• Bitcoin News - 1 October 2020, 8:30 pm

    The Bitcoin network has achieved a few new milestones during the last week, as the price has remained above the $10k range for a record 66 consecutive days. Meanwhile, the network has surpassed 18.5 million bitcoin issued, as the global hashrate coasts along at an all-time high of 140 exahash per second (EH/s). As of…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 1 October 2020, 5:30 pm

    A US court has ruled in favour of the US SEC after the regulator’s filing of a motion seeking summary judgment against Kik for violating the country securities laws. Kik, which raised $100 million from 2017 ICO, had filed its own motion of summary judgment but the court refused to grant this. In his judgment,…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 1 October 2020, 4:07 pm

    Not being incorporated in the U.S. did not help the popular platform. The U.S Commodity Futures Trading Commission, or CFTC, has charged the BitMEX derivatives exchange with operating an unregistered trading platform and violating anti-money laundering regulations.According to a statement released Thursday, the CFTC filed a civil enforcement action in the Southern District of New…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 1 October 2020, 3:30 pm

    With the US dollar facing headwinds, notably the coronavirus pandemic and an upcoming presidential election that could be among the most contentious in recent memory, gold has taken over as the preferred store of value for many investors. The price of the yellow metal has soared by more than 30% this year and recently surpassed…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 1 October 2020, 1:30 pm

    Venezuela president Nicolas Maduro says the country is to start using cryptocurrency in both domestic and global trade, as part of efforts to neutralize crippling U.S. economic sanctions. Speaking in the country’s parliament on Sept. 29, Maduro revealed that the move will “give new strength to the use of petro and other cryptocurrencies, national and…Read More

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

    IBM Blockchain’s general manager explains the changing role of blockchain and how it will be applied to IBM’s hybrid cloud solution. It was just a few years ago that enterprises began showing interest in using blockchain as a technology to bring trust, transparency and better collaboration to multiple entities sharing sensitive business data. Yet as…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 1 October 2020, 1:12 pm

    New data shows that one month after SushiSwap’s vampire mining attack Uniswap is the real beneficiary. SushiSwap is widely thought to have syphoned liquidity from Uniswap but new data from Flipside Crypto, a cryptocurrency on-chain analytics resource, suggests that the decentralized exchange’s launch mechanism actually benefited Uniswap by bringing new money into its liquidity pools.On…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 1 October 2020, 12:55 pm

    The token sale could take as little as 1 second, according to the Atari CEO. Atari will conduct a public token offering on Bitcoin.com in early November. As soon as the offering is complete, the ERC20-based AtariToken will become available for trading on the Bitcoin.com exchange. While the precise details of the token sale are…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 1 October 2020, 12:26 pm

    Users automatically receive rewards on some of their crypto positions. The eToro trading platform announced on Thursday the launch of a dedicated staking service for its clients, letting users earn staking rewards from Cardano (ADA) and Tron (TRX).Users who hold positions in either of these currencies will be eligible for staking rewards, awarded monthly. The…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 1 October 2020, 12:09 pm

    Miner Extractable Value is no longer just a theoretical concept. Some Ether (ETH) miners appear to be re-engineering blocks to take advantage of DeFi opportunities in an instance of what is termed “miner extractable value,” or MEV.Miner extractable value was long anticipated by researchers as a potential exploit pattern for DeFi that leverages the miners’…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 1 October 2020, 11:53 am

    $1,200 checks for Americans will definitely feature in any deal, says Steven Mnuchin, as DXY weakness opens up opportunities for Bitcoin gains. Bitcoin (BTC) may see a price boost this week as the U.S. dollar currency index (DXY) weakens and one analyst tells American voters to buy.Data showed DXY dropping for a fourth day on…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 1 October 2020, 11:50 am

    A Dutch court ruled against Apollo for cloning over 75% of its code from blockchain developer Jelurida’s code but failing to adhere to the terms of its license. Dutch open-source blockchain software developer Jelurida has won its case in the Netherlands against Apollo Fintech for breach of copyright.On Sept. 22, a Dutch court ruled against…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 1 October 2020, 11:05 am

