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  • Crypto exchange Coinbase preparing to go public as early as this year: report

    Crypto exchange Coinbase has reportedly begun preparing to go public.
    A Reuters report, citing people familiar with the matter, said Coinbase’s listing could come as early as this year. One source told the news outlet that the exchange is considering a direct listing instead of a traditional initial public offering (IPO).  Should the exchange receive approval from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, it would become the first U.S.-based crypto exchange to become a publicly-traded compan… … More

  • Futureswap — Decentralized Futures With Up to 20x Leverage

    If you ask me, the most exciting part of decentralized finance is seeing DeFi’s money legos stacking up over time. Futureswap, launching Monday afternoon PST (April 20th, 2020), is a great example of how decentralized finance iterates on past successes to evolve into something even better. Futureswap is like a blend of Uniswap and BitMEX Futureswap is a decentralized automated market maker (AMM) perpetual futures platform where users can trade any ERC20 token with up to 20x leve… … More

  • Bitfinex Announces Staking Rewards for EOS, Cosmos, and More

    Bitfinex today announced the launch of its Staking Rewards Program for various digital assets. At current, users can earn up to 10% per year by depositing EOS, Cosmos’ Atom, and V Systems token, VSYS.Earn Staking Rewards on BitfinexEarning on dormant tokens has become the latest, must-have feature for various crypto businesses. Now, it appears that Bitifinex is joining the bandwagon. As per a press release shared with Crypto Briefing, users will be able to lock up their digital assets and begin … … More

  • A Treatise on Bitcoin and Privacy Part 2: Don’t Be Misled by Red Herrings

    In Part One of this treatise, we examined the fundamental relationship between Bitcoin and privacy by going back to the beginning with the whitepaper. In spite of some excellent privacy preserving options  that have been available to users since those early days, we seem to have taken a few wrong turns. But to fix it, in order to make Bitcoin’s privacy “great again,” we must be able to distinguish between real privacy and red herrings that can only lead us further off the path. Fiat Gat… … More