World’s 1st crypto banks get licenses in Switzerland

World’s 1st crypto banks get licenses in Switzerland

The Swiss financial regulator has granted capital market and securities dealer licenses to two blockchain companies, set to become the world’s first crypto banks. The Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) has issued licenses to Zug-based SEBA Crypto AG and Zurich-headquartered Sygnum AG earlier this week, making them the first companies registered in Switzerland as […]

Wirex In The Process To Offer Full Services In Japan

Wirex In The Process To Offer Full Services In Japan

August 15, 2019, Wirex Japan Limited officially became a type II member of the Japan Virtual Currency Exchange Association (JVCEA). A vital and hard-earned step towards being able to offer the full range of Wirex services to customers in Japan. Wirex Japan Limited is a 100% subsidiary of payments innovator Wirex Limited. Today, it became only the 8th […]

EOS Bringing Down Blockchains High Technical Barrier of Entry

EOS Bringing Down Blockchains High Technical Barrier of Entry

Recently, many people have flocked to invest in cryptocurrencies, turning the once fringe digital money into an asset class valued in the hundreds of billions of dollars. While some observers have criticized the digital money for encouraging abnormally high levels of speculative behavior and volatility in markets, many tech industry insiders ranging from Jack Ma to Bill Gates have […]

Global Blockchain Technology Market’s Growth – CARG

Global Blockchain Technology Market’s Growth – CARG

The global blockchain technology market size is expected to reach USD 57,641.3 million by 2025, registering a CAGR of 69.4% from 2019 to 2025. Blockchain is the underlying technology that originated in the form of a public ledger to keep a track of all cryptocurrency transactions. The technology works as an electronic transaction-processing and record-keeping system. This […]

Mine Crypto’s Before Official Release Dates

Mine Crypto’s Before Official Release Dates

Coinmine, an LA-based consumer crypto hardware and software company is pleased to announce a $2.5M Seed round of financing led by LA-based M13. The round also includes Republic Labs, Gumi Crypto, Canaan Beta and early Uber investor Shervin Pishevar. Coinmine’s flagship device, the Coinmine One, is the only plug-n-play crypto device and is completely controlled from Coinmine’s […]

Ten Billion Coin To Help Integrate Blockchain With Businesses

Ten Billion Coin To Help Integrate Blockchain With Businesses

The platform will allow existing companies to take advantage of this technology to provide transparent financial reports, supply chain management, authentic product verification, customer usage and satisfaction reports, etc. Ten Billion Coin is not trying to reinvent the wheel in blockchain, but rather help existing companies apply the advantages of the technology to their currently established business […]

New Listing on Crypto.com – Tezos

New Listing on Crypto.com – Tezos

 Crypto.com, the pioneering payments and cryptocurrency platform, announced today that it has listed Tezos XTZto its App and is exploring staking rewards ‘baking’ for its users. XTZ joins a growing list of cryptocurrencies and stablecoins on the Crypto.com platform, such as Bitcoin (BTC), Ether (ETH), Litecoin (LTC), XRP, TrueUSD (TUSD), PAXOS (PAX), and its own […]

Riot Blockchain Under New Management (RIOT)

Riot Blockchain Under New Management (RIOT)

Riot Blockchain, Inc. (NASDAQ: RIOT) (“Riot,” “Riot Blockchain” or the “Company“) today announced that its Board of Directors is implementing a leadership change.  Riot’s Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Jeffrey G. McGonegal is being named as Chief Financial Officer of the Company on an interim basis until a permanent successor Chief Financial Officer is named.  Mr. McGonegal replaces the […]

Sports Betting In Crypto ZenSports

Sports Betting In Crypto ZenSports

ZenSports, the decentralized peer-to-peer sports betting mobile app where anyone can create and accept sports bets with anyone else without the need for a bookmaker, has just announced a set of quarterly dividend payouts that it will be making to all of its SPORT security token holders. A few months after ZenSports launched the beta […]

Crypto Investors Hide Assets From Tax

Crypto Investors Hide Assets From Tax

Blox.io, an industry-leading platform for crypto accounting, management and tracking, has released new research on the challenges faced by crypto holders and CPAs when accurately reporting to regulators. The report Titled “The Crypto CPA Insights Report,” is one of the first in-depth looks at the nascent crypto accounting industry, compiling insights from CPAs on the […]

Blockchain Gaming Breakthrough By TurboPlay

Blockchain Gaming Breakthrough By TurboPlay

TurboPlay Corporation (“TurboPlay” or the “Company”), the world’s first personalized video games marketplace, is thrilled to announce a significant breakthrough for the greater technology community. After extensive R&D, TurboPlay has confirmed the ability to provide Stellar transaction signing directly from Elixir, a problem that until today had no viable solution. A more extensive review of this release can […]

Make Blockchain Simple – Mobility Open Blockchain Consortium Partnership

Make Blockchain Simple – Mobility Open Blockchain Consortium Partnership

DENSO, the world’s second largest mobility supplier, has joined the Mobility Open Blockchain Initiative (MOBI). MOBI is a global consortium of businesses and organizations dedicated to innovating mobility services through blockchain technology, or a decentralized record of data transactions linked through cryptography. By collaborating with MOBI, DENSO joins other automotive and technology leaders who aim to leverage […]

