Telegram Won’t Let American TON Investors Get 110% Refund in 2021

Soon after missing the April 30 deadline to launch the Telegram Open Network (TON), Telegram sent another letter to its investors. In the new letter, Telegram reportedly said that American TON investors will not be able stay in the TON project for another 12 months. American TON investors will be only eligible for an immediate […]

US Senator Loeffler Reports 2019 Income of $3.5M From Role as CEO of Bakkt

Per her financial disclosures, filed the evening of May 1 after an extension in January, Loeffler’s assets are significant, as was her income as CEO of Bakkt. The much-awaited financial disclosures While Loeffler initially delayed filing her mandatory financial disclosures when she took office in January, they are now available. According to SEC filings by […]

Craig Wright’s Satoshi Case Goes to Trial July 6

Lawyers representing both sides confirmed to Cointelegraph that they expect the trial to convene on July 6. The case that has been captivating the crypto community for several years now may finally receive a resolution. On May 1, Judge Bloom, who presides over the case, issued a court order for the trial to begin on […]

Crypto Listing and Delisting Announcements: Week 18

Source: iStock/christopherhall Here is our weekly collection of digital asset listing and delisting, trading pair-related announcements by cryptocurrency exchanges that we found last week and today. Have we missed something? Do you have information about new listings and/or delistings? Let us know here. _________________________________________ BiboxListings:MarketPeak (PEAK) BiKi.comListings:Trust Wallet (TWT)GAME ARTS CHAIN (GA)DASH3L (DASH3L)DASH3S (DASH3S) BilaxyListings:Trust […]

Anycoin Direct launches innovative new platform

Disclaimer: The text below is a press release that was not written by Veghel, NL, Release: 28 April 2020. Cryptocurrency exchange service Anycoin Direct rolls out a new website for the European market. With their newly designed website, Anycoin Direct aims to make the buying and selling process of cryptocurrencies more accessible for everyone. […]

These Miners Might Suffer The Most After Bitcoin Halving

Source: Adobe/Panumas Bitcoin (BTC) miners responsible for up to 30% of the network’s hashrate, or the computational power, are the most vulnerable and might be forced to turn the majority of their machines off after Bitcoin mining reward halving next week, according to Alejandro De La Torre, Vice President at major crypto mining pool Poolin. […]

Iran Ditches the Rial Amid Hyperinflation as LocalBitcoins Seem to Trade Near $35K

Per a May 4 report from local outlet Mehr News, Iran’s new ‘Reforming Monetary and Banking Law’ has passed in parliament. The new law dictates the transition from rial to the toman — valued at 10,000 rials — within the next two years. Hyperinflation and the BTC connection in Iran Back in 2018, Iranian authorities […]

Kraken CEO Underwent Surgery, Bitcoin Fees Skyrocket + More News

Source: Adobe/nimon_t Crypto Briefs is your daily, bite-sized digest of cryptocurrency and blockchain-related news – investigating the stories flying under the radar of today’s crypto news. Exchanges news Jesse Powell, CEO of major crypto exchange Kraken, has revealed to the crypto community via a tweet that he had to undergo a neck surgery due to […]

Crypto Market Sentiment Takes Another Step Up

Source: iStock/honglouwawa The crypto market sentiment has made another, relatively large step upwards over the course of the past week. The combined moving average 7-day market sentiment measure, sentscore, for the top 10 coins continued its rise from seven days ago, climbing from 5.37 at the time to today’s 5.88 – that way being just […]

German Security Token Platform to Develop a Custody Solution

German security token offering (STO) platform Black Manta Capital Partners partnered with local digital asset custody firm Finoa to develop institutional security token custody. According to an announcement shared with Cointelegraph on May 4, the cooperation aims to develop a regulated security token custody solution explicitly aimed at institutional investors, high net worth individuals and […]