Day: October 9, 2019

US Senators Warn Three Libra Backers of Membership Risks

US Senators Warn Three Libra Backers of Membership Risks

Three backers thought to be reconsidering their involvement in Facebook’s digital currency Libra have received warnings from the United States po ...
Price Analysis 09/10: BTC, ETH, XRP, BCH, LTC, EOS, BNB, BSV, XLM, TRX

Price Analysis 09/10: BTC, ETH, XRP, BCH, LTC, EOS, BNB, BSV, XLM, TRX

Bitcoin and select altcoins are showing signs of bottoming out. Can they start a new uptrend? Let’s study the charts. Grayscale director of sales an ...
Bitmain Announces Two New ASIC Cryptocurrency Mining Rigs

Bitmain Announces Two New ASIC Cryptocurrency Mining Rigs

Leading Application Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC) producer Bitmain announced two new series 17 Bitcoin (BTC) mining machines in a blog post publi ...
Bitcoin Consolidates as Analysts Expect Multiple Altcoins to Surge

Bitcoin Consolidates as Analysts Expect Multiple Altcoins to Surge

Bitcoin has once again found support around $8,200 after the upwards momentum it garnered from its recent dip into the $7,000 region faltered. It is i ...
Report: Blockchain Among Highest-Paying Industries in Canada

Report: Blockchain Among Highest-Paying Industries in Canada

A report from the Canadian Digital Chamber of Commerce shows that salaries in the Canadian blockchain industry are among the best paid in the countr ...
Sean Walsh: Cryptocurrencies Can Harness More Human Energy

Sean Walsh: Cryptocurrencies Can Harness More Human Energy

Bitcoin scores high in terms of ‘moneyness’ compared to other forms of money as it has some technical advantages and social inertia. In an ...
Bitcoin Correction Bottom Target Is $6,000, Coincides With Production Cost

Bitcoin Correction Bottom Target Is $6,000, Coincides With Production Cost

Bitcoin’s parabolic rally of 2019 is now a thing of the past, and what lies ahead is anyone’s best guess. Crypto analysts are divided, with some calli ...
US IRS Releases Guidance on Crypto Airdrops and Hard Forks

US IRS Releases Guidance on Crypto Airdrops and Hard Forks

The United States Internal Revenue Service has issued guidance on cryptocurrency hard forks and airdrops. The United States' federal tax service has ...
Binance Starts Accepting Fiat Currencies Through Alipay and WeChat

Binance Starts Accepting Fiat Currencies Through Alipay and WeChat

Major cryptocurrency exchange Binance has begun accepting fiat currencies through online payment service Alipay and mobile messaging and payment app W ...
DCG Survey: Blockchain to Lead in Payments and Asset Tokenization

DCG Survey: Blockchain to Lead in Payments and Asset Tokenization

Digital Currency Group’s 2019 annual survey gives an insight into companies’ expectations regarding blockchain and cryptocurrency use cases. Almost ...
Bitcoin Outperformed: Altober Continues as Altcoins Show Upsurge

Bitcoin Outperformed: Altober Continues as Altcoins Show Upsurge

Bitcoin has started once again trading sideways after a breakdown from its previous trading range, and when Bitcoin trades sideways, altcoins often ge ...
SEC Enters Settlement Talks With Alleged Fraudulent Firm Veritaseum

SEC Enters Settlement Talks With Alleged Fraudulent Firm Veritaseum

The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has entered settlement talks with alleged fraudulent cryptocurrency firm Veritaseum. Initia ...
Unwrapping the Ocean Plastic Conundrum Via Blockchain

Unwrapping the Ocean Plastic Conundrum Via Blockchain

Startups target poverty and waste from a blockchain platform. In September, Cointelegraph reported on a Dutch company said to have created the world ...
U.S. IRS Releases Guidance on Crypto Airdrops and Hard Forks

U.S. IRS Releases Guidance on Crypto Airdrops and Hard Forks

The United States' federal tax service has issued guidelines for tax reporting regarding cryptocurrency airdrops and hard forks. In an announcement on ...
Bitcoin Forming Continuation Triangle From ATH, $50K+ Target

Bitcoin Forming Continuation Triangle From ATH, $50K+ Target

Bitcoin loves to trade inside triangles. The leading crypto asset by market cap just broke down from a multi-month triangle and spent most of 2018 tra ...
Zuckerberg to Testify Before Congress Regarding Libra Stablecoin

