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Bitcoin Mining Giant Holds Flash Sale to Celebrate Price 'Bottom'
Bitcoin mining firm Canaan Creative has revealed it is temporarily cutting prices across all of its crypto mining devices.
Fidelity Looking to Expand Digital Asset Trading Beyond Bitcoin and Ether
Fidelity Investments is looking to expand its institutional crypto asset platform to include trading services for the top five to seven cryptocurrencies by market capitalization.
TRON Announces $100 Million Blockchain Gaming Fund
Decentralized internet protocol TRON announced its plans to launch a blockchain gaming fund dubbed TRON Arcade in a press release shared with Cointelegraph Nov. 29.TRON Arcade, which the company says is designed to "Empower developers," will see investment totalling a giant $100 million over the next three years.
ConsenSys Backs $2.1 Million Funding Round for Ethereum Privacy Startup
ConsenSys Labs has led a $2.1 million seed round for AZTEC, a startup that's working to make ethereum transactions private so financial institutions can comfortably use the second-largest blockchain.
Coinbase, DCG Join $4.5 Million Seed Round for Crypto Evaluation Startup
Flipside Crypto wants investors to think beyond market capitalization, and Coinbase apparently agrees.
Hardware Wallet Ledger Nano S Announces Support for Monero
Cryptocurrency hardware wallet manufacturer Ledger has updated its support of altcoin Monero for its Nano S device, the company confirmed in a press release shared with Cointelegraph Nov. 29.The French company, which along with Trezor and KeepKey is one of the oldest hardware wallet manufacturers in the industry, said the Nano S was already compatible with Monero's latest GUI 0.13 release.
FBI Arrests AriseBank CEO, Indicted for Fraud of Over $4 Million
The CEO of cryptocurrency firm AriseBank was arrested by the FBI Nov. 28 on charges of defrauding hundreds of investors out of over $4 million.
The Key to Staying Profitable When Mining Revealed by Software Startup
A company has released the beta version of its cryptocurrency mining platform - the first iteration of "Simple to setup, highly automated" software that is aimed to appeal to newbies and seasoned professionals alike.
Blockchain Oil Trading Platform Backed by Shell and BP Is Now Live
A blockchain platform built by Vakt Global, a consortium venture set up by major firms including Shell and BP, has launched to bring new efficiencies to energy commodities trading.
US Court Dismisses SEC's Claims That Blockvest Sold Unregistered Securities
A U.S. court has dismissed claims from regulator Securities and Exchange Commission against decentralized blockchain-based assets exchange Blockvest, court documents released Nov. 27 confirm.
Market Value of Blockchain Adoption to Soar 29-Fold by 2023, Report
The market value of blockchain in global retail is forecast to see a 29-fold increase in value over the next five years, according to an analysis of factors behind the growth, published on PRWeb Nov. 28.
Bull Reversal? Bitcoin Sees Biggest Single-Day Price Gain Since April
Bitcoin is teasing a short-term bullish reversal, having just recorded its biggest single-day gain in seven months.
Analysis: Bitcoin Costs $1.4 Billion to 51% Attack, Consumes as Much Electricity as Morocco
To successfully conduct a 51 percent attack on the Bitcoin network would cost an incredible $1.4 billion.
Mike Novogratz's Galaxy Digital Reports $76 Million Q3 Loss
Mike Novogratz's crypto merchant bank, Galaxy Digital Holdings, has reported a net loss of $76.65 million for the third quarter of 2018.
FBI Arrests AriseBank CEO Over $4 Million Crypto Fraud
The FBI has arrested the CEO of cryptocurrency platform AriseBank after he was indicted over an alleged multi-million dollar scam.
Kaspersky: Cryptojacking Increasingly Popular Attack Vector for Botnets
A new bulletin from Russian internet security company Kaspersky Labs published Nov. 28 states that crypto mining malware became increasingly popular among botnets in 2018.
Unregulated OKEx Derivatives Impacting $400 Million in Trades
In a recent controversy brought to light by Amber AI, Hong Kong-based cryptocurrency exchange OKEx has been allegedly engaging in "Market manipulation and fraud," impacting $400 million in trades.
