Crypto Exchange Hodl Hodl Brings Something New to Prediction Market

Crypto Exchange Hodl Hodl Brings Something New to Prediction Market

Peer-to-peer (P2P) cryptocurrency exchange Hodl Hodl has announced a new product: a P2P prediction market based on a multi-signature escrow scheme that necessitates fair play from users. “We at Hodl Hodl believe this will be a perfect and long awaited instrument for the ecosystem,” the company said in a blog post, adding that the new product is about to be released sometime this spring.

Reducing health inequities and increasing access to care using AI and blockchain

Reducing health inequities and increasing access to care using AI and blockchain

The Palmerston North-based Health Hub Project in New Zealand is aiming to reduce health inequities and increase access to care with the help of artificial intelligence, machine learning and blockchain. Project co-founder David Hill is a GP at the Health Hub Project in Palmerston North, which runs four general practices with around 9000 patients.

Crypto Broker Voyager Is Buying Token Issuer and Wallet Ethos.io for $4 Million

Crypto Broker Voyager Is Buying Token Issuer and Wallet Ethos.io for $4 Million – CoinDesk

Voyager, a crypto brokerage platform that launched and went public this month, has agreed to buy wallet startup Ethos.io for about $4 million. Announced Thursday, the deal would give Voyager a range of products developed by Singapore-based Ethos, including the Ethos Universal Wallet and the blockchain platform Ethos Bedrock, plus “certain blockchain technology and IP.”

A Twitter spat is causing trouble for the ethereum blockchain network

A Twitter spat is causing trouble for the ethereum blockchain network

As investors grow restless about the slow development pace of ethereum-an open-source computing platform powered by cryptocurrency-a vocal minority may have unwisely driven away one of the project’s longest-tenured developers after an online spat. Afri Schoedon, who has contributed to ethereum since 2015, almost entirely in unpaid roles, cheekily tweeted the following on Feb.

Here’s Everything You Need to Know for Ethereum’s Hard Forks: Constantinople, St. Petersburg

Everything You Need to Know for Ethereum’s Upcoming Constantinople, St. Petersburg Upgrade | CryptoGlobe

Ethereum (ETH), the world’s largest platform for developing decentralized applications (dApps), is scheduled for a hard fork upgrade (or backwards incompatible update) in less than 12 hours from now. At the time Constantinople and St. Petersburg (two near-simultaneous hard fork upgrades for Ethereum) will be activated, Ethereum’s full-node operators or transaction validators will be required to update their client software to the latest version.

$727 Million In XRP And XLM Moved By Cryptocurrency Whales As BTC Turns Bullish Against The …

$727 Million In XRP And XLM Moved By Cryptocurrency Whales As BTC Turns Bullish Against The USD Cryptocurrency Whales Update: $727 Million In XRP And XLM Moved By Cryptocurrency Whales As BTC Turns Bullish Against The USD – Cryptocurrency News Today | Smartereum

The cryptocurrency market appears to be having a major comeback as the medium and long-term outlook for Bitcoin becomes bullish and whales start moving funds in XLM and XRP. On cryptocurrency Twitter, whale watchers noticed that 507 million units of XRP which is approximately $159 million were transfers from cryptocurrency exchange Bittrex to Upbit, the …

Zether, A New Privacy Protocol Can Be Used To Conceal Transactions Carried Out On the …

Ethereum Blockchain: Zether, A New Privacy Protocol Can Be Used To Conceal Transactions Carried Out On the Ethereum Blockchain – Ethereum And Zether News Today

Zether (PDF), the privacy protocol that was proposed for concealing transactions on smart contract platforms, has been getting a lot of attention this month. The protocol, according to its developers, conceals transaction values using encryption. This way, top cryptocurrencies like Ethereum, that aren’t currently considered as privacy-centric can become de facto privacy cryptocurrencies.

