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|Samsung Invests $2.9 Million in Crypto Wallet Manufacturer Ledger|
n nn nn Telecom giant Samsung has invested 2.6 million euros $2.9 million into crypto wallet manufacturer Ledger, the French financial publication Capital reports. The investment gives the France-based startup a nearly $290 million valuation, per the report.The news came shortly after CoinDesk Korea reported that Samsung is developing a blockchain platform and native digital asset of its own. The project, which is being conducted by the South Korean tech giants bl
|Bitcoin Price Analysis Resistance Turned Support Enforces Bullish Continuation|
n nn nn n nnSummaryAfter breaking out of a macro reaccumulation range, the market saw a small pullback that led to a retest of prior resistance that is now being respected as support. The market was previously unable to close a daily level above $5,400 but so far after three tests, the market has established intraday support.The market structure remains bullish as we establish higher highs and higher lows. The next milestone for a bullish continuation is a dail
|With BTC Emphasis, Genesis Capital Reports $425 Million Originations in Q1|
n nn nn Cryptocurrency trading and lending firm Genesis Capital released a Digital Asset Lending Snapshot for Q1 2019, indicating that it originated $425 million for the period. According to its report, the firm has originated over $1.53 billion since its trading service was launched in March 2018.In addition, the companys total active loans increased to $181 million, a 17 percent increase over Q4 2018.We expect to see sustained growth in the lending market in Q2,
|SEC, CFTC Issue Investment Warning on Crypto Scams|
n nn nn Sensing a rise in crypto-related scams and fraudulent investment schemes, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission SEC and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission CFTC have issued a joint warning to investors, encouraging them to take a more thorough approach to verifying potential investments in the space.The warning was published on April 24, 2019, by the SECs Office of Investor Education and Advocacy and the Office of Customer Education and Outreach
|Final Frontier and Bitfury Launch Regulated Bitcoin Mining Fund|
n nn nn Following approval from European authorities, Swiss investment firm Final Frontier is partnering with Bitfury Group to launch a regulated bitcoin mining fund for personal and institutional investors.Bitfury announced the partnership on April 24, 2019, describing the project and some of the advantages that this mining fund will offer to investors.According to the Bitfury Medium post, the fund will look to introduce more investors to the difficult-to-access
|Ledger Appoints Its President Pascal Gauthier as New CEO|
n Pascal Gauthier has been appointed as Ledgers new CEOn
|Samsung Invests $2.9 Million Into Crypto Wallet Startup Ledger|
n Electronics giant Samsung invested 2.6 million euro in hardware crypto security firm Ledgern
|Binance Singapore Launches But Offers Just One Trading Pair, Report|
n Binance has reportedly launched a new service in Singapore, albeit with limited featuresn
|Crypto Exchanges Huobi and Fisco Investigated by Japan Watchdog Report|
Crypto exchanges Huobi Japan and Fisco were investigated by the countrys Financial Services Agency last week, according to Reuters sources.
|BlockFi Is Now Paying Interest on $53 Million of Crypto Deposits|
BlockFi has gathered another $18 million of bitcoin and ether deposits since last month, bringing its total interest-earning accounts to $53 million.
|Coinbase Shutters High-Speed Crypto Trading Division, Axing 30 Jobs|
Coinbase is shutting down the Chicago trading technology office it opened a year ago, eliminating 30 jobs.
|Ether Thief Found Stealing Funds With Weak Private Keys|
A security consultancy found that an unknown person or group has been undertaking a sophisticated scheme to steal ether from weakly-protected addresses.
|Lightning Labs Launches Desktop App on Bitcoin Mainnet|
Lightning Labs has put out an alpha release for its lightning desktop app for bitcoin's mainnet.
|Russian Opposition Leader Raises $3 Million in Bitcoin Donations|
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has attracted $3 million in bitcoin donations over the last three years.
|French Lender Societe Generale Issues $112 Million Bond on Ethereum|
French investment bank Societe Generale has issued $112 million of bonds as a security token on the public ethereum blockchain.
