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Taiwanese Chip Manufacturer Experiences Boom Due to Cryptocurrency Mining

Taiwanese Chip Manufacturer Experiences Boom Due to Cryptocurrency Mining The Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company posted results of its Q1 2018 earnings, showing a positive trend amid higher demand for ASIC chips from companies like Bitmain.

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Binance Takes Up Task to Offer Fiat to Crypto Pairs

Binance Takes Up Task to Offer Fiat to Crypto Pairs The move of the exchange to Malta opened the theoretical opportunity, but now Binance renewed talks of adding a direct way to buy into crypto with fiat.

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Quebec Wants to Think the Best of Cryptos’ Use, but Bad Actors Make That Nearly Impossible

Quebec Wants to Think the Best of Cryptos’ Use, but Bad Actors Make That Nearly Impossible A Quebec government official released a report downplaying cryptos being a magnet for illicit transactions, but several crimes recently highlight that it is a problem.

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Price Break: Miners Deal with Risks of Unprofitability; Chip Maker Sounds the Alarm Over the Space

Price Break: Miners Deal with Risks of Unprofitability; Chip Maker Sounds the Alarm Over the Space A bounty of signs is pointed in the wrong direction for crypto miners, with Wall Street players and a chip maker increasingly highlighting them.

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Bitcoin (BTC): Price Dominance Falls as Trading Interest Turns to Altcoins

Bitcoin (BTC): Price Dominance Falls as Trading Interest Turns to Altcoins

Overnight, the dominance of BTC in terms of market capitalization fell to 38.8% as coins and tokens gained in terms of BTC prices.



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Monaco (MCO) Trading: Incredible Activity Continues Ahead of Bithumb Trading Launch

Monaco (MCO) Trading: Incredible Activity Continues Ahead of Bithumb Trading Launch

MCO trading volumes exceeded all expectations, although the asset’s price corrected slightly.



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Crypto Funds Drop 29.2% in March Reveals Hedge Fund Data Specialist

Crypto Funds Drop 29.2% in March Reveals Hedge Fund Data Specialist

In theory, hedge funds employ complex investment strategies that should allow them to achieve high returns both in bearish and bullish markets. In practice many fail due to short term thinking and over-leveraged trading. These can be especially costly and not suitable for the young and volatile cryptocurrency market as any long time bitcoin HODLer can tell you.  

Also Read: Indian Exchange Takes Central Bank to Court Over Bank Ban

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The Peer-to-Peer Cryptocurrency Exchange Hodl Hodl Doesn’t Require KYC

The Peer-to-Peer Cryptocurrency Exchange Hodl Hodl Doesn’t Require KYC

This week as people hear about the peer-to-peer exchange Localbitcoins requiring identification for traders who deal in “significant” trade volumes, many of them are scouring the internet in search of decentralized exchanges that don’t require Know-Your-Customer (KYC) verification. One such trading platform called ‘Hodl Hodl’ launched its beta version this past February allowing traders to swap cryptocurrencies without the need for regulatory compliance protocols.

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Bitcoin Pyramid Scheme Allegedly Hoaxed $20 Million In South Korea

Bitcoin Pyramid Scheme Allegedly Hoaxed $20 Million In South Korea

Two men from South Korea have been sentenced for creating a bitcoin pyramid scheme that swindled some 20 billion Korean won ($20 million) from investors.

On April 19, a judge from Seoul's Incheon District Court issued fines of $15 million and $8 million, respectively, to the two fraudsters, according to local news source Yonhap.

The report said the two men started the scheme in 2015 and subsequently built a multi-level company by promising investors high returns through investi...


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South Korean Crypto Exchange Bithumb To Issue Own Token In Singapore

South Korean Crypto Exchange Bithumb To Issue Own Token In Singapore

Bithumb, South Korea’s leading cryptocurrency exchange, has recently revealed plans to issue its own token, Bithumb Coin, in an Initial Coin Offering (ICO), local news outlet TokenPost reports Thursday, April 19.

According to the report, the Bithumb token sale will be conducted in Singapore since ICOs are banned in South Korea. Bithumb is reportedly focusing on large-scale investors rather than individual investors. Bithumb did not confirm when the coin is expected...


