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Winklevoss Twins Win Yet Another Crypto Trading Patent

Famous cryptocurrency duo Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss have successfully registered yet another patent related to crypto investment with the US Patent and Trademark Office. The new patent, which was announced on the USPTO website on June 21, 2018, is related… Continue Reading →

EOS “Constitution” Blocks 27 Accounts

The controversies surrounding EOS cease to decrease, as the blockchain protocol raised eyebrows on June 22, 2018, in regard to its rather centralized approach to governance. Governing Like a Bank According to the “Emergency Measure of Protection Order” released by… Continue Reading →

Bitcoin’s Bad Year May Not Turn Around Anytime Soon

Cryptocurrency and blockchain technology continue to spread across the world, yet somehow, the most well-known cryptocurrency has been plummeting all year. Bitcoin (BTC) is currently the world’s biggest cryptocurrency with a market cap at time of writing of $105.5 billion…. Continue Reading →

Stellar in Negotiations to Purchase Chain for $500 Million XLM

Negotiations are underway for Stellar to purchase Chain, a blockchain tech startup, for $500 million worth of Stellar Lumens (XLM). Stellar Eyeing to Scoop Chain Engineering Talent San Francisco-based blockchain company, Chain, built a platform called Sequence. Sequence is described… Continue Reading →

Crypto Facilities Eyes Litecoin (LTC) Derivatives Launch

Since the first bitcoin futures contracts were launched in December 2017, when the price of bitcoin saw an all-time high of $20K, more firms have joined the bitcoin derivatives bandwagon. In the latest development, a UK-based regulated trading platform that… Continue Reading →

Korean Cryptocurrency Exchange Loses $31 Million to Hackers

The hack of Korean cryptocurrency exchange Bithumb on June 20, 2018, has once again raised concerns over the security practices of cryptocurrency exchanges. Here, the attackers made away with digital coins worth an estimated $31 million. While that figure does… Continue Reading →

Investors Should Sleep with One Eye Open as a Reckoning is Coming for ICOs.

Initial coin offerings (ICOs) have been a useful tool as they have led to an explosion of start-up companies all around the world as these companies can raise billions of dollars through this fundraising method. However, according to the president… Continue Reading →

UBS CEO Believes Blockchain is The Solution to Banking Woes

Sergio Ermotti, the Chief Executive Officer of Swiss investment bank UBS, believes that blockchain may be the answer to the banking industry’s woes. UBS Chief Discusses Blockchain When asked about blockchain technology in an interview with Finder on June 19,… Continue Reading →

Tether’s Transparency Update Report Raises More Questions Than it Provides

In an exciting turn of events, the people at Tether seem to have finally done what they have not been able to do since dissolving their relationship with their auditor six months ago – produce an independent report on their… Continue Reading →

Institutional Investors Trust TrueUSD as Cryptocurrency Gateway

Cryptocurrency enthusiasts have long heralded the arrival of institutional money, but expressed concerns over the limitations of trading pairs and the controversy surrounding Tether. TrueUSD Finds Favor Over Tether The recent success of TrueUSD, however, suggests that fiat-backed cryptocurrencies could… Continue Reading →

Irish Banks Withdraw Banking Services of Legal Cryptocurrency Businesses

Irish cryptocurrency firms have been forced to cease trading activities or open foreign bank accounts after banks refused to provide their services to the digital asset sector. Irish Firms Face the Heat A report on The Irish Times on June… Continue Reading →

Cryptocurrency News: Looking Past the Bithumb Crypto Hack

Another Crypto Hack Derails Recovery Since our last report, hackers broke into yet another cryptocurrency exchange. This time the target was Bithumb, a Korean exchange known for high-flying prices and ultra-active traders. While the hackers made off with approximately $31.5… Continue Reading →

Bitcoin.de and Fidor Celebrate 5 Year Anniversary at Berlin’s Tech Open Air Festival 2018

On June 19, 2018, bitcoin.de and Fidor bank celebrated the five year anniversary of the two firms’ crypto partnership. The event was just one of many during Berlin’s annual Tech Open Air (TOA) festival which opened on June 19 and… Continue Reading →

Coinage CEO Discusses the Uncanny Link of Altcoin and Bitcoin Prices

In the nascent digital currency sector, the pioneer cryptocurrency Bitcoin influences the price of a vast array of altcoins on the market. However, one man is ready to change the status quo to let all the alternative digital assets control… Continue Reading →

A Beginner’s Guide to Trading on ForkDelta

As part of the BTCManager series on beginner’s guides to trading on decentralized cryptocurrency exchanges (DEX), this article will focus on one of the newest decentralized exchanges, ForkDelta. What is ForkDelta? ForkDelta was created as a code fork of EtherDelta… Continue Reading →

Indian Government set to Launch National Blockchain Project

Nine months after inception, the Indian government is set to launch a blockchain project to be known as IndiaChain. India’s Blockchain Push This will operate as a platform primarily aimed at reducing fraud, speeding up the enforcement of contracts, increasing… Continue Reading →

Streaming Soon: Beer Advertisements Via the Blockchain

Kiip, the leading mobile marketing and monetization platform, and Anheuser-Busch InBev (Ab InBev), the world’s largest brewer and brand builder, successfully launched the first-ever blockchain mobile ad campaign. Advertisements and Blockchain This is a significant innovation to the financial-community and the… Continue Reading →

“Bitcoin Baron” Faces Jail-Time after Launching DDoS Attack on Government Websites

Self-styled hacktivist “Bitcoin Baron” was sentenced to prison on June 19, 2018, for launching a distributed denial-of-service attack against Madison’s administrative networks. “Bitcoin Baron” Faces the Heat The U.S. Department of Justice (DoJ), released a public report on the matter… Continue Reading →

Reality Shares Introduces the First Chinese Blockchain ETF

Asset management firm Reality Shares introduced the first exchange-traded fund (ETF) to provide investors accessibility to Chinese companies in the cryptocurrency sector.  Additionally, the company offers ingenious and resourceful services to interested clients. Potential Emerging Market Open for Investment The… Continue Reading →

U.S. Realtor to Auction $44 Million Renaissance Mansion for Bitcoin

While there have been quite many properties sold for bitcoin in recent times, this $44 million 16th century edifice located in the ancient city of Rome is on the verge of entering the history books as the first mansion to… Continue Reading →

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