BlockChain

  • Can Blockchain Become an Integral Part of Autonomous Vehicles?
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    Blockchain technology is driving the development of autonomous vehicles and their communication with the world around them. A decade ago, the thought of self-driving cars was far from reality, but with 2020 looming large, massive strides have been made in the field of autonomous vehicles. Meanwhile, in the space of… Read more »
  • Telx Technologies Launches First Crypto-Facilitating SIM Card
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    Telecommunications company Telx Technologies announces the launch of the first cryptocurrency SIM card wallet that enables transactions via SMS. Cryptocurrency and telecommunications company Telx Technologies announced the launch of the first crypto SIM card wallet that enables transactions via SMS.According to the company’s Medium post published on Aug. 22, the… Read more »
  • Bitcoin Hovers Around $10,130 as Altcoins Suffer Minor Losses
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    Most of the top 20 cryptocurrencies are suffering moderate losses on the day while Bitcoin hovers around the $10,130 mark. On Aug. 24, most of the top 20 cryptocurrencies are suffering moderate losses on the day while Bitcoin (BTC) hovers around the $10,130 mark.Market visualization courtesy of Coin360Bitcoin price is… Read more »
  • Binance Offers Lifetime VIP Membership to KYC Leak Victims
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    Major cryptocurrency exchange Binance will compensate its users affected by the recent Know Your Customer images leak with a lifetime VIP membership. Major cryptocurrency exchange Binance announced that it will offer a lifetime VIP membership to all its users affected by the recent Know Your Customer (KYC) images leak on… Read more »
  • Circle CEO Says Tokenized Fiat Currencies Are on the Horizon
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    Circle’s CEO said that his company has long held that sovereign currencies will be tokenized, and that global money tokens are on the horizon. Jeremy Allaire, the CEO of blockchain-based, crypto-inclusive money transfer company Circle, said that the firm has long held that major fiat currencies would eventually be tokenized.Significant… Read more »
  • Cointelegraph Launches Korean HQ in Seoul, Expanding Presence in Asia
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    Cointelegraph celebrates continued growth with the launch of our Korean language version and the opening of a new office in Seoul. 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… Read more »
  • Blockchain Wallet Adds Support for Crypto Payments Processor BitPay
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    Blockchain Wallet is now fully integrated with crypto payment processor BitPay, allowing Blockchain users to conduct payments through its digital wallet. Crypto wallet service Blockchain Wallet has integrated cryptocurrency payment processor BitPay.Payments conducted through Blockchain WalletBlockchain announced the news on Aug. 23, stating that it now allows its users to… Read more »
  • House Financial Services Committee Will Continue Libra Review
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    Maxine Waters, the chair of the House of Representatives’ Financial Services Committee, says continuing to review Facebook’s crypto activities is on its fall agenda. 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… Read more »
  • Bithumb Exchange to Launch Cryptocurrency Listing Committee
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    South Korean crypto exchange Bithumb is forming a new committee to oversee its crypto listing process, which will convene monthly to make listing decisions. South Korean crypto exchange Bithumb will launch a new committee in September that will determine which cryptocurrencies can be traded on its platform.A monthly check by… Read more »
  • Bank of England Governor: Libra-Like Currency Could Replace US Dollar
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    Mark Carney, the Governor of the Bank of England, has suggested a transformation of the global financial system by replacing the U.S. dollar with a Libra-like digital currency. Mark Carney, the Governor of the Bank of England, has suggested a transformation of the global financial system by replacing the United… Read more »
  • Research Suggests Tether Sentiment Could Provide Chance for Manipulation
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    New research from Augmento suggests a strong correlation between Tether sentiment and its market capitalization. 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… Read more »
  • Australian Hacker Pleads Guilty to Stealing $450,000 in XRP Last Year
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    An Australian woman has pleaded guilty to stealing $450,000 worth of the cryptocurrency XRP last year, and will face a hearing in October. 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… Read more »
  • Price Analysis 23/08: BTC, ETH, XRP, BCH, LTC, BNB, EOS, BSV, XMR, XLM
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    Which altcoins are turning up and setting up a short-term trading opportunity? Let’s analyze the charts. 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… Read more »
  • Binance: Leaked Images Overlap With Those Processed by Third Party
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    Major cryptocurrency exchange Binance states that leaked Know Your Customer images match those processed by a third party vendor. Major cryptocurrency exchange Binance states that some leaked Know Your Customer (KYC) images overlap with those processed by a third party vendor.In an announcement on Aug. 23, Binance said that its… Read more »
  • Africa’s Largest Bank Joins Blockchain-Based Marco Polo Network
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    Africa’s largest bank by assets, Standard Bank, has joined blockchain-based trade finance consortium, the 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… Read more »
