• Cointelegraph.com News - 16 February 2020, 2:27 pm

    Craig Wright has warned the BTC and BCH communities to stop using his Bitcoin database illegally. Craig Wright, who claims to be the Bitcoin creator known as Satoshi Nakamoto, has warned the Bitcoin (BTC) and BCH to stop using the Bitcoin database in order to avoid potential lawsuits. He claims that both networks may also…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 16 February 2020, 1:14 pm

    Major cryptocurrency exchange Binance announced it is about to launch a new futures product tracking crypto asset NEO. Major cryptocurrency exchange Binance announced that it is about to launch a new futures product tracking crypto asset NEO.Per the announcement published on Feb. 16, the NEO/USDT futures will be launched on Feb. 17 and traders will…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 16 February 2020, 12:50 pm

    The Election Commission of India is collaborating with the Indian Institute of Technology to develop a blockchain system for voting, the Chief Election Commissioner has reportedly revealed. The new system aims to allow Indians to vote even when they are away from their hometowns. Furthermore, the commissioner has proposed to link voter IDs with Aadhaar.…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 16 February 2020, 10:13 am

    MoneyGram launched a real-time remittance service, but firm’s COO told Cointelegraph its blockchain partner Ripple is not involved. Remittances giant MoneyGram announced a new service allowing real-time money sending, but the solutions of its blockchain partner Ripple are not involved.MoneyGram recently announced FastSend, a new service that allows its customers to send money in real-time…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 16 February 2020, 9:50 am

    Research has shown that government paper money is a hotbed for bacteria and that, at least in the U.S., most bank notes in circulation are tainted by cocaine. Now you can also worry about a new threat possibly sticking to your fingers when you handle a bill – a deadly virus coming out of China.…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 16 February 2020, 7:18 am

    Bitcoin price suddenly dived below $10K on Saturday leading many to speculate that a well-known Bitfinex whale trader could be the reason for the pullback. Late Saturday night on Feb. 15, Bitcoin (BTC) price briefly reclaimed the $10K mark after a tumultuous day of trading that saw the price drop 5.35% to $9,853. The possibility…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 16 February 2020, 3:30 am

    While banks in emerging markets are moving more rapidly toward issuing CBDCs, other countries appear to be taking a more cautious stance. The recent survey results published by the Bank of International Settlements produced bullish and bearish sentiments with regard to Central Bank Digital Currency adoption. While banks in Emerging Market Economies (EME) are moving…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 16 February 2020, 1:54 am

    ATMs supporting digital coins have increased parallel to the predominant trend on cryptocurrency markets since the beginning of 2020. With over 400 new devices added in January, the global total is now closing on the 7,000 mark. The sector has seen exponential growth in the past three years. Also read: Bitcoin.com Partners With Mecon Cash,…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 15 February 2020, 10:54 pm

    Bitcoin ABC developers published a blog post on Saturday which discusses the miner Infrastructure Funding Plan (IFP) and the team told the community the software engineers have been “requested” to implement IFP. According to the developers, the code for IFP will be implemented in the upcoming 0.21.0 ABC software release. Also Read: 3 Cents per…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 15 February 2020, 9:30 pm

    The coronavirus and the crypto market rally: Is there a link between the two? Surging crypto rallies and the coronavirus scare — the two phenomena seem to be closely related, according to many. But this particular correlation is not necessarily translating to causation, at least according to some experts.Mati Greenspan, the founder of Quantum Economics,…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 15 February 2020, 8:14 pm

    Japanese exchange Bitpoint released data on its massive 2019 deficit, the country’s FSA pointed out tightening regulations, and more in news from Japan this past week. This past week in Japan, native exchange Bitpoint released data showing a massive deficit from 2019, Japan’s Financial Services Agency mentioned upcoming tightened regulations, Japanese and European central banks…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 15 February 2020, 7:45 pm

    On February 7, the blockchain analytics provider Tradeblock published a report about the upcoming BTC reward halving. BTC’s block reward is expected to halve on or around May 12, 2020, and Tradeblock’s report estimates that the cost to mine BTC will be over $12,500 after the halving. Also Read: The Controversial S2F Model Predicts Bitcoin…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 15 February 2020, 7:30 pm

    Pundits believe that a merger between JP Morgan and ConsenSys is a step in the right direction for both companies and the crypto industry. According to an all-new report released earlier this week, banking giant JP Morgan is currently in the process of facilitating a merger of its in-house blockchain unit called Quorum with Ethereum-based…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 15 February 2020, 6:22 pm

    Bitcoin has decisively dropped below its landmark $10,000 big-even level after several days of high greed levels. Bitcoin (BTC) has fallen below its landmark $10,000 price point after failing to break $10,500 resistance, mimicking a similar $300 drop earlier this week. Crypto market 1-day price chart. Source: Coin360Bitcoin drops to $9,800sCoin360 and Cointelegraph Markets data show…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 15 February 2020, 4:32 pm

    The CFTC has filed charges against two parties on Ponzi allegations involving crypto, forex, and over $500,000 of defrauded funds. The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has filed charges against a Colorado native and associated investment company on fraud charges. Denver local Breonna Clark, along with Colorado-based Venture Capital Investments Ltd., face civil action from…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 15 February 2020, 4:30 pm

    Cryptocurrency markets have been climbing higher in value as coins like BTC have gained over 19% during the last 90 days. However, many other digital assets have seen much larger gains and BTC dominance has been sliding downwards consecutively for the last 14 days. Also Read: Craig Wright’s $100B Theft Claim – BTC and BCH…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 15 February 2020, 2:14 pm

    The price of Bitcoin has been showing bullish momentum with the CME BTC futures gap from last year at $11.6K now becoming a target for the bulls. The price of Bitcoin (BTC) broke the psychological barrier of $10,000 and is currently stabilizing above it. Not only Bitcoin has been showing strength, but altcoins have also…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 15 February 2020, 12:55 pm

    In an interview with mainstream media, the venture capitalist pointed to Bitcoin’s upcoming halving as a major price goal. Bitcoin (BTC) has the potential to reach and even surpass its all-time highs of $20,000 by May’s block reward halving. That was the opinion of Mike Novogratz, the serial venture capitalist who has stayed consistently bullish on…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 15 February 2020, 10:47 am

    CEO Arthur Hayes appeared to describe the altcoin as a “turd” hours before traders saw the XRP price flash crash by more than half. BitMEX continues to field major criticism and even anger from traders who lost huge amounts of money in a flash crash involving altcoin XRP. The crash, which occurred at 14.00 UTC on…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 15 February 2020, 8:00 am

    Stock-to-flow model creator PlanB says “few people realize” that February 2020 is currently the third most successful month for BTC/USD. Bitcoin (BTC) is having its third-best month in history, says the creator of a forecasting model that calls for a $100,000 price in 2021.In a tweet on Feb. 14, PlanB, the analyst behind the stock-to-flow…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 15 February 2020, 4:00 am

    China continues to get ahead in the CBDC race, but will Japan attempt to counter it with its own digital currency? China continues to pull ahead in the central bank digital currency race as more details on its secretive digital yuan project intermittently surface. As a result, more countries are beginning to worry about the…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 15 February 2020, 3:30 am

    Tax regulations implemented even before dedicated legislation has been adopted have hit Brazilian cryptocurrency exchanges. Digital asset brokers failing to comply with the new reporting requirements face fines and the stricter rules are hurting smaller platforms, which are shutting down due to dwindling trading volumes. Also read: Tax Agents ‘Confiscate’ Bitcoin From Criminal but Keep…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 15 February 2020, 12:30 am

    The infamous Craig Wright, the Australian native who claims to be Satoshi Nakamoto, has published a blog post that explains he owns “the full rights to the Bitcoin registry” and developers do not have the right to change the protocol’s underlying database. Wright’s recent blog post makes it seem like “legal redress” is coming to…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 14 February 2020, 11:13 pm

