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$1 Million: IBM Crypto Chief Sets Massive Bitcoin Price Target  CCN

IBM VP of Blockchain and Digital Currencies Jesse Lund is bullish on Bitcoin – so bullish, in fact, that he set a long-term $1 million price target.

SMEs lead blockchain investment; Ethereum leads by market share | Cryptopolitan  Cryptopolitan

A study conducted by the Emory University in collaboration with Provide Technologies and Aprio claims that the small and medium enterprises are investing t.


BitGuards: Why the Crypto Elite Are Increasingly Relying on Personal Security  Cointelegraph

The crypto elite are hiring bodyguards, but that may change once the industry becomes more legitimate.


Bitcoin's Current Market Cycle Will Last Until May 2020, Blockchain Think Tank Claims  CryptoGlobe

A blockchain-focused think tank, the DD Think Tank, has recently suggested that Bitcoin's current market cycle could last until May 2020, after analyzing over ...


Bitcoin Cash [BCH] Price Analysis: Token marches on with the bulls  AMBCrypto News

Bitcoin Cash [BCH] built on the bullish momentum in the market, as the coin surged to a price valuation of $162.06. The coin witnessed a significant growth rate ...


Cryptocurrency News: Top 5 Winter Market Layoffs  Blockchain Reporter

In light of the many crypto companis that have been forced to lay off staff in the depths of the crypto bear market, we examined some of the worst layoffs.


Japan Introduces New Regulations for Cryptocurrency Margin Trading  Cointelegraph

The Cabinet of Japan has reportedly approved new regulations in regard to cryptocurrency margin trading.


SEC to Host Public Fintech Forum for Digital Assets in May  The Tokenist

The United States' Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has organized a Fintech forum in May 2019. The event will be open to the public, and aims to ...


Huobi Token Selected to Be Part of ICE's Cryptocurrency Data Feed Service  전자신문

Huobi Korea, a South Korean cryptocurrency exchange, announced that Huobi Token (HT) cryptocurrency that is issued by Huobi is now included as a target of ...


Winklevosses: Price swings shouldn't easily bother someone who deals in cryptocurrencies  The Block Crypto

Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss are still doing well despite the crypto winter. In an interview for the Telegraph, the Winklevoss twins share their thoughts ...


Why are Venezuelans seeking refuge in crypto-currencies?  BBC News

Crypto-currencies have faced a lot of criticism since Bitcoin first came on the scene 10 years ago. But for one group of people, they're proving very useful.


After breaking above the ever-so-important $4,000 level, Bitcoin has been able to maintain above this price, but BTC has not been able to garner any significant buying pressure that allows it to climb higher, which could spell trouble for the cryptocurrency. One analyst is now importantly noting that Bitcoin’s bears are ardently stopping the bulls...

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Report: Number of Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Lobbies Tripled in 2018  Cointelegraph

News. The number of lobbies working on blockchain technology issues in Washington D.C. tripled in 2018, politics-oriented news outlet Politico reported on ...


Spain's 2gether Unveils Prepaid Crypto Debit Card, as Polispay Cancels Theirs  Bitcoin News

2gether, a Spanish banking platform, has announced the launch of its prepaid Visa debit card that allows holders to pay for goods and services using ...


Facebook To Develop Its Cryptocurrency for WhatsApp, Sources Say  Invest In Blockchain

Facebook's anticipated stablecoin is going to be used to transfer funds over the messaging app WhatsApp, and will at first focus on remittances in India.


CryptoNinjas

XYO, the geospatial crypto network, today announced a new partnership with Geon Network, an Augmented Reality (AR)-enhanced location-based service. The partnership will generate and leverage rich location-based data to improve “Geons,” AR objects that can be placed anywhere in the world by consumers,...

Augmented reality app Geon partners with XYO to improve proof of location data


Is Amazon Creating Its Own Cryptocurrency?  BTC Wires

Considering Amazon is such a massive name in the e-commerce and tech space, there is naturally a great degree of speculation considering its prospective ...


CryptoNinjas

Smartlands, an aspiring global platform for security token issuance, today announced the acquisition of a major stake in Shojin Financial Services Limited (SFS). The acquisition of SFS allows Smartands to officially open its doors to accredited private and institutional investors on the platform...

Stellar-based token platform Smartlands acquires Shojin Financial Services


Riot Blockchain to Launch Cryptocurrency Exchange | INN  Investing News Network

The exchange called RiotX, is expected to launch in June for Riot Blockchain, which has a market capitalization of over US$55.2 million.