ShapeShift Presents Six-Episode Show Dedicated to Crypto Enthusiasts

ShapeShift Presents Six-Episode Show Dedicated to Crypto Enthusiasts – NameCoinNews

Switzerland-based crypto exchange ShapeShift proclaimed the launch of a six-episode show, dubbed “Down the rabbit burrow,” that is devoted to crypto enthusiasts. The exchange denote a trailer for the film on its Twitter page on February 26, 2019. Company’s official Twitter account, @ShapeShift_io, has denoted six previews with a short outline of every episode.

Why human readable addresses alone won’t drive crypto adoption

Why human readable addresses alone won’t drive crypto adoption | TechBullion

Usability is one of crypto’s biggest problems. Block times, private keys, and worst of all the address: a 64-character gibberish alphanumeric string, in which a single typo can make your money disappear forever. Not to mention the unsecure way these public keys are typically being shared, via text or email that can easily be intercepted, …

Crypto Professionals Predict $2400 Bitcoin Bottom, Expect Infrastructure To Spark Bull Run

Crypto Professionals Predict $2,400 Bitcoin Bottom, Expect Infrastructure To Spark Bull Run | NewsBTC

Individual investors have long struggled to predict movements in any market. While there are some talented investment geniuses out there, like Warren “Oracle of Omaha” Buffet, common Joes and Jills (and even some Wall Streeters) by and large struggle with determining where the stock market, let alone crypto assets, like Bitcoin (BTC), could head next.

Bitcoin’s (BTC) Annual Transaction Volume Now Twice of That of PayPal for Second Time Running

Bitcoin Latest Update: Bitcoin’s (BTC) Annual Transaction Volume Now Twice of That of PayPal for Second Time Running – Bitcoin News Today – BTC/USD Price Today

Despite the just finished tenacious crypto winter in the space, Bitcoin (BTC) has managed to emerge as the winner in yearly transaction volume. Bitcoin (BTC) recently crossed the payment processor, PayPal, by a mile for the second time running in yearly transaction volume. The leading digital currency recorded $1 trillion in transaction volume in the …

Blockchain: A Tool for Enhancing Smart Manufacturing

Blockchain: A Tool for Enhancing Smart Manufacturing

Blockchain: A Tool for Enhancing Smart Manufacturing Jeffrey Heimgartner posted on February 27, 2019 | As more manufacturers move toward smart manufacturing, something they were once reluctant to do, the issue of security has taken center stage in the evolution. Engineers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) recently published a report that promotes a solution: blockchain.

Security Innovation Unveils New Blockchain CTF and Hacking Competition

Security Innovation Unveils New Blockchain CTF and Hacking Competition

WILMINGTON, MA, Feb. 28, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — (via Blockchain Wire) Security Innovation, an authority in software security assessment and training, today announced the release of brand-new challenges to its Blockchain Capture the Flag (CTF). Starting Friday March 1, players can compete to find all the vulnerabilities in a CTF competition and win “cash” (blockchain tokens) prizes.

Global Demand for Blockchain Engineers Up 517 Percent in a Year, Says Hired

Global Demand for Blockchain Engineers Up 517 Percent in a Year, Says Hired

The global demand for blockchain engineers is up by 517 percent year-over-year, according to a report released by recruitment company Hired on Feb. 28. The document also notes that the second-fastest growing software engineering role is security engineer, with 132 percent growth, and third is embedded engineer, up 76 percent.

The Binance Magic: Fetch AI Token Surges 400% Following Successful $6M Fundraising

The Binance Magic: Fetch AI Token Surges 400% Following Successful $6M Fundraising

Today, as announced by Binance, Fetch.AI started trading following successful fundraising on Binance Launchpad. Exactly as BitTorrent (BTT) did before, being completed in just under 18 minutes and followed by a price discovery of over 600%, Fetch.AI is not disappointing its token investors, with a little over than 400% ROI on its fundraising price.

Square Brought in Over $166 Million Through Bitcoin Sales Last Year

Square Brought in Over $166 Million Through Bitcoin Sales Last Year – CoinDesk

Mobile payments firm Square has reported over $166 million in revenue from bitcoin sales last year. The company its financial results for Q4 2018 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Wednesday, disclosing that it made overall net revenue of $3.3 billion last year, 5 percent of which came from the cryptocurrency buying service within its Cash App.

