April 20, 2018

Savedroid ICO May Have Pulled a $50M Exit Scam

It has become more than apparent that there will always be risks associated with initial coin offerings. If the recent Savedroid debacle is any indication, determining the truth amidst a sea of FUD and misinformation will continue to be a challenge. Even so, there are a lot of concerns over this particular project, as its CEO may have run off with $50 million in funding. The Savedroid Plot Thickens Anyone who has kept an eye on the news over the past few days will have noticed that the Savedroid ICO has attracted a fair bit of attention. This German company raised $50 million during its initial coin offering, which is pretty spectacular, all things considered. Ever since then, the project has been receiving nothing but negative attention, mainly because the team has been doing some very strange things. While it remains unclear if the company pulled […]
April 20, 2018

What is DragonChain (DRGN) – All You Need to Know

Have you ever wondered what a Disney cryptocurrency would look like? No? I neither, until I found out about Dragonchain, an ICO platform with a cool name, that has grown… Continue reading “What is DragonChain (DRGN) – All You Need to Know” The post What is DragonChain (DRGN) – All You Need to Know appeared first on .
April 20, 2018

Bitcoin Cash Network Nodes Prepare for Upcoming Network Hard Fork

An interesting development is on the horizon for the Bitcoin Cash ecosystem. The upcoming hard fork is just over three weeks away. Unfortunately, it seems most of the network nodes have yet to upgrade their client. As of right now, just 8% of the nodes are compatible with the hard fork code, which is somewhat worrisome. The Bitcoin Cash hard fork is a big milestone for this alternative currency. It will introduce a lot of network upgrades to ensure a stable future for BCH. With the maximum block size increasing to 32MB, an important step is being taken. although BCH blocks are far from full right now, the ecosystem needs to keep growing and evolving ahead of any problems that may arise. Bitcoin Cash Hard Fork Deadline Draws Near Other minor features will be introduced as well, as outlined in […]
April 20, 2018

20/04/2018: Biggest Stories in the Cryptosphere

20/04/2018: Biggest Stories in the Cryptosphere was originally published in Hacker Noon on Medium, where people are continuing the conversation by highlighting and responding to this story.
April 20, 2018

Belgium Donates €2 Million to World Food Programme, Supports Its Blockchain Project

Belgium is contributing €2 million to support innovative projects by the United Nation’s World Food Programme (WFP), including its blockchain solutions to fight hunger around the world. In 2017, the WFP launched an ethereum-based payments pilot with the aim of helping displaced Syrian refugees. Through eye-scanning hardware created by London-based IrisGuard, 500,000 recipients already receiving traditional financial aid received cryptographically unique coupons across five refugee camps within the Jordanian region. In an announcement from the WFP, the money from the European nation will enable the UN agency to ramp up efforts with its blockchain pilot as well as its unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) project, which seeks to enhance the ability of WFP and partners to prepare for, and respond to, emergencies in multiple ways. Belgium’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Development Cooperation, Alexander De Croo, said of the donation that ‘innovation saves […]
April 20, 2018

SUPERBLOOM: The Token Exchange of the Future

Superbloom is poised to set the standard for token exchanges in 2018 thanks to its utilization of the latest in financial planning technology and access to a wide assortment of digital coin products, including its own innovative Token, built on the Stellar public blockchain. Superbloom offers a safe and secure way for both crypto-fluent and non-crypto-fluent members to access vetted ICOs, and explore the ability to trade on crypto assets beyond the big four that currently dominate the market: Bitcoin, Ethereum, BitcoinCash, and Litecoin. Disclosure: This is a Sponsored Article Syndication Tools Superbloom has released a set of tools to help syndicate leaders manage investment allocations, and give users the opportunity to take part in vetted Token Sales, simplifying the process of sharing and tracking your referrals, and making it easier to take part in a pre-sale as a group […]
April 20, 2018

AWS Is Making It Easier to Use Hyperledger Fabric and Ethereum

The cloud computing giant’s offering comes just as Digital Asset, another enterprise blockchain firm, announces a developer kit for smart contracts.
April 20, 2018

Amazon Patents a Bitcoin Analysis Service

Law enforcement agencies are showing great interest in Bitcoin users as of right now. They mainly intend to crack down on illicit activities taking place in the world of cryptocurrency. It now appears Amazon is preparing to enter this space as well, as the company recently received a patent to “identity Bitcoin users”. It’s an intriguing development well worth keeping an eye on. Amazon and Bitcoin Tracking The blockchain analysis business continues to grow. Various companies are active in this space as of right now, including the likes of Chainalysis and BitFury Group. It makes perfect sense for those firms to track Bitcoin users, as they have both been active in the cryptocurrency industry for quite some time now. Amazon, on the other hand, has not. That makes a recent patent by Amazon all the more surprising. More specifically, the e-commerce giant obtained a […]
April 20, 2018

FINRA Fines Tezos Cofounder $20k For Morgan Stanley Disclosure Failures

Tezos cofounder Arthur Breitman has received a $20,000 fine and cannot engage with broker-dealers for two years, Reuters reports. #NEWS
April 20, 2018

