Institutional Market Sentiment Data is Now Available to Anyone

Estonian exchange, CoinMetro, has chosen to make their crypto sentiment analysis tool available to common users. This is the same tool that is used professionally by crypto hedge funds. Although the tool appears rather simplistic, CoinMetro CEO Kevin Murcko told Cointelegraph that the key here is that regular traders get access to exactly the same […]

Bitcoin Wallets were Letting People Get Scammed with Faulty Balances

Key Takeaways Wallet startup ZenGo discovered a bug in three popular Bitcoin wallets that takes advantage of Bitcoin’s replace-by-fee (RBF) feature The bug adds unconfirmed transactions to users’ balances and does not reverse them even when they are cancelled This allows hackers to double-spend Bitcoin and launch DoS attacks on people Share this article A […]

A Russian Blockchain Referendum Voter Managed to ‘Spoil Their Ballot’

Source: Adobe/Tait Russian electoral officials are claiming success in the country’s recent referendum on constitutional reform – which saw the country make use of a blockchain-powered voting platform for the first time on a national scale. However, one tech-savvy voter appears to have pulled off a remarkable feat – by spoiling their blockchain-powered ballot paper. […]

Venezuela’s Maduro Shafted From Gold Storage, Self-Sovereign BTC Shines

Venezuela’s allegedly corrupt leader, Nicolás Maduro, recently lost a court battle involving approximately $1 billion of gold.  “The UK High Court has ruled against Venezuela’s government in a legal battle over access to $1bn (£820m) of gold stored in the Bank of England,” BBC said in a July 2 article.  As a self-sovereign digital asset, […]

US Banking Regulator Invites Innovators to Talk Tech Virtually

Per a July 2 announcement, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) are opening up virtual hours for industry players looking to discuss innovation and new technologies in banking.  More venues for crypto to meet with regulators The new meetings will be capped at one hour […]

The Word Stimulus Means ‘Buy Bitcoin’ For This Exec

Parker Lewis, Unchained Capital’s head of business development, said he sees recent government stimulus talk as a sign that it’s time to pick up more Bitcoin (BTC).  “Every time that I hear a new trillion-dollar stimulus will be announced, I immediately buy Bitcoin,” Lewis told Morgan Creek Digital co-founder Anthony Pompliano in a June 26 […]

Ripple Is Becoming a Dumping Ground for Bitcoin Spam Transactions

Key Takeaways Despite its high transaction speed and low fees, Ripple is not favored as a Layer 2 for BTC. A significant percentage of the daily payments on Ripple is spam, highlighting the extent of low activity on the network. Lack of smart-contracts reduces Ripple’s transparency and bars it from participating in the DeFi and […]

Sun Sets on Offshore Banking as Assets Worth $11 Trillion Uncovered

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, or OECD, reported on Tuesday how automatic reporting in 2019 helped uncover $11 trillion worth of assets in offshore accounts. The result came as the Common Reporting Standard, or CRS, entered its third year of operation since its launch in 2017. Unlike many previous iterations of international tax […]

Nordic Crypto Startup Takes (Un)usual Growth Path Due to ‘Massive Potential’

Torbjørn Bull Jenssen, CEO of Arcane Crypto. Source: a video screenshot, Youtube/TEDx Talks The Norwegian crypto-focused investment and research firm Arcane Crypto is eyeing a public listing on Sweden’s Nasdaq First stock exchange by the end of the year as they see ‘massive potential’ for the company. An update from the company on Thursday said […]

BitPay Adds SegWit, BlockFi Doubles Revenue, 3 News From Cardano + More

Source: Adobe/pandaclub23 This is our daily, bite-sized digest of cryptoasset and blockchain-related news – investigating the stories flying under the radar of today’s crypto news. Crypto adoption news Major crypto payments company BitPay added support for SegWit in their wallet as an optional feature, and enhanced integration with Coinbase to enable users to directly manage […]