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20 Oct

Remittances Partnership to Use Cambodia Central Bank’s Blockchain System

Remittances Partnership To Use Cambodia Central Bank’s Blockchain System

Remittances Partnership to Use Cambodia Central Bank’s Blockchain System Malayan Banking Bhd (Maybank) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the National Bank of Cambodia (NBC) on cross-border payments and remittances.On Oct. 16, Malaysian business news outlet The Edge Markets reported that the largest bank in Malaysia, Maybank, will work toget

20 Oct

Report: Facebook Could Use Fiat-Pegged Stablecoins for Libra

Report: Facebook Could Use Fiat-Pegged Stablecoins For Libra

. Report: Facebook Could Use Fiat-Pegged Stablecoins for Libra Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) is reportedly open to the idea of using national currency-pegged stablecoins for its forthcoming Libra project.According to on Oct. 20, David Marcus, the head of the Libra project for Facebook and CEO of Facebook’s wallet service Calibra, said that Libra could use various fi

20 Oct

Samsung SDS Partners With Tech Mahindra for a New DLT Product

Samsung SDS Partners With Tech Mahindra For A New DLT Product

Samsung SDS Partners With Tech Mahindra for a New DLT Product Samsung (KS:005930) SDS, the IT subsidiary of global tech giant Samsung, has announced a joint initiative to launch a new blockchain-based traceability product.To develop the new project, Samsung SDS partnered with American software firm Pega and Tech Mahindra, a subsidiary of major Indian multinati

20 Oct

Why Is Bitcoin Price Going Up? 4 Indicators Suggest a Potential Bottom

Why Is Bitcoin Price Going Up? 4 Indicators Suggest A Potential Bottom

. Why Is Bitcoin Price Going Up? 4 Indicators Suggest a Potential Bottom Bitcoin price (BTC) has continued to fend off support in the $7,800 region for what will be the fifth week running at the end of today. With the BTC price currently back up over $8,200, several indicators suggest that a potential reversal may be in the cards.

20 Oct

Top-5 Cryptos This Week: XMR, XRP, BSV, LEO, BNB

Top-5 Cryptos This Week: XMR, XRP, BSV, LEO, BNB

. Top-5 Cryptos This Week: XMR, XRP, BSV, LEO, BNB While the fundamentals in the crypto space have been improving over the past few months, repeated opposition to popular projects like Libra has kept the sentiment subdued. Speaking at the International Monetary Fund and World Bank fall meeting, German Federal Minister of Finance Olaf Scholz vehemently opposed the ide

20 Oct

Libra Loses Key Members, Potentially Forked — Still Looks Confident

Libra Loses Key Members, Potentially Forked — Still Looks Confident

Libra Loses Key Members, Potentially Forked — Still Looks Confident Earlier this week, initial members of the Libra Association formalized a governance structure after holding their inaugural meeting in Geneva. The transition happened just days after seven high-profile participants, including Visa (NYSE:V), eBay (NASDAQ:EBAY) and Mastercard (NYSE:MA), chose

20 Oct

Libra Surprise, Telegram Drama, Cointelegraph Blocked: Hodler’s Digest, Oct 14–20

Libra Surprise, Telegram Drama, Cointelegraph Blocked: Hodler’s Digest, Oct 14–20

Libra Surprise, Telegram Drama, Cointelegraph Blocked: Hodler’s Digest, Oct 14–20 Coming every Sunday, Hodler’s Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions and much more — a week on Cointelegraph in one link.New York dis

20 Oct

Vertical and Horizontal Blockchain Scaling, Explained

Vertical And Horizontal Blockchain Scaling, Explained

Vertical and Horizontal Blockchain Scaling, Explained It is all about centralization vs. decentralization.For blockchain platforms, the scalability of a given chain often boils down to the level of decentralization possessed by the network. Highly decentralized ecosystems (such as Bitcoin) are quite slow, whereas networks that are more centralized (like EOS, w

20 Oct

Ethereum Name Service Adds Multicoin Support

Ethereum Name Service Adds Multicoin Support

Ethereum Name Service Adds Multicoin Support Distributed naming system Ethereum Name Service (ENS) has announced the launch of multicoin support as 15 cryptocurrency wallets already plan to utilize the new feature.According to an official Medium post published on Oct. 17, this will allow crypto enthusiasts to use one ENS name for all of their crypto wallets.Co

