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24 Aug

Cointelegraph Launches Korean HQ in Seoul, Expanding Presence in Asia

Cointelegraph Launches Korean HQ In Seoul, Expanding Presence In Asia

Cointelegraph Launches Korean HQ in Seoul, Expanding Presence in Asia Cointelegraph is pleased to announce that we are continuing to increase our presence in Asia with the launch of Cointelegraph Korea. Today, Aug. 23, we celebrated the launch of a Korean-language version of Cointelegraph and the opening of our Korean headquarters in Seoul.To commemorate the m

24 Aug

Blockchain Wallet Adds Support for Crypto Payments Processor BitPay

Blockchain Wallet Adds Support For Crypto Payments Processor BitPay

Blockchain Wallet Adds Support for Crypto Payments Processor BitPay Crypto wallet service Blockchain Wallet has integrated cryptocurrency payment processor BitPay.Blockchain announced the news on Aug. 23, stating that it now allows its users to copy or scan invoices, allowing them to make a Bitcoin (BTC) payment entirely through its wallet app. Continue Readin

23 Aug

Bithumb Exchange to Launch Cryptocurrency Listing Committee

Bithumb Exchange To Launch Cryptocurrency Listing Committee

Bithumb Exchange to Launch Cryptocurrency Listing Committee South Korean crypto exchange Bithumb will launch a new committee in September that will determine which cryptocurrencies can be traded on its platform.South Korean news daily Yonhap News reported the formation of Bithumb’s new committee on Aug. 22. The committee, entitled the Listing Eligibility Del

23 Aug

House Financial Services Committee Will Continue Libra Review

House Financial Services Committee Will Continue Libra Review

House Financial Services Committee Will Continue Libra Review Representative Maxine Waters, chair of the United States House of Representatives’ Financial Services Committee, says the committee will continue to review Facebook’s proposed cryptocurrency Libra and the corresponding digital wallet Calibra.Waters announced the committee’s priorities for fall

23 Aug

Bank of England Governor: Libra-Like Currency Could Replace US Dollar

Bank Of England Governor: Libra-Like Currency Could Replace US Dollar

Bank of England Governor: Libra-Like Currency Could Replace US Dollar Mark Carney, the Governor of the Bank of England, has suggested a transformation of the global financial system by replacing the United States dollar with a digital currency similar Facebook’s Libra.Delivering his speech at the U.S. Federal Reserve’s annual symposium in Jackson Hole, Wyo

23 Aug

Research Suggests Tether Sentiment Could Provide Chance for Manipulation

Research Suggests Tether Sentiment Could Provide Chance For Manipulation

Research Suggests Tether Sentiment Could Provide Chance for Manipulation New research from Augmento suggests a forward correlation between Tether sentiment, market capitalization and price, which could be manipulated or exploited to create arbitrage opportunities. It hypothesizes that Tether sentiment could therefore provide a signal for traders in a blog post

23 Aug

Price Analysis 23/08: BTC, ETH, XRP, BCH, LTC, BNB, EOS, BSV, XMR, XLM

Price Analysis 23/08: BTC, ETH, XRP, BCH, LTC, BNB, EOS, BSV, XMR, XLM

Price Analysis 23/08: BTC, ETH, XRP, BCH, LTC, BNB, EOS, BSV, XMR, XLM The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph. Every investment and trading move involves risk. You should conduct your own research when making a decision.Market data is provided by the HitBTC exchange.Continu

23 Aug

Australian Hacker Pleads Guilty to Stealing $450,000 in XRP Last Year

Australian Hacker Pleads Guilty To Stealing $450,000 In XRP Last Year

. Australian Hacker Pleads Guilty to Stealing $450,000 in XRP Last Year Australian citizen Katherine Nguyen has pleaded guilty to stealing $450,000 in XRP — over 100,000 tokens — in January 2018.Local news channel 7News Sydney reported the latest about the case on Aug. 23. According to the report, Nguyen hacked into the email account of a man with the same last n

23 Aug

Cardano Dips Below 0.049387 Level, Down 2%

Cardano Dips Below 0.049387 Level, Down 2%

Cardano Dips Below 0.049387 Level, Down 2% Cardano fell bellow the $0.049387 level on Friday. Cardano was trading at 0.049387 by 15:28 (19:28 GMT) on the Index, down 2.08% on the day. It was the largest one-day percentage loss since August 21.The move downwards pushed Cardano's market cap down to $1.28401B, or 0.47% of the total cryptocurrency market cap.

