Bitcoin (BTC) ended October on a weak note, confirming its first three-month losing streak since 2015.
Cardano’s EmurgoHK to Launch Crypto Exchange IronX to Facilitate Direct Exchange of Cryptos With Multiple Asset Classes
EmurgoHK, the company behind 8th largest cryptocurrency Cardano (ADA) is launching a crypto exchange IronX which sold 67.6 million tokens in private sale and set […]
Devcon4, the largest Ethereum event of 2018, recently saw MetaMask announce a mobile application and Vitalik Buterin announce a “1000x” scaling solution.
Plus: Amazon’s Alexa can now talk about the midterms; Mark Zuckerberg is summoned to London; they turned Salesforce Tower into the Eye of Sauron for Halloween.
Grayscale Investments raised a record $330 million this year, mostly from institutional investors – that’s more 13 times the total it had at this time last year and the most in its five-year history.
Yesterday, October 31st, cryptocurrency Bitcoin (BTC) celebrated its tenth birthday. As part of the celebration, a company called Bizkey has decided to
The figures reflect record levels of interest among institutional investors, and come as a piece of good news for the cryptocurrency market.
The CEO of major crypto derivatives platform BitMEX, Arthur Hayes, has said he believes the current bear market could last another 12 to 18 months.
Documentation slows trade down – now a blockchain platform has been devised to overcome that.
Microsoft will provide Azure-based blockchain services for Nasdaq’s modular Financial Framework systems. A press release from Microsoft this week revealed a new partnership between the IT giant’s cloud-based Azure service and financial markets-maker Nasdaq to provide blockchain-based integration for the latter’s widely used Financial Framework system.
A prominent bank has claimed a piece of New Zealand’s exporting history, after it used a blockchain to track ocal meat destined for the Korean market.
The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) have started a pilot program that uses TradeLens a blockchain platform jointly developed by IBM and Moller-Maersk.
US-based public utility NV Energy has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Blockchains to work on blockchain energy projects.
According to a recent report, JD.com is going to launch a new blockchain research lab in conjunction with two leading technology institutes.
Hong Kong’s Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) says it will bring crypto funds under its securities regulations to improve investor protection.
BitMEX CEO, Arthur Hayes believes bears have the stamina to keep control of the crypto market for at least 18 months longer.
Tokens including EOS have demonstrated strong short-term momentum over the last 24 hours, pushing the valuation of the crypto market to $206 billion.
Choi Jong-Ku, commissioner of the Financial Services Commission (FSC), said there were no particular issues that should prevent banks from servicing crypto clients.
SINGAPORE – A new blockchain platform is set to help farmers receive payments for their goods more quickly, enabling parties in the supply chain to look into the sources of their commodities and making it easier for them to learn more details of their trade as well.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
The company says it released a new way to leverage Intel SGX enclaves to run DApps at the highest level of security.
A first-of-its-kind cloud-based platform facilitates 24/7 access to offshore well construction and activities.
Ernst & Young (EY), one of the Big Four public service firms, has devised a solution that allow businesses to enjoy the full benefits of private transactions over a public blockchain called the EY Ops Chain Public Edition (PE).
Singapore is charging ahead as one of the most forward-thinking blockchain development zones on the planet.
Although cryptocurrencies offer a number of enticing benefits as payment methods for porn companies and consumers alike, for years they failed to gain much traction in the adult industry. Now that they’re finally taking off, will crypto porn initiatives succeed?
Bizkey, a point-of-sale platform, has announced that it is running a series of “Token Days” in Singapore. The platform has partnered with several retailers and merchants in the vicinity of Singapore’s Chinatown, and it will help those businesses accept cryptocurrency as payment over the next three weeks.
HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong’s Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) will propose a regulatory regime known as a “sandbox” for crypto exchanges in the Asian financial hub, its Chief Executive …
BitMEX CEO Arthur Hayes recently claimed that the cryptocurrency bear market may continue for “another 12-18 months” – retracting his $50k BTC prediction.
