Category: Crypto

Bitcoin.org Removed from Bitcoin Core Website

News About four days ago news.Bitcoin.com reported on a dispute concerning the removal of the owner of Bitcoin.org, an anonymous figure known as ‘Cobra.’ At the time a Github contributor opened an issue on the website’s repository, saying that Cobra...

/ July 31, 2018

Chinese Banking Giant Trials Blockchain to Issue Land-Backed Loans

The Agricultural Bank of China (ABC), one of the world's largest banks by total asset, has completed the issuance of a loan worth of $300,000 using a blockchain system. The bank tested the technology for the first time in one...

/ July 31, 2018

Interest in Philippines Economic Zone Crypto License Spikes – 17 Firms Paid in Full

Regulation The Philippines government-owned Cagayan Economic Zone Authority (Ceza) is in the process of issuing more crypto licenses. Interest for the license by offshore companies “surpassed all our expectations,” Ceza administrator said. Seventeen firms have already paid in full; 19 more...

/ July 31, 2018

Chamber of Digital Commerce Proposes Guidelines for ‘Responsible’ Crypto Market Growth

The Chamber of Digital Commerce Token Alliance has released a collaborative report of proposed guidelines for “responsible growth” of the cryptocurrency market, according to their July 30 press release. The Chamber of Digital Commerce is a blockchain and cryptocurrency advocacy...

/ July 30, 2018

Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Bitcoin Cash, EOS, Litecoin, Cardano, Stellar, IOTA, TRON: Price Analysis, July 30

The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph.com. Every investment and trading move involves risk, you should conduct your own research when making a decision. The market...

/ July 30, 2018

Charlie Lee to Advise Development of HTC Crypto-Compatible Smartphone Exodus

Litecoin (LTC) founder Charlie Lee tweeted July 29 that he will be an advisor for HTC’s new smartphone Exodus, which will support LTC and the Lightning Network (LN). In acknowledging Lee’s new advisory position, HTC tweeted: “One small step for...

/ July 30, 2018

Novogratz’s Crypto Bank Galaxy Digital to Start Trading Aug. 1 on Canadian Exchange

Mike Novogratz’s crypto-focused merchant bank, Galaxy Digital LP, is set to begin trading on Canada’s TSX Venture Exchange on August 1, Bloomberg reports July 30. The New-York headquartered firm will reportedly trade on the TSX Venture Exchange through a separate...

/ July 30, 2018

P2P Network to Stop Private Data Breaches and Censorship Via New Protocol, DApp Platform

A major cryptocurrency exchange says the world is on the brink of a data crisis, and is launching a digital cooperative designed to give users total control over their personal information. CoinBene has announced it is listing the Internet of...

/ July 30, 2018

Vietnam: Crypto Mining Firm CEO Allegedly Flees With $35 Mln in Investor, Company Funds

The CEO of Vietnamese cryptocurrency mining firm Sky Mining has reportedly disappeared with investor and company funds worth an alleged $35 million, local media outlet VNExpress reported July 29. According to VNExpress, Sky Mining CEO Le Minh Tam disappeared a...

/ July 30, 2018

Dubai Plans to ‘Disrupt’ Its Own Legal System with Blockchain

A Dubai-based international court dealing with civil and commercial disputes in the financial industry is planning to launch what it calls a "Court of the Blockchain" to streamline legal operations. The Dubai International Financial Center (DIFC) Courts announced on Monday...

/ July 30, 2018

Largest Movie Theater Chain in Thailand Going Crypto

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/ July 30, 2018

Total Market Cap See Slight Decline, Bitcoin Keeps Holding Its Position

Sunday, July 29: crypto markets have seen diverging trends over a 24 hour period, with nine out of the ten top cryptocurrencies by market cap slightly in the green, according to Coinmarketcap. Market visualization from Coin360 Bitcoin (BTC) is slightly...

/ July 29, 2018

Six Tools Used by Hackers to Steal Cryptocurrency: How to Protect Wallets

In the early July, it was reported that Bleeping Computer detected suspicious activity targeted at defrauding 2.3 million Bitcoin wallets, which they found to be under threat of being hacked. The attackers used malware — known as “clipboard hijackers” —...

/ July 29, 2018

Market Caps for Privacy-Centric Currencies Have Dropped Significantly

Markets and Prices Over the past few years, a few privacy-centric cryptocurrencies have gained both in popularity and value. Many of these coins like monero, dash, pivx, zcash, and more were at one time top ten digital asset contenders as...

/ July 29, 2018

Huobi Informs Users on Decision to Launch P2P Trading in India

Exchanges Following several announcements of plans for global expansion, this week crypto exchange Huobi has reportedly informed Indian users of its intentions to present them with a P2P platform that allows trading in Indian rupee. The email notice published by...

/ July 29, 2018

Hodler’s Digest, July 23-29: Winklevoss ETF Gets Second SEC Rejection, While Fortune Recognizes Crypto Trailblazers

Coming every Sunday, the Hodler’s Digest will help you to track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions, and much more — a week on Cointelegraph...

/ July 29, 2018

FX Settlement Provider CLS Begins Final Testing for Blockchain Payment Banking Service

Forex exchange (FX) settlement giant CLS is in the final stages of testing its blockchain payment service for banks, Financial News reported July 27. The service is reportedly set to be launched later this summer, with at least seven banks...

/ July 29, 2018

A Small Crypto Coin Is Making Big Claims About a Private Proof-of-Stake

If any coin is going to fly under the radar, it makes sense for a privacy coin to do so. Spectre (not be confused with a separate project called SPECTRE), created two crypto tokens – the aptly named spectre token and...

/ July 29, 2018

A Solution to China’s Pharma Woes Might Be a Blockchain Away

A still-evolving vaccine scandal in China prompted a range of social media discussions in the past week around how blockchain could have prevented such a situation – or how it might be used to stop it in the future. To...

/ July 29, 2018