• Cointelegraph.com News - 16 July 2019, 1:51 pm

    Waves founder Alexander Ivanov sold his stake in the firm’s blockchain project Vostok, with GHP Group becoming the sole owner. Founder of token issuance platform Waves has fully sold his stake in the firm’s blockchain spin-off Vostok to focus on the Waves Platform.Alexander Ivanov, CEO and founder of Waves, sold his stake in the Vostok,…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 16 July 2019, 1:03 pm

    The World Economic Forum announced that it released a guide for the evaluation of the benefits of blockchain applications. The World Economic Forum (WEF) announced that it released a guide for the evaluation of the benefits of blockchain applications in a press release shared with Cointelegraph on July 16.The document delves into how to apply…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 16 July 2019, 1:00 pm

    Bitcoin ATMs are not currently governed by EU money laundering regulations, and arrests coordinated by Spanish police and Europol in May are bringing new focus to this loophole. A group of eight Spanish and Latin American individuals have been arrested, along with several of their associates, for using crypto ATMs to fund drug traffickers in…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 16 July 2019, 12:54 pm

    The platform is estimated to automate around 75 million processes each year and save about 12 million sheets of paper per year. German logistics firms partner to jointly create a blockchain tracking platform, local news outlet Tiroler Tageszeitung reports on July 16.Per the report, logistics firms LKW Walter, GS1 Austria, and its EDITEL Austria subsidiary,…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 16 July 2019, 12:39 pm

    Everything you need to know about municipal cryptocurrencies and where in the world they are being implemented. States, provinces and municipalities could use cryptocurrencies to fund projects and programs. Municipal cryptocurrencies — that is, cryptocurrencies launched by cities — could offer citizens a new way to invest in a certain location and even buy goods…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 16 July 2019, 11:50 am

    Binance is in talks with local partners in South Korea for potential launch of a new subsidiary. Binance, the world’s largest crypto exchange by daily trading volume to date, is reportedly planning to set up a branch in South Korea.Malta-based crypto exchange Binance is working with local partners in South Korea to launch a new…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 16 July 2019, 10:52 am

    The International Monetary Fund has argued that network effects could spark the blaze for the mass adoption of new digital monies. The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has argued that network effects could spark the blaze for the mass adoption of new digital monies.In a fresh report published on July 15, the IMF aims to create…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 16 July 2019, 10:26 am

    The company has approached regulators for two licenses: banking and securities dealing, a press release confirmed. Swiss crypto broker Bitcoin Suisse has applied for banking and securities dealer licenses from Switzerland’s finance regulator, the company confirmed in a press release on July 16. Bitcoin Suisse, which forms part of the country’s Crypto Valley Association, said it…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 16 July 2019, 9:30 am

    Bitcoin.com wallet, the official wallet of Bitcoin.com, has joined the Foundation for Interwallet Operability (FIO) in a move that will assist the wave of new users who are expected to join cryptocurrency markets as a result of June’s recent coin and token price increase. The post PR: Bitcoin.com Wallet Joins Blockchain Consortium FIO appeared first…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 16 July 2019, 9:15 am

    Canadian crypto solutions provider Coinberry has struck its second municipal partnership to provide bitcoin payments processing for property taxes. Canadian crypto solutions provider and trading platform operator Coinberry has struck its second municipal partnership to provide Bitcoin payments processing for property taxes. A press release published on July 15 revealed that Coinberry has begun negotiations with…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 16 July 2019, 8:53 am

    The Treasury Secretary’s repetition of Donald Trump’s comments Bitcoin is “based on thin air” failed to dent optimism. Bitcoin (BTC) proponents were reacting to fresh criticism of cryptocurrency from the United States government July 16, following a press conference with Treasury Secretary, Steven Mnuchin.Mnuchin, who held the 30-minute event on Monday, said he wished to…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 16 July 2019, 8:27 am

    Japanese exchange Bitpoint has published the breakdown of crypto assets stolen in the $27.8 million hack of its platform earlier this month. Japanese exchange Bitpoint has published the breakdown of crypto assets stolen in the 3 billion yen (~$27.8 million) hack of its platform earlier this month.A document published by Bitpoint’s parent firm Remix Point…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 16 July 2019, 8:13 am

