2020. Feb. 28. 20:41Investors are betting the Fed will quickly slash rates amid coronavirus jitters. Whether they turn to bitcoin as a crisis hedge remains to be seen.
2020. Feb. 28. 20:00What one of the worst weeks in recent history can teach us about market fundamentals, featuring prominent crypto trader Scott Melker.
2020. Feb. 28. 19:50Digitex has claimed that only email addresses were stolen in a data breach earlier this month.
2020. Feb. 28. 19:40
A court in Australia has agreed that a crypto exchange account can be used as security for potential legal expenses. Acknowledging the volatile nature of decentralized digital assets, the judge nevertheless conceded that cryptocurrency is a recognized form of investment in the current uncertain financial times. Also read: Court Rejects Ripple’s Bid to Dismiss Class […]
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2020. Feb. 28. 19:04Cryptocurrency traders are contending with volatile markets due to the coronavirus).
2020. Feb. 28. 18:30
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2020. Feb. 28. 17:56We've made it a lot easier to reach us. Our new masthead lists all CoinDesk reporters and editors, their beats and verified contact information.
2020. Feb. 28. 16:40
On February 27, a group of developers behind the Bitcoin Cash Node implementation released the first version of the project’s codebase. The new client is essentially a drop-in replacement for Bitcoin ABC 0.21.0, as the code aims to disable the Infrastructure Funding Proposal (IFP). Also Read: BCH Funding Debate: Developers Plan to Launch IFP-Free Version […]
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2020. Feb. 28. 15:15Later versions of Edge can now be set to block downloads of malicious mining apps.
2020. Feb. 28. 14:00Schwartz said a feature is being developed to allow asset-backed tokens to be minted on the platform.
2020. Feb. 28. 13:00ICE’s recently-revealed “Cryptocurrency Intelligence Program” is deployed in all crypto-facing Homeland Security investigations, says the agent whose unit built the tool.
2020. Feb. 28. 12:30
If cryptocurrency is designed to reconstruct the financial world while introducing major improvements in transaction speed, privacy, cost and convenience, debit cards represent a useful bridge between old and new. A preponderance of crypto debit card options now exist that allow cryptocurrency to be exchanged for spendable fiat currency at the touch of a button. […]
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2020. Feb. 28. 12:02A Coinbase spokesperson said customer data had not been used in its trial of the tech.
2020. Feb. 28. 11:34The cryptocurrency risks ending the second month on a negative note for the first time in years and could suffer deeper declines in the short-term.
2020. Feb. 28. 10:47Both cryptocurrency exchanges have reported distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks on their systems in the last 24 hours.
2020. Feb. 28. 10:30
SetBroker, an innovative Bitcoin-based copy-trading platform, announced today their successful launch. Their platform is powered by ZuluTrade’s technology and Traders ecosystem.
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2020. Feb. 28. 10:00The Committee on Small Business will discuss how blockchain technology can help startups in March.
2020. Feb. 28. 09:30
Many early adopters who made a fortune from cryptocurrency first got their hands on coins by receiving them for free from bitcoin faucets back in the day. Today there are still a number of ways for you to get bitcoin for free including airdrops, giveaways, bounties, tipping, referral programs and faucets. Also Read: How to […]
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2020. Feb. 28. 09:00The world's largest HR firm has begun using a combination of the Cypherium blockchain and Google Cloud to match talent to corporate needs more efficiently and securely.
2020. Feb. 28. 06:25
When the first cryptocurrency exchanges sprung up in late 2010, multisig wallets had yet to be invented. As a result, a single private key was commonly used to control all customer funds. Today, multisig has been complemented by sophisticated solutions such as Unbound Tech’s CASP, which uses secure multi-party computation. Despite these innovations, many exchanges […]
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2020. Feb. 28. 03:25
The government of Hong Kong has decided to airdrop about $9 billion in free money to an estimated 7 million residents in the troubled Chinese territory. From a global perspective, this can be seen as a desperate move to stimulate the local economy while the coronavirus outbreak is hitting markets hard all around the world. […]
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2020. Feb. 28. 00:15
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has charged actor Steven Seagal for unlawfully promoting a cryptocurrency investment scheme claiming to be “the next generation of bitcoin.” Seagal failed to disclose that he was being compensated in cash and crypto by Bitcoiin2gen, or B2G, for marketing its token offering, such as on Twitter and Facebook. […]
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2020. Feb. 27. 22:28The spreading coronavirus sowed a new bout of fear among investors, triggering a stock market sell-off and flight to safe-haven assets like gold and U.S. Treasury bonds.
