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Swiss Central Bank Exec: Crypto ‘Too Primitive’ to Issue State Digital Currency

Board director of the Swiss National Bank (SNB) Thomas Moser said that cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology are too primitive to consider issuing a state-backed digital...

Under New Rules Quebec Crypto Miners Will Be Required to Bid For Electricity

Provincial utility Hydro-Quebec has proposed new rules, under which blockchain companies will be required to bid for electricity and quantify the jobs and investment they expect to...

St. Louis Federal Reserve Adds Coinbase’s Crypto Price Indices

The Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis announced that it is adding cryptocurrency price indices using data from Coinbase, the largest fiat-to-cryptocurrency exchange in the United...

For Less Than a Dollar Per Share You Can Ride the Lithium Rush into the Stratosphere

Looking for the next boom to cash in on? Getting involved in the lithium market right now can put you in a position to amass serious wealth, while telling friends and acquaintances, “I told you so.”

Sprint, NXM Lab Collaborate on Developing Blockchain-Based System to Thwart Hackers

Hackers could have their work cut out for them even more so in the future, thanks to a partnership inked by Sprint and NXM Labs that entails the use of Blockchain. The fourth...

Cardano (ADA) Technical Analysis: Relying On Bitcoin (BTC) For An Early Bullish Reversal

Cardano continues to perform badly in the market today, sliding a further -2.11% against BTC as the market shakes off the recent exchange attacks. Having lost its fight with the...

John McAfee Joins Bitfi, Makes “Unhackable” Wallet

For years, Ledger and Trezor have both maintained a firm grasp on the hardware wallet market, becoming household names for anyone who buys cryptocurrencies and follows the market...

Bitcoin Trades in Narrow Range as Traders Eye Next Move

Investing.com – Bitcoin traded sideways Thursday as traders awaited further catalysts to determine direction. Bitcoin fell 0.40% to $6,722.7 on the Bitfinex...

Brazil Seeks to Become First Country to Use Blockchain for Regulatory Purposes

It is thought to be the first country in the world to legalize the sale of marijuana, so it should be no surprise that it could be the first to move on something else that others...

Swiss Federal Councillor: Blockchain Will ‘Penetrate Our Entire Economy’

One of the seven members of Switzerland’s collective head of state stated that blockchain will someday “penetrate our entire economy,” according to a transcript...

Venezuela: Record Bitcoin Buying Spree Continues Amid Hyperinflation

Hyperinflation is rampant in Venezuela as bitcoin trading volume keeps hitting new records each week. Meanwhile, authorities are scratching their heads on how to rein in the...

Hacked S. Korean Crypto Exchange Bithumb Confirms It Will Reimburse Affected Users

South Korean crypto exchange Bithumb has today confirmed it will reimburse users affected by the theft of 35 bln won (about $30 mln) from its hot wallet two days ago, in an...

Indian Government Gets Ready for National Blockchain Project

The Indian federal government, not to be outdone by the various regional authorities that have begun using blockchains for administrative improvements, has given the go-ahead for...

License Needed for Crypto Trading, Circulation, and Settlement in Cambodia

Three Cambodian government bodies have jointly announced that the propagation, circulation, buying, selling, trading, and settlement of cryptocurrencies without obtaining a license...

New Resistance Could Cap Bitcoin’s Upside Price Potential

New Resistance Could Cap Bitcoin’s Upside Price Potential Bitcoin’s (BTC) bulls are struggling to push prices higher, despite a still-favorable short-term set-up on the...

Microsoft, EY Partner to Develop Blockchain Solution for Copyright and Royalties Management

Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) is partnering with Ernst & Young (EY) to develop a blockchain solution for royalty management and content rights. As a first step in the initiative,...

US: Members of Congress Must Disclose Crypto Holdings Above $1,000

The Ethics Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives has issued a memorandum requiring all House Members to disclose their cryptocurrency holdings worth over $1,000, Bloomberg...

Dismissing Bitcoin Would be “Arrogant,” Says Goldman Sachs CEO

Although Bitcoin isn’t for everyone, to dismiss it completely and say that it has no future is rather arrogant, according to Lloyd Blankfein, CEO of Goldman Sachs...

