Crypto Industry in Numbers: How Does Q2 2019 Compare to the Past

For crypto markets, the second quarter of this year has been the best three-month sequence since the bear turn of early 2018 put a brutal end to the dreams that...

IOTA to Enter a New Partnership to Track Potentially Fatal Food Allergens With DLT

Non-profit blockchain organization IOTA Foundation has teamed up with digital food safety management firm Primority to track food allergens via blockchain, IOTA tweeted on June 20.The new partnership aims to...

Report: Facebook Secures Support From Dozens of New Firms for Its Crypto Project

Social media platform Facebook has reportedly secured support from dozens of players in the cryptocurrency and blockchain sector for its forthcoming digital currency. The overall roster was announced by technology-focused...

Austrian Steel Alukönigstahl Develops Blockchain-Based Steel Trading Database

Austrian steel trading company Alukönigstahl is working on a blockchain-based steel trading data system, local media outlet industriemagazin.at reported on June 13.Alukönigstahl CEO Stefan Grüll is working on the business model...

Kraken Paid 250 Salaries to Staff in Bitcoin Last Month, Exchange Tells Critic

Kraken paid 250 salaries to staff in bitcoin (BTC) last month, the crypto exchange revealed in a tweet on May 23.The firm was responding to Peter Schiff, the CEO of Euro Pacific...

E-Commerce Giant Alibaba to Integrate Blockchain Into Intellectual Property System

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba will integrate blockchain technology into its intellectual property system of global enterprises and brands, local news outlet Sohu reported on May 23.Ali Xizhi, the company’s director...

May to Become Strongest Month for CME’s Bitcoin Futures Trading: Report

CME Group, the second global exchange to list bitcoin (BTC) futures, is about to record the biggest trading month for BTC futures trading, industry news outlet The Block reports May...

Decentralized Identity: How Microsoft (and Others) Plan to Empower Users to Own and Control...

Microsoft, one of the world's largest software makers by revenue, is currently on a blockchain streak. This time, Microsoft presented a vast blockchain-related plan: a decentralized identity (DID) network built...

Big Four Firm KPMG Identifies Top Four Skills Required for Blockchain Career

Big Four auditing firm KPMG has identified the top four skills needed for a blockchain-related career, in a press release shared with Cointelegraph on May 16.KPMG suggests that an increasing...

Grayscale Reports Vast Majority of Investments in Q1 2019 Were in Bitcoin Trust

American digital asset manager Grayscale Investments reported a 42% growth in its product inflows in Q1 2019 over the previous quarter, the firm announced in a new financial report on...

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Why U.S. small caps may lag despite U.S.-China trade truce

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A truce in the trade war between the United States and China that pushed large-cap stocks to new record highs...