‘The Only Way to Truly Scale Blockchains Is to Parallelize Processing’ Says Piers Ridyard

Despite being touted as the possible panacea, decentralized finance (defi) still faces obstacles which greatly diminish the prospects of mainstream adoption, asserts serial entrepreneur and CEO of Radix DLT, Piers Ridyard. Ridyard added that while defi is seen as “a fantastic proof of concept,” widespread adoption of this alternative to traditional finance is only possible […]

US Government Remains a Top Bitcoin Holder With Seized Stash Valued at $5.6 Billion

As of March 25, 2023, the U.S. government held 205,515 bitcoins worth $5.6 billion, which is approximately 1.06% of the circulating supply, according to current statistics. The cache of bitcoins is a result of three forfeitures that began in 2020. Glassnode’s on-chain data reveals that on March 9, about 9,860 bitcoins worth roughly $269 million […]

Coinbase CEO says SEC’s notice wasn’t entirely unexpected

Coinbase disclosed a Wells Notice from the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). A Wells Notice usually comes before an enforcement action. Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong says the company isn’t surprised with the SEC’s move. Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong has commented on the company’s announcement that it had received a Wells Notice from the US […]

Coinbase stock down 25% as regulators move in and crypto environment worsens again

Key Takeaways Coinbase was issued with a Wells notice this week and now awaits formal charges from the SEC Regulators continue to move in on US crypto companies, hurting Coinbase’s prospects The exchange laid off its second round of employees in January, shut down activities in Japan due to “market conditions”, and saw its share […]

Coinbase Tries AI Assistant Chatgpt for Pre-Listing Risk Assessment of Tokens

Crypto exchange Coinbase has tested Openai’s Chatgpt as a token verification tool comparing it with its standard security procedure. In over half of the cases, the AI platform produced the same results as the manual review, but it also failed to recognize some high-risk assets. Chatgpt Approves 5 High-Risk Tokens, Coinbase May Use It for […]

SEC Informs Crypto Exchange Coinbase of Potential Securities Law Violations

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has sent Coinbase a “Wells notice” about potential violations of securities law. The Nasdaq-listed cryptocurrency exchange noted that, unlike what SEC Chairman Gary Gensler said, the securities regulator “will not let crypto companies ‘come in and register.’” Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong explained: “A Wells notice typically precedes an […]