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  • Cointelegraph.com News - 26 June 2019, 11:00 pm

    Asset management firm Northern Trust gives blockchain solution to Broadridge for further development. Northern Trust has handed over its blockchain platform to fintech firm Broadridge Financial Solutions, according to a press release on June 26.The Chicago-based asset management firm Northern Trust has handed over its blockchain-based private equity (PE) management solution to Broadridge for further improvement.The platform purports to streamline…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 26 June 2019, 10:25 pm

    Bitcoin has fallen by $1,400 on June 26, following reports of performance issues on the website of major trading platform Coinbase. Bitcoin’s (BTC) price fell by $1,400 within minutes after a crash of United States-based cryptocurrency trading platform Coinbase.Coinbase first reported that it was investigating an issue in which its API and website were not functioning properly at 1:47 p.m.…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 26 June 2019, 10:10 pm

    Last May, the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) revealed it would be issuing new tax guidance and rules about the tax treatment of digital assets and forks. IRS Commissioner Charles Rettig told congressional leaders that the agency has made it a priority to issue crypto-related tax guidance. This week, news.Bitcoin.com spoke with Sean Ryan, CTO […] The post Node40 Executive…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 26 June 2019, 9:50 pm

    The Tron Foundation has announced a $20 million buyback plan in a bid to bolster community activity and market stability. The Tron Foundation has announced a $20 million buyback plan in a blog post published on June 25.The buyback is purportedly part of an initiative to bolster community activity and market stability.The company is going to conduct the largest tron…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 26 June 2019, 9:10 pm

    Blockchain analysis firm Chainalysis has appointed former FinCen and U.S. DoJ official Michael Mosier as its new Chief Technical Counsel. Blockchain analysis firm Chainalysis has hired a former official from the United States Financial Crimes Enforcement Network and the Department of Justice as Chief Technical Counsel, according to a press release published on June 26Chainalysis has appointed Michael Mosier as…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 26 June 2019, 8:47 pm

    Founded in 2013, major crypto prices data provider CoinMarketCap announced its first acquisition of Hashtag Capital. CoinMarketCap, a major source of prices and volumetric data on crypto markets, has revealed plans for its first-ever acquisition in a press release shared with Cointelegaph on June 26 The United States-based company is acquiring electronic crypto trading fund Hashtag Capital in order to…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 26 June 2019, 8:33 pm

    Blockchain startup Waves has introduced an upgrade to its blockchain that enables decentralized applications on the platform. Blockchain startup Waves has introduced an upgrade to its blockchain that enables decentralized applications (dApps) on the platform. The development was announced in a blog post published on June 25.The company has introduced a major update for its blockchain dubbed Waves Node 1.0,…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 26 June 2019, 8:06 pm

    Imgur received $20 million from an ex-Ripple CTO’s micropayments startup. Major image hosting platform and meme site Imgur received $20 million from micropayments startup Coil, according to a press release published on June 26Per the release, as part of the partnership between the two companies, the founder and CEO of Coil and former CTO of Ripple Stefan Thomas will join…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 26 June 2019, 6:42 pm

    How far can the parabolic rise of bitcoin continue? What are the next levels to watch out for? The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph. Every investment and trading move involves risk, you should conduct your own research when making a decision.Market data is provided by…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 26 June 2019, 6:28 pm

    How big tech curbed freedom of expression ahead of the Tiananmen Square anniversary. The views, thoughts and opinions expressed here are the authors alone and do not necessarily reflect or represent the views and opinions of Cointelegraph.Our guest authors invite readers to discuss the most polemic, ambiguous and debatable topics within the cryptocurrency, blockchain and fintech industries.If you want to…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 26 June 2019, 6:06 pm

    Square has just made bitcoin deposits available to the general public on its Cash App. San Francisco-based payments company Square has just made bitcoin (BTC) deposits available on its Cash App on June 26 Cash App users will now be able to deposit bitcoins from external wallets into their app bitcoin address. According to Square’s announcement, deposits are limited to $10,000…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 26 June 2019, 5:42 pm

    Why do insiders believe that health care is the ultimate use case for blockchain? Learn more about decentralized medical solutions. Contracts are good but can blockchain actually save lives?Maybe. Blockchain is already involved in tests for diagnosing medical conditions. Moreover, it is improving our daily health care routine.Many solutions that could possibly contribute to saving lives in the nearest future…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 26 June 2019, 4:39 pm

    Bitcoin has broken the $13,000 price mark, with some of the top-20 cryptocurrencies showing double-digit gains on the day. Wednesday, June 26 — Bitcoin (BTC) has broken the $13,000 price mark, and many of the top-20 cryptocurrencies showing double-digit gains on the day, according to Coin360.Market visualization courtesy of Coin360BTC broke the $12,000 level earlier today, and has continued surging…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 26 June 2019, 4:32 pm

