Tuesday News Roundup

Tuesday News Roundup

 Top News from Friday to Today

Checkout the Global Coin Research x Decrypt Media Devcon Founder Happy Hour Photo Recap. http://bit.ly/33CmxZ6

DeFi Users in Asia are Booming and Underestimated. http://bit.ly/32jB7UR

Defi.WTF youtube archive– Defi.WTF is a one day conference put together during Devcon with some of the most insightful defi people giving their views on the space- lots of debates and insightful discussions. http://bit.ly/2VW24Mh

Hong Kong police are investigating reports that a self-proclaimed radical anti-government group is extorting local businesses to fund the protest movement with cryptocurrency. http://bit.ly/32ik4T4

Foxconn Founder: Libra Can ‘Converge’ With China’s Digital Currency in Taiwan. http://bit.ly/2MjugVP

Some takeaways from Global Mining Leaders Summit” in Chengdu this past weekend. Google translate

Chinese Internet Tycoons Meet with Vitalik Buterin at Dragonfly Capital Summit that took place in Beijing this week. http://bit.ly/32lygLi



Kava Labs, a decentralized finance (DeFi) project that offers collateralized loans and a stablecoin, is looking to raise $3 million via an initial exchange offering (IEO) on Binance Launchpad. http://bit.ly/2Mlcxh5

Korea’s ICONLOOP raises KRW 10 billion (over USD 8 million) in Series A funding for the full-fledged market penetration of its DID (Identification) service. http://bit.ly/2VTfmck

Lending Protocol Nuo Founders to Launch ‘Neo-Bank’ Offering Interest on USDC- raised $3mn from Polychain, Dragonfly, Astarc Ventures, Singapore Angel Network. http://bit.ly/2ptNNda


  Exchange and Coins News

Alipay Refutes Binance Fiat-Crypto On-Ramp, Will Stop Bitcoin Transactions. http://bit.ly/2IV82Y6

Bitmain Jihan Wu: Bull Market may not Come after Bitcoin Halving, but Bitcoin Price will Keep Going up. http://bit.ly/2BeqQgU

Binance’s BNB tokens will soon be purchasable on Switzerland’s biggest stock exchange as an exchange-traded product. http://bit.ly/2ISixLN

Dappradar’s EOS volume tracker reveals $1 billion flying under the radar. http://bit.ly/2IV7mlw

? Business

“Hurun China Rich List 2019”, a recognized research, media and investments firm, features 12 local cryptocurrency magnates. http://bit.ly/33wXxlI

China to Launch Nationwide Blockchain Service Network Supported by China UnionPay and China Mobile, China’s world’s biggest card issuer and leading telecommunications operator, respectively. http://bit.ly/2MmHd1s

Survey: 8% of Chinese College Students Are Holding Cryptocurrencies. http://bit.ly/2VFIGTk

The China Construction Bank officially released the second version of its blockchain trading platform, which reached 360 billion yuan ($50 billion) in cumulative transaction volume. http://bit.ly/2MGaAdN

The notorious North Korean hackers known as the Lazarus APT Group have created another malware targeting Apple Macs that masquerades behind a fake cryptocurrency firm. http://bit.ly/2VJ39H0

South Korea Aims to Put Trade Finance on the Blockchain by 2021. http://bit.ly/31iQ3kQ


 (NEW!) Rest of the World 

Spain developing various initiatives and projects based on blockchain and the Japan-based crypto exchange Bitpoint offering its services in Guatemala. http://bit.ly/2MLRink

Dubai, Emirates NBD Sign MoU on Blockchain Trade Finance Solutions: http://bit.ly/2ONiZis

Venezuela’s petro cryptocurrency now accepted at nearly 100 stores, officials claim. http://bit.ly/2nUllRy

Russia’s central bank sees no strong reason to launch a national cryptocurrency that would override the potential risks, according to its head. http://bit.ly/35F1uXt

Libra project will reach 100 members by the time it launches despite dropouts, group executive says. https://cnb.cx/2MiyJIs

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