Month: August 2021

FTX.US, the United States-based affiliate of Sam Bankman-Fried’s cryptocurrency exchange FTX, is acquiring crypto derivatives platform LedgerX for an undisclosed amount. FTX.US’ owner West Realm Shire Services announced on Aug. 31 that the company had executed a sale and purchase agreement to acquire LedgerX’s parent company Ledger Holdings. The deal is expected to close, pending satisfaction
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Amid El Salvador preparing to officially enforce the country’s Bitcoin (BTC) law in early September, Salvadorans took to the streets to protest over the adoption of BTC as an official currency. El Salvador’s anti-Bitcoiners have expressed discontent regarding the government’s plans to adopt Bitcoin as legal tender, with hundreds of protesters marching through the capital
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Institutional inflows to altcoin investment products have continued to increase this past week, but the same cannot be said for Bitcoin. In its Digital Asset Fund Flows Weekly report on Aug. 30, institutional asset manager CoinShares identified overall inflows of $24 million to altcoin-based investment products. The capital flows mark the second consecutive week of
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Speaking in a recent interview, subprime short investor and billionaire portfolio manager John Paulson criticized the volatile nature of digital assets, while advocating for investments in traditional safe-havens such as gold. The co-founder of Paulson & Co, a New York-based firm launched in 1994, Paulson was a historic beneficiary from the U.S. housing financial market collapse
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Enterprise adoption of blockchain technology is an important long-term goal of the cryptocurrency community because the integration of digital currencies with daily business activities will bring new users into the ecosystem and provide a boost to on-chain activity. One protocol that has been gaining traction on the enterprise adoption front is XinFin Network (XDC), an
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