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Bakkt’s Bitcoin Futures Trading Will Arrive on December 12 Cryptocurrency startup Bakkt , heralded by many as the gatekeeper to wider cryptocurrency adoption , has announced that it will bring its Bitcoin futures trading into operation from December 12, 2018, subject to regulatory approval. The news has been met with excitement, following much anticipation from … Continue reading "Bakkt’s Bitcoin Futures Trading Will Arrive on December 12"

Musk: Twitter blocked me for Bitcoin tweet Elon Musk says Twitter briefly blocked him because the tech firm suspected his account had been hacked. The Tesla chief indicated the safety precaution was prompted by a tweet he had sent asking: “Wanna buy some Bitcoin?” Several fake accounts have previously used images of Mr Musk and … Continue reading "Elon Musk says Twitter blocked him after Bitcoin tweet"

Bitcoin drifts lower, but takes back seat to global equity weakness Bitcoin traded lower Tuesday on light volumes as market watchers kept their eyes on a global stock market selloff. In early Tuesday trading, a single bitcoin on the Kraken crypto exchange was changing hands at $6,415.43, down 0.6% since 5 p.m. Eastern Time Monday.

Bitcoin After 10 Years The end of this month (31 October 2018) will mark the 10th anniversary of the online posting of the now-famous white paper by “Satoshi Nakamoto” outlining the concept of “Bitcoin: A Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash System.” This is an opportune occasion to compare what Bitcoin has achieved with what Satoshi wanted to … Continue reading "Bitcoin After 10 Years"

Payments Startup Square Is Open-Sourcing Its Bitcoin Cold Storage – CoinDesk Mobile payments startup Square is making its bitcoin cold storage solution open-source. Alok Menghrajani, a security engineer at Square, published a blog post on Tuesday, announcing that the documentation, code, and tools of the company’s Subzero bitcoin cold storage solution are now publicly available … Continue reading "Payments Startup Square Is Open-Sourcing Its Bitcoin Cold Storage"

Payments Startup Square Is Open-Sourcing Its Bitcoin Cold Storage Solution – CoinDesk Mobile payments startup Square is making its bitcoin cold storage solution open-source. Alok Menghrajani, a security engineer for the company, announced in a blog post on Tuesday that the documentation, code and tools for the company’s “Subzero” bitcoin cold storage solution are now … Continue reading "Payments Startup Square Is Open-Sourcing Its Bitcoin Cold Storage Solution"

Elon Musk Mocks Bitcoin Security And Scams With Tongue-In-Cheek Tweet Bitcoin is often mocked by the wider cryptocurrency sector for its older technology compared to some of its newer peers and now Elon Musk, a serial entrepreneur who’s no stranger to controversy, has lampooned the bitcoin scams that plague Twitter and other social networks.

Report: Bitcoin is Less Volatile Than Amazon, Netflix, and Nvidia | NewsBTC Historically, cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin have been criticized for their volatility, a trait which is often cited as a hurdle for crypto adoption in terms of real-world usage and increased interest from institutional investors. But according to new data, the No.

Bitcoin Price Watch: Break Below $6,390 Could Accelerate Losses | NewsBTC Key Points Bitcoin price is trading above the important $6,390 support area against the US Dollar. Yesterday’s highlighted major bullish trend line is intact with support at $6,390 on the hourly chart of the BTC/USD pair (data feed from Kraken). The price must stay … Continue reading "Bitcoin Price Watch: Break Below $6390 Could Accelerate Losses"

‘OMG Hacked!’ Twitter Blocks Elon Musk After Bitcoin Tweet – Bitcoinist.com Elon Musk suffered a temporary ban of his Twitter account after advising people to buy Bitcoin, he revealed October 22. Musk: Twitter ‘Thought I Got Elon Musk suffered a temporary ban of his Twitter account after advising people to buy Bitcoin, he revealed October … Continue reading "‘OMG Hacked!’ Twitter Blocks Elon Musk After Bitcoin Tweet"

New HTC Phone Can Only Be Bought With Bitcoin And Ethereum The new HTC Exodus 1 blockchain-enabled phone is now available for pre-order – but in a surprising twist, the company announced the new phone must be purchased with either the bitcoin or ethereum cryptocurrencies. HTC, which has been struggling against rivals Samsung and Apple … Continue reading "New HTC Phone Can Only Be Bought With Bitcoin And Ethereum"

