Blockstream’s Liquid Sidechain Criticized Over Long Outage — Block Signing Issue Related to Upgrade

On Tuesday, cryptocurrency supporters on social media and forums discussed Blockstream’s Liquid sidechain product as block signing had been down for over 20 hours. While Blockstream had noted the sidechain was undergoing a hard fork upgrade planned for October 5, a number of crypto proponents still scorned the project for being hypocritical toward blockchains like … Read moreBlockstream’s Liquid Sidechain Criticized Over Long Outage — Block Signing Issue Related to Upgrade

Law Enforcement in Russia’s Samara Region Investigates 8 Cases of Fraud Related to Finiko

The investigation into the Russia-based crypto pyramid Finiko is growing with law enforcement officials in Samara region announcing they have launched eight criminal cases against Finiko associates. Authorities are also working to identify more victims of the Ponzi scheme, Russia’s largest in recent years. Finiko Members Under Investigation in Samara, Russia The Russian Ministry of … Read moreLaw Enforcement in Russia’s Samara Region Investigates 8 Cases of Fraud Related to Finiko

More Crypto Platforms Exit China Following Ban on Related Transactions: Reports

Three more platforms providing services related to crypto trading announced they are exiting the market, Chinese media 8BTC reported today. Crypto exchange BitMart said it will clear out user accounts registered to mainland China by Nov. 30 in order to comply with Chinese regulations and “safeguard user assets.” After that date, it will stop providing … Read moreMore Crypto Platforms Exit China Following Ban on Related Transactions: Reports