Day: February 22, 2019

Bitcoin Volatility Uncharacteristically Low: What’s Causing the Lack of Excitement?

Bitcoin Volatility Uncharacteristically Low: What’s Causing the Lack of Excitement? The Bitcoin price has become relatively stable over the last few weeks. In fact, according to Buy Bitcoin Worldwide, the 30-day volatility index for BTC is now at 2.55% — the lowest since July. What does this drop in volatility […]

Coinbase Reveals Its Procedure for Handling Contentious Forks

Coinbase Reveals Its Procedure for Handling Contentious Forks On Feb. 20, the San Francisco-based cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase gave the public an inside look at how the company deals with contentious forks. Coinbase engineer Breck Stodghill specifically discussed how the trading platform dealt with the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) split on November […]

University of Michigan Endowment Backs Crypto Venture Capital Fund

University of Michigan Endowment Backs Crypto Venture Capital Fund The financial endowment fund of the University of Michigan, one of the oldest and most established academic institutions in the U.S., is the latest institutional investor revealed to have entered the cryptocurrency ecosystem. Its endowment is backing a crypto venture capital […]

Liechtenstein Bank Creates Cryptocurrency Trading Platform for Institutional Investors

Liechtenstein Bank Creates Cryptocurrency Trading Platform for Institutional Investors A private bank in Liechtenstein has established a cryptocurrency trading platform for institutional investors. Balzers-based Bank Frick will offer the service through its new subsidiary DLT Markets AG. Also read: Irish Auctioneer to Sell off 315 BTC Seized by Belgian Police Investors […]

Company Evades SEC Penalty Despite Illegally Issuing Security Tokens

Company Evades SEC Penalty Despite Illegally Issuing Security Tokens The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has decided not to impose a penalty on a company that had issued security tokens without its approval and without qualifying for an exemption. The company raised approximately $ 12.7 million. Also read: SEC Chair […]

In the Daily: Quadrigacx Transfer, Tokenized Bonds, Beam Investment, Rakuten Pay

In the Daily: Quadrigacx Transfer, Tokenized Bonds, Beam Investment, Rakuten Pay In this edition of The Daily, Canadian exchange Quadrigacx has transferred its remaining crypto funds to the court appointed monitor Ernst & Young. In Germany, the federal securities regulator Bafin has authorized an STO. Also, Beam has found a […]

Samsung Galaxy S10 Breaks into the Cryptocurrency Space

Samsung Galaxy S10 Breaks into the Cryptocurrency Space Less than 24 hours ago, Samsung Mobile announced the release of its next-generation Galaxy smartphone. The new Samsung Galaxy S10 is beautifully designed, and it includes a new feature that many crypto enthusiasts might appreciate. Meet the Next Generation Galaxy. #GalaxyS10Learn more: […]