You need Bitcoin to buy HTC’s first blockchain phone HTC on Tuesday unveiled the Exodus 1, its first-ever blockchain phone and a device that’s supposed to change the way we think about smart devices. The handset looked promising in teasers and announcements that preceded the phone’s launch, but if you were hoping that HTC invented … Continue reading "You need Bitcoin to buy HTC’s first blockchain phone"

Payments Company Square Open-Sources Its Bitcoin Cold Storage Tool U.S. payments processing company Square has announced that it is open-sourcing its Bitcoin ( BTC) cold storage solution in an official blog post published today, Oct. 23. Cold storage refers to a method of keeping cryptocurrency holdings and users’ private keys offline in order to safeguard … Continue reading "Payments Company Square Open-Sources Its Bitcoin Cold Storage Tool"

Bakkt Bitcoin Futures Coming In December, Crypto Winter Over? The Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), will list and enable trading of the new Bakkt Bitcoin (USD) Daily Futures Contract on December 12, 2018. What is even exciting about this new announcement is that the Bakkt Bitcoin (USD) Daily Futures Contract will be physically settled for Bitcoin through … Continue reading "Is a Year End Bitcoin Bullrun Coming? December Arrival for Bakkt BTC Futures"

Bitcoin Price Stuck at $6.4K But Eyes Gains Against Altcoins – CoinDesk Bitcoin (BTC) is again lacking clear directional bias, but may soon pick up a strong bid against ethereum and other altcoins, according to intermarket analysis. The leading cryptocurrency is now trading in sideways around $6,400 (price as per Coinbase) for the eighth day … Continue reading "Bitcoin Price Stuck at $6.4K But Eyes Gains Against Altcoins"

Johnny Depp Teams Up With Crypto-Oriented Startup TaTaTu The project intended to launch a cryptocurrency trading platform. The initial coin offering started on Sept. 12 and was to run until Dec. 10. Earlier this year, Global Tech gained public attention in August due to an endorsement by famous cricket-player Michael Clarke, who announced his involvement … Continue reading "Johnny Depp Teams Up With Crypto-Oriented Startup TaTaTu"

Spain introduces law to force investors to reveal crypto holdings Spanish cryptocurrency enthusiasts just received a bit of news that won’t make most of them happy. A local news outlet in the country, ABC, reported last Friday that the government has signed off on a draft bill that would force crypto investors to reveal their … Continue reading "Spain introduces law to force investors to reveal crypto holdings"

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Binance Fiat Crypto Exchange Singapore Gets Institutional Backing | Crypto Briefing A large-scale investment firm will bankroll Changpeng Zhao (CZ) and his ascendant company to create the Binance fiat crypto exchange in Singapore. Binance said they had received strategic investment from Vertex Ventures in an announcement early on Tuesday morning.

Crypto market overview: Tether issues drag Bitcoin and major altcoins down Bitcoin and major altcoins continue to drag out their miserable experience in tight ranges. Tether is losing popularity despite that the volatility is over. Cryptocurrency market is still trapped in a range, however, all major coins seem to be creeping down with the total … Continue reading "Crypto market overview: Tether issues drag Bitcoin and major altcoins down"

Call of Duty Players Suspected of Swiping More Than $3 Million in Crypto – Bitcoinist.com A group of Call of Duty players are suspected by authorities of masterminding a scheme to steal more than $3 million in cryptocurrency. The group allegedly hacked into cryptocurrency wallets after gaining access to a victim’s cell phone. Today, Chicago … Continue reading "Call of Duty Players Suspected of Swiping More Than $3 Million in Crypto"

Vo1t: Inside The Secret Bunker Where Billions In Crypto Is Stored A glimpse inside one of Vo1t’s locations. Photo Credit: Vo1t So, you’ve become a bitcoin billionaire, with a fast car, luxury mansion and jet-setting lifestyle. There’s just one problem, how on earth are you going to keep your newfound digital fortune safe?

Why Tesla Accepting Bitcoin (BTC) and Crypto Would Be Ideal for Both Industries – Ethereum World News The Lamborghini has been the dream car for many crypto enthusiasts and traders ever since Bitcoin (BTC) and cryptocurrencies were popularized by mainstream media mid last year. Back then, and till around March this year, the words on … Continue reading "Why Tesla Accepting Bitcoin (BTC) and Crypto Would Be Ideal for Both Industries"

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Hong Kong Stock Exchange Says Crypto Should Be Subjected to Existing Securities Regulation A research report by the Hong Kong Exchange (HKEX) argued that fintech firms using cryptocurrency should be subjected “to the governance by the Securities A research report by the Hong Kong Exchange (HKEX) argued that fintech firms using cryptocurrency should be subjected … Continue reading "Hong Kong Stock Exchange: Crypto Should be Subject to Existing Securities Regulation"