|Samsung Developing Ethereum-Based Blockchain, May Issue Own Token|
Samsung is reportedly developing an ethereum-based blockchain network and is eyeing the eventual issuance of a Samsung Coin token.
|The Ethereum Name Service Is Turning Nearly 300,000 .ETH Domains Into NFTs|
Ethereum's domain registration service is gearing up for major changes, including faster registration, tradeable domains and an annual fee.
|Bitfury, Swiss Investment Firm Launch Regulated Bitcoin Mining Fund|
Bitfury and Swiss investment firm Final Frontier have launched a bitcoin mining fund after it was authorized by an EU regulator.
|Litecoin Led Bitcoins Price Rally, Now Its Hinting at a Pullback|
Bitcoin could be in for a price pullback, as litecoin, which led the crypto markets higher earlier in the year, is now showing signs of weakness.
|Chainalysis Adds Real-Time Transaction Monitoring for 4 More Cryptos|
Blockchain compliance startup Chainalysis has added support for Binances native token BNB and three stablecoins to its transaction monitoring tool.
|New York State Sees First Conviction for Crypto Money Laundering|
A case involving millions of dollars in bitcoin and Western Union payments resulted in New York State's first conviction for crypto money laundering.
|TrustToken Launches AUD-Backed Stablecoin With 3 More to Follow|
TrustToken has launched a stablecoin backed bythe Australian dollar, with tokens for CAD, HKD and euros to follow soon.
|Chinas Foreign Exchange Regulator Piloting Blockchain in Trade Finance|
The agency that regulates and manages China's foreign exchange reserves will trial a blockchain system addressing inefficiencies in cross-border trade.
|View Ads, Get BAT Brave Delivers on ICO Promise of Paid Web Browsing|
The privacy-oriented Brave browser is launching today its long-anticipated product where web users are compensated for their attention.
|Galaxy Digital CTO Out at Novogratz-Led Crypto Fund|
Mike McMahon, chief technology officer at crypto merchant bank Galaxy Digital, has left the firm, CoinDesk has learned.
|2,000 More US Grocery Stores Enable Bitcoin Buying at Coinstar Machines|
You can now convert coins to bitcoin at more than 2,000 Coinstar kiosks in 19 different states.
|New Code Helps Lightning Users Protect Their Bitcoin from File Corruption|
A new software release from Lightning Labs targets a risk for users the chance they'll lose funds if their hardware is having problems.
|Samsung Invests $2.9 Million in Crypto Hardware Startup Ledger|
Samsung has invested nearly $3 million in French crypto hardware wallet maker Ledger.
|bitFlyer Conducts European Study of Consumer Crypto Confidence|
n nn nn On April 24, 2019, Japanese crypto and blockchain company bitFlyer released the results of a study assessing public confidence in crypto assets of 10,000 people across 10 European nations.bitFlyer shared the findings with Bitcoin Magazine, providing details around its methodology. The 10,000 respondents were selected from 10 pools of 1,000 people from each participating nation Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Spain
|Version 1.1.4 Gives Wasabi Wallet a Boost in Privacy, Security and UX|
n nn nn Wasabi Wallet has released version 1.1.4 of its privacy-focused wallet and the latest upgrade comes with security-bolstering features, improved performance and a curiously named but definitely useful new Lurking Wife Mode.Proudly advertised as the wallet that lets users reclaim their privacy, the Wasabi desktop wallet is indeed a favorite of bitcoiners who want to obscure their transactions and make their coins more fungible i.e., indistinguishable from
|Blockchain Intelligence Firm Chainalysis Expands Monitoring Tools to Cover 10 Cryptos|
n New York-based blockchain compliance firm Chainalysis has expanded its real-time transaction monitoring tools to cover a total of 10 cryptocurrenciesn
|Tron CEO Justin Sun Hints at Partnership With Liverpool FC, Liverpool Denies|
n Tron CEO Justin Sun has hinted at an official partnership with professional football club Liverpooln
|Chinas Forex Regulator Develops Blockchain Trade Finance Solution Pilot|
n Chinas forex regulator is set to pilot a cross-border trade finance blockchain platform in three major trading provinces, as well as the cities of Shanghai and Chongqingn
|Thailands Largest Commercial Bank and State Oil Company Trial Blockchain Payments|
