29th April 2019, San Francisco, USA – Bittrex International announced a BTM Airdrop promotion with Bytom for eligible Bittrex International BTM holders. 80,000 Bytom (BTM) tokens will be distributed as a one-time airdrop to Bittrex International Bytom (BTM) holders. Eligible users must hold more than 100 BTM to receive the airdrop tokens. 80,000 BTMtokens will be distributed in proportion with the amount of BTM
The company behind USD stablecoin Tether (USDT) only has enough cash to back three-quarters of its increasing supply, its lawyers confirmed in documents released on April 30. As part of an ongoing legal process involving the New York Attorney General, Zoe Phillips of law firm Morgan Lewis said that at the time of writing, 74%
11% of the American population owns the major cryptocurrency bitcoin (BTC), according to a new survey published by Spencer Bogart of venture capital firm Blockchain Capital on April 30. Blockchain Capital partner Bogart today posted the results of a new survey conducted by Harris Poll in order to provide analytics data on bitcoin’s demographic trends.
Aragon (ANT) token holders have voted to restrict the project’s development funds from being used to support work on the blockchain interoperability platform Polkadot. Aragon is an ethereum-based project that builds tools and applications for decentralized organizations. It raised over $25 million in an initial coin offering back in 2017. At present, the non-profit organization
Japanese startup Nayuta is releasing an in-progress lightning implementation with a compelling new focus: the internet of things (IoT). As revealed exclusively to CoinDesk, Nayuta is publishing the first lightning implementation geared specifically toward IoT, or networks of connected devices that feed data to one another. The idea behind Nayuta’s release is that it connects
2. As the name suggests, stablecoins are designed to have a consistent price or value over time. There are three different ways of achieving this — delivering a happy medium between offering the stability of fiat currencies and the decentralized benefits that virtual currencies provide. Without stablecoins, taking out a loan while using crypto as
View Bitcoin is set to end April with around 26 percent gains. The growth marks the third straight monthly increase and the first three-month winning streak since the final quarter of 2017. A falling channel breakout seen on the monthly chart confirms a long-term bullish reversal. A similar breakout seen in October 2015 had paved
The crypto world has continued to grow each passing day, and the industry is closer to global crypto adoption judging from the events and developments of the last week of April. Crypto Adoption: Russia Opens Four Regions The Russian Federation has indicated that it is opening four regions in the country to test cryptocurrency. This
Régie de l’énergie, the energy regulator of the Canadian province of Quebec, has released new rules for cryptocurrency miners. The development was announced by major Canadian electricity provider Hydro-Quebec on April 29. Under the new regulations, the Régie de l’énergie has ordered power producer Hydro-Quebec to allocate 300 megawatts (MW) to the blockchain industry. “This
By CCN: Elon Musk might have the SEC breathing down his neck about Tesla, but he’s having some fun with crypto Twitter. In a one-word tweet, he single-handily drew in the entire crypto community to his thread. The Tesla CEO simply said “Ethereum.” After he let the cat out of the bag, the ETH price
Fundstrat Global Advisors founder Tom Lee has predicted that cryptocurrency prices will hit new historic highs by 2020. Lee delivered his comments during an interview with CNBC on April 28. In the interview, Lee forecasted that bitcoin (BTC) has not completed its upward movement and will likely reach new all-time highs around 2020 based on
A cryptocurrency venture under construction in Dubai has reportedly been put on hold. British Baroness and multi-million dollar crypto entrepreneur, Michelle Mone, had begun a real estate project called Aston Plaza, which broke ground in 2017. However, citing government inspectors to the site, the project has stopped at only 25% completion. Aston Plaza The $325
In worsening news for users of Microsoft’s email services like Outlook, Hotmail and MSN, several cryptocurrency holders affected by a recent hack allege that the hackers responsible stole their crypto, as reported by Vice’s Motherboard on April 29. One victim claimed on a Dutch tech forum to have lost just over 1 bitcoin (BTC), or
Monday, April 29 — after seeing moderate gains yesterday, crypto markets have tumbled at press time, with most of the top 20 coins by market cap in the red. Bitcoin cash (BCH), the fourth top crypto by market cap, has dipped as much as 7.1% over the day to trade at $242 at press time.
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By CCN: Shares of Bitcoin Generation (BTGN), a little-known Bitcoin stock, last traded at 9 cents. They will remain there until at least May 10 while the Securities and Exchange Commission launches a probe into the Oklahoma-based company’s finances. US Regulators Investigate Public Crypto Exchange The SEC has some questions about an Oklahoma-based cryptocurrency exchange.