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'Expect Chaos': Polkadot to Launch Experimental Kusama Network This Summer
An experimental version of blockchain interoperability protocol Polkadot will go live later this summer.
German Finance Minister: Facebook Shouldn't Be Allowed to Compete With the Euro
German finance minister Olaf Scholz has officially joined the media fracas surrounding Facebook's cryptocurrency efforts, according to a Reuters report.
US Senators Grill Facebook on Privacy, Trust Issues in Libra Hearing
At the ongoing hearing on Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency project with the Banking Committee of the United States Senate, lawmakers are interrogating Facebook on privacy and trust concerns.
R3 to Support a Startup-Focused Stock Exchange in Brazil
Blockchain consortium R3 has partnered with Brazilian fintech company Banco Maré to launch a stock exchange for investing in technology firms.
Bitcoin Dips Below $10,000 for the Second Time in July
The Bitcoin price has dipped below the $10,000 price mark on July 16, while all top 20 coins by market cap are seeing significant losses.
Facebook Stresses Libra's Compliance With FinCEN at Senate Hearing
David Marcus, head of Facebook's crypto wallet Calibra, stressed Facebook's intent to be compliant with the United States Financial Crimes Enforcement Network in distributing the Libra stablecoin.
Post-Hearing: Ranking Senate Committee Members Discuss Regulations
United States Senators Mike Crapo and Sherrod Brown, respectively the Senate Banking Committee chair and ranking member, shared their views on crypto regulations.
Venezuelan Investors File Lawsuit With US Court in Connection With $30M Crypto Fraud
A group of Venezuelans has filed a lawsuit with a Florida Federal Court in connection with a Ponzi scheme involving $30 million in cryptocurrency promoted by Canadian investment radio host Harold Seigel.
Report: Global Blockchain in Healthcare to Reach $1.7 billion by 2026
The volume of blockchain in healthcare market worldwide is forecast to reach more than $1.7 billion by 2026.
Bitpoint Hack Shows That Regulators' Scrutiny Does Not Equal Safety
On July 12, 2019, Tokyo-headquartered cryptocurrency exchange Bitpoint promptly suspended its services after noticing an error in the outgoing funds transfer system.
"Keep Big Tech Out of Finance Act" proposes $1 million per day fine on large tech companies acting as financial institutions
A recent bill, "Keep Big Tech Out Of Finance Act," recommends prohibiting giant tech firms from serving as financial institutions or launching their own cryptocurrency.
Traditional Money Could Be 'Surpassed' By E-Money, Stablecoins: IMF Paper
A new paper from the International Monetary Fund suggests that cash and bank deposits could be left behind as digital money and fiat-pegged cryptocurrencies see greater adoption.
Facebook's Libra Should Be Regulated Like a Security, Says Former CFTC Chair
Libra is a security, says a former Commodity Futures Trading Commission chairman in prepared remarks to the U.S. House of Representatives.
Tether Accidentally Minted $5 Billion of Its Stablecoins, Then Deleted Them
Stablecoin issuer Tether accidentally created $5 billion-worth of its USDT stablecoin at the weekend, before promptly destroying them again.
Watch the Facebook Libra Hearing Live
Facebook has gotten a beating of late, not least of all from the U.S. government.
Facebook's Marcus Says He'd Accept 100% of His Pay in Libra
Facebook's blockchain lead David Marcus told lawmakers he would be willing to accept 100 percent of his salary in the social media giant's proposed Libra cryptocurrency.
Binance Wants to Open a New Local Exchange in South Korea: Report
Binance, the world's largest crypto exchange by daily trading volume to date, is reportedly planning to set up a branch in South Korea.
Municipal Crypto Spreading Around the World, From California to Dubai
Municipal cryptocurrencies - that is, cryptocurrencies launched by cities - could offer citizens a new way to invest in a certain location and even buy goods while helping governments to fund projects.
EY Spearheads Blockchain Tracking Platform for German Logistics Firms
German logistics firms partner to jointly create a blockchain tracking platform, local news outlet Tiroler Tageszeitung reports on July 16.
World Economic Forum Report: 6 Ways to Evaluate Blockchain Benefits
The World Economic Forum announced that it released a guide for the evaluation of the benefits of blockchain applications in a press release shared with Cointelegraph on July 16.
Waves CEO Sells His Stake in Blockchain Spin-Off Vostok
Founder of token issuance platform Waves has fully sold his stake in the firm's blockchain spin-off Vostok to focus on the Waves Platform.
Arthur Hayes on Financial Privacy and the Possibility of BTC Hard Fork
At the Tangle in Taipei on July 3, American economist and crypto sceptic Nouriel Roubini and BitMEX CEO and co-founder Arthur Hayes didn't agree on anything except that "Facebook's Libra is not cryptocurrency." One of the reasons on that is, while Roubini took for granted that the success of Bitcoin should be measured by its transaction speed only, Hayes argued that there was a different measurement.
Libra Vs. US Congress: All There Is to Know Ahead of Hearings
These assets consist of a basket of bank deposits and short-term government securities that will be held in the Libra Reserve for every Libra token that is issued.
Vitalik Buterin proposes using Bitcoin Cash as Ethereum's data layer
The co-founder of Ethereum, Vitalik Buterin, proposed using Bitcoin Cash as a short-term solution for adding a data availability layer to Ethereum.
Top Republican Touts Blockchain Privacy as Alternative to Regulating Big Tech
With regulators not "Nimble" enough to adapt to the fast changing world of technology, those concerned about maintaining their online privacy should consider turning to decentralized technology, according to a leading Republican politician.
Crypto Companies Offer Deals to Amazon Prime Day Shoppers
As Amazon offers deep discounts this Prime Day, a few crypto companies are also rewarding their users through special deals during the two-day eCommerce extravaganza.
Binance Eyes Launch of Crypto Exchange in South Korea
Binance, the world's top exchange by trading volume, is considering launching a branch in South Korea, according to reports.
Key Bitcoin Price Indicator Turns Bearish in First Since December
View Bitcoin could fall to the July 2 low of $9,614 and may break lower in the short-term, as the widely tracked MACD histogram on the three-day chart has turned bearish for the first time since December.
Hackers Are Turning Binance's Stolen Bitcoin Into Fiat
A new analysis by Coinfirm shows the movement of the bitcoin stolen from Binance into various wallets.
Bitcoin Price Eyes $11,000 After Mnuchin Speech and Possible 'Bear Trap'
Bitcoin appeared ready to tackle $11,000 once again on July 16 after bouncing off lows as the United States government reinforced its position on the industry.