Crypto News

  • Bitcoin News - 20 April 2019, 10:18 pm

    During the first week of April, news.Bitcoin.com reported on a large swarm of darknet market (DNM) users flocking from Dream to the Wall Street marketplace. However, the migration hasn’t been as successful as it may have first seemed, with some vendors alleging that Wall Street has pulled an exit scam and ran off with $30 […] The post Darknet Users…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 20 April 2019, 9:21 pm

    BSV has been on the periphery of crypto news this week. Bitcoin SV (BSV) — the altcoin that emerged during the bitcoin cash (BCH) hard fork last November and which took the moniker “Satoshi’s vision” — has been on the periphery of crypto news this week. BSV is famously backed by Craig Wright, an Australian entrepreneur, chief scientist at his…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 20 April 2019, 4:23 pm

    Most of the top 20 cryptocurrencies are reporting a mix of slight gains and losses on the day as bitcoin crosses the $5,300 line. Saturday, April 20 — most of the top 20 cryptocurrencies are reporting slight gains and losses capped under 2% on the day to press time. Bitcoin (BTC) is hovering above the $5,300 mark.Market visualization courtesy of…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 20 April 2019, 2:49 pm

    Another vote about whether to raise the so-called stability fee for Maker’s ethereum-based DAI decentralized stablecoin by 3% has started. Another vote about whether to raise the so-called stability fee for Maker’s ethereum (ETH)-based DAI decentralized stablecoin by 3% has started on the governance portal of the Decentralized Autonomous Organization (DAO) on April 19.MakerDAO, which issues the USD-pegged aforementioned algorithmic decentralized…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 20 April 2019, 2:40 pm

    Last week, mining manufacturer Bitmain launched its latest Antminer 17 series. Now Canaan Creative has published its own device specifications and pricing for the new Avalonminer 10 series that process between 31-33 trillion hashes per second (TH/s). In addition to Canaan’s latest miners, two more China-based companies are releasing next-generation miners this summer that mine […] The post These Next-Generation…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 20 April 2019, 10:40 am

    Thailand is opening up to crypto, operating an ICO portal and considering the possibility of regulating security tokens. Since July, Thailand and its Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) have voiced their intent to legalize the local initial coin offering (ICO) market and open it to startups. On Dec. 1, 2018, however, Cointelegraph reported that the Thai SEC declared Thai-related security…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 20 April 2019, 10:09 am

    A Chinese publicly listed construction company turned to cryptocurrency mining firm has been reportedly sold after its value decreased by over 90%. Chinese publicly listed construction company turned to cryptocurrency mining firm, Huatie HengAn, has reportedly been sold after its value decreased by over 90%. The development was reported by English-language local crypto-focused media 8btc on April 19.The firm has…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 20 April 2019, 9:45 am

    Cryptocurrency gives companies another payment option to offer their customers that yields a host of benefits. In the case of bitcoin cash, crypto payments are an easy, fast and cheap option, thanks to ultra-low onchain fees. BCH Merchant is a Point of Sale app that allows businesses to accept bitcoin cash. Also read: Crypto-Friendly Banking […] The post BCH Merchant…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 19 April 2019, 11:55 pm

    Mithril has adopted the Binance Chain, the mainnet of the leading cryptocurrency exchange Binance. Decentralized social media platform Mithril (MITH) has adopted the Binance Chain, the mainnet of the leading cryptocurrency exchange Binance. The development was announced by Mithril in a blog post published on April 18.With the step, Mithril — a social media platform that rewards content creators with…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 19 April 2019, 11:00 pm

    Major cryptocurrency exchange Poloniex will support Tether’s stablecoin USDT coin on the Tron blockchain. Major cryptocurrency exchange Poloniex will support Tether’s stablecoin USDT coin on the Tron (TRX) blockchain, according to an announcement published on April 19.United States-based digital currency exchange Poloniex has added support for deposits and withdrawals of USDT on the Tron network. The development will reportedly support…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 19 April 2019, 10:35 pm

    FPT Corporation and SBI Holdings Inc have jointly invested $3 million in Vietnamese blockchain startup Utop. Technology company FPT Corporation and financial services firm SBI Holdings Inc have jointly invested $3 million in Vietnamese blockchain startup Utop, local English language daily news outlet Viet Nam News reported on April 19.FPT Corporation and SBI Holdings Inc have reportedly signed a memorandum of…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 19 April 2019, 9:15 pm

    A recent report shows that the cryptocurrency bear market is winding down and is in its final stage, the accumulation phase. The cryptocurrency bear market is winding down and is in its final stage, the accumulation phase, according to a report from digital assets fund Adamant Capital published on April 18.Per the report, the accumulation phase is expected to bring…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 19 April 2019, 8:30 pm