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Bad Checks: Twitter's Identity Crisis Is Costing Users More Than Bitcoin

Bad Checks: Twitter's Identity Crisis Is Costing Users More Than Bitcoin

Trust, but verify.

Borrowed from a Russian writer, it's one of crypto's most widely embraced slogans, though one that's becoming even more relevant on social media, where battling factions bent on promoting the next great high-tech investment are now turning the very symbols meant to protect users against them.

Whether it's an account impersonating the world's largest exchange or its most widely known tech visionaries, no company or individual is too sacred for a simple takedow...


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Crimean Gov’t Considers Crypto Fund To Attract Foreign Investment, Avoid Sanctions

Crimean Gov’t Considers Crypto Fund To Attract Foreign Investment, Avoid Sanctions

The Crimean government is considering the possibility of creating a cryptocurrency fund for foreign investors in order to avoid sanctions, local meda TASS reported April 18.

The Crimean Deputy Prime Minister Georgy Muradov, told a group of journalists on Wednesday:

“We are discussing ways to avoid sanctions. One of these methods is the creation of a cryptocurrency investment fund in Crimea where we will accumulate cryptocurrency resources, transfer...


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Decentralized Exchanges, Off-Chain Atomic Swaps, And A Brief Look Into The Future

Decentralized Exchanges, Off-Chain Atomic Swaps, And A Brief Look Into The Future

The views expressed here are the author’s own and do not necessarily represent the views of Cointelegraph.com.

For an economy that emphasizes decentralization, cryptocurrency has ironically relied primarily on centralized platforms of exchange. This is problematic as they often hold funds in giant “honeypot” addresses that attract sophisticated attackers. This has resulted in several cases where exchange funds have been drained. In fact, there were two in the past...


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Major Crypto Investors Request Token Oversight Exemption In Meeting With SEC

Major Crypto Investors Request Token Oversight Exemption In Meeting With SEC

Top cryptocurrency investors Andreessen Horowitz and Union Square Ventures urged the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to consider a cryptocurrency exemption at a private meeting, the Wall Street Journal reports April 19.

The Silicon Valley-based venture capital firms met with top officials of the SEC’s Division of Corporation Finance, which regulates Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs), to argue against stringent cryptocurrency regulations that they claim woul...


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€2 Million Donation to Fund World Food Programme Blockchain Project

€2 Million Donation to Fund World Food Programme Blockchain Project

The European nation of Belgium has contributed €2 million ($2.4 million) to support the United Nation's World Food Programme (WFP) and its technology projects, including its blockchain-based payments pilot for refugees.

As CoinDesk has previously reported, WFP launched an ethereum-based payments pilot in 2017 with the intention of increasing the efficacy and transparency of cash transfers to displaced Syrians in Jordanian refugee camps.

As such, Belgium's contribution will be u...


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Crypto Exchange CEO Runs For Mayor Of Taipei To Make It Asia’s ‘Pioneer Blockchain City’

Crypto Exchange CEO Runs For Mayor Of Taipei To Make It Asia’s ‘Pioneer Blockchain City’

CEO of major over-the-counter (OTC) crypto exchange OTCBTC and Facebook hackathon winner Yi-Ting Cheng (better known as xdite) has announced that she is running for mayor of the Taiwanese capital city Taipei this year, according to Cheng’s Facebook post on April 14.

Cheng is known as a world class developer and hacker, having won the Global Grand Prize at Facebook’s 2012 Hackathon, served as the Chief Technical Officer at China’s ico.info platform, and run a major...


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Litecoin Courting TenX and Korbit - Just a Month after LitePay ‘Breakup’

Litecoin Courting TenX and Korbit - Just a Month after LitePay ‘Breakup’

Just a month after LitePay’s untimely collapse, Litecoin has teamed up with a well-known wallet platform and a large South Korean cryptocurrency exchange.

Despite the disappointment of LitePay’s demise, TenX have announced Litecoin (LTC) support in on its wallet platform while South Korea’s second biggest exchange Korbit launched Litecoin trading on 18 April.

It comes as a timely boon for the cryptocurrency and the Litecoin Foundation, which had be...