Elon Musk Teases Bitcoin Service in Cryptic Crypto Tweet – CoinDesk Elon Musk, the founder of SpaceX and Telsa, just made a mysterious tweet about bitcoin that’s whipping up plenty of speculation across social media and the cryptocurrency community. Around 22:30 UTC on Monday, Musk – one of the highest-profile Twitter users – said in … Continue reading "Elon Musk Teases Bitcoin Service in Cryptic Crypto Tweet"

Singapore-Based Vertex Ventures Funds Binance Crypto-To-Fiat Foray | NewsBTC On early Monday morning, Changpeng Zhao, the world-renowned chief executive of Binance, announced that he was going to reveal “one more piece of good news” for his 233,000 Twitter followers. Just 12 hours after his tweet, which he jokingly referred to as a “pre-announcement of an … Continue reading "Singapore-Based Vertex Ventures Funds Binance Crypto-To-Fiat Foray"

LMBA to Create Standards for Companies Offering Blockchain-Based Gold Tracking Systems – Cryptovest The London Bullion Market Association, which represents the gold and silver markets, wants to create a set of standards for blockchain-based gold tracking system providers. The London Bullion Market Association (LBMA) to increase transparency in the gold market by opening the door … Continue reading "LMBA to Create Standards for Companies Offering Blockchain-Based Gold Tracking Systems"

New Chinese Blockchain Regulations Raise Censorship Concerns The Cyberspace Administration of China has released draft regulations-since translated by Asia Crypto Today-that would require blockchain users to register with their real names and government IDs. This move would effectively remove anonymity, a key premise of blockchain technology. This follows its blanket ban on cryptocurrency trading and … Continue reading "New Chinese Blockchain Regulations Raise Censorship Concerns"

Q&A: What is bitcoin? Bitcoin has carved out a name for itself as the world’s most popular cryptocurrency since arriving on the scene ten years ago.

Wall Street greets bitcoin with interest and worry October 23, 2018 by Juliette Michel Bitcoin may be the fraud of the century, depending on whom you believe, or it could be a gold mine for early adopters. Adventurous investors have already bought into the virtual currency and Wall Street is laying the groundwork for more … Continue reading "Wall Street greets bitcoin with interest and worry"

Bitcoin turns 10: A look back at wild first decade LONDON (AFP) – From its birth in an anonymous, academic style paper to one of the world’s most volatile and closely watched financial instruments, bitcoin – which turns 10 next week – has lived through a tumultuous first 10 years.. Read more at straitstimes.com.

Bitcoin (BTC) Price Watch: Bearish Channel Forming? | NewsBTC Bitcoin Price Key Highlights Bitcoin price might be in for a downtrend as it is moving inside a newly-forming descending channel. Technical indicators on Bitcoin price might be in for another slide as it bounced off the top of a short-term descending channel.

Bitcoin community and its whitepaper has been destroyed by Blockstream, says BTC’s early adopter – AMBCrypto Since the downfall of Bitcoin which took place earlier in 2018, the cryptoverse has been constantly flooded with numerous speculations and statements explaining reasons behind BTC’s price drop. December 2017 saw the mind-blowing performance of the crypto market when … Continue reading "Bitcoin community and its whitepaper has been destroyed by Blockstream, says BTC’s early adopter"

The Ledger: AI Meets Blockchain, Dfinity, Shorting Ethereum Exploring the place where finance and technology intersect: The latest news on Bitcoin, cryptocurrency, blockchain technology, and fintech.

Bitcoin Insurance: It May Be Covered By Your Homeowner Policy | Crypto Briefing Smart contract insurance is still a long way off, but one Bitcoin hodler is protecting his gains the old-fashioned way.An Ohio man is attempting to claim $16,000 of stolen Bitcoin under his Homeowner’s Policy, justifying the claim under the IRS’ definition of … Continue reading "Bitcoin Insurance: It May Be Covered By Your Homeowner Policy"

ICE: Bakkt Bitcoin (BTC) Futures To Launch On December 12 – Ethereum World News The Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), one of the household names behind Bakkt, has just confirmed that the startup’s Bitcoin (BTC) futures contract will officially launch on December 12th, just a short 50 days away. This bullish revelation comes one week after an … Continue reading "ICE: Bakkt Bitcoin (BTC) Futures To Launch On December 12"

Bitcoin (BTC) Price Analysis: Which Way Will It Break? – Ethereum World News Bitcoin is still trading inside its descending triangle on the 4-hour time frame and consolidating just below resistance.

