Вторник, Август 21, 2018

Trump vs Erdoğan: Bitcoin Is the Answer to Turkey’s Financial Chaos

Latest reporting out of Washington appear to signal no deal struck between the Trump administration and the government of Turkey under President Recep Tayyip...

Bitcoin Finds Footing at Current Levels Amid a Quiet Newsflow Week: Week in Review...

After two consecutive bear market weeks, the price of bitcoin closed the week effectively unchanged around the $6,400 mark. In a volatile seven days,...

China Zheshang Bank Issues Securities Worth $66 Million on Blockchain

One of the largest privately held commercial banks in China has completed the issuance of securities worth $66 million via blockchain. China Zheshang Bank Issues...

Coinbase Files Patent to Boost Security For Cryptocurrency Wallets

Coinbase has filed a patent concerning a new technology designed to increase the security of cryptocurrency wallets. Coinbase’s patent was filed on August 14,...

Tron's BitTorrent Acquisition Triggers String of Employee Exits

At least five BitTorrent employees have left BitTorrent due to disagreements related to its acquisition by Tron founder Justin Sun. Tron's BitTorrent Acquisition Triggers String...

Trans-Fee Mining Model: FCoin, the Chinese Cryptocurrency Exchange, Is Overturning the Industry

FCoin, the cryptocurrency exchange born in China, is changing the whole industry with its groundbreaking model “Trans-Fee Mining” and its revenue distribution. Late this...

Experts Discuss Blockchain and Democracy and The ‘Freedom of Money’ at BlockShow Americas

BlockShow Americas 2018 kicked off this morning in Las Vegas, gathering over 1,500 attendees and 80 speakers from the blockchain industry from more than...

US Government Grants $800K to Blockchain Researchers

Researchers at the University of California–San Diego will receive more than $800,000 to develop a distributed ledger to store scientific data. US Government Grants 0K...

Bitcoin Cash Use in Commerce Sees Significant Decrease

A review of payments received by the world’s 17 largest crypto exchanges has shown that Bitcoin Cash (BCH) use in commerce has decreased, according...

China Updates Crypto Ranking – Bitcoin Makes Top 10

China has updated its crypto ranking, adding two projects to the previous month’s list. Bitcoin has significantly improved, making the top 10 list for...

Blockchain Startup Closes Multi-Million Dollar Funding Round Led by SoftBank, Baidu

Blockchain marketing platform Atlas Protocol (ATP) has concluded a seed investment round of several million dollars led by SoftBank China Venture Capital (SBCVC), according...

U.S. Federal Court Accepts Cryptocurrency for Bail of Hacker

According to an Engadget report on August 19, 2018, a United States Federal Court has ordered Martin Marsich -the hacker who allegedly broke into the...

Huobi Launches New Service to Streamline Token Listing Application Process

Singapore-based cryptocurrency exchange Huobi Group has launched a new product designed to streamline the token listing application process. According to a statement shared with Cointelegraph,...

South Korea: Blockchain Law Society to Launch in Order to Develop Legal Framework

A group of South Korean blockchain experts will set up a law-based agency to explore the technology and apply it in various areas of...

3D Printable Gun Advocate Sued by 21 States, Launches Fundraiser

Embattled 3D printable gun advocate Cody Wilson and his Texas-based company, Defense Distributed are being sued by nearly two dozen states in the US....

Bitcoin Market Dominance: From 66% to 33% and Up Again

This article does not contain investment advice or recommendations. Every investment and trading move involves risk, you should conduct your own research when making...

FINRA Releases Alert on Cryptocurrencies and ICOs

According to the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) and cryptocurrencies are investments that have significantly higher risks than conventional assets...

Senior BitConnect Promotor Arrested by Indian Authorities

Former BitConnect India head Divyesh Darji was arrested at Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi on Sunday. Senior BitConnect Promotor Arrested by Indian Authorities Source:...

BlockShow Americas 2018 Goes Live With ‘Wall Street vs Crypto’ Panel Discussion

The BlockShow Americas 2018 conference kicked off Monday, Aug. 20 in Las Vegas. The first panel discussion involved a heated debate between proponents of...

ICE’s Bakkt CEO: Platform Won’t Support Margin Trading, Contracts to Be Fully Collateralized

Bakkt —  the forthcoming regulated global ecosystem for crypto assets recently unveiled by Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) —  will not support margin trading for its...

Softbank, Baidu Lead $3 Million Funding for Ex-Googler's Crypto Startup

Atlas Protocol is getting initial backing from Softbank China Capital and BV (Baidu Venture), who are betting on onchain data as a marketing asset. Softbank,...

Brains behind $2.4 Billion Bitcoin Ponzi Scheme Arrested in Delhi

The man behind the Asian branch of the $2.4 billion cryptocurrency scam operation Bitconnect has been arrested by police officers on August 18, 2018,...

Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Bitcoin Cash, EOS, Stellar, Litecoin, Cardano, Monero, IOTA: Price Analysis, August...

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Crypto Exchanges Join Winklevoss Backed Self-Regulatory Group

Bitstamp, bitFlyer, Bittrex and Gemini launched a self-regulatory organization (SRO) for crypto exchanges on Monday. Crypto Exchanges Join Winklevoss Backed Self-Regulatory Group Source: https://www.coindesk.com

China’s Largest Electric Bus Operator and Blockchain Firm Partner in $24 Billion Deal

U.S. technology firm Seven Stars Cloud Group (SSC) announced it had entered a deal with China’s largest electric bus operator to provide finance services...

