Bitcoin.com’s Market Cap Aggregator Adds More Informative Crypto Data

Bitcoin News

2019. May. 20. 14:30

Bitcoin.com’s Market Cap Aggregator Adds More Informative Crypto Data

A little over a year ago, our web portal launched a new market cap aggregator, Markets.Bitcoin.com, which showcases the top 500 cryptocurrency market valuations. More recently we’ve added some great data to Markets.Bitcoin.com so people can get information on not only the price of their favorite coins, but also real-time charts featuring transactions per day, […]

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ABN AMRO Eyes Launch of Blockchain Inventory Platform, Dropping Wallet Plan

CoinDesk

2019. May. 20. 14:10

ABN AMRO Eyes Launch of Blockchain Inventory Platform, Dropping Wallet Plan As ABN AMRO drops its exploration of a crypto wallet product, the Dutch bank says it's seeking to launch a blockchain platform for trade inventory.

Mutual Funds Network Calastone’s ‘Real-Time’ Blockchain Platform Is Live

CoinDesk

2019. May. 20. 13:15

Mutual Funds Network Calastone’s ‘Real-Time’ Blockchain Platform Is Live Calastone, a transactions network for the mutual funds industry, has now moved to its own blockchain-based settlement system.

Coinbase’s Education Rewards Program ‘Earn’ Expands to Over 100 Countries

CoinDesk

2019. May. 20. 13:00

Coinbase’s Education Rewards Program ‘Earn’ Expands to Over 100 Countries Coinbase now lets users in 103 countries earn rewards for learning about cryptocurrency via its Earn program.

Beyond KYC: Regulators Set to Adopt Tough New Rules for Crypto Exchanges

CoinDesk

2019. May. 20. 12:00

Beyond KYC: Regulators Set to Adopt Tough New Rules for Crypto Exchanges Exchanges will likely have to collect information about their clients' crypto transactions under new global standards expected in June.

Beyond KYC: Global Regulators Appear Set to Adopt Tough New Rules for Crypto Exchanges

CoinDesk

2019. May. 20. 12:00

Beyond KYC: Global Regulators Appear Set to Adopt Tough New Rules for Crypto Exchanges Exchanges will likely have to collect information about their clients' crypto transactions under new global standards expected in June.

First Since 2017: Bitcoin Price Logs Double-Digit Gains for Third Week

CoinDesk

2019. May. 20. 11:00

First Since 2017: Bitcoin Price Logs Double-Digit Gains for Third Week Bitcoin has registered double digit gains for three consecutive weeks – a feat last seen at the height of the bull market in 2017.

How to Check Median BTC and BCH Transaction Fees

Bitcoin News

2019. May. 20. 10:55

How to Check Median BTC and BCH Transaction Fees

Transaction fees are the cost that cryptocurrency users have to bear in order to keep the system going. Fees can vary significantly between networks and it is important to be able to check this before you decide which cryptocurrency to use for making your digital payments. Also Read: Bitcoin Cash Upgrade and 30K Stores Accepting […]

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PR: CoinDeal – Premier League Sponsor Ready for New Challenges in US Market

Bitcoin News

2019. May. 20. 09:30

PR: CoinDeal – Premier League Sponsor Ready for New Challenges in US Market

Last season in the Premier League brought a huge success for the both teams – Wolves and CoinDeal. The crypto exchange, thanks to this brave marketing step, has guaranteed himself value of £38,091,373 of gross exposure of the brand at the time of broadcasting in the media, gained popularity and new traders. Despite the recent slowdown in the crypto-market, our business is developing dynamically and this is possible, among other things, through cooperation with the Premier League team.

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Ethereum-Based Stock Exchange Plans First Company Listing in June

CoinDesk

2019. May. 20. 09:30

Ethereum-Based Stock Exchange Plans First Company Listing in June SprinkleXchange, a Bahrain-basedstock exchange built with blockchain tech, is reportedly listing its first company next month.

Cryptocurrencies Pose No Threat to Financial Stability: EU Central Bank

CoinDesk

2019. May. 20. 08:20

Cryptocurrencies Pose No Threat to Financial Stability: EU Central Bank The European Central Bank has said that cryptocurrencies are currently not a threat to financial stability in the euro zone.

