Bitfinex cryptocurrency exchange handles the stablecoin USDT that is pegged to UD dollar. It has made an announcement that it has reached settlement with New York State Attorney after 2.5 years and 2.5 million pages of documents that were shared with them.
Apple Pay has added support for Bitcoin payments using BitPay. While many are not a fan of Bitpay, Apple approving Bitcoin in any form is neat. This is because Apple used to ban and remove bitcoin wallets years ago, so this shift is newsworthy.
Privacy-focused cryptocurrency, PivX is under attack. Their official twitter account has tweeted out about an undergoing attack on its blockchain. They have asked users to invalidate block to bring users running full node to get back to correct chain.
Flare network is going to do an airdrop on all Litecoin holders, just ahead of its network launch in second quarter of 2021. This will allow Litecoin to be used on Flare with smart contract functionality. This will also give Litecoin interoperability.
Routefire has made an announcement on their official twitter account that their team will be joining Coinbase cryptocurrency exchange and continue to develop their excellent execution services for digital assets.
Popular privacy cryptocurrency coin, Dash will be delisted and all of its trading pairs will be removed from Bittrex cryptocurrency exchange in two weeks from now. Other privacy coins, Monero (XMR) and Zcash (ZEC) will also be removed.
Virgil Capital LLC came on CNBC back in 2018 claiming they can make money of wild bitcoin price swings. Well, today SEC has announced that they have taken emergency action against them and frozen their entire assets, including all of their cryptocurrency assets.
Livecoin, a small cryptocurrency exchange has been hacked and all of its funds have been stolen. The exchange has posted a warning on its website asking users not to deposit funds, or trade on it. API users have also been asked to stop placing bets.