Category Archives: Technologies

What to Expect at the SEC’s Blockchain Forum on Friday

At a fraught moment for government-industry relations, U.S. regulators and cryptocurrency insiders are sitting down for a meeting. The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) will convene its first FinTech Forum Friday at the agency’s headquarters in Washington, D.C., discussing a range of issues related to digital assets and distributed ledger technology (DLT). The speaker roster includes a … Continue reading What to Expect at the SEC’s Blockchain Forum on Friday

Telegram Officially Releases TON Testnet Blockchain Lite Client

Encrypted instant messaging service Telegram has officially released a test client for its Telegram Open Network (TON), according to files posted on test.ton.org. The newly introduced archive of files available for download is a distribution of a preliminary version of the TON Blockchain Network Lite Client along with the relevant portions of the TON Blockchain Library, according to the readme … Continue reading Telegram Officially Releases TON Testnet Blockchain Lite Client

Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Bitcoin Cash, EOS, Litecoin, Binance Coin, Stellar, Cardano, TRON: Price Analysis May 22

Analysts believe that the rally in Bitcoin might witness a short-term blip but is likely to resume its up-move and reach $9,659 by year’s end. The reason for the rise can be attributed to various positive developments in the crypto field and also to the ongoing trade war between the top two economies of the world, China and the United … Continue reading Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Bitcoin Cash, EOS, Litecoin, Binance Coin, Stellar, Cardano, TRON: Price Analysis May 22

$71 Million: Galaxy Digital Sells Stake in EOS Blockchain Maker Block.One

Galaxy Digital, the crypto merchant bank founded by former hedge fund manager Michael Novogratz, has received $71.2 million after selling its shares in Block.one, the maker of the EOS blockchain. Galaxy Digital said in an announcement on May 21 that it closed the transaction on Monday after a tender offer for its position in Block.one was made … Continue reading $71 Million: Galaxy Digital Sells Stake in EOS Blockchain Maker Block.One

Tether Ordered to Freeze Transfers to Bitfinex by New York Supreme Court

A New York judge ordered crypto exchange Bitfinex and its affiliated stablecoin issuer Tether to turn over documentation about a loan and a line of credit Tether provided to Bitfinex. Judge Joel Cohen, of the state’s Supreme Court, echoed comments from a preliminary hearing held last week in New York City in an opinion published late Thursday, ordering … Continue reading Tether Ordered to Freeze Transfers to Bitfinex by New York Supreme Court

Opera Browser Adds TRON to its Native Crypto Wallet

TRON founder Justin Sun has been in the news recently through a number of events. Most famously, perhaps, the recent Tesla giveaway debacle raised the ire of the cryptocurrency community and may well have backfired against its original intention. However, the famous founder has also encountered a host of positive news bites regarding his blockchain platform TRON. … Continue reading Opera Browser Adds TRON to its Native Crypto Wallet

Within Minutes, Bitcoin Spikes 4% as Bitfinex Raises Staggering $1 Billion

At last, you can close CoinMarketCap, take a break from Crypto Twitter, and get off TradingView — Bitcoin (BTC) has finally downed a chill pill, albeit begrudgingly. Since peaking at $7,550 on Saturday, the cryptocurrency has fallen to $7,000 and has set up shop there for the time being. But, as Bitfinex CTO Paolo Ardoino announced the … Continue reading Within Minutes, Bitcoin Spikes 4% as Bitfinex Raises Staggering $1 Billion

Joseph Lubin on Ethereum 2.0: ETH to Become 1,000 Times More Scalable Within 24 Months

Ethereum (ETH) co-founder Joseph Lubin said that the Ethereum blockchain will become about 1,000 times more scalable in 18 to 24 months. Lubin made his remarks during an interview with Cointelegraph on May 11. Lubin specified that the development which will bring such a drastic scalability increase to the ecosystem will be Ethereum 2.0, also called Serenity. He explained that the … Continue reading Joseph Lubin on Ethereum 2.0: ETH to Become 1,000 Times More Scalable Within 24 Months

Ethereum’s Reddit Moderators Resign Amid Controversy

Taylor Monahan, the CEO of crypto wallet startup MyCrypto, has been moderator for the ethereum subreddit channel since 2016. That year, the ethereum Reddit channel was just breaking over the 10,000 subscribers mark, according to SubRedditStats. Today, the same channel boasts over 400,000 subscribers and is ranked within the top 600 most popular channels on Reddit. … Continue reading Ethereum’s Reddit Moderators Resign Amid Controversy

Nordic Banking Giant Nordea Opens Blockchain Trading Platform to More Clients

Nordic private banking institution Nordea is expanding its offering of the blockchain-based trading platform we.trade to its small and middle-sized business customers (SMEs),  according to a press release on May 9. The platform will purportedly help address trust deficits extant in current cross-border trades made by SMEs. Patrik Zekkar, Global Head of Trade Finance and Working Capital … Continue reading Nordic Banking Giant Nordea Opens Blockchain Trading Platform to More Clients