Former Coinbase COO joins blockchain financial services firm Figure as president

Figure, a blockchain-powered financial services startup founded by ex-SoFi CEO Mike Cagney, has hired former Coinbase…

Crypto-friendly Silvergate Bank’s Q4 net income fell 55% year-over-year but it beat street estimates

Silvergate Bank – which counts major crypto exchanges Coinbase, Gemini and Kraken as clients – reported…

Most of MakerDAO’s Asset Value Is in Only a Few Addresses

Though the industry is growing rapidly, a very small portion of addresses hold the majority of…

Crypto News Roundup for Jan. 29, 2020

With bitcoin set for its best-ever January, Markets Daily is back with today’s crypto news roundup.

Former Coinbase COO Joins Blockchain-Based Lending Firm Figure

Asiff Hirji, Coinbase’s former president and COO, will take on a new role as president of…

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis to Speak at ETHDenver Conference

For the first time, ETHDenver is officially partnering with Colorado’s state government.

Alleged Launderer of $4B in BTC Vinnik Charged in France After Extradition

BTC-e operator and alleged money launderer Alexander Vinnik now faces charges before French authorities

SEC Tells Telegram Its Crypto Is Worth Less Than Donuts

SEC tells Telegram its crypto is worth less than donuts

Binance’s US Trading Platform to Introduce Staking Rewards

Binance’s crypto exchange for U.S. customers, Binance.US, will introduce staking rewards next month

Paxos Grills Customer for Using a Bitcoin Mixing Service

Paxos Global has issued a stern notice to a client for reportedly using a Bitcoin mixing…

Multi-Billion Dollar Bitcoin Launderer is Charged in France

Russian citizen Alexander Vinnik, suspected of assisting criminals in laundering billions, was extradited to France where…

Russia to Invest in Blockchain, Potential Benefit Valued at $17.5B

Russia plans to spend 28.4 billion rubles (over $450 million) on the development of blockchain until…