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Abhi K

Technophile, cryptocurrency enthusiast and journalist.

Joined June 2019 1040 Followers

Abhi K

Walmart Controlled Company Partners with VeChain in China

4 Jun 2020 1 minute read comments Abhi K

On June 2, VeChain (VET) announced that it had partnered with China-based subsidiary of Walmart, Sam’s Club to use the former’s food traceability solutions in its line of products. PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), one of the “big four” professional serv...

Crypto.com Appoints Former Visa & Coinbase Employee

4 Jun 2020 1 minute read comments Abhi K

On June 4, payments solutions platform Crypto.com (CRO) has announced that it has hired former visa and Coinbase executive Antonio Alvarez as its Chief Compliance Officer. Alvarez will lead worldwide regulatory compliance as Crypto.com plans to expan...

Joe Rogan: "I use Brave Browser"

4 Jun 2020 1 minute read comments Abhi K

Podcast host Joe Rogan in a podcast episode dated June 2 said that he used the Brave browser because it maintains privacy and removed ads. Rogan’s podcast has dozens of millions of listeners and this episode has already been viewed nearly 2 million t...

Craig Wright Says Anonymous Digital Signatures Not Possible, Referring to 'Fraud' Message

4 Jun 2020 1 minute read comments Abhi K

Craig Wright, in an interview with Patrick McLain on YouTube on June 3, said that “no message was signed” when talking about the 145 addresses (part of the “Tulip Trust”) that had signed a message stating that Wright was a “fraud” and “liar”. The min...

Blockchain-based Journalism Platform Civil Signs Off

3 Jun 2020 1 minute read comments Abhi K

Blockchain-based journalism platform Civil has shut down, after Civil CEO Matthew Iles said that the effort was unsustainable independently.  The Civil platform was launched by Iles, Christine Mohan and Matt Coolidge in 2016, with the mission of a bl...

OmiseGO Integrated Tether

3 Jun 2020 1 minute read comments Abhi K

OmiseGO (OMG) announced on June 1 that it has integrated stablecoin Tether (USDT) into its network, allowing the latter’s transactions to run on the Plasma architecture, which groups transactions, leading to lower transaction fees and greater through...

USA Hunts the Man Leading Venezuela's Petro Currency

3 Jun 2020 1 minute read comments Abhi K

On June 1, the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement placed a $5 million reward on Joselit Ramírez, the chief of the National Superintendency of Cryptoassets, otherwise known as being the mind behind Venezuela’s petroleum-backed cryptocurrency, Petr...

Coinbase Decreases Interest for USDC Holders by 88%

3 Jun 2020 1 minute read comments Abhi K

US-based exchange Coinbase on June 2 emailed its users that it would be decreasing the interest rate for its stablecoin USD Coin (USDC) from an annual yield of 1.25% to 0.15% - an 88% drop in return rates for holders. Saying that they periodically as...

Blockstream CEO Adam Back: Crisis to send Bitcoin to $300K

3 Jun 2020 1 minute read comments Abhi K

In an interview with Bloomberg on June 2, Blockstream CEO Adam Back said that the stimulus packages that governments have been releasing would push Bitcoin to “$300,000 within five years.”  The Blockstream CEO said that this price rise would occur ir...

OmiseGO Ships Plasma that Scales Ethereum

2 Jun 2020 1 minute read comments Abhi K

Thailand-based project OmiseGO (OMG), which is building solutions ripe for application in developing countries, has launched the Plasma scaling solution that brings much greater scalability to the Ethereum network, according to a blog post published...