A Trust Wallet of Binance has been released in a version of a desktop application for macOS. The Trust Wallet is an open-source and decentralized wallet which supports Ether (ETH) and various Ether-based tokens (ERC20, ERC223, and ERC721) based in the U.S. In his Tweet, Viktor Radchenko founder of Trust Wallet has also revealed that support for Linux will be launched by next week.
The U.S Department of Commerce in its job posting on USAJobs has made public that it has an opening for computer scientist with a crypto and blockchain experience for its National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). It has also revealed that setting up blockchain test beds and conducting research and analysis of blockchain technologies, crypto ledgers and crypto contract.
FireEye (a cybersecurity company) has claimed that are performing attacks against cryptocurrency and video game enterprises. In its report: “Unlike other observed Chinese espionage operators, APT41 conducts explicit financially motivated activity, which has included the use of tools that are otherwise exclusively used in campaigns supporting state interests. The late-night to early morning activity of APT41’s financially motivated operations…”
A recently launched exchanged, MERJ has shared regarding the listing of its security token. The CEO of MERJ Exchange, Edmon Tuohy explained, “We’ve spent three years working without regulators to build a robust and compliant framework for issuers wanting to leverage the benefits of distributed ledger technology within aa publicly-listed environment. Our listing today and the interest from other corporate issuers demonstrates the validity of what we have built.”
A cryptocurrency project Enjin has shared that they have established a partnership with HashPort Accelerator, a blockchain technology firm based in Tokyo. The CEO of Enjin, Maxi Blagov explained, “It’s an honour to work with them in bringing Enjin to Japan, where blockchain is proving to be a powerful force for social development and the games market, which, with 67 million players, is home to some of the most innovative and forward-thinking developers in the world.”
Coinone (a cryptocurrency exchange based in South Korea) has partnered with CertiK (cybersecurity audit company) and Xangle (a disclosures firm) to provide more safety and transparency for their crypto investors. This is no surprise after Bithumb of south Korea suffered from 2 hacking attacks and facing increased scrutiny by the South Korean tax authorities and FATF guidelines started to impact financial institutions in Seoul.
Dharma (a crypto lender based in USA) has declared that it has postponed new deposits and loans on its platform. In its tweet, “For now, we’re pausing new deposits and loans in Dharma. If you have an existing deposit or loan with Dharma, you’ll still be able to access your account and will have the option to withdraw any funds that are not currently locked up.”
Sir John Hargrave has recently published his new book entitled, BLOCKCHAIN FOR EVERYONE which was exclusively made on Hargrave’s website, and comes with $25.00 worth Dai cryptocurrency when purchased from blockchainforeveryone.com. Sir John then commented, “This cross-promotion may be the first of its kind in the publishing industry. Our initial idea was to include a little bit of bitcoin with each book. It turns out that’s difficult to do.”
The Sinsang Market (a business-to-business fashion platform based South Korea) has joined the Terra Alliance ecosystem, a stablecoin-focused association of large e-commerce companies. Daniel Shin, co-founder of Terra Stablecoin commented, “From experience, I know that faster, more secure transactions at a fraction of today’s fees could be a game-changer for many e-commerce platforms,”
A leading blockchain company headquartered in the UK, Online Blockchain plc (OBC.L) has shared that they have launched a referral bonus programme for a cryptocurrency gaming project. The CEO of OBC.L, Clem Chambers then explained, “The launch of the referral programme will further propagate the FreeLoadr product amongst the gaming community, which ultimately has a significant impact on our hashing power. This is one of a number of developments and new features, which will be announced in due course.”