Bank of Japan Will Not Issue Its Own Digital Currency Due to “Unforeseeable Risks”

Over the past few months, there has been a lot of concern over the fact that central banks may begin issuing their own digital currencies. On paper, such a trend makes perfect sense, even though the reality may turn out to be very different. The Bank of Japan is putting its native digital currency plans on the back-burner, which is a positive development for the cryptocurrency industry as a whole. No Bank of Japan-Issued Digital Currency Central banks play a critical role in the world of finance. These institutions control the ebb and flow of the monetary supply in their respective countries. At the same time, a lot of financial institutions would love to get rid of physical money, mainly because it costs a lot of money to print, maintain, and secure the existing supply. As such, creating a digital counterpart to […]
April 20, 2018

Bitcoin in Brief Friday: Truths, T-Shirts, Things That Matter

In today’s Bitcoin in Brief we are focusing on some truths that have been uttered recently in regards to the latest attempt by authorities in New York to cross borders, when it comes to crypto controls and regulations. Also, crypto T-shirts, inspired by digital aesthetics, have been put on sale. Do you want to know why their design is a bit old-fashioned? Crypto markets are to blame… Also read: Bitcoin in Brief Thursday: ICO Scares Investors with Ghost Prank Speaking from Crypto Perspective Kraken CEO, Jesse Powell, has been praised for saying what many in the crypto community have been thinking about the latest actions by authorities in New York. The state’s Attorney General, Eric Schneiderman, has sent letters to 13 crypto exchanges as part of his inquiry into policies and practices employed by the trading platforms. “Consumers have the […]
April 20, 2018

Big Money Meets Secretly with Regulators to Protect Ethereum

Big money venture capitalists and law firms met in secret, roughly a month ago, with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), according to two major media outlets. The SEC has been particularly active this year, causing those with interest in pet coins and projects to lobby the agency for special protection. Top of the list was a push to provide “safe harbor” for Ethereum.     Also read: Telegram Uses Bitcoin in Effort to Thwart Russian Authorities Big Money Lobbies for Ethereum in Secret Andreessen Horowitz,  Union Square Ventures, along with powerhouse law firms Cooley, Perkins Coie, and McDermott Will & Emery, formed an ad hoc association, the Venture Capital Working Group. It appears to exist in an effort to influence what some see as inevitable, regulation. Almost weekly, the SEC has made noise about cryptocurrencies in one form or […]
April 20, 2018

Bitcoin Buy Demand Highest Since March 2017, Exchange Data Shows

For the first time since March 2017, Bitcoin ‘buy’ orders have surpassed 90% of the total placed on cryptocurrency exchanges. 9/10 Want To Buy Bitcoin Linking to data from TurtleBC, p2p exchange HodlHodl described the trend as “indicating there is more demand for Bitcoin than supply.” “This is also an indicator of market sentiment among those who are buying and selling Bitcoin,” it added. A 90-10 ratio effectively means that 90% of the interested investors are vying for the Bitcoin of the remaining 10%. Despite prices nose-diving since the cryptocurrency’s all-time highs of near $20,000 in December 2017, not even those heights produced such investor demand. Data Proves The Moon Rumors The appetite for buying reflected in numbers appears to confirm sentiment from various crypto and finance industry figures that markets will soon make a comeback. The most recent of […]
April 20, 2018

Blockchain Platform To Help Freelancers Gain Security And Employment Benefits

A company is creating a decentralized environment for freelancers to make self-employment secure and beneficial. Disclosure: This is a Sponsored Article The Blue Whale Foundation says the gig and sharing economies are thriving, but the growing number of freelancers in these industries face multiple challenges. In part, this is because those working on peer-to-peer platforms, such as Uber and Airbnb, are not always counted as actual employees. Growing demand for freelancers According to Forbes, freelancers will make up 53 percent of the US workforce in just a decade, meaning a radical rethink on how workers are treated is required. A report by McKinsey & Company “A labour market that works: Connecting talent with opportunity in the digital age” indicates that the matching activity conducted by such digital marketplace platforms are projected to add $2.7 trillion to global GDP by 2025. […]
April 20, 2018

Democratizing Crowdfunding with Acorn Collective

Acorn’s blockchain platform will allow for accessible, transparent crowdfunding Democratizing Crowdfunding with Acorn Collective was originally published in Hacker Noon on Medium, where people are continuing the conversation by highlighting and responding to this story.
April 20, 2018

Taiwan Eyes November Deadline for Bitcoin AML Regulation

Taiwan will formally regulate bitcoin under anti-money laundering rules by the end of the year, says its minister of justice.
April 20, 2018

Rapid Spectacular Rise of Cryptocurrency Market in 2018

If you think that 2017 was the best, then this year will be a phenomenal growth across the board for the digital currency. You can say 2018 will be truly… Continue reading “Rapid Spectacular Rise of Cryptocurrency Market in 2018” The post Rapid Spectacular Rise of Cryptocurrency Market in 2018 appeared first on .
April 20, 2018

