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Cryptocurrencies Down In Double Digits; Bitcoin Below $8000
Almost all major cryptocurrencies are currently trading down in double digit rates, with bitcoin below $8000 mark. In a latest development on Friday, Japanese financial regulators reportedly raided the office of cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck, which lost around $530 million worth of NEM digital coins held by its customers when it was hacked last week. (BTC )
Feb 02
05:22 AM
CLOUT Offers Alternative As Facebook Says 'No' To Cryptocurrency Adverts
A day after Facebook announced that it was banning all ads related to cryptocurrencies and ICOs, Clout, a decentralized social media platform for cryptocurrency community, is offering a solution.
Feb 02
05:22 AM
S. Korea FinMin Sees Need To Cooperate With China In Blockchain Tech
South Korea's Finance Minister Kim Dong-yeon stressed on the need for his country cooperating with China over the blockchain, the distributed ledger technology underlying the leading cryptocurrency Bitcoin. (BTC )
Feb 02
03:28 AM
Crypto Daily Roundup - Feb. 2
Bitcoin price fell below $9,000 on Thursday for the first time in over two months, plagued by a plethora of concerns, but an early investor has forecast the price to hit $20,000 this year. (BTC )
Feb 02
03:17 AM
Early Investor Sees Bitcoin Price Rallying To $20K This Year: Report
Bitcoin could drop to as low as $7,500, before rallying back to $20,000 this year, Ran Neu Ner, an early investor in the cryptocurrency and the host of CNBC Africa's Cryptotrader show, predicted. (BTC )
Feb 02
01:59 AM
Australia's Brisbane Airport To Soon Accept Cryptocurrecnies
Australia's Brisbane airport joined with companies around the world to give legality for cryptocurrencies, even as regulators continue to take a cautious stand. The airport recently partnered with local start-up TravelbyBit to launch the world's first digital currency airport terminal.
Feb 01
10:52 PM
NetCents Adds Litecoin To The NC Exchange
NetCents Technology Inc. Thursday announce that the NC Exchange now supports Litecoin. NetCents Technology has added Litecoin functionality to its platform allowing users of the NC Exchange to transact with Litecoin. (LTC )
Feb 01
12:02 PM
FedEx Partners With BiTA To Pioneer In Transport Blockchain
Shipping giant FedEx has reportedly partnered with Blockchain in Transport Alliance (BiTA) in order to integrate blockchain-based platforms into its operations. Freightwaves reported that FedEx has outlined plans to set standards for the use of blockchain in governing and tracking shipment transactions.
Feb 01
12:02 PM
Sberbank To Trade Cryptocurrencies Overseas To Bypass Russian Rules
Russia's Sberbank has announced plans to start trading cryptocurrencies abroad to bypass the country's regulations. Russia's domestic rules do not recognize digital currencies such as Bitcoin as a means of payment. (BTC )
Feb 01
05:22 AM
Venezuela Sets Initial Price Of Petro At $60
The Venezuelan government has set $60 as the pre-sale value of one petro, the country's national cryptocurrency. Hugbel Roa, the minister of science and technology, said the digital currency's initial price is based on the approximate cost of a barrel of crude oil in mid-January, and that the currency will be backed by the country's vast oil reserves.
Feb 01
04:13 AM
Crypto Daily RoundUp - Feb. 1
Yet another mobile payment app has embraced Bitcoin trading, signaling the growing acceptance for cryptocurrencies into the mainstream despite several concerns. Meanwhile, cryptocurrencies are unwelcome in India, the country's finance minister reiterated, but signaled favor for the blockchain at the same time. (BTC )
Feb 01
03:22 AM
Samsung Confirms Making Chips For Cryptocurrency Mining
Samsung Electronics has entered into crptocurrency world by making chips designed specifically for mining bitcoin and other digital currencies. The South Korean giant, which overtook Intel to become the biggest chipmaker, said in its fourth-quarter earnings release that it expects foundry business to benefit from cryptocurrency demand increase in the first quarter.
