Понедельник, Апрель 23, 2018

Bitcoin in Brief Monday: Snatching Blockchain, Tracking Bitcoin

No one likes missing the train. Of course, jumping on the wrong one is sure to delay the arrival even more. In today’s Bitcoin...

Audacity: Crypto Exchange Kraken CEO Tells New York Attorney General to Mind His Business

At a time when several cities and nation-states of the world are warming up to regulating the blockchain and cryptocurrency ecosystem, Kraken, a pioneer...

What Is a Hard Fork in the Crypto Economy?

Hard forks have become a major topic in the cryptocurrency space in the past six to twelve months. After Bitcoin Cash (BCH) forked from...

Central Bank Of Iran Bans Banks From Crypto Dealings

The central bank of Iran has banned domestic banks and other financial institutions from dealing in cryptocurrencies, citing money-laundering concerns first raised in a...

Bitcoin Struggles Above $9K as Bull Breakout Stalls

Having witnessed a major breakout on Friday, bitcoin is showing signs of bull exhaustion near the key resistance zone. Bitcoin Struggles Above K as Bull...

Ledger Adds Support for Bitcoin Blockchain Timestamp Application Woleet

On April 18, 2018, Paris-based hardware wallet manufacturer Ledger, officially announced added support for the Woleet project, a blockchain-based timestamp, and signature app, to...

PR: Decentralized Exchange Decoin Launches Its Initial Coin Offering – Profit Sharing by Proof...

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Ethereum’s Vitalik Buterin Discusses Bitcoin Bubble and Blockchain Fame

Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin is reportedly worth more than $400 million, but he’s nonchalant about his vast wealth. The 24-year-old, says today’s bitcoin millionaires...

Savedroid CEO to be Grilled at Frankfurt BBQ

Savedroid CEO Yassin Hankir remains in Frankfurt and is expected to be at the Savedroid community BBQ on May 9th. At least, that is...

Softbank Eyes Carbon Emissions Cuts with Green Energy Blockchain Pilot

A group of Japanese firms is planning a blockchain pilot that would allow rural consumers to trade renewable energy. Softbank Eyes Carbon Emissions Cuts with...

Down Not Out: Revived Tezos Team Predicts Mega-ICO Will Launch In 2018

In his first interview since taking over the Tezos Foundation, chair Ryan Jesperson is looking toward the launch of its much-hyped new blockchain. Down Not...

The Best Cryptos for the Week of Apr. 23, 2018 (AION, ARY, HIRE, ZCL)

To read the previous ‘Top Coins for the Week’ article, click here. The beginning of a bullish market is the perfect time to announce projects...

The Rise and Fall of the National Crypto Movement

In 1962 E.M. Rogers introduced the world to the Diffusion of Innovation Theory, a framework to understand the adoption of an idea or product. ...

Major UAE Bank Implements Blockchain Tech To Prevent Check Fraud

The National Bank of Dubai (NBD), one of the largest banking groups in the Middle East by assets volume, has reportedly become the first...

Blockchain Platform Signs Deals To Boost Profitability Of Social Media Influencers

A Blockchain-based platform which aims to boost the earnings of social media influencers by eliminating their reliance on middlemen has forged several new partnerships...

Brazil’s Operação Lava Jato Paves The Way To Blockchain Implementation: Expert Take

In our Expert Takes, opinion leaders from inside and outside the crypto industry express their views, share their experience and give professional advice. Expert...

Travel Booking Site CheapAir Is Switching Bitcoin Payment Processors

CheapAir.com may soon be experiencing difficulties of continuing its acceptance of bitcoin as a payment option. Travel Booking Site CheapAir Is Switching Bitcoin Payment Processors Source:...

Monex CEO: Closer Crypto Exchange Oversight 'Common Sense'

Oki Matsumoto's comment raises eyebrows, given that his firm just plumped for a crypto exchange of its own. Monex CEO: Closer Crypto Exchange Oversight 'Common...

All About Verge: The $1 Billion Cryptocurrency That's Pumping On Porn

Verge may have burst onto the crypto scene seemingly overnight, spurred by a deal with a top porn site, but its history and controversies...

Nasdaq-Listed Company Xunlei Faces Class-Action for Disguising ICO

Nasdaq-listed technology firm Xunlei has become the subject of multiple class-action lawsuits from investors who purchased the company’s digital token, Linktoken. Xunlei is accused...

Alleged Bitcoin Miner Thief Says Police Held Him 'Without Evidence'

Sindri Thor Stefansson, the alleged thief behind the "Big Bitcoin Heist," says he was free when he escaped from prison and flew to Sweden. Alleged...

Nominee to New York Federal Reserve Claims That Crypto Isn’t Currency

The current president and chief executive officer of the San Francisco Federal Reserve Bank, and the man expected to soon be the New York...

Telegram Urges Paper Airplane Protest, Pussy Riot Activist Arrested

After a Russian court enacted an immediate ban on the popular encrypted messaging service Telegram, the feisty company began to resist. Founder Pavel Durov...

Korean Businesses Bypass ICO Ban by Issuing Tokens in Other Countries

In September 2017, South Korea – one of the world’s most crypto-friendly nations – took a not-so-friendly decision; to ban all Korean ICOs. A...

Do Crypto Trading Bots Really Work?

Bots and talk of bots is endemic within the crypto space, with behavior, good and bad, often attributed to their actions. Mt Gox famously...