    Markets could slide lower than the recent $9,912 bottom, traders are warned, despite current upwards momentum. Bitcoin (BTC) appeared ready to tackle $11,000 once again on July 16 after bouncing off lows as the United States government reinforced its position on the industry.Market visualization courtesy of Coin360Data from Coin360 placed BTC/USD at $10,715 on Tuesday,…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 16 July 2019, 7:36 am

    Over two-thirds of enterprises in the Asia-Pacific region lack a solid understanding of blockchain tech and how to apply it, a new EY poll reveals. Over two-thirds of enterprises in the Asia-Pacific region lack a solid understanding of blockchain tech and how to apply it, a new Ernst & Young (EY) poll reveals.The Business Times…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 16 July 2019, 7:15 am

    A draft cryptocurrency bill for India has been leaked in full, but details of the bill have raised some questions. News.Bitcoin.com talked to a number of experts in the field who shared their analyses of the bill’s content and its implications on the Indian crypto industry. Also read: G20 Leaders Issue Declaration on Crypto Assets…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 16 July 2019, 12:40 am

    Former congressman Ron Paul reiterated his views on cryptocurrencies as being good competition for fiat money, as long as there is no fraud involved. Former Republican congressman and presidential candidate Ron Paul says he is in favor of cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology because he likes competing currencies. Ron Paul delivered his remarks in a “Squawk…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 16 July 2019, 12:10 am

    Siemens is looking to potentially provide blockchain-based solutions, and has suggested some use cases for the transportation industry, including carsharing. Self-proclaimed electrification, automation and digitalization global giant Siemens has shown an interest in adopting blockchain-based solutions. In particular, Siemens is exploring the use of blockchain in the transportation industry, as per a report by Forbes…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 15 July 2019, 11:15 pm

    Singapore-based market maker Altonomy has raised $7 million in a funding round led by Polychain Capital to source liquidity for institutional customers. Cryptocurrency asset management firm Altonomy has raised $7 million in a seed round from digital assets investment company Polychain Capital, according to a press release on July 15.Singapore-based market maker Altonomy is planning…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 15 July 2019, 11:00 pm

    Binance Chain has successfully hardforked its mainnet to version v.0.6.0: Galileo. The blockchain launched by cryptocurrency exchange Binance, Binance Chain, has completed an upgrade to its mainnet. The latest iteration is called Galileo — v.0.6.0 — as announced by Binance on July 15.According to the announcement, there are four major changes implemented in Galileo: the…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 15 July 2019, 10:15 pm

    A federal deputy and member of the former royal family of Brazil spoke out against proposed crypto regulation in the National Congress. Luiz Philippe de Orleans-Braganza, a descendant of the former royal family of Brazil, has spoken out against cryptocurrency regulation in the country, Cointelegraph Brazil reported on July 15.Orleans-Braganza, who is also a federal…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 15 July 2019, 9:56 pm

    Another week has passed for the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) community and as usual, there’s been a bunch of announcements and developments. BCH supporters this week saw the release of a multi-party onchain escrow system, Ethereum cofounder Vitalik Buterin discussed using the BCH chain as a data layer, and more BCH-accepting merchants were onboarded. Also Read:…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 15 July 2019, 9:55 pm

    Monero reveals fixes for major security risks for XMR — what does it mean? Cryptocurrency is so far on the cutting edge that it almost defines it, yet some are finding out the hard way that it’s even sharper than anticipated. The frightening reveal of nine security bugs through HackerOne internet security platform that had…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 15 July 2019, 8:53 pm

    Can Bitcoin again lead the next leg of the recovery? Let’s look at the charts. 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 - 15 July 2019, 7:57 pm

    The United States Treasury Secretary echoed President Trumps’ recent tweets on crypto as a speculative asset largely used to fuel illegal activity. United States Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin shares President Donald Trump’s concerns on the use of cryptocurrency to finance illicit activity, and stresses the role of enforcing FinCEN regulations with respect to crypto-dealing organizations.…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 15 July 2019, 7:28 pm

