The Latest News about Cryptocurrency

Find the latest, and the most interesting, cryptocurrency news collected from around the net.

Prime Broker Bequant Adds Risk-Monitoring Service in Push for Added Compliance
Oct 30, 2020 at 19:14 UTCUpdated Oct 30, 2020 at 20:00 UTC.Bequant is adding New York-based Solidus Labs' surveillance tools to its digital asset services business.
Why Satoshi Chose Halloween to Release the Bitcoin White Paper
Oct 30, 2020 at 19:00 UTC.Was it an allusion to the Reformation or something to do with the ancient pagan tradition of Samhain?
Price analysis 10/30: BTC, ETH, XRP, BCH, LINK, BNB, DOT, LTC, BSV, ADA
Bitcoin's rally from $10 to $100, a 10-fold rise, took only 122 days after it had spent 100 days above $10. Similarly, a move from $100 to $1000 happened in two days, and the rally from $1,000 to $10,000 was completed in 150 days.
Verizon's newsroom to use blockchain in bid for absolute transparency
Verizon unveiled "a blockchain-based, open-source newsroom product designed to raise the bar for corporate accountability," today according to a public statement.
Overstock Touts Voatz Blockchain Voting App as Solution to US Election Fracas
Oct 30, 2020 at 18:09 UTCUpdated Oct 30, 2020 at 18:30 UTC.Days before a U.S. presidential election marred by court fights over vote counting and partisan allegations of rampant mail-in ballot fraud, is once again touting what it calls a solution: blockchain voting.
INX to List on Canadian Securities Exchange Following IPO
Oct 30, 2020 at 18:05 UTC.The INX cryptocurrency and security token exchange intends to trade on the Canadian Securities Exchange once it wraps up its initial public offering.
Crypto 'fear index' can now be used to peek into the future
The Crypto Volatility Index, or CVX, is now live as a beta test and proof of concept.
Money Reimagined: Who Are the Real Monsters?
Another characteristic bitcoin shares with older forms of money, and not the electronic kind that sits in your bank account, is that it is a bearer asset.
Law Decoded: How I learned to stop worrying and love the election, Oct. 23-30
The phenomenon of modern information flow has gotten an enormous amount of attention since the last, similarly godawful election cycle, in many ways forcing regular people to think in the uncomfortably paranoiac manner that cybersecurity pros and blockchain programmers, in particular, are well accustomed to.
Back on track: US macro events unlikely to fully derail Bitcoin price gains
Although the correlation between Bitcoin and U.S. stocks has declined in recent weeks, the probability that the rising risk-on market sentiment could buoy BTC remains high.
Ethereum Developers Pencil In January for Eth 1.x 'Berlin' Hard Fork
Oct 30, 2020 at 16:58 UTCUpdated Oct 30, 2020 at 18:06 UTC.Ethereum's "Berlin" hard fork remains a few months away at best, according to the All Core Developers bi-weekly call held Friday.
Blockchain Bites: Ripple's MoneyGram Pump, OKEx's Bitcoin Cash Plan, Bitcoin's Birthday
Ether sharesGenesis Capital saw the share of bitcoin in its loan portfolio drop as the share of ether loans increased to 12.4% of its total loan book this quarter.
Deribit Sees Record Bitcoin Options Volume as Activity in $36K Calls Surge
Oct 30, 2020 at 16:36 UTC.Daily volumes for bitcoin options have hit lifetime highs on crypto derivatives exchange Deribit due to increased activity in deep "Out-of-the-money" call options, or bullish bets.
Future elections could be held on the Cardano blockchain, says Hoskinson
That being said, scaling decentralized e-voting systems is a complex task.
Almost 1% of all Bitcoin in circulation is now used on Ethereum
One of the biggest focuses of this past year in DeFi has been the rapid rise of Wrapped Bitcoin, tBTC, and other projects that allow investors to deposit their BTC in exchange for an Ethereum-based token representing a claim on that Bitcoin.
Tim Draper seeks to 'DeFi' the venture capital business with Bitcoin
Two years ago, venture capitalist and noted Bitcoin investor Tim Draper publicly stated that Bitcoin will hit $250,000 by 2022.
Library of Congress Reports Surge in Crypto Law Searches
Oct 30, 2020 at 15:33 UTCUpdated Oct 30, 2020 at 15:46 UTC.The U.S. Library of Congress' law division has beefed up its cryptocurrency legal resources to meet a spike in demand for information on the topics.
Cointelegraph Consulting: Data shows Bitcoin hodlers becoming more active
The latest findings by Santiment, published in Cointelegraph Consulting's biweekly newsletter, show that the Bitcoin Age Consumed experienced a large uptick with the recent price increase - a sign that tokens previously dormant are on the move.
Report: Governance remains highly centralized on many DeFi projects
A new report jointly developed by DappRadar and Monday Capital analyzes the token distribution and governance proposals seen in major DeFi protocols.
JPM Coin debut marks start of blockchain's value-driven adoption cycle
The origins of the JPM Coin can be traced back to early 2019, when the banking giant announced its plans to release a dollar-backed cryptocurrency that would eventually be used to process its internal and international transfers.
Swiss Arm of Russia's Gazprombank Launches Institutional Bitcoin Offerings
Oct 30, 2020 at 13:13 UTCUpdated Oct 30, 2020 at 13:43 UTC.Gazprombank, a bank from the fold of Russian energy giant Gazprom, is launching institutional cryptocurrency services in Switzerland.
Report finds majority of DeFi exchanges have poor security
The ease of listing DeFi tokens on Uniswap and other DEXs, which require no listing fees or centralized review processes, have led to an increase in malicious actors targeting gullible investors with attractive token schemes.
INX to boost its $117M IPO with token listings on global exchanges
Raising $10 million out of $117 million to date, INX expects to finish the IPO by year's end.
Russia's Gazprombank gets green light for crypto custody in Switzerland
Russian banks tap Bitcoin services abroad while the government at home sees no future for private cryptos.
Binance Futures surpasses BitMEX, becomes most liquid Bitcoin perpetual swap
According to the data from Skew, Binance Futures now has the most liquid Bitcoin perpetual swap contract.
New Huawei smartphone will feature a hardware wallet for digital yuan
The Mate40 series will reportedly enable dual offline transactions and allow users to control anonymity.
Bitcoin just 4 days away from historically bullish $10K price record
Bitcoin has spent nearly 100 days above $10,000 - and if history repeats itself, further price gains could be astronomical.
Blockchain could become a part of the US military's strategic weaponry
One often hears blockchain in the same breath as security and supply chains.
Bitcoin suddenly slides 4% as BofA predicts a 20% stock market crash
The price of Bitcoin abruptly dropped 4% from the day's peak on Oct. 30 as the uncertainty in the stock market intensified.
Ripple Keeps Pumping Funds Into MoneyGram
Oct 30, 2020 at 07:56 UTC.Remittance firm MoneyGram continues to receive millions in "Market development fees" from its investor, blockchain payments firm Ripple.