Cryptocurrency lending and borrowing platform Celsius announced that it would be implementing compounding interest on cryptocurrencies deposited in its wallet, starting Feb. 1. The announcement came with a number of other updates in a Twitter AMA (ask me anything) with founder Alex Mashinsky on Jan. 22. Compounding interest was a feature requested by the Celsius
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In an interview with the Wall Street Journal at Davos 2020, Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse pretty much-confirmed intentions to take the company public. The effects on XRP as an investment could be catastrophic. Ripple Chief Speaks of IPO According to reports in Ripple-centric media and tweets from company executives, Brad Garlinghouse has virtually confirmed that
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The Gemini crypto exchange has completed a new examination to ensure its security system controls operate effectively.  Gemini announced Thursday that it had completed an independent SOC 2 Type 2 examination conducted by consulting firm Deloitte, a year after it completed an SOC 2 Type 1 examination. Where the previous examination evaluated Gemini’s design and
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A privacy and scalability upgrade that could turn out to be one of bitcoin‘s largest to date has passed a couple of milestones that were little noticed outside technical circles.  On Tuesday, Pieter Wuille, a Bitcoin Core contributor and the brains behind the update known as Taproot submitted a work-in-progress code change to GitHub in
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