Bitcoin Price May Rise in March Despite Month’s Bearish Track Record

Bitcoin Price May Rise in March Despite Month’s Bearish Track Record – CoinDesk

Bitcoin could end the five-year March losing streak with solid gains if resistance at $4,190 (high of last week’s inverted bullish hammer) is convincingly scaled in the next week or two. The cryptocurrency reinforced a bullish triangle breakout witnessed last week with a quick recovery from sub-$3,700 levels yesterday.

Singapore Sovereign Wealth Fund Invests in Cryptocurrency Exchange – Report

Singapore Sovereign Wealth Fund Invests in Cryptocurrency Exchange – Report – Bitcoinist.com

US cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase received the majority of its $300 million 2018 funding round from a fund owned by the Singapore government, anonymous US cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase received the majority of its $300 million 2018 funding round from a fund owned by the Singapore government, anonymous sources have revealed.

Icarus Geosystems Launches Latin America and Caribbean-Based Digital Assets and …

Icarus Geosystems Launches Latin America and Caribbean-Based Digital Assets and Cryptocurrency Exchange

Paramaribo, Suriname, Feb. 28, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — This month Icarus Geosystems (Icarus), an engineering and procurement company for the oil, gas, and mining industries, announced the launch of its new platform – – a digital assets and securities exchange powered by AlphaPoint technology, primarily servicing Latin America and the Caribbean.

Fidelity Investments and others invest $1.9 million in a cryptocurrency data provider company

Fidelity Investments and others invest $1.9 million in a cryptocurrency data provider company – AMBCrypto

Coin Metrics, a cryptocurrency data provider firm, announced recently that it raised a whopping $1.9 million through investments from various institutions, which included Fidelity Investments, Castle Island Ventures, Highland Capital Partners and Dragonfly Capital. Former Thomson Reuters’ executive, Tim Rice, was brought in as the co-founding CEO of Coin Metrics along with the founder Nic Carter and Aleksei Nokhrin.

Lightning Strikes: LinkedIn Founder Hoists The Bitcoin Trust Chain Torch

Lightning Strikes: LinkedIn Founder Hoists The Bitcoin Trust Chain Torch – Ethereum World News

It isn’t a secret that the Lightning Network, a second-layer solution aimed at easing the qualms Bitcoin faces with scalability, has seen monumental levels of adoption as of late. This second-layer ecosystem has seen its maximum capacity swell well over the 700 BTC milestone, cementing its viability as a system that provides cost-efficient, rapid, secure, and more private transactions.

Venezuelans Using Bitcoin and Crypto to Remove President Maduro, Calling for XRP, Ethereum …

Venezuelans Using Bitcoin and Crypto to Remove President Maduro, Calling for XRP, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, Litecoin, Zcash

Fox News reports that US intervention in Venezuela may begin very soon, according to retired Brigadier General Anthony Tata, as the US, in favor of opposition leader Juan Guaidó, tries to force President Nicolás Maduro out of power. Maduro has refused aid for his country, burning trucks on bridges and stranding convoys full of food …

Top 10: Bitcoin (BTC), EOS (EOS), Litecoin (LTC), Binance Coin (BNB) head up, others limp

Top 10: Bitcoin (BTC), EOS (EOS), Litecoin (LTC), Binance Coin (BNB) head up, others limp – Today’s Gazette – Cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, Ripple, Tron, Verge, Cardano News

15 total views, 15 views today The market continues to limb between north and south as the market cap of the over 2,000 crypto projects in the space stands as $130,565,279,202. Trailblazer Bitcoin (BTC) is currently valued $3,871.35 with a total market cap of $67,991,048,751 after adding a minuscule 0.1% to its value in the last 24 hours.

DigixDAO Price Hits $16.08 (DGD)

DigixDAO Price Hits $16.08 (DGD)

DigixDAO (CURRENCY:DGD) traded 3.2% higher against the US dollar during the twenty-four hour period ending at 7:00 AM Eastern on February 27th. One DigixDAO token can now be bought for approximately $16.08 or 0.00413966 BTC on popular cryptocurrency exchanges including HitBTC, Radar Relay, Bitbns and Binance.

Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta, to Offer Blockchain Courses for Professionals

Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta, to Offer Blockchain Courses for Professionals – Ethereum World News

With cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology taking the world by storm, there is a shortage of adequately trained individuals to drive the adoption of these technologies. It is with this shortage that the Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIM Calcutta) plans to roll out an Advanced Program in Fintech and Financial Blockchain (APFFB) by May of this year.

Morgan Creek Joins $65 Million Series B for Blockchain Home Equity Loan Firm

Morgan Creek Joins $65 Million Series B for Blockchain Home Equity Loan Firm – CoinDesk

Blockchain-based home equity loan startup Figure Technologies has raised $65 million in a Series B round backed by Morgan Creek. Announcing the news on Wednesday, Figure said the round was led by venture capital firms RPM Ventures and DST Global, with Ribbit Capital, DCM Ventures, Digital Currency Group, Nimble Ventures and others also participating.

Crypto Mass Adoption: Redeem Basic Attention Token (BAT) For Real World Rewards From …

Crypto Mass Adoption: Redeem Basic Attention Token (BAT) For Real World Rewards From Amazon, Starbucks, Apple, Uber, And More | Oracle Times

Another day, another move in the crypto space which supports the huge goal of crypto mainstream adoption. Brave teams up with TAP Network Brave Software revealed that they are teaming up with TAP Network during the Mobile World Congress a couple of days ago. Brave is a privacy-focused browser that aims to morph the way …

“Sleeper” towns now wide awake to investors in Manitoba

“Sleeper” towns now wide awake to investors in Manitoba

Manitoba economic development officials give notice that economic and real estate opportunities are thriving outside of Winnipeg’s Perimeter Highway. Certainly the bulk of the province’s population of 1.3 million is concentrated in the capital city, but communities such as Brandon, Portage la Prairie and Steinbach are hitting above their weight when it comes to growth and new development.

Digital Currency Miners Make Tens of Millions Even Without Processing Any Transaction

Bitcoin (BTC) Latest Update: Digital Currency Miners Make Tens of Millions Even Without Processing Any Transaction – BTC News Today – BTC/USD Price Today

Digital currency mining has been a lucrative business since the emergence of Bitcoin (BTC). The crypto mining industry has proven to be profitable. As such, it has seen an influx of miners over the past years. A lot of mining firms and pools have arrived the space to partake in this profitable industry.

Analyst Proclaims Bitcoin (BTC) Bear Market To End By Q4 2019

Analyst Proclaims Bitcoin (BTC) Bear Market To End By Q4 2019 – Ethereum World News

Bottom this. Bottom that. Since Bitcoin (BTC) began to tumble at the start of 2018, the cryptocurrency community has sought to determine where assets in this nascent space will find a long-term floor. While many analysts and commentators have made faulty calls, with BTC falling further after they proudly proclaimed cryptocurrencies were back on its own two feet, many have still sought to speculate.

Tron Surmounts EOS and Ethereum, Attains the Highest Amount of dApp Users

Tron Surmounts EOS and Ethereum, Attains the Highest Amount of dApp Users

The Tron network may not exactly be moving to “the moon” in terms of its native token’s trading price TRX, but with the adaptation of from cryptocurrency users and developers from all around the globe, the Tron network is breaking bounds and hitting new milestones as it attains new heights in terms of publicity and user base.

Cryptocurrency money laundering activities hiked 10X in 2018 – shows Japan Police report

Cryptocurrency money laundering activities hiked 10X in 2018 – shows Japan Police report

7,000 cases related to money laundering in connection with cryptocurrencies reported in 2018. Japan requires all crypto exchanges to be registered with the Financial Services Agency (FSA) According to Japanese, there were 7,000 cases related to money laundering in connection with cryptocurrencies.