    Atari announces IEO collaboration on Bitcoin.com Exchange via its multi-asset trading platform. Public sale slated for November, details to be announced in the coming weeks. The Atari token will be listed on Bitcoin.com upon completion of the IEO. October 1st, 2020 – Atari, one of the world’s most iconic consumer brands and interactive entertainment producers,…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 1 October 2020, 10:59 am

    A blockchain-centered company has gone public on the stock market. Following a $50 million capital raise and reverse merger, digital finance company Diginex’s stock has listed on the Nasdaq exchange under the ticker EQOS. Diginex is “the first Nasdaq-listed company that covers the full virtual currency ecosystem,” Diginex CEO Richard Byworth told Cointelegraph in an interview.…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 1 October 2020, 10:49 am

    Shopify stores could soon allow users to pay for products with Cardano tokens with a new app that removes any payment intermediaries. An Australian developer has almost completed work on a Cardano (ADA) app that will allow all Shopify stores to transact in ADA tokens and other tokens that run on the Cardano network. The…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 1 October 2020, 10:21 am

    The use of renewable energy for cryptocurrency mining has seen considerable growth, according to a new report. The rising energy demand of proof-of-work cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin (BTC) has been a hotly debated topic. But the 3rd Global Cryptoasset Benchmarking Study by the University of Cambridge shows that 76% of cryptocurrency miners use electricity from…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 1 October 2020, 10:10 am

    US lawmakers are intensely discussing a new stimulus package that could cost between $2.2 trillion and $2.6 trillion. The bill could be voted on this week as talks between House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin heat up over the content of the bill. New Stimulus Bill: Final Effort for Economic Relief Aid…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 1 October 2020, 7:27 am

    The new blockchain-based system will replace the existing CHESS system The Australian Securities Exchange will delay its blockchain-based CHESS replacement after huge trading volumes due to the pandemic required a massive expansion of capacity. The DLT- based system had been scheduled for official trials in December, with a planned launch window of early 2022.At its…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 1 October 2020, 7:04 am

    1th October 2020, Belize City, Belize: With new exchanges cropping up, trading becoming ever-more popular, and the interest in Crypto and DeFi rising by the day, the trading market has been crying out for something special to hit for quite some time. That moment comes now, as DueDEX releases news of its zero-fee LINK/USDT perpetual…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 1 October 2020, 5:52 am

    A judge has ruled that the $100 million ICO conducted by the Canadian messaging platform Kik in 2017 violated federal securities laws. U.S. District Judge Alvin Kellerstein has sided with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), ruling that the Canadian technology firm Kik’s $100 million initial coin offering (ICO) violated federal securities laws.On Sept. 30,…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 1 October 2020, 4:52 am

    Australia’s Prime Minister has announced the Federal Government’s biggest investment in blockchain to-date, with two pilots set to receive almost $5 million. The Australian government this week unveiled its $574 million Digital Business Plan that includes seven-figure grants for distributed ledger technology initiatives. Announced by Prime Minister Scott Morrison ahead of next week’s Federal Government budget,…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 1 October 2020, 4:14 am

    Bitcoin SV users appear to have got very excited ahead of the conference. Active addresses and transaction counts on the Bitcoin SV network saw unbelievable growth in the two days leading up to the CoinGeek Live conference in New York this week. Active BSV addresses grew from 110,000 on Sept. 28 to 947,400 addresses today.That’s…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 1 October 2020, 4:08 am

    Institutional trading platform Wootrade has raised $10 million in a private fundraising round that will be used to expand its team and launch leveraged trading products. Wootrade, a Taiwan-based liquidity provider platform and crypto asset exchange aimed at institutions, has concluded a $10 million private investment round led by Dragonfly Capital. Investors in the round include…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 1 October 2020, 4:05 am

