Steve Bannon is creating a ‘deplorables’ cryptocurrency to boost global populism
Gian Volpicelli – WIRED
Bannon will launch a token to power the global populist movement, according to people with knowledge of his plans
Bitcoin: No-Fee Cryptocurrency Trading App Takes on Robinhood
Jen Wieczner – Fortune
More competition is coming to the commission-free cryptocurrency trading market. Voyager, a startup backed by an Uber co-founder as well as an early investor in the ride-hailing company, revealed plans Wednesday to offer no-fee trades of at least 15 different cryptocurrencies, including Bitcoin, Ethereum and others.
Coinbase Finds No Insider Trading of Bitcoin Cash; Popularzier: Brian Armstrong founded Coinbase to make cryptocurrency accessible to the masses; he calls the online exchange “Gmail for digital currency.”
Jeff John Roberts – Fortune
Coinbase, the biggest U.S. cryptocurrency exchange, launched an inquiry last December into whether its employees engaged in improper trading related to the digital currency known as Bitcoin Cash. Now, Fortune has learned, the company has wrapped up the investigation and concluded no wrongdoing took place.
Coinbase launches gift cards so you can spend your cryptocurrency at the mall
Matthew Beedham – The Next Web
Coinbase is putting a new spin on the cryptocurrency wallet and turning it into a gift card – well, sort of.
The popular exchange desk has partnered with digital gift card provider WeGift to offer a direct route for customers to convert the funds in their wallets into currency for the high street.
USAVE Blockchain partners with GMEX Group to build secure digital exchange for physical gold
USAVE Blockchain (USAVE) is to partner with GMEX Group (GMEX), a provider of exchange, post-trade and digital technology solutions, to build the digital Monaco Gold Spot Exchange (MGX) which will enable secure trading of physical eco-responsible gold.
Decentralized Exchange Waves Scored a $6 Million Debut. Then It Got Hacked
Leigh Cuen – Coindesk
When a decentralized cryptocurrency exchange supports fiat tokens and courts banks, yet makes customer identification optional, all bets are off.