An aggregate stablecoin project has omitted both Tether (USDT) and Gemini dollar (GUSD) from its basket. The Neutral Dollar Project, which is based on the average value of several dollar-backed tokens, has told Crypto Briefing that neither GUSD nor Tether met the...read more
The DLT team of ING Bank is performing tests with a privacy feature called ‘bulletproofs’ developed by the Blockstream startup ING Bank Trials ‘Bulletproofs’ Blockchain Solutions for Turning Banks’ BTC Transactions Invisible Previous tests attempted by INGReal-life...read more
Changpeng Zhao, Binance’s CEO and founder, has stated Craig Wright, who claims to be Satoshi Nakamoto, is a fraud. CZ Binance Master piece! You have my full support, Peter. To be clear, I don't choose sides on technology. We let market do that. I am against fraud,...read more
More than $50 million in cryptocurrency has been stolen from U.S. personal wallets in the last 15 months, partly helped by a new hacking technique using switched SIM card identities. Five hackers aged between 18 and 26 have been arrested and charged with stealing...read more
EU Anti-Money Laundering Directive Calls for De-anonymization of Users Engaged with Virtual Currencies.
As you may have heard, the EU introduced the 5th anti-money laundering directive (5AMLD) in early 2018. As a result, localbitcoins (based in finland) is now having to enforce KYC checks. To clarify, "a directive is a legal act of the European Union, which requires...read more
Adult entertainment website CamSoda, ranked among the top 4,000 websites in the world according to Alexa,has recently started accepting cryptocurrency payments for various features on its platform. According to The Next Web, CamSoda users can now purchase on-site...read more