Here’s another theory that forecasts the eventual crypto-boom by drawing comparisons between the Dot-com era internet and blockchain.
If cryptocurrency is ever going to become a viable payment option, it has to have bank-grade security – and bank support.
Cryptocurrency robo-advisors like New Wave Capital continue to grow despite bear markets. Some think they could rope in outside investors.
BitMEX CEO Predicts Crypto Deep Freeze, Plus Ripple and XRP, Bitcoin, Tron, VeChain, Ethereum, EOS, IOTA: Crypto News Alert
From a new prediction on how long the Bitcoin bear market will last to a wild moonshot on Ethereum, here’s a look at some of the stories breaking in the world of crypto. Bitcoin The CEO of crypto exchange BitMEX says the current Bitcoin and crypto bear market could last another 18 months.
According to several local sources, Coincheck, a major Japanese crypto exchange, is unsure of reopening its exchange after suffering a $500 million hack in January.
South Korean crypto platform Bithumb has just inked a deal with SeriesOne to launch a security token-focused exchange in the U.S.
One day before a major unveiling in Prague, Nevada-based Blockchains LLC announced it had signed a memorandum of understanding with the state’s primary electric utility, NV Energy, to work on energy projects powered by blockchain technology.
Littlstar Media has launched Ara, a new blockchain-based platform designed to give creators and artists more control over their content.
The verification process of educational credentials in the Caribbean will now be faster after the regional examinations body announced it will begin offering blockchain-based certificates and diplomas to selected candidates.
Hype around the technology has led to incomprehensible applications of it.
The possible uses of blockchain and cryptocurrencies are endless, but they should be aimed at improving those lives that need it most.
“Through this empirical research, we will acquire knowledge on direct power transactions using blockchain technology.”
The bitcoin bear market could last 12 to 18 months, according to Arthur Hayes, CEO of BitMEX, the world’s largest bitcoin derivatives trading platform.
Tor the Bitcoin white paper’s 10th anniversary, it’s only fitting that we revisit the promethean spark that allowed us to rediscover how value can be defined and money managed.
What's next for bitcoin? Satoshi Nakamoto unveiled the white paper that led to the cryptocurrency exactly 10 years ago on Oct. 31, 2008….SBUX
BITCOIN (BTC) could be due a “powerful move soon” due to a prolonged period of reduced volatility as the digital asset “squeezes to a fine point”, an economic analyst has predicted.
The percentage of broadband homes expecting to refrain from purchasing a smart home device has risen from 21% during the first quarter of last year to 32% during the first quarter of 2018, according to the blockchain smart home research.
‘Big Four’ accounting giant Ernst & Young has launched a privacy-centric enterprise blockchain product that uses the public Ethereum network.
The Microsoft Azure blockchain will be deployed on the Nasdaq Financial Framework (NFF) to build a ledger agnostic blockchain capability that supports a The Microsoft Azure blockchain will be deployed on the Nasdaq Financial Framework (NFF) to build a ledger agnostic blockchain capability that supports a multi-ledger strategy.
No one knows for sure where Bitcoin is going, but we do know where it’s been.
Bitcoin, the world’s largest cryptocurrency, could use tits blockchain technology to power a new era of decentralized apps, as speculation around bitcoin price and cryptocurrency market tracking dies down. Investors are considering how “dapps” could transform Uber, AirBnB and others.
Just about every cryptocurrency has faced an uphill battle with traditional bankers and market regulators.
Bitcoin was brought to life in Satoshi Nakamoto’s whitepaper 10 years ago and Cointelegraph takes a look at the whirlwind decade since its inception.
Bitcoin advocate Tom Lee is “pleasantly surprised” by the recent stability of Bitcoin, given “how small BTC is in terms of market capitalization.”
Professional services giant Ernst & Young (EY) has launched a solution that it claims will allow companies to transact privately on Ethereum’s blockchain using zero-knowledge proof (ZKP).
