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Category: Company news
Date: 10.11.2018 17:45
SEC Lists Cryptocurrency as a Top ‘Examination’ Priority for 2019
According to the SEC’s Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (OCIE), this will be done with a view of protecting retail investors in the nascent asset class.
Category: Articles
Date: 21.01.2019 17:55
Lightning Network Co-Creator Is Designing a Scaling Solution Called Utreexo
A blockchain researcher has been working on a scaling effort for the unspent transaction output set found in the Bitcoin protocol.
Category: Articles
Date: 21.01.2019 10:16
More Oil Giants to Join Blockchain-Based Platform Vakt for Energy Commodity Trading
Chevron and two other major energy companies have joined Vakt, a United Kingdom-based blockchain platform for energy commodity trading.
Category: Blockchain
Date: 17.01.2019 12:49
Devs Behind Marshall Islands’ National Crypto Confirm Plans to Launch This Year
A national cryptocurrency for the Marshall Islands is still being actively developed
Category: Articles
Date: 17.01.2019 12:36
This $100K Luxury Swiss Watch Will Have a Built-In Crypto Wallet
A. Favre & Fils, a luxury Swiss watchmaker that traces its family history back three centuries, is developing a handcrafted mechanical timepiece with a built-in crypto-wallet.
Category: Technology
Date: 15.01.2019 18:40
Five New Bitcoin ATMS are Installed Daily Worldwide
The number of cryptocurrency Automated teller Machines (ATMs) installed through out the world has gone past the 4000 mark.
Category: Articles
Date: 15.01.2019 16:16
Coincheck Wins Crypto Exchange License 12 Months After Major Hack
Japanese crypto exchange Coincheck, which suffered a $530 million hack in January of last year, is now a licensed entity.
Category: Articles
Date: 14.01.2019 18:00
NASA Eyes Blockchain Tech to Secure Aircraft Flight Data
NASA is examining blockchain technology as a means to ensure the privacy and security of aircraft flight data.
Category: Blockchain
Date: 14.01.2019 10:10
7 Korean Crypto Exchanges Pass Government Security Inspection
South Korea’s Ministry of Science and ICT announced the results of its security inspection of cryptocurrency exchanges
Category: Articles
Date: 10.01.2019 18:07
Apple and Tesla Shares on The Blockchain Could Be The Next Big Thing in Crypto
DX.Exchange launched a trading platform that lets investors buy shares of popular Nasdaq-listed companies
Category: Articles
Date: 10.01.2019 10:13
Euro Exim Bank Taps Ripple’s xRapid for Cross-Border Settlements
Euro Exim Bank will become the first bank to publicly announce it is using the XRP cryptocurrency for cross-border payments.
Category: Articles
Date: 09.01.2019 18:00
Ethereum Foundation Grants $5 Million to Parity Technologies
The Ethereum Foundation has just awarded a $5 million grant to Parity Technologies to support the firm’s work building the blockchain network’s next iteration, ethereum 2.0.
Category: Articles
Date: 09.01.2019 10:19
The First Program To Train High School Girls With Blockchain Skills
Blockchain is meant to lower barriers for people around the world.
Category: Blockchain
Date: 09.01.2019 10:15
Weiss Ratings 2019 Prediction: Bitcoin Will Reach a New All-Time High
A new year means more speculative cryptocurrency predictions.
Category: Bitcoin
Date: 08.01.2019 10:32
Max Keiser Says Bitcoin Will become Global Reserve Currency
More specifically, the well-known American broadcaster Max Keiser has now started 2019 by predicting Bitcoin will dethrone the US dollar as the world’s reserve currency.
Category: Altcoins
Date: 07.01.2019 11:23
Bitcoin Cash: Single Mining Pool Controls 50% of Hashrate
The crypto statistics service found that BTC.TOP mining pool, a China-based private entity, took over as high as 50.2% of the entire Bitcoin Cash network.
