The Australian National Blockchain Roadmap Steering Committee has reached out to the wider blockchain community in order to create working groups to explore specific applications of the technology within the supply chain, agricultural and educational sectors.The invitation on the Australian Government’s Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources’...
The South Korean National Assembly will host a talk titled "How to boost transparency in cryptocurrency transactions" on July 10. This news comes amid a recent child porn scandal that involved crypto transactions.According to the Kukto Ilbo, the seminar will discuss topics related to money-laundering prevention and the...
While it may be a long-standing joke in the developer community that any bug can be turned into a feature simply by documenting it, the fact is that blockchain deployment is often mission-critical. Whether it’s at the protocol level within a permissioned enterprise solution, on a public chain,...
Today Bitcoin (BTC) price abruptly dropped 2.93% to $9,160 before traders stepped in to push the price back to the $9,200 level.Crypto market weekly price chart. Source: Coin360The mild correction occurred as the Dow pulled back 370 points and the S&P 500 and Nasdaq also saw small losses....
Cryptocurrency exchange OKEx launched saving accounts and margin trading for meme cryptocurrency Dogecoin (DOGE).According to an announcement shared with Cointelegraph on July 9, OKEx announced that leveraged spot trading, perpetual swap contract trading, and saving features will launch tomorrow for the meme-based cryptocurrency, Dogecoin.OKEx did not answer Cointelegraph’s...
Michael Novogratz, one of the biggest Bitcoin (BTC) bulls in the world, does not recommend investors to put the majority of their funds into Bitcoin.Although Novogratz is confident that Bitcoin “way outperforms” the precious metal, it is still safer to buy more gold than Bitcoin due to the...
Johann Schneider-Ammann, who served as the President of Switzerland in 2016, recently joined the board of Crypto Valley Venture Capital, or CV VC. CV VC is a startup that invests in crypto firms near Zug, Switzerland, the “crypto valley” of the namesake firm.Corresponding with Cointelegraph, Schneider-Ammann credited CV...
Female crypto influencers that have spoken up about gender inequality in the blockchain space have recently had their Instagram accounts removed. Cointelegraph previously reported that three female crypto influencers — Rachel Siegel, Lea Thompson and Catalina Castro Lagos — were mysteriously removed from Instagram following Siegel’s comments on...
Recent investments into cryptocurrency mining equipment by smaller players could be a positive signal for the longevity and value of Bitcoin (BTC). In late June, United States-based blockchain firm Core Scientific ordered over 17,000 of the latest Bitcoin mining ASIC machines from Chinese hardware producer Bitmain. The news...
On July 9, LabCFTC, the fintech office of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, announced that it will replace its annual one-day Fintech Forward conference with three separate online sessions under the series title Empower Innovation 2020. The new conferences will take place on Sept. 24, Oct. 21 and Nov....