Beijing’s sudden rush into blockchain development and digital currency hasn’t gone unnoticed. From America to Europe and back to Asia, governments have
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.
The Ethereum Foundation developer will be released to Alabama, with his parents as “moral suasion,” pending trial for visting North Korea.
Leading cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex has strengthened its KYC compliance procedures in an effort to bring all its customers on the same page and crank up the due-diligence methods.
New development plans to implement the MimbleWimble protocol on Litecoin, allowing users to opt-in to privacy-preserving transactions.
Despite the fact that the Istanbul Hard Fork was proclaimed a success by its architects and didn’t cause a collapse of the network, haters are gonna hate.
New research shows that China’s dominance of the total Bitcoin hash rate continues to grow. The nation reportedly now accounts for around 66 percent of
Cryptocurrency mining computer-maker Canaan Inc. may have picked the worst time for its $1 billion initial public stock offering.
According to a recent tweet posted by one of the Winklevoss Twins, Tyler Winklevoss, the new decade will see crypto becoming extremely crucial to lead everyday lives.
Japan, one of the world leaders in blockchain development, has been tipped to be leading the top crypto destinations in 2020.
It’s high time for Craig Wright to put the debate about the real identity of Satoshi to rest by receiving $8 bln worth of BTC from the infamous Tulip Trust
Ripple unleashes a massive amount of XRP to the market – nearly $240,869,752, part of it goes to the wallet that allegedly belongs to a Ripple co-founder Chris Larsen
As the roaring ’20s begin, the U.S. dollar looks as strong as ever. But signs of decline are on the horizon.
Lawyers representing users of the collapsed Quadriga CX cryptocurrency exchange platform are requesting that Canadian authorities exhume and examine the body of its late founder, Gerald Cotten, to check if the person buried there is really him.
Cryptocurrency exchange and Bitcoin derivatives trading platform BitMex finds itself in a tight spot as one of its early investors and former JPMorgan trader, Frank Amato, slaps the exchange giant with a whopping three hundred million US dollars ($300 million) lawsuit.
Parity Technologies sees the maintenance of the codebase as important. But it’d rather be working on (Ethereum competitor) Polkadot.
Cryptocurrency-related scams are prevalent among Japanese high school children – but it looks like the nation’s youth is already wise to bogus promises and get-rich-quick schemes.
The founder of Messari accuses Ripple, Ethereum, Binance and other top ten crypto teams of low transparency level and urges them to deal with that issue, CZ responds
Rwanda, is set to launch the first African Blockchain Institute offering new courses for developers, professionals and policymakers. – Cryptopolitan
The Treadway Commission blockchain security guidance will be launched in 2020. The Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (COSO), often called as the Treadway Commission, is a global organization that detects and fights corporate fraud. It announced on 27 December 2019 that it will issue Treadway Commission blockchain security guidance to help companies operating in the blockchain sector.
Cryptocurrency payment service provider FoPay acquired Estonian cryptocurrency exchange AliExchange for about $2.9 billion.
Tron CEO Justin Sun congratulates his rival Ethereum on its 2019 milestones, says he looks forward to the Tron-Ethereum competition next year
2020 Federal Reserve repo operation is just around the corner! Federal Reserve’s next infusion into the repo markets is sure to cheer up Bitcoin investors as well. Beginning December 13, the Fed will inject close to four hundred twenty-five billion dollars ($425B) to meet the liquidity demands of the banks. The announcement was made in September this year when the Fed also moved towards interest rate cuts.
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A cryptocurrency for Muslim countries has been proposed by Iranian President Hassan Rouhani. In a bid to counter the dominance of the United States Dollar as the global reserve currency, the President of Iran as proposed to create a cryptocurrency to serve the Muslim dominated regions.
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.
One Ethereum whale allegedly went on a selling spree after remaining dormant for years
From “The Revolution Needs Rules” to “Unbank the Banked,” 2019 was full of resonant phrases. Selkis, CEO of Messari, makes sense of them.
Nassim Taleb’s institute accepts Bitcoin payments, pushing adoption forward, and ‘The Black Swan’s author explains why he likes cryptocurrencies
Report by cybersecurity firm Kaspersky observed that ransomware attacks have risen in 2019. The report also noted that crypto mining attacks have decreased significantly in this period.
Co-founders Rune and Nikolai printed 1,000,000 MKR tokens and gave themselves ~90% maybe more. They got rich by dumping it on investors. They still hold the majority of the tokens.
Bundesbank President wants to slow down Libra: Facebook’s Libra continues to receive negative feedback from the regulatory sector, this time, with German Central Bank’s President Jens Weidmann.
When it comes to crypto, narrative shifts represent shifts in mindshare. The most significant narrative of 2019? Digital currency wars.
Armed with Ripple’s high-profile advisers, XRP is the coin that is too big for jail, according to Messari
TRON founder Justin Sun vowed to donate $1 million to help Greta Thurnberg’s initiative to stop climate change. But is TRX the answer?
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.
The authorities are squeezing Chinese Bitcoin miners in Sichuan due to a crippling electricity shortfall. The hub of Bitcoin mining in China, Sichuan province, is experiencing severe crackdown by the authorities as they grapple with electricity outages.
CoinMarketCap is suddenly showing a little-known cryptocurrency as the 17th largest by market capitalisation. Mindol (MIN) is an obscure project
Chosen by CoinDesk staff and readers, Most Influential is a selection of people who did exceptional blockchain-y things in 2019.
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
Bitcoin price might be suffering but Bitcoins’s hash rate is going strong. The network’s foundations are showing their strength as Bitcoin hash rate has grown to seven folds of what it was during Bitcoin’s all-time high price in late 2017.
Like crypto payments provider Bottle Pay, mining pool Simplecoin and interactive bitcoin faucet Chopcoin are shutting down in light of restrictions