Inside the Polychain-backed, offshore futures exchange hoping to beat Bakkt  The Block Crypto

As Cboe left the bitcoin futures market last week, another has been lining up to take its place. CoinFLEX, a still-dormant exchange with a low profile but big ...


Cryptocurrency F1 Sponsorship: If you're doing it, you're winning  Bitcoinist

Last month, FuturoCoin signed a sponsorship deal with Aston Martin Red Bull Racing. Chris Harfield and Joe Williams, founders of Williams-Harfield sports ...


Wanted: Cryptocurrency regulation in Nigeria  The Nation Newspaper

Olisa Agbakoba Legal (OAL) Managing Partner Mrs Bisi Akodu writes on the need for a regulatory framework for cryptocurrency. Technology has since, the last ...


The issue of scalability is among the most significant, and controversial, issues across the crypto space. Bitcoin’s solution, the Lightning Network (LN), has now been available for over one year, and its use is growing rapidly. Nevertheless, it remains controversial, and competition is growing from rival platforms that offer alternate scaling solutions. The Lightning Network


A prolific hacker, known as “Gnosticplayers”, has put the details of 26 million users of six companies from across the globe up for sale. This is the fourth round of stolen data sales by the cyber criminal via a dark web marketplace in exchange for Bitcoin. The cache of data varies depending on the company...

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Blockchain companies bump up their lobbying efforts in Washington  The Block Crypto

The number of companies paying for blockchain and crypto lobbying nearly tripled in 2018 from the previous year, Politico reports. Filings show that 12 firms ...


Retail giant Overstock.com will not sell its retail arm by early 2019, as previously expected


Japanese financial authorities to cap leverage in cryptocurrency trading  ForexLive

Japan press (Nikkei) report on moves to further restrict crypto margin trading - cabinet has approved draft amendments to laws which would cap leverage in ...


CryptoNinjas

Waves, the custom blockchain ecosystem, today announced the release of node update 0.17 brings RIDE for dApps to testnet. RIDE is Waves’ native smart contracts programming language. RIDE for dApps is being introduced to grant an account a way of assigning a programmable function to...

Waves node update integrates RIDE language for dApps on testnet


Money 2.0 Stuff: You had one job  The Block Crypto

Monetary policy is hard, man. Don't take it from me: Jeffrey Lacker, the President of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, once admitted that its “ability to effect ...


Bitcoin [BTC] witnesses huge influx of capital via China’s fiat currency  AMBCrypto News

The cryptocurrency market grows with respect to market value and stability, when major investments come in. Bitcoin [BTC], the largest cryptocurrency in the ...


Who (if anyone) should I tell about my cryptos ?  Moneyweb.co.za

Tell your loved ones, and tell the taxman; the conversation has moved to factoring cryptocurrency into your broader financial plan.


Mexico's Attempt To Regulate Crypto Has Turned Into a Disaster, May Cripple the Economy  Bitcoin Exchange Guide

The Central Bank of Mexico recently published the regulatory framework for crypto use in the country. The impending decision which was supposed to help the ...


For better or worse, blockchain is the new internet  The Australian

Let me take you on a journey into a future and show you something that is going affect all Australians. Blockchain is the new internet and the long term changes ...


World's First Pioneering Game Item Crypto Hardware Cold Wallet D'CENT is Now Available  Bitcoin Exchange Guide

D'CENT – a leading Crypto Cold Wallet Hardware Company – has just released the first ever storage mechanism that is designed for ERC – 721 (NFT) tokens.


Japan clamps down on margin cryptocurrency trading  Nikkei Asian Review

TOKYO -- Japanese financial authorities will expand on already pioneering rules for cryptocurrency trading to bring further order to one of the w.


Maker opens another governance poll to increase DAI interest rates by up to 4%  The Block Crypto

The Maker Foundation has created a governance poll to gauge sentiment around holding DAI interest rates at current levels or raising them by 2 or 4%. The poll ...


AlphaPoint adds DiamondBack stablecoin availability for crypto exchange clients  CryptoNinjas

AlphaPoint, a global provider of asset digitization software and digital asset trading technology for licensed broker-dealers, ATS, and exchange.


CEX.IO Crypto Exchange Gets Gibraltar License After In-Principle Decision by GFSC  Bitcoin Exchange Guide

CEX.IO, a London-based cryptocurrency exchange, has recently received its license by the Gibraltar Financial Services Commission (GFSC). The decision to ...