US: Four Crypto Exchanges Establish Self-Regulatory Association for Digital Commodities Industry

Crypto exchanges Gemini, Bitstamp, Bittrex, and bitFlyer USA have announced the creation of a self-regulatory organization for digital commodities, such as cryptocurrencies, Business Insider...

Create Your Own Crypto Token With BCH-Powered Cryptonize It

Over the past few months, the idea of Bitcoin Cash powered token assets has been at the forefront of a lot of conversations. So...

Inaugural Launch of World’s 1st Global Islamic Fintech Summit to Be held in Kuala...

Dubai-based event organizer brings together major stakeholders from Islamic finance hubs to facilitate the development of the Islamic FinTech industry. 17th August, 2018 –...

Bakkt CEO: Crypto Trading Platform Won't Support Margin Trading

Two weeks after ICE introduced Bakkt, a new digital assets platform, the latter's CEO has set out to explain what the service will offer...

Shanghai Stock Exchange Partners With Major Insurance Firms to Improve Industry With Blockchain

The Shanghai Stock Exchange (SSE) and Insurance Asset Management Association of China (IAMAC) have agreed to cooperate on improving the insurance and pension industries...

BCH Stress Testers Will Put Pressure on the Network in Two Weeks

On September 1, 2018, Bitcoin Cash ecosystem participants have plans to conduct a network stress test which will involve individuals and groups sending millions...

Is Bettergram Really Better? A Deep Dive into Telegram’s Crypto-Specific “Hard Fork”

While Reddit and BitcoinTalk have historically been the two major platforms for cryptocurrency-related discussion, that has changed almost entirely in the past few years....

Cryptocurrency Price Indexes, Explained

What is a cryptocurrency price index? It’s a website or platform that lists the price and capitalization info of various cryptocurrencies. Popular examples are CoinMarketCap,...

Blockchain Enters 'Trough of Disillusionment' on Gartner's Hype Scale

Interest in blockchain technology is waning, research firm Gartner said in its latest "Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies" report. Blockchain Enters 'Trough of Disillusionment' on...

Crypto Scam: Head of BitConnect India Arrested at Delhi Airport

Divyesh Darji, the head of BitConnect India and the alleged kingpin of a cryptocurrency scam that duped investors out of billions of dollars, was...

Japan: Finance Giant SBI Makes New Investment in LastRoots Crypto Exchange, Will Aid License...

Japanese financial services giant SBI Holdings announced in a press release Monday, August 20, that it had made a second investment in troubled cryptocurrency...

SEC Faces Thursday Deadline for ProShares Bitcoin ETF Decision

The SEC will approve or disapprove a rule change proposal to list the ProShares Bitcoin ETFs sometime this week. SEC Faces Thursday Deadline for ProShares...

Laughing at the Misfortune of Other Traders is Crypto’s Fastest Growing Sport

The world can be a mean place, and never is this more evident than on Crypto Twitter (CT) and Telegram. In addition to enduring...

Adult Entertainment Site Tube8 Wants to Pay You for Watching Porn Using Cryptocurrencies

Pornhub subsidiary Tube8 has entered an agreement with the Vice Industry Token (VIT) to reward users with monetary incentives for watching adult videos on...

Blockchain Firm to Raise $24 Billion for Electric Bus Upgrades in China

A blockchain and AI technology firm has scored a major deal to help provide the financing as China upgrades its buses to run on...

District Judge Forms Blockchain Law Study Group in South Korea

A group of judges, lawmakers and industry experts in South Korea are forming a new law society to discuss legal issues surrounding blockchain. District Judge...

Bitcoin Circles $6500 as Volatility Drops to 14-Month Low, Altcoins Slump

Bitcoin (BTC) price held steady Monday, August 20, posting small gains to circle $6,500 while altcoins drop further. Data from Cointelegraph’s price tracker and Coin360...

Crypto Exchange Works With Regulators to Develop Legal Frameworks for Arab States

Following the statement by Saudi Arabia declaring cryptocurrency illegal, the largest crypto exchange in the Middle East and North Africa is working with regulators...

Police Arrest Alleged India Head of Now-Defunct Bitconnect Scam

Indian police have arrested a man who was allegedly involved in promoting the Bitconnect investment scam, Financial Express reported August 18. The suspect, Divyesh Darji,...

Cointree and Gobbill Partner to Let Aussies Pay Their Bills with Cryptocurrency

Two local Fintech startups in Australia are now making it possible for local Aussies to pay any bill in cryptocurrencies. Gobbill, an automated billing...

Bitcoin's Lightning Network Is Getting Its Own Hacker Camp

Chaincode is launching a new "residency" in New York that will focus on helping developers build their own Lightning Network apps Bitcoin's Lightning Network Is Getting...

How Countries Can Develop Sovereign Crypto Economies Efficiently And Cost-Effectively

There are many countries today that still don’t have a currency of their own including Ecuador and Marshall Islands. Many of them are small...

China: Three Hackers Arrested for Allegedly Stealing $87 Million in Crypto

Chinese police have arrested three “highly experienced” hackers suspected of stealing up to 600 million yuan (around $87.3 million) in crypto, local news outlet...

SBI Holdings Again Invests in Crypto Exchange Under Scrutiny

SBI Holdings is making a new round of investment in a cryptocurrency exchange that's under increased scrutiny from the country's financial regulator. SBI Holdings Again...

