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EOS Looks Poised for a Move Toward Record Highs
EOS seems to be preparing for a move back toward all-time highs, price chart analysis indicates.
Global Telecoms Firms Successfully Test Blockchain System For Inter-Carrier Settlement
Major international telecommunications companies Colt Technology Services and PCCW Global have collaborated with a blockchain startup to progress with a blockchain proof of concept.
Bloomberg: 7% Of Bitcoin Supply Held In Cold Storage Vaults By One Company
Bitcoin storage provider Xapo now holds about 7% of the world's total Bitcoin supply in its vaults, "Roughly" amounting to $10 bln, Bloomberg reports May 9 quoting unnamed sources.
From Hype to Reality: Everything You Need to Know about the Congress Blockchain Hearing
U.S. House Subcommittees on Oversight and on Research and Technology gathered yesterday to hold a joint hearing, tellingly titled "Leveraging Blockchain Technology to Improve Supply Chain Management and Combat Counterfeit Goods."
First Version of Ethereum's Casper Update Has Been Released
A new version of the code of Casper, a planned improvement to the Ethereum network's economic consensus protocol, has been released by developers May 8.On Tuesday, Danny Ryan, the developer of Casper the Friendly Finality Gadget, posted a Casper v0.1 "First Release" of the code on GitHub, admitting that "v0.1.0 marks us more clearly tagging releases to help clients and external auditors more easily track the contract and changes."
'Disciple' Of Buffett, Palihapitiya Bullish On BTC Despite His Mentor's Grumblings
Chamath Palihapitiya, a self-professed "Disciple" of investors Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger - has said that the two crypto skeptics are "All wrong" about Bitcoin, CNBC reports Wednesday, May 9.At the beginning of this month, Buffett called Bitcoin "Rat poison squared," and Munger said that investing in crypto was akin to "Trading freshly harvested baby brains." Earlier this year, Buffett had said that Bitcoin did not fit the requirements to be a currency.
China's 2nd Largest Bitcoin Mining Hardware Producer Plans To Launch $1 Bln IPO In Hong Kong
Canaan Creative, China's second-largest Bitcoin mining hardware manufacturer plans to seek an Initial Public Offering on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.
Local Media: Belarus To Introduce Education, Income Requirements To Invest In ICOs, Crypto
similar regulatory framework is planned for crypto exchanges, local IT media outlet dev.
Winklevoss Twins Gain Fifth Patent For Exchange-Traded Products Using Crypto
Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss' Winklevoss IP has won a patent application allowing it to settle exchange-traded products using cryptocurrencies, the US Patent and Trademark Office revealed Tuesday, May 8.The successful patent application, which the twins originally filed in December 2017, outlines "Systems, methods, and program products" for crypto-based asset trading.
'World First' Universal Wallet For Crypto And Tokens Launches New Features
A company that has created a multi-asset universal wallet which stores major cryptocurrencies and a wide range of smart contract tokens in one place - a "World first" - says a raft of new features will enable users to enjoy "Maximum access and flexibility" when managing their wealth.
Stephen Curry Is The First Celebrity Endorsement For CryptoKitties Ethereum dApp
Since fall of 2017, CryptoKitties has gained international renown as a fad and media vehicle for exposing cryptocurrency to the mainstream.
SEC Commissioner Cautions Against 'Blanket' ICO Classification
A sandbox for ICOs is not the best approach to token regulation, an SEC commissioner said last week.
Topping Out? Bitcoin Bulls Need to Defend $9K
Having hit seven-day lows below $9,000 this morning, bitcoin is looking decidedly weak.
China's Police Tout Blockchain for Evidence Storage
China's Ministry of Public Security has developed a blockchain system aimed to more securely store evidence collected during police investigations.
NYSE's Plans For 'Physical Delivery' Of Bitcoin Pave Way For Major Crypto Adoption, Analysts Say
Analysts Dominic Chu and Robert Kelly weighed in on recent reports that the New York Stock Exchange plans to offer Bitcoin swap contracts, on CNBC Tuesday, May 8.
Ex-Goldman President Says Bitcoin Will Not Be the World's 'Global Cryptocurrency'
Skepticism surrounding the world's leading cryptocurrency remains as ex-Goldman Sachs President Gary Cohn says that Bitcoin will not be the true "Global cryptocurrency" that people such as Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey thinks it will one day become.
Bitcoin Lightning Payments Are Slowly Becoming Less Reckless
ACINQ, the company behind the "Eclair" lightning implementation, unveiled an Android wallet app at the beginning of April that can be used to send mainnet lightning payments.
Winklevoss Brothers Win Crypto Exchange Patent
Winklevoss IP, the company owned by Gemini founders Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, has been awarded with a patent claim that aims to settle exchange traded products holding cryptocurrencies.
Crypto Price Watch: Stellar Lumens, Cardano and NEO Incur Price Drops While EOS and IOTA Ascend
At press time, Stellar Lumens is trading for about 38 cents.
Facebook Forms Blockchain Group for Solutions to Data Privacy
Under pressure from the U.S. Congress and users worldwide, Facebook is seeking an innovative solution to its data privacy-related issues.
NYSE Parent Company May Be Launching a Bitcoin Investment Platform
Bitcoin spent the better part of a decade on the fringes of the financial system.
Former Trump Advisor: 'We Will Have a Global Cryptocurrency'
Gary Cohn, the former Goldman Sachs executive who led Donald Trump's National Economic Council until last month, weighed in on bitcoin and blockchain technology on Tuesday.
Texas Issues Cease-And-Desist To BTC 'Investment Company' Promised 100% Profit In 21 Days
The Texas State Security Board issued a cease-and-desist order May 8 to a Bitcoin investment company that reportedly offers unregistered securities and makes deceiving statements that mislead investors.
Facebook Forms Exploratory Blockchain Team Led By Coinbase Board Member
David Marcus, the head of Facebook's messaging app Messenger, announced that the social media site is exploring possible applications for blockchain technology, CNBC reported May 8."I'm setting up a small group to explore how to best leverage blockchain across Facebook, starting from scratch," Marcus shared in a post Tuesday afternoon on his personal page.
DHS Official Tells Congress Blockchain Uses Are 'Almost Limitless'
Maughan's remarks came during a wider discussion on the application of blockchain to supply chains, joining a panel of witnesses that included Maersk head of global trade digitization Michael White, UPS vice president of global customs brokerage staff Chris Rubio and Nuby Law IPR counsel Robert Chiaviello.
The First Version of Ethereum's Casper Upgrade Has Been Published
A new version of the code behind Casper, a planned change to the way the ethereum network reaches consensus, has been published for wider scrutiny by auditors and client developers.
Security or Currency? Jury to Decide Next Year in ICO Fraud Case
A jury will decide whether tokens issued through two allegedly fraudulent initial coin offerings count as securities, a U.S. district court judge said Tuesday.
Facebook's David Marcus to Lead New Blockchain Research Unit
Social media giant Facebook is launching a team dedicated to exploring blockchain technology.
Banks and Blockchain: Wait-and-See Approach or FOMO?
While banking institutions' attitudes towards Bitcoin and blockchain has changed significantly, there is still a notable attitude of blockchain over Bitcoin which is still a bit counter-intuitive.
Why We Shouldn't Listen To Warren Buffet: Expert Take
In our Expert Takes, opinion leaders from inside and outside the crypto industry express their views, share their experience and give professional advice.