Blockchain Needs Some Centralization, Says Chinese SEC Official

An official from China's Securities Regulatory Commission said complete decentralization is not the best way to reap blockchain's benefits. Source link قالب وردپرس

High-Frequency Trading Firm Virtu Threatens Legal Action Against Virtcoin

HFT giant Virtu has been the target of an apparent clone scam, using its likeness to attract possible investors. The company is threatening legal action and has already approached the...

‘Decentralized Bank’ ICO Miroskii’s Entire Team Is Phoney

A new initial coin offering (ICO) called Miroskii hopes to build a ‘decentralized bank’ by utilizing blockchain technology. Looking at the white paper and the website, it appears to have...

Bitcoin on Lightning Too Risky? Maybe Ice Cream Will Tempt You

An experimental San Francisco service is seeking to entice bitcoin users to explore the its in-development Lightning payments network. Source link قالب وردپرس

Decentralized Exchange IDEX Hits $13 Million a Day While Etherdelta Falters

The Myspace/Facebook analogy has been gratuitously overused, yet it aptly describes Etherdelta and IDEX. The former was once the only decentralized exchange in town, a hub of ERC20 tokens bolted...

Brazil Regulators Move to Block Bitcoin Mining Investments

The Brazilian Securities and Exchange Commission has declared a bitcoin mining company to be unlawfully offering securities. Source link قالب وردپرس

Patent Data Reveals the Banking Sector’s Strange Relationship with Bitcoin

Banks and bitcoin are odd bedfellows, but they do share some things in common. To its proponents, bitcoin is the future of money, but it still takes “traditional” money to...

GMO Has Mined Millions of Dollars in Bitcoin Already

The crypto mine launched by Japanese IT firm GMO Internet has generated more than $3 million in revenue over the past three months. Source link قالب وردپرس

Korean Government Officials De Facto Banned from Holding and Trading Crypto

The South Korean government has reportedly de facto banned all government officials from holding and trading cryptocurrencies. Even if their crypto activities are not related to their jobs, public officials...

What If the SEC Is Going After the SAFT?

Rumors are swirling that the SEC is targeting a notable startup structure for tokens, but no one knows for sure what would happen if it did. Source link قالب وردپرس