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Vulnerability Is Found in Constantinople Hours After ETH Devs Call It ‘Least Eventful’ Hard Fork

Ethereum’s Constantinople hard fork has been reportedly delayed until at least the next week over a newly discovered vulnerability

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 1 hour ago

Ethereum Constantinople: the fork is postponed for a security bug

The issue has been found by Chain Security in the SSTORE changes. The post Ethereum Constantinople: the fork is postponed for a security bug appeared ...

Source: Cryptonomist
Published: 2 hours ago

Ethereum’s Constantinople Upgrade Faces Delay Due to Security Vulnerability

Ethereum's major Constantinople upgrade was delayed after blockchain audit firm ChainSecurity discovered a security issue with one of the changes.

Source: Coindesk
Published: 3 hours ago

DBS-owned Indian Bank to Close Account Over Crypto-Related Activity: Report

India’s first digital bank, DBS-owned Digibank, is allegedly closing accounts involved in crypto-related activity

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 4 hours ago

Devs Behind Marshall Islands’ National Crypto Confirm Plans to Launch This Year

The team developing a national crypto for the Marshall Islands has revealed they are still at work, despite previous uncertainty among officials

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 5 hours ago

First Grin Block Mined as Mimblewimble Privacy Crypto Goes Live

Grin, a privacy-focused cryptocurrency built on "mimblewimble" tech has gone live on mainnet.

Source: Coindesk
Published: 5 hours ago

Bitcoin Futures Now Trading At Discount to Exchange Prices

Bitcoin futures are trading below the cryptocurrency's spot price, signaling market participants have a bearish outlook on bitcoin over the coming mon...

Source: Coindesk
Published: 6 hours ago

What We Know About Google Ads Allegedly Blacklisting ‘Ethereum’ as a Keyword

Serbian startup claims that Google has blacklisted Ethereum as a Google Ad keyword — learn more details about the case

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 7 hours ago

Blockchain Adoption in IoT Industry More Than Doubled in 2018: Survey

The IoT industry is reportedly turning to blockchain in search of a solution for device security

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 7 hours ago

Canadian Platform to Become the Major Global Crypto Exchange by Expanding to 100 Countries

A cryptocurrency exchange wants to make crypto trading accessible in over 100 countries within 2019. #SPONSORED

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 7 hours ago

Japanese Finance Giant SBI’s Crypto Subsidiary Backs Mobile Wallet BRD

Breadwinner AG, the company behind the cryptocurrency wallet app BRD, received an investment from SBI Crypto Investment

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 8 hours ago

New crypto malware discovered on The Pirate Bay

Hackers can steal bitcoin and ethereum when people download a movie The post New crypto malware discovered on The Pirate Bay appeared first on The Cry...

Source: Cryptonomist
Published: 9 hours ago

European Blockchain Startup Launches Trading in Tokenized Securities

Belarus-based blockchain startup Currency.com has launched a trading platform for tokenized securities.

Source: Coindesk
Published: 9 hours ago

Tron gets listed on OKCoin as well

The number of exchanges on which the token is traded keeps increasing. New fiat currency pairs have also been added The post Tron gets listed on OKCoi...

Source: Cryptonomist
Published: 9 hours ago

Bitmex, activities in Canada are illegal. Accounts closed also in the US

Closure of accounts in Quebec and some areas of the US, due to problems with compliance with local legal regulations The post Bitmex, activities in C...

Source: Cryptonomist
Published: 10 hours ago

Bitcoin Approaches $3,700 as Top Cryptos Report Gains

Bitcoin approaches the $3,700 mark again as all the top 20 cryptocurrencies are seeing slight to moderate gains

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 10 hours ago

Adoption of Blockchain to Secure IoT Doubled in 2018, Says Gemalto

The use of blockchain technology to help secure internet of things data, services and devices doubled last year, Gemalto research suggests.

Source: Coindesk
Published: 11 hours ago

Bitcoin Mining Pool report, anonymous miners are increasing

Diar published a report on the development of the sector in 2018 The post Bitcoin Mining Pool report, anonymous miners are increasing appeared first o...

Source: Cryptonomist
Published: 11 hours ago

NZ Exchange Cryptopia Reports Hack With 'Significant Losses'

New Zealand digital assets exchange Cryptopia has suspended services after reportedly detecting a major hack

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 11 hours ago

Major Blockchain Investors Arrington XRP, NEO Global Back DEX-Focused Startup

Decentralized exchange aggregator Totle has closed a fresh funding round led by Arrington XRP, NEO Global Capital (NGC) and Goren Holm Ventures

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 12 hours ago

This Price Resistance Level May Hold Key to Bitcoin Bull Market

If bitcoin breaks above a key moving average, it could be considered a sign a bearish-to-bullish trend change has begun.

Source: Coindesk
Published: 12 hours ago

Litecoin Foundation will sponsor the UFC 235 as well

Champion Ben Askren announced that the crypto will be sponsoring the next big MMA event The post Litecoin Foundation will sponsor the UFC 235 as well ...

Source: Cryptonomist
Published: 12 hours ago

US Regulators’ Approach to Crypto Is Obstructing Innovation: Ex-Congressman

U.S. regulators should reevaluate their approach to the cryptocurrency market, says former congressman

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 13 hours ago

Crypto hackers back in action: the Cryptopia exchange has been hacked

The platform based in New Zealand has suffered an attack that appears to have resulted in significant losses. The site is now offline and the team is ...

Source: Cryptonomist
Published: 13 hours ago

Bakkt acquires the back office of Rosenthal Collins Group

The company owned by ICE has purchased some resources from a company that has been operating in the futures market for a long time The post Bakkt acqu...

Source: Cryptonomist
Published: 13 hours ago

New Zealand Crypto Exchange Cryptopia Goes Offline Citing Hack

New Zealand-based cryptocurrency exchange Cryptopia has gone offline claiming "significant" losses arising from a hack.

Source: Coindesk
Published: 13 hours ago

The ‘Thirdening’ Approaches: How to Watch Ethereum’s Fork as It Happens

The world’s third largest blockchain by total value, ethereum, is about to upgrade its code. Here's how you can watch the event live.

Source: Coindesk
Published: 14 hours ago

Tron (TRX), the price of the cryptocurrency stands on the podium

For the second day in a row, the colour green prevails in the crypto market The post Tron (TRX), the price of the cryptocurrency stands on the podium ...

Source: Cryptonomist
Published: 14 hours ago

John McAfee and the Patron platform, “It will bring benefits”

In a recent interview, the influencer talks about his new project as advisor and the prices of cryptocurrencies The post John McAfee and the Patron pl...

Source: Cryptonomist
Published: 14 hours ago

Public Gets Chance to Earn Block Rewards by Donating Computing Power to Scientific Research

A startup is vowing to tackle “obscene” levels of energy consumption in crypto mining by enabling users to donate computing power to issues they c...

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 14 hours ago

Tiffany diamonds on blockchain? A traceability project has been announced

The press release talks about an initiative related to the transparency of the origin of the precious stone, but not about the use of DLT The post Tif...

Source: Cryptonomist
Published: 15 hours ago

Coinbase, Kraken Join Major Exchanges Supporting Ethereum Constantinople Hard Fork

Ethereum hard fork produces little worry for major exchanges Kraken and Coinbase

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 15 hours ago

Windows Torrent File Malware Can Swap Out Crypto Addresses, Researcher Warns

Crypto malware in Pirate Bay torrent injects ads but can also steal cryptocurrency, researcher reveals

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 16 hours ago

All Crypto Is Created Equal? That’s What Regulators Seem to See

Are digital assets equal to digital securities? TokenSoft's Mason Borda argued the two types aren’t so different in terms of how regulators view the...

Source: Coindesk
Published: 18 hours ago

Huobi Exchange Hires Compliance Chief From Global Bank State Street

Elaine Sun Ye Lin, former head of compliance for the Chinese branch of global bank State Street, has joined Huobi as compliance director.

