Monthly Archives: May 2019

Hodler’s Digest, May 20–26: Top Stories, Price Movements, Quotes and FUD of the Week

Craig Wright again makes claims about his true identity as Satoshi Nakamoto, while the SEC delays a BTC ETF decision, again. Coming every Sunday, the Hodler’s Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions, and much more — a week on Cointelegraph in one link. Top Stories This Week Copyright Registrations Do Not Recognize Craig Wright as Satoshi Nakamoto Although self-proclaimed Satoshi Nakamoto Craig Wright, an Australian computer scientist, […]

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Massive Growth by P2P Exchange and AT&T Accepting BCH in the Weekly Update From Bitcoin.com

An upcoming peer-to-peer (P2P) exchange sees massive growth and U.S. telecom giant AT&T now accepts BCH payments. Watch these and other developments discussed in this week’s video update on Bitcoin.com’s Youtube channel. Also Read: How to Easily Find a Bitcoin Cash ATM Near You Massive Growth by P2P Exchange in Bitcoin.com’s Weekly Update This week’s edition presents the impressive growth experienced by the upcoming privacy-focused P2P bitcoin cash trading service Local.Bitcoin.com. More than 1,896 accounts and 790 orders were created within the first week of registration for […]

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Top 5 Crypto Performers: BSV, BNB, LTC, BCH, DASH

Can the top five performers of the past week extend their rally? 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. Instant messaging service Telegram reportedly plans to launch its Telegram Open Network (TON) in the third quarter of this year. It has created a new programming language called […]

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Bitcoin Dips Below $8K Again as Top Altcoins See Mild Losses

Most of the top 20 cryptocurrencies are reporting mild losses on the day as bitcoin falls under the $8,000 mark again. Sunday, May 26 — most of the top 20 cryptocurrencies are reporting moderate losses on the day by press time, as bitcoin (BTC) falls under the $8,000 mark again. Market visualization courtesy of Coin360 Bitcoin is down less than one percent on the day, trading at $7,990 at press time, according to CoinMarketCap. Looking at its weekly chart, the coin has seen almost no net change, […]

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Buysellhodl Aggregates Price Predictions From Traders Like You

Any transitional period is characterized with uncertainty and crypto investors would appreciate to have some clues as to where the markets are going from here. Often the expectations of other traders are the best indicator. Buysellhodl is a platform that can give you predictions based on the opinions of people like you. Also read: Determine Which Coins Can Bring You Profit With RSI Hunter App Ranks Cryptocurrencies Based on User Sentiment Buysellhodl has developed a free mobile app for both Android and iOS devices. It is quite […]

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Crypto-Italy: Institutions, Politics, Business and Society

Italy is for the European elections. Blockchain is on the agenda for politics and institutions, and relevant novelties lay ahead. Between May 23 and 26, 2019, the European Union’s citizens are renewing their continental parliament. Among the countries that will participate in the poles is Italy (voting on May 26) — one of the founding members of the EU, alongside France, Germany, Belgium, Netherlands and Luxembourg. Due to the very nature of cryptocurrencies, it’s tough to get a correct figure of the actual penetration of these technologies […]

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BCH May Have Sustained $1.3 Million+ Double Spend: BitMex Research

New report says after its hard fork on May 15, bitcoin cash experienced a 2-block reorganization possibly resulting in a 3,392 BCH (over $1.35 million) double spend. Following its hard fork on May 15, bitcoin cash (BCH) appears to have experienced a two-block chain reorganization resulting in a 3,392 BCH (about $1.35 million at press time) double spend. The claim was made in a report released by the research arm of cryptocurrency derivatives exchange BitMex on May 24. Per the report, the recent BCH hard fork experienced […]

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Franck Muller Releases Luxury Watch With Bitcoin Cold Wallet Functionality

Swiss watch manufacturer Franck Muller has released a watch-USB set that functions as a BTC cold wallet. High-end Swiss watchmaker Franck Muller has partnered with alternative assets investing firm Regal Assets to release the bitcoin (BTC) storage watch “Encrypto,” according to a report by Cointelegraph Brasil on May 23. In addition to being a high-end fashion accessory, with a price ranging from $9,800 to $50,600, the watch reportedly also functions as a cold wallet for BTC. The watch is reported to be engraved with a public address […]

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Will Bitcoin’s Volatility This Month Hinder the Future of an ETF?

There exists a possibility the abrupt fall of bitcoin to $6,400 could hinder the chances of an ETF approval. On May 17, bitcoin’s (BTC) price experienced a “flash crash,” dropping to $6,400 within minutes, which was triggered by a 5,000 BTC sell-off — equivalent to around $35 million at the time. An individual investor, speculated to be a whale — an investor holding a significant amount of bitcoin — is said to have placed a massive sell order on Bitstamp, a major bitcoin exchange based in Europe. […]

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DeFi and Credit on the Blockchain: Why Loans Are Better When They’re Decentralized

Decentralized credit and loans: better for borrowers and better for the economy. In the feverish quest to decentralize anything even remotely open to decentralization, one of the most promising areas is finance and the financial industry. This shouldn’t be too surprising, given bitcoin and the origins of blockchain technology, but at a time when even babies are being put “on the blockchain,” the emergence of decentralized finance (DeFi) provides welcome proof of crypto’s real utility and applicability. And while DeFi is covering a wider range of areas […]

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