Justin Sun to Confirm Poloniex Stake Acquisition

Justin Sun, founder of the TRON blockchain platform, confirmed that he is part of an investor group that recently acquired Poloniex from Circle Bitcoin startup. He also spoke about plans for cooperation with the exchange. Circle acquired Poloniex in February 2018, allegedly for $ 400 million, planning to grow the business. However, the market share […]

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Bytecode Alliance Launched to Promote WebAssembly

Mozilla, Fastly, Intel, and Red Hat have teamed up to develop technologies that make WebAssembly a universal platform for safely executing code on any infrastructure, operating system, and device. For the joint development of runtime and compilers, allowing WebAssembly to be used not only in web browsers, the Bytecode Alliance community has been formed. To […]

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Bakkt to Launch Cash-Settled BTC Futures in Singapore

Bakkt’s cryptocurrency platform has announced that its custodial service, Bakkt Warehouse, has become available to institutional investors around the world. This was made possible through official authorization from the New York State Financial Services Authority (NYDFS). Until yesterday, only Bitcoin futures traders had access to custodial solution of Bakkt. According to Bakkt representatives, the custodial service […]

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Bitfinex to Issue Options & Gold-Backed Stablecoin

Bitfinex Cryptocurrency Exchange intends to offer options in the first quarter of 2020. Soon they will add perpetual swaps and futures for asset baskets, said Paolo Ardoino, technical director of Bitfinex and Tether, in an interview with The Block. He also said the company plans to release the Tether Gold stablecoin, backed by gold. Ardoino […]

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Huobi Chain to Go Open Source

Huobi Chain developers have posted a source code for DeFi services-oriented blockchain on GitHub. Later, regulatory control tools are integrated into it, reports CoinDesk. Part of the technical infrastructure of the project is provided by the Nervos blockchain startup. Company representative Bo Wang explained that the built-in components will allow regulators to control the placement of […]

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Libra’s Regulatory Struggles Are Irrelevant |

Libra is still facing a lot of hostility from regulators. Despite many companies leaving the Libra Association and Zuckerberg having a rough time before Congress, Facebook still continues forward with its plans and released its new fiat-only payment system named Facebook Pay. Facebook Pay was officially introduced yesterday. It was dubbed as a payment system, […]

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New SRBMiner-MULTI CPU and AMD GPU Miner 0.1.6 Beta With Improved Performance

12 Nov 2019 The latest SRBMiner-MULTI CPU and AMD GPU Miner version 0.1.6 brings some improvement in CPU mining performance thanks to better utilization of processor threads, though it seems that further optimizations might be needed. In a quick test with RandomX-based algorithms we are seeing an improvement in hashrate compared to the previous SRBMiner-MULTI […]

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Tunisia Won’t Launch Universa-Based E-Dinar

The Central Bank of Tunisia has denied rumors about the issue of its own digital currency (“e-dinar” or CBDC) based on the development of the Russian blockchain platform Universa. According to the press release, the regulator is really exploring the possibilities of the digital economy and, in particular, issuing its own digital currency. No concrete […]

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Tunisia Won’t Launch Universa-Based E-Dinar

The Central Bank of Tunisia has denied rumors about the issue of its own digital currency (“e-dinar” or CBDC) based on the development of the Russian blockchain platform Universa. According to the press release, the regulator is really exploring the possibilities of the digital economy and, in particular, issuing its own digital currency. No concrete […]

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