Ex-NATO Chief, Danish PM Now Advises Blockchain Firm Concordium

CoinDesk

2019. Mar. 21. 09:01

Ex-NATO Chief, Danish PM Now Advises Blockchain Firm Concordium A former prime minister of Denmark and secretary-general of NATO has joined blockchain identity startup Concordium as a strategic advisor.

Lightning Labs Releases ‘Loop’ Feature for Bitcoin Payments Channels

CoinDesk

2019. Mar. 21. 04:35

Lightning Labs Releases ‘Loop’ Feature for Bitcoin Payments Channels California startup Lightning Labs released today a new feature to improve usability of the bitcoin payment channel network, lightning.

Indian Exchange Launches Lending Program for 5 Cryptocurrencies

Bitcoin News

2019. Mar. 21. 04:15

Indian Exchange Launches Lending Program for 5 Cryptocurrencies

An Indian crypto exchange has launched a program that allows its users to earn interest on their cryptocurrencies held at the exchange. Initially, users can lend BTC, USDT, BNB, XRP, and ETH. The CEO of the exchange has shared details about this new offering with news.Bitcoin.com. Also read: Crypto Enthusiasts Unite in 4 Indian Cities […]

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Facebook Seeks Counsel to Forge Blockchain Partnerships for New Products

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2019. Mar. 21. 02:30

Facebook Seeks Counsel to Forge Blockchain Partnerships for New Products Facebook is looking to hire a lead commercial counsel for blockchain to negotiate "partnerships needed to launch new products."

This Short Animation Might Make You Think Twice About Taxes

Bitcoin News

2019. Mar. 21. 01:30

This Short Animation Might Make You Think Twice About Taxes

A Bitcoin Cash (BCH) supporter recently noted that the biggest hindrance to cryptocurrency adoption is tax laws and reporting taxes on digital currency usage. After reading the commentary, Bitcoin.com CEO Roger Ver shared a four-minute video about the subject of taxes in order to spark questions in the minds of people who might not understand […]

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Borderless From Block Collider Is a High-Speed DEX That Unites 5 Blockchains

Bitcoin News

2019. Mar. 21. 00:00

Borderless From Block Collider Is a High-Speed DEX That Unites 5 Blockchains

Borderless isn’t like other decentralized exchanges (DEXs). For one thing, it comes with its own blockchain – or rather the Block Collider chain comes with its own DEX. Throw in the ability to perform cross-chain transfers, block times that are 3x faster than Ethereum and no limits on order size, and Borderless would appear to […]

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Square Is Hiring New Crypto Engineers — And It Wants to Pay Them in Bitcoin

CoinDesk

2019. Mar. 20. 22:30

Square Is Hiring New Crypto Engineers — And It Wants to Pay Them in Bitcoin Payments startup Square wants to bring on crypto-focused engineers and designers, and may pay them in bitcoin.

WSJ’s ShapeShift Exposé Overstated Money Laundering by $6 Million, Analysis Says

CoinDesk

2019. Mar. 20. 22:00

WSJ’s ShapeShift Exposé Overstated Money Laundering by $6 Million, Analysis Says Blockchain analytics firms say money laundering accusations against ShapeShift don't match up.

Creditors Committee Formed for Collapsed Crypto Exchange QuadrigaCX

CoinDesk

2019. Mar. 20. 21:15

Creditors Committee Formed for Collapsed Crypto Exchange QuadrigaCX A creditors' committee has been formed for users of the failed QuadrigaCX exchange, and it includes a former Mt Gox customer.

BCH Is Now Supported by a Large Crypto ATM Network in Switzerland

Bitcoin News

2019. Mar. 20. 20:55

BCH Is Now Supported by a Large Crypto ATM Network in Switzerland

Cryptocurrency ATM operator Värdex Suisse has introduced BHC support to its devices. The company is a financially regulated entity that provides access to digital assets through its teller machines, POS services and partnerships with retailers in Switzerland and abroad. Also read: American Electronics Giant Avnet Now Accepts Bitcoin Cash Payments Bitcoin Cash Available on All […]

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Welcome to Athens: Tezos Completes ‘Historic’ First Blockchain Vote

CoinDesk

2019. Mar. 20. 20:30

Welcome to Athens: Tezos Completes ‘Historic’ First Blockchain Vote Tezos – one of the 25 ranking cryptocurrencies by market capitalization – has just concluded its first round of on-chain governance voting.

It’s 2019 and IBM Is Still Trying to Find a Use Case for Blockchain

Bitcoin News

2019. Mar. 20. 18:50

It’s 2019 and IBM Is Still Trying to Find a Use Case for Blockchain

IBM claims that six banks will issue stablecoins using its World Wire protocol which is based on the Stellar network. According to the tech giant, three banks have publicly committed to the initiative, and the remainder will reveal themselves soon. The announcement joins the resurgence of blockchain razzmatazz this year that feels eerily similar to […]

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‘I’m Freaking Out’: How It Feels to Hold the Bitcoin Lightning Torch

CoinDesk

2019. Mar. 20. 18:00

‘I’m Freaking Out’: How It Feels to Hold the Bitcoin Lightning Torch How does it feel to hold the famous bitcoin lightning torch? Diana Aguilar explains.

