The zero stage of Ethereum 2.0 which activates the Proof-of-Stake (PoS) algorithm is scheduled for launch on 3 January 2020.
Jack Dorsey, co-founder of Twitter, which has about 330 million users worldwide, has named the reasons why bitcoin is capable to become the global currency of Internet in the long term.
The Bakkt crypto-trading platform, founded by the New York Stock Exchange's operator, Intercontinental Exchange, will open bitcoin futures testing on 22 July.
Bitcoin miners actively use renewable energy sources. More than 74% of mined bitcoins were created using environmentally friendly energy resources.
The authorities of Vancouver fear that bitcoin ATMs can be widely used for money laundering and propose to prohibit installing crypto ATMs in the city.
Despite the recent pullback, bitcoin will continue to grow, analysts predict. Pessimism on traditional markets and the US-Chinese trade war will contribute to bitcoin price surging.
Although Facebook’s plans to issue its own cryptocurrency still lack official confirmation, more details are becoming public ahead of the launch.
IT giant Microsoft has released a new open source tool for verifying and auditing smart contracts written in the Solidity programming language, which is very popular in the Ethereum blockchain.
Although JPMorgan and Facebook coins can hardly be called cryptocurrencies due to the lack of their decentralization and independence from regulators, their very appearance may probably contribute to the spread of knowledge about cryptocurrencies, said Monero creator.
LocalBitcoins, one of the most popular P2P cryptocurrency exchange services, removed the option to make exchange operations with bitcoins in a personal meeting. The company did not comment or announce this step.
A decentralized next-generation file storage system will be created on the basis of BitTorrent which was bought last year by the blockchain system TRON.
The bull trend in the cryptocurrency market goes at full stream. The bitcoin price overcame the resistance level at $8,300 and moves closer to $8,800.
Facebook's digital currency is expected to be launched in 2020 and will be called GlobalCoin. At first, it will be distributed only in a dozen of countries.
The launch of the blockchain platform Telegram Open Network (TON) is scheduled for the third quarter of 2019, the Telegram said in its letter to investors. Testing of TON has ended successfully.
Craig "False Satoshi" Wright applied for copyrights registration on White Paper and bitcoin code with the US Copyright Office.
The recession stage in the cryptocurrency market is over. This is evidenced by the chronology of events of the last six months, notes Tom Lee from Fundstrat Global.