Pantera Capital CEO: Investors ‘Overreacting’ to ETF Delay, Should Focus on Bullish News

Pantera Capital CEO: Investors ‘Overreacting’ to ETF Delay, Should Focus on Bullish News Pantera Capital CEO Dan Morehead claimed that crypto markets are reflecting some overreaction from investors recently, in comments to CNBC August 8. Speaking in an interview on CNBC’s “Fast Money,” Morehead suggested that investors have exaggerated the importance of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission…

Barclays Sponsors Blockchain Hackathon to Explore Derivatives Contracts Processing

Barclays Sponsors Blockchain Hackathon to Explore Derivatives Contracts Processing British investment bank Barclays is sponsoring a hackathon to find the best blockchain solution to increase the efficiency of derivatives contracts processing, according to an announcement published August 9. Barclays is partnering with other market majors like Deloitte, the International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA) and Thomson Reuters for the event. At the…

Attacker Installs Crypto Mining Malware on Over 170,000 Devices

Attacker Installs Crypto Mining Malware on Over 170,000 Devices More than 170,000 devices in Brazil were targeted in a cryptojacking attack last month. According to a blog post published by security firm Trustwave, a wide-scale cyberattack was launched on MicroTik routers late last month. The effort led to the installation of the Coinhive mining software in a “mass” infection of…

Binance Offers First Look At Planned Decentralized Crypto Exchange

Binance Offers First Look At Planned Decentralized Crypto Exchange Cryptocurrency exchange Binance unveiled the platform’s first look at its upcoming decentralized exchange (DEX) on Thursday. Binance, one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges by trading volume, announced back in March that it plans to launch a new public blockchain for the purposes of developing the Binance Chain,…

Wikipedia Competitor Everipedia’s Blockchain Is Now Live

Wikipedia Competitor Everipedia’s Blockchain Is Now Live The mainnet for decentralized encyclopedia startup Everipedia is now live. The blockchain-based Wikipedia competitor announced the launch on Thursday, allowing users to earn its IQ tokens for adding or editing articles to the platform. These tokens, in turn, will let users participate and vote on network governance issues. Everipedia’s…

Litecoin (LTC) Technical Analysis: Time To Make Litecoin Mainstream

Litecoin (LTC) Technical Analysis: Time To Make Litecoin Mainstream Fortunately for traders and Litecoin enthusiasts, this deep bear market might be a good time for adoption according to Charlie Lee. Of course, since time immemorial, mass adoption of any product-centralized or otherwise attracts value and Litecoin is no exception. In the meantime though, Litecoin as…

Overstock Blockchain Spin-Off Raises $134 Million – With Millions More Committed

Overstock Blockchain Spin-Off Raises $134 Million – With Millions More Committed Overstock.com subsidiary tZero raised $134 million in its security token offering, the company said Thursday. The announcement – revealed as part of Overstock’s second-quarter results – was paired with a separate disclosure revealing that Hong Kong-based equity firm GSR Capital has agreed to invest…

Litecoin, EOS, Stellar Lumens, Tron, IOTA Technical Analysis: Altcoins Stabilize and Likely to Retest Recent Break out Levels

Litecoin, EOS, Stellar Lumens, Tron, IOTA Technical Analysis: Altcoins Stabilize and Likely to Retest Recent Break out Levels Though altcoins are finding reprieve following rapid depreciation mid this week, the fact that most are trading at new 2018 lows as IOTA, Litecoin while some as EOS and Stellar Lumens are retesting important support line means…

Bitcoiners Flee to Censorship-Resistant Platforms Amidst Social Media Clampdown

Bitcoiners Flee to Censorship-Resistant Platforms Amidst Social Media Clampdown There’s been a storm brewing all year on social media and this week it hit with a vengeance. Wave after wave of protest has lashed the ocean liners Twitter, Youtube, Apple, and Facebook after controversial passengers were forcibly ejected for speaking out of turn. As the…

US Software Giant Intuit Awarded Patent for Processing Bitcoin Payments via SMS

US Software Giant Intuit Awarded Patent for Processing Bitcoin Payments via SMS U.S. software company Intuit has been awarded a patent for processing Bitcoin (BTC) payments via text message (SMS), according to a filing published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) August 7. The patent, which outlines a system through which users can transfer BTC funds via…

Maersk, IBM Launch Blockchain Shipping Supply Chain Platform

Maersk, IBM Launch Blockchain Shipping Supply Chain Platform IBM and Danish transport and logistics giant Maersk have launched their global blockchain-enabled shipping solution, according to an official press release today, August 9. The new jointly developed blockchain solution revealed 94 organizations involved and 154 million shipping events already captured. The global supply chain platform has been dubbed ‘TradeLens,’ and its dataset…