Bitcoin-Friendly US Bank Silvergate Now Serves Over 500 Crypto Companies

Bitcoin News

2019. Mar. 20. 16:47

Bitcoin-Friendly US Bank Silvergate Now Serves Over 500 Crypto Companies

Silvergate Bank, headquartered in San Diego as a California state-chartered bank, started its cryptocurrency-related business in 2013. Now over 500 companies from the digital assets industry are using its services as one of the very few “bitcoin-friendly” banks based in the U.S. Also Read: American Electronics Giant Avnet Now Accepts Bitcoin Cash Payments Silvergate Files […]

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Lock Up Ether, Get Free Crypto: Twist on Airdrops Attracts Top VCs

CoinDesk

2019. Mar. 20. 16:00

Lock Up Ether, Get Free Crypto: Twist on Airdrops Attracts Top VCs Governance startup Commonwealth, which offers a new twist on token airdrops, has raised $2 million from a group of notable investors.

1confirmation, Canaan Partners Back Startup Pushing New Spin on Airdrops

CoinDesk

2019. Mar. 20. 16:00

1confirmation, Canaan Partners Back Startup Pushing New Spin on Airdrops Governance startup Commonwealth, which offers a new twist on token airdrops, has raised $2 million from a group of notable investors.

Cryptopia Exchange Resumes Crypto Trading Amid Banking Issues

CoinDesk

2019. Mar. 20. 15:00

Cryptopia Exchange Resumes Crypto Trading Amid Banking Issues Cryptopia, the cryptocurrency exchange hit by a major hack in mid-January, has restarted trading of 40 pairs deemed secure.

Report: 87% of Crypto Exchanges May Be Falsifying Volume

Bitcoin News

2019. Mar. 20. 14:30

Report: 87% of Crypto Exchanges May Be Falsifying Volume

At least 87 percent of cryptocurrency exchanges may have falsified their reported trade volumes, a new study claims. According to a review of the top 100 exchanges by analytics company The Tie, most of the trading volume on the world’s largest crypto trading platforms is suspect. Also read: Quadrigacx Co-Founder a Convicted Fraudster Suspicious Trading […]

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Casa-Branded Case Brings Military Tech to Bitcoin Wallet Protection

CoinDesk

2019. Mar. 20. 14:00

Casa-Branded Case Brings Military Tech to Bitcoin Wallet Protection Casa has just rolled out radio wave-screening "Faraday bags" as the ultimate cypherpunk accessory for bitcoin hardware wallets.

Blockstream Revamps ‘Green’ Wallet, Adding Security Features and Sidechain Support

CoinDesk

2019. Mar. 20. 13:00

Blockstream Revamps ‘Green’ Wallet, Adding Security Features and Sidechain Support Blockchain technology startup Blockstream has revamped its wallet app, adding features that make storing bitcoin more secure and flexible.

Up & Down: BTCP and ABBC Plummet Amid Controversy

Bitcoin News

2019. Mar. 20. 12:40

Up & Down: BTCP and ABBC Plummet Amid Controversy

Liquidity has shifted away from the top gaining crypto assets, with only six of the week’s 30 top performing markets currently riding 24-hour volume of seven figures or higher in USD. ABBC comprises the most liquid of the week’s top losers, currently ranking as the sixth poorest performing market of the last seven days after […]

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CoinMarketCap Crypto Indices Launch on Nasdaq, Bloomberg, Reuters

CoinDesk

2019. Mar. 20. 12:00

CoinMarketCap Crypto Indices Launch on Nasdaq, Bloomberg, Reuters Two crypto benchmark indices from CoinMarketCap launch on Nasdaq, Bloomberg Terminal, Thomson Reuters and Börse Stuttgart today.

Galaxy Capital-Backed Caspian to Offer Crypto Derivatives Trading

CoinDesk

2019. Mar. 20. 11:31

Galaxy Capital-Backed Caspian to Offer Crypto Derivatives Trading Institutional trading and portfolio management platform Caspian is launching trading in cryptocurrency derivatives.

Bitcoin Struggles to Pass Key Price Resistance Over $4K

CoinDesk

2019. Mar. 20. 11:00

Bitcoin Struggles to Pass Key Price Resistance Over $4K Bitcoin's bulls need to break key resistance at $4,040 to force a continued rally, the three-day chart indicates.

In the Daily: Crypto Data Feed, BSV Sale, Bitmain Office Closed

Bitcoin News

2019. Mar. 20. 10:35

In the Daily: Crypto Data Feed, BSV Sale, Bitmain Office Closed

Intercontinental Exchange has added new coins to its cryptocurrency data feed and we’ve got the details in this installment of The Daily. This edition also features Coincheck’s announcement that it plans to sell its BSV holdings and reimburse users with Japanese fiat currency. Also, Chinese mining giant Bitmain has closed its office in Norway. Also […]

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Polymath, SeriesOne Team Up to Simplify Security Token Issuance

CoinDesk

2019. Mar. 20. 10:00

Polymath, SeriesOne Team Up to Simplify Security Token Issuance Polymath has partnered with digital securities fundraising platform seriesOne to offer an “end-to-end” solution for security token issuance.

