The Daily: Tether Regains Ground, Coinbase Does Dublin

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Today’s edition of The Daily starts where Monday’s left off: by looking at the latest on Tether, whose stablecoin anchors so much of the cryptoconomy. In related news, we detail Bitfinex’s banking situation and reveal why Coinbase has chosen Dublin to be its European headquarters. Also read: Tether Sheds Its Peg Tether Regains Ground The…

The Fall of Tether and What It Means for the Cryptocurrency Markets

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The demise of Tether has been a car crash in slow motion. An unswervable event that has played out over the course of months, it has reached a crescendo in the past 24 hours, with tether slipping significantly from its dollar peg. It is possible, perhaps even probable, that it will regain parity with the…

Exchanges Round-Up: Coinbase to Hire 130, EF Hutton Backs Acex Exchange

Exchanges Round-Up: Coinbase to Hire 130, EF Hutton Backs Acex Exchange

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In cryptocurrency exchange news, Coinbase plans to hire 130 additional staff at its New York office by the end of 2019, a recently announced exchange which will be backed EF Hutton has declared that it will launch before January 2019, and Digifinex has announced that it will replace its USDT pairings for TUSD. Also Read: Growing…

Gemini Dollar Code Review Reveals the Stablecoin’s Accounts Can Be Frozen

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This week a blockchain researcher named Alex Lebed published a code review on the new stablecoin, the gemini dollar, created by the Gemini Trust cryptocurrency firm. According to Lebed’s study, gemini dollar accounts can be frozen by the exchange, and the tokens can be turned into non-transferable assets. Also read: Markets Update: Short Term Recovery – Is…

Markets Update: Bloody Crypto-Markets Suffer More Losses

Markets Update: Bloody Crypto-Markets Suffer More Losses

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Leading up until this Tuesday a great majority of cryptocurrency markets have lost considerable value over the past few days. Since our last markets update this past Saturday, the overall cryptocurrency capitalization as a whole has dropped significantly by losing $20 billion USD. All eyes will surely be fixed on digital asset charts this week…

Token Forum Ushers In New Age of Blockchain Excitement in Seattle

Token Forum Ushers In New Age of Blockchain Excitement in Seattle

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Although 2018–full of steep price drops and unfulfilled crypto promises–has been a difficult year for the cryptocurrency market, innovators, investors and legislators continue to build and plan for a blockchain-based future. Jonathan Gagliardoni is the CEO and founder of Token Forum. Jonathon Gagliardoni hosted the first Token Forum Seattle on Aug. 9 at the Columbia…

BCH Roundup: Markets Spike While the Community Debates Token Protocols

BCH Roundup: Markets Spike While the Community Debates Token Protocols

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There’s been a lot happening this week within the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) ecosystem, and much of the community’s discussion revolves around tokenization concepts on the BCH chain. Meanwhile, the network has been running smoothly, and BCH markets seem to be reversing their trend after cryptocurrencies values were experiencing bearish sentiment for the past six months.…

Tether Announces Appointment of New Chief Compliance Officer

Tether Announces Appointment of New Chief Compliance Officer

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Tether has announced the appointed of Leonardo Real, a former anti-money laundering (AML) quality control manager at Bank of Montreal, as the company’s new chief compliance officer (CSO). The announcement comes just one week after Phil Potter, one of Tether’s directors, announced that he will be leaving sister company, Bitfinex. Also Read: Japanese Police Seize Cryptocurrency…

Binance Adds Ripple/Tether (XRP/USDT) Pair to Its Exchange

Binance Adds Ripple/Tether (XRP/USDT) Pair to Its Exchange

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Binance announced yesterday via its official Twitter handle that it added a Ripple/Tether trading pair to its exchange platform. Having been in operation since 2017, Binance has transformed into one of the biggest crypto-exchange services on the planet today. Through an official blog post, the company shared key details of fees and regulations that will…