IOTA Announces Ledger Wallet Compatibility

Cryptocurrency IOTA announced compatibility with popular hardware wallet Ledger today.  IOTA coin holders will be able to store their coins (MIOTA) on the ledger Nano...

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Cryptocurrency IOTA announced compatibility with popular hardware wallet Ledger today.  IOTA coin holders will be able to store their coins (MIOTA) on the ledger Nano S device. Details According to a release on IOTA’s blog, “[t]he Ledger hardware wallets integrate with the IOTA Trinity and Romeo Wallets and isolate user’s seeds (the key for their account) from...

Bank Of America Adds Private Key Storage Filing to Stockpile of Blockchain Patents

Bank of America (BoA) has gained a further cryptocurrency-related patent, a filing confirmed Oct. 30, continuing its efforts to “be prepared” for the industry’s future growth. The latest award, which...

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Bank of America (BoA) has gained a further cryptocurrency-related patent, a filing confirmed Oct. 30, continuing its efforts to “be prepared” for the industry’s future growth. The latest award, which adds to the bank’s mounting stack of cryptocurrency and blockchain patents, references storage methods for private keys. Specifically, the filing reads, current opportunities for ensuring private keys remain untampered with are insufficient....

The Daily: Security Startup Raises $30M, Crypto Used to Fight Plastic Pollution

In today’s edition of The Daily, we focus on an Israeli crypto security startup that has raised $30 million in funding from a number of...

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In today’s edition of The Daily, we focus on an Israeli crypto security startup that has raised $30 million in funding from a number of notable companies. We also look at how tokens are being used to clean up the environment, as well as efforts by major auditing firms to service clients in the cryptocurrency...

U.K.’s Financial Regulator Mulls Ban on Sale of Crypto Derivatives

The U.K.’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has said it will consider whether to ban the sale of cryptocurrency-based derivatives, the Financial Times (FT) reported Oct. 29. Unlike crypto spot...

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The U.K.’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has said it will consider whether to ban the sale of cryptocurrency-based derivatives, the Financial Times (FT) reported Oct. 29. Unlike crypto spot market activities, trading, transacting and advising on crypto derivatives such as contracts for difference (CFDs), options, and futures currently falls within the FCA’s regulatory perimeter and requires its official authorization. In a...

UK: New Report Warns Over ‘Bad’ Government Cryptocurrency Regulation

U.K. businesses and analysts have hit back at government plans to regulate cryptocurrencies and related technology, describing them as a “blunt instrument approach,” British daily news outlet the Telegraph reported...

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U.K. businesses and analysts have hit back at government plans to regulate cryptocurrencies and related technology, describing them as a “blunt instrument approach,” British daily news outlet the Telegraph reported Monday, Oct. 29. Calls to step up the level of power the country’s finance regulator, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), has over cryptocurrency — which Cointelegraph reported on in September — allegedly...

Stock Market Plunges But Has No Impact on Crypto: No Correlation?

This week, the US stock market deleted all of its gains made in 2018 amidst a major sell-off. The crash had no impact on the...

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This week, the US stock market deleted all of its gains made in 2018 amidst a major sell-off. The crash had no impact on the crypto market, showing no signs of inverse correlation. Possibly affected by the trade war between China and the US along with the increase in Fed rates, the US stock market...

Taiwan is Preparing ICO Regulations, Securities Regulator Chairman Reveals

Investing in Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) in Taiwan could soon be as easy as putting money in stocks. This is according to the chairman of Taiwan’s Financial...

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Investing in Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) in Taiwan could soon be as easy as putting money in stocks. This is according to the chairman of Taiwan’s Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC), Wellington Koo, who has said that regulations for governing ICOs are currently being drafted with a view of simplifying the process for investors as well as making tokens just...

Unocoin Rolls Back First Crypto ATM in India Amidst Controversy

Indian cryptocurrency trading platform Unocoin has found itself amidst heated controversy over the launch of its first cryptocurrency kiosk in Bengaluru. While the existence of the machine...

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Indian cryptocurrency trading platform Unocoin has found itself amidst heated controversy over the launch of its first cryptocurrency kiosk in Bengaluru. While the existence of the machine had already been leaked prior, the company officially unveiled it roughly ten days ago, on October 14. This is the first time that a physical machine has aided the purchase and sale of cryptocurrency...

Tesla CEO Elon Musk Jokes About Bitcoin on Twitter With 23 Million Followers

In a lighthearted tweet, Elon Musk referenced Bitcoin in a tweet yesterday in response to a Twitter user. He also tagged his girlfriend Grimes in...

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In a lighthearted tweet, Elon Musk referenced Bitcoin in a tweet yesterday in response to a Twitter user. He also tagged his girlfriend Grimes in the tweet, who is a successful Canadian singer and songwriter. Twitter momentarily locked the Tesla founder’s account, as well, believing that his account may have been compromised. [email protected] Hey what’s...

Yenom Developers Propose a New BCH Payment Protocol

The developers who created the Bitcoin Cash-centric wallet Yenom have revealed the team has been working on an interesting protocol for the BCH ecosystem. On...

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The developers who created the Bitcoin Cash-centric wallet Yenom have revealed the team has been working on an interesting protocol for the BCH ecosystem. On Oct. 21, Yenom developer Shun Usami published a wallet scheme called the Deep Link Payment Protocol, a communication system that allows users the ability to simply click a link on...