2020. Feb. 27. 21:25
On Thursday, the China-based mining rig manufacturer Bitmain announced the launch of two new Antminer S19 series models that process between 95 to 110 trillion hashes per second (TH/s). The Antminer S19 Pro model with 110TH/s and 29 joules per terahash (J/TH) is 24 trillion hashes per second faster than Microbt’s latest Whatsminer M30S model […]
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2020. Feb. 27. 19:05Coinhako has restricted user accounts since last Friday following an "attack," but has not released many details around the incident.
2020. Feb. 27. 18:02The Unikrn esports platform is partnering with ZED RUN to bring horse betting to the ethereum blockchain.
2020. Feb. 27. 17:22Flash loan attacks are here to stay and are likely to get more serious. DeFi needs to adapt, says a leading crypto VC.
2020. Feb. 27. 17:04Dusk Network has partnered with Firm24, one of the Benelux region's largest shareholder registries, for the tokenization initiative.
2020. Feb. 27. 16:35
Epayments, one of the largest payment providers in the U.K., has halted operations after the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) suspended the company for “weaknesses” related to its anti-money-laundering (AML) process. Since Epayments shut down on February 11, customers have been complaining because they cannot access their money. Reports also detail that if the firm becomes […]
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2020. Feb. 27. 15:25Currently, the tokens are only available in pre-sale. Red Swan is holding investors’ funds in escrow and plans to distribute shares in April.
2020. Feb. 27. 15:00Binance, the world’s largest crypto exchange group, has chosen the Shyft Network to help address a looming regulatory requirement.
2020. Feb. 27. 14:51Martial artist and actor Steven Seagal was charged with not declaring payments related to his promotion of a token launched by Bitcoiin2Gen.
2020. Feb. 27. 14:51The martial artist and actor was charged for not declaring payments related to his promotion a token launched by Bitcoiin2Gen.
2020. Feb. 27. 14:07The investment will help DSTOQ fund new technology and expansion into local markets.
2020. Feb. 27. 13:30
A court case that has the future of XRP at stake continues after Ripple’s motion to dismiss it was rejected by a court in California. The plaintiffs claim that the blockchain company sold the coin as an unregistered security and demand compensation. Ripple tried to avoid the case with its defense team insisting the lawsuit […]
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2020. Feb. 27. 12:47Bitcoin miner manufacturers Bitmain and MicroBT are racing to bring top-of-the-line machines to market ahead of bitcoin's halving event.
2020. Feb. 27. 11:20Bitcoin's recovery from four-week lows could be extended to $9,000. However, the risk of deeper declines will persist as long as prices are below $9,400.
2020. Feb. 27. 10:38The IT staffer is alleged to have illegally mined cryptocurrency and run websites from court administration servers.
2020. Feb. 27. 10:00The software engineer used bitcoin mixers to help obfuscate the source of the stolen funds.
2020. Feb. 27. 09:00European money transfer service Azimo is tapping Ripple's On-Demand Liquidity and XRP to speed up remittances to the Southeast Asian nation.
2020. Feb. 27. 08:22
Mass unrest in Lebanon due to allegations of political corruption and heavy handed capital controls has carried over into the new year, with reports pointing to a notable uptick in bitcoin trading from the embattled nation. As residents seek to preserve as much value as they can while government falters, some traders are calling for […]
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2020. Feb. 27. 08:10We asked the Zcash Foundation's Josh Cincinnati about finding sustainable ways to fund the development of zcash, a privacy-preserving cryptocurrency some view as a public good.
2020. Feb. 27. 07:28What works for the technical realm of blockchains does not automatically translate to the running of businesses or social organizations.
2020. Feb. 27. 04:28Hong Kong may soon bolster its policing of the cryptocurrency sector to better conform with international anti-money-laundering norms.
2020. Feb. 27. 01:32Iranian general Saeed Mohammed is calling for the use of crypto to help Iran evade sanctions designed to isolate it from the global financial system, according to Coinit.ir.