Indonesian Blockchain Spreads To Government Involvement

Indonesian Blockchain Spreads To Government Involvement

Dignitaries from Batam and the Indonesian Government met at the Fullerton Hotel with dClinic. To sign what is arguably the largest Blockchain project for the Southeast Asian region. A $140 million USD contract which will greatly influence the role Blockchain will play in Healthcare. Especially for providers and consumers. dClinic has engaged Deloitte & Touche Financial […]

China Taking The Lead In Dealing With Crypto

China Taking The Lead In Dealing With Crypto

For years, governments around the world have been floundering with the challenge of how to respond to crypto and blockchain technology. The Chinese Government has not been immune to the controversy taking a publicly conservative stance towards many aspects of crypto. However, a lesser-known fact is that the Chinese Government has been regarding blockchain technology […]

Chinese Government Leads the World in Blockchain Standardized Certification

Chinese Government Leads the World in Blockchain Standardized Certification

For years, governments around the world have been floundering with the challenge of how to respond to cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology. The Chinese Government has not been immune to the controversy taking a publicly conservative stance towards many aspects of the cryptocurrency world. However, a lesser known fact is that the Chinese Government has been […]

Bitcoin (BTC) Rally Up, Rally Down, Wild Market Volatility is the Norm

Bitcoin (BTC) Rally Up, Rally Down, Wild Market Volatility is the Norm

$BTC, $BTCUSD FLASH: Bitcoin (BTC) Not a Game for Casual Players Financial markets experts agree that fast run-up in prices is a bubble. And the Big Q is always when/not if, its price will crash, and the effect of a crash?  The Financial Stability Oversight Commission recently came out with a report listing challenges to financial stability, […]

The Recent Rise and Fall of Cryptocurrencies

The Recent Rise and Fall of Cryptocurrencies

$BTC,$BTCUSD Bitcoin’s (BTC) rise was meteoric this week and its decline has been just as swift. The speculation frenzy over Bitcoin pushed its price to nearly $14,000 Wednesday, its highest mark since January 2018. Bitcoin, the largest digital asset reversed after a prominent cryptocurrency exchange reported an outage Wednesday. The retreat accelerated Thursday and put […]

Bitcoin (BTC) Surges, is this Another ‘Climax’ Run?

Bitcoin (BTC) Surges, is this Another ‘Climax’ Run?

$BTC, $BTCUSD, $FB Bitcoin (BTC) prices and related cryptocurrencies and stocks ran up again Wednesday, continuing a strong rebound that has intensified with last week’s Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) announcement that it is entering the crypto space. Prices have surged roughly 40% since Friday, with the digital currency now flashing signs of a possible ‘climax‘ run. The last time […]

Bringing Blockchain To The Food Industry

Bringing Blockchain To The Food Industry

R3, a global enterprise blockchain software firm and Ripe Technology (ripe.io), the innovative startup bringing blockchain to the food industry, are joining forces to improve transparency and trust in food and agriculture supply chains through the digitization and enterprise adoption of blockchain. R3, a global enterprise blockchain software firm and Ripe Technology (ripe.io), the innovative […]

KuCoin Lists Jarvis+ Tokens (JAR)

KuCoin Lists Jarvis+ Tokens (JAR)

Jarvis+ is the leading decentralized intelligence solution provider. Its Jarvis+ token (JAR) will be listed on the digital asset exchange platform KuCoin at 10PM SGT on June 20, 2019. Some supported trading pairs include JAR/BTC, JAR/USDT. Jarvis+ has two platforms, the Intelligent Community Platform (ICP) and the Decentralized Marketplace Platform (DMP). Both representing the two stages of Jarvis+ development. […]

Bitcoin Continues To Become More Accessible – Paymail

Bitcoin Continues To Become More Accessible – Paymail

$BTC, $BTCUSD, $V One of the most vocal complaints about Bitcoin (BTC) from users and the old-fashioned financial institutions alike is the unwieldy address format – a long, random string of alphanumeric characters needed to send and receive Bitcoin. Money Button CEO Ryan X Charles, in *collaboration with other members of Bitcoin Association, has solved […]

Fact: Bitcoin (BTC) Almost Nobody Uses It

Fact: Bitcoin (BTC) Almost Nobody Uses It

$BTC, $BTCUSD FLASH: Bitcoin (BTC) has a major problem that few are talking about due the renewed exuberance of the recent rally. That problem is that hardly anyone uses the world’s largest cryptocurrency for anything beyond speculation. Data from New York-based blockchain researcher Chainalysis Inc. show that only 1.3% of economic transactions came from merchants […]

President Trump Looking Closely at SEC’s ‘Dark Regulation/s’

President Trump Looking Closely at SEC’s ‘Dark Regulation/s’

$BTC FLASH: President Trump focusing on dark regulation at SEC The Trump Administration issued a memorandum strongly discouraging regulatory dark matter/s. The memo instructs federal agencies to submit all policy-making rules to Congress to be vetted under the Congressional Review Act, even if these rules come in the form of informal guidance. The Trump Memo […]

SEC ISSUES FIRST CRYPTOCURRENCY NO-ACTION LETTER – WHERE’S THE ACTION?

