Islamic Financial Expert Affirms That Cryptocurrency Is “Halal”

The Chairman of the International Business Forum (IBF) Erol Yarar has urged Islamic countries to embrace a common type of cryptocurrency system. The call was made due to the growing concerns among Muslim states on the overwhelming nature of the… Continue Reading →

Japan is Set for Massive Explosion in Bitcoin Acceptance

n n n n Implementation of a new law in Japan means that Bitcoin is coming to a cash register near you.n

Smart Contract Developers May Be Held Liable by the SEC

Nick Szabo invented them but has reservations about what they’ve become. Vitalik Buterin adopted them but now regrets using their name. Dangerous when coded badly, and powerful when used intelligently, smart contracts have become a critical component of the cryptoconomy…. Continue Reading →

Markets Update: Traders Expecting Major BCH Action When Exchanges Open

It’s been a pretty hectic week for cryptocurrency enthusiasts as the infamous Bitcoin Cash hash war has unfolded. Overall, the cryptocurrency economy has lost billions since our last markets update, with the entire market worth roughly $188 billion on Sunday,… Continue Reading →

Christie’s Records $318 Million Art Sale on a Blockchain

A new milestone in blockchain adoption has been set with the successful recording of a record-breaking art sale on a blockchain. On November 13, the Barney A. Ebsworth Collection sale at the famous Christie’s auction house in New York raised… Continue Reading →

Cryptocurrency Miners May Have to Pay More for Electricity in Chelan County

There is little doubt that cryptocurrency mining is extremely power intensive, with particular emphasis on coins that still rely on the Proof-of-Work (PoW) consensus mechanism. Recognizing this, Washington State’s Chelan County Public Utility District (PUD) has proposed a rate hike… Continue Reading →

Thailand’s Main Opposition Party Holds Primary Election on Blockchain

Thailand’s Democrat Party, the country’s main opposition party has become the first major political party in the world to carry out primary elections entirely on a blockchain. Using a live e-voting system powered by the Zcoin blockchain, the party successfully… Continue Reading →

Analyst: Bitcoin Will Likely Reach Bottom in Q2 of 2019, Bearish Short-Term

According to Willy Woo, a prominent cryptocurrency analyst and researcher, Bitcoin is expected to bottom out in the second quarter of 2019. Throughout the past three months, since August, Bitcoin has remained in a tight range from $6,200 to $6,800,… Continue Reading →

Ripple Surges 8% as Crypto Market Adds $4 Billion, Can Bitcoin Recover?

Over the last 24 hours, Ripple (XRP) has surged by more than 8 percent to $0.51, as the valuation of the crypto market increased by $4 billion from $181 billion to $185 billion. On November 15, the valuation of the… Continue Reading →

The Daily: US Bank to Issue Crypto Cards, Coinbase Updates Wallet

In Sunday’s edition of The Daily, we cover the upcoming launch of a new Visa debit card that will allow users in the U.S. to spend cryptocurrencies through conversion to fiat. We also mention the updated Coinbase wallet and take… Continue Reading →

NVIDIA Q3 2018 Earnings Report Solidifies Drying Crypto Mining Business

American technology company NVIDIA released its Q3 2018 earnings report on November 15, 2018, which states that the company’s graphics processing units (GPU) sales among cryptocurrency miners has plummeted a great deal since Q4 2017 cryptocurrency boom. Demand for Crypto… Continue Reading →

Singaporean Crypto Exchange KuCoin Raises $20 Million Series A

Singaporean crypto trading platform KuCoin has announced the successful conclusion of a $20 million Series A funding round led by IDG Capital, Matrix Partners and Neo Global Capital. According to a statement released on November 14, the investment in KuCoin,… Continue Reading →

World’s First Crypto ETP Gets Green Light in Switzerland

The SIX Swiss Exchange has given the go-ahead to an exchange-traded product tracking multiple cryptocurrencies, according to a Financial Times report. The Swiss regulators have raced ahead of the U.S., by agreeing to greenlight the Amun Crypto Exchange Traded Product (ETP)…. Continue Reading →

Aussie Crypto Startup Power Ledger Brings P2P Energy Trading to Largest US Market

News today sees notable blockchain project Power Ledger launching its peer-to-peer trading product for renewable energy. Power Ledger will launch with American PowerNet at their home base in Pennsylvania. Power Ledger Power Ledger is a blockchain-based solution for renewable and… Continue Reading →

Cryptocurrency Exchange-Traded Product Live on Swiss Stock Exchange Next Week

An exchange-traded product tracking an index of five leading cryptocurrencies reportedly will start trading on Switzerland’s Six stock exchange next week. The product will be available to both retail and institutional investors. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto… Continue Reading →

Crypto Exchange-Traded Product Live on Swiss Stock Exchange Next Week

An exchange-traded product tracking an index of five leading cryptocurrencies reportedly will start trading on Switzerland’s Six stock exchange next week. The product will be available to both retail and institutional investors. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto… Continue Reading →

9 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Buy with Bitcoin

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Lawyer: Phase Two of SEC’s Enforcement is Slow, Painful Grind For Crypto

According to Kobre & Kim government enforcement defense and securities litigation attorney Jake Chervinsky, the second phase of the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)’s enforcement on crypto is a painful and slow grind for the sector. Earlier this week,… Continue Reading →

More Crypto Exchanges Opening in Thailand, SEC Warns Approvals Needed

A growing number of companies are entering the cryptocurrency space in Thailand. However, they have not applied for approval from the Thai Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), prompting the regulator to issue several warnings against unapproved operators. Also read: Yahoo! Japan… Continue Reading →

Monero: Unsung Crypto Developer Wins Prestigious Award

Professor Joseph Liu received an award at the end of October 2018 from the Australian Computer Society (ACS) recognising his recent achievements with the title “ICT Researcher of the Year.” Liu is the creator and development leader of the ring… Continue Reading →

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