Bithumb to Join List of Cryptocurrency Exchanges With Native Tokens

In a major development, Bithumb – one of South Korea’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges – announced its plans to issue a native digital token called...

Bitcoin Payments Are on the Rise in the Baltics

Cryptocurrencies are gaining popularity in the Baltic states where no comprehensive regulations have been introduced yet. Businesses from multiple sectors, including real estate, online...

Moonshot Week 13: Zclassic (ZCL) a Forking Dream

Read the twelfth part of our Moonshot series, which focuses on Komodo, here. The market has finally turned bullish, and there seem to be many...

This Week in Bitcoin: Taxes, Forks, Pranks and Porn

Bitcoin in Brief is your roundup of everything that matters from all over the vast cryptosphere that you might have missed. This week’s daily...

Markets Update: Bitcoin Cash Prices Up Over 60% This Week

The price of Bitcoin (BCH) has spiked considerably over the past two weeks as the decentralized cryptocurrency’s market has just captured a $20Bn capitalization....

Philippine Senator: More Stringent Penalties for Crypto-related Crimes Essential

Just like in the traditional finance system, bad actors are gradually infiltrating into the nascent world of virtual currencies. Heists and crypto-related robberies are...

Looking at Darpal Rating’s Latest GitHub Code Audit of Top Crypto Plays

Darpal Rating — a crypto asset rating organization that wants to become the space’s Moody’s — has released their monthly code audit for March...

Bitcoin Versus Government Money: One is Clearly Superior

Half of nearly all transactions involve money, a medium of exchange (MOE). For almost everyone, one of those halves has always been derived, considered,...

Crypto Ads Ban Is Temporary, According To LinkedIn’s Co-Founder

Cointelegraph had a chance to talk to Eric Ly, Chinese-American investor and businessman and co-founder of LinkedIn, where for years he also served as...

Walmart Submits Patents for a Behavior-Monitoring Blockchain

Retail giant Walmart submitted two U.S. Patent Applications on April 19, 2018, claiming the invention of computer systems utilizing blockchain technology for automatic integration...

‘Coindaddy’ Another Crypto-Rapper Rhymes About Bitcoin Life

Just last month news.Bitcoin.com chatted with the hip-hop artist ‘Lil’ Windex’ the Canadian rapper who made headlines last month for his rhymes about bitcoin...

Two Indian Fraudsters Arrested for Operating Bitcoin Ponzi Schemes

The Delhi Cyber Crime cell has apprehended two people for operating bitcoin-based Multi-level marketing (MLM) schemes, as reported by DNA. The duo offered unrealistic...

PR: Essentia to Become First Blockchain Based Solution from Finnish Government Through Collaboration with...

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Canadian Exchange Starts Trading Ether Capital Shares

Shares in Ether Capital, the cryptocurrency investment outfit, have begun being traded on a Canadian stock exchange. Previously called Ethereum Capital, the company is...

Weak Resistance Near $9000 Suggests Bitcoin Will Break Psychological Level by April 24

Bitcoin (BTC) has galvanized on recent gains, testing the $9,000 handle multiple times over the past 36 hours. The window of opportunity for bulls...

Bitpay Adds Bitcoin Cash Support to Checkout Point-of-Sale App

Bitcoin cash is continuing to gather more support among users and service providers, with the latest example coming from Bitpay. The service now allows...

Coinbase Dumps CheapAir as Cull Continues

Coinbase has taken another step forward in insulating itself from regulations that are yet to materialize by discontinuing its crypto-to-fiat service for online discount...

Bitcoin Brushes $9,000 As Crypto Markets Continue Making Steady Gains

Bitcoin (BTC) is on the cusp of $9,000, and Ethereum (ETH) is over $630, as the crypto markets continue to climb upwards today, April...

Cryptojacking on the Rise: Employees are Hijacking Company Servers

Employees of companies around the world have been illegally diverting corporate computing infrastructure to secretly mine bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. In recent years, cryptocurrencies have...

Tip Blockchain Token Sale Dates Announced

The Company Tip Blockchain is a Canadian startup working on the mass adoption of cryptocurrency by solving the problems of ease of use. They are...

Saudi Arabian Telecom Giant STC Set for Blockchain Deal with ConsenSys

This week, the Kingdom’s powerhouse Saudi Telecom Company (STC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the cryptoverse’s own Ethereum-centric powerhouse venture studio ConsenSys....

Survey: 89% of Visa, Mastercard, Unionpay Users Know Crypto – 53% Have Purchased

A global study of cryptocurrency purchases made by users of Visa, Mastercard, and Unionpay cards shows that 89% of respondents are knowledgeable about crypto...

India: Delhi High Court Seeks Response From Central Bank On Recent Crypto Ban, Report...

The High Court of Delhi has reportedly issued a notice to the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), the Ministry of Finance, and the Goods...

Robinhood App Expands Cryptocurrency Trading to Another US State

Two months after starting to roll out crypto trading, Robinhood has finally expanded the service to another American state. For now, it’s still supporting...

Crypto-Friendly CheapAir Asks Customers For Feedback On Switch Away From Coinbase

The CEO of US-based flight aggregator CheapAir has published an open letter to customers on April 20, asking for opinions on a merchant solution...

The Code for Ethereum's Consensus Change Is Now Ready for Review

The ethereum network's transition to proof-of-stake is getting closer to reality, beginning with a hybrid system that could soon begin testing. The Code for Ethereum's...

