• Cointelegraph.com News - 21 May 2019, 2:07 pm

    The Australian financial regulator has warned the public against an alleged crypto-related scam operating with no license. The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) has issued another warning on May 21 against an alleged crypto-related scam project.According to the report, the Australian financial regulator has today published a warning against an alleged scam entity dealing…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 21 May 2019, 2:02 pm

    Court documents show that the Wright has filed registrations with the U.S. Copyright Office. Craig Wright has filed United States copyright registrations for the Bitcoin (BTC) white paper authored by Satoshi Nakamoto.Court documents show that the U.S. Copyright Office has registrations with Wright as the author of the white paper, as well as most of the original…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 21 May 2019, 1:53 pm

    Most of the top 20 cryptocurrencies are reporting moderate gains on the day, as bitcoin approaches the $8,000 mark again. Tuesday, May 21 — most of the top 20 cryptocurrencies are reporting moderate gains on the day by press time, as bitcoin (BTC) approaches the $8,000 mark again.Market visualization courtesy of Coin360Bitcoin is up over…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 21 May 2019, 1:48 pm

    Terror groups are using crypto to move money between countries, a senior Russian intelligence official has claimed. The director of Russia’s federal security service, the FSB, has warned that terror groups are increasingly being financed through cryptocurrencies, Russian news site RBK reported on May 21.FSB head Alexander Bortnikov said global terrorist organizations have been mastering the use…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 21 May 2019, 1:26 pm

    The Financial Action Task Force on Money Laundering is requiring Russia to include the word “bitcoin” in its crypto legislation. Russia has postponed the adoption of crypto legislation due to a requirement from the Financial Action Task Force on Money Laundering (FATF), local news agency TASS reports on May 21.According to the report, the FATF…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 21 May 2019, 12:56 pm

    Barry Silbert claims the recent rise in BTC prices could be linked to the breakdown in trade talks between the US and China. The CEO of a cryptocurrency firm has suggested that the recent rise in bitcoin’s (BTC) price could be linked to the trade war between China and the United States, Fortune reported on May 20.In an interview, Digital…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 21 May 2019, 12:51 pm

    A portion of the ether stolen from hacked New Zealand-based cryptocurrency exchange has been moved. A portion of the ether (ETH) stolen from hacked New Zealand-based cryptocurrency exchange Cryptopia has been moved and deposited to a different crypto exchange, according to an analysis. Crypto Anti-Money Laundering startup Coinfirm tweeted about their findings on May 20.According…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 21 May 2019, 11:59 am

    Online presence is essential for any business today and especially for projects that deal with cryptocurrencies. Abaco Hosting offers this type of solutions to small and medium enterprises, and companies from the crypto industry can take advantage of its flexible payment options. They include support for major digital coins such as bitcoin cash (BCH). Also…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 21 May 2019, 11:54 am

    Bitfury teamed up with the Astana International Financial Centre to collaborate on blockchain development in the region. Blockchain tech giant Bitfury partnered with major Kazakhstan-based financial hub to apply the technology across multiple industries, local government-backed newspaper The Astana Times reports on May 21.Headquartered in Nur-Sultan, the newly renamed capital of Kazakhstan, the Astana International…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 21 May 2019, 11:48 am

    Tax authorities and local police have been investigating Barry van Mourik since a lawsuit in early 2018. Dutch police have arrested a former entrepreneur for fraud after alleging he conned investors in a fake bitcoin (BTC) mining operation out of €100 million ($111 million), Dutch daily news outlet De Gelderlander reported on May 21.According to…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 21 May 2019, 11:42 am

    Major cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex and its spin-off Ethfinex have launched a new initial exchange offering platform dubbed Tokinex. Major cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex and its spin-off Ethfinex have launched a new initial exchange offering (IEO) platform dubbed Tokinex. The news was revealed in a press release shared with Cointelegraph on May 21.As reported, IEOs have recently…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 21 May 2019, 11:10 am