Blockchain Updates on Energy Web Foundation pilot program, Nevada Public Utilities on blockchain to track portfolio energy credit tracking.
Planetary Resources, once a high-flying company backed by billionaires with aspirations to mine asteroids, was acquired by a blockchain company Oct. 31.
ICON has recently been working with the Seoul government to release 3 blockchain apps, dealing with identification, voting, and S-coin payments.
Gartner believes blockchain in its current level of maturity isn’t appropriate for the enterprise.
New financial technology has the power to improve regulation, but only if regulators seize the opportunity
“I’ve been working on a new electronic cash system,” someone by the name of Satoshi Nakamoto wrote exactly one decade ago. “[It’s] fully peer-to-peer, with no trusted third party.”
Bitcoin has come a long way over the last decade. Yahoo Finance’s Seana Smith, Adam Shapiro, and Brian Cheung discuss with Rosecliff Ventures founder Mike Murphy and Sean O’Hara from Pacer ETFs.
On October 31, 2008, a link to a paper titled Bitcoin: A Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash System was posted to a cryptography mailing list. It outlined an entirely new banking system – without the banks. The system would use computer science and mathematics to create a more transparent and effective way of storing and transferring money.
Former US Congressman Ron Paul is calling for a tax exemption on all cryptocurrencies including bitcoin, saying the move could prevent an economic recession
A Russian industrialists union has created a dispute board for hearing cases pertaining to the digital economy, including smart contracts and Initial Coin Offer…
Coinbase, the largest fiat-to-crypto exchange in the global market, is set to bring in over $1.3 billion in yearly revenue by the end of 2018.
Cryptocurrencies are now a new institutional investment class, rather than a fully developed electronic cash, a Morgan Stanley report says.
Its 31st October and its been a decade since Satoshi Nakamoto released its whitepaper. While the wishes pour in for the bellwether cryptocurrency it comes […]
New Nest co-working locations will provide business-centric facilities to freelance, remote and travelling workers, with discounts for token users. In the search for new ways to enhance the attraction of its own TIOx token, Trade.io is planning to move into offering co-working facilities for freelance and remote workers.
Ledger, a leader in security and infrastructure solutions for cryptocurrencies and blockchain applications, announced today that it’s expanding its operation to Hong Kong. Benjamin Soong, formerly of S&P Global Market Intelligence and Deloitte, is the newly appointed head of Ledger’s Asia Pacific region and will be tasked with meeting the rising demand for Ledger Nano S,…
A new bond has been launched in Switzerland to help investors and blockchain start-ups escape the volatility of cryptocurrencies. Issued by Swiss …
It is the first official cryptocurrency exchange to be registered in the UAE
Grindstone Takes North America On ‘Crypto’ With Kurt Russell, Beau Knapp, Alexis Bledel, Luke Hemsworth; First Look – AFM
Grindstone has struck a deal with Film Mode Entertainment for North American rights to crime-thriller Crypto.
India’s secretary of Economic Affairs has briefed financial officials on cryptocurrency regulation, mentioning “ban” on use of “private cryptocurrencies.”
Has Warren Buffett had a change of heart over cryptocurrencies? Reports indicate that he has invested $600 million into two fintech firms.
Over the past several weeks, the bitcoin price has been uncharacteristically stable, even as the global stock market has flirted with corrective territory.
Here are some of the more off-the-wall cryptocurrency press releases to hit our inboxes in the past month.
On the 10th anniversary of the Bitcoin white paper, markets are seeing stability: Bitcoin is trading sideways and other major coins see gentle growth of below 2…
A big chunk of wealthy American millennials have either warmed up to cryptocurrencies or are considering embracing them, reveals a recent report.
The government of New Zealand has backed a crypto savings and trading platform with $330,000 to expand its reach. The CEO thinks Bitcoin will hit $600,000.
Circle has joined industry body Global Digital Finance as a founding member to develop global rules and best practices for crypto firms.
This CNBC video from 2013, discussing the bitcoin price’s rise a then-record $100, shows how far crypto has come in five short years.