Category: Bitcoin
Date: 04.01.2019 17:07
A group of 12 high-profile investors and partners have poured this large sum of money for the further development of the Bakkt i
ICE’s Bakkt platform has recently raised a whopping $182 million worth funds from 12 high profile partners and investors.
Category: Articles
Date: 03.01.2019 09:49
Government of Abkhazia Cuts Off Power to 15 Cryptocurrency Mining Facilities
The government of the Republic of Abkhazia has cut power to some cryptocurrency mining farms due to electricity concerns.
Category: Articles
Date: 02.01.2019 17:22
190 Companies Seek to Enter Japanese Crypto Market
Japan’s top financial regulator has confirmed the number of companies currently wanting to enter the Japanese cryptocurrency market
Category: Articles
Date: 02.01.2019 10:19
Still Got Your Crypto: In Response to Wallet.fail’s Presentation
At the 35th Computer Chaos Congress in Leipzig, Dmitry Nedospasov, Thomas Roth and Josh Datko gave a presentation
Category: Articles
Date: 31.12.2018 10:32
Litecoin Takes to the UFC Octagon in New Sponsorship Deal
The Litecoin Foundation has partnered with Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC)
Category: Altcoins
Date: 28.12.2018 10:04
India Evaluating Cryptocurrency Legalization Under Strong Regulation
The committee charged with providing recommendations for the regulatory framework surrounding cryptocurrencies in India is reportedly evaluating the legalization of the asset class under strong regulation.
Category: Altcoins
Date: 27.12.2018 18:56
Bank of America Reveals New Blockchain Patent Targeting Cash Handling
Bank of America (BoA) wants to patent a system using blockchain technology to improve cash handling, a new application published Dec. 25 confirms.
Category: Blockchain
Date: 26.12.2018 17:07
Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao Calls 2018 ‘Correction Year’ for Crypto
Changpeng Zhao called 2018 a “correction year” for crypto currencies
Category: Technology
Date: 21.12.2018 12:57
Business Models Should Be ‘Re-Imaged’ for Blockchain, Says Barclays Rep
An Intrapreneur from financial services giant Barclays has expressed the idea that blockchains should be built with regulatory compliance in mind
Category: Blockchain
Date: 20.12.2018 19:08
Spanish Renewable Energy Operator to Trace Electricity Generation With Blockchain
Spanish renewable energy company ACCIONA Energía is going to deploy blockchain to trace electricity generation
Category: Blockchain
Date: 20.12.2018 14:08
South Korean Government Trials Blockchain for Shipping Efficiency Boost
Two South Korean government ministries are exploring blockchain’s potential to bring new efficiencies to marine logistics.
Category: Blockchain
Date: 20.12.2018 11:59
Blockstream Boosts Bitcoin Satellite Service With Lightning Payments
Bitcoin users’ ability to send transactions through outer space has just been given a boost.
Category: Blockchain
Date: 19.12.2018 10:44
Egypt’s Central Bank Conducting ‘Feasibility Studies’ Around Digital Currency Issuance
The Central Bank of Egypt wants to introduce a digital version of the Egyptian pound to reduce costs
Category: Technology
Date: 19.12.2018 10:38
SEC’s Crypto Czar Signals Some Flexibility on Token Offerings
Some blockchain token projects may be allowed to bypass U.S. securities registration requirements
Category: Blockchain
Date: 18.12.2018 12:21
Labs Releases First ‘Batch’ of Blockchain Projects
Binance Labs has released its first “batch” of blockchain projects from its Incubation Program.
Category: Blockchain
Date: 17.12.2018 18:00
Telecoms Giant AT&T Seeks Patent for Blockchain-Enabled Social Media ‘Mapping’ System
American telecoms giant AT&T is seeking a patent for a blockchain-based social media history “map”.
Category: Blockchain
Date: 17.12.2018 09:40
Germany-based Crypto Payments Startup Bitwala
Germany-based crypto payments startup Bitwala is now offering crypto banking services in the country.