SEC ISSUES FIRST CRYPTOCURRENCY NO-ACTION LETTER – WHERE’S THE ACTION?

$BTCUSD By Mark Hiraide On April 2, 2019, the Division of Corporation Finance of the Securities and Exchange Commission issued a no-action letter to TurnKey Jet, Inc. in connection with a proposed sale of tokens in the United States. It was the first no-action letter relating to cryptocurrencies and was widely heralded as a watershed event […]

Pro-Money ‘Ankles’ Bitcoin (BTC) Market

Pro-Money ‘Ankles’ Bitcoin (BTC) Market

 $BTCUSD , $CME, $CBOE The year long digital-asset slump is scaring off institutional money, according to JPMorgan Chase & Co., suggesting a taste for the cryptocurrency markets is fading way. “Participation by financial institutions in Bitcoin trading appears to be fading,” JPM analysts wrote in a research note dated 14 December. “Key flow metrics have downshifted […]

Bitcoin (BTC) Gets Positive Signal From NYSE’s Chairman

Bitcoin (BTC) Gets Positive Signal From NYSE’s Chairman

Bitcoin (BTC) Gets Positive Signal From NYSE’s Chairman $BTCUSD, $ICE The correction is the market had been healthy Bitcoin has seen a deep dive in price over the 11 months, but the CEO of one of the world’s biggest exchange operators is not deterred from entering the cryptocurrency space. Jeffrey Sprecher, CEO of IntercontinentalExchange (NYSE:ICE) […]

Bitcoin (BTC) Proves No Safe-haven Play

Bitcoin (BTC) Proves No Safe-haven Play

Bitcoin (BTC) Proves No Safe-haven Play $BTCUSD, $ETHUSD The global equity market sell off spilled over into the cryptocurrency space, with major digital assets including Bitcoin, Ethereum and Ripple shedding billions in market value in just mins. The unexpected collapse in the digital currency sector follows a period of price stability for the highly volatile market, and may suggest that investors are less […]

China Has the Power to Destroy Bitcoin (BTC)

China Has the Power to Destroy Bitcoin (BTC)

China Has the Power to Destroy Bitcoin (BTC) $BTCUSD A damning new study has suggested China holds threatening influence over Bitcoin (BTC), and perhaps even the ability to attack and ultimately destroy the entire Bitcoin network. Academics from Princeton and Florida International Universities have explored how China “threatens the security, stability, and viability of Bitcoin” […]

This is All You Need to Know About Bitcoin and Blockchain

This is All You Need to Know About Bitcoin and Blockchain

This is All You Need to Know About Bitcoin and Blockchain $BTCUSD, $BLCN  Bitcoin and the alternative cryptocurrencies, aka altcoins, are cryptic to say the least. Some people consider bitcoin a currency, others an investment and still others a store of value. Even government agencies cannot agree on what bitcoin really is. The IRS treats it […]

Savvy Investors Are Buying Blockchain Technology Stocks

Savvy Investors Are Buying Blockchain Technology Stocks

Savvy Investors Are Buying Blockchain Technology Stocks $IBM, $GBTC, $BR The technology known as blockchain is what the cryptocurrency market is built on. However, that is not its only function, it is also being used to change nearly every industry that deals with transactions and ledgers. Yes, there is Key connection between blockchain and cryptocurrencies, […]

Until There are Clear and Present Regulated Guidelines Cryptocurrency will Not be a Robust, Legitimate Asset Class

Until There are Clear and Present Regulated Guidelines Cryptocurrency will Not be a Robust, Legitimate Asset Class

Until There are Clear and Present Regulated Guidelines Cryptocurrency will Not be a Robust, Legitimate Asset Class $BTCUSD,$CME, $Cboe There is and has been talk on The Street about financial institutions adding crypto services to their offerings, raising new funds for digital currencies, and even launching dedicated trading desks. But until institutional investors have a regulated, […]

Institutional Investors to Launch Services Dedicated to Cryptocurrencies 

Institutional Investors to Launch Services Dedicated to Cryptocurrencies 

Institutional Investors to Launch Services Dedicated to Cryptocurrencies $BTCUSD, $BLK, $GS, $C, $ICE, $JPM The rejections by the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for the Bitcoin-based ETFs exchange traded funds is no deterrent to aspiring firms hopeful of launching the long-awaited cryptocurrency product. Leading cryptocurrency exchange operator Coinbase has emerged as the latest contender in the race to launch a cryptocurrency […]

China’s PBoC Intensifies Pressure on Cryptocurrency Activity

China’s PBoC Intensifies Pressure on Cryptocurrency Activity

China’s PBoC Intensifies Pressure on Cryptocurrency Activity $BTCUSD Chinese authorities have intensified pressure on domestic cryptocurrency activity. Beijing supports the development of the underlying blockchain technology, but it is still trying to limit speculation in digital currencies roughly 1 year since banning their sales in ICOs. Bitcoin prices surged last year as investors bet blockchain […]