VERSES Pioneers Global Augmented and Virtual Reality Economy Powered by Blockchain Technology

VERSES has showcased its virtual and augmented reality protocols to power a new economy of tradable digital assets in the form of holographic avatars. ...

Bridging The Gap: Why More Brands Are Bringing Blockchain To The Loyalty Industry

The underpinnings of loyalty rewards programs date as far back as 1793 when a merchant in the US began handing out copper tokens to...

The Daily: Binance Tracker Available in Beta, New Crypto Exchange Ready in Two Weeks

Leading cryptocurrency exchange Binance has announced the launch of its new market intelligence app in beta. The mobile tracker is available for Android and...

Bitcoin Awaits Decisive Move as Price Range Tightens

Bitcoin's corrective rally from the recent low of $5,859 would resume on bull pennant breakout. Bitcoin Awaits Decisive Move as Price Range Tightens Source: https://www.coindesk.com

Demand for Blockchain Skills Exceeding Supply, Big Companies Hiring Big Time

Blockchain developers are now the most sought-after commodity in the job marketplace, with the number of job openings requiring the skill doubling since the...

Pure Diamond Farm Singapore to Create Affordable Lab-Grown Diamonds on the Blockchain

Diamonds are a girl’s best friend is a popular saying that has become a well-known anthem for steadfast relationships. Yet, even though people put...

21-Year-Old Trader Prosecuted Over Bitcoin Money Laundering

A cryptocurrency dealer is being prosecuted in the U.S. for allegedly committing 30 counts of money laundering involving bitcoin. 21-Year-Old Trader Prosecuted Over Bitcoin Money...

PR: Former Meituan Cloud Veteran Launches BonusCloud – AWS in Decentralized Cloud Computing

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Crypto is a Good Store of Value as it Lacks Correlation With Financial Markets

Over the past 72 hours, the crypto market and major digital assets including bitcoin have recorded substantial gains against the U.S. dollar, with tokens...

Losing the Lambos: It's Time to Get Serious About Crypto's Big Questions

The crypto community should use this moment to forget about price fluctuations and engage the world in a discussion about blockchain tech's potential. Losing the...

How Blockchain Can Increase Accessibility to Stem Cell Therapy

We are living in a high-tech age where space travel, virtual reality, robots, and artificial intelligence are no longer confined to the realm of...

Police Arrest Hackers Suspected of Stealing $87 Million in Crypto

Chinese police have arrested three individuals who allegedly stole bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies worth around 600 million yuan, or $87 million. Police Arrest Hackers Suspected...

Police Arrest Hackers Alleged in $87 Million Crypto Theft

Chinese police have arrested three individuals who allegedly stole bitcoins and other cryptocurrencies worth around 600 million yuan, or $87 million.  Police Arrest Hackers Alleged...

What It's Like to Be a Woman In China's Get-Rich-Quick Crypto Culture

My experience as a Chinese woman in crypto has taught me that we need to be twice as strong and grounded to compete with...

Ripple Adds Exchanges to xRapid Platform to Bolster XRP Ecosystem

On August 16, 2018, San Francisco-based blockchain startup Ripple announced the addition of three crypto exchanges as preferred partners to its flagship cross-border payments...

Japan Roundup: Public Companies Unveil New Mining Plan, Exchange, Token Fund

Three Japanese public companies have individually made announcements regarding their cryptocurrency operations. Forside has grown its mining operation with a plan to sell 7nm...

UPS Eyes Blockchain in Bid to Track Global Shipping Data

Shipping giant UPS has filed for a new patent that uses blockchain as part of a distributed system for sending packages worldwide. UPS Eyes Blockchain...

TravelBlock BETA Is now Live! Seven Wonders of the World Perfectly Match “BUY 7...

TravelBlock added eight new photos to the album: New 7 Wonders of the World. In 2007, more than 100 million people voted to declare...

Second Hand Rigs Are Dumped as the Solo Mining Dream Dies

In the summer of 2017, rising cryptocurrency prices led to a run on high performance graphics cards. Coveted cards with a high hashrate were...

House Always Wins: Cryptocurrency Exchange Revenues May Double This Year

The report titled ‘Crypto Trading–The Next Big Thing is Here’ from Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. shows that crypto exchanges have the potential to...

Three Hackers Held in China Over $87 million Crypto Theft

Three suspects have been detained by Chinese police in connection with an alleged cryptocurrency theft. The supposed hackers stole bitcoin and other digital assets...

SHA-256 Mining Hashrate Climbs Significantly in One Year

Over the last year, SHA-256 mining, the process that’s used to find blocks on both the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) and Bitcoin Core (BTC) networks,...

Hodler’s Digest, August 13-19: Joseph Lubin Embraces Crypto Bubbles, While Playboy Gets Impatient for...

Coming every Sunday, the Hodler’s Digest will help you to track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst)...

Despite Market Gains on the Day, Bitcoin Remains Below $6,500, Ethereum Loses $300 Support

August 19: The crypto market picture shows signs of recovery following last week’s major market crash, but momentum has not yet rallied sufficiently to...

Crypto Mining Apps Continue to List on Google PlayStore Despite July 2018 Ban

In July 2018, Google Play had announced that cryptocurrency mining apps would not be permitted on its browser or any platform supported by the...

