Crypto News

Ethereum Ice Age May Be Imminent If Miners Withdraw From Network

11 December, 2019 | 02:30

What are the three most critical negative consequences of Ethereum’s difficulty bomb explosion, and what’s the way out?

Soccer Teams Like Juventus Look to Score With Blockchain Push

10 December, 2019 | 16:14

Over the course of the last few years, teams like Juventus, PSG, AS Roma, Bayern Munich have made use of blockchain technology to interact and connect with their fans

No More Bitcoin for Nordea Bank Employees, Experts Question the Motive

9 December, 2019 | 03:58

Lay attorneys are puzzled by Nordea’s BTC ban: “They are within their rights, but to prohibit every single employee from trading cryptocurrencies [...] seems weird.”

Death Spirals and BTC — What Happens When Miners Capitulate?

8 December, 2019 | 03:58

If small mining facilities begin to capitulate by the year’s end, will BTC struggle to recover in the first quarter of 2020?

Ghana Joins the Bandwagon — Plans for CBDC, Still Wary of Crypto

7 December, 2019 | 10:55

Ghana’s financial institutions and regulators remain apathetic to crypto despite plans to test a pilot central bank digital currency in 2020

CryptoBridge Closes Down and Waves Relaunches, DEXs Face Tough Times

6 December, 2019 | 02:00

CryptoBridge DEX is closing down in a hurry, forcing customers to complete KYC procedures within just two weeks to get their money back. Should other exchanges be worried?

Crypto Loans See Solid Growth, Platforms Attract Community Interest

5 December, 2019 | 02:00

Crypto loan platforms are emerging as a big sector of the crypto industry, but how do they work and who needs them?

China’s CBDC Showcases Interoperability As Centralization’s Weakness

4 December, 2019 | 19:06

How centralized chokepoints and blacklists will affect interoperability of the Chinese CBDC with the decentralized world

US Lawmakers Want to Brand Libra a Security, Association Disagrees

1 December, 2019 | 13:33

Will Libra be able to operate in the U.S. if Congress classifies stablecoins as securities?

Criminal Activity in Crypto: The Fact, the Fiction and the Context

30 November, 2019 | 15:42

$400 million in XRP is used in illicit activity, how does this stack up against fiat fraud, and is the reputation of the crypto industry beyond saving?

Here’s Where to Spend Crypto Online This Black Friday

29 November, 2019 | 12:06

Looking to spend some of your hard-earned crypto this Black Friday? Cointelegraph has you covered!

US Fed Weighs Up Potential CBDC as Countermove Against China

28 November, 2019 | 17:05

Fed Chairman Jay Powell puts the agency’s economic theories on display in a recent letter to U.S. representatives asking: “What about a USD stablecoin?”

Binance Buyout in India Takes Industry Fearful of Regulation to Hope

27 November, 2019 | 07:17

After the delay on proposed blanket ban on crypto and Binance entering the country, are crypto businesses relieved?

BRICS Nations Discuss Shared Crypto to Break Away From USD and SWIFT

26 November, 2019 | 16:00

BRICS countries are discussing the launch of a cross-national cryptocurrency to replace the U.S. dollar and enable freedom of trade

China's Dive Into Blockchain, Digital ID Spurs Rest of World to Action

24 November, 2019 | 21:34

How is China implementing blockchain in the public sector and will it be a blockchain-driven country of the future?

2019: A Berlin Odyssey — 7 Days of Crypto-Living on ETH Debit Card

24 November, 2019 | 15:35

Cointelegraph’s Joseph Birch takes on mainstream finance with Monolith’s crypto debit card, “At this stage, crypto has infiltrated the mainstream financial network. I am inside”

Grayscale Puts Trust to the Test by Pursuing SEC Registration

23 November, 2019 | 19:23

The world's largest digital asset manager is moving to make its popular Bitcoin trust more attractive to institutional investors

Grin’s Mimblewimble Privacy Model Under Threat After Alleged Break-In

23 November, 2019 | 11:00

Despite Grin’s backers claiming that the newly discovered flaws were already well documented, the platform’s overall reputation seems to have taken a severe beating

Global Debt Reaches New Highs — Is BTC a Solution or a Beneficiary?

22 November, 2019 | 20:03

Bitcoin to replace fiat currency? “The Apples, Googles — the world’s largest companies — are using U.S. dollars still. When they switch over to Bitcoin, we can have that conversation.” — Vinny Lingham

Tunisia Denies CBDC Reports: Here Is How the False News Spread

22 November, 2019 | 16:20

The Tunisian CBDC situation has been a mess. It started with fake reports run by Russian media, possibly caused by a Russian startup exaggerating its partnership with the Tunisian government

Backfire in Argentina: Citizens Want BTC Over Peso Amid USD Crackdown

21 November, 2019 | 20:55

Following the crackdown on Forex by the Argentine government, the volume of P2P crypto trading has risen to an all-time high in the country

Google, Facebook Take on Banking Duties, Crypto Shrugged to the Side?

21 November, 2019 | 14:45

With major tech firms shifting their focus to finance, what does this mean for the future of crypto and the wider financial system?

Web 3.0 Initiatives Can Drive Crypto Adoption Across the Globe

20 November, 2019 | 19:27

Opera is joining other companies to use existing traditional networks to encourage crypto adoption

Altcoin Market Capitalization Shrinks Despite Volume Boost Since 2017

20 November, 2019 | 15:42

Despite losing their relative market share, most altcoins have produced significant gains in volume since the 2017 bull run