Bitcoin.com has announced launch of its new service called Local Bitcoin Cash, a privacy-focused peer-to-peer trading platform. The platform will provide end-to-end user side encryption and there will be no KYC verification required for Local Bitcoin Cash users. They believe this will significantly boost Bitcoin adoption using their platform.
Wasabi wallet best known for its privacy ( original site wasabiwallet.io) has a fake version (Don’t visit that site) designed to steal bitcoins has emerged online. A Wasabi developer used Twitter to issue the warning, his tweet: “The first malware that pretends to be Wasabi: http://wasabibitcoinwallet.org. Notice only the Windows download link points to their own website, the rest is to our GitHub?”
Crime branch arrested Ashok Goyal Jaipuria, Asif Malpani, Baljit Singh Saini and Pradeep Arora have been arrested in link with a crypto scam worth of 1 billion rupees. Senior police Inspector said, “The gang launched Cashcoin a cryptocurrency similar to Bitcoin, a year back, and gained their confidence. They thus got more investors and duped them,”
Giovanni Merlini, a member of the lower house of the Federal Assembly has pushed a motion in favor of putting cryptocurrency on equal footing as traditional assets. Merlini argued: “Cryptocurrencies could be issued to anyone with a decentralized, cryptographic-based peer-to-peer data network. A large part of the cryptocurrencies is completely anonymous, which favored extortion and money laundering.”
Former Danish prime minister and NATO secretary general, Anders Fogh Rasmussen joins the Concordium Foundation (a blockchain identity network). Concordium’s chairman, Lars Seier Christensen, commented, “Given the enormous scope and far-reaching potential of the Concordium Network, it is essential to harness the knowledge of those with invaluable in-depth strategic expertise,”
Omniex (a technology developer) has joined hands with IPC Systems (a trading communications solutions provider) with aim to amplify its clients crypto-asset exchange services. Bob Santella, CEO of IPC Systems, said: “Through our Connexus extranet ecosystem, the Omniex platform can provide secure, intelligent channel for cryptocurrency trading for its financial community,”
As an effort in gaining more information and understanding regarding the emerging technology of Blockchain, SEC has shared that they’re going to organized a public forum on fintech and blockchain. The public forum will be organized on this coming May 2019 at the SEC’s Washington D.C headquarters and will become the second one of its kind.
A beta version of LADEX, the new decentralized exchange has been launched by LATOKEN. The LATOKEN Team then explained, “There are great plans in place for the development of LADEX. During this period, algorithmic trading will also be enabled within LADEX. There is more. LADEX 2.0 will be free of exchange commissions and the TPS rate is expected to reach 1000.”
The world’s first fully guaranteed mobile cryptocurrency wallet has been successfully launched by the Coin Stats to 500k active users. Its founder, Narek Gevorgyan explained, “Keeping your cryptocurrencies secure and easily accessible is still pretty complex, which slows down the crypto adoption. The wallet solution with SignKeys is a first step into solving that problem together.”
A decentralized mesh network of interconnected devices named Skycoin has recently released its version of the decentralized internet named Skywire. Skywire will be featuring numerous features such as encrypted messaging app and many more which work just like the comment internet but it allows anyone to interact with each other and send payments easily.