Bitcoin struggles for survival in India after RBI clampdown In April this year, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) gave a three-month window to banks and other RBI-regulated entities to wind up existing relationships with firms or individuals dealing in cryptocurrencies. The restrictions came into effect on 7 July, in a big setback to the … Continue reading "Bitcoin struggles for survival in India after RBI clampdown"

Rise, fall and suspense: Bitcoin’s wild first decade – Times of India LONDON: From its birth in an anonymous, academic style paper to one of the world’s most volatile and closely watched financial instruments, bitcoin has lived through a tumultuous first 10 years. Here is a look back at some of the trials and tribulations … Continue reading "Rise, fall and suspense: Bitcoin’s wild first decade"

CryptoCompare Taxonomy Maps Crypto Universe – WatersTechnology.com A cryptocurrency market data provider is attempting to categorize the rapidly expanding crypto universe. CryptoCompare has published the CryptoAsset Taxonomy, which incorporates several existing standards to categorize more than 200 crypto assets. “We have cherry-picked various previous elements and put this all together in our mix, which we … Continue reading "CryptoCompare Taxonomy Maps Crypto Universe"

Public Company’s Crypto Claims Draw SEC Scrutiny, Trade Suspension – CoinDesk The U.S. Securities and Trading Commission (SEC) has suspended the trading of shares for a company which claimed to be offering an initial coin offering (ICO) that was registered with the regulator. The SEC said Monday it had suspended trading in the American Retail … Continue reading "Public Company’s Crypto Claims Draw SEC Scrutiny, Trade Suspension"

Ripple xCurrent To Go Live At National Bank of Kuwait | Crypto Briefing The National Bank of Kuwait (NBK), one of the largest banks in the Middle East, could be about to go live with Ripple’s xCurrent payment solution in the coming weeks. A source familiar with the matter told Crypto Briefing in an email … Continue reading "Ripple xCurrent To Go Live At National Bank of Kuwait"

Russia: New Version of Crypto Bill Will Let Privately Held Firms ‘Digitize’ Shares The long-awaited Russian draft bill on cryptocurrency and blockchain regulation will let privately held businesses and legal entities “digitize” their shares and store them via blockchain, local media outlet Vedomosti reported Oct. 21.

CNBC’s Brian Kelly: Institutional Herd Is Starting to Enter the Crypto Market The founder and CEO of crypto investment firm BKCM says the “institutional herd” is starting to move into the cryptocurrency market. Brian Kelly told CNBC that Fidelity’s bold entrance into crypto combined with Yale’s new investment signal a shift that will continue to … Continue reading "CNBC’s Brian Kelly: Institutional Herd Is Starting to Enter the Crypto Market"

IOTA Digital Asset Report And Evaluation (DARE) By Crypto Briefing | Crypto Briefing Our IOTA Digital Asset Report and Evaluation examines the blockchain that isn’t a blockchain – a DAG that uses a completely different consensus mechanism to compete within the rapidly-developing Internet of Things (IoT) industry.

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‘Forbes’ Licenses Name To Crypto Site The site will serve as a data-driven portal that tracks cryptocurrencies worldwide. It will also cover the companies underlying them.

Experts: Fidelity May Single-Handedly Solidify Crypto as New Asset Class On October 15, Fidelity, the world’s fourth largest asset manager with $7.2 billion assets under management, launched its crypto custody arm. At the time, Fidelity CEO Abigail Johnson stated that the long-term strategy of the investment firm is to make Bitcoin and the rest of … Continue reading "Experts: Fidelity Could Single-Handedly Solidify Crypto as New Asset Class"

Irish Presidential Hopeful Gavin Duffy Has Identity Used Again by Crypto Scammers | NewsBTC Dragon’s Den entrepreneur and Irish Presidential candidate, Gavin Duffy, has once again had his identity used by a cryptocurrency scam. Images of Duffy Irish Dragon’s Den star and presidential hopeful Gavin Duffy has once again had his image used in connection … Continue reading "Irish Presidential Hopeful Gavin Duffy Has Identity Used Again by Crypto Scammers"

Crypto Payments Startup Uphold Launches Lending Products – CoinDesk Digital payments startup Uphold is launching new lending and earning products in partnership with crypto lending platform Cred. Uphold Earn and Uphold Borrow, announced Monday, are designed to help customers earn interest from stablecoin holdings and borrow money against the cryptocurrencies they own, respectively.

