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What Caused the Recent Sharp Decline of Crypto Market Capitalization?
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  By David Drake   The cryptocurrency market by its nature is unpredictable and has recently experienced a major downfall. By close of 2017, the value of Bitcoin and Ethereum rose to the highest point with Bitcoin reaching a high of almost $20,000. This high value of Bitcoin caused some countries to introduce cryptocurrency regulations to curb speculation in the […]

From bait to plate: Blockchain platform tracks food's journey  KFGO News

By James Redmayne SYDNEY (Reuters) - With a scan of their smartphones, consumers can now track the journey of their fish meal to ensure it's a legal, ethical ...

Blockchain-For-Good And Blockchain Innovation Set The Scene For 2019  Forbes

After the hype of 2018, blockchain is slowly, but surely, moving into the mainstream. This augurs well for projects in 2019, not least blockchain-for-good.

Bitcoin hovers over $3,600 as most of the top 20 cryptocurrencies are seeing slight to substantial gains

From bait to plate: Blockchain platform tracks food's journey  Channel NewsAsia

SYDNEY: With a scan of their smartphones, consumers can now track the journey of their fish meal to ensure it's a legal, ethical and sustainable ...

BTA releases blueprint for blockchain and social innovation  The Asian Age

BTA projects and research help organizations and institutions increase accountability.

WAVES Spikes Nearly 20 Percent on Positive News, Surpassing Other Digital Assets  U.Today

The recent updates performed by the Waves platform have made its token rise much more than other crypto coins on Wednesday.

Closing the skills gap in blockchain businesses  Open Access Government

Despite blockchain experiencing incredible growth over the last decade, gender diversity and the technical skills gap remain a growing burden.

CoinZest Airdrop Event Goes Wrong, Customers Receive $5.3 Million Worth of Crypto  BTCMANAGER

CoinZest, a South Korean cryptocurrency exchange has been left with no choice but to roll back all transactions on its servers after it mistakenly airdropped ...

Spending Bitcoin From Personal Wallet will be Illegal in the US, Wyoming Bill Criticized  Ethereum World News

In an otherwise dark room, there is a glimmer of light for Bitcoin and cryptocurrency enthusiast. While Japan, Singapore and other ASEAN countries are leading ...

Bitcoin Exchanges Don't Need Money Transmitter Licenses in Pennsylvania  Bitcoinist

The Pennsylvania Department of Banking and Securities (DoBS) says cryptocurrency exchanges in the state do not require Money Transmission Business The ...

Steemit, crypto's answer to Reddit, gets a new boss to rebuild after widespread layoffs  TechCrunch

Steemit, an early blockchain startup that's developing an alternative to Reddit, has a new chief less than two months after laying off most of its staff as part of ...

Key technical parameters signal that Bitcoin may be finding a bottom, and could even be headed for a short term price hike, Bloomberg analysts say

Bitcoin traders could get cues from an apparent negative correlation that has developed between bitcoin and gold prices.

Spanish Port Operator Joins IBM-Maersk Blockchain Shipping Platform TradeLens  Cryptovest

APBA, which manages the southern ports of Algeciras and Tarifa, has decided to make its *service* more competitive by using distributed ledger solutions.

Are you mining for cryptocurrencies – or is someone else?  CryptoNewsReview

Contributed article by Terrance DeJesus, Threat Research Analyst at NTT Security. As investments in cryptocurrency become more popular, threat actors have ...

“I Believe Enterprise Blockchain Will Play a Larger And Larger Role in Many Industries”, CEO The Tesseract Academy  BlockPublisher

The industrial adoption of the blockchain technology has seen some pretty strong progress over the past few years. The prospects presented in the form of the ...

Binance CEO says that the crypto market is severely undervalued  FXStreet

Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao (CZ), stated that the crypto market is severely undervalued since most of the cryptocurrencies are in the oversold territor.

CBOE Chairman: Wall Street Wary of Crypto Investments Due to Lack of a Bitcoin ETN  CCN

By CCN.com: Chicago Board of Exchanges (CBOE) CEO Ed Tilly believes the cryptocurrency market needs a bitcoin-based Exchange-Traded Note to “truly ...

UPDATE 1-UK watchdog flags possible ban on some crypto-related trading  Reuters

(Adds more detail). LONDON, Jan 23 (Reuters) - Britain's markets watchdog said on Wednesday it would consult later in the year on a proposed ban on selling ...

Security expert claims $2.5 million is stolen from cryptocurrency exchanges on a daily basis  AMBCrypto News

Noted blockchain security expert Hartej Sawhney has stated that around $2.5 million, on an average, is stolen on a daily basis from cryptocurrency exchanges ...

Bitcoin Cash breaks out of a falling channel resistance: Spikes more than 8%  FXStreet

Bitcoin Cash is among the few cryptocurrencies that are correcting higher on the day. The crypto is in the green in spite of the market being generall.

UK watchdog flags possible ban on some crypto-related trading  Reuters UK

Britain's markets watchdog said on Wednesday it would consult later in the year on a proposed ban on selling derivatives linked to certain types of crypto assets ...

Cryptocurrency Prices Today, January 23: Cryptocurrencies Are in the Green Zone  The Coin Shark

Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Bitcoin Cash, EOS, Litecoin, Cardano, Stellar, IOTA, Dash, Monero: Cryptocurrency prices According to the Coingecko online.

UK watchdog flags possible ban on some crypto-related trading  KFGO News

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's markets watchdog said on Wednesday it would consult later in the year on a proposed ban on selling derivatives linked to certain ...

How to Invest in Bitcoin: Complete Beginner's Guide 2019  Blockonomi

In this Complete guide we look at investing in Bitcoin - Should you invest? How to Buy BTC & Safely store it - Everything you need to know.

Pennsylvania's government has clarified that crypto exchanges and providers do not require a money transmission license to operate.

New Forex and Crypto app from FCA-regulated Fintech & Trading giant launches to educate new generation of traders  CryptoNewsReview

Finatext UK, part of Japanese big data and trading app giant the Finatext Group, has launched a new trading app that aims to improve financial literacy and ...

A gold-backed cryptocurrency overview for enthusiasts  Coin Rivet

We hear a lot about crypto's volatility in the headlines but how about solutions for it? Could gold-backed cryptocurrency offer an alternative?

Who inherits your bitcoin and other digital assets?  MarketWatch

There are three steps you can take to ensure your loved ones can access your digital assets once you're gone.

Crypto Lending Grow in Face of Plummeting Value  CryptoVibes

Despite the plummeting value of the majority of cryptos and disarray in the market as a whole, the crypto-lending industry found its way to consumers.

Bitcoin (BTC) Trades Triple Tax Obligations for Swedish Investor  Cryptovest

Crypto investor Linus Dunkers has accused the Swedish Tax Agency of mistreatment, while the authority claims he did not follow the rules when filing his 2016 ...

Will Blockchain Improve the Transparency of Display Ads?  PerformanceIN

With fraudulent impressions and commissions, it's difficult to predict the financial outcomes of display ad campaigns and their effectiveness.

Coinnest Loses $5 Million in Accidental Bitcoin Airdrop  Blockonomi

Coinnest said it accidentally sent 6 billion (about $5.3 million) worth of Bitcoin (BTC) to the account of some of its traders.

Will This Year Herald The Crypto Spring – Luno  Techfinancials.co.za

Despite 2018 being characterised by the fall in the Bitcoin price, we will continue to see increased Bitcoin adoption and the technology scaling faster than what ...

Here’s Why Blockchain is Not the ‘New Internet’, As Per Founder Korporatio  BlockPublisher

The blockchain technology is hailed as the 'new internet' by many of its proponents in the game. Although the prospects presented forward by blockchain in the ...

STARTUP STAGE: SBC Travel launches crypto-friendly hotel booking platform  PhocusWire

SBC Travel is a new online travel agency that accepts cryptocurrency. It is launching with an inventory of 175000 hotels and accommodation providers in more ...

Blockchain technology firm Bitfury has released a suite tools aimed to drive adoption of bitcoin’s lightning network.

South Korea jails crypto execs for wash trading and volume fraud  LeapRate

For the first time, a judge in South Korea has stepped forward and handed out sentences to two crypto executives for falsifying exchange volume reports and ...