Source: Coindesk
Published: 20 hours ago

Diar Report: 2018 Sees ‘Record Transacting Volumes’ on Crypto Exchanges

According to a recent report by Diar, 2018 saw a significant increase in trade volumes on crypto exchanges, as well as a shift of Bitcoin mining power...

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 22 hours ago

Gauging Community Expectations and Developer Readiness as Ethereum’s Constantinople Launch Date Approaches

Difficulty bomb delay, mining reward decrease, ETH price change — What else is to be expected by the community ahead of the Constantinople fork? Per...

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 22 hours ago

ETC Labs Introduces Dedicated Team to Focus on Core Ethereum Classic Projects

ETC Labs incubator has introduced a dedicated team that will focus on core Ethereum Classic projects

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 23 hours ago

Israel’s Top Cargo Shipping Firm Zim Opens Blockchain Platform to All Clients

Israel’s largest cargo shipping company Zim has opened its blockchain platform to all clients in select trades, following a successful pilot

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 1 day ago

Crypto Asset Manager LedgerX Launches Bitcoin Volatility Index

CFTC-regulated crypto asset manager LedgerX has launched its first Bitcoin price volatility index LXVX

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 1 day ago

Fee Spike on Ethereum Classic Raises Fears of More Exchange Attacks

Abnormal network activity this past Sunday on ethereum classic caused certain miners to receive thousands of dollars in payout. These peculiar transac...

Source: Coindesk
Published: 1 day ago

Bitcoin, Ripple, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, EOS, Stellar, Litecoin, Tron, Bitcoin SV, Cardano: Price Analysis, Jan. 14

With some institutional players signalling diametrically opposite stances on crypto, we turn to the charts to see what the market’s next move will b...

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 1 day ago

Danish Tax Agency to Collect User Data from Crypto Exchanges

The Danish Tax Agency has got the green light to collect trader information from local cryptocurrency exchanges to see if they are paying their dues.

Source: Coindesk
Published: 1 day ago

Banking Giant HSBC’s Blockchain Platform Processed $250 Billion in Forex in 2018

Banking giant HSBC saw its blockchain platform process $250 billion in forex trades in 2018

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 1 day ago

Crypto Markets Show Signs of Recovery Following Severe Losses

The cryptocurrency market is showing signs of recovery, after experiencing significant losses over the last several days

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 1 day ago

Technical analysis: bitcoin breaks the 3700 dollars today. Volumes are increasing

After having started the year quite well, the cryptocurrency sector is facing its first setback The post Technical analysis: bitcoin breaks the 3700 d...

Source: Cryptonomist
Published: 1 day ago

Intercontinental Exchange's Digital Asset Platform Bakkt Announces First Acquisition

Bakkt has acquired some assets in futures commission merchant RCG in advance of a previously set launch date

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 1 day ago

Stablecoin Issuer TrustToken Adds Feature to Ease Wallet Management

TrustToken has launched an alias feature for exchanges and merchants which use TrueUSD, allowing them to provide each of their clients with a unique d...

Source: Coindesk
Published: 1 day ago

How the US Government Shutdown Is Halting Crypto Progress on Wall Street

A record-breaking government shutdown in the U.S. is pushing crypto policy decisions to the back burner.

Source: Coindesk
Published: 1 day ago

Bitcoin Futures Market Bakkt Makes Its First Acquisition

Bakkt acquired parts of Rosenthal Collins Group, an independent futures commission, to build up its risk management and regulatory compliance procedur...

Source: Coindesk
Published: 1 day ago

Major Spanish Energy Company to Use Blockchain in Renewable Energy Tracking

Major Spanish energy company Iberdrola has conducted a blockchain trial with two local banks, tracking the origins and the use of renewable energy

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 1 day ago

Iceland: Draper Associates Leads $5 Million Funding Round for Blockchain-Based ID Platform

Iceland’s blockchain-based identity platform Authenteq has raised $5 million in a funding round led by Draper Associates and Capital300

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 1 day ago

HSBC Says It’s Settled $250 Billion in Trades With Distributed Ledger Tech

HSBC has settled $250 billion in foreign exchange transactions using its DLT platform, the company announced Monday.

Source: Coindesk
Published: 1 day ago

Malaysia to Regulate ICOs as Securities Offerings from Tuesday

Malaysia’s securities watchdog will have powers to regulate digital asset offerings and crypto exchanges from tomorrow.

Source: Coindesk
Published: 1 day ago

Despite Bear Market, Crypto Mining Malware Tops Threat Index for 13th Month Running

Three strains of crypto mining malware have topped the latest Global Threat Index from Israeli cybersecurity firm Check Point

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 1 day ago

Russia: draft law for crypto regulation within two months

In February the Russian Parliament is expected to approve a new law for the regulation of digital financial assets, including tokens and cryptocurrenc...

Source: Cryptonomist
Published: 1 day ago

Bulgarian Revenue Agency Announces Inspection of Cryptocurrency-Selling Companies

Cryptocurrency-selling companies are now being inspected by the Bulgarian National Revenue Agency

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 1 day ago

LedgerX Launches ‘Bitcoin Fear Index’ to Track Price Volatility

LedgerX is launching LXVX – a "Bitcoin Fear Index" similar to the VIX, a popular volatility benchmark in the stock market.

Source: Coindesk
Published: 1 day ago

Bittrex Follows Major Crypto Exchanges in Launching Over-The-Counter Trading Platform

Bittrex OTC offering becomes latest competitor in OTC trading market

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 1 day ago

Denmark’s Tax Agency Seals Authority to Collect Data from Three Crypto Exchanges

Denmark’s Tax Authority has been authorized by the country’s Tax Council to obtain information regarding all trades of cryptocurrencies across thr...

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 1 day ago

The Bittrex exchange launches OTC trading desk

The American platform announces a new over the counter service The post The Bittrex exchange launches OTC trading desk appeared first on The Cryptonom...

Source: Cryptonomist
Published: 1 day ago

Vermont State Agencies Launch Blockchain Pilot Program for Captive Insurance Industry

Two agencies in the state government of Vermont have jointly launched a blockchain pilot program for captive insurance

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 1 day ago

Arrington XRP Leads $1 Million Funding Round in Dapp Economy Startup

Arrington XRP and others have invested $1 million in Totle, a startup helping crypto wallets provide exchange functionality.

Source: Coindesk
Published: 1 day ago

Spanish Securities Regulator Adds 23 Forex and Cryptocurrency Exchanges to Warning List

23 unauthorized forex and cryptocurrency entities have been added to the warning list of the Spanish National Securities Market Commission

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 1 day ago

Research Suggests Russian-Based Hackers Behind Ryuk Ransomware’s $2.5 Million Gains

Researchers argue that a recent spate of ransomware thought to have earned hackers $3.7 million in BTC came from Russian cybercriminals, not North Kor...

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 1 day ago

Bittrex Launches OTC Trading Desk With 200 Cryptocurrencies

Bittrex is launching an OTC trading desk with support for nearly 200 cryptocurrencies, aiming to fill a demand among select customers.

Source: Coindesk
Published: 1 day ago

Bitmain Exits Amsterdam Citing Focus on Long-Term Scalable Business Strategy

Bitmain’s Amsterdam offices are next to go as part of a downsizing operation

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 1 day ago

Russian Parliament to Discuss Crypto Bill Within Two Months, Official States

Russia’s draft bill on crypto regulation will be discussed in parliament within two months, according to a local official

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 1 day ago

Swiss Multi-Billion Dollar Bank Vontobel Launches Regulated Crypto Custody

Swiss investment bank Vontobel has launched the first regulated digital custodial tool for banks and asset managers

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 1 day ago

Vermont State Government Launching Blockchain Insurance Pilot

The U.S. state of Vermont is launching a blockchain pilot project for insurers, seeking transparency and efficiency improvements.

Source: Coindesk
Published: 1 day ago

Bitmain: Amsterdam office closes as well

The Chinese giant closes the European headquarters after announcing the closure in Israel and firing the BCH team The post Bitmain: Amsterdam office c...

