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8 August 2020 By Dominic Robinson
Binance owned Trust Wallet has hit a five million user milestone, it is now delving into the DeFi sector. Crypto giant Binance acquired Trust Wallet two years ago today. In that short space of time, the service has managed to amount 5 million users, and it is now expanding into the burgeoning DeFi sector. ... Read more

8 August 2020 By Lilly Harvey
The Ethereum Foundation is looking to hire a dedicated security team to dissect all aspects of Ethereum 2.0. The Ethereum Foundation will be building a dedicated security team for Ethereum 2.0 to study any potential cybersecurity and crypto-economic issues in the next generation of the Ethereum network. ... Read more

6 August 2020 By Lilly Harvey
According to a leading blockchain security auditing firm, Cardano will become the second biggest DeFi platform behind Ethereum, dwarfing Tezos. Quantstamp, a company that has been auditing Cardano’s (ADA) code base for the past two months, believes that after the Shelley hard fork, Cardano will trail only Ethereum (ETH) as a smart contract platform, dwarfing its arch-rival Tezos (XTZ). ... Read more

5 August 2020 By Dominic Robinson
On-chain exchange activity exploded during Bitcoin’s recent breakout, seemingly confirming the legitimacy of the price momentum. Bitcoin’s (BTC) recent breakout was accompanied by a massive spike in on-chain exchange volume activity, according to data from Glassnode. ... Read more

4 August 2020 By Evan Fitzgerald
The initiative launched by Europol has stopped $630M+ in ransomware demands since 2016. The No More Ransom decryption tool repository, an initiative launched by Europol to combat ransomware attacks, has saved individuals $632 million in ransom demands since 2016. ... Read more

2 August 2020 By Dominic Robinson
Lawyers for Brad Garlinghouse haven’t argued the Ripple CEO’s statements in extolling XRP were true, simply that they can’t be proven false. The federal case against Ripple Labs has taken an unexpected turn, as the legal team representing the firm and CEO Brad Garlinghouse have argued any statements they made overstating the utility of the XRP token can’t be proven false. ... Read more

1 August 2020 By Lilly Harvey
As Ethereum turns five years old, Ether is up 50% over the past month with two main catalysts driving the uptrend, namely DeFi and ETH 2.0. The price of Ethereum’s Ether token has seen strong momentum in July. Since the start of the month, ETH has climbed by 50% from $225.5 to $340 on Coinbase ... Read more

30 July 2020 By Lilly Harvey
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has publicly endorsed blockchain as an investment opportunity. The Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, has endorsed blockchain as an ‘opportunity in frontier technology’, renewing hopes that the country is warming to cryptocurrencies. ... Read more

29 July 2020 By Evan Fitzgerald
In a recent YouTube AMA, Charles Hoskinson gave an update on the promotion of Cardano across the African continent. Charles Hoskinson, CEO of Cardano (ADA) developers IOHK, took to YouTube on July 25 for one of his regular ask-me-anything sessions. ... Read more

28 July 2020 By Dominic Robinson
Binance is said to be “operating a recognized market” without authorization from the Malaysian regulator. Top cryptocurrency exchange Binance was added to the Securities Commission Malaysia’s list of unauthorized entities earlier today. ... Read more

27 July 2020 By Evan Fitzgerald
1 AM Eastern time is the most popular time in the US to search the biggest word in crypto. The hourly data from Google Trends shows that US-based searches for “Bitcoin” have consistently peaked around 1 AM Eastern time for the past week. This hourly data is only available seven days into the past, so we don’t know if this is an established pattern or a new development. ... Read more

26 July 2020 By Lilly Harvey
Opera users in the United Kingdom can now purchase cryptocurrency directly via bank accounts or digital banking app Revolut. Opera, a popular web browser, continues to expand its cryptocurrency integration by extending crypto wallet top ups to the United Kingdom. ... Read more

24 July 2020 By Evan Fitzgerald
A malware called “Lucifer” is targeting old vulnerabilities in Windows systems to install a well-known Monero mining application. On June 24, security experts from Palo Alto Networks’ Unit 42 warned about a new self-propagating malware that launches cryptojacking and DDoS attacks against Windows systems. The software operates under the name “Lucifer”. ... Read more

23 July 2020 By Lilly Harvey
The Ethereum Foundation launched two Ethereum 2.0 attack networks for hackers to break in exchange for a bug bounty. The Ethereum Foundation has launched public “attack networks” for Ethereum 2.0 based on existing stable clients. ... Read more

22 July 2020 By Evan Fitzgerald
KNEO is a new platform for connected edge AI devices through blockchain technology, creating secure private networks which harvest data as digital assets. Artificial Intelligence (AI) specialist Kneron announced the launch of its KNEO platform on July 16, combining edge AI devices with blockchain technology to create secure and private personal networks. ... Read more

20 July 2020 By Lilly Harvey
Ripple’s CEO said China is ahead of the United States in terms of crypto regulatory thought. Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse said he considers China ahead of the U.S. as both countries wade the regulatory waters of the burgeoning crypto space. ... Read more