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The Indian Government is Considering its Own Cryptocurrency - Coinjournal
The Indian government is reportedly considering its own digital currency, similar to bitcoin. The central government of India has discussed the proposal with a committee of government officials, according to an unnamed source, reports the Business Standard. As Indias central bank believes that digital currencies are susceptible to misuse the government is looking at a (BTC )
Sep 23
09:09 AM
Chinese Cryptocurrency Aficionados Flee To Hong Kong
China's cryptocurrency clampdown has forced mainland investors and entrepreneurs to find ways to bypass the restrictions. (BTC )
Sep 22
03:09 PM
U.S. CFTC Files Charges Against NY Firm And CEO Over Alleged Bitcoin Ponzi Scheme
The U.S. CFTC has filed a federal civil enforcement action against Gelfman Blueprint and its CEO over an alleged bitcoin Ponzi scheme. (BTC )
Sep 22
03:09 PM
Leverj Announces Ethereum-Based Decentralized Trading Platform for Crypto Derivatives
Leverj is set to launch the first fully functional decentralized trading platform for cryptocurrency derivatives. (ETH )
Sep 21
03:54 AM
How Finland is Using Blockchain Technology to Help Unbanked Asylum Seekers - Coinjournal
Nations around the world are witnessing an influx in refugee numbers. Yet, while countless individuals are keen to re-establish themselves in a new country its often easier said than done. For many proving who exactly they are is one of the challenges they face. In Finland, though, they are using blockchain technology to aid unbanked
Sep 19
10:24 AM
Spheris: A Transparent and Fair Ethereum-Based App Marketplace For Developers and Users - Coinjournal
Spheris is a robust, unique and immutable blockchain-based platform that is attempting to restructure the app distribution market. Find out more with CoinJournal (ETH )
Sep 19
05:27 AM
Blockchain Proptech Startup Propy Raises US$15M; Strikes New Partnership
Propy, a startup that's building a global property store and a decentralized title registry powered by blockchain, has raised US$15 million through an ICO. (ETH )
Sep 19
01:24 AM
Etch Launches Real-Time Blockchain-Based Payroll System - Coinjournal
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Sep 18
07:42 AM
Down 38%: Bitcoin Stumbles Amid Regulatory Uncertainties In China
The price of bitcoin has fallen 38% since the beginning of this month as Chinese authorities are tightening their grip on cryptocurrencies. (BTC )
Sep 15
03:09 AM
Danish Startup Media Sifter Uses Blockchain To Change How We Consume News
Copenhagen-based startup Media Sifter is looking to transform the news media industry using blockchain technology and the wisdom of the crowd. (ETH )
Sep 14
07:39 AM
Central Bank of Finland: Bitcoin Can't and Doesn't Need to be Regulated - Coinjournal
In a research discussion paper entitled Monopoly without a monopolist: an economic analysis of the bitcoin payment system the central bank of Finland solidified its stance towards bitcoin and its optimism in regard to the emergence of a truly decentralized financial system. The paper written by researchers, Gur Huberman, Jacob Leshno, Ciamac Moallemi delves deep (BTC )
Sep 14
05:24 AM
The Night Poloniex Listed Ethereum Classic - Coinjournal
Note: The following is a story of the events that led to the survival of the original Ethereum chain after the hard fork related to The DAO incident was activated. The story is told from the perspective of the author. Within hours of Ethereums hard fork to reassign funds away from the hacker who found (DAO , ETC , ETH )
Sep 13
01:09 PM
Greg Maxwell on the Prospects of SegWit2x And Why Bitcoin Developers May Leave The Project If It Succeeds - Coinjournal
At a recent SF Bitcoin Developers meetup, Bitcoin Core contributor and Blockstream CTO Greg Maxwell provided a technical presentation on the upcoming 0.15 release of Bitcoin Core. During the Q&A portion of his talk, Blocktime co-host Michael Tidwell asked Maxwell for his thoughts on SegWit2x and specifically what he thinks would happen in a situation (BTC )
Sep 13
11:24 AM
Indias Central Bank Says Digital Currencies Are Susceptible to Misuse - Coinjournal
Indias central bank has said to a parliamentary committee that digital currencies are susceptible to misuse or abuse. In March, Indias finance ministry set up an interdisciplinary committee tasked with looking into cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin after they had become a cause for concern. Tasks included determining the status of digital currencies in India and (BTC )
Sep 13
11:24 AM
ERC20 Tether To Launch Next Week On The Ethereum Network
Tether ERC20 will allow for tokenized USD to be exchanged on the Ethereum network, enabling interoperability with Ethereum-based protocols and DApps. (ETH , USDT )
Sep 12
01:39 AM
Banks are Starting to be Threatened by Bitcoin and Its Exponential Growth - Coinjournal
Its widely accepted that Bitcoins technology boasts an array of advancements over traditional financial systems and it is believed by some, that if adoption were to increase, then Bitcoin and other P2P protocols could one day render many parts of banking and finance unnecessary as they can transact without the need for mediators. Initially, banks (BTC )
Sep 11
12:09 PM
ICO Regulation: Industry Experts Urge UK FCA To Not Stifle Innovation
As countries around the world progressively tighten regulation around ICOs, the UK has the opportunity to create a conducive regulatory framework and attract forward-thinking startups.