As the Bitcoin (BTC) and crypto bear market persists, investors are growing increasingly keen on discovering what events could be holding the markets down, and what events could act as a catalyst for a widespread market recovery. Now, one notable Bitcoin bull is now claiming that the 2018 bear market was the direct result of overall...

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How to Become a Bitcoin Trader: A Beginner’s Guide  CryptoCurrencyNews

There are several ways to make money in the cryptocurrency market, and you have probably read about some of them. We have covered a few techniques on ...


CoinMarketCap Introduces New Metrics for Crypto Fundamentals  Cointelegraph

CoinMarketCap has added a new rating system providing insight into the growth and development of a cryptocurrency project.


CFTC Promises, Custody of Cryptoassets, Proposed NFA Rule  The National Law Review

CFTC chairman working on workable position limits proposal, SEC sought comments on how custody rule applies to cryptoassets, and the NFA proposed new ...


Reflections on a week talking crypto in Hong Kong  The Block Crypto

This week I was at a cryptocurrency event, Token2049, in Hong Kong. Like any industry conference, far more interesting than the panels were the hallway and ...


CryptoNinjas

Today, smart home hardware device Honeypod and Lethean Privacy, a decentralized VPN service with anonymous payments backed by the cryptonote blockchain, announced a strategic partnership that brings internet users one step closer to a more secure, private, and anonymous global internet. The two companies are...

Decentralized VPN network Lethean to integrate with Honeypod smart home device


'Visa Crypto' Revealed: Payments Giant Hiring Technical Manager for New Cryptocurrency Project  The Daily Hodl

Global payments giant Visa has hopped on the crypto bandwagon. In a new job listing, the company says it's looking for a technical product manager for its Visa ...


CryptoNinjas

ContractLand, a general technology framework designed for building blockchain systems to support critical mass, today announced a new strategic partnership with OneLedger, a Canada based project dedicated to cross-chain protocol, to jointly deploy a revolutionizing cross-chain solution. This partnership spans across the region,...

ContractLand and OneLedger partner to develop cross-chain technology solution


ioeX developing blockchain powered TV with decentralized applications  CryptoNinjas

Taiwanese startup ioeX today announced an extension of its partnership with ThinkSmart sub-brand QUUBE. In January, ioeX has officially announced a.


5 Popular Crypto ATMs That You Can Purchase Today  Bitcoin News

Over the last few years, cryptocurrency automated teller machines (ATMs) have proliferated. According to statistics, there are now over 4,400 digital currency ...


Save the trees: Grassroots Outdoor Alliance shifts toward paper-free future  SNEWS

At the end of any given trade show, outdoor retailers are left with stacks and stacks of paper catalogues from various brands. They have to make the choice to ...


CryptoNinjas

IBM today announced IBM Blockchain World Wire, a real-time global payments network for regulated financial institutions, is officially accessible in a growing number of markets. Designed to optimize and accelerate foreign exchange, cross border payments and remittances, World Wire is the first blockchain...

IBM’s Blockchain World Wire now supporting global payments using Stellar


Crypto Broker AG launches automated 24/7 crypto trading in Switzerland  CryptoNinjas

Crypto Broker AG, a VQF-regulated financial intermediary offering qualified investors professional access to the crypto asset market, today announced it.


Arcade City CEO Christopher David: Ignore blockchain for now  Decrypt Media

The political activist and self-taught coder reveals why decentralization isn't always the best solution to a centralized problem.


Is Crypto Trading Volume Really Being Faked to the Tune of $13.8 Billion?  Daniel Chiang

According to a report conducted by crypto trading information portal The Tie, a huge percentage of cryptocurrency trading volume is suspicious. Estimates were ...


Is Crypto Trading Volume Really Being Faked to the Tune of $13.8 Billion?  newsBTC

According to a report conducted by crypto trading information portal The Tie, a huge percentage of cryptocurrency trading volume is suspicious. Estimates.


Dash Price Analysis: The Technology and Its Cryptocurrency that Keeps Bringing Real-Word Value Use Cases  Hacked

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A Survey of Cryptowisser, a revolutionary cryptocurrency tool to help you compare different cryptocurrency services, exchanges and wallets.  TechBullion

Cryptocurrencies are now a decade old. It all started with an obscure paper written by the anonymous and famous, Satoshi Nakamoto and the launch of the first ...


