Online Sentiment Toward Crypto Market in 2019 — Attitudes Are Positive

Analysis Despite all of the bad press that the digital asset industry continues to receive on an almost daily basis, it appears as though the overall sentiment of the online communities in regard to this burgeoning domain is still pretty positive. For example, Comparitech — a research firm that provides its...
Posted On 07 Aug 2019

Ex-Coinbase CTO Is Behind Mysterious Nakamoto.com, Sources Say

Nakamoto.com is a website that’s more than twice as old as bitcoin, and for most of its life, it has just redirected to a San Francisco developer’s personal website. Now, though, according to two industry sources, it’s under the ownership of one of the best-known investors in crypto: Balaji S. Srinivasan, former...
Posted On 07 Aug 2019

Silver Price Breakout Begins as US Treasury Yields Drop to Multi-year Lows

Silver Price Breakout Begins as US Treasury Yields Drop to Multi-year Lows US Dollar Price Action Setups: EURUSD, GBPUSD, USDCAD, USDCHF US Dollar Eyes Fed’s Evans Speech After Bullard’s Commentary
Posted On 07 Aug 2019

Chinese Gov’t Hackers Are Targeting Crypto Companies: Report

News Chinese state hackers are performing attacks against cryptocurrency and video game enterprises, cybersecurity company FireEye claims in a report published on Aug. 2. Chinese government facilitating hacking operationsPer the report, Chinese state espionage cyber unit APT41 “targets industries in a manner...
Posted On 07 Aug 2019

Shenzhen Issued 6 Million Blockchain Invoices in 12 Months

News Major Chinese city Shenzhen has issued nearly six million blockchain-based invoices in a year since their inception in Aug. 2018. Shenzhen processed around $550 million through blockchain invoices in a yearAccording to a report by state news agency Xinhua on Aug. 6, more than 5,300 local companies in 113...
Posted On 07 Aug 2019

The ‘Vault’ Is Back: Coder Revives Plan to Shield Bitcoin Wallets from Theft

What if there were a mechanism that placed a time delay whenever someone spent bitcoin? The idea has been around for a few years now, and for good reason, it’s believed it could make it much harder for bad actors to steal funds from bitcoin users. Basically, someone holding bitcoin primarily as a store of value...
Posted On 07 Aug 2019

Standard Chartered Makes Letter of Credit Transaction Using Blockchain

News London-based bank and financial services firm Standard Chartered has completed its first cross-border blockchain letter of credit transaction in the oil industry with Thai state-owned oil giant PTT Group. On-chain letter of creditStandard Chartered announced that it has successfully executed a pilot letter...
Posted On 07 Aug 2019

Binance Customer Data Has Leaked: What We Know and What We Don’t

Binance, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange by trading volume, said it’s investigating the alleged leak of its customers’ verification information. The leak could affect up to 60,000 individual users who sent KYC information to the company in 2018 and 2019. This leak is said to be directly related to a...
Posted On 07 Aug 2019

National Stock Exchange Becomes World’s First to List a Tokenized Security

Seychelles’ stock exchange has just listed a tokenized security for trading, becoming the first in the world to do so. The exchange, MERJ, is licensed by the Indian Ocean nation’s Financial Services Authority as a securities exchange, clearing agency and securities depository (CSD), and is launching the token to...
Posted On 07 Aug 2019