Crypto News

  • Kin: Cryptocurrency Is How Tech Startups Can Beat Facebook
    Crypto Briefing - 10 hours ago
    Earlier this month Kik released a 130-page filing that accused the Securities and Exchange Commission of “twist[ing] facts” in its lawsuit against the company’s 2017 Kin token sale. The company disputes claims that the 2017 sale of KIN tokens, which raised more than $100M, was a desperate attempt to save…
  • Bitcoin has emerged as an option to opt-out of present financial system, claims Real Vision’s Raoul Pal
    AMBCrypto - 10 hours ago
    In an interview with podcaster Peter McCormack, Raoul Pal, Co-founder of Real Vision and former Head of Equity and Equity Derivatives at Goldman Sachs, stated that stock markets are massively overvalued. According to Pal, central banks would do their tricks and cut interest rates, and when the interest rates become…
  • Crypto Transaction Tracking Service Whale Alert Announces Version 2
    Cointelegraph.com News - 11 hours ago
    Whale Alert, a service that tracks large cryptocurrency transactions, announced a new version of its platform that will add independent blockchain tracking. Whale Alert, a service dedicated to tracking major cryptocurrency transactions, has announced a second version of its platform in development.Updated tracking capabilitiesWhale Alert’s official Twitter account announced on…
  • Square Crypto Hires Matt Corallo to Boost Bitcoin Development
    CoinDesk - 11 hours ago
    Square Crypto just hired one of the world’s most prolific bitcoin developers.
  • US Secretary of State Wants to Regulate BTC Like Other E-Transactions
    Cointelegraph.com News - 11 hours ago
    U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said that Bitcoin should be regulated the same way as other electronic financial transactions. United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo believes that Bitcoin (BTC) should be regulated the same way as other electronic financial transactions.Security risks of reduced governmental monitoringIn an interview on…
  • Crypto Trading Firm INX Hopes to Raise $5M-$130M in Upcoming IPO
    Cointelegraph.com News - 12 hours ago
    Crypto startup INX Limited has filed a prospectus with the SEC intending to conduct an IPO of 130 million native tokens to raise between $5 and $130 million. Gibraltar-registered blockchain and cryptocurrency-focused startup INX Limited intends to raise between $5 million and $130 million through an initial public offering (IPO)…
  • Tezos Foundation funds Japanese research lab to develop Plasma layer on Tezos
    AMBCrypto - 12 hours ago
    Tezos [XTZ], the seventeenth-largest coin by market cap, has witnessed rapid growth from the time of its launch. Recently, Tezos surpassed DASH and stood in the fifteenth position briefly, before falling again. The price of the coin, at press time, was falling by 3.48% over the last 24 hours. At…
  • Ethereum’s Istanbul hard fork changes to include gas repricing, announces Vitalik Buterin
    AMBCrypto - 12 hours ago
    Amid the roller-coaster market, Ethereum remained the best performing altcoin since inception, signaling strong support from the skeptical community. While efforts to improve ETH’s use cases are primary attributed as one of the reasons for the crypto’s sluggish trading value, Ethereum’s Vitalik Buterin announced an update regarding the soon to…
  • Blockstream co-founder Matt Corallo joins Square Crypto
    AMBCrypto - 12 hours ago
    In an ongoing race to ensure sustainability, crypto businesses are hiring the best brains in the crypto market. In this light, Blockstream co-founder Matt Corallo recently joined Square Crypto, the crypto arm of payments company Square. The information was made public through an official tweet from Square Crypto, which read,…
  • US Crypto Review: Top-5 States With Welcoming Regulations
    Cointelegraph.com News - 12 hours ago
    Two U.S. states introduce regulation over crypto space. States regulate crypto differently, a question arises: What are the most friendly ones? On Aug. 14, at least two American states introduced regulatory actions targeting the crypto space. First, Maryland’s attorney general announced that the state is participating in Operation Cryptosweep, a…
  • High-Powered Mining Rigs Drive Bitcoin’s Accelerating Hashrate
    Bitcoin News - 12 hours ago
    On August 19, the combined SHA-256 hashrate between the BCH and BTC networks touched a massive high of over 91 exahash per second (EH/s). One notable contribution to today’s network hashrates is the manufacturing of next-generation mining rigs that produce a significant number of terahash. Currently, the top machine released…
  • Bitfinex Feels The Heat, But LEO Is Burning As Planned
    Crypto Briefing - 12 hours ago
    iFinex, the company behind Bitfinex, is under more pressure after the New York State Supreme Court judged that the exchange was in the New York Attorney-General’s (NYAG) Office’s jurisdiction. But that isn’t getting in the way of business: yesterday, Bitfinex completed its burn of nearly 40,000 LEO tokens (US$53,600), as…
  • Bitcoin, Litecoin, XRP markets show signs of maturing despite lower 2019 YTD gains than 2017
    AMBCrypto - 12 hours ago
    The cryptocurrency industry continued to mature while eliminating FOMOs and FUDs at all stages. With the FOMO-fuelled spectacular but short-lived crypto rallies and FUDs-led dumps, the industry has begun to show signs of maturity. The market started off on a slow note in 2019 after the infamous Bitcoin crash the…
  • Bitcoin, Ethereum and XRP Stumble as ETC Leaps
    Crypto Briefing - 12 hours ago
    Trading is muted in crypto markets, especially with respect to  Bitcoin. After measurable gain early on Monday, BTC mostly stayed around its new $10,500-10,700 level. The rest of the market is seeing considerable pullbacks, with almost all major coins posting losses.     The most notable Bitcoin news on Monday…
  • SEC’s Top Crypto Cop Joins Coinbase’s Law Firm
    CoinDesk - 13 hours ago
    Robert A. Cohen will join corporate law firm Davis Polk & Wardwell as partner after 15 years with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
  • ‘Bitcoin’ Twitter Handle Mocks Justin Sun as it Sheds Altcoins
    Coingape - 13 hours ago
    The twitter account – @bitcoin, is one of the most iconic user for any crypto investor. One must not confuse with him the creator of […] The post ‘Bitcoin’ Twitter Handle Mocks Justin Sun as it Sheds Altcoins appeared first on Coingape.
  • U.S crypto-regulations have become more aggressive and lack clarity, claims ShapeShift’s Chief Legal Officer
    AMBCrypto - 13 hours ago
    While government organizations are yet to choose sides for drafting crypto-related regulations, crypto-exchanges (that predominantly serve as the front door to crypto-adoption) must keep up with changing requirements, or risk shifting to different geographies. On a similar note, Veronica McGregor, ShapeShift’s Chief Legal Officer, spoke about the ongoing regulatory chaos…
  • Crypto Exchange Rokkex Incorporates Ledger Vault to Improve Security
    Cointelegraph.com News - 13 hours ago
    Ledger will provide its asset management system to Estonian cybersecurity-focused crypto exchange Rokkex. French hardware wallet producer Ledger will provide its asset management system to Estonia-based crypto exchange Rokkex.Cybersecurity-focused exchangeBuilt by Lithuanian cybersecurity and fintech professionals, Rokkex will integrate its trading platform with Ledger’s enterprise wallet management solution Ledger Vault…
  • Is Cryptocurrency On The Cusp Of Going Mainstream?
    Coingape - 13 hours ago
    With Bitcoin recently turning 10, the question that what is the actual value of cryptocurrencies still remains. Cryptocurrency easily gives the financial system a tough […] The post Is Cryptocurrency On The Cusp Of Going Mainstream? appeared first on Coingape.
  • Korean Crypto Exchange ‘Prixbit’ Shuts Down Over Banking Woes
    CoinDesk - 14 hours ago
    Prixbit is one of an estimated 200 players locked out of the banking system
  • Cardano joins Messari’s open-source disclosures registry, promises increased transparency and smarter decision-making
    AMBCrypto - 14 hours ago
    In what seems like a part of the ongoing effort toward its ecosystem’s development, Cardano Foundation announced teaming up with Messari. The official announcement stated, “We’ve joined @MessariCrypto for #Cardano to be listed in their #open-source disclosures registry to increase transparency. More details and formal announcement to follow once the…
  • Crypto vs RBI – Counsel Presents a Strong Case Against RBI’s Crypto Ban
    Coingape - 14 hours ago
    In an earlier hearing held on August 14, the crypto community witnessed the Internet & Mobile Association of India’s (IAMAI) stance on cryptocurrency that urged […] The post Crypto vs RBI – Counsel Presents a Strong Case Against RBI’s Crypto Ban appeared first on Coingape.
  • Bitcoin developer announces Miniscript project to enable analysis of scripts, ‘generic signing’ on network
    AMBCrypto - 14 hours ago
    Pieter Wuille, Bitcoin developer at Blockstream, recently announced a new Miniscript project on the Bitcoin-dev maling list on Twitter. According to the website, Miniscript is a type of language which can be used to write Bitcoin scripts in a more structured way, something which would allow comprehensive analysis, composition of…
  • Pieter Wuille Unveils ‘Miniscript,’ A New Smart Contract Language for Bitcoin
    CoinDesk - 14 hours ago
    Smart contracts could soon get a boost in bitcoin as prominent programmer Pieter Wuille has unveiled a new coding language designed specifically for their use. Posted to the bitcoin developer mailing list Monday, the ‘Miniscript’ language aims to make it easier for programmers to write up “smart contracts” or conditions for…
  • Messari Disclosures Registry Tops 50 Cryptocurrencies With 11 New Additions
    CoinDesk - 15 hours ago
    Eleven projects – including Cardano, Lisk and Beam – joined the Messari Disclosures Registry on Tuesday in a bid to foster transparency.
  • Bitcoin Price Analysis: BTC On The Verge Of A Major Correction To $9,000
    Coingape - 15 hours ago
    Bitcoin price fails in the second leg attempt from $10,700 to $11,200. If Bitcoin is to realize gains in the coming sessions, it must defend […] The post Bitcoin Price Analysis: BTC On The Verge Of A Major Correction To $9,000 appeared first on Coingape.
  • Booking.com CEO: Crypto Will Continue to Grow, Mainly Outside the US
    Cointelegraph.com News - 15 hours ago
    The CEO of online travel giant Booking Holdings said that blockchain-based currencies will gain more popularity, especially outside the U.S. The CEO of online travel giant Booking Holdings believes that blockchain-based currencies will continue to grow and could become more popular. Glenn Fogel, who was also recently appointed CEO of Booking.com,…
  • Litecoin halving is not an ‘event’ and does not influence price of coin, claims Charlie Lee
    AMBCrypto - 15 hours ago
    In the latest episode of Magical Crypto Friends, Monero’s Riccardo Spagni, Litecoin’s Charlie Lee and Blockstream’s Samson Mow sat down together with Whale Panda to discuss recent developments in the crypto-ecosystem. The episode started with the guests talking about altcoins using the satellite service for “shit posts” against Bitcoin. Blockstream’s…
  • Bitcoin Adoption: This Crypto Exchange Starts Payouts For Employees in Bitcoin
    Coingape - 16 hours ago
    With crypto adoption on an all-time high, exchanges are readily bolstering the movement with their crypto-friendly measures. At  the CoinCorner Exchange, employees now receive a […] The post Bitcoin Adoption: This Crypto Exchange Starts Payouts For Employees in Bitcoin appeared first on Coingape.
  • Blockchain Firm Veritaseum Calls for Assets to Be Unfrozen in SEC Response
    CoinDesk - 16 hours ago
    Veritaseum has officially responded to the SEC’s claims it sold illegal securities and called for its funds to be unfrozen to protect investors.
  • IBM Announces Blockchain Pilot For The Travel Industry
    Crypto Briefing - 16 hours ago
    Travelport, a travel industry tech company, is teaming up with IBM and travel management company BCD Travel to streamline the hotel commission process with blockchain technology. Using a distributed ledger system, the partners aim to manage hotel bookings and commissions in a more efficient and unified process. It would enable simpler…
  • It Took 18 Months, But This Blockchain Securities Firm Got the Nod From FINRA
    CoinDesk - 16 hours ago
    FINRA has approved iownit as a broker-dealer, clearing the firm to offer digital securities on a private Hyperledger blockchain.
  • Litecoin Price Analysis LTC / USD: Treading Water
    Crypto Briefing - 16 hours ago
    Litecoin is struggling to move price back above the technically important $96.00 level and remains capped below its 200-day moving average The daily time frame continues to show a bearish head and shoulders pattern with the $50.00 level as the overall downside target Litecoin appears relatively unsteady on Tuesday, after…
  • Japan’s Largest Gift Card Marketplace Launching Blockchain Gift Cards
    Cointelegraph.com News - 16 hours ago
    Blockchain network provider Aelf has partnered with Japan’s largest gift card platform Amaten to issue tokenized gift cards. Japan’s largest gift card platform Amaten will issue tokenized gift cards in partnership with blockchain network provider Aelf. United Kingdom news outlet Verdict reported on Aug. 20 that Amaten has partnered with Aelf…
  • Major Crypto-Mining Company, Argo Sets To Increase Power Supply By 350%
    Coingape - 16 hours ago
    Argo, a UK-based London Stock Exchange (LSE)- listed provider of enterprise-scale cryptocurrency mining services has announced its plans of increasing its power supply, with the […] The post Major Crypto-Mining Company, Argo Sets To Increase Power Supply By 350% appeared first on Coingape.
  • Bitcoin at a crossroads: A slump below $10,000 or retesting of the $11,000 mark?
    AMBCrypto - 16 hours ago
    Bitcoin has been in a dilemma ever since it hit the $13,800 mark on June 26, with the price having collapsed by 30% since then. A new dilemma that has now engulfed Bitcoin is the rising wedge pattern and the direction of its breakout. As seen in the chart above,…
  • RBI Defends Its Power Over Crypto in Indian Supreme Court
    Bitcoin News - 17 hours ago
    The Indian supreme court heard the case against the crypto banking restriction by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) in detail Tuesday. After many arguments challenging the RBI’s power over crypto were presented, the counsel for the central bank began making the case against cryptocurrency. Also read: RBI’s Power Over…
  • Facebook Isn’t Behind the First Incubator for Libra Crypto Developers
    CoinDesk - 17 hours ago
    With $125,000 committed to a virtual bootcamp in November, Libracamp is incubating development on Facebook’s Libra testnet.
  • Youngest bitcoin millionaire unveils Facebook Libra 'killer'
    The Independent - cryptocurrency - 17 hours ago
    ‘We’re going to finally bring crypto to the people – in ways that Facebook Libra only wishes they could,’ Metal investor Erik Finman claims
  • SEC Asset Freeze Caused ‘Significant Harm’ to Holders, Says Veritaseum
    Cointelegraph.com News - 17 hours ago
    The chief defendant in an alleged $15 million ICO fraud case has submitted a formal reply to the United States Securities and Exchange Commission. The chief defendant in an alleged $15 million initial coin offering (ICO) fraud case has submitted a formal reply to the United States Securities and Exchange…
  • Ethereum Price Analysis: ETH Risks Breakdown to $180 if Ascending Channel Support Caves In
    Coingape - 18 hours ago
    Ethereum fails to hold above $200; reversal greatly depends on the ability to defend channel support. On the brighter side, the bulls have not lost […] The post Ethereum Price Analysis: ETH Risks Breakdown to $180 if Ascending Channel Support Caves In appeared first on Coingape.
  • Bitcoin Faces Further Losses After Rejection Near $11K Price Hurdle
    CoinDesk - 18 hours ago
    Having faced rejection near $11,000 earlier today, bitcoin is looking weak and may end up falling below $10,000 in the next 24 hours.
  • Mark Mobius: Buy Gold as Bitcoin Price Rises, Central Banks Cut Rates
    Cointelegraph.com News - 18 hours ago
    Cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin will help drive gold price higher, according to veteran frontier markets investor Mark Mobius. Veteran frontier markets investor Mark Mobius suggested that cryptocurrencies will boost the price of gold. Canadian finance news outlet BNN Bloomberg interviewed Mark Mobius on Aug. 20. The legendary investor believes cryptocurrencies will help…
  • Winklevoss Twins Say They’re ‘In Talks’ About Joining Libra Association
    Cointelegraph.com News - 18 hours ago
    Gemini founders Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss say they are open to partnering with former rival Mark Zuckerberg on Libra. Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss — Bitcoin (BTC) bulls and founders of the Gemini crypto exchange — say they are open to partnering with archrival Mark Zuckerberg on Libra.CNN Business reported on…
  • Bitcoin Price Fails to Break Through $11K — Altcoin Bull Run Fizzles
    Cointelegraph.com News - 18 hours ago
    A push higher across markets on Monday appeared to fade, though sentiment remained broadly bullish. Bitcoin (BTC) price slid from levels near $11,000 Aug. 20 as momentum which sparked bullish sentiment at the start of the week fizzled.Market visualization. Source: Coin360Bitcoin lingers below $11K resistanceData from Coin360 showed BTC/USD abandoning…
  • Deloitte ‘Blockchain In a Box’ to Help Enterprises Showcase Tech
    CoinDesk - 19 hours ago
    The “Big Four” auditing firm has launched a mobile plug-and-play product aimed to help enterprises demo blockchain solutions.
  • Anchor Initiates Wallet Beta Testing, Announces Exchange Listing
    Crypto Briefing - 19 hours ago
    Anchor, a two-token stablecoin algorithmically pegged to the global economy, has launched beta testing of its new Anchor Wallet. Developed in partnership with Ambisafe, the wallet allows users to directly purchase ANCT stable tokens with any fiat currency, or major cryptocurrencies such as BTC, ETH, USDT and USDC. The ANCT…
  • PR: Plan Flash – Decentralized Data Processing
    Bitcoin News - 19 hours ago
    Data processing is indispensable everywhere and all the time in modern life. The daily services we use every day, such as face recognition, voice assistant, text recognition, automatic recommendation, automatic data analysis and so on, all have a large number of data processing requirements and service support. The post PR:…
  • ICONLOOP To Implement Blockchain-Based Certification on Korean Art Platform
    Coingape - 19 hours ago
    ICONLOOP, South Korea’s leading blockchain network is all set to apply its blockchain-based certificate service ‘broof’ to ‘ARTnGUIDE’, the first online service Korean platform for […] The post ICONLOOP To Implement Blockchain-Based Certification on Korean Art Platform appeared first on Coingape.
  • Max Keiser: New Bitcoin Network Hash Rate High Suggests Price Is Next
    Cointelegraph.com News - 19 hours ago
    The Bitcoin hash rate has broken yet another new all-time high, hitting an eye-popping 82.5 TH/s. The Bitcoin (BTC) hash rate has broken yet another new all-time high, according to Aug. 19 data from monitoring resource Blockchain.com.The top coin’s hash rate has continued to break previous records throughout summer, today…
  • BitFlyer and Tpoint Japan Team Up to Offer Bitcoin Loyalty Program
    Cointelegraph.com News - 20 hours ago
    Partnership between crypto exchange bitFlyer and tech services company Tpoint Japan allows local users to exchange loyalty points for Bitcoin. Cryptocurrency exchange bitFlyer and technology services company Tpoint Japan announced a new partnership that allows local customers to exchange loyalty program points for Bitcoin (BTC) and earn rewards for paying…
  • China Is Racing to Launch a Digital Currency Ahead of FB’s Libra
    Cointelegraph.com News - 20 hours ago
    The People’s Bank of China is almost ready to launch its government-backed digital currency, official sources say. The People’s Bank of China (PBoC) is almost ready to launch its government-backed digital currency, official sources say.An Aug. 20 report from the CPC-owned English-language news portal China Daily further revealed that the…
  • ‘Amazon of Japan’ Rakuten Launches Crypto Exchange Service
    Bitcoin News - 20 hours ago
    Rakuten, the “Amazon of Japan,” announced the launch of its new crypto exchange platform Monday, August 19, offering spot trading of crypto assets via a dedicated smartphone app. The e-commerce giant has been crypto-friendly for a while now, experimenting and investing in crypto payment systems since at least 2014, but…
  • Dark Web Drug Dealer to Forfeit Millions in Illicit Crypto Earnings
    CoinDesk - 20 hours ago
    A man has been sentenced in San Diego, California, for conspiring to sell opioids and other drugs over dark web markets for cryptocurrencies. 
  • Ripple Invites Former Governor of India’s Central Bank As Keynote Speaker At Annual Conference
    Coingape - 20 hours ago
    Swell by Ripple is a yearly conference that focuses on various finance-related topics including emerging tech in the payments industry, blockchain tech, future of finance, […] The post Ripple Invites Former Governor of India’s Central Bank As Keynote Speaker At Annual Conference appeared first on Coingape.
  • Bitcoin Twitter Handle With 1 Million Followers Renounces Bitcoin Cash
    Cointelegraph.com News - 21 hours ago
    Bitcoiners give @Bitcoin a cautious welcome after years of pro-BCH rhetoric abruptly changes to BTC advocacy. Bitcoin’s (BTC) best-known names are currently playing a guessing game after one of the industry’s most controversial Twitter accounts changed its views overnight.@Bitcoin switches from Bitcoin.com to Bitcoin.orgMultiple users, including Reddit’s r/Bitcoin Subreddit moderator,…
  • Bitcoin’s Youngest Millionaire Launches Crypto-Based ‘Libra Killer’
    Cointelegraph.com News - 22 hours ago
    Erik Finman joins Marshall Hayner in adding multiple cryptocurrencies to Metal, their joint payment app project. Cryptocurrency payment app Metal has launched as a full version in what creators say will dominate the market over Facebook’s Libra.In a social media post Aug. 19, Erik Finman, who co-founded Metal together with…
  • Telegram ICO Tokens Worth $1.7 billion Circulating in the Black Market?
    Coingape - 22 hours ago
    Telegram, a cloud messaging service with over 200 million users, announced its Telegram Blockchain Network (TON) in early 2018. It conducted the sale of its’ […] The post Telegram ICO Tokens Worth $1.7 billion Circulating in the Black Market? appeared first on Coingape.
  • Jeremy Allaire Analyses Recent Growth in Bitcoin and Expectations from G7
    Coingape - 22 hours ago
    Bitcoin, which was looking to break bearish in the past week, rejected yet another attempt to fall below $9000. The price of Bitcoin at 5: […] The post Jeremy Allaire Analyses Recent Growth in Bitcoin and Expectations from G7 appeared first on Coingape.
  • People Who Want to Control Their Capital Buy Bitcoin, Says Circle CEO
    Cointelegraph.com News - 22 hours ago
    Crypto financial services company Circle CEO Jeremy Allair thinks that Bitcoin is particularly attractive to people who want to have control over their funds. Jeremy Allaire, CEO at cryptocurrency financial services company Circle, expressed his optimism in regards to Bitcoin (BTC) being a safe haven for investors despite recent market…
  • Exclusive: Japanese Card Exchange To Use AELF To Solve $1.2bn Shortfall
    Crypto Briefing - 23 hours ago
    The largest gift card exchange in Japan will use the aelf (ELF) blockchain in order to radically improve the issuance, distribution and traceability of gift cards. Amaten, which processed more than a million transactions altogether last year with 132,000 users, said it will be developing a new gift card marketplace…
  • Central Banks, Stablecoins and the Looming War of Currencies
    CoinDesk - 1 day ago
    A flood of competing stablecoins is coming to the global economy, setting the stage for what could be a climactic battle with the world’s biggest central banks.
  • Bakkt Reveals Bitcoin Futures Details – Here’s How it is One-Up on CME
    Coingape - 1 day ago
    The much anticipated Bakkt ‘Bitcoin [BTC] futures contracts’ is scheduled for launch on 23rd September 2019. While these are not the first regulated Bitcoin [BTC] […] The post Bakkt Reveals Bitcoin Futures Details – Here’s How it is One-Up on CME appeared first on Coingape.
  • How to Bequeath Your Digital Assets to Your Descendants
    Bitcoin News - 1 day ago
    Depending on your belief system, death is either the endgame or the next level. Whatever lies on the other side, your bitcoins are no good there. Just as we entered this world with nothing, we are destined to leave it with nothing. All those years spent stacking sats needn’t be…
  • Crypto and Security Token Exchange INX to Raise $130 Million in Landmark IPO
    CoinDesk - 1 day ago
    INX, a crypto and security token exchange, plans to raise up to $130 million through an IPO in the U.S., an industry first.
  • Judge Rejects Multimillion Dollar Asset Plea in Vanbex Crypto Fraud Case
    Cointelegraph.com News - 1 day ago
    A Canadian judge has dismissed a motion to set aside an asset freeze in a civil forfeiture case involving the purported FUEL token. A Supreme Court judge in British Columbia (BC), Canada, has denied a motion to set aside an asset freeze, which was requested by the defendants in a…
  • Huobi Wallet to Support MakerDAO Tokens, Decentralized Applications
    Cointelegraph.com News - 1 day ago
    Huobi Wallet has added MakerDAO’s various offerings to its list of supported assets and services. Major cryptocurrency exchange Huobi has added support for MakerDAO tokens and decentralized apps (DApps) in its wallet. Huobi Group shared the announcement with Cointelegraph on Aug. 19. MakerDAO has a stablecoin called Dai, a token named…
  • New York Supreme Court Denies Bitfinex’s Lack-of-Jurisdiction Claim
    CoinDesk - 1 day ago
    iFinex claimed the NY AG lacked sufficient jurisdiction for an investigation into the company’s activities.
  • Israeli Financial Authority to Accelerate Blockchain, Fintech Licensure
    Cointelegraph.com News - 1 day ago
    A department of the Israel Ministry of Finance is looking to drive fintech competition with industry teams and licensing help. The Capital Market, Insurance and Saving Authority, a division of Israel’s Ministry of Finance (MoF), is looking to accelerate the process of procuring licenses for blockchain and fintech companies in…
  • New York Court Rules That State Attorney Has Jurisdiction Over Bitfinex
    Cointelegraph.com News - 1 day ago
    The New York State Supreme Court has ruled that Bitfinex is in the jurisdiction of the state’s Attorney General, allowing for a continuation of its investigation. The New York State Supreme Court has ruled that the New York Office of the Attorney General (NYAG) has jurisdiction over cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex.According…
  • Bitcoin Soaring? Thank A Third-Party Custody Provider
    Crypto Briefing - 1 day ago
    Bitcoin is rising yet again, as the largest digital asset consolidates above $10,000. While it’s common to attribute bull runs to institutional money, Chinese tariffs or inverted yield curves, this year’s rise could have been triggered by an unexpected catalyst: third party custodians. By introducing sophisticated storage solutions, these companies…
  • Software Engineering Firm EPAM Joins Blockchain in Transport Alliance
    Cointelegraph.com News - 1 day ago
    EPAM Systems Inc. has joined the Blockchain in Transport Alliance, which develops blockchain standards in the transportation, logistics and supply chain industries. Software engineering and IT consulting services firm EPAM Systems Inc. has joined the Blockchain in Transport Alliance (BiTA) that develops blockchain practices and standards in the transportation, logistics…
  • Ripple And Santander – XRP Is Going Nowhere, But Fanboys Still Won’t Listen
    Crypto Briefing - 1 day ago
    Ripple has been in the headlines today, as the Spanish bank Santander confirmed plans to extend the use of Ripple’s xCurrent network. The banking behemoth will be rolling out its One Pay FX mobile app to customers in Latin America, enabling a payment gateway for sending funds to the U.S.…
  • Salesforce Alternative Cere Raises $3.5 Million From Binance Labs, Others
    CoinDesk - 1 day ago
    A Binance Labs incubation project, Cere, plans on integrating with Binance’s decentralized ecosystem, Binance Chain
  • Binance iOS App Listed on Apple App Store After Delay for Review
    Cointelegraph.com News - 1 day ago
    Binance’s iOS app is officially listed on the Apple App Store once again following a delay for review. Major global crypto exchange Binance has got its iOS application listed on the Apple App Store.In a blog post on Aug. 19, the exchange announced that the Binance iOS App (V1.7.1) has…
  • Report: Israeli Bitcoiners Petition Banks to Disclose Crypto Policies
    Cointelegraph.com News - 1 day ago
    A cryptocurrency nonprofit is filing a court petition for Israeli banks to provide regulatory clarity on their crypto policies. The Israel Bitcoin Association, a nonprofit organization that promotes the use of Bitcoin (BTC) and cryptocurrencies, has reportedly filed a freedom of information petition with a Jerusalem court. The petition purportedly…
  • Israeli Regulator to Fast Track 2,000 Fintech License Applications
    CoinDesk - 1 day ago
    Over 2,000 fintech and blockchain-businesses are currently seeking licenses from the federal regulator
  • Crypto Custodian BitGo Hires Former Xapo Vice-President as CRO
    Cointelegraph.com News - 1 day ago
    Digital asset trust and security company BitGo has appointed former Xapo senior vice-president Pete Najarian as its new chief revenue officer. Digital asset trust and security company BitGo has appointed wallet provider Xapo’s former senior vice-president Pete Najarian as its new chief revenue officer (CRO).As finance-focused media outlet Finance Magnates…
  • As US Expands Subprime Mortgage Program, Is a New Crisis Looming?
