Cardano Creator Compares Criticism of Project to ‘Trump Derangement Syndrome’

Infighting is hurting crypto, IOHK’s Charles Hoskinson says, but he won’t “apologize for kicking people in the teeth” on Twitter if someone is attacking Cardano or its community. Source

First Mover: Kyber Token’s Eightfold Increase Reveals Bet on Future Market-Share Growth

Prices for decentralized exchange Kyber’s KNC token have jumped eightfold in 2020, outshining the performance of Binance’s BNB coin. Source

Blockchain Tech Can Verify Credentials, but Beware Credentialism

Blockchain-based credentials can make getting back to work and school easier post-COVID-19. But we must resist the urge to put every life achievement on a blockchain. Source

The Federal Reserve’s Declining Balance Sheet Is Bearish for Bitcoin. Or Is It?

The Fed’s balance sheet just dropped the most in 11 years, but despite popular opinion that is not necessarily bad news for bitcoin. Source

Crypto ‘Giveaway’ Scams Continue to Flourish on YouTube

Cryptocurrency scams continue to appear on YouTube, misusing content from influential people in the space and stealing from the gullible. Source

A Rare Glimpse Into How Crypto Is Really Used in Venezuela

After airdropping cryptocurrency to 60,000 users in Venezuela, AirTM survey results suggest how crypto is really used in the economically troubled nation. Source

Ethereum and EOSIO Square Up Over Enterprise Blockchain Business in Latin America

With ConsenSys in one corner and LatamLink in the other, a project backed by the Inter-American Development Bank is weighing Ethereum vs. EOS tech. Source

Brave Browser Partners With bitFlyer to Expand BAT’s Reach in Japan

The crypto exchange will build a BAT wallet for Brave as it helps the cryptocurrency grow in Japan. Source

Coinbase Plans First-Ever Investor Day Amid Talk It May Go Public

It’s unclear if the Aug. 14 virtual meeting is related to a rumored plan to take Coinbase public, but such events often presage direct listings. Source

Market Wrap: Stocks Tick Downward and so Does Bitcoin, to $9,200

Most markets are down Thursday, including stocks and bitcoin. Source