Blockchain Startup Havven Brings EOS its First Stablecoin

Havven, a decentralized payment network and stablecoin, has decided to launch on the EOS blockchain and will airdrop half of its new HAV tokens on the EOS blockchain to existing HAV holders on Ethereum. Havven wants to ensure that the payment network’s success does not depend on one blockchain. The Havven/EOSIO partnership was announced at the …

Web Browser Brave to Add Cryptocurrency-Based Twitter and Reddit Tipping

Those thousands of hours you spent crafting witty memes while you should have been doing your algebra homework may finally earn you more than retweets and Reddit karma. CNET reports that Brave, the privacy-centric web browser launched by Mozilla co-founder Brendan Eich and funded by an initial coin offering (ICO), plans to roll out Reddit …

Roger Ver Sent Governor of Jeju I$100 in Bitcoin Cash, Did it Violate Local Policy?

Roger Ver, a prominent cryptocurrency investor who has backed some of the largest companies in the global crypto sector such as Blockchain, Zcash, BitPay, and Kraken, recently sent the governor of Jeju Island of South Korea $100 worth of bitcoin cash at a public event. Humorous Kim Yeong-Ran Rule Banter Over the weekend, Ver visited …

Tezos Foundation Taps ‘Big Four’ Firm PwC for Independent Audit

Major auditing firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Switzerland has agreed to conduct an independent audit of the Tezos Foundation’s finances and operations, the foundation announced on Monday. PwC, considered one of the “Big Four” auditing firms, will review the finances of the Tezos Foundation, which is holding hundreds of millions of dollars worth of cryptocurrencies and other …

‘Dark Horse’ U.S. Presidential Candidate Accepts Bitcoin Donations

Andrew Yang, a “dark horse” U.S. presidential candidate running as a Democrat, tweeted that he is accepting donations in bitcoin, Ether and other cryptocurrencies for his 2020 presidential bid. Yang is a successful entrepreneur who founded an organization called Venture for America, an entrepreneurial fellowship. He authored a book called “The War on Normal People” …

First Assassination Markets Appear on Prediction Platform Augur

Everyone knew that it was inevitable that assassination markets would quickly pop up on decentralized prediction market platform Augur, but that doesn’t make the fact that users are now betting on whether U.S. President Donald Trump will be assassinated by the end of the year any less jarring. Assassination Markets Let Augur Users Gamble on …

Ibm Backs a Dollar-Pegged Stablecoin Crypto Token on the Stellar Network

Stronghold, a San Francisco-based financial institution that has been developing an asset agnostic payment and trade ecosystem, has launched an asset-backed token on the Stellar network, the first venture supported USD anchor for the network. Buyers of the coin will deposit U.S. dollars with Stronghold’s partner bank, Nevada-based Prime Trust, enabling Stronghold to issue the tokens …