Cryptocurrency, Blockchain, and Fintech News Headlines Update on January 21, 2021

Blockstack relaunches and rebrands into Stacks 2.0 mainnet to bring smart contracts and decentralized finance (DeFi) to the Bitcoin (BTC) network. A one-day virtual event headlined by a number of industry partners and the developer community to celebrate the launch of Stacks 2.0, a layer-one blockchain with a native bridging toolkit to build on Bitcoin. […]

Cryptocurrency, Blockchain, and Fintech News Headlines Update on January 18, 2021

Global BTC Regulation? European Central Bank (ECB) President Christine Lagarde called for global regulation of bitcoin on Wednesday, January 13, Reuters reported. Gemini Considers IPO. Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss, who founded the exchange in 2013, is now considering the possibility of the Gemini cryptocurrency exchange to enter the stock market as one of the options […]

Cryptocurrency, Blockchain, and Fintech News Headlines Update on December 17, 2020

The hacker managed to install a compromised version of MetaMask that tricked Hugh Karp into signing a transaction that redirected 370,000 NXM (Nexus Mutual) tokens to an attacker-controlled address, worth $8.2 million as of press time, around 6% of all tokens. At 9:40am this morning @HughKarp‘s personal address was attacked and drained by a member […]

Cryptocurrency, Blockchain, and Fintech News Headlines Update on December 10, 2020

DeFi protocol Aave recently releases V2, the second version of the lending platform with unwinding positions is much easier, collateral can be swapped on the fly, and adding further potential to the sector. Read more at: The Aave Protocol V2 AAVE Protocol Whitepaper V2.0 IOHK reveal several ideas tied to Project Catalyst. The first Project […]

Cryptocurrency, Blockchain and Fintech News Headlines Update on November 29, 2020

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing (HKEX) will launch a new settlement platform called Synapse in 2022 to help international investors settle mainland Chinese trades according to China‚Äôs settlement requirements. Synapse will standardise and streamline settlement workflows for international investors when they trade mainland shares listed in Shanghai or Shenzhen through the two stock connect schemes […]