Jan 31
10:34 PM
Hyperledger Launches Blockchain Platform Sawtooth
Hyperledger, the open source blockchain project hosted by the Linux Foundation, released Hyperledger Sawtooth 1.0, a modular platform for building, deploying, and running distributed ledgers.
Jan 31
10:52 AM
Innovation Shares Unveils Blockchain-Investing ETF
Innovation Shares LLC has launched the Innovation Shares NextGen Protocol ETF (KOIN), which the company claims to be the first exchange-traded fund to use artificial intelligence to identify and invest in blockchain innovators and adopters.
Jan 31
10:36 AM
Venezuela's Cryptocurrency 'petro' For Sale From February 20
Venezuela's president has announced the pre-sale of the country's national cryptocurrency, the petro, which he claims will help ease the economic crisis, and circumvent U.
Jan 31
05:03 AM
Bitcoin's Price Changes With Major News Events: AIER Study
Bitcoin's largest price changes coincide with major news events about the cryptocurrency, according to a research brief published by the American Institute for Economic Research or AIER. (BTC )
Jan 31
04:32 AM
Europol, Interpol Join Hands To Combat Crypto-linked Terrorism Funding, Crimes
Europol and Interpol have agreed upon a range of measures designed to ramp up efforts to combat the misuse of cryptocurrencies by criminals and terrorist financiers to launder money and support other criminal activities.
Jan 31
03:59 AM
Crypto Daily Roundup - Jan. 31
The dust is yet to settle on the massive hack of the Coincheck cryptocurrency exchange, but a leading Japanese mobile messaging app LINE announced plans to launch virtual currency trading on its platform.
Jan 31
03:31 AM
Cryptocurrencies Suffer As Facebook Bans Related Adverts
Prices of major cryptocurrencies, including bitcoin, continue to struggle after Facebook announced a new policy to ban adverts promoting cryptocurrencies, as well as the launch of an investigation by US authorities into an online crypto exchange.
Jan 31
03:31 AM
S. Korea Unearths $600 Mln In Illegal Cryptocurrency Trading
South Korean authorities have uncovered illegal cryptocurrency foreign exchange trading worth nearly $600 million as regulators have implemented several measures to curb excessive speculation amid the recent boom in the prices of virtual currencies.
Jan 31
02:02 AM
Japan's LINE Corp Plans Cryptocurrency Exchange
Japan's LINE Corporation announced a new subsidiary that will launch a cryptocurrency exchange on its popular mobile messaging app and promote research and development of the blockchain technology, even as safety concerns are rife after the recent massive hack of the Coincheck crypto exchange.
Jan 31
02:02 AM
South Korean Ban On Anonymous Crypto Trading Comes Into Force
South Korean government's ban on anonymous trading in cryptocurrency came into force Tuesday. Under the new South Korean cryptocurrency account system, traders must open real-name accounts at the same banks as their exchanges to deposit money to trade cryptocurrencies.
Jan 30
07:02 AM
Dubai-based Crypto Exchange Debuts Ripple Trading
BitOasis, a leading cryptocurrency exchange based in Dubai, debuted trading of Ripple coin on its platform on Tuesday. Users can make XRP transactions with zero fees during the introductory period, the BitOasis said on its website. (XRP )
Jan 30
06:57 AM
Crypto Daily Roundup - Jan. 30
A Hong Kong fund has bought a leading China-based Bitcoin exchange BTCC even as Deutsche Bank warns cryptocurrency investors of total loss. Ripple has entered the Middle East and North Africa market with an exchange there adding trading in the cryptocurrency. (BTC )
Jan 30
05:02 AM
Cryptocurrency Is No Bubble, But Set To Go Down: Bitcoin Foundation
The head of the Bitcoin Foundation says Cryptocurrency is not a bubble, but the downward trend in price of bitcoin is correction, which he said is going to continue. (BTC )
Jan 30
04:47 AM
Chinese Bitcoin Exchange BTCC Bought By Hong Kong Investors
Bitcoin startup BTCC, China's first Bitcoin exchange, has been acquired by Hong Kong blockchain investment fund, the company said in a statement. The move comes amid the ongoing regulatory crackdown on cryptocurrencies by Chinese officials. (BTC )
Jan 30
12:02 AM
Deutsche Bank Warns Crypto Investors Of Total Loss: Bloomberg
Banking behemoth Deutsche Bank has warned its clients against investment in cryptocurrencies due issues like high volatility, the possibility of price manipulation and data loss or theft.
