• blockchain.com crypto lending borrowing
    Cryptocurrencies

    Blockchain.com opens crypto lending to general public

    The major wallet service expanded on the institutional lending desk it opened in August; DeFi lending platform Aave adds tether support

    The cryptocurrency lending industry has been booming lately, with the options to borrow against holdings or earn interest by making loans becoming easier to find. But the interest rates seem too good to be true.

  • growling bear bitcoin market panic
    Bitcoin,  Cryptocurrencies

    Bitcoin too efficient for its own good

    Facing a cash crunch after the stock market tanked today, investors sold off cryptocurrency holdings that settle in seconds to protect securities investments that take two days

    It isn’t entirely fair to claim that bitcoin’s reputation as a hedge against bad times fell short on a day in which the word 'panic' was used to describe the markets.

  • EY Microsort COnsensys baseline
    Technology

    ConsenSys, Microsoft, EY bet businesses will embrace public blockchains

    Strong security and off-chain storage are key ingredients of the Baseline protocol the firms hope will coax enterprise coalitions onto Ethereum

    EY, Microsoft, and ConsenSys believe that given strong security and the right tools, businesses will embrace public blockchains as they look for ways to work together.

  • Steem Justin Sun under the bus
    Alt coins,  People,  Technology

    Huobi, Binance throw Justin Sun under the bus

    The two exchanges have essentially repudiated their support of the mega-marketing Tron CEO’s hostile takeover of the Steem blockchain

    Facing widespread anger from the Steem community, two leading cryptocurrency exchanges have thrown Tron Foundation CEO Justin Sun under the bus after initially supporting his hostile takeover of the Steem blockchain.