Latest Hack Sparks Concern Whatsapp Will Never Be Secure

Bitcoin News

2019. May. 20. 03:01

Latest Hack Sparks Concern Whatsapp Will Never Be Secure

Facebook’s popular messaging app with 1.5 billion users in over 180 countries has another major vulnerability. Hackers were able to covertly install spyware on iOS and Android smartphones using Whatsapp with just a phone call. “All of their security issues are conveniently suitable for surveillance, and look and work a lot like backdoors,” said Telegram’s […]

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Bitcoin Cash Devs Publish the First 3 of 3 Multi-Sig Schnorr Transaction

Bitcoin News

2019. May. 19. 21:45

Bitcoin Cash Devs Publish the First 3 of 3 Multi-Sig Schnorr Transaction

On May 15, the Bitcoin Cash network successfully upgraded by implementing Schnorr signatures, after which a few developers processed some basic Schnorr signatures. Then, on Saturday, May 18, software developers Chris Pacia, Mark Lundeberg, and Checksum0 performed the first multi-sig Schnorr signature on BCH and sent the funds to Freeross.org. Also Read: After Trillions Printed […]

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How to Travel the World With Bitcoin Cash

Bitcoin News

2019. May. 19. 19:30

How to Travel the World With Bitcoin Cash

Traveling is on everyone’s minds as summer approaches and crypto enthusiasts are no exception. But for anyone thinking of a holiday trip, travel arrangements can be arduous. Crypto payments can make your life easier in that regard, particularly with bitcoin cash, which is a fast and cheap way to pay for anything. The following guide […]

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Bitcoin Cash Upgrade and 30K Stores Accepting BCH in the Weekly Update From Bitcoin.com

Bitcoin News

2019. May. 19. 17:00

Bitcoin Cash Upgrade and 30K Stores Accepting BCH in the Weekly Update From Bitcoin.com

Bitcoin Cash network successfully undergoes an upgrade and more than 30,000 new stores now accept BCH payments. Watch these and other developments discussed in this week’s video update on Bitcoin.com’s Youtube channel. Also Read: After Trillions Printed Under QE, Politicians Now Say Deficits Don’t Matter BCH Network Upgrade in Bitcoin.com’s Weekly Update This week’s show […]

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‘Tackling Real World Issues’: Hackers at ETH New York Build Apps Geared Towards Social Change

CoinDesk

2019. May. 19. 15:00

‘Tackling Real World Issues’: Hackers at ETH New York Build Apps Geared Towards Social Change A New York Blockchain Week ended last Friday we spent time at an ethereum hackathon where developers came together to build blockchain tools with social impact.

Markets Update: Bitcoin Cash Jumps Ahead as Crypto Prices See Fresh Gains

Bitcoin News

2019. May. 19. 14:46

Markets Update: Bitcoin Cash Jumps Ahead as Crypto Prices See Fresh Gains

Digital asset markets jumped in value over the last 24 hours as most cryptocurrencies have gained 8-13%. Since our last markets update the entire cryptoconomy has increased by $33 billion and this Sunday bitcoin cash (BCH) lead the top ten pack once again with a 12.9% gain in the last day. Also Read: Putting an […]

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Cyberghost Is a VPN Service You Can Pay For With Bitcoin Cash

Bitcoin News

2019. May. 19. 13:42

Cyberghost Is a VPN Service You Can Pay For With Bitcoin Cash

Privacy in the online space is quite compromised these days and anyone who would like to protect their own may consider using a VPN service. There are many platforms on the market and some are catering to the crypto community. Cyberghost VPN is one of them and it takes bitcoin cash (BCH). Also read: Vaulty […]

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Bitcoin History Part 13: The First Mining Pool

Bitcoin News

2019. May. 19. 11:30

Bitcoin History Part 13: The First Mining Pool

The notion that anyone could solo mine bitcoin – on a CPU no less – seems positively quaint today. But in 2010, this method wasn’t just possible – it was the norm. With an exponentially lower hashrate, less competition and a 50 bitcoin block reward, there was enough pie for everyone to get a bite. […]

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I Underestimated Just How Many Subpoenas I Would Get

CoinDesk

2019. May. 19. 11:30

I Underestimated Just How Many Subpoenas I Would Get The number of subpoenas early crypto companies got from misinformed government agencies was "staggering," says Bloq's Steve Beauregard.

My Bank Account Was Frozen for Bitcoin – And It Only Made Me Love Crypto More

CoinDesk

2019. May. 19. 09:30

My Bank Account Was Frozen for Bitcoin – And It Only Made Me Love Crypto More The guy who coined the term "hodl" has a real bitcoin story that only made his interest in the technology stronger.

Bitcoin and Blockchain: The Tangled History of Two Tech Buzzwords

CoinDesk

2019. May. 19. 09:15

Bitcoin and Blockchain: The Tangled History of Two Tech Buzzwords The word "blockchain" isn't used in the bitcoin white paper, the document that started it all. So, how did the term take off as a buzzword?