Bittwatt Powers the Smart Energy Home of the Future With Real-Time Energy Management

Have you, as an environmentally conscious person, installed a smart energy monitor in your house or business, but your electricity bill has not fallen, or worse, increased? Disclosure: This is a Sponsored Article Smart home energy meters are designed to save on power costs by monitoring your electricity usage and adjusting it according to peak and low cost times. In the interconnected Internet of Things world, these devices will even run your power hungry appliances at the most cost opportune times. Programming your washing machine to turn on in the wee hours of the night, when the price per kilowatt hour (kWh) of electricity is at its lowest, could save a lot of money. Unfortunately for the green consumer, few homes buying smart home energy devices are using them. Why is getting more efficiency from your electrons so tough? Smart […]
April 20, 2018

MEPs Vote In Favor Of Tighter AML Regulations For Crypto Trading

MEPs vote in favor of amending EU AML transparency laws, which will put an end to anonymity in the crypto trading sphere. #NEWS
April 20, 2018

Bitcoin Bull Trap? Not So, Says Lesser-Known Price Indicator

A lesser-known bitcoin indicator appears to be undergoing a notable change, one that could signal where the crypto asset’s price is heading.
April 20, 2018

Intangible Labs Raises $133M to Build a New Stablecoin

It does not happen all that often that cryptocurrency projects quickly raise over $100 million. Although we have seen a literal ICO craze, Intangible Labs is doing things the traditional way. Rather than rely on crowdfunding, the company has raised $133 million from private investors. This is a pretty significant deal for the Princeton University graduate-led venture. What Exactly is Intangible Labs? While it is commendable to see Princeton graduates show a keen interest in cryptocurrency, most people will not know the name Intangible Labs. That is not surprising, as not too much is known about this particular venture at this time. We do know the group plans to create a brand-new cryptocurrency and associated infrastructure. Unlike Bitcoin and Ethereum, this will be another stablecoin. For those unaware, a stablecoin is a digital asset which has its value pegged to tangible assets, […]
April 20, 2018

Global Chip Manufacturer Expects Lower Profit Due To Uncertain Crypto Mining Demand

Global chip manufacturing giant attributes lower 2H18 revenue forecast in part to changing cryptocurrency mining landscape. #NEWS
April 20, 2018

Status launches incubator to help blockchain startups succeed

Status.im, one of the first mobile Ethereum clients built entirely on peer-to-peer technologies, today is introducing Status Incubate, a new service to provide early-stage blockchain-based startups with funding, talent, and expertise.  Status launches incubator to help blockchain startups succeed
April 20, 2018

The Bitcoin BCH Block Explorer Explodes With Blockchain Data

Bitcoin.com is a web portal loaded with resources tethered to the heart of the cryptocurrency revolution. Just recently we launched our new blockchain explorer which allows anyone to verify transactions and other data tied to the Bitcoin blockchain. We want to give our readers a little more insight on this awesome tool. Also Read: Indian Exchange Takes Central Bank to Court Over Bank Ban Check Out the Bitcoin BCH Block Explorer A blockchain explorer is a neat tool that acts like a search engine for the BCH network and other public blockchains. These explorers search addresses, balances, block history, and transactions so network users can verify every action taking place on the blockchain. There are many situations where you may want to search some data on Bitcoin.com’s Bitcoin BCH Block Explorer. For instance, say you sent a large amount of BCH […]
April 20, 2018

Bulleon launches first ever decentralized ICO for Bulleon token (BLN)

Bulleon, a universal Digital asset Sphere, is organizing a decentralized ICO. During this ICO, their own token, the Bulleon (BLN) will be sold in ten phases. Disclosure: This is a Sponsored Article The Bulleon cryptocurrency platform is designed to make trading easier and more simple. Eventually, Bulleon wants to create a safe and above all a practical digital asset that is both clear and easy to use, as well as attractive. The aim of the digital asset platform is to provide its users with a strong, concept-driven cryptocurrency. Users of the platform can quickly see profits and gains, to get all the possible benefits, without the extra effort. During each phase, 760,000 BLN will be sold for a fixed price. Only when all the BLN in a phase are sold out, the next phase starts. Each phase, the price of […]
April 20, 2018

Russia Blocked Telegram Because Crypto Is ‘Uncontrollable,’ Says FSB Memo

Russian authorities blocked Telegram because they would not be able to “control” its new cryptocurrency, likening it to ponzi scheme Mavrodi Mondial Moneybox (MMM). FSB: Telegram TON Token Makes CEO ‘New Mavrodi’ According to a letter which Roman Antipkin, an official with security service the FSB, wrote to colleagues April 18, Telegram CEO Pavel Durov had “decided to become the new Sergey Mavrodi.” The name-drop reference Mavrodi’s notorious MLM ponzi scheme which originated in Russia in 1997 before being shut down. After serving a multi-year jail term, Modi disappeared, only to resurface in Africa to continue running MMM. Telegram has so fair raised around $1.8 billion in the pre-sale stage of its ICO, with the public still unable to purchase TON tokens. “Colleagues, this issue is not at all what you think it’s about! The issue isn’t about keys or […]
April 20, 2018

