- Tezos Launch
. After several months in Betanet and largely flying under the radar, the Tezos Foundation made a surprise Twitter announcement on Friday that its Mainnet is set to arrive
on Monday morning.
TrustNodes lays out the case for how BitMex seemingly admitted
to price manipulation and trading against its own customers.
It’s starting to feel like there’s exciting news related to institutional adoption coming out daily. Bloomberg announced
that Citigroup plans to develop a new mechanism for trading cryptocurrencies by proxy without direct ownership of the underlying coins.
- Morgan Stanley
. More on the institutional front as Bloomberg also announced
Morgan Stanley plans to offer non-custodial Bitcoin swap trading for clients.
BitGo has received
approval from South Dakota regulators to be a qualified custodian for digital assets. Although this approval is only for one state, it paves the way for other states to come on board in the future too.
Ethereum’s upcoming hardfork, Constantinople, which notably decreases supply inflation by 33%, looks like it will be installed before
the end of the year. Interstellar
. After months of speculation, Stellar finally announced their acquisition of Chain. They are forming
a new company called Interstellar.
Ripple’s general counsel has left
the company. The timing isn’t exactly perfect as the company is in the midst of a class-action lawsuit regarding whether or not XRP is a security.
- ICO Funding.
According to Bloomberg, ICO funding has dropped
to levels not seen in 16 months.