Source: Cryptonomist
Published: 1 day ago

Bitcoin Sees New 2019 Lows as Crypto Markets Slide Down

Bitcoin and other major currencies see moderate losses as the crypto markets keep sliding down

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 1 day ago

Blockchain-Powered Prediction Platforms: Governance and Uses Beyond Gimmick Markets & Death Pools

The Augur community’s response to several high-profile controversies that emerged last year will shape the future of decentralized prediction platfo...

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 1 day ago

Bitcoin Risks Return to December Lows After Price Drop to $3.5K

After breaching key support on Sunday, emboldened bears could soon push bitcoin prices back towards $3,100.

Source: Coindesk
Published: 1 day ago

Malaysia: ICOs and cryptocurrencies treated as securities

According to the Ministry of Finance of the country, the law will enter into force tomorrow The post Malaysia: ICOs and cryptocurrencies treated as se...

Source: Cryptonomist
Published: 1 day ago

Malaysian Cryptocurrency Regulation to Classify Digital Assets, Tokens as Securities

Crypto-assets will be classified as securities in Malaysia after cryptocurrency regulation comes into effect on Tuesday

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 1 day ago

Winklevoss Twins Believe Stablecoins, Tokenized Securities Are Future of Crypto Innovation

Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss have said stablecoins and tokenized securities will usher in a bright future for the digital currency space

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 1 day ago

The Ethereum Classic Attacker Has Sent a Bigger Message

If a permissionless blockchain doesn’t have a large enough community of users, developers and miners, its vulnerable, writes Michael J. Casey.

Source: Coindesk
Published: 1 day ago

Erik Zhang, NEO co-founder: “Ethereum will exceed Bitcoin”

According to the expert, the ETH blockchain will prevail over the one created by Satoshi Nakamoto The post Erik Zhang, NEO co-founder: “Ethereum wil...

Source: Cryptonomist
Published: 1 day ago

Russia rejects the Venezuelan Petro

A group of Russian experts analysed the economic and financial situation in Venezuela and provided five recommendations to Maduro The post Russia reje...

Source: Cryptonomist
Published: 1 day ago

Swiss timepiece with crypto storage coming in 2019

A historic brand in Switzerland is about to launch the product in the luxury watch market The post Swiss timepiece with crypto storage coming in 2019...

Source: Cryptonomist
Published: 1 day ago

100,000 dollars of the 51% ETC attack on the Gate.io exchange have been returned

The platform informs about the return of some of the hacked tokens and the possibility of new attacks The post 100,000 dollars of the 51% ETC attack o...

Source: Cryptonomist
Published: 1 day ago

Chinese Mining Giant Bitmain Is Closing Another Overseas Office

China-based crypto mining giant Bitmain has confirmed the closure of its Amsterdam office as part of ongoing business adjustments.

Source: Coindesk
Published: 1 day ago

Cricket South Africa Briefly Falls Victim to $70,000 Bitcoin Twitter Scam

A failed attempt to illicitly gain Bitcoin ultimately netted attackers just $70 when they compromised Cricket South Africa’s Twitter account

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 1 day ago

Exchange Says 51% Attacker Returns $100K Worth in Ethereum Classic

Cryptocurrency exchange Gate.io said Saturday that it has received $100,000 worth of ethereum classic (ETC) back from a recent chain attacker.

Source: Coindesk
Published: 1 day ago

Exchange Says 51% Attacker Returned $100K-Worth of Ethereum Classic

Cryptocurrency exchange Gate.io said Saturday that $100,000 in ethereum classic has been returned following a recent 51-percent attack.

Source: Coindesk
Published: 1 day ago

This $100K Luxury Swiss Watch Will Have a Built-In Crypto Wallet

A. Favre & Fils, a luxury Swiss watchmaker that traces its history back three centuries, is developing a handcrafted mechanical timepiece with a built...

Source: Coindesk
Published: 1 day ago

Top 5 Crypto Performers Overview: Tron, Neo, Cardano, Binance Coin, Litecoin

What does this most recent market sell off mean? Let’s check the charts

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 2 days ago

Bitcoin Falls Under $3,600 as Top Cryptocurrencies Report Moderate Losses

Bitcoin falls under $3,600 again as all the top 20 cryptocurrencies are seeing slight to moderate losses

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 2 days ago

University of Bahrain Will Issue Diplomas on the Blockchain Employing Blockcerts

Employing the Blockcerts open standard, the University of Bahrain will issue diplomas on the blockchain

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 2 days ago

Hodler’s Digest, Jan.7–13: Top Stories, Price Movements, Quotes and FUD of the Week

Fortnite removes the apparently accidental addition of the Monero payment option, the Winklevii commit to a BTC ETF, and more in the Hodler’s Digest

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 2 days ago

Japan: Seven Cryptocurrency Exchanges Could Receive FSA-Issued Licenses in Two Months

According to data recently released by Japan’s financial services agency, seven applications for crypto exchanges will be either approved or rejecte...

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 2 days ago

Bitcoin Will Still Bite the Dust

Kevin Dowd is a Professor of Finance and Economics in the Business School at Durham University, and the co-author of the 2015 paper “Bitcoin Will Bi...

Source: Coindesk
Published: 2 days ago

Mining Giant Bitmain Reportedly Suspends Mining Operations in Texas

Bitmain, a China-based leading mining and mining ASIC hardware producer, has reportedly suspended its mining operations in Rockdale

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 2 days ago

Cornered by Bear Market, Bitmain Is Facing an Unclear Future

The bear market has not been easy on Bitmain. The world’s largest mining company is reportedly changing CEOs and laying off staff, while its IPO pla...

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 2 days ago

Google Reportedly Blacklists ‘Ethereum’ as a Google Ad Keyword, Startup Claims

Keywords mentioning Ethereum have been reportedly blacklisted by Google on its advertising platform Google Ads

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 2 days ago

The Time Is Now: We Need an Active Approach to Blockchain Inclusion

If blockchain is to be part of our financial and governance future, the development process must represent a diverse population, says Alexis Gauba.

Source: Coindesk
Published: 2 days ago

This Scaling Tech Could Let You Sync Bitcoin Straight From Your Phone

A new approach to storing bitcoin's "state" could help significantly reduce storage requirements for users of the cryptocurrency.

Source: Coindesk
Published: 2 days ago

Ethereum Classic 51% Attackers Allegedly Returned $100,000 to Crypto Exchange

The cryptocurrency exchange Gate.io reportedly received $100.000 from the Ethereum Classic 51 percent attacker

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 2 days ago

The reasons behind the failures of many blockchain projects

Spoilers: these are not caused by technicalities but by issues related to governance and business The post The reasons behind the failures of many blo...

Source: Cryptonomist
Published: 2 days ago

Asia Blockchain News: an overview of the best projects in the East

2019 will see a broad application of DLT in Asia The post Asia Blockchain News: an overview of the best projects in the East appeared first on The Cry...

Source: Cryptonomist
Published: 2 days ago

Ethereum’s Constantinople hard fork is the first real step towards Proof of Stake

Five changes will be introduced to pave the way for the replacement of PoW by PoS, which is likely to take place during 2019 The post Ethereum’s Con...

Source: Cryptonomist
Published: 2 days ago

Are Ethereum and Bitcoin competitors?

The pros and cons of the two blockchains The post Are Ethereum and Bitcoin competitors? appeared first on The Cryptonomist.

Source: Cryptonomist
Published: 2 days ago

Malaysian Government Reportedly Still Undecided on Whether to Legalize Crypto

The Malaysian government is reportedly still undecided about the legalization of cryptocurrencies

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 3 days ago

Bitcoin Hovers Over $3,650 as Top Cryptocurrencies Mostly in the Red

Bitcoin is hovering over $3,650 as most of the top 20 cryptocurrencies are reporting moderate to slight losses

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 3 days ago

Tokenized Securities: Curb Your Enthusiasm

Tokenized securities hold promise, but we shouldn't overlook how hard it is to spin up new markets.

