Monthly Archives: June 2019

BTC, ETH, XRP, LTC, BCH, EOS, BNB, BSV, XLM, ADA: Price Analysis 12/06

Some experts say that the crypto winter is over, while other state that the current rally has no real foundation. The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph. Every investment and trading move involves risk, you should conduct your own research when making a decision. Market data is provided by the HitBTC exchange. After the recent rally in crypto markets, most analysts believe that the bear market is over. Barry Silbert, Digital Currency Group […]

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Napster Creator’s Blockchain Firm Helium Releases IoT Hotspots

Helium releases blockchain-based hotspots with Wi-Fi and sensor capabilities, and intends for them to eventually provide a network of seamless IoT coverage. Napster creator Shawn Fanning’s new company Helium has released its internet of things (IoT) wireless hotspot devices with a blockchain-based incentives program, according to an official blog post by Helium on June 12. According to the post, a Helium Hotspot provides wireless connectivity to the Internet; one node on its own will cover about 1/50 to 1/150 of a city, according to the company’s research. […]

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Ukrainian Delegation Visits Estonia to Learn About E-Government

A Ukrainian delegation led by an advisor to president met with Estonian authorities to get an expert evaluation of their e-government concept. A Ukrainian delegation has visited Estonia to get an expert evaluation of their e-government concept, according to a statement one the website of the Administration of the President of Ukraine published on June 12. Led by advisor to Ukrainian president Mikhail Fyodorov, the delegation met with Estonian authorities on June 10–11. The parties met to discuss future collaboration in the development of new technologies, as […]

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The Blind Trust Described in the Kleiman vs. Wright Lawsuit Is a Real Head-Scratcher

There’s been a number of developments in the ongoing Kleiman vs. Wright lawsuit lately. After Craig Wright’s sworn deposition, the plaintiffs contend that Wright’s categorical refusal to answer questions about his bitcoin addresses and his marriage(s) needs to be reevaluated. Wright’s legal team say he’s done everything possible to comply with the court’s orders but the Kleimans believe the self-proclaimed Satoshi has been stonewalling for nine months. Also Read: Satoshi’s Pre-Release Bitcoin Code Contains Fascinating Findings The First 70 Blocks and the So-Called ‘Blind Trust’ The ongoing […]

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General Motors Leads $23M Funding Round for Spring Labs Blockchain Firm

Blockchain startup Spring Labs recently raised $23 million in Seed A funding round, says funds will go towards security products built on its Spring Protocol blockchain platform. United States-based blockchain startup Spring Labs has raised $23 million in a Seed A funding round, according to a press release on June 12. Spring Labs will purportedly use the funds to improve its blockchain-based platform Spring Protocol and develop three new fraud protection products that are designed to combat fraud in the auto financing sector. According to the press […]

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Eos Developer Block.one Working With Lobbying Firm on Blockchain Issues

Block.one is working with an international law firm on lobbying in “policy related to blockchain.” Eos (EOS) parent company Block.one has disclosed that it is a client of a lobbying firm in a disclosure form registered in May. In the document, Block.one is cited as the client of international law firm Holland & Knight LLP, whose offices globally work on over 200 different practice areas including regulatory and government affairs, blockchain technology and e-commerce. In the Specific lobbying issues (current and anticipated) field Block.one indicated “policy related […]

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Bittrex to Expand to Euro Markets, Lowers Trading Fees for US Customers

Cryptocurrency exchange Bittrex has lowered trading fees for United States customers and announced its expansion to euro markets. Cryptocurrency exchange Bittrex has lowered trading fees for United States-based customers and announced its expansion to euro markets in a blog post published on June 12. The exchange announced the launch of euro markets later this summer, which will enable fiat trading in euros for the first time in its history. Bittrex is also offering lower trading fees for its U.S. dollar markets, starting with a promotional month with […]

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Bitfinex Announces Adds Support for OKEx Exchange Token

Bitfinex has added support for OKEx native exchange token OKB as well as stablecoin USDK. Cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex is now listing two tokens from the exchange OKEx: its native utility token OKB and the stablecoin USDK, according to a press release on June 12. Bitfinex will offer trading pairs with the new tokens and other significant fiat and digital currencies like U.S. dollars, bitcoin (BTC), EOS, tether (USDT) and ether (ETH). The native utility token OKB is designed to let OKEx users carry out a variety of […]

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Craig Wright Ordered to Personally Appear at Bitcoin Theft Mediation

A judge has ruled that a personal appearance by Craig Wright at mediation will promote “meaningful participation.” Craig Wright has been ordered to appear personally at mediation to address allegations that he stole 1.1 million bitcoin (BTC) from Dave Kleiman, court documents filed on June 10 show. The Australian entrepreneur had requested permission to appear by videoconference, arguing that physically attending the courtroom would have caused him “unjustifiable hardship.” However, his motion was opposed by the plaintiffs, who argued that the discovery already performed so far in […]

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Less Than 5% of Crypto Code Commits on Github Made By Women: Report

Analysis of more than one million code commits on Github found that less than 5% of contributions are made by women. Less than 5% of the code committed to the top 100 cryptocurrency projects on Github were contributed by women, according to a Medium article posted by journalist Corin Faife on June 10. The author gathered more than 1,026,804 code commits for his research. While 691,134 were made by developers with a male name, just 47,678 were made by a female name. A further 287,992 were pseudonymous […]

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