Bitcoin Makes Major Headway: CFA Exam Will Now Include Crypto Topics

Cryptocurrencies and blockchain technologies are making serious headway in the financial industry, the most recent sign being the decision by the CFA Institute, which offers the Chartered Financial Analyst designation, a three-level program, to include cryptocurrencies and blockchain to its… 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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

Japanese Minister Denies Association with Cryptocurrency Firm Under Investigation

Seiko Noda, Japan’s internal affairs minister, denied having an interest in a cryptocurrency company under investigation and interfering in that investigation, according to a report in Asahi Shimbun. As a Cabinet minister, Noda could be accused of trying to influence a… Continue Reading →

Stellar Price Slides 10 Percent as Bullish Trend Hits a Snag

The stellar price (XLM)  fell by just over 10% today, indicating a recent bullish trend may not sustain itself. Stellar is currently the sixth-largest cryptocurrency with a market cap of $5.131 billion, right behind EOS. In the last seven days,… Continue Reading →

Equity Crowdfunding Platform StartEngine Now Accepts Bitcoin

StartEngine, a U.S. based equity crowdfunding platform, has announced that it has started accepting investment contributions in bitcoin. Founded in 2014, the company has launched various ICOs and has helped raise capital for more than 150 startups. According to the… Continue Reading →

Tron Price (TRX) Still Going Down, But Technicals Show Positive Future

The Tron price (TRX) lost a good deal of its value over the last three days. On Friday, July 20, Tron is trading at $0.0349, losing around 8% in 24 hours. Technically, TRX is trading within a range on D1,… Continue Reading →

As Cryptocurrency Exchanges Pursue ATS Licenses, Regulators Vow Enhanced Oversight

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has vowed that it will enforce enhanced oversight and transparency requirements on alternative trading systems (ATS), just as a number of cryptocurrency exchanges are pursuing these licenses. The SEC on Wednesday announced that… Continue Reading →

Why CEOs of Circle, Coinbase, and Major Crypto Firms are Bullish on Ethereum

Executives and operators of major crypto conglomerates, valued at many billions of dollars, have been more optimistic towards Ethereum than bitcoin, the most dominant cryptocurrency in the global market, as of late. Throughout the past year, Circle, the $3 billion… Continue Reading →

CoinMarketCap Removes Volume Requirements for Cryptocurrency Exchange Listing

Cryptocurrency data aggregation site CoinMarketCap has removed volume requirements for exchanges listed on its platform, citing concerns over data transparency and clarity. The platform, the 276th-most popular website according to Alexa, made this announcement in a blog post, responding to… Continue Reading →

Silk Road Founder Ross Ulbricht Joins Twitter

Silk Road founder Ross Ulbricht, currently serving a double life sentence, has recently created a twitter account under the handle @RealRossU. Hi, this is Ross! I’m hoping to find my voice here after all these years of silence. It has… Continue Reading →

Tron Founder Justin Sun Wins Supernode Election, Vows to Donate Revenue to TRX Development

Tron users have formally voted to make founder Justin Sun one of the less than 30 individuals and organizations authorized to serve as a “super representative” on the TRX network. Tron Founder Justin Sun Becomes Supernode Operator It took just… Continue Reading →

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