Monthly Archives: August 2019

NYAG Argues Against Continued Stay of Demands for Bitfinex

The New York Office of the Attorney General has filed a letter, arguing against Bitfinex and Tether’s request for a continued stay of demands. The New York Office of the Attorney General (NYAG) has submitted a letter to Justice Joel M. Cohen, arguing that cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex and affiliated Stablecoin firm Tether should not be granted a continuing stay of demands. The NYAG submitted its letter on August 1 — the latest chapter in the New York Attorney General’s ongoing case against Bitfinex, parent company iFinex and […]

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Everton Football Club Signs EToro as Official Online Trading Partner

Pro British soccer club Everton F.C. has signed a deal with eToro to advertise the crypto-inclusive trading platform in its marketing materials and at matches. Everton Football Club of the British Premier League has signed a deal with the crypto-inclusive investment and trading platform eToro. Everton shared news of the partnership in an official announcement on Aug. 1.  As per the report, eToro will now be Everton’s “Official Online Trading Partner”, which will offer advertising for the platform via its marketing assets and matches at home stadium […]

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Canadian Transcontinental Railway Joins Blockchain in Transport Alliance

Canadian Pacific railway has joined a blockchain-for-transport group which aims to develop the technology for freight, logistics and supply chains. Canada’s transcontinental railway, Canadian Pacific (CP), has joined the Blockchain in Transport Alliance (BiTA). CP announced its new membership in an official press release on July 31. According to the announcement, CP is looking to support improvements in supply chain technology through blockchain technology. BiTA says that by joining the group, CP is helping them to drive global supply chain interoperability. BiTA president Patrick Duffy also commented […]

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Iranian Police Seize Batch of 117 Smuggled Crypto Mining Machines

Iranian provincial police have seized individuals smuggling in 117 cryptocurrency mining machines worth over $270,000. Iranian provincial police have arrested an individual smuggling in cryptocurrency mining machines, local news agency Fars News reported on July 31. The Saveh Police Department’s Anti-Trafficking Police seized a truck allegedly carrying 117 cryptocurrency mining machines to the value of 11.7 billion Iranian rials ($277,876 at press time). According to Sardar Kiomars Azizi, a Police News Agency official, the police confiscated the aforementioned crypto mining equipment and arrested the truck driver. Crypto […]

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Central Banks to Hedge Dollar Risks with Bitcoin, Pompliano Predicts

Crypto bull Anthony Pompliano predicted that every central bank will be buying Bitcoin to hedge risks to the United States dollar. Every central bank will be buying Bitcoin (BTC) to hedge risks to the United States dollar, according to a forecast by major crypto bull Anthony Pompliano. In a tweet on Aug. 1, Pompliano, co-founder of asset manager firm Morgan Creek Digital Assets, noted the recent news that central banks made the largest historical acquisition of gold. As reported by The Financial Times, global central banks purchased […]

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UK Judge Strikes Out Craig Wright’s Libel Lawsuit Against Roger Ver

According to documents from the U.K.’s High Court of Justice published on July 31, a judge has denied Craig Wright’s libel lawsuit against Roger Ver. Wright filed the charge against Ver when the early bitcoin investor told the public he believed Wright was a “liar and a fraud.” However, the court found “no evidence at all of any actual reputational harm” and further emphasized that the England and Wales court system wasn’t the “most appropriate place” to bring the claim handle on such complaints. Also Read: Btc.top […]

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Report: Celsius Is the Fastest Growing Crypto Lender — $2.2B in Loans

Cryptocurrency lending platform Celsius Network has topped $300 million in coin deposits in 12 months and over $2 billion in loans. Cryptocurrency lending and borrowing platform Celsius Network has topped $300 million in coin deposits in the course of 12 months and completed over $2 billion in coin loan origination, according to a press release published on Aug. 1. “Fastest growing lending platform” Since July 2018, when the Celsius started lending operations, it has originated more than $2.2 billion worth of coin loans and surpassed $300 million […]

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Andorra Telecom Inks New Partnership to Run Blockchain Node

Andorra Telecom has entered into partnership with Spanish digital economy-focused non-profit Alastria to integrate blockchain technology into its internal processes. Andorra Telecom has entered into partnership with Spanish digital economy-focused non-profit Alastria to integrate blockchain technology into its internal processes, Spanish-language news outlet Diari d’Andorra reported on Aug. 1. Alastria is a consortium of over 800 non-profit organizations that launched Spain’s first national multi-sector blockchain network in a bid to facilitate the development of digital economy through blockchain. “To reinforce technological pillar” Alastria will enable Andorra Telecom […]

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Blockchain Adoption Takes Off in Airlines, Aviation Industry

The Aviation Industry is setting a new playing field with blockchain adoption spreading through loyalty programs, baggage tracking, air supply and logistics. In an era in which catching a flight is easier than renting a car, and an estimated 40 million flights will occur this year alone, it is understandable that competition is fierce, and even the smallest advantage may be the difference between leading the industry and being forced into an unwanted merger. Last year, Cointelegraph discussed the potential benefits the blockchain industry can have for […]

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Bitcoin Price Holds $10,000 as US Stock Market Sees Minor Uptick

Most of the top 20 cryptocurrencies are reporting losses on the day by press time, as Bitcoin broke the $10,000 mark again. Bitcoin (BTC) price climbed back above the $10,000 mark again while the top 20 are seeing mostly red on Aug. 1.   Market visualization courtesy of Coin360 Bitcoin price is currently up by 1.06% on the day, trading at around $10,034 at press time, according to Coin360. Looking at its weekly chart, the coin is up by about 2.68%. Bitcoin 7-day price chart. Source: Coin360 As […]

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