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East Asia is most prepared to implement FATF principles


CoolBitX founder Michael Ou says Asian countries are leading the way in introducing a “travel rule” for the FATF, which should be offered no later than June 2020. CoolBitX itself has developed a solution to implement the travel rule called Sygna Bridge. It allows exchanges to communicate with...


After halving, bitcoin hashrate decreased by 16%


Bitcoin hash rate decreased by about 16% after the third decrease in block reward. According to estimates, the daily income of miners fell by about 44% after halving - from $ 16.1 million to $ 9 million. Most old miners, such as Antminer S9, are now unprofitable. Miners of the new generation -...


Telegram officially abandoned TON and Gram tokens


In a message dated May 12, Telegram CEO Pavel Durov announced that after a long struggle with the SEC, his company officially terminated its participation in the TON and Gram projects, which were launched in 2017. In his post entitled “What is the TON project, and why was it stopped?” Durov...


YouTube disabled live streaming of Cointelegraph


YouTube video hosting has disabled the live streaming of the halving process hosted by the Cointelegraph website. The Cointelegraph intended to broadcast live the third BTC halving, which took place on May 11 at 2 PM Central Time. Before the interruption of the broadcast on YouTube, Tim Draper,...


Ethereum 2.0 will be launched in July


At the Consensus: Distributed conference on Monday, May 11, Vitalik Buterin announced that the launch of Ethereum 2.0 is going to begin in July. The update, also known as Serenity, has been repeatedly delayed. It was incipiently planned for January 2020, then moved to the second quarter, and then...

Paylup pays 5% interest cause people are lending


When it comes to opportunities for earning interest with no account fees, more and more individuals are turning to – an up-and-coming fintech business comprised of techsavvy entrepreneurs with vast experience in finance and banking. The company is located in Vanuatu, a small island in...


Crypto exchange Buybitcoins rolls out new marketplace


Created by a group of businessmen to offer a global financial market for peer-to-peer cryptocurrency exchange, Buybitcoins aims to make the buying and selling process more accessible for everyone. The step-by-step process is designed to help all users from absolute beginners to experienced old...

New York City District Court

The court made Telegram report on all transactions of Grams


The New York City District Court inquired Telegram to present the SEC with all information about the placement of the Gram digital currency. Pavel Durov’s advocates and delegates of the US regulator will meet to discuss the terms of transaction disclosure between the organization and investors....


15% drop in BTC rate caused BitMEX $226M positions loose


The price of bitcoin fell sharply from $9,500 to $8,100 at 7 AM Central time on May 10, losing 14.6% in just 10 minutes. Since then, the price has recovered to $8800. As a result of a sudden drop, the volume of liquidations of positions on the BitMEX crypto derivatives exchange reached $226...


Telegram agreed to transfer part of TON documents to SEC


The team of Pavel Durov agreed to transfer part of the documentation about his crypto project Telegram Open Network for consideration by the SEC. That was reported the day before by business media concerning the press center of the American regulator. Reporters learned that Telegram is ready to...

Peter Schiff

Changpeng Zhao calls Peter Schiff "sheep in wolf's skin"


Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao tweeted that critic of bitcoin and “golden bug” Peter Schiff speaks more about digital assets than about his favorite precious metal. Oddly enough, most Schiff followers are proponents of bitcoin and cryptocurrencies, which attack him whenever he discredits...


Bitfinex launches perpetual swap on BTC dominance index


The Bitfinex crypto exchange launched a perpetual swap that allows traders to speculate on the dominance of bitcoin on the index. BTC dominance index - the share of BTC in the total crypto market capitalization - is a popular metric that many in the crypto community are following. The exchange...


Amun launches ERC20 token to earn on Bitcoin price drop


Amun issued its BTCSHORT ERC20 token on May 6. The new currency allows traders to profit from a drop in the rate of BTC. This token will complement other Amun exchange-traded products (ETP), which are controlled by a 21Shares subsidiary. Hani Rashwan, Amun's CEO, commented that BTCS is structurally...

Digital Yuan

Ex-Head of Bank of China is sure digital yuan replaces cash


According to the former administrator of the Bank of China, Li Lihui, the launch of the digital version of the yuan is already inevitable. Regulated Token (CBDC) will replace cash in the future. China is currently testing the digital version of its currency. The largest companies and banks of China...


Kualilian brings blockchain tech within everyone's reach


Ten years have passed since the birth of cryptocurrencies and since the publication of the Bitcoin White Paper, blockchain technology has not stopped evolving. At the same time, the way of working to obtain better productivity has also undergone a drastic evolution. Things have changed a lot...


American TON investors won't get 110% refund in 2021


The team of Pavel Durov decided to ban American investors from participating in the TON crypto project for another year. In specific, it was stated that Telegram sent a letter to American investors, in which it stated that they could not remain for another year in the TON project. Thus, US players...


Petro is trading significantly lower than its real price


The Venezuelan administrators say that Petro should be bargained for $ 80, although it can be found on the market at a price 10 times less. Venezuelan Petro was launched in 2018 to solve the problem of rampant inflation and economic shocks. However, the coin had more problems than expected. The...


Fully anonymous transactions grew by 70% on Zcash in April


In April, over 8700 wholly anonymous transactions were made on the Zcash network (ZEC) (an extension of almost 70% compared to February). According to ZcashCommunity, completely anonymous transactions accounted for 6% of the total number of transactions. In March, the number of transactions grew by...

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