Monthly Archives: May 2018

BRD Wallet ‘Augustus’ Release Features In-App Cryptocurrency Trading

This week the company BRD (formally Bread Wallet) released its anticipated ‘Augustus’ wallet release which provides BRD users with a bunch of new features. Not only will the BRD wallet offer BCH, BTC, and ETH balances, users can now store over 100 unique ERC20 tokens as well. Additionally, the BRD development team has added a secure in-wallet digital trading service for its supported assets. Also read: Markets Update: Trading Action Heats Up During the First Week of May BRD Launches ‘Augustus’ Wallet Release With In-Wallet Cryptocurrency Trading The […]

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Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, Ripple, Stellar, Litecoin, Cardano, TRON, EOS: Price Analysis, May 02

Technical analysis on top 9 cryptocurrencies. The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph.com. Every investment and trading move involves risk, you should conduct your own research when making a decision. The market data is provided by the HitBTC exchange. Oki Matsumoto, CEO of Japanese online broker Monex Group, believes that the cryptocurrency markets will take off similar to the derivatives market. If his prediction proves to be correct, the digital currency markets can […]

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WSJ: Telegram Cancels Plans To Launch Public ICO Due To Abundance Of Funds Already Raised

A source told the WSJ that Telegram will not be holding the expected ICO round to the wider public as rumored earlier. The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) reported today, May 2, that Telegram’s plan to launch an Initial Coin Offering (ICO) has been scrapped. The fact that the messaging app raised enough money already through their two private ICO rounds was cited as the reason for the decision. An unnamed source told the WSJ that Telegram has decided not to hold the planned ICO for the public […]

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South Korean Lawmakers Draft Bill to Legalize Some Initial Coin Offerings

A group of South Korean lawmakers is working on a bill to legalize initial coin offerings (ICOs), providing they meet certain conditions under the supervision of the government. Meanwhile, the current ICO ban in the country has driven many domestic corporations to raise capital overseas. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space Bill to Legalize ICOs Rep. Hong Eui-rak of the South Korean ruling Democratic Party “is leading the move championed by 10 other lawmakers” to legalize ICOs, the Korea Times reported. “They are working […]

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Blockchain Takes the Stage at Flagship Cryptography Conference in Israel

For the second year in a row, a flagship cryptography conference in Europe has devoted an entire session to blockchain technology. It was a sign that cryptographers, who once struggled to take the cryptocurrency space seriously due to its hacks, frauds and often reckless approach to developing secure protocols, are now investing their time into the space. The 37th annual Eurocrypt conference was held this year on April 30 to May 3, 2018, in Tel Aviv, Israel, at the Dan Panorama Hotel, steps from the Mediterranean ocean. […]

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US Judge Denies Alibaba’s Request To Stop Alibabacoin From Using Matching Name

A US judge has ruled against Alibaba’s injunction request to prevent Alibabacoin from using their name. A US court has ruled this week against the Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba’s request for an injunction against the Dubai-based Alibabacoin Foundation (ABBC Foundation) due to their similar names, Forbes Middle East reported yesterday, May 1. In the beginning of April, Alibaba sued the ABBC Foundation for copyright infringement, alleging that Alibabacoin engaged in “prominent, repeated, and intentionally misleading” behavior using the company’s name. The initial lawsuit was accompanied by a […]

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US House Legislators To Hold Hearing On Blockchain Tech Use In Supply Chain Management

Two subcommittees from the US House of Representatives will meet next week for a hearing on blockchain’s use in supply chain management. Two United States House Subcommittees will be meeting next week for a hearing on blockchain technology in supply chain management, according to a notice published on the Subcommittee on Science, Space, and Technology’s website. The Subcommittee on Oversight and the Subcommittee on Research and Technology will discuss both how blockchain could improve supply chain management as well as combating counterfeit goods. Cointelegraph reported in March […]

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The Evolving Debate Over EIP-999: Can (or Should) Trapped Ether Be Freed?

In November 2017, a pseudonymous actor exploited a vulnerability in Parity’s multi-signature Ethereum wallet library that rendered half a million ether inaccessible to their owners. Ironically, the culprit, Devops199, was trying to patch another vulnerability that allowed hackers to steal $32 million from Parity’s multi-signature wallet accounts back in July of 2017. While tinkering with the popular service’s smart contracts, Devops199 blundered his way into complete ownership of the library that houses the entirety of Parity’s multi-signature wallet accounts. Alerted to this mistake, he made another by […]

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Crypto Markets Showing Positive Signs, With Gains For Top Ten Coins

The crypto markets are reasserting their recovery from recent corrections, with every coin in the top ten by market cap in the green today. Wednesday, May 2: the crypto markets are reasserting their recovery from recent corrections, with all of the top ten coins by market cap showing percentage gains today, as Coin360 data shows. Bitcoin (BTC) is reclaiming a level above the $9,000 mark, trading at $9,142 to press time, up almost 2 percent in the 24 hour period. Ethereum (ETH) is up almost 4 percent […]

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Dubai Launches Blockchain Business Registry To Ease Market Entry

Businesses looking to launch in Dubai will benefit from a blockchain registry, a joint project between the government and partners including IBM. Dubai has partnered with IBM to launch a Blockchain registry that will help businesses operate under its jurisdiction. The latest step in the city’s 2020 Blockchain Strategy was announced in an official press release May 1. The Dubai Blockchain Business Registry Project will also see involvement from Smart Dubai and Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority (DSOA), while the government input comes in the form of the […]

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