• Kathleen Breitman
    Alt coins,  Cryptocurrencies,  People,  Technology

    Tezos to settle $232 million ICO lawsuit

    Plaintiffs have been seeking up to $25 million in damages amid allegations that the Tezos initial coin offering was an unregistered securities sale

    The Tezos Foundation announced on March 20 that it has entered into a settlement concerning a consolidated class action lawsuit worth $25 million.

  • CBInsights funding crypto blockchain fell 30%
    Cryptocurrencies,  Technology

    Funding for crypto and blockchain projects fell 30% last year, report finds

    It isn’t all bad news, according to CBInsights. Projects haven’t dried up entirely, it’s just that each of them is receiving less financing on average

    The CBInsights’ Blockchain Report 2020 reveals that, despite the substantial decline in funding dollars, the number of deals backed by venture capital firms was relatively steady—falling just 2% year on year. To cut a long story short, projects haven’t dried up entirely… it’s just that each of them is receiving less financing on average.

  • Huobi DM putting brakes on margin calls
    Cryptocurrencies,  Technology

    Huobi DM putting brakes on margin calls

    The new feature should slow or stop borrowers’ assets being automatically liquidated after sudden price crashes, which can cause “extensive user losses”

    Derivatives trading platform Huobi DM has announced a new feature designed to “minimize user exposure during times of severe market volatility” in digital assets. Its solution is to unveil a new mechanism that performs liquidation gradually.

  • Poloniex attacks circle clam flash crash
    Alt coins

    New Poloniex bosses attack Circle, plan refund for those hit by CLAM price crash

    In a scathing blog post, the new management said: ‘We fully recognize the situation could have been handled more professionally’

    The Poloniex crypto exchange has offered an update on a major price crash that triggered a loss of 1,800 BTC back in May 2019—and delivered what appears to be a scathing rebuke to the company’s previous owners.