• Cointelegraph.com News - 25 August 2019, 5:47 pm

    Thailand’s securities regulator warned the public about scam entities posing as legal crypto trading firms operating overseas. Thailand’s securities regulator has warned the public about scam entities posing as legal digital currency trading firms operating overseas.Investor losses are not knownThe Thai Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has discovered a new crypto scam where investors are…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 25 August 2019, 4:45 pm

    The rise of cryptocurrency is changing the philanthropic world by causing the redistribution of wealth from old money to visionary innovators and early tech adopters. The new crypto rich invest their donations by supporting scientific research in groundbreaking fields that may one day enable humanity to cure aging, reverse death and completely change the relationship…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 25 August 2019, 4:08 pm

    The United States tax collecting and legislation authority, the Internal Revenue Service, sends a new round of letters to cryptocurrency holders. Last week, the United States Internal Revenue Service sent another round of letters to crypto traders called CP2000. These notices were sent to traders of some crypto exchanges due to inconsistencies found in their…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 25 August 2019, 3:57 pm

    Some of the top performers of the past seven days are showing signs of a turnaround. Is it a good time to buy? Let’s look at the charts. The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph. Every investment and trading move involves…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 25 August 2019, 2:42 pm

    Today’s digital assets trading industry is much like how Wall Street used to be, according to head of OTC at cryptocurrency exchange Kraken Nelson Minier. Head of over-the-counter (OTC) sales at cryptocurrency exchange Kraken Nelson Minier compared today’s cryptocurrency trading industry to how Wall Street used to be, adding that it is still too soon…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 25 August 2019, 2:24 pm

    Tyson denies any connection with Fight to Fame. Suspected of cryptocurrency fraud, the project claims the opposite, saying the former boxer is a co-founder. United States boxing legend Mike Tyson has denied a connection with the cryptocurrency project Fight to Fame, which is suspected of financial fraud. He announced it in a Twitter post on…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 25 August 2019, 1:50 pm

    Waves platform’s built-in decentralized exchange adds support for ERC-20 standard compliant tokens, BTC and ETH to follow soon. Blockchain platform Waves added support for Ethereum-based (ETH) ERC-20 standard compliant tokens to its decentralized exchange (DEX).On Aug. 22, the platform announced that Waves’ built-in DEX began supporting ERC-20 tokens. Recently, Waves team also launched a new…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 25 August 2019, 11:17 am

    Cryptocurrency firm Ripple’s head of social impact Ken Weber thinks that universities need to offer courses that relate to actual roles in the blockchain industry. Cryptocurrency firm Ripple’s head of social impact Ken Weber is confident that universities around the world must expand their education programs to offer blockchain and digital assets training courses that…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 25 August 2019, 10:35 am

    Bitcoin price circles around the $10,100 mark while most of the top 20 cryptocurrencies see moderate gains on the day. Sunday, Aug. 25 — Most of the top 20 cryptocurrencies are seeing moderate gains on the day while Bitcoin (BTC) circles around the $10,100 mark.Market visualization courtesy of Coin360Bitcoin price is up by 1.67% on…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 25 August 2019, 8:09 am

    Cryptocurrency trust and security company BitGo has launched a multisignature wallet and custody service. Cryptocurrency trust and security company BitGo has announced the launch of a multisignature wallet and custody service for EOS.According to the news release published on Aug. 22, BitGo officially added EOS to the list of its supported assets. The firm’s chief…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 25 August 2019, 2:10 am

    No one remembers the first Mt. Gox hack. It was a small sum, even by 2011’s standards, and the exchange reimbursed all users. The incident was to prove significant, however, for it set in motion a string of attacks on other bitcoin platforms that began the very next day. By the time the dust had…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 25 August 2019, 2:09 am

    To date, Chinese exchange Huobi has processed the highest number of withdrawals from the alleged crypto Ponzi scheme PlusToken’s recent multibillion-dollar moves. Chinese crypto exchange Huobi has seen the highest number of withdrawals from the alleged crypto Ponzi scheme PlusToken to date, according to new research.Chinese exchanges prevailNew York-based blockchain infrastructure firm Elementus released a…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 25 August 2019, 1:51 am

