• Former Facebook Exec: BTC's Price is Either Going to Zero or Seven Figures
    Cointelegraph.com News - 16 minutes ago
    Social Capital CEO and former Facebook executive Chamath Palihapitiya believes Bitcoin’s price will either explode amid economic collapse or go to zero. In a recent discussion with Morgan Creek Digital Partner Anthony Pompliano, Social Capital CEO and former Facebook executive Chamath Palihapitiya asserted that the price of Bitcoin (BTC) will…
  • What Makes DeFi Decentralized? Rune Christensen on Centralized Collateral and Decentralizing Make
    Cointelegraph.com News - 28 minutes ago
    The eternal battle between the ideology of decentralization and the pragmatism of the real world underpins most of the discussion on the future of MakerDAO. As part of its Black Thursday mitigation efforts, MakerDAO introduced USDC as a form of collateral. While this was an emergency measure, it touched the…
  • Russian Darknet Criminals Sell $13M of Fake Cash for Crypto
    Cointelegraph.com News - 47 minutes ago
    Russian authorities detained a group of online criminals that sold massive amounts of counterfeit banknotes on the dark web in return for crypto. Russian authorities have detained a group of online criminals that reportedly sold massive amounts of counterfeit banknotes on the dark web in return for cryptocurrencies.According to an…
  • Bitcoin Spikes by 2x in 26 Days: What’s Actually Behind the Big Rally?
    Cointelegraph.com News - 1 hour ago
    The Bitcoin price has increased by two-fold in less than a month, surging from $3,600 to over $7,350. Here are three main factors that likely contributed to it. The Bitcoin (BTC) price has increased by two-fold in less than a month, surging from $3,600 to over $7,350. While traders believe…
  • The Crypto Industry’s ‘Bloody Friday’ Lawsuits: Do They Hold Weight?
    Cointelegraph.com News - 2 hours ago
    Have those eleven “class action” lawsuits filed against major players from the crypto space any chance of succeeding? On April 3, a massive deployment of lawsuits were filed against major crypto industry players across the globe. The eleven lawsuits were filed in the United States District Court for the Southern…
  • Investor Sues Crypto Mining Firm Riot Blockchain to Pay $728K in Legal Fees
    Cointelegraph.com News - 2 hours ago
    Crypto mining firm Riot Blockchain has been sued to pay $728,200 to cover an investor’s legal costs from separate security regulation violation lawsuits. An investor sued Nasdaq-listed cryptocurrency mining firm Riot Blockchain for $728,200 that the investor owes in another contract breach lawsuit.According to court documents filed on April 3,…
  • ConsenSys Health Launches Coronavirus-related Virtual Hackathon
    Cointelegraph.com News - 2 hours ago
    The virtual hackathon will take place from April 13 to May 11, aiming to combat coronavirus and preventing future pandemics. ConsenSys Health announced on April 7 the launch of the “STOP COVID-19 Virtual Hackathon,” which will take place from April 13 to May 11, 2020.The initiative is sponsored by Gitcoin,…
  • Crypto Payment Network Partners With ID Screening Service
    Cointelegraph.com News - 3 hours ago
    The cryptocurrency network aims with the partnership to strengthen their AML/KYC screening processes. Cryptocurrency network TemTum is partnering with identity verification service Shufti Pro to provide Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Know Your Customer (KYC) screening services for its customers.As part of the partnership announced on April 7, Shufti Pro will…
  • Crypto Conference Attendees Prepare to Enter a 3D Virtual World
    Cointelegraph.com News - 3 hours ago
    Cryptocurrency conference Blockdown 2020 is set to defy the coronavirus lockdown by hosting in a 3D virtual realm, and will include several big name personalities from the blockchain community. Blockchain and cryptocurrency enthusiasts have found new ways to come together amid the global coronavirus lockdown. A crypto conference called BlockDown…
  • One-Third of Bitcoin Cash's Supply Has Never Been Touched
    Cointelegraph.com News - 4 hours ago
    6 million BCH have not moved since the August 2017 hard fork, meaning that one-third of Bitcoin Cash’s circulating supply remains untouched. Data from CoinMetrics shows that roughly one-third of the circulating supply of Bitcoin Cash (BCH) has never been touched.Coinmetrics also estimates that 2.3 million Bitcoins (BTC) have not…
