Thursday, June 20, 2019

CME: Open Interest in Bitcoin Futures Contracts Hit All-Time High

The Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) Group has released data showing that open interest in Bitcoin futures is rising, as per an official Twitter post...

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Live Streaming Startup YouNow Files SEC Filing for Compliant Token Earning for App Users

Live streaming startup YouNow, which created the decentralized digital video ecosystem Props in 2017 and is backed by Union Square Ventures, has filed a public...

Time to Chain Up: Is Blockchain About to Change the Gaming Industry?

The gaming industry has grown dramatically in recent years, partially because the world of video games is keeping up with the latest technological advances...

US Fed Chair: Facebook's Libra Carries Both Benefits and Risks

Jerome Powell, the head of the United States Federal Reserve, has said that he recognizes both potential benefits and risks to Facebook’s recently-unveiled Libra...

QuadrigaCX Co-Founder Used User Deposits for His Own Trading, Created Fake Accounts

The deceased owner of the now-defunct Canadian crypto exchange QuadrigaCX was allegedly transferring user funds off the exchange and using them as a security...

Royal Bank of Scotland Onboards Former Circle Exec to Head Fintech Project

The Roybal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has hired a former executive from cryptocurrency finance firm Circle, according to a report by the Financial Times...

Dutch Billionaire John De Mol Files Lawsuit Against Facebook Over Fraudulent Crypto Ads

John De Mol, a Dutch billionaire responsible for the local Big Brother and The Voice shows, filed a lawsuit against Facebook over crypto ads...

CFTC’s First Published 2019 Examination Priorities Reveal Major Cryptocurrency Focus

United States regulator the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has announced cryptocurrency will form a priority for its internal examinations this year, according to...

Major Austrian Bank Raiffeisen Joins R3 Corda-Powered Global Trade Finance Network

Austria’s Raiffeisen Bank International (RBI) has announced it will pilot R3’s Marco Polo blockchain network for trade finance, according to a press release shared...

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Crypto Markets Continue to See Mixed Signals, Dow Jones Up Over 360 Points

Feb. 15 — crypto markets have continued trading sideways after hitting a multi-month high of daily trading volume of more than $36 billion yesterday,...

Ripple CEO Plans to Over Take SWIFT

In a recent interview on Bloomberg TV, Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse stated that over 100 SWIFT-affiliated banks have signed on with his company. The...

Independent Research Claims to Identify Five QuadrigaCX Cold Wallets

An internet analyst has claimed to have delineated four Bitcoin addresses that belonged to defunct Canadian exchange QuadrigaCX, publishing their findings on Reddit on...

Taotao: Yahoo-Backed Exchange Enters Japan Market Amid Renewed Interest in Crypto

Yahoo Japan is about to enter the local market — its affiliated exchange, Taotao, will go live on May 30

Textbook Case of Crypto Hype: How Iced Tea Company Went Blockchain and Failed Despite a 289 Percent Stock Rise

On March 6, Long Blockchain Corp., previously known as Long Island Iced Tea, reached an agreement to sell its beverage business. In December 2017, the...

Leading Social Investing Platform EToro Launches Crypto Services in 31 US States

Exchange and social network for investors and traders eToro has launched its cryptocurrency trading services in the United States, according to a press release shared by the company with Cointelegraph on March 7. The exchange, which...

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Huawei Considering Launch of Blockchain Services in Latin America

Chinese telecommunications hardware giant Huawei is studying the entire Latin American market and considering expanding its operations, Cointelegraph Brazil reports on June 13. Per the...

Pundi X Showcase Blockchain-powered Smartphone at xBlockchain Summit

During the ongoing xBlockchain Summit, the Pundi X (NPXS) project, a leading global developer of blockchain-powered devices, announced the world’s first blockchain-enabled Android smartphone,...

Digital Asset Partners With Amazon AWS Aurora on Smart Contract Language Interoperability

Blockchain software firm Digital Asset has partnered with Amazon Web Services (AWS) Aurora to make its open-source smart contract language Digital Asset Modeling Language...

Blockchain in Health Insurance: More Accuracy, More Transparency and More Efficiency

The evolving relationship between blockchain tech and the health sector has already been thoroughly documented, yet something that's received less attention is the increasing...

Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Bitcoin Cash, EOS, Litecoin, Stellar, Tron, Bitcoin SV, Cardano: Price Analysis, Jan. 9

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...

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US Leads in Blockchain-Related Job Offerings Globally: Report

The United States is the world’s leader in blockchain-related jobs, according to a research by The NextWeb (TNW) published on March 8. To prepare the report,...

US Ivy League University Rolls Out Online Course in Blockchain and Cryptocurrency

The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania has rolled out an online program dubbed “Fintech: Foundations and Applications of Financial Technologies”

UpBit Exchange Phishing Email Scam Came From North Korea, Source Claims

Hackers from North Korea were reportedly behind a phishing scam targeting users of South Korean cryptocurrency exchange UpBit

British Royal, US Ambassador Say Tech, Blockchain Can Help Fight Human Trafficking

Princess Eugenie of the United Kingdom and United States anti-human trafficking Ambassador John Richmond recently spoke in favor of using new technology like phone apps...

Paxos Now Allows for Instantaneously Redeeming Unlimited Amounts of PAX for USD

The company behind the Paxos Standard (PAX) stablecoin announced that its users can now instantaneously redeem unlimited amounts of its tokens for United States dollars....

Bitcoin Breaks Back Above $5,500, Cryptos Recover From Major Sell-Off

Thursday, April 25 — crypto markets have mostly recovered after yesterday’s significant sell-off, with Bitcoin (BTC) breaking back above the $5,500 support. All but four coins...

Payment Services Provider Aliant Introduces Free Crypto Processing to Some Merchants

United States merchant services provider and payment processing firm Aliant Payments has announced it will offer free crypto transaction processing to some merchants, according to...

US Federal Bureau of Investigation Calls for QuadrigaCX Users to Provide Information

Victims in the aftermath of the QuadrigaCX scandal have been called on to provide information by the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation

Fake Crypto Wallet App Imitating Trezor Found on Google Play Store

Fraudsters have been adding fake crypto wallets to the Google Play store in an attempt to cash in on rising bitcoin prices