The Latest News about Cryptocurrency
Find the latest, and the most interesting, cryptocurrency news collected from around the net.
Openfinance Lists New Security Token in Charity Fundraising Effort
Openfinance, a platform for secondary market trading of digital assets, is listing Lottery.com's LDCC security token for U.S. investors.
Tim Draper Buys 2.5% of Aragon Tokens, Becomes Governance Whale
Venture capitalist Tim Draper has taken a 1 million ANT stake in Aragon, a decentralized governance project that began on ethereum.
ICO Project Enigma Settles SEC Charges Over $45M Token Sale
SEC.The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has settled securities law violation charges with Enigma MPC, a blockchain startup that raised $45 million in a 2017 token sale.
Financial Services: The Coming Cataclysm
Blockchain is the first native digital for value: we can use it to program virtually every asset under the sun.
The Flash Loan Attacks Explained
Today we're breaking down the flash loan attacks that rocked the DeFi community in a way even your grandpa can understand, presented in both audio and full-text format below.
Binance Halts Trading to Resolve Technical Problem
Major cryptocurrency exchange Binance halted trading on its platform to resolve an unexpected technical issue with its infrastructure.
New Leaders at Bank of International Settlements Fintech and DLT Research Centers
The Bank for International Settlements has appointed heads at the BIS Innovation Hub's centers in Singapore and Switzerland.
Institutions Eye Bitcoin as Hedge Against Global Economic Volatility
More sophisticated hedging tactics involve taking multiple positions against the same asset using instruments such as options.
Tron Community in Uproar as Genesis Coins Used in Super Reps Vote
The Tron community was beside itself on Wednesday, Feb. 19 after founder Justin Sun's address was shown to have voted in two Tron Foundation apps as a Super Representative.
Dubai Gov't to Launch KYC Blockchain Consortium in Q1 2020
The Department of Economic Development of Dubai has established a Know Your Customer blockchain consortium with six major banks.
Bitcoin-Only Exchange Coinfloor Now Focuses on Consumer BTC Services
While the crypto community is talking about "Altcoin season," one of the world's oldest crypto exchanges is calling BS on everything that is not BTC.After turning into a Bitcoin-only exchange, the United Kingdom's oldest cryptocurrency exchange Coinfloor is now expanding its consumer BTC services.
SEC Nails Enigma ICO: Orders Refund, Registration and Fine
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, or SEC, recently announced its conquest over yet another unregistered ICO from 2017.The SEC went after Enigma for its 2017 ICO, labeling the capital raise as an unregistered securities offering, the governing body said in a statement on Feb. 19.Enigma settled with the SEC, agreeing "To return funds to harmed investors via a claims process, register its tokens as securities, file periodic reports with the SEC, and pay a $500,000 penalty," the statement detailed.
Price Analysis Feb 19: BTC, ETH, XRP, BCH, BSV, LTC, EOS, BNB, XTZ, LINK
Currently, the price is back above $10,000 and the bulls are likely to attempt a breakout of the overhead resistance at $10,360.
Bitcoin Gold Is Held Captive by Whale With Almost Half the Supply
Bitcoin Gold's price is being manipulated by a whale controlling close to half of the circulating supply.
Strix Leviathan: the crypto quant fund that's beating the market with a differentiated investment approach
Career dotcom entrepreneur and serial bootstrapper Jesse Proudman is the co-founder of Strix Leviathan, a quantitative hedge fund that's beating the market through software and systematic investing.
UK Crypto Exchange Coinfloor Launches 'No BS' Service for Bitcoin Beginners
Obi Nwosu, CEO and founder of Coinfloor, at CoinDesk Invest.
Don't Obsess Over Crypto End Users, We Still Need Developers to Build the Back End
The stack breaks down into three layers: products, platforms and protocols.
Korean ICO Project Shuts Down, Says 'Negative Perceptions' of Crypto Made Business Impossible
An $8 million ICO project is shutting down, citing regulatory uncertainty and difficulties in onboarding new users.
Crypto Exchange Binance Suspends Trading Over 'Systems Messaging Error'
Binance, the world's largest cryptocurrency exchange by trading volume, suspended trading on Wednesday, alerting users of an outage due to "Temporary system maintenance."
CFTC Letter Provides Little Clarity in Telegram's Battle With SEC
Another United States regulatory agency has weighed in on Telegram's ongoing legal battle with the Securities Exchange Commission.
Coinbase Becomes Direct Visa Card Issuer With Principal Membership
Coinbase is now a principal member of Visa, according to a Feb. 19 announcement.
Samsung Keeps Cryptocurrency Functionality in Galaxy S20 Models
South Korean technology giant Samsung recently unveiled its latest smartphone series, the Galaxy S20, at the Unpacked 2020 event in San Francisco.
Poloniex 'Last Resort' Trade Reversals Necessary to Safeguard Trader Funds
Cryptocurrency exchange Poloniex remains confident that it has identified and fixed an error that caused a number of erroneous trades on the platform earlier this week.
Korean crypto company Contents Protocol to shut down and refund 27000 ETH
Contents Protocol, a Korean crypto startup focused on content exchange, announced that it will shut down due to a lack of business prospects and regulatory uncertainties.
Bitcoin Coders Confront an Old Quandary: How to Upgrade an Entire Network
An old debate is resurfacing in the bitcoin developer community, underscoring one of the critical challenges facing decentralized systems: how to update the software when ostensibly no one's in charge.
Policymakers Shouldn't Fear Digital Money: So Far It's Maintaining the Dollar's Status
"An awful lot of our international power comes from the fact that the dollar is the standard unit of international finance and transactions. Clearing through the NY Fed is critical for major oil and other transactions, and it is the announced purpose of the supporters of cryptocurrency to take that power away from us, to put us in a position where the most significant sanctions we have on Iran for example would become irrelevant."
Bitcoin Bulls Back in the Driving Seat as Price Crosses $10K
View.Bitcoin jumped above back $10,000 on Tuesday, reinstating the bullish trend and opening the doors for further gains toward $10,500.
Coinbase Becomes First 'Pure' Crypto Firm Approved as Visa Principal Member
Coinbase, the San Francisco-based cryptocurrency exchange, has been made a Visa principal member.
Bitcoin $727B Annual Investment Flow Can Beat Visa Next Halving
Bitcoin is already processing 1% of the world's GDP and the number is growing by "An order of magnitude" every halving cycle.
Irish Court Seizes $56 Million in Bitcoin From Alleged Drug Dealer
An alleged drug dealer lost 52 million euro in Bitcoin after the Irish High Court ruled that they were criminal proceeds and should be confiscated.