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Bitcoin is Not A Tool For Illegitimate Transactions, Says Quebec Chief Scientist

Bitcoin is Not A Tool For Illegitimate Transactions, Says Quebec Chief Scientist

The Chief Scientist of Quebec Rémi Quirion says public concern that Bitcoin is being used for illicit activities like tax evasion and money laundering is largely overblown, Forbes reports April 18.

The statement prepared by the l’Agence Science-Presse, which is a partner of Fonds de Recherche du Québec, said, “Bitcoin is not above the law, nor is it a magnet for illicit transactions: it forms only a tiny part of the criminal money circulating around the planet.”


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Chilean Banks vs Crypto Exchanges: Will Citizens Have Access to Technology?

Chilean Banks vs Crypto Exchanges: Will Citizens Have Access to Technology?

Earlier this week, a group of cryptocurrency exchanges in Chile applied to the courts to fight the decision of banks to shut down their bank accounts. The exchanges, including Buda, Orionx, and CryptoMarket (CryptoMKT), state that the banking system in Chile is taking matters into their own hands and that they are “killing the entire industry.”

Banks Itau Corpbanca and Scotiabank announced the closure of the bank accounts of BUDA and CryptoMKT on March 19. A week l...


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Ether Investment Firm Begins Trading on Canadian Stock Exchange

Ether Investment Firm Begins Trading on Canadian Stock Exchange

The stock for cryptocurrency investment firm Ether Capital has begun trading on a Canadian stock exchange.

Formerly known as Ethereum Capital, the investment fund's shares went live on the NEO Exchange in Toronto Thursday. The company plans to invest the funds it raises both into startups developing projects in the space as well make direct purchases of ether - the cryptocurrency of the ethereum network - as previously reported.

Co-CIO Ben Roberts told CoinDesk that the company...


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Thai SEC Tech Consultant ‘Hopes’ Authorities Will Reconsider Digital Asset Tax For ICOs

Thai SEC Tech Consultant ‘Hopes’ Authorities Will Reconsider Digital Asset Tax For ICOs

Thailand’s Securities and Exchange Commission (Thai SEC) and Thai Fintech Association

technology consultant Bhume Bhumiratana, along with members of the local crypto community, have urged financial authorities to reconsider the country’s cryptocurrency tax framework, local news outlet Bangkok Post reported Tuesday, April 17.

According to Thailand’s proposed crypto tax framework released in late March, the value added tax (VAT) for cryptocurrency tr...


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Saxo Bank: Cryptocurrencies Could See ‘Springboard’ Bull Market In Q2 2018

Saxo Bank: Cryptocurrencies Could See ‘Springboard’ Bull Market In Q2 2018

Major Danish bank Saxo Bank continued its optimism regarding cryptocurrency growth in 2018 in its latest Quarterly Outlook, published April 18.

Eyeing what he describes as “springboards for a cryptocurrency bull market in Q2” this year, analyst Jacob Pouncey from the bank’s SaxoStrats in-house team of strategists queried whether crypto-assets were “entering a new cycle.”

“Historically, many of the blue chip cryptocurrencies have seen price increase...


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Daily Market Report for April 19 2018

Daily Market Report for April 19 2018 April 19 2018 KRAKEN DIGITAL ASSET EXCHANGE $225M traded across all markets today Crypto, EUR, USD, JPY, CAD, GBP BT…

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Bitbox Project Hosts Two Bitcoin Cash Hackathons

Bitbox Project Hosts Two Bitcoin Cash Hackathons

This week news.Bitcoin.com spoke with Carlos Cardona from the open source Bitbox toolkit project. Over the next thirty days, Bitbox is hosting two BCH-centric hackathons that aim to bring the bitcoin cash development community together to build innovative applications using the decentralized network.

Also Read: Meet Memo: An On-Chain Social Network Built on Bitcoin Cash

Emerging Platforms Need a Framework Which Encapsulates Everything the Platform Offers

On April 21, and on May...


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UK Member Of Parliament Says Blockchain Will have ‘Monumental Impact’

UK Member Of Parliament Says Blockchain Will have ‘Monumental Impact’

British Conservative Member of Parliament (MP) Matt Hancock has delivered a speech about the “monumental impact” he believes Blockchain will have on people’s lives, speaking at a conference today, April 19.

