• Cointelegraph.com News - 27 May 2020, 8:36 am

    Vodafone plans to link billions of distributed energy generating assets to grids using the Internet of Things and blockchain technology. Global telecommunications giant Vodafone has partnered with blockchain startup Energy Web (EWT) to connect “billions” of distributed energy generating assets via internet-of-things (IoT) and distributed ledger technology (DLT).Energy Web announced the partnership on May 26,…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 27 May 2020, 8:27 am

    Hodl waves show that over 60% of the supply has not moved for a year or more, something which historically has signaled price upside. Bitcoin (BTC) is more likely to be at the start of a new bull market than at any time since 2016, new data covering investors suggests.Noted by Phillip Swift, creator of…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 27 May 2020, 8:04 am

    India’s largest port operator APSEZ has partnered with IBM’s TradeLens platform to digitize its supply chain process. The largest multi-port operator of India, Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Limited (APSEZ), has partnered with the blockchain-based supply chain solution platform TradeLens.APSEZ plans to integrate TradeLens’s blockchain solutions across 10 of its major courier management facilities…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 27 May 2020, 5:37 am

    In the run-up to Theta’s mainnet 2.0 launch, some high-profile partnerships have fueled four-figure percentage gains for Theta’s tokens since March. Crypto-powered Esports streaming app Theta continues to rally ahead of its mainnet 2.0 launch, gaining 150% in the past two weeks.All told, the Theta Token, is up nearly 1,300% since the ‘Black Thursday’ crash…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 27 May 2020, 4:49 am

    Digital music store eMusic launched its eMU token to help musicians earn more royalties. Pioneering digital music store eMusic has launched its eMU token to help musicians earn more royalties.According to an announcement published by eMusic on May 26, the firm launched its token with the aim of creating a sustainable music ecosystem. The eMU…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 27 May 2020, 3:18 am

    The Global Blockchain Business Council believes the pandemic has shone a light on many systemic inefficiencies that blockchain technology can solve. The Swiss-based non-profit blockchain industry association, the Global Blockchain Business Council (GBBC), believes that the crises resulting from the coronavirus pandemic have highlighted the benefits of distributed ledger technology (DLT).In email correspondence with Cointelegraph,…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 27 May 2020, 2:40 am

    More than 1000 enterprise computer systems have been infected with a cryptojacking malware that installs a Monero mining application. The Blue Mockingbird malware gang has infected more than 1000 business systems with Monero mining malware since December 2019.The global scale of the hacker group’s operations was revealed by cloud security firm Red Canary on May…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 27 May 2020, 2:03 am

    Bitcoin price is struggling to reclaim $9,000, leading investor sentiment to turn bearish on BTC’s short-term price action. Bitcoin (BTC) price had a relatively muted day as the digital asset traded between $8,700-$8,885. Currently, the price remains below the ascending channel trendline and the daily candle closed as a neutral doji, showing bulls and bears are…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 27 May 2020, 1:33 am

    Tencent Holdings aims to bolster blockchain technology development across China as part of a $70 billion investment in fintech. Chinese tech giant Tencent Holdings will allocate nearly $70 billion (500B yuan) over the next five years in fintech development, including blockchain, cloud computing, and artificial intelligence (AI).Reuters reported on May 26 that the company, which…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 27 May 2020, 1:33 am

    Bitcoin (BTC) risks sliding back into bearish territory should onchain activity and overall market health continue to decline, warns analytics firm Glassnode. The latest market update from Glassnode shows that the GNI index, which measures the overall state of the Bitcoin network, dropped 18% or 13 points week-on-week, to a value of 60 points. Simultaneously,…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 27 May 2020, 12:21 am

    The average Bitcoin fee has fallen by nearly 54% over the last five days, but some believe network congestion could push users to altcoins. After spiking a week ago to levels last seen in February 2018, the average Bitcoin (BTC) transaction fee has fallen by more than half.BitInfoCharts data shows that Bitcoin’s average fee decreased…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 26 May 2020, 11:51 pm

    A new crypto bull run could be on its way as a result of government economic measures and mainstream interest. After two years of uncertainty since 2017’s mega bull run, the signs are looking promising for a big crypto rally, says the co-founder of market analytics company Digital Assets Data. “I believe a major crypto bull…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 26 May 2020, 11:32 pm

