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2019 Will Be a Big Year for Stablecoins

16 hours 17 min ago
2019 is shaping up to be a pivotal year for innovation in the stablecoin sphere, writes the CEO of crypto trading firm XBTO.

Next-Gen BUIDLers: The 8 Teams Working on Ethereum 2.0

17 hours 18 min ago
CoinDesk looks at the eight teams across the globe spearheading the push to create ethereum 2.0 – the next iteration of the blockchain network.

Why You Shouldn’t Fear the Blockchain Regulators

Sat, 12/08/2018 - 06:00
Calls for regulation do not represent the end of cryptocurrency innovation; they signal blockchain’s ongoing maturation, a legal expert argues.

The Era of Central Bank Digital Currencies Is Within Reach

Sat, 12/08/2018 - 05:00
A phased roll-out of a central bank digital currency is not only possible, but may be what certain regions need, says R3's research lead.

SEC Fines Crypto Fund $50K and Issues Cease-and-Desist

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 12:30
The SEC has issued a cease-and-desist order against CoinAlpha after it offered unregistered securities.

Block 7,080,000: Ethereum Devs Propose Activation Point for Next Hard Fork

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 11:30
Ethereum is moving closer to the activation of the long-in-the-waiting network upgrade known as Constantinople.

Crypto Exchange Gemini to List Bitcoin Cash With NYDFS Approval

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 11:00
The Winklevoss-owned Gemini crypto exchange is adding support for bitcoin cash trading pairs with approval from New York's finance watchdog.

Venezuela to Sell Oil for Petro Cryptocurrency in 2019, Says Maduro

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 10:00
Venezuela's President Maduro has said the nation will sidestep the dollar and use its controversial petro token for oil sales next year.

Coinbase Considers Adding 30 New Crypto Assets to Its Exchange

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 09:40
Coinbase has published a long list of crypto assets it could soon add to its exchange, but says there is work still to do.

Russia’s Sberbank Uses Smart Contract to Settle Three-Way Repo Deal

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 08:30
Russia’s Sberbank has settled a three-way repurchase agreement using blockchain tech, calling it a "world's first."

Mining Firm Sues Roger Ver, Bitmain and More for ‘Hijacking’ Bitcoin Cash

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 07:30
Mining firm United Investment has launched a lawsuit against Bitmain, bitcoin.com, and Bitcoin ABC devs for allegedly taking control of bitcoin cash.

Ether Price Now Down 94% from January’s Record High

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 06:00
The price of ether fell to 19-month lows just over $80 today and is now down 94% from its January peak.

Mastercard Patent Filing Outlines Way to Anonymize Crypto Transactions

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 05:00
Payments giant Mastercard claims to have developed a new way of keeping cryptocurrency transactions private using intermediary addresses.

US Congressmen Introduce Two Bills to Prevent Crypto Price Manipulation

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 04:00
Congressmen from Florida and North Carolina have introduced bipartisan bills to prevent crypto price manipulation and boost acceptance of the tech.

When Bitcoin’s Price Breaks Down, It Follows a Pattern

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 00:00
When trying to predict the future price of bitcoin, it's impossible to do so without first looking at its past.

Bitcoin Drops Below $3.4K to Set a New 2018 Low

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 20:48
Bitcoin, the world’s largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization, has once again hit a fresh 2018 low below $3,350 amid a greater crypto market sell-off.

SEC Again Delays Decision on VanEck-SolidX Bitcoin ETF

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 16:07
The SEC has postponed its decision on the VanEck/SolidX bitcoin ETF to February 2019.

Binance Launches Multi-Account Feature for Institutional Crypto Traders

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 15:00
Binance is launching sub-accounts, allowing institutional investors to create multiple accounts for different employees.

ConsenSys Confirms Layoffs, Projecting 13% of Staff at Startups to Be Cut

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 13:33
In a statement shared Thursday, ConsenSys announced that it is letting go 13 percent of its staff.

Morgan Creek Digital Is Betting $1 Million That Crypto Can Beat the S&P

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 11:45
Morgan Creek Digital wants to echo Warren Buffett's famous bet by wagering $1 million that crypto will outperform the S&P 500 over 10 years.