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Wall Street’s Entry into Crypto Sector will Bring in Trillions: Cardano Co-founder

Charles Hoskinson, co-founder of Cardano and former CEO and co-founder of Ethereum, wrote on Twitter that Wall Street will bring “tens of trillions of dollars” into crypto world in the future. His statement came after all of the cryptocurrencies declined… Continue Reading →

Since Twitter Won’t Stop Crypto Scammers, These Services Will

One of the most maddening things about lookalike Twitter scammers has been Twitter’s unwillingness to do anything about them. It’s not a complex problem to solve, and yet for months the micro-blogging service has prevaricated while the gullible public has… Continue Reading →

EY Launches Blockchain Content Rights Platform in Partnership with Microsoft

Global leader in advisory services, EY, in partnership with Microsoft announced a blockchain based solution which facilitates content rights and royalties management. To start things off, Microsoft and affiliated game publishers will be using the solution in the gaming industry, although… Continue Reading →

This Week in Bitcoin: McAfee Backs Off, Crypto World Cup and the Mystery of 21e8

In this week’s daily Bitcoin in Brief editions we reported about McAfee’s decision to stop shilling ICOs, crypto businesses’ involvement in the 2018 FIFA World Cup and much more. We also explored, in this week’s most commented-on article, a secret mathematical… Continue Reading →

Cryptocurrency Market Drops to $241 Billion, EOS Takes a Huge Beating

From $260 billion to $241 billion, the valuation of the cryptocurrency market has dropped by over $19 billion in the past 24 hours, as major cryptocurrencies including bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Bitcoin Cash, and EOS fell by large margins. For a… Continue Reading →

No License Needed to Mine Cryptocurrencies in Ukraine

Companies mining cryptocurrencies are not required to obtain a license, the Ukrainian state agency responsible for licensing regimes said this week. The annual revenue generated by the Ukrainian crypto mining industry amounts to over $100 million, according to recently published… Continue Reading →

Bitcoin Price Hits 2018-Low at $5,825, Where Will it Bottom Out?

The bitcoin price has dipped below the $5,900 mark, after initially dipping below the $6,000 mark on June 23. Subsequent to four consecutive sell-offs as shown in the 1-hour bitcoin price chart below, BTC officially fell to a yearly low…. Continue Reading →

Canada Bitcoin Letter Rejects Hard Fork, Warns of Irreparable Damage

Canada&8217s Bitcoin ecosystemhas become the latest major sector of the industry to signal its rejection…nThe post Canada Bitcoin Letter Rejects Hard Fork, Warns of &8216Irreparable Damage&8217 appeared first on

Bitcoin Funded Silk Road Performance Earns a Residency at Trafalgar Studios

Last December reported on the theatrical version of people using the deep web in a play called the “Silk Road: How to Buy Drugs Online.” Since then the play got rave reviews after appearing at the world-famous Edinburgh Fringe… 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 →

Indian Crypto Exchanges Prepare for RBI Ban – New Trading Tools, No Fiat

As the start of the crypto banking ban by the Reserve Bank of India approaches, cryptocurrency exchanges in the country are preparing to stop fiat deposits and withdrawals while boosting crypto-to-crypto trading. Zebpay plans to continue crypto-INR trading pairs even… 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 →

TrustToken Receives $20 Million in Funding Round

TrustToken, the company behind the TrueUSD stablecoin, has raised $20 million in a strategic funding round from Andreessen Horowitz, BlockTower Capital, Danhua Capital, GGV Capital, and other parties. CEO Danny An told CNN: “The most recent round will support the… 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 →

Irish Crypto Exchanges On The Receiving End As Banks Close Accounts

A study conducted by Amarach Research and Red Flag recently revealed that the number of people in Ireland who currently own cryptocurrencies is around 120,000, or about 2.5% of the population. This is an increase of 300% in a period… 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 →

The Bitcoin-Culture Invasion: T-Shirts, Hats, Candles, Mugs, and More

Over the past year and a half bitcoin and cryptocurrencies have caused a serious hype that’s stretched a bit into the mainstream. These days people hear about digital currencies more often and one reason is due to all the fantastic… Continue Reading →

Prague to Host Major Cryptocurrency & Blockchain Conference

On May 19, the capital of the Czech Republic will host Blockchain &38 Bitcoin Conference…nThe post Prague to Host Major Cryptocurrency &038 Blockchain Conference appeared first on

Class in Session! Stanford University Establishes Blockchain Research Center

Stanford University’s computer science department has established a center for blockchain research to promote the study of and develop best practices for this nascent technological field. Unveiled on Wednesday, the Center for Blockchain Research is a five-year research program that… Continue Reading →

US Secret Service Asks Congress for Help to Prevent Illicit Use of Privacy Coins

The US Secret Service is worried about the illicit use of cryptocurrencies. A high-ranking official of the agency has urged Congress to consider additional legislation to address anonymity-enhanced cryptocurrencies and services intended to obscure transactions on blockchains such as tumblers… Continue Reading →

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