17 October 2020 By Evan Fitzgerald
On-chain data shows Ethereum miners saw a 39% surge in revenue as fees soared during the DeFi craze. Ether (ETH) miner revenue skyrocketed during the month of September according to data from glassnode, an onchain analytics resource. While the price of Ether did not rise significantly during this time, miners on the Ethereum network saw their revenue increase due to high fees. ... Read more

15 October 2020 By Evan Fitzgerald
Japan is getting more serious about the digital yen. Japan needs to adapt its laws to issue a central bank digital currency, according to a local financial official. Kozo Yamamoto, head of the Liberal Democratic Party’s council on financial affairs and a former official at the Ministry of Finance, believes that Japan must revise a law stipulating the Bank of Japan’s (BoJ) mandate and responsibilities regarding the development of a CBDC. ... Read more

13 October 2020 By Lilly Harvey
The new camera from IoTeX reportedly features a private key for access and end-to-end encryption of all data. IoTeX, a privacy-focused platform for the Internet of Things, has partnered with camera manufacturer Tenvis Technology to offer Ucam, an indoor security camera powered by blockchain technology. ... Read more

11 October 2020 By Dominic Robinson
Three blockchain analytics firms reportedly have Monero-tracking abilities, which could affect XMR price — but can anyone actually track it? Recently, the United States Internal Revenue Service caused a stir in the crypto community when it put a bounty on the head of anonymity-focused crypto-asset Monero (XMR), offering $625,000 to anyone who could effectively track the purportedly untraceable asset. ... Read more

9 October 2020 By Dominic Robinson
Two thieves have destroyed the front wall of a deli in Canada after a failed attempt to steal a Bitcoin ATM. A delicatessen in the Canadian town of Kelowna, British Colombia has been severely damaged after two bumbling crooks attempted to steal a Bitcoin ATM installed in a store adjacent to it. ... Read more

7 October 2020 By Lilly Harvey
Litecoin's privacy feature testnet returns as news emerges that Europol sees privacy and coin mixing technologies as major digital threats Litecoin (LTC) has relaunched its MimbleWimble testnet — a protocol designed to enhance privacy and obfuscate the traceability of distributed ledger transactions. ... Read more

5 October 2020 By Evan Fitzgerald
After the $150 million KuCoin hack, traders appear unworried that open market sales by the hacker will drop Ethereum price. Analysts say that the unknown hacker behind the KuCoin breach is selling the stolen ERC-20 tokens on Uniswap. Although selling tokens on the Ethereum-based decentralized exchange allows the hacker to obtain Ether (ETH), it doesn’t mean it’s laundered. ... Read more

3 October 2020 By Dominic Robinson
It will also release a governance token. Decentralized finance, or DeFi, platform Kava announced its intention to host a cross-chain money market on its Cosmos blockchain to capitalize on DeFi opportunities. Kava said in a statement on its website that it wants to build an application called Harvest that will enable users to borrow or lend digital assets, including BTC, CRP, BNB, BUSD, KAVA, and USDX. Customers will be paid interest and in Harvest’s governance token HARD. ... Read more

1 October 2020 By Lilly Harvey
The incoming CEO wants to convey to the corporate sector that Cardano will be around in 30 years. Cardano recently celebrated the third anniversary of its Mainnet launch. In the run-up to this occasion, Cointelegraph had the opportunity to discuss the project's future plans with the Cardano Foundation’s incoming CEO, Frederik Gregaard. ... Read more

29 September 2020 By Lilly Harvey
Crypto adoption in traditional legacy systems is moving fast, but a lack of technological infrastructure limits compliance and safe storage. he adoption of digital assets in traditional legacy systems is moving fast. In the middle of the year, the digital asset custody industry saw welcome developments when the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency officially announced that all nationally chartered banks in the United States can provide custody services for cryptocurrencies. ... Read more

27 September 2020 By Evan Fitzgerald
The quest to protect Ethereum Classic continues. As it grapples with multiple security breaches, Ethereum Classic Labs has partnered with ChainSafe and OpenRelay in hopes of increasing its defenses against 51% attacks. In a post, Ethereum Classic and its Core Dev Team will work with both ChainSafe and OpenRelay to develop and test security responses. ... Read more

25 September 2020 By Lilly Harvey
Going where no blockchain has gone before. The recently created United States Space Force, or USSF, and the U.S. Air Force Research Lab has chosen blockchain firm Xage Security to develop data security systems. In a statement, Xage Security said it was awarded a contract to provide end-to-end data protection for the USSF. The company will employ its blockchain-based Xage Security Fabric solution for the project. ... Read more

23 September 2020 By Dominic Robinson
bitFlyer Europe has added one more fiat deposit option. The European subsidiary of bitFlyer, one of the largest Japanese cryptocurrency exchanges,has integrated PayPal deposits to their platforms. The official announcement calls bitFlyer’s integration with the internet payment giant a significant move in bridging the gap between the fiat and cryptocurrency world for European users. ... Read more

21 September 2020 By Lilly Harvey
Despite Ethereum’s proposal to fix its high fees, some feel that more needs to be done to improve the network. The crypto market has been on the receiving end of a market downturn during the past week, with many cryptocurrencies facing drops in valuation almost overnight, raising concerns that a bear market has commenced. ... Read more

19 September 2020 By Evan Fitzgerald
Dollars are used for nefarious activities too. The United States Internal Revenue Service has better ways to spend taxpayer dollars than offering bounties to break Monero’s (XMR) privacy, a Monero working group says. After the IRS announced it is offering up to $625,000 to anyone who can break Monero, a major Monero-focused workgroup expressed their take on the matter. ... Read more

17 September 2020 By Lilly Harvey
The recent Tether burn seems to have involved a lot of trust between Binance and its counterparties. On August 20, a Tether swap worth $1 billion happened — it involved Binance, Bitfinex, and a major fire dumpster on TRON (TRX) blockchain. ... Read more

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