Chainalysis Appoints Former FinCen Officer as Technical Counsel

Blockchain analysis firm Chainalysis has hired a former official from the United States Financial Crimes Enforcement Network and the Department of Justice as Chief Technical Counsel, according to a press release published on June 26 Chainalysis has appointed Michael Mosier as its new Chief Technical Counsel. Mosier will now be responsible for legal expertise of Chainalysis products such as data privacy and global anti-money laundering, sanctions, policy, and government issues. At Chainalysis, Mosier will work closely with Jesse Spiro, Global Head of Policy, who joined the firm from financial information services…

Crypto Platform Launches Smart Trading Feature to Speed Up Process of Buying and Selling

A crypto platform has unveiled a new Smart Trading feature that enables existing strategies to be executed with ease — cutting down the steps required to complete a trade so that users can react faster to ever-changing markets. Through Kryll, crypto enthusiasts can easily choose the exchange they wish to use for buying or selling cryptocurrency, their desired trading pair and the amount they wish to transact. From here, buy targets and stop-losses can be added instantly. For those who wish to embark on more complex strategies, an advanced mode…

Cortex Launches Deep Learning and AI Network for Decentralized Apps

Cortex has launched a network for decentralized apps powered by artificial intelligence (AI,) according to a news release published on June 26. The company claims this is the first time that AI has been introduced to a crypto network at scale. It is hoped the technology will be used to generate credit reports for the decentralized finance industry and facilitate anti-fraud reporting for exchanges — and Cortex believes the gaming and eSports sector could also benefit from a “diverse range of use cases.” Cortex CEO Ziqi Chen said: “In the near future, we expect to…

Bitcoin Whales Are Cashing in as Gains Slip Away

After a wave of aggressive buying, bitcoin whales are taking some profits. The “big money” investors drove the price up as high as nearly $14,000 in the last 24-hour period, reminding the crypto community of how the market dynamics can change on a dime. Now it seems they are cashing in on some of their fortunes as the buying momentum stops dead in its tracks. After rising as much as 22% in the last 24 hours, the BTC first slashed those gains in half. Now the gains are slipping away.…

Is There A Viable Solution For The Future?

The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph.com. This article does not contain investment advice or recommendations. Every investment and trading move involves risk, you should conduct your own research when making a decision. In a 2013 paper published by David Yernack, the professor of finance at New York University stated that, for any currency to be useful to society, it should be able to function as a medium of exchange, a store of value and a…

JPM Coin | JP Morgan’s Crypto is Ready for Trials with Corporate Clients

JP Morgan is putting final touches on its much-awaited cryptocurrency JPM Coin. Bloomberg Japan reports that the financial institution is to start trials on the coin with corporate clients, as it also eyes regulatory approval for its use in the mainstream financial sector. JP Morgan Crypto JPM Coin runs on Quorum, which is a private version of the Ethereum network, developed by the bank. The coin is to function as a stablecoin where fiat cash is to be deposited in exchange for the token before one is allowed to carry…

Ethereum Need Developers Now Than Never, ETH Surging, Up 32.1%

Ethereum (ETH) bulls vibrant; prices surge 32.1 percent Serenity and similar hard forks demand developers Developers are crucial for any open source blockchain project. Ethereum may be the leader, but they still have to retain them. The network’s reliance is more pronounced now as they race towards Serenity. Meeting these milestones demand developer participation. If not, the platform will fizzle out even with lucrative bounty program in place. Presently, ETH bulls are steadfast, solid above $300 and rallying 32.1 percent from last week’s close. Fundamentals There are many proposals with…

Bitcoin (BTC) Is Parabolic, Prices Up 111% Year-To-Date

Bitcoin (BTC) parabolic, adds 41.5 percent Strong Bitcoin fundamentals rewinding last year’s losses The deteriorating global economy, prospect of central banks intervening, and the entry of whales through institutional investment could explain the parabolic rise of Bitcoin’s prices. At over $12,800, BTC is up 41.5 percent in the last week and poised to register more gains. Bitcoin Price Analysis Fundamentals Visibly, Bitcoin’s rally is stretching superlatives. Analysts say the recent price eruption has been dizzying. Well, true to their observations, this surge has everyone talking about Bitcoin. If anything, this…

Above $13K: Bitcoin’s Price Extends 2019 Gains to New 17-Month High

Bitcoin’s price has refreshed 17-month highs in the U.S. trading hours with a move above $13,000. CoinDesk’s Bitcoin Price Index is currently trading at 13,020, the highest level seen since mid-January 2018, having surpassed the Asian session high of $12,919 at roughly 17:30 UTC. With the rise above $13,000, bitcoin has taken the cumulative month-to-date gains to 50 percent and the cryptocurrency now looks set to log double-digit gains for the third straight month. Further, BTC is on track to end higher for the fifth straight month – the longest monthly…

What Disney’s Frozen Tells Us About This Mammoth Bitcoin Price Rally

As the Great Bitcoin Price Rally of 2019 grows even more parabolic, investors and analysts alike are left scrambling for answers. What’s triggering the mammoth recovery? Will this rally end like the 2017 bubble did? Most importantly, where’s the bitcoin price headed next? According to eToro Senior Market Analyst Mati Greenspan, the answer might lie in an unlikely place: Disney’s blockbuster animated feature film “Frozen.” Crypto Analyst: Investors Need to Rewatch ‘Frozen’ Writing in daily market commentary made available to CCN, Greenspan warned that the speed of the bitcoin price’s…