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Posted on 1 April 2020 | 12:55 am

Proof of Stake Vs. Proof of Work: Which One Is ‘Fairer’?

Proof of Stake Vs. Proof of Work is one of crypto’s longest running debates. We take an in-depth look at the advantages and disadvantages of both, w…

Posted on 31 March 2020 | 11:34 pm

Australian Startup Offers New Spin on Tokenized Gold Trading

Meld Gold hopes to create a more efficient marketplace for gold trading using blockchain technology…

Posted on 31 March 2020 | 11:05 pm

Virtual Blockchain Week Is A Virus-Proof Crypto Conference

When meatspace is infected with novel coronavirus, the blockchain conference that can meet online will get the most attendees…

Posted on 31 March 2020 | 9:40 pm

French Soccer Star Claims Crypto Scam Impersonated Him

Posted on 31 March 2020 | 9:27 pm

Binance Futures Hosts Trading Competition With Prize Pool Worth $1M

Cryptocurrency exchange will host a contest that offers a total prize pool in BNB tokens to their participants…

Posted on 31 March 2020 | 9:13 pm

April Fools Sees Toilet Paper Token in Short Supply on CoinMarketCap

Toilet Paper Token (TPT) leads CoinMarketCap charts at a price of $1.64, up over 1,000% on the past 24 hours…

Posted on 31 March 2020 | 9:00 pm

PayPal Is Hiring a Blockchain Strategy Director

Posted on 31 March 2020 | 8:59 pm

Survey Reveals 87% of IT Professionals Are Concerned With Cryptojacking

Acronis highlights the growing concerns among IT professionals regarding cryptojacking and ransomware threats…

Posted on 31 March 2020 | 8:36 pm

ConsenSys-Associated Agritech Project Covantis Officially Established

Covantis, a blockchain agribusiness project backed by ConsenSys, sets up shop in Geneva and appoints CEO…

Posted on 31 March 2020 | 8:19 pm

Binance Says Leveraged FTX Removal Comes After Confused Users Hodled Tokens

Binance removed its FTX leveraged token products after confused users held them instead of trading them…

Posted on 31 March 2020 | 7:51 pm

French Soccer Star Claims Crypto Scam Impersonated Him

Soccer star Kylian Mbappé claims to have been impersonated by a cryptocurrency scam network in France…

Posted on 31 March 2020 | 7:08 pm

Unofficial Iranian Telegram Applications Leak Data of 42M Users

Data of 42 million Iranians using unofficial Telegram messengers got publicly exposed online…

Posted on 31 March 2020 | 6:58 pm

PayPal Is Hiring a Blockchain Strategy Director

A blockchain-related job position is now available at the digital payment giant’s AML division…

Posted on 31 March 2020 | 6:54 pm

Today’s N95 Facemask Market Is Crazy, But It Helps Us Understand Crypto

In the midst of fear, hype, demand and supply drivers, the current N95 face mask market looks like the Wild West of crypto…

Posted on 31 March 2020 | 5:48 pm

Brazilian Crypto Exchange XDEX Announces Full Closure

Bitcoin platform XDEX announces closure, follows other 4 Brazilian companies that have ending their activities earlier this year…

Posted on 31 March 2020 | 5:41 pm

Lowest Exchange BTC Balances Since 2019 — Calm Waters Ahead?

Bitcoin balances of the major exchanges are at its lowest point since 2019, possibly indicating calm waters ahead…

Posted on 31 March 2020 | 5:36 pm

New Lightning Network Authentication Method Could Replace Website Accounts

The new lightning implementation acts as an authentication protocol for paid services…

Posted on 31 March 2020 | 5:26 pm

CZ Talks Bitcoin Price After Halving, Coronavirus and Binance Decentralization

CZ talks BTC price after halving: “The speed of new supply will decrease, and demand is increasing. So, I think the logic is quite simple”…

Posted on 31 March 2020 | 5:22 pm

Coinbase Migrates Tezos Bakery From US to Ireland With 60 Seconds of Downtime

Coinbase’s XTZ baking migration responded to the regulatory needs of a Tezos ETP provider…

Posted on 31 March 2020 | 4:19 pm

Libra Rival Celo Announces $700,000 in Grant Funding for 13 Startups

Celo has awarded $700,000 in grants to 13 companies seeking to build on top of or develop the platform or foster the Celo community…

Posted on 31 March 2020 | 3:35 pm

Bitcoin Hash Rate Drop: Miners, the Halving and Coronavirus Suspected

The upcoming Bitcoin halving, miners’ capitulation and the coronavirus pandemic have all simultaneously affected the network’s hash rate. How long…

Posted on 31 March 2020 | 2:51 pm

Russia Postpones Its Crypto Law Again, Now Blaming Coronavirus

After facing multiple delays, Russia’s lawmakers again postpone pending major cryptocurrency law, now due to the coronavirus…

Posted on 31 March 2020 | 2:40 pm

‘Prime Brokerage’ for Crypto: Apifiny Launches Institutional Platform to Connect Exchange Liquidity

GlobalX connects global crypto exchanges for institutional investors. Is this a crypto broker?

Posted on 31 March 2020 | 2:08 pm

BCH, BSV Block Halvings Will Force Miners to Bitcoin (BTC) — Report

Bitcoin will take miner resources away from Bitcoin Cash and Bitcoin SV next month, but the picture is far from rosy, warns Coin Metrics…

Posted on 31 March 2020 | 2:00 pm

Bitfury Becomes Latest Crypto Industry Player to Join COVID-19 Research Project

Blockchain development firm Bitfury is diverting its computational resources to a distributed computing research effort to combat COVID-19…

Posted on 31 March 2020 | 1:49 pm

During Coronavirus Pandemic, IRS Cuts Taxpayers Some Much Needed Slack

The IRS has already changed some important payment deadlines and started crucial initiatives to help taxpayers. Will it help to win the fight against…

Posted on 31 March 2020 | 12:50 pm

Crypto Conference Defies COVID-19 Lockdown by Hosting in Virtual Realm

The virtual world of Decentraland plays host to the Coinfest Conference this week, which was forced to relocate due to the COVID-19 lockdown…

Posted on 31 March 2020 | 11:38 am

Institution-Focused Crypto Trading Platform Reports 737% Revenue Increase in 2019

BC Group revealed that its OSL digital assets trading platform had been its largest 2019 earner, accounting for 44% of the Group’s revenues — up f…

Posted on 31 March 2020 | 10:03 am

BMW’s Blockchain Solution for Supply Chains to Roll Out in 2020

Major car manufacturer BMW Group is moving forward with a blockchain solution for managing complex supply chains…

Posted on 31 March 2020 | 9:47 am

SEC Claims Telegram Injunction Applies to ‘Any Person or Entity’

The SEC describes Telegram’s request as “legally meritless,” arguing that the ruling unambiguously applies to “any person or entity”…

Posted on 31 March 2020 | 9:33 am

Voatz Bug Bounty Kicked Off of HackerOne Platform

Voatz’s bug bounty program has been booted from HackerOne, ostensibly because Voatz reported a researcher to the FBI…

Posted on 31 March 2020 | 9:13 am

Bitcoin Starts Strongest Quarter Q2 With Price Down Just 10% YTD

Bitcoin gears up for what is traditionally its most lucrative quarter as coronavirus losses almost reach single figures…