The UK government published a transcript of the speech on the gov.uk website, which was delivered at the Law Society as part of the London Blockchain Conference today.

Hancock singled out three “vast areas of public life” which he anticipates the “exceptional” pote...


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Smart Contract Pioneer Nick Szabo: Don't Ditch Decentralization

Smart Contract Pioneer Nick Szabo: Don't Ditch Decentralization

Speaking at the Synchronize 2018 conference in New York City on Thursday, Nick Szabo, a pioneering cryptographer who first developed the concept of smart contracts in 1996, urged the audience not to lose sight of blockchains' original promise.

"I just want to plug the benefits of trust minimization and decentralization," he said while participating in a panel on smart contracts. "The traditional banking model is 'we trust us, why don't you trust us?'" he continued, arguing that custom...


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Telegram Digital Resistance: The Open Network And Russia’s Ban

Telegram Digital Resistance: The Open Network And Russia’s Ban

Telegram has been called the “cryptocurrency world’s preferred messaging app” by many media outlets including Forbes, and more than 84 percent of Blockchain-based projects have an active Telegram community.

For over 48 hours now, Telegram has been under a ban by internet service providers in Russia. This was triggered by Telegram’s refusal to give encryption keys to Russian security agencies.

But blocking Telegram appears to be not an easy task for the Federal Service for Super...


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Mastercard - Denouncing Cryptocurrencies While Embracing Blockchain

Mastercard - Denouncing Cryptocurrencies While Embracing Blockchain

Blockchain technology has shaken up the financial world by providing a system for transactions that does not need a central authority, bank or third party payment system.This very reason has made many traditional financial institutions unsupportive of the new technology, as over time it could make their systems obsolete.

Enter Mastercard, the global banking card provider. The company has been somewhat bipolar in their stance towards cryptocurrencies and Blockchain technology...


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The Next Chapter Of Blockchain Is Market Consolidation: Expert Take

The Next Chapter Of Blockchain Is Market Consolidation: Expert Take

In our Expert Takes, opinion leaders from inside and outside the crypto industry express their views, share their experience and give professional advice. Expert Takes cover everything from Blockchain technology and ICO funding to taxation, regulation, and cryptocurrency adoption by different sectors of the economy.

If you would like to contribute an Expert Take, please email your ideas and CV to [email protected]

The cryptocurrency market acts like...


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Walmart Wants to Store Payment Data On a Blockchain

Walmart Wants to Store Payment Data On a Blockchain

Newly published patent filings from retail giant Walmart hint at a plan to store payments data using blockchain tech.

The two applications - published on Thursday by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) - both reference using a blockchain-powered platform to secure the payment data, ensuring that private information can't be access by unauthorized parties. The same Walmart team drafted both applications, which were initially submitted on October 13 of last year.

While n...


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Silicon Valley Players Want Different SEC Treatment Than Others for Their Crypto-Related Projects

Silicon Valley Players Want Different SEC Treatment Than Others for Their Crypto-Related Projects Some Silicon Valley players think they shouldn’t be subject to the same SEC oversight that others in the crypto space must endure.

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Hedge Fund Pantera CEO Says BTC ‘Highly Likely’ To Go Past $20K High Within A Year

Hedge Fund Pantera CEO Says BTC ‘Highly Likely’ To Go Past $20K High Within A Year

Dan Morehead, CEO of Blockchain-focused hedge fund Pantera Capital, named Bitcoin’s (BTC) bottom price and predicted BTC would go past its record high within a year in an interview on CNBC’s Fast Money Wednesday, April 18.

Morehead, whose company returned 25,000 percent in 2017 when Bitcoin hit $20,000, said that $6,500 was the low for the recent bear market, and presented it as an investment opportunity, if anything:

"Something that's growing that fast hardly ever ge...


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Blythe Masters: Business Blockchain Won't Be 'Winner-Takes-All'

Blythe Masters: Business Blockchain Won't Be 'Winner-Takes-All'

Speaking to an audience in New York City on Thursday, Digital Asset CEO Blythe Masters and R3 founder and CEO David Rutter worked hard to cast their projects not as applications but as entire ecosystems for developers to build apps of their own.

Rutter and Masters took the stage during the first session of the Synchronize 2018 event. For Masters and Digital Asset, the fireside chat was an opportunity to showcase a new developer program built around the startup's smart contract scripti...


