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TRON Launches Accelerator Program for DApp Developers

Decentralized Internet project TRON (TRX) is launching a $1 million accelerator program to support developers building DApps and products on the TRON protocol, according to a press release shared with Cointelegraph Nov. 16. The initiative aims to facilitate consumer adoption of blockchain technology through TRON’s ecosystem following the recent acquisition …

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ICO Issuer Faces up to Five Years in Jail Over Defrauding Investors

Maksim Zaslavskiy, a Brooklyn businessman, will be sentenced to up to five years’ imprisonment after pleading guilty before a New York federal judge for deceiving cryptocurrency investors, US Department of Justice announced on Thursday. Zaslavskiy is the owner of the now-defunct Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) – REcoin and DRC World. …

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Romanian Authorities Investigate Illegal Crypto Financing of Movements

The Romanian Directorate for Investigating Organized Crime and Terrorism (DIICOT) is currently investigating the way in which the “Rezist” movement is financed, suspecting organizations within the movement of organized crime and money laundering, Mediafax reports. Some of these organizations include Declic, an NGO used to support movements within the nation …

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Binance Warns Iranian Traders to Withdraw Crypto from Platform

Binance is urging its remaining Iranian traders to withdraw their assets from its platform. The popular cryptocurrency exchange has sent out an email to its customers, advising them to remove investments from the exchange in response to US sanctions. “If you have an account with Binance and fall into that …

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CV Market Watch™: Weekly Trading Overview (9-16 November)

The crypto market had another heavy shakedown in which Bitcoin (BTC) slid and led to a crash in altcoins. BTC prices moved down from their stagnant positions around $6,400 and crashed into the $5,300-$5,400 range at the lowest. Bitcoin (BTC) Technical Analysis: Crypto Market Unravels $28 Billion, BTC Hits All-Year …

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SEC Settles Securities Registration Charges Against 2 ICO Startups

Two cryptocurrency startups have agreed to register their initial coin offering (ICO) tokens as securities after settling charges with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The SEC’s Friday announcement centered on two firms: CarrierEQ Inc., also known as Airfox, and Paragon Coin Inc., both of which conducted token sales last …

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Crimea Considers Blockchain Center for Anonymous Foreign Investments to Avoid Sanctions

Crimean authorities are considering creating a blockchain-cluster that would support investment platforms allowing foreign investors to work in sanctioned countries anonymously, major state-operated Russian news agency TASS reported Nov. 16. Previously this week, the Permanent Representative of the Republic of Crimea under the President of the Russian Federation, Georgy Muradov, …

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How to Recover Your Wallet if Your Private Keys Are Lost

Before the internet brought us dog videos and your grandmother’s Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) updates, losing money was a traumatic experience. Dropping $20 meant you’d probably never see it again – all you’d have left is that unmistakable sensation of feeling stupid. At least in the fiat world, it’s become a little …

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Crypto Job Interest ‘Still Strong’ Despite Decline, Says Indeed

Interest from both employers and job seekers in blockchain and cryptocurrency-related jobs has declined in the past year, new data indicates. According to figures provided to CoinDesk from one of the largest jobs sites, Indeed.com, searches for roles involving bitcoin, blockchain and cryptocurrency dropped by 3.06 percent from October 2017 …

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Bitcoin Puzzle Artist’s Crypto Gaming Startup Now Valued at $13 Million

One of the bitcoin community’s best-known artists is gearing up to launch a blockchain-powered video game aimed at mainstream audiences. Revealed exclusively to CoinDesk, Marguerite deCourcelle’s startup Blockade Games Inc. raised a $833,000 seed equity round the first week of November from investors including BlockTower Capital Partners and Horizon Digital, …

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Bitcoin Charts Suggest Price Bounce May Be Coming

If past events are a guide, bitcoin (BTC) could in for a recovery rally in the short-term. Following Wednesday’s 10 percent slump, the leading cryptocurrency printed an intraday low of $5,188 on Thursday, before closing largely unchanged on the day (as per UTC) at $5,580. The price swing formed what’s …

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Binance Expands Bitcoin Cash (BCH) Tickers After Hard Fork

Binance, one of the leading crypto exchanges, has switched Bitcoin Cash (BCH, BCC) pairs with new tickers related to the two alternative blockchains that appeared after November 15. As it appears, the SV version has not taken over, but neither has it capitulated, and blocks are still produced. The Bitcoin …

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Stellar Lumens Climbs 12% As Investors Gain Confidence

Investing.com – Stellar Lumens was trading at $0.24589 by 09:15 (14:15 GMT) on the Investing.com Index on Friday, up 11.73% on the day. It was the largest one-day percentage gain since September 23. The move upwards pushed Stellar Lumens’s market cap up to $4.59079B, or 2.48% of the total cryptocurrency …

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Bitcoin Puzzle Artist’s Blockchain Gaming Startup Valued at $13 Million

One of the bitcoin community’s best-known artists is gearing up to launch a blockchain-powered video game aimed at mainstream audiences. Revealed exclusively to CoinDesk, Marguerite deCourcelle’s startup Blockade Games Inc. raised a $833,000 seed equity round the first week of November from investors including BlockTower Capital Partners and Horizon Digital, …

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Bitcoin Rises after Selloff; Other Cryptos Broadly Higher

Investing.com – Cryptocurrency prices recovered somewhat on Friday, as Bitcoin rallied after two-days of losses. Bitcoin gained 1.62% to $5,695.00 on the Bitfinex exchange, as of 8:55 AM ET (13:55 GMT). The digital coin slumped 12% on Wednesday and still remains below its two-month average of the $6,000 range. While …

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Major Exchanges Are Already Distributing New Bitcoin Cash Tokens

After yesterday’s split of the bitcoin cash blockchain, several top exchanges have already accommodated the resulting two tokens. While the scheduled hard fork was originally intended as an upgrade to the network, the long-standard Bitcoin ABC version found itself with a rival network and token, Bitcoin SV, after it managed …

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