Daily Archives: May 7, 2019

Turkish University Opens Blockchain Center at Boston’s Northeastern University

Bahçeşehir University has opened a blockchain center at Boston’s Northeastern University to facilitate the adoption of the technology Cointelegraph.com News

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Feds Seize News Site Deepdotweb as Darknet Crackdown Intensifies

The FBI, working in conjunction with its European partners, has struck another blow against darknet markets (DNMs). On this occasion, it’s a particularly low blow, as news website Deepdotweb has become the latest victim of its interminable war on drugs. On May 7, both its clearnet and darknet domains were seized, and the operators arrested and slapped with money laundering ...

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War without end in Gaza: Why Israeli army is battling the government

It’s being described now as Israel’s longest war of attrition. Israel and Hamas, the militant Islamic group that has controlled Gaza since 2007, have been locked in conflict, punctuated with outbursts of violence, for more than a decade now. Within 48 hours this weekend, Israeli television reports lurched from updates on incoming rocket barrages that kept tens of thousands inside ...

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Former Worldpay US Executive Joins Crypto Payments Firm BitPay as Its New CFO

Cryptocurrency payment services provider BitPay appointed former Worldpay U.S. executive Glen Braganza as its CFO Cointelegraph.com News

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Crypto Exchange Claims It Is Faster Than 99% of Rivals

A new crypto exchange claims it is faster than 99% of live exchanges thanks to its robust microservices architecture #SPONSORED Cointelegraph.com News

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Ethereum Price Jumps 8%: CTFC Approving Futures Trading Soon?

Ethereum is now firmly established as the cryptocurrency with the second biggest market cap after Bitcoin, and more good news could be on the way for the coin if recent reports regarding CTFC approval of Ethereum futures are to be believed. According to a report from Coindesk, the United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission could be all set to approve ...

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Diar: Average Bitcoin Transaction Fees Increased by Nearly 200% From March to April

The average cost of bitcoin transactions increased by nearly 200% in April compared to March Cointelegraph.com News

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Schnorr Signatures Await Bitcoin Cash as the Next Fork Draws Near

The Bitcoin Cash network is scheduled to fork on May 15 and the community has been steadily preparing for the next upgrade, which will entail the addition of Schnorr signatures and Segwit recovery exemption. Also read: A Look at Openbazaar’s Multi-Currency Wallet and Vendor Listings Bitcoin Cash Upgrade Time: May 15, 2019, Shortly After 12 pm Every six months the ...

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