    Runet, the Russian segment of the internet, is about to be isolated from the rest of the web. A new law adopted by the State Duma aims to do so in order to supposedly protect it from external threats and turn it into a “sovereignâ€� space. Russian taxpayers and end users will pay the bill […] The post Russia Adopts…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 19 April 2019, 8:14 pm

    Bitcoin SV blockchain is struggling with its large block size following a series of block re-organizations. The Bitcoin Satoshi Vision (BSV) blockchain is struggling with its large block size following a series of block re-organizations, cryptocurrency exchange BitMEX tweeted on April 19.In the post, BitMEX reveals that on April 18 its BSV node “experienced 2 block re-organizations. First a 3…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 19 April 2019, 7:06 pm

    The crypto and blockchain space is attracting investment from both venture capitalists and the government. 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 the HitBTC exchange.The…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 19 April 2019, 6:15 pm

    On April 17, the founder of the Drivechain project, Paul Sztorc, published a new blog post concerning the validity of today’s so-called ‘production sidechains.’ Sztorc has declared on multiple occasions that true sidechain technology hasn’t been invented yet and even Blockstream’s Liquid protocol, dubbed “the first production sidechain,â€� in a critical sense is not a […] The post Without a…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 19 April 2019, 6:07 pm

    The vast majority of American retirees do not know what bitcoin is, or are not interested in investing in it so far. About 3% of American retirees claimed to own some bitcoin (BTC) in a new survey released by precious metals-focused magazine Gold IRA Guide on April 17.In April, Gold IRA Guide conducted a survey asking 1,000 American retirees over…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 19 April 2019, 5:22 pm

    Bitcoin continues to account for the lion’s share of crypto-denominated ransomware payments — 98% as compared with just 2% for privacy coins like dash and monero. Bitcoin (BTC) continues to account for the lion’s share of crypto-denominated ransomware payments, according to Coveware’s Q1 2019 Global Ransomware Marketplace report, published on April 15.The report — reportedly based upon aggregated ransomware data…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 19 April 2019, 4:32 pm

    Afghanistan and Tunisia’s central banks are reportedly looking to issue a bitcoin bond. Afghanistan and Tunisia’s central banks are looking to issue a bitcoin (BTC) bond, Hong Kong-based news outlet Asia Times reports on April 17.Per the report, the governors of the two country’s central banks spoke at the annual Spring Meetings of the Boards of Governors of the World Bank…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 19 April 2019, 4:04 pm

    The Bank of Russia believes that CBDCs can reduce transaction costs in the economy and provide an asset that is less risky. The central bank of Russia has reviewed the potential benefits and drawbacks of central bank digital currencies (CBDC) in a policy brief published on April 18.In the document, entitled “Is there a future for central bank digital currencies,”…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 19 April 2019, 11:42 am

    Cryptocurrency without privacy is pointless. If your coins aren’t fungible, you lose much of the benefits of using cryptocurrency in the first place. Privacy isn’t just won and lost onchain though. In fact, much of the privacy gains to be made when it comes to sending, spending and trading crypto occur offchain, as you go […] The post Five Simple…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 19 April 2019, 9:30 am

    The Monarch Wallet now supports Bitcoin Cash (BCH). Users can now store, send, and receive BCH in-app. Qualified Users Can Earn Interest & Purchase BCH in-app using their Credit Card. The post PR: Monarch Blockchain Corporation Now Supports Bitcoin Cash in Monarch Wallet appeared first on Bitcoin News.Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 19 April 2019, 9:12 am

    People and businesses in need of crypto-friendly banking now have a new service to try. Cashaa is a London-based online platform that recently launched promising one account for old and new money. Its products are targeted at those who are underserved by traditional financial institutions. Also read: Coin Time Machine Estimates Profit From Crypto Investments […] The post Crypto-Friendly Banking…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 19 April 2019, 6:31 am

    India’s central bank, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), has unveiled its framework for a fintech regulatory sandbox. While blockchain and smart contracts are welcomed, the bank stated that cryptocurrency and related services “may not be accepted for testing.” Also read: Indian Supreme Court Postpones Crypto Case at Government’s Request RBI Welcomes Blockchain Tech The […] The post RBI Excludes…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 18 April 2019, 8:45 pm

    Over the last few weeks, bitcoin cash (BCH) and the network itself have been shining brightly after a year of bearish sentiment and the blockchain split last November. Most notably, this month BCH has shown a significant increase in daily transactions, the price has doubled, and today the network has produced the second highest value […] The post Statistics Show…Read More