Bakkt Is Scheduled to Start Testing Its Bitcoin Futures Contracts Today

by Nikhilesh De

Domain Name Registrar EnCirca Starts Pre-Registrations for Ethereum Addresses

| Daniel Kuhn

Like a traditional DNS, the ethereum naming service will allow .eth names to propagate on the internet.

Robinhood Raises $323 Million From DST, Sequoia, and Ribbit Capital

| Daniel Kuhn

The $323 million in funding from crypto notables, including Ribbit Capital and Sequoia, brings Robinhood's valuation to $6.7 billion.

Ugandan President Backs Bid to Tackle Fake Meds With Blockchain

| Daniel Palmer

Uganda's government is supporting a project using blockchain tech to fight the problem of counterfeit medicines.

A New Platform Called AFOX Will Tokenize Media Buying Contracts

| Daniel Kuhn

The AFOX platform will allow for the tokenization of media contracts and the selling of advertisements in the futures and options markets.

UK Lawmakers May Probe Facebook Libra Over Privacy, Fraud

| Daniel Palmer

A parliamentary committee worries about Facebook holding financial details on its potentially billions of Libra users.

Exchange QuickBit Confirms Data Breach May Impact 300K Users

| John Biggs

The crypto exchange left a database open on the internet and leaked data for up to 300,000 users.

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Crypto Bank FairX Shuts Down Citing Lack of Funds, Bleak Future

| John Biggs

FairX, a crypto bank that planned to run on the Stellar network, ran out of steam.

FINRA Extends Deadline for Firms to Report Crypto Activity

| Daniel Palmer

The self-regulatory body for brokers and exchanges has quietly extended its deadline for member firms to report their crypto activity.

South Korea Estimates 2-Year Losses From Crypto Crimes at $2.3 Billion

| Daniel Palmer

Nearly 2.7 trillion won (US$2.3 billion) have been lost to cryptocurrency crimes in the last two years, not including exchange hacks.

Tron’s Justin Sun Invites eToro Founder to Lunch With Buffett

| John Biggs

Sun will sit down with Buffett, Circle's Jeremy Allaire, and Yoni Assia, founder and CEO of eToro.