Month

July 2018

Indian Central Bank Makes a Case Before Supreme Court Against Allowing Crypto Use

India’s central bank told the country’s supreme court on Friday that “allowing dealings in cryptocurrencies like bitcoin would encourage illegal transactions.” Other crypto petitions being heard include one asking the government to “take emergency steps to restrain the sale and… Continue Reading →

Altcoins Are Dying

Anyone unacquainted with the cryptocurrency market might assume, casually reading the price of bitcoin in their morning paper, that the past seven days have been good for investors. BTC is up 18% in a week and is now hovering around… Continue Reading →

CryptoKitties Auctions $25k ‘Honu Kitty’ Collectible to Fund Ocean Preservation

The world’s biggest blockchain game, CryptoKitties, has collaborated with marine conservation organizations to create a rare cat named “Honu Kitty”. It is the first environmental-friendly collectible that draws attention towards the protection of endangered sea turtles. Ocean Elders and ACTAI Global,… Continue Reading →

Interview: Esports Project Gods Unchained Launches on Ethereum with Coinbase Backing

Gods Unchained, the first competitive e-sports project on Ethereum, has launched with backing from the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange and wallet platform Coinbase. In an interview with CCN, Gods Unchained co-founder and COO Robbie Ferguson, spoke about the game, the… Continue Reading →

Bitcoin (Almost) Everywhere: 5 Crypto Debit Cards Worth Checking Out

Mass, mainstream adoption of cryptocurrencies might take a route few original cadres of developers and enthusiasts imagined — major payment processing, plastic debit cards. They’re incredibly handy for those wishing to use crypto while merchant adoption works itself out. Here… Continue Reading →

0x Gains 12% and Tokens Rise During Volatile Cryptocurrency Markets

The crypto market has been extremely volatile over the past 24 hours, especially small tokens and digital assets, possibly due to the decline in volume in the past week. Bitcoin’s Weird Movements Yesterday, on July 21, the price of bitcoin… Continue Reading →

CME Bitcoin Futures Daily Volume Spikes 93% in Q2 2018

CME Group’s bitcoin futures average daily volume spiked 93% in the second quarter over the previous quarter, while open interest posted a 58% increase, the company noted on Twitter. Average daily volume jumped from 1,854 in the first quarter to… Continue Reading →

Worst Not Yet Over for Bitcoin Price: BitMEX CEO Arthur Hayes

Seems like that anticipated trip to the Lambo dealership will have to be put off for later. According to the co-founder and CEO of Bitcoin Mercantile Exchange, Authur Hayes, the rally that bitcoin has experienced this week was accompanied by… Continue Reading →

Vietnam “Temporarily Suspends” Import of Cryptocurrency Miners

The cryptocurrency industry in Vietnam is going through a rough phase. More than two months after a big scam scandal gotten the attention of the country’s government, the Vietnamese Central Bank is now following the government recommendations and has agreed… Continue Reading →

Is It Too Late to Buy Bitcoin, Dash, Ether CT Investment Tips

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Insurance Giants See ‘Big Opportunity’ in Cryptocurrency Storage Coverage

Big insurance companies such as XL Group, AIG and Chubb are quietly offering cryptocurrency insurance as cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology continue to gain acceptance. While the insurance companies active in this sector are not doing a lot to publicize their… Continue Reading →

Wendy McElroy: Other Than the Black Market, a Last Stand for Economic Freedom

The Satoshi Revolution: A Revolution of Rising Expectations Section 4: State Versus Society Chapter 9, Part 5 Crypto: Other Than The Black Market, A Last Stand For Economic Freedom? Money…is the economic area most encrusted and entangled with centuries of… Continue Reading →

Switzerland Tries to Stem Exodus of Cryptocurrency Firms

Regulators in Switzerland are trying to stem the exodus of cryptocurrency firms after two banks in the country’s small but flourishing virtual currency industry shut down recently. Industry insiders are worried that the exits could kick-start a trend that will… Continue Reading →

Bitcoin Cash Developers Debate an Idea Called Pre-Consensus

This past Thursday, the lead developer of Bitcoin ABC, Amaury Séchet, published a paper on the social media platform Yours.org about a protocol technique called ‘pre-consensus.’ According to Séchet, and other BCH developers like Bitcoin Unlimited’s Peter Rizun, pre-consensus could… Continue Reading →

HSBC Not Interested in Cryptocurrency Speculation, Supports Tokenization and Blockchain Technology

Banks and cryptocurrencies have not always been the best of friends, though the former is beginning to loosen up a bit. In the latest development, HSBC’s Global Head of Digital said on July 19, 2018, that the finance heavyweight is taking… Continue Reading →

Cloud-Mining Service Hashflare Disables Bitcoin Mining Contracts, Shuts Down

Hashflare, one of the largest cloud-based mining service, abruptly shuts down Bitcoin mining contracts. In an official statement, Hashflare stated that they would disable their mining hardware and would effectively terminate all SHA-256 based mining contracts. The company said: “BTC… Continue Reading →

South Africa’s Secluded Whites-Only Orania Community is Testing a Digital Currency

Exclusively populated by Afrikaners, the town of Orania located in the remote parts of South Africa’s Northern Cape Province, has had its own currency known as the Ora since 2004. Pegged to the rand, the Orania Chamber of Commerce has… Continue Reading →

Cryptocurrencies: Digital Tulips or The Future of Fintech

Steve Bannon, in a conversation with CNBC, recently stated that he not only owns Bitcoin but refers to cryptocurrencies as “the future.” Meanwhile, hedge fund billionaire Ken Griffin of Citadel Investment Group indicated his reticence to purchase cryptocurrencies. Contrasting Viewpoints… Continue Reading →

The Daily: Coinbase Forms Political Action Committee, EY Acquires Crypto Patents

In The Daily on Saturday, crypto exchange Coinbase has formed a political action committee to raise funds for US elections. Also, Ernst & Young has announced the acquisition of crypto technology and patents, and Indonesian crypto POS terminal maker Pundi… Continue Reading →

Lufthansa Announces Global Blockchain Challenge for the Aviation Industry

Lufthansa Innovation Hub (LIH) and the SAP.iO Berlin Foundry have teamed up to launch the first ever Aviation Blockchain Challenge worldwide. Announced in a blog recently, the challenge seeks to explore potential opportunities and drive adoption of Blockchain technology in the airline… Continue Reading →

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