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New MIT Paper Rejects Blockchain-Based Voting Systems

As media outlets waited to announce a winner until the Saturday following the election day, calls for how blockchains would have made this process easier emerged, most prominently perhaps by  Changpeng Zhao, CEO of Binance, as well as Vitalik Buterin, who added that, though there are technical challenges, the call for a blockchain-based, mobile voting …

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U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Dan Putnam » QueenWiki Bitcoin, Cryptocurrency, BlockChain, News and Education

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said Friday that it filed charges last month against three individuals who allegedly  cryptocurrency investment scheme. U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Dan Putnam and Jean Paul Ramirez Rico complaint The complaint, filed under seal on May 7, targets Modern Money Team (MMT), which it describes as a “multilevel marketing …

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Why Wyoming’s Governor Supports the State’s Crypto Banking Law

It took two years of infrastructure building but on Sept. 16 the Wyoming Division of Banking finally landed a prominent pioneer. That’s when Kraken Financial became the first entity to receive a special purpose depository institution (SPDI) charter in the Cowboy State, giving the cryptocurrency industry insight into roughly how long it takes to become …

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Japan’s LINE Starts Crypto Lending Service

LVC, the crypto exchange operator and blockchain business unit of LINE, is launching a service that allows users to lend crypto assets like bitcoin and ethereum to its exchange BITMAX. In return lenders will receive a rental fee, which is like the interest on a bank loan.

The One-Way ETH ‘Burn’ That Will Kick-Start Ethereum 2.0

With final preparations for the launch of Ethereum 2.0 soon to be underway, CoinDesk’s Christine Kim spoke with developers Raul Jordan and Eduardo Antuña Díez about what’s left to do and what comes next. The final preparations for Ethereum 2.0 launch will soon be underway.  Lead developer at Prysmatic Labs Raul Jordan, who has been …

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Ethereum’s Pending Transactions Surge After Uniswap Token Claim Begins CoinDesk –

The number of pending transactions on Ethereum per minute has jumped 30% after the claim for Uniswap’s UNI token begins. The decentralized trading platform announced around 00:30 UTC time Thursday that it has launched its governance token dubbed UNI with 1 billion coins that will be released over the next four years. While the liquidity …

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What Happened to DeFi Project SushiSwap Over the Weekend

SushiSwap investors were handed a raw deal over the weekend after the pseudonymous founder of the $1.27 billion, 1.5-week-old decentralized finance (DeFi) protocol cashed out. A fork of DeFi darling Uniswap, SushiSwap is the brainchild of a pseudonymous founder, Chef Nomi, who took the former project an extra yard by adding rewards for providing liquidity …

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Whistleblower Kidnapped in Ukraine After Accusing Crypto Firm of Exit Scam

A group of people pushed a man into a gray minivan on a dark street. The man yelled, “Help! Help! No!” and pushed against the van. Passersby shouted, “Let him go!” and tried to stop the van. The man was finally stuffed inside and the van left.  This blurry video, apparently filmed by an unidentified …

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