Altcoins Soar, Zuckerberg Turns on Charm, North Korea’s Coin: Hodler’s Digest, Sept. 16–22

Hodler’s Digest Coming every Sunday, Hodler’s Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions and much more — a week on Cointelegraph in one link. Top Stories This Week..

Bitcoin (BTC) Donations Feeding Thousands in Venezuela

Bitcoin (BTC) donations are providing subsistence for thousands of people in Venezuela amid a crippling economic crisis. Bitcoin Donations Feeding Venezuela’s Poor and Hungry Tweeting on Sunday (September 22, 2019) Bitcoin Venezuela said it had used less than $500 in BTC donations to buy food and o..

Crypto News From the German-Speaking World: Sept. 16–22 in Review

Local News The German-speaking world saw a number of crypto and blockchain events this week, with the German Federal Government releasing its blockchain strategy and local companies and associations launching new industry initiatives. Here is the past week of German crypto and blockchain news in r..

Do Crypto Payment Restrictions Undermine Blockchain’s Core Values?

Analysis The power of cryptocurrency payment service providers is under the spotlight after a $100,000 donation to an Amazon rainforest charity was blocked last month. American cryptocurrency payment service provider BitPay reportedly blocked a Bitcoin payment from charity organization Amazon Watc..

Top-5 Crypto Performers: XLM, MIOTA, ETH,TRX, XRP

Price Analysis Bakkt Daily and Monthly Bitcoin Futures will launch on Sept. 22 at 8 p.m. EDT. This is likely to increase volatility in Bitcoin, which has been stuck in a tight range for the past few weeks. Expectations are that Bitcoin-settled contracts and the backing of the New York Stock Exchan..

What Google’s Quantum Breakthrough Means for Blockchain Cryptography

We’ve been warned for years that a quantum computing breakthrough is just around the corner. When that day comes, we’re told, it could render existing encryption standards obsolete, threatening the security of every major blockchain. It seems that day has finally arrived, with Google achieving “quan..