  • Finding Digital Answers to Global Sustainability Threats
    Cointelegraph.com News - 4 hours ago
    How digital technologies can foster climate action in the context of the European Green Deal and enable global mobilization of SDG impact finance? According to NASA, the World Meteorological Organization and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, a scientific agency within the United States Department of Commerce, the last 10…
  • Italy’s Top News Agency Uses Blockchain to Fight Fake Coronavirus News
    Cointelegraph.com News - 4 hours ago
    ANSA, Italy’s main news agency, partnered with Ernst & Young to combat fake coronavirus news with blockchain. Amid the global pandemic crisis, the importance of ensuring trusted information is getting more crucial as fake coronavirus news poses a direct threat to life and health of people worldwide.While some global jurisdictions…
  • P2P Protocol Aims to Simplify Crypto Wallet Transactions With Domain Names
    Cointelegraph.com News - 5 hours ago
    A new protocol is hoping to make peer-to-peer transactions between various wallets and cryptocurrencies simpler for users by supporting interoperable domain names. A new protocol is hoping to make peer-to-peer transactions between various wallets and cryptocurrencies simpler for users.FIO Protocol, which launched its mainnet chain on March 26, provides users…
  • NFT Floodgates Open With Impressive Lineup of Blockchain Games in 2020
    Cointelegraph.com News - 5 hours ago
    The blockchain gaming scene will see a number of new projects in 2020 claiming to change the gaming industry. Blockchain in the gaming industry is one of the space’s hot topics of 2019. This year is catching the interest of both young independent developers and large corporations. Conferences and hackathons…
  • How the Cointelegraph Team Is Coping With the Coronavirus Crisis All Over the World
    Cointelegraph.com News - 6 hours ago
    The Cointelegraph team talks about their experiences in handling the coronavirus pandemic. The coronavirus pandemic has been changing the global economy, our lifestyle, our ways of interacting with each other and our vision of the future. The Cointelegraph team keeps working from home offices, and all the events we planned…
  • Weeks After Bitcoin’s Record Deleveraging, Bithumb Launches 5x Margin Trading
    Cointelegraph.com News - 6 hours ago
    Bithumb Global has announced support for up to 5x leverage trading for BTC/USDT and ETH/USDT citing a surge in customer demand. Major South Korean exchange Bithumb has launched leverage trading for Bitcoin (BTC) and Ether (ETH) on its global platform.While the exchange states that the move is in response to…
  • Paxful Launches Peer-to-Peer Trading Between Gold and Bitcoin
    Cointelegraph.com News - 7 hours ago
    P2P crypto exchange Paxful has launched support for trade between Bitcoin and gold. Peer-to-peer (P2P) cryptocurrency marketplace Paxful announced the introduction of support for trade between gold and Bitcoin (BTC) on the platform on April 7.With the announcement, Paxful now facilitates physical trading in 16 different countries.Cointelegraph spoke to Paxful…
  • Streamr to Offer Binance’s Real-Time Trade Feeds on Marketplace
    Cointelegraph.com News - 7 hours ago
    Binance’s real-time trades feed and quotes data will now be available on Streamr’s marketplace. Open-source blockchain infrastructure Streamr announced on April 7 a new integration with cryptocurrency exchange Binance, in which Streamr will offer the exchange’s real-time trade feeds on its marketplace.From now on, Binance’s real-time trades and quotes data…
  • Why Crypto Liquidations Protect Us All
    Cointelegraph.com News - 8 hours ago
    The lack of institutionalization within the crypto space is the main obstacle for its further development and mass adoption. If the current COVID-19 pandemic has exemplified one thing, it is that our individual actions have consequences for all of us. Unfortunately, human nature propels the majority of humankind to put…
  • Crypto Miner Bitfarms Cuts Costs and Reduces Staff Due to COVID-19 Crisis
    Cointelegraph.com News - 8 hours ago
    Canadian miner Bitfarms is temporarily reducing staff to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19 and weather the economic crisis. Publicly-listed Canadian mining and blockchain infrastructure firm Bitfarms is temporarily reducing staff, citing the economic and social toll of the COVID-19 pandemic. In an update published on April 6, the company revealed…
