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    UK Financial Watchdog Warns Public of Crypto Clone Firm

    The FCA has reported that ICAP Crypto is a clone firm borrowing details from ICAP Europe Limited. The primary financial regulator of the United Kingdom, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), warned that ICAP Crypto is a clone firm in a public announcement on May 24. According to the report, ICAP Crypto is a clone firm […]

    Two Miners Purportedly Execute 51% Attack on Bitcoin Cash Blockchain

    Telegram Introduces New Programming Language for TON Network

    World’s Oldest Watch Manufacturer to Use Blockchain for Tracking Timepieces

    Opposition Politicians Demand Details on Luxembourg E-Government Plan for Blockchain, AI

    Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Bitcoin Cash, EOS, Litecoin, Binance Coin, Stellar, Cardano, TRON: Price Analysis May 24

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    • The FCA has reported that ICAP Crypto is a clone firm borrowing details from ICAP Europe Limited. The primary financial regulator of the United Kingdom, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), warned that ICAP Crypto is a clone firm in a public announcement on May 24.According to the report, ICAP Crypto is a clone firm of

    • Two miners have purportedly executed a 51% attack on the bitcoin cash blockchain. Two miners have reportedly executed a 51% attack on the bitcoin cash (BCH) blockchain, according to tweets by Cryptoconomy Podcast host Guy Swann on May 24.A 51% attack occurs when someone controls the majority of mining power on a Proof-of-Work blockchain network.

    • Encrypted instant messaging service Telegram has created a new programming language for its Telegram Open Network. Privacy-focused encrypted instant messaging service Telegram has created a new programming language for its Telegram Open Network (TON), according to a post on the project’s Telegram channel published on May 23.The post introduces a new language called Fift that

    • Swiss luxury watch and clock manufacturer Vacheron Constantin will start using blockchain technology to track its timepieces. Swiss luxury watch and clock manufacturer Vacheron Constantin will start using blockchain technology to track its timepieces, lifestyle magazine Robb Report reported on May 24.Founded in 1755, Vacheron Constantin is recognized as the world’s oldest watch manufacturer. The

    • Opposition politicians in Luxembourg have sought details regarding the current government’s e-government plan that involves blockchain tech and AI. Opposition party members in the Luxembourg parliament are demanding specifics from the prime minister on a proposed e-government plan, according to a report by the Luxembourg Times on May 24.The plan reportedly centers on the implementation

    • Select major cryptocurrencies are showing signs of resuming their uptrend. The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph. Every investment and trading move involves risk, you should conduct your own research when making a decision.Market data is provided by the HitBTC exchange.Cryptocurrency

    • Blockchain browser Brave is testing a new tipping function for social media platform Twitter on its Nightly version. Blockchain browser Brave is testing a new tipping function for social media platform Twitter on its Nightly version, it announced in a tweet on May 23.The post reads that users of Brave Nightly — the testing and

    • Montana Governor Steve Bullock signed a bill exempting utility tokens from state securities earlier in May. The United States State of Montana has recognized utility tokens and exempted them from state securities by passing a new bill this month. House bill 584, titled “Generally revise laws relating to cryptocurrency,” was signed by the Governor of

    • Does Craig Wright’s copyright claim on bitcoin code change anything? Bitcoin SV (BSV) has had a big week. On Tuesday, its price jumped by just over 110%, leaping from about $62 at 1:14 p.m. UTC to $132 an hour later. Given that BSV had been having a rough time in the previous month, with a

    • sponsored A crypto derivatives exchange says it offers competitive advantages over rivals thanks to its partnerships with established industry players. A crypto futures exchange says its features mean it is well-positioned to solve current problems that exist among rivals.The team behind FTX claims they were driven to act after “hours of feedback” to established exchanges

    • Anonymous sources say that Facebook’s upcoming Globalcoin project is “bigger and more open” than just a payment method. Social media giant Facebook has reportedly held talks with major United States-based crypto exchanges about the issuance of its own crypto, the Financial Times (FT) reports on May 24.Citing two people familiar with Facebook’s “Globalcoin” project, the

    • Novogratz suggested that one of the crypto assets created by social media giants will succeed. Michael Novogratz, founder and CEO of cryptocurrency merchant bank Galaxy Digital, has suggested that one of the crypto assets created by social media giants will succeed. Novogratz made his remarks during an interview with CNBC published on May 24.At the

