Understanding the exploit that made EOS.IO “unusable” for two hours | Bitcoin SegWit transactions hit a new all-time high

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Binance leads $200M investment round in Chinese crypto-data website Mars Finance

Binance leads $200M investment round in Chinese crypto-data website Mars Finance

Binance made a strategic investment in crypto-data website Mars Finance. This is the first time the dominant exchange invested in a Chinese company since Beijing banned cryptocurrency trading in 2017.

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Wei Zhou, CFO of Binance: “We want the institutions to come in” [INTERVIEW]

Wei Zhou, CFO of Binance: “We want the institutions to come in” [INTERVIEW]

A year after becoming top brass at the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange by trading volume, Binance CFO Wei Zhou says his firm wants to “grow the pie bigger” and opening up an exchange in the U.S. just might be the best way to do it.

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Understanding the exploit that made EOS.IO “unusable” for two hours

Understanding the exploit that made EOS.IO “unusable” for two hours

On Sept. 13, an attacker flooded the EOSIO network to drain $110,000 in EOS from a gambling dApp. During the process, many user-facing applications were unusable due to congestion. Here’s how the hacker did it, in detail.

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BitMEX CEO responds to Binance’s market maker slip up, offers CZ a “copy/paste” course

BitMEX CEO responds to Binance’s market maker slip up, offers CZ a “copy/paste” course

Arthur Hayes, the CEO of BitMEX, responded to Changpeng Zhao’s false accusations of a Binance futures market maker attack—satirically. Hayes offered him a “copy/paste” course for 51 percent of his equity, alluding to earlier plagiarism accusations.

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Bitcoin SegWit transactions hit a new all-time high

Bitcoin SegWit transactions hit a new all-time high

Segregated Witness (SegWit) transactions are on the rise and recently hit a new all-time high. SegWit adoption on the rise SegWit is a solution to the Bitcoin scalability problem that was implemented via soft fork on Aug. 2017. It splits a transaction into two segments—appending signature, or “witness” data from the original transaction.

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NBA star turning his Brooklyn Nets contract into a blockchain tokenized bond

NBA star turning his Brooklyn Nets contract into a blockchain tokenized bond

Brooklyn Nets guard Spencer Dinwiddie is reportedly set to turn his three-year, $34 million contract into a blockchain tokenized bond. Investors will be able to put money into the contract and earn interest based on his basketball performance.

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Genesis Capital CEO: institutional lending, crypto credit bubbles, and why nobody’s shorting Bitcoin [INTERVIEW]

Genesis Capital CEO: institutional lending, crypto credit bubbles, and why nobody’s shorting Bitcoin [INTERVIEW]

Genesis Capital, the lending arm of institutional OTC cryptocurrency firm Genesis Trading, just might be the biggest champion of the 2018 bear market, having built a multi-billion-dollar business off the back of Bitcoin’s 70 percent decline.

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ICYMI

🚀 BitPay is bringing Ethereum payments mainstream

😬 Binance futures market maker ‘attack’ turns out to be a bug

📈 Traders anticipate strong Ethereum recovery after 17% rally in 10 days


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