• 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.

  • 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.

  • Sean who? (via C-SPAN).
    Alt coins,  People

    Circle sheds another business, three executives

    The blockchain payments firm sold its Circle Trade OTC operation to Kraken, while CFO Naeem Ishaq joined co-CEO Sean Neville in heading for the door

    Six-year-old blockchain payments firm Circle announced on Dec. 17 that it has sold its Circle Trade over the counter (OTC) desk to the Kraken cryptocurrency exchange. The firm also said in addition to co-CEO Sean Neville—whose departure was announced on Dec. 4—CFO Naeem Ishaq and Chief Legal Officer Gus Coldebella were “transitioning from the company into new adventures befitting their expertise.”

  • Poloniex denier Justin Sun, CEO of Tron.
    Alt coins,  People

    Poloniex Boots DigiByte after founder’s Tron attack

    Calling someone you’re doing business with a ‘con man’ is a pretty good way to ensure you won’t do business with them again

    Cryptocurrency Exchange Poloniex is delisting DigiByte's DGB token after its CTO, Jared Tate, went on a Twitter rant. His target, Tron CEO Justin Sun, first denied and then admitted to being part-owner of Poloniex recently.

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