Category: Blockchain
Date: 14.12.2018 18:29
Art on the Block: Christie’s Big Bet on Blockchain
Last month in New York City, legendary auction house, Christie’s, set a world record by fetching $323.1 million for the Ebsworth Collection.
Category: Blockchain
Date: 14.12.2018 17:26
Kraken Preparing a Private Listing at $4 Billion Valuation
One of the most prominent crypto exchanges in the US, Kraken, is mulling over a private offering
Category: Articles
Date: 13.12.2018 23:43
UAE and Saudi Arabian Central Banks to Jointly Launch a Cross-Border Cryptocurrency
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Saudi Arabia will work on cross-border digital currency.
Category: Blockchain
Date: 13.12.2018 10:50
Bitcoin's Share of the Crypto Market Is Nearing a 3-Month High
Data from CoinMarketCap reveals that bitcoin’s dominance rate reached 55.38 precent
Category: Bitcoin
Date: 12.12.2018 18:00
Fund Seeks $200 Million to Help Startups Survive a Crypto Winter
David Johnston has launched the Yeoman’s Growth Capital fund
Category: Blockchain
Date: 12.12.2018 08:00
Bitcoin Trading Skyrockets on BitMEX,BTC Wallets Hit New Record
The current number of blockchain wallet users has surpassed 30 million.
Category: Bitcoin
Date: 11.12.2018 18:01
Major Video Card Supplier Enters Cryptocurrency Mining Business
Sapphire Technology has announced that it’s officially entering the cryptocurrency hardware business.
Category: Technology
Date: 11.12.2018 08:00
Almost 1 of Every 3 Freelancers Would Accept Cryptocurrencies as Payment
According to a study published by Human Network, about 29% of more than 1100 freelancers registered on the platform would accept crypto as financial compensation for their services.
Category: Altcoins
Date: 10.12.2018 18:00
"Crypto Crisis" Mining Simulator Lets Players Relive the Last 10 Years of Bitcoin
In October, an early access game called Crypto Crisis was released on the digital distribution platform Steam.
Category: Technology
Date: 10.12.2018 12:13
Asus Allows Gamers to Mine Crypto With Their Idle Graphics Cards
Taiwan-based tech giant Asus is now letting gamers use the number crunching power of their graphics cards to earn a share of profits from cryptocurrency mining.
Category: Technology
Date: 03.12.2018 18:55
Crypto Exchange Bitstamp to Integrate New Platform for Market Monitoring
European cryptocurrency exchange Bitstamp will integrate a new platform to improve compliance and customer protection.
Category: Altcoins
Date: 28.11.2018 18:43
Bahrain Finance Training Institute Launches ‘Blockchain Academy’
The Bahrain Institute of Banking and Finance (BIBF) is launching what it claims to be the country’s first “Blockchain Academy.”
Category: Blockchain
Date: 27.11.2018 17:04
Dash Launches Text-Based Crypto Payment Service in Venezuela
Crypto project Dash has announced the launch of Dash Text, an SMS-based cryptocurrency transaction service for Venezuelan users.
Category: Altcoins
Date: 06.11.2018 12:09
Blockchain Life 2018 Saint Petersburg
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Category: Company news
Date: 01.11.2018 12:55
Microsoft to Integrate Blockchain Offering Into Nasdaq Services
American software corporation Microsoft will integrate its Azure Blockchain technology into stock exchange Nasdaq Inc.’s Financial Framework (NFF).
Category: Technology
Date: 31.10.2018 17:12
Bitcoin Exchange Bitstamp Confirms Sale to Gaming Group NXC
Cryptocurrency exchange Bitstamp has been acquired by NXMH, an investment firm based in Belgium and owned by South Korean conglomerate NXC.
