Banks / 9:35 pm

Germany’s BaFin Visits National Bank of Georgia to Discuss Crypto Regulations

Germany’s supervisory authority met with Georgian financial authorities to share crypto regulation experience and expertise. One of the largest financial supervisors in Europe met with the National Bank of Georgia (NBG) and other members of the finance sector to discuss cryptocurrency regulation, according to a post on the NBG’s site May 18. According to the […]

Bitcoin / 9:35 pm

Volatility: The Necessary Evil Of Cryptocurrency And How To Handle It

While crypto’s famed volatility can be terrifying for investors, it is something that needs to be weathered. Part of what has cemented cryptocurrencies on the map since they exploded into the mainstream investor market has been their volatility. Investors flooded to the likes of Bitcoin when, through November and December 2018, the value of the […]

Bitcoin / 9:20 pm

Bitcoin [BTC] puzzle leaves Redditors dumbfounded

A puzzle has been making waves on the r/Bitcoin subreddit. The puzzle was posted with the caption “1 BTC is hidden in this puzzle. Good luck!”. It gathered over 1700 comments within 2 days of being posted. The puzzle in question The creator of the puzzle, user cryptogreetings, appears to be the Reddit account owner […]

Bitcoin / 8:20 pm

Call for SegWit adoption grows stronger – Can wallets ignore it?

The difference between SegWit users and normal Bitcoin Core users was highlighted, as SegWit users paid a reduced transaction fee proportional to the transactions they conducted. SegWit or Segregated Witness is the name used to designate the soft fork that took place on the Bitcoin blockchain. It was designated to have the code Bitcoin Improvement […]

AML / 8:20 pm

Thai SEC Holds Focus Group to Clarify New Crypto, ICO Regulations

The Thai Securities and Exchange Commission held a focus group today to discuss ICO regulations laid out in recently released crypto legislation. Thailand’s Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) held a focus group on cryptocurrency regulation today, May 21, streamed on Facebook Live. The hearing focused on the SEC’s approach to crypto-related businesses and fundraising through […]

Blockchain / 8:04 pm

Walmart Files Patent for Blockchain-Based Customer Marketplace

Walmart’s latest blockchain-related patent proposes a platform that would let customers resell items they no longer need. Walmart has filed a patent for a blockchain-based marketplace for reselling purchased products, according to a US Patent and Trademark Office USPTO patent filing from May 17. The application describes a service that would record a customer’s purchases […]

Altcoins / 6:21 pm

Developers of EOS [EOS] helps Virginia Tech to offer courses

On Friday 18th May, publisher of the EOS blockchain, Block.one has given out a statement saying that they are going to help the students of Virginia Tech College of Engineering to develop their skills in the blockchain technology. The Virginia Tech department of computer science is about to receive $3 million from Block.one as a […]

Altcoins / 5:21 pm

Justin Sun tweets about Tron [TRX] ranking 1st in a 7-day Github Commits Ranks

Github is an open-source version control system. This system allows developers to make changes in their codes, update them and publish the newest revision. Github also provides a vast channel for social networking where discussions take place and all projects, as well as user profiles, are public. In a 7-day Github Commits Ranking according to […]

Bitcoin Regulation / 5:21 pm

Japan’s Largest Bank and Cloud Delivery Giant Akamai Announce Blockchain Payment Network

Japanese banking giant MUFG and U.S.-based cloud service provider Akamai partner to create blockchain-based payment network The Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG) has partnered with major U.S.-based cloud delivery platform Akamai Technologies to release a global payment network based on blockchain, Cointelegraph Japan reports today, May 21. Akamai, a Massachusetts-based firm, was able to test […]

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