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.
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.
Acacia gum is not the product that immediately springs to mind when talking about the world’s leading food and drink brands, but this wonder fibre has probably passed through your dietary system today. It is found in a range of processed foods and is also available in ground, powder or whole form.
The cryptocurrency market has been seeing a sideways movement for the past few days. XRP, the second largest coin on the CoinMarketCap list, followed a similar trend as it noted minimal growth and a subsequent fall. At the press time, XRP was valued at $0.3140 with a market cap of $12.9 billion.
Ripple’s head of XRP markets Miguel Vias went on record to clarify that Ripple did not give Coinbase any funds. XRP started trading on Coinbase Pro on Tuesday this week. Accusations have been sprouting that claim that Ripple, the San Francisco-based blockchain startup paid to have its asset XRP listed on Coinbase.
Ripple (XRP) is a technology that works as both- a cryptocurrency and a digital payment network for online financial transactions. XRP denotes the cryptocurrency. Ripple is the 3rd largest bitcoin in the crypto market after Bitcoin and Ethereum, and it operates on an open source and decentralized peer-to-peer platform that allows for a seamless transfer …
When a new cryptocurrency hits the market, the main objective of its management and supporters is to get it listed on various popular crypto exchanges. Such listings always lead to a price spike for the newly-listed crypto, and that’s something that everyone who holds it wants.
📰 News Yuri Molchan 📰 News Responding to the numerous allegations regarding the recent XRP listing on Coinbase, Ripple officially denies the rumour of paying Coinbase to add XRP The other day, U.Today reported that Coinbase Pro had listed three trading pairs with XRP.
It is now possible for Brave users to redeem their Basic Attention Token (BAT) for rewards in over 250,000 brands around the world. These firms include Amazon, Apple, Uber or even Starbucks. This is possible thanks to a partnership between Brave Software and TAP Network.
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.”
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It has been loved and loathed in equal measure, but finally, Coinhive is calling it quits. The Monero in-browser mining service announced that it will shut down operations on March 8. It named several factors for the shutdown, including the 85 percent decline in the price of Monero.
On February 24, within minutes, the Bitcoin price dumped by 11 percent from $4,150 to the mid-$3,000 region, pushing the crypto market to lose $11 billion on a single day. Investors expected a pullback to occur on the price trend of Bitcoin but many traders were surprised by the magnitude of the drop.
“I quit Ethereum,” wrote the core developer of Ethereum, Afri Schoeden on Twitter. It is not just the social media that he will be not associating with rather the project itself. Recently, he took to Twitter to announce that he is leaving Ethereum and won’t be involved in its developments or conducting the hard forks.
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.
TomoChain founder and CEO Long Vuong joined CryptoSlate for an interview to discuss how he is building a smart contract platform with high transaction throughput, low latency, and “near-zero” fees. He also elaborates on the differences between his blockchain and Ethereum, EOS, and TRON.
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 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 …
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.
Major cryptocurrencies are locked in narrow ranges. Big investment firms poured over $1.6B in the industry in 2018. Cryptocurrency market continues its consolidative pattern during early Asian hours. Bitcoin and other major altcoins are sidelined in narrow ranges with Bitcoin SV being the biggest mover out of top-20 coins.
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.
(as if the market comes with a manual but I try ) Summary: With the movement today, we have a little clarity in the counts, but we also have new key levels to navigate through this correction.
The Y Combinator-backed startup has created trading bots that allow traders to automate their strategies without knowing how to code.
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 $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.
The blockchain-based home equity loan startup has raised $65 million in a Series B funding round led by RPM Ventures. Many notable market players participated in the funding round including Morgan Creek, Ribbit Capital, DCM, DCG, and Nimble Ventures.
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 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.
According to PwC, issuing credentials on blockchain could significantly reduce employers’ screening costs PwC has announced the launch of its Smart Credential platform which harnesses blockchain technology to issue staff with digital versions of their certifications, which are then kept in virtual wallets.
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.
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.
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.
📰 News Yuri Molchan 📰 News Forbes experts assume that Bitcoin should show upward movement today, if there are no last-minute changes in the market As February started, the BTC price was slightly more than $3,400. Until this point, it has gained about 11 percent and is now around $3,860.
Square, the payment network from Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, turned more Bitcoin revenue in Q4 2018 than at any time since it began support for the Square, the payment network from Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, turned more Bitcoin revenue in Q4 2018 than at any time since it began support for the cryptocurrency.
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 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.
MANILA, Philippines – Coinhive, the in-browser Monero cryptocurrency mining service abused by cybercriminals looking to make a quick buck, will shut down on March 8. In a statement, Coinhive said it was no longer economically viable to keep Coinhive running. “The drop in hash rate (over 50%) after the last Monero hard fork hit us hard.
Russia: Cryptocurrency regulations deadline for Russian Government confirmed under Putin’s order – AMBCrypto
Vladimir Putin, the President of the Russian Federation, wants to put an end to the ambiguity surrounding the cryptocurrency community in Russia and has issued a deadline for the confirmation of the regulatory guidelines that will govern virtual currencies.
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 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 – 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.
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, 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 …
The much-awaited Ethereum’s hard fork dubbed “Constantinople” will be activated today on the 28th of February when the block height reaches 7,080,000.
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 (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.
Bitwise Asset Management’s global head of ETFs, John Hyland, has left the San Francisco, Calif.-based cryptocurrency investment firm. ETF industry veteran Hyland joined Bitwise in May 2018 and worked alongside global head of research Matthew Hougan, saying at the time of his arrival he was joining the crypto ETF ‘dream team’.
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.