After Trillions Printed Under QE, Politicians Now Say Deficits Don’t Matter

Bitcoin News

2019. May. 19. 08:15

After Trillions Printed Under QE, Politicians Now Say Deficits Don’t Matter

When quantitative easing (QE) was introduced, it was likened to a drug, with central banks making an emergency injection of money to resuscitate the global economy. Now it seems that some politicians have gotten addicted to this drug, going as far as to claim that government deficits don’t matter and the money printing can just […]

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Anchor a Document or File to the BCH Chain With Notary.Bitcoin.com

Bitcoin News

2019. May. 19. 01:01

Anchor a Document or File to the BCH Chain With Notary.Bitcoin.com

In my last article, I explained how to prove ownership of a specific address by signing a message with a public and private key pair. That’s just one way of proving ownership and verifying a valid signature, as BCH users can also anchor a document to the chain using the Bitcoin Cash protocol’s Script language. […]

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Core vs Gavin – Bitcoin Payments Are Being Bulldozed for Political Reasons

Bitcoin News

2019. May. 18. 23:00

Core vs Gavin – Bitcoin Payments Are Being Bulldozed for Political Reasons

Bitcoin Core wants to distance itself politically from the former project leader Gavin Andresen, the payment protocol BIP070 he was involved with, and from the BCH-friendly payment processor Bitpay. The attempts to remove software associated with Gavin Andresen are now having real-world effects on the security of bitcoin payments. Also read: How to Prove Ownership […]

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BIP070 Bitcoin Payments Are Being Bulldozed for Political Reasons

Bitcoin News

2019. May. 18. 23:00

BIP070 Bitcoin Payments Are Being Bulldozed for Political Reasons

Bitcoin Core wants to distance itself politically from the former project leader Gavin Andresen, the payment protocol BIP070 he was involved with, and from the BCH-friendly payment processor Bitpay. The attempts to remove software associated with Gavin Andresen are now having real-world effects on the security of bitcoin payments. Also read: How to Prove Ownership […]

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Bitcoin Payments Are Being Bulldozed for Political Reasons

Bitcoin News

2019. May. 18. 23:00

Bitcoin Payments Are Being Bulldozed for Political Reasons

Bitcoin Core wants to distance itself politically from the former project leader Gavin Andresen, the payment protocol BIP070 he was involved with, and from the BCH-friendly Bitpay payment processor company. The attempts to remove software associated with Gavin Andresen are now having real-world effects on the security of bitcoin payments. Also read: How to Prove […]

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How to Prove Ownership With a Bitcoin Cash Address and Digital Signature

Bitcoin News

2019. May. 18. 14:58

How to Prove Ownership With a Bitcoin Cash Address and Digital Signature

Bitcoin is an amazing form of money and the technology Satoshi created has incredible potential. However, most people don’t realize that the blockchain not only allows for a great medium of exchange, but it also provides the means for creating notarized proofs. The following walkthrough aims to show anyone how to prove they own a […]

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About That Orange B… The History of Bitcoin’s Logos

CoinDesk

2019. May. 18. 10:20

About That Orange B… The History of Bitcoin’s Logos Can a logo symbolize the ethos of a project? An industry? An entire movement? Bitcoin's might have come close.

Vaulty Aggregates All Your Cryptocurrency Addresses Using a Single Link

Bitcoin News

2019. May. 18. 10:10

Vaulty Aggregates All Your Cryptocurrency Addresses Using a Single Link

The ability to receive direct crypto payments is of great importance for numerous small businesses, individual entrepreneurs, content creators and non-governmental organizations like charities. Many of them accept different cryptocurrencies and Vaulty.io provides help with managing multiple addresses. Also read: Haasbot Is an Automated Trading Tool for the Crypto Market Vaulty Displays All Your Public […]

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Facebook Registers Secretive ‘Libra’ Cryptocurrency Firm in Switzerland

CoinDesk

2019. May. 17. 20:45

Facebook Registers Secretive  ‘Libra’ Cryptocurrency Firm in Switzerland More details emerge about Facebook's secretive crypto firm, Libra.

Markets Update: Bears Claw Crypto Prices Back While Uncertainty Fills the Air

Bitcoin News

2019. May. 17. 20:18

Markets Update: Bears Claw Crypto Prices Back While Uncertainty Fills the Air

Digital asset markets fell hard during the early morning trading sessions on May 17 as the price of bitcoin core (BTC) quickly tumbled from $7,900 to a low of $6,200 on Bitstamp. Many other crypto markets followed BTC’s drop in value, but over the last few hours, a good portion of coins have regained a […]

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Bloq Labs’ Titan Aims to Simplify Crypto Farming

CoinDesk

2019. May. 17. 20:00

Bloq Labs’ Titan Aims to Simplify Crypto Farming Titan is a one-step crypto miner management system from Bloq Labs.

20-Year-Old Cryptographic Puzzle Is Solved and Stamped in the Bitcoin Cash Blockchain

Bitcoin News

2019. May. 17. 18:12

20-Year-Old Cryptographic Puzzle Is Solved and Stamped in the Bitcoin Cash Blockchain

A fiendishly tricky puzzle that has baffled cryptographers for two decades has been solved, and the proof preserved on the BCH and BTC blockchains. The feat, which was achieved 15 years earlier than the puzzle’s architects had anticipated, was commemorated with another premature reveal – the opening of a special time capsule. Also read: ‘Craig […]

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SEC Uncertainty Looms Over Token Summit – Again

CoinDesk

2019. May. 17. 17:00

SEC Uncertainty Looms Over Token Summit – Again Most at Token Summit 2019 seemed to agree: U.S. regulators need to decide what to do about tokens, whatever the decision may be.