PR: Bitcoin of America Opening New BTMs in 5 Major U.S. Cities

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'WordPress of Blockchain' Startup Seeks to Solve Enterprise Pain Points

Elemential, which is based in Mumbai, India, seeks to remove the pain of “blockchain administration." 'WordPress of Blockchain' Startup Seeks to Solve Enterprise Pain Points Source:...

Biggest Crypto Tax Debate Is Not What You Think: Expert Take

In our Expert Takes, opinion leaders from inside and outside the crypto industry express their views, share their experience and give professional advice. Expert...

Russian Supreme Court Orders Revision of Bitcoin Website Ban

According to the Russian Legal Information Agency (RAPSI), the Russian Supreme Court has ordered the Vyborgsky District Court of St. Petersburg to reconsider the ban...

Five Reasons Why Bitcoin Cash is About to Win Big

Cryptocurrency markets have started to rebound in value as the spring begins in 2018, but one particular cryptocurrency — bitcoin cash — has been...

SEC Piles Up Fraud Charges in $32M ICO Centra: Jail Time Looms

The Securities and Exchange Commission filed additional fraud charges against a third co-founder of Central Tech’s $32 million initial coin offering, which had been...

Trading Sanctions Imposed on Tezos Co-Founder Amid FINRA Settlement

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), has taken action against Tezos co-founder Arthur Breitman. The Wall Street regulator has fined Mr. Breitman $20,000 USD,...

How Blockchain Solutions Change the Paradigm of Copyright

With the rise of the digital age and the internet, it became seemingly more difficult for copyright holders to protect their work from unsolicited...

Cheapair.com Considers Bitpay as Coinbase Terminates Merchant Processing Solutions

Cheapair.com is asking for customer feedback on using Bitpay to process bitcoin payments as its existing processor, Coinbase, is getting out of that business...

Texas State Securities Board Investigation Uncovers 32 Illegal Cryptocurrency Schemes

The Texas State Securities Board (TSSB) published a report on April 10 based on afour-week investigation concerning cryptocurrency fraud in which 32 illegal schemes...

Wikileaks Calls for Global Blockade of Coinbase After Its Shop Was Blocked

Wikileaks announced that Coinbase has blocked its official Wikileaks shop without notice or explanation. The organization will all for a global blockade of the...

Huobi Plan to Hit London in International Expansion

Singapore-based exchange Huobi has spoken of plans to expand operations to London.The Huobi team were in London on April 17, 2018, to launch phase...

Known Bitcoin Investor Yi-Ting Cheng Enters Taipei Mayoral Race

Yi-Ting Cheng, a 35-year-old Taiwanese businesswoman and cryptocurrency investor, has announced that she will be in the running for the office of Mayor of...

Saxo Investment Bank is Bullish on Crypto Over Next 3 Months

Influential investment bank Saxo released the 35 page, Q2 2018 Quarterly Outlook. In it, the bank’s newly hired Crypto Analyst, Jacob Pouncey, noted the perils...

Vietnamese PM Directs Ministry to Strengthen Oversight Following Crypto Scam

The Vietnamese market is under the eye of the government as of late due to a scam which saw a reported VND 150 trillion...

Antpool Begins Burning BCH Network Fees Increasing Digital Scarcity

On Friday, April 20th the mining operation Antpool explained that the public may have recently noticed a fraction of bitcoin cash being sent to...

Sale of Hardware Wallets Rise as Users Scramble to Safeguard their Crypto

Users have reportedly been buying more hardware wallets to store their cryptocurrency holdings than ever before, clearly indicating a preference for cold storage instead...

Powered by Blockchain, Cheque Clearing System Goes Live in Dubai

Dubai’s biggest lender Emirates NBD is one of the first banks in the world to integrate blockchain technology in issuing cheques to cut down...

Revealer Card Visually Encrypts a Cryptocurrency Seed Phrase

A new startup called Revealer is on a mission to create sound backup solutions for cryptocurrency mnemonic phrases and seeds. Just recently the company...

Community Reacts to Vitalik’s April Fools Prank: Fixed Supply EIP (EIP 960) Rejected

Vitalik Buterin has sent out an April fools prank this year that left the community with some concerns. While his prank consisted of a...

Harvard Hedgin’: Students Creating a Cryptocurrency Hedge Fund

Four Harvard University students are diving into the cryptoverse with their very own crypto-centric hedge fund, Plympton Capital. Will their fund sink or swim...

Blockchain Project Smart Trip Will Make Planning Your Trip Easy as Pie

Planning a thorough journey to a foreign land might be an ordeal for many, as it involves visiting numerous websites and services in order...

Markets Update: Altcoins Rally During Week of Bullish Action for Crypto

The cryptocurrency markets have enjoyed a strong week, with BTC, BCH, and many altcoins generating significant gains in recent days. There is considerable uniformity...

Coinbase Shutters the Account of WikiLeaks, WikiLeaks Bites Back

WikiLeaks, the secret information publisher, has had one of its donation avenues blocked by the United States’ largest bitcoin payment services company, Coinbase. The...

Siafund Tokenized Security Offer (TSO) Goes Live

Siafund, the pre-mined security token of the Sia network has been on sale since April 16, 2018. The event is open to people in...