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Institutional Demand for Bitcoin and Crypto Resurges

Institutional Demand for Bitcoin and Crypto Resurges

Reports are increasingly indicating that bitcoin’s recent drop of 70% from its December record highs of nearly $20,000 has spurred a renewed interest in the BTC and cryptocurrency markets from institutional investors.

Also Read: Markets Update: Broken Trendlines and Bullish Bounces

Reports Indicate Influx of Institutional Investment

Jeffrey Van de Leemput, an analyst working for Cryptocampus, has attested to the influx of interest from institutional buyers, stating that “s...


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PR: Introducing Blockchain to the Non – Digital World with Gambling Token RAcoin

PR: Introducing Blockchain to the Non – Digital World with Gambling Token RAcoin

This is a paid press release, which contains forward looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material. Bitcoin.com does not endorse nor support this product/service. Bitcoin.com is not responsible for or liable for any content, accuracy or quality within the press release.

RA Entertainment Inc. is one of the first companies in the world bringing the blockchain and its native cryptocurrency, RAcoin, to the non-digital business sector. Such an ambitious pl...


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Insurance Giant Allianz Is Testing a Token to Move Money Internally

Insurance Giant Allianz Is Testing a Token to Move Money Internally

Insurance giant Allianz has been testing an internal token to move money around between its global affiliates without having to deal with currency conversions and other costs and inefficiencies.

Development of the so-called "Allianz token" is being helped along by blockchain startup Adjoint, which created a proprietary blockchain for the project, CoinDesk has learned. Adjoint declined to comment on the project.

But Oliver Volk, a blockchain expert at Allianz's reinsurance unit...


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What Ever Happened to Mt. Gox’s CEO?

What Ever Happened to Mt. Gox’s CEO? Mark Karpelès, the CEO of the now-defunct Mt. Gox exchange, treads murky waters as he tries to make amends with his past while moving forward with his new career.

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Gem Unveils All-In-One Crypto Investment App

Gem Unveils All-In-One Crypto Investment App

Blockchain startup Gem plans to launch a comprehensive platform that will allow users to track, store, trade and discover cryptocurrencies on one app.

According to Gem - which has largely focused on enterprise products for companies like Toyota and CapitalOne since its 2013 inception - its all-in-one, user-friendly solution will "bridge the gap" between veteran crypto users and industry newcomers. The platform was officially unveiled Thursday.

"Since the beginning of the compan...


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BlockShow 2018 to Disrupt Europe with Its Largest Conference Ever

BlockShow 2018 to Disrupt Europe with Its Largest Conference Ever

Roughly two months after the big and successful event in Singapore, BlockShow team comes back to announce BlockShow Europe 2018 – the brand’s third big conference dedicated to discovering the hottest innovations, trends and sensations currently happening in both European and Global Blockchain scenes.

This time the event will be held on May 28-29; organizing team decided not to move too far from the previous location, having chosen Berlin as a place for the upcoming conference.


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Bithumb Releases Own Coin in Singapore

Bithumb Releases Own Coin in Singapore Bithumb, South Korea's largest exchange, decided to issue its own coin in an ICO sale it will hold in Singapore to avoid coming under the scrutiny of its home country's government.

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World’s 4th Largest Crypto Exchange Huobi Expands To London As ‘Entry Point’ To EU Market

World’s 4th Largest Crypto Exchange Huobi Expands To London As ‘Entry Point’ To EU Market

Beijing-born crypto exchange Huobi has announced that it is planning to open an office in London, as it continues its expansion overseas, Finance Magnates reported April 18.

Explaining he vice president of Huobi Group, Peng Hu, told reporters:

“Not Malta, not Switzerland. Absolutely London, more precisely Britain, is the entry point for the European market for us. Soon we will have an office here.”

Financial Magnates further reports that Chern Chung, Huobi’s...


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Major Investors Met with SEC to Discuss Crypto Exemption

Major Investors Met with SEC to Discuss Crypto Exemption

Major crypto industry investors Andreessen Horowitz and Union Square Ventures reportedly held a private meeting with U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) officials to discuss the exemption of blockchain-based tokens from the agency's oversight.