  • Max Keiser: Selling Bitcoin Now for 'Fiat Debt-Coupons' Is a Crime
    Cointelegraph.com News - 9 hours ago
    Coronavirus will subside but give governments carte blanche to control money and people who have no choice but to use it, warns Simon Dixon. Bitcoin (BTC) will be the only exit from the “global reset” of finance which will allow central banks to even destroy the banking system itself.That was…
  • Cryptocurrency Exchange OKEx Tackles Small Balances With New Offering
    Cointelegraph.com News - 9 hours ago
    Cryptocurrency exchange OKEx announced a new feature that allows its users to convert small balances to the firm’s proprietary token OKB. Cryptocurrency exchange OKEx announced a new feature that allows its users to convert small balances to the firm’s proprietary token OKB.OKEx announced on April 7 that the new product…
  • Microsoft Helps Hospitals Fight Ransomware Amid Coronavirus Pandemic
    Cointelegraph.com News - 9 hours ago
    Microsoft is devoting resources to identifying ransomware vulnerabilities in the IT systems of hospitals to help in the fight against coronavirus. Global computing conglomerate Microsoft is notifying hospitals that are vulnerable to ransomware attacks to help prevent healthcare institutions from becoming overwhelmed amid the COVID-19 pandemic.The firm also published recommendations…
  • CargoSmart, Tesla and Cosco to Pilot Blockchain Tech in Cargo Release Process
    Cointelegraph.com News - 10 hours ago
    CargoSmart’s and Tesla are testing a new blockchain application to streamline the cargo release process. CargoSmart, the software wing of the Hong Kong-based Orient Overseas Container Line, aims to transform the cargo release process using its new blockchain application.According to a report published by Splash 247 on April 7, CargoSmart…
  • Bitfinex Launches Staking in Response to Customer Demand
    Cointelegraph.com News - 11 hours ago
    Bitfinex is launching a staking service allowing EOS, Tezos, Cosmos, and V-Systems holders to generate passive income from proof-of-stake crypto assets held on the exchange. Major cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex has become the latest exchange to offer staking services to customers.Announced April 3, Bitfinex will offer staking rewards up to 10%…
  • Bitcoin Has Gained $600 for 3 Consecutive Mondays — Price Hits $7,400
    Cointelegraph.com News - 12 hours ago
    After knocking out a key resistance zone, Bitcoin bulls now look to set a higher high above $7,930, which will be a major challenge. Bitcoin (BTC) bulls showed up early Monday morning and took full control of Bitcoin price by sending the price through the $6,900-$7,200 resistance zone to a…
  • CoinGecko CEO: ‘Hard for CoinMarketCap to Stay Neutral’
    Cointelegraph.com News - 14 hours ago
    In an interview with My Two Gwei, CEO Bobby Ong addressed the recent $400 million acquisition of CoinMarketCap by crypto exchange Binance. Just one week after exchange Binance announced its acquisition of CoinMarketCap (CMC) — one of the most-referenced crypto data websites — some prominent figures in the crypto community…
  • Brave Tokens Available for Trading on Gemini Starting April 24
    Cointelegraph.com News - 15 hours ago
    Beginning on April 24, Brave browser users will be able to deposit Basic Attention Tokens into their Gemini accounts. Brave, the open-source pay-to-surf browser, will soon have more options for trading its signature token.In April 6 blog post on the Gemini website, the platform announced they would soon support trading…
  • Bitcoin Price Will Go Up as Only Profitable Miners Remain: Data Analyst
    Cointelegraph.com News - 17 hours ago
    Investors fear that the upcoming Bitcoin halving is in peril after last month’s 50% drop but blockchain data from CryptoQuant shows miners remain strong going into May. Approximately 4-weeks ago global equities markets were in distress as investors finally realized that the coronavirus was not just an illness restricted to…
  • Investigating Digital Assets in Japan Stymied by Nature of Crypto
    Cointelegraph.com News - 18 hours ago
    As part of the Financial Statements Committee, the Minister of Finance is conducting an investigation into digital assets in Japan. According to top government officials in Japan, the current national tax system is not yet capable of accepting declarations of digital assets, potentially leading to outflows overseas.In a Q&A session…
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