India Bitconnect Head Arrested

Alleged India Bitconnect head, Divyesh Darji, was arrested this week at a airport in Delhi as he arrived from Dubai. He and conspirators are...

44% of American Executives Think “Blockchain Is Overhyped”, Deloitte Survey Finds

New indicators point to corporate executives starting to wisen up to the notion that so-called blockchain technology is some kind of cure-all drug for...

Cloud Mining Platform Genesis Wants “Unprofitable” Miners to Upgrade Their Contracts to Avoid Termination

The bearish trend that has been affecting the global crypto market for a while now seems to have finally taken its toll on Genesis...

South African Tax Authority Going After Crypto Traders

The South African Revenue Service is working to improve the tracking of cryptocurrency traders and their transactions in order to verify if they are...

Prolific Bitcoin Dealer ‘Blew a Giant Hole’ Through US Legal Framework

A Mexico-based “prolific bitcoin dealer” has been indicted and held without bond in the US on a number of international money laundering charges. He...

Bringing Real World Value onto the Blockchain with OpenLaw and ChainLink

Open Law and ChainLink are teaming up to bring real-world valuations of smart contracts to the digital space according to August 14, 2018, reports....

Crypto Trading 101: An Introduction to Support and Resistance

Support and resistance levels help identify areas of supply and demand, and are an important aspect of price charts for traders to understand. Crypto Trading...

As No-Deal Brexit Looms, UK Blockchain Startups Are Weighing Options

The U.K. is on the cusp of leaving the E.U., sparking concern for blockchain startups working within a government-run regulatory sandbox. As No-Deal Brexit Looms,...

The Weekly: McAfee’s Doomed Wallet, Altcoin Panic, Binance Launches Fiat-to-Crypto

In this week’s daily editions of Bitcoin in Brief we reported on McAfee’s “Doomed” wallet, a panic in the altcoin markets, Binance’s new fiat-to-crypto platform...

Blockchain Benefits Remains Unclear For Commodity Traders

The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) released a report on August 16, 2018, which outlined the complexities of implementing blockchain technology in enterprise and corporate...

Korea Roundup: Mongolian Government Visits Bithumb, New BTM, Hardware Wallet

In South Korea, Bithumb was visited by officials of the Mongolian government. Upbit is offering free training leading up to its developer conference. A...

Nvidia Says its Crypto Businesses is Never Coming Back, Officially Out

In a second-quarter earnings call, Nvidia CEO Colette Kress has said that the revenues from its cryptocurrency venture have declined to a point in...

Binance Form Alliance with LCX to Launch Binance LCX Crypto-to-Fiat Exchange

Binance, the world’s largest cryptoassets exchange by 24-hour trading volume, has announced the launch of a fiat-to-crypto exchange in the heart of Europe. It...

Venezuelans to Be Paid at Least Half a Petro a Month

Announcing a 60-fold increase of the minimum monthly salary, President Maduro promised Venezuelans they will be paid at least 0.5 petro, once his monetary...

Markets Update: Crypto Prices Consolidate After Failing to Surpass Resistance

Cryptocurrency prices have seen some recovery after our last markets update four days ago when a large majority of digital assets lost quite a...

ETN vs. ETF: Which Is the Investor’s Dream?

There has been a big push for investors to be able to buy Bitcoin without actually having to buy the digital currency. Products —...

Bitcoin and Other Cryptocurrency Fraud on the Rise in Britain

According to the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), a British watchdog, cryptocurrency fraud is on the rise in Britain according to Reuters report on August...

Testing the Newly Transformed Non-Custodial Coinbase Wallet

A while back, the San Francisco-based exchange Coinbase announced the launch of an ethereum-based wallet called Toshi. The application was a private and secure...

Crypto Markets See Slight Slump, Ethereum Fails to Hold $300 Support

Saturday, August 18: crypto markets have seen another slump today, with some coins wavering following weekly gains, according to data from Coinmarketcap. Total market...

Korean Government: 11 out of 21 Crypto Exchanges Complete Security Measures

The South Korean government has announced the outcome of its inspection of 21 cryptocurrency exchanges. While a number of exchanges have completed implementing both...

Uber’s Largest Shareholder Softbank Denies Deal With Bitmain, Other Investments Uncertain

An official from Softbank has denied their involvement in the investment deal with Bitcoin (BTC) mining behemoth Bitmain that was reported last week by...

Ripple’s CTO Invented a Distributed Computer System in the 80s Before Satoshi’s Bitcoin

David Schwartz, Ripple’s chief technology officer, had conjured a similar concept to Nakamoto’s Bitcoin blockchain 30 years ago, known as a “multilevel distributed computer...

Porn Website Tube8 to Launch Blockchain Platform, Reward Views With Crypto Tokens

Porn website Tube8 has revealed plans to create a blockchain-based platform for users to earn crypto tokens as they watch and interact with Tube8...

She(256) Mentorship Program Aims to Help More Women Gain a Cryptocurrency Career

She(256) is a clever name for a novel scheme. The female-focused mentorship program is designed to support women entering the cryptocurrency space. In doing...

Playboy Lawsuit: How Blockchain Developer Failed The Vice Industry Token

As the Los Angeles Times reported on Aug. 14, Playboy — one of the pioneers in global erotica — is suing the Canadian firm...