    BaFin’s president Felix Hufeld has urged regulators to develop standards in response to Facebook’s forthcoming cryptocurrency, Libra. The head of the German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin) has urged regulators to develop standards in response to Facebook’s forthcoming cryptocurrency, Libra, Cointelegraph Deutschland reported on June 26Speaking at the International Club Frankfurter Wirtschaftsjournalisten, BaFin President Felix Hufeld stressed that policymakers and…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 26 June 2019, 3:59 pm

    Principal Swiss stock exchange SIX has asked the country’s central bank for to issue a stablecoin for settlements. Principal Swiss stock exchange SIX asked the country’s central bank to issue a stablecoin, local media SwissInfo reports on June 26Per the report, the crypto asset would be used to settle payments on its new digital securities trading platform. The exchange reportedly…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 26 June 2019, 3:16 pm

    Digital asset markets have been on a tear lately, gaining $68 billion in five days. Currently, there’s over $100 billion in global trade volumes and crypto bulls don’t seem to be letting up any time soon. Also Read: How to Find a Bitcoin Cash Meetup Near You The Cryptoconomy Captures $368 Billion Cryptocurrency markets have […] The post Markets Update:…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 26 June 2019, 3:04 pm

    Oxfam issued tap-and-pay cards loaded with $50 worth of DAI to 200 Vanuatu citizens to use via Sempo’s payment platform, following six weeks of direct consultation with villagers. Throughout May 2019, United Kingdom-based nonprofit organization Oxfam International executed a month-long trial that saw MakerDAO’s DAI stablecoin distributed as a means of exchange among citizens of Vanuatu. The Oxfam initiative, named…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 26 June 2019, 10:04 am

    If you’re new to the crypto scene you might have heard about people moving their assets into cold storage or cold wallets but were unsure exactly what this entails. Simply put, it means storing your crypto offline to reduce access to hackers. Here’s how you can easily freeze your coins for safekeeping. Also Read: How […] The post How to…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 26 June 2019, 9:30 am

    As the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) prepares to roll out a new set of rules to increase reporting requirements on cryptocurrency transactions at the G20 Leaders’ Summit this month, a collective of international industry associations have led an initiative to convene Virtual Assets Service Providers (VASPs) for the first-ever V20 Summit, to be held as a concurrent event to…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 26 June 2019, 2:40 am

    The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission has approved Ledgerx to offer physically-settled bitcoin spot and derivatives trading, previously available only to institutional investors, to retail investors of any size. Ledgerx explained that its new platform will share the same order book as the current institutional offering so plenty of liquidity is expected from day one. […] The post Ledgerx Approved…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 25 June 2019, 9:30 pm

    Mostafa Rajabi Mashhad, the spokesperson for Tavanir, an Iranian state-operated grid entity, has explained that electrical consumption has spiked by 7% in comparison to the previous year. Rajabi blames illegal cryptocurrency mining operations for the country’s increased electrical consumption and has warned that illicit mining facilities will be cut off from the grid. Also Read: […] The post Iranian Energy…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 25 June 2019, 7:10 pm

    Digital assets have become very valuable over the last few years, spawning a string of devices that protect cryptocurrencies from malware and mishandling. Now there’s a company called Guns N’ Bitcoin that offers a durable case called the Scorpion that holds not only a hardware wallet, but also three types of full to compact pistols […] The post The Guns…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 25 June 2019, 4:58 pm

    Last week Bitcoin.com rebranded and to celebrate the new look, we’ve decided to give away a bunch of prizes to our followers. This week we’re giving out a Keepkey hardware wallet, collectors coins, Bitcoin.com Store vouchers and t-shirts with our new logo. Also Read: Trading Cryptocurrencies Like a Boss Takes Time and Research Grab Some […] The post Check out…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 25 June 2019, 2:52 pm

    A current or former Chainalysis employee has gone rogue and conducted an AMA on r/Bitcoin in which he disclosed sensitive information about the company’s blockchain forensics capabilities. The whistleblower then appears to have had a change of heart and deleted all their comments. Thankfully, the internet never forgets. The comments remain archived on Removeddit.com and […] The post Chainalysis Whistleblower…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 25 June 2019, 11:58 am

    It’s the season of travel and if you want to surprise someone with a trip, you can now do it using cryptocurrencies like bitcoin cash (BCH). Flightgiftcard.com is a Dutch website that allows you to order airline vouchers and send them to your friends and family with a personal message. Also read: BCH Can Be […] The post Buy Airline…Read More