Day: February 16, 2020

Bakkt to the Senate: How Loeffler Became One of Crypto’s Most Influential

Bakkt to the Senate: How Loeffler Became One of Crypto’s Most Influential

Since the 2017 mania, every year in the crypto and blockchain space has been increasingly eventful. 2019 was no exception: Along with Facebook’s Libra ...
Keep Calm and Work Hard: The Story of Binance’s CEO From A to CZ

Keep Calm and Work Hard: The Story of Binance’s CEO From A to CZ

Binance’s CZ that you never knew: Talking with Cointelegraph’s number one in crypto. Some call him the Bill Gates of the crypto industry, but I pers ...
A Visit to This Key Level Could Send Ethereum on a Violent Rally to $370

A Visit to This Key Level Could Send Ethereum on a Violent Rally to $370

Ethereum has been one of the best performing cryptocurrencies throughout 2020, with the cryptocurrency’s January uptrend turning parabolic this Februa ...
Will Bitcoin Price Finally Conquer $10K? Here Are 3 Things to Consider

Will Bitcoin Price Finally Conquer $10K? Here Are 3 Things to Consider

Bitcoin (BTC) bulls were celebrating the digital asset’s recent surge above $10,000 for the first time this decade, but the smiles were short-lived as ...
David Marcus and His Calibrated Effort to Save Libra

David Marcus and His Calibrated Effort to Save Libra

David Marcus of Facebook and Calibra came into the media spotlight late in 2019, and quickly became a vital figure for the industry. David Marcus wa ...
Bitcoin Price Falls to $9.6K Amid Bloody Sunday for XRP, ETH, Altcoins

Bitcoin Price Falls to $9.6K Amid Bloody Sunday for XRP, ETH, Altcoins

Bitcoin (BTC) price has fallen further dropping about $300 in less than one hour on Sunday, Feb. 16, though paring some losses since with a bounce fro ...
A TON of Challenges: Resistance Is Nothing New to Pavel Durov

A TON of Challenges: Resistance Is Nothing New to Pavel Durov

It used to be the Russian government; these days, it’s the United States SEC. 2019 was one hell of a year for Pavel Durov.The serial entrepreneur an ...
The Mind Behind the “World Computer”: Ethereum’s Vitalik Buterin

The Mind Behind the “World Computer”: Ethereum’s Vitalik Buterin

Cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology were meant to liberate the oppressed, bank the unbanked and democratize countries with opaque authoritarian ...
84 PBOC Digital Currency Patents Show the Extent of China’s Digital Yuan

84 PBOC Digital Currency Patents Show the Extent of China’s Digital Yuan

The People’s Bank of China (PBOC) has reportedly filed 84 patents relating to its plans to launch a digital currency. The patents reveal the cen ...
DeFi Begins to Move From a Sub-niche Market to Mainstream Finance

DeFi Begins to Move From a Sub-niche Market to Mainstream Finance

With the total value locked in the DeFi market crossing $1 billion, industry stakeholders look toward greater global adoption. In one year, the tota ...
These Simple Factors Show Bitcoin Could Be in for Intense Bearishness

These Simple Factors Show Bitcoin Could Be in for Intense Bearishness

Bitcoin’s bearishness yesterday has spilled over into today, leading the cryptocurrency to slowly drift lower today as its bulls struggle to garner en ...
The Three Cs of Joseph Lubin: Construct, Contribute, ConsenSys

The Three Cs of Joseph Lubin: Construct, Contribute, ConsenSys

Canadian entrepreneur and software engineer Joseph Lubin helped spearhead the development of the open-source smart contract blockchain platform that c ...
Building Up a Base for Crypto: The Story of Coinbase’s Brian Armstrong

Building Up a Base for Crypto: The Story of Coinbase’s Brian Armstrong

How Coinbase’s Brian Armstrong ensured his position in Cointelegraph’s Top 100 At the helm of Coinbase since founding it with Fred Ehrsam in 2012, B ...
Elizabeth Stark: From Human Rights to Humanity’s Decentralized Future

Elizabeth Stark: From Human Rights to Humanity’s Decentralized Future

After more than a decade of Bitcoin’s existence, Satoshi Nakamoto, author of Bitcoin’s white paper back in 2008, remains the most mysterious person wi ...
Chinese Quarantines Cash To Stop Coronavirus, Not an Issue With Bitcoin

Chinese Quarantines Cash To Stop Coronavirus, Not an Issue With Bitcoin

It has been reported that China has started a quarantine of its used bank notes to try to stop the spread of the coronavirus. Meanwhile, the crypto co ...
Brad Garlinghouse: The Tech Maverick Rippling Through Finance

