Monthly Archives: July 2018

Bitcoin Cash Fans Celebrate Independence Day One Year Later

Today is the one-year anniversary of the ‘Bitcoin Independence Day’ that took place on August 1 2017. Since that day the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) network and community have had a very productive year as the decentralized cryptocurrency has celebrated a ton of milestones including successful network upgrades, massive merchant adoption, and a wide variety of applications built using the BCH chain. Also Read: Interest in Philippines Economic Zone Crypto License Spikes – 17 Firms Paid in Full August 1 2017, Bitcoin Independence Day A year ago today Bitcoin […]

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Citigroup and Barclays Join Experimental Blockchain Project

In recent years, financial institutions have begun to appreciate the perks that come with the blockchain technology. Its anonymity, speed, and security make it highly attractive to banks for use in their day-to-day transactions. Hence, the design of an in-trial platform for banks who wish to capitalize on blockchain technology. About LedgerConnect Multinational technology behemoth, IBM, and foreign exchange services firm, CLS, announced the creation of in-trial app store, LedgerConnect, on Monday. This platform is expected to launch in a few months’ time. With LedgerConnect, banks interested […]

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Misthos: the easy to use multi-signature bitcoin wallet for distributed organizations

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Coinbase Hires Former Wall Street Executive As Chief Compliance Offer

The so-called “Wall Street migration” has continued, with executives and employees from legacy markets piling onto crypto-centric startups in a search for the ‘next big thing’. As per a blog post from Asiff Hirji, Coinbase’s President and Chief Operating Officer, Jeff Horowitz will be joining Coinbase as the firm’s new Chief Compliance Officer, with this role helping the platform see eye-to-eye with regulators. Horowitz joins Coinbase with years of experience under his belt, with nearly 12 years as a Managing Director at Pershing, one of the world’s largest […]

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NANO Price Fall: Beleaguered Coin Dips Below $2

NANO (NANO)–A declining price continues to impact one of the more resilient communities in cryptocurrency. As the market continues to fall on Tuesday, NANO is nearing a 10 percent loss over 24 hours, dropping to below $2 for the first time since the astronomical price run the coin experienced in December 2017. NANO’s Price in Decline Through a combination of anticipated exchange adoption and bullish market timing, NANO experienced one of the fastest price gains to end 2017, reaching an all time high of $36 in the […]

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Survey: Crypto Exchanges Want Regulation but See Strict Policies as a Threat

The majority of crypto exchanges want to see the industry regulated, although many consider excessive regulation to be the biggest threat, according to a new study. A third of the platforms in the poll also fear a market crash that could suddenly devalue digital assets. A fifth of the exchanges dislike anonymity.     Also read: Huobi Informs Users on Decision to Launch P2P Trading in India Crypto Exchanges Want Regulation A new study reveals that a sizable majority of crypto exchanges, 88%, would like to see regulation in […]

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Binance Buys Trust Wallet, Aims To Expand Operations

Despite posting losses of a couple of percent, development in the cryptocurrency industry has trudged forward, with Binance just announcing that they had acquired Trust Wallet in a recent deal. #Binance Acquires Trust Wallet – A Popular Mobile Crypto Wallethttps://t.co/2yY35u7AAb pic.twitter.com/L4ktVm6YCn — Binance (@binance) July 31, 2018 Binance, the world’s largest crypto platform, has just made its first acquisition, buying out a Calfornia-based cryptocurrency wallet startup. Trust Wallet provides a reliable security solution for users, along with facilitating a so-called decentralized application browser. Unlike other mobile-based wallets, […]

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Op Ed: Is Green Crypto (Necessarily) an Oxymoron?

Cryptocurrencies are not exactly bathed in the light of righteousness right now when it comes to the environment. Despite not having a physical form, they are ultimately responsible for a substantial amount of environmental impact. This has stemmed from news stories detailing how, in Iceland, more electricity is being used to mine Bitcoin than is used to power its homes, or that Bitcoin mining now uses as much energy as all of Ireland consumes. Sensationalist as these headlines might be, there is no denying that Bitcoin, Ethereum […]

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75% of Millennials are More Likely to Date Someone Who is Into Bitcoin

A recently conducted study has reportedly found that 75% of millennials would be more likely to date someone who possesses knowledge about cryptocurrencies. The survey comes amid apparently increasing fascination with millenials’ views regarding cryptocurrencies. Also Read: Kim Kardashian Receives Her First Bitcoin Surveys Probe Millennials’ Views on Crypto An increasing number of companies have published surveys probing the views held by millennials regarding virtual currencies. A recent study claims to have found that “Over 75% of millennials [are] more likely to date someone knowledgeable about cryptocurrencies.” Despite the […]

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More Than a Ledger: How Blockchains Will Democratize Wealth

To Mark Pascall, co-founder of BlockchainLabs New Zealand (NZ) and president of the Blockchain Association NZ, the blockchain space is more than just a new technology layer, it’s a “fundamentally different way for organizations and societies to operate.” It represents a historical reversal of the movement toward an evermore centralized society. “The major problem is that without mass decentralization, we get a bigger and bigger wealth disparity between the rich and the poor,” Pascall said in an interview with Bitcoin Magazine. Although we were in a hunter-gatherer […]

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