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Bitpoint Reveals Amounts Stolen, Pledging to Reimburse Users in Crypto
Japanese exchange Bitpoint has published the breakdown of crypto assets stolen in the 3 billion yen hack of its platform earlier this month.
Mnuchin Crypto Speech Was Total Validation of Bitcoin: Barry Silbert
Bitcoin proponents were reacting to fresh criticism of cryptocurrency from the United States government July 16, following a press conference with Treasury Secretary, Steven Mnuchin.
Canadian Town Says Yes to Accepting Bitcoin for Property Taxes
Canadian crypto solutions provider and trading platform operator Coinberry has struck its second municipal partnership to provide Bitcoin payments processing for property taxes.
Bitcoin Suisse Applies for a Banking License in Switzerland
Swiss crypto broker Bitcoin Suisse has applied for banking and securities dealer licenses from Switzerland's finance regulator, the company confirmed in a press release on July 16.
IMF: Network Effects Could Spark Blaze of Digital Money Adoption
The International Monetary Fund has argued that network effects could spark the blaze for the mass adoption of new digital monies.
Growing hashpower means Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash could halve at the same time
Despite an initial difference in mining speed between the two Bitcoin forks, an increase in BTC's hashpower has been steadily narrowing Bitcoin's supply lead. If Bitcoin continues to outpace Bitcoin Cash, the two could halve at around the same time.
Polkadot Tokens Valued at $75 Pre-Launch in Crypto 'Futures' Offering
Say hello to the IFO. The cryptocurrency futures exchange CoinFLEX, backed by Polychain Capital and investor Roger Ver, will launch its first initial futures offering this week.
EY: Blockchain Not Understood by Almost 70% of Firms in Asia-Pacific
Over two-thirds of enterprises in the Asia-Pacific region lack a solid understanding of blockchain tech and how to apply it, a new Ernst & Young poll reveals.
US regulation against Bitcoin could be the catalyst for the next upswing
In a recent briefing held by the U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin, the U.S. government revealed its stance on cryptocurrencies and the efforts it will carry upon to regulate Bitcoin because of its use in criminal activity and the threat it poses to the financial system.
Tether accidentally issues $5bn worth of USDT, claims it was an issue with decimals
Tether, the issuer of the USDT accidentally issued $5 billion worth of its own stablecoin while Poloniex was conducting a USDT chain swap from Omni to Tron.
Siemens Considers Using Blockchain Tech for Carsharing
Self-proclaimed electrification, automation and digitalization global giant Siemens has shown an interest in adopting blockchain-based solutions.
Ron Paul: 'I'm All for Cryptocurrencies, I Like Competing Currencies'
Former Republican congressman and presidential candidate Ron Paul says he is in favor of cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology because he likes competing currencies.
US Treasury Secretary: Bitcoin a "national security issue," cryptocurrency dominated by illicit activity and speculation
Following President Trump's derisive tweet about Bitcoin, U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin held a briefing on regulating Bitcoin and Facebook's Libra because of their use in criminal activity and the threat they pose to the financial system.
Crypto Genius or Fake? The Craig Wright Saga Explained
Wright is being sued by Ira Kleiman on behalf of the estate of his late brother for scheming to, according to the filing, "Seize Dave's bitcoins and his rights to certain intellectual property associated with the bitcoin technology."
Huobi Burns 14 Million Huobi Tokens Amid Revenue Gains
Houbi, one of the world's oldest cryptocurrency exchanges, has taken steps to reduce the supply of the token that powers its decentralized platform, Huobi Token, in a quarterly burning event.
Polychain Leads $7 Million Round in Crypto Trading Desk Altonomy
Altonomy, a cryptocurrency trading desk, has closed a $7 million financing round from Polychain Capital.
US Treasury Secretary Shares Trump's Concerns on Crypto, Stresses Compliance
United States Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin shares President Donald Trump's concerns on the use of cryptocurrency to finance illicit activity, and stresses the role of enforcing FinCEN regulations with respect to crypto-dealing organizations.
Price Analysis 15/07: BTC, ETH, XRP, LTC, BCH, EOS, BNB, BSV, TRX, XLM
If the price reverses direction from the 20-day EMA and plummets below the 50-day SMA, it can drop to $8,900 and if that level also breaks down, the next support is way lower at $7451.
Monero Reports on Resolving Fake XMR Minting Bugs a Month After Fix
The frightening reveal of nine security bugs through HackerOne internet security platform that had affected Monero in recent months - ranging from the insignificant and solved to the malicious and live - was a big wake-up call for blockchain enthusiasts.
Brazil: Member of Former Royal Family Speaks Out Against Crypto Regulation
Luiz Philippe de Orleans-Braganza, a descendant of the former royal family of Brazil, has spoken out against cryptocurrency regulation in the country, Cointelegraph Brazil reported on July 15.Orleans-Braganza, who is also a federal deputy in the Brazilian National Congress, spoke out during a special commission meeting wherein lawmakers discussed a bill that proposes a legal framework for digital currencies.
Binance Chain Announces Galileo, the Latest Version of Its Mainnet
The blockchain launched by cryptocurrency exchange Binance, Binance Chain, has completed an upgrade to its mainnet.
Market Maker Altonomy Raises $7M in Funding Round Led by Polychain Capital
Cryptocurrency asset management firm Altonomy has raised $7 million in a seed round from digital assets investment company Polychain Capital, according to a press release on July 15.Singapore-based market maker Altonomy is planning to allocate the raised funds to source liquidity for institutional customers like spot and derivatives exchanges.
After the recent drop is Ethereum, XRP and Litecoin due for a rebound?
40-years trading veteran Peter Brandt stated that if Bitcoin continues retracing it could violate the "Parabolic phase" that started in December 2018 and fall up to 80 percent from current levels, taking Ethereum, XRP, and Litecoin down with it.
What to Expect When Congress Grills Facebook on Cryptocurrency
Congressional hearings on Facebook's Libra project are likely to focus more on the company's privacy failings than on unresolved policy questions for cryptocurrency.
Set Protocol Launches Ethereum Trading Strategy Bots
Set Labs, San Francisco-based investment platform, unveiled an Ethereum-based financial trading instrument that captures crypto's volatile attributes for the investor's benefit.
US Treasury Secretary Mnuchin Is 'Not Comfortable' With Facebook's Libra
U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin agrees with his boss that crypto is for crooks.
Buterin Proposes Bitcoin Cash Integration to Scale Ethereum in Short Term
Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin has proposed to use the Bitcoin Cash blockchain as a temporary scalability solution for the Ethereum network.
Fundstrat's Tom Lee: Bitcoin Pullback Is Healthy, Fewer Searches Аre Good
Fundstrat Global Advisers co-founder Thomas Lee wrote that the recent Bitcoin pullback is healthy in a tweet on July 14.
Senate Releases Opening Statements on Libra Ahead of Senate Hearing
The United States Senate Banking Committee has released the opening statements of David Marcus, head of Facebook's crypto wallet Calibra today, July 15.
Cleveland Cavaliers Partner With Cryptocurrency Firm UnitedCoin
Ohio-based professional basketball team the Cleveland Cavaliers, along with its associated esports club Cavs Legion GC, have partnered with the cryptocurrency firm UnitedCoin.