PR: Green Energy Crypto Credits.Energy ICO Is Now Live

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Play Music on Jukebox.cash – a Bitcoin Cash Infused Global Playlist

Just recently a developer launched a new bitcoin-centric web application called Jukebox.cash, an online Jukebox that features a global playlist shared in real time....

Zero-In Recap: Blockchain and FinTech Are Turning Heads in the Dutch Capital

After BTCManager attended the one-day Zero-In conference in the Netherlands on April 19, 2018, it became clear that Amsterdam is working hard to attract...

Vitalik Buterin Talks Crypto Hype, Leadership in New Interview

Vitalik Buterin of Ethereum gave an interview where he spoke about a wide range of topics, including the state of cryptocurrency markets, the ICO...

Silicon Valley VCs: The SEC Needs to Soft Pedal on ICO Regulation

In recent times bad actors have taken advantage of the largely unregulated nature of the entire digital currency industry to lance their scam. Amidst...

Wendy McElroy: Here, There Is No State

The Satoshi Revolution: A Revolution of Rising Expectations Section 3: Decentralization Chapter 7, Part 2. Here, there is no State. The core innovation of cryptocurrency is decentralization—the...

Belarus-style Silicon Valley: Why Nobody Rushes Up Into Tax-Free ICOs?

The "unprecedented" Decree on the Development of Digital Economy, signed by President Alexander Lukashenko in December, officially came into force on March 28 in...

Malta Proposes ‘Test’ to Classify ICOs as Securities

The self-styled crypto-friendly island, Malta, is making efforts and moving forward to test ways to define when assets earned through Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs)...

ILPs May Replace ICOs as a New Form of Fundraising

Although initial coin offerings (ICOs) are seen as a legitimate means of raising capital, there are no clear legal and technical controls. Initial Loan...

Amazon Web Services Launches ‘Build-Your-Own’ Blockchain Templates

Amazon Web Services (AWS), Amazon’s secure cloud services platform, has just announced the launch of new blockchain templates services. These templates will allow builders to...

Texas Oil Producers Could Channel Excess Gas into Bitcoin Mining Operations

A handful of forward-thinking Wall Street analysts have been inspired to turn gas producers in Texas’s oil-rich Permian Basin a healthy profit by simply...

Testing $10K? Bitcoin Price Hits 4-Week High As Altcoins Shine

Despite the pullback from $9,060, the outlook for bitcoin, the world's largest cryptocurrency, remains bullish. Testing K? Bitcoin Price Hits 4-Week High As Altcoins Shine Source:...

Ether Capital Shares Commence Trading on Canadian Stock Exchange

The stock of cryptocurrency investment firm, Ether Capital, has commenced trading on Toronto-based NEO Exchange. The listing comes days after the company completed its...

Is the Russian Crackdown on Telegram Really About TON?

The Russian government’s crackdown on Telegram may actually be caused by fears of the instant messaging service’s upcoming cryptocurrency project TON, with the official...

Blockchain Start-Up To Help Public Own And Monetize Their Data

A Blockchain-driven data exchange is warning that internet users are being “economically disenfranchised” by data brokers to the tune of thousands of dollars a...

The All-in-One Crypto Portfolio: Delta

The number of cryptocurrencies available to speculate in or for real-use can be quite overwhelming. To add to this, there’s the volatility involved with...

Crypto Markets Experience Slight Price Fluctuations After Recent Gains

The crypto markets are experiencing slight price variations after the recent uptick, with Bitcoin (BTC) breaking $9,000 earlier today, April 21, and Ethereum (ETH)...

Why ICOs Could Eat Delaware's Lunch

Delaware's status as a go-to jurisdiction for business can't be taken for granted as tokens take off and issuers flock to blockchain-friendly states. Why ICOs...

Korean Customs Service Toughens Regulations on Importing Mining Chips

The Korean Customs Service has added cryptocurrency mining hardware to its list of items required to meet safety requirements in order to be imported...

WikiLeaks Shop Reports Suspension Of Coinbase Account Due To Terms Of Service Violation

WikiLeaks Shop, the merchandise arm of international anonymous publishing non profit WikiLeaks, reported on Twitter Friday, April 20, that their account with crypto wallet...

Third Co-Founder Of Centra Tech Charged With $25 Mln Securities Fraud

The third co-founder of crypto financial services startup Centra Tech Raymond Trapani has been arrested yesterday, April 20, and charged with securities and wire...

PR: Final Opportunity to Participate in the MoneyToken Pre – Sale. Take Part Today...

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Rappers, Ravens and Lord of the Rings: In Crypto Coin Game, 'Dope' Names Pay

A 'Lord of the Rings' reference in several crypto projects illustrates a coming land grab on the finite amount of "cool" names. Rappers, Ravens and...

Crypto Invest Summit LA Organizer: ICOs Are ‘Only Going to Get Bigger’

ICOs were so 2017? According to organizers of the Crypto Invest Summit taking place in Los Angeles next week, it’s only just warming up....

Crypto Payment Start-Up Set To Offer ‘Lightning Fast’ Transactions

A new project is building an ecosystem for cryptocurrency payments to eliminate bottlenecks which are stopping the world from enjoying a “second cryptoeconomic boom.” Korona...

Russia’s Supreme Court Overturns Decision to Block Bitcoin Website

The Supreme Court of the Russian Federation has struck down the ban imposed on the Bitcoininfo.ru portal. The outlet is one several dozens of...

Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, Ripple, Stellar, Litecoin, Cardano, NEO, EOS: Price Analysis, April 21

The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph.com. Every investment and...

Telecomms Entrepreneur Steve Lau Joins Nuggets as Senior Advisor

London – 21 April 2018 – Nuggets, the blockchain-powered payments and ID platform, has welcomed another world-class name to its advisory board: Chinese telecommunications...

Taiwan Mining Chip Manufacturer Sees Record Sales Amid BTC Bounce

The world’s largest independent semiconductor manufacturer, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has reported record sales during  March 2018. TSMC’s president has attributed the company’s...

Macau Monetary Authority Issues Warning On Crypto Following Criminal Ties To ICO

The Monetary Authority of Macau has issued a warning to the public regarding the possibility “fraud and criminal activities” in cryptocurrencies, the South China...

Belgium Contributes To World Food Programme Blockchain Project

The government of Belgium is making a contribution of €2 mln to promote a Blockchain project by the World Food Programme (WFP), the WFP...

Bitcoin Rush in Venezuela: Transaction Volume Reaches $1 Million per Day Milestone

On April 17, 2018, the bitcoin transaction volume reached a milestone of $1.006 million recorded in a single day according to the data released...

Taiwanese Gov’t Plans To Release Anti-Money Laundering Regulations For Crypto In November

Taiwanese Minister of Justice, Chiu Tai-san, said that the country will roll out new regulations for virtual currencies later this year, Taiwan Central News...

Japan Police Apprehends 12 People in An “Over the Counter” Bitcoin Fraud Deal

The Tokyo Reporter revealed that Japanese police apprehended 12 people who embezzled bitcoin worth $1.86 million from a middle-aged businessman in July. According to the...

Kraken Refusing to Comply with NY Attorney General’s Data Request

Jesse Powell, CEO of San Francisco cryptocurrency exchange platform Kraken, says he will not comply with New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman’s recent...

IMF Chief Urges Financial Institutions To Keep Updated With Cryptocurrencies

According to a blog post by the IMF chief, authorities around the world have been muddled about the standing of “real threats” and “needless...

No, Visa Doesn’t Handle 24,000 TPS and Neither Does Your Pet Blockchain

When it comes to measuring the speed of new blockchains, the comparison is always with Visa. Despite not being a blockchain, the 24,000 transactions...

Russian Supreme Court Orders To Review Bitcoin Website Ban

The Supreme Court of Russia has ordered the St. Petersburg City Court to consider an appeal to the ban of a cryptocurrency information website,...

4/20 Crypto Round-Up: Casper EIP’s Here, AntPool BCH Burns, And More

As tokers celebrate 4/20 (you left out milk and cookies for Snoop Dogg last night, right?), it’s business as usual in today’s crypto space...

Crypto ‘Doesn’t Pass Test Of What A Currency Should Be’, Says Likely NY Fed...

The expected next president of the New York Federal Reserve Bank said that cryptocurrency “doesn’t pass the the basic test of what a currency...

China Police Crush $13 Million Crypto Ponzi Scheme

Though global security forces are doing their best in the battle against all forms of unlawful activities, ‘cryptocriminals’ are unrelenting in their efforts to...

German Cops Look Hard at Antics of ICO Savedroid After Ghost Prank

The same German online news outlet that broke the Savedroid supposed exit scam, turned gotcha publicity stunt, is reporting prosecutors just might have a...

Don't Believe What You Read About Quebec's Chief Scientist and Crypto

Reports this week erroneously suggested that Quebec's Chief Scientist dismissed concerns about the illicit usage of bitcoin, his office said. Don't Believe What You Read...

South Korea Introduces Stringent Crypto Mining Import Laws

In contrasting reports, South Korea cut down on the import of mining chips citing possible energy hazards for the economy; while Taiwan showed how...

Even the Twitter Account Impersonating the Verge Team Is ‘Verified’

The privacy-centric cryptocurrency Verge does not have a verified (“blue badge”) Twitter account. Accordingly, scammers are taking advantage of the dynamic, impersonating the actual Verge...

OptDyn Announces Subutai Blockchain Router v2.0 Enters Production

Hong Kong, SAR, CHINA —20 April 2018— OptDyn, makers of Subutai, the world’s first intelligent Peer-to-Peer (P2P) Cloud computing platform, announced at the Linaro...

Amazon Web Services Releases Blockchain Frameworks For Ethereum And Hyperledger Fabric

Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud platform has recently introduced its Blockchain framework for Ethereum (ETH) and Hyperledger Fabric allowing users to build and manage...

Bitcoin Cash’s Decentralized On-chain Social Network Memo Launches

A new decentralized social network, Memo, built on the Bitcoin Cash blockchain has made its first public debut following the announcement on April 15,...

Russia's Supreme Court Orders Review of Crypto Website Ban

Russia's supreme court has ordered a municipal court in St. Petersburg to consider an appeal from a blocked cryptocurrency information site. Russia's Supreme Court Orders...

South Korean Cryptocurrency Exchanges on the Verge of Self Regulation

After months of heightened FUD in the entire crypto ecosystem, the market is gradually picking up speed as a vast array of nations has...

OpenBazaar Creator Also Has Crypto’s Funniest Youtube Channel

There is not a lot of comedy to be found in the cryptocurrency space. At least not since Dogecoin somehow sponsored a freaking NASCAR...