Sep 11
10:09 AM
Etch Releases Real-Time Blockchain-Based Payroll System - Coinjournal
Sep 11
09:54 AM
Ripple Opens New Office in India; Eyes Multibillion-Dollar Remittance MarketRipple Opens New Office in India; Eyes Multibillion-
Ripple has opened a new office in Mumbai, India as the company looks to build its presence in the world's largest recipient country of remittances.
Sep 09
04:24 AM
In Corrupted Economies, Bitcoin is a Lifeline For Residents - Coinjournal
While highly regarded economists, analysts and experts within the traditional finance sector, including Peter Schiff, continue to question the origin of the value of bitcoin and its applicability, bitcoin is operating as a vital lifeline and alternative financial network in underbanked and corrupted economies such as Venezuela. The concept of intrinsic value is often brought (BTC )
Sep 09
03:39 AM
Several US Congress Members Cooperate to Create AML Compliant Bitcoin - Coinjournal
The Daily Caller, a Washington-based news publication, has revealed that three members of Congress are attempting to protect digital currencies like bitcoin from government interference. Sources from other US-based news publications, including the Hill, also stated that several members of Congress are actively investigating bitcoin, as well as the possibility of creating a digital currency (BTC )
Sep 09
03:24 AM
Blockchain Project Winding Tree Eyes US$7 Trillion-Dollar Travel Industry
Blockchain project Winding Tree is going after the multitrillion-dollar travel industry with an open source, decentralized travel distribution platform. (ETH )
Sep 08
12:24 AM
Bitcoin Fees are Rapidly Decreasing With SegWit - Coinjournal
Bitcoin fees are rapidly decreasing due to the integration of the Segregated Witness (SegWit)by leading wallet providers. According to the blockchain analysis platform OXT, less than 10 percent of current bitcoin transactions are SegWit-enabled. Which means, only a small portion of users are experiencing lower fees and reduction in transaction size. But, despite the gradual (BTC )
Sep 07
01:39 PM
Business Icons Launch 250 Million Bitcoin-Priced Dubai Property Venture - Coinjournal
This week will see the launch of a new and innovative project as The Knox group of companies launch their Bitcoin priced property venture. In a first for the industry, property will be available to buy directly from a developer using bitcoin. The 250 million venture is the first between entrepreneur and Conservative peer Baroness (BTC )
Sep 07
01:09 PM
How Blockchain Technology Is Helping To Fight Food Fraud - Coinjournal
According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), every year one in 10 people worldwide falls ill from eating contaminated food and 420,000 die as a result. Scandals affecting the food chain are far reaching, ranging from the 2013 horsemeat scandal in Europe to Chinas 2008 toxic mixture of milk and infant formula mixed with melamine,
Sep 07
01:09 PM
Ripple Opens New Office in India; Eyes Multibillion-Dollar Remittance MarketRipple Opens New Office in India; Eyes Multibillion-
Ripple has opened a new office in Mumbai, India as the company looks to build its presence in the world's largest recipient country of remittances.
Sep 07
01:24 AM
Crypto Valley Labs Launches Its First Blockchain Hub In ug Switzerland
Lakeside Partners, Blockhaus, and MME have teamed up to launch Crypto Valley Labs, with its first location in ug, Switzerland, also known as Crypto Valley.