Crypto Markets See More Gains In The Wake Of America’s Tax Day

Crypto markets see growth across the board, BTC and ETH up, and Ripple way up with 20 percent growth over a 24 hour period. #NEWS
April 20, 2018

Pantera Capital CEO Says that ‘It’s a Very Good Time to Buy’ Bitcoin

Bitcoin price has been in a bear trend for the last months, and since we started the new year. But in the last days we have seen and experienced a… Continue reading “Pantera Capital CEO Says that ‘It’s a Very Good Time to Buy’ Bitcoin” The post Pantera Capital CEO Says that ‘It’s a Very Good Time to Buy’ Bitcoin appeared first on .
April 20, 2018

EU Parliament Votes for Closer Regulation of Cryptocurrencies

The European Parliament has voted for regulations to prevent the use of cryptocurrencies in money laundering and terrorism financing.
April 20, 2018

Bitcoin Resistance Rises to $8,460 After Unconvincing Breakout

Bitcoin saw small gains last night, but the weak move did little to further the bull case.
April 20, 2018

Macau Authority Issues Cryptocurrency Warning After Coin Linked to Former Gangster

Authorities in Macau have issued a warning to residents over a cryptocurrency company, backed by a former gangster, regarding possible ‘fraud and criminal activities.’ A warning was posted on the Monetary Authority of Macau’s website reminding residents that digital currencies are not legal tender on the autonomous region on the south coast of China, reports the South China Morning Post. According to the report, the warning follows news that Macau Dragon Group, a firm associated with former gangster ‘Broken Tooth’ Wan Kuok-koi, had employed British company, Cambridge Analytica, to promote Dragon Coin, a new cryptocurrency designed to aid gamblers to transfer money to Macau casinos. Wan is a notorious figure in the crime world who spent over 14 years in prison. Prior to his arrest he was the leader of the Macau branch of the 14K Triad. In the statement, the […]
April 20, 2018

Walmart Files two More Blockchain Patents

The number of use cases for blockchain technology continues to increase. Walmart sees a lot of merit in this particular concept. Unlike what most people may expect, the company wants to use a distributed ledger to store payment data. With Walmart filing a patent for such a service, the future looks pretty bright for blockchain. It is not the first time Walmart shows an interest in blockchain. Up until now, the company seemingly never pursued any developments in this regard. Two recently published patent filings by the retail giant tell a different story. Both of these filings revolve around using a blockchain-based infrastructure to secure payment data. Given the growing number of data breaches, decentralized solutions are more than warranted at this stage. Genuine Blockchain Interest by Walmart With a blockchain, Walmart aims to keep private information completely private. This […]
April 20, 2018

XRP Price is en Route to Break the $1 Resistance

A lot of things are happening in the world of cryptocurrency as we speak. With pretty solid gains over the past few days, it has become evident this momentum will not slow down anytime soon. In fact, the daily gains are getting bigger and better, especially where the XRP price is concerned. Despite all of the hate for this currency among cryptocurrency users, the value per XRP has risen to $0.875 once again. XRP Price Surpasses $0.85 It was only yesterday we saw the XRP price blaze past $0.7 for the first time in a few weeks. Whereas most of the enthusiasts assumed that would warrant a temporary retrace, it has not happened just yet. Instead, we get the opposite effect, which is not entirely that surprising either. Thanks to more solid gains, the value per XRP has now risen […]
April 20, 2018

Bitcoin Cash Smashes Through $1,000 USD

Bitcoin cash (BCH) is now trading at $1,000 USD, returning the price to levels not seen since late March of this year. Analysts have attributed the BCH spike to after-tax-season liquidity, strong volume, and a passionate and active community supporting the project. Also read: Bitcoin Cash Gains Advance 4% Above BTC Bitcoin Cash Smashes Through $1,000 The price of Bitcoin Cash has rallied to test levels above $1,000 for the first time since March. The move comprises a gain of more than 75% when measuring from early April’s low of approximately $610. With BCH hovering at approximately $1,050, the markets are approaching the 23.6% fibonacci retracement area when measuring from the all-time. When looking at the BCH/BTC markets, one can see that Bitcoin Cash has begun to make significant gains over bitcoin. The BCH/BTC markets recently broke above, and then bounced […]
April 20, 2018

Russian Media: Telegram Was Banned Due To ICO, Not ‘Keys And Terrorism’

FSB employee tells his colleagues that Telegram ban is due to the company’s crypto plans, nothing to do with terrorism, according to Russian media reports. #NEWS
April 20, 2018

