ING Bank has continued further down the road of advanced blockchain privacy with the release of its Zero-Knowledge Set Membership (ZKSM) solution. Original source: https://www.coindesk.com/ing-bank-launches-simplified-zero-knowledge-proofs-for-blockchain-privacy/"ING Bank Launches Zero-Knowledge Tech for Blockchain Privacy"
At its height, 99Bitcoins’ faucet was making nearly $2,000 a month, even after giving away coins. Then things got complicated. Original source: https://www.coindesk.com/sorry-i-turned-off-my-bitcoin-faucet-because-money/"Sorry, I Turned Off My Bitcoin Faucet (Because Money)"
Global money-laundering watchdog, the Financial Action Task Force, has said it will draw up rules for cryptocurrency regulation by next summer. Original source: https://www.coindesk.com/global-aml-watchdog-to-release-crypto-regulations-by-next-june/"Global AML Watchdog to Release Crypto Regulations By Next June"
North Korea’s infamous hacking group, dubbed Lazarus, has managed to steal over half a billion dollars in cryptocurrencies, a report indicates. Original source: https://www.coindesk.com/north-korean-hacking-group-lazerus-stole-571-million-in-cryptos-report/"North Korean Hacking Group Lazerus Stole $571 Million in Cryptos: Report"
In theory, traders can redeem USDT for dollars with the issuer, Tether Ltd. Instead, they appear to be cashing out through Kraken. Original source: https://www.coindesk.com/tether-floods-into-kraken-exchange-where-crypto-traders-can-get-dollars/"Tether Floods Into Kraken Exchange, Where Crypto Traders Can Get Dollars"
Ethereum’s next upgrade, Constantinople, has been delayed until next year. Original source: https://www.coindesk.com/ethereums-constantinople-hard-fork-is-being-delayed-until-2019/"Ethereum’s Constantinople Hard Fork Is Being Delayed Until 2019"
Binance sees stablecoins like tether, and potentially the Gemini Dollar, as “critical for our ecosystem,” the exchange’s chief financial officer says. Original source: https://www.coindesk.com/binance-stablecoins-tether-crypto/"World’s Largest Crypto Exchange Binance Looks to Add New Stablecoins"
Sujay Jaladi will leave Ripple to join another blockchain startup, Harbor. Original source: https://www.coindesk.com/ripples-head-of-information-security-leaves-for-token-startup/"Ripple’s Head of Information Security Leaves for Token Startup"
The CFTC has won a legal battle against a New York resident and his company for running a Ponzi scheme centered around bitcoin. Original source: https://www.coindesk.com/judge-orders-trading-firm-ceo-to-pay-2-5-million-in-bitcoin-ponzi-case/"Judge Orders Trading Firm, CEO to Pay $2.5 Million in Bitcoin Ponzi Case"
What are cypherpunk legend Timothy May’s thoughts on the bitcoin white paper? Keep the text but throw out the hanger-ons that have came with it. Original source: https://www.coindesk.com/enough-with-the-ico-me-so-horny-get-rich-quick-lambo-crypto/"Enough with the ICO-Me-So-Horny-Get-Rich-Quick-Lambo ‘Crypto’"