How Do You Convince Financial Institutions To Trade Crypto? Inside Circle’s Institutional Trading Business The Benzinga Fintech Summit is a gathering of the top leaders in brokerage, payments and cryptocurrencies in San Francisco Nov. 14. Ahead of the Summit, Benzinga is profiling fintech thought leaders who are speaking at the event. For this installment, Benzinga … Continue reading "How Do You Convince Financial Institutions To Trade Crypto? Inside Circle’s Institutional Trading …"

Sign Ups Now Open on OceanEX, the Crypto Exchange Built for the VeChainThor (VET) Ecosystem – Ethereum World News Back in late August, Ethereum World News had notified the crypto community on an exciting new milestone of the VeChainThor (VET) blockchain. The team at VET was excited to announce the first token minted on the … Continue reading "Sign Ups Now Open on OceanEX, the Crypto Exchange Built for the VeChainThor (VET) Ecosystem"

SEC Halts Trading in Nevada Firm Over False Crypto Claims | ThinkAdvisor Don’t miss crucial news and insights you need to make informed investment advisory decisions. Join ThinkAdvisor.com now! Free unlimited access to ThinkAdvisor.com which provides advisors, like you, with comprehensive coverage of the products, services and trends necessary to guide your clients in making … Continue reading "SEC Halts Trading in Nevada Firm Over False Crypto Claims"

US SEC Suspends Securities Trading of Nevada-Based Firm for False Crypto Claims The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission ( SEC) has suspended securities trading of a Nevada-based firm for making false claims that its cryptocurrency trading activities were approved by the SEC, according to an announcement published Oct. 22. Per the SEC’s order, in August … Continue reading "US SEC Suspends Securities Trading of Nevada-Based Firm for False Crypto Claims"

Forbes Launches Crypto Portal, Partner Trade.io Hacked for $7.5 Million in Crypto Forbes Media today launched the beta version of it Forbes CryptoMarkets, in partnership with investment firm NewCity Capital and Trade.io, which suffered a hack that resulted in $7.5 million in cryptocurrency tokens being stolen from a cold storage wallet. Media powerhouse Forbes Media … Continue reading "Forbes Launches Crypto Portal, Partner Trade.io Hacked for $7.5 Million in Crypto"

Binance is Legitimizing Crypto Market by Eliminating Money Laundering Binance, the world’s largest crypto exchange, has voluntarily engaged in an initiative to eliminate money laundering on its platform. For years, despite the inherent lack of privacy measures on major public blockchain networks like Bitcoin and Ethereum that discourage the settlement of illicit transactions, a widely … Continue reading "How Binance is Legitimizing the Crypto Market by Eliminating Money Laundering"

Police Filings Mount as Crypto Traders Demand Funds Stuck in WEX Exchange – CoinDesk Users of the long-troubled cryptocurrency exchange WEX have begun filing police reports after more than three months of being unable to withdraw major cryptocurrencies or fiat, CoinDesk has learned. A WEX trader named Ruslan, who has been encouraging other users to … Continue reading "Police Filings Mount as Crypto Traders Demand Funds Stuck in WEX Exchange"

ABN AMRO, Samsung SDS Partner for Blockchain Trade Pilot – CoinDesk ABN AMRO, one of the largest banks in the Netherlands, has launched a blockchain pilot aimed to bring new efficiencies to container-based international trade. For the project, the bank has partnered with Samsung SDS, the logistics and IT arm of consumer tech giant Samsung, … Continue reading "ABN AMRO, Samsung SDS Partner for Blockchain Trade Pilot"

Q&A: What is bitcoin? Bitcoin has carved out a name for itself as the world’s most popular cryptocurrency since arriving on the scene ten years ago. However, the workings of the premier digital cash system remain something of a mystery to the general public. – What is bitcoin?

Rise, fall and suspense: Bitcoin’s wild first decade LONDON:From its birth in an anonymous, academic style paper to one of the world’s most volatile and closely watched financial instruments, bitcoin has lived through a tumultuous first 10 years. Here is a look back at some of the trials and tribulations of the world’s most popular … Continue reading "Rise, fall and suspense: Bitcoin’s wild first decade"

DTA dunks on blockchain hype saying for every use there is a better alternative | ZDNet Australia’s Digital Transformation Agency (DTA) has formed a view on blockchain following the agency receiving AU$700,000 in May to take a look into it.

Could Bakkt Bitcoin Futures Market Launch in December Lead to ETF Approval? In an official statement, Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), the parent company of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), revealed that Bakkt will launch its Bitcoin futures market by December 2018.

