Intel Partners With Ledger to Integrate Bitcoin Wallet Software and SGX Tech

Intel Partners With Ledger to Integrate Bitcoin Wallet Software and SGX Tech Cryptocurrency hardware startup Ledger has announced a new partnership with tech giant Intel. The tie-up sees Ledger integrating its operating system, BOLOS, into Intel’s Software Guard Extensions (SGX) secure storage product line in a bid to provide new avenues for storing cryptocurrency holdings.…

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Jeff Garzik Startup Bloq to Launch New Cryptocurrency in Token Sale

Jeff Garzik Startup Bloq to Launch New Cryptocurrency in Token Sale “‘Tis what it ’tis.” Call it a statement on the times, but Bloq CEO Jeff Garzik isn’t exactly expecting a warm reception to the news his startup is launching a new token. Long a controversial figure at the center of the debate on how…

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Bitcoin Gold Initiates Hard Fork Split to Create New Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin Gold Initiates Hard Fork Split to Create New Cryptocurrency A new cryptocurrency has been created through a hard fork of the bitcoin blockchain. Completing a process that began in July, the bitcoin gold technical team has taken what it calls a “snapshot” of the bitcoin blockchain so it could be recreated and reconfigured with…

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What is Bitcoin Gold? What to Know About the Blockchain's Next Split

What is Bitcoin Gold? What to Know About the Blockchain's Next Split Anyone who owns bitcoin will soon be able to receive a new cryptocurrency. As of block 491,407 on the bitcoin blockchain, another alternative version of the protocol will be launched, resulting in a variant that’s being branded bitcoin gold (BTG). The project, which seeks…

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Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, Ripple, Litecoin: Price Analysis, October 23

Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, Ripple, Litecoin: Price Analysis, October 23 The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of authors/contributors and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph.com. Every investment and trading move involves risk, you should conduct your own research when making a decision. * BTC/USD, ETH/USD and LTC/USD market data is…

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Saudi Prince Al-Waleed: Bitcoin Is 'Going to Implode'

Saudi Prince Al-Waleed: Bitcoin Is 'Going to Implode' Saudi Prince Al-Waleed bin Talal sharply criticized bitcoin during an appearance on CNBC today, saying that he agrees with JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon’s assessment that the cryptocurrency is a “fraud.” “I just don’t believe in this bitcoin thing,” Al-Waleed said, according to a transcript published by CNBC. “I…

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Ether Price Hits One-Month Low Below $280

Ether Price Hits One-Month Low Below $280 The price of ether fell to a one-month low today. The ether-US dollar (ETH/USD) exchange rate slid to $275, its lowest level since Sept. 23, according to available market data. The cryptocurrency is currently trading at around $285. As per CoinMarketCap, the cryptocurrency that powers the ethereum blockchain has shed…

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Bitcoin Exchange Operator Given 16-Month Prison Sentence

Bitcoin Exchange Operator Given 16-Month Prison Sentence One of the operators of the now-defunct bitcoin exchange Coin.mx has been sentenced to 16 months in prison. According to a Reuters report, Florida-based software engineer Yuri Lebedev had been found guilty of helping run the unlicensed bitcoin exchange. His sentencing – handed down by U.S. District Judge Alison…

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Russian Entrepreneur Registers Bitcoin, Ethereum Patents For Vodka

Russian Entrepreneur Registers Bitcoin, Ethereum Patents For Vodka Russia is hosting a different kind of battle between crypto and fiat currency, with consumers soon to face Bitcoin and Ethereum vodka. As local news outlet Life.ru reports, an entrepreneur from the city of Ekaterinburg has delivered three patent applications for Bitcoin, Ethereum and Ethereum Classic to…

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Blockchain for Inclusion? Gates Foundation Strikes Tepid Tone at Money2020

Blockchain for Inclusion? Gates Foundation Strikes Tepid Tone at Money2020 Bitcoin and other blockchain applications may help expand access to financial services for the world’s poor, but the technology is not the cure-all that some of the early rhetoric in the space made it out to be. That’s the takeaway from a panel discussion Sunday…

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