Crypto News

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 19 June 2019, 9:54 am

    Mark Carney thinks that while regulators will have to be satisfied, Facebook users will want a cheaper way of moving money. The head of the United Kingdom’s central bank has said Facebook’s new libra cryptocurrency could have genuine use cases if it can conform to regulatory demands, the Financial Times (FT) reported on June 18.Speaking at a conference of central…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 19 June 2019, 9:48 am

    Global legislators have voiced their support for a June summit in Japan, which will discuss industry responses. Global legislators have voiced their support for a forthcoming summit in Osaka, Japan, which will be devoted to virtual asset service providers’ (VASPs) response to a new set of recommendations set forward by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF). Cointelegraph Japan reported the…Read More

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

    Bitcoin.com and Bit Mining are excited to announce a business partnership focusing on BCH and BTC mining.A New BeginningThis joint endeavor is between Bitcoin.com, a company dedicated to spreading BCH and BTC adoption, and Bit Mining, a blockchain ecosystem builder with large mining farms spread across the globe. As an official Bitcoin.com partner, Bit Mining will redirect its own hashpower…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 19 June 2019, 9:14 am

    Eos developer Block.one has paid $30 million in cash to purchase the voice.com domain name for its new blockchain-based social media. Eos (EOS) developer Block.one has paid $30 million in cash to purchase a domain name for its new blockchain-based social media, called “Voice.” The development was revealed in a filing published by the United States Securities and Exchange Commission…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 19 June 2019, 8:44 am

    The social network also identified compliance and AI in being highly useful skills in the coming years for the sector. Blockchain is one of the top ten most important employee skills in the Asia Pacific region, a new report from professional social network LinkedIn confirmed in June.A regular feature on the network, the 2019 APAC version of “The Future of…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 19 June 2019, 8:18 am

    Securitize is partnering with the Japan Security Token Association to promote digital securities adoption in the country. Securitize — a compliance platform and protocol for token issuers backed by United States crypto exchange Coinbase — is partnering with the Japan Security Token Association (JSTA) to promote the creation of a security token ecosystem in Japan. The news was reported by…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 19 June 2019, 7:52 am

    Developers will block U.S. IP addresses from being able to trade tokens from July 8, while other functionality will remain. Decentralized exchange platform Bancor plans to restrict United States residents from trading tokens on July 8, the company confirmed in a blog post on June 18.Citing a lack of clarity from regulators, executives said they took the decision to ban…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 19 June 2019, 7:45 am

    An Indian startup has launched a marketplace for algorithmic trading strategies. Investors can choose a strategy based on factors such as past performance, cryptocurrencies invested, and time frames. The platform also offers a drag-and-drop tool for traders to build their own strategies without writing code. News.Bitcoin.com talked to the company’s CEO to find out more […] The post Indian Startup…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 19 June 2019, 7:40 am

    One of the world’s largest securities depositories says it will push forward with building the pilot blockchain-based platform. Euroclear, one of the world’s largest securities depositories, says it will push forward with building a pilot blockchain-based platform for the issuance and settlement of European commercial paper (ECP). The news was reported by EuroClear on June 19. Euroclear settled €791 trillion…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 19 June 2019, 12:01 am

    TRON announces incoming MainNet upgrade, Odyssey v3.6, promising a more lightweight server among other developments. Odyssey, the mainnet for the blockchain-based platform TRON, will be upgraded to version 3.6 soon, according to an official blog post by the TRON Foundation on June 18.The TRON network aims to be a platform for creating entertainment-focused decentralized applications (DApps). As stated in the…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 18 June 2019, 11:30 pm

    KYC (Know Your Customer) policies and endless private data collection, coupled with force-backed, violent legislation compromise the utility and ethics of crypto trading. An uncompromising stance on user privacy is critically important to crypto traders and peer-to-peer transaction. It’s not about having nothing to hide, but about sound economics, human dignity, and creating a more […] The post Privacy Is…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 18 June 2019, 10:30 pm

    Leader of House Financial Services Committee Requesting Halt, Hearings on Facebook’s Libra. Rep. Maxine Waters, chairwoman of the United States House of Representatives’ Financial Services Committee is requesting that Facebook halt development on its cryptocurrency, the Libra, as reported by CNN Tech Reporter Brian Fung in a series of tweets June 18.In her statement, Rep. Waters explained:“Given the company’s troubled…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 18 June 2019, 9:57 pm

    IBM has announced updates to its Blockchain Platform, designed to support greater use across diverse networks. IBM has announced upgrades to its Blockchain Platform, according to a report by Ledger Insights on June 18.The new IBM Blockchain Platform will reportedly be able to run on multiple cloud networks, such as major tech corporation Microsoft’s Azure or Amazon Web Services (AWS).This…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 18 June 2019, 8:37 pm