    U.K. Finance Minister Philip Hammond said that regulators, not lawmakers, should make decisions regarding Facebook’s Libra stablecoin. The United Kingdom Finance Minister Philip Hammond said that regulators and not lawmakers should decide on how to regulate Facebook’s stablecoin Libra, CNBC reported on July 15.In an interview with CNBC’s “Squawk Box,” Hammond said that lawmakers should…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 15 July 2019, 6:55 pm

    The Cleveland Cavaliers and the team’s affiliate gaming partner, Cavs Legion GC, have partnered with UnitedCoin. Ohio-based professional basketball team the Cleveland Cavaliers (The Cavs), along with its associated esports club Cavs Legion GC, have partnered with the cryptocurrency firm UnitedCoin. The National Basketball Association (NBA) announced the new partnership in a press release on…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 15 July 2019, 5:23 pm

    The CEO of Calibra, David Marcus, has prepared statements for the Senate Banking Committee regarding Facebook’s cryptocurrency project Libra. The United States Senate Banking Committee has released the opening statements of David Marcus, head of Facebook’s crypto wallet Calibra today, July 15. The statements come ahead of a hearing on the Libra cryptocurrency project tomorrow…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 15 July 2019, 5:07 pm

    Fundstrat Global Advisers co-founder Thomas Lee said that the recent Bitcoin pullback is healthy. Fundstrat Global Advisers co-founder Thomas Lee wrote that the recent Bitcoin (BTC) pullback is healthy in a tweet on July 14.In his tweet, Lee also addressed concerns over the recent decrease in Google searches for Bitcoin:“As for the search traffic for…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 15 July 2019, 4:16 pm

    Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin believes that Bitcoin Cash has the best network to become a temporary scalability solution for Ethereum. Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin has proposed to using the Bitcoin Cash blockchain as a temporary scalability solution for the Ethereum network. The programmer introduced a summary of the idea in a July 13 post on…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 15 July 2019, 3:00 pm

    The U.S. Treasury Department has just issued an urgent letter requesting a lift on the debt ceiling, warning Congress of imminent financial collision in September as federal cash is running out. Though this scenario has played out many times before, it takes on special significance now in light of president Trump’s recent comments about bitcoin,…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 15 July 2019, 9:30 am

    By John Yearwood Cred Correspondent Amid a dramatic Bitcoin bull run, two of the most influential names in the blockchain finance industry have launched a platform to expand global lending and earning on investments in cryptocurrency. The partnership between Bitcoin.com and Cred allows Bitcoin.com customers to earn up to 10 percent interest on Bitcoin and…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 14 July 2019, 10:30 pm

    Businesses around the world continue to adopt bitcoin cash as a payment method and an exchange adds support for trading BCH. Watch these and other developments discussed in this week’s video update hosted by Roger Ver on Bitcoin.com’s Youtube channel. Also Read: Win 2019 Rugby World Cup Tickets When You Play at Games.Bitcoin.com Bitcoin Cash…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 14 July 2019, 6:45 pm

    Facebook’s digital currency plans have caused concern among bureaucrats worldwide and members of the U.S. government seem fearful of a giant tech establishing itself as a financial institution. Prior to the U.S. congressional hearings and the upcoming G7 finance meeting, a U.S. discussion draft bill, the Keep Big Tech Out of Finance Act, hopes to…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 14 July 2019, 9:30 am

    Abu Dhabi-based crypto asset exchange, Matrix Exchange announced on July 12 that it has received an In-Principle Approval (IPA) from by the Financial Services Regulatory Authority (FSRA) of the Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) to operate as a crypto asset exchange and custodian in ADGM. The post PR: Matrix Exchange Receives Approval From Abu Dhabi…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 14 July 2019, 12:30 am

    Arley Lozano, founder of the cryptocurrency based startup Panda Group, recently explained how his firm is spreading cryptocurrency adoption throughout Colombia and Venezuela. Panda Group has deployed 10 hybrid cryptocurrency point-of-sale (PoS) terminals that also act as automated teller machines (ATM). Four of the machines are situated near the border of Venezuela, giving refugees from…Read More