Day: September 11, 2019

 

ETFs are Bitcoin-backed fiat notes with better legal protection, ownership and transparency, claims VanEck’s Gabor Gurbacs

Amidst the clash between crypto businesses and the U.S. government, VanEck is one of the prominent traditional financial institutions to seek SEC’s approval on Bitcoin ETF-like product to traditional institutions, aimed at driving the U.S. economy for the next decade. The company’s Director of Digital Asset Strategy, Gabor Gurbacs, featured in an interview to discuss […]

 

Ethereum network has opened doors to biggest decentralized fundraising, says eToro’s Mati Greenspan

Recently, one of Ethereum’s long-time supporter Union Square Ventures’ co-founder Fred Wilson expressed his disappointment towards the Vitalik Buterin-led cryptocurrency. Wilson detailed how Ethereum’s network has paved the way to several important phenomenons in the industry including smart contracts, proof of stake, programmable trust and a lot more. However, Ethereum’s scaling issues have been a […]

 

Ethereum, XRP, BTC and Litecoin deposits to be accepted on Binance.US from Sept 18

The much awaited launch of Binance’s U.S. arm finally marks its beginning as Binance.US announces accepting user registration from 18 September. The news was made public through Binance.US’s official Twitter handle, which said, “Prepare for Launch: http://Binance.US User Registration Opens Next Wednesday! @BinanceAmerica will open account registration & begin accepting deposits of BTC, ETH, XRP, […]

 

Binance Futures Trading Platforms goes live

Binance launched its much awaited futures trading platforms, which was made through a blog post that read, “Binance is delighted to announce the official launch of our Binance Futures Trading Platforms. Both Futures Platform A and Futures Platform B from the Battle for Binance Futures competition will be available for trading.” According to the source, Futures A […]

 

Nasdaq to efficiently track tokenized issuance using the Bitcoin logic

Nasdaq has taken charge to stand as the gateway for infusing crypto-related services. While the company has taken an aggressive step toward delivering decentralized finance, Johan Toll, Head of Digital Assets at NASDAQ Market Technology featured in an interview to share insights on Nasdaq’s tokenized assets. While explaining the inner-workings of the technology, Toll said, […]

 

Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency to expand scope of digital currencies after completion of pilot phase

Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency (SAMA), the financial watchdog for Saudi Arabia is considering to expand the scope of digital currencies to several banks and other countries after completion of its pilot project later this year, reported Al-Eqtisadiah. Hisham Al-Hogail, Deputy Governor of SAMA revealed that the pilot project was dedicated to understanding technical aspects of […]

 

Chinese ICO allegedly shuts down

While the fog around China’s recent crackdown on the established crypto businesses remains unclear in terms of the government’s intentions, Hangzhou local police allegedly have taken all executives of another crypto project, GXChain, into custody. The information was made public via prominent Chinese crypto enthusiast Dovey Wan, who tweeted, “Another high profile 2017 ICO project […]

 

Facebook: Libra Association responds to FINMA’s guidelines by filing for a license as a payment system

Earlier today, the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority [FINMA] released guidelines on regulating stable coins. The guideline detailed how the regulatory authority will classify and regulate stablecoins based on its nature. Importantly, the guidelines outlined how Libra would be classified by FINMA. The blog post stated, “The Libra Association asked FINMA for an assessment of […]

 

CoinGecko comes out with Trust Score 2.0; aims to address regulatory, reserves concerns by additional ‘measurements’

CoinGecko, the data markets aggregator, is stepping up its game once again. Four months after launching the original Trust Score metric, the Singapore-based company is set to unveil the upgraded 2.0 version of Trust Score, one that will filter out exchanges that purport “fake exchange volume.” As per a press release shared with AMBCrypto on […]