    Since November 28, 2019, the Cashfusion protocol has helped facilitate 4,583 fusions to-date with roughly 40,564 bitcoin cash ($9.1M). Cashfusion is an extension of the Cashshuffle platform and the protocol has been deemed “far more practical than other coinjoin protocols.” Bitcoin Cash proponents are now waiting for the completion of the codebase audit, as the…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 26 May 2020, 9:05 pm

    The Winklevoss twins believe crypto regulation and customer freedom can meet in the middle. Known for their regulation-friendly outlook within the crypto industry, Gemini exchange founders Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss hold a hybrid approach to privacy and government rules. The twin brothers explained in a May 22 podcast interview with Peter McCormack that crypto adoption comes…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 26 May 2020, 9:01 pm

    New documentary reflects on the competing narratives shaping the crypto industry. In his new documentary “Cryptopia: Bitcoin, Blockchains and the Future of the Internet” award-winning filmmaker Torsten Hoffmann gives his perspective on how the crypto industry has evolved in the last five year. His first documentary about crypto “Bitcoin: the End of Money as We…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 26 May 2020, 8:57 pm

    Time will tell if the network will cement its dominance. Polkadot (DOT) launched a stand-alone blockchain today, although the network is not considered the project’s mainnet yet.Polkadot sits under the wing of blockchain infrastructure company Parity Technologies, and the Web3 Foundation, a type of incubator for decentralized tech. The Polkadot protocol aims to provide compatibility…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 26 May 2020, 8:52 pm

    Inside the Ethereum co-founder’s mental model of Satoshi. In a recent Cointelgraph interview, Ethereum co-founder and Cardano founder Charles Hoskinon said that he believes that Adam Back “checks all the boxes” as a Satoshi Nakamoto candidate.The puzzle of Satoshi’s true identity never seems to get old. Although Hoskinson admits that he does not have any…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 26 May 2020, 8:37 pm

    It’s designed to capture attention from high-profile people that others want to hear from. A new kind of cryptocurrency tipbot allows users to pay others to answer their questions on social media, providing a new tool to pool data in the ecosystem.Liser Lee of CCTip told Cointelegraph that the system can help drive engagement or…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 26 May 2020, 8:05 pm

    The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has predicted that banks will struggle to generate profits at least five years after the global economy recovers from the coronavirus-led economic crisis. The IMF explained that banks were struggling even before the covid-19 pandemic so their troubles “will extend to at least 2025, well beyond the immediate effects of…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 26 May 2020, 7:48 pm

    Despite Bitcoin’s bearish price action, top traders on Binance Futures are aggressively longing cryptocurrencies, including Bitcoin and Ethereum. The majority of top traders on Binance Futures are longing Bitcoin (BTC), Ether (ETH), and 8 other cryptocurrencies. In fact, more than 50% of traders are long on 10 crypto assets despite the current decline in the…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 26 May 2020, 7:41 pm

    Early Bitcoin developer Laszlo Hanyecz sheds light on a burning question: which operating system did Satoshi Nakamoto use to create Bitcoin? Most know Laszlo Hanyecz as the “Bitcoin pizza guy,” but this description ignores his role as an early Bitcoin developer. Hanyecz was the one to add MacOS support for the early Bitcoin (BTC) client,…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 26 May 2020, 7:11 pm

    Decentralized identity solutions might be blockchain’s killer app. LG has partnered with United States-based company Evernym to develop blockchain ID technology.Asian financial news outlet Aju Business Daily reported on May 26 that LG CNS — LG’s IT services subsidiary — signed a memorandum of understanding with Evernym. The collaboration between the two firms aims to…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 26 May 2020, 5:30 pm

    Facebook continues sprucing up for regulators. Facebook-owned digital wallet Calibra rebranded itself as Novi earlier today, sharing new details about the project.The primary reason for the name change was to avoid the confusion with the Libra cryptocurrency, a representative for Novi told Cointelegraph.“When we announced Libra and Calibra last June, we wanted to demonstrate that…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 26 May 2020, 5:24 pm

    The ‘pizza guy’ spent billion dollars on pizza and gave away another billion dollars, yet he has no regrets about squandering his 100k Bitcoin fortune. Laszlo Hanyecz has cemented himself in the crypto community as the “Bitcoin pizza guy” for spending 10,000 BTC in 2010 to purchase two pizzas, widely acknowledged as the first commercial…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 26 May 2020, 5:01 pm

    Switzerland’s government has rejected a 100 million franc ($103 million) bailout for local cryptocurrency companies battered by the coronavirus economy, local media reported. Zug finance director Heinz Taennler requested the special funding package in April. He planned to issue out loans to startups, which could be converted into shares. The central government had already unveiled…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 26 May 2020, 4:50 pm

    Bitfury is opening the company up to institutional investment, which it says will help family offices and others to diversify their holdings with Bitcoin mining. Bitfury, a mining company established in 2011, announced a partnership program on May 26 that lets institutions invest in Bitcoin (BTC) mining.The program will help family offices and other institutional…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 26 May 2020, 2:48 pm

    The new Bitcoin era, now in full swing after the last halving, has the potential to usher in a whole new financial order. Following the recent, third halving, Bitcoin (BTC) is now in its fourth block reward era. Leading up to the event, pundits launched into varied predictions that ranged from miner capitulation to hash…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 26 May 2020, 1:51 pm

    Researchers examine whether a message signed by a 2009 miner calling Craig Wright a fraud may have been signed by Satoshi Nakamoto. On Monday, a Bitcoin (BTC) miner — or multiple Bitcoin miners — signed a message calling Craig Wright a fraud. One of the addresses used had been previously attributed to the creator of Bitcoin, Satoshi…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 26 May 2020, 1:45 pm

    The Ethereum network now has more bitcoin held in reserves than the Lightning Network, according to onchain statistics. At the time of publication, Wrapped Bitcoin (WBTC) has close to 4,000 BTC ($34.7M) held in reserves, while the Lightning Network has only 925 BTC ($8.3M). Wrapped Bitcoin Project’s Total Value Locked Climbs to 3.9k Bitcoin Just…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 26 May 2020, 1:31 pm

    Bitcoin Suisse has unlocked 24/7 trading of precious metals, cryptocurrencies and major fiat currencies on its platform. On Tuesday, Swiss cryptocurrency financial services firm Bitcoin Suisse introduced precious metal trading against top cryptocurrencies.Bitcoin Suisse has just added gold, silver and platinum for trading on its platform, enabling users to trade the precious metals against major fiat…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 26 May 2020, 1:00 pm

    With the recent rise of Bitcoin prices and the Bitcoin halvening, new entrants into the cryptocurrency field may wonder where they can self-custody their Bitcoin in the most secure way. BitAmp’s Emphasis on Privacy and Security The developers behind new entrant Bitamp’s Bitcoin wallet have created an easy-to-use client-side open-source Bitcoin wallet to fill this…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 26 May 2020, 10:15 am

    India’s central bank, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), has confirmed that there is no longer any banking ban on crypto exchanges, companies, or traders. This follows the supreme court decision to quash the RBI circular prohibiting banks from providing services to any customers dealing in cryptocurrencies. The ban lasted for almost two years. RBI…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 26 May 2020, 1:35 am

    As interest in cryptocurrency grows among institutional investors, global investment banks, like Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan Chase, are reexamining their views about bitcoin. Goldman Sachs is hosting a call for its clients to learn about the implications of current policies for bitcoin, gold, and inflation. Goldman Sachs’ Bitcoin Call for Clients New York City-headquartered investment…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 25 May 2020, 10:40 pm

    As world governments push through legislation to levy taxes on capital gains from bitcoin (BTC) transactions, seeking to earn more from an asset class that frowns on regulatory oversight, there are still a few countries that remain pro-crypto, allowing investors to buy, sell or hold digital assets at zero taxes. Circumstances vary, but the real…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 25 May 2020, 5:20 pm

    Not too long ago, news.Bitcoin.com reported on Craig Wright’s recently submitted bitcoin address list that contained at least three spent blocks. Following the court filing, on May 24 a pastezone dump of 144 addresses, some of which are also represented in Wright’s list, contained a verified message that notes “Craig Steven Wright is a liar…Read More