    • Russian state-owned firm Rostec offers a $1.3 billion-worth plan to apply blockchain in all the state data systems. Russian state-owned holding conglomerate Rostec proposed a roadmap on applying blockchain in all the governmental data systems, local financial newspaper Kommersant reports on May 24.An institution under Rostec has reportedly developed a blockchain roadmap worth of up

    • Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin proposed creating an on-chain smart contract-based ether mixer. Ethereum (ETH) co-founder Vitalik Buterin has proposed creating an on-chain smart contract-based ether mixer in a note on collaborative development platform HackMD on May 24.In his note, Buterin argues that the Ethereum ecosystem needs more privacy, and points out that the default behavior

    • Major P2P crypto exchange LocalBitcoins.com has banned users based out of Iran. Major peer-to-peer cryptocurrency exchange LocalBitcoins.com has banned users living in Iran, according to their website as of today, May 24.Screenshot of LocalBitcoin Iranian page as of press timeA source had previously told Cointelegraph in an email that the impetus for restricting Iranian transactions

    • A capital markets platform in Singapore will be ready to fully launch regulated trading of digitized securities in early 2020. Capital markets platform iSTOX has joined Singapore’s regulatory sandbox to launch digitized securities trading in late 2019, the firm announced in a tweet on May 24.Following its addition to the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS)’s

    • Most of the top 20 cryptocurrencies are reporting moderate gains on the day as bitcoin approaches the $8,000 mark again. Friday, May 24 — most of the top 20 cryptocurrencies are reporting moderate gains on the day by press time, as bitcoin (BTC) approaches the $8,000 mark again.Market visualization courtesy of Coin360Bitcoin is up over

    • Addressing critics who claim crypto salaries aren’t viable, Kraken added: “By the way, the employee who took 100% bitcoin in 2012 retired in 2013.” Kraken paid 250 salaries to staff in bitcoin (BTC) last month, the crypto exchange revealed in a tweet on May 23.The firm was responding to Peter Schiff, the CEO of Euro Pacific Capital,

    • Privacy-centric cryptocurrency monero will reportedly switch to a new proof-of-work algorithm in October. Privacy-centric cryptocurrency monero (XMR) plans to switch to a new proof-of-work (PoW) algorithm in October. The new algorithm follows an agreement with permanent storage network Arweave, which will fund an audit of the new algorithm, an Arweave spokesperson told Cointelegraph via email

    • A teaser of the platform’s new look notably includes a view of margin trading, which CEO Changpeng Zhao previously said was in testing. Cryptocurrency exchange Binance delivered what appeared to be the first confirmation it had added margin trading for traders in a social media update on May 24.As part of its ongoing transition that

    • Social media giant Facebook plans to launch its own payments-focused cryptocurrency “Globalcoin” in 2020. Social media giant Facebook plans to launch its own payments-focused cryptocurrency “Globalcoin” in 2020, according to a BBC news report published on May 24.The BBC reports that tests for the forthcoming digital currency are planned to take place by the end

    • Telegram will reportedly launch its TON Network in the third quarter of 2019. Encrypted messaging service Telegram will purportedly launch its Telegram Open Network (TON) in the third quarter of 2019, according to crypto news site The Block.An internal memo sent to investors reportedly said that the network would launch later this year. Telegram purportedly

    • Cryptocurrency markets are turning green, having overcome the drop in the beginning of the day. Thursday, May 23 — Cryptocurrency markets are starting to move upward, having overcome the drop in the beginning of the day, according to Cointelegraph’s Coin360.Market visualization from Coin360The leading cryptocurrency bitcoin (BTC) started the day at $7,638 gradually reaching its

    • CEO of Morgan Creek Capital Mark Yusko says every investor should list bitcoin among their portfolio assets. CEO of Morgan Creek Capital Mark Yusko says bitcoin (BTC) should be in every investor’s portfolio in an interview with CNBC on May 22.Yusko remarked that he thinks BTC investments will far outperform the S&P 500 investment fund

