Ether Futures Volume on FTX Hit Record Highs

Hong Kong-based crypto derivatives exchange FTX saw record volumes in ether (ETH) futures on Wednesday amid a sell-off in the cryptocurrency’s price.Daily trading volume on the nine-month-old exchange jumped to...

Roger Ver: Prison Made a Bitcoin Believer

In a Cointelegraph exclusive interview, Roger Ver bears it all ‒ how his prison experience made him see Bitcoin’s potential, why Bitcoin Cash (BCH) is better than Bitcoin (BTC),...

South Korea’s NH Bank Debuts Samsung-Backed Blockchain ID System

A major blockchain identification project backed by South Korean tech giant Samsung is being rolled out for first commercial use.South Korea’s NongHyup (NH) Bank has introduced a blockchain-based mobile...

Startup Tokenizes $2.2B in Commercial Real Estate Through Polymath

Commercial real estate marketplace Red Swan has tokenized $2.2 billion in real estate through security token platform Polymath. According to Red Swan CEO Ed Nwokedi, $780 million of that is available...

Courts Will Seize BTC With Miners’ Help: Self-Proclaimed Satoshi Craig Wright

Self-proclaimed Bitcoin (BTC) creator Craig Wright claims that Bitcoin can and will be seized to accommodate court orders.On Feb. 26, Bitcoin influencer Peter McCormack published screenshots showing Wright claiming...

Certik Launches Demo for Language That Aims to Make Blockchain ‘Hacker-Resistant’

Blockchain security firm CertiK has released a demo and language reference manual for its smart contract-focused DeepSEA programming language.Both CertiK and its affiliated R&D academic projects have received funding...

Bitcoin Sees Corrective Price Bounce After Hitting One-Month Lows

Bitcoin has bounced from one-month lows hit early on Thursday and may extend the recovery to $9,000. The cryptocurrency is currently trading at $8,800, having hit a low of $8,520 at...

How Can Crypto Change the Travel Industry?

If government corruption affects the stability of the national currency, it’s only natural that citizens will turn to gold or other assets like Bitcoin (BTC) to invest their savings....

South Korea’s Bithumb Launches Zero Fee Transfers to Global Platform

South Korea’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, Bithumb, has announced it will take another step towards global expansion by strengthening integration with its international arm.On Feb. 26, Bithumb launched a new...

Cut the Consensus: You Can’t Run a Business Like a Blockchain

William Mougayar, a CoinDesk columnist, is the author of “The Business Blockchain,” producer of the Token Summit and a venture investor and adviser.It has become trendy to apply blockchain governance...

Everyone Should Have 1% of their Assets in Bitcoin

Chamath Palihapitiya, the billionaire chairman of spaceflight company Virgin Galactic, has recommended that everyone hold Bitcoin (BTC) as a form of crisis insurance. Speaking on CNBC’s Squawk Box, Palihapitiya said...

Ethereum Community Comes out Against Controversial ProgPoW

Opposition continues to grow against implementation of the controversial Programmatic Proof-of-Work (ProgPoW) proposal in the Ethereum community.ProgPoW is an ASIC-resistant PoW algorithm meant to replace ETHhash, the current hashing...

Iranian General Advocates Crypto Use for Skirting Sanctions: Report

An Iranian general is reportedly calling for the use of cryptocurrency to evade sanctions.Saeed Muhammad, commander of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps' "Army of Guardians of the Islamic Revolution" (or...

Half of Cash App’s Revenue Now Comes From Bitcoin

Square’s Cash App derived half of its fourth-quarter revenue from Bitcoin (BTC) services.According to a shareholder letter published on Feb. 28, Bitcoin revenue amounted to $178 million during the...

Coinbase Wallet Now Allows to Send Crypto Through Usernames

Coinbase updated its wallet with a function that lets its users send cryptocurrency through usernames, instead of the usual lengthy addresses.According to a Feb. 25 announcement, Coinbase Wallet now...

MoneyGram Expands Ripple Partnership with $11.3 Million

According to filings through the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), money transmission network MoneyGram has gained over $11 million from the blockchain-based payments firm Ripple Labs.In a press release...