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Bitcoin ETFs are a Terrible Idea: Andreas Antonopoulos

Announcing this week he intended to “burst” the ecosystem’s “bubble” because of “Lambos” and “to the moon, and all that,” one of the most respected thought leaders in cryptocurrency, Andreas M. Antonopoulos revealed he believes bitcoin exchange traded funds (ETFs)...

PR: Contentos Launches Public Content Chain

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Over 60% of Top 100 Cryptocurrencies Have No Working Product, Study Claims

Of the top 100 cryptocurrencies listed by market capitalization, only 36 are actually what the authors term “working products” in a study recently published online. Newer ecosystem website, Invest in Blockchain, commissioned the study. It’s sure to be debated, and...

US Judge Orders Alleged Hacker to Pay Bail in Cryptocurrency

A US federal judge has ordered an alleged hacker to pay the equivalent of $750,000 in cryptocurrency for bail. The man was charged with hacking video game company Electronic Arts (EA), obtaining in-game currency used to buy and sell in-game...

November BCH Upgrade Discussion Heats Up After Bitcoin SV Full Node Announcement

Blockchain development firm Nchain has announced the company’s plans to launch a new Bitcoin Cash full node client called ‘Bitcoin SV.’ Lead developer Daniel Connolly has published the specifications for re-enabling old opcodes for the November 2018 BCH upgrade. So...

Developing an ICO Project in Russia Can Cost as Little as $1,500

The average cost to develop an ICO project in Russia is hovering around $18,000 USD but the price can go down to as little as $1,500, according to a study that explores the market for such services. The hourly rate...

Norwegian Mining Company Receives Bomb Threat in Escalating Noise Complaint

Kryptovault, a Norwegian company specializing in “large-scale cryptocurrency mining and data center operations,” has recently received a bomb threat amid escalating noise complaints pertaining to its virtual currency mining. Also Read: Funds Frozen, Account Closed: UK Banks Target Cryptocurrency Owners Norwegian...

How a Tokyo FOMO Family Invested in Bitcoin and Lost

There’s an issue, in Japan, with certain high income families being unable to save money. Here’s the story of a Japanese household of four, living in the Tokyo Bay area, in a high-end tower apartment, repaying multiple loans and having...

Mining Round-Up: Nvidia Shares Drop, College Students Mine on Campus

In recent news pertaining to cryptocurrency mining, Nvidia has witnessed a drop in its share price after announcing an unexpectedly modest earnings outlook – partly driven by reduced demand for mining hardware. Also, the World Digital Mining Summit has been...

P2P Markets Report: Record-Breaking Volume Across VEB, ARS, and PHP Markets

The peer-to-peer BTC markets of numerous emerging markets have witnessed significant action this past week, with the Localbitcoins markets of Venezuela, Argentina, and the Philippines posting record weekly fiat trade volume. The P2P markets of Tanzania and the Dominican Republic...

SIM Swapping: How Hackers Stole Millions Worth of Crypto Via Victim’s Telecoms Operator

American investor Michael Terpin has filed a $224 million lawsuit against AT&T. On Aug. 15, American investor Michael Terpin filed a $224 million lawsuit against AT&T. He believes that the telecoms giant had provided hackers with access to his phone...

IBM Applies for Blockchain Patent to Ensure Transaction Compliance via Nodes Data

IBM applies for a blockchain patent to detect money laundering transfers and other violations based on nodes identifying data. Tech giant IBM has applied for a blockchain patent for the development of transaction data identifiers based on nodes, according to...

SIX Group Executive Questions Launch of Crypto Trading, Expresses ICO Optimism Instead

CEO of securities at SIX says the firm is unlikely to launch crypto trading, but will focus on regulated ICO trading for institutional investors. Thomas Zeeb, CEO of securities services at Switzerland’s top stock exchange SIX, revealed that the firm...

Capital One Applies for Blockchain-Based Collaborative Authentication System Patent

Bank holding Capital One has applied for a patent for the development of a blockchain-powered user authentication system. American bank holding corporation Capital One has filed a patent application for the implementation of blockchain technology in user authentication, according to...

All Top 10 Cryptocurrencies in Green, Bitcoin Breaks $6,500

All top 10 coins by market cap are in the green today, XRP is up almost 18% after the announcement of a partnership with 3 exchanges. Friday, Aug. 17: all top ten cryptocurrencies by market cap have seen green today,...

Blockchain Used to Trace Deadly Chemical Linked to $289 Mln Monsanto Cancer Lawsuit

Food safety firm ZEGO is using blockchain to test products for residue of a deadly chemical tied to the recent $289 million Monsanto lawsuit. Food safety firm ZEGO is using blockchain to test products for residue of a deadly chemical...

Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Bitcoin Cash, EOS, Stellar, Litecoin, Cardano, Monero, ETC: Price Analysis, August 17

Cryptocurrencies are pulling back, but is this really a cue to start buying? Let’s check the charts. The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph.com. Every investment...

Russian Independent Electoral Watchdog to Pilot Blockchain for Voting System

A Russian independent electoral watchdog is reportedly trialing a blockchain-based electronic voting system. A Russian independent electoral watchdog is trialing a blockchain-based electronic voting system, local news platform Tass reports August 17. The non-profit Association of Independent Public Observers, dubbed...

Coinbase Patent Shows Exchange Is Refining Security for Bitcoin Payments

A patent by U.S. crypto exchange and wallet provider Coinbase proposes a new mechanism for further securing Bitcoin payments. A patent by U.S. crypto exchange and wallet provider Coinbase proposes a new mechanism for further securing Bitcoin (BTC) payments, according...

Analysts: Crypto Trading Revenue Could More Than Double in 2018

New research from Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. suggests that revenue generated by cryptocurrency exchanges could more than double to hit $4 billion in 2018. New research from Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. suggests that revenue generated by cryptocurrency exchanges...