On May 7, Dovey Wan, founding partner of crypto investment firm Primitive Ventures tweeted that the Chinese social media behemoth and payment service provider WeChat is set to ban merchants from making […]
A global threat report has concluded that the three most common malware variants detected in April were crypto miners, according to a news release on May 14.
Check Point Research said Cryptoloot, malware that uses […]
American entrepreneur and Democratic 2020 presidential candidate Andrew Yang has said that blockchain should be a big part of the United States’ future, Bloomberg reported on May 15.
Speaking at the Consensus c […]
ConsenSys has teamed up with LVMH and Microsoft to build a blockchain-powered platform that allows consumers to verify the authenticity of luxury goods, according to a news release on May 16.
The consortium sa […]
Thursday, May 16 — most of the top 20 cryptocurrencies are reporting moderate gains on the day by press time, as bitcoin (BTC) has fallen below the $7.900 mark again.
Market visualization courtesy of C […]
Lobbying groups are urging the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to allow crypto-related products to be tested in its regulatory sandbox, Indian daily The Economic Times reported on May 16.
The RBI’s proposed fra […]
The World Bank and Commonwealth Bank have successfully enabled secondary market trading of a blockchain bond, the institutions confirmed in a press release on May 15.
The bond, known as bond-i, uses the Ethereum […]
A crypto-focused payment platform says it is aiming to reduce financial pressures on everyday consumers by enabling them to receive their salaries early — whenever they demand it.
JobCoin says a startling number o […]
The shutdown of Coinnest on April 18, one of the major crypto exchanges in South Korea, showcased the intense brutality of the 16-month bear market, which came crashing down as soon as bitcoin achieved an all-time […]
A third of the world’s ether (ETH) is owned by just 376 people, according to Chainalysis research published on May 15.
Despite controlling a large portion of ETH’s circulating supply, the study found these “wha […]
Blockchain network Stellar (XLM) stopped confirming transactions for two hours on May 15, executives confirmed following a user post on social media.
Stellar, whose lumens token is currently the eighth-largest […]
Blockchain data provider TokenAnalyst estimates that capital outflows from major crypto exchanges have exceeded inflows by ~$622 million over the past five days, Bloomberg reported on May 15.
Veteran frontier markets investor Mark Mobius has said he believes cryptocurrencies will show resilience due to continuing demand for new forms of value transfer. Mobius made his remarks during an interview with […]
Polychain Capital CEO Olaf Carlson-Wee thinks Facebook would be smart to build its stablecoin on a public, open blockchain infrastructure. Carlson-Wee delivered his remarks at the Consensus 2019 panel “To the Mo […]
Chicago-based crypto exchange Seed CX has announced support for stablecoins Paxos (PAX), USD Coin (USDC), and TrueUSD (TUSD) in a press release on May 14.
The new stablecoin additions can be traded for U.S. […]
Blockchain infrastructure firm Blockstream announced the launch of its security token platform in a press release shared with Cointelegraph on May 15.
Per the announcement, the new Liquid Securities platform is a […]
New data suggests that bitcoin’s (BTC) growth is explained by its maturation as an asset based on conversations surrounding the leading cryptocurrency, Bloomberg reported on May 15.
Bloomberg cited a report from […]
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Major global crypto exchange Huobi has launched a regulated over-the-counter (OTC) trading desk for institutional investors, according to a blog post on May 15.
The new OTC crypto trading platform, Huobi OTC Desk, […]
Wednesday, May 15 — All of the top 20 coins are in the green after seeing some losses over the past day, with some reporting double-digit gains, according to Coin360.
Market visualization by Coin360
The leading d […]
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