Source: Coindesk
Published: 3 days ago

Blockchain Research Now Granted Tax Credit in South Korea

To boost innovation, South Korea’s government added blockchain to the fields of research and development eligible for a tax credit

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 3 days ago

Washington’s Douglas County is Looking to Build a Blockchain Innovation Campus

In central Washington, local officials of United States’ Douglas County want to build a blockchain innovation campus

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 3 days ago

St. Louis Federal Reserve Report: Increased Supply of Altcoins Will Decrease BTC’s Value

Downward pressure on the prices of all cryptocurrencies, including Bitcoin, is expected to be exerted by the ever-increasing number of altcoins, new r...

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 3 days ago

I’m As Certain As Ever – Bitcoin’s Revolution Is Only Just Beginning

I’ve been through the ups and downs with bitcoin, and I am as certain as ever that the bitcoin revolution is coming, says Tim Draper.

Source: Coindesk
Published: 3 days ago

Web 3.0’s Crypto Winter Mission: Keep Our Heads Above the Hype

Despite the gloomy narratives, 2018 was hugely productive for teams building the decentralized web, says Parity's Jutta Steiner.

Source: Coindesk
Published: 3 days ago

Digital currencies before bitcoin: Hashcash and BitGold

The attempts and steps that led to the creation of Bitcoin, analysed 10 years after the creation of the most famous virtual currency The post Digital ...

Source: Cryptonomist
Published: 3 days ago

Cryptocurrency sentiment analysis 2019: “65% of traders are optimistic”

According to a survey carried out by Cryptonomist, most operators think that prices will rise during the year The post Cryptocurrency sentiment analys...

Source: Cryptonomist
Published: 3 days ago

London’s Blockchain Conference: Blockchain Expo Global Exhibition announces expert speakers

All the info about the new crypto- event in the UK The post London’s Blockchain Conference: Blockchain Expo Global Exhibition announces expert speak...

Source: Cryptonomist
Published: 3 days ago

Luxochain, protecting the Made in Italy with the blockchain

The new app uses non-fungible tokens to assign, verify and transfer ownership of luxury items to guarantee their authenticity The post Luxochain, pro...

Source: Cryptonomist
Published: 3 days ago

2018 Sees 550% Uptick in Exempt ICO Securities Offerings Filed With the US SEC: Report

2018 witnessed a significant uptick in the number of ICOs authorized by the U.S. SEC to sell securities to large-scale investors

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 3 days ago

Long-Dormant Bitcoin Whales Resuming Activity Could Rock Price Action, Analysts Say

The number of active Bitcoin wallets, many of which have long been dormant, has seen an uptick that could herald some major market movements, analysts...

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 3 days ago

What We Know About Yellow Vests’ Bank Run and How Crypto Could Help It

French grassroots political movement Yellow Vests is fighting financial institutions via a bank run — and crypto could help

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 3 days ago

US State of Wyoming Passes Two New Blockchain, Crypto-Related Bills

The U.S. state of Wyoming has reportedly passed two further house bills that aim to foster a regulatory environment conducive to crypto and blockchain...

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 3 days ago

Grayscale Assures Investors: Ethereum Classic Trust Funds Not at ‘Direct Risk’

In the wake of the 51 percent attack on ethereum classic, the manager of an investment vehicle that holds the cryptocurrency has reassured investors t...

Source: Coindesk
Published: 4 days ago

Major Indian Bank Threatens to Close Accounts of Users Transacting in Crypto: Report

Kotak Mahindra Bank — India's second largest private sector bank by market cap — is allegedly requiring account holders to refrain from dealings i...

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 4 days ago

ConsenSys Backs Icelandic Startup Co-Founded by Ex-Chair of Country’s Central Bank

ConsenSys has taken part in a funding round for an Icelandic blockchain startup co-founded by the former chairman of the country’s central bank

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 4 days ago

Wyoming Lawmakers Advance Blockchain ‘Sandbox’ Bill

A Wyoming legislature committee has approved a regulatory sandbox bill, sending it to the full House for a vote.

Source: Coindesk
Published: 4 days ago

Bitcoin, Ripple, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, EOS, Stellar, Litecoin, Tron, Bitcoin SV, Cardano: Price Analysis, Jan. 11

In the wake of a market slump after reports of a 51% attack on Ethereum Classic, we take a look at the top 10 coins short-term

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 4 days ago

Crypto Markets Attempt to Stem Recent Losses, Some Top Alts See Solid Green

After a major price rout yesterday, many cryptocurrencies are today clawing back lost ground, with most of the major coins tipping back into the green

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 4 days ago

Ex-BitTorrent Exec Says There’s ‘No Way’ Tron Will Manage BitTorrent’s Token

Tron won’t be able to manage the transaction volume needed to tokenize BitTorrent, according to Simon Morris, former chief strategy officer at BitTo...

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 4 days ago

After Cancelling ICO, Crypto Startup Zwoop Filed for Administration: Report

Crypto and e-commerce startup Zwoop reportedly filed for administration after suspending its ICO

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 4 days ago

US: Crypto Is Among SEC’s Top Examination Priorities for 2019

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s top examination priorities this year include cryptocurrencies

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 4 days ago

The price of Ethereum drops while waiting for the Constantinople fork

Yesterday's decline continues to be felt and in less than 24 hours it has cancelled most of the increases accumulated since the start of the new year ...

Source: Cryptonomist
Published: 4 days ago

What to Expect When Ethereum’s Constantinople Hard Fork Happens

Ethereum's next system-wide upgrade, Constantinople, is expected to go live next week.

Source: Coindesk
Published: 4 days ago

Mongolia Partners With Stablecoin to Use Blockchain for Lending Services, Money Transfers

Mongolia’s capital city administration has partnered with a blockchain company to use its stablecoin for utility bills and government subsidies

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 4 days ago

Pablo Escobar’s Brother Says New Crypto Will Fund ‘Impeach Trump’ Effort

The brother of deceased drug lord Pablo Escobar has launched a cryptocurrency apparently targeting the impeachment of President Trump.

Source: Coindesk
Published: 4 days ago

Huobi Global’s US-Based Strategic Partner Crypto Exchange HBUS Rebrands as Huobi

HBUS, the United States-based strategic partner of China-born crypto exchange Huobi, has announced the rebranding of its retail trading service

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 4 days ago

Coincheck Wins Crypto Exchange License 12 Months After Major Hack

Japanese crypto exchange Coincheck, which suffered a $530 million hack in January of last year, is now a licensed entity.

Source: Coindesk
Published: 4 days ago

Darren Soto shares his opinion on the SEC and crypto regulation

The member of the House of Representatives affirms the need for less stringent regulation to allow the US to maintain superiority in the monetary sect...

Source: Cryptonomist
Published: 4 days ago

Yele Bademosi is the new director of Binance Labs

The company expands in Africa to encourage the development of blockchain projects in the continent The post Yele Bademosi is the new director of Binan...

Source: Cryptonomist
Published: 4 days ago

NASA Publishes Proposal for Air Traffic Management Blockchain Based on HyperLedger

An air traffic management blockchain based on the Hyperledger Fabric open-source software has been proposed by NASA

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 4 days ago

Mike Novogratz: a bitcoin donation to Princeton University

Today, the renowned institute has received a cryptocurrency contribution The post Mike Novogratz: a bitcoin donation to Princeton University appeared ...

Source: Cryptonomist
Published: 4 days ago

Central Bank Veteran’s Blockchain ‘E-Money’ Startup Raises $2 Million

ConsenSys has joined a $2 million funding round for a blockchain startup led by a former chairman of the Central Bank of Iceland.

Source: Coindesk
Published: 4 days ago

Nick Szabo: Bitcoin can be a store of value also for Central Banks

The renowned cryptographer predicts a future for virtual currencies as a reserve currency The post Nick Szabo: Bitcoin can be a store of value also fo...

Source: Cryptonomist
Published: 4 days ago

Overstock’s Security Token Trading Platform to Give Investors Control Over Token-Holdings

According to a letter sent to investors, Overstock’s tZERO is starting to allow investors to decide where to hold their security tokens

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 4 days ago

Two Alleged Ethereum ‘Scam Forks’ Appropriating Users’ Private Keys, Report Finds

The private keys of users are reportedly being stolen by the Ethereum Nowa and Ethereum Classic Vision projects, according to a report

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 4 days ago

Bitcoin Price Looks South After Worst Daily Loss Since November

Bitcoin’s price saw its biggest drop for seven weeks on Thursday, weakening the prospects of a bullish breakout above $4,100.

