Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Authenteq Successfully Raises $5 Million in Funding Round

Identity verification platform built on blockchain technology, Authenteq, has successfully raised $5 million in a funding round that involved investors such Draper Associates and...

HSBC Used DLT to Settle $250 Billion Worth of Trades

HSBC, which is one of the largest banking institutions in the world, has revealed that they used Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) to settle trades...

Bitmain Exits Amsterdam

Crypto mining giant, Bitmain, has cut down operations in Amsterdam, Netherlands as part of its ongoing long term business adjustments. The firm stated that it...

Vontobel to Offer Crypto Depository Services to Institutions

Swiss financial center, Vontobel, will be among the first banks in Switzerland to offer institutional clients crypto depository services. The banking provider is among the...

Google and Decenter Clash Over Ethereum Ads

Google, world’s leading search engine provider, is reportedly blocking ads mentioning ‘Ethereum’ according to one of the blockchain’s incubator projetcs, Decenter. Decenter claims that Google...

Banks in India to Close Accounts Dealing in Cryptocurrencies

Anthony Pompiliano, the founder of Morgan Creek and a popular crypto enthusiast, has shared a tweet where he’s claiming that banks in India are...

Federal Reserve Bank Blames Altcoins for Bitcoin Price Drop

The Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis has released a detailed report about the likely future of Bitcoin from three perspectives. According to the...

Bitcoin ETF Approval not Possible by Feb 2019, Coinshares CSO

Meltem Demirors, the CSO of Coinshares, has stated that a Bitcoin ETF approval isn’t possible by February 2019. His statements were made during an...

New York City Doubles down on Crypto

The Big Apple is getting in to the crypto market despite the bear market. The NYC Economic Development Corp. (EDC) opened a 4000 square...

Concordium Welcomes Former NASDAQ Executive to Its Team

Concordiums is a blockchain initiative that was founded by ex-Saxo Bank CEO Lars Seier Chrisensen. The project has been designed to "combine a built-in...

‘Bond King’ Jeffrey Gundlach Gives Insight on Crypto Market

'Bond King' Jeffery Gundlach, founder of DoubleLine Capital LP, an investment firm with $200 Billion USD under management, gave his 2019 annual outlook on...

DX.Exchange Addresses Previous Security Loophole

DX.Exchange had a user uncover a rather large security loophole. The company now addresses the public and its users. DX.Exchange has successfully patched and shutdown...

Bitwise Files to List Bitcoin ETF on NYSE Arca

After nearly an year of in-depth research, Bitwise (a crypto asset manager) provided the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) the information and data it needs...

Tron’s (TRX) Proposed BitTorrent (BTT) Airdrop Supported by Wazirx

The volatility of the cryptocurrency market's have been proven once again with a flash drop, bringing the major coins like Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH)...

Inflation Worries US Fed After Crypto Market Lost $11 Billion

The US Dollar is still Bullish as Gold extends it's gains, and Bitcoin's (BTC) bid to become a safe haven is challenged after the...

Tron Price Momentum Remains Positive

Tron (TRX) continues to surprise, ot only has this altcoin managed to negate some of its losses sustained throughout 2018, but it also managed to...

TenX (PAY) Hit By Evidence of Dumping

TenX (PAY) lost more of its value in the past weeks, when social media users picked evidence of co-founder and former CEO Julian Hosp...

Tron to Be Launched on BTEX

The Tron (TRX) foundation announced that it will be launched on BTEX.com, a global cryptocurrency contracts exchange, on Janurary 14 2019 (UTC +8), providing multiple...

DX.Exchange May Have Serious Vulnerablities

DX.Exchange, may have easily exploitable security vulnerabilities that could compromise large amounts of user data. According to Ars Techina, an anonymous trader who wanted to...

GSX CEO Joins GANT Executive Committee

Nick Cowan, the Chief Executive Officer of Gibraltar Stock Exchange (GSX) has been voted to join the executive committee of Gibraltar Association for New...

Wirex Payment Platform Adds Waves

Wirex, a digital money platform that’s licensed by the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), has added Waves to its platform. Wirex hopes to utilize Waves...

we.trade Promises Great Partnerships in 2019

Roberto Mancone, the CEO of we.trade has promised to forge great partnerships in 2019. we.trade is an innovative digital platform that is using blockchain...

$8 Billion Shaved Off the Crypto Market in Minutes

It seems that the bears aren’t willing to cave in as the crypto market has just dropped $8 billion in less than an hour....

Fineqia Partners with Nivaura to Issue Tokenized Bond

Fineqia, a platform that supports issuance of equity, has partnered with Nivaura, a capital markets platform, to complete its test of issuing tokenized bonds. Fineqia...

Belgian NGO Account Hacked and Faked as Coinbase Account

A Twitter account belonging to a Belgian NGO was hacked and made to look like as affiliate of Coinbase, a digital exchange in the...

