Traders, startup founders and enthusiasts questioned Googles stance on micro-blogging platform Twitter, calling for a boycott of both YouTube and Play Store as the chorus for migrating content and applications to decentralised video hosting platforms and browsers grew louder.
Gold bug Peter Schiff twists the knife in the wounded crypto community by saying that Bitcoin is the only asset that is not rallying at the moment
The self-assumed BTC inventor Craig Wright says he cannot return the BTC he owes to the Kleiman estate, since he can’t access the private keys to unlock it
OmiseGo (OMG), one of the last ICO-based projects directly advised by Ethereum’s Vitalik Buterin, performed its first mainnet transaction after 34 months of development.
Rwanda, is set to launch the first African Blockchain Institute offering new courses for developers, professionals and policymakers. – Cryptopolitan
Investors say loans given to small businesses via the bill-discounting platform are stuck, as many deals have gone wrong since February. While KredX says less than 1% of its investors are impacted, questions are being raised over risk-mitigation practices and transparency in deal-making.
Kim Dotcom says that 2020 will bring with it severe crypto-related crackdowns and regulations in the United States. He even goes on to predict that the country might also declare crypto assets illegal. Currently, the United States authorities have followed a disciplined approach towards the cryptocurrency and the blockchain realm.
A Russian stablecoin? Yes, you read that right! Bank of Russia stablecoins experiments are currently underway in a regulatory sandbox for performance testing. The Central Bank of Russia says such a coin is being developed to counter similar developments from other countries especially China. However, the bank has clarified that a Russian stablecoin will not be used for retail payments or be a substitute for the country’s fiat currency in the long run.
Co-founder of Ethereum Jeffrey Wilcke sold 92K ETH and in the process doxxed himself due to the underlying Ethereum Name service domain. The transaction is said to be worth over eleven million dollars ($11M). The issue of revealing a person’s identity with Ethereum Name Service is getting popular, and now with Jeffrey Wilcke case, it will get more prominent.
In less than six months’ time, Bitcoin will see an extremely important event. Known as a “halving” or “halvening” — depending on who you ask — the number
Bitfinex CTO Paolo Ardoino explains why the exchange’s shrinking volumes don’t really matter
Mike Novogratz says that he expected to win his bet against Dr. Doom by more than $1,000