Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Austrian Fiber Producer Lenzing to Launch Blockchain-Enabled Tracking in 2020

Major global fiber producer Lenzing will implement blockchain tech to bring more transparency to its fiber supply chain, the firm announced on May 17. Headquartered...

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Zimbabwe Stock Exchange Eyes Blockchain-Based Products, Needs Regulatory Clarity

Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE) chief executive Justin Bgoni says ZSE is interested in adopting blockchain technology if regulatory certainty can be achieved, according to...

Expert: SEC Still In Information-Gathering Mode Regarding Bitcoin ETF

The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is "still in information-gathering mode" regarding a bitcoin (BTC) exchange-traded fund (ETF), the managing director of...

Low Turnout Hinders MakerDAO Vote to Decrease Stablecoin Stability Fee by 2%

The vote to decrease stability fee for MakerDAO’s Ethereum blockchain-based decentralized stablecoin Dai has failed, according to the voting results published on May 20. The...

Dutch Bank ABN AMRO Launches Blockchain Inventory Tracking Platform ‘Forcefield’

Dutch bank ABN AMRO announced that it is launching a blockchain inventory tracking platform dubbed Forcefield in a press release published on May 17. Per...

Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Bitcoin Cash, EOS, Litecoin, Binance Coin, Stellar, Cardano, TRON: Price Analysis May 20

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Binance-Listed ERC20 Tokens Given Clean Bill of Health

Quantstamp, a smart contract security firm, has audited Binance, the largest crypto exchange in the world, for vulnerabilities to the recently-discovered batchOverflow and proxyOverflow...

Late Wu-Tang Clan Member Ol Dirty Bastard Will Receive Own Cryptocurrency

Cryptocurrency is find more enthusiast and developers everyday. With several altcoins coming with a satirical bent, such as the Dogecoin released back in December...

‘Blockchain Bandit’ Has Stolen 45,000 ETH by Guessing Weak Private Keys, Report Claims

A “blockchain bandit” has managed to amass almost 45,000 ether (ETH) by successfully guessing weak private keys, according to a report released by Independent Security Evaluators...

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Self-Professed ‘Satoshi’ Craig Wright Answers CFTC’s Request for Input on Crypto Markets

Controversially self-proclaimed “Satoshi Nakamoto” and nChain chief scientist Craig Wright has reportedly submitted two near-identical comment letters to the United States Commodity Futures Trading...

Bitmain, Biggest Winner with $1.1B Profit in Q1 2018

Bitmain Technologies, the world’s largest cryptocurrency mining company, has reported brought in $1.1 billion in profits in 2018’s first quarter according to Term Sheet....

Ripple CEO: Even the Banking Goliaths Will Have to Embrace Crypto, Blockchain Innovation

Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse has argued that the biggest banks have a strong reason to embrace crypto and blockchain innovation, despite the apparent threat...

LedgerX Makes Bid to Launch Physically-Settled BTC Futures Product for Retail Investors

United States-regulated crypto derivatives and clearing platform LedgerX is eyeing the launch of a physically-settled bitcoin (BTC) futures contract, the company confirmed to Cointelegraph...

Public Gets Chance to Earn Block Rewards by Donating Computing Power to Scientific Research

A startup has unveiled bold plans to tackle the excessive levels of energy consumption seen in cryptocurrency mining, all while giving everyday computer users...

Bloomberg: Key Indicators Show Bitcoin Price Could be Losing Steam

Key price movement indicators show that Bitcoin (BTC) could be heading for another move downward, according to a recent report from Bloomberg on March 12. The report states, “Technical gauges signaling long-term buying demand for Bitcoin...

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Diar Report: 2018 Sees ‘Record Transacting Volumes’ on Crypto Exchanges

Cryptocurrency exchanges have closed 2018 with “record transacting volumes,” according to a report by research firm Diar published Jan. 14. In its report, Diar notes...

Craig Wright Expresses His Opinion on XRP Claiming It’s a Scam

Cryptocurrency personality, and alleged Bitcoin creator operating under the pseudonym Satoshi Nakamoto, Craig Wright, has taken to Twitter to make his point clear, that...

Nigeria: Financial Watchdog Receives Petition Against Crypto Exchange Over Account Closures

Estonia-based crypto firm Paxful Inc. has been accused of defrauding thousands of Nigerian investors out of millions of dollars worth of cryptocurrencies through allegedly...

Malta’s Registry of Companies Set to Run on Blockchain-Based System

Malta’s Registry of Companies is going to be run on a blockchain-powered system, local news outlet the Malta Independent reported on May 8. The Registry...

Thailand’s SuperRich FX Brokerage Seeks to Add Cryptocurrencies

Superrich International Exchange (1965) Co., Thailand’s premier foreign currency exchange, has recently released their plans to break into the cryptocurrency market. The company currently...

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A Chinese Criminals Arrested After Stealing $ 87 M Worth of Bitcoin and Altcoins

Chinese local news outlet Xinhua reported on August 18, 2018 that three suspects were found guilty of heist that saw an tremendous sum of money...

Fundstrat Global Advisors Co-Founder Thomas Lee: Bitcoin Is Back in a Bullish Trend

Fundstrat Global Advisors co-founder Thomas Lee said that Bitcoin (BTC) is back in a bullish trend during an interview with Bloomberg published on April 5. During the...

RIF Labs Launches 3rd-Layer Scalability Solution Capable of Processing Up to 5K TPS

RIF Labs — owner of bitcoin-based smart contract sidechain Rootstock (RSK) developer RSK Labs — has launched a third-layer scalability solution capable of processing up...

Binance API Seemingly Reveals That Margin Trading Has Been Enabled for Nine Trading Pairs

Changes made to the public Application Programming Interface (API) of major cryptocurrency exchange Binance seemingly reveal that the company has enabled margin trading for nine...

Abra Wallet Introduces Bitcoin Investment Option for Stocks and ETFs

Digital wallet Abra has introduced new features enabling global investors to invest in shares and exchange-traded funds (ETFs) using Bitcoin (BTC), according to a press...

Tron Co-Founder and CTO Leaves Project, Alleging Excessive Centralization

Lucien Chen — the former chief technical officer (CTO) and co-founder of blockchain protocol Tron (TRX) — has announced he is leaving the project, claiming...

Top 5 Crypto Performers Overview: Stellar, Ripple, NEO, Cardano, EOS

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Hyperledger Rolls Out Suite of Blockchain Tools for Interoperability

Hyperledger has introduced a set of tools dubbed “Hyperledger Aries” aimed at interoperability of different types of blockchain-based data. The company announced the development in...