    Bitcoin Bank Group faces numerous lawsuits from customers unable to withdraw funds from its cryptocurrency exchange, BBG claims delays are due to malicious activity. Clientele from multiple states in Brazil have filed lawsuits against bitcoin (BTC) investments firm Bitcoin Bank Group for inaccessible crypto funds, according to a report by Cointelegraph Brasil on June 18.The lawsuits are reportedly over issues…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 18 June 2019, 8:15 pm

    Italian banks will deploy blockchain technology to run reconciliations and improve transparency in transactions between banks. Italian banks will deploy blockchain technology to run reconciliations starting in March 2020, financial technology news outlet Finextra reported on June 18.The Italian Banking Association (ABI) has announced that Italy’s banks will integrate distributed ledger technology (DLT) into internal processes to boost settlements. The…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 18 June 2019, 8:07 pm

    HSBC has deployed tokenization tech in its receivables infrastructure for corporate clients in India. Major global banking group HSBC has implemented tokenization technology into its receivables infrastructure for corporate clients in India, according to an announcement on June 18.The British multinational financial services company has reportedly launched its Digital Accounts Receivable Tool (HSBC DART), based on tokenization technology developed by…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 18 June 2019, 7:21 pm

    The Litecoin Foundation has announced a partnership with Bibox Exchange and blockchain firm Ternio to release a physical cryptocurrency debit card. The Litecoin Foundation has announced a partnership with Bibox Exchange and blockchain firm Ternio to release a physical cryptocurrency debit card, in a blog post on June 18.Per the post, the companies will jointly roll out a cryptocurrency debit…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 18 June 2019, 7:20 pm

    On Monday, June 17, the Chinese mining rig manufacturer Bitmain Technologies announced the launch of a low-cost miner called the Antminer S9 version SE. The new 16 terahash per second (16TH/s) S9 SE is $350 per unit and the launch celebrates the company’s most popular product, the original S9. Also read: Report Insists ‘Bitcoin Was […] The post Bitmain Launches…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 18 June 2019, 7:18 pm

    Panel of experts from Digital Asset, ISDA, UBS, and Barclays discussed next steps in blockchain incorporation into financial services. Four experts discussed the future blockchain in financial services, agreeing on the importance of specialization in a panel on crypto derivatives at Synchronise Europe in London today, June 18.Some of the original conceptualisation of blockchain needs to be available publically to…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 18 June 2019, 6:01 pm

    Cryptocurrency usage has been expanding globally and a new survey confirms that trend. The poll conducted by Statista shows that the citizens of troubled countries tend to exploit the benefits of decentralized digital money far more readily than the citizens of thriving nations. Also read: VPN Providers Defy Order to Connect to Russia’s Internet Censor […] The post Latin America…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 18 June 2019, 5:30 pm

    This article feature quotes returned direct from inquiry to the company CEO Gordon Gao. WaykiChain(WICC) CEO Gordon Gao’s credentials are substantial and they include (according to his LinkedIn page) having previously worked as a ‘senior business associate’ at Alibaba.com. His portfolio also lists a tenure as ‘lead data scientist’ at Fishbowl Marketing which, on its website, front-lines the fact that…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 18 June 2019, 2:59 pm

    On Monday, Bitcoin Cash (BCH) supporters learned that the popular website that focuses on U.S. court documents and the litigation system, Courtlistener.com, is accepting BCH for donations. Courtlistener captures hundreds of thousands of visitors every month by making high quality legal data widely available. Also Read: Crypto Cards in Weekly Video Update From Bitcoin.com An […] The post Free Law…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 18 June 2019, 11:45 am

    Seeing the value of your portfolio fluctuating can keep you up at night or push you to sell when prices are low, especially in a fast moving market like cryptocurrency. Luckily, there are ways to mitigate that. Also Read: Bitcoin Cash Development Fund Receives Massive Support Use Dollar Cost Averaging to Handle Volatility Dollar cost […] The post How to…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 18 June 2019, 9:30 am

    Legislators have shown their support for the V20 Summit which is set to take place alongside the G20 Leaders Summit in Osaka, Japan, 28 & 29 June 2019. The event will convene G20 representatives, national blockchain associations, the world’s leading Virtual Asset Service Providers (VASPs) and legislators from jurisdictions to discuss implications and explore possible technical solutions to achieve the…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 18 June 2019, 4:05 am

    The Financial Action Task Force has kicked off its meeting to discuss global cryptocurrency regulations which the G20 countries have committed to follow. Meanwhile, the crypto industry has raised concerns regarding some recommendations, and a meeting has been set up to coincide with the G20 summit to influence policymakers. Also read: G20 Starts Crypto Discussions […] The post Policymakers Meet…Read More