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Komodo's AtomicDEX Exchange Runs a P2P Full Node in Your Web Browser
The developers of privacy-centric blockchain Komodo claim that it has created an implementation of its AtomicDEX that runs a full peer-to-peer node in the user's web browser.
Coinbase Card Rolls out DAI as First Supported Stablecoin: Official
Coinbase Card, a crypto-powered Visa debit card from major crypto exchange Coinbase, now supports Dai, a stablecoin pegged to the United States dollar.
Deutsche Bank: crypto could replace fiat and "soar" by 2030
Deutsche Bank believes cryptocurrencies could replace fiat by 2030 as the "Forces that hold the fiat money system together" begin to unravel.
Kadena Blockchain Taps Healthcare Data Firm to Track Medical Cannabis Product
The first application on Kadena's public blockchain is a tracking platform for CBD oil.
Four Insights on Crypto Liquidity From Binance US and FTX
Fragmented markets are a salient feature of the crypto asset class.
Microsoft Is Using Blockchain to Help Firms Trust AI
Microsoft is pitching blockchain technology as a way to make artificial intelligence less scary for its corporate customers.
Mnuchin 'Fine' With Libra Launch, But Crypto Project Must 'Fully' Comply With AML Rules
Steven Mnuchin, secretary of the U.S. Treasury, has no issue with the launch of the Facebook-led Libra project - as long as financial rules are followed.
Thai Police Arrest 24 Chinese Nationals for Alleged Bitcoin Scam
Thai immigration officials have arrested 24 Chinese nationals who were running an alleged cryptocurrency scam call center in the Rama III neighborhood of Bangkok.
Private Blockchain Browser Brave Doubles Monthly Active Users in 2019
Privacy-oriented blockchain web browser Brave has seen its monthly active users almost double from 5.5 million in 2018 to 10.4 million in 2019.
Kraken Cryptocurrency Exchange Adds Support For the Swiss Franc
San Francisco-based cryptocurrency exchange Kraken is adding support for its latest fiat asset, the Swiss franc.
American millennials love Bitcoin more than Disney, Netflix, and Microsoft: Charles Schwab
New data from Charles Schwab, one of the largest retail brokerage firms in the United States, has indicated that the Grayscale Bitcoin Trust, which trades under the ticker GBTC on over-the-counter markets, is one of the most popular equity holdings amongst millennials.
Multicoin Capital Hires Principal in Asia as Crypto VCs Look East
As American cryptocurrency markets remain relatively subdued, investors are turning to Asia for fresh lifeblood.
Known Crypto-Hater Sherman to Chair Congressional Subcommittee on Investor Protection
The anti-crypto United States Congressman Brad Sherman has been elected to serve as Chairman of the Subcommittee on Investor Protection, Entrepreneurship and Capital Markets.
BitFlyer's New 'Instant Buy' Feature Lets Users Buy Crypto With Cards or Transfers
Tokyo-based cryptocurrency exchange bitFlyer announced the launch of 'Instant Buy' on its European exchange platform.
Deutsche Bank Research: Crypto to Replace Fiat Currencies by 2030
By 2030, the demand for alternative currencies will rise, with digital currencies eventually replacing cash, according to recent research from Deutsche Bank.In the "Imagine 2030" report, Deutsche Bank strategist Jim Reid raised awareness of the challenges the existing fiat system has encountered in recent years, specifically with the emergence of cryptocurrencies.
CryptoBridge Closes Down and Waves Relaunches, DEXs Face Tough Times
Around the same time, the Waves DEX also shut down to resume operations as a hybrid exchange.
Craig Wright asks for a 90-year extension to respond to latest court motion
Craig Wright and his legal team accidentally asked the court to extend the deadline for his response to Kleiman's latest motion by 90 years.
Ripple Files Last Bid to Dismiss XRP Securities Lawsuit Before Court Meeting
Even if XRP were a security, the investors suing Ripple brought their case far too late for it to proceed, the company said in a new filing.
Former eToro Analyst to Provide Crypto-Trading Course for Cointelligence
Mati Greenspan, the financial-markets analyst who stepped down last month from crypto-friendly trading platform eToro to start his own research and consulting firm, plans to offer training videos on trading bitcoin and other digital assets through the website Cointelligence.
Crypto Cybersecurity Firm Ledger Hires In-House Security Officer As New CTO
Hardware wallet manufacturer Ledger has hired Charles Guillemet as chief technology officer where he will oversee the company's security operations.
But Is Bitcoin Ready to Retest $8,000?
Bitcoin price slowed down as it met resistance at $7,800 and was unable to set a higher high above $8,000.
EU Won't Let Stablecoins Enter Market Until Risks Are Addressed
No global stablecoin project will begin operation in the European Union until the associated risks to monetary sovereignty are addressed, according to EU authorities.
Litecoin not in danger of a 51% attack despite bottomed hashrate
After more than 66 percent of its value got slashed since its August halving, Litecoin saw its hashrate drop from its peak of over 500 TH/s to just 150 TH/s. However, the network's drastically reduced computing power doesn't make it vulnerable to a 51 percent attack, data has shown, as its low price wouldn't justify the cost of the attack.
XRP forcing some investors out after massive sell-offs and a YTD return of -40%
XRP only saw its price increase by 78 percent, and today, it has a negative year-to-date return of 40 percent.
Stack Overflow VP Joins Crypto Lending Firm as Chief Product Officer
Cryptocurrency financial services firm Unchained Capital has hired Will Cole of the Wyoming Blockchain Task Force as its new chief product officer, the firm announced Thursday.
MARKETS DAILY: Casualties Ahead in the Cryptocurrency Mining Arms Race
Tune in as CoinDesk podcasts editor Adam B. Levine and senior markets reporter Brad Keoun run down recent action in the markets, interesting longer-term trends and some of the most important crypto industry developments of the day.
Ethereum's Top DEX Is Relaunching to Tap Istanbul's Lower Gas Fees
IDEX, the top decentralized exchange for ERC-20 tokens in 2019, according to etherscan, is launching a new DEX on top of Rollup technology, a Layer 2 scalability protocol only made possible through Ethereum's latest "Istanbul" hard fork.
Almost $9 Billion of Bitcoin Moved On-Chain in 1 Hour: Record
On Dec. 4, $8.9 billion in Bitcoin were moved on the blockchain in a single hour, excluding change volume, which is Bitcoin that returns to the sender.
Russian Smelting Giant Begins Testing Digital Trading Platform
Russian mining and smelting giant Nornickel has commenced testing its digital platform for metals trading.
Texas-Based Data Center CyrusOne Hit by Ransomware Attack
Texas-based data center provider CyrusOne has reportedly fallen victim to an attack from REvil ransomware, business tech-focused publication ZDNet reported on Dec. 5.