IDEX Aims at Total Decentralization

IDEX is launching a new staking feature, allowing traders to generate a passive income by supporting the exchange. Using the AuroraDAO (AURA) token, staking nodes...

Miller Value Partners Consolidates Bitcoin Holdings

The CIO of Miller Value Partners (MVP) said on January 9th, "We've retained about 10% weighting in Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash together, and the...

Pundi X: Reveals XPhone a Blockchain Phone

Pundi X tokens NXPS (which has climbed 23%) have stirred up interest after the creator of the token unveiled what he's been working on:...

Tron Hires Finance Industry Veteran as Head of Compliance

Tron Inc. hired David Labhart, a seasoned regulatory industry executive, as it's first head of compliance to help navigate blockchain's interaction with the financial...

EU Watchdog: Don’t Legitimize Crypto

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) Published its advice to the different institutions of the European Union (Commission, Council and Parliament) on ICO's...

Venezuela Taxes Cryptocurrency and Foreign Fiat Operations

The Venezuelan government has published a new decree that introduces taxation for operations with cryptocurrencies and foreign fiat currencies. The decree is accompanied with...

Ripple CTO David Schwartz defends XRP after Kraken statements

The cryptocurrency markets have abuzz with news updates resulting from the deep chain reorganization on the Ethereum Classic (ETC) Network. This caused exchanges like...

Altcoins Preview: Litecoin (LTC) and IOTA (MIOTA) Set for Surges

Today we are likely to Litecoin (LTC) to replace Stellar (XLM) as the sixth most valuable coin in the crypto market. Not only LTC's...

Ripple’s CEO Acknowledges the XRP Community’s Fervor

Ripple and it's cryptocurrency XRP is trying to taking over global payment system which has been outdated for more than four decades. From the get...

PayIOTA.me Payment Gateway Plugin for WordPress

There are a number of cryptocurrency payment gateway plugins used on Wordpress to send invoices and receive payments. A noticeable addition is the Woocommerce...

Litecoin Founder Starts Intense Debate on “Bitcoin Extremists”

Charlie Lee founder of Litecoin (LTC) is back in the limelight again and this time on defensive end. Charlie is defending LTC against Bitcoin...

If xRapid Controls 5% of Globle Payments XRP can Rise 500%

The cross-border paryment market is projected to hit $2 trillion by 2020 according to a recent McKinsey report. Considering the robust growth in the...

Lite.IM Allowing Users to Transact Crypto Using Facebook

Lite.IM is giving an opportunity for its users to send and receive cryptocurrencies though Facebook Messanger. The platform has a bot that allows use...

Cryptohopper Introduces Automated Trading Platform

Cryptohopper, a Dutch crypto startup, has introduced an advanced automated trading system, Cryptohopper Marketplace, at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. ...

Crypto Market Sending Mixed Signals

The crypto market is currently in a range. Crypto analysts have raised concerns that the market is ‘quiet’ or in technical terms there seems...

Bitcoin Will Get Worse, Civic CEO

Vinny Lingham, the CEO of Civic, a crypto startup has a ‘gut feeling’ that Bitcoin will drop lower than $3,000 in the near future....

Decentralized Platform Must be Prone to 51% Attack, Charlie Lee

Litecoin’s creator, Charlie Lee, has stated that any decentralized platform must be prone to a 51% attack whether through questionable mining or permissionless acquisition. His...

Li Ka-Shing Invests Heavily in Bakkt

Recently, Bakkt announced that it had closed the year by concluding a successful funding round that saw the firm raise over $180 million dollars...

Russia to Become Huge Crypto Whale?

Vladislav Ginko, says that Russia will invest up to $10 Billion USD in to Bitcoins in the first quarter of 2019. Again, this is purely...

Israel’s Head of National Council Bashes Cryptocurrencies

During the largest Bitcoin (BTC) Summit to place in Israel, the head of the National Council, Avi Simhon discussed how BTC is intrinsically inefficient...

100 DApps Active on Tron Network, 1000 Expected

Jusin Sun, the CEO of the Tron Network made the announcement on Twitter that the foundation was ready to provide funding to rescue developers...
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Constantinople on Halt – Major Vulnerability Discovered

Constantinople, Ethereum's long-awaited hard fork that was scheduled to go live on January 17 has to be delayed for an indefinite period of time. The...

Bittrex Exchange Adds VITE (VITE)

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Dubious Electrum Wallet Found on GitHub

Cryptocurrencies benefits could have a negative connotations, it makes it a target for hackers and criminals in cyberspace looking to make some quick bucks. Fake...

Cryptopia Hack: Possibly $3.6 Million Stolen

Cryptopia has been dubbed the first exchange hack of 2019. And the site has been undergoing maintenance ever since. The hack was reported to...
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