Cryptocurrency and Blockchain News Headlines Update on August 28, 2020

Crypto International reportedly dismissing 70 employees after Crypto AG stands accused of allowing the United States Central Intelligence Agency and German secret service backdoor access to compromised encryption devices in February. Read more at swissinfo.ch > Crypto International confirms mass job losses SBI Holdings Preparing to launch contract-for-difference (CFD) trading service via SBI FX Trade …

Cryptocurrency and Blockchain News Headlines Update on August 27, 2020

Bitcoin spiked to $11,600 as the United States Federal Reserve committed maintaining the inflation rate at 2% on average. After the speech, BTC/USD was lower at around $11,390, up 0.7% on the day amid heightened volatility. Galaxus completes electronic commerce payment transactions with Digital Swiss Franc (DCHF) issued by Sygnum Bank, transactions was enabled by …

Cryptocurrency and Blockchain News Headlines Update on August 25, 2020

China’s Communist Party has identified blockchain technology as key tool for nationwide decentralizing social services. According to the policy paper issued by the General Office of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China and the General Office of the State Council on August 25, Beijing’s strategic vision to provide regional departments with guidance …

Cryptocurrency and Blockchain News Headlines Update on August 24, 2020

Empire Market, a major dark web marketplace has been offline for days and no one knows why. Rumors on Reddit could be preparing for an exit scam. We are ~36 hours into Empire Market being completely offline. Last year extended periods of downtime were common before the Endgame DDoS filter was released. After months of …

Cryptocurrency and Blockchain News Headlines Update on August 22, 2020

U.S. bank regulator sees potential in fintech solutions to legacy banking issues. A fintech-positive U.S. banking regulator sees a role for private companies in providing better banking services. United States Acting Comptroller of the Currency also formerly Chief Legal Officer at Coinbase, Brian Brooks, expressed his willingness to embrace fintech solutions in an interview with …

Cryptocurrency and Blockchain News Headlines Update on August 21, 2020

Headlines on August 21, 2020 Crypto exchange BtcTurk becomes the main sponsor of Turkey’s national soccer teams. BtcTurk joins forces with the Turkish Football Federation on the road to the UEFA European Championship 2021. Read the official announcement at Anasayfa > BtcTurk Becomes Main Sponsor of Women’s and Men’s National Teams Bitcoin will hit $340K …

Cryptocurrency and Blockchain News Headline Updated on August 20, 2020

The headline on 20 Aug 2020 KuCoin warns of impersonator website offering incentives to deposit crypto. Impersonation scams continue to permeate the cryptocurrency space. KuCoin clarified that no relationship with the web address “https://c.yrsm.net/app.php/MzI1” and is not authorized to use KuCoin Group trademark or other intellectual property. XRP isn’t competing with stablecoins and CBDCs, says …

Cryptocurrency and Blockchain News Headline Updated on 03 Aug 2020 – Ethereum, Corda, Alibaba, Amazon, and more

The headline on 03 Aug 2020 Ethereum Activity Nears Three-Year High. The number of addresses making daily transaction on the Ethereum network continues to rise. The trend towards increased user activity was previously recorded by many researchers, according to Xangle Research, De-fi in 2Q20, Analysis on Ethereum and other ERC-20 On-Chain Data. 85% of Italian …

Cryptocurrency and Blockchain News Headline Updated on 31 July 2020 – Cryptocurrency Exchange, Bitcoin Mining, Dogecoin, BIP 148, SegWit2x, Decentralized Autonomous Organization, Soft Fork, Block Size, and more

The headline on 31 July 2020 What does Cryptocurrency Exchange mean? A cryptocurrency exchange is any system that operates on the basis of trading cryptocurrencies with other assets. Like a traditional financial exchange, the cryptocurrency exchange’s core operation is to allow for the buying and selling of these digital assets, as well as others. A …

Cryptocurrency and Blockchain News Headline Updated on 18 July 2020 – Block Size, Hard Fork, Block Reward, PoI, PoW, PoS, DPoS, dBFT, and more

The headline on 18 July 2020 What does Block Size mean? Block size in bitcoin refers to the size of a block of code representing a recent chain of bitcoin transactions. At a given point, a bitcoin block is added to other blocks to form a continuous chain, which facilitates the authentication of bitcoin transactions. …