Bitcoin Boosting Square Earnings

Since Square, Inc. added Bitcoin trading capabilities to its payment app, the value of its stocks has increased spectacularly. Dan Dolev, an analyst at Nomura Instinet, believes this ascending trajectory will most likely continue. As a result, Nomura Instinet raised its Square target price to $65 USD. Bitcoin Makes Square Profitable Dan Dolev predicts a “sizable boost” to Square’s revenues and profits in the first quarter, thanks to Square having added Bitcoin trading features on its payment app. Dolev estimates that Square could generate $125 a year in revenue from each user who trades Bitcoin on the Square Cash app. CNBC reports: That move could drive a ‘sizable boost’ to the tech company’s revenue and profits this quarter and a 10 percent potential upside to adjusted EBITDA guidance. Square’s stock performance (SQ) has been impressive. Indeed, its stock value has […]
April 20, 2018

Tezos Co-Founder Sanctioned By US Financial Watchdog

Arthur Breitman, co-founder of cryptocurrency project Tezos, has been barred by FINRA from any association with broker-dealers for two years.
April 20, 2018

FAWS Review: All-in-one Cryptocurrency Monitor Tool

It might be very confusing finding the best tools out there that give you everything you need to monitor your cryptocurrency investments in one place. Out of several thousand that… Continue reading “FAWS Review: All-in-one Cryptocurrency Monitor Tool” The post FAWS Review: All-in-one Cryptocurrency Monitor Tool appeared first on .
April 20, 2018

Europe Introduces Customer Verification on Cryptocurrency Exchanges

The European Parliament has voted in favor of stricter regulations in the crypto sector. Crypto exchanges and wallet providers will be required to introduce customer due diligence procedures, including identity verification. The platforms will have to apply for registration in order to offer their services. The new measures come with the latest update of the EU Anti-Money Laundering Directive.  Also read: 0 to 50% – Time to Pay Crypto Taxes in the European “Union” Under “Closer Regulation” Members of the European Parliament supported on Thursday an agreement reached with the European Council in December to bring cryptocurrencies under “closer regulation”. The decision was passed with 574 votes, 13 nays and 60 abstentions, the parliament’s press service announced. The agreement represents the fifth and latest update of the EU Anti-Money Laundering Directive. The amendments are intended to address “risks linked to […]
April 20, 2018

PR: Blockchain Enabled Streaming Ecosystem White Rabbit Partners with Media Production Company K5

This is a paid press release, which contains forward looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material. Bitcoin.com does not endorse nor support this product/service. Bitcoin.com is not responsible for or liable for any content, accuracy or quality within the press release. OSLO, Norway — White Rabbit, a blockchain company developing a streaming ecosystem that enables users to reward the films and series they stream, on whatever peer-to-peer platform they choose to stream from, has announced a strategic partnership with K5 International, a subdivision of financing and production company K5 Media Group, which has produced several Oscar-nominated motion pictures. Co-founder of K5 Daniel Baur will join White Rabbit’s advisory board and provide legal access to over 50 films in K5’s library. The details of the deal are undisclosed. “I have been actively searching the blockchain space for […]
April 20, 2018

3 Reasons to Use FuturoCoin in Everyday Life

Everyone is talking about the blockchain now and it is easier to enter this new market than you think. Take small amount of your savings, choose the currency that has a great approach and idea. It’s that simple. FuturoCoin – the new currency of the future – can become the guide to the world of blockchain technology and be useful for everyday use.   FuturoCoin is a P2P system cryptocurrency, that entered the market on 31st January 2018. It’s a legit business opportunity. The coin is already available for trading at YoBit, Coindeal, Piyasa and reached $255k trading volume at the first one of them. FuturoCoin has been developed on the basis of another cryptocurrency DASH but has several features that differs it from the initial code and functionality: Instant payments FuturoCoin is the first cryptocurrency, where all transactions are […]
April 20, 2018

Bitcoin Cash Price Eyes $1,000 Target as Bulls Remain in Control

It is safe to say now is a good time to be involved in cryptocurrencies. With the markets showing a lot of positive momentum as of right now, it will be interesting to see how long this trend can remain in place. If the Bitcoin Cash price is any indication, things will only get better from here on out. Thanks to solid gains throughout this week, the Bitcoin Cash price is heading back to $1,000. Bitcoin Cash Price Momentum Remains Strong Similar to most other cryptocurrencies on the market, Bitcoin Cash has seen a fair bit of positive momentum in the past few days. With the value rising from  $758 all the way to $978.57 in quick succession, it has become rather evident the demand for BCH is not slowing down by any means. Even so, there is a good […]
April 20, 2018

Xunlei Launches Blockchain Platform Amid Ongoing ‘ICO’ Lawsuits

China-based cloud network provider Xunlei has launched a blockchain platform, undeterred by ongoing allegations it held an unlawful ICO.
April 20, 2018

Walmart Works with Blockchain Technology to Store Information On It

Is not the first time that we hear that Walmart is working with blockchain technology to improve services or make its business more efficient. According to a new published patent… Continue reading “Walmart Works with Blockchain Technology to Store Information On It” The post Walmart Works with Blockchain Technology to Store Information On It appeared first on .
April 20, 2018

