Altcoin News

Iran Moves Forward With Gold-Backed Cryptocurrency

Iran will release a gold-backed cryptocurrency, which will be mined under the permission of the country’s central bank, local news outlet Mehr reported citing Shahab Javanmardi, CEO of FANAP, an Iranian information and communications technology (ICT) firm.

Binance Confirms Crypto Futures Trading with 20x Leverage

During the Asia Blockchain Summit in Taipei on Tuesday, Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao gave audience members a sneak peak of the company’s upcoming futures trading interface.

Bitcoin IRA Launches IRA Services for Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin IRA has become the world's first IRA company allowing clients to self-trade cryptocurrencies for their retirement accounts. // STAY UP TO DATE – FOLLOW BLOCKCHAIN...

Walmart China Utilizes VeChain Blockchain for New Traceability Platform

Walmart China has announced the Walmart China Blockchain Traceability Platform, built on the VeChainThor Blockchain.

U.S. House of Representatives to Hold Hearing on Facebook’s Cryptocurrency

The United States House Financial Services Committee will hold a hearing regarding Facebook’s proposed cryptocurrency Libra on July 17.

TRON Upgrades MainNet to Enhance Security, DApp Development

Blockchain-based platform TRON has announced an upgrade to their MainNet, Odyssey.

Billionaire Michael Novogratz: Facebook’s Libra Token Is a Bullish Sign

Billionaire Michael Novogratz and Circle Internet Financial CEO, Jeremy Allaire stated Facebook’s Libra token is a bullish sign for bitcoin.

U.S. SEC Files Lawsuit Against Kik’s 2017 ICO

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has filed a lawsuit against messaging mobile application Kik for allegedly operating an unregistered securities sale during its 2017 initial coin offering (ICO) of its kin token.

TRON Announces New Decentralized Peer-to-Peer Storage System

TRON, a leading blockchain platform, announced it plans to incorporate decentralized storage as another blockchain solution into the BitTorrent ecosystem.

Lawyer Admits Tether Only 74 Percent Backed by Cash, Equivalents

iFinex Inc, issuers of Tether (USDT), the largest stablecoin, only has backing for 74 percent of its supply, according to documents released by the company on April 30.