Jan 29
02:48 PM
Japan FSA Orders Coincheck To Report Security Flaws And Corrective Measures
Japan's financial regulator FSA said it would investigate all cryptocurrency exchanges in the country and ordered Coincheck to improve its security features after hackers stole $530 million worth of digital money from its exchange.
Jan 29
01:57 PM
Blockchain-based Verification Of Academic Credentials
A London college is launching a new pilot project for Blockchain-based verification of academic credentials. The MSC Financial Risk Management graduates in the University College London (UCL) can now use a QR code based on the Bitcoin Blockchain to display their tamper-proof, verifiable qualifications. (BTC )
Jan 29
04:52 AM
Crypto Daily Roundup - Jan. 29
Even as cryptocurrency prices bounced back from the plunge caused by the news of the Coincheck hack in Japan, which was the biggest theft of its kind in history, fresh concerns are raised if the price of Bitcoin is being artificially propped up by the altcoin Tether. (BTC , USDT )
Jan 29
03:17 AM
British Cryptocurrency Trader Forced At Gunpoint To Transfer Bitcoins
In a first of its kind incident amidst the bitcoin boom, a cryptocurrency trader in Britain was forced at gunpoint to transfer his holdings of the virtual currency bitcoin. (BTC )
Jan 29
02:03 AM
Japan's Coincheck To Refund $425 Mln After Huge Cryptocurrency Hacking
Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck said it would return more than 46.3 billion yen or around $425 million worth of digital currency to owners, that was lost in a hacking attack.
Jan 28
10:52 PM
Trading Technologies To Add Coinbase To Platform
Trading Technologies International, known as TT, a leading electronic professional trading software provider, announced a deal with the cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase to provide cryptocurrency trading functionality and market access to the institutional traders.
Jan 26
07:06 AM
US CFTC Charges My Big Coin Pay Inc. For Running Ponzi Scheme
Latest in a series of scams linked to cryptocurrencies, is the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission filing charges in a federal court against a Nevada-based firm and two persons associated with it for misappropriating $6 million by running a ponzi scheme.
Jan 26
06:17 AM
Free Trading App Robinhood Adds Cryptocurrencies To Platform
Robinhood, a commission-free stock trading app, announced that it is adding 16 cryptocurrencies to its platform, thus making it easier for people to trade these recently popular assets.
Jan 26
04:42 AM
Crypto Prices Tumble As Japan's Leading Exchange Halts Withdrawals
Cryptocurrency prices declined on Friday after one of Japan's leading Bitcoin exchanges announced that it was halting client withdrawals. The Tokyo-based Coincheck said on Twitter that it is halting withdrawals of all coins except Bitcoin and has stopped accepting deposits into NEM coins. (BTC )
Jan 26
04:27 AM
Surge Blockchain Becomes First Blockchain Firm In Deal With Govt Entity
Surge Blockchain, a unit of Surge Holdings, has inked a deal with the Oklahoma Municipal League or OML to make utility payments for up to 1.7 million households.
Jan 26
01:22 AM
Crypto Investments In Russia Up Tenfold At $200 Mln
Cryptocurrency investments in Russian start-ups by means of Initial Coin Offerings or ICOs have increased 10 times in 2017 to around $200 million, according to a new estimate from the trading platform CryptoBazar.