2020. Feb. 27. 01:05The crypto markets were shaken yesterday amid a flurry of selling that saw more than $190 million worth of longs and shorts liquidated on BitMEX.
2020. Feb. 27. 01:05The crypto markets were shaken yesterday amid a flurry of selling that saw more than $190 million worth of longs and shorts liquidated on BitMEX.
2020. Feb. 27. 00:35
Should you buy bitcoin or bitcoin cash? Does tezos have further room to grow? Is monero a long-term hold? There are no absolute answers to these questions and no crystal ball to determine which crypto will pull a 5x before the year’s out. Based on fundamentals alone, however, here are some reasons why you might […]
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2020. Feb. 26. 22:33A lawsuit claiming Ripple violated U.S. securities laws will be allowed to move forward – though with a caveat favorable to the San Francisco-based payments firm.
2020. Feb. 26. 21:35Square reported bitcoin revenues of $178 million between Nov. 1 and Dec. 31, 2019, with profits of $3 million, up 50 percent over the prior two quarters.
2020. Feb. 26. 21:14The crypto industry is taking aim at one of Wall Street’s oldest redoubts: investing in the $17 trillion market for U.S. Treasury bonds.
2020. Feb. 26. 19:45
On Wednesday, the “Hurun Global Rich List,” a ranking of the wealthiest individuals, published its 2020 report that notes the world saw 346 new billionaires last year. This year’s list also includes six blockchain entrepreneurs who made the Hurun Global Rich List through cryptocurrency investments. Also read: Warren Buffett Slates Bitcoin, Denies Owning Crypto Gifted […]
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2020. Feb. 26. 19:41Tagomi is joining the Libra Association.
2020. Feb. 26. 18:37Crossing below the $9,000 price level is a new low for February 2020. Bitcoin has not traded below the $9,000 threshold since January 27, when it began a march to new highs in the $10,500 range.
2020. Feb. 26. 16:45
Bitcoin.com is a proponent of privacy and we have been monitoring Bitcoin Cash projects like Cashshuffle and Cashfusion closely. Last March, Cashshuffle was officially released after a security audit from Kudelski Security, and since then millions of dollars worth of BCH have been shuffled. Our web portal aims to help speed up the process of […]
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2020. Feb. 26. 16:28Real disruption in financial services means creating new plumbing for transactions, not nicer apps on top of existing rails, says CoinDesk columnist Lex Sokolin.
2020. Feb. 26. 16:00DeFi platform Compound is launching the testnet of a new platform today for decentralizing the site's governance.
2020. Feb. 26. 14:20Perth glory FC owner Tony Sage reportedly called off the deal after a due diligence trip to London last week.
2020. Feb. 26. 13:45
Several cryptocurrency exchanges in India have recently stepped up their offerings as they wait for the supreme court’s decision on the RBI ban. Binance and Wazirx have made some improvements to their platforms, Cashaa is waving some fees, and Zebpay has announced zero fees on a trading pair when it re-launches in India. Also read: […]
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2020. Feb. 26. 13:20SIX said the partnership will provide an important gateway into the digital asset space.
2020. Feb. 26. 12:23The new support also includes an integration with the Ethereum Name Service), allowing Coinbase Wallet users to send cryptocurrencies to .eth addresses.
2020. Feb. 26. 11:54AT&T's motion to dismiss Michael Terpin's case was largely dismissed by a California court on Monday.
2020. Feb. 26. 11:00The stage looks set for a further drop to below $9,000, albeit after a minor bounce.
2020. Feb. 26. 10:45
One of the scariest features of transacting with cryptocurrency, for many new users, is correctly inputting the long hexadecimal addresses involved. Various individual projects and larger collaborations have tried to tackle this anxiety-inducing issue in different ways, so that bitcoin adoption can grow. The latest venture to try and take on this challenge is Coinbase. […]
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2020. Feb. 26. 10:40The confiscated horde is now worth more than $15 million.
2020. Feb. 26. 09:10The Malta Financial Services Authority released a statement on Tuesday, unveiling industry recommendations on security token offerings within the country.
