Such Borrow, Many Loan: Crypto Lender SALT Now Takes Dogecoin as Collateral

Cryptocurrency investors have another way to access capital without having to liquidate their portfolios. SALT Lending, which has issued more than $50 million in blockchain-backed loans, is capitalizing on the liquidity in dogecoin and has begun offering loans in USD collateralized by longtime crypto darling DOGE. Dogecoin’s profile has been on the rise in recent

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How Binance Decentralized Crypto Exchange Beta Launch in 2019 Will Impact the Market

Binance, the world’s largest crypto exchange by daily trading volume, is set to launch a beta version of its decentralized exchange (DEX) by early 2019. Changpeng Zhao, the CEO of Binance better known to the community as CZ, said on Saturday: “Just had a productive meeting for Binance DEX (decentralized exchange), where BNB will be

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This Off-Grid, Solar-Powered System Sends Crypto Through Radio Waves

To many, cryptocurrency is a way of securing financial independence from banks and governments. Those interested in going off-grid, distancing themselves from authority, and even “preppers” who believe that major catastrophe is coming any day share many of the values of hardcore crypto advocates. One point of contention is blockchain’s reliance on the power grid

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Crypto Bank Galaxy Digital Takes Massive Hit in Stock Market Debut

If you look hard enough, you can find a silver lining, but there’s no denying that billionaire Mike Novogratz has had a difficult week. Crypto Merchant Bank Has Rocky Debut Days after revealing that Galaxy Digital, his cryptocurrency merchant bank, posted a $134 million loss during Q1, the firm took a massive hit in its

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Coinbase Additions, Enterprise Patents, and Massive Hacks: This Week in Crypto

Make sure you check out our previous edition here, now let’s go over what happened in crypto this week. Also, make sure you subscribe for this weeks edition of The Bitcoin Podcast by CCN on iTunes or wherever you get your podcasts. Price Watch: Bitcoin fell nearly 8% this week after jumping above $6,800 early this week. The market

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Cathay Pacific Launches Blockchain Rewards Program for Flyers

Hong Kong flag carrier and airline giant Cathay Pacific joins a growing list of airline operators exploring applications of blockchain technology. In launching its first application of blockchain technology, the Cathay Pacific Group will issue air miles to customers over a single distributed ledger that will enable customers, the airlines’ partners and the airline manage member

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Hulu Cautiously Optimistic about Blockchain Solutions to Advertising Challenges

Video streaming service Hulu is cautiously optimistic about the potential of blockchain technology to solve problems faced by the advertising industry, particularly in the areas of data privacy and brand trust. Adam Moser, head of ad tech and platform operations at Hulu, told PCMag that the company — which, unlike its major competitors, serves ads

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Binance CEO Narrows on Sequoia-Linked Projects as Legal Spat Continues

Cryptocurrency exchange Binance has fired a shot across the bow in its ongoing legal dispute with US venture capital firm Sequoia Capital. Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao on Monday tweeted that the company, which operates the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange according to self-reported data, is considering requiring projects to disclose any affiliations with Sequoia when they

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West Virginia Becomes First state to Implement Blockchain Mobile Voting Solution

West Virginia is testing a secure military mobile voting solution for military service members who can’t vote in person.  It will become the first such state to test mobile voting by blockchain in a federal election . Secretary of State Mac Warner has declared the launch of a secure military mobile voting solution for the

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BitGo Claims Its Software Not at Fault during Bitfinex Hack

BitGo has declared that its systems were not breached, and its software functioned correctly during the Bitfinex hack. Co-founder and CEO at BitGo, Mike Belshe, wrote on the company’s blog saying: Our job is to protect your Bitcoin and continue to improve the security of the service. BitGo systems were not breached in this attack and our software […]

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