Zuckbucks or Bust: How SEC Rulemaking Hurts Startup Cryptos and Favors Big Tech

SEC guidance has created a more attractive environment for regulated tech firms like Facebook to offer proprietary cryptoassets integrated into their existing products that can be legally traded on existing crypto-exchanges as non-securities. Meanwhile, the SEC has targeted startup cryptos for increased scrutiny. Also Read: SEC Commissioner Says Time Is Right for Bitcoin ETFs — … Read moreZuckbucks or Bust: How SEC Rulemaking Hurts Startup Cryptos and Favors Big Tech

Wall Street Strategist Thomas J Lee of Fundstrat Global Advisors to Give Keynote at CryptoCompare Digital Asset Summit

2019-05-21 Stellar line-up of speakers confirmed including Bank of England, HM Treasury and FCA London 21 May 2019: CryptoCompare, the leading provider of cryptocurrency data and indices, today announced that Thomas J Lee, Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Fundstrat Global Advisors, will be giving the afternoon keynote speech at this year’s CryptoCompare Digital Asset Summit, … Read moreWall Street Strategist Thomas J Lee of Fundstrat Global Advisors to Give Keynote at CryptoCompare Digital Asset Summit

Market Analysis Report (21 May 2019)

IRS Says It Will Issue Crypto Tax Guidance The U.S. Internal Revenue Service is working on its first tax guidance for cryptocurrency since 2014, the agency’s commissioner stated yesterday. In a reply to Rep. Tom Emmer’s request for further guidance on reporting cryptocurrencies, IRS Commissioner Charles P. Rettig outlined a non-specific plan to release in-depth guidance in the … Read moreMarket Analysis Report (21 May 2019)

Everyone’s Talking About Security Tokens But No One’s Trading Them

There’s a party happening right now and everyone’s invited. The music’s playing, the fridge is loaded and the bathtub’s full of ice. All the ingredients for the sickest soiree are in place. There’s just one problem: the guests have yet to arrive. Welcome to the world of security tokens, where you can tokenize anything you … Read moreEveryone’s Talking About Security Tokens But No One’s Trading Them

CryptoCompare Releases Exchange Review for April 2019

2019-05-20 CME bitcoin futures up 263%; sharp increase in transaction fee mining volumes London, 20th May 2019: CryptoCompare, the leading provider of cryptocurrency data and indices, today released its April 2019 Exchange Review, offering investors, analysts and regulators analysis of key developments in the cryptocurrency exchange market. As with previous reviews, it covers exchange rankings … Read moreCryptoCompare Releases Exchange Review for April 2019

Market Analysis Report (20 May 2019)

CryptoCompare Publishes Exchange Review for April 2019 London, 20th May 2019: CryptoCompare today released its April 2019 Exchange Review, offering investors, analysts and regulators analysis of key developments in the cryptocurrency exchange market. As with previous reviews, it covers exchange rankings by volume; country analysis and predominant fee type model; derivatives and institutional products; fiat, … Read moreMarket Analysis Report (20 May 2019)

Latest Hack Sparks Concern Whatsapp Will Never Be Secure

Facebook’s popular messaging app with 1.5 billion users in over 180 countries has another major vulnerability. Hackers were able to covertly install spyware on iOS and Android smartphones using Whatsapp with just a phone call. “All of their security issues are conveniently suitable for surveillance, and look and work a lot like backdoors,” said Telegram’s … Read moreLatest Hack Sparks Concern Whatsapp Will Never Be Secure

Anchor a Document or File to the BCH Chain With Notary.Bitcoin.com

In my last article, I explained how to prove ownership of a specific address by signing a message with a public and private key pair. That’s just one way of proving ownership and verifying a valid signature, as BCH users can also anchor a document to the chain using the Bitcoin Cash protocol’s Script language. … Read moreAnchor a Document or File to the BCH Chain With Notary.Bitcoin.com

Markets Update: Bears Claw Crypto Prices Back While Uncertainty Fills the Air

Digital asset markets fell hard during the early morning trading sessions on May 17 as the price of bitcoin core (BTC) quickly tumbled from $7,900 to a low of $6,200 on Bitstamp. Many other crypto markets followed BTC’s drop in value, but over the last few hours, a good portion of coins have regained a … Read moreMarkets Update: Bears Claw Crypto Prices Back While Uncertainty Fills the Air