Source: Coindesk
Published: 4 days ago

Delphi Digital report: in 2018, half of the bitcoins weren’t moved

BTC's number of daily transactions has reached a new peak. According to some, it could indicate the end of the bear market The post Delphi Digital rep...

Source: Cryptonomist
Published: 4 days ago

NASA Eyes Blockchain Tech to Secure Aircraft Flight Data

A NASA paper proposes using blockchain and smart contracts technology from Hyperledger to keep aircraft flight data secure.

Source: Coindesk
Published: 4 days ago

The Waves Platform launches in the UK on Wirex

The 23rd crypto per capitalisation starts the year with several new features The post The Waves Platform launches in the UK on Wirex appeared first on...

Source: Cryptonomist
Published: 4 days ago

Vinny Lingham Forecasts Bitcoin Price for Two Months Trading Between $3,000 and $5,000

After some sideways trading, lower lows could be in store for Bitcoin, warns Vinny Lingham

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 4 days ago

Japanese Regulators Grant Cryptocurrency Exchange License to Coincheck

Coincheck is now a bonafide crypto exchange in Japan, capping a year which began with a $530 million hack

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 4 days ago

South Korea: 7 crypto exchanges and their security policies have been approved

Many Korean platforms have passed the audit done by the government The post South Korea: 7 crypto exchanges and their security policies have been appr...

Source: Cryptonomist
Published: 4 days ago

Crypto Hedge Fund Manager Disputes Augur Metrics of $2 Mln, Claims Only $100,000 at Stake

Crypto hedge fund partners points out that blockchain-based prediction market Augur reportedly has less than $100,000 currently at stake

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 4 days ago

‘0% Success’: Why Blockchain Apps Just Aren’t Taking Off

In 2018, the promise of a decentralized future took a big knock. There are lessons to be learned, says Yin Wu, founder of Dirt Protocol.

Source: Coindesk
Published: 4 days ago

South Korea Government Approves Seven out of 21 Cryptocurrency Exchanges’ Security Policy

New gov’t audit results reveal cryptocurrency exchange security in South Korea is still a major concern

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 4 days ago

Google Policy Change Forces Bitcoin Wallet to Remove Security Features

Privacy-focused bitcoin wallet Samourai said Google's "extremely restrictive policies" forced exclusion of key security and privacy focused features f...

Source: Coindesk
Published: 4 days ago

New York City Economic Corp Launches Blockchain Education Center

The New York City Economic Development Corporation has launched a new blockchain education center.

Source: Coindesk
Published: 4 days ago

Overstock’s tZERO Begins Distributing Its Security Token to Investors

Investors who bought tZERO's security token in a sale last year are set to gain access to their holdings, the Overstock-backed trading platform said T...

Source: Coindesk
Published: 4 days ago

Circle CEO Says More Regulatory Clarity From US SEC Will Help Unlock Crypto Markets

The CEO and co-founder of crypto finance company Circle says more clarity over crypto and securities laws will help unlock market activity

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 4 days ago

US Representative Soto: Most Cryptos Need CFTC's Light Touch, Not SEC Oversight

U.S. congressman Darren Soto has argued that applying federal securities laws to cryptocurrencies “can be very intense and hurt the market unless it...

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 4 days ago

Almost 5 New Cryptocurrency ATMs Installed Worldwide Each Day, Data Shows

The number of crypto ATMs installed worldwide has surged past the 4,000 mark, despite persistently bearish market action

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 4 days ago

China Introduces New Anti-Anonymity Regulations for Blockchain-Related Companies

China introduces new guidelines for blockchain startups, obliges them to require ID card or mobile number for user registration

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 4 days ago

Crypto Exchange Seed CX Launches On-Chain Wallet Solution for Institutional Investors

Crypto exchange Seed CX, a Chicago-based platform targeting institutional clients, has launched a new digital asset wallet with on-chain settlement

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 5 days ago

Venezuelan WTO Request Accuses US of ‘Discriminatory Measures’ Against Petro Coin

Venezuela has filed a complaint with the WTO that the U.S. imposed “discriminatory measures” against its national digital currency, the Petro

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 5 days ago

Russian Parliament to Focus on Digital Economy Bills in Next Session, Says Chairman

The chairman of the lower chamber of the Russian parliament, Vyacheslav Volodin, has prioritized digital economy bills, including one on crypto

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 5 days ago

New York Economic Dev. Non-Profit NYCEDC Opens Blockchain Center

New York’s economic development non-profit opens a blockchain education and development center in the city

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 5 days ago

Bitwise Files With the US SEC for a Physically Held Bitcoin ETF

The U.S. SEC has received an application for a physically held Bitcoin ETF from crypto index fund provider Bitwise

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 5 days ago

Seed CX Launches New Wallet Features for Institutional Clients

Seed CX is offering each of its customers their own unique wallet in hopes that this will throw up roadblocks for any malicious actors looking to stea...

Source: Coindesk
Published: 5 days ago

Bitcoin Dips Below $3,700 as All Top Cryptos See Severe Losses

Bitcoin tumbles below the $3,700 threshold as the top 20 cryptocurrencies report severe losses

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 5 days ago

Nasdaq-Powered DX.Exchange Says It Has Patched Security Vulnerability

DX.Exchange claims it has patched a security vulnerability allowing anyone access to user authentication tokens.

Source: Coindesk
Published: 5 days ago

Maltese Celebrities Notify Police After False Report of Involvement in Crypto Investment Scheme

A Maltese actor and two TV show hosts notify the police following a fake news article about their involvement in a crypto investment scheme

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 5 days ago

Bitcoin Price Tumbles 10% as Crypto Markets Flash Red

The price of bitcoin fell more than 10 percent during Thursday's trading session as it erased much of its recent gains.

Source: Coindesk
Published: 5 days ago

China’s Internet Censor to Start Regulating Blockchain Firms Next Month

China’s internet censorship agency is bringing in regulations for blockchain service providers in the country.

Source: Coindesk
Published: 5 days ago

The Ethereum drop, today is characterised by strong declines

Among the top 50 most-known, the only crypto rising is Verge (XVG) The post The Ethereum drop, today is characterised by strong declines appeared firs...

Source: Cryptonomist
Published: 5 days ago

Two Thirds of Korean Crypto Exchanges Fail Government Security Check

Only seven out of 21 South Korean cryptocurrency exchanges inspected got a full pass in a recent government security audit.

Source: Coindesk
Published: 5 days ago

Samsung and Blockchain: statements from the director of the NEXT project

Ricardo J. Méndez shared some interesting opinions on the approach of the Korean giant The post Samsung and Blockchain: statements from the director ...

Source: Cryptonomist
Published: 5 days ago

Vitus Zeller: the “Tour de Satoshi” to celebrate 10 years of bitcoin

A sports enthusiast entrepreneur has launched himself into a titanic venture to promote the use of BTC The post Vitus Zeller: the “Tour de Satoshi...

Source: Cryptonomist
Published: 5 days ago

Bitwise Files for New Bitcoin ETF With SEC

Bitwise Asset Management is planning a new effort at launching a bitcoin exchange-traded fund with NYSE Arca.

Source: Coindesk
Published: 5 days ago

Report: Critical Vulnerabilities Leaking User Data Found on DX.Exchange, Patched Later

Estonia-based cryptocurrency and tokenized stock exchange DX.Exchange has reportedly patched a critical vulnerability that leaked sensitive user data

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 5 days ago

Security Token Trades on Regulated Platform in Market First

Regulated broker-dealer SharesPost says it has successfully executed its first secondary trade of security tokens on a blockchain.

Source: Coindesk
Published: 5 days ago

Ripple XRP regains the second place in the ranking by capitalisation, here’s why

The number of financial institutions using the cryptocurrency are constantly increasing The post Ripple XRP regains the second place in the ranking by...

