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PoS Will Make Ethereum More Secure Than Bitcoin, Says Vitalik Buterin
After the proof-of-stake consensus algorithm will be implemented in Ethereum's blockchain, it would become more secure and costly to attack than Bitcoin, co-founder Vitalik Buterin has stated.
TZero-Backed Startup Wants to Launch Security Token Market
Boston Security Token Exchange, a platform jointly owned by BOX Digital Markets and Overstock's blockchain arm tZERO, has filed an application with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission to approve the launch of a market for publicly traded registered security tokens.
Alfa-Bank, Commerzbank Pilot Cross-Border Payments on R3's Marco Polo
Alfa-Bank and Novolipetsk Steel Company, in cooperation with Commerzbank and Vesuvius GmbH, are piloting Russia-Germany cross-border payments on R3's Marco Polo network.
Major Chinese Bank Updates Blockchain Platform After $50 B Transacted
The China Construction Bank officially released the second version of its blockchain trading platform, which reached 360 billion yuan in cumulative transaction volume.
Bitcoin Price Rejected at Key Level Near $9,000
Bitcoin's Oct. 11 daily candle faced rejection near a few key levels, showing that crypto's largest asset is still struggling to hit the $9,000 mark.
Coinbase Gets E-Money License In Ireland, Expanding European Foothold
Coinbase is expanding its European foothold with an e-money license from the Central Bank of Ireland.
CTFC head: Ethereum is a commodity, anticipates launch of ETH futures
The chairman of the U.S. Commodities and Futures Trading Commission gave verbal confirmation that Ether is a commodity and that he expects an Ethereum futures contract will soon be launched in the United States, as reported by Yahoo Finance.
Telegram hit by SEC emergency action for its $1.7 billion token offering
The entities behind Telegram and its $1.7 billion ICO were hit by an emergency action and restraining order by the SEC for failing to register its Gram token as a security.
eBay, Stripe Follow PayPal in Quitting Facebook's Libra Project
Digital auction company eBay and payments firm Stripe have both pulled out of the Facebook-led Libra Association.
Traditional Financial Exchanges Oppose UK Crypto Derivatives Ban for Retail Investors
The World Federation of Exchanges has asked UK regulator Financial Conduct Authority not to ban the sale of crypto derivatives to retail investors.
SEC Halts Telegram's $1.7 Billion 'Unlawful' Token Issuance
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission secured an emergency restraining order against the Telegram Group and its subsidiary TON Issuer for their $1.7 billion token sale.
tZERO-Backed Startup Seeks SEC Approval to Launch Security Token Market
A firm part-owned by Overstock's tZERO is seeking regulatory approval to launch one of the first markets for publicly traded, registered security tokens.
Updated Bitfinex Mobile App Now Includes Derivatives Trading Support
Cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex has announced the latest updates and optimizations to its mobile app.
Founder of Alternative to Facebook's Libra Exaggerates 'Partnerships'
The founder of the OpenLibra project, Lucas Geiger, reportedly misrepresented some of the organizations involved in the project.
Breaking: US SEC Deems $1.7 Billion Telegram Offering Illegal, Orders Halt
Disclaimer: This story is breaking and will be subject to updates.
Ethereum Is No Longer a Monopoly Platform for Stablecoins
The overwhelming majority of these stablecoins were running on Ethereum before 2018, without any indication suggesting that this might change.
Visa, EBay, Stripe and Mastercard Abandon Facebook's Libra Project
Visa, EBay, Stripe and Mastercard have all announced that they are dropping out of Facebook's Libra Association and its associated stablecoin project.
VanEck: 4 Reasons Why Bitcoin Improves Investment Portfolio Upside
Major United States investment management firm VanEck has listed four reasons why Bitcoin improves an investment portfolio upside.
Bank of Ireland Execs Back Out of Testifying in OneCoin Scam Hearings
Bank of Ireland executives have backed out of the testimony before the United States Government in the criminal proceedings regarding a $400 million worth money laundering scheme through cryptocurrency scam OneCoin.
Bitcoin, Etheruem, XRP, and Litecoin could be preparing for a bloody weekend
A spike in buy orders around the $7,800 level could allow BTC rebound to $8,600.
At Devcon, Bitcoin Developer Amir Taaki Foresees a 'DarkTech Renaissance'
That was the message from bitcoin developer and former Kurdish YPG militia member Amir Taaki at Devcon 5, the annual ethereum developer conference hosted this year in Osaka, Japan.
The IRS Will Now Ask If You Own Crypto in the Most Widely Used US Tax Form
The Internal Revenue Service has updated the main form individual U.S. taxpayers use to report their income to include a question about cryptocurrencies.
SEC, CFTC, FinCEN Warn Crypto Industry to Follow US Banking Laws
The heads of three U.S. financial regulators warned the cryptocurrency industry to abide by banking laws in a joint statement published Friday.
Facebook's Calibra Sued By Mobile Banking App Over Similar Logos
Facebook's Calibra is being sued for trademark infringement by mobile banking app Current, adding a potential legal showdown to the beleaguered Libra digital currency project's growing list of woes.
Trade Finance Blockchain Marco Polo Pilots First Russia-Germany Transactions
Marco Polo, the trade finance blockchain with more than 20 global banks on board, is piloting its first trading arrangement between Germany and Russia.
Identity Thief Spends $5 Million on Cloud Computing to Mine Cryptocurrency
Singaporean citizen Ho Jun Jia, 29, also known as Matthew Ho, was indicted for stealing over $5 million worth of cloud computing services to mine cryptocurrencies, according to a grand jury indictment from the U.S. District Court in Seattle, Washington.
Chinese Banking Giant CCB Expands Blockchain Platform as Volume Breaks $53 Billion
China Construction Bank, one of the largest Chinese commercial banks, has expanded its trade finance blockchain platform with new abilities, including cross-chain and inter-bank transactions, as trading volume surpasses $53 billion.
Ripple's Xpring Invests in Crypto Wallet Provider BRD to Integrate XRP
Ripple's investment arm Xpring has invested into cryptocurrency wallet BRD to enable users to hold, purchase, sell and spend XRP tokens through the wallet.
How Severe Is Roche Freedman's Lawsuit Against Tether and Bitfinex?
At the start of October, New York-based legal firm Roche Freedman filed a new class-action lawsuit against stablecoin firm Tether and digital currency exchange Bitfinex.
US IRS Makes Change to Standard Questions in Regards to Cryptocurrencies
The United States Internal Revenue Service has added a question on crypto ownership to the standard 1040 income tax form for the coming tax season.
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