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Posted on 19 October 2020 | 11:00 pm

Filecoin creator denies strike allegations

Posted on 19 October 2020 | 9:40 pm

Leaders of global CBDC projects talk shop in panel today

Posted on 19 October 2020 | 9:30 pm

Hackers target few crypto users by exploiting SS7 protocols

In what is said to be a targeted attack at cryptocurrency users, hackers have exploited the Signaling System 7 (SS7) which is a set of protocols used…

Posted on 19 October 2020 | 9:22 pm

Filecoin creator denies strike allegations

“Miners are following the protocol, and making a ton of money doing so,” said Juan Benet on Twitter.

Posted on 19 October 2020 | 8:30 pm

Bitcoin to face implications of high S&P500 correlation? Here’s everything you need to know

Bitcoin, Gold, and the S&P500 have collectively shared the center stage when it comes to market movement in 2020. While the crypto-asset has perio…

Posted on 19 October 2020 | 8:00 pm

Bitcoin Maximalist: I tried to steer Peter Schiff into the light at BTC 

Much BTC vs fiat fun was had after self-claimed Bitcoin pioneer and podcaster, Max Keiser, took to Twitter to make another impassioned case for Bitcoi…

Posted on 19 October 2020 | 7:59 pm

Price analysis 10/19: BTC, ETH, XRP, BCH, BNB, LINK, DOT, ADA, LTC, BSV

Bitcoin price may rise to a new 52-week high if it can break above the ascending channel and this move could ignite the altcoins.

Posted on 19 October 2020 | 7:37 pm

An encryption study revealed a surprising fact about blockchain adoption in Mexico

The results could be a good sign for the proliferation of distributed technology.

Posted on 19 October 2020 | 7:30 pm

Ethereum 2.0: Developers optimistic about deposit contract launch

Ben Edington, a developer associated with ETH 2.0 at Consensys, recently updated the community about a few “breaking changes,” with respect to the…

Posted on 19 October 2020 | 7:10 pm

French Finance Minister throws shade at crypto, praises blockchain

He stated that he does not “question the reliability and traceability of all blockchain technology,” but denounced crypto.

Posted on 19 October 2020 | 7:06 pm

Institutional Bitcoin longs at record-high, hedge funds short — CME data

CME data shows Institutions are long Bitcoin while hedge funds are aggressively shorting BTC.

Posted on 19 October 2020 | 7:04 pm

Leaders of global CBDC projects talk shop in panel today

Central bank digital currency interest continues gaining global traction.

Posted on 19 October 2020 | 7:02 pm

Bitcoin price holds strong amid negative news blitz, says CoinShares report

There was a time when Bitcoin seemed to be directly influenced by the daily news cycle.

Posted on 19 October 2020 | 7:00 pm

Filecoin’s Juan Benet says talks of miner unrest is ‘nonsense’

Amid talks of forking Filecoin because of miner unrest, Juan Benet, the entrepreneur behind the decentralized storage network, dismissed the claims an…

Posted on 19 October 2020 | 6:30 pm

Ethereum long-term Price Analysis: 19 October

Ethereum 2.0 is still in the works after many delays. And yet, it is still receiving a lot of praise from the likes of CFTC Chairman Heath Tarbert. Wh…

Posted on 19 October 2020 | 6:23 pm

US financial watchdog fines early Bitcoin mixer $60M for money laundering

FinCEN has fined the operator of early crypto mixers Helix and Coin Ninja for Bank Secrecy Act violations.

Posted on 19 October 2020 | 6:05 pm

Exploring the landscape of crypto regulations in sub-Saharan Africa

Despite facing hot-and-cold rules, growing crypto usage in sub-Saharan Africa is forcing regulators to reconsider the industry.

Posted on 19 October 2020 | 6:00 pm

Cardano, Neo, Dogecoin Price Analysis: 19 October

Bitcoin climbed well past $11,500, before a minor drop pulled its press time trading price to $11,504. Its strong defense of the $11,200-level and its…

Posted on 19 October 2020 | 5:59 pm

Number of Bitcoin wallets holding over 100 BTC tests 6-month high

Wallets once again appear to be accumulating cryptocurrency at an increasing rate.

Posted on 19 October 2020 | 5:30 pm

Bitcoin’s market is finally what smart money wanted it to be

Bitcoin was trading above the price level of $11400, at press time, with BTC having successfully negotiated a stay above $11k for most of the previous…

Posted on 19 October 2020 | 5:17 pm

‘Old hands selling out’ metric shows Bitcoin price at risk of HODLers dumping

On-chain data shows dormant addresses are selling BTC, leading some analysts to make bearish calls on Bitcoin price.

