Monthly Archives: June 2019

United States Residents Will Lose Access to Many Altcoins Starting in September

Many cryptocurrencies will be unavailable for trade in U.S. after Binance updates scheduled for September. Crypto enthusiasts living in the United States will have no trading options for a many cryptocurrencies when the major crypto exchange Binance becomes unavailable for them in September, according to a report by CryptoPotato on June 14. The report draws this conclusion based on the following table, which shows which cryptocurrencies will still available for U.S.-based traders after Binance discontinues its U.S. service: Former Binance options in the U.S. on other crypto […]

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Report: Facebook Secures Support From Dozens of New Firms for Its Crypto Project

Social media platform Facebook has reportedly secured support from dozens of players in the cryptocurrency and blockchain sector for its forthcoming digital currency. Social media platform Facebook has reportedly secured support from dozens of players in the cryptocurrency and blockchain sector for its forthcoming digital currency. The overall roster was announced by technology-focused media outlet the Block on June 14. Earlier today, news broke that Facebook has allegedly sealed backing from over a dozen firms that include Visa, Mastercard, PayPal and Uber for its soon-to-be-unveiled cryptocurrency project, […]

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Exclusive: New Report Reveals Details of Telegram’s TON Blockchain

New report reveals more details about one of the most anticipated projects in crypto, the TON blockchain. A new report on the Telegram Open Network (TON) by Russian research agency Aton — published today, June 14, on Cointelegraph — reveals new details about one of the most anticipated projects in the crypto space. TON is a blockchain platform developed by encrypted instant messaging service Telegram, which is widely regarded as one of the primary means of communication within the blockchain and crypto community. The blockchain network reportedly […]

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Twitter Founder Jack Dorsey: I Hope Private Firms Will See the Value of Stateless Currency

Twitter and Square founder Jack Dorsey explains his vision for new crypto team. Twitter founder Jack Dorsey said that he hopes private firms will understand the value of a stateless currency during an interview with technology news outlet Quartz published on June 14. Quartz reported that during the interview — which took place in the headquarters of his bitcoin (BTC)-supporting payments platform Square in London — Dorsey noted: “I would hope that all private companies can see the value of having a stateless currency that all people […]

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New CryptoCompare Research Assesses Top Performers Among Crypto Exchanges

Cryptocurrencies data and indices provider CryptoCompare’s new research shows which cryptocurrency exchanges perform best. Cryptocurrencies data and indices provider CryptoCompare’s new research has assessed and ranked performance among cryptocurrency exchanges as of June 2019. To prepare the ranking of cryptocurrency exchanges, CryptoCompare analyzed data collected between May 1 and May 30 of the current year, considering a series of key components such as geography, legal and regulatory assessment, investment, company quality, data provision and market quality, and trade surveillance. Top performers are reportedly located in the United […]

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Iceland’s Financial Regulator Approves Blockchain-Powered E-Money Firm

The Financial Supervisory Authority of Iceland approved a ConsenSys-backed blockchain firm to operate as e-money business. The Financial Supervisory Authority (FME), Iceland’s sole financial regulator, has approved the first blockchain-powered e-money firm in the country, crypto media outlet CoinDesk reported June 14. Reykjavik-based Monerium, backed by blockchain software company ConsenSys, has reportedly been approved by the Icelandic financial watchdog to provide fiat payment services using ethereum (ETH) blockchain. According to the report, Monerium has become the first company to operate under an electronic money framework, a major […]

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BTC, ETH, XRP, LTC, BCH, EOS, BNB, BSV, XLM, ADA: Price Analysis 14/06

Can Facebook’s stablecoin and the Bakkt launch drive the next leg of the uptrend? 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. The eagerly awaited cryptocurrency platform Bakkt will begin testing Bitcoin futures on July 22. Its launch is closely watched because it is expected to attract institutional investors […]

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New SLP Token Allows You to Transact in BTC But With BCH Fees

There’s a new Simple Ledger Protocol (SLP) based token called BTC2 that’s backed 1:1 with BTC. People can obtain the BTC2 token using cryptocurrency swapping application Sideshift.ai. With BTC2, you can essentially transact with BTC, but utilize the same network fee (less than a penny) as bitcoin cash transactions. Also read: Meet the Developer Who Added Schnorr Signatures to Bcash Introducing BTC2: Where Store of Value meets Medium of Exchange In January, news.Bitcoin.com reported on the launch of Sideshift.ai, an application that allows users to swap cryptocurrencies […]

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Austrian Steel Alukönigstahl Develops Blockchain-Based Steel Trading Database

Austrian steel trading company Alukönigstahl is working on a blockchain-based steel trading data system. Austrian steel trading company Alukönigstahl is working on a blockchain-based steel trading data system, local media outlet industriemagazin.at reported on June 13. Alukönigstahl CEO Stefan Grüll is working on the business model of a blockchain-based steel trading database dubbed “STEEL but SMART,” which targets traditional use cases. Within the framework of the project, Grüll reportedly founded a separate company called S1Seven GmbH that undertakes all blockchain-related activities. Specifically, the system is set to provide […]

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UK Financial Watchdog Blacklists Clones of Two Major Financial Firms

The United Kingdom’s Financial Conduct Authority warned investors of two fraudulent clones of financial firms. The British Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has warned investors of a fraudulent company posing as the Swiss Investment Corporation, an FCA-authorized firm offering crypto investments, and another company that is a clone of Goldman Sachs, the regulator announced on June 14. The financial regulator has blacklisted a firm operating under the domain swissinvest.biz. According to the announcement, the fraudulent clone firm offers services on its website swiss-investissement.com and is involved in scam […]

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