California-based start-up Ripple’s request to serve the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) two subpoenas to authenticate a number of videos has been granted, defense lawyer James K. Filan tweeted. Over the weekend, a judge granted the Ripple Defendants’ motion to authenticate videos of seven public remarks, made by SEC officials, while at the same time ignoring the SEC’s claim that the defendants were looking to reopen fact discovery.
At the court hearing that took place earlier today, South Asian crypto exchange Zimpex was given a three-month deadline to address its liquidity crisis, according to The Straits Times, citing an anonymous source familiar with the matter. It said Zimpex has until December 2 to come up with a solution. Allegedly, the company tried to get as much as six months for its five companies, including Zipmex, Zipmex Asia, Zipmex Thailand, Zipmex Indonesia, and Zipmex Australia.
Over the weekend, Monero (XMR) upgraded its blockchain to bring users more privacy. Announcing the hard fork via Twitter, the project said that ringsize 16, Bulletproofs+, and view tags were all successfully implemented. Users are advised to update their nodes and wallets to continue using Monero.
Major crypto exchange Binance said it obtained the In-Principle Approval from Kazakhstan's Astana Financial Services Authority (AFTA) to operate a digital asset trading facility and provide custody in the Astana International Financial Centre (AIFC). Now, Binance needs to complete the full application process, which it said it expects to complete “in due course”.