Wendy McElroy: The Jiu-Jitsu of Crypto – Personal Freedom vs Social Change

The Satoshi Revolution: A Revolution of Rising Expectations Section 4: State Versus Society Chapter 9, Part 7 The Jiu-Jitsu of Crypto: Personal Freedom vs Social Change. It is...

Exchange Traded Notes Allow Investors with Dollars into the Market

In late August 2018, American investors will be able to purchase a Bitcoin exchange-traded-note which seeks to allow some of the more timid investors an opportunity...

The Daily: Husbands Blackmailed for Bitcoin, Blockchain This and That

Scammers are threatening to reveal cheating husbands to their wives and asking for bitcoin ransom – check the details in this edition of The...

Bitcoin ETFs are a Terrible Idea: Andreas Antonopoulos

Announcing this week he intended to “burst” the ecosystem’s “bubble” because of “Lambos” and “to the moon, and all that,” one of the most...

Blockchain Venture Summit

Blockchain Venture Summit; Connect with established investors and enthusiasts in the epicenter of London’s financial district. 8 Northumberland Avenue, London. November 21, 2018 Following...

Can Security Tokens Save Crypto From the Bear Market Blues?

A conference this week in Canada saw discussion of how securities tokens might offer a path for blockchain products to reach consumers. Can Security Tokens...

Non-Believable Tokens: The 7 Strangest Crypto Collectibles Explained

It started with CryptoKitties, but it keeps getting weirder. CoinDesk takes you on a wild ride through the world of non-fungible tokens. Non-Believable Tokens: The...

PR: Contentos Launches Public Content Chain

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U.S. Research Team Attempts to Solve Bitcoin’s Scalability Crisis

A research team from Northwestern University, in Illinois, U.S.A., believes they have unraveled one of Bitcoin’s long-standing nemesis: The problem of scalability. As reported...

SIM Swapping: How Hackers Stole Millions Worth of Crypto Via Victim’s Telecoms Operator

On Aug. 15, American investor Michael Terpin filed a $224 million lawsuit against AT&T. He believes that the telecoms giant had provided hackers with...

Coinbase Acquires Distributed Systems to Become the Facebook of Crypto

In a bid to become the Facebook of the crypto sector, Coinbase, the world’s largest exchange for buying and selling digital currencies, announced the...

Over 60% of Top 100 Cryptocurrencies Have No Working Product, Study Claims

Of the top 100 cryptocurrencies listed by market capitalization, only 36 are actually what the authors term “working products” in a study recently published...

Bitwise Launches Three New Crypto Index Funds, Renames its HOLD 10 Index

On August 15, 2018, Bitwise, the creator of the world’s first cryptocurrency index fund, has announced the creation of three new cryptoassets index funds...

Wyre Ties up with MakerDAO to Offer Dai-Based Fiat-Crypto Trading Pairs

Wyre, the blockchain-based payment transfer company from San Francisco, has entered a new agreement with the developer of Dai to add the barely one-year-old...

US Judge Orders Alleged Hacker to Pay Bail in Cryptocurrency

A US federal judge has ordered an alleged hacker to pay the equivalent of $750,000 in cryptocurrency for bail. The man was charged with...

IBM Applies for Blockchain Patent to Ensure Transaction Compliance via Nodes Data

Tech giant IBM has applied for a blockchain patent for the development of transaction data identifiers based on nodes, according to a patent document...

What Is Sharding?

Sharding is a concept in database design, and as implied by its name, sharding involves creating smaller parts from a larger one. In the...

SIX Group Executive Questions Launch of Crypto Trading, Expresses ICO Optimism Instead

Thomas Zeeb, CEO of securities services at Switzerland’s top stock exchange SIX, revealed that the firm is unlikely to launch crypto trading, Business Insider...

November BCH Upgrade Discussion Heats Up After Bitcoin SV Full Node Announcement

Blockchain development firm Nchain has announced the company’s plans to launch a new Bitcoin Cash full node client called ‘Bitcoin SV.’ Lead developer Daniel...

Messaging App Line Announces a $10 million Cryptocurrency Fund

Chinese messaging app Line recently announced on August 15, 2018, the launch of a $10 million investment fund dedicated to cryptocurrency startups. Line’s South...

Capital One Applies for Blockchain-Based Collaborative Authentication System Patent

American bank holding corporation Capital One has filed a patent application for the implementation of blockchain technology in user authentication, according to a filing...

Developing an ICO Project in Russia Can Cost as Little as $1,500

The average cost to develop an ICO project in Russia is hovering around $18,000 USD but the price can go down to as little...

All Top 10 Cryptocurrencies in Green, Bitcoin Breaks $6,500

Friday, Aug. 17: all top ten cryptocurrencies by market cap have seen green today, with Ripple (XRP) and EOS up over 15 percent over...

Pornhub Subsidiary to Reward Viewers With Crypto Tokens

Tube8 has partnered up with with the Vice Industry Token (VIT) to pay viewers for interacting with its services. Pornhub Subsidiary to Reward Viewers With...

Ryan Selkis on Token Curated Registries and Crypto Industry: “Many ICOs Are Terribly Overvalued”

Messari Token Curated Registry founder Ryan Selkis has taken a jibe at the ICO industry, declaring that it is fundamentally misused for primarily fundraising...

Blockchain Used to Trace Deadly Chemical Linked to $289 Mln Monsanto Cancer Lawsuit

Food safety firm ZEGO is using blockchain to test products for residue of a deadly chemical tied to a recent $289 million Monsanto lawsuit,...

