Blockchain

Ripple CTO David Schwartz suggests new features for the XRP ledger.

According to Ripple's Chief Technology Officer, a few changes on the XRP ledger could be around the corner, including one that could allow the creation of tokens backed by some assets. David Schwartz also spoke about how the XRP...

Jack Dorsey owned Square sold over half a billion worth bitcoins in 2019

The Jack Dorsey owned payment, and financial service company Square reported more than $178 million in bitcoin purchase volumes in the last quarter of 2019. The purchase volume was up 40% from the previous quarter.    Square reported $8 million in...

Australian Court recognizes cryptocurrency as a legitimate form of investment.

According to a brief from the Australian Associated Press, the NSW court ruled in a defamation case that the accusing party must place AUD 20,000 (USD 13,000) in a bank account guarded by the courts. However, instead of a...

US Congress to host a hearing on blockchain benefits for small businesses

The US House Committee on small business will host a hearing on the benefits of blockchain technology to small firms and entrepreneurs in the United States of America. The hearing is scheduled to take place on the 4th March...

Iranian General calls for the use of cryptocurrency to avoid sanctions

Iranian General Saeed Muhammad has called for the use of cryptocurrencies in the country to get around the sanctions put on by the United Nations and the USA. Saeed is the commander of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, which...

MoneyGram continues to expand its strategic partnership with Ripple.

Ripple collaborated with one of the world's largest remittance firm MoneyGram to deploy its cross border payment technology. According to regulatory filings with the US SEC, Ripple gave $2.4 million in Q3 and an additional $8.9 million in Q4...

Asian blockchain security startup CoolBitX raised $16.75 million in Series B funding

The Taiwan-based blockchain security startup CoolBitX raised $16.75 million in Series B funding led by several notable investors. CoolBitX plans to market its compliance solution Sygna Bridge outside the Asian region. Monex Group, Korean crypto exchange BitSonic also invested...

Crypto entrepreneur trying to buy the Australian soccer club Perth Glory is a convicted fraudster.

The crypto entrepreneur who has been trying to buy the Australian soccer club Perth Glory is a convicted fraudster according to the 6PR-Nine News investigation. According to the documents obtained by the 6PR, Mr. Sage was being promised $30...

New Jersey lawmaker introduces a bill to regulate cryptocurrency in the state.

A lawmaker in New Jersey has introduced a crypto bill that seeks to mandate licensing for the crypto industry in the state. Currently, there are no specific regulations regarding cryptocurrency in New Jersey. The proposed bill requires all crypto...

The Simpsons explains cryptocurrency in the latest episode as “Cash of the Future.”

The latest episode of The Simpsons called "Frinkcoin" guest-starred Jim Parsons who played the well-known character, Sheldon Cooper, in the Big Bang Theory. Professor Frink introduces cryptocurrency to Lisa Simpson via Jim Parsons in the 13th episode of the...

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BTC: 5 Indicators suggesting Bitcoin could drop further below $4,000

BTCUSD Outlook: Short term: Bearish Medium to long term: Strongly Bearish Most Bitcoin traders...