Telegram

Telegram

Telegram’s Gram tokens, the virtual currency of its “TON” blockchain, are being sold on unauthorized secondary markets ahead of the blockchain’s launch in violation of Gram’s purchase agreement. Some companies are even offering large...
Craig Wright

Craig Wright

Craig Wright’s request from April to challenge the ongoing lawsuit against him by the Kleiman estate was denied on Thursday by Judge Beth Bloom of the Court of the Southern District of Florida. Bloom said this was due to a failure on Wright’s part to...
Bitfury

Bitfury

Bitfury has launched an AI division in order to help analyze data more efficiently. The division, which is still in “research mode,” will be led by technology expert Fabrizio Del Maffeo, the former vice president and managing director of AAEON Technology...
Poloniex

Poloniex

Poloniex has begun crediting trading fees in bitcoin (BTC) for users of the exchange who were affected by a severe price crash in May. The company said that affected accounts would have their fees covered until they are fully repaid.
Amir Zaidi

Amir Zaidi

Amir Zaidi, director of the CFTC’s division of market oversight, is leaving the commission after nearly six years. Zaidi was responsible for creating a number of the CFTC’s policies regarding digital asset trading, among many other issues.
Tether

Tether

According to cryptocurrency research firm Coin Metrics, approximately 80 percent of Tether’s total holdings (over $2 billion) are held by just 318 people, colloquially referred to as the “Tether Mafia” by users on Twitter.
BlockFi

BlockFi

BlockFi, a firm that offers collateralized lending services with cryptocurrency, has raised $18.3 million in Series A funding led by Valar Ventures. The company’s founder said the money will go towards expanding the company’s staff size.
BitGo

BitGo

BitGo announced that the company would begin offering “staking” as part of its custodial services, allowing its customers to profit off of interest from their digital assets while in BitGo’s custody.

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