2020. Feb. 26. 07:45
It may sound like something from a dystopian cyberpunk movie, but payment providers could soon be validating transactions by the way users walk, their heartbeat, veins, and more. Mastercard has recently revealed they “have been testing heartbeat, vein technology, and the way people walk to authenticate people.” The high tech proposal, designed to fight hackers […]
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2020. Feb. 26. 05:00A recent report from Silicon Valley-based Anchain AI wonders out loud whether funds were purposely pilfered by insiders, challenging FCoin’s official line claiming a data error was to blame.
2020. Feb. 26. 00:20
The world was shocked when Wikileaks cofounder Julian Assange was arrested in April after being cooped up in the Ecuadorian Embassy in London since 2012. Following his arrest, the original Wikileaks bitcoin address saw significant support as $32,000 worth of BTC poured into the wallet in two days. Since 2010, Wikileaks’ address saw 4,043 BTC […]
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2020. Feb. 25. 21:40Payments firm Ripple has given MoneyGram over $11 million dollars in the past half year, according to regulatory filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
2020. Feb. 25. 21:25IOTA's 12-day outage shows the crypto markets aren't rational, at least not yet.
2020. Feb. 25. 21:20
As the third Bitcoin halvening approaches, a handful of OGs will wistfully recall the first such event, which occurred in November 2012. Back then, following the completion of block 210,000, the mining reward halved from 50 to 25 BTC. To commemorate the milestone, early adopters threw parties throughout the world, from Tel Aviv and Macau […]
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2020. Feb. 25. 20:50The Bank of Canada does not see the need to create a central bank digital currency unless a competitor – like Libra – starts dethroning the existing fiat.
2020. Feb. 25. 20:00Is it about self-sovereignty? About BTC as a reserve asset? Or are we just Chicken Little prophets of doom?
2020. Feb. 25. 18:35Revolut raised $500 million, but did not specify if any of the funding will go toward improving its cryptocurrency offering.
2020. Feb. 25. 18:30
The cryptocurrency exchange founders with years of experience in finance, Blockchain, and crypto industry, have prepared a pre-order of a CoinDeal debit card. Now, cryptocurrency payments will be easier than ever, at any time and place. If you want to buy a coffee directly from your exchange wallet, this card is the answer to that wish.
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2020. Feb. 25. 18:05The Bureau of Economic Analysis plans to ask financial institutions whether they conducted any crypto trades with foreigners in 2019.
2020. Feb. 25. 17:01
When Satoshi Nakamoto launched the Bitcoin network, not only was the protocol a breakthrough in computer science, but it transformed the way society perceives money, economics, and freedom. “The Satoshi Revolution” written by Wendy McElroy delves into the transformative technology Nakamoto introduced 11 years ago by exploring the evolution of this new money. McElroy’s book […]
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2020. Feb. 25. 16:24Crypto should work within the existing regulatory structure around securities, rather than reinvent a whole new system.
2020. Feb. 25. 15:04The new listing makes inverse trackers widely accessible to European retail investors.
2020. Feb. 25. 14:00Polkadot will be the first non-ethereum blockchain to integrate Chainlink.
2020. Feb. 25. 13:36FTX claims its high-growth rate justifies its billion-dollar valuation.
2020. Feb. 25. 12:41The Inland Revenue Department is considering how best to change its tax regimen so that cryptocurrencies aren't at a disadvantage.
2020. Feb. 25. 12:00Diginex aims to merge with publicly traded firm 8i Enterprises, clearing the path for a backdoor listing on Nasdaq.
2020. Feb. 25. 11:21Bitcoin has formed a bearish head-and-shoulders pattern with neckline support at $9,400.
2020. Feb. 25. 10:00The Russian mining and smelting giant will issue metal-backed tokens on Atomyze, a Hyperledger-based blockchain platform.
2020. Feb. 25. 08:45
In an era of increasing economic uncertainty, surveillance, specialized cybercrime and hacking, knowing how to hide bitcoin safely has become a paramount concern for crypto holders. Whether it’s by way of taking wise opsec measures, utilizing noncustodial tools, leveraging a DEX, or even storing seed phrases in your brain, there’s no shortage of measures that […]
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2020. Feb. 25. 08:00The digital currency exchange had unlawfully reversed seven trades after its system erroneously allowed a trader to sell ether at an inflated price, the court decided.
2020. Feb. 25. 08:00Singapore's Court of Appeals ruled against digital currency exchange Quoine on Monday in a landmark case relating to a breach of contract that saw the platform unlawfully reverse seven trades.