Bitfinex Will List Its New Exchange Token Starting Monday

CoinDesk

2019. May. 17. 16:08

Bitfinex Will List Its New Exchange Token Starting Monday Bitfinex will list its LEO exchange token on Monday, trading against bitcoin, ether, EOS, tether and the U.S. dollar.

OneCoin Claims It’s Not a Ponzi or Pyramid Scheme

CoinDesk

2019. May. 17. 15:15

OneCoin Claims It’s Not a Ponzi or Pyramid Scheme The OneCoin project has responded to the suggestion it is a Ponzi or pyramid scheme, arguing it does not fit a narrow definition of either.

‘Craig Is a Liar’ – Early Adopter Proves Ownership of Bitcoin Address Claimed by Wright

Bitcoin News

2019. May. 17. 15:10

‘Craig Is a Liar’ – Early Adopter Proves Ownership of Bitcoin Address Claimed by Wright

On May 16, an unknown person posted a signed message to social media concerning a bitcoin address that was used as evidence in the ongoing Kleiman v. Wright lawsuit. According to the message, which is verified to be the rightful owner of the address used in the Florida lawsuit, the address never belonged to “Satoshi […]

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‘Craig Is a Liar’ – Early Adopter Proves Ownership of Bitcoin Address Claimed by Craig Wright

Bitcoin News

2019. May. 17. 15:10

‘Craig Is a Liar’ – Early Adopter Proves Ownership of Bitcoin Address Claimed by Craig Wright

On May 16, an unknown person posted a signed message to social media concerning a bitcoin address that was used as evidence in the ongoing Kleiman v. Wright lawsuit. According to the message, which is verified to be the rightful owner of the address used in the Florida lawsuit, the address never belonged to “Satoshi […]

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Haasbot Is an Automated Trading Tool for the Crypto Market

Bitcoin News

2019. May. 17. 13:10

Haasbot Is an Automated Trading Tool for the Crypto Market

Sudden and significant changes in the cryptocurrency markets are a common occurrence. Under such choppy conditions, you might want to try an automated trading solution such as Haasbot to help minimize the risks and maximize your profit. Also read: Coincheckup Aggregator Makes It Easier to Analyze the Crypto Market Haasbot Exploits Arbitrage Opportunities Between Exchanges […]

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Unpatched Ethereum Clients Pose 51% Attack Risk, Says Report

CoinDesk

2019. May. 17. 13:00

Unpatched Ethereum Clients Pose 51% Attack Risk, Says Report Ethereum clients that still haven't patched known vulnerabilities pose a security risk to the entire network, according to new research.

Bahamas Securities Regulator Proposes Rules for Token Sales

CoinDesk

2019. May. 17. 12:00

Bahamas Securities Regulator Proposes Rules for Token Sales The Securities Commission of the Bahamas is pushing for a new token framework to draw blockchain businesses to the island nation.

Bitcoin Suffers Biggest Intraday Price Drop for Over a Year

CoinDesk

2019. May. 17. 11:00

Bitcoin Suffers Biggest Intraday Price Drop for Over a Year Amid extremely overbought conditions, bitcoin has fallen by $1,700 on Friday – its biggest intraday price drop since January 2018.

Amazon Wins Patent for Proof-of-Work Cryptographic System

CoinDesk

2019. May. 17. 10:00

Amazon Wins Patent for Proof-of-Work Cryptographic System Tech giant Amazon has been granted a patent for a proof-of-work (PoW) cryptographic system similar to those used by many blockchains.

Top Banks ‘Investing $50 Million’ to Build Blockchain Settlement System

CoinDesk

2019. May. 17. 09:00

Top Banks ‘Investing $50 Million’ to Build Blockchain Settlement System Around a dozen banks are said to be spending $50 million to build a blockchain-based digital cash settlement system, according to Reuters.

Digital Renminbi: A Fiat Coin to Make M0 Great Again

CoinDesk

2019. May. 17. 08:00

Digital Renminbi: A Fiat Coin to Make M0 Great Again Anonymous, cryptocurrencies could become more important in an environment where government money is closely controlled, says Dovey Wan.

How to Earn Bitcoin Cash Income

Bitcoin News

2019. May. 17. 04:20

How to Earn Bitcoin Cash Income

Earning cryptocurrency income online has become increasingly popular for more people around the world. Many employers and marketplaces are now offering jobs and tasks that pay in cryptocurrencies. The top 10 ways to earn bitcoin cash are outlined in the latest installment from Bitcoin.com’s new video series. Also read: Indian Supreme Court Postpones Crypto Case […]

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Bitcoin Drops $1,000 In Value Amid Market Sell-Off

CoinDesk

2019. May. 17. 04:14

Bitcoin Drops $1,000 In Value Amid Market Sell-Off Bitcoin has once again come into contact with a greater crypto market sell-off, slashing its price by more than $1000.

