Interview with Komodo’s CTO, How Atomic Swaps Will Change How Cryptocurrency is Traded

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CryptoSlate interviewed Kadan Stadelmann, chief technical officer at Komodo Platform, on why atomic swaps could transform how cryptocurrency is exchanged. The interview also covered how the Komodo team is surviving the down market and his predictions about the future of crypto and blockchain. Background on Kadan Stadelmann Our interviewee has used his software development and…

Binance Coin (BNB) Rallies, Triples in Value in Three Months

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Binance Coin (BNB), the native token of one of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges in the world, has seen its value triple in the past three months, arguably making it the best performing cryptocurrency of the quarter. This has led some experts to speculate that Binance Coin could be following in Bitcoin’s footsteps, which rose to…

Binance Announces Bounty for Submitting Crypto Jargon Definitions

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Binance Academy announced a bounty program that will reward individuals for submitting terms to be included in a crypto glossary. The program is part of a broader project aimed at providing free and impartial educational materials on cryptocurrencies and blockchain. The Bounty Program in Detail The two-week program was announced on 14th Mar. and is…

Bitcoin and Binance in Real-Estate: Australia to Hold World’s First Live Property Auction Using Crypto

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Binance has partnered with James Pratt Auctions and NuYen Exchange to launch the world’s first live property auction using cryptocurrencies. The auction will commence on Apr. 8th and buyers will be able to use Bitcoin (BTC) and Binance Coin (BNB) to purchase a beach-front modern mansion in the town of Casuarina in East Australia. World’s…

Canadian Court Grants QuadrigaCX 45-Day Extension to Recover Crypto Assets

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The Supreme Court of Canada granted QuadrigaCX a 45-day extension to recover cryptocurrency assets that went missing after its founder’s death, keeping the exchange safe from creditor lawsuits while the investigation continues into the loss of $190 million in crypto. QuadrigaCX Receives Extension Following the death of its founder and CEO back in Dec. 2018,…

Examining the #DeleteCoinbase Controversy: Is Coinbase Selling User Data?

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One Coinbase executive recently said that its partners were “selling client data to outside sources,” stoking privacy concerns. Controversy has been brewing since the exchange’s acquisition of blockchain analytics company Neutrino on Feb. 19th. Purportedly, the founder of Neutrino is also the founder of spyware development firm Hacking Team, a company which was criticized for…

Quadriga’s Cold Wallets “Empty Since April,” Brian Armstrong Suspicious, and Kraken Announces $100,000 for Tips

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There is mounting evidence that there is more to the QuadrigaCX incident. Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong is suspicious, Kraken suggestively announced $100,000 for tips, and Bloomberg recently reported that Quadriga’s cold wallets “have been empty since April.” Activity from cryptocurrency figureheads and evidence coming from Canadian authorities could suggest there is more to the story…

Ripple XRP Now Available to Retail Investors on Coinbase.com and Its Mobile Apps

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XRP is now available to retail investors on Coinbase.com and the Coinbase iOS and Android mobile apps. The move comes shortly after the exchange listed XRP on Coinbase Pro, its trading platform designed for more sophisticated users. On Feb. 28th, Coinbase announced that users will now be able to buy, sell, send, and receive XRP…

Cryptocurrency Accounts for Less Than 2% of All Japanese Money Laundering Cases

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Money laundering cases related to cryptocurrencies in Japan have increased significantly in 2018. Nevertheless, their number remains a fraction of the total. According to the Japanese press, the majority of reported money laundering instances actually involve banks and other traditional financial institutions. Also read: Platform for Crypto Payments to Bank Accounts Launching in the UK…

Brian Armstrong Speculates the Death of Quadriga’s CEO Was Used as Cover for Mismanagement

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Brian Armstrong, the CEO and co-founder of Coinbase, made a public statement speculating that QuadrigaCX—the exchange that lost $135 million in customer funds—may have used its CEO’s death as cover for earlier mismanagement. Brian Armstrong took to Twitter on Feb. 21st to share his perspective on what could have happened to QuadrigaCX. According to the…