Hodl Hodl announced a P2P lending service, with no KYC requirements. Ant Group is continuing to research and release blockchain-based services. And what people are saying following PayPal’s crypto market entrance.Top shelfBitcoin buysFollowing a wave of institutional bitcoin buys, crypto custodian Hex Trust and multinational payments gateway Sia have partnered...
We’re obsessed with wanting to draw rational relationships between the price of crypto tokens and the value behind them. There is no shortage of viewpoints from analysts, entrepreneurs, developers, pundits or investors on this question. Just google “crypto tokens valuation metrics” and you will see the variety of...
Hodl Hodl, a non-custodial bitcoin exchange, is launching a lending product. The exchange claims it will be “the first true bitcoin DeFi” (decentralized finance) product.Starting this month, bitcoiners can borrow USDT, USDC, PAX or DAI stablecoins in a peer-to-peer fashion, without going through know-your-customer (KYC) procedures, leaving their...
The U.S. Department of Justice’s (DOJ) recent crypto enforcement framework is a threat to digital privacy rights, according to an attorney for the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF).“It was a complete disaster for privacy and anonymity and civil liberties in the cryptocurrency space,” said Marta Belcher, special counsel to...
Jones said he has been surprised by the "intellectual capital" behind bitcoin.
Bitcoin (BTC) was higher, following through on the upside after Wednesday’s 7.4% jump to a new 2020 high. It was the biggest single-day increase in almost three months. The surge past $12,000, with prices now around $13,000, came after the consumer payments giant PayPal announced it would allow its 346...
A few weeks ago a CoinDesk headline,”Why Hardnosed Bitcoiners Can Learn to Love DeFi,” caught my eye. The title was designed for controversy. Decentralized finance (DeFi) seems to be everything Bitcoiners reject: useless tokens created for haphazard projects and quick money-grabs driven by ponzinomics. All of this happening on...
The bitcoin market looks to be shrugging off increased selling pressure from profit takers after prices surged this week.
Multinational payments firm Sia is partnering with cryptocurrency custodian Hex Trust to help its European banking clients hold digital assets.“When you have one bitcoin, it’s not a big problem, but when you start adding 10, 20 or 100, you have a treasury and you have to decide where...
Two cryptocurrency trading firms are merging, and in a rare twist, so are their tokens. Voyager Digital, a publicly traded digital asset brokerage with offices in New York, has agreed to buy LGO, a French crypto exchange primarily serving institutional investors, as the company expands to Europe.The transaction...