Binance Now Lets Australians Buy Bitcoin With Cash at Over 1,300 Stores

CoinDesk

2019. Mar. 20. 09:00

Binance Now Lets Australians Buy Bitcoin With Cash at Over 1,300 Stores Binance has unveiled a new platform in Australia that allows users to buy bitcoin with cash from 1,300-plus newsagent stores.

American Electronics Giant Avnet Now Accepts Bitcoin Cash Payments

Bitcoin News

2019. Mar. 20. 08:33

American Electronics Giant Avnet Now Accepts Bitcoin Cash Payments

Avnet (Nasdaq: AVT), a Phoenix, Arizona headquartered technology solutions company, has announced on Tuesday that it is now working with Bitpay to accept cryptocurrency payments for its products and services including bitcoin cash (BCH). Also Read: Bitmain Releases Miner 3x More Powerful Than Its Predecessor One of the Largest Global Technology Solution Providers on the […]

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$25 Million in 2 Weeks: BlockFi Booms as Bitcoin and Ether Investors Seek Interest

CoinDesk

2019. Mar. 20. 03:55

$25 Million in 2 Weeks: BlockFi Booms as Bitcoin and Ether Investors Seek Interest BlockFi CEO Zac Prince explains in depth how the startup manages the myriad risks of lending and borrowing crypto.

$25 Million in 2 Weeks: BlockFi Booms as Crypto Investors Seek Interest

CoinDesk

2019. Mar. 20. 03:55

$25 Million in 2 Weeks: BlockFi Booms as Crypto Investors Seek Interest BlockFi CEO Zac Prince explains in depth how the startup manages the myriad risks of lending and borrowing crypto.

$25 Million in 2 Weeks: BlockFi Booms as Bitcoin, Ether Investors Seek Interest

CoinDesk

2019. Mar. 20. 03:55

$25 Million in 2 Weeks: BlockFi Booms as Bitcoin, Ether Investors Seek Interest BlockFi CEO Zac Prince explains in depth how the startup manages the myriad risks of lending and borrowing crypto.

Switch Between BCH and BTC Effortlessly With the Bitcoin.com Wallet

Bitcoin News

2019. Mar. 19. 23:38

Switch Between BCH and BTC Effortlessly With the Bitcoin.com Wallet

The Bitcoin.com Wallet is a simple cryptocurrency light client that supports bitcoin cash (BCH) and bitcoin core (BTC). Since the initial release of the software, there have been 3.7 million noncustodial wallets created and climbing. Now, the latest version of the Bitcoin.com Wallet not only allows users to manage digital assets, but also provides the […]

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Quadrigacx Co-Founder a Convicted Fraudster

Bitcoin News

2019. Mar. 19. 21:40

Quadrigacx Co-Founder a Convicted Fraudster

Quadrigacx co-founder Michael Patryn is actually a convicted criminal who went by the name Omar Dhanani, a Bloomberg report alleges. Dhanani has been previously convicted of identity theft linked to bank and credit card fraud and sentenced to 18 months in a U.S. federal prison. He was later deported to Canada. Also read: Spain’s 2gether […]

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Quadrigacx Co-Founder Michael Patryn Is Actually Convicted Fraudster Omar Dhanani

Bitcoin News

2019. Mar. 19. 21:40

Quadrigacx Co-Founder Michael Patryn Is Actually Convicted Fraudster Omar Dhanani

Quadrigacx co-founder Michael Patryn is actually a convicted criminal who went by the name Omar Dhanani, a Bloomberg report alleges. Dhanani has been previously convicted of identity theft linked to bank and credit card fraud and sentenced to 18 months in a U.S. federal prison. He was later deported to Canada. Also read: Spain’s 2gether […]

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This Version of Lode Runner Is Fueled by BCH-Powered SLP Tokens

Bitcoin News

2019. Mar. 19. 19:36

This Version of Lode Runner Is Fueled by BCH-Powered SLP Tokens

On March 18, Portuguese programmer Cláudio Gil revealed the launch of an old 80s video game that uses Bitcoin Cash-based Simple Ledger Protocol (SLP) tokens for interactive play. The Lode Runner SLP version is a port of the classic 1983 puzzle-oriented action game that allows people to play using the Badger wallet and non-fungible SLP […]

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Silvergate Bank Adds 59 Crypto Clients, But Deposits Down $123 Million

CoinDesk

2019. Mar. 19. 19:05

Silvergate Bank Adds 59 Crypto Clients, But Deposits Down $123 Million Silvergate Bank added 59 crypto clients in the fourth quarter, but its deposits from the industry shrank by $123 million.

Silvergate Bank Adds 59 Crypto Clients, But Deposits Down $123 Million in Q4

CoinDesk

2019. Mar. 19. 19:05

Silvergate Bank Adds 59 Crypto Clients, But Deposits Down $123 Million in Q4 Silvergate Bank added 59 crypto clients in the fourth quarter, but its deposits from the industry shrank by $123 million.

UK Parliament Presented Showcase of Real-World Blockchain Applications

CoinDesk

2019. Mar. 19. 18:10

UK Parliament Presented Showcase of Real-World Blockchain Applications The U.K. Parliament has been presented demos of real-world blockchain applications designed to educate policymakers.