20 Oct

California Man Sues AT&T Over Loss of $1.8M and Crypto Accounts

California Man Sues AT&T Over Loss Of $1.8M And Crypto Accounts

California Man Sues AT&T Over Loss of $1.8M and Crypto Accounts California resident Seth Shapiro has filed a lawsuit against wireless service giant AT&T (NYSE:T) alleging that its employees helped to perpetrate a SIM-swap which resulted in the theft of over $1.8 million in total, including cryptocurrencies.The complaint filed on Oct. 17 claims that Sha

20 Oct

Bear Cross on Key Indicator Could Push Bitcoin Price to $7,300

Bear Cross On Key Indicator Could Push Bitcoin Price To $7,300

. Bear Cross on Key Indicator Could Push Bitcoin Price to $7,300 At the moment, not too much is happening with Bitcoin’s (BTC) price action. The price continues to drop and a series of lower highs occur even as bullish news hits the press week after week. The news of Bakkt Bitcoin futures trading volume increasing by 796% failed to positively impact Bitcoin price an

20 Oct

Former IBM, Google Russia Exec Joins Blockchain Firm Credits as CBO

Former IBM, Google Russia Exec Joins Blockchain Firm Credits As CBO

Former IBM, Google Russia Exec Joins Blockchain Firm Credits as CBO Former Google (NASDAQ:GOOGL) Russia chief technology officer Jennifer Trelewicz has joined blockchain platform Credits (CS) as its new chief business officer (CBO).According to an official announcement published on Oct. 11, Trelewicz’s first experience working with blockchain was during her

19 Oct

Telegram Writes Investors to Counter FUD Before Feb. SEC Hearings

Telegram Writes Investors To Counter FUD Before Feb. SEC Hearings

Telegram Writes Investors to Counter FUD Before Feb. SEC Hearings In a letter to investors, Telegram encouraged investors to view the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) hearing recently rescheduled for February as “a positive step.”The letter, sent on Oct. 19, briefly reassures investors that the recent rescheduling of hearings until Fe

19 Oct

HTC Launches Exodus 1S, First Phone That Can Run a Full BTC Node

HTC Launches Exodus 1S, First Phone That Can Run A Full BTC Node

. HTC Launches Exodus 1S, First Phone That Can Run a Full BTC Node Taiwanese electronics giant HTC has launched its new smartphone Exodus 1s, enabling users to run a full Bitcoin (BTC) node on mobile.In line with an announcement in May 2019, HTC launched the Exodus 1s at the Lightning Conference in Berlin on Oct. 19 and started selling the first devices during the ev

19 Oct

Bitcoin Recovers Above $8K After 18th Million Bitcoin Was Mined

Bitcoin Recovers Above $8K After 18th Million Bitcoin Was Mined

. Bitcoin Recovers Above $8K After 18th Million Bitcoin Was Mined Saturday, Oct. 19 — crypto markets are seeing a slight recovery after another downward movement as Bitcoin (BTC) is back to trading above $8,000.After trading below $8,000 threshold for most of the day, Bitcoin has seen a sharp recovery to climb above the mark at publishing time. The biggest cryptocu

19 Oct

Bittrex International Halts Service in Venezuela and 30 More Countries

Bittrex International Halts Service In Venezuela And 30 More Countries

Bittrex International Halts Service in Venezuela and 30 More Countries Bittrex International, Malta-based international unit of United States’ crypto exchange Bittrex, will cease operations in Venezuela and 30 other countries.In an email to Venezuelan customers, Bittrex International announced that the exchange will halt account and trading access to users o

19 Oct

How Can EEA's Reward Token System Help Banks Motivate Their Employees?

How Can EEA's Reward Token System Help Banks Motivate Their Employees?

