Crypto billionaire Craig Wright filed a £100,000 libel suit against “What Bitcoin Did” podcast host Peter McCormack on April 18, following a twitter-based argument about the real identity of Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto.
Social trading and brokerage company eToro’s blockchain division, eToroX, announced the launch of a cryptocurrency exchange and the release of eight stablecoins on April 16. The exchange will initially list six cryptocurrencies including the top five by market capitalization: bitcoin, ether, XRP, bitcoin cash, and litecoin, as well as 13th-ranked dash.
On Wednesday, Abra said its app will use the Bitcoin blockchain and smart contracts technologies to support fractional investments in stocks and exchange-traded funds (ETFs). Abra already offers the ability to “invest” in 50 fiat currencies and over 30 cryptocurrencies. This app is also very bad and we really love talking about it.
Billion-dollar cryptocurrency hacks get a lot of publicity, but customers of one Canadian exchange are finding out the hard way that there’s such a thing as too much security.