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    • It’s Water Under the Bridge as Zuckerberg & Winklevii Talk Crypto: Report May 24, 2019
      By CCN: Mark Zuckerberg has been collaborating with his old rivals, the Winklevoss twins, to launch a digital currency that can be used across Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram and beyond, according to a report in the Financial Times. Facebook’s cryptocurrency, reportedly dubbed GlobalCoin, is expected to make its debut next year. The FT reports that Facebook […]
      Wes Messamore
    • JPMorgan Forecasts Dismal 1% GDP Growth, Signals Possible Rate Cut May 24, 2019
      By CCN: The other shoe could be about to drop in the economy. JPMorgan economists in a report predict the second quarter will witness slowed economic growth. They’re expecting U.S. GDP to expand by a measly 1%, lower than their original predictions of 2.25%. During Q1, the economy expanded at a rate of 3.2%. The […]
      Nick Marinoff
    • 3rd-Biggest Thai Bank Teases Tantalizing News for Ripple (XRP) Bulls May 24, 2019
      By CCN: Siam Commercial Bank, Thailand’s third-largest financial institution, quietly teased some tantalizing news that should kick the Ripple (XRP) rumor mill into high gear. SCB Thailand Taps Ripple for Blockchain Payments Already, SCB Thailand launched a blockchain platform that uses the Ripple company’s xCurrent system to facilitate cheaper cross-border money transfers. Now, the Thai financial […]
      Benjamin Vitáris
    • SpaceX Attracts $1 Billion to Its Coffers amid Flawless Satellite Launches May 24, 2019
      By CCN: Tesla might be in trouble, but Elon Musk’s SpaceX venture is defying all odds. A CNBC report states that the company has managed to raise more than $1 billion in additional funding year-to-date. The development coincides with 60 satellites SpaceX launched on May 23, which are designed to bring more affordable internet to […]
      Nick Marinoff
    • ‘Bitcoin Bernie’: Mike Novogratz Calls for Radical Weath Redistribution May 24, 2019
      By CCN: These days, billionaire hedge fund titan Mike Novogratz is known more for his rabid Bitcoin pumping than his Wall Street wizardry. However, in a new CNBC interview, he channeled his inner Bernie Sanders to champion another of his passions: wealth redistribution. Novogratz, Bernie, & AOC Find Surprising Common Ground During an appearance on […]
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    • Avoid These 3 High-Risk Cannabis Stocks Like the Plague May 24, 2019
      By CCN: Cannabis stocks are all the rage following last year’s explosion in the sector. With legalization gaining steam in both the U.S. and Canada, investors are piling into these companies as if they are going to be the next great money-making scheme. The problem is most of these stocks aren’t worth real green. They are […]
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    • Dow Rebounds But Fails to Snap Streak of Brutal Weekly Losses May 24, 2019
      By CCN: The Dow and broader U.S. stock market rallied on Friday, as investors shrugged off dismal factory data amid hopes that the Trump administration would ease restrictions on Huawei, China’s largest telecommunications company. Dow Clings to Friday Recovery All of Wall Street’s major indexes headed for gains in the final session of the week, […]
      Sam Bourgi
    • Bitcoin Data Giant CoinMarketCap Sponsors Major Israeli Football Club May 24, 2019
      By CCN: Crypto price-tracking website CoinMarketCap is sponsoring the Beitar Jerusalem Football Club, an Israeli soccer team. And Israel’s most famous footballer, Yossi Benayoun, is a bitcoin investor. Benayoun retired from Beitar Jerusalem last month. Beitar Jerusalem Scores CoinMarketCap Sponsorship Luke Wagman, the CEO of CoinMarketCap, proudly touted the news on Twitter. A giddy Wagman […]
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    • This FANG Stock Could Benefit from Tesla’s Pain in Autonomous Car Wars May 24, 2019
      By CCN: Now that the battery on Tesla’s stock is running on empty, investors might want to consider other options. Alphabet (GOOGL), which is the parent company of Google, could get a boost from Waymo, the search giant’s autonomous vehicle subsidiary. On CNBC’s Fast Money, Guy Adami gave the bullish case for Alphabet’s stock, saying: […]
      Wes Messamore
    • WaykiChain CEO Godon Gao: Blockchain Future Spotlights: Win-Win-Win Business Model May 24, 2019
      Rewind to late 2018. The space was seen as a haven for bad actors. Despite it all, some of the projects not only survived but thrived achieving even a bit more than anyone could have ever believed. WaykiChain CEO Godon Gao: Filter the Noise and Stay Ahead of the Pack Strategy varies to cope the […]
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