The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is launching a new division with the goal of making it simpler for fintech startups – including those launching initial coin offerings – to navigate the legal implications of their products. Announced Thursday, the Strategic Hub for Innovation and Financial Technology (FinHub) will act
As part of effort to continuously professionalize and improve Poloniex, the company is delisting several assets and taking steps to remove margin and lending products for US-based customers. Removing margin trading for US-based customers: By the end of the year, the company is taking steps to remove margin and lending
Just days after mocking EOS-based gambling platform DEOSGames for being hacked, EOSBet Casino’s dice gaming dApp – EOSBet Dice – was itself hacked. By exploiting vulnerabilities in the platform’s smart contracts, the hacker was able to siphon off roughly 44,400 EOS – worth more than $240,000 at current market prices.
A cryptocurrency trading exchange with eye-catching margins of 100x has angered ethereans after Bitmex’s CEO, Arthur Hayes, appeared to tell his customers, under an official Bitmex account, to short ETH. Bitmex CEO inciting his customers to short eth? To punt on something can have many meanings, including to bet on