Norwegian Mining Company Receives Bomb Threat in Escalating Noise Complaint

Kryptovault, a Norwegian company specializing in “large-scale cryptocurrency mining and data center operations,” has recently received a bomb threat amid escalating noise complaints pertaining...

Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Bitcoin Cash, EOS, Stellar, Litecoin, Cardano, Monero, ETC: Price Analysis, August...

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Pantera Capital Primed to Raise $175 for Cryptocurrency-Focussed Venture Fund

A U.S.-based blockchain technology investment firm, Pantera Capital, has raised $71 million from 90 investors, out of the $175 million it’s looking to get...

Russian Independent Electoral Watchdog to Pilot Blockchain for Voting System

A Russian independent electoral watchdog is trialing a blockchain-based electronic voting system, local news platform Tass reports August 17. The non-profit Association of Independent Public...

How a Tokyo FOMO Family Invested in Bitcoin and Lost

There’s an issue, in Japan, with certain high income families being unable to save money. Here’s the story of a Japanese household of four,...

US Border Officials to Test Blockchain for Certificate Tracking

CBP plans to trial blockchain technology to verify North American Free Trade Agreement and Central American Free Trade Agreement certificates. US Border Officials to Test...

Indonesia Welcomes Blockchain Hub

The Indonesia Blockchain Hub was launched on Thursday by the Creative Economy Agency (BEKRAF), the Indonesian Chamber of Commerce (KADIN), the Indonesian Blockchain Association,...

Artist Ai Weiwei Uses Ethereum to Make Art About 'Value'

Ai Weiwei and Kevin Abosch is looking to blockchain to start a conversation on the value of human life. Artist Ai Weiwei Uses Ethereum to...

Mining Round-Up: Nvidia Shares Drop, College Students Mine on Campus

In recent news pertaining to cryptocurrency mining, Nvidia has witnessed a drop in its share price after announcing an unexpectedly modest earnings outlook –...

Lawsuit against Ripple to Continue in Federal Court as Motion to Remand is Slammed

A United States Court judge in Northern District of California has slapped down an investors motion to remand the class action suit against Ripple...

P2P Markets Report: Record-Breaking Volume Across VEB, ARS, and PHP Markets

The peer-to-peer BTC markets of numerous emerging markets have witnessed significant action this past week, with the Localbitcoins markets of Venezuela, Argentina, and the...

Coinbase Patent Shows Exchange Is Refining Security for Bitcoin Payments

A patent by U.S. crypto exchange and wallet provider Coinbase proposes a new mechanism for further securing Bitcoin (BTC) payments, according to a filing...

Analysts: Crypto Trading Revenue Could More Than Double in 2018

New research from Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. suggests that revenue generated by cryptocurrency exchanges could more than double to hit $4 billion in...

Crypto Mining Firm Receives Bomb Threat Over Noise Level

A bomb threat was sent on Saturday to Kryptovault, a Norwegian cryptocurrency mining company, for disturbing the peace. Crypto Mining Firm Receives Bomb Threat Over...

UK Exchange Launches First FCA-Regulated Bitcoin Cash Futures Contracts

The UK-based cryptocurrency futures exchange, Crypto Facilities, has announced the launch of the first Bitcoin Cash – Dollar (BCH/USD) futures. Crypto Facilities is regulated...

Coinbase CEO Warns that Cryptocurrency Mass Adoption is a Long Way Off

In Mid August Brian Armstrong, CEO the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, Coinbase warned that mass adoption of cryptocurrencies is going to take much longer...

UK Watchdog Warns of Crypto Scams Using ‘Prestigious’ London Addresses as Smokescreen

The U.K.’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has said that crypto investment scams are increasingly targeting British investors, in an official warning published August 17. The...

Zcash Sets Stage for 'Sapling' Upgrade With New Software Release

Privacy coin zcash is gearing up for its upcoming "Sapling" hard fork with the first release of compatible network software. Zcash Sets Stage for 'Sapling'...

CME Futures Partner Releases First Regulated Bitcoin Cash Futures

Cryptocurrency trading platform Crypto Facilities has added Bitcoin Cash (BCH) to its list of futures products, announcing in a press release that the product...

Chinese Retail Giant JD.com Launches Enterprise Blockchain-as-a-Service Platform

Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com has revealed its new Blockchain-as-a-Service (BaaS) platform in a press release published today, August 17. The new tool, dubbed JD Blockchain...

California Judge Orders Accused Hacker to Pay Bail in Crypto

A man has been ordered to pay bail in cryptocurrency while he faces charges of hacking the computer network of a San Francisco game...

Funds Frozen, Account Closed: UK Banks Target Cryptocurrency Owners

In a chilling but sadly all-too-familiar sequence of events, UK banks have been targeting cryptocurrency owners. Individuals who have cashed out large amounts of...

“Blocklattice” Developer DEXON Foundation Secures $20 Million in Funding, Shares Speed Test Results

DEXON Foundation, an offshoot of the world’s first zero-fee, high-frequency cryptocurrency trading platform COBINHOOD, has bagged $20 million in a new funding round led...

Capital One Seeks Blockchain Patent for 'Collaborative' Authentication Tool

In a patent filing released Thursday, Capital One set out a blockchain system its says allows secure user authentication across multiple platforms. Capital One Seeks...