Brad Garlinghouse: The Tech Maverick Rippling Through Finance

As the cryptocurrency world entered the year 2020, Cointelegraph takes a look at the top 10 influencers in the cryptocurrency space. Earlier this y ...
Under the Justin Sun: A Closer Look at the Tron Empire

Under the Justin Sun: A Closer Look at the Tron Empire

Born in China’s Qinghai Province, 29-year-old Justin Sun is the founder and CEO of Tron, one of the largest blockchain networks in the world.  Su ...
Top 5 Cryptos This Week (Feb 16): LINK, HT, XTZ, ETH, NEO

Top 5 Cryptos This Week (Feb 16): LINK, HT, XTZ, ETH, NEO

With Bitcoin’s fall below $10,000, the top performers of this week are witnessing profit booking. Bitcoin dropped below the psychologically importan ...
US Worried Crypto Could Undermine Dollar as World Reserve Currency, Hiring Researchers to Prepare Response

US Worried Crypto Could Undermine Dollar as World Reserve Currency, Hiring Researchers to Prepare Response

The U.S. Office of the Director of National Intelligence has admitted that cryptocurrency could undermine the U.S. dollar as the world’s reserve ...
Craig Wright Threatens BTC and BCH With Potential Lawsuits

Craig Wright Threatens BTC and BCH With Potential Lawsuits

Craig Wright, who claims to be the Bitcoin creator known as Satoshi Nakamoto, has warned the Bitcoin (BTC) and BCH to stop using the Bitcoin database ...
Craig Wright Threatens BTC Core and BCH With Potential Lawsuits

Craig Wright Threatens BTC Core and BCH With Potential Lawsuits

Craig Wright has warned the BTC Core (BTC) and BCH communities to stop using his Bitcoin database illegally. Craig Wright, who claims to be the Bitc ...
Binance Set to Launch NEO/USDT Futures With Up to 50x Leverage

Binance Set to Launch NEO/USDT Futures With Up to 50x Leverage

Major cryptocurrency exchange Binance announced it is about to launch a new futures product tracking crypto asset NEO. Major cryptocurrency exchange ...
India’s Election Commission Developing Blockchain System for Voting

India’s Election Commission Developing Blockchain System for Voting

The Election Commission of India is collaborating with the Indian Institute of Technology to develop a blockchain system for voting, the Chief Electio ...
Bitcoin on Verge of 1,000% Rally: Crazy Accurate Analyst Who Predicted $6,400 Bottom

Bitcoin on Verge of 1,000% Rally: Crazy Accurate Analyst Who Predicted $6,400 Bottom

There are few Bitcoin traders that have been as accurate as Dave the Wave over the past year.The pseudonymous cryptocurrency trader predicted in the m ...
MoneyGram Reveals Real-Time Remittance Tech, Based on Visa not Ripple

MoneyGram Reveals Real-Time Remittance Tech, Based on Visa not Ripple

MoneyGram launched a real-time remittance service, but firm’s COO told Cointelegraph its blockchain partner Ripple is not involved. Remittances gian ...
China Is Scrubbing Cash Notes to Stop Virus Spreading so Its Government Paper Money Wont Kill You

China Is Scrubbing Cash Notes to Stop Virus Spreading so Its Government Paper Money Wont Kill You

Research has shown that government paper money is a hotbed for bacteria and that, at least in the U.S., most bank notes in circulation are tainted by ...
Bitcoin Price Drop Nets Bitfinex ‘Whale’ $10 Million in 5 Minutes

Bitcoin Price Drop Nets Bitfinex ‘Whale’ $10 Million in 5 Minutes

Bitcoin price suddenly dived below $10K on Saturday leading many to speculate that a well-known Bitfinex whale trader could be the reason for the pu ...
Bitcoin Highly Bullish Despite Selloff; Here’s What Could Propel it to $11,000

Bitcoin Highly Bullish Despite Selloff; Here’s What Could Propel it to $11,000

Bitcoin corrected lower sharply from the $10,500 resistance against the US Dollar. However, BTC is still above the key $9,800 support and it could soo ...
Tax Rules Hit Brazilian Crypto Exchanges, Forcing Trading Platforms Out of Business

Tax Rules Hit Brazilian Crypto Exchanges, Forcing Trading Platforms Out of Business

Tax regulations implemented even before dedicated legislation has been adopted have hit Brazilian cryptocurrency exchanges. Digital asset brokers fail ...
Ethereum Gearing For Another Lift-Off to $300: Rally Isn’t Over Yet

Ethereum Gearing For Another Lift-Off to $300: Rally Isn’t Over Yet

Ethereum started a downside correction from the $288 high against the US Dollar, similar to bitcoin. ETH price is now forming a strong support above $ ...