Saturday, July 20, 2019

St. Louis Fed Chief Pessimistic on Crypto as Non-Uniform Currency

St. Louis Fed Chief presents that non-uniformity in currency historically received poorly, noting that crypto is a similar modern phenomenon

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Full House: Crypto Cards Show a Strong Hand in 2019

Entrepreneurs set their sights on crypto debit cards: “Cryptocurrencies are going to revolutionize payments.”

KPGM to Work With Microsoft, Tomia and R3 on Blockchain Telecom Solutions

KPGM announces work with Microsoft, Tomia and R3 on a blockchain solution for inefficient settlements between telecom providers

Chiliz to Provide Official Crypto of Football Club AS Rome via Socios

Chiliz has revealed that AS Roma is joining Socios to launch AS Roma fan tokens

Indian Minister: No Official Ban on Cryptocurrencies in India Yet

India’s Minister of State for Finance says no law currently prohibits using crypto in the country, although usage can be prosecuted if it violates...

Energy Company E.ON Files Blockchain Patent for Data Analytics Device

Energy company E.ON is developing a device to let customers selectively collect and sell their data, backed by blockchain tech for privacy and security

Swiss Crypto Exchange ShapeShift Lays Off a Third of Its Team

Switzerland-based cryptocurrency exchange ShapeShift has laid off a third of its team, the exchange’s CEO Erik Voorhees announced in a tweet today, Jan. 8. According...

Accenture to Sign Blockchain ID Deal With Canada, Netherlands and Aviation Players

Global accounting giant Accenture will sign a formal deal with Canada, the Netherlands and other parties to use blockchain in identifying travelers. The company’s...

Major Crypto Markets Report Mixed Signals, Gold Slightly Fell

Bitcoin hovers above $10,000, while other crypto assets are experiencing moderate gains and losses

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Regulation

Binance Partners With Blockchain Analytics Company CipherTrace to Enhance AML

The world’s third-top cryptocurrency exchange by adjusted volume, Binance, announced that it has partnered with blockchain analytics company CipherTrace. The partnership was announced in...

Coinbase CEO: Ex-Hacking Team Neutrino Members Will Transition Out of Company Roles

Brian Armstrong, co-founder and CEO of major United States crypto exchange and wallet Coinbase, has said that Neutrino staff with prior connections to controversial...

IBM, Ford Blockchain Pilot Targets Cobalt Supplies From Democratic Republic of Congo

Global technology giant IBM will use its blockchain platform to monitor and trace supplies of cobalt from the Democratic Republic of Congo, the company...

US Securities Regulator Solicits Blockchain Analytics Companies for Data Review

The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is seeking sources for blockchain data and its analysis, a statement issued by the agency revealed...

Bitcoin Stays Over $3,600 as Most Top Cryptos See Slight Gains

Saturday, Jan. 26 — most of the top 20 cryptocurrencies are reporting slight gains on the day to press time. Bitcoin (BTC) is hovering...

Belgium’s Financial Watchdog Updates Crypto-Related Blacklist to Total of 120 Websites

Belgium’s Financial Services and Markets Authority (FSMA) has updated a blacklist of crypto-related websites associated with fraud, according to an official statement on April 4. Following a previous crypto-related scam blacklist update in December 2018, the...

Mining

Decentralized Platform Launches New Features as Demand for Crypto Lending Increases

A decentralized peer-to-peer network says it is well placed to cater to the growing demand for crypto lending, and has unveiled new tool that...

Top 5 Crypto Performers Overview: BTC, EOS, METAHASH, ETH, TRX, ETC

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...

Token Sale on Binance Launchpad Raises $6 Million Within ‘22 Seconds’

The Fetch.AI (FET) token sale on top crypto exchange Binance’s Launchpad platform closed yesterday, Feb. 25, reaching its hard cap of $6 million dollars...

Bitcoin Reclaims $13,000 as NY Fed Says Recession Risk Highest Since 2008

Highest-ever monthly close potential for bitcoin sparks countdown to July 31

Japan’s Second-Largest Securities Brokerage Daiwa Completes Blockchain Pilot

Daiwa Securities Group, Japan’s second largest securities brokerage, has announced the completion of a blockchain proof-of-concept (PoC) in a press release shared with Cointelegraph...

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Startup Finturi Raises $2.2 Million for Its Blockchain-Based Invoice Finance Platform

Dutch blockchain startup Finturi has secured 2 million euro ($2.2 million) to enable businesses to secure loans against invoices via blockchain tech, the company tweeted...

BitTorrent Launches Native TRON-Based Token

Peer-to-peer torrent client BitTorrent has launched a native token, BitTorrent (BTT), based on the TRON protocol, according to a press release shared with Cointelegraph Jan....

Crypto Wallet Startup Ledger Detects Phishing Malware Targeting Desktop App

Hardware cryptocurrency wallet manufacturer Ledger has detected malware targeting its desktop application, according to a tweet on April 25. Ledger warned its users that the malware...

Blockchain-Driven Real Estate Platform Closes Seed Funding Round Backed by Morgan Creek

Blockchain-based real estate platform RealBlocks has successfully closed a seed funding round backed by digital assets manager Morgan Creek Digital, a press release reveals Friday,...

Binance Charity Announces Alliance to Support Feminine Health

The Binance Charity Foundation has formed an alliance of 47 organizations to address feminine health issues in Uganda

Malware Shellbot is Now Capable of Shutting Down Other Miners

The Shellbot cryptojacking malware has gone through an update and come out with some new capabilities, technology news website TechCrunch reported on May 1. Per the...

Top 5 Crypto Performers Overview: Binance Coin, Bitcoin SV, Ripple, Dash, Litecoin

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 trading...

Iranian Hotels Turn to Cryptocurrency to Workaround U.S. Embargoes

Digital assets have aided in keeping Iranian afloat during despite the U.S. sanctions placed on the country. Hotels out of Iran have urged travelers to...

FATF to Strengthen Control Over Crypto Exchanges to Prevent Money Laundering

Today’s Financial Action Task Force’s (FATF) announcement focused on digital currency’s role in money laundering and heightened regulation, as Secretary Steven Mnuchin noted in his...