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Erik Voorhees and Salt Lending Investigated by SEC – Report

Bitcoin loans startup Salt Lending and its former CEO, Erik Voorhees, are said to be under investigation by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

Bitcoin Cash Forked Splitting Into Two Blockchains

A hard fork has taken place on the Bitcoin Cash network, resulting in the creation of two separate coins: Bitcoin ABC (BCHABC) and Bitcoin SV (BCHSV).

Binance Adds Support for Circle’s USDC Stablecoin

Leading cryptocurrency exchange Binance has announced it will list USD Coin (USDC), the stablecoin created by Circle and Coinbase via the CENTRE Consortium.

OKCoin Launches in Latin America with Fiat-to-Crypto Trading for the Argentine Peso

OKCoin, one of the world’s leading digital asset exchanges offering its services over 110 countries, announced today the launch of its licensed exchange platform in Latin America by offering fiat-to-crypto trading between the Argentine peso and several major cryptocurrencies.

What’s Next For The Crypto Market After Bitcoin Crashes to a Yearly Low

The flagship cryptocurrency sank to its lowest price in over a year on Wednesday, November 14, with the prices of other altocoins crashing heavily as well.

Stellar Overtakes EOS to Become the Fifth Largest Cryptocurrency by Market Cap

Stellar Lumens (XLM) has surpassed EOS as the fifth-largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization on Monday, November 12. At press time, XLM’s market cap, according to data provided by CoinMarketCap, was $5,1 bln, while EOS stood at $4,9 bln.

Swiss Firm Obtains Sharia Compliance Certificate for Ethereum-based Stablecoin

X8 AG, a Swiss fintech company has received Islamic finance certification for its stablecoin built on the Ethereum blockchain protocol.

Mike Novogratz’s Galaxy Digital Refocuses Advisory Services to Institutional Clients

Billionaire Mike Novogratz’s crypto investment bank, Galaxy Digital Capital Management, has announced it is repositioning its advisory business from focusing on small ICO advisory and blockchain consulting to instead serve larger, more institutional clients in the space.

SEC Cyber Security Chief Makes Warning to Decentralized Cryptocurrency Exchanges

Using any blockchain to create an exchange without central operations doesn’t remove the original creator’s responsibility. This was the warning Robert Cohen, the chief of the SEC’s newly created cyber unit, made in the wake of the charges the U.S. securities regulator had filed against Zachary Coburn, the founder of EtherDelta, an Ethereum-based decentralized exchange.

SEC Charges EtherDelta’s Founder with Operating an Unregistered Exchange

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has charged Zachary Coburn, the founder of crypto token trading platform EtherDelta, with operating an unregistered securities exchange.

Bitcoin Cash Surges Towards $550 as Major Exchanges Announce Upcoming Hard Fork Support

Bitcoin Cash (BCH), the fourth largest cryptocurrency in terms of market cap, is trading well over $540 on the majority of exchanges on Sunday, November 4, having increased by almost 15% over the past 24 hours, and by more than 24% over the 7 day streak.

Coinbase Deny IPO Rumors as Crypto Giant Closes $300 Million Series E

Coinbase announced a $300 million fundraising round on Tuesday, October 30, which puts the San Francisco-based company’s new valuation at $8 billion and makes it one of the most highly valued startups in the United States. However, in an interview with Bloomberg TV following the announcement, Coinbase President and Chief Operating Officer, Asiff Hirji, said […]