The peer-to-peer, open-source protocol said it wants to help individuals and organizations monetize ideas and data by allowing them to reach their desired audience without relying on a middleman. In a twist from rival platforms, users will be able to choose exactly how they get paid rather than relying on a platform-specific token.
Major bank haul: Coinbase, Gemini break into JPMorgan Chase
By taking on the regulator-friendly Coinbase and Gemini as clients, JPMorgan Chase has become the first large bank to knowingly agree to do business with cryptocurrency exchanges in years.
Two major U.S. cryptocurrency exchanges known for aggressively seeking regulatory approval, Coinbase and Gemini, have been accepted as JPMorgan Chase customers, breaking through an important glass ceiling in the financial industry.
Bitfinex launches social network for crypto traders
Bitfinex CTO Paolo Ardoino tells Modern Consensus its Pulse platform’s goal is to foster a sense of community while providing “niche” and “high-quality” content
Embattled cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex has launched Pulse, a new social network aimed at helping its traders exchange ideas and share their insights.
Crypto faces ‘The man who took on Wall Street’
On the day before the statute of limitations expired, the lawyer who extracted $25 billion from banks over the subprime mortgage crisis sued 11 cryptocurrency firms for holding illegal ICOs
Eleven cryptocurrency issuers and exchanges including Tron, Block.one, and Binance were hit with class action lawsuits last week for holding or supporting initial coin offerings. Ominously, they were filed by a group of lawyers led by Philippe Selendy, who the Financial Times called “The man who took on Wall Street” after he forced 16 major banks including Citigroup, Goldman Sachs, and JPMorgan Chase to pay $25 billion for their part in the subprime mortgage crisis that sparked the Great Recession of 2007.