Bitcoin Cash Fork Leaves Users Behind, But Does It Matter?

Bitcoin cash now has 32 MB blocks and smart contracts. The controversial hard fork of bitcoin hard forked again several days ago in an effort to add new functionality to...
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At Ripple's Snoop Dogg Party, A Search for XRP

Would this be one of those crypto events? A star past his prime pumping the flavor of the month? As part of the first-ever New York Blockchain Week, Snoop Dogg...
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Zcash Leaves Crypto Market Behind with 50 Percent Weekly Spike













The cryptocurrency markets are flashing red as the third week of May comes to close. The total market capitalization of cryptocurrencies has dropped by 14.48 percent to $366 billion in...
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EU Parliament Touts Blockchain to 'Empower' Businesses and Citizens

Members of the European Parliament believe small businesses could benefit from integrating blockchain technology. The Industry, Research and Energy committee voted Wednesday to recommend that small businesses look into blockchain...
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Santander Conducts Proxy Voting Blockchain Pilot at AGM

Banco Santander has completed a blockchain pilot that it says improves the process of proxy voting during annual general meetings (AGMs). For the project, announced Thursday, Santander partnered with global...
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Bitcoin Hits One-Month Low As $10K Sell-Off Resumes



Bitcoin's (BTC) drop to one-month lows below $8,000 has strengthened the bear grip on the markets, the technical charts indicate. The cryptocurrency fell to $7,925 on Bitfinex earlier today -...
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The Use Cases and Applications for Involving Women in Blockchain

"Satoshi is female!" That's how New York Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney rallied the crowd on May 13 at the "Women on the Block" event in Brooklyn, New York, where more than...
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Tea Tokenizers Arrested in China for Alleged $47 Million Crypto Fraud

Another cryptocurrency project has been busted by law enforcement in China for allegedly soliciting money from investors with fraudulent claims. According to Guangdong Daily, a provincial government organ in China,...
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Cornell Professor Unveils 'Simple Yet Powerful' Consensus Protocols

A pseudonymous team of developers have created a family of new consensus protocols for blockchains. Cornell University professor and blockchain researcher Emin Gun Sirer announced the new protocols Thursday at Token...
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Infosys Partners with 7 Banks for Blockchain Trade Finance Network

Indian IT giant Infosys is exploring the potential of blockchain technology to bring new efficiencies in trade finance. Infosys Finacle, a subsidiary of the firm, announced Wednesday the development of a trade...
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Tel-Aviv Stock Exchange Turns to Blockchain for New Lending Platform

The Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE) is teaming up with Accenture and The Floor, an Israeli fintech hub, to build a blockchain securities lending (BSL) platform aimed to allow direct...
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Fed Governor Says 'No Compelling Need' for US Central Bank Crypto

Lael Brainard, member of the board of governors at the U.S. Federal Reserve, has said she does not see a "compelling" need for a Fed-issued digital currency. Speaking at the Decoding...
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NY Grants Fifth-Ever BitLicense to Genesis Global Trading

Genesis Global Trading has obtained a BitLicense from the state Department of Financial Services (DFS), making it only the fifth firm in three years to receive the controversial license. The...
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Social Network Adopts Civic's Blockchain ID System

Blockchain identity startup Civic has launched a decentralized verification system - and a social media platform for the crypto community is already moving to adopt it. Dubbed " ID Codes...
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Sberbank Buys Commercial Bonds Issued Over Blockchain Platform

Russian bank Sberbank CIB and telecoms firm MTS have conducted what they say is the country's first commercial bond transaction made using blockchain. MTS announced Tuesday that it had placed...
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Capital Markets Blockchains Are Finally Getting Go-Live Dates

If minimum viable products (MVPs) have so far proved elusive for companies building blockchain solutions for capital markets, Consensus 2018 marked a notable change in the narrative. Assembled in New...
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Axoni, Clearmatics Claim Milestone for Blockchain Interoperability

Two of the most prominent startups in enterprise blockchain are teaming up to tackle the hard, but now seemingly inescapable problem of interoperability. At Consensus 2018 this week, Clearmatics and...
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Jack Dorsey Hopes Bitcoin Will Become Web's 'Native Currency'

Is bitcoin destined to become the default currency of the Internet? At least one well-known business executive - Jack Dorsey, the CEO of Square, who previously predicted bitcoin's future dominance...
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The SEC Just Launched a Fake ICO Website to Educate Investors





The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission wants to ensure investors can identify fraudulent initial coin offerings - even if it has to launch its own to do so. The regulator...
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Jennifer Aniston, Prince Charles Falsely Used to Promote Crypto Scam

Texas' securities watchdog has issued an emergency cease-and-desist order to a purported cryptocurrency investment scheme that it says tried to dupe investors with fake endorsements from high-profile individuals. Among other alleged...
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