‘Hurun China Rich List 2019’ Features 12 Crypto Magnates

“Hurun China Rich List 2019” published by Hurun Report, a research, media and investments firm, features 12 local cryptocurrency magnates. The latest list was published on Oct. 10 and includes co-founders of mining giant Bitmain Micree Zhan and Jihan Wu, founder of major crypto exchange Binance Changpeng Zhao and founder of competing OKCoin — Star …

Crypto and Blockchain News From Brazil: Oct. 6-12 in Review

The story of Brazil’s crypto scams took a new twist over the past week as CEO of an alleged pyramid scheme reportedly fled the country after rejecting court deadlines. Here is the past week of crypto and blockchain news in review, as originally reported by Cointelegraph Brasil. Banco Original sponsors a crypto-related event Brazil’s Banco …

Crypto Markets Trade Sideways After SEC Rejects TON

Saturday, Oct. 12 — following a minor price rally earlier this week, crypto markets are trading sideways as the top-20 coins by market cap report mixed signals. At press time, 8 out of the top 20 cryptocurrencies are seeing gains, with Binance Coin (BNB) surging nearly 2.8%. Chainlink (LINK) is seeing the biggest losses among …

Fidelity Exec: We Are Very Careful About Where We Offer Cryptocurrencies

Kathleen Murphy, personal investing president of Fidelity Investments, says that the firm does not offer cryptocurrencies on retail trading platforms to protect its clients. Kathleen Murphy, personal investing president of American financial services company Fidelity Investments, has said that the firm does not offer cryptocurrencies on retail trading platforms to protect its clients. Murphy voiced …

How Severe Is Roche Freedman’s Lawsuit Against Tether and Bitfinex?

At the start of October, New York-based legal firm Roche Freedman filed a new class-action lawsuit against stablecoin firm Tether and digital currency exchange Bitfinex. The case accuses the aforementioned entities of manipulating the market by using a host of sophisticated schemes that involved fraud, pump-and-dump schemes, as well as certain money laundering-related ploys. As …

Google’s ‘Quantum Supremacy’ Has No Impact on Bitcoin

Bitcoin (BTC) has “zip” to fear from the latest advances in quantum computing from Google, one of the industry’s best-known figures has confirmed. The effect on Bitcoin? “Zip, bupkis nada” Speaking as part of a Q&A session on Oct. 10, Andreas Antonopoulos poured cold water on fears Google’s recent quantum computing success could impact cryptocurrencies …

South Korean Blockchain Startup Raises $8M for Identity Authentication

Blockchain company Iconloop has secured 10 billion Korean won (KRW) (over $8 million) from seven investment companies participating in a Series A funding round. Per an Oct. 10 announcement, it was Iconloop’s first venture capital investment since its establishment in 2016, with the participation of companies such as Korea Technology Finance Corporation (KOTEC) and T.S. …

Cryptocurrency Wallets MyCrypto and Ambo Add Multiple New Features

Cryptocurrency wallets MyCrypto and Ambo (recently acquired by the former) have both announced major updates of their software. Among other improvements, MyCrypto added a multi-account management system. A major overhaul According to a press release shared with Cointelegraph on Oct. 10, MyCrypto’s software has seen a major overhaul with a new user interface and a …

US Charges Singaporean Miner Who Stole $5M Worth of Cloud Computing Power

The United States prosecutors officially indict a man from Singapore for stealing Amazon Web Services’ cloud computing power to mine cryptocurrencies. The United States prosecutors have officially indicted a man from Singapore for using stolen identities to illegally utilize Amazon Web Services’ cloud computing power for crypto mining. According to the indictment initially filed on …