The Hollywood Blockchain Event Not to Miss

The Hollywood Blockchain Event Not to Miss

The Hollywood Blockchain Event Not to Miss Thursday, August 23, 2018 | 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM Expert Dojo: 395 Santa Monica Pl. #308, Santa Monica, CA 90401 Learn how to fund your projects using cryptocurrency. Imagine no ROI owed book now Your future starts now! Take the steps to change your financial lifestyle. Pre-sale […]

Legal Activity Dominates Bitcoin (BTC) Trading

Legal Activity Dominates Bitcoin (BTC) Trading

Legal Activity Dominates Bitcoin (BTC) Trading $BTCUSD Speculation is the dominant driver. The ratio of legal to illegal activity in Bitcoin (BTC) has reversed, according to the US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA). When agency official started seeing the Bitcoin pop up in her cases at the DEA 5 years ago, her analysis of blockchain data […]

Oracle’s (NASDAQ:ORCL) Blockchain Cloud Services Adopted Worldwide

Oracle’s (NASDAQ:ORCL) Blockchain Cloud Services Adopted Worldwide

Oracle’s (NASDAQ:ORCL) Blockchain Cloud Services Adopted Worldwide $ORCL Businesses around the world have been deploying an early adopter version of Oracle (NASDAQ:ORCL) Blockchain Cloud Service, which becomes generally available today. The service allows organizations to easily build blockchain networks to drive more secure and efficient transactions and to track goods through supply chains on a global scale. Arab […]

‘Big Blue'(NYSE:IBM) Partners with Stronghold for New Digital Coin

‘Big Blue

‘Big Blue'(NYSE:IBM) Partners with Stronghold for New Digital Coin $IBM Tuesday, IBM aka Big Blue (NYSE:IBM) announced that is backing a new cryptocurrency pegged to the USD, in a partnership with US-based financial services provider Stronghold that adds stability to a sector known for its volatility, the companies said. Dubbed the stable coin, Stronghold USD, […]

Bitcoin Stable As Big Players Enter the Digital Currency Sector

Bitcoin Stable As Big Players Enter the Digital Currency Sector

Bitcoin Stable As Big Players Enter the Digital Currency Sector $BTCUSD, $CME, $CBOE, $BLK Bitcoin rallies 5% as BlackRock reportedly weighs crypto venture Bitcoin opened higher, climbing as much nearly 6%, following reports that the world’s largest asset manager was considering a push into the digital-currency market. Monday, it was reported that BlackRock (NYSE:BLK), which […]

Financial Advisors Have to Take Notice of Cryprocurrency Investments

Financial Advisors Have to Take Notice of Cryprocurrency Investments

Financial Advisors Have to Take Notice of Cryprocurrency Investments $BTCUSD, $ETHUSD Perhaps the most interest among everyday investors in several years are cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin or Ethereum. But, the majority of financial planners are less excited. Wirehouses including: UBS (NYSE:UBS), Merrill Lynch Bank of America (NYSE:BAC) and Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) have forbidden their advisors from buying and selling […]

Cryptocurrecy’s Use in Hedging Gaining Traction

Cryptocurrecy’s Use in Hedging Gaining Traction

Cryptocurrecy’s Use in Hedging Gaining Traction $BTCUSD Cryptocurrencies have lost 100’s of Billions in total market cap since December 2017, add to that continued confusion about its regulatory status in the US and elsewhere, we might expect that the nascent crypto hedge fund industry would be struggling. But, a report by CryptoGlobe suggests that this is not the case. In fact, the pace […]

‘Bitcoin, the Book’ by Ghost Nakamoto

‘Bitcoin, the Book’ by Ghost Nakamoto

‘Bitcoin, the Book’ by Ghost Nakamoto $BTCUSD There is a rumor in the digital asset dome that the unknown creator of Bitcoin writing a book about it. The rumor emanated from a cryptic message posted Friday at a website that may be linked to Satoshi Nakamoto, the pseudonym used by the person or people who/that released the […]

Last Week in the Crypto World

Last Week in the Crypto World

Last Week in the Crypto World $BTCUSD Last week SKorean crypto exchange Bithumb experienced a major hack, and Japan’s Mt Gox, the most notorious exchange to be hacked in Bitcoin history, is back in the news. In Switzerland, the Bank of International Settlements (BIS) spread some misinformation about digital currencies and blockchains. In the US, […]

Bitcoin (BTCUSD) Drifting at Break-even Marks on SEC Comments

Bitcoin (BTCUSD) Drifting at Break-even Marks on SEC Comments

Bitcoin (BTCUSD) Drifting at Break-even Marks on SEC Comments $BTCUSD, $CME, $CBOE Tuesday, most digital currency prices traded back near the breakeven marks reached after the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) last week declared that Bitcoin and Ether (ETH) do not warrant the regulatory scrutiny that traditional securities are subjected to. The SEC stance was […]

Bitcoin (BTCUSD) Traded Flat on the Day

Bitcoin (BTCUSD) Traded Flat on the Day

Bitcoin (BTCUSD) Traded Flat on the Day $BTCUSD,$SQ, $IBM, $MSFT, $AMZN, $ORCL Monday, Bitcoin continued traded near and around $6,500 in a low-volume session. Total 24-hr trading volume was only at about $3.4-B into Monday afternoon, marking a 4th-straight day that volume hasn’t topped $4-B. Currently, Bitcoin is trading at 6,709.9951,+268.18, or +4.16%, as of 5:59a […]

Bitcoin and Blockchain are Here to Stay

Bitcoin and Blockchain are Here to Stay

Bitcoin and Blockchain are Here to Stay $BTCUSD, $ETHUSD Thoughts on Bitcoin and Consensus 2018 The hottest ticket last week was in New York City. But unlike any Top-Tier event, you were invited … if you could afford it. At approximately $2,000, Consensus 2018 was the most expensive edition in the Bitcoin conference’s history. Despite […]

Blockchain Key to Making Big Data Really Accessible

Blockchain Key to Making Big Data Really Accessible

Blockchain Key to Making Big Data Really Accessible $UPS, $WMT, $ETH Data analytics is Key for many organizations to develop. Given the amount of data that’s being generated, advocates consider it a major oversight not to use the information. For businesses, the ability to make game-changing decisions is core to survival given today’s environment. Successful […]

Jack Dorsey on Bitcoin: “It is the Currency of the Future”

Jack Dorsey on Bitcoin: “It is the Currency of the Future”

Jack Dorsey on Bitcoin: “It is the Currency of the Future” $BTCUSD, $TWTR, $SQ Jack Dorsey, speaking to a crowd of cryptocurrency enthusiasts, declared that he is in sync with their view that digital currencies are the way of the future. “The Internet deserves a native currency; it will have a native currency,” Mr. Dorsey, […]

Hard Forking at New York’s Inaugural Blockchain Week

Hard Forking at New York’s Inaugural Blockchain Week

Hard Forking at New York’s Inaugural Blockchain Week Achain, first discussed its Hard Fork theory in November 2017. Hard Forking enables you to fork the main chain (instead of creating tokens and services on the main chain), which creates its own blockchain increasing speed, scalability, security and flexibility. Achain uses forking to meet different business […]

The Potential of Blockchain

The Potential of Blockchain

Economists have been exploring people’s behavior for hundreds of years: how we make decisions, how we act individually and in groups, how we exchange value. They’ve studied the institutions that facilitate our trade, like legal systems, corporations, marketplaces. But there is a new, technological institution that will fundamentally change how we exchange value, and it’s […]

The Year of the Security Token

The Year of the Security Token

The Year of the Security Token $BTCUSD Blockchain is 1 of the fastest growing ideas in recent history, and its revolutionary decentralized model is being appropriated by industries far and wide. Its popularity began with Bitcoin, the cryptocurrency, which is now almost 10 years old. Bitcoin was the seminal cryptocurrency back when it was just […]

The Crypto Sector Maintained Momentum, Bulls in Charge

The Crypto Sector Maintained Momentum, Bulls in Charge

The Crypto Sector Maintained Momentum, Bulls in Charge $BTCUSD, $ETHUSD Thursday, the cryptocurrency sector maintained its Bullish momentum, with most major currencies trading up by more than 3% on the day. Below is a look at what moved the cryptocurrency market Thursday, as follows; Goldman Sachs Group, Inc (NYSE:GS) officially announced it’s opening a cryptocurrency trading desk. Despite […]

Gold, Diamond Companies Joined IBM to Develop Blockchain Technology

Gold, Diamond Companies Joined IBM to Develop Blockchain Technology

Gold, Diamond Companies Joined IBM to Develop Blockchain Technology $IBM, $BRK-A, $AU Gold and diamond companies including Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK-A)Richline Group Inc joined with IBM to develop blockchain technology to track the origin of jewelry and ensure it is ethically sourced, the companies said Thursday. The joint initiative, TrustChain goal to make it easier for […]

Crypto To Go: Lattesso Launches Blockchain-based Loyalty Programme

Crypto To Go: Lattesso Launches Blockchain-based Loyalty Programme

 Crypto To Go: Lattesso Launches Blockchain-based Loyalty Programme Blockchain technology is finding its way into our everyday lives. The Swiss coffee beverage provider Lattesso is today presenting the first crypto token to be made available in the retail sector. From the end of May, Lattesso beverages will be delivered with a virtual coin. The coins […]

Bitcoin, Using it as Money to Buy Stuff

Bitcoin, Using it as Money to Buy Stuff

Bitcoin, Using it as Money to Buy Stuff $BTCUSD, $SQ, $MSFT, $EXPE, $DISH, $ETSY Bitcoin is an investment asset, and it is also ‘Money’. And businesses that accepts Bitcoin payments are becoming closer to the mainstream you than you may think. Most people that I talk to look at cryptocurrencies an investment, a tradable asset, a […]