Would Crypto Markets React if Bithumb Went Public in The US?  newsBTC

One of the world's largest crypto exchanges could soon be publicly traded in the US through a reverse merger. A Singapore based holdings company which has ...

63 Percent of Senior Execs Lack Understanding of Blockchain Tech  CoinNewsSpan

Posted by Erica Lee | Jan 23, 2019 | Blockchain News | 0. 63 Percent of Senior Execs Lack Understanding of Blockchain Tech. As per a report published in ...

Security entrepreneur John McAfee flees alleged IRS indictment, plans to run for U.S. president from a boat

How To Choose The Best VPN For Cryptocurrency Trading?  Coinpedia

Cryptocurrency offers privacy, as it is a virtually untraceable payment method. The technology supporting these currencies is highly secure, which is another ...

Falcon Private Bank Launches Digital Wallet That Offers Direct Crypto Transfers  Coinpedia

Falcon Private Bank has always been aiming to become the initial Swiss private bank providing bitcoin asset management, Digital Wallet for clients.

Blockport launches trading platform, integrates with mobile banking app Bunq  Leaprate Forex Trading News

Blockport, the European social crypto trading platform, kicks off 2019 by moving out of the beta version of its exchange. User funds will be stored on the ...

Ken Rogoff: Possibility of cryptocurrency taking over fiat money is basically zero  Yahoo Finance

Cryptocurrencies have had a wild ride over the last year. On a World Economic Forum (WEF) panel called Building a Sustainable Crypto-Architecture in Davos, ...

London Stock Exchange enters the cryptocurrency market; Partners with Hong Kong-based exchange  AMBCrypto News

The London Stock Exchange today took a major step towards correcting the skewed perception...

LSE sells technology to Hong-Kong-based cryptocurrency exchange  FXStreet

The London Stock Exchange jumps to the cryptocurrency bandwagon by agreeing to sell the part of its technology to a Hong Kong-based digital asset exch.

Blockchain Technology Market in BFSI Sector Market 2018: Company Profiles, Segments, Type and Application  Current News Magazine

The Research report provides the comprehensive overview of Global “Blockchain Technology Market in BFSI Sector“Market 2018 and predicts future market ...

Chinese 'white hats' strive to bring security to crypto  Asia Times

In early 2019 two cryptocurrency exchanges, Gate.io and Bitrue, were the targets of 51% attacks. This is when a group of miners that controls more than 50% of a ...

As the crippling US government shutdown rolls into its fifth week major crypto exchanges are looking at alternative markets. They don’t come much bigger than Coinbase which has just expanded trading options for big traders in Europe and Asia. High Volume Traders Only The new options are not available to everyone though as only Coinbase...

The post Coinbase Targets Whales in Europe and Asia With New Trading Services appeared first on NewsBTC.

Seed CX Launches “Institutional-Only” Cryptocurrency Spot Trading  Finance Magnates

Institutional cryptocurrency exchange operator Seed CX announced the launch of spot trading in digital assets for financial institutions this Wednesday.

Russia’s love-hate relationship with cryptocurrencies takes another turn  Leaprate Forex Trading News

Bitcoin zealots and enthusiasts were jumping for joy last week when a Russian economist, a Professor Ginko, who works closely with the government, ...

Asian Crypto Exchange Huobi is Tightening its Belt in the Bear Market, Plans to 'Spend Money Carefully'  CCN

The Chinese cryptocurrency exchange Huobi has announced it will be tightening its belts and spending carefully until the crypto markets recover.

Cryptocurrency exchanges eye Russia for expansion despite sanctions  bne IntelliNews

Sanctions imposed by governments as part of geopolitical struggles do not always filter through to under-regulated industries. Ambitious businesses ...

Korea still has potential to lead blockchain: experts  The Investor

Despite the nose-diving value of digital currencies in the past several months, crypto and blockchain industries still have growth potential and are worth paying ...

Women who make waves in Asian finance in 2019  The Asset ESG

Across Asia women hold numerous leadership roles in banks, insurers, fintechs, financial services firms and regulators. And each year they are making a ...

