Max Moeller

Freelance writer covering emerging technologies and gaming. Has never used the word "juxtaposes."

Bitfinex Details EOSfinex Decentralized Exchange, Announces September Beta Reveal

By Max Moeller / September 14, 2018 / 0 Comments

Back in March, the cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex revealed its decentralized exchange, EOSfinex, to be built on EOS.IO technology. Ideally, moving to an on-chain exchange would provide additional transparency and speed for investors looking to trade on the platform. Presenting The Future As the first significant update since the reveal, Bitfinex published a detailed blog post…

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Juniper Research Survey Finds 65% of Big Companies Interested In Blockchain Technology

By Max Moeller / September 14, 2018 / 0 Comments

According to a survey published by Juniper Research on September 11th, 65% of responding companies with over 10,000 employees are looking to get involved with blockchain technology. This interest could mean they are considering to do so or have already begun development. A Bright Future for Business Blockchains The survey reveals that nearly 25% of these…

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Verge (XVG) Support Extends To Bitnovo And Crypto Planet

By Max Moeller / September 14, 2018 / 0 Comments

Verge (XVG) is pushing mainstream adoption by working with multiple retailers to support the coin. PornHub, Brazzers, and Nutaku are some prominent partners, with Verge supporting around 120 vendors in total. As revealed via multiple tweets, Crypto Planet and Bitnovo are the newest entities to support Verge, furthering the reach of the privacy token. Worldwide…

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Berkeley Economics Professor Claims Stablecoins Aren’t Viable

By Max Moeller / September 12, 2018 / 0 Comments

Stablecoins are a temporary answer for the volatile market of traditional cryptocurrencies. These fiat-backed coins, such as Tether (USDT) or the Winklevoss Twins’ new Gemini Dollar, are generally used to exchange and store value in a safer way than, say, Bitcoin (BTC). The Solution We Needed? However, while stablecoins seem like a necessary step in…

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Bittrex Exchange Announces Support For Litecoin (LTC), TRON (TRX) USD Trading Pairs

By Max Moeller / September 12, 2018 / 0 Comments

Bittrex, one of the more reputable exchanges in the industry, will be opening support for Litecoin (LTC) and TRON (TRX) to USD trading pairs as of September 12th. Becoming More Accessible Announced via a tweet, the platform revealed that the two pairs will be available to everyone on September 17th: We’re rolling out more USD…

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U.S. Federal Judge Rules ICOs are Covered By Securities Law

By Max Moeller / September 11, 2018 / 0 Comments

In moving closer to the governmental goal of cryptocurrency regulation, a United States federal judge has passed a ruling suggesting that U.S. securities laws could cover Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs). A Push Towards Regulation As reported by Bloomberg, this decision came from a case against “a man charged with promoting digital currencies backed by investments…

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SEC Penalizes Two Crypto Companies for Failing to Comply With Federal Regulations

By Max Moeller / September 11, 2018 / 0 Comments

Earlier today, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) revealed that it went after two cryptocurrency establishments for alleged false marketing, according to two press releases via the Commission. False Pretenses Allegedly, Crypto Asset Management LP (CAM) and its CEO, Timothy Enneking, had raised over $3 million late last year by falsely claiming itself to be…

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Binance and Malta Stock Exchange Announce Partnership to Build Security Token Exchange

By Max Moeller / September 11, 2018 / 0 Comments

MSX PLC, the Malta Stock Exchange’s crypto-focused branch, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Binance to build a security token exchange, as revealed by MaltaToday. A New Age For Crypto The platform is looking to take advantage of the Malta Stock Exchange’s long-term experience in the trading market while combining with Binance’s worldwide…

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UTRUST and Ethereum Classic (ETC) Partner To Build ETC Payment Solution

By Max Moeller / September 11, 2018 / 0 Comments

UTRUST, the “world’s first cryptocurrency payment solution to offer instant transactions, buyer protection & crypto-to-cash settlements,” is partnering with the team behind Ethereum Classic (ETC) to make the asset a viable form of payment on the platform. A Productive Collaboration The two signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for this collaboration, which will also see…

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Chinese Crypto Investors Circumventing Increased Government Regulations

By Max Moeller / September 11, 2018 / 0 Comments

Despite increasing state regulations surrounding the year-long cryptocurrency ban in China, investors are still finding ways to get involved with the market. On August 23rd, the Shanghai Securities Times reported that Chinese authorities are increasing their regulation by preventing investors’ access to 124 non-native exchanges. This news is on top of Beijing’s attempt to ban…

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