Category: Technology
Date: 30.10.2018 16:46
Microsoft Excel Plugin Will Let Users Send and Receive Bitcoin (BTC) Via Lighting Network
Pierre Rochard is working on an Excel plugin in order to make and receive Lightning Network payments with just a few clicks.
Category: Technology
Date: 29.10.2018 17:08
New Protocol to Enable Transfers between Bitcoin and Ethereum Blockchains
A new protocol is allowing users to complete cross-chain transactions – meaning value can be transferred between different blockchains such as Bitcoin and Ethereum.
Category: Technology
Date: 25.10.2018 11:48
HTC Announces Presale of Its Blockchain Smartphone Exodus in BTC, ETH
Taiwanese electronics company HTC has announced the presale of its widely-discussed blockchain smartphone, Exodus 1.
Category: Technology
Date: 24.10.2018 11:20
Visa Integrates Open Source Hyperledger Tech for B2B Blockchain Payments
Visa is integrating open-source blockchain code from the Hyperledger Fabric ahead of the commercial launch of its own blockchain service for enterprise payments in Q1 2019.
Category: Technology
Date: 23.10.2018 08:49
Global Security Firm G4S Announces High-Security ‘Vault Storage’ for Holding Crypto
U.K.-based multinational security services company G4S has developed a new service for protecting cryptocurrency assets.
Category: Technology
Date: 19.10.2018 15:36
Malaysian Fintech Startup Completes First API Payment on RippleNet
A central-bank approved Malaysian Fintech startup that has specializes in international money transfers has completed its first cross-border transfer on RippleNet, Ripple’s enterprise blockchain platform using an API solution.
Category: Technology
Date: 18.10.2018 16:58
Sony Builds Digital Rights Management System on a Blockchain
Japanese electronics giant Sony has developed a new blockchain-based digital rights management system that may see commercial rollout.
Category: Technology
Date: 16.10.2018 17:06
AdvCash, Payeer and Perfect Money available now!
We inform you that in our exchange service now are available new payment methods, such as AdvCash, Payeer and Perfect Money!
Category: Updates
Date: 10.10.2018 19:38
Lightning Network
Lightning Network is a second-level protocol that operates on top of a Bitcoin blockchain. The developers of the main cryptocurrency payment network offer it to increase the speed of transactions. The relevance of technological solutions caused by the growing interest in digital money. The increase in the total volume of operations has led to the need for system scalability.
Category: Articles
Date: 05.10.2018 09:35
Bitcoin Mining
Bitcoin mining is the process of determining the cryptographic signature of operations block. The block of operations writes down the information about transactions entered into the network after the generation of the previous group of transactions (about 10 minutes). The main cryptocurrency network uses the SHA-256 Hash Algorithm. The miner is rewarded for his actions in digital coins.
Category: Articles
Date: 03.10.2018 15:54
Ukrainian National Bank Considering Launching State Digital Currency Tied to Local Fiat
The National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) is considering launching a state-owned digital currency based on blockchain, local news outlet Vesti Ukraine reported. NBU says that the blockchain-based hryvnia, or e-hryvnia, has to be centralized and remain under government control. The state-backed coin is expected to increase the rate of non-cash payments, along with reducing their cost.
Category: Altcoins
Date: 28.09.2018 22:24
Bitfury's Coffee Machine Accepts Bitcoin Via Lightning Network
Blockchain firm Bitfury has developed a coffee vending machine capable of connecting to the Lightning Network, a second-layer transaction protocol designed to make bitcoin more scalable by processing transactions off the main bitcoin blockchain.
Category: Technology
Date: 22.09.2018 15:00
Bentley, Bugatti & Rolls-Royce Retailer Announces It’s Now Accepting Bitcoin
Luxury automobile retailer Post Oak Motor Cars is reportedly the first Rolls-Royce, Bentley and Bugatti dealership in the U.S. to accept Bitcoin (BTC) and Bitcoin Cash (BCH) as payment.
Category: Bitcoin
Date: 19.09.2018 15:00

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