23 Aug

British Hacker to Hand Over $1M in Crypto for Phishing Attacks

British Hacker To Hand Over $1M In Crypto For Phishing Attacks

British Hacker to Hand Over $1M in Crypto for Phishing Attacks A British judge has ordered the confiscation of $1.1 million worth of cryptocurrency from a hacker who used phishing attacks to steal personal data and sell it on the dark web.As The Telegraph reported on Aug. 23, judge Joanna Korner of Southwark Crown Court ruled that the police could confiscate $

23 Aug

How Facebook Libra Has Been Influencing Crypto, Politics and Finance

How Facebook Libra Has Been Influencing Crypto, Politics And Finance

. How Facebook Libra Has Been Influencing Crypto, Politics and Finance Over the past few days, a number of Libra-related announcements have been made — only, they weren’t from Facebook (NASDAQ:FB), the Libra Association, Calibra wallet or any other party involved in its development. First, top crypto exchange Binance announced a project called “Venus” — coi

23 Aug

Africa’s Largest Bank Joins Blockchain-Based Marco Polo Network

Africa’s Largest Bank Joins Blockchain-Based Marco Polo Network

Africa’s Largest Bank Joins Blockchain-Based Marco Polo Network Standard Bank, Africa’s largest bank by total assets, has joined blockchain-based trade finance network, the Marco Polo Network.Standard Bank will now develop trade finance solutions alongside major global financial institutions such as French BNP Paribas (PA:BNPP) and Dutch ING, according t

23 Aug

How Facebook’s Libra Has Been Influencing Crypto, Politics and Finance

How Facebook’s Libra Has Been Influencing Crypto, Politics And Finance

. How Facebook’s Libra Has Been Influencing Crypto, Politics and Finance Over the past few days, a number of Libra-related announcements have been made — only, they weren’t from Facebook (NASDAQ:FB), the Libra Association, Calibra wallet or any other party involved in its development. First, top crypto exchange Binance announced a project called “Venus” —

23 Aug

CV Market Watch™: Weekly Crypto Trading Overview (August 16-23, 2019)

CV Market Watch™: Weekly Crypto Trading Overview (August 16-23, 2019)

CV Market Watch™: Weekly Crypto Trading Overview (August 16-23, 2019) Bitcoin (BTC) crashed though the $10,000 level briefly, but evaded once again the scenario of sinking to a lower valuation. Altcoins stagnated and slid further, still unable to recover ground since the recent 30% downward correction.Bitcoin (BTC) Dominates 90% of Adjusted Market Capitali

23 Aug

Bitcoin (BTC) Becoming Tool for Terrorism Financing?

Bitcoin (BTC) Becoming Tool For Terrorism Financing?

Digital assets have been used for a long time on dark markets. But now, Bitcoin (BTC) and other assets may take another blow to their reputation, as they are involved in terrorism financing. Now, a pilot study links ISIS activity and financing to the usage of BTC and other crypto assets, based on the research of the MEMRI Jihad and Terrorism Threat Monitor.Th

23 Aug

“Satoshi Nakamoto” Claimant Keeps “Tabula Rasa” a Mystery

“Satoshi Nakamoto” Claimant Keeps “Tabula Rasa” A Mystery

“Satoshi Nakamoto” Claimant Keeps “Tabula Rasa” a Mystery Mr. Bilal Khalid is Satoshi Nakamoto, at least based on the claims of a recent “reveal”. Khalid claimed to have created Bitcoin (BTC) with much input from Hal Finney and other cryptographers, while himself being less savvy with technology.After the revelation, Khalid promised to announce a

23 Aug

Polkadot Soft-Launches Its Experimental ‘Canary Network’ Kusama

Polkadot Soft-Launches Its Experimental ‘Canary Network’ Kusama

Polkadot Soft-Launches Its Experimental ‘Canary Network’ Kusama Blockchain interoperability protocol, Polkadot, launched its experimental “canary network” dubbed Kusama, this morning, Aug. 23. In a blog post, the team announced the first deployment in the wild of its protocol, combining “bleeding-edge technical improvements in governance, consensus a

