Hodler’s Digest, May 13–19: Top Stories, Price Movements, Quotes and FUD of the Week

2019-05-20 03:45:18

This week in the Hodler’s Digest, Bitstamp gets a very large bitcoin sell order, while the U.S. SEC ...

MakerDAO Token Holders Vote on Whether to Lower DAI Stability Fee by 2%

2019-05-20 02:27:12

MakerDAO initiated a vote about whether to decrease the so-called stability fee for its decentralize...

Kik CEO Says Firm Spent $5+ Million on Negotiations With US SEC: Report

2019-05-20 02:01:21

Startup Kik allegedly spent over $5 million on its negotiations with the U.S. SEC...

Bitcoin Approaches $8,000 Again as Top Cryptos See Strong Gains

2019-05-19 23:36:13

Bitcoin approaches $8,000 again as most of the top 20 cryptocurrencies report moderate to major gain...

Decentralized Identity: How Microsoft (and Others) Plan to Empower Users to Own and Control Personal Data

2019-05-19 23:27:07

Microsoft wants you to take control of your personal data with its new blockchain project called the...

‘Tackling Real World Issues’: Hackers at ETH New York Build Apps Geared Towards Social Change

2019-05-19 23:18:19

A New York Blockchain Week ended last Friday we spent time at an ethereum hackathon where developers came together to build blockchain tools with social impact.

Inflation Bug Still a Danger to More Than Half of All Bitcoin Full Nodes

2019-05-19 20:45:35

Close to 50,000 bitcoin full nodes are still vulnerable to the inflation bug...

I Underestimated Just How Many Subpoenas I Would Get

2019-05-19 19:45:17

The number of subpoenas early crypto companies got from misinformed government agencies was "staggering," says Bloq's Steve Beauregard.

Top 5 Crypto Performers: XEM, XLM, XTZ, BNB, IOTA

2019-05-19 17:45:23

After this week’s strong recovery and then dip, let’s check out the markets...

My Bank Account Was Frozen for Bitcoin – And It Only Made Me Love Crypto More

2019-05-19 17:36:26

The guy who coined the term "hodl" has a real bitcoin story that only made his interest in the technology stronger.

Bitcoin and Blockchain: The Tangled History of Two Tech Buzzwords

2019-05-19 17:27:14

The word "blockchain" isn't used in the bitcoin white paper, the document that started it all. So, how did the term take off as a buzzword?

Blockchain as Key to Vienna’s Digital Future — Interview with Ulrike Huemer, CIO of Vienna, Austria

2019-05-19 03:09:06

For Austria, blockchain is more than just a means of crypto-trading. Ulrike Huemer, the CIO of the c...

Circle Releases Another Attestation Report on Stablecoin USDC’s USD Reserves

2019-05-19 01:54:17

The latest third-party audit of its USD-pegged stablecoin USD Coin has been published by Goldman Sac...

In for the Long Haul — How the New Long-Term Stock Exchange Can Help the Crypto Industry

2019-05-18 23:01:42

Could a newly approved stock exchange be of use to the crypto industry?...

Platform Allows Users to Send and Receive Cryptocurrency With Gadget of Their Choice

2019-05-18 22:45:30

A mobile-focused platform wants to enable its users to send and receive crypto using the gadget of t...

About That Orange B… The History of Bitcoin’s Logos

2019-05-18 18:36:04

Can a logo symbolize the ethos of a project? An industry? An entire movement? Bitcoin's might have come close.

Goxtrade Advertises Unaffiliated Staff and Misleading Contact Information

2019-05-18 08:45:22

Individuals listed as staff on Goxtrade’s website have denied involvement with the Bitcoin exchange...

Coinbase Earn Now Available to the Public in Over 100 Countries

2019-05-18 07:45:12

Coinbase Earn, a platform for earning crypto while learning about crypto, has opened up to the publi...

Russian Sberbank Demands Client Provide Data on Cryptocurrency Revenue

2019-05-18 07:09:13

Russia’s largest bank Sberbank is making a client disclose information about their cryptocurrency re...

Cryptocurrency Project OneCoin Denies Ponzi and Pyramid Scheme Claims

2019-05-18 06:36:18

Controversial cryptocurrency project OneCoin has reportedly denied claims that it is a “hybrid ponzi...