Jed McCaleb, who founded Mt. Gox and sold his majority share to Mark Karpeles, is being accused of fraudulently misrepresenting the exchange before the sale, partially leading to its 2014 hack and eventual bankruptcy.
With a massive user base that already has experience owning cryptocurrency, Facebook’s Libra seems ready to take off in Indonesia, but the social media giant will still have plenty of regulatory matters to iron out first.
With the launch of Opera Touch for iOS, users will have access to Web3 via the Ethereum blockchain, allowing them to use dApps and make transactions using cryptocurrency.
Over Twitter, Ameen Soleimani, CEO of SpankChain, outlined a funding and governance plan for an Ethereum organization that could work to become a member of the Libra Association. Crypto Twitter had a word or two regarding Soleimani’s idea.
While bitcoin’s current upward trend has increased the demand for mining rigs, manufacturers are also feeling the heat from established mining operations that need more computing power.
Researchers for the IOTA Foundation have released details of their plan to combine proof-of-work algorithms with proof-of-stake algorithms to improve the IOTA network’s ability to avoid congestion and tackle spam attacks.
Speaking at the Crypto Valley Conference in Zug, Switzerland, Thomas Moser, an alternate member of the governing board at the Swiss National Bank, said Facebook’s Libra project has yet to sound any alarms for the Swiss National Bank and that the country’s regulators are
With Bitcoin IRA offering hybrid crypto and fiat individual retirement accounts (IRAs) since 2016, the digital asset IRA firm has partnered with BitGo to launch crypto IRAs, allowing individuals to diversify their holdings among 12 different digital assets.
After an oracle error resulted in a trading bot receiving profits of 1,000 times their actual worth, an agreement between the bot’s owner and Synthetix saw the exchange platform get back 37 million synthetic Ether while the bot owner received a bug bounty.
In PoolTogether’s Ethereum-based lottery, winners receive payment from interest earned on pools of the Dai stablecoin, while everyone else receives the price they paid for a ticket back. Backers of the Libra investment token, Facebook’s token released alongside Libra, will expect to earn a profit in a similar way.
A bipartisan bill introduced today asks that platform’s with more than 100 million monthly users disclose what data is collected, how it is used, and to provide the monetary value of that data once every 90 days.
In a report published by the Bank for International Settlements, the
With fewer than 2% of Zcash users taking advantage of the network’s privacy features, Electric Coin Company developers and the Zcash Foundation hope a new blockchain with private transactions enabled by default will change how people use the network and its native coin, ZEC.