Blockchain Based Supply Chain in Consideration by SEAT Automotive  TheTradable

Automobile manufacturer SEAT announced its plan to use blockchain for its supply chain. Automotive Blockchain Consortium. The Spanish automobile ...

UN Report: "Cryptocurrencies Represent a New Frontier"  TheTradable

The United Nations (UN) end year report has mentioned cryptocurrencies, particularly Bitcoin by name, as the “new frontier” that have the ability to radically ...

OKEx Adds GBP and THB to its OTC Trading Platform  Finance Magnates

OKEx, a digital asset exchange based in Malta, announced this Wednesday morning that it has launched two new currencies on its over-the-counter (OTC) ...

Rivetz and ElevenPaths add Wanchain for mobile blockchain -  Enterprise Times

Wanchain is joining the Rivetz and Elevenpaths approach to fortifying privacy protections for mobile devices. Rivetz, a developer of embedded, ...

Crypto Market Wrap: Bitcoin Cash Moving, Little Action Elsewhere  newsBTC

Market Wrap Crypto markets have edged back a fraction, Bitcoin Cash makes a move, Maker and Waves climbing but little action elsewhere. Crypto markets ...

Swedish Crypto Trader to Pay $900k in Taxes  cryptodigest

A crypto trader in Sweden, Linus Dunkers, has revealed that he owes the country's tax agency about $900,000 for trading Bitcoin over a period of three years.

Video: AB Live - Expert tips for understanding cryptocurrencies  Arabian Business

Ola Doudin, Co-founder and CEO of BitOasis breaks down the cryptocurrency market covering a wide range of subjects ranging from security, investing in ...

OKEx Launches Thai Baht (THB) and British Pound (GBP) OTC Trading  PRNewswire

VALLETTA, Malta, Jan. 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- OKEx, the Malta-based world-leading digital asset exchange, announced to launch two new currencies – Thai ...

Bitcoin price climbed higher sharply after diving below the $3,480 support level against the US Dollar. Yesterday’s highlighted key bearish trend line is intact with resistance near $3,600 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken). The price is facing a crucial resistance near $3,600, above which it could rally towards...

The post Bitcoin Price Watch: BTC Runs Into Crucial Resistance, What’s Next? appeared first on NewsBTC.

WISeKey Organizes 2019 Blockchain Center of Excellence Awards Ceremony  GlobeNewswire

WISeKey Organizes 2019 Blockchain Center of Excellence Awards Ceremony. Geneva, Switzerland - January 23, 2019 - WISeKey International Holding Ltd ...

South Korean crypto exchange Bithumb is looking to get publicly listed in the U.S. through a reverse merger.

ASUN to discuss advocacy, student programs at next meeting  Daily Nebraskan

The Association of Students of the University of Nebraska will vote on four pieces of legislation concerning advocacy efforts, The New York Times Readership ...

Blockchain Last Week, from Encyclopedia to becoming ‘The Thing’  BlockPublisher

Theodor Forselius is the CEO of Everipedea. In the past, he had been an editor on Wikipedia. He founded Everipedia after realizing that adding *content* on ...

Blockchain-as-a-Service Market Anticipated To Raise USD 30.59 Billion By 2024 Globally  Industry News Today

Reportedly, the blockchain-as-a-*service* market is surging at a CAGR of 85.09% amid 2018 and 2024. The blockchain-as-a-*service* market is estimated to ...

Plus One For Crypto: Mastercard Fined $650m For Inflating Fees  Ethereum World News

One of the primary driving forces behind the adoption of cryptocurrencies is to liberate ourselves from excessive bank and credit card charges.

Blockchain Industries, BTHMB sign binding LOI to merge and become publicly traded crypto exchange company  TOKENPOST

Blockchain Industries, an investment and advisory firm focused on distributed ledger technology and digital assets, has announced that it has signed a binding ...

London Stock Exchange Trading Tech to Power New Hong Kong Crypto Exchange  NameCoinNews

As per the latest news published in an LSEG Technology press release, LSEG Technology, the technology solutions provider for the London Stock Exchange ...

Crypto Exchange Asks Users to Return $5.3 Million in Bitcoin, Ethereum and Altcoins After Accidental Airdrop  The Daily Hodl

The South Korean cryptocurrency exchange CoinZest is trying to recover cryptocurrencies worth $5.3 million it accidentally airdropped. The bungle highlights ...

Ripple price tested the $0.3050 support level and later bounced back above $0.3120 against the US dollar. There was a break above a major bearish trend line with resistance at $0.3160 on the hourly chart of the XRP/USD pair (data source from Kraken). The pair is currently placed nicely above $0.3160, but it must break...

The post Ripple Price Analysis: XRP Buyers Target Fresh Weekly Highs appeared first on NewsBTC.

WISeKey Organizes 2019 Blockchain Center of Excellence Awards Ceremony  Nasdaq

WISeKey Organizes 2019 Blockchain Center of Excellence Awards Ceremony. Geneva, Switzerland- January 23, 2019- WISeKey International Holding Ltd, a.

Execs from Komid Crypto Exchange Convicted of Wash Trading in Korea. One Blames Finance Authorities for ...  Crowdfund Insider

Two executives from the Korean cryptocurrency Komid have been imprisoned for creating fake volume on the exchange in order to deceive investors, Korean.

Annual Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference Prague by Smile-Expo will once again take place in the Czech Republic  CoinGeek

The Czech Republic will host Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference Prague March 22, 2019 for the fifth time – the event about blockchain and cryptocurrencies ...

Coinbase Widens Its Support for Large-Volume and Institutional Crypto Trading For Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), and Litecoin (LTC)  Smartereum

Coinbase – one of the leading digital currency trading platform in the U.S. – is expanding its support for large-volume and institutional digital currency trading.

Reverse Merger for Publicly Traded Crypto Exchange in the U.S  cryptodigest

The United States could have its first publicly traded crypto exchange through a reverse merger between Blockchain Industries and Blockchain Exchange from ...

City Councilman sets out to end crypto mining ban in small New York town  Chepicap

Early last year Plattsburgh New York announced that it is starting a 18 month ban on new crypto mining operations after an influx of crypto miners flocked to the ...

ETH price tested the $110-111 support area and later bounced back above $116 against the US Dollar. This week’s followed key bearish trend line was breached with resistance at $118 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD (data feed via Kraken). The pair is now placed above the $116 resistance and it could continue to move...

The post Ethereum Price Analysis: ETH Staging Decent Comeback, Could Test $125 appeared first on NewsBTC.

Stripe Announces Discontinuation of Bitcoin Support, Comments on Cryptocurrencies for Payments  Bitcoin Exchange Guide

Major online payment platform, Stripe, has announced that it has ended support for Bitcoin processing. According to a statement on the company's official blog, ...

Cryptocurrency market overview: back to the drawing board  FXStreet

Despite a sudden outburst of volatility, cryptocurrency market is practically unchanged on a day-over-day basis. The total capitalization of digital a.

Romanian Authorities Now Require Bitcoin Traders to Pay a Ten Percent Tax on Earnings  Bitcoin Exchange Guide

The Romanian tax authority has amended the country's tax laws to make it mandatory for cryptocurrency traders to pay a ten percent income tax if they generate ...


KR1, the London based blockchain asset investment company today announced their latest set of investments within the blockchain space. First, the team announced that it has invested a total of USD...

Blockchain asset fund KR1 invests in data validation project Rlay and Nash Exchange

Cryptocurrencies will have a role in the future - the head of Nasdaq  FXStreet

Cryptocurrencies and specifically Bitcoin deserve to be a part of the global economy of the future, according to Adena Friedman, the president and CEO.

Crypto Analyst Brian Kelly Bullish on Bitcoin, But Not a Bitcoin ETF  Invest In Blockchain

Brian Kelly, a crypto analyst, is bullish for Bitcoin in 2019 - though not Bitcoin ETFs - and makes other predictions for the crypto market.

Iceland's crypto mining rig heist leader handed 4-year jail term  CoinGeek

An Icelandic man accused of stealing millions of dollars' worth of crypto mining hardware has been sentenced to four years in prison for his alleged crimes.

Bitcoin Could Soon Be Treated As Money In Wyoming  UseTheBitcoin

As we enter in 2019, new regulations are starting to take shape around the world. Bitcoin could soon be given a similar status as money. Wyoming introduced ...

Unauthorised transfers from Cryptopia estimated at $23m  The Dominion Post

Analysts have calculated the extent of unauthorised cryptocurrency transfers at Christchurch-based Cryptopia at more than $23 million. The principals of ...

Cryptocurrencies In Albania And Kosovo - Fin Tech - Albania  Mondaq News Alerts

Bitcoin is a relatively new form of money – entirely digital. It is the first decentralized cryptocurrency, managed by the community of its users, working without ...

Five Can't-Miss Blockchain Conferences in 2019  CryptoGlobe

For those looking to participate in the development and proliferation of blockchain technology, numerous blockchain conferences inspire new thought and ...

WCV signs blockchain tech MOUs  New Straits Times

PETALING JAYA: WORLD Cloud Ventures Pte Ltd (WCV) has signed two memoranda of understanding (MoUs) with Capital City Property Sdn Bhd and Lewre ...

Luxochain launches authentication and tracking service of luxury goods on the blockchain  CryptoNinjas

Luxochain, a blockchain-based *service* combining Near Field Communication (NFC), Radio Frequency Identification (RFID), and Fingerprint Authentication.

Coinquista and Bitclude Local Crypto Companies Given Polish Regulator KNF Payment Licenses  Bitcoin Exchange Guide

Coinquista and Biclude are set to be the two next crypto startups working in Poland now, as the Polish financial regulator has decided to give licenses to them ...

Rufftup.io and Milligan Partner to Build a Blockchain Powered Tolling.Network Using Hyperledger  Bitcoin Exchange Guide

On the 18th of January 2019, PR Newswire issued a press release, stating that a popular US Tolling company known as Milligan Partners has partnered with ...

Women who make waves in Asian finance in 2019  The Asset

Across Asia women hold numerous leadership roles in banks, insurers, fintechs, financial services firms and regulators. And each year they are making a ...

Crypto Market Gets a Boost of $5 Billion in New Supply: Diar Research  Bitcoin Exchange Guide

2018 has been the start of a bear market when the majority of the cryptocurrencies dropped about 80 to 90 percent. This resulted in the loss of over $700 billion ...

City Councilman Crusades to End Crypto Mining Ban In New York Town  CryptoGlobe

The small city of Plattsburgh New York made headlines back in March 2018 after officials levied an 18-month moratorium on new crypto mining operations.

ODEM Applauds Blockchain Centre Vilnius on Its First Anniversary  PRNewswire

ZUG, Switzerland and VILNIUS, Lithuania, Jan. 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- ODEM, creator of the On-Demand Education Marketplace, applauds Blockchain ...

Ripple Investor SBI Invests $15 Million in Swiss Crypto Card Maker Tangem  Invest In Blockchain

Japanese financial company and Ripple investor SBI has invested $15 million in Tangem, a Swiss company seeking to make cards to facilitate spending crypto.

China: Gaming giant Tencent may acquire parent company of Bitstamp, Korbit Crypto Exchanges  AMBCrypto News

The Chinese gaming giant, Tencent Holdings Ltd. is contemplating a bid for the gaming company in South Korea that hold Nexon, reported Reuters.

2019 forecasts for more cyber security storm for FSIs | FinTech  Enterprise Innovation

Companies need to re-think how to build trust with their audience. They should work around these six key principles: privacy and security; transparency; fairness; ...

Report: Reverse Merger Could Take Bithumb Crypto Exchange Public in the U.S.  Cointelegraph

A Singapore-based firm with a controlling stake in major crypto exchange Bithumb could reportedly take the exchange public in the U.S. via a so-called reverse ...

Swinburne launches global Blockchain Centre of Excellence  Swinburne University of Technology

Swinburne has launched a new global Blockchain Centre of Excellence in partnership with Capgemini, a world leader in technology services.

Digital Trends Live: Oscar nominations, the future of blockchain, and more  Digital Trends

On this episode of Digital Trends Live, we discussed Oscar nominations for the Netflix film Roma and the latest Spotify features. We were also joined by ...

Schulte Roth & Zabel Presents Its 28th Annual Private Investment Funds Seminar  Associated Press

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 22, 2019--Schulte Roth & Zabel (SRZ) is hosting its 28th Annual Private Investment Funds Seminar today in New York.

Blockchain Closer to "Breakout Moment," Says Survey | INN  Investing News Network

Deloitte surveyed more than 1000 "blockchain savvy" executives to determine where they see blockchain fitting into their businesses.

V-CAT to Begin a New Type of Crowdfunding, Using Digital Currency  Associated Press

HO CHI MINH, Vietnam--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 22, 2019--V-CAT Vietnam will develop a new type of crowdfunding services that uses digital currency.

Cryptocurrency Mining Poses a New Threat to College Campuses  EdTech Magazine: Focus on Higher Education

Student computers have proved to be a lucrative resource for cryptomining.

Why long-term investment in Crypto is useless  The Manila Times

Throughout 2018, the price of Bitcoin fell by more than 400%. Which means that investing in cryptocurrency is a horrible decision. However, there is another way ...

Securities Commission to weed out virtual scams - Business News  The Star Online

KUALA LUMPUR: All companies engaging in digital assets will have to make themselves known to the Securities Commission (SC) by Friday, even if they have ...

GRAFT NETWORK Announces the Release of the Pay-In Exchange Broker Component for Verifone Payment Terminals  Ethereum World News

Monday, Jan 21 – GRAFT unveiled the first implementation of an exchange broker – a component of the GRAFT Network ecosystem that allows users to pay with ...

V-CAT to Begin a New Type of Crowdfunding, Using Digital Currency  Business Wire

V-CAT Vietnam will develop a new type of crowdfunding services that uses digital currency. A platform that uses the JC-coin digital currency will be b.

Report: Cryptocurrencies Need to Stop Using Proof of Work  Blockchain Reporter

Payment finality using proof-of-work is expensive; High transaction fees or mining rewards are required to ensure payment security; Bitcoin and altcoins need to ...

BOE Advisor: Crypto Fails Fundamental Tests, But Banks Face Growing Competition from FinTech Companies  newsBTC

Huw van Steenis, the senior advisor to the Bank of England Governor, said that crypto fails the fundamental tests that mark a successful financial tool.

Sapphire launches new AMD RX 570 16GB crypto mining card  TweakTown

Sapphire kicks off its new line of crypto mining gear with a 16GB Radeon RX 570.

Ghana's SEC Tells Citizens Not to Deal With Crypto Companies  CryptoGlobe

Ghana's Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued another warning to citizens about cryptocurrency, but seemingly remains open to the concept in the ...

Hong Kong-based Sapphire has announced a new graphics card for mining a newly-launched privacy coin called GRIN

Blockchain Goes Mobile: The First Crypto MVNO Announces Loyalty Rewards Program  Hacked

This week, Miracle Tele (blockchain based Mobile Virtual Network Operator / MVNO) announced the public launch of a loyalty rewards program which has been ...


ATOM Group (ATOM), a Hong Kong-based global fintech company today announced that its AAX digital asset exchange is adopting the institutional-grade technology from London Stock Exchange Group Technology (LSEG Technology). AAX is...

ATOM Group launching blockchain asset exchange powered by London Stock Exchange tech

Schulte Roth & Zabel Presents Its 28th Annual Private Investment Funds Seminar  Watertown Public Opinion

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 22, 2019--Schulte Roth & Zabel (SRZ) is hosting its 28th Annual Private Investment Funds Seminar today in New York.

Schulte Roth & Zabel Presents Its 28th Annual Private Investment Funds Seminar  Business Wire

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Schulte Roth & Zabel (SRZ) is hosting its 28th Annual Private Investment Funds Seminar today in New York. A pioneer in the ...

Schulte Roth & Zabel Presents Its 28th Annual Private Investment Funds Seminar  SCNow

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 22, 2019--Schulte Roth & Zabel (SRZ) is hosting its 28th Annual Private Investment Funds Seminar today in New York.

Power Ledger Blockchain Firm Signs Deal with Japanese Green Energy Supplier  newsBTC

Western Australian blockchain startup Power Ledger will partner with Japanese renewable energy firm Sharing Energy. The deal will see he solar panel.

Ghana SEC Mulls Over Possibility of Regulating Cryptocurrencies  BTC Wires

It seems to be the time when crypto finally comes into its own in the continent of Africa, as after South Africa, Ghana has shown signs of considering a set of ...

JPMorgan-backed startup finds a partner to bring its supply chain onto the blockchain  The Block Crypto

JP Morgan portfolio company Smartrac has announced a partnership with a blockchain startup led by a former Deloitte executive, Eric Piscini, Forbes writes.

South Africa's Reserve Bank Releases Consultation Paper on Crypto Assets  Invest In Blockchain

South Africa's Reserve Bank has released a consultation paper outlining implementation of regulations on the crypto industry, with registration a key focus.

Bitcoin Price Oversold, May Have Found a Bottom: Bloomberg Analyst  CCN

New technical analysis from Bloomberg suggests that the bitcoin price is "nearly oversold" and may have established a bottom.

MIT Professor: Blockchain Technology Could Create Borderless Economies  CryptoGlobe

Silvio Micali, a professor at the MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) in Brookline, Massachusetts, recently said that blockchain ...

Current Trend Approaches Longest Cryptocurrency Bear-Market Ever  Bitcoin News

The current bear trend is now within weeks of becoming the longest winter in the history of the cryptocurrency markets. Despite nearly comprising the longest ...

NASGO Launches 'FilmCoin' Tokenization via Blockchain for Films and Producers at Sundance Film Festival 2019  Business Wire

PARK CITY, Utah--(BUSINESS WIRE)--NASGO, a global leader in the advancement of the Blockchain, today announced the launch of FilmCoin, an initiative to ...

ING Bank, a major Dutch International bank, has just announced that it has signed a five-year deal with R3. R3 is an enterprise blockchain consortium that holds a commercial blockchain platform. R3 released the news in a press release yesterday.

ING Bank Takes on Blockchain

R3’s commercial blockchain platform is called Corda Enterprise. This new five-year deal allows ING Bank a number of licenses for Corda and can roll out access to the platform.

Corda will be rolled out through ING Bank globally and seek to deploy production-ready CorDapps across various business areas. CorDapps ...

XRP/USD Technical Analysis: Market suffocates cryptocurrency as prices remain unchanged  AMBCrypto News

The cryptocurrency market's volatile nature has been prolonged with a majority of the top coins suffering the same fate. Cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin [BTC], XRP ...

50 Cut as $60 Million Blockchain Project Nebulas Lays Off 60% of Staff  CoinDesk

The company behind the Nebulas blockchain project has gone from a team of 80 people to just 30, CoinDesk has learned. After gaining attention in August for ...

South African Reserve Bank: Crypto Asset Friendly, but Bitcoin Is Not Money  CryptoSlate

South Africa's reserve bank released a consultation paper that includes favorable recommendations and guidelines for the crypto asset industry in the country.

It bodes well for cryptocurrencies everywhere that the CEO of the world’s largest exchange, NASDAQ, has their back. Specifically, Adena Friedman thinks they “deserve an opportunity to find a sustainable future in our economy.”

The comments were made yesterday by Friedman in a posting on her LinkedIn profile. The president and CEO of the Nasdaq exchange was writing ahead of her scheduled appearance at the World Economic Forum at Davos.

NASDAQ CEO and Crypto

Friedman believes crypto will have an important part to play in the future, believing “the invention itself [is] a tremendous ...

Crypto Complaints Continue to Grow As Virtual Currencies Become More Mainstream: Report  The Daily Hodl

Since 2016, consumer complaints regarding virtual currency have increased by nearly 17,000%. LendEDU has analyzed these complaints to see what has ...

India: Banking Research Institute Issues Blueprint on Blockchain Implementation  Cointelegraph

News. India's Institute for Development and Research in Banking Technology (IDRBT) has published a blueprint on blockchain implementation in the banking ...

This post was originally published here Ahead of its hotly anticipated launch, bitcoin futures exchange Bakkt has launched a hiring campaign. Eight new job posting were published Tuesday on the company’s website. Bakkt is looking for several experienced software developers, including mobile and blockchain developers; an institutional sales manager with experience in North America or […]

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