Blockchain Getting the Attention, Bears Feasting on Cryptos

Blockchain Getting the Attention, Bears Feasting on Cryptos

Blockchain Getting the Attention, Bears Feasting on Cryptos $BTCUSD Savvy voices in the nascent industry are calling for a balanced approach regarding regulations which will let the technology to thrive and innovate.  Blockchain continues to get a growing amount of attention from businesses and investors, and the fundamental tool of cryptocurrencies is an important element of […]

Blockchain Technology is Driving Innovation in Payments Industry

Blockchain Technology is Driving Innovation in Payments Industry

Blockchain Technology is Driving Innovation in Payments Industry $AXP, $MA, $V, $IBM, $MSFT Blockchain is the innovative technology that is changing payments industry. Industry leaders like American Express, Master Charge and Visa are setting up to use the blockchain technology given its obvious benefits with regard to speed, accuracy, cost effectiveness, security, and more. Companies like […]

Decoding ICOs, What They Mean

Decoding ICOs, What They Mean

Decoding ICOs, What They Mean Here are some details relevant to the growing popularity of ICOs (initial coin offerings) It seems that we are living in a global news cycle dominated by stories revolving around blockchain and cryptocurrency, and the GCC region is no different. Dubai has announced plans towards becoming the 1st blockchain-powered government in […]

The Heffx Blockchain

The Heffx Blockchain

What Is Blockchain A blockchain, originally block chain, is a continuously growing list of records, called blocks, which are linked and secured using cryptography. Each block typically contains a cryptographic hash of the previous block, a timestamp and transaction data. By design, a blockchain is inherently resistant to modification of the data. A blockchain is […]

Blockchain, “No One Can Own of Control It, Everyone Can Use It”

Blockchain, “No One Can Own of Control It, Everyone Can Use It”

Blockchain, “No One Can Own of Control It, Everyone Can Use It” $BTCUSD, $ETHUSD, $IBM, $GOOG, $JPM, $USB, $WMT, $SPOT Blockchain is a technology that no one can own or control but anyone can use, it is the platform for Cryptocurrency. Blockchain as  applications for just about any enterprise involved in record-keeping, documentation, registrations and […]

Understanding Crypto Currencies: The ECR20 Standard

Understanding Crypto Currencies: The ECR20 Standard

Understanding Crypto Currencies: The ECR20 Standard $BTCUSD, $ETHUSD Without technical knowledge of the blockchain and smart contracts realms, the world of crypto currency is daunting for many investors. But, the prospect of massive profits in the sector has attracted many types of investors, including those who otherwise might be cautious about investing in an asset, that they […]

Jack Dorsey, “Bitcoin Will Be the World’s Single Currency”

Jack Dorsey, “Bitcoin Will Be the World’s Single Currency”

Jack Dorsey, “Bitcoin Will Be the World’s Single Currency” $BTCUSD , $TWTR, $SQ Twitter (NYSE:TWTR) and Square (NYSE:SQ) CEO Jack Dorsey recently had very positive remarks about Bitcoin. He predicted the future of finance, suggesting that the “father of cryptocurrencies” is likely to become the world’s only currency within the next 10 years. Mr. Dorsey declared: […]

Ultra-Rich Investing in Horses, Cars, Cannabis and Cryptocurrencies

Ultra-Rich Investing in Horses, Cars, Cannabis and Cryptocurrencies

Ultra-Rich Investing in Horses, Cars, Cannabis, and Cryptocurrencies $BTCUSD $CME, $CBOE The world’s wealthiest investors are looking to expand their holdings in volatile digital coins, despite a mismatch in the group’s knowledge surrounding the asset class. The latest annual Wealth Report survey by Knight Frank indicated that 21% of wealth advisers and private bankers said their clients increased investments in cryptocurrencies in Y 2017, […]

Blockchain News: WORLD SATOSHI SUMMIT 2018

Blockchain News: WORLD SATOSHI SUMMIT 2018

Blockchain News: WORLD SATOSHI SUMMIT 2018 Dates: May 12- May 13, 2018 Venue: JW Marriott Hotel, New Delhi Aerocity Organizers: Harmeet Singh Monga and Rajesh Dhuddu What to Expect: Talks, inspirational keynotes, workshops, host of opportunities to network with the best in the Blockchain industry Don’t miss out on the ‘value exchange’ revolution that is […]

Bitcoin: Threat or Blessing?

Bitcoin: Threat or Blessing?