75% of Bitcoin Exchanges Report ‘Suspicious’ Crypto Trading Volumes: Research  CCN

A site called TheTie released a report today that estimates over 86% of all reported Bitcoin exchange volume is suspicious, while 75% of exchanges report ...


CryptoNinjas

Accomplice, a seed-led, technology-focused venture capital firm, announced today it has co-led an investment in New York City-based Bison Trails, a company building infrastructure for decentralized networks. Today, Bison Trails is actively securing protocols Livepeer, Tezos, and Decred and is building for dozens...

Tech VC Accomplice invests in blockchain infratructure company Bison Trails


HHS investigates blockchain for securing log files  GCN.com

It was a groundbreaking moment when the Department of Health and Human Services received an authority to operate for HHS Accelerate, which uses ...


US National Pork Board to Pilot Blockchain Tech Following New Partnership  Cointelegraph

The U.S. National Pork Board will use blockchain to create shared trusted records that address critical food issues in the industry.


Australia Gives Over $71000 in Funding For Blockchain Trade Mission to CoinDesk's Consensus Event  Bitcoin Exchange Guide

Following other countries that have enjoyed great success following their embracing of Blockchain, the Australian Government has stated that they intend to ...


Lithuanian crypto exchange Kaiserex adds credit card deposit and drops KYC  CryptoNinjas

Kaiserex, a Lithuanian crypto exchange founded in 2014, has updated features with a bunch of new spring updates. To start off, the company informed that.


Bithumb Lays Off 160 Employees as Crypto Cutback Continues  Finance Magnates

South Korean crypto exchange Bithumb, ranking among the biggest exchanges worldwide, is laying off over 150 employees. The move represents roughly 50 ...


CoinMarketCap Crypto Assets Now Feature Flipside Letter Grades  CoinDesk

Blockchain analytics startup Flipside Crypto is bringing crypto asset letter grades to a slew of online publishers. The Fundamental Crypto Asset Score (FCAS) ...


Mapping out Boost VC's crypto portfolio  The Block Crypto

As one of the oldest startup incubators in the crypto ecosystem, BoostVC has made multiple investments in blockchain crypto startups since it was founded in ...


Canada, Israel, Mexico, and India Move to Regulate Crypto Market  CoinCentral

The Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) and the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) have jointly published a communiqué ...


The Cryptocurrency Down Market: Don’t Lose Sight of Fundamentals  CryptoSlate

We are now entering the sixth month of the seemingly never-ending bearish market that has become the new norm within the crypto world. Regardless of ...


With so little known about the person or group behind the mysterious pseudonym Satoshi Nakamoto, it’s difficult to imagine the motivation behind designing and developing the first-ever peer-to-peer electronic cash system with Bitcoin. One goal was clear: create a decentralized cryptocurrency that cannot be controlled by governments. To do that, Nakamoto built in certain fail-safes...

The post Satoshi Nakamoto May Have Considered a Bitcoin Kill Switch appeared first on NewsBTC.


Crypto exchange Bithumb has reportedly axed 50% of its staff  The Block Crypto

Bithumb, one of Korea's largest cryptocurrency exchange by volume, announced that it plans to reduce its staff by up to 50%, from 310 to around 150, CoinDesk ...


Stellar Challenges Swift, XRP Hits Microsoft Outlook, and Bitcoin Bull Says Crypto Set to Rally  The Daily Hodl

Stellar. IBM's Stellar-powered global remittance platform now has six banks on board. Today, the tech giant announced World Wire will power payments and ...


The Week: Cboe Putting Bitcoin Futures on Hold, Cosmos Goes Live  CryptoGlobe

Digital assets continued in recovery mode for the past week, with all major cryptocurrencies ending the week with gains.


Denver Municipal Election: Another Small Stop on the Road to Universal Blockchain Voting  Cointelegraph

Follow up. On March 7, news broke that Denver is slated to become the second United States jurisdiction to pilot a blockchain-powered mobile voting platform in ...


Pro-Blockchain Candidate for President, Better Government?  Toshi Times

Andrew Yang believes in blockchain, has been paying attention to Bitcoin since 2013 and he's running for President of the United States. At forty-four he's a ...


First Level Security Certificate (CPSN) Given to Crypto Wallet Ledger Nano S by France's ANSSI  Bitcoin Exchange Guide

Ledger Nano S was originally developed by the French crypto hardware wallet Ledger. Having already planned on fixing issues with the firmware update for this ...


Why is Blockchain Secure?  BTC Wires

Blockchain is often touted as the holy grail of modern, secure technology and is trusted to handle a great deal of use cases efficiently, effectively and most ...


