Friday News Roundup

Friday News Roundup

 Top News from Tuesday to Today

The central bank of Cambodia will launch a “blockchain-based” digital currency before the end of this fiscal quarter.

Top Highlights on the Crypto Derivatives Markets in 2020 with FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried.

Affected by the coronavirus epidemic, delivery times for Bitmain, Canaan, and Whatsminer mining machines will be delayed by at least one week. Google translate

A DeFi startup in China called dForce has seen notable growth in its lending protocol over the past two months. Compoundfinance says the company stole its copyrighted code but the dForce CEO says it has been blown out of proportion.


  Exchange News

Binance has hired former Huobi executive Josh Goodbody for leading growth in Europe and Latin America.

Bitfinex has added margin trading for tether gold (XAU?).

Japan’s Coincheck expands large OTC trading services, adds BCH and LTC as target currencies. Google translate



StanChart invests in SG’s blockchain trade-finance platform Contour, which handles letters of credit (LCs) digitally via a blockchain-based open-industry platform.

BC Group, a publicly-traded Hong Kong technology and digital asset company and owner of the digital asset portfolio company, OSL, announced ?it has raised USD 36 million (HKD 280 million)? in a share placement.

The venture capital arm of oil tycoon Saudi Aramco—cited as one of the most lucrative companies in the world—has plowed $5 million into the blockchain-based commodities trading company Vakt.



Jae Kwon, cofounder of the Cosmos blockchain platform, is leaving the three-year-old project once transition plan finalizes. He will focus his time on another, project, called Virgo.

? Business

Japan’s Daiko Holdings, a major online services operator has acquired a controlling stake in Bitgate, the Bitcoin exchange.

Ethereum researcher Virgil Griffith has pleaded not guilty to the violation of North Korean sanctions.

Japan gets its first crypto asset index for institutional investors.

Ethereum researcher Virgil Griffith has pleaded not guilty to the violation of North Korean sanctions.

Japan gets its first crypto asset index for institutional investors.


The Bank of Japan, the country’s central bank, must be ready to issue a digital currency if situations warrant, according to its deputy governor.

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