    A U.S. court claims in an order that rapper T.I. sold unregistered securities in his FLiK initial coin offering. The Atlanta division of the United States district court of the northern district of Georgia claims in an order published on May 20 on Twitter by lawyer Stephen Palley that Rapper T.I. — real name Clifford…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 21 May 2019, 10:55 am

    An Australian government employee will reportedly face court today over his alleged misuse of government IT systems. An Australian government employee will reportedly face court today over his alleged misuse of government IT systems to mine cryptocurrency for personal gain. The news was announced by the Australian Federal Police (AFP) on May 21.The AFP alleges…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 21 May 2019, 10:24 am

    A fintech research institute established by China’s central bank has posted several new job openings for blockchain talent. A fintech research institute established by China’s central bank, the People’s Bank of China (PBoC), has posted several new job openings for blockchain talent. The three listings were published to Chinese recruitment website Lagou.com on May 21.As…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 21 May 2019, 10:13 am

    The month-long sale has already secured almost 70% of its goal in a period of less than 48 hours. United States cryptocurrency exchange Kraken is offering equity to users in a fundraiser that raised over $6 million in its first day, statistics confirmed on May 21.Kraken, which is one of the world’s oldest exchanges, is…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 21 May 2019, 9:33 am

    NYSE Arca has filed a proposed rule change with the U.S. SEC for an application to list shares in a bitcoin investment trust. NYSE Arca has filed a proposed rule change with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for an application to list shares in a bitcoin (BTC) investment trust that would be…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 21 May 2019, 2:24 am

    There’s a party happening right now and everyone’s invited. The music’s playing, the fridge is loaded and the bathtub’s full of ice. All the ingredients for the sickest soiree are in place. There’s just one problem: the guests have yet to arrive. Welcome to the world of security tokens, where you can tokenize anything you…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 21 May 2019, 1:05 am

    The Financial Conduct Authority says crypto investors lost approximately $34 million from scams last year. The primary financial regulator of the United Kingdom, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), reports that crypto investors in the country lost over $34 million due to cryptocurrency and forex scams from 2018–2019 the Financial Times reports on May 20.According to…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 21 May 2019, 12:00 am

    A Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE) executive said that blockchain technology is very good, but the exchange needs regulatory clarity. Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE) chief executive Justin Bgoni says ZSE is interested in adopting blockchain technology if regulatory certainty can be achieved, according to a report by local news daily The Chronicle on May 20Bgoni, while…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 20 May 2019, 11:40 pm

    ETF.com’s Dave Nadig says that the U.S. SEC is “still in information-gathering mode” regarding a bitcoin ETF. The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is “still in information-gathering mode” regarding a bitcoin (BTC) exchange-traded fund (ETF), the managing director of ETF.com told CNBC on May 20.Dave Nadig, managing director of а leading authority on…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 20 May 2019, 11:10 pm

    The vote to decrease stability fee for MakerDAO’s Ethereum blockchain-based decentralized stablecoin DAI has stalled. The vote to decrease stability fee for MakerDAO’s Ethereum blockchain-based decentralized stablecoin Dai has failed, according to the voting results published on May 20.The vote about whether to decrease the fee by 2% to 17.5% per year started yesterday, May…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 20 May 2019, 9:55 pm

    Dutch bank ABN AMRO announced that it is launching a blockchain inventory tracking platform dubbed Forcefield. Dutch bank ABN AMRO announced that it is launching a blockchain inventory tracking platform dubbed Forcefield in a press release published on May 17.Per the announcement, the platform is an Internet of Things solution that allows the monitoring of…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 20 May 2019, 9:40 pm

    The U.S. IRS has prioritized issuing tax guidance on cryptocurrencies in response to a request from 21 representatives. The United States Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has prioritized issuing tax guidance on cryptocurrencies, according to a May 16 letter.The letter from the IRS comes in response to a request from 21 representatives in Congress, including Rep.…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 20 May 2019, 9:15 pm

