Day: October 24, 2019

TON Gets Vote of Confidence: Investors Reject Refund Amid SEC Hearing Delay

TON Gets Vote of Confidence: Investors Reject Refund Amid SEC Hearing Delay

As TON investors reject refund opportunity, experts weigh in on how damaging the latest developments are for the future of the project. Telegram&rsq ...
Prominent Bitcoin “Permabull” Claims BTC May Soon Dip Below $7,000

Prominent Bitcoin “Permabull” Claims BTC May Soon Dip Below $7,000

Bitcoin (BTC) and the aggregated crypto market has incurred a notable influx of selling pressure over the past 24-hours that has caused significant te ...
Mario Draghi Leaves European Central Bank Without Ever Raising Interest Rates

Mario Draghi Leaves European Central Bank Without Ever Raising Interest Rates

Preparing for a change at the top, the European Central Bank has decided to keep interest rates on hold and at their all-time lows. Mario Draghi, who ...
Crypto Exchange Binance Adds First Fiat Trading Pair, CEO Hints More Will Follow

Crypto Exchange Binance Adds First Fiat Trading Pair, CEO Hints More Will Follow

Binance has added its first fiat currency trading pair. Nigerian users of the platform will now be able to deposit using their local currency, the nai ...
After 6 Hours of Zuckerberg Testimony, Congress Still Hates Libra

After 6 Hours of Zuckerberg Testimony, Congress Still Hates Libra

Yesterday, Oct. 23, Cointelegraph reported from the United States House of Representatives as the Financial Services Committee questioned Facebook CEO ...
Contrarian View: Why Bitcoin Price May Dump After 2020 Halving

Contrarian View: Why Bitcoin Price May Dump After 2020 Halving

A review of Bitcoin’s long term price action suggests that the 2020 halving event could be a ‘buy the rumor, sell the news’ event. Bitcoin’s (BTC) ...
US CFTC Turns Its Fintech Lab Into an Independent Office in D.C.

US CFTC Turns Its Fintech Lab Into an Independent Office in D.C.

CFTC chairman Heath Tarbert announced that LabCFTC will now operate independently from the agency and will be reporting to him directly. The United ...
Was Boring Bakkt Launch Institutional Investors Waiting To Buy the Dip in Bitcoin?

Was Boring Bakkt Launch Institutional Investors Waiting To Buy the Dip in Bitcoin?

After a long wait and endless hype, the Bakkt Bitcoin trading platform went live on September 23, 2019. However, it launched to much disappointment an ...
Crypto Markets Show Slight Growth, BTC Continues Sitting in Red

Crypto Markets Show Slight Growth, BTC Continues Sitting in Red

Crypto markets made a mild comeback today, although Bitcoin maintains its bearish trend after yesterday’s major losses. Thursday, Oct. 24 — Th ...
$1000 BTC: Finding Bitcoin’s Bottom Could Be As Easy As ABC

$1000 BTC: Finding Bitcoin’s Bottom Could Be As Easy As ABC

After failing to set a new all-time high, crypto investors are unsure if Bitcoin’s bear market has ended and the bottom is actually in. (adsby ...
Bitcoin Price Diary: Long From $7.3K, Expecting Lower BTC Price

Bitcoin Price Diary: Long From $7.3K, Expecting Lower BTC Price

In my fifth journal entry, I provide updates on my previous Bitcoin (BTC) position, highlight a new BTC position, and discuss a recent altcoin trade o ...
App-Controlled Bank Current Raises $20M From Galaxy Digital and Others

App-Controlled Bank Current Raises $20M From Galaxy Digital and Others

Current, an online bank that allows app-controlled prepaid debit cards and personal checking accounts supervised by parents, has secured $20 million ...
Bakkt Announces First Regulated Options Contract for Bitcoin

Bakkt Announces First Regulated Options Contract for Bitcoin

Bakkt announced on Oct. 24 that it will be launching the first regulated options contract for Bitcoin (BTC) futures on Dec. 9. Bakkt options contract ...
Bakkt Announces Bitcoin Options After Record-Breaking Futures Volumes

Bakkt Announces Bitcoin Options After Record-Breaking Futures Volumes

On October 23, Bakkt’s physically-settled bitcoin futures contracts touched an all-time high with 640 BTC ($4.8 million) swapped on the exchange ...
$18 B Data Firm Using xDai Chain Sidechain for Payments at Conference