Tether Ordered to Freeze Transfers to Bitfinex by New York Supreme Court

CoinDesk

2019. May. 16. 23:33

Tether Ordered to Freeze Transfers to Bitfinex by New York Supreme Court A New York Supreme Court judge ordered stablecoin issuer Tether to refrain from loaning any funds to Bitfinex or other parties during an ongoing investigation by the NY Attorney General.

Startup Veil Forks Augur to Create Prediction Markets for 2020 Election

CoinDesk

2019. May. 16. 23:10

Startup Veil Forks Augur to Create Prediction Markets for 2020 Election Veil says no one has been able to support long-running markets on Augur, so they're creating AugurLite for early bets on the presidential election.

SEC Negotiations Have Cost Kik $5 Million, Says CEO

CoinDesk

2019. May. 16. 20:50

SEC Negotiations Have Cost Kik $5 Million, Says CEO Kik's CEO says the company has spent more than $5 million talking to the SEC about whether its kin ICO was an unregistered securities sale.

Poloniex, Fearing Regulatory Backlash, Prevents Sale of 9 Crypto Assets In US

CoinDesk

2019. May. 16. 20:30

Poloniex, Fearing Regulatory Backlash, Prevents Sale of 9 Crypto Assets In US Poloniex has stopped US customers from buying and selling nine potentially non-regulated tokens.

Brave Browser to Raise Over $30 Million in Series A Equity Round: Sources

CoinDesk

2019. May. 16. 19:50

Brave Browser to Raise Over $30 Million in Series A Equity Round: Sources Privacy-centric web browser Brave is raising a Series A round at a valuation of roughly $133 million, sources tell CoinDesk.

Crescent Cash Users Can Now Send Bitcoin Cash Via Text Message

Bitcoin News

2019. May. 16. 19:30

Crescent Cash Users Can Now Send Bitcoin Cash Via Text Message

On May 15, the BCH-based and open source Android wallet Crescent Cash launched a new feature that allows people to send bitcoin cash through a text message. The SMS sending service added to the wallet is due to the latest open source API introduced by the crypto startup Cointext. Also read: Bitcoin Cash Protocol Successfully […]

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Amazon’s Arrival and 4 Other Enterprise Blockchain Trends From Consensus 2019

CoinDesk

2019. May. 16. 18:00

Amazon’s Arrival and 4 Other Enterprise Blockchain Trends From Consensus 2019 At Consensus 2019, conversations about enterprise blockchain were shaped by these five storylines.

MakerDAO Votes to Decrease Stablecoin Fees for First Time in 5 Months

CoinDesk

2019. May. 16. 17:37

MakerDAO Votes to Decrease Stablecoin Fees for First Time in 5 Months Dollar-backed stablecoin DAI is trading above a dollar for the first time in a long-time. MakerDAO token holders have voted to decrease fees on the stablecoin in order to address high market demand for DAI.

Ava Labs Exits Stealth, Launches Blockchain Testnet Based on ‘Avalanche’ Protocol

CoinDesk

2019. May. 16. 16:46

Ava Labs Exits Stealth, Launches Blockchain Testnet Based on ‘Avalanche’ Protocol Ava Labs is out of stealth, revealing a past $6 million funding round and a new blockchain testnet backed by the Avalanche consensus protocol.

Local.Bitcoin.com Aims to Spread Economic Freedom Through P2P Exchange of BCH

Bitcoin News

2019. May. 16. 15:40

Local.Bitcoin.com Aims to Spread Economic Freedom Through P2P Exchange of BCH

On June 4, Bitcoin.com is launching a peer-to-peer marketplace called Local.Bitcoin.com that will allow users from around the world to buy and sell bitcoin cash (BCH). Now crypto enthusiasts and traders can create a pre-launch account to explore the trading platform and create orders on the exchange in advance. Also read: Bitcoin.com Celebrates 4 Million […]

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Ripio Is Launching a Crypto Exchange for 3 Latin American Nations

CoinDesk

2019. May. 16. 15:00

Ripio Is Launching a Crypto Exchange for 3 Latin American Nations Ripio, a startup working to boost crypto adoption in Argentina, is widening its scope with a new exchange serving Argentina, Mexico and Brazil.

Opera Will Soon Add Tron Support to Its In-Browser Crypto Wallet

CoinDesk

2019. May. 16. 14:00

Opera Will Soon Add Tron Support to Its In-Browser Crypto Wallet Opera is working to integrate support for Tron’s TRX and TRC-standard tokens in its browser-based crypto wallet.

CoinDesk’s John Biggs Walks the Exhibit Halls of Consensus 2019

CoinDesk

2019. May. 16. 14:00

CoinDesk’s John Biggs Walks the Exhibit Halls of Consensus 2019 Meet the exhibitors in the Consensus 2019 exhibit halls.

