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Crypto Exchange BitMEX Reveals Most of Its Users Don't Use Maximum Leverage
Hong Kong cryptocurrency derivatives trading platform BitMEX claims that on average, its users don't use the maximum 100x leverage that the platform offers.
Trading Bots: Are They a Force for Good?
Trading bots have become a staple of today's markets - especially in the 24-hour cryptocurrency industry.
South American Startup Ripio Rolls Out Crypto-Fiat Exchange and OTC Desk
Latin America-based cryptocurrency startup Ripio has launched a trading platform, including an over the counter desk, according to a press release shared with Cointelegraph on May 16.
Unsurprisingly, Got Satoshi turned out to be another Bitcoin-fueled marketing stunt
A website that claimed to know the true identity of Bitcoin's true creator, Got Satoshi, turned out to be a marketing stunt planned and executed to promote a new crypto news outlet.
Blockchain-Based Digital Collectibles Market Meme Factory Launches Today
Meme Factory, a blockchain-based marketplace for digital collectibles, goes live today.
Litecoin Price Hits 11-Month High Above $100
The price of litecoin was quoted in three digits across cryptocurrency exchanges earlier today.
CoinDesk's John Biggs Walks the Exhibit Halls of Consensus 2019
CoinDesk's annual Consensus conference isn't just about big names or well-known startups and enterprises.
Opera Will Soon Add Tron Support to Its In-Browser Crypto Wallet
Opera is working to integrate support for Tron's TRX and TRC-standard tokens in its browser-based crypto wallet.
Ripio Is Launching a Crypto Exchange for 3 Latin American Nations
Ripio, a startup that's been working to boost crypto adoption in Argentina, is opening a new exchange platform for three Latin American markets.
Louis Vuitton and Christian Dior Owner Unveils Blockchain Platform to Verify Luxury Goods
ConsenSys has teamed up with LVMH and Microsoft to build a blockchain-powered platform that allows consumers to verify the authenticity of luxury goods, according to a news release on May 16.
2020 Presidential Hopeful Yang Says Blockchain, Crypto Must Be Big Part of US Future
American entrepreneur and Democratic 2020 presidential candidate Andrew Yang has said that blockchain should be a big part of the United States' future, Bloomberg reported on May 15.
Crypto Miners Dominate Top 10 List of Most Prolific Malware Threats
A global threat report has concluded that the three most common malware variants detected in April were crypto miners, according to a news release on May 14.Check Point Research said Cryptoloot, malware that uses the victim's computing power to mine for crypto without their knowledge, was last month's biggest threat.
Russian Prime Minister: As Cryptocurrencies Lose Popularity, Regulation Isn't a Priority
Crypto regulation is not a priority for the Russian government since cryptocurrencies have lost their popularity, the Russian prime minister has recently argued.
Estonian Consulting Firm Claims It's Harder to Get a Crypto License Following Regulation
Estonian consulting firm Eesti has claimed that it is getting harder to get a cryptocurrency license in Estonia in a press release published on May 16.
Paying the Price: WeChat Merchants Banned From Crypto Payments
On May 7, Dovey Wan, founding partner of crypto investment firm Primitive Ventures tweeted that the Chinese social media behemoth and payment service provider WeChat is set to ban merchants from making cryptocurrency payments.
Bitcoin rumors debunked, remains bullish
The world's largest cryptocurrency has managed to break the $8,000 mark sooner than expected but has seen a slight dip in value as rumors that have fueled the bull run got debunked.
IOTA aims to use IoT to build smarter cities in Texas
IOTA, one of the fastest growing blockchain foundations on the world, announced that it will sponsor the first inaugural Texas Smart Cities Summit, an event that aims to accelerate smart city efforts in the state of Texas.
Can Bitcoin Win the Digital Payments 'Gauge War'?
Will bitcoin ever have a more meaningful impact on society than this?
World Bank, CommBank Team Up for 'World First' Blockchain Bond Transaction
The World Bank and the Commonwealth Bank of Australia have teamed up to enable recording of secondary market bond trading using blockchain tech.
Just 376 Individuals Hold 33% of All Ether Cryptocurrency: Chainalysis
A third of all ether, ethereum's native cryptocurrency, is owned by just 376 whales as of May 1, new research indicates.
Bitcoin Faces Price Correction Toward $7.6K, Technical Charts Suggest
View Bitcoin printed a 10-month high of $8,390 earlier today only to fall back quickly below $8,000, strengthening the bearish divergence of the 4-hour chart relative strength index.
Bitcoin Will Be 'Alive and Well,' Says Renowned Emerging Markets Investor Mark Mobius
Veteran frontier markets investor Mark Mobius has said he believes cryptocurrencies will show resilience due to continuing demand for new forms of value transfer.
Capital Outflows From Major Crypto Exchanges Exceeded Inflows by ~$622 Mln in Recent Days
Blockchain data provider TokenAnalyst estimates that capital outflows from major crypto exchanges have exceeded inflows by ~$622 million over the past five days, Bloomberg reported on May 15.
Stellar Node Outage Causes Two-Hour Complete Transaction Freeze
Blockchain network Stellar stopped confirming transactions for two hours on May 15, executives confirmed following a user post on social media.
Just 376 People Own 33% of the World's Ether, Chainalysis Report Says
A third of the world's ether is owned by just 376 people, according to Chainalysis research published on May 15.
Major Crypto Exchange in Korea Shuts Down: 2018 Was a Nightmare for Most
The shutdown of Coinnest on April 18, one of the major crypto exchanges in South Korea, showcased the intense brutality of the 16-month bear market, which came crashing down as soon as bitcoin achieved an all-time high at a price of $20,000.
Crypto Platform Will Allow Workers to Receive Salary They Are Owed on Demand
A crypto-focused payment platform says it is aiming to reduce financial pressures on everyday consumers by enabling them to receive their salaries early - whenever they demand it.
World Bank Leads Secondary Market Phase of Bond-I Blockchain Bond
The World Bank and Commonwealth Bank have successfully enabled secondary market trading of a blockchain bond, the institutions confirmed in a press release on May 15.
Reserve Bank of India Urged to Reconsider Banning Crypto From Regulatory Sandbox
Lobbying groups are urging the Reserve Bank of India to allow crypto-related products to be tested in its regulatory sandbox, Indian daily The Economic Times reported on May 16.
Bitcoin Sees Discrete Losses as Most Top Cryptos See Gains
Thursday, May 16 - most of the top 20 cryptocurrencies are reporting moderate gains on the day by press time, as bitcoin has fallen below the $7.900 mark again.