Daily Archives: 08.05.2019

Bitfinex Releases White Paper for LEO Token Sale | Bitcoin Magazine

Bitfinex Releases White Paper for LEO Token Sale Bitfinex is forging forward despite its ongoing row with the authorities, and it's looking for investors to support its efforts. Today, May 8, 2019, iFinex, the operator and parent company of the popular cryptocurrency exchange, released a private token sale white paper, putting to rest rumors of its Initial Exchange Offering (IEO). ...

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Bitcoin Transactions Spike in April While SegWit Keeps Fees Low: Report | Bitcoin Magazine

Bitcoin Transactions Spike in April While SegWit Keeps Fees Low: Report Research has shown that the number of on-chain Bitcoin transactions has risen dramatically throughout 2019, nearing the volume of Bitcoin’s peak in December 2017. Even so, transaction fees are a fraction of what they were around bitcoin’s all-time high, likely due to the continued uptick of SegWit transactions on ...

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BlueWallet Brings Lightning Network to Apple Smartwatch With New App | Bitcoin Magazine

BlueWallet Brings Lightning Network to Apple Smartwatch With New App Popular Bitcoin and Lightning Network wallet BlueWallet has released a smartwatch-compatible version of their wallet app, the first attempt to bring Lightning support to the Apple hardware. The developers announced this new app on Twitter, briefly describing some of its functionality. Giving users the same utility as BlueWallet’s mobile iteration, ...

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Bitfinex, Attorney General Legal Sparring Continues With New Court Filings | Bitcoin Magazine

Bitfinex, Attorney General Legal Sparring Continues With New Court Filings Bitfinex and the New York Attorney General’s (NYAG) legal sparring in relation to $850 million in missing funds escalated with another round of court filings this past weekend. The top exchange and New York’s principal legal advisor went back and forth with each other in two new letters submitted to ...

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Fidelity’s Bitcoin Trading Is Only Weeks Away | Bitcoin Magazine

Fidelity’s Bitcoin Trading Is Only Weeks Away Fidelity's cryptocurrency subsidiary Fidelity Digital Assets will reportedly launch bitcoin trading for its clients “within a few weeks,” according to Bloomberg. According to the report, which cites an anonymous source, the new services will be open only to institutional investors. Speaking with the publication, Arlene Roberts, a spokeswoman for the investment company, said, ...

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Rocket Lab’s Electron Rocket Carries Three US Satellites to Orbit

By Alexandra Somik   Rocket Lab concluded their second successful launch of the year, putting three experimental research and development satellites into orbit on May 5th. The Electron rocket launch serves as a technology demonstration for the U.S. Department of Defense to showcase the military’s responsive launch capabilities.   Following a tweet celebrating the successful deployment of all payloads, founder ...

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Major Darknet Marketplace Wall Street Market Shuttered by Law Enforcement | Bitcoin Magazine

Major Darknet Marketplace Wall Street Market Shuttered by Law Enforcement Wall Street Market, the second-largest darknet market in the world in recent months, has been shut down by international law enforcement agencies, including Europol as well as U.S., German, Dutch and Romanian law enforcement. Three suspected operators of the online marketplace for illegal goods and services have been arrested in ...

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