Tag Archives: Zcash

Coinbase Gets Regulator Approval to List Digital Coins Considered to be Securities

Coinbase Gets Regulator Approval to List Digital Coins Considered to be Securities

Cryptocurrency exchange and wallet service provider Coinbase has received approval from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) to list digital coins considered to be securities, Bloomberg reported July 16. A Coinbase representative told Bloomberg that the SEC and FINRA have authorized the exchangeto acquire security dealers Keystone Capital Corp., Venovate Marketplace Inc. and Digital Wealth […]

Coinbase Announces Five Possible New Assets, Makes No Guarantees For Trade Listing

Coinbase Announces Five Possible New Assets, Makes No Guarantees For Trade Listing

San Francisco-based cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has announced that it is examining the addition of five new coins, according to a blog post published July 13. The trading platform is exploring the possibility of adding new assets to its trading lists, including Cardano (ADA), Basic Attention Token (BAT), Stellar Lumens (XLM), Zcash (ZEC), and 0x (ZRX). Additionally, Coinbase said it will negotiate with local […]

Google Co-Founder Sergey Brin Reveals He Is an Ethereum Miner

Google Co-Founder Sergey Brin Reveals He Is an Ethereum Miner

Google’s co-founder Sergey Brin made the surprise revelation that he is an Ethereum (ETH) minerat the Blockchain Summit in Morocco Sunday, July 8. Brin is currently the president of Alphabet, Google’s parent company which formed as part of the tech giant’s restructuring back in 2015, but his “side hustle” is apparently mining the world’s second largest cryptocurrency, Ethereum, together with his 10-year […]

Crypto Prices Plummet Sharply, With Significant Losses Across the Board

Crypto Prices Plummet Sharply, With Significant Losses Across the Board

Almost all of the top one hundred cryptocurrencies by market cap have seen significant losses within the space of just a few hours today, June 22, as data from Coin360 shows. Market visualization from Coin360 Total market capitalization of all cryptocurrencies has dropped to just under $268.4 billion at press time, dropping a hefty $16 billion on the day. Total […]

A New Startup Has Zooko and Naval Betting on Better Crypto Contracts

A New Startup Has Zooko and Naval Betting on Better Crypto Contracts

If a series of high-profile vulnerabilities weren’t enough to persuade you that today’s smart contracts are insecure, a group of computer scientists that have been researching them since the 1980s just might. Announced Monday, computer scientists Mark Miller, Dean Tribble, Brian Warner and Bill Tulloh have launched a new startup, Agoric, to develop a secure, blockchain-agnostic programming language based […]

Hacked Crypto Exchange Coincheck Confirms Removal of Four Anonymity-Focused Altcoins

Hacked Crypto Exchange Coincheck Confirms Removal of Four Anonymity-Focused Altcoins

Recently hacked Japanese crypto exchange Coincheck will end trading for four privacy-oriented cryptocurrencies, Monero (XMR), Zcash (ZEC), Dash (DASH), and Augur (REP), Cointelegraph Japanreported May 18. Following reports from back in March, the exchange has now officially confirmed the removal of the four anonymity-focused coins will come into effect June 18. According to Coincheck’s blog, the exchange will remove the four cryptocurrencies to comply with counter-terrorist financing (CFT) and anti-money […]

Gemini Exchange to Add Zcash, Bitcoin Cash, Litecoin, and Ethereum Classic

Gemini Exchange to Add Zcash, Bitcoin Cash, Litecoin, and Ethereum Classic

The Gemini exchange has announced that it will soon be adding support for three new cryptocurrencies. The Winklevoss twin’s trading platform will begin accepting deposits in Zcash on May 19 with the same being extended to Litecoin, Bitcoin Cash, and Ethereum Classic at a later, undisclosed date. Gemini to be the First Fully Licensed Exchange […]

Australians Look to Bitcoin As Government Bans A$10,000 Cash Payments

Australians Look to Bitcoin As Government Bans A$10,000 Cash Payments

The government of Australia plans to set up a Black Economy Standing Taskforce that aims to reduce the weight of illegal economic activity in the country. To this end, the commission is introducing an economy-wide cash payment limit of A$10,000 to businesses. The public authorities’ intentions may be confronted with a rush towards cryptocurrencies as many […]

Bloomberg Partners Novogratz’s Galaxy Digital Capital To Release Crypto Benchmark Index

Bloomberg Partners Novogratz’s Galaxy Digital Capital To Release Crypto Benchmark Index

Bloomberg and Mike Novogratz’s crypto merchant bank Galaxy Digital Management have launched the Bloomberg Galaxy Crypto Index (BGCI) that will track ten cryptocurrencies from the “largest, most liquid portion of the cryptocurrency market,” Bloomberg reports today, May 9. The coins to be listed on the index currently are Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), Ripple, Bitcoin Cash, ESO, Litecoin, Dash, Monero, Ethereum Classic, and […]

Komodo Platform Partners With ValueNet Capital Ahead of First Decentralized ICO

Komodo Platform Partners With ValueNet Capital Ahead of First Decentralized ICO

Komodo Platform, a cryptocurrency project that focuses on providing anonymity through zero-knowledge proofs and security through a novel Delayed Proof of Work (dPoW) protocol, has entered a strategic partnership agreement with ValueNet Capital, Beijing-based venture capital fund. Komodo Platform To Launch World’s First Decentralized ICO With Help From ValueNet Capital Forked from Zcash by the SuperNET […]