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Report: Three Companies Backing Facebook’s Libra Crypto Project Getting Cold Feet

At least three companies that threw their support behind Facebook’s bid to create a global cryptocurrency network within its apps are considering leaving the Libra Association as regulators level on the project, Financial Times reports. The disquieted companies are not named, but some reportedly fear… Read More

Crypto Twitter Pundit Claims New York Attorney General’s Pounce on Bitfinex Highly Strategized

Cryptocurrency skeptics, in particular, these days are closely watching the showdown now underway between sister crypto companies Bitfinex and Tether and the New York Attorney General’s Office, which has alleged fraud at the two firms. As a bit of background, Tether makes a synthetic US… Read More

Fentanyl Dealer, a Bittrex and Poloniex Exchange Client, Sentenced to 70 Months

Sky Justin Gornik, 39, of San Diego, has been sentenced to 70 months in prison for conspiracy to deliver, distribute and dispense controlled substances through the internet and conspiracy to launder drug proceeds using digital currencies. According to the August 19th release regarding the conviction… Read More

Chainalysis Launches Software That Flags Suspicious Cryptocurrency Transactions on 15 Networks

Blockchain forensics firm Chainalysis has launched a “Know Your Transaction (KYT)…real-time anti-money laundering (AML) compliance solution for monitoring cryptocurrency transactions…across 15 cryptocurrencies.” Networks covered by the software include Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, Litecoin, stablecoins and ERC-20 tokens such as Tether, Maker, and Dai. The company… Read More

Engineers Bristling at R3, Some Claiming Corda Blockchain Unscalable

A dozen engineers who work or have worked for “blockchain” consortium R3 are contributing to a group chat critical of the company, The Block reports: “(T)he aforementioned group chat documents complaints ranging from R3’s so-called ‘poor’ company culture and concerns over its core, pay-to-use DLT… Read More

Authorities Find Stealth Cryptomining Set Up in Ukraine Nuclear Power Plant

The Security Service of Ukraine has found unauthorized cryptomining set ups in facilities South Ukrainian Nuclear Power Plant facilities Internet UA reports. One system was found in “Office 104” and another in dormitory facilities housing members of the Ukrainian National Guard, who are tasked with protecting… Read More

Patrick Byrne Goes on Fox News Making Serious Allegations Against Former Obama Administration Officials

Former Overstock (NASDAQ:OSTK) CEO Patrick Byrne was visiting with the studios of Fox News today following his abrupt resignation earlier today from the company he founded. Byrne is widely recognized as a pioneer in the blockchain sector having launched several companies, including tZero, targeting the… Read More

Overstock CEO and Blockchain Visionary Patrick Byrne Resigns Following “Deep State” Comments

In a “Dear Shareholders” letter, Overstock (NASDAQ:OSTK) CEO and blockchain visionary Patrick Byrne submitted his resignation as both CEO and board member effective immediately. In afternoon trading, shares in Overstock are up by around 7%. The move by Byrne came following the fallout from comments… Read More

BitGo Unveils Multi-Signature Wallet & Custody for EOS

Blockchain software firm BitGo announced on Thursday the launch of its new multi-signature wallet and custody for EOS. BitGo reported it now supports more than 200 coins and tokens enabling institutional clients to hold assets. BitGo further explained: “The EOS token is one of the… Read More

Old Banks Continue to Invest in Fintech Led by Goldman Sachs, Citi & JP Morgan Chase

Old finance continues to leverage one of its most valuable assets: lots of money. While traditional banks may struggle to innovate and adapt they continue to do what they do best which is to spend money on emerging tech to hedge against a sectorial shift…. Read More

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