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VeChain charts 23% weekly growth as Chinese officials talk usage post-epidemic

The price of VeChain (VET) extended its rally on Wednesday, building off a solid week of gains following discussions with Chinese government officials centered on a post-epidemic health response. VeChain rose 2% on Wednesday to reach $0.011669, according to CoinMarketCap. Over the past seven days, the supply-chain management cryptocurrency is up

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Despite strong security token growth, tZERO continues to lose money

Despite explosive third-quarter growth in the security token sector, Overstock’s Q3 2020 earnings report reveals that its tZERO alternative trading system (ATS) has continued to lose money.The ATS specializes in security tokens, consistently hosting more than 95% of the sector’s monthly trade volumes. tZERO saw dramatic growth in recent months,

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Signature Bank Gains $1B Deposits in Q3, With Notable Growth From Stablecoin Issuers

The $1 billion in deposit growth from digital asset banking at crypto-friendly Signature Bank was driven in part by the bank holding the dollars backing stablecoins, CEO Joseph DePaolo said on a third-quarter earnings call Tuesday.Prominent stablecoins like USDC, PAX and TUSD are backed by actual dollars held in bank

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Blockchain Bites: Bitcoin and the BSA, Signature Deposit Growth, Darknet Crypto Donors

Signature Bank’s deposits grew by over $4 billion. Non-profits have rejected bitcoin donations made from hackers. And a FinCEN investigation raises questions about bitcoin mixers and the Bank Secrecy Act. Here’s all the news people are talking about in crypto today.Top shelfCorporate DeFi?R3’s open-source variation of its enterprise blockchain, Corda

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Alarming growth of difficult-to-detect ‘Lemon Duck’ crypto mining botnet

Since the end of August, cybersecurity researchers have identified increased activity on a crypto mining botnet called “Lemon Duck”.The botnet has been around since December 2018, however a big jump in activity over the past six weeks suggests that the malware has infiltrated many more machines in order to harness

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Stablecoin Growth Knocks Silvergate Exchange Network Volume Over $100B

All-time transaction volume on the Silvergate Exchange Network (SEN) has reached $100 billion, with SEN transactions correlated to bitcoin and stablecoin trading.The La Jolla, Calif.-based Silvergate Bank has seen a significant adoption of the payments platform, which is open 24/7 to offer fiat on-ramps for the crypto markets. For full

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