Ron Paul: ‘I’m All for Cryptocurrencies, I Like Competing Currencies’

Former congressman Ron Paul reiterated his views on cryptocurrencies as being good competition for fiat money, as long as there is no fraud involved. Former Republican congressman and presidential candidate Ron Paul says he is in favor of cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology because he likes competing currencies. Ron Paul delivered his remarks in a “Squawk […]

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Siemens Considers Using Blockchain Tech for Carsharing

Siemens is looking to potentially provide blockchain-based solutions, and has suggested some use cases for the transportation industry, including carsharing. Self-proclaimed electrification, automation and digitalization global giant Siemens has shown an interest in adopting blockchain-based solutions. In particular, Siemens is exploring the use of blockchain in the transportation industry, as per a report by Forbes […]

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Market Maker Altonomy Raises $7M in Funding Round Led by Polychain Capital

Singapore-based market maker Altonomy has raised $7 million in a funding round led by Polychain Capital to source liquidity for institutional customers. Cryptocurrency asset management firm Altonomy has raised $7 million in a seed round from digital assets investment company Polychain Capital, according to a press release on July 15.Singapore-based market maker Altonomy is planning […]

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Brazil: Member of Former Royal Family Speaks Out Against Crypto Regulation

A federal deputy and member of the former royal family of Brazil spoke out against proposed crypto regulation in the National Congress. Luiz Philippe de Orleans-Braganza, a descendant of the former royal family of Brazil, has spoken out against cryptocurrency regulation in the country, Cointelegraph Brazil reported on July 15.Orleans-Braganza, who is also a federal […]

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Price Analysis 15/07: BTC, ETH, XRP, LTC, BCH, EOS, BNB, BSV, TRX, XLM

Can Bitcoin again lead the next leg of the recovery? Let’s look at the charts. 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 […]

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US Treasury Secretary Shares Trump’s Concerns on Crypto, Stresses Compliance

The United States Treasury Secretary echoed President Trumps’ recent tweets on crypto as a speculative asset largely used to fuel illegal activity. United States Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin shares President Donald Trump’s concerns on the use of cryptocurrency to finance illicit activity, and stresses the role of enforcing FinCEN regulations with respect to crypto-dealing organizations. […]

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UK Finance Minister Says Regulators Should Decide on Libra, Not Lawmakers

U.K. Finance Minister Philip Hammond said that regulators, not lawmakers, should make decisions regarding Facebook’s Libra stablecoin. The United Kingdom Finance Minister Philip Hammond said that regulators and not lawmakers should decide on how to regulate Facebook’s stablecoin Libra, CNBC reported on July 15.In an interview with CNBC’s “Squawk Box,” Hammond said that lawmakers should […]

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Calibra CEO Delivers Opening Statements on Libra Ahead of Senate Hearing

The CEO of Calibra, David Marcus, testified before the Senate Banking Committee regarding Facebook’s cryptocurrency project Libra. The United States Senate Banking Committee has released the opening statements of David Marcus, head of Facebook’s crypto wallet Calibra. Marcus made his comments to lawmakers today, July 15, ahead of a hearing on the Libra cryptocurrency project […]

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Buterin Proposes Bitcoin Cash Integration to Scale Ethereum in Short Term

Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin believes that Bitcoin Cash has the best network to become a temporary scalability solution for Ethereum. Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin has proposed to use the Bitcoin Cash blockchain as a temporary scalability solution for the Ethereum network. The programmer introduced a summary of the idea in a July 13 post on […]

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Canadian Securities Regulators Include DLT in 2019–2020 Business Plan

The Canadian Securities Administrators included strategies for DLT and blockchain-based securities regulations in their Business Plan 2019–2022. The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) are focusing on understanding and regulating distributed ledger technology (DLT) and its related components. The Canadian securities regulatory agency included a section on DLT and crypto assets in its Business Plan 2019–2022 that […]

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