    Onecoin victims have joined a consortium that wants the European Parliament to consider a petition seeking the establishment of a compensation fund. The envisioned EU-administered fund will function as an insurance kitty for current and future victims of all crypto fraud. The petitioners are proposing the levying of an “unnoticeable” fee of 0.0001 cent per…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 1 October 2020, 3:31 am

    This potential move will swap the native AGI token from ERC20 to Cardano SingularityNET, the AI company behind the expressive robot Sophia, is “seriously discussing” a migration from Ethereum to Cardano, after announcing a collaboration with IOHK.IOHK is run by the founder of Cardano, Charles Hoskinson, and drives the development of the blockchain platform. SingularityNET…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 1 October 2020, 2:45 am

    Emerging Ethereum-powered predictions platform Polymarket produced six-figure volume amid the first presidential debates. The first debate of the 2020 U.S. presidential election had no clear winner, but crypto-powered prediction platforms are having a field day. Election futures on crypto derivatives exchange FTX boomed, with the platform’s CEO reporting more than $4 million in open interest trying…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 1 October 2020, 1:02 am

    Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has called out Coinbase for seeking to suppress political activism and suggesting employees who think differently should leave. Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has taken major U.S. crypto exchange Coinbase to task over its open letter to employees published on Sept. 28. The letter, written by Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong, explained why the…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 30 September 2020, 11:30 pm

    During the first half of the year, betting portals that allow people to wager cryptocurrencies on the upcoming U.S. election had shown Donald Trump winning the election. However, after Tuesday evening’s Presidential Debate, betting markets like Cloudbet show Joe Biden’s chances of getting elected is favored by 61% over the incumbent Trump. Tuesday’s Presidential Debate…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 30 September 2020, 10:53 pm

    Bitcoin price has been flat for nearly a month but on-chain data shows a bullish surge in new participants joining the network. The price of Bitcoin (BTC) has remained relatively flat for September and the strong decline in altcoin and DeFi token prices seems to be making the situation worse for many investors. Despite this lack…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 30 September 2020, 10:15 pm

    This and other changes come as part of the protocol’s recent mainnet upgrade. Dash Core Group, the entity responsible for developing the privacy-focused coin DASH, publicized fresh changes to the asset’s proof-of-stake network on Sept. 30. “Dash Core v0.16.0.1 binaries are released and ready for deployment on mainnet by node operators,” said an announcement on Medium…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 30 September 2020, 9:09 pm

    Will this ultimately prove to be a significant step for mainstream adoption, or a publicity stunt? SBI esports, a subsidiary of Japanese financial services conglomerate SBI Group, announced that its esports players would receive salaries in Ripple (XRP) going forward as part of a sponsorship deal with venture capital firm, VC Trade.According to the official…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 30 September 2020, 8:51 pm

    “Feature complete” final milestone before public launch unveils governance system for the first time. On Sep 30, DFINITY announced its final milestone release before the network’s public launch later this year. This release, called Sodium, represents a “feature complete” version of the network. The company also disclosed details about their governance system, called Network Nervous…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 30 September 2020, 7:43 pm

    His big takeaway? Mining rigs give off a lot of heat. Kosala Hemachandra, founder and CEO of crypto asset storage platform, MyEtherWallet, mined Bitcoin as a way to pay his Los Angeles rent between 2014-2015. When it came time to pay his bills, he would convert his coins into cash to facilitate the actual transaction.In…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 30 September 2020, 7:30 pm

    American economist and former chairman of Morgan Stanley Asia, Stephen Roach said on Sunday that he believes the U.S. dollar will “crash faster and harder.” Roach said similar statements during an interview back in June, and his latest commentary stresses that people should “expect the dollar to plunge by as much as 35 percent next…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 30 September 2020, 6:33 pm

    Bitcoin integration led to positive results for the merchants in this study. BitPay recently released a study highlighting four merchants from different businesses that have implemented Bitcoin as a payment method. The parties selected to participate included a gold broker, an online gift card marketplace, a domain registrar that also serves as a hosting service,…Read More