It’s that time of the year again when certain companies are in the midst of a flurry of activity preparing for the annual SXSW conference which will kick off in Austin, Texas in just a couple of weeks.
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.
There’s been a 517% increase in demand for software engineers with blockchain development skills in the past year, according to a new report from job search site Hired. In its first-ever analysis of only software engineering jobs, Hired found blockchain development skills ranked in the top three job openings in almost every global region.
Data released by popular online trading application eToro reveals that XRP, the cryptocurrency used by Ripple Labs, is the most traded digital asset on its platform. The data represents the most traded instruments on eToro in January 2019, measured by the number of unique open trades.
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 …
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.
Can people pay their taxes with Bitcoin? That’s the question a lot of us have in our minds. Well, the answer to this is – “NO!” Neither can you pay your taxes in Bitcoin nor with the loose diamonds, even though, they too have value. The Law By law, at…
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.
According to the online platform Coin360, Bitcoin (BTC) added 0.48% in the past 24 hours. The price at the time of writing is $3865 per coin. Cryptocurrencies have not changed in price over the past day:, correspondingly;;;;;;;;..
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.
In less than 12 hours, Constantinople and St. Petersburg hard forks will go live. But before any network upgrades are applied to the main network, they take place on test networks, such as Ropsten. In less than 24 hours, the world will see the upgrade of Ethereum, the second largest token by market capitalization.
ETH price fell around $126 and broke the bullish momentum against the US Dollar. ETH price later corrected upwards over the $130 resistance. There is a bearish pattern line formed with resistance at $137 on the hourly chart of ETH/USD. Ethereum is as confronting numerous major resistances around $138 and $140.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies are still seldom used for everyday payments despite their obvious advantages. Mainstream adoption is still a fair way off but one analyst believes that crypto has the capacity to totally disrupt current payment methods.
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.
Winklevoss brother’s crypto exchange Gemini has recently partnered with the financial and infotech services arm of British Telecom in a deal that will Winklevoss brother’s crypto exchange Gemini has recently partnered with the financial and infotech services arm of British Telecom
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.
Bitcoin Cash ABC fell by 1.37% on Wednesday. Following on from a 1.94% fall from Tuesday, Bitcoin Cash ABC ended the day at $129.98. A choppy start to the day saw Bitcoin Cash ABC recover from a morning low $129.80 to strike an intraday high $133.22 before hitting reverse.
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.
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, 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 …
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.
In their blog, the Coinhive mining company recently wrote that the project is no longer profitable enough and the team seems unwilling to continue operating
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.
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.
News reaching Ethereum World News indicate that the team at Electroneum have released a new smartphone that rewards users with ETN and has a pocket friendly price tag of $80. The device, dubbed the M1, incorporates the project’s cloud mining technology and enables users to earn cryptocurrency through a simple app.
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…
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.
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.
On Thursday, February 28th, Ethereum is projected to undergo two maintenance hard forks respectively dubbed Constantinople and St. Petersberg. Both of the forks will trigger once the network’s blockhain hits blockheight 7,280,000, which should occur later on today. Constantinople was originally scheduled to take place on Jan.
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.
Bitcoin SV is the result of a hard fork that occurred in November 2018, when Bitcoin Cash split into Bitcoin Cash ABC and Bitcoin Cash SV. The abbreviation SV stands for Satoshi’s Vision and, according to the coin’s proponents, its vision is to restore the original intent and design of the Bitcoin protocol.
Most of the top markets are still trying to find their rhythm after an odd trading day yesterday. A mixture of bullish and bearish momentum has caused some uncertainty, which is still in place today. The Revain price, while usually performing well during these uncertain times, is bleeding value all over the place once again.
Bitcoin price spiked towards the USD 3,700 support and bounced back above USD 3,800. Ethereum also recovered sharply above USD 135 and ripple climbed above USD 0.310. ABBC coin rallied more than 60% and RNV gained around 15% today.
More than 7,000 cases of suspected money laundering tied to crypto were reported to Japanese police in 2018, a more than tenfold increase from the 669 cases over a nine month period during the previous year. The news was reported on Feb. 28 by local English-language daily The Japan Times.
Swiss fintech specialist Amun AG has launched the world’s first physically-backed crypto Bitcoin ETP (ABTC) on SIX Swiss Exchange. This ETP gives access to the world’s most popular crypto coin. Amun Bitcoin ETP is a fully collateralised product which is denominated in US dollars and has an annual investor fee of 2.5%.
Blockchain technology is a promising disruptor for dozens of current industries for a simple reason: It enables trusted digital relationships without centralized administration. As a result, it will bring forth new opportunities and revenue streams for financial institutions, realtors, retailers and more.
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.
Last year MWC was the time of minimum knowledge and maximum hype for blockchain. Now we have much less hype, but there are also much more real uses for blockchain. Edge has had much less general hype, rather it has been telco hype.
Beam, the coin that is a part of the Mimblewimble project has prompted lots of talk within the crypto community, be it for its performance or the projects approach to business. With its decentralised core, privacy based algorithms and community based decision making, mimblewimble and Beam are certainly going places this 2019.
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.
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Tech company Aave is bringing cryptocurrency another step closer to mainstream adoption with the launch today of Aave Pay, an app through which consumers can use a wide range of digital currency holdings to pay their bills. Cryptocurrency holders can use their crypto for all of their expenses: Aave Pay is accepted wherever bank transfers are accepted.
Have you ever heard of hard forks? Imagine two trains heading to the same station on the same track and at one point, one of the trains decides to take another track somewhere else. The same thing happens with blockchain.
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 …