Sep 06
12:54 PM
Russia's First Bitcoin Criminal Case: Illegal Trading of 500 Million Rubles - Coinjournal
On 1st September, local publications including Vedomosti Business Daily reported that the Russian government had officially opened its first criminal case involving bitcoin. Three businessmen were arrested for illegally trading 500 million rubles worth of bitcoin, worth just over $9 million. According to Forbes, more than 300 bank cards and sim cards were used by (BTC )
Sep 06
12:54 PM
Blockchain Companies Executives Comment On China ICO Ban
On Monday, the People's Bank of China ordered an immediate ban on fundraising through ICOs, bringing the multimillion-dollar industry to a halt.
Sep 06
05:24 AM
Coinbase Co-Founder: Lack of Incentives May Become a Major Issue For Bitcoin & Ethereum - Coinjournal
Through the execution of forks and protocol changes, Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ethereum Classic and Litecoin have been highly successful in improving their underlying infrastructures in terms of privacy, security and scalability. Most recently, the Bitcoin Core development teams transaction malleability fix and scaling solution Segregated Witness (SegWit) was officially integrated into the bitcoin network to provide (ANT , BTC , ETC , ETH , LTC )
Sep 06
12:10 AM
Nxt Launches 'Blockchain Creation Kit'
Nxt has announced the launch of its Blockchain Creation Kit, which allows third party developers to create their own blockchain. (ARDR )
Aug 29
11:39 PM
Can Bitcoin Become a Major Reserve Currency by 2030? - Coinjournal
According to researchreleased in late 2015, U.K.-based Magister Advisors, a financial institution which focuses on facilitating mergers and acquisitions in the technology sector, explained that bitcoin could become the sixth largest reserve currency by 2030. Bitcoin has experienced exponential growth since 2009 based on many indicators including user base, trading volume, price, market cap and (BTC )
Aug 29
05:54 AM
New Blockchain Hub Opens in Israel
Singulariteam, CoinTree Capital, and BlockchainIL have teamed up to open Alignment, a blockchain hub in Israel.
Aug 29
01:24 AM
Ethereum-Based Invoice Finance Platform Hive Raises Over US$8 Million
The Hive Project, which intends to build the world's first cryptocurrency-based invoicing platform, has raised 2,087 BTC, or over US$8.9 million. (BTC , ETH )
Aug 25
05:39 AM
India Continues to Ponder Bitcoin Regulations as Cybercrime Soars - Coinjournal
As Indian authorities consider a framework for digital currency regulations, the nation is witnessing a rise in the number of cyberattacks with extortionists demanding ransoms in bitcoin. In May, world organisations were targeted by a cyberattack known as WannaCry where hackers were demanding ransom payments in bitcoin. Of those companies faced with the virus were (BTC )
Aug 25
05:09 AM
Op-Ed: Bitcoin Passed $4,000, but Whats the Real Reason Why? - Coinjournal
Most crypto-fans never thought theyd live to see a day when bitcoin reached its true pinnacle of financial stability, but it appears that moment has come, as the digital currency now sits proudly beyond the $4,000 mark. Its good news for those who never lost hope. Its also a sign that anyone who doubted the (BTC )
Aug 24
02:24 PM
BitTorrent Creator Bram Cohen: Bitcoin Miners are Butthurt Over SegWit - Coinjournal
During a conversation with Muneeb Ali of Blockstack at Blockstack Summit 2017, BitTorrent inventor Bram Cohen shared some of his thoughts on the current state of the Bitcoin development process. Key viewpoints shared by Cohen included a preference for soft forks over hard forks, blaming bitcoin miners for blocking Segregated Witness (SegWit), and what he (BTC )
Aug 24
01:24 PM
Bitcoin, Ether Prices Rise Pushes Crypto Market Cap Above US$150B
The prices of bitcoin and ether rose this week, pushing the total market capitalization of the cryptocurrency space above US$150 billion. (BTC , ETH )
Aug 23
11:39 PM
$44 Million in Ethereum Moved With $0.13 Fee, How Can Bitcoin Reach Similar Scalability? - Coinjournal
Bitcoin fees have significantly decreased over the past few months, especially since the lock-in of the Bitcoin Core development teams scaling solution and transaction malleability fix Segregated Witness (SegWit) and the proposal of SegWit2x. Leading bitcoin wallet platforms including Blockchain, the second largest non-custodial bitcoin wallet application behind Coinbase, currently recommends a $0.88 fee for (BTC , ETH , ZEC )
Aug 23
02:24 PM
Estonia Considers Launching Its Own Crypto Token Through An ICO
A proposal to issue so-called estcoin could make the Republic of Estonia the first country in the world to run an initial coin offering (ICO).