Mobile Crypto Mining Democratizes Cryptocurrency for Everyone

Of all extant cryptocurrencies – over 1,500 – those restricted to mobile platforms, wallets, and exchanges comprise a fairly small portion. Yet despite ERC20 and utility tokens’ dominance in the ICO landscape, there is a high potential for mobile-only cryptocurrencies to democratize mining and dramatically decrease transaction costs. Potentially, this makes mobile-based cryptocurrencies, in aggregate, a foundation for tangible and tractable work to reverse the remaining and foundational problems seen with dominant cryptocurrencies today. The Problem Today’s dominant cryptocurrencies are used mostly by highly tech-savvy users, blockchain companies, and their staff, and accredited investors participating in ICOs. Moreover, they – especially Bitcoin, Ether, Litecoin, and Ripple – are increasingly referred to as stores of value instead of high-frequency and high-volume transactive material like fiat currency. Yet this trend is slowly beginning to fade as more people realize the transactive value […]
April 20, 2018

Coingeek Funds BCH Blockchain Development Training in the Philippines

On Thursday, April 19 the Calvin Ayre-owned blockchain and mining firm, Coingeek, announced it is contributing over $150,000 USD to help fund a blockchain developer training program in the Philippines. Coingeek believes the projects like these will help bolster the global, low-fee peer-to-peer digital currency known as bitcoin cash by improving the blockchain development community. Also Read: Tax Time is Here and Lots of Cryptocurrency Holders Don’t Care    Coingeek Funds Another Project to Bolster Bitcoin Adoption The blockchain organization Coingeek owned by the billionaire Calvin Ayre has been funding a lot of research and development in regard to the Bitcoin blockchain (BCH). Just recently it launched a £5Mn Bitcoin Cash tokenization contest, while at the same time revealing the funding of the privacy-centric BCH project Cash Shuffle, and the popular wallet client Electron Cash. Now Coingeek plans to fund the Stacklab […]
April 20, 2018

Bitcoin Pyramid Scheme Amassed $20 Million In South Korea

Two men in South Korea have been sentenced for building a bitcoin pyramid scheme that swindle around $20 million from investors.
April 20, 2018

How to Choose the Right Cryptocurrency to Invest in 2018

The rate of interest in cryptocurrency has increased in the previous years and it shows no sign of decreasing in 2018. However, it is important to note that today, lots of… Continue reading “How to Choose the Right Cryptocurrency to Invest in 2018” The post How to Choose the Right Cryptocurrency to Invest in 2018 appeared first on .
April 20, 2018

Blockchain Slump? Banks May Be Fatigued But Insurers Are Pumped

Giving progress reports on their blockchain projects, bankers come across browbeaten and anxious, while their cousins in insurance sound spritely.
April 20, 2018

AirChain Network Introduces Mobile Application to Make the Air Freight Sector Transparent, Safe and Flexible Like Never Before

AirChain Network , a blockchain powered ecosystem designed especially for the air freight sector, is all set to revolutionize the industry by addressing long standing  problems such as transparency, safety,… Continue reading “AirChain Network Introduces Mobile Application to Make the Air Freight Sector Transparent, Safe and Flexible Like Never Before” The post AirChain Network Introduces Mobile Application to Make the Air Freight Sector Transparent, Safe and Flexible Like Never Before appeared first on .
April 20, 2018

A Deep Dive on Overstock’s tZERO and the Benefits of Security Tokens

tZero, a subsidiary of Overstock (OSTK), is focused on developing a Blockchain-based SEC compliant alternative trading system (ATS) specifically focused on tokenized securities.  Security tokens are actual financial securities, like shares or equity in traditional assets, start-ups, venture funds even real estate.  Security tokens provide investors various rights and obligations in the company whose securities […] The post A Deep Dive on Overstock’s tZERO and the Benefits of Security Tokens appeared first on Blockchain Beach | Blockchain News and Events.
April 20, 2018

Crypto Funds Drop 29.2% in March Reveals Hedge Fund Data Specialist

In theory, hedge funds employ complex investment strategies that should allow them to achieve high returns both in bearish and bullish markets. In practice many fail due to short term thinking and over-leveraged trading. These can be especially costly and not suitable for the young and volatile cryptocurrency market as any long time bitcoin HODLer can tell you.   Also Read: Indian Exchange Takes Central Bank to Court Over Bank Ban Barclay Cryptocurrency Traders Index Hedge fund data specialist Barclay Hedge released its newest index, the Cryptocurrency Traders Index, showing that players in the field dropped 29.2% in March 2018. And year to date, it is down 43.1% after three consecutive monthly losses. The researchers explain that the new tool is an equal-weighted index of the monthly returns of a representative universe of 19 constituent funds that trade bitcoin and […]
April 20, 2018