Bitcoin: Threat or Blessing? $BTCUSD The debate between liberty and censorship has been going since the dawn of the world wide web, but seeming the success of Russia in the Y 2016 US election has brought on a crack down. Currently, Bitcoin is trading at: 11,533.6904,+450.966, or +4.07%, as of 6:32a GMT, the market is open. China […]

Bitcoin: The Bulls Vs The Bears

Bitcoin: The Bulls Vs The Bears

Bitcoin: The Bulls Vs The Bears $BTCUSD Daily Bitcoin is in the headlines, positive sentiment is intact, and the price is in an uptrend after its recent correction. Currently Bitcoin is trading at: 11,324.9951, +29.9902, or +0.27%, at the close: 12:39p GMT Consider that 59% of last year’s ICO’s have failed or are failing, encouraging some triumphant “I […]

Technically Bitcoin Could Test to Recent Lows

Technically Bitcoin Could Test to Recent Lows

Technically Bitcoin Could Test to Recent Lows $BTCUSD Bitcoin faded from highs, but is still supported, as total cryptocurrency market remained steady. The total cryptocurrency market cap rose to $391-B, up a bit from Wednesday’s close, after snapping 3 straight days of decliners Tuesday. The total cryptomarket market cap is still well below its early […]

Blockchain Ventures to Achieve Mass Adoption Quickly

Blockchain Ventures to Achieve Mass Adoption Quickly

Blockchain Ventures to Achieve Mass Adoption Quickly Major industries adopting blockchain management Among the blockchain industry’s challenges, the Key issue has been achieving mainstream adoption of the disruptive technology. There is strong belief in the technology, as large enterprises and financial institutions are forging ahead with their respective projects. While most blockchain ventures are focused […]

The Big Q: Why are Crypto Exchanges Vulnerable to Hacks?

The Big Q: Why are Crypto Exchanges Vulnerable to Hacks?

The Big Q: Why are Crypto Exchanges Vulnerable to Hacks? $BTCUSD Blockchain technology can make transactions safe and secure, but crypto-currency exchanges that trade Bitcoins and other virtual currencies that are based on this technology have been hacked because they are not working on secure networks. Late last week, the Tokyo-based Coincheck exchange reported a […]

Blockchain, Bitcoin Ushering in a New Age in Retail Spending

Blockchain, Bitcoin Ushering in a New Age in Retail Spending

Blockchain, Bitcoin Ushering in a New Age in Retail Spending $BTCUSD, $SBUX, $AMZN Starbucks (NASDAQ:SBUX) Chairman Howard Schultz has said in the past that retail was going to witness “a seismic change” in consumer behavior because of technology, most notably the Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) effect and the explosion of e-Commerce. “I think if you look at […]

The Big Q: What Determines Bitcoin Price?

The Big Q: What Determines Bitcoin Price?

The Big Q: What Determines the Price of Bitcoin? $BTCUSD The Big A: Bitcoin is a cryptocurrency based on specifications outlined by Satoshi Nakamoto in Y 2009. Transactions are recorded in a blockchain, which shows the entire transaction history for each unit and is used to prove ownership. Processing transactions requires miners using computers to process blocks of […]

Bank of America (NYSE:BAC) is “all for Blockchain”

Bank of America (NYSE:BAC) is “all for Blockchain”

Bank of America (NYSE:BAC) is “all for Blockchain” $BAC, $CME, $CBOE, $BTC Wall Street and financial institutions have been extolling the benefits of “blockchain without Bitcoin” for a a few years. Blockchain is the distributed ledger technology that underpins Bitcoin, but voicing  hesitation, or outright dismissal, of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. Then, at the end […]

Blockchain Technology Will Deliver Full Transparency ‘Everywhere’

Blockchain Technology Will Deliver Full Transparency ‘Everywhere’

Blockchain Technology Will Deliver Full Transparency ‘Everywhere’ $BTCUSD We just attended the North American Bitcoin conference in beautiful Miami Florida. Over 4000 people attended. There were more millennial billionaires in one place then we’ll ever see again in my life. 30 plus companies/block chain purveyors presented at a cost of $20,000 per 15 minutes. Our […]

Gold and Silver are Going Digital

Gold and Silver are Going Digital

Gold and Silver are Going Digital $GLD, $SLV, $BTC Blockchain technology may help keep track of the roughly $200-B of the precious Yellow metal dug from remote mines, traded by middlemen and melted down by recycler’s that is sold each year to buyers scattered around the world. The London Bullion Market Association (LBMA), which oversees […]

SEC Taking a Hard Look at ‘Overnight’ Digital Currency Companies

SEC Taking a Hard Look at ‘Overnight’ Digital Currency Companies

SEC Taking a Hard Look at ‘Overnight’ Digital Currency Companies $BTCUSD Monday, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) made it known that it is taking a hard look at public companies that change their name and/or business model in a bid to capitalize upon the investor frenzy, and hyperbole surrounding blockchain technology, SEC Chairman […]

Bitcoin US Vs Bitcoin Asia

Bitcoin US Vs Bitcoin Asia

Bitcoin US Vs Bitcoin Asia $BTCUSD Bitcoin and the other major cryptocurrencies rebounded after a steep mid-week selloff on concerns about regulatory crackdowns in SKorea. After briefly dipping to near $9,000 during the week, Bitcoin traded near $12,000 on Friday as investors turned their attention away from Asian government crackdowns and focused on some new cryptocurrency-related options […]