The “Fapiao” Case: How China Is Fighting Corruption With Blockchain

China has been on the verge of blockchain adoption as of late. The technology, in fact, has become part of the country’s national, president-signed...

Decentralized Exchange for Ethereum Promises Lower Fees Than Rivals

A decentralized exchange claims that its trading fees are considerably lower than that of its rivals — with a one percent fee reduced to...

The Daily: Binance Launches in Liechtenstein, ZB.com Opens Office in Malta

Crypto exchange Binance is launching a fiat-to-crypto trading platform in Liechtenstein and you can find the details about the joint venture with LCX in...

Ripple Targets China for its Blockchain Platform

Ripple is targeting China to advance its blockchain-based payments system according to commentary from Jeremy Light, VP of European Union strategic accounts at Ripple,...

3 Charts Suggest Bitcoin Prices Could Be Headed Higher

The technical charts continue to call a rally to $7K despite bitcoin showing signs of exhaustion around $6,500. 3 Charts Suggest Bitcoin Prices Could Be...

JD.com Rolls Out Blockchain Platform With Its First App

Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com has launched a blockchain platform along with its first application – one for tracking invoices. JD.com Rolls Out Blockchain Platform With...

PR: Token Creation Now Available on Bitcoin Cash via BITBOX – Bitmain Wormhole Partnership

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Altcoin Purge Begins: Okex Delists 28 Token Pairs

As part of what some observers are calling a purge of alternative coins during the cryptocurrency bear market, Hong Kong-based exchange Okex announced they...

The SEC Slaps Scam ICO Organizer with $30,000 Penalty

According to a statement released by the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on August 14, 2018, David T. Laurance, the organizer of...

What ETF? There's a Wall Street Stock That's Already Tracking Bitcoin

A publicly traded stock is tracking the price of bitcoin, a correlation that appears to have played out over a period of years. What ETF?...

UK Crypto Futures Exchange Adds Bitcoin Cash Contract

U.K.-based cryptocurrency futures exchange Crypto Facilities is adding a bitcoin cash product to its offerings. UK Crypto Futures Exchange Adds Bitcoin Cash Contract Source: https://www.coindesk.com

Huobi Launches Partner Exchanges in Russia, Philippines, Taiwan, Indonesia, Canada

Chinese exchange Huobi and its partners are launching cryptocurrency exchanges in five regions: the Philippines, Russia, Taiwan, Indonesia, and Canada. Partners “share Huobi’s order...

Crypto Expo Moscow

September 15, 2018, Hotel Radisson Slavyanskaya Crypto Expo is a live communication platform, a dialogue of crypto-enthusiasts, business and start-ups. Those who have just come...

Mark Cuban-Backed Unikrn ICO Hit by Class Action Lawsuit

Unikrn, an e-sport betting firm that conducted an ICO last year, is now facing a class action suit that accuses it of violating US...

Bitcoin Stickers Attract Unwanted Attention from Authorities

Bitcoin, while becoming more widely known and a little better understood among the general public, is still considered suspicious among rank and file security...

Playboy Sues Cryptocurrency Company for Breaching Contract

Playboy Enterprises is currently suing a Canadian cryptocurrency company, Global Blockchain Technologies (GBT) on the allegation that the former fraudulently breached their contract with...

Unstoppable Scams? Ethereum's Gambling Problem Is Only Getting Worse

Concern for user safety on ethereum is growing, in part, due to the warning cries of gambling dapp developers themselves who warn danger is...

Chinese Courts Face Hundreds of Crypto Cases, Struggle with Rulings

Falling crypto prices have been blamed for a growing number of crypto-related legal disputes in China. Unclear regulations and unofficial restrictions are making it...

Brock Pierce and Company Will Bring Together Exchanges, and Regulators around Spanish Crypto Summit

Brock Pierce, considered to be the center figure of cryptocurrency culture, tweeted about an upcoming event that will have all blockchain lovers, raving to...

Ripple Partners With Three Crypto Exchanges as Part of XRapid Solution

Ripple has added three cryptocurrency exchanges to its cross-border payments settlement product, according to a press release published August 16. Ripple has partnered with U.S.-based...

Genesis Mining Compels Certain Customers to Upgrade BTC Mining Contracts

Iceland-based hashpower hosting service Genesis Mining is compelling some of its customers to upgrade their Bitcoin (BTC) mining contracts following this year’s significant cryptocurrency...

Nvidia Stock Falls as Q3 Revenue Estimates Hit by Crypto Mining Decline

U.S.-based graphics processing unit (GPU) manufacturer Nvidia stocks fell after announcing its third-quarter estimates, MarketWatch reported August 16. The firm’s revenue was affected by...

Handcash Launches Pop — A New BCH Point-of-Sale Companion Application

This week the developers of the NFC-enabled Bitcoin Cash (BCH) wallet, Handcash, have announced the launch of a new companion application called ‘Handcash Pop.’...

Coinbase Wins Patent for Secure Bitcoin Payments System

Coinbase is looking into creating more secure digital payment platforms to help merchants accept bitcoin, a patent filing reveals. Coinbase Wins Patent for Secure Bitcoin...

Hong Kong: Universities Receive $20 Million for Blockchain and Fintech Research

Hong Kong’s push for implementing blockchain technology within its fintech prowess is fast progressing. The island country granted $20 million for the research and...

Michelle Mone’s ICO Ends in Disarray as Equi Capital Fiasco Turns Ugly

Equi Capital’s ICO has ended in acrimony, with bounty hunters claiming to have been offered a pittance of what they were promised. The project...