It Takes 5 Minutes to Open a Casino with ZeroEdge

The face on the online casino gaming industry is rapidly changing thanks to new groundbreaking technologies like cryptocurrencies, blockchain technologies, and smart contracts. What this means is that the once impenetrable and over-saturated online casino industry is changing, allowing new blood in, transforming the industry by allowing smaller operators to offer a more unique and equitable online casino for all. ZeroEdge is a brand new online casino platform that completely removes the need to include a house edge in online casino games. Traditionally, casinos always include an advantage, known as a house edge percentage in every casino gaming, including slots, roulette, blackjack and more. The implementation of the house edge has been necessary in order for online casino owners to guarantee a profit off every casino game played and from every casino gambler. Why ZeroEdge is Different ZeroEdge is a […]
April 20, 2018

Venture Captalists Pour $133 Million into Stablecoin Startup

ICOs and cryptocurrency startups have been slumping recently due to the bearish signs which were seen in the first quarter of 2018. However, Basis, a promising start-up, has broken that trend by raising over $133 Million U.S. in private funding. A cryptocurrency startup by the name of Basis (formerly named Basecoin), has just announced that they have raised over $133 Million dollars in funding from well-known venture capitalist firms. Three Princeton grads just got $133 million from Silicon Valley’s hottest investors for a cryptocurrency that could actually replace money https://t.co/bGrEmadqF3 pic.twitter.com/sCiOk3CMpU — Business Insider (@businessinsider) April 18, 2018 These firms include GV (Google Ventures), Andreessen Horowitz and Sky Capital just to name a few. Nader Al-Naji, the CEO, and co-founder of Basis, announced on Medium: I am excited to announce today that Basis (formerly Basecoin) has raised $133M in a […]
April 20, 2018

South Korean Crypto Exchange Bithumb To Issue Own Token In Singapore

South Korea’s leading crypto exchange Bithumb plans to issue ICO token in Singapore since FSC banned ICOs in 2017. #NEWS
April 20, 2018

Bitcoin Pyramid Scheme Allegedly Hoaxed $20 Billion In South Korea

Two suspects from South Korea have allegedly used a pyramid scheme that involves bitcoin to swindle $20 billion from investors in the country.
April 20, 2018

SophiaTX Named Blockchain Company of the Year

The enterprise blockchain platform and marketplace also makes the Top Lists in both Enterprise Security and CIO Applications Magazines CIO Applications names SophiaTX its blockchain company of the year Zurich, Switzerland, April 19th 2018  – SophiaTX, the enterprise blockchain platform which is bringing innovation to industries by expanding applications like ERP, CRM and others, has been ranked among the top ten providers in its field and named “Company of the Year” in this month’s edition of CIO Applications. The company is currently driving the adoption of blockchain across industries and realising the technology’s potential to become a significant source of disruptive innovation in business and management. The SophiaTX platform has the potential to strengthen the connectivity of a company system and provide end-to-end transparency, from manufacturing to consumers. “We are glad to announce SophiaTX as one of the Top 10 […]
April 20, 2018

The Peer-to-Peer Cryptocurrency Exchange Hodl Hodl Doesn’t Require KYC

This week as people hear about the peer-to-peer exchange Localbitcoins requiring identification for traders who deal in “significant” trade volumes, many of them are scouring the internet in search of decentralized exchanges that don’t require Know-Your-Customer (KYC) verification. One such trading platform called ‘Hodl Hodl’ launched its beta version this past February allowing traders to swap cryptocurrencies without the need for regulatory compliance protocols. Also read: Bitcoin in Brief Thursday: ICO Scares Investors with Ghost Prank   The Peer-to-Peer Multi-Sig Escrow Exchange ‘Hodl Hodl’ Doesn’t Require KYC Verification There’s a new peer-to-peer cryptocurrency exchange called ‘Hodl Hodl,’ a platform that launched this past February, allowing traders to trade digital assets without the need for a third party. The trading platform creates a multi-signature escrow system that sets a predetermined trading time for both participants. At the moment Hodl Hodl is in its beta […]
April 20, 2018

After the First US Transaction, Propy Announces an Open Source Developer Program

California-based blockchain startup Propy, is bringing the commercial use of blockchain technology to the US. After facilitating the first US Blockchain-based real estate deed in Vermont, Propy announced a new open source Developer Program. The idea behind Propy: it allows anyone to buy or sell real estate, anywhere, online. Propy provides an efficient crypto and fiat payment and an immutable record on the blockchain, ensuring that title deeds and property rights will be there forever. In March 2018, the San Francisco based firm completed its very first government-sanctioned use of blockchain for a public service in the US. That is, in fact, their second global achievement, after the first ever purchase of property using blockchain in Kiev, Ukraine, back in September 2017. Propy Platform consists of three systems, two of which are powered by Ethereum smart contracts and require PRO […]
April 20, 2018

Cryptocurrency Startup BitDegree Pays Students To Learn

BitDegree, a Lithuanian cryptocurrency startup, hopes to help change the face of online education through their online platform and cryptocurrency. So What is BitDegree? BitDegree is an online platform, with its own native cryptocurrency, that was founded at the start of 2017. BitDegree intends to revolutionize how education functions today and allow prospective users to learn technology-based skills through online courses. BitDegree utilizes companies looking to hire employees to help fund online courses for such future employees. Let’s say that Company ABC was looking to hire blockchain developers. This company would then fund courses while partnering with BitDegree to create a comprehensive course, focusing on blockchain development, which would fit the role which they desire. This system allows for the platform’s users to learn more about the technology industry while receiving a financial incentive in the form of the BitDegree […]
April 20, 2018

