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Pomp Joins Figure's Board as Firm Completes $103M Funding Round
California-based fintech company Figure Technologies has completed its $103 million funding round led by cryptocurrency asset manager Morgan Creek Digital.
Bitcoin Recovers from Below $7.2K After Schiff Says 'Game Is Over'
Thursday, Dec. 5 - cryptocurrency markets have continued to trade sideways, with 18 of the top 20 coins by market cap seeing notable losses at press time.
New platform shows rankings for most influential Twitter accounts by cryptocurrency
Crypto research platform LunarCRUSH has launched a tool ranking the most influential Twitter accounts by their impact on specific cryptocurrencies.
Ex-Morgan Stanley Executives Launch Crypto Derivatives Platform in Singapore
A team of Morgan Stanley veterans has launched a crypto derivatives trading platform, claiming it is faster and more secure than some of the market's biggest players.
Microsoft Teams up With Enjin to Offer Crypto Collectible Rewards
That's the idea behind a new incentives scheme launched by Microsoft in partnership with blockchain gaming project Enjin.
Matter Labs Unveils Layer-2 Scaling Solution for Ethereum Payments
The latest ethereum hard fork, Istanbul, is bringing Layer 2 solutions to the network - this time in the form of a payment channel.
Pompliano Joins Board of Blockchain-Based Lending Firm After $103M Raise
Blockchain-based consumer lender Figure Technologies has added Morgan Creek Digital's Anthony "Pomp" Pompliano, one of the sector's most exuberant supporters, to its board.
Crypto Lender BlockFi Rolls Out Zero-Fee Trading for Bitcoin, Ether, GUSD
Clients deposit bitcoin, ether or the GUSD stablecoin with BlockFi, then take out U.S. dollar loans against their crypto collateral or earn interest on their deposits.
Fintech Arm of Chinese Insurance Giant Shoots for $500M IPO in US
OneConnect, the financial technology subsidiary of Chinese insurance giant Ping An, has updated its filing for an initial public offering with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission.
Canada-Based Crypto Mining Firm Great North Data Files for Bankruptcy
Canada-based cryptocurrency mining company Great North Data has submitted a bankruptcy filing, purportedly due to insolvency.
Microsoft Announces Token Collectibles on Ethereum Blockchain
Microsoft's blockchain-enabled cloud platform Microsoft Azure announced the "Azure Heroes" blockchain non-fungible tokens aimed at rewarding its developer community.
ENJ up 37.5% after Microsoft and Enjin launch rewards program on Ethereum
Microsoft and blockchain gaming firm Enjin have unveiled a novel tokenized rewards program based on Ethereum, Azure Heroes, and are piloting the scheme in "Selected Western European countries."
Top US Financial Regulators Urge Monitoring of Digital Assets, Stablecoins
A panel of top U.S. financial regulators including Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell urged federal and state officials to monitor risks from digital assets like bitcoin.
ChromaWay Doubles Down on Gaming With Antler Interactive Acquistion
Blockchain startup ChromaWay acquired Antler Interactive, a European immersive game studio in a bid to build out its existing game catalog.
Canadian Government-Assisted Bitcoin Miner Files for Bankruptcy Owing Millions
Great North Data, a firm that ran bitcoin mining and AI processing data centers in Canada, has filed for bankruptcy.
Bitcoin's Rejection at Key Price Hurdle Puts Short-Term Bull Trend at Risk
A sharp reversal from resistance at $7,800 on Wednesday has neutralized bitcoin's short-term bullish setup.
Circle Co-Founder Sean Neville Quits as CEO After Reshuffle: Report
Payments company Circle will install a new CEO at the start of 2020 after one of its original co-founders steps down from the position.
South Korea Telecoms Giant Ramps Up Blockchain Roaming Deal With China
South Korea's largest telecoms provider, KT Corporation, is boosting a partnership with China Mobile targeting blockchain technology and 5G roaming.
China's Hainan Free Trade Zone Pledges $140M in New Blockchain Support
Blockchain will continue to see major investment from China's Hainan Free Trade Zone with new funds fostering local businesses.
Stablecoin Adoption Can Impact Economy, Warn Senior US Regulators
A panel of senior financial regulators in the United States has warned the public about the purported risks of stablecoins and cryptocurrencies.
What Attracts Investors to Blockchain Gaming?
For one particular industry, the latter adjective isn't figurative at all, because blockchain can do just that - change the gaming market.
DGB gets delisted from Poloniex hours after DigiByte founder criticizes Tron
Over the past few weeks, Jared Tate, the founder of popular blockchain network DigiByte and its native DGB cryptocurrency, has been waging a Twitter war against one individual: Justin Sun, founder of Tron, the blockchain behind currently twelfth-largest cryptocurrency TRX. Tate's quips started off relatively mild, calling Sun a "Crook," though, on the afternoon of Dec. 4, the prominent industry executive released a nine-part thread claiming that Tron is not as above-board as its proponents claim it to be.
Crypto Exchange UpBit's Operator Launches Custody Service with Ledger
DXM, a financial services subsidiary of South Korean fintech firm Dunamu, has worked with crypto cybersecurity firm Ledger to launch an institutional crypto asset custody service.
Bitcoin fully retraces daily pump as bulls defend key support level
Bitcoin has had a crazy day, with the bloody battle between bulls and bears resulting in a chair-shaped pattern, with BTC surging from its key support level within the lower-$7,000 to highs of $7,800 before fully retracing back to its support levels.
Circle Co-Founder Sean Neville Steps Down as Co-CEO
Sean Neville, Circle's co-CEO, will be stepping down from his role at the end of the month.
This Cryptocurrency Seems Designed For A Post-State Society
Upstart crypto company Saga wants to issue a new global currency on the blockchain.
Crypto Loans See Solid Growth, Platforms Attract Community Interest
It may seem surprising, but platforms designed for loans and lending through the use of cryptocurrencies are a relatively new development for the crypto industry.
What Twitter Meme Wars Say About Crypto's Reliance on Figureheads
Gareth Li, head of business development and partnerships at Binance, had the crypto exchange's angular diamond etched on his arm to match founder Changpeng "CZ" Zhao's ink.
Former Morgan Stanley Developers Launch Crypto Derivatives Exchange
Eight former core developers from financial services company Morgan Stanley have launched Phemex, a new cryptocurrency derivatives trading platform, in Singapore.
Dash Decides to Update Dash Explorer to Improved Insight API
Michael Seitz, marketing manager at decentralized payment solution Dash, announced that the Dash Explorer will be updated to Insight on January 7th, 2020.In a Dec. 4 blog post, Seitz explained that Dash has made the internal decision to update the current explorer.
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