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Bitfinex Allows Lightning Network Shopping on Bitrefill with Bitcoin
Cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex and crypto store Bitrefill partnered to allow the trading platform's clients to shop with Bitcoin over the Lightning Network.
AirSwap Offers Up to $20,000 For Its Bug Bounty
Ethereum decentralized exchange protocol AirSwap announced that it is running a bug bounty program with rewards up to 20,000 DAI. It begins now and continues indefinitely.
Tim Draper Calls For Ross Ulbricht's Release: 'We Need Entrepreneurs Like That Guy!'
One of the most successful investors in the world is calling for the release of convicted criminal Ross Ulbricht.
Bakkt claimed its Bitcoin futures contracts wouldn't be traded on margin for "market integrity"
"Myth: Bakkt futures fully backed by bitcoin. Reality: Bakkt futures 37% backed by dollars or treasuries."
The best tech-investment of the 2010s decade was Bitcoin
In terms of how long it maintained its $100 billion valuation, Bitcoin has outperformed every tech company that existed, claims Balaji Srinivasan.
Litecoin's Mining Power Tanks to Lowest in Year Following Price Plunge
Litecoin's price plunge in recent months has whittled away the profitability of mining the cryptocurrency, leading to a shakeout among computer operators on the network seen as a faster and cheaper but less secure version of bitcoin.
MARKETS DAILY: Is Bitcoin Market Manipulation Profitable?
Tune in as CoinDesk podcasts editor Adam B. Levine and senior markets reporter Brad Keoun run down recent action in the markets, interesting longer-term trends and some of the most important crypto industry developments of the day.
Kazakhstan Won't Tax Cryptocurrency Mining: Report
Kazakhstan's lawmakers won't be taxing cryptocurrency mining until the mined crypto is exchanged for fiat money.
Researchers Detect New North Korea-Linked MacOS Malware on Crypto Trading Site
Security researchers have discovered a new cryptocurrency-related macOS malware believed to be the product of North Korean hackers at the Lazarus Group.
Bakkt CEO Kelly Loeffler Appointed to US Senate Seat
Georgia Governor Brian Kemp has appointed Kelly Loeffler, CEO of institutional Bitcoin futures platform Bakkt, to a United States Senate seat.
France to Test Its Central Bank Digital Currency in Q1 2020: Official
The central bank of France plans to pilot a central bank digital currency for financial institutions in 2020.
China's CBDC Showcases Interoperability As Centralization's Weakness
The main question driving the conversation is the Chinese government's sudden advocacy for blockchain systems and a specific interest in being the first major international power to create a national cryptocurrency, and state-sponsored blockchain solutions.
Cointelegraph Announces Chinese HQ, Bolstering Its International Expansion
To support our international expansion and global reach, Cointelegraph is delighted to announce the launch of the Chinese-language version of the publication.
Price Analysis 04/12: BTC, ETH, XRP, BCH, LTC, EOS, BNB, BSV, XLM, TRX
If the price sustains above the downtrend line, we anticipate the start of a new uptrend.
Are you dedicated enough to get a tattoo of your company's logo? Binance's Changpeng Zhao is
A true measure of an entrepreneur's dedication to his project aren't the hours he puts in or the sacrifices he makes, but his willingness to have the logo of his company forever embedded on his arm.
North Korean Hacking Group May Be Behind Malware-Laden Fake Crypto Site
A new and hard-to-detect macOS malware variant has been discovered lurking on a fake cryptocurrency trading site.
Bear Trap? Bitcoin Slips to One-Week Low Amid Low Volumes
Bitcoin's drop from $7,870 to $7,087 may turn out to be a bear trap due to falling selling volumes and bear exhaustion indicated on the daily chart.
Chinese Insurance Giant Ping An's Blockchain Arm Reveals Terms for $468M IPO
OneConnect Financial Technology, the blockchain and AI subsidiary of China's top insurance company Ping An Insurance, has set the terms for its previously announced initial public offering.
Georgia Governor Appoints Bakkt CEO Loeffler as New US Senator
Georgia Governor Brian Kemp officially appointed Bakkt CEO Kelly Loeffler to the U.S. Senate on Wednesday, where she will fill current Senator Johnny Isakson's seat.
Circle to Charge Fees on US-Based Poloniex Traders' Crypto After Dec. 16
Circle, the parent company of cryptocurrency exchange Poloniex, says it could charge United States users fees and even confiscate users' entire balances if they do not remove their funds.
Crypto Exchange Gemini Burnt One-Fifth of Its GUSD Stablecoin Supply
Cryptocurrency exchange Gemini burnt about one-fifth of its Gemini Dollar stablecoin total supply on Dec. 3.
Gemini Hires Former Starling Bank Exec for Push Into Europe
Gemini, the top global cryptocurrency exchange per CryptoCompare's latest Exchange Benchmark, hired a former senior executive from United Kingdom-based Starling Bank.
Bitcoin No Longer Looks Like 'Digital Gold' by One Measure
If "Digital gold" means "a safe-haven asset where investors park their money during financial market turmoil," then bitcoin doesn't fit the bill as well as it used to.
MUFG Plays Down Reports of Digital Currency Launch
Update: MUFG has issued a statement saying that while it has indeed agreed to enter a joint venture with Recruit, it has not made public the details.
Andreas Antonopoulos Slams Intuit After Payments Block for Crypto Use
American financial software company Intuit has apparently limited the account of one of the cryptocurrency industry's best-known figures, Andreas Antonopoulos.
Japan: MUFG Bank Denies Reports It is Developing New Digital Currency
MUFG Bank, the largest bank in Japan and the world's fifth-largest bank, has denied reports that it plans to launch a digital currency in Japan next year.
No Demand for a State Digital Currency in Japan: Central Bank Governor
Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said that there is no public demand for a central bank digital currency in the country.
Saxo Bank's Outrageous Prediction 2020: Asia Launches DLT-Based Asset
Major Danish bank Saxo Bank has predicted that Asia will launch its own blockchain-based digital asset in its new report of smashing predictions for 2020.
Litecoin Foundation launches crowdfunding campaign to develop confidential transactions for LTC
The Litecoin Foundation has announced the creation of a dedicated fund to support the ongoing development of privacy features for Litecoin and is calling for community members to donate.
Gemini Hires Former Starling Bank Founder as Managing Director of Europe
Gemini, the cryptocurrency exchange co-founded by Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss, is tapping a digital bank founder to manage its European operations, the company announced Wednesday.