Top 6 Virtual Crypto Conferences to See While in Quarantine

High-profile crypto conferences have had to go virtual in response to the global coronavirus crisis. Here are our picks for the top six while you’re under quarantine. The annual calendar for cryptocurrency and blockchain meetups, conferences, and events has been thrown out of sync as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. However, as a digital […]

Crypto Listing and Delisting Announcements: Week 15

Source: iStock/Michael Burrell Here is our weekly collection of digital asset listing and delisting, trading pair-related announcements by crypto exchanges that we found last week and today. Have we missed something? Do you have information about new listings and/or delistings? Let us know here. _________________________________________ BiboxListings:XRP BinanceListings:Solana (SOL) Added new trading pairs:Waltonchain (WTC/USDT)Streamr DATAcoin (DATA/BUSD […]

Gov’t Policy Behind Venezuelan Bitcoin Exchange’s SMS Gateway Service

Source: Adobe/Alpar One of Venezuela’s leading crypto exchanges says that government policy led it to develop a text message-powered payment system that will allow it to conduct transactions in a range of cryptoassets, including the nation’s own state-issued, oil-backed petro (PTR) token. The Criptolago platform wrote, in a tweet, “As per the guidelines of President […]

Bitcoin Options on Binance, Litecoin’s Horror Adventure, Ripple in Thailand + More News

A fragment of the “We Summon the Darkness” poster. Source: a screenshot, Crypto Briefs is your daily, bite-sized digest of cryptocurrency and blockchain-related news – investigating the stories flying under the radar of today’s crypto news. Exchanges news Binance has launched Bitcoin (BTC) options on the Binance Futures trading platform. Users can purchase BTC […]

The Best Privacy Coins: Crypto Briefing’s Top 10

Privacy coins have been lauded by some as necessary to protect users’ basic right to privacy. So, what are the top 10 privacy-centric cryptocurrencies? The Benefits of Privacy Coins Privacy cryptocurrencies occupy a sacred place in the cryptocurrency ecosystem. While most cryptocurrency transactions are traceable on the blockchain, privacy coins utilize a range of protocols […]

Weekly Crypto Market Sentiment Gains Trimmed By Correction on Monday

Source: iStock/da-kuk The market sentiment, in its forth week of growth, finally broke the 5 sentscore barrier, but these gains were trimmed on Monday. The combined moving average 7-day market sentiment measure, sentscore, for the top 10 coins, was below 5 for weeks, and the last time we’ve seen it just above this score – […]

Ross Ulbricht Says Prepare to Buy

This image is said to be hand-drawn by Ross Ulbricht in prison: “I let my hair and beard grow for one year after I was given two life sentences plus forty years without parole. Then I drew this picture of me in my cell.” Source: a screenshot, Instagram/freerossulbricht Before Bitcoin (BTC) greets a bull, it’ll […]

‘Serial Killer’ Bitcoin to Explode This Year

Dan Morehead. Source: a video screenshot, Youtube/Bloomberg Markets and Finance Bitcoin (BTC) is a “serial killer” correlated with traditional risk assets only “when the world freaks out,” and the crypto markets are about to “explode higher,” according to one of the most prominent investors in the crypto space. The remarks were made by Dan Morehead, […]

Prosecutors Want to Open 15 Nth Room Crypto Wallets But Have No Keys

Source: Adobe/Diana Vyshniakova South Korean police have seized 15 crypto wallets they believe belong to Telegram Nth room chief suspect Cho Joo-bin, who has today been formally charged with 14 capital offenses by prosecutors in Seoul. However, although the police’s extensive and ongoing investigation – which has seen officers seize data from five crypto exchanges […]

Russian Counterfeit Cash Ring Busted for Selling 1 Billion Rubles for Crypto

Russian authorities have arrested a group of several dozen individuals who allegedly sold more than 1 billion counterfeit rubles (roughly $13.6 million in nominal value) for crypto assets over the dark web. The Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs has described the scale and scope of the operation as unprecedented. Russian police bust counterfeit cash ring […]