Aug 22
11:54 PM
Bitcoin Price Continues to Rise in Spite of Increased Competition - Coinjournal
During the recent Blockstack Summit 2017 event, there was a panel discussion on the usefulness of digital currencies, such as bitcoin, for payments. The panel featured 21 CEO Balaji Srinivasan, Lightning Labs co-founder Elizabeth Stark, and Yours CEO Ryan X. Charles. Additionally, Adamant Research Editor in Chief Tuur Demeester moderated the discussion. In addition to (BTC , ZEC )
Aug 22
02:39 PM
Enigma Blockchain Project Hacked; Supporters Defrauded Of US$500K In Ether
The Enigma blockchain project had its website and several social accounts compromised. Perpetrators managed to defraud Enigma supporters of nearly US$500K.
Aug 22
09:39 AM
Thai Central Bank Meets With Ethereum Co-Founder Vitalik Buterin & OmiseGo - Coinjournal
Earlier this week, Omise, the venture capital-backed startup behind the Ethereum-based technology OmiseGo, Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin and the Central Bank of Thailand came together to discuss the future of the Thai economy and its finance sector. Launched in 2013, Omise have strived to produce an efficient and secure infrastructure for payment processing using blockchain (ETH )
Aug 20
09:09 AM
Bitcoin: The Next Evolution in Remittances - Coinjournal
Traditionally, sending money to friends and family abroad is done through money transfer services such as Western Union or WorldRemit. Yet, a small handful of companies are exerting power over the global remittance industry by charging high fees on money sent abroad. By doing so, they are cutting off a lifeline for countries that are (BTC )
Aug 18
04:09 AM
Ambrosus Aims For Greater Transparency In Food Retail With New Blockchain P2P Marketplace
Swiss startup Ambrosus has launched a new peer-to-peer food marketplace that uses blockchain technology to ensure the provenance and quality of products.
Aug 18
03:09 AM
Ethereum Based Proptech Startup Propy Signs Deal With Ukraine Government
Propy, a blockchain property tech startup, has signed a partnership with the Ukrainian government to pilot its decentralized marketplace and title registry. (ETH )
Aug 17
12:00 AM
Swiss Private Bank to Add Support for Ether, Litecoin and Bitcoin Cash
Switzerland's Falcon Private Bank will begin supporting ether (ETH), litecoin (LTC) and bitcoin cash (BCH) on August 22, 2017. (BCH , BTC , ETH , LTC )
Aug 16
05:54 AM
Bitcoin Surpassed $4,300 But 99.98% of World's Capital is On The Sidelines - CoinJournal
On August 14, the price of bitcoin surpassed the $4,300 mark, achieving yet another new all-time high. Amidst a strong week-long rally triggered by the rising tension between the US and North Korea, increasing demand from institutional investors and the hotly anticipated activation of Segregated Witness, the bitcoin dominance index recovered to 50 percent, as (BTC )
Aug 15
05:24 AM
REAL Announces Ethereum-Based Crowdfunding Platform For Real Estate Investment
Singapore-based Real Estate Asset Ledger (REAL) is set to launch its Ethereum-based real estate investment platform in November. (ETH )
Aug 14
11:39 PM
HBO is Reportedly Buying $250,000 in Bitcoin to Pay Off Game of Thrones Hacker - Coinjournal
HBO is reportedly trying to purchase $250,000 worth of bitcoin to pay off hackers who breached the companys database and stole sensitive and personal information including cast members contact details and scripts for future episodes.An email obtained by The Hollywood Reporter and verified by CNBC read: As a show of good faith on our side, (BTC )
Aug 13
01:39 PM



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