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Archive for May 2019

Brazil Establishes Committee for Cryptocurrency Regulation

Brazil Establishes Committee for Cryptocurrency Regulation

The President of the Chamber of Deputies of Brazil has ordered to establish a commission to consider cryptocurrency regulation in the country, Cointelegraph Brasil reported on May 31. The Chamber of Deputies of Brazil is a federal legislative body and the lower house of the National Congress of Brazil, and consists of representatives of the…

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Testing the Noncustodial Button Wallet With BCH Over Telegram Messenger – Bitcoin News

Testing the Noncustodial Button Wallet With BCH Over Telegram Messenger - Bitcoin News

Users of the Telegram-infused cryptocurrency Button Wallet can now purchase digital assets through its partnership with the payment processor Wyre. Button Wallet allows users to store, send, and receive cryptocurrencies like BCH, ETH, BTC, LTC, and ETC through the Telegram messaging app. The following is an in-depth review of my experience using Button Wallet after…

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EY Exec: Most Ethereum Decentralized Apps Not Used Productively

EY Exec: Most Ethereum Decentralized Apps Not Used Productively

83% of decentralized applications (DApps) on the Ethereum network are “not in the most productive uses,” according to Ernst & Young’s (EY) head of innovation. Paul Brody, Global Innovation Leader for blockchain at Big Four audit firm EY, spoke about developments in the blockchain and digital asset industries during a Fintech Forum hosted by the…

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Crypto Exchange Bitfinex Temporarily Shuts Down Deposits and Withdrawals

Crypto Exchange Bitfinex Temporarily Shuts Down Deposits and Withdrawals

Cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex has temporarily shut down its services, according to a tweet published on May 31. The tweet specifically says that the change has temporarily paused deposits and withdrawals “due to the outrage of one of [their] network providers.” “Funds are safe in cold storage. Situation should be restored ASAP (ETA 3/4h). Apologies for…

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Coinbase President and COO Departs From the Company

Coinbase President and COO Departs From the Company

American major cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase’s president and chief operating officer (COO) Asiff Hirji has left the company, Bloomberg reported on May 31. A source familiar with the issue told Bloomberg that Coinbase named Emilie Choi, vice president of business, data and international, as its new COO. Prior to the appointment, Choi — who served at…

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Tether Stablecoin Now Available on EOS Blockchain

Tether Stablecoin Now Available on EOS Blockchain

Blockchain tech company Tether has announced that it is partnering with EOS parent company Block.one to release its stablecoin (USDT) on the EOS blockchain (EOSIO), according to a press release shared with Cointelegraph on May 31. According to the announcement, Tether developed the Tether EOS smart contract, which has been sent to the EOS account…

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Binance Charity Foundation Signs Memorandum of Understanding With Ugandan NGO

Binance Charity Foundation Signs Memorandum of Understanding With Ugandan NGO

Binance Charity Foundation (BCF), the charity arm of major crypto exchange Binance, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Safe Future, a non-governmental organization (NGO) in Uganda focused on local education improvements. Binance announced the development in an official blog post on May 30. The Binance for Children Special Impact Education Project Uganda reportedly…

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Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Bitcoin Cash, EOS, Litecoin, Binance Coin, Bitcoin SV, Stellar, Cardano: Price Analysis May 31

Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Bitcoin Cash, EOS, Litecoin, Binance Coin, Bitcoin SV, Stellar, Cardano: Price Analysis May 31

The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph. Every investment and trading move involves risk, you should conduct your own research when making a decision. Market data is provided by the HitBTC exchange. Michael Novogratz, founder and CEO of cryptocurrency merchant bank…

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