Nash Is a Decentralized Exchange for Cross-Chain Trading With Fiat Integration

Bitcoin News

2019. Mar. 19. 17:30

Nash Is a Decentralized Exchange for Cross-Chain Trading With Fiat Integration

90% of all cryptocurrency trading takes place on centralized exchanges. Nash is part of a new breed of exchanges determined to change that. The next generation of decentralized exchanges (DEXs) promise to improve the UX and simplify the trading experience, empowering users to retain custody of their funds without suffering the trade-offs that are normally […]

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Bitcoin’s Share of Total Crypto Market Slips Back Toward 50%

CoinDesk

2019. Mar. 19. 15:35

Bitcoin’s Share of Total Crypto Market Slips Back Toward 50% Bitcoin's share of the cryptocurrency market is on the verge of falling below 50 percent for the first time in over 7 months.

Switzerland’s Largest Online Retailer Starts Accepting 10 Cryptocurrencies

Bitcoin News

2019. Mar. 19. 15:20

Switzerland’s Largest Online Retailer Starts Accepting 10 Cryptocurrencies

The largest Swiss online retailer, Digitec Galaxus, has started accepting crypto payments at its two stores. Customers can choose from 10 cryptocurrencies to pay with including BTC, BCH, BNB, ETH, TRX, OMG, and XRP. One of the stores specializes in consumer electronics while the other focuses on everyday needs. Also read: SEC Chair Explains Key […]

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Fortune 500 Tech Firm Avnet Now Accepts Crypto Payments via BitPay

CoinDesk

2019. Mar. 19. 15:00

Fortune 500 Tech Firm Avnet Now Accepts Crypto Payments via BitPay Avnet, one of the world's largest distributors of electronic components and services, is now accepting crypto payments through BitPay.

Bitmain Releases Equihash Miner 3x More Powerful Than Its Predecessor

Bitcoin News

2019. Mar. 19. 13:28

Bitmain Releases Equihash Miner 3x More Powerful Than Its Predecessor

Bitmain, the Beijing-headquartered cryptocurrency mining giant, has officially released the Antminer Z11 machine on Tuesday March 19. The new device is designed to mine coins that are based on the Equihash proof-of-work algorithm such as the privacy-focused altcoin zcash (ZEC). Also Read: In the Daily: Cryptopia Resumes Trading, US Crypto Lobbying Intensifies, Visa Crypto Job […]

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Digital Asset Names New CEO to Succeed Blythe Masters

CoinDesk

2019. Mar. 19. 13:00

Digital Asset Names New CEO to Succeed Blythe Masters Enterprise blockchain startup Digital Asset has named co-founder Yuval Roos as the company’s new chief executive officer.

BitGo Adds Custody Support for Blockchain Capital’s Security Token

CoinDesk

2019. Mar. 19. 12:00

BitGo Adds Custody Support for Blockchain Capital’s Security Token Cryptocurrency custodian BitGo now lets clients compliantly store the BCAP security token from venture capital firm Blockchain Capital.

Bitcoin Faces Minor Price Retreat Amid Increasing Bull Exhaustion

CoinDesk

2019. Mar. 19. 11:00

Bitcoin Faces Minor Price Retreat Amid Increasing Bull Exhaustion Bitcoin is showing signs of buyer exhaustion and could see a minor pullback unless resistance at $4,000 is scaled soon.

In the Daily: Cryptopia Resumes Trading, US Crypto Lobbying Intensifies, Visa Crypto Job

Bitcoin News

2019. Mar. 19. 10:55

In the Daily: Cryptopia Resumes Trading, US Crypto Lobbying Intensifies, Visa Crypto Job

In this edition of The Daily we cover the resumption of trading on the hacked New Zealand exchange Cryptopia, the American digital assets industry’s increased lobbying of politicians, and a wanted ad by the Visa Crypto team. Also Read: Tel Aviv Court Rules Bank Can’t Close Crypto Miner’s Account Cryptopia Resumes Trading, Plans Rebate The […]

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Japan to Tighten Rules on Cryptocurrency Margin Trading

CoinDesk

2019. Mar. 19. 10:00

Japan to Tighten Rules on Cryptocurrency Margin Trading Japan is lowering the limits for cryptocurrency margin trading from next year, and will also mandate registration of platforms offering the service.

Galaxy Digital Backs $5.25 Million Round for Blockchain Staking Startup

CoinDesk

2019. Mar. 19. 09:00

Galaxy Digital Backs $5.25 Million Round for Blockchain Staking Startup Blockchain staking startup Bison Trails has raised $5.25 million in a series seed funding round backed by investors including Galaxy Digital.

Real Estate Giant Holding Live Luxury Home Auction for Bitcoin

Bitcoin News

2019. Mar. 19. 06:55

Real Estate Giant Holding Live Luxury Home Auction for Bitcoin

A major Australian real estate group is holding a luxury home auction that can be paid for with two cryptocurrencies. There will be a live auctioneer who will call out bids in BTC. The property owner says he wants to keep as many coins as possible. Also read: Crypto Enthusiasts Unite in 4 Indian Cities […]

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Bitmain’s Latest Zcash Miner Claimed to Have Tripled Hashing Power

CoinDesk

2019. Mar. 19. 06:00

Bitmain’s Latest Zcash Miner Claimed to Have Tripled Hashing Power Bitmain has unveiled a new miner for the privacy-oriented crypto zcash, which it says, has three times more hashing power than its predecessor.