  • British Hacker to Hand Over $1M in Crypto for Phishing Attacks
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    A British judge has ordered the confiscation of $1.1 million worth of crypto from a hacker who used phishing attacks to obtain personal data and sell it on the dark web. A British judge has ordered the confiscation of $1.1 million worth of cryptocurrency from a hacker who used phishing… Read more »
  • How Facebook Libra Has Been Influencing Crypto, Politics and Finance
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    Facebook’s Libra remains hot on the agenda despite the fact that no new announcements have come; instead, the world continues to react to the stablecoin... Over the past few days, a number of Libra-related announcements have been made — only, they weren’t from Facebook, the Libra Association, Calibra wallet or… Read more »
  • Polkadot Soft-Launches Its Experimental ‘Canary Network’ Kusama
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    Polkadot launches canary-network test bed for its bleeding edge network. 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 and scalability.”Limited… Read more »
  • Bitcoin Advocate Becomes ‘Nobody’ to Run for New Hampshire Town Mayor
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    A Bitcoin-friendly “Nobody” is running for mayor of a New Hampshire town. A Bitcoin advocate who has changed his name to “Nobody” was first in line to file his candidacy for Mayor of Keene on Aug. 21. The town in the state of New Hampshire, United States, has been dubbed… Read more »
  • US Charges Two Canadian Nationals Over Alleged $230K Bitcoin Fraud
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    Two Indian-origin Canadians are charged in the U.S. with a $230K Bitcoin fraud using a fake Twitter account of HitBTC exchange. 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.Scammers posed as HitBTC customer service… Read more »
  • UK Employee Explains Why He Chose a 100% Bitcoin Salary
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    "People always ask how I am coping with living on Bitcoin,” a British software developer tells a UK tabloid, “but the truth is that my lifestyle hasn’t really changed.” "People always ask how I am coping with living on Bitcoin,” a British software developer told The Mirror in an interview… Read more »
  • Circle Looks to Raise $100M for Its Equity Platform SeedInvest
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    Goldman Sachs-backed crypto startup Circle plans to raise a $100 million VC fund for its equity crowdfunding 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, Circle is seeking the… Read more »
  • Winklevoss Twins on Bitcoin: ‘Wall Street Has Been Asleep at the Wheel’
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    The Winklevoss twins — Bitcoin bulls and founders of the Gemini crypto exchange — say its retail investors who are still largely reaping the benefits of the crypto market. The Winklevoss twins — Bitcoin (BTC) bulls and founders of the Gemini crypto exchange — say its retail investors who are… Read more »
  • Crypto Taxation Around the Globe — What Do Regulations Look Like?
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    Here’s how today’s crypto taxation laws look like across the globe, from the U.S. to South Korea, Switzerland, Japan, Australia and Malta... 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… Read more »
  • 4 Reasons Why Ethereum Classic Is Soaring — Up 40% This Week
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    Ethereum Classic price is soaring this week on bullish news including North Block Capital investment group joining ETC’s newly-launched developer support program. 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… Read more »
  • Bitmain Valuation to Hit $12B With New 600K Chip Order, Source Says
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    A source close to the mining chip manufacturer involved in the deal confirmed an order for 600,000 7nm units. Bitcoin (BTC) mining giant Bitmain will increase its capacity by 50% in the next six months on the back of a giant hardware order, a source close to the deal has… Read more »
  • Bitcoin Price Stays Over $10K as Trader Warns Ethereum Chart Is ‘Ugly’
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    The previously delicate barrier turned to firmer support on Friday, with BTC price rising above $10,200. Bitcoin (BTC) price was consolidating $10,000 support on Aug. 23 after successfully shunning four figures during the day’s trading.Market visualization. Source: Coin360Bitcoin delivers firm bounce off $10KData from Coin360 show a newly strengthened Bitcoin… Read more »
  • BitPay Blocks $100K Bitcoin Donation to Amazon Rainforest Fire Charity
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    The payment processor is in hot water once again after its internal procedures contradict its own support staff. Controversial cryptocurrency payments processor BitPay is facing another PR nightmare after the company rejected a $100,000 donation to an Amazon rainforest charity.BitPay leads Amazon Watch to compliance dead endAccording to a social… Read more »
  • Libra Members Consider Quitting Project Due to Gov’t Pressure: Report
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    At least three of Facebook’s early backers for its planned Libra stablecoin launch are considering withdrawing their support in light of the fierce regulatory pushback. At least three of Facebook’s early backers for its planned Libra stablecoin launch are considering withdrawing their support in light of the fierce regulatory pushback.A… Read more »
  • Binance: Funds ‘SAFU’ After Amazon Web Services Error Stops Withdrawals
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    Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao says he is confident no cryptocurrency has gone missing due to technical problems on Friday. Cryptocurrency exchange Binance has confirmed user funds are not at risk after a reported technical problem began affecting withdrawals. According to CEO Changpeng Zhao, also known as CZ, the situation was being… Read more »