Barclays Is Pitting Blockchains Against Each Other (For a Cause)

U.K. banking giant Barclays is challenging up-and-coming blockchain coders to help revamp the global derivatives market at a hackathon next month. Revealed exclusively to...

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20 Arrested in Cryptojacking Case Allegedly Affecting Over 1 Million Computers

20 suspects have been arrested in China in a major cryptojacking case allegedly affecting over one million computers and generating 15 million yuan (about...

Korean Authorities to Probe Crypto Exchanges’ Handling of Personal Data

Two Korean watchdogs have announced a joint probe into crypto exchange operators’ handling of personal data, local news outlet Chosun reports Monday, July...

SatoshiPay Integrates Blockchain Payments for Major European Publisher

Micropayments startup SatoshiPay has partnered with Europe’s largest digital publishing house, Axel...

You Can Now Get Paid (A Little) For Using Bitcoin’s Lightning Network

Those running lightning nodes are earning a little extra bitcoin. Trumpeted as a way to scale bitcoin to handle mainstream adoption, there's a lesser-known perk...

The Godfather of Ethereum ICOs Wants to Let Investors Take Their Money Back

The developer that formalized the code underlying most initial coin offerings (ICOs) – ethereum's ERC-20 token standard – has proposed a new approach in a...

Over 1 Million People in Line for Bitcoin Trading App

Bitcoin is a cryptocurrency and worldwide payment system. It is the first decentralized digital currency, as the system works without a central bank or...

Bitcoin Price Consolidation May Have Weakened Bear Case

Bitcoin’s eight-day stretch of consolidation looks to have weakened the prospects of...

Long-Dormant Bitcoin Whales Resuming Activity Could Rock Price Action, Analysts Say

The number of active Bitcoin (BTC) wallets, many of which have long been dormant, has seen an uptick that could herald some major market...

Despite Crypto Mining Decline, Nvidia Will See Increased Revenue This Quarter

Analysts polled by FactSet suggest that Nvidia will see increased revenue this quarter despite “waning” cryptocurrency mining, Marketwatch reported August 10. The purported increase...

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Nevada’s Utilities Agency Eyes Blockchain for Energy Credit System

The Public Utilities Commission of Nevada, a government agency charged with supervising and regulating power utility services in the state, is looking to implement...

Australian Bank Bans Use of Home Equity Loans for Crypto Trading

The Australian Bank of Queensland has banned property buyers from using home equity to buy cryptocurrencies, the Financial Review reported July 12. The...

Gates Foundation Partners With Former Ripple CTO’s Blockchain Project

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has partnered with blockchain startup Coil as part of its mission to provide payment services for the unbanked. The...

Crypto Market Stands Its Ground, Three of the Top 20 Coins by Market Cap See Gains

Saturday, September 8: after a recent sell-off, the crypto markets is standing its ground today, with three of top 20 coins by market cap...

Bitcoin’s Biggest Startups Are Backing a New Effort to Keep Fees Low

2017 was a wake-up call for bitcoin supporters to say the least. With so many people using the software amid a price boom, the fees...

Binance Freezes Funds With Suspected Money Laundering Links From Controversial Exchange WEX

Troubled cryptocurrency exchange WEX.nz has seen its funds frozen by fellow exchange Binance after users claimed the exchange was involved in money laundering, CEO Changpeng Zhao confirmed on social media Oct. 29.In response to an...

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Chinese Tech Firm Probed Over Launch of Crypto-Mining Video Console

Leshi Internet, a Chinese video streaming website with a history of financial troubles, is being questioned by the Shenzhen Stock Exchange over its subsidiary's move...

ICOs Should be Considered Securities

Former chairman of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), Gary Gensler said that most tokens sold through Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) should be...

Binance Freezes Funds With Suspected Money Laundering Links From Controversial Exchange WEX

Troubled cryptocurrency exchange WEX.nz has seen its funds frozen by fellow exchange Binance after users claimed the exchange was involved in money laundering, CEO...

GM Financial Partners With Blockchain Startup to Fight Identity Fraud

General Motors Financial, the financing arm of the automaking giant, said Monday...

Indian State of Telangana to Sign MoUs With Blockchain Firms, Streamline Gov’t Services

The Indian state of Telangana announced it will sign several memoranda of understanding (MoUs) with blockchain firms as to eventually implement the technology in...

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EOS is experiencing what might be considered a full-blown constitutional crisis. Revealed Thursday on Telegram, Block.one – the company that designed the EOS protocol but turned...

The Philippines Wants to Earn $67 Million By Crypto Exchange Licensing

A government authority that governs the Philippines Cagayan Special Economic Zone and Freeport is aiming to earn $67 million just by issuing cryptocurrency exchange licenses. According...

Australian State to Pilot Blockchain in Digital Driver License Scheme

Australia's New South Wales (NSW) government is adopting blockchain in a state-wide test of its driver license digitalization program scheduled for November. The NSW government announced...

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Non-Fungible Tokens, Explained | Cointelegraph

2.Because they can offer unique characteristics which make them different and digitally scarce. Many tokens – and indeed cryptocurrencies – are fungible. If you send...

Crypto Accounts for Less Than 1 Percent of Pornhub Purchases

Canadian adult entertainment giant Pornhub has revealed that less than 1 percent of purchases on the platform are made in cryptocurrencies, Hard Fork reported September...

the State Will Keep ‘Centralized Role’ in Money Emission

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