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Crypto Hedge Funds' Average AUM Grew Three Times in Q1
The average assets under management of global cryptocurrency hedge funds increased three-fold in the first quarter of 2019, new research indicates.
SEC Again Delays Decision on Bitwise Bitcoin ETF Approval
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission again delayed a decision on whether to approve or reject a bitcoin exchange-traded fund on Tuesday.
Hyperledger Announces Aries, a Toolkit for Blockchain-Based Identity Management
Everyone has a form of sovereign identity, said Evermym's Drummond Reed during CoinDesk LIVE on Tuesday.
Facebook Hires Two of Coinbase's Former Compliance Managers
Facebook hired two Coinbase veterans to work in compliance this month, and at least one of them is involved with the social media giant's blockchain effort.
Digital Asset Finance Firm BitGo Announces Off-Chain Clearance and Settlement Service
Digital asset finance firm BitGo announced the launch of its off-chain clearance and settlement service in a press release published on May 14.
Pfizer Executive: Technology Is 'Basically Good Enough' to Ramp Up Production Blockchains
A Pfizer executive has challenged existing theories about slow rates of blockchain adoption - telling the Consensus conference on May 14 that the technology is "Basically good enough to have more production blockchains than we have today."
Floyd Mayweather and DJ Khaled Escape Lawsuit Brought by Defrauded ICO Investors
High-profile boxer Floyd Mayweather and music producer DJ Khaled have been dismissed from a lawsuit brought by investors in a fraudulent initial coin offering according to a court document filed on May 13.
Some Major Coins Still Making Gains, Others Trade Sideways as Oil Reports Mixed Signals
Tuesday, May 14 - Yesterday's rally in cryptocurrency markets has slowed, with the top 20 coins by market capitalization reporting mixed signals, according to Coin360.
Three French Banks Join R3 Corda Blockchain-Based Loans Platform
British financial software firm Finastra has signed three global banks on its R3 Corda blockchain-based syndicated loans platform, the firm officially announced on May 14.
Bank of France is Closely Watching Stablecoin Developments, Says Governor
The Bank of France has taken an interest in stablecoins, as indicated by the bank's governor Francois Villeroy de Galhau in a Bloomberg report on May 14.
Unikrn now allows users to bet crypto on top Fortnite streams on Twitch
Unikrn, one of the largest esports betting platforms in the world, has debuted a new product that allows fans to place crypto bets on Fortnite and Apex Legends streams on Twitch.
Emberfund Turns Your Phone Into a Crypto Hedge Fund
When we think about investing in crypto we imagine a single, monolithic transaction and then years of HODLing.
Samsung to Roll Out Crypto Features on Budget Galaxy Phones
South Korean electronics giant Samsung is planning to bring cryptocurrency and blockchain features to more phones across its Galaxy range.
Floyd Mayweather, DJ Khaled Escape Lawsuit Brought By ICO Investors
Boxer Floyd Mayweather, music producer DJ Khaled and two employees of an ICO project have been dismissed from an investor lawsuit by a federal judge.
RIF Launches 'Layer 3' Network to Scale Bitcoin-Based Smart Contracts, Tokens
RIF Labs, which developed the RSK Network for ethereum-like tokens and smart contracts on top of bitcoin's blockchain, has launched a "Third-layer solution" to help scale this technology.
BitGo Offers Institutional Clients New Off-Chain Settlement System
Crypto custody provider BitGo is launching a new clearing and settlement service for its institutional clients.
TD Ameritrade Exec: Tens of Thousands of Our Clients Are Interested in Crypto
Fluctuations in the price of bitcoin have not affected overall interest in futures tied to the cryptocurrency, a TD Ameritrade executive said on Tuesday.
Coinbase Rolls Out Trading in USDC Stablecoin to 85 Countries
Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase is expanding trading in the dollar-pegged stablecoin USD Coin to 85 nations worldwide.
Diar: Bitcoin Mining Hashrate Is Becoming More Distributed Among Pools
The bitcoin mining hashrate is becoming more distributed among mining pools, according to a report published by cryptocurrency research firm Diar on May 13.
Fintech Company Launches Crypto Exchange Platform Integrated Into Social Investing Network
Hamburg-based fintech company Naga has released its new exchange platform, Nagax, after an intensive beta testing period.
Australian Advisory Firm to Launch $250 Mln Digital Securities Offering for Mining Sector
Major Australian capital advisory firm PCF Capital Group has chosen permissioned blockchain ecosystem KoreConX for a $250 million digital securities offering.
HTC Debuts Smartphone In-Wallet ERC-20 Token Swaps
Consumer electronics giant High Tech Computer is rolling out in-wallet cryptocurrency trading for users of its Exodus 1 smartphone, according to a press release shared with Cointelegraph on May 14.
Shark Tank's Kevin O'Leary: Bitcoin Is Garbage, a Useless Currency
Shark Tank's Kevin O'Leary said that he believes bitcoin to be garbage during an interview with finance news outlet CNBC published on May 14.
Senior SEC Official Amy Starr: Securities Laws Are 'Written to Be Dynamic'
Securities laws are "Written to be dynamic," a senior official at the United States securities regulator claimed in a recent panel at Consensus 2019 on May 13.
Samsung's Budget Smartphones Will Reportedly Have Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Features
Budget smartphones released by South Korean consumer electronics giant Samsung will reportedly feature cryptocurrency and blockchain features, local English-language local media Business Korea reports on May 14.
Coinbase Expands Service to 50 More Countries, Launches USDC Support in 85 Jurisdictions
United States crypto exchange and wallet service Coinbase has expanded USD Coin trading to customers in 85 countries, the firm announced in a blog post on May 14.
Vitalik Buterin: "Microsoft has embraced the open community of blockchain developers" on Ethereum
On May 7th, Microsoft announced the Azure Blockchain Service, a tool that helps developers and companies create, deploy, and manage blockchain networks.
Blockstack CEO Muneeb Ali: 'You Don't Need a Blockchain' for All Dapps
Blockstack CEO Muneeb Ali criticized "Most" decentralized apps in the industry during a panel appearance Monday, drawing issue with how they are typically organized today.
HTC Has Added In-Wallet Crypto Swaps to Its EXODUS Phone
HTC's blockchain phone, the EXODUS 1, now allows users to directly swap between some cryptocurrencies within its native wallet, the Taiwanese electronics giant announced Tuesday.
Coinbase Opens Up XRP Trading for New York Residents
Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has launched trading support for XRP for New York state residents.