Source: Cryptonomist
Published: 5 days ago

Ethereum Classic 51% Attack — The Reality of Proof-of-Work

ETC’s 51 percent attack — the vulnerability of proof-of-work laid bare

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 5 days ago

French Tobacco Shops Start Selling Bitcoin Despite Regulatory Uncertainty

Despite the regulatory uncertainty, several tobacco shops in Paris start selling Bitcoin following a November partnership with local crypto startup

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 5 days ago

Lawyers Rush In: New UNH Blockchain Program Nabs Big-Name Speakers

“A crypto winter for the price is a crypto summer for attorneys." And University of New Hampshire Law School is now addressing that demand.

Source: Coindesk
Published: 5 days ago

IBM and the new quantum computer. A challenge to the blockchain?

It was presented at the CES 2019 in Las Vegas The post IBM and the new quantum computer. A challenge to the blockchain? appeared first on The Cryptono...

Source: Cryptonomist
Published: 5 days ago

Bitmain Co-CEOs to Keep Decision Making Power in Executive Swap, Report

Bitmain’s Co-CEOs Jihan Wu and Micree Zhan Ketuan are transitioning out of their roles, sources report

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 5 days ago

Thai Finance Ministry Awards Licenses to 4 Crypto Firms, Rejects 2

Thailand's Ministry of Finance has granted digital asset business licenses to four crypto firms, while rejecting two others.

Source: Coindesk
Published: 5 days ago

Samsung NEXT Technical Director Values Decentralization Above Blockchain

According to Samsung NEXT’s technical director, blockchain and cryptocurrency “trade-offs” need more attention from tech industry

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 5 days ago

Malware Study Claims Criminals Mined 4.4 Percent of Monero, Less Than Previously Thought

Previous estimates had put the Monero supply from mining malware at around 5 percent, but authors of the latest study claim their calculations point t...

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 5 days ago

Overview of the Crypto Mining Industry in 2018: Will the Struggles Extend to 2019?

Major mining conglomerates in the crypto sector recorded large losses in 2018, struggling to deal with market conditions. Can they recover this year?

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 5 days ago

Bitmain: new CEO coming soon. While the IPO has come to a standstill

Continue the rumours about the mining company's change of plans The post Bitmain: new CEO coming soon. While the IPO has come to a standstill appeared...

Source: Cryptonomist
Published: 5 days ago

Bitcoin Price Slips Below $3.8K as Bullish Bets Tank

Bitcoin is losing altitude as an unwinding of bullish bets is creating downward pressure on prices.

Source: Coindesk
Published: 5 days ago

Bitmain Poised to Appoint Tech Chief as New CEO, Says Report

Cryptocurrency mining giant Bitmain may be about to appoint its product engineering director as CEO.

Source: Coindesk
Published: 5 days ago

Ethereum Classic and the 51% attack. The solutions of the developers

Yesterday, the ETC team gathered to decide how to proceed after the reorg The post Ethereum Classic and the 51% attack. The solutions of the developer...

Source: Cryptonomist
Published: 5 days ago

Qtum completes the first Bitcoin Atomic Swap on the Mainnet

An exchange without intermediaries has been carried out with the transactions recorded on the respective blockchains The post Qtum completes the first...

Source: Cryptonomist
Published: 5 days ago

Weiss Ratings Report, crypto are initiating the third globalisation

Cryptocurrencies are revolutionizing the very concept of money The post Weiss Ratings Report, crypto are initiating the third globalisation appeared f...

Source: Cryptonomist
Published: 5 days ago

The First Live Enterprise Blockchain Sets Sights on Every Area of Global Trade

Trade finance DLT platform we.trade is seeking partnerships with other networks, with TradeLens and Tradeshift as prime candidates.

Source: Coindesk
Published: 5 days ago

Crypto Mining Malware Has Netted Nearly 5% of all Monero, Says Research

Hackers have mined at least 4.32 percent of the total monero in circulation, worth nearly $40 million today, according to new research.

Source: Coindesk
Published: 5 days ago

Hackers Turn Twitter of Belgian Non-Profit Into Fake Coinbase Promo Account

Scammers took over the account of a Belgian non-profit, transforming it into a “Coinbase promotion account” and posting a scam BTC giveaway

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 5 days ago

Thai Ministry of Finance Gives Digital Asset Business Licenses to Four Firms

Thai Ministry of Finance has issued operating licenses to four digital asset entities, while two others were rejected

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 5 days ago

Venezuela Calls US Sanctions Against Its Petro Cryptocurrency ‘Discriminatory’

Venezuela has filed a complaint against the U.S. with the World Trade Organization, highlighting sanctions against the petro as one issue.

Source: Coindesk
Published: 6 days ago

Crypto Exchange Gate.io Confirms 51% Attack on Ethereum Classic, Promises Refunds

Researchers from crypto exchange Gate.io report they have confirmed a 51% attack on Ethereum Classic, promise users refunds

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 6 days ago

Beam Wallet: a bug has been found

As reported by the company’s official Twitter profile, critical vulnerabilities have been found on Beam, a wallet released by Beam privacy, a blockc...

Source: Cryptonomist
Published: 6 days ago

Beam Announces ‘Critical’ Vulnerability in Mimblewimble Crypto’s Wallet

The Beam privacy coin's development team announced a "critical" vulnerability discovered in its wallet software Wednesday, telling users to remove old...

Source: Coindesk
Published: 6 days ago

US Dept. of Energy Grants $4.8 Million to Fund Research of Tech Including Blockchain

The U.S. Dept. of Energy has announced $4.8 million in funding for university research of emerging tech, including blockchain

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 6 days ago

Former NASDAQ Exec Joins Blockchain Startup Concordium

Hans-Ole Jochumsen, who retired the last fall as Vice Chairman of NASDAQ Europe, has joined the advisory board of Concordium Foundation, the non-profi...

Source: Coindesk
Published: 6 days ago

Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Bitcoin Cash, EOS, Litecoin, Stellar, Tron, Bitcoin SV, Cardano: Price Analysis, Jan. 9

Many prominent investors are doubling down on crypto despite the ongoing bear market. Let’s see whether the charts support that outlook

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 6 days ago

US: Financial Data Co. FactSet Sues Blockchain Terminal Affiliate

U.S. financial research company FactSet is suing CG Blockchain, a company affiliated with trading firm Blockchain Terminal

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 6 days ago

Bullish Sentiment for Bitcoin Is at a 5-Month High

The difference between long and short positions placed on bitcoin is at its highest level since Aug. 5.

Source: Coindesk
Published: 6 days ago

Blockchain is Boosting the Health Sector by Unifying Patient Data and Increasing Funding for Medical Research

How the health industry is using blockchain to increase access to medical treatment

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 6 days ago

Security Firm Asks Exchanges to Help It Find Ethereum Classic ‘Attacker’

Security firm SlowMist has come out with a public analysis of the latest chain attacks seen on ethereum classic.

Source: Coindesk
Published: 6 days ago

Bitcoin Holds Above $4,000 Amid Checkered Market Outlook

Markets are continuing to show mixed signals, with most of the top market cap cryptos seeing mild changes red and green, and Bitcoin holding just abov...

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 6 days ago

Crypto Platform Tron Hires Former SEC Attorney as First Chief of Compliance

Ex-SEC supervisory attorney David Labhart joins crypto platform TRON as its first chief compliance officer and co-general counsel

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 6 days ago

Bitrefill: Lightning Network payments with Thor

The aim is to increase the adoption of Bitcoin with an app for LN transactions The post Bitrefill: Lightning Network payments with Thor appeared first...

Source: Cryptonomist
Published: 6 days ago

Insiders Say ConsenSys Faces a Hurdle to 2019 Rebound: Joe Lubin’s Grip

ConsenSys insiders say ethereum co-founder Joe Lubin will need to welcome more stakeholders into the fold for his startups to survive.

Source: Coindesk
Published: 6 days ago

Ethereum News Today: the price of ETH takes a break, while Tron continues to rise

For the third consecutive day, the main cryptocurrencies fluctuate between green and red The post Ethereum News Today: the price of ETH takes a break,...

