Police Arrest Dutch Cryptocurrency CEO in Rumored $25 Million Fraud Case

Disclaimer. This article has been updated to change the amount involved in the fraud case, as it was misreported in an English version of a Dutch article on the subject. Dutch police have arrested a former entrepreneur for fraud after alleging he conned investors in a fake bitcoin (BTC) mining operation out of €23 million ($25 […]

Polychain CEO Says Facebook’s Rumored Stablecoin Blockchain Should Be Public

Polychain Capital CEO Olaf Carlson-Wee thinks Facebook would be smart to build its stablecoin on a public, open blockchain infrastructure. Carlson-Wee delivered his remarks at the Consensus 2019 panel “To the Moon and Back” on May 15. Carlson-Wee explained that the blockchain platform he is referring to is one like bitcoin’s, in which the creator relinquishes […]

Bitfinex Rumored to Launch Initial Exchange Offering Multiple Sources Say

Cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex is rumored to be launching an initial exchange offering (IEO) according to a Weibo post from Bitfinex shareholder and founder of blockchain investment firm DGroup, Dong Zhao, April 29, 2019. The news arrives at a time where Bitfinex is tangled in controversy worth $850 million with the ever-contentious stablecoin, Tether (USDT). The […]

Tim Draper to Meet with Facebook to Discuss Investing in Rumored FB Coin

Billionaire VC investor Tim Draper is planning to meet with Facebook execs to discuss investing in the social media’s rumored crypto project, Bloomberg reports April 12. According to the report, Draper revealed to Bloomberg that he is “interested to hear the story” around the project, claiming that he is ready to “see if it is […]

Crypto Startup Enjin to Back Rumored Samsung Galaxy S10 Blockchain Wallet

South Korean crypto company Enjin Wallet has reportedly been appointed by Samsung to back a blockchain wallet in its new Galaxy S10 smartphone, anonymous sources told Asia Crypto Today on Monday, Feb. 25. The anonymous interlocutors provided an image to the outlet that was purportedly posted by Tworld — Korea’s second largest telecom company. The […]

German Derivatives Exchange Rumored to be Launching Crypto Futures

Eurex, a derivatives exchange that is operated by German exchange organization Deutsche Börse, has announced its intention to launch several crypto futures contracts. The company is reportedly planning to introduce contracts for BTC, ETH, and XRP. Also Read: US ETF Ruling to Inform South Korean Cryptocurrency Market Eurex Expected to Launch Crypto Futures Contracts Deutsche […]

After Opera, Samsung Rumored to Integrate Native Crypto Support, Massive Boost For Adoption?

This week, major browser operator Opera has integrated a feature to purchase crypto into its Android app less than three months since announcing its plans to further explore blockchain technology. With a partnership with Safello, a European crypto exchange, users are now able to purchase cryptocurrencies directly from the Opera browser. Frank Schuil, CEO of […]