The Latest News about Cryptocurrency

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

Brave Browser Launches Encrypted Video Calls Before Zoom
Brave has launched in-browser video calls featuring end-to-end encryption.
Falling Wedge Breakout Propels Bitcoin Price Above Key Resistance at $9.2K
Within the past few hours Bitcoin price managed to press through the $9,200 resistance level to $9,281.
Revolut App Reports 68% Increase in Retail Crypto Traders
Revolut data shows that U.K.-based retail crypto trade fell by half at the peak of the mid-March crypto crash - but has since recovered.
Russia's Biggest Bank is Buying 5000 Blockchain ATMs That Can Mine Crypto
Russia's largest bank, Sberbank, has called for tenders to provide 4,917 ATMs with a built-in graphic card capable of supporting "Blockchain operations".
Research: Inflation rate of XRP was 400% higher than that of Bitcoin over past 12 months
A researcher at Messari recently remarked that the inflation rate of XRP's supply is hundreds of percent higher than that of Bitcoin or Ethereum.
Kleiman Lawyers Seize on New Evidence of Craig Wright's 'Fabrication'
The Kleiman estate's legal team has entered into evidence this week's revelation that 145 addresses claimed by Craig Wright are not controlled by him.
LG Joins Hedera Hashgraph Governing Council
Electronics company LG joined Hedera Hashgraph's Governing Council on Wednesday, becoming its 14th member.
LG Shows Interest in Distributed Ledger Technology, Joins Hedera Hashgraph Governing Council
LG Electronics has joined the governing council of Hedera Hashgraph, the enterprise-grade public distributed ledger platform.
Lithuania's Central Bank Completes Blockchain Regulatory Research
The Bank of Lithuania finished its research phase on the LBChain's blockchain project that aims to provide a regulatory infrastructure.
Ethereum Network Use Hits a New All-Time High
According to a recent report by Delphi Digital, the total gas used on the Ethereum blockchain has reached an all time high and it seems like this the figure is set to increase.
Resignation at ID2020 Raises Doubts About Blockchain, Immunity Passes
A member of the ID2020 Alliance, which aims to bring digital identities to billions of people, has resigned over the organization's direction on digital immunity passes and COVID-19.In her resignation email Friday, Elizabeth Renieris cited ID2020's opacity, "Techno-solutionism," and corporate influence along with the risks of applying blockchain to immunity passes.
GRX Group's GRID Platform Hosts its First Tokenized Security
Digital advertising platform tribeOS launched its shares as tokenized securities on GSX Group's GRID platform.
Antigua's Crypto Regulation Bill Passes Lower Parliament
Antigua and Barbuda's House of Representatives passed a cryptocurrency regulation bill on May 27.
Market Wrap: Bullish Traders Push Bitcoin Over $9,100, Returning to Halving Levels
The price of bitcoin shot above $9,100 Wednesday in high-volume buying at around 10:00 UTC thanks to traders feeling optimistic about the crypto markets.
Bitfinex is Constantly Printing More Tether, None Of It Has Ever Been Burned
A report indicates that no Ethereum-based Tethers have ever been burned, though new ones are constantly being printed.
Bitcoin May Be the Solution to Africa's Broken Financial System
A recent report suggests that the lack of traditional financial infrastructure makes Africa a place where cryptocurrency adoption is likely.
South Korea is Exploring New Crypto Tax Laws
The government of South Korean is preparing to legislate crypto taxes by proposing a new amendment to the existing law.
Russian Authorities Disagree Over Lifting Telegram Ban
A major state authority in Russia has objected to the State Duma's proposal to cancel the ban on Telegram's encrypted messenger in the country.
FinCEN Director Blanco Concerned About Bad Actors Hijacking Crypto
The head of the agency that enforces the Bank Secrecy Act and KYC requirements in the U.S. says the agency aims to help crypto innovate responsibly.
Goldman Sachs offers highly flawed analysis of Bitcoin: here's what they missed
Banking giant Goldman Sachs held its highly anticipated client call today, in which the topic of cryptocurrency was floated.
Do Zero-Reserve Loans Make Tether Better Off Backed by Bitfinex Stock?
With the Federal Reserve now allowing US banks to issue loans with zero reserve, is Tether better off backed by Bitfinex shares than dollars backed by nothing?
The Invention of Innovation, Featuring Matt Ridley
The "Rational Optimist" author gives his take on the economic history and possible futures of prosperity's most important driver: innovation.
China, Korea, and Australia introduce blockchain and digital currency curricula to boost employment potential
Three major powers are betting on the long-term potential of cryptocurrencies, digital currencies, and blockchain.
Price Analysis 5/27: BTC, ETH, XRP, BCH, BSV, LTC, BNB, EOS, XTZ, ADA
The bulls are now likely to make another attempt to push the price above the downtrend line.
Goldman Sachs: Cryptocurrencies 'Are Not an Asset Class'
May 27, 2020 at 18:22 UTCUpdated May 27, 2020 at 19:16 UTC.DJ D-Sol is Goldman Sachs' CEO.Goldman Sachs held an investor call Wednesday to discuss current policies for bitcoin, gold and inflation in the context of the COVID-19 crisis.
Venture Firm Proposes 'DeRisking as a Service' for Safe DeFi Launches
Ken Deeter, a partner at crypto venture firm, Electric Capital, proposed a pragmatic approach to ensure decentralized finance, or DeFi, projects are not exploited due to bugs in the system.
BitMEX Rejects Bold Lawsuit Claims as 'Clearly Rehashed' Internet Bunk
BitMEX, one of the most popular derivatives exchanges in the cryptocurrency market, has come under fire with accusations of being purposefully designed to facilitate "a myriad of illegal activities." The accusations were made in a lawsuit filed by BMA LLC in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California on May 16.
J.P Koning: Stablecoins Have a Fraud Issue They're Not Addressing
A few years ago I wrote about one of the first big Ponzi schemes, POWH3D, which at its peak held $40 million in ETH. Last year, the FairWin scheme harvested as much as $10 million worth of ETH before it was drained.
Canadian Exchange Bitbuy to Offer 1:1 Bitcoin Deposit Insurance
Toronto-based cryptocurrency exchange, Bitbuy, now offers full insurance on all Bitcoin deposits in an apparent first for the industry, according to a press release shared with Cointelegraph on May 27.
Facebook's digital currency project rebrands to Novi; WhatsApp and fiat-pegged token capabilities remain
Facebook's ambitious digital currency project underwent a major rebranding on May 26, including a change in name, logo, design, and the addition of some new features.
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