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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

New Browser Extension Hopes to Make it Easy to Get Used to Using Bitcoin in Retail

A new browser extension has just been launched that hopes to make it easier for people to start thinking in Bitcoin prices when they do their online shopping. The aptly titled “Get Used to Bitcoin” automatically converts prices at some of the planet’s biggest internet retailers and elsewhere to Bitcoin and displays a price in … Continue reading New Browser Extension Hopes to Make it Easy to Get Used to Using Bitcoin in Retail

$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

Game of Thrones Actor Jerome Flynn to Advise Vegan Crypto Project

Jerome Flynn, the actor who plays “Bronn” in the hugely popular TV series Game of Thrones, has joined the advisory board of a vegan lifestyle project that has launched its own crypto token. Called VeganNation, the Israel-based project is building what it describes as a “fully functioning ecosystem” that will support vegans via a platform enabling … Continue reading Game of Thrones Actor Jerome Flynn to Advise Vegan Crypto Project

Crypto Market Wrap: MATIC Moons On Binance Endorsement

Market Wrap The consolidation has continued on crypto markets for another day. There have been slight declines but nothing significant as the SEC ruling on the VanEck ETF gets predictably delayed again by the apathetic US regulator. Total crypto market capitalization is still hovering around $245 billion. Bitcoin bounced off an intraday high of $8,060 a few … Continue reading Crypto Market Wrap: MATIC Moons On Binance Endorsement

Bitcoin Crashes 10% To $7,000 After Analysts Called For A Pullback

Volatility is back, that’s for sure. In the past 20 minutes, Bitcoin (BTC) has slipped at $7,800, wicking to $6,600 on Bitstamp as a result. It is rumored that this sell-off was a result of a massive sell order placed on Bitstamp, as made evident by the fact that during this dump, there has been … Continue reading Bitcoin Crashes 10% To $7,000 After Analysts Called For A Pullback

Amazon Wins Patent for Proof-of-Work Cryptographic System

Tech giant Amazon has been granted a patent for various techniques to build a proof-of-work (PoW) cryptographic system similar to those used by blockchains such as bitcoin. First filed in December 2016 and awarded Tuesday by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), the patent outlines how Merkle trees can be generated as a solution to a … Continue reading Amazon Wins Patent for Proof-of-Work Cryptographic System

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