Samsung, the largest smartphone manufacturer in the world by market share, announced that its new Galaxy S10 smartphone will include a feature for securely storing cryptocurrency private keys through its “blockchain-enabled” mobile services. Built-In Storage for Private Keys The latest flagship smartphone to come out of Samsung has caused quite the stir in the crypto […]
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Brian Armstrong, the CEO and co-founder of Coinbase, made a public statement speculating that QuadrigaCX—the exchange that lost $135 million in customer funds—may have used its CEO’s death as cover for earlier mismanagement. Brian Armstrong took to Twitter on Feb. 21st to share his perspective on what could have happened to QuadrigaCX. According to the […]
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One Ethereum address spent $450,000 in gas to send less than 0.15 ETH. Some believe it was a mistake, and are calling for better UI/UX to prevent similar mix-ups, while others speculate it’s an elaborate money laundering scheme. Ethereum Wallet Pays Preposterous Transaction Fee Crypto enthusiasts are puzzled about a few mysterious transactions, discovered on […]
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Mark Zuckerberg, CEO and founder of Facebook, expressed interest in utilizing blockchain technology for the authorization of data, such as logins and account validation, in an interview with Harvard Law professor Jonathan Zittrain on Feb. 20th. In the interview, Zuckerberg iterated his January promise where he said he would look into blockchain and cryptocurrencies for […]
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Vitalik Buterin, the founder and figurehead behind Ethereum, recently disclosed his cryptocurrency holdings, corporate investments, and other compensation in an act of transparency, likely to disclose any potential conflicts of interest he might have. Vitalik Buterin’s Cryptocurrency Holdings On Feb. 19th, Vitalik Buterin disclosed his investments and compensation in a Reddit thread titled “AMA [ask […]
Coinbase, the largest cryptocurrency exchange and wallet provider in the US, added support for Bitcoin Cash on the Coinbase Wallet app—allowing users to store and retain custody over their own private keys. Bitcoin Cash Supported on Coinbase Wallet App It seems that the crypto winter has had little effect on Coinbase, which continues to expand […]
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Binance has officially released its DEX testnet, a decentralized order-matching engine which will purportedly allow users to create wallets and trade cryptocurrency without trusting a centralized service. However, it also raises questions about how increased on-chain transactions will impact Bitcoin and whether Binance’s DEX really is decentralized. Binance Launches DEX Testnet for Peer-to-Peer Crypto Trading The […]
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Thirty people in Bangkok filed complaints with Thailand’s Technology Crime Suppression Division after they were allegedly scammed by cryptocurrency cloud mining company CryptoMining.Farm, the Bangkok Post reported. A total of 140 victims were allegedly scammed out of more than $1.3 million. The allegations state that the investors were swindled out of 42 million Baht—about $1.34 million. […]
Bitmain, the largest mining hardware manufacturer in the world, has launched a new 7nm ASIC mining chip which achieves new levels of performance, chip size, and energy efficiency for mining Bitcoin (BTC) and Bitcoin Cash (BCH). New Chips For Mining Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash Chinese mining giant Bitmain has launched a new generation of ASIC […]
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Coinbase, one of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges and wallet providers in the US, has acquired Neutrino, a blockchain intelligence startup based out of Italy. The move is a potential acquihire to augment Coinbase’s analytics talent. In a bid to expand its offering of crypto assets, US giant Coinbase has acquired a blockchain analytics startup Neutrino. […]
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