Winklevoss: ‘Crypto Doesn’t Need Rules,’ Cryptocurrency Companies Do

Contrary to their Gemini billboard slogans, crypto doesn’t actually need rules, clarified Cameron Winklevoss. Instead, it’s companies that deal in cryptocurrencies that require “thoughtful” oversight, particularly in light of the recent QuadrigaCX fiasco. Winklevoss: Crypto Doesn’t Need Rules, But… It’s no secret that the Winklevoss twins have been championing the ‘sanitization‘ of cryptocurrency. With their…

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Winklevoss Twins: Crypto Hype at SXSW Offers Investors a Bullish Case for the Markets

Ever since Bitcoin and the entire crypto markets went spiraling downwards in late-2017 and early-2018, investor’s sentiment has grown to be strongly linked to price action, and as such, the sentiment of most neophyte investors that have been burned by the persisting bear market remains in the gutter. Despite this, the sheer amount of hype…

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SEC Chair Needs Basic Changes Before Crypto ETF Approval

Regardless of the unswerving rejections of Exchange-Traded Fund (ETF) applications set forth up to the present time, optimism is still high amongst some cryptocurrency users, that the imminent ETF decision may eventually be the one that is approved. That was until Jay Clayton, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) chairman reassured those hopes again…

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Winklevoss Twins Believe Bitcoin Bull Run Is Around The Corner

On the popular blockchain and cryptocurrency podcast ‘unchained’, Laura Shin interviewed the founders of the New York crypto exchange Gemini, Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss. During the podcast, the famous twins explained some of the problems that have held up Gemini and other ETF projects too. The two brothers say that concerns about market manipulation are…

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Winklevoss Twins Sue Charlie Shrem, Silk Road Felon

Charlie Shrem, the former yeshiva student that spent a year in prison for Bitcoin-related crimes, is being sued by Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, the two members of a team of entrepreneurial twin brothers. I’m on a boat The pair have made a fortune in Bitcoin, running several businesses in the sector. According to the New…

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Stablecoin War: Circle’s USDC and Paxos [PAX] stay ahead, while Winklevoss’ Gemini [GUSD] falls behind

Tether’s rumors have paved way for other stablecoins [pegged 1:1 with real-world assets] like Circle’s USDC, Paxos’ PAX, and Winklevoss twins’ Gemini [GUSD]. A war among stablecoins has started to take over Tether’s throne if and when it falls. Gemini, Paxos, and USD Coin have all received the go-sign from the New York Department of…

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Gemini Exchange Secures Digital Asset Insurance

The Gemini cryptocurrency exchange announced that customer assets are now covered by insurance. It comes through a consortium of global insurers who were organized by Aon.   The Gemini digital cryptocurrency has notified customers that insurance for digital assets is now available. A news release said is was arranged by a professional services firm called…

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Gemini Bolsters Security Measures with Digital Asset Insurance

Virtual currency exchange Gemini has arranged insurance coverage for the digital assets it holds on customers’ behalf. Gemini has secured insurance coverage for the digital assets it holds in custody. US-based cryptocurrency exchange, founded by entrepreneur twins Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, said in a blog post on Wednesday the new security measures would be provided…

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London Block Exchange Announces New Pound-Pegged Cryptocurrency

London Block Exchange (LBX), a cryptocurrency exchange platform based in London’s Canary Wharf, has announced its plan to release its own cryptocurrency – a stablecoin linked to the pound sterling. Tied to the mast According to the company blog, LBXPeg (as the coin will be called) is required because current stablecoins are inadequate due to…

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Winklovoss' Gemini Exchange Looks to Challenge Coinbase in the UK

Gemini, a New York-based cryptocurrency exchange owned by the Winklevoss Twins is eyeing a move to the UK. Winklevoss Twins Look to Set Up Shop in The UK According to the Financial Times, inside sources revealed that Gemini is serious about a foray into the UK market. Furthermore, reports indicate that the platform has gone…

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Winklevoss Cryptocurrency Exchange Set to Expand into the UK Market

Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss are not discouraged by the sharp falls in the cryptocurrency markets and aim to conquer lucrative European markets. Gemini Trust Company, the owner of the New York-based cryptocurrency exchange, established by Winklevoss twins in 2014, is considering expansion into the UK market. The company has hired legal advisors to consult on…

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Winklevoss Twins Win Patent for Securely Storing Digital Assets

The Winklevoss twins have won a patent  for securely storing digital assets which adds to a long list of nine successful patents won by the billionaire twins, per information published on the website of the U.S. Patent Office. The new patent, labeled 10,068,228 sets out a plan for cold storage of digital assets by building…

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Winklevoss Twins File New Patent For Virtual Asset Storing

The famous twins, Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, have filed for a new patent in storing virtual assets in a secure manner. The Winklevoss IP, LLC patent, named “Systems and methods for storing digital math-based assets using a secure portal,” this includes a new method which allows the division of a virtual asset account “into a…

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Rejected! SEC Says No to Bitcoin Futures ETF

The Securities and Exchange Commission, the regulating authority of the US, has once again decided not to allow the trading of Bitcoin ETFs. Specifically, it has rejected five proposals made by a subsidiary of the New York Stock Exchange. Bull and bear shares NYSE Arca, as the subsidiary is called, is dedicated to exchange traded…

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Cryptocurrency Trade Association Formed To Police Exchange Practices

The Virtual Commodity Association, a collection of cryptocurrency exchanges, has been formed to police the industry where regulators are not currently holding sway. Gemini Trust co-founders Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss are spearheading the initiaitve, joined by Bitstamp, BitFlyer USA and Bittrex, according to a statement issued Monday. Current plans call for the new organization’s first meeting to…

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Winklevoss-Backed Virtual Commodity Association Forms Working Group

Four cryptocurrency exchanges hope to create a self-regulatory framework for virtual commodity exchanges. The Virtual Commodity Association (VCA) today announced that it has formed a working group that will lay the groundwork for a virtual currency exchange self-regulatory organization (SRO). The first meeting of the group is scheduled for September.  The formation of the VCA…

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This week in Bitcoin- 7-27-2018- Fake ETF news! Down on Ethereum? Israel & more!

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Winklevoss Twins Continue Moving Forward Despite SEC Bitcoin ETF Decision

Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss are working relentlessly to grow their cryptocurrency exchange Gemini despite the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) decision to reject their proposed Bitcoin ETF for the second time in late July. The brothers have taken a few hits in 2018 so far, including dwindling trading volume on their Gemini exchange and…

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Winklevoss ETF: SEC Commissioner Publicly Disagrees With Second Rejection of the Fund

Hester Peirce thinks that the changes in the Bitcoin exchange-traded application satisfy legal requirements. In a rare move of public dissent in the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), one of the Commissioners, Hester Peirce, has publicly revealed her objection to the regulator’s second disapproval of the Winklevoss brothers’ Bitcoin-related exchange-traded fund (ETF). Pierce published…

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Winklevoss Bitcoin ETF Rejection Recap in Tweets: How The Crypto Market Responded

As covered by NewsBTC just a few hours ago, the SEC has just released a 92-page report highlighting major reasons supporting its rejection of the revised proposal of the Winklevoss Bitcoin ETF. The Community Reacts To The News At first glance, many cryptocurrency community members saw this announcement as another bout of rehashed news, misreported by…

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