Unchained Capital Explores Bitcoin HODL Trends

Unchained Capital published a scientific study on Bitcoin HODL strategies and the ways HODLing affects the market. The study was posted on Medium on...

Bithumb Set to Issue Its Own Cryptocurrency in Singapore

The South Korean crypto exchange giant Bithumb is reportedly planning to issue its own token — Bithumb Coin, akin to Binance Coin. Due to...

Mt Gox CEO Mark Karpeles Lands New Job — CTO for Cryptocurrency Firm

The infamous former CEO of the now defunct bitcoin exchange Mt Gox, Mark Karpeles, is trying to start over with a clean slate in...

DOJ Charges ICO Co-Founder With Securities Fraud

The Department of Justice has unveiled fraud charges against a co-founder of cryptocurrency startup Centra. DOJ Charges ICO Co-Founder With Securities Fraud Source: https://www.coindesk.com

PR: After the First Blockchain Transaction in US, Real Estate Marketplace Propy Announces a...

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Crypto Hedge Funds Are Becoming Immune To Market Swings

Some cryptocurrency hedge funds appear to be unaffected by the decline in the price of bitcoin since the start of 2018. In fact, a...

Kraken CEO Condemns “Hostile” Questionnaire Issued by New York AG

Jessie Powell, the CEO of U.S.-based cryptocurrency exchange Kraken, has publicly stated his refusal to answer a questionnaire issued by the New York Attorney...

Ethereum Co-founder Vitalik Buterin unveils plans for a minimal sharding protocol

A new post by Ethereum cofounder Vitalik Buterin on ethresear.ch has unveiled his plans for a ‘minimal sharding protocol’ project. Published on April 8,...

LedgerX's Bitcoin Derivatives Trading Is Up 7X Since Launch

Bitcoin trading platform LedgerX now sees $7.5 million traded weekly in options products, up from $1 million during its first week. LedgerX's Bitcoin Derivatives Trading...

Bitcoin Set For First Biweekly Gain This Year, Buying Strongest Since March 2017

Spring’s chorus of bullish predictions for Bitcoin appears to be having some corroboration from recent markets, as Bloomberg reports on Bitcoin’s 4 percent gain...

Bitcoin’s Price Needs to Remain Above $8600 for Mining to be Profitable, Says Morgan...

According to a report by Morgan Stanley, bitcoin’s price needs to break and sustain above the $8,600 level to ensure bitcoin mining remains a...

Startup Jobs Site AngelList Reports Doubling Of Crypto Jobs Since New Year

AngelList, a website for startups offering vacancies to job seekers and investment opportunities for angel investors, reported that the number of crypto job openings...

Crimea, Annexed by Russia, Intends to Go Crypto

Crimea, a Black Sea peninsular region that was annexed by Russia from Ukraine in 2014, is preparing a development program based on blockchain and...

Stellar Run: XLM, IOTA, ADA Spike in Good Week for Altcoins

Bitcoin may be inching up of late but the market for alternative cryptocurrencies remains a choppy sea of big winners and losers. Stellar Run: XLM,...

Barclays Pondering Potential Foray into Crypto Trading

The U.K.’s second-largest bank, Barclays, is considering a potential foray into the cryptocurrency market. The move comes after the bank released a report that...

Status Incubate Launches to Foster Early-Stage Blockchain Startups

Status, the open source, Ethereum-based mobile operating system, has announced the launch of Status Incubate, providing early-stage blockchain-based startups with funding, talent, and expertise...

AWS Is Making Hyperledger and Ethereum Easier to Use

The cloud computing giant's offering comes just as Digital Asset, another enterprise blockchain firm, announces a developer kit for smart contracts. AWS Is Making Hyperledger...

Cambridge Analytica’s Planned ICO Under Doubt After Facebook Debacle

The pariah of user data, Cambridge Analytica, was planning an ICO before it got exposed as an abuser of Facebook users’ data according to...

Bitcoin in Brief Friday: Truths, T-Shirts, Things That Matter

In today’s Bitcoin in Brief we are focusing on some truths that have been uttered recently in regards to the latest attempt by authorities...

Vulnerability in JavaScript Function May Mean Long-term Bitcoin Hodlers are at Risk

A group of researchers released a warning on the security dangers of old bitcoin addresses that were generated via JavaScript-based wallet applications. According to...

Big Money Meets Secretly with Regulators to Protect Ethereum

Big money venture capitalists and law firms met in secret, roughly a month ago, with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), according to...

JPMorgan Tests Its Quorum Blockchain Platform After Year Of Development

JPMorgan Chase, the National Bank of Canada, and other banking sector participants have tested the Quorum Blockchain platform with the intent to make the...

“Dear RBI, Allow Us To Launch An Exchange,” Appeals Indian Crypto Startup

The Reserve Bank of India’s decision which forbids banks from offering crypto services has received criticism. A complaint has been filed against the RBI...

Ethereum’s Buterin: Altcoin Valuations ‘Far Ahead Of Accomplishments’

Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin has hit out at Blockchain platform Tron, among others, telling mainstream media April 18 it was an example of “projects...

Why Decentralized Derivatives Mean Freedom, With Patrick Dugan of TradeLayer

A derivatives exchange where fiat currencies are backed by crypto, and every trade is its own atomic contract? Bitsonline spoke to Patrick Dugan, founder...

