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24 June 2020 By Dominic Robinson
To become truly decentralized, blockchain projects should remove dependency on the centralized cloud providers used as their data storage. Across Europe, a privacy row has been brewing over various efforts to use coronavirus contact tracing technology ... Read more

22 June 2020 By Lilly Harvey
A second transaction has been confirmed on the Ethereum blockchain with a $2.6 million gas fee, confusing the crypto community. A second transaction of 350 Ether (ETH) ($86,000 at press time) with an incredible $2.6 million gas fee has just been confirmed on the Ethereum ... Read more

21 June 2020 By Evan Fitzgerald
Crypto custody firm Casa unveiled a new wallet that offers access without a seed phrase and gives users a way to check on their private keys. New York-based crypto custody startup Casa has released a new wallet for Bitcoin newbies and long-term HODLers. ... Read more

20 June 2020 By Evan Fitzgerald
Blockchain can play its part in the education sector — record-keeping in 2–3 years and then adoption by the labor market? In the post-pandemic world, individuals will need to seize ownership and control of their educational credentials — documents like degrees and transcripts — from schools, universities and governments ... Read more

19 June 2020 By Dominic Robinson
Major cryptocurrency exchange OKEx is integrating Paxful’s Kiosk and trading services into its platform. Peer-to-peer Bitcoin (BTC) marketplace Paxful is integrating its platform with major cryptocurrency exchange OKEx. ... Read more

18 June 2020 By Dominic Robinson
Blockchain’s evolution path is similar to the invention of the internet, and we are already in its second phase. The internet started its life over 30 years ago, and since then, it has penetrated almost every aspect of our lives ... Read more

17 June 2020 By Lilly Harvey
Dash Investment Foundation has launched a Dash-to-gold rebalancing strategy in order to grow its gold and Dash reserves while reducing volatility. The Dash Investment Foundation, which claims to be the first ownerless and memberless investment fund in the world, recently bought its first shipment of physical gold. ... Read more

16 June 2020 By Evan Fitzgerald
A 10-company oil and gas blockchain consortium saw promising results from its blockchain pilot test for oilfield water-handling. The OOC Oil & Gas Blockchain Consortium has completed a blockchain pilot test to automate payments for oilfield water-handling. ... Read more

15 June 2020 By Lilly Harvey
Peer-to-peer Bitcoin trading in the United States has surged to post its strongest weekly volume on record, with almost $29 million trading on Localbitcoins and Paxful. Peer-to-peer Bitcoin (BTC) trading activity in the United States surged to a new all-time high during the week of June 7, according to data published by UsefulTulips. ... Read more

14 June 2020 By Evan Fitzgerald
Two US-based law firms are the latest victims of the REvil malware group, which is auctioning off their sensitive data. Ransomware group REvil has started another auction on the dark web listing sensitive data stolen from two US-based law firms. ... Read more

13 June 2020 By Dominic Robinson
Cointelegraph interviewed Konstantin Kladko, CTO at Skale, to learn about his controversial opinion on why Ethereum layer-two solutions are unlikely to work out. Cointelegraph spoke with Konstantin Kladko, the CTO of the Skale Network, a blockchain platform based on Ethereum (ETH). ... Read more

12 June 2020 By Evan Fitzgerald
Nearly 40% of new fintech firms to launch in Hong Kong over the past year are operating in the blockchain sector. Blockchain firms are increasingly dominating Hong Kong’s financial technology sector, with 39% of new firms launching in the country’s fintech industry last year operating with distributed ledger technology, or DLT. ... Read more

10 June 2020 By Dominic Robinson
Dash has announced a 104% rise in commercial payments through Q1 2020, along with increased adoption, trading volume and price performance. Privacy-oriented cryptocurrency Dash has announced its first quarter of 2020 financial report to investors, revealing solid growth in adoption and commercial payments. ... Read more

9 June 2020 By Lilly Harvey
Almost one-third of the entire Bitcoin supply is secured with a feature that gained adoption after the Mt. Gox heist. Almost six million Bitcoins (BTC) are stored in multi-signature wallets — nearly one-third of the total supply. ... Read more

8 June 2020 By Dominic Robinson
Norwegian salmon producer Kvarøy Arctic has joined the IBM Food Trust to increase transparency and help prevent fraud in the seafood industry. The Norwegian-based producer of farmed-salmon, Kvarøy Arctic, has become the latest firm to join IBM’s Food Trust — the tech giant’s blockchain-based supply chain solution for the food industry. ... Read more

7 June 2020 By Evan Fitzgerald
Difficulty is copying its $3,100 bear market behavior in a move that set the scene for a bull run to $14,000. Bitcoin (BTC) is looking like it did at its 2018 bear market bottom — and one fundamental is about to repeat a move which has only happened twice in its history. ... Read more