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Winklevoss Brothers’ Gemini Exchange Adds Litecoin Support

New York-based cryptocurrency exchange Gemini has officially announced it is adding Litecoin trading and custody support.

0x Token Listed on Coinbase Pro Exchange

U.S. cryptocurrency exchange and wallet provider Coinbase confirmed it would open trading for decentralized Ethereum token trading platform 0x’s native ZRX token on Coinbase Pro.

Nearly $1 Billion Stolen in Crypto Hacks in 2018

Theft of cryptocurrencies through hacking of exchanges and trading platforms soared to $927 million in the first nine months of the year, up nearly 250 percent from the 2017 levels, according to cyber security firm CipherTrace.

Leading U.S. Universities Invest in Cryptocurrency Funds

Harvard University, Stanford University, Dartmouth College, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the University of North Carolina have all made investments into a number of cryptocurrency funds. This is what The Information reported on October, 10, citing a person familiar with the developments.

Blockstream’s Liquid Sidechain for the Bitcoin Network Goes Live

More than a year after its conceptual introduction at the Blockchain Association of Canada’s Government Forum in Ottawa, Blockstream’s bitcoin scaling solution made its public debut on October 10, 2018, after going live among its partners on September 27.

Roger Ver Plans to Launch Own Crypto Exchange

Cryptocurrency wallet provider Bitcoin(.)com plans to buy or develop its own exchange, its CEO Roger Ver said in an interview with Bloomberg.

Bitfury Launches New Enterprise Grade Bitcoin Mining Server

The Bitfury Group, a security and infrastructure provider for the Bitcoin Blockchain, today launched its new enterprise grade Bitcoin miner, the Bitfury Tardis, the latest generation of the B8 mining server.

European Securities and Markets Authority Injects €1M Into Crypto Assets Monitoring

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has budgeted over €1 million to monitor financial innovation including cryptocurrencies.

Hyperledger Project and Enterprise Ethereum Alliance Join Forces

The Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA), the global standards organization driving the adoption of Enterprise Ethereum, and Hyperledger, The Linux Foundation open source collaborative effort advancing cross-industry blockchain technologies, announced they have become Associate Members, respectively, within each other’s organization.

Malta’s Prime Minister Says Cryptocurrencies are “Inevitable Part of Digital Future”

During a speech addressing the general debate of the 73rd Session of the General Assembly of the United Nation, Malta’s Prime Minister, Joseph Muscat, has stated he “passionately believes blockchain makes cryptocurrencies the inevitable future of money.”

Interstellar Launches StellarX Decentralized Crypto Exchange with Zero Fees and Fiat Support

StellarX, a Stellar-based zero-fee decentralized crypto exchange was fully launched last week, as announced in a blog post by Interstellar, the company behind the platform.

ShapeShift Rolls Out Revamped CoinCap Crypto Tracking Platform

ShapeShift announced the launch of the redesigned platform CoinCap.io which offers real-time market data for digital assets. According to the Swiss company, the completely revamped service features a streamlined and simplified design, improved functionality, vastly improved data reliability and transparency, as well as enriched real-time cryptocurrency market data.