How Can EEA's Reward Token System Help Banks Motivate Their Employees? Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA) created a token system to encourage the active contribution of member organizations and their employees to the consortium, as reported by Cointelegraph on Oct. 8. The tokens are powered by the EEA’s Off-chain Trusted Compute Specification and is said to

19 Oct

‘I’m not buying anything,’ says Tron CEO Amid Reports of Poloniex Acquisition

‘I’m Not Buying Anything,’ Says Tron CEO Amid Reports Of Poloniex Acquisition

‘I’m not buying anything,’ says Tron CEO Amid Reports of Poloniex Acquisition Tron (TRX) founder and CEO Justin Sun has possibly refuted recent reports suggesting that he is leading an investment group behind the acquisition of cryptocurrency exchange Poloniex.In a tweet published on Oct. 19, Sun has claimed that he is “not buying anything,” noting t

19 Oct

Alipay Denounces Bitcoin OTC Trading: Regulatory ‘Gray Area’ in China

Alipay Denounces Bitcoin OTC Trading: Regulatory ‘Gray Area’ In China

. Alipay Denounces Bitcoin OTC Trading: Regulatory ‘Gray Area’ in China Earlier in October 2019, Binance announced a fiat on-ramp for crypto trading via Chinese payment services Alipay and WeChat. This move was part of the exchange giant’s peer-to-peer (P2P) trading rollout for Bitcoin (BTC), Ether (ETH) and Tether (USDT) against the Chinese yuan.The public nat

19 Oct

Blockchain Voting is Vulnerable to Hacking and Low-Quality Data: Research

Blockchain Voting Is Vulnerable To Hacking And Low-Quality Data: Research

Blockchain Voting is Vulnerable to Hacking and Low-Quality Data: Research Nir Kshetri, a professor of management at the University of North Carolina, has suggested that before blockchain-based voting can be considered safe and trustworthy, some major issues must be resolved.In an article published on Oct. 18, Kshetri claims that “small-scale tests run so far

19 Oct

Ripple’s XRP Sales Down 73% in Q3 Compared to Previous Quarter

Ripple’s XRP Sales Down 73% In Q3 Compared To Previous Quarter

. Ripple’s XRP Sales Down 73% in Q3 Compared to Previous Quarter Blockchain payments network Ripple has announced that it sold $66.24 million worth of XRP in Q3 2019 — down a staggering 73.66% compared to the record sale worth of $251.51 million in the previous quarter.According to the third quarterly report released on Oct. 18, Ripple had previously announced th

19 Oct

NY District Court Postpones Telegram’s TON Hearing to 2020

NY District Court Postpones Telegram’s TON Hearing To 2020

NY District Court Postpones Telegram’s TON Hearing to 2020 The United States District Court for the Southern (NYSE:SO) District of New York has postponed the hearing regarding the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) injunction filing against Telegram Open Network (TON) and its Gram token to Feb. 18–19, 2020.As Cointelegraph reported recently, foll

19 Oct

G20 Finance Leaders: Stablecoins Present Serious Regulatory Risks

G20 Finance Leaders: Stablecoins Present Serious Regulatory Risks

G20 Finance Leaders: Stablecoins Present Serious Regulatory Risks The G20 finance chiefs of the world agree that global stablecoins give rise to a set of public policy and regulatory risks.On Oct. 18, reported that the G20, an international forum for the governments and central bank governors from 19 countries and the European Union, have called upon t

18 Oct

Jamie Dimon About Libra: ‘A Neat Idea That Will Never Happen’

Jamie Dimon About Libra: ‘A Neat Idea That Will Never Happen’

Jamie Dimon About Libra: ‘A Neat Idea That Will Never Happen’ JPMorgan Chase (NYSE:JPM) CEO Jamie Dimon has said that Facebook’s not-yet-released Libra stablecoin is “a neat idea that will never happen.”Dimon delivered his comments during a speech at the Institute of International Finance conference on Friday, BNN reported on Oct. 18. Dimon

18 Oct

Fidelity Investments Fully Rolls Out Crypto Custody Service, Exec Says

Fidelity Investments Fully Rolls Out Crypto Custody Service, Exec Says

Fidelity Investments Fully Rolls Out Crypto Custody Service, Exec Says American financial services company Fidelity Investments has fully launched its cryptocurrency custody service.Abigail Johnson, CEO of Fidelity Investments, revealed the development in an interview with the Financial Times published on Oct. 18. Johnson said that the company is ready to roll