This Week in Crypto
Chainalysis lays off 39 employees, Shanghai police allegedly raid Binance offices, and Silvergate Bank announces plans to launch crypto lending and custody services.
Bithumb Launches Bithumb Coin (BT), CME Group plans to offer bitcoin options in 2020, and Multi-Collateral Dai (MCD) will launch next week.
Justin Sun admits investment in Poloniex, BitGo is processing 20% bitcoin of transactions, and Binance announces it will use the fiat gateway by Paxos Trust Company.
HTC launches the EXODUS 1 Binance Edition, Abra adds support for 60 new assets, and Polkadot explores Kadena’s Pact smart contract programming language.
CipherTrace adds support for Binance Chain, the Stellar Foundation burns 55 billion XLM, and Huobi Global bans U.S. customers from its exchange.
A vulnerability has been found in the ENS short-name auction, Binance and Polychain invest In Founders Bank, and Nebulous reaches a $225K SEC settlement.
Bittrex adopts chainalysis tracking software, a new malware is stealing browser data, and Binance helps UK police find a cybercriminal involved in phishing attacks.
Facebook reveals the Libra basket breakdown, Binance US opens trading, and Matter Labs raises $2 million to research Zero-Knowledge Proofs for scaling ethereum.
Bank of America joins R3’s Marco Polo network, Loom is bringing DeFi to the Tron and Binance chains, and Zap wallet is launching in-app OTC trading.
Binance plans to add over-the-counter trading, a Casper Labs co-founder has been arrested for extortion, and Abra will provide a fiat-to-crypto onramp across 6,000 locations in the Philippines.
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