Jan 26
12:14 AM
Rapper 50 Cent Took 700 Bitcoins For 2014 Album And Forgot About It: TMZ
Rapper 50 Cent just discovered that he is a Bitcoin millionaire. In 2014, the rapper agreed to accept bitcoins as payment for his fifth album Animal Ambition and became the first artist to accept Bitcoin as payment. (BTC )
Jan 25
03:38 PM
Russia Drafts Bill To Regulate Cryptocurrency And ICOs
The Russian Ministry of Finance has drafted a bill for the regulation of cryptocurrencies and initial coin offerings (ICOs). The Russian Government had planned to ban crypto-currencies as they could be used to launder money and finance terrorism.
Jan 25
06:37 AM
Belgian PhD Student Wins One Bitcoin In DNA Storage Challenge
Sander Wuyts, a PhD student from University of Antwerp in Belgium, has won 1 bitcoin in a three-year old challenge to crack DNA code. In three years, bitcoin's price went up to an unprecedented level, and now trading at around $11,600 a coin. (BTC )
Jan 25
06:28 AM
Grayscale Plans To Launch Five Crypto Funds By April: Report
Grayscale Investments, which specializes in making investments in digital currencies, plans to start five new crypto funds early this year. The firm told Bloomberg that it plans to launch four new single-currency crypto funds, and another based on a basket of digital currencies by April this year.
Jan 25
06:17 AM
Crypto Daily Roundup - Jan 25
First ever cryptocurrency ratings are out and they took the crypto space by surprise. The number one coin, Bitcoin, was assigned only a fair C+, while the closest rival Ethereum grabbed a good B. (BTC , ETH )
Jan 25
05:22 AM
Turkey, Russia Traded 3000 Metric Tons Of Wheat In Bitcoin: Report
Payment for a consignment of wheat sent from Russia to Turkey last month was made in Bitcoin, a report says. Although cryptocurrency exchanges are already active in many countries, this was the first known food commodity trading in bitcoin. (BTC )
Jan 25
04:47 AM
Ripple Sold $91.6 Mln XRP In Q4 Amid Price Surge
Ripple, the blockchain-based payment processing company, reported that it sold $91.6 million of its native currency, XRP, popularly known as Ripple, during the fourth quarter of 2017, when its price surged 29,631 percent year-on-year and 887 percent from the previous three months.
Jan 25
04:27 AM
Majority Americans Know About Bitcoin, But Very Few Own It: Study
Around 60 percent of Americans have heard or read about bitcoin, the most popular cryptocurrency, but very few own it, according to a joint study by SurveyMonkey and Global Blockchain Business Council. (BTC )
Jan 24
11:17 PM
Go Eco Group Forms BitWhisper To Further Develop Blockchain Technology
Go Eco Group Inc. has formed BitWhisper LLC in order to further develop and monetize tits proprietary blockchain technology. BitWhisper, LLC is a technology company based in the United States.
Jan 24
02:46 PM
Arias Intel To Develop INEO Cryptocurrency
Arias Intel Corp. Wednesday announced its plans to develop proprietary iNEO Cryptocurrency, Blockchain and Point of Sale Technology Platform this year. The iNEO 'coin or token' will be used to fund the execution of smart contracts transactions or purchase and sell products or services from others within the same ecosystem.
Jan 24
08:12 AM
UBS Chairman Warns Against Bitcoin As Investment
UBS Chairman Axel Weber, while speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos, warned against bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, noting that they were speculative, risky and that the bank would not advise it as an investment. (BTC )
Jan 24
05:27 AM
S Korea Issues Guidelines To Curb Virtual Crypto Trading, Money Laundering
The South Korean government has released two sets of guidelines for banks and Cryptocurrency Exchanges to eliminate anonymous trading of virtual currencies and reduce money laundering activities using them.
Jan 24
05:02 AM



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