain users to respond to pre-chain risks and opportunities faster than ever, ensuring each transaction has the best chance of getting into the next block. The...

Alameda-owned RenVM confirms it’s ‘impossible to launder any assets’ through Ren Bridge, debunking claims of $540M in money laundered

Aug 11 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  crime featured rumors technology tokens

Elliptic Connect, a blockchain data analytics firm, released a report Wednesday — widely covered in both the crypto...

Kraken Proof of Reserves audit expands to include five new assets

Aug 11 2022 Published at Kraken Blog under tags  announcements featured | kraken news

Kraken is thrilled to share the results of our second 2022 Proof of Reserves audit, which has been expanded to include: BTC* ETH* USDT USDC XRP ADA* DOT* Note: * Indicates Proof of Reserves audit covered assets held both on Kraken’s spot exchange and staking… The post Kraken Proof of Reserves audit expands to include five new...

Aug 10 2022

BitPay teams with Dosh to enable cashback rewards on crypto debit card

Aug 10 2022 Published at CryptoNinjas under tags  bitpay crypto payments featured

BitPay, the bitcoin and crypto payment processing platform, announced today that users of its BitPay Card will now be rewarded with automatic cashback rewards when swiping the card at thousands of retailers. Thanks to a new partnership with Dosh, when spending with the BitPay Card, users will see crypto cashback rewards add...

Aug 08 2022

pSTAKE’s BNB liquid staking solution (stkBNB) is now live

Aug 08 2022 Published at CryptoNinjas under tags  featured networks & protocols pstake

pSTAKE, a liquid staking protocol that unlocks liquidity for staked assets, announced its BNB liquid staking solution (stkBNB) is now live on mainnet. Users can leverage their stkBNB tokens to pursue DeFi opportunities across the...

BNB is the #1 Coin to Watch for the Week of August 8 – August 14, 2022

After a relatively uneventful Week 31 the total cryptocurrency market capitalizations sits at around the same valuation of $1.15 trillion as 7 days before. However, we are likely going to see more market shake-ups as the Ethereum mainnet merge approaches. As we have already mentioned that Ethereum should be on everyone’s watchlist for (at least) the whole month in our recent Top 3...

Aug 05 2022

Dekhunle of Africa: Unlocking wealth through crypto

Aug 05 2022 Published at Coinscreed under tags  crypto featured twitter influencer

This influencer seems to have unlocked the next level of wealth in crypto. It is not easy getting Dehkunle of Africa for a short conversation. The first attempts go without reply. One follow-up message after, I read this, “Dubai twitter does not have voice notes”, You are in Dubai? “let’s move to WhatsApp”. His full […] The post Dekhunle of...

Aug 04 2022

CME Group set to list euro-denominated Bitcoin (BTC) and Ether (ETH) futures

Aug 04 2022 Published at CryptoNinjas under tags  cme group crypto exchanges featured

CME Group, a leading derivatives marketplace, today announced its plans to expand further its cryptocurrency derivatives offering with the introduction of Bitcoin Euro and Ether Euro futures on Monday, August 29th, pending regulatory review. Designed to match their...

Aug 03 2022

MyEtherWallet launches multi-chain wallet extension for Polkadot (DOT): Enkrypt

MEW (MyEtherWallet), a platform to access the Ethereum ecosystem, has announced the launch of a new cross-chain browser extension, Enkrypt, which will support transactions across Ethereum and Polkadot. For the first time, MEW users will gain...

Aug 02 2022

Blockchain.com successfully secures registration in the Cayman Islands

Aug 02 2022 Published at CryptoNinjas under tags  blockchain.com featured regulation

Blockchain.com, the provider of crypto solutions for traders, funds, allocators, VCs, and crypto operators, announced today that it has secured registration in the Cayman Islands. The company can now provide regulated custodial services, operate an exchange, and offer OTC crypto brokerage services for institutional...

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