Friday, December 6, 2019

ErisX to CFTC: Regulated ETH Futures Would Result in More Robust, Liquid Market

Chicago-based crypto exchange ErisX has filed a comment letter with the United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) in response to the agency’s request...

Vitalik Buterin Dismisses Rumors New Constantinople Feature Allows Attack Vector

Ethereum (ETH) co-founder Vitalik Buterin and other core devs have dismissed allegations that a new smart contract creation feature set to be released in...

Ordinary Stablecoin or XRP Killer? What We Know About JPMorgan Chase’s New Cryptocurrency

On Feb. 14, United States banking behemoth JPMorgan Chase announced its own cryptocurrency. Significantly, it is the first time a major U.S. bank has...

Major Crypto Brokerage Coinmama Reports 450,000 Users Affected by Data Breach

Israel-based crypto brokerage Coinmama — which allows users to purchase Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH) using a credit card — has suffered a major...

Norway: Anarcho-Capitalist Smart City Adopts Crypto as Sole Recognized Medium of Exchange

Liberstad — a private, anarcho-capitalist city in Norway — has adopted a cryptocurrency native to its blockchain-powered smart city platform as its official medium...

NEO Blockchain Platform Opens Seattle Office Headed by Ex-Microsoft Exec

Chinese blockchain platform NEO will open an office in United States city of Seattle, according to an official announcement shared with Cointelegraph on Feb....

Report: QuadrigaCX Founder May Have Stored Private Keys on Paper in Safety Deposit Box

The founder of major Canadian crypto exchange QuadrigaCX, Gerald Cotten, may have stored the exchange’s private keys on paper in a safety deposit box,...

Moscow Blockchain Cluster Needs Intellectual Property Mechanism, Says Expert

The Moscow-based blockchain innovation cluster needs a mechanism for assessing intellectual property, says the founder of blockchain platform Universa.io, Aleksandr Borodich. Borodich’s statements were...

Chinese Crypto Miner Predicts That Bitcoin Could Reach $740K

Zhu Fa, co-founder of Poolin, a Chinese-based crypto mining pool, predicted that the Bitcoin (BTC) price could hit 5 million Chinese yuan ($738,000 (USD),...

Report: Global Blockchain in Energy Utilities Market to Grow 60% by 2024

The global blockchain in energy utilities market is expected to grow by 60 percent by 2024, according to a new report from Infoholic Research...