My Block Info en-us Legit and clear news about crypto world Sun, 31 Mar 2019 22:58:19 -0400 <![CDATA[Up 100%: Litecoin Price Sets Q1 Performance Record]]> Litecoin's price doubled in the first three months of 2019 to register its best first-quarter performance on record.

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<![CDATA[Iran’s Crypto Regulations: What’s Happening Behind Closed Doors]]> The Central Bank of Iran's draft crypto framework has the local community worried, and getting it changed will not be easy.

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<![CDATA[The Ultimate Irony of Crypto Trading]]> Dave Weisberger, CEO of CoinRoutes, looks at some of the main inefficiencies of crypto markets, and how investors can navigate them.

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<![CDATA[WATCH: The Joy of Blockchain]]> Bob Ross takes you on a magical tour through one of CoinDesk's favorite Consensus topics: education.

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<![CDATA[Crypto Exchange Bithumb Hacked for $13 Million in Suspected Insider Job]]> South Korean crypto exchange Bithumb has had over $13 million in EOS stolen in a hack, but says customer funds are safe.

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<![CDATA[Canadian Municipality Set to Accept Bitcoin for Property Tax Payments]]> The Town of Innisfil, Ontario, will accept bitcoin for property tax payments from next month in a one-year trial project.

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<![CDATA[Meghan Markle: Does The British Tax Payer Know How Much 'Me-Gain' Royal Is Costing?]]> Amid media attention over Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex and member of British royalty married to Prince Harry, drawn to the former actress' lavish lifestyle, talk of her being "difficult" and hiring a new PR, do the British know what the royal is co

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<![CDATA[Justin Sun Draws Heat From Tron Fans for Waffling on Promised Prizes]]> There's an unclear line between Tron Foundation accounts and CEO Justin Sun's personal expenditures on the community, as a recent Tesla giveaway shows.

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<![CDATA[Bakkt Taps Former IBM and Cisco Exec Tom Noonan to Chair Its Board]]> Bakkt has tapped Tom Noonan, a founder of multiple cybersecurity startups, to chair its new board.

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<![CDATA[SEC Postpones Decision on Bitwise’s Bitcoin ETF Proposal]]> The SEC has extended its review period of the Bitwise bitcoin ETF proposal, filed in conjunction with NYSE Arca.

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<![CDATA[Notice of Minor System Outage 29 March 2019]]> On 29 March at 12:00 UTC, BitMEX experienced a minor outage for approximately 15 seconds whereby all requests would have been load shed as the engine was blocked during settlement operations. The platform was back to normal after the 15 second outage. We

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<![CDATA[Fidelity Poaches Coinbase Institutional Sales Head Christine Sandler]]> Coinbase's director of institutional sales, Christine Sandler, has left the crypto exchange for Fidelity Investments, sources said.

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<![CDATA[‘Big Four’ Consulting Firms Dominate Blockchain Jobs Market, Says Indeed]]> Deloitte, KPMG and EY are all in the top five when it comes to posting blockchain and crypto job ads in the U.S., according to data.

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<![CDATA[Bittrex-Backed Euro Stablecoin Can Be Staked for 8% Interest]]> A group of blockchain firms called Universal Protocol Alliance is launching a euro-pegged stablecoin that can be staked to earn annual returns.

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<![CDATA[Former Mt. Gox CEO Mark Karpeles to Appeal Conviction]]> Mark Karpeles, former CEO of the collapsed bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox, is reportedly to appeal his conviction on data manipulation charges.

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<![CDATA[Bitcoin Price Hits 5-Week High With Chart Echoing 2015 Pre-Rally Pattern]]> Bitcoin is slowly gaining altitude with a long-term lagging indicator flashing signs similar to those seen before the 2015 bull breakout.

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<![CDATA[Facebook’s Blockchain Hiring Spree Continues With 5 New Postings]]> Social media behemoth Facebook is advertising for five more blockchain-related positions – adding to the 20 posted by the company in recent weeks.

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<![CDATA[Bitmain’s Jihan Wu: ASICs Are Making Ethereum Mining More Decentralized]]> The Bitmain co-founder says ASIC miners are making blockchains more decentralized and ethereum's ProgPow proposal could still be "ASICable."

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<![CDATA[Coinbase Leads Wall Street to Brave New World of Crypto Staking]]> Coinbase Custody has launched staking services for institutional clients, starting with Tezos and touting 6.6 percent yields.

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<![CDATA[Craig Wright’s nChain Is Hiring a Lawyer to Protect Its Crypto Patents]]> nChain, founded by self-styled bitcoin inventor Craig S. Wright, is looking for a patent counsel to manage its portfolio of blockchain-related IP.

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<![CDATA[$5 Million in MakerDAO Loans Have Been Liquidated, But Help Is on the Way]]> A new tool called CDP Saver is being tested that could soon make MakerDAO loans less risky.

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<![CDATA[Road to Consensus: Painless Payments and the Limits of Blockchain]]>

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<![CDATA[Futures Now, March 28, 2019]]> PNC's Jeff Mills says global growth fears are overblown. Oil Price Information Service's Tom Kloza on oil's reaction to Trump's tweet. And why one trader sees a bitcoin revival on the way. With CNBC's Seema Mody and the Futures Now traders, Jim Iuori

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<![CDATA[Here's why one trader sees a bitcoin revival on the way]]> Is bitcoin ready to bounce back? Trading bitcoin futures now, with CNBC's Seema Mody and the Futures Now traders, Jim Iuorio and Scott Nations, both at the CME.

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<![CDATA[Fake Volume on Crypto Exchanges Isn’t the Half of It]]> Daniel Cawrey is CEO of Pactum Capital, a cryptocurrency investment firm focused on market making and liquidity. Formerly a CoinDesk Contributing Editor, he is author of the upcoming “Mastering Blockchain” book to be published by O’Reilly Media. Recently,

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<![CDATA[Bitrefill Now Lets You Pay for Airbnb Rentals With 5 Cryptocurrencies]]> Cryptocurrency gift card provider Bitrefill has added a service allowing users to book Airbnb rentals with bitcoin, ether and more.

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<![CDATA[Swiss Watchdog Rules Crypto Miner’s ICO ‘Seriously Violated’ Laws]]> Switzerland's finance regulator has found that crypto mining firm Envion's $90 million ICO took deposits from investors unlawfully.

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<![CDATA[Ledger, Legacy Trust to Offer Institutional Custody of ERC-20 Tokens]]> Hardware wallet maker Ledger and Hong Kong-licensed Legacy Trust now provide custody for crypto assets including ethereum-based tokens.

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<![CDATA[AlphaPoint Appeals to Institutions With Security Token Tech Upgrade]]> Blockchain services firm AlphaPoint has upgraded its tech solution for security token offerings in bid to attract institutional clients.

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<![CDATA[Crypto Startup TokenPay Buys Equity Stake in Heidi Klum Lingerie Maker]]> TokenPay is turning ICO proceeds into equity investments, this time with a stake in lingerie company Naked Brand Group.

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