Huobi Launches Partner Exchanges in Russia, Philippines, Taiwan, Indonesia, Canada

Chinese exchange Huobi and its partners are launching cryptocurrency exchanges in five regions: the Philippines, Russia, Taiwan, Indonesia, and Canada. Partners “share Huobi’s order integration system, wallet system, asset management and clearing systems.” The exchange in Manila has launched with… Continue Reading →

Crypto Expo Moscow

September 15, 2018, Hotel Radisson Slavyanskaya Crypto Expo is a live communication platform, a dialogue of crypto-enthusiasts, business and start-ups. Those who have just come to this industry will be able to plunge into it deeper, and experts and leaders will… Continue Reading →

Crypto-Based POS Systems Can Empower Many Nigerians SuperDAO Founder

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Bitcoin Stickers Attract Unwanted Attention from Authorities

Bitcoin, while becoming more widely known and a little better understood among the general public, is still considered suspicious among rank and file security folk such as customs and airport agents. Security expert Matt Mitchell warns enthusiasts might want to… Continue Reading →

Playboy Sues Cryptocurrency Company for Breaching Contract

Playboy Enterprises is currently suing a Canadian cryptocurrency company, Global Blockchain Technologies (GBT) on the allegation that the former fraudulently breached their contract with the adult entertainment company. On August 14, 2018, Playboy claimed that GBT failed to implement blockchain… Continue Reading →

Chinese Courts Face Hundreds of Crypto Cases, Struggle with Rulings

Falling crypto prices have been blamed for a growing number of crypto-related legal disputes in China. Unclear regulations and unofficial restrictions are making it harder for courts to resolve these cases. Many of them involve cryptocurrency trading which is supposed… Continue Reading →

Brock Pierce and Company Will Bring Together Exchanges, and Regulators around Spanish Crypto Summit

Brock Pierce, considered to be the center figure of cryptocurrency culture, tweeted about an upcoming event that will have all blockchain lovers, raving to go, or as crypto enthusiasts would say, ‘Futurama to the moon!’ The event is none other… Continue Reading →

Interview: MakerDAO CEO Rune Christensen Talks Stablecoins

I recently spoke with MakerDAO CEO Rune Christensen. MakerDAO is the company behind not one, but two, top 2oo-cryptocurrencies by market cap. One of these is Dai, sitting at #107 with a modest market capitalization of $46 million, and the… Continue Reading →

Handcash Launches Pop — A New BCH Point-of-Sale Companion Application

This week the developers of the NFC-enabled Bitcoin Cash (BCH) wallet, Handcash, have announced the launch of a new companion application called ‘Handcash Pop.’ The Pop platform provides Handcash users with a point-of-sale (PoS) platform that is tethered to their… Continue Reading →

Hong Kong: Universities Receive $20 Million for Blockchain and Fintech Research

Hong Kong’s push for implementing blockchain technology within its fintech prowess is fast progressing. The island country granted $20 million for the research and development of blockchain-based payments systems to several local universities, as reported by China News on August… Continue Reading →

Bitcoin Mining Farm in Norway Receives Bomb Threat as Noise Complaints Mount

It appears that the cryptocurrency revolution is not all that welcome in Norway, with a bitcoin mining facility in a remote part of the country receiving a bomb threat. According to the Vakdalposten newspaper, the mining company, which is called… Continue Reading →

Bitcoin Price Drops Against Turkish Lira as Treasury Seeks to Calm Investors

The Turkish Lira value improved against the bitcoin price ahead of an important conference between the country’s financial chief and global investors. The BTC/TRY recorded a 22 percent drop since establishing its intraday high at 45382-fiat. A political spat between… Continue Reading →

Michelle Mone’s ICO Ends in Disarray as Equi Capital Fiasco Turns Ugly

Equi Capital’s ICO has ended in acrimony, with bounty hunters claiming to have been offered a pittance of what they were promised. The project is led by Baroness Michelle Mone, who describes herself as “one of the United Kingdom’s most… Continue Reading →

Ethereum’s Walled Garden: Flower Tokens and Terra0

Terra0 cofounders Paul Seidler and Paul Kolling never planned on tokenizing Dahlia’s, but after meeting at Berlin’s Universität der Künste (UDK), they found common inspiration in digitizing real world commodities. At first, the implications of an economically self-sustaining forest may… Continue Reading →

Strong US Dollar, Not ICOs, Drove Recent Cryptocurrency Market Decline: Analyst

The cryptocurrency markets experienced a slight pullback on Thursday but have more or less managed to maintain the midweek recovery that followed Monday’s massive sell-off. As CCN reported, some analysts attributed that decline — which affected ethereum to a far… Continue Reading →

1 in 3 U.K. Businesses Hit by Cryptojacking in July: Study

A new study published by Citrix has suggested that approximately 30 percent of businesses in the U.K. fell victim to cryptojacking attacks in July alone, as criminals continue to push malware that secretly uses the processing power of their computers… Continue Reading →

Experts: Bitcoin Hashrate Increase Shows Investors are Happy in Long-Term

The hashrate of the Bitcoin network, which represents the amount of computing power securing the blockchain, has continued to increase despite the 70 percent decline of BTC since January of this year. David Sapper, chief operating officer at Australia-based cryptocurrency… Continue Reading →

Pantera Capital Already Raises Over $70 Million for Its Third Crypto Fund

Pantera Capital, one of the largest US-based institutional holders of cryptocurrencies, has already raised more than $70 million for its third crypto fund. And the first investment by Pantera Venture Fund III went to Intercontinental Exchange’s Bakkt. Also Read: The… Continue Reading →

BX Is Betting on a Decentralized Gambling Ecosystem

BX touts itself as a blockchain betting and prediction market ecosystem while hoping to cut the middleman out of gambling. The ultimate goal is to disrupt and streamline the betting industry by getting rid of the bookie. Since 2009 the… Continue Reading →

Airbnb Co-Founder Backs $23 Million Funding Round for Institutional Cryptocurrency Dealer

Institutional-grade cryptocurrency prime dealer SFOX has raised nearly $23 million to fund the development of full-featured asset management platform for large-scale cryptocurrency investors. Announced on Thursday, SFOX’s $22.7 million Series A funding round was led by Tribe Capital and Social… Continue Reading →

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