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  • Cointelegraph.com News - 20 February 2019, 7:39 pm

    Spanish startup CryptoSolarTech will return $68 million raised during its ICO; the funds were slated for the construction of a crypto mining farm in Southern Spain. Spanish cryptocurrency mining startup CryptoSolarTech will return $68 million raised during its initial coin offering (ICO). A screenshot of an official letter sent to investors was posted on Twitter…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 20 February 2019, 7:21 pm

    There’s a different kind of advertising taking place on the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) network, using an application called Memopay. The ad campaign platform employs a novel approach to advertise someone’s website, product or service by sending a small fraction of BCH to thousands of public addresses with an encoded OP_return message. Also read: BCH Devs Lock…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 20 February 2019, 7:13 pm

    sponsored The company behind a crypto hardware wallet says users can surpass cold storage — all thanks to new technology. A payments technology company has created a hardware wallet that addresses the “flawed approach” used for cold storage — and eliminates the physical storage of private keys.Instead of storing private keys on a device —…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 20 February 2019, 7:03 pm

    India’s largest e-commerce firm mjunction has partnered with blockchain shipping firm Shipnext. India’s largest e-commerce firm, mjunction services limited, has entered into a strategic partnership with blockchain shipping firm Shipnext, global maritime news agency Sea News reports Feb. 20.The new partnership intends to boost efficiency across mjunction’s supply chain, bringing value-added services to its clients,…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 20 February 2019, 6:43 pm

    Elon Musk recently stated that Bitcoin is a better transfer of value than paper money. On the week, the coin is up by almost 10 percent. The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph.com. Every investment and trading move involves risk, you…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 20 February 2019, 6:21 pm

    The CFTC has stopped accepting public comments on the Ethereum (ETH) mechanism. On Feb. 17, the United States Commodity and Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) stopped accepting public comments regarding the Ethereum (ETH) mechanism. Previously, as 2018 was drawing to a close, the agency requested the feedback on the cryptocurrency to better understand the technology and…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 20 February 2019, 6:11 pm

    The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has charged crypto firm Gladius Network with selling unregistered securities after the company self-reported. The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has charged crypto firm Gladius Network with selling unregistered securities after the company self-reported to the commission, an SEC press release reveals on Feb. 20. Gladius reportedly…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 20 February 2019, 5:15 pm

    Two law firms have been appointed to represent the clients of insolvent Canadian crypto exchange Quadrigacx in court. The number of affected users has been estimated at approximately 115,000 and lawyers will have to contact as many as they can. The digital asset trading platform owes them approximately $190 million. Also read: Hacked NZ Exchange…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 20 February 2019, 5:12 pm

    Blockchain security firm CipherTrace has secured a $15 million investment from Galaxy Digital and other venture capital firms. Mike Novogratz’s crypto investment bank Galaxy Digital has invested in blockchain security company CipherTrace, according to an official press release published on Feb. 19.CipherTrace has reportedly raised $15 million in venture capital in a new funding round…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 20 February 2019, 4:49 pm

    One of the world’s largest telephone operators, Telefónica, has launched a call to support startups related to blockchain and AI. Spain’s largest multinational telecommunications company, Telefónica, has announced an initiative to support entrepreneurs in innovative technologies, such as blockchain and artificial intelligence (AI), according to an official press release published on Feb. 19.The Madrid-based company…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 20 February 2019, 4:08 pm

    Crypto markets are mostly trading sideways today, Binance Coin jumps 6 percent amidst Binance DEX launch. Wednesday, Feb. 20: following the recent wave of green, crypto markets are trading sideways today, with top 20 coins by market cap seeing mixed signals, according to CoinMarketCap.Market visualization from Coin360After briefly touching the $4,000 threshold twice over the…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 20 February 2019, 3:53 pm

    Could crypto assets and blockchain technology be the next focus for pension funds and traditional financial institutions? Positive moves are being made for investor sentiment in the cryptocurrency space despite a year-long bear market.This comes after $40 million was raised by cryptocurrency investment firm Morgan Creek Digital, which is headed up by its founder, Anthony…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 20 February 2019, 3:30 pm

    Cryptocurrency wallet service provider Bitgo has secured a $100 million policy through Lloyd’s insurance to cover crypto assets that are completely under the company’s control, such as those held in its business wallet and custody offerings. The policy covers issues like insider theft by employees, loss or damage of private keys and hacks. Also read: Survey…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 20 February 2019, 3:20 pm