$18 B Data Firm Using xDai Chain Sidechain for Payments at Conference

Publicly traded software firm Splunk is using Ethereum sidechain xDai Chain to power the payments at its Las Vegas SplunkConf 2019. Payments at the co ...
Cointelegraph Facebook Page Unpublished, One Month and Counting

Cointelegraph Facebook Page Unpublished, One Month and Counting

Cointelegraph has been locked out of its Facebook page for more than a month; the social media company offers no explanation... Cointelegraph’ ...
Visa CEO: Visa Still Interested in Developing Libra With Facebook

Visa CEO: Visa Still Interested in Developing Libra With Facebook

Alfred F. Kelly, CEO of major payment processor Visa, has said that the company is still in discussions with Facebook on the Libra project. In an inte ...
How a Web That Lost Its Way Can Find a New One

How a Web That Lost Its Way Can Find a New One

Rethinking the web for its next 30 years: A new, open-source model of decentralization and sustainability. The web has arguably been the biggest dri ...
US Financial Watchdogs Join UK’s Global Financial Innovation Network

US Financial Watchdogs Join UK’s Global Financial Innovation Network

The Global Financial Innovation Network (GFIN) — an alliance of 50 organizations aimed at supporting financial innovation —  has onboarded an arr ...
We’re Pleased to Introduce The Turkish Edition of Cointelegraph

We’re Pleased to Introduce The Turkish Edition of Cointelegraph

Cointelegraph’s global reach is growing with the launch of its Turkish edition today, October 24. This signals Cointelegraph’s continued expansion as ...
Breaking: Bakkt Announces First Regulated Options Contract for Bitcoin

Breaking: Bakkt Announces First Regulated Options Contract for Bitcoin

Bakkt will launch the first regulated options contract for Bitcoin futures on December 9 in an industry first. Bakkt announced on Oct. 24 that it wi ...
No Bitcoin Price Breakout for Another Year; Here’s Why

No Bitcoin Price Breakout for Another Year; Here’s Why

A zoomed out version of the bitcoin chart shows it would take the cryptocurrency another 365 days to achieve a full-fledged upside breakout. Brought t ...
Thailand Pushes Permissive Regulations as First Legal ICO Is Launched

Thailand Pushes Permissive Regulations as First Legal ICO Is Launched

The country that tried to ban Bitcoin in 2013 is now home to some of the world’s most permissive ICO regulations. After initially seeking to ban Bit ...
Fed’s Repo Crisis Bullish for Bitcoin, Hints VanEck Executive

Fed’s Repo Crisis Bullish for Bitcoin, Hints VanEck Executive

Bitcoin is going to benefit from the ongoing repo crisis in the US banking system, hinted Gabor Gurbacs of VanEck, a New York-based investment managem ...
Why Blockchain Startups Fail

Why Blockchain Startups Fail

Too many blockchain startups fail. Here is how we can change this, and how the industry can support them better. It’s no secret that starting ...
Researchers Tell FDA: Provide Guidance on Blockchain for Food Safety

Researchers Tell FDA: Provide Guidance on Blockchain for Food Safety

A global technology research firm urges the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to offer clear guidance on blockchain apps to improve foo ...
US Congressman Warns: Crypto May ‘Displace or Interfere With Dollar’

US Congressman Warns: Crypto May ‘Displace or Interfere With Dollar’

In his latest comments to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, the infamously anti-Bitcoin California congressman admitted cryptocurrency had a chance of s ...
Bitcoin Price to Bottom in Mid-November at Around $6,700: Analysis

Bitcoin Price to Bottom in Mid-November at Around $6,700: Analysis

Bitcoin took an absolute beating on Wednesday. For those who missed the memo, the cryptocurrency saw a 10% drop within an hour or two, plunging under ...
Coinbase Generated Nearly $2 Billion in Trading Fees Since 2012

Coinbase Generated Nearly $2 Billion in Trading Fees Since 2012

At Vanity Fair’s New Establishment Summit, Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong said that Coinbase has generated close to $2 billion in trading fees since it ...
Bitcoin Below $8K Is a Buy Zone, Says Crypto Hedge Fund Co-Founder

Bitcoin Below $8K Is a Buy Zone, Says Crypto Hedge Fund Co-Founder

“I do believe that Bitcoin eventually will exceed $20,000,” says Joel Birch, founder of crypto hedge fund Lunar. Joel Birch, the founder of crypto h ...