Crypto Community Embraces April Fools Day Pranks

While much of the mainstream media decided against running pranks this year due to the seriousness of the coronavirus crisis — the crypto community decided to have some fun anyway. One of the earliest, and funniest, was CoinMarketCap listing ‘Toilet Paper Token’ as the number one cryptocurrency above Bitcoin — the circulating supply, naturally, was …

Huobi Wallet and Crypto Lender Cred Now Enable Users to Earn Interest

Major cryptocurrency exchange and wallet provider Huobi has partnered with decentralized crypto lending platform Cred to enable users to earn interest on their holdings. An announcement on April 1 revealed that Cred’s lending and borrowing services will be fully integrated into the Huobi Wallet, which supports over 1,000 crypto assets, including 8 stablecoins, for users …

Civic Wallet Now Offers $1M ‘FDIC-Like Insurance’ for Crypto

Civic Wallet is a multi-signature non-custodial wallet that now comes with a $1,000,000 guarantee from Coincover. Civic Technologies (CVC) has been known in the crypto space as one of the leading providers of decentralized identity and is now purportedly the first company to offer a non-custodial wallet with $1,000,000 protection. The wallet is currently in …

Binance Academy Launches Blockchain Accelerator in China

Binance Academy, the educational arm of leading crypto exchange Binance, announced the establishment of a blockchain research institute in Shanghai on March 30. The Lingang Blockchain Technology and Industry Research Institute is intended to operate as a think-tank and talent hub for distributed ledger technology (DLT) innovation in China. Binance to integrate blockchain with other …

Blockchain-Related Deals Are Moving From The US to China

New York-based research firm, CB Insights, has released a report showing that  Chinese startups are starting to substantially increase their blockchain-related investments. The research document, titled The Blockchain Report 2020, was published on March 11. It highlights that in 2015, deals from US-based companies accounted for 51% of Blockchain tech growth. Comparatively China-based companies represented …