JPMorgan Predicts U.S. Recession by 2020, Could Signal Bullish Return for Bitcoin – Ethereum World News Cryptocurrency, Bitcoin (BTC), U.S. Markets-On Oct 18, Bloomberg ran a report on a model produced by large financial institution JPMorgan claiming that the U.S. market has a 60 percent chance of entering a recession over the next two years, … Continue reading "JPMorgan Predicts US Recession by 2020, Could Signal Bullish Return for Bitcoin"

NYSE Parent Company Reveals Launch Date for Bitcoin Futures on Bakkt Platform The parent company of the New York Stock Exchange ( NYSE), Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), has announced the launch date for Bitcoin ( BTC) futures on its platform Bakkt, according to a document released Oct. 22. Bakkt is a platform for trading, storing, and … Continue reading "NYSE Parent Company Reveals Launch Date for Bitcoin Futures on Bakkt Platform"

Can You Guess Which Stocks Are More Volatile Than Bitcoin? HINT: It’s Not What You Think It Is. – Bitcoinist.com Volatility is something that all professional traders love and Bitcoin has been one hell of a ride for the past two years. For our readers not familiar with volatility, it is a measure of how … Continue reading "Can You Guess Which Stocks Are More Volatile Than Bitcoin? HINT: It’s Not What You Think It Is."

Wall Street greets bitcoin with interest and worry NEW YORK (AFP) – Bitcoin may be the fraud of the century, depending on whom you believe, or it could be a gold mine for early adopters. Adventurous investors have already bought into the virtual currency and Wall Street is laying the groundwork for more wealth to … Continue reading "Wall Street greets bitcoin with interest and worry"

Bitcoin trading in a very narrow range between $6,400 and $6,500 CoinDesk analysis A recent analysis by Omkar Godpole was updated not too long ago at 22:45 UTC. Godpole notes that the Bitcoin (BTC) price has flatlined after forming a bullish pattern last week. He maintains that only a rise above $6,800 would allow the … Continue reading "Bitcoin trading in a very narrow range between $6400 and $6500"

Cryptocurrency bitcoin marks 10 years October 31, 2008 marked the birth of bitcoin. Ten years on, the world’s first cryptocurrency is at the forefront of a complex financial system viewed warily by markets and investors. From its first evocation amid a global financial crisis, in a white paper written by Satoshi Nakamoto, an unknown pseudonym, … Continue reading "Cryptocurrency bitcoin marks 10 years"

Chinese Blockchain-Based Media Projects to Collect User Data, Censor Information under Proposed New Rules – Cryptovest All stakeholders can comment on the new cybersecurity proposals until November 2. China’s internet regulator, the Cyberspace Administration, has published new rules for blockchain-based information service providers, the South China Morning Post (SCMP) on Monday. The proposals envision the … Continue reading "Chinese Blockchain-Based Media Projects to Collect User Data, Censor Information under …"

Blockchain Engineers are Earning Lucrative Salaries – Ethereum World News Studies show that Blockchain Engineers earn as high $175,000 putting them on the same level as artificial intelligence experts.

Why Blockchain Developer Tools Are More Critical Than You Think Let’s face it, when people think blockchain they think cryptocurrency and the trading market built around it. It is what gets most of the hype, publicity, and headlines around the world. Blockchain is not about cryptocurrency solely, it is an emerging technology that has the … Continue reading "Why Blockchain Developer Tools Are More Critical Than You Think"

One Health Policy Researcher on the Current State of Blockchain in Healthcare, and its Potential Future Blockchain technology is generating a lot of interest and excitement in healthcare because of its potential to improve transparency, relieve administrative burdens and reduce costly waste within the system. However, there are also those within the industry that caution … Continue reading "One Health Policy Researcher on the Current State of Blockchain in Healthcare, and its Potential …"

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Accenture Enables Interoperability Between Major Blockchain Platforms NEW YORK–()–Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has developed and tested two technology solutions that enable two or more blockchain enabled ecosystems to integrate, solving a critical challenge for broad adoption of blockchain technology. The two Accenture solutions show that blockchain platforms from Digital Asset (DA Platform) and R3 (R3 Corda) as … Continue reading "Accenture Enables Interoperability Between Major Blockchain Platforms"

Money 20/20: Experts Debate Whether Blockchain Will Replace Current Payment Systems At the Money 20/20 conference in Las Vegas today Oct. 22, experts in the blockchain field debated the future of the technology and its potential effects on how payments are conducted. Ripple’s Chief Technology Officer David Schwartz and FIS Payments Senior Vice President of … Continue reading "Money 20/20: Experts Debate Whether Blockchain Will Replace Current Payment Systems"

Accenture develops two blockchain integration solutions Accenture announced it developed and tested two blockchain solutions that that enables integration between two or more blockchain-enabled ecosystems. The development in the growing area of blockchain technology solves what Accenture calls “a critical challenge” for the broad adoption of blockchain.

