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You can’t fix 51% attacks on Bitcoin without adding centralization, argues core developer
The ability to 51% attack Bitcoin indicates that it’s decentralized.
EOS.IO phasing out free network resources after smart contract exploit
Block.one is planning to phase out free network resources on EOSIO after the feature allowed an attacker to exploit a smart contract for 30,000 EOS.
Bitcoiner Pierre Rochard joins Kraken as Bitcoin Evangelist
Today, Pierre Rochard, a well-known Bitcoin advocate, joined Kraken as the crypto exchange’s “Bitcoin evangelist.” “When I spoke with the team at Kraken, it became clear that joining them would be the best way I can help Bitcoin achieve mass adoption,” said Pierre Rochard in his announcement.
Twitter isn’t tired of Bitcoin even though hashtags are at an all-time low
Bitcoin mentions on Twitter hit an all-time low, dropping to around 8,300.
OKEx pushing for global cryptocurrency exchange standards through self-regulated organization
OKEx launched an initiative to develop a global compliance standard for cryptocurrency exchanges.
Why is the UK thinking of banning crypto derivatives?
Britain’s foremost financial watchdog, the Financial Conduct Authority, is contemplating a blanket-ban on cryptocurrency derivatives for retail traders as early as 2020, The Economist reported.
Qtum prepares for version 2.0 in its first hard fork upgrade
Qtum is preparing for its first hard fork since its inception back in September 2017.
Brave’s R&D team debuts privacy-preserving distributed VPN
Brave, the company behind the eponymous browser, presented the world’s first distributed virtual private network (VPN).
Indicator suggests high volatility for ETH, LTC, BNB, ADA, XMR, DASH, ONT
One of the most popular technical indexes among traders suggests that some of the top altcoins by market capitalization—including Ethereum, Litecoin, Binance Coin, Cardano, Monero, Dash, and Ontology—are on the cusp of high volatility.
Company behind struggling coin ndau claims to raise another $5 million
Oneiro, the company behind cryptocurrency ndau, announced that it has secured a $5 million investment from Cosimo Ventures.
Ripple’s Xpring aims to make XRP the internet of money
Xpring, an initiative by Ripple, is launching a platform to provide tools, services and programs for developers to easily build applications with payment gateways using fiat and crypto, particularly XRP.
Bitcoin investors fearful according to Crypto Fear & Greed Index
Investors are nearly as fearful as they were during the bear-market despair of January, where Bitcoin was trading below $4,000, according to the “Crypto Fear & Greed Index ” The index, scored 0-100, aims to provide a gauge of day-to-day sentiment in the market by measuring and aggregating data from volatility, volume, social media, surveys, and […]
Chainlink, Tezos and Ethereum Classic show mixed signals, but one of three is bullish
Although many altcoins hit bottoms not seen since 2017, others such as Chainlink, Tezos, and Ethereum Classic could regain their bullish trends and reach higher highs.
IOHK founder Charles Hoskinson discusses the future of Cardano
IOHK founder Charles Hoskinson discussed recent developments around Cardano during an event held in celebration of the project’s secondary anniversary.
Crypto Rating Council says XRP and Stellar are more like securities
XRP and Stellar stand out as potential securities under United States regulations according to the newly created industry association, the Crypto Rating Council.
DeFi portal InstaDApp raises $2.4 million in seed round
InstaDApp, a portal that simplifies interactions between major DeFi protocols, raised $2.4 million in seed funding from a line-up of high profile strategic investors.
Central Bank of China denies that it’s launching a cryptocurrency in November
China’s central bank denied claims that it will roll out a cryptocurrency this November, adding that the parties involved in its distribution have been misconstrued, according to TechNode.
Japanese financial services giant Monex Group forms Security Token Offering Association
Financial services giant Monex Group announced the establishment of a Japanese Security Token Offering Association alongside five other major securities companies in the country.
Bitcoin on the cusp of surging to $9,800 or dropping to $6,500
Even though Bitcoin has a high probability of a continued decline, multiple indicators show that it there’s also an opportunity for a bullish impulse up to $9,800.
Analyzing wealth concentration on Bitcoin, Ethereum, and XRP
Analysis shows that XRP has much higher wealth concentration than both Bitcoin and Ethereum.
NEO’s strategy of ‘pragmatic’ centralization
One of NEO’s competitive advantages over Bitcoin and Ethereum is its ‘pragmatic’ approach toward centralization, argues founder Da Hongfei.
Ripple acquires Icelandic crypto exchange to expand presence in Europe
Ripple, the company behind XRP, announced the acquisition of Icelandic crypto-trading firm Algrim.
Venezuela could hold BTC and ETH in its international reserves
The Central Bank of Venezuela is exploring whether to hold Bitcoin and Ethereum in its international reserves.
Crypto mom says slow progress is being made by the SEC
SEC Commissioner Hester Pierce, whose benevolent attitude towards crypto earned her the nickname ‘Crypto mom’, shared her thoughts on the current state of the crypto industry in the United States and the effect a slow regulatory response has had on the sector.