The Silicon Valley-based venture capital firms and their special counsel met with senior officials from the SEC's Division of Corporate Finance and the offices of some commissioners on March 28, the Wall Street Journal reported today.<...


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Most Britons Won’t Support a Crypto Issued by the Bank of England Says Poll

Most Britons Won’t Support a Crypto Issued by the Bank of England Says Poll

Almost two thirds of British people would not support a cryptocurrency issued by their central bank, according to a survey. Pollsters also found that the majority of Britons have already heard of bitcoin, however, a third of the respondents admitted they would be more likely to invest in cryptocurrencies if they were regulated.

Also read: Bank of Japan Turns Back on State-Issued Cryptocurrency

Brits Want Regulated Cryptos, Not Centralized Coins

The survey has indicated a rising...


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Bitcoin Holds $8,000 Price Point Amid Warnings Fast Growth Could See Lows Return

Bitcoin Holds $8,000 Price Point Amid Warnings Fast Growth Could See Lows Return

Bitcoin prices are holding steady today, April 19, one week after a surprise surge took the cryptocurrency up $1,000 to reach above $8,000 in the space of 30 minutes.

Capping a week of more moderate fluctuations around the $8,000 mark, commentators note support appears firm around $7,900, paving the way for further upside in the coming weeks.

At press time, BTC/USD was trading around $8,250, up just over 1 percent in the past 24 hours.

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Enterprise Ethereum Alliance Pledges 2018 Blockchain Standards Release

Enterprise Ethereum Alliance Pledges 2018 Blockchain Standards Release

The Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA) intends to release a set of common blockchain standards for businesses in 2018, one of the consortium's leading members said Thursday.

Onstage at Blockchain Expo in London, Jeremy Millar, a founding board member of the 450-member group, which boasts Accenture, JP Morgan and UBS among its ranks, provided the update as part of a talk that sought to give an overview of the general progress made by the consortium since it was first founded in 2017.


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Square Cash Stock Spikes Due to Analyst’s Bitcoin Trading Optimism

Square Cash Stock Spikes Due to Analyst’s Bitcoin Trading Optimism

Whether the markets were going up or down, one segment of the bitcoin industry has been consistently making serious money, trading venues. This has caused more companies to want to join the party and on the way offer stock investors exposure to the bitcoin ecosystem regardless of what some regulators think. This seems to be paying off now in the case of Square.

Also Read: Indian Exchange Takes Central Bank to Court Over Bank Ban

Square Inc (NYSE:SQ), the developer of the mobile...


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Crypto Exchanges vs Traditional Exchanges: A Brief Comparison

Crypto Exchanges vs Traditional Exchanges: A Brief Comparison Despite all the focus on cryptocurrencies, little is written about the exchanges that trade them. Here, Dr. Ozair remedies the situation.

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Bitcoin Headed For $100,000 Or $100? CEOs, Big Investors And Harvard Economist Predictions

Bitcoin Headed For $100,000 Or $100? CEOs, Big Investors And Harvard Economist Predictions

This article does not contain investment advice or recommendations. Every investment and trading move involves risk, you should conduct your own research when making a decision.

Many predictions have been made regarding Bitcoin’s price which, after jumping from around $1,000 to $20,000 in 2017, decreased to lows of around $6,000 before climbing back to $8,000.

This huge volatility makes it very challenging to predict the price in the short-term. Nonetheless,...


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LightBitAtom Builds Decentralized Future of Cryptocurrency Exchanges

LightBitAtom Builds Decentralized Future of Cryptocurrency Exchanges The project aims to create a peer-to-peer system for cryptocurrency trading, providing a platform that cannot be stopped or censored.

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IBM And Major Banks Blockchain Partnership Reports First Live Pilot Transactions

IBM And Major Banks Blockchain Partnership Reports First Live Pilot Transactions

IBM’s partnership with international banks to develop a Blockchain trade finance platform called Batavia has resulted in the platform’s first live pilot transactions, according to a press release published today, April 19.

IBM, the Bank of Montreal (BMO), CaixaBank, Commerzbank, Erste Group, and the United Bank of Switzerland (UBS) began work on the initiative last fall. Batavia works by tracking events in a product’s supply chain, while key events can prompt the execution o...