Japanese Billionaire and Crypto Exchange CTO to Launch Fintech Venture

Yusaku Maezawa. Source: Twitter/@yousuck2020 The chief technical officer (CTO) of Japanese crypto exchange DeCurret has teamed up with Yusaku Maezawa, the founder of clothing e-commerce giant ZOZO, to co-create a new fintech payments business. Maezawa…
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“Check Out Thorchain (RUNE),” ShapeShift CEO Erik Voorhees Says

The chief executive officer of ShapeShift, Erik Voorhees, is cementing himself as a fan of the DeFi space. Decentralized finance (DeFi) has gained many supporters over recent months, Voorhees being one of them. He is an early adopter of Bitcoin…
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Industry Continues to React to OKEx Freezing Bitcoin Withdrawals

Yesterday, leading Bitcoin exchange OKEx revealed that it had frozen withdrawals of all cryptocurrencies, from Bitcoin to the altcoins it supports. The firm said one of our private key holders is currently cooperating with a public security…
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Top 5 Crypto Derivatives Exchange in 2020

Crypto derivatives are now among the most common financial products on any cryptocurrency exchange or trading platform, thanks to increased interest among the trading community. Trading crypto derivatives has its own advantages as it allows…

KuCoin Exchange Hacked, Approx. USD 150 Million Worth of Crypto on the Move

Source: Adobe/Oleksii Singapore-based cryptocurrency exchange KuCoin has experienced leakage of its private keys tied with its KuCoin hot wallets, which resulted in a hack of approximately USD 150 million worth of customer funds. The platform…

Grayscale Distances Itself from Fox News Shooting Controversy

Source: Adobe/eduardrobert After its three-week-old ad aired during a controversial TV segment, Grayscale, a major crypto asset management firm owned by Digital Currency Group (DCG), has distanced itself from the FOX News program in question. Grayscale…

Crypto Exchange CEO 'Assaulted, Extorted Staff, Ordered Data Manipulation’

Source: Adobe/Ariusz Under-fire South Korean crypto exchange Coinbit has denied manipulation allegations after police raided the firm’s headquarters – but an ex-employee alleges the exchange’s “violent” CEO assaulted staff, and extorted…

As Browser-Based Cryptojacking Surges, AI Could Soon be Hunting Hackers

Source: Adobe/pinkeyes The second quarter of 2020 brought a sudden surge in browser-based cryptojacking, with U.S. cybersecurity firm Symantec reporting a 163% increase in detected incidents compared with the previous quarter. To counter this…

Biggest Darknet Market Allegedly Exit Scams USD 30M In Crypto - Report

Source: Adobe/terovesalainen Leading darknet market Empire Market has reportedly shut down its operations, exit scamming the site’s estimated 1.3 million users out of some bitcoin (BTC) 2,638, worth close to USD 30 million. Reported by dark.fail,…

Slim Chance of New Russian Crypto Law Emerging in Autumn, Say Experts

Source: Adobe/alex57111 Insiders say there is a chance that Russia’s new crypto law could be drafted by autumn – a move that would see a set of regulations in place for the start of next year. But one claimed that that chance of such a quick…