Bitmain Launches New Zcash Miner Touting 3 Times More Hashing Power

CoinDesk

2019. Mar. 19. 06:00

Bitmain Launches New Zcash Miner Touting 3 Times More Hashing Power Bitmain has unveiled a new miner for the privacy-oriented cryptocurrency zcash, which it says, has three times more hashing power than its predecessor.

CNY Inflows Into Crypto Markets Surge After Shanghai Composite Spike

Bitcoin News

2019. Mar. 19. 04:45

CNY Inflows Into Crypto Markets Surge After Shanghai Composite Spike

Back in January 2017, China’s financial authorities initiated their first crackdowns against domestic bitcoin exchanges, with a ban on mainland exchanges cryptocurrencies against the yuan coming shortly thereafter. Now, close to two years and three months later, a surge of CNY has been flowing back into the digital currency economy after the Shanghai Composite posting […]

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Bloq CEO Jeff Garzik Subpoenaed Over Craig Wright’s Satoshi Claim

CoinDesk

2019. Mar. 19. 02:50

Bloq CEO Jeff Garzik Subpoenaed Over Craig Wright’s Satoshi Claim Jeff Garzik has been served a subpoena relating to the ongoing Craig Wright vs. Ira Kleiman lawsuit.

Spain’s 2gether Unveils Crypto Debit Card, as Polispay Is Forced to Cancel Its Mastercard

Bitcoin News

2019. Mar. 18. 23:15

Spain’s 2gether Unveils Crypto Debit Card, as Polispay Is Forced to Cancel Its Mastercard

2gether, a Spanish banking platform, has announced the launch of its prepaid Visa debit card that allows holders to pay for goods and services using cryptocurrency. Customers can use the card to make payment in euros or via bitcoin core, bitcoin cash, ripple, ethereum, EOS, litecoin and stellar. Also read: Cboe Discontinues Bitcoin Futures for […]

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5 Popular Crypto ATMs That You Can Purchase Today

Bitcoin News

2019. Mar. 18. 21:10

5 Popular Crypto ATMs That You Can Purchase Today

Over the last few years, cryptocurrency automated teller machines (ATMs) have proliferated. According to statistics, there are now over 4,400 digital currency dispensing machines worldwide with new models under development. The following ATMs can be purchased today, allowing anyone to deploy a crypto-dispensing kiosk at their local convenience store or tavern. Also read: Why Colombia […]

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CoinMarketCap Crypto Assets Now Feature Flipside Letter Grades

CoinDesk

2019. Mar. 18. 20:30

CoinMarketCap Crypto Assets Now Feature Flipside Letter Grades Flipside Crypto aims to make its Fundamental Crypto Asset Score as widespread as price-to-earnings ratios for stocks.

Crypto Exchange Bithumb to Reduce Staff By Up to 50%

CoinDesk

2019. Mar. 18. 19:21

Crypto Exchange Bithumb to Reduce Staff By Up to 50% Bithumb, the largest cryptocurrency exchange in South Korea, is halving its staffing levels through voluntary redundancies.

Governments Exploit Christchurch Tragedy to Enforce Censorship and Thought Policing

Bitcoin News

2019. Mar. 18. 19:05

Governments Exploit Christchurch Tragedy to Enforce Censorship and Thought Policing

No sooner had the victims of the Christchurch attack fallen than governments were clamoring to mine the tragedy for political capital. Despite the shooting having been live streamed on Facebook, antipodean officials have directed their ire against fringe websites in a desperate bid to control the narrative and criminalize curious civilians. Also read: Bitcoin Cash […]

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Overstock Delays E-Commerce Business Sale, Deferring Cash for Crypto Ventures

CoinDesk

2019. Mar. 18. 17:25

Overstock Delays E-Commerce Business Sale, Deferring Cash for Crypto Ventures Overstock has put off plans to sell its retail business, delaying a cash infusion for its blockchain ventures.

XRP Sentiment Manipulated by Thousands of Bots, Analyst Claims

Bitcoin News

2019. Mar. 18. 16:53

XRP Sentiment Manipulated by Thousands of Bots, Analyst Claims

In January, news.Bitcoin.com reported on the so-called ‘XRP army’ harassing Ryan Selkis, the cofounder of cryptocurrency data startup Messari. A recent data analysis has now alleged that the XRP army of shills is compromised of thousands of bots trying to sway market sentiment across social media channels like Twitter. Also read: Jeff Garzik Subpoenaed in […]

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IBM Signs 6 Banks to Issue Stablecoins and Use Stellar’s XLM Cryptocurrency

CoinDesk

2019. Mar. 18. 16:00

IBM Signs 6 Banks to Issue Stablecoins and Use Stellar’s XLM Cryptocurrency Six banks have signed up to issue stablecoins through World Wire, an IBM network built on the Stellar blockchain.

A Lightning API for Bitcoin Futures Data Has Launched

CoinDesk

2019. Mar. 18. 15:00

A Lightning API for Bitcoin Futures Data Has Launched An experimental service that allows users to pay for futures data from exchanges Kraken and BitMEX via the lightning network is now live.

While Tether Withdraws Claim of USD Backing, Rival Stablecoins Provide Monthly Attestations

Bitcoin News

2019. Mar. 18. 14:48

While Tether Withdraws Claim of USD Backing, Rival Stablecoins Provide Monthly Attestations

The controversy surrounding the backing of Tether’s USDT tokens has resurfaced following a recent alteration to the company’s terms of service that now state the reserves backing USDT comprise “traditional currency and cash equivalents and … other assets and receivables from loans made by Tether to third parties.” Despite tether’s dominance among stablecoins by market […]

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Colorado Lawmakers Seek Exploration of Blockchain Use in Agriculture

CoinDesk

2019. Mar. 18. 14:30

Colorado Lawmakers Seek Exploration of Blockchain Use in Agriculture Lawmakers in the U.S. state of Colorado are eyeing a role for blockchain technology in the agricultural industry.

Banking Startup Launching Visa Card That Lets You Spend 7 Cryptos

CoinDesk

2019. Mar. 18. 13:05

Banking Startup Launching Visa Card That Lets You Spend 7 Cryptos Banking startup 2gether is launching a prepaid Visa debit card that allows eurozone-based users to spend cryptocurrencies.

In the Daily: UAE Needs to Keep up With Crypto, Australia to Support Local Blockchain Industry

Bitcoin News

2019. Mar. 18. 12:45

In the Daily: UAE Needs to Keep up With Crypto, Australia to Support Local Blockchain Industry

In this edition of The Daily we feature two countries that want to promote their positions in the cryptocurrency and blockchain world. In the UAE a top banker has stated that keeping up with crypto is crucial to become an international financial hub and in Australia the government is investing in the local industry. Additionally, […]

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Coinbase Pro Has Good and Bad News Regarding Fees for Traders

CoinDesk

2019. Mar. 18. 12:25

Coinbase Pro Has Good and Bad News Regarding Fees for Traders Coinbase Pro is changing its fee structure later this week, with bottom tier traders seeing a hike and higher value clients paying less.

An Old Resistance Hurdle Is Back and Could Stall Bitcoin’s Price Rally

CoinDesk

2019. Mar. 18. 11:01

An Old Resistance Hurdle Is Back and Could Stall Bitcoin’s Price Rally Bitcoin's four-week price rally now faces a former support-turned-resistance level that repeatedly capped gains in 2018.

Tel Aviv Court Rules Bank Can’t Close Crypto Miner’s Account

Bitcoin News

2019. Mar. 18. 10:01

Tel Aviv Court Rules Bank Can’t Close Crypto Miner’s Account

A court in Israel has once again ruled against a local bank which tried to close the account of a cryptocurrency related business without any due cause. This time a Tel Aviv court has determined that a bank can’t refuse to operate an account on behalf of a crypto miner. Also Read: Tel Aviv Court […]

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Australian Government to Help Fund Trade Mission to CoinDesk Consensus

CoinDesk

2019. Mar. 18. 10:00

Australian Government to Help Fund Trade Mission to CoinDesk Consensus Australia’s government has committed AU$100,000 to support blockchain firms joining Austrade's mission to CoinDesk Consensus in May.

Citi Has Scrapped Its Plan for a JPM Coin-Like Bank-Backed Cryptocurrency

CoinDesk

2019. Mar. 18. 09:00

Citi Has Scrapped Its Plan for a JPM Coin-Like Bank-Backed Cryptocurrency Several years back Citi tested a bank-backed cryptocurrency similar to JPMCoin. The lesson it learned? It's easier to rely on SWIFT.

Citi Scraps Its Plan for a JPM Coin-Like Bank-Backed Cryptocurrency

CoinDesk

2019. Mar. 18. 09:00

Citi Scraps Its Plan for a JPM Coin-Like Bank-Backed Cryptocurrency Several years back Citi tested a bank-backed cryptocurrency similar to JPMCoin. The lesson it learned? It's easier to rely on SWIFT.

Bitcoin’s Price and Network Activity: One is Outpacing the Other

CoinDesk

2019. Mar. 18. 06:11

Bitcoin’s Price and Network Activity: One is Outpacing the Other Active addresses on bitcoin's blockchain have increased 20 percent in recent weeks. So, why is the BTC price trading sideways?

Bank of Mexico’s Attempt to Regulate Crypto ‘Is a Disaster,’ Exchange CEO Explains

Bitcoin News

2019. Mar. 18. 04:03

Bank of Mexico’s Attempt to Regulate Crypto ‘Is a Disaster,’ Exchange CEO Explains

The long-awaited rules on crypto assets recently published by the central bank of Mexico have caused quite a stir. A local cryptocurrency exchange’s CEO explains to news.Bitcoin.com that “the impact goes beyond the crypto industry.” Calling it “a disaster,” he asserts that the people within the central bank “have really shown their ignorance” about cryptocurrency. […]

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When Bakkt? Bitcoin Futures Market’s Approval Appears Stuck in Limbo

CoinDesk

2019. Mar. 18. 02:00

When Bakkt? Bitcoin Futures Market’s Approval Appears Stuck in Limbo More than six months since ICE revealed its vision for Bakkt, the bitcoin futures market is still awaiting regulatory approval.

Stablecoins Are Threatened by These Two Major Issues

Bitcoin News

2019. Mar. 17. 20:54

Stablecoins Are Threatened by These Two Major Issues

On the heels of recent commentary from the published correspondence between Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) chairman Jay Clayton and representative Ted Budd, SEC senior advisor Valerie Szczepanik explained at Austin’s SXSW conference that stablecoins may be violating current securities laws. Also read: Payglobal Provides Cryptocurrency to Fiat Transfers With Existing Bank Cards Stablecoins May […]

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Bitcoin Cash Developers Launch Privacy-Preserving Light Client Neutrino

Bitcoin News

2019. Mar. 17. 16:58

Bitcoin Cash Developers Launch  Privacy-Preserving Light Client Neutrino

The developers behind the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) full node Bchd have announced the beta release of the lightweight client Neutrino which is now available for Android phones. The Neutrino protocol is not only exceptionally fast, but the client is considered a privacy-preserving light wallet because it uses a concept called client-side filtering. Also read: New […]

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Crypto Investment App Donut Raises $1.8 Million in Seed Funding

CoinDesk

2019. Mar. 17. 12:30

Crypto Investment App Donut Raises $1.8 Million in Seed Funding Crypto investment app startup Donut has raised $1.8 million in a seed funding round as the firm prepares to take its beta product live.

In the Daily: Riotx Exchange, Monacoin Hacker, Coinflex Investors

Bitcoin News

2019. Mar. 17. 12:01

In the Daily: Riotx Exchange, Monacoin Hacker, Coinflex Investors

In this edition of The Daily we cover a planned U.S. regulated cryptocurrency exchange from Riot Blockchain, the arrest of a hacker in Japan who allegedly stole 15 million yen of monacoin, and a couple of new investors in Coinflex. Also Read: US Sanctions Moscow’s Evrofinance Bank Over Involvement With Petro Riotx Exchange Details Riot […]

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How Ethereum Applications Earn A+ Security Ratings

CoinDesk

2019. Mar. 17. 11:45

How Ethereum Applications Earn A+ Security Ratings More than 1.2 million ethereum applications have used a little-known security tool from Amberdata to help avoid costly errors from smart contracts.

PR: CoinAll Lists Fetch.AI and Offers a 350,000 FET Giveaway

Bitcoin News

2019. Mar. 17. 09:30

PR: CoinAll Lists Fetch.AI and Offers a 350,000 FET Giveaway

On March 2019, CoinAll, the famous cryptocurrency exchange, announced the listing of Fetch.AI and will hold a 7-day celebration to give away 350,000 FET tokens. Fetch.AI has gathered a lot of attention of crypto world since their $6 million token sale in 22 seconds on Binance Launchpad.

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These Cryptocurrency Exchanges Offer Futures Markets on Unreleased Tokens

Bitcoin News

2019. Mar. 17. 04:30

These Cryptocurrency Exchanges Offer Futures Markets on Unreleased Tokens

Officially, Cosmos atoms have yet to reach a cryptocurrency exchange, and until the Cosmos network votes to approve their listing, atoms aren’t tradable anywhere. Unofficially, you can buy and sell Cosmos tokens on half a dozen exchanges already, where the spot prices differ wildly. Welcome to the world of cryptocurrency derivatives, where futures markets can […]

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New Tasking Platform Lazyfox.io Rewards Users With Bitcoin Cash

Bitcoin News

2019. Mar. 16. 22:28

New Tasking Platform Lazyfox.io Rewards Users With Bitcoin Cash

The crypto community has been discussing a new tasking platform fueled by bitcoin cash (BCH) called Lazyfox.io. The platform, developed by Tobias B, a programmer headquartered in Berlin, gives users incentives to answer questions, participate in surveys, and obtain BCH by completing bounties. Also read: Ledger Reveals Physical Exploits Against Trezor Hardware Wallets Lazyfox Rewards […]

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Markets Update: Crypto Prices Show Improvement and BCH Rallies

Bitcoin News

2019. Mar. 16. 16:18

Markets Update: Crypto Prices Show Improvement and BCH Rallies

Cryptocurrency markets have seen fresh gains over the last 48 hours and digital asset trade volume has spiked considerably. On Saturday, March 16, the entire cryptoconomy has a valuation of roughly $139 billion and global trade volumes are hovering around $33.7 billion. Also read: Jeff Garzik Subpoenaed in Kleiman Bitcoin Lawsuit Against Craig Wright After […]

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In the Daily: $4K Bitcoin, Grin Fund Grows, Cryptopia Wallets Return

Bitcoin News

2019. Mar. 16. 13:28

In the Daily: $4K Bitcoin, Grin Fund Grows, Cryptopia Wallets Return

In the first weekend despatch of The Daily, we share some of the exuberance that’s greeted BTC passing the symbolic $4K threshold. We also check up on how the Grin developer fund is going and the progress that Cryptopia exchange is making in returning to full strength in the wake of its hack. Also read: […]

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Riot Blockchain to Launch Regulated Crypto Exchange in the US

CoinDesk

2019. Mar. 16. 10:30

Riot Blockchain to Launch Regulated Crypto Exchange in the US Riot Blockchain is planning to launch a regulated exchange in the U.S. to offer crypto banking and trading services.

