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

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

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

CFTC Hints at Future Digital Asset Regulatory Framework

The commodities regulator has a four-year plan for fostering responsible innovations in the crypto asset space. Source

Crypto-Enabled VPN Provider Orchid Launches on Apple’s App Store

Orchid announced Thursday that its newly launched app would allow users to buy VPN bandwidth using in-app purchases powered by cryptocurrency. Source

Coinbase Exploring Stock Market Listing, Reuters Reports

The crypto exchange is said to be planning a direct listing rather than an initial public offering, sources speaking to Reuters said. Source

ING Joins Crypto Industry Body Working to Set Codes of Conduct

The banking group has joined crypto industry body Global Digital Finance to help develop best practices for custodial firms and wallets. Source

First Mover: Pie Anyone? DeFi Pushes ETF-Style Investing Toward Decentralization

PieDAO’s push to decentralize itself shows the fast-growing DeFi industry’s efforts to retrofit investment vehicles for digital-asset markets. Source

Ferrari, McLaren and $15M in Crypto Seized as Chinese Police Bust Arbitrage Scam

The novel Chinese scam saw perpetrators create fake crypto assets to fleece investors seeking arbitrage opportunities. Source