Coincheckup Aggregator Makes It Easier to Analyze the Crypto Market

Bitcoin News

2019. May. 16. 12:32

Coincheckup Aggregator Makes It Easier to Analyze the Crypto Market

The importance of reliable market data grows with rising cryptocurrency prices that inevitably attract more investors to the space. There is a wide choice of market cap aggregators, but some offer more rich functionality than others. Coincheckup is one good example of that. Also read: Keep Track of Important Crypto Events With Coindar Website Tracks […]

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Litecoin Price Hits 11-Month High Above $100

CoinDesk

2019. May. 16. 12:30

Litecoin Price Hits 11-Month High Above $100 The litecoin cryptocurrency was trading in the triple digits earlier on Thursday for the first time since last June.

Blockchain-Based Digital Collectibles Market Meme Factory Launches Today

CoinDesk

2019. May. 16. 12:00

Blockchain-Based Digital Collectibles Market Meme Factory Launches Today Meme Factory, an ethereum-based marketplace for creating, selling and trading digital collectibles, goes live Thursday.

Bitcoin Faces Price Correction Toward $7.6K, Technical Charts Suggest

CoinDesk

2019. May. 16. 10:45

Bitcoin Faces Price Correction Toward $7.6K, Technical Charts Suggest Bitcoin is facing a price correction to well below $8,000, as exhaustion leaves the bulls unable to hold onto fresh 10-month highs hit earlier today.

Just 376 Individuals Hold 33% of All Ether Cryptocurrency: Chainalysis

CoinDesk

2019. May. 16. 09:40

Just 376 Individuals Hold 33% of All Ether Cryptocurrency: Chainalysis A third of all ether is owned by just 376 whales, blockchain analysis firm Chainalysis says. Yet that number is down from some previous years.

PR: PBET Merges Online and Physical Gambling Worlds

Bitcoin News

2019. May. 16. 09:30

PR: PBET Merges Online and Physical Gambling Worlds

It’s estimated that 72 % of real-world casino gamblers play online too and statistically, those that play both tend to spend around 15 % more in the physical casino. Despite this, and the unprecedented growth of online gaming, the link between the physical and online casino has remained tenuous.

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World Bank, CommBank Team Up for ‘World First’ Blockchain Bond Transaction

CoinDesk

2019. May. 16. 09:15

World Bank, CommBank Team Up for ‘World First’ Blockchain Bond Transaction The World Bank says its new debt instrument "bond-i" is the first bond to have both issuance and trading recorded on a blockchain.

Can Bitcoin Win the Digital Payments ‘Gauge War’?

CoinDesk

2019. May. 16. 08:00

Can Bitcoin Win the Digital Payments ‘Gauge War’? Bitcoin could learn a lesson from the railways, says Simon Johnson: For the customer, it’s just about getting from A to B fastest and cheapest.

Crypto Spring Brings Strong Profits to Next-Generation and Older Mining Rigs

Bitcoin News

2019. May. 16. 04:57

Crypto Spring Brings Strong Profits to Next-Generation and Older Mining Rigs

Over the last few weeks, cryptocurrency markets have been on a tear accumulating considerable gains following the notorious ‘crypto winter.’ Since the recent price hike this spring, mining digital assets with next-generation miners has allowed participants to secure significant gains and even older mining devices are turning a profit. Also read: Bitcoin Cash Protocol Successfully […]

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2020 Presidential Hopeful Andrew Yang Says Regulators ‘Owe’ Clarity on Rules for Crypto Industry

CoinDesk

2019. May. 15. 20:10

2020 Presidential Hopeful Andrew Yang Says Regulators ‘Owe’ Clarity on Rules for Crypto Industry Presidential candidate Andrew Yang pitched himself as a friend of the crypto community to a receptive crowd at Consensus 2019.

Study Finds Most Ransomware Solutions Just Pay Out Crypto

CoinDesk

2019. May. 15. 19:30

Study Finds Most Ransomware Solutions Just Pay Out Crypto A study has found that most ransomware recovery services are actually just paying crypto ransoms to hackers.

From Exxon to Crypto: the Story of Joey King on the Humans of Bitcoin Podcast

Bitcoin News

2019. May. 15. 18:40

From Exxon to Crypto: the Story of Joey King on the Humans of Bitcoin Podcast

Joey King, a developer at Bitcoin.com, is the latest character to have shared his story on the Humans of Bitcoin podcast with Matt Aaron. The interview covers how he went from working in the oil industry to being a crypto programmer to how he sees the propaganda efforts of Napoleon reflected in the market today. […]

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Bitcoin Cash’s Scheduled Hard Fork Tripped Up By Software Bug

CoinDesk

2019. May. 15. 16:41

Bitcoin Cash’s Scheduled Hard Fork Tripped Up By Software Bug The bitcoin cash network forks after a bug emerged in the cryptocurrency's code during an upgrade, leading developers to put together a hotfix.