JPMorgan Trial Puts Debt Issuance on a Blockchain

JPMorgan Chase has partnered with National Bank of Canada and others to trial a blockchain platform aimed to improve the debt issuance process. JPMorgan Trial Puts...

Samsung Electronics to Employ Blockchain Technology to Augment Supply Chain Network

Samsung Electronics, one of the biggest information technology company, is mulling over using blockchain technology to assist in administration its supply and logistics network....

MEPs Vote In Favor Of Tighter AML Regulations For Crypto Trading

Members of the European Parliament have voted in favour of EU anti-money laundering reforms, which will include closer regulation for cryptocurrencies, by 574 votes...

Bitcoin Bull Trap? Not So, Says Lesser-Known Price Indicator

A lesser-known bitcoin indicator appears to be undergoing a notable change, one that could signal where the crypto asset's price is heading. Bitcoin Bull Trap?...

Global Chip Manufacturer Expects Lower Profit Due To Uncertain Crypto Mining Demand

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC), a global chip manufacturing giant, has lowered its 2018 revenue forecast to 10 percent growth, down from its previous...

Blockchain Startup BitBounce Announces Cryptocurrency Exchange

BitBounce, a blockchain-based email spam solution, is launching a new cryptocurrency exchange platform called CredoEx for token holders to exchange their Credo. CredoEx will...

Taiwan Eyes November Deadline for Bitcoin AML Regulation

Taiwan will formally regulate bitcoin under anti-money laundering rules by the end of the year, says its minister of justice. Taiwan Eyes November Deadline for...

The Bitcoin BCH Block Explorer Explodes With Blockchain Data

Bitcoin.com is a web portal loaded with resources tethered to the heart of the cryptocurrency revolution. Just recently we launched our new blockchain explorer...

Crypto Markets See More Gains In The Wake Of America’s Tax Day

The crypto markets are continuing on their upswing today, with Bitcoin (BTC) over $8,500 and Ethereum (ETH) approaching $600, according to Coin360 data. BTC is...

$4.3 Million ICO Exit-Scams, Then Comes Back Online in a Bizarre PR Stunt

Savedroid, an ICO focusing on cryptocurrency investing, possibly pulled off the best PR stunt in the history of cryptocurrencies. On April 18, the Savedroid...

Bitcoin Cash Smashes Through $1,000 USD

Bitcoin cash (BCH) is now trading at $1,000 USD, returning the price to levels not seen since late March of this year. Analysts have...

FINRA Fines Tezos Cofounder $20k For Morgan Stanley Disclosure Failures

US regulators have fined Tezos cofounder Arthur Breitman $20,000 and barred him from broker-dealer interaction until 2020, Reuters reports April 20. According to an agreement...

Bitcoin Trading Platform LocalBitcoins is Now Complying with AML/KYC

LocalBitcoins, a popular peer-to-peer bitcoin trading platform, is now complying with AML (Anti-money Laundering) and KYC (Know Your Customer) procedures, according to a post...

Monex Group CEO: Japan’s Cryptocurrency Exchanges Should be Regulated like Banks

The CEO of online brokerage Monex Group Inc. has said that Japan’s cryptocurrency exchanges should be regulated like the traditional finance system. On Monday,...

Russian Media: Telegram Was Banned Due To ICO, Not ‘Keys And Terrorism’

Telegram’s two recent Initial Coin Offering (ICO) rounds - which raised a combined $1.7 bln - are the reason behind the ban of the...

First Pilot Client Transactions Successfully Executed on Batavia Global Trade Finance Platform

Batavia, a blockchain-based trade finance platform that was developed by a consortium of international banks and IBM, has recently completed their very first live...

EU Parliament Votes for Closer Regulation of Cryptocurrencies

The European Parliament has voted for regulations to prevent the use of cryptocurrencies in money laundering and terrorism financing. EU Parliament Votes for Closer Regulation...

European Venture Capitalists are Investing in Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Projects

Mainstream European venture capitalists (VC) are making inroads into the digital currency scene. Some of the largest venture capital firms on the continent are...

Bitcoin Resistance Rises to $8,460 After Unconvincing Breakout

Bitcoin saw small gains last night, but the weak move did little to further the bull case. Bitcoin Resistance Rises to ,460 After Unconvincing Breakout Source:...

Europe Introduces Customer Verification on Cryptocurrency Exchanges

The European Parliament has voted in favor of stricter regulations in the crypto sector. Crypto exchanges and wallet providers will be required to introduce...

PR: Blockchain Enabled Streaming Ecosystem White Rabbit Partners with Media Production Company K5

This is a paid press release, which contains forward looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material. Bitcoin.com does not endorse...

Xunlei Launches Blockchain Platform Amid Ongoing 'ICO' Lawsuits

China-based cloud network provider Xunlei has launched a blockchain platform, undeterred by ongoing allegations it held an unlawful ICO. Xunlei Launches Blockchain Platform Amid Ongoing...

Tezos Co-Founder Sanctioned by U.S. Watchdog FINRA

Tezos co-founder and chief technical officer Arthur Breitman has been sanctioned by FINRA — the private, self-regulatory Financial Industry Regulatory Authority — for failing to...

Coingeek Funds BCH Blockchain Development Training in the Philippines

On Thursday, April 19 the Calvin Ayre-owned blockchain and mining firm, Coingeek, announced it is contributing over $150,000 USD to help fund a blockchain...