Ethereum’s Walled Garden: Flower Tokens and Terra0

Terra0 cofounders Paul Seidler and Paul Kolling never planned on tokenizing Dahlia’s, but after meeting at Berlin’s Universität der Künste (UDK), they found common...

Binance LCX Launches Fiat-to-Crypto Exchange in Liechtenstein

Binance LCX, a joint venture between Binance and Liechtenstein Cryptoassets Exchange (LCX), has announced the launch of a fiat-to-crypto exchange, according to a press...

BCG Report Offers ‘Reality Check’ for Blockchain in Commodities Trading

Major U.S. consulting firm Boston Consulting Group (BCG) has released an in-depth report August 16, which it dubs a “reality check” for the use...

Blockchain for Good: How New Technology Is Helping Those in Need in Novel Ways

There has been a lot of discussion about how cryptocurrencies and blockchain can transform the world’s economy — leaving paper money behind and going...

Toshi Goes Native to Become ‘Coinbase Wallet’

Toshi, the open source decentralized app (DApp) browser and wallet developed by Coinbase, is now going native to become “Coinbase Wallet,” according to an...

Japan’s Biggest Chat App Line Expands Cryptocurrency Offering

Line Corporation, a Japanese Internet firm and the operator of the country’s most popular messaging app, has added Tron (TRX) to its cryptocurrency exchange...

Bank of China Partners With China UnionPay to Explore Blockchain for Payment Systems

The commercial, state-backed Bank of China (BOC) and financial services corporation China UnionPay (CUP) have entered into a partnership, according to an August 15...

Pantera Capital Already Raises Over $70 Million for Its Third Crypto Fund

Pantera Capital, one of the largest US-based institutional holders of cryptocurrencies, has already raised more than $70 million for its third crypto fund. And...

BX Is Betting on a Decentralized Gambling Ecosystem

BX touts itself as a blockchain betting and prediction market ecosystem while hoping to cut the middleman out of gambling. The ultimate goal is...

Bitcoin Cash’s New Token Machine Gun: Inside Wormhole’s Quest to Dethrone ERC-20

Last week, Bitcoin.com CEO Roger Ver and lead developer Corbin Frasers unveiled a new tool which allows developers to issue tokens on the Bitcoin...

Nvidia: 'Substantial Decline' in GPU Sales from Crypto Miners

Nvidia has seen a "substantial decline" in revenue from cryptocurrency miners, the company announced in its second quarter results Thursday. Nvidia: 'Substantial Decline' in GPU...

Genesis Mining to End Unprofitable Crypto Contracts

Cloud mining service Genesis Mining is forcing some clients to upgrade to a five-year subscription or else lose services, it announced Thursday.  Genesis Mining to...

SEC Intensifies Probe Into Biotech-Turned-Crypto Mining Firm Blockchain Riot

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has intensified its investigation into crypto mining firm Blockchain Riot, according to the firm’s latest 10-Q quarterly...

Airbnb Co-Founder Participates in Almost $23 Million Funding Round for Crypto Startup

Cryptocurrency trading platform SFOX has announced the closure of a $22.7 million Series A funding round with participation from Airbnb co-founder Nathan Blecharczyk, according...

Regulations Roundup: This Fall May Bring More Crypto-Friendly Jurisdictions

August is not the best period for important decisions but it seems a good time to sketch plans for the second active half of...

US Investor Sues Telecom Company AT&T for Loss in Cryptocurrency Theft

On August 15, 2018, entrepreneur and cryptocurrency investor Michale Terpin filed a lawsuit worth $224 million against telecommunications company AT&T and accused the company...

California Is Open to Allowing Crypto Political Donations

Candidates for public office in California may soon be able to accept cryptocurrencies as donations, though the practice has not yet been codified. California Is...

Pantera Capital Seeks $175 Million for Third Crypto Venture Fund

Crypto hedge fund Pantera Capital is seeking to raise $175 million for its third venture fund, a six-fold increase from its previous fund target,...

Union of European Football Associations Implements Blockchain-Based Ticketing System

The Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) has successfully deployed a new ticketing system via mobile phones based on blockchain technology, according to an...

Huobi Invests in U.S. Security Token Exchange

Chinese exchange giant Huobi has announced an investment in and partnership with the OpenFinancial Network. The OpenFinancial Network describes itself as “the first US...

ASX Head Says New DLT System Could Save Billions

The Australian Securities Exchange is looking to blockchain technology as a potential replacement for its clearing and settlement services. ASX Head Says New DLT System...

PR: Vaultbank Partners with Kingdom Trust for Qualified Custodial Services for Crypto Assets

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Nchain Plans to Launch a BCH Full Node Client Called ‘Bitcoin SV’

On Thursday, August 16 the blockchain research and development firm Nchain has officially announced a new Bitcoin Cash (BCH) full node implementation is in...

Los Angeles to Host 2018 US China Blockchain and Digital Currency Conference on August...

The 2018 US China Blockchain and Digital Currency Conference at LAX Marriott Hotel on August 22, 2018 is organized by Blockchain China Connect, Artisan...

Judge Rules Against ICO Founder in Fraud Lawsuit

A federal judge ruled against Monkey Capital and Daniel Harrison after finding he defrauded victims in an initial coin offering. Judge Rules Against ICO Founder...