Zuckerberg to Testify Before Congress Regarding Libra Stablecoin

Facebook CEO Marck Zuckerberg will testify before the House of Representatives Financial Services Committee on Oct. 23 regarding Libra. Facebook CEO ...
As Deepfake Videos Spread, Blockchain Can Be Used to Stop Them

As Deepfake Videos Spread, Blockchain Can Be Used to Stop Them

At a time when fake news has become a household name, deepfakes are bound to make the situation worse. Can blockchain help? At a time when the term ...
UK’s Central Bank Establishes Provisions for Facebook’s Libra

UK’s Central Bank Establishes Provisions for Facebook’s Libra

The United Kingdom’s central bank has singled out provisions for Facebook’s yet-to-be-released Libra stablecoin. The United Kingdom’s central ...
United Nations Agency Unicef Launches Cryptocurrency Fund

United Nations Agency Unicef Launches Cryptocurrency Fund

Unicef announced Wednesday that it has launched a cryptocurrency fund and become the first United Nations organization to hold onto its crypto donatio ...
Crypto Debit Card Firm Cryptopay Launches UK Bank Transfers With British Pound

Crypto Debit Card Firm Cryptopay Launches UK Bank Transfers With British Pound

Crypto wallet and debit card service company Cryptopay now offers transfers with the British Pound through the Faster Payments Scheme. Crypto wallet ...
Finastra Joins RippleNet to Support Cheaper Cross-Border Payments

Finastra Joins RippleNet to Support Cheaper Cross-Border Payments

United Kingdom-based financial software firm Finastra has partnered with Ripple to join RippleNet, a global blockchain payments network with over 200 ...
Bored Bitcoin Traders Pump Binance Coin (BNB) by 11%

Bored Bitcoin Traders Pump Binance Coin (BNB) by 11%

Binance Coin (BNB) was trading in an extremely positive zone on Wednesday as its top rival bitcoin kept underplaying investors’ bullish expectat ...
Diginex Becomes First Asian Firm to Join Steptoe-Led Blockchain Alliance

Diginex Becomes First Asian Firm to Join Steptoe-Led Blockchain Alliance

Hong Kong-based startup Diginex becomes the first firm in Asia to join the Blockchain Alliance led by Steptoe & Johnson law firm. Hong Kong-based di ...
Bitcoin Eyes Price Rally as Fed Announces Pseudo-QE

Bitcoin Eyes Price Rally as Fed Announces Pseudo-QE

Bitcoin is about to become a hot asset as the US central bank goes ahead with its pseudo-quantitative easing program, believes a few bigwigs. Travis K ...
OpenLibra Plans to Launch Permissionless Fork of Facebook’s Stablecoin

OpenLibra Plans to Launch Permissionless Fork of Facebook’s Stablecoin

OpenLibra, a permissionless fork of Facebook’s stablecoin Libra, is announced at the Ethereum developer conference Devcon 5. Lucas Geiger, co-founde ...
Block.One Slapped With $24M Fine — Cost of Doing Business?

Block.One Slapped With $24M Fine — Cost of Doing Business?

On Sept. 30, the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced that it had reached a civil settlement with EOS parent company Block ...
Deribit Launches Weekly Research Publication on Various Crypto Topics

Deribit Launches Weekly Research Publication on Various Crypto Topics

Bitcoin futures and options trading platform Deribit is launching a weekly research publication on various cryptocurrency topics. The Netherlands-ba ...
Crypto and Real Estate Were Built for One Another

Crypto and Real Estate Were Built for One Another

Whether buying, selling or tokenizing real estate, the property market and blockchain are deeply intertwined. As the purchase of property has become p ...
Bitcoin Directionless as Trade Tensions Ramp Up Before Talks

Bitcoin Directionless as Trade Tensions Ramp Up Before Talks

An unch bitcoin struggled to find its next direction on Wednesday as investors placed their sentiments behind global stocks. The benchmark cryptocurre ...
Libra Association’s Head of Product Spent Just Five Months in the Role

Libra Association’s Head of Product Spent Just Five Months in the Role

Simon Morris, the head of product at the Libra Association, has left the project within five months of joining, according to his LinkedIn profile. S ...