Samsung Partners With Dutch Bank And Port to Pilot Blockchain Solution for Shipping Industry Samsung has announced a partnership with Dutch bank ABN AMRO and Rotterdam Port Authority to build a shipping and logistics business based on distributed Samsung partners with Dutch bank ABN AMRO and Rotterdam Port Authority to build a shipping and logistics … Continue reading "Samsung Partners with Dutch Bank and Port to Pilot Blockchain Solution for Shipping Industry"

Is blockchain living up to the hype? As we approach Bitcoin’s 10th anniversary at the end of this month, we ask whether blockchain – the technology underpinning the cryptocurrency – is fulfilling its promise, or a tech still looking for a better reason to exist. There have been some very grandiose claims made about blockchain.

Slush Pool: Don’t Upgrade Your Bitcoin Miners to Bitmain’s AsicBoost Patch Bitcoin mining pool operator Slush Pool is urging miners not to upgrade their Antminer S9 devices to a new firmware patch released this morning by manufacturer Bitmain, as it will render the devices incompatible with Slush Pool. “Dear Miners, we strongly recommend you DON’T … Continue reading "Slush Pool: Don’t Upgrade Your Bitcoin Miners to Bitmain’s AsicBoost Patch"

Crypto Market Sees Slight Losses After Trading Sideways, Bitcoin Hovers Near $6,400 Monday, Oct. 22: markets have taken a slight downtrend after trading sideways last week, with 15 of the top 20 digital currencies by market capitalization in the red, and Bitcoin ( BTC) trading around $6,400, according to data from CoinMarketCap.

Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Bitcoin Cash, EOS, Stellar, Litecoin, Cardano, Monero, TRON: Price Analysis, October 22 The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph. Every investment and trading move involves risk, you should conduct your own research when making a decision. Market data … Continue reading "Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Bitcoin Cash, EOS, Stellar, Litecoin, Cardano, Monero, TRON: Price …"

Bitcoin ETF Rejected? Optherium Is Here to Save the Day | NewsBTC There has been a lot of talk about Bitcoin ETFs as of late, first with the SEC’s disapproval of nine Bitcoin ETF applications in late August and now regarding their pending review. For cryptocurrency fans, a feeling of deep disappointment has given way … Continue reading "Bitcoin ETF Rejected? Optherium Is Here to Save the Day"

Bitcoin and Litecoin Now Accepted at This New Jersey Italian Restaurant – Bitcoinist.com Bitcoin Acceptance A New Jersey-based Italian restaurant is allowing customers to pay using popular cryptocurrencies – Bitcoin and Litecoin. The establishment situated in Pompton Lakes say the move could help make the business more popular among the younger generation who are most … Continue reading "Bitcoin and Litecoin Now Accepted at This New Jersey Italian Restaurant"

Bitcoin Hits New Yearly Low Volume Bitcoin prices traded modestly lower Monday with the largest digital currency by market value residing just under $6,500. While bitcoin’s Monday declines were tolerable, what was more noticeable was slumping volume in the cryptocurrency. Bitcoin, by far the largest digital currency, is not starved for attention, but that does … Continue reading "Bitcoin Hits New Yearly Low Volume"

Blockchain Investor Vinny Lingham: ‘Bitcoin Threatens Gov’ts’ Ability to Make Money’ Bockhain entrepreneur and industry advisor Vinny Lingham told Cointelegraph in an interview Oct. 21 that cryptocurrency prices will surge again, but it will take some time.