Source: Cryptonomist
Published: 6 days ago

EBA and ESMA call for common cryptocurrency rules

The European Banking Association and Financial Supervisory Authority want a general regulatory framework The post EBA and ESMA call for common crypto...

Source: Cryptonomist
Published: 6 days ago

Decentralized Platform Qtum Introduces Bitcoin Atomic Swaps to Its Mainnet

Qtum is introducing Bitcoin atomic swaps to its blockchain infrastructure, which will enable exchange without requiring a trusted third party

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 6 days ago

US Department of Energy to Fund Blockchain Research Projects

The U.S. Department of Energy is offering funding of up to $4.8 million for fossil energy research, including blockchain applications.

Source: Coindesk
Published: 6 days ago

Carrefour Italy: after chickens also citrus fruits on the blockchain

The supermarket chain continues to experiment with product traceability The post Carrefour Italy: after chickens also citrus fruits on the blockchain ...

Source: Cryptonomist
Published: 6 days ago

New Bitrefill Service Aims to Make Lightning Payments Easy

Now bitcoin users can send someone a lightning payment without the hassle of setting up channels.

Source: Coindesk
Published: 6 days ago

Sweden: Riksbank warns against scams concerning the State cryptocurrency e-krona

The country's central bank informs that the project is not yet completed and urges people to beware of fraudulent rip-offs The post Sweden: Riksbank w...

Source: Cryptonomist
Published: 6 days ago

From Bitconnect to SIM-Swap Swindling: 2018's Biggest Scams

From the fall of Bitconnect to elaborate sim-swap swindling, let's take a look at the biggest scams of 2018

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 6 days ago

European Banking Authority Report Urges Steady Approach to Cryptocurrency Regulation

Latest European Banking Authority cryptocurrency assessment report urges steady approach to crypto regulation

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 6 days ago

Crypto Trailblazer Nick Szabo: Central Banks Could Turn to Crypto to Support Reserves

Cryptocurrency pioneer Nick Szabo has argued that in a context of rising geopolitical uncertainty, central banks could soon turn to cryptocurrencies t...

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 6 days ago

Venezuela Introduces Crypto, Foreign Fiat Operations Taxation

Venezuelan government’s official newspaper has published a decree that allows the authorities to tax operations with cryptocurrency and foreign fiat

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 6 days ago

Ransom requested in Monero for the kidnapping of Anne-Elisabeth Falkevik Hagen

The husband has been asked to pay a sum of 9 million euros in XMR The post Ransom requested in Monero for the kidnapping of Anne-Elisabeth Falkevik Ha...

Source: Cryptonomist
Published: 6 days ago

Bakkt: Li Ka-Shing supports the ICE project

One of the world's 30 richest men publicly backs the cryptocurrency based initiative The post Bakkt: Li Ka-Shing supports the ICE project appeared fir...

Source: Cryptonomist
Published: 6 days ago

Japan’s Financial Regulator Denies Interest in Bitcoin ETF

Japan’s Financial Services Agency has denied reports that it is considering to allow Bitcoin exchange-traded funds (ETFs)

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 6 days ago

European Finance Regulators Call for Bloc-Wide Crypto Rules

Two top European finance regulators, the EBA and the ESMA, have separately said today that cryptocurrency and ICO rules are needed at the EU level.

Source: Coindesk
Published: 6 days ago

Thailand: SEC approves and issues 4 crypto exchange licences

The country is opening up more and more to the cryptocurrency sector The post Thailand: SEC approves and issues 4 crypto exchange licences appeared fi...

Source: Cryptonomist
Published: 6 days ago

Ukraine: Overregulation Prevents Crypto Development, Says Central Bank Official

Ukraine’s central bank official believes that overregulation is harmful to the crypto sector, urges government to ease control

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 6 days ago

Bitcoin Price Faces Minor Pullback as Indecision Creeps into Market

With the bitcoin market showing signs of indecision, prices could soon retreat back below $4,000.

Source: Coindesk
Published: 6 days ago

Venezuela: obligation to pay taxes in crypto generated by related activities

Maduro's government is finding it increasingly difficult to cope with the inflationary spiral The post Venezuela: obligation to pay taxes in crypto ge...

Source: Cryptonomist
Published: 6 days ago

The future of crypto finance according to Pantera Capital

The well-known company has shared its vision on blockchain and cryptocurrencies The post The future of crypto finance according to Pantera Capital app...

Source: Cryptonomist
Published: 6 days ago

France’s Yellow Vests Plan Bank Run to ‘Scare State Without Violence’

Organized movement by France’s Yellow Vests should see a bank run Jan. 12, members claim

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 6 days ago

Pakistani Bank Teams With Alipay for Blockchain Remittances

Pakistan-based Telenor Microfinance Bank has launched a remittances service using blockchain tech from Alipay.

Source: Coindesk
Published: 6 days ago

Steemit: the “immutable” blockchain based social media can censor content

Steemit is decentralised and uncensored, but the Steemit.com website is operated by a private company and has the right to censor whatever it wants. T...

Source: Cryptonomist
Published: 6 days ago

Decentralized Exchanges: 2019’s Key to a Dapp Comeback

A class of dapp that we should all be excited about in the short term is the decentralized exchanges, says 256 Ventures' David Lu.

Source: Coindesk
Published: 6 days ago

New Bot Enables Millions to Send and Receive Cryptocurrencies on Facebook Messenger

A blockchain project is enabling the public to send and receive crypto through Facebook Messenger, and says this could be the catalyst for mainstream ...

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 6 days ago

Security Token Offerings: A Way Past the SEC’s Incomplete Crypto Guidance?

Are STOs a way to pass the SEC's incomplete crypto guidance? Chi-Ru Jou explains what are the unresolved legal issues for STOs in the coming year.

Source: Coindesk
Published: 6 days ago

The Case for a 2020 Bitcoin Bull Run

In this educational op-ed, Pugilist Ventures' founder Christopher Brookins explains his main takeaways from the recent crypto market decline.

Source: Coindesk
Published: 6 days ago

Square’s Cash App Blocks Account of Social Media Site Gab’s Founder: Report

Square’s Cash App has reportedly blocked the personal account of the founder of controversial social media site Gab

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 6 days ago

Litecoin’s Charlie Lee: Decentralized Crypto ‘Must Be Susceptible to 51% Attacks’

The creator of Litecoin, Charlie Lee, has stated that decentralized crypto is by definition “susceptible to 51% attacks”

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 6 days ago

Swiss Crypto Exchange ShapeShift Lays Off a Third of Its Team

Swiss crypto exchange ShapeShift has laid off 37 of its employees, citing the “latest bear market cycle”

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 7 days ago

Pakistan Telenor Subsidiary Launches Remittance Service Using Alipay’s Blockchain Tech

New blockchain platform from Telenor’s Pakistan-based subsidiary aims to increase the speed and efficiency of remittances between Malaysia and Pakis...

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 7 days ago

Crypto Markets See Mixed Signals, Bitcoin Still Above $4,000

As some of the top currencies see mild losses, Bitcoin is still above the psychological barrier of $4,000

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 7 days ago

ShapeShift Lays Off 37 in Latest Round of Crypto Industry Cutbacks

Crypto exchange ShapeShift has announced a round of layoffs, cutting its staff by a third.

Source: Coindesk
Published: 7 days ago

Two US Law Firms File Class Action Against Altcoin Nano and Exchange BitGrail

U.S. law firms Silver Miller and Levi & Korsinsky have filed a lawsuit against altcoin Nano, demanding a “rescue fork” to compensate lost funds

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 7 days ago

Euro Exim Bank Taps Ripple’s xRapid for Cross-Border Settlements

Euro Exim Bank is tapping Ripple's xRapid product, which uses the XRP cryptocurrency, for payments and settlements.

Source: Coindesk
Published: 7 days ago

ETH Dev Suggests Moving to ‘ASIC-Friendly Algorithm’ After ProgPoW Decision

Ethereum devs should ‘embrace’ specialized mining hardware (ASICs), according to an Ethereum code contributor

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 7 days ago

Exchange Says $200K in Ethereum Classic Lost As Blockchain Attacks Continue

Cryptocurrency exchange Gate.io has corroborated claims that the ethereum classic network is under a 51 percent attack, disclosing a loss of 40,000 ET...

