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Bittrex and Poloniex Move for Summary Judgment in Market Manipulation Case

Bittrex and Poloniex were added to the case as defendants in June 2020.

Fri, 07 Aug 2020 21:28:42 +0000 by CoinDesk

Market Wrap: Bitcoin Dips to $11.5K; Cardano Is Making a Big DeFi Move

After testing a $11,900 high bitcoin takes a dip while a DeFi competitor to Ethereum checks off a roadmap box.

Fri, 07 Aug 2020 20:45:30 +0000 by CoinDesk

Riot Blockchain Ends Week Up 29%, Hits 2020 High Ahead of Q2 Earnings Report

The company has gained 70% so far in Q3.

Fri, 07 Aug 2020 20:27:54 +0000 by CoinDesk

11 Numbers That Tell the Story of the Economy Right Now

From the price of coffee to the national debt as a percentage of GDP, these 11 numbers provide a picture of a fast changing global economy.

Fri, 07 Aug 2020 19:00:00 +0000 by CoinDesk

Money Reimagined: Warnings From an Argentine Tragedy

Programmable money can protect against politicians debasing currencies to satisfy their own interests.

Fri, 07 Aug 2020 18:36:25 +0000 by CoinDesk

German Authorities Confiscate $30 Million in Bitcoin From Pirate Movie Site

[German Authorities Confiscate Bitcoin Worth $30 Million From Pirated Movie Site Operator]German authorities, with the help of the U.S.

Fri, 07 Aug 2020 18:10:05 +0000 by Bitcoin News

Blockchain Bites: Goldman’s Hire, Ether’s Options, Bitcoin’s Patronage

The Fed is rushing ahead with a payments platform, Goldman Sachs is building out a digital assets team and NBA stars have backed Dapper Labs.

Fri, 07 Aug 2020 16:19:24 +0000 by CoinDesk

Privacy Group Slams California Bill That Would Put Health Records on the Blockchain

EFF said the bill is a serious threat to citizens' privacy; the immutability of a blockchain means false diagnoses can't be erased.

Fri, 07 Aug 2020 15:05:32 +0000 by CoinDesk

Lumi Wallet Web Widget: Cryptocurrency Exchange on Your Website

Good news for those who want to upgrade their website with functional tools and features – on August 5st, Lumi Wallet Technologies launched its app web widget.

Fri, 07 Aug 2020 15:00:10 +0000 by Bitcoin News

Only Bitcoin Outpaces G4 Central Bank Balance Sheet Growth

Investment strategist Raoul Pal says bitcoin is the only asset with a growth rate that outpaced that of G4 central bank balance sheets.

Fri, 07 Aug 2020 14:00:33 +0000 by Bitcoin News

Ethereum Classic Attacker Successfully Double-Spends $1.68M in Second Attack: Report

The attacker attempted to double-spend roughly $3.3 million during the second attack.

Fri, 07 Aug 2020 13:58:58 +0000 by CoinDesk

ParaFi Invests and Begins Staking in Bitfinex Spin-Out Exchange

ParaFi and D1 have invested a total of $450,000 into Bitfinex spin-out DeversiFi and will now play a governance role in the project's DAO.

Fri, 07 Aug 2020 13:35:01 +0000 by CoinDesk

California Agency Backs Green-Energy Pilot Using RSK’s Bitcoin Smart Contracts

The California Energy Commission is funding an experimental market for carbon credit trading on the RSK blockchain, which runs on top of Bitcoin.

Fri, 07 Aug 2020 13:00:00 +0000 by CoinDesk

Fixing This Bitcoin-Killing Bug Will (Eventually) Require a Hard Fork

The bug sheds light on the challenges of Bitcoin's decentralization.

Fri, 07 Aug 2020 12:46:00 +0000 by CoinDesk

Free Speech vs. Cancel Culture: Reasons for Optimism

From social media to controversial statues, the free speech debate is more alive than ever.

Fri, 07 Aug 2020 12:42:20 +0000 by CoinDesk

CoinDCX Becomes First India Exchange to Offer Users Crypto Staking

Mumbai-based cryptocurrency exchange CoinDCX launched its new product on Friday, allowing users to stake cryptocurrencies from Harmony, Qtum and Tron.

Fri, 07 Aug 2020 12:22:25 +0000 by CoinDesk

First Mover: Kyber CEO Predicts 2020 Transactions at $3B as DeFi Token Soars

Kyber Network's KNC token has brought traders eightfold returns this year, dwarfing those for bitcoin and ether.

