Just a couple weeks ago 1500 blockchain entrepreneurs, experts, investors, and enthusiasts gathered in Singapore at BlockShow Asia, Cointelegraph’s second Blockchain event of the year.During the event 67 speakers from 20 different countries shared their insights and ideas, and attendees from a variety of backgrounds --from Blockchain to...
The Chairman of US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Jay Clayton, issued a public statement on Monday regarding cryptocurrencies and Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs).The statement serves as a warning directed to both “Main Street” investors and market professionals and concludes that most tokens sold in ICOs to date...
Following an undercover bust of an underground crime network, Bulgaria has seized enough Bitcoin to settle a fifth of its national debt.According to ZeroHedge, the Bulgarian crime enforcement agency and the Southeast European Law Enforcement Center caught 23 Bulgarian criminals and confiscated a total of 213,519 Bitcoins -...
There’s little doubting that Bitcoin would not be where it is today - as an entity and in terms of its price - if it wasn’t for its pattern of monumental growth. This ‘Satoshi cycle’ of interest growing with price, growing more interest, has formed Bitcoin into somewhat...
In a massive run up since the weekend the price of Litecoin has risen from under $100 on Friday to almost $300 at press time. Along with the price growth, the market cap of the altcoin has risen from $8 bln to over $16 bln in just two...
At BlockShow Asia 2017 Cointelegraph had the opportunity to sit down with Crystal Rose, the Co-Founder and CEO of Sensay.A coder since she was very young, Crystal has many insights into the world of Blockchain, artificial intelligence and a decentralized future.How it all beganCointelegraph: How did you start...
Tuesday will see the launch of Super Bitcoin, a new hard fork which developers say will “make Bitcoin great again.”One of a handful of forks due to diverge from the Bitcoin core chain this month, Super Bitcoin is a Chinese effort looking to optimize Bitcoin through measures such...
Saxo Bank global macro strategist and famous Bitcoin bull Kay Van-Petersen has said Bitcoin prices will hit “$50,000 - $100,000 within the next six to 18 months.”Speaking to Bloomberg in a short interview, Van-Petersen explained that the influx of institutional money would be the “catalyst” in pushing Bitcoin...
Bitcoin has become unavoidable in really the last few weeks. It has been bubbling under for a while now, in terms of mass appeal and understanding, but its recent wave of adoption has sent it spurting out into mainstreet.However, despite the influx of individuals, the core of Bitcoin...
The increasing activities of Bitcoin mining operators have increased sharply in the past few months which resulted in a massive hike in their energy consumption as of Dec. 10, 2017.Such increased activity and development has led to blackouts in some countries like Venezuela, which is currently facing a...