Crypto Listing and Delisting Announcements: Week 26

Source: Adobe/Wrangler Here is our weekly collection of digital asset listing and delisting, trading pair-related announcements by cryptocurrency 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:Balancer (BAL) BinanceListings:DigiByte (DGB)Compound (COMP)Delistings:StableUSD (USDS) Binance.USListings:EOS (EOS) BitForexListings:The Virie Project […]

Russian Blockchain-powered Voting Platform ‘Withstands Node Attack’

Source: Adobe/niyazz The operators of Russia’s blockchain voting system say their platform successfully repelled a hacking attack in the nation’s referendum on constitutional reform. Blockchain voting is being piloted in the cities of Moscow and Nizhniy Novgorod, and began on June 25. Citizens in both cities were required to pre-register their interest in casting blockchain […]

Class Action Alleges Visa-Acquired Co Was ‘Data Plumbing’ Venmo, Cash App & More

June 25, a new class action was filed in California against fintech startup Plaid, which was acquired by Visa for $5.3 billion earlier this year. The plaintiffs allege that Plaid violated privacy and data protections by accumulating and monetizing financial transactions of millions of users. The complaint alleges that the company accumulated this data by […]

Switzerland Won’t Amend Tax Law in Regard to Blockchain in Near Future

Switzerland’s existing tax law is applicable to developments in the blockchain industry, the Swiss Federal Council said. According to the federal authority, Switzerland does not need to amend its existing tax legislation in regard to blockchain and distributed ledger technology. No legislative action is necessary regarding the blockchain industry In a June 19 meeting, the […]

Why VCs Are Betting Big – Cointelegraph Magazine

How healthy is the gaming industry? Fortnite thoughtfully provided a concise answer to that question on June 16th. In advance of the much-anticipated unveiling of The Device, a live event on the game platform, slots were full half an hour early as eager gamers logged in to witness Epic’s latest twist in its flagship game. […]

Bitcoin Mining Difficulty Might Remain At Almost the Same Level

Source: Adobe/Konstantin Yolshin Bitcoin (BTC) mining difficulty is estimated to adjust tomorrow, offering a small change to miners following the highest adjustment in two years recorded two weeks ago. The next adjustment is expected to happen on Tuesday afternoon (UTC time). The next adjustment is expected in a day. Per the current estimates by the […]

Bitcoin Miner Ebang Mulls Crypto Exchange, BTC Refunds + More News

Source: Adobe/Open Studio 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 Chinese crypto mining company Ebang International Holdings Inc. is planning to launch an offshore exchange for digital assets in 2020, reports Bloomberg. The company wants to […]

Bitcoin and Ethereum Flash Sell Signals, Stalling Next Bull Cycle

Key Takeaways Bitcoin and Ethereum sit on top of critical support levels that have been able to absorb the selling pressure of the past month. However, the strength of these barriers seems to be weakening over time. Multiple technical patterns suggest that these support walls will soon break providing sidelined investors an opportunity to get […]

The US Plan to Monitor Illegal Crypto Activities More Sufficiently

The COVID-19 pandemic has crushed businesses, crippling life all across the world. It is costing darknet drug traffickers millions as well because their methods of moving drugs and funds have been compromised during the lockdown, according to a blog post by Chainalysis. “Darknet market revenue has fallen much more than we’d expect following Bitcoin’s recent […]

Crypto Market Sentiment Unchanged in 7 Days, Drops in a Day

Source: iStock/Nikada Following the last week’s large drop, crypto market sentiment score (sentscore) barely moved over the course of the past seven days. The combined moving 7-day average sentscore for the top 10 coins slipped from 4.97 reported last week to 4.92/10 this time around, according to crypto market sentiment analysis tool Omenics. Unlike the […]