In the Daily: Coins at Kiosks, Micropayment Solutions, Token Launchpad, GPU Inventory  

In this edition of The Daily, we feature a couple of announcements by leading crypto exchanges. Binance starts selling cryptocurrency for cash at newsagent stores in Australia, while Huobi is launching its new token listing platform. In other news, Aeternity and Satoshipay join forces to offer faster crypto micropayments and Nvidia expects to clear mining[…]

Report: 87% of Crypto Exchanges May Be Falsifying Volume

At least 87 percent of cryptocurrency exchanges may have falsified their reported trade volumes, a new study claims. According to a review of the top 100 exchanges by analytics company The Tie, most of the trading volume on the world’s largest crypto trading platforms is suspect. Also read: Quadrigacx Co-Founder a Convicted Fraudster Suspicious Trading[…]

Up & Down: BTCP and ABBC Plummet Amid Controversy

Liquidity has shifted away from the top gaining crypto assets, with only six of the week’s 30 top performing markets currently riding 24-hour volume of seven figures or higher in USD. ABBC comprises the most liquid of the week’s top losers, currently ranking as the sixth poorest performing market of the last seven days after[…]

While Tether Withdraws Claim of USD Backing, Rival Stablecoins Provide Monthly Attestations

The controversy surrounding the backing of Tether’s USDT tokens has resurfaced following a recent alteration to the company’s terms of service that now state the reserves backing USDT comprise “traditional currency and cash equivalents and … other assets and receivables from loans made by Tether to third parties.” Despite tether’s dominance among stablecoins by market[…]

Cboe Discontinues Bitcoin Futures for Now

The Chicago Board Options Exchange (Cboe) has announced that it is dropping any new bitcoin futures contracts this month. The decision may have been necessitated by low trading volumes. Cboe indicated that its CFE futures platform was currently pondering its position on cryptocurrency derivatives trading. Also read: Canadian Capital Market Regulators Mull New Cryptocurrency Rules[…]