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Binance Confirms Trading Relaunch for May 15 as Upgrade Completes
Cryptocurrency exchange Binance has confirmed it has completed a major system upgrade and will relaunch its trading platform at 13:00 UTC on May 15.
ConsenSys-Backed Kaleido Launches B2B Tech Stack With 'Plug-and-Play' Features
Kaleido has launched a new business-to-business tech stack with a view to helping companies "Reinvent their core payment systems and supply chains," according to a news release obtained by Cointelegraph on May 15.The ConsenSys-backed company said the stack brings together the necessary tools and technologies that businesses need to build modern networks delivering operational improvements and new revenue streams.
Luxury Fashion Brand Alyx to Use Iota's DLT for Supply Chain Tracking
Luxury fashion brand Alyx intends to use Iota's distributed ledger technology for supply chain tracking, cryptocurrency news outlet The Block reports on May 15.
Japanese Unicorn Liquid Enters Joint Venture as It Eyes US Expansion
Crypto trading platform Liquid has established a joint venture with Virtual Currency Partners in order to enter the United States market, Cointelegraph Japan reported on May 15.The Japanese company, which achieved unicorn status after funding put its valuation at more than $1 billion last month, says the new venture will be known as Liquid Financial USA.In a news release, Liquid added that it hopes to enable U.S. customers to use and trade qash, its native token, subject to approval from regulators.
Upbit Exchange Operator Plies $46 Million Into Blockchain in First Year of Investment
The parent company of South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Upbit has invested almost $50 million in blockchain startups since March 2018, English-language Korean business news outlet The Investor reported on May 15.
Crypto hedge funds managed to survive the 2018 bear market
Cryptocurrency hedge fund managed to survive the 2018 bear market that caused the price of Bitcoin to drop by over 70 percent.
Circle CEO: institutional market arrived in bitcoin as CME clears $1 billion in 1 day
On May 13, as the bitcoin price climbed from $7,000 to $7,700 within hours and the CME bitcoin futures market recorded a daily volume of over $1 billion.
The Blockchain Paradox
From ethereum's conflicted handling of The DAO attack to bitcoin's block size "Civil war," to the new staking, baking and voting models for upgrading protocols and electing delegates in more recent blockchain projects, "Governance" has long been a heated topic in blockchain communities.
Bitcoin in Space? It Helps Connection Woes, Says Blockstream's Adam Back
Adam Back, CEO of bitcoin technology startup Blockstream, dove into the lesser-known uses for beaming bitcoin from space during a presentation at Consensus 2019 on Tuesday.
SEC Slaps Blockchain Author Alex Tapscott, Firm With Fines Over Securities Violations
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has fined blockchain author Alex Tapscott and his investment firm NextBlock Global over securities violations.
Bitcoin Price Rally Stalls As Ether, XRP Shine
View Alternative cryptocurrencies are flying high while bitcoin is having a breather above $8,000.
Hacked New Zealand Exchange Cryptopia Appoints Liquidators, Trading Suspended
Hacked New Zealand-based cryptocurrency exchange Cryptopia has appointed David Ruscoe and Russell Moore from consultancy and audit firm network Grant Thornton New Zealand as liquidators.
Crypto Prime Dealer SFOX Partners With New York Bank to Offer New FDIC Protection
Institutional cryptocurrency prime dealer SFOX has partnered with a New York bank to offer state-insured bank accounts for traders, the company confirmed in a blog post on May 14.
Fintech Firm Billion Seals $2.1 Mln European Commission Grant for Blockchain System
Polish-British fintech firm Billon has reportedly sealed an almost €2 million grant from European Commission's Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises Instrument program to develop a blockchain document management system.
EBay Denies Rumors It Will Start Accepting Crypto, Despite Advertising at Crypto Event
EBay has denied rumors that it is going to start accepting cryptocurrency as a payment method, according to a Bloomberg report on May 14.
ShapeShift's Voorhees: Bitcoin Won't Become Trillion-Dollar Asset Without More Bubbles
The CEO of instant cryptocurrency exchange platform ShapeShift told Bloomberg TV on May 15 that bubbles are an essential part of the industry's growth.
Bank of America CTO Catherine Bessant: We Haven't Found a Blockchain Use Case in Finance
Catherine Bessant, chief technology officer at Bank of America, admitted that the institution has yet to find blockchain use cases for the financial services sector.
RIF Labs Launches 3rd-Layer Scalability Solution Capable of Processing Up to 5K TPS
RIF Labs - owner of bitcoin-based smart contract sidechain Rootstock developer RSK Labs - has launched a third-layer scalability solution capable of processing up to 5,000 transactions per second.
Samsung supporting Ethereum on additional Galaxy smartphone models
Samsung is planning to extend its crypto and blockchain support to its range of Galaxy phones, according to a local report.
Altcoins pop as bitcoin consolidates, analysis of Ethereum, XRP, IOTA, and Binance Coin
XRP recently saw a 40 percent increase, Ethereum is surging, and Binance coin is approaching all-time highs.
Hacked Cryptocurrency Exchange Cryptopia Goes Into Liquidation
Cryptopia, the cryptocurrency exchange hit by a major hack in mid-January, has gone into liquidation and suspended trading operations.
German State Announces Plan to Establish European Blockchain Institute
The government of the German state North Rhine-Westphalia announced plans to establish the European Blockchain Institute to research blockchain technology in a press release on May 13.According to NRW Economics Minister Andreas Pinkwart, the European Blockchain Institute will be founded in the city of Dortmund later this year, inside the Fraunhofer Institute for Material Flow and Logistics.
Bitwise bitcoin ETF delayed for another five weeks amidst concerns from the SEC
The Bitwise bitcoin ETF was delayed for another five weeks in a statement from the U.S. Securities Exchange Commission.
US SEC Delays Decision on Bitwise Bitcoin ETF, Seeks Public Comment
The United States Securities and Exchange Commission has again delayed its decision on cryptocurrency index fund provider Bitwise Asset Management's bitcoin exchange traded fund.
Ripple Exec: Blockchain, Crypto Will Have a Role in US Tech Independence
Technology needs to be a national issue for the United States, with digital currencies and blockchain to be recognized within that goal, according to Ripples' Director of Regulatory Relations Ryan Zagone, at the Consensus 2019 conference on May 14.
Hyperledger Rolls Out Suite of Blockchain Tools for Interoperability
Hyperledger has introduced a set of tools dubbed "Hyperledger Aries" aimed at interoperability of different types of blockchain-based data.
Facebook Onboards Two Former Coinbase Compliance Experts
Social networking giant Facebook has on-boarded two new compliance experts, who previously worked at United States major cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase.
Crypto Custodians Foresee Growth in Partnerships with Traditional Custodians
Alexandre Kech, CEO of Onchain Custodian, predicted that collaboration between crypto and traditional custodians will grow.
Another trade on Binance goes wrong, user allegedly pays $100,000 for 1 litecoin
In what is now the second publicized transaction gone wrong on Binance, an anonymous trader paid almost $100,000 for a single litecoin.
'Maximum Pain': Joe Lubin, Jimmy Song Strike $500K Crypto Bet on Ethereum's Future
The terms of a much-hyped bet have finally been settled, and, at current prices, more than $500,000 in crypto is on the line.