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Cornell Uni's Emin Gun Sirer Debuts Ava Blockchain Following $6 Million Investment
Emin Gun Sirer, a professor at Cornell University and a major global blockchain expert, will launch his own cryptocurrency and blockchain network, Bloomberg reported on May 16.
Gaining Mass Adoption: Blockchain Platform Converts Users Fame Into Coffee and Clothes
Mithril, a decentralized platform that rewards content creators on social networks, told Cointelegraph that they are working on expanding the acceptance of its MITH token merchant network into different categories, such as coffee shops, restaurants, sports clothing and adult entertainment platforms.
Bitstamp Starts Investigation After Large BTC Sell Leads to $250 Mln Liquidated on BitMEX
Major crypto exchange Bitstamp has launched an investigation after a large bitcoin sell order heavily impacted its order book, as the firm announced in a tweet on May 17.
National Public Radio becomes a Brave verified publisher, now accepting Basic Attention Token for donations
The National Public Radio, a non-profit media organization based in Washington, DC, has become the latest major news outlet to become a Brave verified publisher.
Digital Renminbi: A Fiat Coin to Make M0 Great Again
The People's Bank of China has had an initiative for issuing a blockchain-based digital renminbi since 2014.
Top Banks 'Investing $50 Million' to Build Blockchain Settlement System
Some of the world's biggest banks are said to be investing around $50 million to build a blockchain-based digital cash settlement system.
Amazon Wins Patent for Proof-of-Work Cryptographic System
Tech giant Amazon has been granted a patent for various techniques to build a proof-of-work cryptographic system similar to those used by blockchains such as bitcoin.
Bitcoin Suffers Biggest Intraday Price Drop for Over a Year
View Bitcoin tanked by $1,702 early on Friday, the biggest intraday drop since January 2018.
Bosch on Blockchain and IoT: 'We Cannot Accept' Fear as Reaction to Innovation
Engineering and electronics manufacturer Bosch hinted it would take an active role in defending the openness of the Internet of Things against censorship as part of a press release from May 15.
Crypto Markets See Major Correction, BTC Below $7,350 as US Stock Futures Trade Lower
Friday, May 17 - after a week of deep green and bullish price performance, crypto markets today are seeing a major correction, with bitcoin dropping below the $7,350 mark, as Coin360 data shows.
Crypto Platform Says It Launches Two Products to Challenge Banks and Empower Customers
A "Next-generation" mobile payment platform has unveiled two products that are designed to help users smartly manage money matters and enjoy "Greater financial empowerment."
How Ethereum Plunged to $190 in Minutes Amidst Unexpected Correction
On May 17, the price of Bitcoin plunged from around $7800 to $6700 within minutes in a flash crash on BitMEX. Immediately after, the price of Ethereum dropped from $240 to $190. The abrupt decline in the price of Bitcoin was triggered by the placement of a large sell order on Bitstamp and other major crypto exchanges, which triggered contracts on margin trading platforms like BitMEX to become liquidated.
Bitcoin Drops $1,000 In Value Amid Market Sell-Off
Bitcoin, the world's largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization, has once again come into contact with a greater crypto market sell-off slashing its price by more than $1,000.
New York Supreme Court Grants Bitfinex's Motion to Modify Injunction
Justice Joel Cohen of the New York Supreme Court has granted the Bitfinex cryptocurrency exchange's motion to modify an injunction from the New York Attorney General, Bitfinex announced on May 16.Per the announcement, the court order will allow Bitfinex and affiliated stablecoin operator Tether to continue their normal business.
Has the uptrend changed for Stellar, Neo, Cardano, Tezos, and Qtum?
If the support level at $0.135 is broken to the downside, then XLM could retrace to the next level of support at $0.12.
Poloniex, Fearing Regulatory Backlash, Prevents Sale of 9 Crypto Assets In US
Poloniex announced that it will prevent US buyers from purchasing nine crypto assets.
SEC Negotiations Have Cost Kik $5 Million, Says CEO
Kik's CEO says the company has spent $5 million engaging with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission over what the regulator claims was an unregistered securities sale.
Startup Veil Forks Augur to Create Prediction Markets for 2020 Election
Prediction market and derivatives platform Veil announced Wednesday that it deployed a new version of Augur, the decentralized prediction market protocol.
Tether Ordered to Freeze Transfers to Bitfinex by New York Supreme Court
A New York judge ordered crypto exchange Bitfinex and its affiliated stablecoin issuer Tether to turn over documentation about a loan and a line of credit Tether provided to Bitfinex.
Secretariat Under UN Agreement to Reward Users for Climate Action With Crypto
A climate change initiative of the United Nations signed a Memorandum of Understanding with blockchain firm W-Foundation to collaborate on climate action, according to a press release shared with Cointelegraph on May 16.
Report: Coinbase Negotiates Acquisition of Xapo's Bitcoin Custody Business
American major cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase is reportedly negotiating the acquisition of the bitcoin custody business of cryptocurrency wallet provider Xapo, technology-focused media outlet the Block reported on May 16.
Blockchain Sister Startups Allegedly Pull $8 Million Exit Scam
Blockchain startups RepuX and JoyToken have reportedly pulled a joint initial coin offering exit scam, according to an exposé by Hard Fork of The Next Web on May 16.
Big Four Firm KPMG Identifies Top Four Skills Required for Blockchain Career
Big Four auditing firm KPMG has identified the top four skills needed for a blockchain-related career, in a press release shared with Cointelegraph on May 16.KPMG suggests that an increasing number of companies will investigate blockchain technology this year.
Poloniex Stops Offering Nine Coins in US Due to Uncertain Regulations
Leading cryptocurrency exchange Poloniex will stop offering nine coins to United States-based customers due to uncertain regulations, according to a blog post published on May 16.Starting from May 29, Poloniex will stop offering trading in Ardor, Bytecoin, Decred, GameCredits, Gas, Lisk, Nxt, Omni Layer, and Augur for its customers in the U.S. Trading with the aforementioned assets will remain available for the exchange's customers outside the U.S.Poloniex said that the decision was motivated by the uncertain regulatory environment in the country.
Proposed Securities Framework Wrong for Regulating Crypto Exchanges, Argues Kraken
Canadian exchange Kraken has published a paper arguing against proposed regulation of crypto assets by the Canadian Securities Administrators and the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada.
KaratGold Coin presents a new blockchain-enabled smartphone to join the race of blockchain-focused handsets
News about hacking crypto exchanges and wallets make people convinced that cryptocurrency is a high-risk case.
Ava Labs Exits Stealth, Launches Blockchain Testnet Based on 'Avalanche' Protocol
Blockchain startup Ava Labs is coming out of stealth and starting to open up its blockchain network - backed by a new consensus algorithm - to developers and users.
MakerDAO Votes to Decrease Stablecoin Fees for First Time in 5 Months
For the first time in five months, token holders behind the programmatic loan system MakerDAO have voted to decrease fees on all DAI loans.
Amazon's Arrival and 4 Other Enterprise Blockchain Trends From Consensus 2019
The intermingling of public and private ledgers emerged as a key narrative in enterprise blockchain discussions at CoinDesk's Consensus 2019 conference.
Brave Browser to Raise Over $30 Million in Series A Equity Round: Sources
It raised $35 million in less than a minute in 2017, but Brave is now seeking more funding.