    Two blockchain-related bills have been passed in the U.S. state of Wyoming. Two blockchain-related bills — on tokenization and issues with compliance — have been passed in the United States state of Wyoming on Feb. 19, according to the official website of the state legislature.As Cointelegraph reported, the bill on tokenization, House Bill 185, was…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 20 February 2019, 2:46 pm

    The Chamber of Digital Commerce urges the CFTC and CFPB to permit the introduction of blockchain-based products. United States blockchain advocacy group the Chamber of Digital Commerce has encouraged two major financial regulators to foster blockchain innovation, according to an official tweet on Feb. 19.The group has reportedly provided comments to the Commodity Futures Trading…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 20 February 2019, 2:10 pm

    Solidus Labs, a trade surveillance firm backed by Goldman Sachs fintech veterans, raised $3 million from Hanaco Ventures. Solidus Labs has raised $3 million to combat crypto market manipulation, according to a press release shared with Cointelegraph on Feb. 20.Solidus Labs is a trade surveillance firm whose team includes former Goldman Sachs fintech engineers. The…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 20 February 2019, 2:00 pm

    In this edition of The Daily we cover some largely supportive remarks the famous entrepreneur Elon Musk has made about Bitcoin, the latest academic institution to launch a blockchain R&D center, and a new offering from Malta-based exchange Xdat. Also Read: Bank of Spain Report: Bitcoin Is a Solution for a System Without Censorship Elon…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 20 February 2019, 1:18 pm

    Stablecoins will play a major role in crypto adoption, especially in developing countries, a new study from crypto entrepreneurs shows. Stablecoins will play a key role in mainstream adoption of crypto technologies, according to a report published by California-based stablecoin startup Reserve on Wednesday, Feb. 20.The report, entitled “The State of Stablecoins 2019: Hype vs.…Read More

  • Cointelegraph.com News - 20 February 2019, 12:54 pm

    Coinbase announced that support for Bitcoin Cash (BCH) has been added to its Coinbase Wallet app. United States-based cryptocurrency exchange and wallet service provider Coinbase has added support for Bitcoin Cash (BCH) to its Coinbase Wallet, according to an announcement published on Feb. 19. The update states that users can now store Bitcoin Cash on…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 20 February 2019, 11:20 am

    Nearly half of millennial traders have more faith in cryptocurrency exchanges than they do in traditional ones. They are also enthusiastic about the prospect of traditional financial institutions offering crypto assets. That’s according to a new survey which shows a “generational shift” where millennials “place their faith in the power of technology and open networks.” …Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 20 February 2019, 8:14 am

    Coinbase announced on Tuesday that users of its wallet app can now directly store their bitcoin cash. The app update will be rolled out to all iOS and Android users in the next few weeks. Both Cashaddr and legacy address formats are supported alongside Bitcoin Cash Testnet for developers. Also read: SEC Chair Explains Key Upgrades…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 20 February 2019, 6:55 am

    Market cap is often used as a metric of importance in the crypto industry. Communities will react jubilantly as their preferred coin moves up the rankings. People will often invest in the top X coins based solely on their market cap as they think it is representative of a diversified portfolio. However, is market cap…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 20 February 2019, 4:20 am

    Bitcoin Cash supporters are all about spreading adoption, and many enthusiasts are relentlessly trying to get people to try BCH and merchants to accept the cryptocurrency for payments. Right now, there are three regions in the world with a significant number of BCH merchants: Slovenia, North Queensland, and Japan, areas which continue to add a…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 20 February 2019, 2:29 am

    In an age where governments are trigger happy at censoring or shutting down networks, it is reassuring to know that Bitcoin can operate sans internet. Network censorship, after all, is not some dystopian storyline but a power exercised by many democratic governments across the world. Thankfully, there are solutions that enable people to send and receive…Read More

  • Bitcoin News - 20 February 2019, 12:39 am

    On Feb. 14, a group of Bitcoin Cash (BCH) developers sat down and discussed the featured items for the scheduled upgrade this coming May. According to the programmers, two specific features will be ready for the upgrade: Schnorr signatures and Segwit recovery. The developers also detailed that certain features like nullfail and the 100-byte transaction…Read More