February 2018

PR: Jason Butcher Joins Advisory Board of Xinfin, the Singapore Based Fastest Growing Blockchain Technology Company

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Dash Finds Natural Niche at 10 Units Per Bitcoin

n n n n Dash has found steady support at around $100 per coin – or 0.1 BTC – having first crossed the boundary last week.n

Venezuelan Government Opens School to Teach Citizens About Cryptocurrencies

The Venezuelan government has opened a school in the capital city to teach its citizens how to buy, sell, and mine cryptocurrencies, including courses on the nation’s oil-backed currency, the petro. Meanwhile, President Nicolas Maduro has approved resources for universities… Continue Reading →

New Plant to Assemble Mining Rigs in Belarus

Plans to build a new manufacturing facility for mining equipment have been announced in Belarus. It will be situated in the Chinese-Belarusian Industrial Park, currently under construction in the “Velikiy Kamen” special economic zone. The plant will be assembling mining… Continue Reading →

Citing MiFID Regulations, France’s AMF Bans Advertising of Crypto Derivatives

French independent market and financial regulator Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF) has issued a public statement on February 22, 2018, warning and prohibiting cryptocurrency exchanges offering derivative and binary options from advertising their products in electronic media. Old Regulations Still… Continue Reading →

Some Major Canadian Banks Still Allow Cryptocurrency Credit Card Transactions

While TD Bank has revised its policies and stopped allowing customers to purchase cryptocurrencies using its credit cards, some major banks in Canada still allow crypto credit card transactions, the banks reportedly confirmed on Friday. Also read: Indians Look to Buy… Continue Reading →

Dozens of Cryptocurrency Companies Have Abandoned Their ICO Plans After Receiving SEC Phone Call

Well, counter-intuitive as it may seem, the agency is actually showing a preference for the good old telephone over other state-of-the-art technologies to ward off shady ICOs. Before we delve into the details, let’s first take a step back and… Continue Reading →

Lupe Fiasco Believes Blockchain Technology Can Lead the Music Industry Revolution

American rapper Lupe Fiasco in a recent interview with Business Insider shared his thoughts on cryptocurrency and blockchain technology especially regarding its potential impact on the music industry. Blockchain, Crypto, Collectibles, and Music The interview came following his participation in… Continue Reading →

Nasdaq-Listed “Blockchain” Companies Hit With New Legal Troubles

Adding “Blockchain” to the name of their firms have proved to be very beneficial to the top management of publicly listed companies over the past year. However, this tactic also attracted negative attention from regulators, and now two Nasdaq firms are… Continue Reading →

New Bitcoin Embassy Opens in the United States

A mooted Bitcoin Embassy shall be the first of its kind, since an early attempt in New York City, for a bitcoin gathering place. It was American Institute for Economic Research (AIER) Editorial Director Jeffrey Tucker who had a revelation… Continue Reading →

Technical Error at Japanese Exchange Gifts Users $20 Trillion Worth of Cryptocurrency

At a time when the Japanese cryptocurrency space is still trying to recover from the Coincheck saga that earned hackers $530 million richer overnight, another technical malfunction as returned attention to the island’s crypto economy. While not an outright hack,… Continue Reading →

AntRouter R3-LTC, a WiFi Router and Clock That Mines Too

It seems that Bitmain is moving more into the direction of making smaller and lower power miners that do more than just mine crypto currencies and their upcoming AntRouter R3-LTC is a proof of that. The company has previously released… Continue Reading →

PR: LiveTree – the Beginning of the End of the Centralized Entertainment Industry

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Korea Investigates 20 Public Companies for Using Crypto Claims to Boost Share Prices

The South Korean financial authorities are investigating 20 publicly listed companies for unfairly using cryptocurrency claims to boost their share prices. Crypto-related companies do not always follow through with their plans after seeing their share prices surge. Also read: Indians Look… Continue Reading → Owner Asks the Community to Change Bitcoin’s Central PoW Algorithm

This week the owner of the web portal and Bitcointalk, a pseudonym called Cobra wrote an open letter to the bitcoin community asking them to think about changing the Bitcoin core network’s Proof-of-Work algorithm. Also read: Ross Ulbricht Denied Post-Conviction… Continue Reading →

Bank of America Acknowledges the Threat Posed by Cryptocurrency

For all the inroads that bitcoin has made on the current financial system, it has yet to threaten their ascendancy. The CEOs of Paypal, Visa, and other legacy payment systems may have been monitoring the rise of cryptocurrencies, but they… Continue Reading →

How We Ordered From Bitify, A Peer-To-Peer Bitcoin Marketplace

n n n sponsoredn Cointelegraph reviews Bitify, a decentralized peer-to-peer marketplace with an built-in escrow feature and Bitcoin and Litecoin payment options.n

Trading Tip `The Wall´ – Meet the TA Gods

Whether TA works or not is a topic discussed ad nauseam in cryptocurrency circles. As a cryptocurrency trader with a fascination for engineering, math and science, I backtested the entire spectrum of the most popular bitcoin TA indicators in early… Continue Reading →

What is a Mining Pool and Are They Profitable in 2018? (Analyzing Their Risks)

The news has been filled with headlines regarding cryptocurrency mining facilities taking over dilapidated warehouses. There have also been many reports of mining hardware being seized at borders and being stolen from mining facilities. With the significant costs involved with… Continue Reading →

Japanese Police Reveal 669 Money Laundering Cases Tied to Local Exchanges

Just recently Japanese investigators revealed they had obtained 669 reports concerning “suspected money laundering” tied to cryptocurrency transactions and domestic digital currency trading platforms. The linked data was derived from investigations spurred by the recent transaction reporting statutes licensed exchanges… Continue Reading →

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