    From CT auf Deutsch: a highly active BaFin and a bankruptcy filing from an Austrian crypto ATM start-up lead the week’s news from the German-speaking world. The German-speaking world was highly active as far as crypto was concerned this past week. Among other stories, the German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin) issued several items of…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 25 August 2019, 12:31 am

    Chainalysis, a blockchain analytics firm, announces the launch of a real-time compliance alerts solution that supports 15 cryptocurrencies. Blockchain analytics firm Chainalysis has launched alerts for suspicious transactions across 15 major cryptocurrencies.In a post published on the firm’s blog on Aug. 22, the company said its Know Your Transaction (KYT) tool works in real time…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 25 August 2019, 12:10 am

    On August 23, Bitcoin.com released a new application called the SLP Dividend Calculator. The new platform allows users to build a transaction to make dividend payments to any Simple Ledger Protocol (SLP) token holder. Also read: How to Create Non-Fungible Assets and Collectible Tokens With Bitcoin Cash Testing the New SLP Dividend Calculator From Bitcoin.com…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 24 August 2019, 10:23 pm

    Crypto markets continued to see red on Saturday, with Bitcoin’s price hovering around the $10,000 threshold. Saturday, Aug. 24 — Crypto markets continued to see red as Bitcoin (BTC) dipped below the $10,000 price mark several times within 12 hours.Only two out of the top 20 coins by market cap saw gains in the 24…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 24 August 2019, 9:40 pm

    The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has settled charges it filed in 2018 against a crypto pyramid scheme involving four individuals, with the defendants paying $500,000. The United States Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has settled charges it filed in 2018 against an alleged crypto pyramid scheme involving four individuals.Banned from multi-level marketingAccording to an official statement…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 24 August 2019, 9:00 pm

    Negative interest rates, a common occurrence in Europe these days, are unpleasant for both banks and clients. And financial institutions have been increasingly transferring the bulk of the burden on to their customers. Some political factions in Germany, however, aren’t happy with the trend and are pushing for adequate protection for the ordinary small saver,…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 24 August 2019, 9:00 pm

    With Coinbase becoming the world’s largest institutional custodian of digital assets, the crypto community is left to wonder what it means for the industry… The major digital asset services platform Coinbase has recently announced the long-anticipated completion of a deal that has been in progress since at least May: the acquisition of Xapo’s institutional business. The move…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 24 August 2019, 8:01 pm

    Ethereum is still in a bear market even as Bitcoin continues to post amazing gains. When will the tables turn for the largest altcoin by market cap? Nowadays, it seems everyone is bearish on Ethereum and its Ether token (ETH) except for Placeholder VC partner Chris Burniske, who, earlier this week, made the case for…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 24 August 2019, 6:50 pm

    A man apprehended for selling two pounds of meth to an undercover agent pleaded guilty to running a $25 million money laundering scheme using Bitcoin. A Los Angeles man has pleaded guilty to running a $25 million Bitcoin (BTC) money laundering scheme and selling methamphetamine. Possible life sentence News outlet U.S. News reported on Aug.…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 24 August 2019, 6:00 pm

    The opioid epidemic is the new devil Bitcoin is being blamed for inflaming, to be added to the already long list of heinous crimes crypto is supposedly responsible for, like terrorism, money laundering, and trafficking. While it’s painfully clear that the U.S. dollar is a much more common tool for these unethical and illicit activities,…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 24 August 2019, 4:06 pm

    A summary of this week’s top news from Spain and Latin America, as covered by our Spanish language version, Cointelegraph en Español. This week was an important one for crypto adoption in the Spanish-speaking world, with reports of a government ministry working on a token in an Argentinian province and a Venezuelan state airline accepting…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 24 August 2019, 3:44 pm