Move Aside Apple: Crypto Platform Reveals 'Premium' Hardware Wallet in Sleek Video
A platform which aims to demystify crypto and bring it to the masses through a suite of blockchain-driven financial services has launched its latest product: a hardware wallet that combines "Institutional-grade security with a consumer-friendly user experience, beautiful design and premium materials."
Botnets Are Being Repurposed for Crypto Mining Malware: Kaspersky
A security bulletin released by Kaspersky Labs states that botnets are increasingly being used to distribute illicit crypto mining software.
Bitcoin Addresses Linked to Two Criminals by U.S. Department of Treasury: Exchanges Face Potential "Secondary Sanctions"
In a press release today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control took action against two Iranian-based criminals who were using Bitcoin to transfer-and seemingly launder-ransom-related funds.
Galaxy Digital Lost $136 Million in the First Three Quarters of 2018
Mike Novogratz's crypto investment bank Galaxy Digital has lost $136 million in the first three quarters of 2018, Bloomberg reports Nov. 28.According to Bloomberg, Galaxy Digital's realized and unrealized losses in Q3 amounted to $41 million, which when combined with the results of previous quarters, amounts to the firm being out $136 million so far this year.
Report: Zug Court Shuts Down Swiss Off-Grid Mining Firm Envion AG
The cantonal court of Zug, Switzerland has shut down cryptocurrency mining firm Envion AG for an alleged unauthorized Initial Coin Offering, German news outlet Handelsblatt Global reported Nov. 28.Envion was established in Switzerland by Michael Luckow and Matthias Woestmann as an off-grid mining company that claims to use decentralized, clean energy like hydroelectric and solar to power its mobile mining units.
Decentralized Social Media Platform Steemit Lays Off 70% of Staff Following Market Crash
Social networking platform Steemit is laying off more than 70 percent of its staff due to the cryptocurrency market crash, and is beginning a structural reorganization, according to a Nov. 28 video post by Steemit CEO Ned Scott.
Huobi Cryptocurrency Exchange Launches Derivative Market
Singapore-based cryptocurrency exchange Huobi has launched the Huobi Derivative Market, according to a press release shared with Cointelegraph Nov. 28.Huobi presented its new platform at the Cryptofrontiers conference in New York City today, stressing that the Huobi DM allows customers engage in cryptocurrency contract trading on both rising and falling cryptocurrency prices.
The 6 Big Takeaways From SEC Chair Clayton's Crypto Remarks
The tea leaves were swirling Tuesday after Jay Clayton, chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, dropped some hints about what regulators in the United States will do in the crypto space in the coming months and years.
UAE Presents Blockchain and AI Initiatives Following Annual Government Meeting
The Second United Arab Emirates Government Annual Meetings concluded with the introduction of two initiatives pertaining to blockchain and artificial intelligence, the Emirates News Agency reported Nov. 28.At the meeting hosted by the governmental AI and Blockchain Joint Working Group, participants addressed strategies to attract foreign investment and create necessary technological infrastructure, as well as potential challenges related to blockchain and AI adoption.
WATCH: SEC Chairman Jay Clayton's Full Consensus: Invest Interview
What do you get when you put the chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in front of an audience of crypto insiders? An applause line, a word of warning and an analogy about theater tickets.
Amazon Announces Two Blockchain-Related Products; Quantum Ledger and Managed Blockchain
E-commerce giant Amazon announced the debut of two new services, Amazon Quantum Ledger Database and Amazon Managed Blockchain, according to a press release shared with Cointelegraph Nov. 28.QLDB is a ledger database designed to provide transparent, immutable, and cryptographically verifiable log of transactions, which is overseen by a central trusted authority.
Trezor One Wallets Forgery Reveals New Techniques Used to Steal Crypto
Though the company's officials acknowledged that "Trezor clones have been released over the years," a "Fake Trezor device, manufactured by a different, unknown vendor" has become a "Startling" discovery for them.
Bitcoin, Ripple, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, Stellar, EOS, Litecoin: Price Analysis, Nov. 28
Bakkt CEO Kelly Loeffler expressed confidence that the platform's futures contract will help establish a trusted Bitcoin price for investors, unlike now, when Bitcoin trades at different prices on different exchanges.