Bitcoin Halving Could Leave Price at $20K-$50K, Hedge Fund Manager Says

Lightning Capital is a small hedge fund, with roughly $500,000 of assets, but Hwang’s prediction adds to a growing number of estimates from investors and analysts trying to gauge the potential impact of the halving – where the number of… Read moreBitcoin Halving Could Leave Price at $20K-$50K, Hedge Fund Manager Says

Swiss Startup Amun Wins Regulatory Approval to Sell Crypto-ETPs to EU Retailers

Listing on other regulated exchanges is expected to be approved by the EU in 2020, Rashwan said. However, product listings must be approved by individual exchanges. Still, Rashwan said the firm is eyeing three of Europe’s largest exchanges for next… Read moreSwiss Startup Amun Wins Regulatory Approval to Sell Crypto-ETPs to EU Retailers

Nayuta Claims Its Android Lightning Wallet Is the First to Build in a Bitcoin Full Node

“In the bitcoin space, only a fully [validating] node is the perfect solution for self-sovereignty. On the other hand, the SPV node is superior for storage size, internet connection bandwidth, and power consumption. We think that there may exist a… Read moreNayuta Claims Its Android Lightning Wallet Is the First to Build in a Bitcoin Full Node

Telegram Investor Documents Say BNY Mellon, Credit Suisse Helped Process $1.7B ICO

A bunch of smaller investors were approved to get in via a California-based fund managed by Elysium Ventures, the messages show. The list includes tech industry celebrities such as WordPress creator Matt Mullenweg, Foursquare co-founder Naveen Selvadurai, co-founder and CEO… Read moreTelegram Investor Documents Say BNY Mellon, Credit Suisse Helped Process $1.7B ICO

BTSE Exchange Plans $50M Token Raise on Blockstream’s Ethereum Rival Liquid

The idea was in vogue mid-decade until the emergence of ethereum, which was designed specifically for such use cases, and became the go-to launching pad for initial coin offerings, security tokens, non-fungible collectibles and the like. But Liquid, launched in… Read moreBTSE Exchange Plans $50M Token Raise on Blockstream’s Ethereum Rival Liquid

LedgerX Places Founders on Administrative Leave After Tussle With CFTC

LedgerX offers bitcoin derivatives products to institutional and retail investors in the U.S., primarily physically-settled options and swaps contracts. The company failed in a bid to launch physically-settled bitcoin futures earlier this year, though its application to modify a Commodity… Read moreLedgerX Places Founders on Administrative Leave After Tussle With CFTC

Cryptojacking Malware Devs Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison

From its founding in 2007 to its members’ apprehension and eventual extradition in late 2016, the Bayrob Group, which operated out of Bucharest, Romania, ran a sprawling hacking and malware operation. They deployed trojan malware in seemingly mundane emails from well-known… Read moreCryptojacking Malware Devs Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison

Brazilian Police Bust Alleged Crypto Fraud That Cost Investors $360M

Scammers targeted their network of victims through social media. After the victims sent funds, the suspects told them to wait as their investments grew three to four percent daily. But victims were not allowed to withdraw, the police alleged, and… Read moreBrazilian Police Bust Alleged Crypto Fraud That Cost Investors $360M

The Safello Story: Smaller Crypto Exchanges Must Partner to Survive

Edge, a San Diego-based startup originally found in 2013 as Airbitz, has partnered with the incumbent Israeli exchange Bits of Gold, the lightning-friendly brokerage Moonpay and several other startups. From the users’ perspective, they may not even need to create… Read moreThe Safello Story: Smaller Crypto Exchanges Must Partner to Survive