Zeus Exchange connects with trust management app Membrana

It was announced today that Membrana, a trust management ecosystem made to directly connect an investor and a trader to conclude a mutually beneficial, secure, and reliable contract will integrate Zeus Exchange, scheduled to launch in late Summer. Zeus Exchange connects with trust management app Membrana
April 20, 2018

Bitcoin Cash Price Technical Analysis – BCH/USD Surging Higher

Bitcoin Cash Price Technical Analysis – BCH/USD Surging Higher Key Points Bitcoin cash price soared higher and broke the $960 resistance level against the US Dollar. There is a new connecting bullish trend line forming with support at $960 on the hourly chart of the BCH/USD pair (data feed from Kraken). The pair is likely… The post Bitcoin Cash Price Technical Analysis – BCH/USD Surging Higher appeared first on Altcoin Today.
April 20, 2018

Bad Checks: Twitter’s Identity Crisis Is Costing Users More Than Bitcoin

Twitter’s blue check mark verification system is falling under the pressure of the complicated crypto world.
April 20, 2018

FuturoCoin. The Cryptocurrency Of The Future Business And Everyday Lives

The blockchain technology is blasting our modern world. No matter if you are a newcomer in this market or a professional trader, it is easier to become a cryptocurrency holder than you think. There not that many people who have several spare thousand dollars to buy Bitcoin. You’d rather take a smaller amount and spend it for a completely new but promising cryptocurrency that will gain its value with some time. FuturoCoin might be one of these currencies. FuturoCoin was introduced to the blockchain community in January 2018. FuturoCoin is a part of peer-to-peer electronic cash system that provides instant transactions. Such exchanges as YoBit, Coindeal, and Piyasa has already introduced FuturoCoin in their trading systems. The daily trading volume of FTO at YoBit has already reached $255k. What do we know about FuturoCoin? FuturoCoin is based on the already […]
April 20, 2018

Mingo ICO Launched at Dublin Tech Summit

April 18 marked the launch of Mingo’s public ICO, which jumps off with a 20% bonus lasting until May 1. Their MGT token is offered at a modest minimum purchase of just 800 tokens (for 0.1 ETH), so virtually anyone can access this innovative app once it goes live. When announcing the launch of Mingo’s ICO at the Dublin Tech Summit, Joe Arthur, CEO of Mingo, said: We are excited to announce the Mingo ICO in front of a very large audience of Irish people and create a patriotic buzz for the first major cryptocurrency project fully developed in Ireland. The Dublin Tech Summit is the main IT event in our country with over 10,000 people attending. While an ICO is an effective tool to collect funds, it is also a great way to give a boost to the community. […]
April 20, 2018

Coinzer Aims to Build World’s Largest Hydro-Mining Farm

KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA 11 April 2018 – A handover of documents ceremony for the 10-Megawatt Mini Hydro Project in Sungkai, Perak was held in Publika, Solaris Dutamas between Majulia Sdn Bhd and DL Trade Networks (M) Sdn Bhd. The event was held to commemorate the negotiation and due diligence exercised by both parties in developing the mini hydro power plant, which is expected to be valued at more than RM250 million upon completion. The handover ceremony was attended by Majulia Sdn Bhd Chairman, Dato’ Shamsudin Hayroni and legal advisor, Puan Thania Rohaina Abdul Latif. DL Trade Networks (M) Sdn Bhd was represented by its Group Executive Chairman, Dato’ Mohd Norddin Lassar and Chief Executive Officer En Md Maududi Md Nazri. “This exercise is in line with Coinzer’s roadmap to spearhead financial technology (fintech) development in Malaysia, as designed in our […]
April 20, 2018

How To Build A Blockchain App?

How To Build A Blockchain App? was originally published in Hacker Noon on Medium, where people are continuing the conversation by highlighting and responding to this story.
April 20, 2018

Crypto Exchange CEO Runs For Mayor Of Taipei To Make It Asia’s ‘Pioneer Blockchain City’

Yi-Ting Cheng, CEO of crypto exchange OTCBTC, will run for mayor of Taiwan’s capital city. #NEWS
April 20, 2018

Litecoin Courting TenX and Korbit – Just a Month after LitePay ‘Breakup’

Litepay’s demise sees TenX, Korbit partner with Litecoin. #ANALYSIS
April 20, 2018

Xero integrates with Tierion to secure accounting data to Bitcoin blockchain

Tierion, a platform which secures and verifies any data, file, or business process with blockchain announced that cloud-based accounting software company Xero is now using Tierion’s Chainpoint to improve the security of accounting data by anchoring it to the Bitcoin blockchain. Xero integrates with Tierion to secure accounting data to Bitcoin blockchain