Tezos Co-Founder Sanctioned By US Financial Watchdog

Arthur Breitman, co-founder of Tezos, has been barred by FINRA from any association with broker-dealers for two years. Tezos Co-Founder Sanctioned By US Financial Watchdog Source:...

Blockchain Slump? Banks May Be Fatigued But Insurers Are Pumped

Giving progress reports on their blockchain projects, bankers come across browbeaten and anxious, while their cousins in insurance sound spritely. Blockchain Slump? Banks May Be...

Crypto Funds Drop 29.2% in March Reveals Hedge Fund Data Specialist

In theory, hedge funds employ complex investment strategies that should allow them to achieve high returns both in bearish and bullish markets. In practice...

The Peer-to-Peer Cryptocurrency Exchange Hodl Hodl Doesn’t Require KYC

This week as people hear about the peer-to-peer exchange Localbitcoins requiring identification for traders who deal in “significant” trade volumes, many of them are...

Bitcoin Pyramid Scheme Allegedly Hoaxed $20 Million In South Korea

Two suspects from South Korea have allegedly used a pyramid scheme that involves bitcoin to swindle $20 billion from investors in the country. Bitcoin Pyramid...

Bitcoin Pyramid Scheme Amassed $20 Million in South Korea

Two men in South Korea have been sentenced for building a bitcoin pyramid scheme that swindled around $20 million from investors. Bitcoin Pyramid Scheme Amassed...

Redoubt: The Founding Fathers Point Us True on Bitcoin

The Federalist Papers — authored by early American political geniuses James Madison, John Jay, and Alexander Hamilton under the pseudonym of Publius — are the...

Bad Checks: Twitter's Identity Crisis Is Costing Users More Than Bitcoin

Twitter's blue check mark verification system is falling under the pressure of the complicated crypto world. Bad Checks: Twitter's Identity Crisis Is Costing Users More...

South Korean Crypto Exchange Bithumb To Issue Own Token In Singapore

Bithumb, South Korea’s leading cryptocurrency exchange, has recently revealed plans to issue its own token, Bithumb Coin, in an Initial Coin Offering (ICO), local...

Crimean Gov’t Considers Crypto Fund To Attract Foreign Investment, Avoid Sanctions

The Crimean government is considering the possibility of creating a cryptocurrency fund for foreign investors in order to avoid sanctions, local meda TASS reported...

€2 Million Donation to Fund World Food Programme Blockchain Project

Belgium has contributed €2 Million to support U.N. World Food Programme projects, including its blockchain payments pilot for Syrian refugees. €2 Million Donation to Fund...

Decentralized Exchanges, Off-Chain Atomic Swaps, And A Brief Look Into The Future

The views expressed here are the author’s own and do not necessarily represent the views of Cointelegraph.com. For an economy that emphasizes decentralization, cryptocurrency has...

Is Ask.fm About to Unleash a Blockbuster Token Sale?

All is not well in the social media sector, and wherever there is trouble there is usually opportunity too. Unless you have been hiding...

Major Crypto Investors Request Token Oversight Exemption In Meeting With SEC

Top cryptocurrency investors Andreessen Horowitz and Union Square Ventures urged the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to consider a cryptocurrency exemption at a...

Crypto Exchange CEO Runs For Mayor Of Taipei To Make It Asia’s ‘Pioneer Blockchain...

CEO of major over-the-counter (OTC) crypto exchange OTCBTC and Facebook hackathon winner Yi-Ting Cheng (better known as xdite) has announced that she is running...

Brave Software Inks Deal with Dow Media Group (Barrons, MarketWatch)

Brave software, a privacy-focused web browser, and the Dow Jones Media Group have struck a partnership that will offer premium content to new audiences...

Litecoin Courting TenX and Korbit – Just a Month after LitePay ‘Breakup’

Just a month after LitePay’s untimely collapse, Litecoin has teamed up with a well-known wallet platform and a large South Korean cryptocurrency exchange. Despite the...

4 Interesting Ways to Get Exposed to Cryptocurrencies

Cryptocurrencies shot to limelight in 2017 when bitcoin started soaring from around $1000 at the start of the year all the way to incredible...

CryptoFriends partners with the Malta Blockchain Summit

Malta Blockchain Summit 2018; 1-2 November, InterContinental Arena, St. Julian’s – Malta. The inaugural edition of the Malta Blockchain Summit promises to be a seminal...

Bitcoin is Not A Tool For Illegitimate Transactions, Says Quebec Chief Scientist

The Chief Scientist of Quebec Rémi Quirion says public concern that Bitcoin is being used for illicit activities like tax evasion and money laundering...

Former CEO of Mt. Gox Lands Executive Job with U.S. Corporation

Mark Karpelès – the former CEO of infamous Japanese crypto exchange Mt. Gox – has a new job as a C-level executive with a...

Ether Investment Firm Begins Trading on Canadian Stock Exchange

Ether Capital is seeking to become a major player in the ethereum ecosystem by investing in startups and holding large amounts of the token. Ether...

DreamTeam Introduces Networking to the World of eSports

The eSports industry is currently experiencing an unprecedented level of growth. A market that was once measured in millions, eSports is now a multi-billion...

Chilean Banks vs Crypto Exchanges: Will Citizens Have Access to Technology?

Earlier this week, a group of cryptocurrency exchanges in Chile applied to the courts to fight the decision of banks to shut down their...