Bitcoin Approaches $8,000 Again as Top Cryptos See Strong Gains

Most of the top 20 cryptocurrencies are reporting moderate to notable gains on the day as bitcoin approaches $8,000 again. Sunday, May 19 — most of the top 20 cryptocurrencies are rebounding to report moderate to notable gains on the day by press time. Bitcoin (BTC) has pushed to just below the $8,000 mark again. […]

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Decentralized Identity: How Microsoft (and Others) Plan to Empower Users to Own and Control Personal Data

Microsoft continues its blockchain streak, empowering users to own personal data. Microsoft, one of the world’s largest software makers by revenue, is currently on a blockchain streak. This time, Microsoft presented a vast blockchain-related plan: a decentralized identity (DID) network built atop of the bitcoin network, which can potentially empower users all over the internet […]

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Inflation Bug Still a Danger to More Than Half of All Bitcoin Full Nodes

Eight months after the discovery of the inflation bug, more than half of the full nodes on the bitcoin network are still running client versions susceptible to the vulnerability. Figures published by bitcoin core developer Luke Dashjr show that more than half of the full nodes in the bitcoin network are still running client software […]

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Top 5 Crypto Performers: XEM, XLM, XTZ, BNB, IOTA

After the sharp move from the lows, a few weeks of consolidation is also possible. 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 provided […]

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Blockchain as Key to Vienna’s Digital Future — Interview with Ulrike Huemer, CIO of Vienna, Austria

We sat down with Ulrike Huemer, the CIO of Austria’s capital city Vienna, to talk blockchain and to elaborate on its role as part of the Smart City initiative. Austria is Europe’s leader in terms of applying modern day technology to better the all-around welfare of its citizens. Making cities “smart” and digital is a key […]

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Circle Releases Another Attestation Report on Stablecoin USDC’s USD Reserves

Goldman Sachs-backed crypto finance startup Circle has published the latest third-party audit of its USD-pegged stablecoin USD Coin. Goldman Sachs-backed crypto finance startup Circle has published the latest third-party audit of its USD-pegged stablecoin, USD Coin (USDC). The company reported the update in a blog post published on May 17.USD Coin is an Ethereum-based token compliant with the ERC20 […]

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In for the Long Haul — How the New Long-Term Stock Exchange Can Help the Crypto Industry

SEC-approved LTSE stock exchange could link crypto firms and the capital of traditional investors. One of the most significant introductions that blockchain has made available in recent years is adding new tools through which companies can raise capital. The technology has made it possible to raise funds for a project from investors of just about […]

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Goxtrade Advertises Unaffiliated Staff and Misleading Contact Information

Bitcoin exchange and alleged scam Goxtrade advertises staff who do not work for them. Purported bitcoin (BTC) exchange Goxtrade has been accused of being a scam, technology news publication TechCrunch reported on May 17.Chief among the report’s revelations is that Goxtrade takes photos of unaffiliated people from social media sites and compiles them to make […]

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Russian Sberbank Demands Client Provide Data on Cryptocurrency Revenue

Russia’s largest bank Sberbank has asked a client to provide detailed information on their cryptocurrency revenue. Russia’s largest bank Sberbank has requested that a client provide information on their income from cryptocurrency, the Russian version of Forbes reported on May 17.Co-founder of cryptocurrency trading platform Toxenbox.io, Vladimir Smerkis, told Forbes that the unnamed client received […]

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Cryptocurrency Project OneCoin Denies Ponzi and Pyramid Scheme Claims

Cryptocurrency project OneCoin is reportedly denying claims that it is a “hybrid ponzi-pyramid scheme” and scam. Cryptocurrency project OneCoin is denying claims that it is a “hybrid ponzi-pyramid scheme” and scam, news outlet Samoa Observer reported on May 14.OneCoin is purportedly a cryptocurrency Ponzi scheme project, that raised hundreds of millions of dollars worldwide by […]

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