Category: Crypto

5 Beneficial Qualities That Increased the Adoption Rate of Cryptocurrency And the Blockchain…

Are you bothered having a third party involved in your monetary transactions? Do you feel unsecured, thinking you could lose your funds anytime? If yes, why not try cryptocurrency? Cryptocurrency is a digital currency based

In the Daily: Riotx Exchange, Monacoin Hacker, Coinflex Investors

In this edition of The Daily we cover a planned U.S. regulated cryptocurrency exchange from Riot Blockchain, the arrest of a hacker in Japan who allegedly stole 15 million yen of monacoin, and a couple

Markets Update: Crypto Prices Show Improvement and BCH Rallies

Cryptocurrency markets have seen fresh gains over the last 48 hours and digital asset trade volume has spiked considerably. On Saturday, March 16, the entire cryptoconomy has a valuation of roughly $139 billion and global

SEC’s Valerie Szczepanik at SXSW: Crypto ‘Spring’ Is Going to Come

The SEC’s crypto czar spoke at SXSW, advising blockchain entrepreneurs to engage with regulators early and often. Platform and a Telegram Tip Bot Now Support SLP Tokens

Over the last few weeks, Bitcoin Cash (BCH) fans have been creating and sharing a bunch of customized Simple Ledger Protocol (SLP) tokens. There’s now a Telegram tip bot, a Twitter tip bot, Badger wallet

Mt. Gox’s Mark Karpeles Found Guilty, Given 2.6-Year Suspended Sentence

Mark Karpeles, former CEO of the long-defunct bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox, has been found guilty and given a suspended sentence of two years and six months. According to a report from The Wall Street Journal

Pwc Report Finds STOs ‘Are Not Fundamentally Different From ICOs’

Pricewaterhouse Coopers (PWC) has published a report in collaboration with Crypto Valley seeking to provide “a strategic perspective” on the initial coin offering (ICO) and security token offering (STO) sectors. The report finds that security

Could Facebook and Whatsapp Become Major Players in the Remittance Market with Crypto?

It is safe to assume that anyone with a working internet connection has heard of Facebook and its subsidiary, Whatsapp. Bloomberg reported on Dec 21, 2018, that Facebook is working on a cryptocurrency that will

Privacy Cryptocurrency Grin Votes to Fund Third Full-Time Developer

The community behind privacy-focused cryptocurrency Grin has recently decided to fund its third full-time developer.

Thailand Approves Country’s First ICO Portal

Thailand’s Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has reportedly approved the country’s first portal for initial coin offerings (ICOs). The main purposes of these portals are to screen tokens, perform due diligence, ensure project consistency with

4 Crypto Assets Break Above Key Moving Average, Leaving Bitcoin Behind

A few well-known cryptocurrencies are currently trading above their 200-day moving averages, which is widely considered to be a sign of a healthy market, yet the long lime market leader bitcoin is not.

Up & Down: Large Volume for Today’s Gainers, ENJ and COSM Among Losers

Up & Down: Large Liquidity for Today's Gainers, ENJ and COSM Among LosersIn today’s market action, several of the day’s top 20 gainers have seen eight-figure trade volume over the last 24 hours including GRS, VIA, DMT, and CVC. When looking at the worst performing markets, ENJ and COSM command the largest volume of the day’s top losers. Also Read: Old School Altcoins Can’t Stop Popping High […]

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Cryptocurrency Bounty Campaigns are Changing Marketing, and the Way We Work

Cryptocurrency bounty campaigns have introduced a new model of decentralized work in the marketing industry. According to Bountyhive CEO Tudor Stomff, this innovation is pushing the entire sector towards a peer-to-peer structure, where companies pay

The SEC’s Crypto Czar Is Hitting the Road – And She Wants to Meet You

The SEC is visiting cities around the U.S. to meet with crypto startups about token offerings and solicit feedback on existing regulations.

How the World’s Leading Banks Help Launder $2 Trillion a Year

The World's Leading Banks Help Launder $2 Trillion a YearSome of the most well known banks in the world are also the biggest money launderers. The recent Troika Laundromat affair added another $8 billion to the trillions financial institutions wash every year. Over $2 trillion is laundered annually by criminals who utilize various ways to hide money in banks, which are often complicit or […]

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Texas Representative Wants to Ban the Anonymous Use of Cryptocurrency

Texas Representative Wants to Ban the Anonymous Use of CryptocurrencyA Republican member of the Texas House of Representatives, Phil Stephenson, has just introduced a bill that would require residents of the state to identify themselves if they wish to use cryptocurrencies. H.B. No. 4371 details that individuals who send and receive digital currencies must be known. Although, if the user happens to use a […]

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Venezuelan Economist: Cryptocurrency Is ‘Good’ Money, Bolivars Are Not

The adoption of cryptocurrencies in Venezuela could contribute to economic recovery, argues one local economist.