    How is the FATF’s AML guidance being implemented around the world, and what is its impact on the crypto industry? It’s been nearly eight months since the Financial Action Task Force issued its divisive crypto directives, establishing traditional banking regulations within the crypto sector. With the year-long adoption deadline fast approaching, how have the world’s…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 14 February 2020, 10:41 pm

    The Central Bank of the Bahamas plans to adopt the Bahamian digital dollar pilot in the second half of 2020. While major industry actors argue that central bank digital currencies (CBDC) are years or decades ahead, the Bahamas plan to adopt a CBDC no later than 2020.John Rolle, the governor of the Central Bank of…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 14 February 2020, 10:32 pm

    In the Senate, Loeffler will reportedly help oversee the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), a potential conflict of interest given that her husband’s company is regulated by the CFTC. Today is Saint Valentine’s Day, and in honor of this most romantic of holidays, Cointelegraph presents five of the crypto community’s most notable unions and breakups…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 14 February 2020, 10:17 pm

    TON’s programming languages for general-purpose and for writing smart contracts: Tech analysis from the inside view. This is the second article in our series on integrating payment channels on Telegram Open Network. In the first part, we introduced the network, detailed our experience of the contest, and explained how synchronous and asynchronous smart contracts work.…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 14 February 2020, 9:14 pm

    IOHK donates $500,000 in ADA cryptocurrency to the University of Wyoming to advance blockchain research and development. IOHK, the software company behind Cardano, announced on Feb. 14 a donation of $500,000 in Cardano (ADA) to support and develop the University of Wyoming’s (UW) Blockchain Research and Development Lab.Professor James Caldwell, Assistant Professor Mike Borowczak and…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 14 February 2020, 9:00 pm

    On February 13, the IOTA network came to a screeching halt and the IOTA Foundation reports that $1.6 million worth of the native currency was stolen. The following day, the IOTA network status page still shows the mainnet is “not operational” and the development team has found an “exploit related to the Trinity Wallet.” Also…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 14 February 2020, 8:52 pm

    Popular crypto celebrity Tone Vays speaks to filbfilb, the market analyst who accurately called Bitcoin’s bottom in 2018 and 2019. Today popular market analyst and Cointelegraph contributor filbfilb joined veteran trader Tone Vays on his YouTube trading channel. During the discussion, each trader discussed their long and short-term vision of Bitcoin’s price (BTC) action, along…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 14 February 2020, 8:43 pm

    Blockstack’s claim of having one million verified users has been questioned extensively, which prompted Cointelegraph to investigate its blockchain data. Blockstack PBC announced on Jan. 29 the completion of its “Milestone II” that unlocked $6.8 million from its 2017 initial coin offering. The project claims to have on-boarded one million verified users, an achievement that…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 14 February 2020, 6:40 pm

    Cointelegraph talks to Hedera Hashgraph CEO about the potential of the company and how their governance model triumphs Libra. Independent research firm Fundstrat predicts that Hedera Hashgraph, the enterprise-grade public distributed ledger platform, could generate $1.9 billion in value across its network by 2024. Fundstart’s predictions are highlighted in their latest report, which analyzes Hedera’s…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 14 February 2020, 6:00 pm

    This week news.Bitcoin.com spoke with George Donnelly from the BCH Latam initiative about his plan to help the people of Latin America “achieve greater individual liberty and prosperity.” Donnelly explained the BCH Latam initiative aims to generate greater financial inclusion through mass adoption systems and the organization’s gamified adoption app will help with this goal.…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 14 February 2020, 5:58 pm

    A deeper correction may have to wait as many major cryptocurrencies are looking strong and their uptrend is likely to continue. Interest in Bitcoin (BTC) has surged significantly after its rally above $10,000 and if the bulls can sustain the price above this psychological level, it is likely to attract further attention. While it is…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 14 February 2020, 5:14 pm

    Tron partners with Steemit, a major blockchain-based blogging and social networking website that will be moving to Tron’s network. The Tron Foundation, a cryptocurrency firm that is known for hyping its long ledger of partnerships, appears to have entered a particularly important one today. The maintainer of major cryptocurrency Tron (TRX) has just partnered with…Read More