GTG Technology Group joins Blockchain in Transport Alliance The Blockchain in Transport Alliance (BiTA), an organization dedicated to determining best practices and standards for blockchain in the transportation/logistics/supply chain marketplace, is pleased to announce that GTG Technology Group has joined the Alliance. Blockchain technology enables transactions to be identified and tracked digitally and shared across … Continue reading "GTG Technology Group joins Blockchain in Transport Alliance"

Remittance Industry Ripe for Blockchain Disruption Remittances are funds that migrant workers send to their home countries. And the remittances industry, dominated by Western Union, MoneyGram and Ria, appears ripe for blockchain disruption. Blockchain technology has the unique ability to solve many of the industry’s major pain points – including high processing fees, slow transaction … Continue reading "Remittance Industry Ripe for Blockchain Disruption"

Kakao’s Blockchain Project ‘Klaytn’ Announces Its 9 Initial Service Partners Dedicated to validating the value and utility of blockchain technology by offering a blockchain service for mass adoption, Klaytn focuses on providing an optimized platform for service providers to develop and operate DApps (decentralized applications). Furthermore, with a goal to enhance user experience by providing … Continue reading "Kakao’s Blockchain Project ‘Klaytn’ Announces Its 9 Initial Service Partners"

Demand for Blockchain Engineers Has Grown 400% Since End of 2017, Report Says The average earnings of a blockchain engineer have soared to between $150-175,000 per year, CNBC reported Oct. 21, citing Hired’s 2018 State of Salaries Report. Far higher than the $135,000 average software engineer salary, the figure puts blockchain engineers in the same … Continue reading "Demand for Blockchain Engineers Has Grown 400% Since End of 2017, Report Says"

Accenture Tech Now Connects Corda, Fabric, DA and Quorum Blockchains – CoinDesk Enterprise blockchain customers might not need to worry any longer about having picked the wrong platform to build on, thanks to a new interoperability solution being unveiled by Accenture. Revealed at the annual Sibos conference on Monday, the consulting giant has created an … Continue reading "Accenture Tech Now Connects Corda, Fabric, DA and Quorum Blockchains"

China will soon require blockchain users to register with their government IDs China’s central government has drafted a new regulation that would strip blockchains of their anonymity, requiring users to provide their real names and national ID card numbers when registering for a blockchain service. Trading Bitcoin is already banned in the country, but the … Continue reading "China will soon require blockchain users to register with their government IDs"

How Blockchain is Boosting Renewable Energy The explosion in renewable energy projects on blockchain is already promising-there are 122 startups operating in the space, with nearly half launching since 2017. More impressively, these startups have raised over $320 billion between the second quarter of 2017 and the first of 2018. Electricity is undoubtedly one of … Continue reading "How Blockchain is Boosting Renewable Energy"

Women In Blockchain Are Not A Circus Sideshow Although women in blockchain are a minority, we don’t need to dwell on their peculiarity, as if they’re a circus sideshow. With conference panels dedicated to women in blockchain, it seems there’s more focus on their gender than their work expertise.

Blockcerts Updates Open Source Blockchain Architecture — Campus Technology Blockchain Learning Machine announced updates to the Blockcerts open source project to enable native support for records issuance and verification using bitcoin and Ethereum blockchains. Learning Machine is making changes to its Blockcerts Credential Issuer, Verifier and Wallet to enable native support for records issuance and … Continue reading "Blockcerts Updates Open Source Blockchain Architecture"

French retailer to launch food blockchain | Air Cargo World The multinational France-based supermarket chain Carrefour said it plans to launch “Europe’s first food blockchain,” in collaboration with IBM, by incorporating blockchain technology into eight of its product lines by the end of 2018, making it easier to monitor their respective supply chains.

This Blockchain of Blockchains Will Let You Sell Your Energy Anywhere in the World Energy Web Foundation is working toward building a blockchain of blockchains that could let you sell the energy you generate at home in markets worldwide. The EWF open-source software application, called EW Origin, could provide digital links between existing energy trading … Continue reading "This Blockchain of Blockchains Will Let You Sell Your Energy Anywhere in the World"

China is tightening its grip on blockchain companies First, the Chinese government came for cryptocurrency-now it’s planning to impose restrictions on nearly any online firm whose business involves blockchain technology. The news: The Cyberspace Administration of China, the country’s top online censorship agency, has published a proposed policy that would impose a number of new … Continue reading "China is tightening its grip on blockchain companies"

Gazing into the future: Top 8 blockchain predictions that will come true Rahul Sharma Rahul Sharma is an accomplished copywriter/blogger who likes to create content that compel people to comment, share, and discuss. He has written content for blogs, websites, forums and magazines. His work is published on some popular websites like Android Authority, Tweakyourbiz … Continue reading "Gazing into the future: Top 8 blockchain predictions that will come true"

Report: Cryptocurrency Job Market Continues to Grow – Bitcoin News Glassdoor, a California-based company that runs a recruiting and employer-review website, has published a report by its economic research department that shows growing demand for talent in the cryptocurrency industry, with U.S. job openings soaring by 300 percent year on year.