Central Bank of Russia Reviews Potential Benefits and Drawbacks of CBDCs

The central bank of Russia has reviewed the potential benefits and drawbacks of central bank digital currencies (CBDC) in a policy brief published on...

Crypto Developer Raises $4 Mln From Samsung, Others to Launch Wallet Without Private Keys

Israeli cryptocurrency developer KZen has raised $4 million from backers including South Korean electronics giant Samsung, industry news outlet The Block reported on April...

Bitcoin Hovers Over $5,250 as Top Oil Futures See Slight Uptrend

Friday, April 19 -- The top 20 cryptocurrencies are reporting mixed movements on the day by press time, as bitcoin (BTC) hovers over the...

Binance Updates White Paper to Reword Section on Quarterly Manipulations with BNB

Binance has recently updated its white paper's section devoted to quarterly manipulations with its native token binance coin (BNB), based on a version of...

Blockchain Platform Believes It Is the ‘Golden Ticket’ for Saving the Live Events Industry

A new blockchain-based platform says it has bold plans to transform the events industry -- eliminating middlemen to reduce costs for organizers, promoters, entertainers,...

Self-Proclaimed Satoshi Craig Wright Sues Podcaster Peter McCormack for Alleged Libel

NChain chief scientist and Bitcoin SV (BSV) proponent Craig Wright has filed a libel claim in the United Kingdom against cryptocurrency podcaster Peter McCormack....

3% of American Retirees Own Some Bitcoin, While 33% Have No Idea What Bitcoin...

About 3% of American retirees claimed to own some bitcoin (BTC) in a new survey released by precious metals-focused magazine Gold IRA Guide on...

Bitcoin Accounts for 98% of Crypto-Denominated Ransomware Payments, Study

Bitcoin (BTC) continues to account for the lion's share of crypto-denominated ransomware payments, according to Coveware's Q1 2019 Global Ransomware Marketplace report, published on...

Local Media: Afghanistani, Tunisian Central Banks Consider Issuing Bitcoin Bonds

Afghanistan and Tunisia's central banks are looking to issue a bitcoin (BTC) bond, Hong Kong-based news outlet Asia Times reports on April 17.Per the...

ShapeShift to Delist Bitcoin SV, Kraken Considers Following Suit

After crypto exchange Binance's decision to delist Bitcoin SV (BSV), anonymous exchange ShapeShift has also decided to drop the cryptocurrency, with Kraken considering to...

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Japanese Cryptocurrency Exchange Zaif to Resume Activity Seven Months After Hack

Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Zaif announced that the transfer of the business from Tech Bureau to Fisco Digital Asset Group (FDAG) will become effective on...

Four Olympic Gold Medals Winner Tennis Player Serena Williams Invests in Coinbase

World famous tennis player Serena Jameka Williams revealed in an Instagram post published on April 17 that in 2014, she launched her investment business...

Chilean Government Introduces New Cryptocurrency and Fintech Regulation Bill to Congress

The Minister of Finance of the Chilean government Felipe Larrain announced the introduction of a bill regulating cryptocurrencies and fintech to Congress, Cointelegraph Spain...