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Speaking to Cointelegraph at Blockchain Week Rome, Teck Chei, partner at Binance Labs, said that he sees Facebook’s Libra Project at a step forward for crypto and increasing public awareness.  In Chei’s own words:  “I think having a company like Facebook, with such tremendous reach and distribution, into all different countries around the world –
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Daily transactions registered on the Ethereum (ETH) network exceeded one million yesterday, June 28, for the first time since May 2018, according to data reported by leading Ethereum block explorer Etherscan. Per Etherscan data, on June 28 there were 1,004,170 transactions confirmed on the Ethereum blockchain. Before yesterday, the last time the Ethereum chain registered
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The business of insurance is enormously complex: The process of evaluating and managing a variety of risks that individuals and organizations face every day inevitably involves coordination of the multiple parties’ efforts and reconciliation of extensive records. Both aspects make the insurance sector an appealing ground for blockchain-based optimization — and indeed, distributed ledger technology
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Saturday, June 29 — most of the top 20 cryptocurrencies are reporting moderate to significant gains on the day by press time, as bitcoin (BTC) hovers over under the $11,800 mark again. Market visualization courtesy of Coin360 Bitcoin is currently up about .14% on the day, trading around $11,830 at press time, according to Coin360.
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United States-based clean energy development firm Clearway Energy Group is launching a pilot program for trading renewable energy credits on a blockchain, Bloomberg reported on June 28. Per the report, Clearway Energy partnered with Ethereum (ETH)-based energy trading startup Power Ledger to jointly build a system for trading renewable energy certificates. Power Ledger reportedly told
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A group of national trade associations representing the local Virtual Asset Service Providers (VASPs) announced their intention to establish an association to provide a global representative for firms in the industry in a press release shared with Cointelegraph on June 29. Per the release, the aforementioned Japanese trade association signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)
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Paying or getting paid with digital coins is the norm in the cryptocurrency sector. Participants in many other industries, however, may also be tempted to take advantage of the benefits offered by decentralized currencies. In the case of bitcoin cash (BCH), that means fast, secure and low-cost transactions. Some platforms facilitate crypto payments between companies
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This is a paid press release, which contains forward looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material. Bitcoin.com is not responsible for or liable for any content, accuracy or quality within the press release. Telcoin partners with leading Vietnamese mobile wallet VIMO for international remittance. Partnership aims to introduce fastest, most affordable
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Unschooling is an alternative education movement quickly gaining popularity and currency worldwide. Like Bitcoin, it is an individualist approach to an area of human action long thought to be established beyond question―education. Both cryptoeconomics and unschooling seek to provide autonomy to individuals, providing a return to logical, natural systems that value human life. Also read:
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Pseudonymous Grin founder Ignotus Peverell has stepped away from the project, reassuring the privacy coin’s community that it is in “safe hands.” The move has sparked inevitable Satoshi Nakamoto comparisons. Bitcoin’s pseudonymous creator used almost identical language eight years ago, writing in an email that “I’ve moved on to other things,” before adding “It’s in
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Switzerland-based online bank Dukascopy is developing its own Ethereum blockchain-based stablecoin, according to the white paper published on June 27 Per the document, Dukascopy intends to issue ERC-20 stablecoins dubbed “Dukascash” pegged to the euro, Swiss franc, and U.S. dollar, and gradually increasing the list of Dukascash tokens’ base currencies depending upon customer demand. The
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Authorities in Iran have confiscated about 1,000 units of bitcoin (BTC) mining machines from two now-defunct factories, BBC reported on June 28 As reported, local authorities noticed a surge in electricity consumption by 7% earlier in June and linked it to cryptocurrency mining activities. Officials subsequently discovered and removed the mining hardware from two former
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Steve Forbes, Chairman and Editor-in-Chief of Forbes Media, published on June 25 an open letter to Mark Zuckerberg, advising to back Facebook’s cryptocurrency Libra with gold. In the letter, Forbes strongly encouraged Facebook’s crypto initiative, emphasizing Libra’s potential to become one of the greatest inventions in the world, which eventually “could replace the U.S. dollar
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A crypto company is launching an aggregated exchange that enables users to trade across multiple platforms while using a single account. TokenClub says its unified system is designed to tackle four problems currently facing the industry: convenience of trading, quality, costs and risks. The new service means access to platforms such as Bittrex, Binance and
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