    Poloniex is making moves to cover its losses from the CLAM flash crash, but questions remain about the accountability of margin borrowers… When a financial system like the crypto market lacks liquidity, a crash becomes inevitable. This was the case at the margin trading marketplace hosted by U.S.-based crypto exchange Poloniex toward the end of…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 24 August 2019, 12:30 pm

    Chinese cryptocurrency company Amber Group has recruited ex-Morgan Stanley Asia head of derivatives Jeffrey Wang. Former Morgan Stanley Asia head of derivatives Jeffrey Wang has officially joined Amber Group, a Shenzhen-based cryptocurrency company.As Bloomberg reported on Aug. 23, Wang will operate out of Vancouver as the head of Americas for Amber. According to the article,…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 24 August 2019, 11:13 am

    Blockchain technology is driving the development of autonomous vehicles and their communication with the world around them. A decade ago, the thought of self-driving cars was far from reality, but with 2020 looming large, massive strides have been made in the field of autonomous vehicles. Meanwhile, in the space of a decade, Bitcoin has thrust…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 24 August 2019, 10:08 am

    Telecommunications company Telx Technologies announces the launch of the first cryptocurrency SIM card wallet that enables transactions via SMS. Cryptocurrency and telecommunications company Telx Technologies announced the launch of the first crypto SIM card wallet that enables transactions via SMS.According to the company’s Medium post published on Aug. 22, the card allows its users to…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 24 August 2019, 9:07 am

    Most of the top 20 cryptocurrencies are suffering moderate losses on the day while Bitcoin hovers around the $10,130 mark. On Aug. 24, most of the top 20 cryptocurrencies are suffering moderate losses on the day while Bitcoin (BTC) hovers around the $10,130 mark.Market visualization courtesy of Coin360Bitcoin price is currently down by 0.6% on…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 24 August 2019, 7:26 am

    Major cryptocurrency exchange Binance will compensate its users affected by the recent Know Your Customer images leak with a lifetime VIP membership. Major cryptocurrency exchange Binance announced that it will offer a lifetime VIP membership to all its users affected by the recent Know Your Customer (KYC) images leak on the platform.According to the official…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 24 August 2019, 1:05 am

    Circle’s CEO said that his company has long believed sovereign currencies will be tokenized, and that global money tokens are on the horizon. Jeremy Allaire, the CEO of blockchain-based, crypto-inclusive money transfer company Circle, has said that the firm has long believed major fiat currencies will eventually be tokenized.Significant digital currenciesIn an interview on Aug.…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 24 August 2019, 12:00 am

    Since the birth of Bitcoin, crusaders fighting for the separation of money and state discovered a new payment tool that bypasses the nation state’s control over the monetary system. For over ten years now, lots of people have been using digital currencies to hide from prying eyes of governments in order to free themselves from…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 23 August 2019, 4:00 pm

    Bitcoin, cryptocurrencies, and blockchain technology have become mainstream terms and are now featured in most dictionaries. Crypto-related terms have a lot of value when they are tethered to a web domain, and these days digital currency domains are prime real estate, with some selling for up to seven figures. Also read: How to Create Non-Fungible…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 23 August 2019, 1:15 pm

    The supposed coordination of governments and tech companies to create a one-world, cashless society is often viewed as little more than fodder for silly Youtube conspiracy videos. After all, cash is still king in daily life, even in extremely high-tech, innovative societies like Japan. Upon closer examination, though, current realities like Australia’s proposed cash transaction…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 23 August 2019, 9:58 am

    A new age of banking is imminent. Legacy models will be forced to follow suit or become obsolete in the eyes of value holders worldwide, as new bitcoin and crypto services take over, seeking to implement blockchain systems with an eye on convenience and financial inclusion. Announcements of stablecoins and exchange services from giants Binance,…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 22 August 2019, 8:04 pm

    On August 21, James Cramer, the developer behind the Simple Ledger Protocol (SLP), announced the launch of the Electron Cash SLP version 3.5. The latest release allows people to create a new type of SLP token called NFT1, a non-fungible token that can be grouped together by a single ID. The advanced form of SLP…Read More