Tron Founder Justin Sun Needs a Vacation after Tesla Giveaway Debacle

Someone needs to tell Justin Sun that there’s no shame in unplugging. With one glimpse of his sprawling office at Tron’s Beijing headquarters, it’s clear that the space doubles as a high-rise apartment. A twin bed in the corner is “used extensively during tight deadlines,” and Sun himself admits to being a workaholic, saying: “I […]

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Russian Social Media Giant VK Eyes Launching its Own Crypto: Report

The most popular social media platform in Russia, VKontakte (VK), is considering developing its own cryptocurrency, local news outlet RNS reported on March 28. Per the report, an unspecified person familiar with the company’s plans told the outlet that the project involves the creation of individual cryptocurrency accounts for all the users of the platform. […]

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How to Check the Reliability of a Blockchain Project

Global crypto arena A US-based cybersecurity company CipherTrace recently released a report that suggests that the volume of cryptocurrencies stolen or scammed increased by four times in 2018 to nearly $1.7 billion. Of the $1.7 billion, $950 million were thefts from crypto exchanges and wallets. This amount increased by 260% from $266 million in 2017. […]

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The Ultimate Irony of Crypto Trading

David Weisberger is co-founder and CEO of CoinRoutes and a veteran of building trading desks and financial technology businesses. The opinions expressed in this article are his own, and do not reflect CoinDesk’s position. The following article originally appeared in Institutional Crypto by CoinDesk, a free newsletter for the institutional market, with news and views […]

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