23 Aug

UK Employee Explains Why He Chose a 100% Bitcoin Salary

UK Employee Explains Why He Chose A 100% Bitcoin Salary

. UK Employee Explains Why He Chose a 100% Bitcoin Salary "People always ask how I am coping with living on Bitcoin,” a British software developer told The Mirror in an interview this week, “but the truth is that my lifestyle hasn’t really changed.”The Mirror — a British daily tabloid founded over a century ago — ran its interview with 24-year old Zakk La

23 Aug

US Charges Two Canadian Nationals Over Alleged $230K Bitcoin Fraud

US Charges Two Canadian Nationals Over Alleged $230K Bitcoin Fraud

. US Charges Two Canadian Nationals Over Alleged $230K Bitcoin Fraud Two Canadians of Indian origin were charged in the United States with a $233,220 Bitcoin (BTC) fraud using a fake HitBTC account on Twitter.Karanjit Singh Khatkar, 23, and Jagroop Singh Khatkar, 24, of Surrey, British Columbia, allegedly stole 23.2 Bitcoin from a woman in the U.S. state of Oregon, I

23 Aug

Crypto Exchanges Hit by AWS Outage in Tokyo

Crypto Exchanges Hit By AWS Outage In Tokyo

Crypto Exchanges Hit by AWS Outage in Tokyo Leading exchanges saw problems and outages related to the Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) Web Services, leading to withdrawal problems, 404 messages and even anomalous orders getting filled. Binance was one of the markets getting hit with the outage, as part of its services relied on AWS._binance/status/1164768489040535559The

23 Aug

Circle Looks to Raise $100M for Its Equity Platform SeedInvest

Circle Looks To Raise $100M For Its Equity Platform SeedInvest

. Circle Looks to Raise $100M for Its Equity Platform SeedInvest Goldman Sachs-backed crypto startup Circle plans to deploy a $100 million venture capital fund for its equity crowdfunding platform SeedInvest.According to a recent job posting on LinkedIn (NYSE:LNKD), Circle is seeking the general partner that will be responsible for raising and managing the fund in pa

23 Aug

Winklevoss Twins on Bitcoin: ‘Wall Street Has Been Asleep at the Wheel’

Winklevoss Twins On Bitcoin: ‘Wall Street Has Been Asleep At The Wheel’

. Winklevoss Twins on Bitcoin: ‘Wall Street Has Been Asleep at the Wheel’ The Winklevoss twins — Bitcoin (BTC) bulls and founders of the Gemini crypto exchange — say its retail investors who are still largely reaping the benefits of the crypto market.In an interview with CNN Business on Aug. 22, Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss gave their perspective on Bitcoin a

23 Aug

Stellar Dips Below 0.06813 Level, Down 2%

Stellar Dips Below 0.06813 Level, Down 2%

Stellar Dips Below 0.06813 Level, Down 2% Stellar fell bellow the $0.06813 level on Friday. Stellar was trading at 0.06813 by 06:51 (10:51 GMT) on the Index, down 2.01% on the day. It was the largest one-day percentage loss since August 22.The move downwards pushed Stellar's market cap down to $1.31520B, or 0.49% of the total cryptocurrency market cap. At

23 Aug

4 Reasons Why Ethereum Classic Is Soaring — Up 40% This Week

4 Reasons Why Ethereum Classic Is Soaring — Up 40% This Week

4 Reasons Why Ethereum Classic Is Soaring — Up 40% This Week Ethereum Classic (ETC) price has surged 40% this week on several bullish news stories, according to data from Coin360. Over the past seven days, ETC price has climbed from around $5.50 to roughly $7.30 by press time. It now sits in the number sixteen spot by market capitalization between Chainlink

23 Aug

Crypto Taxation Around the Globe — What Do Regulations Look Like?

Crypto Taxation Around The Globe — What Do Regulations Look Like?

Crypto Taxation Around the Globe — What Do Regulations Look Like? Upon its inception, Bitcoin was envisioned as a borderless currency that could be used by its owners without being affected by the regulatory impositions of any centralized agency or government body. And while this idea in itself is quite grand, the fact of the matter is that today's crypto ow