Friday, August 7, 2020

This Researcher Says Bitcoin’s Elliptic Curve Could Have a Secret Backdoor

One of the world’s top cryptographers believes that Satoshi Nakamoto chose Bitcoin’s (BTC) elliptic curve either for its efficiency or because it may offer...

European Innovation Council Awards $5M to Six Blockchain Projects

A tech unit at the European Commission has awarded millions of dollars to several blockchain projects in an effort to support the use of...

Blockchain Giving Power to the LGBTQ+ People

Yesterday, Cointelegraph hosted another episode of “CT Talks,” dedicated to Pride Month and addressing important questions on diversity, inclusion, stigmatization, acceptance, challenges and opportunities...

Coinbase Custody to Hold Assets Backing 21Shares’ Bitcoin ETP

21Shares, an asset manager specialized in cryptocurrencies, has chosen the custody service offered by crypto exchange Coinbase for its Bitcoin (BTC) exchange-traded product.According to...

Japanese Blockchain Sector Grows Over 30% Since 2019

The number of cryptocurrency and blockchain-related companies in Japan increased by more than 30% this year. Monex Group's Monex Crypto Bank told Cointelegraph Japan on...

Binance Gets the Third Branded Emoji on Twitter as Anniversary Comes Close

Binance and its eponymous cryptocurrency, Binance Coin (BNB), is the third entity to receive a branded emoji hashtag following Bitcoin (BTC) and Crypto.com.This was...

Bitcoin Set for $288K Bull Run in 2020, Popular BTC Price Model Says

Bitcoin (BTC) may be struggling to hit $10,000, but its progress is right on track, new stock-to-flow data confirms.Adding a new update to his...

Beijing Plans to Foster DLT Unicorns Through New Blockchain Investment Plan

The municipal government of Beijing has unveiled a 20-point plan to accelerate the development and deployment of distributed ledger technologies (DLT) and turn Beijing...

Who’s Buying Bitcoin? Retail Demand Expected to Double by 2024 Halving

The latest research from ZUBR derivatives exchange published June 29 found that participation from retail investors is increasing despite the longstanding narrative that institutional...

CoinGecko Adds Crypto Exchanges’ Cybersecurity Ratings to Trust Score

Cryptocurrency market data aggregator CoinGecko has updated its Trust Score algorithm to consider the cybersecurity standards of the more than 400 cryptocurrency exchanges listed...