Market Data Could Be The Next Crypto Arms Race  Crypto Briefing

How long is one millisecond? It takes half a second – 500 milliseconds – for the human nervous system to turn a thought into speech. It's too short to notice in ...


US Payment Giant Visa Seeks Crypto and Blockchain Talent for Tech Product Manager  Investing.com

American payment services firm Visa (NYSE:V) has published a crypto and blockchain-related job opening on San Francisco-based recruiting software firm ...


Stellar Lumen (XLM) Listed on Coinbase Consumer Hours Before IBM Blockchain Live Wire Announcement  CryptoGlobe

Around 17:45 UTC on Monday (March 18th), Coinbase announced that it was about to list the digital asset Stellar Lumen (XLM) to Coinbase Consumer (i.e. ...


Crypto Exchange Bithumb to Reduce Staff By Up to 50%  CoinDesk

Bithumb, the largest cryptocurrency exchange in South Korea, plans to cut its staffing levels by up to 50 percent, according to a CoinDesk Korea report issued ...


2gether Banking Project Allows Users to Spend 7 Different Crypto Assets from a Visa Debit Card  Bitcoin Exchange Guide

2gether Banking Startup Will Allow Consumers To Spend 7 Different Crypto Assets From A Visa Debit Card. Retail investors for cryptocurrency have limited ways ...


CryptoNinjas

Penta Security Systems Inc., a provider of data, IoT, and blockchain security solutions and services, today announced the release of PALLET X, an advanced cryptocurrency wallet tailored for digital asset enterprises such as cryptocurrency exchanges and payment service providers in need of secure,...

Penta Security unveils PALLET X crypto asset wallet for enterprise


CryptoNinjas

CEX.IO, a popular bitcoin and cryptocurrency exchange, announced today that the company has received “in-principle” status for the Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) license issued by the Gibraltar Financial Services Commission (GFSC). This means that it is currently at the beginning of the final...

Crypto exchange CEX.IO in final stages of Gibraltar DLT license authorization


Mexico Crypto Users in the Community Disagree with Central Bank's Proposed Bitcoin Regulations  Bitcoin Exchange Guide

The crypto community in Mexico is largely against the country's recently implemented regulations on digital assets. According to Sebastian Checa, CEO of the ...


Pork Board Pilots Blockchain Technology Use in Pork Industry  Pork Magazine

National Pork Board and RIPE.IO partner to enhance responsible pig farming practices through blockchain.


Singaporean Cryptocurrency Exchange Seeks to Become the New Binance  Cryptovest

There are more than 500 active cryptocurrency exchanges in existence, and as the market continues to expand and evolve, the number is expected to increase ...


Bitcoin Bull Tim Draper says highly regulated countries become poor; shift from fiat to crypto inevitable  AMBCrypto News

Tim Draper, an American venture capital investor and a strong believer in crypto, made another bullish claim suggesting that a flip from fiat currency to Bitcoin ...


Why 2019 May Become The Year Of Enterprise Blockchain  CTOvision

Read Andrew Arnold explain how this year could turn out to be the year of enterprises adopting blockchain technology in a big way on Forbes : Last year, 95% of ...


Stellar Lumens up 11 percent from last week IBM and six banks sign a letter of intent for World Wire stable coin issuance Transaction volumes double in eight days With IBM single-handedly bringing on board six banks, XLM prices are surging and up 11 percent in the last week. We expect prices to edge higher...

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CryptoNinjas

EOSREX.io, a user-friendly interface to EOS, and smart contract for lending and borrowing EOSIO resources has announced the launch of the new EOSREX.io beta user interface. The program is now available for testing and is live on the Jungle Testnet where registered Jungle...

EOS user interface and resource tool EOSREX launches on testnet


Ireland is blockchain strong, but the looming threat of Brexit could undermine business growth in a nation defined by the boom-and-bust cycle


Crypto.com Chain Blasts 250% Higher, QTUM Targets Mobile Pay, BCH, DCR, March 18  Bitrates

The top performer on the week with a 250% gain was Crypto.com Chain (CRO). The advance saw CRO charge to a $300 million market cap and it now sits at ...


CryptoNinjas

TRIPLE-1, Inc. and Fujitsu Electronics Inc. today announced they entered into a distributorship contract for a mining ASIC, nicknamed “KAMIKAZE” that uses advanced 7nm process technology. TRIPLE-1 is a semiconductor system development company established in November 2016 and specializing in process technology. Fujitsu...

