The bear market of 2018 is neither the longest (so far) nor the toughest in the history of crypto. It was way worse 4 years ago when Bitcoin went down to around $400 just in 3 months after reaching almost $1200 in December 2013 and did not recover until January 2017 (three whole years !).
A Russian blockchain-related start-up Waves Platform will launch a decentralized exchange (DEX) for security-tokens. It was reported during online translation on Youtube by Waves’ founder Alexander Ivanov. The launch of the platform will take place within the framework of the Tokenomica project. The new exchange will be available to users closer to the new year.
The Binance exchange has made a step towards the Russian-speaking users. September 4, the company first published a post on the “token of the month” in Russian. Twitter users took this news with enthusiasm. There were also those who suggested the CEO Binance Changpeng Zhao next time in this way please the customers of the
A payment giant Mastercard is testing a new service – non-cash transfers using tokenization technology. The function is only available to cardholders in Russia. The service operates on the basis of its own platform Mastercard Digital Enablement Service (MDES). The service is available through the mobile payment service Samsung Pay. When making a transfer, these
CEO of the major crypto exchange Changpeng Zhao allegedly said to TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington that 90% of exchange employees receive their salary in BNB coins. Arrington reported it on his Twitter. Just one of the interesting things @cz_binance told me this week at @lcx event: 90% of binance employees choose to receive their salary
According to CoinDesk, Tube8, an adult video service and subsidiary of Pornhub, has teamed up with with the Vice Industry Token (VIT) to reward viewers for using its services. Hard Fork reported that the goal of cooperation is to fully tokenize Tube8’s platform. The service will integrate VIT tokens onto its website and pay visitors
The Indian government is considering using crypto tokens for a limited range of financial transactions. In particular, Inter Ministerial Committee (IMC) is working on the relevant regulatory framework. The possibility of using crypto tokens to pay for some services of enterprises in the public and private sectors is being considered. IMC was created in April
Coinbase Custody, calculated on institutional investors and other major market participants serving the largest crypto-exchange platform, has announced that soon can start to support about 40 new assets. In total, Coinbase lists 37 existing and future cryptocurrencies and tokens, including Cardano, Zcash, Stellar Lumens, Ripple (XRP), EOS, Monero, NEO, Dash, NEM, VeChain, Qtum, Bytecoin, Bitcoin
The Securities and Exchange Commission of the Philippines (SEC) has published a draft regulation of initial coin offering (ICO). The new SEC regulations consider ICO-tokens as securities, if their issuers can not prove otherwise. Before the rules come into force, the financial controller hopes to receive feedback from the public. The SEC press release says
A token trading platform Radar Relay completed another investment round, within which it raised $10 million. The well-known venture capital company Blockchain Capital is among the investors. According to the CEO of the startup Alan Curtis, the funds will be used to expand the Radar Relay development team, launch new research projects, and expand the
According to CoinDesk, a UK Member of Parliament Grant Shapps has resigned as a blockchain project advisor after it was disclosed that he was stealthily getting paid for his services. Shapps quitted OpenBrix – and left a parliamentary blockchain group he co-founded – after the Financial Times’ Alphaville revealed a covert deal between him and the blockchain
A partnership bitcoin-exchange Binance with a decentralized platform for financial services in the field of digital assets Libra Credit will offer users loans in fiat and cryptocurrencies. The loans will be secured in the BNB tokens. The new offer was the result of an investment agreement signed between Libra Credit and Binance Labs. Libra Credit