Facebook in Talks With Coinbase, Winklevoss’ Gemini to Launch Its Globalcoin: FT Report

Anonymous sources say that Facebook’s upcoming Globalcoin project is “bigger and more open” than just a payment method. Social media giant Facebook has reportedly held talks with major United States-based crypto exchanges about the issuance of its own crypto, the Financial Times (FT) reports on May 24. Citing two people familiar with Facebook’s “Globalcoin” project, […]

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EOS BP, Explained

A closer look at EOS Block Producers: What they are, their function and how to become one. How does the EOS governance model fit in with the blockchain ethos of decentralization? In the past, the EOS network has been forced to answer to allegations regarding this very question. In October 2018, when the EOS mainnet […]

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Finance IT Infrastructure Firm Partners With Institutional Crypto Exchange Seed CX

IT infrastructure company Avelacom has partnered with digital currency exchange Seed CX. Trading IT infrastructure company Avelacom has partnered with digital currency exchange Seed CX, according to a press release published on May 23. The partnership aims to allow institutional clients of Avelacom —  an IT infrastructure provider for the financial services industry — to […]

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Blockchain Firm Raises $4 Million From Draper’s VC Fund to Provide Uncensorable Domains

Following a Boost VC-led $730,000 seed round in 2018, Unstoppable Domains now raised $4 million to decentralize websites. San Francisco-based blockchain domains firm Unstoppable Domains has secured $4 million in a funding round backed by venture capitalist Tim Draper, co-founder Brad Kam told Cointelegraph in an email on May 23. Following a $730,000 seed round […]

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Crypto Lender Dharma Adds Support for USDC

Dharma hopes the addition of USDC will attract mainstream investors to its decentralized lending platform. Crypto lender Dharma has begun supporting the peer-to-peer lending of USDC, The Block reported on May 22. Before now, the San Francisco-based company only supported Dai, a stablecoin backed by ether (ETH) that has been regarded as too risky by some investors due […]

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2020 Presidential Hopeful Swalwell Launches Crypto Donations Campaign

Eric Swalwell, a United States Democratic presidential candidate for the 2020 elections, has launched a crypto donations campaign. Eric Swalwell, a United States Democratic presidential candidate for the 2020 elections, has launched a crypto donations campaign, according to a press release shared with Cointelegraph on May 23. Swalwell, 38, announced his presidential bid on April […]

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DATA Ultimatum: CoinMarketCap Requests More Information From Exchanges to Make Market More Transparent

More on CoinMarketCap’s plan to fight fake volume reporting. Recently, CoinMarketCap (CMC), arguably the industry’s best-known cryptocurrency market data service, announced an initiative to provide “greater transparency, accountability, and disclosure from projects in the crypto space.” The move followed recent reports on fake volume data and wash trading among cryptocurrency exchanges that were published last […]

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