Fujitsu to distribute “KAMIKAZE” 7nm bitcoin mining chip from TRIPLE-1


US Payment Giant Visa Seeks Crypto and Blockchain Talent for Tech Product Manager  Cointelegraph

News. American payment services firm Visa has published a crypto and blockchain-related job opening on San Francisco-based recruiting software firm ...


5 Ways Blockchain and AI Are Changing Business in 2019  ETF Trends

Blockchain and artificial intelligence (AI) are relatively new technologies that have already make a big impact on company operations. In 2019, several new ...


IBM Blockchain World Wire Set to Support Payments & Foreign Exchange to More Than 50 Countries  Crowdfund Insider

IBM (NYSE: IBM) announced on Monday IBM Blockchain World Wire, a real-time global payments network for regulated financial institutions, is officially.


Stronghold USD Stablecoin Now Powering Payments and Foreign Exchange in More Than 50 Countries  Associated Press

This *content* is a press release from our partner Business Wire. The AP newsroom and editorial departments were not involved in its creation.


Local Media: Qatar Telecommunications Giant Ooredoo Launches Blockchain Initiative  Cointelegraph

News. Qatar-based telecommunications giant Ooredoo Group has launched a blockchain initiative, English-language local media The Peninsular Qatar reports ...


EU crypto exchange Bitpanda introduces savings account feature  CryptoNinjas

Today, Austrian based bitcoin and crypto exchange company Bitpanda introduced Bitpanda Savings, a feature that enables users to set up a personal savings.


CryptoNinjas

Today, Austrian based bitcoin and crypto exchange company Bitpanda introduced Bitpanda Savings, a feature that enables users to set up a personal savings plan for Bitcoin and other supported cryptocurrencies. The new savings feature lets users build their cryptocurrency portfolio and invest automatically...

EU crypto exchange Bitpanda introduces savings account feature


Breaking: IBM Signs Six Banks For Stellar-based Worldwire  Crypto Briefing

Today, IBM announced the live launch of World Wire, an ambitious initiative to revolutionize the global financial system using the Stellar blockchain. Big Blue ...


Colorado is diving deep into Blockchain for agricultural implementations | Cryptopolitan  Cryptopolitan

The state of Colorado is adamant about bringing the change and blockchain based technology is where four representatives are trying to lead the state. The.


IBM World Wire cross border blockchain payments platform soft launches  Ledger Insights

Today IBM announced that its IBM World Wire blockchain payment platform is officially accessible in limited production. It has “enabled payment locations” in 72 ...


Verseon Creates Blockchain Subsidiary BlockRules. Launches Security Token Offering for Preferred Shares  Crowdfund Insider

Verseon (AIM: VERS), a California based clinical stage pharma company, is issuing preferred shares. The company is using its own blockchain based.


Newsflash: Stellar Price Spikes Just Prior to Coinbase App Listing  CCN

The stellar price made a noticeable jump shortly before Coinbase announced the cryptocurrency was live on Coinbase.com and its mobile apps.


Dave Sikora says private nodes will transform blockchain security | The Modern Consensus interview  Modern Consensus

Dave Sikora spoke to Modern Consensus after his SXSW panel appearance about how ALTR is doing and why he believes the company's technology is going ...


Unconfirmed: South Korean Internet Giant Kakao to Integrate Crypto Wallet in Messaging App  Cointelegraph

News. South Korea's biggest internet corporation Kakao will reportedly integrate its crypto wallet in its messaging app KakaoTalk, local financial news agency ...


National Pork Board, RIPE.IO partner on blockchain pilot project  Feedstuffs

The National Pork Board (NPB) and Ripe Technology Inc. (ripe.io) have entered an agreement to pilot blockchain technology use in the U.S. pork industry.




Why we should be sceptical about Facebook’s rumoured new cryptocurrency  Scroll.in

Will 'Facecoin' be a long-awaited breakthrough, or another exaggerated project?


What we can expect from Facebook's rumoured upcoming cryptocurrency  Scroll.in

Will 'Facecoin' be a long-awaited breakthrough, or another exaggerated project?


Ripple prices stable below 34 cents Security laws relating to blockchain still fuzzy says, David Schwartz Transaction volumes shrinking as prices consolidate David Schwartz, the CTO of Ripple Inc, believes that existing security laws are vague and are therefore a hindrance. Even so, he is confident and comfortable that Ripple (XRP) is a utility and...

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Inside the blockchain lobbying boomlet  Politico

With David Beavers and Daniel Lippman. INSIDE THE BLOCKCHAIN LOBBYING BOOMLET: Lobbying on cryptocurrencies and the blockchain technology ...


Ethereum vs Litecoin vs Dagcoin  Deadline News

Introduction. The word 'Volatility' has almost become synonymous with the cryptocurrency market. Cryptocurrency enthusiasts majorly view the digital currency ...


Why Blockchain is Important in 2019  CPAPracticeAdvisor.com

As the conversation of blockchain solutions moves its way into the mainstream, we must continue to invest in understanding this powerful technology—and why ...


6 Risky Investment Fads to Avoid | Cryptocurrency  U.S. News & World Report

Investments with higher returns sometimes generate greater risk for investors' portfolios.


Quantum Computing and Blockchain Transparency May Not Fare Well for Bitcoin Whales: IBM VP  Bitcoin Exchange Guide

The vice president of blockchain and digital currencies at IBM says that quantum computing poses a real near-term threat to digital assets such as Bitcoin (BTC) ...


Mandatory Licensing for the Cryptocurrency Exchanges in Canada – Vulnerability Reports in Crypto Platforms  The Cryptocurrency Analytics

Citigroup has given up on their idea of issuing blockchain based cryptocurrency token, Gulru Atak stated, “Based on our learnings from that experiment we ...


Enterprise Bitcoin Adoption Has Been a Myth, but Why It Might Be a Good Thing for the Crypto Ecosystem  Bitcoin Exchange Guide

The narrative in 2018 had greatly been that it is only a matter of time when institutional investors step in the ecosystem which will drive up the demand and the ...


Global Blockchain Mining says Nuvo Cash crowdsale shifts to Singularity Exchange  Proactive Investors USA & Canada

Singularity Exchange, according to Global Blockchain, supports Bitcoin and Ethereum, as well as 22 other crypto assets, including Loki. Ripple and Steem.


Citi Cancels Plans For Its Own Cryptocurrency  pymnts.com

Citigroup had been working on a digital token since 2015, dubbed Citicoin, but has scrapped plans to launch its own cryptocurrency.


Never Before Seen Charts: Turtle Beach Corporation (HEAR), McDonald's Corporation (MCD)  CryptoAmber

There were 4.31 million Turtle Beach Corporation (NASDAQ:HEAR) shares traded at the market, while its stock closing price for March 15th, 2019 was placed at ...


Wall Street's Trendiest Stocks: Kirkland's, Inc. (KIRK), Harley-Davidson, Inc. (HOG)  CryptoAmber

There were 1.42 million Kirkland's, Inc. (NASDAQ:KIRK) shares traded at the market, while its stock closing price for March 15th, 2019 was placed at $10.31, ...


In Colorado, legislators have introduced a bill proposing a study of blockchain use in agriculture


Overstock Delays E-Commerce Business Sale, Deferring Cash for Crypto Ventures  CoinDesk

Overstock has put off plans to sell its flagship retail business, delaying a large cash infusion that it was hoping to get for its portfolio of blockchain ventures.


New Zealand: Hacked Exchange Cryptopia Expects to Resume Trading by End of March 2019  Investing.com

Cryptopia, the recently hacked New Zealand crypto exchange, has posted an update on March 17 concerning its plan to resume trading on its platform, which is ...


IBM Launches Blockchain Payments Network on Stellar, XLM Jumps  Cryptonews

American multinational information technology giant IBM has announced a payments network based on blockchain and the Stellar protocol today, dubbed IBM ...


Will Emerging Technologies Such as Blockchain (DLT) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) Co-Exist or Don't Mix  Bitcoin Exchange Guide

If you would like to know the definition of blockchain and simply type in 'define blockchain' into the google search bar, then this is the definition you will ...


Winklevoss Twins: Facebook Cryptocurrency is ‘Cool’ But Bitcoin is Better  CCN

Facebook's cryptocurrency might be "cool," but Winklevoss twins Cameron and Tyler are still placing their bets on bitcoin.


How Does Decentralized Finance Redefine Banking?  Invest In Blockchain

Decentralized Finance envisions a future where traditional banking services are offered through a decentralized network and enforced using smart contracts.


Taiwanese startup ioeX building blockchain smart TVs with JVC  FierceVideo

A Taiwanese startup named ioeX said it is working with software firm QUUBE to build a line of blockchain-based smart TVs with decentralized apps and rewards ...