Caution and Crypto Custody: Convenient Companions

CoinDesk

2019. Mar. 16. 09:30

Caution and Crypto Custody: Convenient Companions Crypto custody is more complex than most of us realize, explains Noelle Acheson. Caution is wise, even if it slows institutional involvement.

Crypto Enthusiasts Unite in 4 Indian Cities to Voice Regulatory Suggestions

Bitcoin News

2019. Mar. 16. 08:10

Crypto Enthusiasts Unite in 4 Indian Cities to Voice Regulatory Suggestions

A community roadshow has been uniting crypto enthusiasts in several cities in India to share their ideas on the country’s crypto regulation. “The best ones will be included in the report to be submitted to the decision makers amongst the government,” the organizer of the events explained. Also read: Indian Government Confirms Cryptocurrency Regulation in […]

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How to Create Your Own Decentralized Prediction Market

Bitcoin News

2019. Mar. 16. 01:00

How to Create Your Own Decentralized Prediction Market

The decentralized web is hard to use, complain its critics. And to be fair, they’ve had a point up until recently. With improved UX and new layer two solutions built on top of Web3 protocols, however, interacting with these technologies is getting easier. This is particularly evident in the case of prediction markets, where new […]

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Jeff Garzik Subpoenaed in Kleiman Bitcoin Lawsuit Against Craig Wright

Bitcoin News

2019. Mar. 15. 22:57

Jeff Garzik Subpoenaed in Kleiman Bitcoin Lawsuit Against Craig Wright

On March 15, well-known Bitcoin developer Jeff Garzik revealed he was subpoenaed by the U.S. District Court of Southern Florida in the infamous Kleiman vs Wright bitcoin lawsuit. The Kleiman family is suing the self-proclaimed Satoshi for roughly 300,000 BTC and Garzik has been served by the court and asked to submit assorted documents and […]

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SEC’s Valerie Szczepanik at SXSW: Crypto ‘Spring’ Is Going to Come

CoinDesk

2019. Mar. 15. 22:25

SEC’s Valerie Szczepanik at SXSW: Crypto ‘Spring’ Is Going to Come The SEC's crypto czar spoke at SXSW, advising blockchain entrepreneurs to engage with regulators early and often.

Paradigm Leads $9 Million Round for Cosmos Creator Tendermint

CoinDesk

2019. Mar. 15. 21:01

Paradigm Leads $9 Million Round for Cosmos Creator Tendermint Blockchain interoperability project Tendermint has raised $9 million in a Series A funding round led by tech-focused VC firm Paradigm.

Bchpls.io Platform and a Telegram Tip Bot Now Support SLP Tokens

Bitcoin News

2019. Mar. 15. 20:56

Bchpls.io Platform and a Telegram Tip Bot Now Support SLP Tokens

Over the last few weeks, Bitcoin Cash (BCH) fans have been creating and sharing a bunch of customized Simple Ledger Protocol (SLP) tokens. There’s now a Telegram tip bot, a Twitter tip bot, Badger wallet logo integration, and SLP token support on the payment platform Bchpls.io. Also Read: Satoshi’s Pre-Release Bitcoin Code Contains Fascinating Findings […]

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‘No Change’ to Bitcoin Futures Plans, CME Says, as Cboe Pulls Back

CoinDesk

2019. Mar. 15. 19:59

‘No Change’ to Bitcoin Futures Plans, CME Says, as Cboe Pulls Back CME says it has "no changes" in store for its bitcoin futures contract, following retrenchment by rival Cboe.

Ethereum’s ProgPow Mining Change Approved Again, But Timeline Unclear

CoinDesk

2019. Mar. 15. 19:10

Ethereum’s ProgPow Mining Change Approved Again, But Timeline Unclear Ethereum core developers reaffirmed during a meeting today that mining algorithm change "ProgPoW" would be added to a coming hard fork.

Bitcoin Volumes in Venezuela Plummet During Nationwide Blackout

Bitcoin News

2019. Mar. 15. 18:29

Bitcoin Volumes in Venezuela Plummet During Nationwide Blackout

Venezuelans are having a difficult time as the country’s power grid shut off on March 7, leaving the majority of Venezuelan states with no electricity for well over a week. According to reports on March 14, electricity has been restored throughout most states within the country. However, during the week-long blackout, bitcoin trades on the […]

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I Got the Mark of the Beast – And It Will Hold My Bitcoin

CoinDesk

2019. Mar. 15. 17:15

I Got the Mark of the Beast – And It Will Hold My Bitcoin There's a lot of overlap between bitcoiners and body hackers. CoinDesk editor Bailey Reutzel traveled to Austin, Texas to explore that crossroads and become a bitcoin holding (literally) cyborg.