n Blockchain use for cross-border business-to-business payments has been tested by Thailands largest commercial bank SCB and state oil company PTTEPn
|R/GA Ventures Partners With Local Blockchain Firms to Create Blockchain Venture|
n A blockchain investment studio in Oregon is being launched by R/GA Ventures, the investment arm of international marketing company R/GAn
|Almost All Top 100 Coins in Red, Bitcoin Holds Weekly Gains After Dipping Below $5,500|
n After breaking a new high of above $5,600, Bitcoin dipped below $5,500 today, while almost all the top 100 coins by market cap have seen major lossesn
|Speak Out Discussing the Leading Blockchain-Using Companies|
n Who do you think has adopted blockchain best Reply in the comments!n
|Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Bitcoin Cash, EOS, Litecoin, Binance Coin, Stellar, Cardano, TRON Price Analysis April 24|
n Altcoins are currently down, but do any show a buying opportunity Lets consult the chartsn
|SBI Group Invests $15 Million in Smart Card Wallet Manufacturer|
n Tangem, a manufacturer of smart card crypto wallets, recently received a $15 million investment from Japanese financial services firm SBI Groupn
|Brazilian Police Arrest Suspect for Money Laundering With Bitcoin|
n The State Department of Drug Trafficking in Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, arrested a man for alleged money laundering using bitcoinn
|Blockchain Browser Brave to Reward Users with BAT Tokens for Watching Ads|
n Brave has launched Brave Ads, an option that enables its users to earn BAT tokens for watching adsn
|TrustToken to Release Four New Stablecoins This Year|
n TrustToken will release four new stablecoins this year TrueAUD, TrueEUR, TrueCAD, and TrueHKDn
|New York Makes First Money Laundering Conviction Involving Cryptocurrency|
n nn nn In what the Manhattan District Attorney calls the first crypto money laundering conviction in New York, two defendants have pleaded guilty to running a drug trafficking business that laundered millions of dollars in Western Union and crypto payments.According to an official announcement shared by the District Attorneys office on April 24, 2019, Mark Sanchez and Callaway Crain have pleaded guilty to charges of money laundering through the sale of controlled
|Coinbase Closing Markets Office in Chicago|
n nn nn According to a report from Fortune on April 23, 2019, the U.S.-based cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase will shut down its Chicago office.Coinbase will scale back plans for a high-frequency trade matching engine in development there, software that automatically matches trade bids to complete trades at a higher rate. The exchange will also lay off about 30 engineers and transfer others to its San Francisco office.An unnamed Coinbase spokesperson told Fortune
|Report North Korea May Exploit Southeast Asias Crypto Exchanges|
n nn nn North Korea could pose a threat to countries across Southeast Asia as it looks to exploit cryptocurrency exchanges due to gaps in regulatory frameworks, according to a new report.The research from the Royal United Services Institute RUSI finds that as North Korea continues to circumvent international sanctions, its turning its attention to cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin. Due to the proximity of Southeast Asia to North Korea, this makes it vulnerable to t
|Credit Suisse Exec Says Bank Culture Holds Back Adoption of Blockchain|
n Head of digital market assets at Credit Suisse, Emmanuel Aidoo, said that the culture within banks holds them back from adopting blockchainn
|Blockchain Capital Limited Co-Founder Well See One or a Handful of Cryptos Win|
n Blockchain Capital co-founder Gavin Brown thinks it is not outlandish for multinational companies to issue their own currencies and request that consumers use themn
|Over $100 Million Missing CoinBene Claims Maintenance, a Month of Questions Point Toward a Hack|
n Since March 2019, CoinBene has denied being hacked, but several details have recently emerged that point to that conclusionn
|Societe Generale Subsidiary Issues 100 Million Euro Bond on Ethereum Blockchain|
n Societe Generale SFH has issued a 100 million euro bond as a security token on the Ethereum blockchainn
|BlockFi Now Has Over $53 Million in Client Crypto Under Management|
n Crypto wealth management firm BlockFi announced that it now has over $53 million in client crypto assets under managementn