    Investors are returning to cryptocurrencies following the recent rally that briefly took bitcoin above $8,000. The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph. Every investment and trading move involves risk, you should conduct your own research when making a decision.Market data is…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 20 May 2019, 8:28 pm

    The U.S. SEC has added a 35 day period in order to hear more opinions on VanEck ETF proposal. The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has delayed its decision on the VanEck bitcoin (BTC) exchange-traded fund (ETF) proposal, according to an official SEC filing on May 20.The SEC has added a 35 day…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 20 May 2019, 8:03 pm

    Austria-based fiber supplier Lenzing Group plans to apply blockchain to track its fiber supply and to “green up the textile industry.” Major global fiber producer Lenzing will implement blockchain tech to bring more transparency to its fiber supply chain, the firm announced on May 17. Headquartered in Lenzing, Austria, the fiber manufacturer partnered with Hong…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 20 May 2019, 7:46 pm

    White hat hackers reportedly earned $32,000 in bounties in the past two months for finding and documenting crypto and blockchain security issues. White hat hackers have earned $32,000 in bounties over the last two months by reporting security holes in crypto and blockchain projects, according to a report by Hard Fork on May 20.This lump…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 20 May 2019, 7:25 pm

    The Bitcoin Cash (BCH) protocol and infrastructure continue to see relentless development. The Electron Cash Cashshuffle implementation has enhanced bitcoin cash fungibility by providing users with the ability to shuffle coins. Now a developer has announced the launch of the Interwallet transfer tool, an Electron Cash add-on that allows for privacy-minded transfers using the light…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 20 May 2019, 2:30 pm

    A little over a year ago, our web portal launched a new market cap aggregator, Markets.Bitcoin.com, which showcases the top 500 cryptocurrency market valuations. More recently we’ve added some great data to Markets.Bitcoin.com so people can get information on not only the price of their favorite coins, but also real-time charts featuring transactions per day,…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 20 May 2019, 10:55 am

    Transaction fees are the cost that cryptocurrency users have to bear in order to keep the system going. Fees can vary significantly between networks and it is important to be able to check this before you decide which cryptocurrency to use for making your digital payments. Also Read: Bitcoin Cash Upgrade and 30K Stores Accepting…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 20 May 2019, 9:30 am

    Last season in the Premier League brought a huge success for the both teams – Wolves and CoinDeal. The crypto exchange, thanks to this brave marketing step, has guaranteed himself value of £38,091,373 of gross exposure of the brand at the time of broadcasting in the media, gained popularity and new traders. Despite the recent…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 20 May 2019, 3:01 am

    Facebook’s popular messaging app with 1.5 billion users in over 180 countries has another major vulnerability. Hackers were able to covertly install spyware on iOS and Android smartphones using Whatsapp with just a phone call. “All of their security issues are conveniently suitable for surveillance, and look and work a lot like backdoors,” said Telegram’s…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 19 May 2019, 9:45 pm

    On May 15, the Bitcoin Cash network successfully upgraded by implementing Schnorr signatures, after which a few developers processed some basic Schnorr signatures. Then, on Saturday, May 18, software developers Chris Pacia, Mark Lundeberg, and Checksum0 performed the first multi-sig Schnorr signature on BCH and sent the funds to Freeross.org. Also Read: After Trillions Printed…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 19 May 2019, 7:30 pm

    Traveling is on everyone’s minds as summer approaches and crypto enthusiasts are no exception. But for anyone thinking of a holiday trip, travel arrangements can be arduous. Crypto payments can make your life easier in that regard, particularly with bitcoin cash, which is a fast and cheap way to pay for anything. The following guide…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 19 May 2019, 5:00 pm

    Bitcoin Cash network successfully undergoes an upgrade and more than 30,000 new stores now accept BCH payments. Watch these and other developments discussed in this week’s video update on Bitcoin.com’s Youtube channel. Also Read: After Trillions Printed Under QE, Politicians Now Say Deficits Don’t Matter BCH Network Upgrade in Bitcoin.com’s Weekly Update This week’s show…Read More