Crypto Roundup - Hacker Arrested for Stealing Over $130000 & Why Most Educated People Fail to Understand Bitcoin  CryptoGlobe

Eight coins from the top 10 coins by 24-hour volume posted negative changes, ranging from 0.26% to 2.76%. Japanese Hacker Arrested for Stealing Over ...


OSINT Snapshot: Russian-speaking Islamist militants turn to cryptocurrencies for fundraising  IHS Jane's 360

Jane's OSINT snapshots are brief analyses of recent national security-related news using lesser-visited online sources. Joanna Paraszczuk examines the ...


Cryptopia Exchange Creates a New CoinInfo Section for Users to Check Their Digital Assets Status  Bitcoin Exchange Guide

Users of the recently hacked cryptocurrency exchange Cryptopia will now have a new page to check the status of their digital assets after the attack. The New ...


Bitcoin price up but under pressure MimbleWimble protocol could be an excellent match for Bitcoin Transaction volumes more than half those of Feb 24 There are specific benefits of the MimbleWimble protocol, and one of them is privacy through CT. If the Bitcoin community decides to incorporate this untested protocol, then the network will not...

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Metadium Blockchain Identity Project Releases SDK on Gaming Company's Unity Asset Store  Bitcoin Exchange Guide

Blockchain technology is slowly gaining traction from finance companies, payment solutions and other fields of the economy. Companies in the new blockchain ...


Cincinnati-Based Worldpay To Merge With FIS In Record-Breaking $34 Billion Deal  WVXU

Updated: 3:21 p.m. Fidelity National Information Services (FIS) has bought payment company Worldpay Inc. for approximately $34 billion in cash and stock,


Six global banks have reportedly signed letters of intent to issue stablecoins backed by their national fiat currencies on IBM’s now-live Stellar-powered payments network


Here's how Bakkt and ErisX are different, according to their executives  The Block Crypto

Bakkt and ErisX are often mentioned in the same breath when folks opine on the institutionalization of crypto. The two firms are both looking to break into the ...


Bitcoin price surges past $4,000 as cryptocurrency experts bet on major market turnaround  The Independent

Cryptocurrency markets are showing the first signs of recovery after months of stagnation, with the price of bitcoin breaking above $4000 (£3000) on Monday.


South Africa: Standard Bank to close 91 agencies  Ecofin Agency: Economic information from Africa

South African banking group Standard Bank announces the closure of 91 agencies and the suppression of about 1200 jobs in South Africa starting from.


Bitcoin Is in the Dumps, Spreading Gloom Over Crypto World  Wall Street Journal

Bitcoin is in the longest slump of its 10-year history, forcing supporters to shelve dreams of global disruption and focus on simply tightening their belts long ...


Visa Hiring Blockchain Expert for 'Visa Crypto'  Bitcoinist

Visa is hiring a Technical Product Manager for its Fintech division, according to a recent job listing on SmartRecruiters.


CoinMarketCap Adds New “Letter Grade” Rating System  Unhashed

CoinMarketCap, the most popular market data aggregator, has added a new rating system to its site. A third-party metric called the Fundamental Crypto Asset ...


Why Should investors tuck away Amyris, Inc. (AMRS), Worldpay, Inc. (WP)  CryptoAmber

There were 1.79 million Amyris, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMRS) shares traded at the market, while its stock closing price for March 15th, 2019 was placed at $4.15, down ...


100.btc: Automatic Currency Exchange All Day And All Night  The Coin Shark

The world is changing, it is not only developing, it is accelerating the speed of human's life. People are creating more and more convenient sources of.


Canadian securities regulators propose regulatory framework for crypto platforms  BetaKit

Two federal regulatory organizations are seeking input from the fintech community on how Canada should regulate crypto-asset trading platforms in Canada.


Y Combinator-backed Vectordash Gives Crypto Miners New Revenue Stream with Cloud Gaming Service  Bitcoin Exchange Guide

GPU miners could soon allow users to make money in a different way rather than mining digital assets. It is worth mentioning that the GPU mining industry ...


French Government Wants to Make France a ‘Blockchain Champion’  BeInCrypto

Today, French Digital Economy Minister Mounir Mahjoubi announced an upcoming governmental roadmap for blockchain implementation.



A Blockchain Industry Hub, @GenesisBlockch  InvestorIdeas.com

March 18, 2019 (Investorideas.com Newswire) There's a common phrase in every industry, usually citing how the market for that specific market is evolving and ...