    Bitcoin News - 1 day ago
    The Federal Housing Administration, a division of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, has recently adopted new guidelines widening the scope of condo purchases eligible for lower down payment loans insured by the government. While that could lead to more members of certain social groups buying a first…
  • Winklevoss’ Gemini Crypto Exchange Hires New Chief Security Officer
    Cointelegraph.com News - 1 day ago
    The Gemini platform, founded by the Winklevoss twins, has hired a new chief security officer with cybersecurity experience. Gemini, the cryptocurrency exchange and custody founded by the Winklevoss twins, has hired cybersecurity expert David Damato as its new chief security officer (CSO). Damato was previously the CSO of cybersecurity firm…
  • Deloitte Rolls Out Demonstrational Blockchain Platform
    Cointelegraph.com News - 1 day ago
    Big Four audit and consulting firm Deloitte has rolled out a blockchain-based platform for users to experiment and demonstrate blockchain solutions. Big Four audit and consulting firm Deloitte has rolled out a blockchain-based platform designed to provide users with blockchain demonstrations and experimentations.In a press release published on Aug. 19,…
  • No Borders: Bitcoin Helps Flood Victims In Iran, Without Regard For Politics
    Crypto Briefing - 1 day ago
    For all the theoretical debates raging across the Twittersphere, it’s hard to find concrete evidence that cryptocurrencies are helping the poor and unbanked. Meanwhile, outside the notice of crypto pundits, an independent aid campaign is making practical use of cryptocurrencies to help flood victims in Iran, right now.    …
  • Bank of America Files Patent for Multi-Tiered Digital Currency Wallet
    Cointelegraph.com News - 1 day ago
    Bank of America has filed a patent for a crypto-inclusive digital currency wallet with multiple tiers of access. United States-based investment banking company Bank of America (BofA) has filed a patent for a digital currency wallet with multiple layers of asset access. The proposed wallet would accept different passwords for…
  • World Bank Sells $33.8 Million More of Its Private Ethereum Blockchain Bonds
    CoinDesk - 1 day ago
    The World Bank raised another $33.8 million by issuing bonds on a blockchain, bringing the total to $108 million.
  • Price Analysis 19/08: BTC, ETH, XRP, BCH, LTC, BNB, EOS, BSV, XMR, XLM
    Cointelegraph.com News - 1 day ago
    Bitcoin is leading a recovery. Is this a bull trap or will it result in a new uptrend? Let’s analyze the charts. The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph. Every investment and trading move involves risk.…
  • Maltese Crypto Exchange CGEX Shuts Down After Temporary Terminations
    Cointelegraph.com News - 1 day ago
    Coinone’s Malta-based crypto exchange CGEX will cease operations on Sept. 18, following temporary termination of services. Coinone Global Exchange (CGEX), a Malta-based crypto exchange launched by major South Korean exchange Coinone, will terminate its service in mid-September.Less than a year in operationAccording to an announcement on Aug. 12, the exchange…
  • BitPay Says Crypto Spending on Real Estate to Double in 2019
    CoinDesk - 1 day ago
    BitPay processes about $5 million in bitcoin for real estate transactions through international and domestic individuals and firms.
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