Source: Coindesk
Published: 7 days ago

Payment Network RippleNet Exceeds 200 Customers, Garlinghouse Highlights Fiat Volatility

RippleNet exceeds 200 customers as CEO Brad Garlinghouse points out the potential volatility of fiat transactions

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 7 days ago

BitTorrent’s Master Plan to Bring a Tron-Powered Crypto Token to the Masses

BitTorrent has the user base, Tron has the crypto. The new BitTorrent Token (BTT) white paper explores ways to marry the two.

Source: Coindesk
Published: 7 days ago

KodakOne Blockchain Beta Test Sees $1 Mln in Content Licensing Claims

KodakONE has reportedly generated over $1 million in licensing claims for image rights during a limited beta test of its blockchain-based Image Rights...

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 7 days ago

Australian Federal Court Imposes Travel Ban, Fund Freeze on Bitconnect Promoter

John Bigatton, a promoter of $2.6 billion alleged Ponzi scheme Bitconnect, is now under a travel ban imposed by the Australia federal court

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 7 days ago

Japan Eyes Regulation of Unregistered Crypto Investment Schemes

Japan’s financial regulator is reportedly looking to close a loophole that lets unregistered investment firms solicit funds in cryptocurrencies.

Source: Coindesk
Published: 7 days ago

Coinbase: Ethereum Classic Double Spending Involved More Than $1.1 Million in Crypto

Coinbase increases the amount involved in the previously detected massive blockchain reorganization and double spends in the Ethereum Classic network ...

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 7 days ago

China Mobile launches a blockchain project to purify water

The telecommunications giant wants to show the usefulness of DLT in aspects of everyday life The post China Mobile launches a blockchain project to pu...

Source: Cryptonomist
Published: 7 days ago

Despite Reporting Revenue Losses, GMO Internet's Crypto Mining Rewards Soar

Japan’s GMO Internet Group has confirmed it took a steep hit in overall mining revenue, but nonetheless saw a steady increase in monthly Bitcoin min...

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 7 days ago

Grin Coin: the privacy cryptocurrency will be listed on the Nexex exchange

The European trading platform is preparing to list the new crypto The post Grin Coin: the privacy cryptocurrency will be listed on the Nexex exchange ...

Source: Cryptonomist
Published: 7 days ago

Ethereum Miner Linzhi Calls Out Project Coders for Proposed ASIC Ban

Shenzhen-based miner manufacturer Linzhi has pushed back against ethereum's “tentative” decision to block specialized ASIC hardware.

Source: Coindesk
Published: 7 days ago

Canaan May Begin New York IPO by End of Q2 2019, Anonymous Sources Tell Bloomberg

Anonymous sources claim Canaan is still interested in an IPO despite its lack of success in Hong Kong

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 7 days ago

Bitcoin Miner Maker Canaan Considering New York IPO: Report

China-based Canaan, the second largest manufacturer of bitcoin mining devices, is considering an IPO in the U.S., according to Bloomberg.

Source: Coindesk
Published: 7 days ago

BIS: 70% of Central Banks Involved in CBDC Research, Only Several Have Concrete Plans

A new report from the Bank for International Settlements has found that 70 percent of central banks are conducting research into central bank digital ...

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 7 days ago

Africa Needs Open Currency Competition. It Needs Cryptocurrency

Africa's various currency crises illustrate why cryptocurrency innovation shouldn't be stifled, says economic analyst Terence Zimwara.

Source: Coindesk
Published: 7 days ago

2018 cryptocurrency prices: a year ago, the “speculative bubble” had burst

The collapse of prices was not the only relevant news of the sector in 2018 The post 2018 cryptocurrency prices: a year ago, the “speculative bubble...

Source: Cryptonomist
Published: 7 days ago

Looking North? Bitcoin Price Dip Forms Bull Flag Pattern

Bitcoin's minor pullback from two-week highs could end up fueling a breakout above the key hurdle of $4,140.

Source: Coindesk
Published: 7 days ago

Ethereum Foundation Announces $5 Million Grant to Parity Technologies

A $5 million grant has been announced by the Ethereum Foundation to U.K.-based company Parity Technologies for scalability, usability and security wor...

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 7 days ago

Samourai BTC wallet: Google removes security procedures. Are other apps at risk?

Big G has imposed the removal of three important features from the bitcoin application The post Samourai BTC wallet: Google removes security procedure...

Source: Cryptonomist
Published: 7 days ago

Ethereum Foundation Grants $5 Million to Parity Technologies

The Ethereum Foundation has awarded $5 million to Parity Technologies to support its work on ethereum 2.0.

Source: Coindesk
Published: 7 days ago

Samourai BTC Wallet Removes Privacy Features at Google’s Behest for Transparency Policy

Samourai Wallet says it faces Google Play eviction if it does not disable certain privacy features

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 7 days ago

Azilowon ICO: sold out on Eidoo. $10 million in less than 2 months

Actually, it was a pre-sale and it went off the rails The post Azilowon ICO: sold out on Eidoo. $10 million in less than 2 months appeared first on Th...

Source: Cryptonomist
Published: 7 days ago

Israel National Economic Council Chair: BTC 'Intrinsically Inefficient, Will Disappear’

The head of Israel’s National Economic Council and senior economics advisor to the prime minister has denounced Bitcoin as “intrinsically ineffici...

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 7 days ago

The ETC bug drags the prices in negative territory

After three days of upward movements, the whole sector takes a break The post The ETC bug drags the prices in negative territory appeared first on The...

Source: Cryptonomist
Published: 7 days ago

Brazil: Government Suspends Indigenous Crypto Plans as New President Criticizes Project

A week after taking office, Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro criticizes and suspends a crypto project that would have developed a cryptocurrency for...

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 7 days ago

Japan's Financial Watchdog Seeks to Regulate Unregistered Crypto Investment Firms

Japan's Financial Services Agency is considering the regulation of unregistered firms that solicit investments in cryptocurrencies

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 7 days ago

Telecom Giant China Mobile Is Developing a Blockchain Water Purifier

A water purifier launched by China Mobile is connected to the internet of things and will reward usage with crypto tokens.

Source: Coindesk
Published: 7 days ago

Maltese Parliament Rejects Claims of Inactivity on Cryptocurrency by Opposition Leader

Malta opposition’s complaints about cryptocurrency approach rejected by parliament

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 7 days ago

Sgame Pro (SGM) listed today on the Nexex exchange

The mobile gaming app token exclusively on the Maltese trading platform The post Sgame Pro (SGM) listed today on the Nexex exchange appeared first on ...

Source: Cryptonomist
Published: 7 days ago

Wall Street’s Bill Miller: 'Bitcoin Has Potential to Be Worth a Lot or Worth Zero'

Renowned Wall Street investor Bill Miller gives an ambiguous prediction on BTC’s price, saying it can be worth a lot or worth zero

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 7 days ago

Coinfloor to Relaunch Crypto Derivatives Exchange With Stablecoin Futures

CoinfloorEX, a bitcoin futures market, has been spun off from its parent company and will relaunch next month with a stablecoin futures product.

Source: Coindesk
Published: 7 days ago

European Central Bank Policy Maker Calls Crypto ‘a Fairy-Tale Story’

A member of the European Central Bank’s decision-making body has stated that cryptocurrencies will end up a “complete load of nonsense”

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 7 days ago

Ether Markets Are Mimicking Bitcoin’s 2015 Price Bottom

Ether's bitcoin market (ETH/BTC) is mimicking the market structure of bitcoin's bear market bottom in 2015, leaving some to wonder if a long term bott...

Source: Coindesk
Published: 7 days ago

Winklevoss Twins Confirm Commitment to Bitcoin ETF During Reddit AMA

During a Reddit AMA session today, the Winklevoss twins predicted that Bitcoin’s market cap will surpass that of gold, now at ~$7 trillion

Source: Cointelegraph
Published: 7 days ago