Bitcoin Cash Protocol Successfully Upgrades — Schnorr Signatures Are Here

Bitcoin News

2019. May. 15. 16:36

Bitcoin Cash Protocol Successfully Upgrades — Schnorr Signatures Are Here

The Bitcoin Cash (BCH) chain has officially upgraded, adding Schnorr signatures and the Segwit recovery exemption. As of block 582680, the chain has implemented the new features successfully and BCH fans are celebrating another major protocol improvement. Also read: Schnorr Signatures Are Coming to Bitcoin Cash – Here’s What You Should Know Another Bitcoin Cash […]

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World’s Fifth-Largest Electrical Company Is Using an Ethereum Dapp

CoinDesk

2019. May. 15. 16:01

World’s Fifth-Largest Electrical Company Is Using an Ethereum Dapp One of the world's largest electrical companies is teaming up with ethereum app iExec on a new test.

The World’s Fifth-Largest Electrical Company Is Using an Ethereum Dapp

CoinDesk

2019. May. 15. 16:01

The World’s Fifth-Largest Electrical Company Is Using an Ethereum Dapp One of the world's largest electrical companies is teaming up with ethereum app iExec on a new test.

Blockchain Project Thundercore Releases Code for ‘Pala’ Consensus Protocol

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2019. May. 15. 15:50

Blockchain Project Thundercore Releases Code for ‘Pala’ Consensus Protocol Blockchain provider platform ThunderCore announced the open-sourcing of a new consensus protocol called Pala.

Coinbase Custody Now Has $1 Billion of Crypto Under Management, CEO Says

CoinDesk

2019. May. 15. 15:00

Coinbase Custody Now Has $1 Billion of Crypto Under Management, CEO Says At Consensus 2019, Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong said the exchange's custody service has been onboarding $150 million in assets under management each month.

Blockstream Launches Security Token Platform on Bitcoin Sidechain

CoinDesk

2019. May. 15. 14:20

Blockstream Launches Security Token Platform on Bitcoin Sidechain Blockstream, the bitcoin-focused startup, is creating a new security token platform on its Liquid sidechain network.

Staking-as-a-Service Startup Raises $2 Million From DHVC, Plug and Play

CoinDesk

2019. May. 15. 14:00

Staking-as-a-Service Startup Raises $2 Million From DHVC, Plug and Play New funding for InfStones, a node operator currently staking over $450 million worth of EOS, will fuel hiring and an expansion into more PoS networks.

Upbit Operator Dunamu Invested $46 Million in Blockchain Startups in Last Year

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2019. May. 15. 13:01

Upbit Operator Dunamu Invested $46 Million in Blockchain Startups in Last Year South Korean firm Dunamu, operator of cryptocurrency exchange Upbit, says it invested $46 million in 26 blockchain startups over the last year.

Keep Track of Important Crypto Events With Coindar

Bitcoin News

2019. May. 15. 12:45

Keep Track of Important Crypto Events With Coindar

The cryptocurrency space is abundant with events, from blockchain upgrades to platform launches and informal meetups. Coindar is a free calendar tool that helps crypto enthusiasts closely follow what’s happening in the industry and make better investment decisions. Also read: Track Rising Crypto Prices With Cryptowat.ch Online Calendar Tracks Coin-Related Developments Coindar is an online […]

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Crypto Exchange Binance Restarting Services After Post-Hack Upgrade

CoinDesk

2019. May. 15. 12:45

Crypto Exchange Binance Restarting Services After Post-Hack Upgrade Binance has announced that trading and withdrawals will soon restart after it completed a security upgrade prompted by a recent hack.

Free Markets and the Future of Blockchain

CoinDesk

2019. May. 15. 12:30

Free Markets and the Future of Blockchain J. Christopher Giancarlo is Chairman at U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission, the agency of the US government that regulates futures and options markets. This will be the last time I speak to you from the CFTC. Nevertheless, before I go, I wanted to share some thoughts, which I have been saving. My five years at […]

Congressman Emmer to Reintroduce Tax Bill Focused on Crypto Hard Forks

CoinDesk

2019. May. 15. 12:00

Congressman Emmer to Reintroduce Tax Bill Focused on Crypto Hard Forks U.S. Representative Tom Emmer plans to reintroduce a bill that would benefit taxpayers holding cryptos resulting from blockchain hard forks.

Bitcoin Price Rally Stalls As Ether, XRP Shine

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2019. May. 15. 11:12

Bitcoin Price Rally Stalls As Ether, XRP Shine With bitcoin's rally showing signs of exhaustion above $8,000, investors have started pouring money into relatively cheap alternatives.

SEC Slaps Blockchain Author Alex Tapscott, Firm With Fines Over Securities Violations

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2019. May. 15. 10:20

SEC Slaps Blockchain Author Alex Tapscott, Firm With Fines Over Securities Violations The U.S. securities regulator has settled with blockchain author Alex Tapscott and his investment firm NextBlock Global over securities violations.

Bitcoin in Space? It Helps Connection Woes, Says Blockstream’s Adam Back

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2019. May. 15. 10:00

Bitcoin in Space? It Helps Connection Woes, Says Blockstream’s Adam Back Beaming bitcoin from satellites might sound far-fetched, but there are serious use cases, according to Adam Back, CEO of Blockstream.

Bitcoin in Space? It Helps With Connection Woes, Says Blockstream’s Adam Back

CoinDesk

2019. May. 15. 10:00

Bitcoin in Space? It Helps With Connection Woes, Says Blockstream’s Adam Back Beaming bitcoin from satellites might sound far-fetched, but there are serious use cases, according to Adam Back, CEO of Blockstream.

PR: Bitcoin.com Partners With Travala.com to Boost Bitcoin Cash Adoption

Bitcoin News

2019. May. 15. 09:30

PR: Bitcoin.com Partners With Travala.com to Boost Bitcoin Cash Adoption

The partnership will see Travala.com integrated in the official Bitcoin.com wallet with almost 4 million usersLondon, United Kingdom –– April 30, 2019 — Travala.com, - leading blockchain travel booking platform, has announced a partnership with Bitcoin.com to empower millions of travelers to save on hotel stays. Travala.com is transforming the travel industry, by offering an average of 15% savings on hotel bookings as well as the option to pay with several leading cryptocurrencies, including Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash. This partnership will empower millions of users to participate in a cheaper, fairer, and more inclusive travel economy.

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The Blockchain Paradox

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2019. May. 15. 09:00

The Blockchain Paradox Blockchains offer potential solutions to deep-seated problems in society, but their own governance issues need to be solved first, writes Pindar Wong.

Hacked Cryptocurrency Exchange Cryptopia Goes Into Liquidation

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2019. May. 15. 07:50

Hacked Cryptocurrency Exchange Cryptopia Goes Into Liquidation Cryptopia, the crypto exchange hit by a major hack in mid-January, has appointed professional services firm Grant Thornton as liquidator.

SEC Commissioner Says Time Is Right for Bitcoin ETFs — 3 Funds Pending

Bitcoin News

2019. May. 15. 02:30

SEC Commissioner Says Time Is Right for Bitcoin ETFs — 3 Funds Pending

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is currently reviewing three bitcoin exchange-traded funds (ETFs), one of which was filed last week to track the prices of two cryptocurrencies. An SEC commissioner said at the Consensus conference on Monday that the time is right for a bitcoin ETF, as the commission is due to make […]

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CME’s Bitcoin Futures Break Records With $1 Billion in Notional Volume

Bitcoin News

2019. May. 14. 23:58

CME’s Bitcoin Futures Break Records With $1 Billion in Notional Volume

The world’s largest options and futures exchange, Chicago Mercantile Exchange & Chicago Board of Trade (CME Group) and its bitcoin futures contracts saw an all-time high on May 13. According to CME’s records, the exchange recorded 33,700 contracts on Monday which represented a notional value of around 168,000 BTC ($1.35 billion). Also Read: Our Value […]

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Cryptocurrency Exchanges Are Cleaning up Their Act

Bitcoin News

2019. May. 14. 21:55

Cryptocurrency Exchanges Are Cleaning up Their Act

Ask a dozen crypto traders for the reason behind the recent rally and you’ll get a dozen different theories. Bakkt futures, Microsoft building on Bitcoin and Whole Foods accepting crypto have all been cited as fueling the bull market that’s broken out. While these factors have certainly helped, there’s a less documented reason why the […]

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Facebook Hires Two of Coinbase’s Former Compliance Managers

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2019. May. 14. 19:57

Facebook Hires Two of Coinbase’s Former Compliance Managers Facebook has hired two Coinbase vets to work in compliance roles, and at least one is involved in the social network's blockchain effort.

Our Value of Money Is Subjective – But Not Meaningless

Bitcoin News

2019. May. 14. 19:15

Our Value of Money Is Subjective – But Not Meaningless

In my last op-ed, I discussed how the value we place on items and goods is subjective based on Carl Menger’s Subjective Theory of Value and how these concepts apply to people’s perception of value with things like fiat, gold, and bitcoin. The post outlined the idea that money cannot serve as a store of […]

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Our Value of Money Is Subjective But That Doesn’t Make It Meaningless

Bitcoin News

2019. May. 14. 19:15

Our Value of Money Is Subjective But That Doesn’t Make It Meaningless

In my last op-ed, I discussed how the value we place on items and goods is subjective based on Carl Menger’s Subjective Theory of Value and how these concepts apply to people’s perception of value with things like fiat, gold, and bitcoin. The post outlined the idea that money cannot serve as a store of […]

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Hyperledger Announces Aries, a Toolkit for Blockchain-Based Identity Management

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2019. May. 14. 19:00

Hyperledger Announces Aries, a Toolkit for Blockchain-Based Identity Management Aries is a new, open-source toolkit for identity management by the makers of Hyperledger.