US Market Crash Expected as Household Income Explodes, Will Millennials Flock to Bitcoin?

For the first time in history, US household wealth has surged above the $100 trillion mark, fueled by the rise in the value of stocks and properties. However, analysts say the unsustainable growth in household wealth could cause a crash,… Continue Reading →

Liverpool FC Partners with TigerWit and Blockchain Trading App, Newcastle and Cardiff Consider Cryptocurrencies

Global fintech company TigerWit Limited has partnered with Liverpool FC and launched its blockchain-based trading app. According to the press release published on September 17, 2018, TigerWit will gain increased exposure as Liverpool FC’s new official foreign exchange trading partner…. Continue Reading →

Bitcoin Price Intraday Analysis: BTC/USD Hinting Reversal towards $6500

Bitcoin price on Tuesday appreciated as much as 2.88 percent against the US Dollar. The BTC/USD is trading at 6326-fiat at the time of this reporting. The pair opened the day forming lower lows towards 6229-fiat. There was already a… Continue Reading →

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France Accepts New ICO Framework to Become Europe’s Leading ICO Hub

An Initial Coin Offering (ICO) framework proposed by French financial market regulators AMF (l’Autorité des marchés financiers) has been accepted in parliament. France’s Minister for the Economy and Finance, Bruno Le Maire, confirmed the acceptance of the legal ICO framework… Continue Reading →

This Company Is Using Bitcoin to Help Others Pay for Ransomware Attacks

A company based in Norwalk, Connecticut is helping small businesses deal with ransomware attacks by negotiating with cybercriminals to reduce ransom amounts and paying them in bitcoin, a Forbes report from September 17, 2018, showed. When “Never Pay” Is not… Continue Reading →

Law Firms in Singapore and Malaysia Launch FinTech Practice

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SBI Holdings to Use Ripple’s Distributed Ledger Technology for Mobile App

Japanese Fintech giant SBI Holdings will launch a Ripple-based mobile application called Money Tap by the end of 2018. Takashi Okita, the CEO of SBI Ripple Asia, announced the news via a tweet on September 12, 2018, and shared a… Continue Reading →

Vigilante Botnet Infects Computers to Remove Cryptocurrency Malware

Botnets have become increasingly powerful over the last few years, to the point where the US Department of Homeland Security admitted that they couldn’t face the problem alone and needed help from the white hat community. Botnets consist of dozens,… Continue Reading →

Reddit User Exposes his Crypto Astroturfing Operation

The shadowy world of spam marketing and sock puppeting on behalf of cryptocurrency and blockchain projects has hit the headlines for its impact on Twitter users. The ubiquitous “crypto giveaway” scam has targeted everyone from Roger Ver to Pope Francis…. Continue Reading →

Content Delivery Network Provider CloudFlare Debuts IPFS Gateway

Content delivery network service provider Cloudflare announced September 17, 2018, their new Interplanetary File System (IPFS) gateway in a blog post. The gateway is the first product part of their Distributed Web Gateway project, which is their initiative to support… Continue Reading →

Tether Transactions Resume Normal Operations Following Incident with Omni API

Tether (USDT), the eighth-largest cryptocurrency and the second most-traded coin behind bitcoin, is functioning as normal following an incident with the engine that feeds data from the underlying Omni protocol to the platform’s hosted node services. For approximately eight hours… Continue Reading →

The 21-Day Bitcoin Challenge: Can you Survive on Nothing but Cryptocurrencies in China?

A Chinese Bitcoin enthusiast is currently filming her attempt to survive 21 days by living on nothing but bitcoin. A recent documentary shows her trying to retrieve food, housing, and necessities all through cryptocurrency transactions done on her phone. The… Continue Reading →

South Korean Telecoms Giants Set to Offer Blockchain-Based Mobile Payments Solution

South Korean mobile carrier and global electronics giant LG Uplus has joined forces with Far EasTone Telecommunications, SoftBank, and TBCASoft, to develop a cross-carrier blockchain payments solution to enable local mobile phone subscribers from different networks to make quick payments… Continue Reading →

Ripple Price Intraday Analysis: XRP/USD Near September High with 23% Leap

Ripple price on Tuesday appreciated 23 percent against the US Dollar owing to strong fundamental factors. The XRP/USD has risen from its intraday low near 0.26699-fiat to retest its September 5’s lower high near 0.32994-fiat. The pair yawned through the… Continue Reading →

Bitcoin Stabilizes above Important $6,000 Resistance as Bulls Manage to Fight Off Bears: Week in Review September 17

The price of bitcoin closed the week three percent higher, around the $6,500 mark, as bulls managed to regain the upper hand to allow bitcoin to remain above its most recent $6,000 resistance. In the past seven days, blockchain media… Continue Reading →

Kidnapped South African Tycoon Released for 50 Bitcoins Ransom: Report

A South African businessman whose captors had allegedly demanded bitcoins as ransom has been freed. Liyaqat Parker, a businessman based in Cape Town, South Africa, was released on Monday according to a statement issued by his family. However, the circumstances… Continue Reading →

Newsflash: Ethereum and Ripple Surge 10% Within Minutes in Abnormal Market Activity

The prices of Ethereum (ETH) and Ripple (XRP) have surged by more than 10 percent in the past five minutes, despite the lack of momentum of major cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin. A spike in the volume of both XRP and ETH… Continue Reading →

The Big Discussion: Are Stablecoins Quintessentially “Shitcoins”

Stablecoins have been praised as the solution to crypto’s volatility problem with the potential to revolutionize crypto trading and expand crypto adoption by making cryptos more attractive to merchants due to reduced price risk. The Winklevoss Twins recently launched the… Continue Reading →

$1.5 Billion Blockchain Fund Founders to Finance Yen-Pegged Cryptocurrency

The founders of a $1.45 billion investment firm and a dedicated blockchain fund are teaming up to launch a new cryptocurrency whose value would be pegged to the yen. South China Morning Post reports that Grandshores Technology Group, a Hong… Continue Reading →

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