DigitalX updates on ICO litigation in Australia

DigitalX updates on ICO litigation in Australia – FinanceFeeds

The company and the claimants have agreed to a mediation process set for March 27, 2019. Blockchain-based solutions provider and ICO adviser DigitalX Ltd (ASX:DCC) has earlier today posted its interim financial report for the year to end-December 2018, with the document including an update on the litigation matter the company initially reported in September last year.

Crypto-Asset Trading to Revolutionize and Merge Brokers, Institutions and Crypto Coins

Crypto-Asset Trading to Revolutionize and Merge Brokers, Institutions and Crypto Coins

Trading has existed since time immemorial. For thousands of years, people have traded goods and services for a variety of reasons, including wealth creation, storing value and speculation. For aeons, the principle has not changed, although what has changed, and many times over, are the underlying assets that are changing hands.

Putin Sets July 1 Deadline for Crypto Regulation — Russia to Become a Crypto Hub?

Putin Sets July 1 Deadline for Crypto Regulation — Russia to Become a Crypto Hub?

Russian President Vladmir Putin has offered his opinion on cryptocurrencies before, saying that cryptocurrencies pose ” serious risks .” Now, after the Russian lower house of the Federal Assembly, the Duma, has revealed its intention to launch an oil-backed cryptocurrency , Putin has commanded authorities to create a specific regulatory framework for the nation.

IBM Data Says Cybercriminals Are Replacing Ransomware and Malware Attacks For Cryptojacking

IBM Data Says Cybercriminals Are Replacing Ransomware and Malware Attacks For Cryptojacking

Hackers are always trying to find the most profitable ways to steal money from people online. Because of this, their attacks evolve together with the technology. If hackers used to send emails with simple viruses attached to them before, now they are using a lot more methods, including using other people’s computers to mine crypto.

Ripple’s XRP Could Reportedly Hit $10 Following An Event Scheduled For March – SBI CEO Calls …

Ripple’s XRP Could Reportedly Hit $10 Following An Event Scheduled For March – SBI CEO Calls XRP, “The No.1 Coin” – Crypto Daily Gazette

The Ripple and XRP community have had a lot to celebrate lately after the week began in full force with a grand announcement coming from Coinbase. Another one of their dreams comes true, and Coinbase Pro lists their favorite token on the platform.

Ripple Denies Paying for XRP Listing on Leading Crypto Exchange Coinbase

Ripple Denies Paying for XRP Listing on Leading Crypto Exchange Coinbase

In response to a series of accusations, Ripple’s head of XRP markets Miguel Vias is going on the record to definitively state that Ripple didn’t pay Coinbase a dime to list XRP. We’re happy to go on the record. Coinbase’s listing of XRP (also, not “our token”) was Coinbase’s independent decision – we did not …

XRP Vs. Bitcoin & Ethereum – Ripple’s Token Sees The Highest Trading Volume In January …

XRP Vs. Bitcoin & Ethereum – Ripple’s Token Sees The Highest Trading Volume In January, Surpasses BTC And ETH, Reports eToro | Oracle Times

Spring is on its way, and it seems to bring brighter days for the crypto community. The market is slowly but surely recovering from the bear’s domination from 2018 which has affected Bitcoin and all the other altcoins. XRP – the highest trading volume in January XRP, Ripple’s digital asset managed to keep the trading …

Bitcoin [BTC/USD] Price Analysis: Token tries to escape the red zone as prices stagnate

Bitcoin [BTC/USD] Price Analysis: Token tries to escape the red zone as prices stagnate – AMBCrypto

The cryptocurrency market’s roller-coaster movement seems to have come to a standstill as several coins are now seeing only minor changes in prices and market cap. Bitcoin [BTC], Ethereum [ETH] and XRP, which experienced bullish spikes over the weekend have settled for a gradual sideways movement, affecting investor sentiments.

Coinomi Addresses Spellcheck Vulnerability, Accuses Victim of Bitcoin Extortion

Coinomi Addresses Spellcheck Vulnerability, Accuses Victim of Bitcoin Extortion

CCN earlier reported that Coinomi wallet had a confirmed bug that allowed Google to view the details of a user’s seed phrase. The seed phrase generates a wallet. Coinomi uses a 24-word phrase. It enables a user to regenerate their wallet on any platform, and maintain a simultaneous wallet on their phone and on their desktop.

