• UAE Financial Watchdog Asks for Public Feedback on Crypto Regulation
    Cointelegraph.com News - 40 minutes ago
    The UAE’s Securities and Commodities Authority will be collecting public feedback on drafted regulations on crypto assets until Oct. 29. The United Arab Emirates’ (UAE) Securities and Commodities Authority (SCA) has published draft regulations for crypto assets.Seeking feedback from the industryAccording to an official statement from Oct. 15, the SCA…
  • eToro, The Tie to Track Crypto Sentiment on Twitter for Investors
    Cointelegraph.com News - 51 minutes ago
    eToro has partnered with analytics and finance management startup The Tie to launch a sentiment-based analytical tool to track people’s perception of cryptocurrencies. The social trading and investing platform eToro has partnered with analytics and finance management startup The Tie to launch a sentiment-based analytical tool to track people’s perception…
  • CipherTrace Expands Monitoring Platform to 700 Tokens
    Cointelegraph.com News - 2 hours ago
    CipherTrace, a blockchain security firm and Malta’s crypto supervisor, has expanded its crypto intelligence platform to 700 tokens. United States-based blockchain security firm CipherTrace has expanded its crypto intelligence platform to 700 tokens.Tracing hundreds of ERC-20 tokensWith the expanded platform launched on Oct. 15, CipherTrace now allows clients to trace…
  • US Congressman: Facebook Should Add Bitcoin, Not Create Libra
    Cointelegraph.com News - 3 hours ago
    United States Rep. Warren Davidson (R) has said that Facebook adding Bitcoin to its Calibra wallet would be a “way better idea” than creating its new currency, Libra. United States Rep. Warren Davidson (R) has said that Facebook adding Bitcoin (BTC) to its Calibra wallet would be a “way better…
  • Nasdaq Lists AI-Powered Crypto Index for Top 100 Coins
    Cointelegraph.com News - 3 hours ago
    The world’s second-largest stock exchange, Nasdaq, has listed the AI-powered CIX100 index created by crypto data provider Cryptoindex. The world’s second-largest stock exchange, Nasdaq, has listed the AI-powered CIX100 index created by crypto data provider Cryptoindex. The news was revealed in a press release shared with Cointelegraph on Oct. 15.Neural…
  • Blockchain and the Classroom — How DLT Can Improve Education
    Cointelegraph.com News - 4 hours ago
    A number of educational institutions are now using blockchain technology to improve services and processes. Blockchain technology has proven to be a catalyst of change across a wide variety of industries in the years since Bitcoin’s (BTC) inception in 2009. The subsequent creation of various blockchain projects and alternate cryptocurrencies…
  • Bitcoin Price Flat at $8.3K as Moving Average Indicators Flip Bearish
    Cointelegraph.com News - 4 hours ago
    Analysts are anticipating a retest of $8K as Bitcoin price indicators turn bearish on multiple timeframes, according to analysts. Bitcoin price (BTC) continued its latest sideways trading pattern on Oct. 15 as analysts increasingly warned over likely short-term volatility.Cryptocurrency market daily overview. Source: Coin360Bitcoin clings to $8K supportData from Coin360…
  • Wales to Develop Local Cryptocurrency to Underpin Mutual Credit System
    Cointelegraph.com News - 5 hours ago
    Wales will be funding the development of a local cryptocurrency to boost the local economy, particularly small and medium enterprises. Wales plans to test and subsequently launch its own cryptocurrency to boost the local Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) economy. Local news outlet Business Cloud reported on Oct. 15 that the…
  • Hard to Kill: Research Finds Even ‘JokeCoins’ Have a 1.4 Year Lifespan
    Cointelegraph.com News - 5 hours ago
    Blockchain education platform Longhash has analyzed data from crowd-sourced sites to assess why certain cryptocurrency projects have wound up in the industry’s graveyard. Blockchain education platform Longhash has analyzed data from crowd-sourced sites to assess why certain cryptocurrency projects have wound up in the industry’s graveyard.Examining 700 crowd-sourced entries spanning…
  • Oxford English Dictionary Adds ‘Satoshi’ — Bitcoin’s Smallest Unit
    Cointelegraph.com News - 6 hours ago
    “Satoshi,” Bitcoin’s smallest unit, in now among the words included in the Oxford English Dictionary. The Oxford English Dictionary (OED) announced on Oct. 9 that it added the word “Satoshi,” Bitcoin’s (BTC) smallest unit.In the update published on the firm’s blog, OED notes that the word is the most recent…
  • Libra an ‘Important Catalytic Event,’ Says Swedish Central Bank Chief
    Cointelegraph.com News - 7 hours ago
    The head of Sweden’s Riksbank has characterized Libra as “an incredibly important catalytic event” that is spurring central banks to ready themselves for digital transformation. The head of Sweden’s Riksbank has characterized Facebook’s Libra project as “an incredibly important catalytic event” that is spurring the world’s central banks to ready…
  • Coinshares, Blockchain Launch DGLD Gold Token as a Bitcoin Sidechain
    Cointelegraph.com News - 7 hours ago
    Gold held in Swiss vaults has been tokenized on Bitcoin’s blockchain with ticker DGLD by a consortium of companies. A consortium of companies launched a gold-backed token with the DGLD ticker on a Bitcoin (BTC) sidechain.Swiss financial news outlet AllNews reported on Oct. 15 that digital asset managers CoinShares and…
  • Physically-Backed Binance Coin ETP Launches on Swiss Stock Exchange
    Cointelegraph.com News - 9 hours ago
    A deal with Amun sees the Binance Coin ETP start trading on Tuesday, using Switzerland’s popular SIX exchange. Cryptocurrency exchange Binance has launched a dedicated exchange-traded product (ETP) for Binance Coin (BNB) on a Swiss Stock Exchange.Binance Coin goes after pro investorsIn a press release seen by Cointelegraph on Oct.…
  • Bitcoin Network Transfers $1 Billion ‘For Price of a Cup of Coffee’
    Cointelegraph.com News - 9 hours ago
    Bitstamp sparked two transactions involving almost $2 billion, which attracted total fees of under $200. The CEO of cryptocurrency exchange Bitstamp has highlighted Bitcoin’s (BTC) utility after funds worth almost $1 billion changed hands for less than $4 in fees.Bitcoin fees too small to comprehendAs blockchain monitoring resource BitInfoCharts confirmed…
  • Consolidating Bitcoin Price May Be Setting Up Ethereum for a 30% Surge
    Cointelegraph.com News - 10 hours ago
    Ether’s ETH/USD and ETH/BTC pairings are providing excellent intraday and swing trading opportunities despite Bitcoin’s consolidation and short-term bearish bias. Bitcoin (BTC) dominance remains high at 66.3% and so does the amount of attention traders are dedicating to the largest digital asset’s price action.Last week’s move from $7,800 to $8,850…
  • BitGo to Provide Institutional-Grade Custody and Wallets for Tron
    Cointelegraph.com News - 13 hours ago
    Digital asset financial services firm BitGo announces that it will provide institutional-grade custody and wallets for Tron starting on Nov. 8. Digital asset financial services firm BitGo has announced that it will provide institutional-grade custody and wallets for Tron (TRX) starting on Nov. 8.According to the official announcement published on…
  • Victim of Alleged Ponzi Scheme Receives Death Threats From OneCoin Fans
    Cointelegraph.com News - 15 hours ago
    A victim of the alleged crypto pyramid scheme OneCoin is receiving threats of death and violence after speaking out against the scam project. Glasgow-based Jen McAdam claims supporters of the alleged OneCoin pyramid scheme are sending her death threats, mainly through Facebook.Death threats reported to the policeOn Oct. 14, the…
  • Bitcoin Price Touches $8,400 While 0x Jumps 16%
    Cointelegraph.com News - 15 hours ago
    Bitcoin has touched the $8,400 price mark, while most altcoins report positive gains; 0x is seeing daily gains of more than 16%. Monday, Oct. 14 — Bitcoin (BTC) started the week with little to no movement in price, touching the $8,400 price mark, while most of the top-20 coins are…
  • CME: Despite Pullback in Bitcoin Prices, Investor Interest Is Strong
    Cointelegraph.com News - 16 hours ago
    The Chicago Mercantile Exchange Group recently said that, despite the Bitcoin price drop, customer interest in CME Bitcoin futures remained strong. The Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) Group recently tweeted that, despite the Bitcoin (BTC) price pullback, customer interest in CME Bitcoin futures remained strong during Q3 2019.CME Bitcoin futures are…
  • Libra Association Holds Inaugural Meeting, Forms Board
    Cointelegraph.com News - 17 hours ago
    The Libra Association has formed a five-member board and set ground rules for its governance today at a meeting in Switzerland. The Libra Association, the governing body of Facebook’s proposed stablecoin, held its inaugural meeting today in Geneva, Switzerland. According to a report from Reuters on Oct. 14, the consortium reaffirmed…
  • Dubai, Emirates NBD Sign MoU on Blockchain Trade Finance Solutions
    Cointelegraph.com News - 20 hours ago
    The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry has signed a memorandum of understanding with Emirates NBD for blockchain-based trade finance. The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Emirates NBD.Middle Eastern news daily Saudi Gazette reported on Oct. 14 that the DCCI,…
  • Price Analysis 14/10: BTC, ETH, XRP, BCH, LTC, EOS, BNB, BSV, XLM, TRX
    Cointelegraph.com News - 20 hours ago
    Most major cryptocurrencies are in a consolidation, which will soon result in a large directional move. How should traders be placed in order to benefit from it? A draft report by the G7 group of nations outlined the risks associated with “global stablecoins.” The report said: “No stablecoin project should…
  • Europol: Crypto-Ransomware Remains Most Prominent Cyber Attack
    Cointelegraph.com News - 21 hours ago
    Europol released its 2019 Internet Organized Crime Threat Assessment report, which shows that crypto-ransomware remains a top threat. The European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Cooperation (Europol) released its 2019 Internet Organized Crime Threat Assessment (IOCTA) report.Crypto exchanges continue to be a magnet for hackersOn Oct. 9, Europol presented its…
  • Booking Holdings Leaves Facebook’s Libra Association
    Cointelegraph.com News - 22 hours ago
    Leading online travel company Booking Holdings has ditched the Libra Association, a non-profit Facebook established to pursue the promotion of its Libra stablecoin. Leading online travel company Booking Holdings has ditched the Libra Association, the governing consortium of Facebook’s proposed Libra stablecoin.Booking Holdings has thus become the latest in an…
  • FINRA Approves Grayscale’s Public Quote for Crypto Fund Shares
    Cointelegraph.com News - 22 hours ago
    Digital asset management fund Grayscale has received FINRA approval to publicly quote its diversified crypto fund GDLCF. New York-based digital asset management fund Grayscale Investments has received regulatory approval to publicly quote the shares of its diversified cryptocurrency fund.First publicly-quoted diversified crypto fundGrayscale was approved by the United States Financial…
  • Bitcoin Price: 2 Key Indicators Suggest Accumulation Underway Below $10K
    Cointelegraph.com News - 23 hours ago
    On-chain data and Bitcoin’s on-balance volume indicator (OBV) suggest retail and institutional investors are quietly accumulating more BTC. Bitcoin (BTC) finished a volatile week at $8,282 which is a 5% increase for the week but still 6% away from the highs of over $8,800. This morning, Bitcoin took another knock at…
  • LiquidApps Releases Horizontal Blockchain Scaling Solution
    Cointelegraph.com News - 23 hours ago
    LiquidApps has introduced a new blockchain scalability solution that can increase the decentralized processing power and capacity available to DApps developers. Blockchain development firm LiquidApps has introduced a new blockchain scalability solution for decentralized application (DApps) developers.The new service called vCPU aims to scale blockchain processing power horizontally, which provides…
  • US Treasury Secretary Says Firms Left Libra Due to Compliance Issues
    Cointelegraph.com News - 23 hours ago
    U.S. Treasury Secretary Mnuchin said that firms are abandoning Libra due to its current inability to meet Anti-Money Laundering standards. United States Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has attributed the recent spate of firms abandoning Facebook’s Libra stablecoin project to regulatory concerns.On CNBC’s Squawk Box on Oct. 14, Mnuchin stated that…
  • UK Real Estate Firm Accepts Bitcoin for Sale of 150-Year-Old Church
    Cointelegraph.com News - 1 day ago
    A British real estate firm is accepting Bitcoin for the sale of a 150-year-old church that was converted into residential property. A 150-year-old English church is being sold for $1.5 million with the vendor accepting payment in Bitcoin (BTC).Vendor is willing to receive payment in BitcoinAccording to a listing on…
  • Singapore Shipping Association to Deploy Blockchain for Ship Registration
    Cointelegraph.com News - 1 day ago
    The Singapore Shipping Association, the International Chamber of Commerce and blockchain firm Perlin are jointly working on an e-registry for ships. The Singapore Shipping Association (SSA), the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and blockchain firm Perlin are jointly working on an e-registry for the ship registration and renewal process.Running on…