Posted on 19 October 2020 | 4:43 pm

This blockchain only needs 22 KB of data to be verified

Mina applies zk-SNARKs to Cardano's Ouroboros consensus to achieve scalability and decentralization.

Posted on 19 October 2020 | 4:30 pm

For Bitcoin’s next big move, keep an eye out for this signal

Capitulation, more popularly known as the death spiral, is usually thought of to arrive when investors surrender, and HODLers give up all future hope…

Posted on 19 October 2020 | 4:00 pm

Tezos short-term Price Analysis: 19 October

Disclaimer: The findings of the following article are the sole opinion of the writer and should not be taken as investment advice Between 13 August a…

Posted on 19 October 2020 | 2:08 pm

Better to get it right than to be first with CBDC, says US Fed chair

The U.S. already has a “safe and active dynamic domestic payment system,” Powell argued.

Posted on 19 October 2020 | 1:40 pm

Vinnik trial for extortion and Bitcoin money laundering begins in Paris

The Russian national linked to the laundering of $4 billion of Bitcoin stolen during the Mt. Gox hack is finally in court.

Posted on 19 October 2020 | 12:50 pm

Payments-focused cryptocurrency Dash now has a bridge to DeFi

A StakeHound collaboration allows Dash holders to earn masternode staking rewards and access DeFi services at the same time.

Posted on 19 October 2020 | 12:32 pm

Ethereum can rise to $800 in 2020 if this bull ‘mini-cycle’ repeats

The price of Ethereum is showing similarities with previous bull cycle beginnings as $800 ETH is coming back in play.

Posted on 19 October 2020 | 12:10 pm

Japanese payments firm JCB and Mizuho Bank test blockchain-based ID

Fujitsu has been working on blockchain-based digital identity tools since 2019.

Posted on 19 October 2020 | 11:14 am

Swiss gov’t starts consultation process for blockchain laws

The Swiss government will enforce new blockchain laws in less than a year.

Posted on 19 October 2020 | 11:04 am

Latvian regulators warn public about cryptocurrency fraud

Crypto remains underregulated, so Latvian investors need to be extra vigilant, says the FCMC.

Posted on 19 October 2020 | 10:06 am

Binance Jersey shuts operations less than two years after launch

All accounts on Binance Jersey will be inaccessible as of Nov. 30.

Posted on 19 October 2020 | 9:58 am

‘Still so early’ — 7% of Americans have bought Bitcoin, study finds

Dan Tapiero shared a survey from Statista that showed only 7% of Americans previously used BTC, showing Bitcoin is still in an early phase.

Posted on 19 October 2020 | 9:00 am

Record fundamentals and a $12K pump: 5 Bitcoin price tips this week

Bitcoin’s difficulty and hash rate are higher than ever as markets prepare for the outcome of the U.S. elections.

Posted on 19 October 2020 | 8:16 am

95% of winners in China’s CBDC lottery spent digital yuan prizes

Some winners purchased additional digital yuan during the pilot.

Posted on 18 October 2020 | 11:05 pm

Big Bitcoin prediction, OKEx spooks markets, Ripple exec’s crippling mistake: Hodler’s Digest, Oct. 12–18

The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions and much more — one week on Cointelegraph in one link!

Posted on 18 October 2020 | 10:02 pm

Chasing the hottest trends in crypto, the EU works to rein in stablecoins and DeFi

The proposed EU crypto market regulation will raise many compliance obstacles for the next Libra-like project seeking to operate in Europe.

Posted on 18 October 2020 | 9:34 pm

Former patrons can't drown sorrows as first-ever bar to accept Bitcoin closes

A legendary Berlin-based watering hole and Bitcoin hub closes down…

Posted on 18 October 2020 | 8:07 pm

With job listing, Canada’s central bank takes additional steps towards a CBDC

The winning candidate's primary task will be to monitor the latest developments related to electronic money, but also research “the development of a…

Posted on 18 October 2020 | 7:32 pm

Top 5 cryptocurrencies to watch this week: BTC, XLM, CRO, BNB, LTC

Traders are accumulating Bitcoin on dips and a break above $11,600 could resume the uptrend to $12,000.

Posted on 18 October 2020 | 4:31 pm

Bitcoin rips and cruise ships: Bad crypto news of the week

Check out this week’s Bad Crypto podcast.

Posted on 18 October 2020 | 3:09 pm

Fool's gold? Peter Schiff's bank under investigation in tax evasion probe

Does an extortion attempt from Russian hackers explain Schiff's hatred for Bitcoin?