Double Whammy: NYDFS Approves Binance Stablecoin & Paxos Gold-Backed Crypto

One of the promises of public blockchains is being able to use them to securely issue digital tokens that are pegged to real world...

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Analyst: As Long as Bitcoin Holds Above $6,400 The Case for BTC Bulls is Strong

Despite briefly dropping below $7,000 earlier this week after incurring a sudden influx of selling pressure, Bitcoin has been able to hold steady above...

Survey Shows South Koreans Increased Crypto Holdings by 64% Last Year

Over the last few years, South Korea has become a hotspot for cryptocurrencies and the region captures a large amount of the world’s digital...

Sberbank CEO Sees Huge Potential for Cryptocurrency

Herman Gref, the former Russian minister of economics and trade and the current CEO of Russia’s largest bank, Sberbank, recently articulated his expectation that...

Big Banks Won’t Touch Crypto Clients – But These Smaller Banks Will

Cryptocurrencies undoubtedly bring new business opportunities. The expanding industry around digital assets and its customers need more and more services that traditional sectors can...

Sparkswap, World’s First Lightning Atomic Swap Exchange, Now in Beta

Bitcoin’s first decentralized exchange to make use of the Lightning Network’s Atomic Swaps is now in beta.Sparkswap, an exchange with backing from Pantera Capital...

Minnesota Representative to Reintroduce Hard Fork Tax Reform Bill

Minnesota Congressional Representative Tom Emmer has announced plans to reintroduce a bill meant to “provide temporary safe harbor for the tax treatment of hard...

Zimbabwe Bans Popular Mobile Money Services From Paying out Fiat Cash

Zimbabwe is once again showing the need to take away from politicians the power to control normal people’s money. The government there is now...

The Market Recovers with More Upside Expected (Bitcoin Price Analysis)

From Friday when the cryptocurrency market cap was at around $104,950,000,000 at its open, the evaluation fell to $100,630,000,000 on the first half of...

New BitGo Partnership Lets Clients Trade Crypto Directly From Cold Storage

American crypto wallet and custodial firm BitGo has teamed up with Genesis Global Trading, a digital asset trading firm, to improve the crypto trading...
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Investors in Davos Separate Bitcoin and Blockchain, Claim BTC Will go to Zero

As the World Economic Forum (WEF) Continues in Davos, Switzerland, and the who’s-who of finance and politics enjoy $40 hot dogs, there is a...

Researcher Breaks Mimblewimble, Deanonymizing 96% of Grin Transactions

The Mimblewimble privacy technology used by cryptocurrencies such as Beam and Grin is broken. That’s the claim of researcher Ivan Bogatyy who has published...

Block.One Is Launching a Social Media Platform on the EOS Blockchain

Multibillion-dollar startup Block.one is announcing a new social platform, Voice, which aims to give users more control over their content.

BCH Microblog ‘Member’ Shows the Future of Reddit-Like Forums

Since the Bitcoin Cash upgrade in May 2018, software developers have unleashed a slew of microblogging protocols that utilize OP_return transactions. One application called...

Bitcoin Cash Miners Undo Attacker’s Transactions With ‘51% Attack’

Two mining pools recently carried out a 51 percent attack on the bitcoin cash blockchain.

Ledger Releases Full Ledger Live Mobile App & Adds Cardano Support

As one of the industry’s leading faces, hardware wallet manufacturer Ledger is ever on the move to bring more options to its cryptocurrency users. This week, the company kept that trend alive in unveiling two long-awaited...

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Markets Update: Traders Patiently Wait for Crypto’s Longest Bear Run to End

Cryptocurrency prices have been seemingly stable lately as there hasn’t been much volatility in the last two weeks in either direction. The overall market...

SEC Chief Who Pursued Actions Against ICOs, Kik to Resign

Robert A. Cohen pursued actions against a number ICOs and crypto exchange platforms as Cyber Unit chief. He will resign in August.

How BlockEx Went from $24 Million ICO to Layoffs in Less Than a Year

BlockEx, a London-based platform for launching and exchanging tokens, was beset by a series of setbacks that led to downsizing.

Local.Bitcoin.com Aims to Spread Economic Freedom Through P2P Exchange of BCH

On June 4, Bitcoin.com is launching a peer-to-peer marketplace called Local.Bitcoin.com that will allow users from around the world to buy and sell bitcoin...

Bitcoin Price Gains for 8th Straight Session, Extending 2019’s Longest Streak

Bitcoin is back on the rise after recovering from a sharp sell-off yesterday evening, currently up $1,400.
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Ethereum Developers Are Quietly Planning an Accelerated Tech Roadmap

Internal documents show that ethereum developers are privately planning strategies to more aggressively advance the world's third-largest blockchain.

Bitmain Reveals Sales Details of Next Gen Bitcoin Miners

Beijing based Bitcoin mining hardware manufacturing giant Bitmain has announced the sales details for the company’s latest range of crypto-specific chips. According to the company,...

Microsoft Outlook Hackers Stole Crypto Using Victims’ Emails: Report

Hackers who breached Microsoft Outlook have reportedly used the email service to steal cryptocurrency users' funds.

‘Avoid Biased Calculations’ Says Crypto Researcher After Cherry-Picked Chart Debate

On Friday, crypto analytics site Messari and data analyst Zack Voell shared a controversial chart called “Bitcoin Cash versus Lightning,” which claims to display a...

A Bitcoin-Backed Stablecoin Has Launched on the Ethereum Blockchain

Wrapped BTC (WBTC), an ERC-20 ethereum token collateralized 1-to-1 with bitcoin, is officially live, with about $250,000 worth in circulation.

Tech Giant HTC May Release Second Iteration Of The Blockchain-Enabled Exodus Phone

In 2018, HTC, the Taiwan-based technology giant and smartphone manufacturer, shocked the crypto world when it unveiled plans to launch a blockchain device. This marked...

If Bitcoin Fails to Close Above $8,000, BTC May Plummet Lower During Week Ahead

Bitcoin (BTC) and the aggregated crypto markets have been facing a bout of sideways trading over the past couple of days, oscillating between the mid-$7,500...

Steven Mnuchin Hints at New Crypto Assets Regulations in the United States

After remaining quiet on the issue of Bitcoin and crypto assets since taking office, the Trump administration finally appears to be taking the industry seriously...

HSBC India Issues First Blockchain Enabled Letter of Credit with Reliance Industries

HSBC India has completed a first of its kind blockchain enable transaction in partnership with ING Bank Brussels between Indian Holding juggernaut Reliance Industries (RIL)...
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