Square Bitcoin Revenue Success Contrasts Profit Warnings After Record Q4 Results

Square Bitcoin Revenue Success Contrasts Profit Warnings After Record Q4 Results

United States-based payment platform Square reported $166 million in annual Bitcoin (BTC) revenue for 2018, data from its annual earnings report published Feb. 27 confirms. Square, which shares its CEO Jack Dorsey with Twitter, achieved just over $52 million in Bitcoin sales for Q4, surpassing Q3 by $9 million and Q2 by more than $15 million.

Samsung Announces Galaxy S10 will Support Cryptocurrency Key Storage

Samsung Announces Galaxy S10 will Support Cryptocurrency Key Storage

As of late February 2019, Samsung- the world’s largest smartphone manufacturer by market share- announced the incorporation of blockchain friendly features with their flagship smartphone. The new Galaxy S10 will have built-in storage for the private keys used to authenticate the transfer of cryptocurrencies. Samsung’s Galaxy S10 and Cryptocurrency Private Key Storage Explained In December…

China Rates TRON as the 2nd-Best Cryptocurrency: What’s Behind the Optimism?

China Rates TRON as the 2nd-Best Cryptocurrency: What’s Behind the Optimism?

A government agency in China has rated TRON, the third largest decentralized application (Dapp)-focused crypto project, as the second-best crypto asset in the world behind EOS. The Center for Information and Industry Development (CCID) under China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology rated TRON highly in several categories including applicability and technology.

Coming-Up Constantinople: Ethereum Is Getting Ready To Today’s Expected 2 Hard-Forks

Coming-Up Constantinople: Ethereum Is Getting Ready To Today’s 2 Expected Hard-Forks

Ethereum’s long-anticipated upgrades are about to take place later today, February 28th. The code change will include two near-simultaneous upgrades – named Constantinople and St. Petersburg, both of which will be implemented as hard forks to the Ethereum blockchain. The upgrades are scheduled to occur as soon as Ethereum reaches block 7,280,000.

1.6% of money laundering cases in Japan involved cryptocurrency in 2018

1.6% of money laundering cases in Japan involved cryptocurrency in 2018

In December last year, reports suggested Japan had seen over 6,000 money laundering cases that involved cryptocurrency in the first nine months of the year. Well, the trend continued. In the last three months of 2018, financial regulators received another 1,000-plus cryptocurrency related cases, taking the yearly total to 7,096 cases, the Japan Times reports.

The most-desired software developer by bosses is… *rubs eyes* a blockchain engineer?!?

The most-desired software developer by bosses is… *rubs eyes* a blockchain engineer?!?

The most in-demand software developer role at the moment is blockchain engineer, or so says recruitment biz Hired. Arguably the most overhyped technology in the past ten years, blockchain nonetheless appears to appeal to companies, at least to the extent enthusiasm can be generalized from Hired’s survey of 700 job seeking developers and its internal data.

Bitcoin Bulls Are Back

Bitcoin Bulls Are Back

Bitcoin bulls are back, with bitcoin poised to break its six-month losing streak today, providing there are no last-minute swings- something that would be hardly unusual for the volatile bitcoin price. The bitcoin price, which began February at a little over $3,400 per bitcoin, has added some 11% over the month, climbing to $3,800.

Coinnounce launches premium cryptocurrency domain names for sale

Coinnounce launches premium cryptocurrency domain names for sale – NameCoinNews

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Wall Street Analyst Says Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple and XRP Threaten Financial Giants – Plus …

Wall Street Analyst Says Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple and XRP Threaten Financial Giants – Plus Litecoin, Tron, EOS, Cardano: Crypto News Alert

From crypto’s potential impact on some of the world’s largest payment companies to Square’s big push to bring Bitcoin to the mainstream, here’s a look at some of the stories breaking in the world of crypto. Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple and XRP In a new note to clients, MoffettNathanson analyst Lisa Ellis says Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple …