The Daily: New Platform to Offer Tokenized Securities, Ledgerx Launches Volatility Index

In today’s edition of The Daily, we cover a number of stories that are of importance to cryptocurrency traders. A new trading platform is set to offer tokenized securities, Ledgerx releases a volatility benchmark based on U.S. BTC options, and the police investigate an exchange that suffered a significant security breach. Also Read: Bitwise Asset …

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Interview: Zilliqa Team on Sharding, Scalability, and Secure Smart Contracts

Zilliqa is a secure and scalable blockchain platform for hosting decentralized applications with a couple of standout features compared to other dapp platforms. First of all, it uses sharding to ensure extremely high throughput, around two hundred more transactions per second than most current platforms. Secondly, the team has developed its own smart contract programming …

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Chatter Report: Antonopoulos on Rolling Checkpoints, Vays Defends Song’s Stance on Credit Cards

In today’s roundup of crypto chatter, Andreas Antonopoulos explains rolling checkpoints and how consensus is achieved between miners, developers, exchanges, merchants, and wallets. Chris DeRose believes new Bitcoin pundits are toxic compared to the old ones. Also, Tone Vays defends Jimmy Song’s position on using credit cards over bitcoin.   Also read: Hash Wars: A Successful BCH …

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Ethereum Constantinople Fork | What You Need to Know

If you’ve been following along with Ethereum’s progress you’ll know that the worlds second most popular blockchain will soon be transitioning from proof of work to proof of stake. The final outcome will be a protocol known as Casper. To guide that process, network-wide updates are consistently taking place. Ethereum has four major upgrades planned as …

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The Daily: Twitch Gamer Tipped $70K in Crypto, Hacker Returns $100K of ETC

In this edition of The Daily, a video gamer streaming on Twitch has received crypto donations totaling over $70,000 and a hacker believed to be behind the 51 percent attack on the Ethereum Classic blockchain has reportedly returned $100,000 in ETC coins. Also, Electrum developers have issued another series of warnings about phishing attempts using …

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What Is Theta Token (THETA)?

Theta is a decentralized video delivery network with its own blockchain, designed for incentivizing the sharing of bandwidth. Currently, video delivery networks suffer from poor reach to less developed countries, a high-cost setup and a centralized makeup. This lends itself to abuse and cutouts to service. Furthermore, Theta sees the current infrastructure as unprepared for …

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The Daily: NYC to Launch Blockchain Center, Wyoming Advances Industry-Friendly Bills

In today’s edition of The Daily, we feature a couple of stories that show how, despite the current downturn in the cryptocurrency markets, different locations in the U.S. are competing to attract the industry. We also cover a new bitcoin investment trust application with the SEC and a rebranding of a crypto exchange. Also Read: …

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FinTech Blockchain: A Look into a More Efficient Future

Blockchain technology is quietly transforming industries in ways that were unimaginable a few years ago. Transactions that once took days to complete, and multiple third-party verifications systems, can now be conducted more efficiently. Companies continue to recognize the power of blockchain in streamlining their financial dealings. Today, FinTech blockchain applications are a normal part of …

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The Daily: Genesis Trading Doubles OTC Volume, Bittrex Moves 130,000 BTC

OTC crypto platform Genesis Global Trading has increased its annual trading volume by 50 percent and we’ve got the details in this edition of The Daily. We also feature an announcement by Bittrex which sought to calm traders who spotted 130,000 BTC being moved, and the launch of an offers bot by P2P exchange Hodl …

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