Cryptocurrencies and Blockchain Technology will Propel “Open Source” Banking

Bitcoin, Ethereum, 0xProject, Dharma, and Aragon are all incredible building blocks for an open source decentralized future. However, an open-source financial system requires an...

Co-Founder of Union Square Ventures Explains His Firm's Moves in Crypto Space

Venture capital funds’ interest in cryptocurrencies hasn’t been great, despite the growing opportunities to make money in the space. One VC firm, however, hasn’t...

Dash Partners With Payment Processor to Expand B2B Payments

The digital currency Dash has teamed up with global payment processor AloGateway to expand its business-to-business (B2B) payments platform across the world, various media reports...

Craig Wright Referenced as Satoshi in Chinese University Textbook

According to reports a Chinese economics textbook that’s used in some of China’s leading universities states that the notorious Dr. Craig Wright is Satoshi Nakamoto, the creator of...

21e800: Bitcoin, Satoshi and the Mystery Twitter Is Obsessing Over

The hash value of bitcoin block 528249 unlocked on Tuesday has the crypto community in wonder about the potential hidden meaning behind "21e800".

Ripple CEO Defends XRP Token’s Utility at Fintech Conference

Ripple CEO Defends XRP Token’s Utility at Fintech Conference “Let’s be clear: Ripple is different than XRP,” Brad Garlinghouse, CEO of distributed ledger...

EOS Under Fire After “Constitution” Violates Own Rules

EOS, the world’s fourth-largest cryptocurrency by market cap, is facing a backlash from the community over recent developments. After reports suggested 50 percent of EOS tokens are...

Cambodia Mandates all Cryptocurrency Businesses to Obtain Regulatory Licenses

Cambodia, one of the crypto-friendly Asian nations in recent times is looking to increase its regulatory oversight in its Crypto Space to eliminate bad actors. Now, the country has...

Bitcoin Traders in Ireland Accuse Banks of ‘Cryptocurrency Profiling’

It is not a happy time for Bitcoin brokers in Ireland. Reports indicate that Irish banks are denying financial services to cryptocurrency traders. As a result, many are forced to...

$3 Billion Blockchain Tron Kicks Off Token Migration Today

Tron, a top ten cryptocurrency, will embark on a token migration from ethereum to its new mainnet on Thursday.

First European Airport Bitcoin ATM Arrives in Amsterdam

The march for cryptocurrency acceptance continues. The first airport Bitcoin ATM in Europe has now been installed at the Schiphol airport in Amsterdam. Do You Have Any...

Crypto Exchanges, Payment and Wallet Firms Join EU Police to Fight Privacy

About sixteen major cryptocurrency exchanges, payment processors and digital wallet providers have joined the EU’s law enforcement agency for an event about preventing money...

CryptoWatch: There has been an ‘uptick in criminal and terrorist exploitation’ using virtual currencies, says House committee

Even as the price of digital currencies continues to tumble, the anonymity of the growing dark web technology won’t dampen the use by nefarious individuals.

Bobby Lee, ‘BTC Maximalist’: Bitcoin’s Value Is in the Eye of the Beholder

This interview has been edited and condensed. Recently at BlockShow Europe 2018, Cointelegraph got the chance to speak to Bobby Lee — co-founder of Chinese crypto exchange...

Enigma Project Partners with Intel for Privacy Solutions

The Enigma Project (ENG) announced its involvement with the research arm of Intel, to produce robust privacy solutions. “Today we announce that Enigma is partnering with...

South Korea to Review Security at Crypto Exchanges after Bithumb Hack  

Investing.com - The South Korean Ministry of Science and Technology has launched an investigation into the theft of around $32 million from the country's largest cryptocurrency...

Stanford Univ. Launches Blockchain Research Center, Supported by Ethereum Foundation

Stanford has created the Center for Blockchain Research, supported in part by the Ethereum Foundation, Stanford Engineering’s website posted yesterday, June 20. The...

Litecoin Founder Charlie Lee Tells CNBC The Crypto Market Will Recover Soon

The Situation Now In a conversation with host Melissa Lee and FM trader Brian Kelly, Charlie Lee discussed the recent Bithumb hack and the wider implications that these exchange...