Fri, 07 Aug 2020 11:24:47 +0000 by CoinDesk

Bitcoin Ownership Steadily Shifts From Whales to Small Investors, Data Shows

The amount of bitcoin held by small investors has more than doubled in the past five years as so-called whale holdings declined by an almost similar margin during the same period.

Fri, 07 Aug 2020 10:55:07 +0000 by Bitcoin News

BCB Group Teams With Circle to Offer EU Institutions USDC Stablecoin Settlement

BCB Group will integrate with Circle's platform in a bid to make the USDC stablecoin more widely available.

Fri, 07 Aug 2020 10:16:30 +0000 by CoinDesk

Binance Says New York Banks Can Now Use Its Stablecoin After Watchdog Approval

NYDFS has added Binance USD to its approved list, cutting away most of the red tape around custody and listing of the stablecoin.

Fri, 07 Aug 2020 09:45:08 +0000 by CoinDesk

Japan’s New FSA Chief Stands Firm on Crypto Regulation, Calls for Push on Digital Yen

The incoming commissioner of the Financial Services Agency has said the regulator will not soften rules on cryptos.

Fri, 07 Aug 2020 08:41:04 +0000 by CoinDesk

BTC Averages Over 1 Million Active Addresses as ETH Transaction Fees Hit $2M Daily

[BTC Averages Over 1 Million Active Addresses as ETH Transaction Fees Hit $2M Daily]Bitcoin averaged over a million daily active addresses in the past week for the first time since January 2018.

Fri, 07 Aug 2020 07:30:21 +0000 by Bitcoin News

Grayscale Investments’ Ethereum Trust Filed With the SEC to Obtain Reporting Status

[Grayscale Investments Ethereum Trust Filed With the SEC to Obtain Reporting Status]The digital currency asset manager Grayscale told investors on Thursday that the firm has publicly filed a Registration Statement on Form 10 with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for the company’s Ethereum Trust.

Fri, 07 Aug 2020 03:00:45 +0000 by Bitcoin News

Bitmain Delays Delivery of Bitcoin Miners by Three Months, as Co-Founders Battle for Company Control

Bitmain has delayed shipments of its Antminer bitcoin mining machines by three months, as the tussle between co-founders, Jihan Wu and Micree Zhan Ketuan, for control of the company intensifies.

Fri, 07 Aug 2020 00:00:03 +0000 by Bitcoin News

Market Wrap: Bitcoin Breaks $11,800; Ether Options Market Explodes

Bitcoin's price is clawing its way back after weekend losses while the ether options market suggests a bumpy road ahead.

Thu, 06 Aug 2020 20:44:48 +0000 by CoinDesk

Testimony From Craig Wright’s Ex-Wife Throws a Twist in the Billion Dollar Bitcoin Lawsuit

[Testimony From Craig Wrights Ex-Wife Throws a Twist in the Billion Dollar Bitcoin Lawsuit]On June 30, a jury trial was scheduled for the notorious Kleiman v.

Thu, 06 Aug 2020 20:00:08 +0000 by Bitcoin News

The History, Present and Future of Central Banks, Feat. George Selgin

The Director of the Cato Institute's Center for Monetary and Financial Alternatives gives an eye-opening, 200-year history of today’s most powerful economic institution.

Thu, 06 Aug 2020 19:00:00 +0000 by CoinDesk

Polkadot Releases Rococo, Its Test Environment for Interoperable ‘Parachains’

Polkadot has released its first testnet, Rococo, for its parachain network.

Thu, 06 Aug 2020 18:30:09 +0000 by CoinDesk

Bluehelix Global Expansion – Strategically Cooperates with Japanese Licensed Exchange Xtheta

“Japanese licensed exchange Xtheta officially announced that it has a strategic partnership with Bluehelix, the leading blockchain financial infrastructure technology service provider, which to provide Xtheta with the underlying blockchain financial technology services to accelerate Xtheta’s global market advancement.” — Not long ago, an industry news story raised concerns in the Japanese digital currency community.

Thu, 06 Aug 2020 18:00:28 +0000 by Bitcoin News

$5.6 Million Double Spent: ETC Team Finally Acknowledges the 51% Attack on Network

[$5.6 Million Double Spent: ETC Team Finally Acknowledges the 51% Attack on Network]The Ethereum Classic (ETC) blockchain network lost $5.6 million to one miner following a 51% attack initially thought to be a chain split.

Thu, 06 Aug 2020 17:00:40 +0000 by Bitcoin News