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Pro traders added to shorts as Bitcoin price broke $12K — Data shows

As Bitcoin (BTC) breaks the $12,000 resistance, derivatives markets are flirting with overly excessive bullish sentiment. The futures basis and the options 25% delta skew both reached the same levels seen now on October 12 when BTC briefly tested $11,700 but failed to maintain momentum.What differentiates the current situation from

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Filecoin launch hits turbulence. AP will put election data on blockchain.

In this issue Filecoin’s mainnet launch marred by miners’ complaintsAssociated Press joins Everipedia to publish US elections data on blockchainUSDC adds Stellar blockchain as another alternative to congested EthereumIn China: OKEx under police investigation and suspends exchange servicesFunding spotlight: Investors bet $100 million on ‘neobank’ in India From the Editor’s DeskDear Reader,Blockchain’s

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‘Garbage’ Market Data Is Holding Bitcoin Back: MicroStrategy CEO

MicroStrategy CEO Michael Saylor strongly criticized widely distributed bitcoin markets data as “garbage” and said it severely misrepresents of his own experience with the market’s real liquidity after investing in bitcoin. In a live interview Tuesday with Hedgeye CEO Keith McCullough, Saylor said bitcoin volume is being reported at a wildly

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Ledger’s recent security audit was unconnected to their data breach in June

Popular hardware wallet company Ledger recently announced that they had passed a notable security evaluation, known as SOC 2 Type 1. This certification came following a significant data breach the company suffered in June. Ledger did not, however, decide to conduct its security audit because of the breach, according to

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Data encryption a threat to fighting child sexual abuse, says DOJ

The U.S. Department of Justice has released an international statement claiming that end-to-end encryption “poses significant challenges to public safety,” including sexually exploited children. In an Oct. 11 statement from the DoJ, the agency called on technology companies to work with the government to find a solution for strong data encryption

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