CFTC, DOJ Charges BitMEX for Illegal Derivatives Trading and Violating Money Laundering Laws

CoinspeakerCFTC, DOJ Charges BitMEX for Illegal Derivatives Trading and Violating Money Laundering Laws On Thursday, October 1, the U.S. Commodities and Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and the Department of Justice (DOJ) filed charges against cryptocurrency exchange BitMEX for illegal trading of cryptocurrency derivatives and violating money-laundering rules. The regulator has named BitMEX CEO Arthur Hayes, […]

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Ethereum Layer SKALE Phase 2 Decentralized Mainnet Goes Live with $80M in TVL

CoinspeakerEthereum Layer SKALE Phase 2 Decentralized Mainnet Goes Live with $80M in TVL Ethereum 2.0 developers are working round the clock to meet deadlines meant to solve existing scalability issues with the existing ether blockchain. Through an announcement on Thursday, SKALE, an “elastic blockchain network” working to support Ethereum-based projects, reported that it has successfully […]

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Social Investment Platform eToro Announces Staking Rewards for Cardano and Tron Holders

CoinspeakerSocial Investment Platform eToro Announces Staking Rewards for Cardano and Tron Holders Social trading and multi-asset brokerage company eToro announced new crypto services for its customers globally. According to the announcement, the company will offer staking rewards for Tron and Cardano holders and plans to add other digital assets in the future. “Staking is an […]

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Dapper Labs’ NBA Top Shot now opened to public in Beta

NBA Top Shot, the officially licensed collectibles game based on Blockchain, has been opened to the public in Beta, following a recent announcement. Launched by Dapper Labs, the basketball game is powered by digital collectibles which can either be traded, purchased, or sold for a cash equivalent. The blockchain development company said it recorded encouraging […]

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CipherTrace research exposes crypto firms weak KYC exercise

CipherTrace, a blockchain analytics and forensic firm, has revealed that most crypto firms’ practice weak Know Your Customer (KYC) exercises. CipherTrace carried out a research to reach this conclusion. CipherTrace research revealed that 56 percent of crypto firms lack healthy KYC practices which makes them vulnerable and used to launder money. The research analyzed over […]

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Maze ransomware hits U.S nuclear contractor: data leaked

U.S nuclear contractor hit by Maze ransomware Following a U.S nuclear contractor Maze ransomware attack , two offices of the US Treasury Department have issued advisories against ransomware pay-outs and state that they pose a threat to US national security. The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FCEN) has reminded crypto-processing companies of their obligation to file […]

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Blockstack integrates Chainlink to power Clarity smart contracts

Blockstack integrates Chainlink oracle solution to power its Clarity smart contracts. In a blog post, Blockstack’s marketing partner Mitchell Cuevas state that Blockstack developers will soon be able to utilize Chainlin’s oracle technology. Blockstack integrates Chainlink In the post, Cuevas explained the details regarding Chainlink’s integration as well as the upcoming Stacks 2.0 mainnet launch. […]

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Twitter CEO holds only BTC, not ETH

Twitter CEO, Jack Dorsey has announced that he doesn’t hold Ethereum and has never held the coin as he has only been a fan of only leading digital asset, Bitcoin. While giving a reply to Udi Wertheimer’s question on what digital assets he holds in his wallet, the Twitter CEO mentioned that he only holds […]

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Andy Bromberg joins Eco as CEO

CoinList co-founder, Andy Bromberg, leaves to become CEO at Eco The co-founder of CoinList, Andy Bromberg, has confirmed via a Twitter post that he will be leaving CoinList to become the new CEO of Eco. Bromberg’s sudden change to Eco Despite Bromberg explaining that CoinList “is growing explosively right now”, he describes this role transfer […]

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