Marijuana Sector Outlook for 2018

Marijuana Sector Outlook for 2018

Marijuana Sector Outlook for 2018 $GWPH, $BTC Medical Marijuana Approvals Should Increase It is expected the US Food and Drug Administration will approve the cannabis-based epilepsy drug Epidiolex from GW Pharmaceuticals Plc. (NASDAQ:GWPH) by the end of Summer 2018. GW Pharmaceuticals Plc is trading at: 132.00, +0.21, or +0.16% after hours: 7:37p EST on 10 January. Vs a […]

Forex Morning Briefing: Bitcoin Bounces on Founder’s Fund Interest

Forex Morning Briefing: Bitcoin Bounces on Founder’s Fund Interest

Bitcoin: Professional Traders Up Net Shorts At Year’s End $BTCUSD, $CME, $CBOE, $FB Trading in Bitcoin is volatile, while .DXY takes a beating In November, Bitcoin fell almost 30% in 4 days from $7,888 to $5,555. In September, it fell 40% from $4,979 to $2,972. And ETF specialist asset manager focused on technology, said in his newsletter […]

Bitcoin: Professional Traders Up Net Shorts At Year’s End

Bitcoin: Professional Traders Up Net Shorts At Year’s End

Bitcoin: Professional Traders Up Net Shorts At Year’s End $BTCUSD, $CME, $CBOE Trading in Bitcoin is volatile. In November, Bitcoin fell almost 30% in 4 days from $7,888 to $5,555. In September, it fell 40% from $4,979 to $2,972. And ETF specialist asset manager focused on technology, said in his newsletter that investors had displayed […]

Cryptocurrencies Shaping Future of Business

Cryptocurrencies Shaping Future of Business

Cryptocurrencies Shaping Future of Business $BTCUSD, $CBOE, $CME When it comes to cryptocurrencies, their role is not rising, it has risen. Bitcoin 1st launched in Y 2009, and it was followed 4 years later by its primary competition, Ethereum. These 2 competitors are joined by dozens of other cryptocurrencies to create a comprehensive ecosystem that […]

Bitcoin Leads to ‘Revolution’ in Commodity Trading

Bitcoin Leads to ‘Revolution’ in Commodity Trading

 Bitcoin Leads to ‘Revolution’ in Commodity Trading $BTCUSD, $IBM, $UBS The rise of Bitcoin is amazing the world’s financial gurus, and now blockchain, the digital-ledger system is set to do the same in Y 2018 for trading in raw materials commodities, as it is being adapted to streamline physical transactions. Two months ago 4 banks joined […]

Bitcoin Speculation Running to $15,000 This Month, Limits Off…

Bitcoin Speculation Running to $15,000 This Month, Limits Off…

Bitcoin Speculation Running to $15,000 This Month, Limits Off… $BTCUSD, $CBOE, $CME Bitcoin Bulls Running on Full Psych Steam Bitcoin climbed as much as 8.9% Thursday as it surged  $14,925.3730, extending this month’s advance to more than 45%. The price of the cryptocurrency touched $14,925.3730, a record, according to LTN data. ASX Ltd., the main exchange […]

Futures Market Looms, Bitcoin Climbs to $12,000

Futures Market Looms, Bitcoin Climbs to $12,000

Futures Market Looms, Bitcoin Climbs to $12,000 $BTCUSD, $CME, $CBOE Bitcoin surpassed $12,000 for the 1st time on investor’s speculation that the widespread use of futures will help lead to digital currencies being viewed as a legitimate asset class for mainstream investors. Bitcoin is currently trading at: 12,219.9951+493.40 (+4.21%), as of 5:27a GMT. Market open. The […]

Bitcoin Is Not a ‘Fraud,’ It is Not for Long-Term Investors

Bitcoin Is Not a ‘Fraud,’ It is Not for Long-Term Investors

Bitcoin Is Not a ‘Fraud,’ It is Not for Long-Term Investors $BTCUSD, $CME, $CBOE Many economic guru do not think Bitcoin is a “fraud” but do not recommend it for long-term investors. Bitcoin is currently trading at $11,381. 8154, +233.261, or 2.09% in the world market. Anyone looking to put money into Bitcoin needs to […]

Central Banks are Not Innovators, Bitcoin Threatens

Central Banks are Not Innovators, Bitcoin Threatens

Central Banks are Not Innovators, Bitcoin Threatens $BTCUSD The Big Q: Should central banks embrace cryptocurrencies, or even pioneer their own? The Big A: No. Cryptocurrencies aka crypto assets, are a new and unusual financial medium innovation, and to centralize them in a bureaucracy is wrong. However, the POBC, China’s central bank, says it is working to […]

Bitcoin, What’s Ahead for the Raging Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin, What’s Ahead for the Raging Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin, What’s Ahead for the Raging Cryptocurrency $BTCUSD, $MSFT, $JPM, $GS, $TM, $CME, $CBOE Bitcoin’s amazing rise YTD has attracted lots of attention, but most institutional investors are still on the sidelines, as regulators have yet to issue comprehensive rules, and corporations are still only testing blockchain technology. Whether Bitcoin matures or crashes will depend […]

Gold is Forever, Not All Crypto Currencies Will Survive

Gold is Forever, Not All Crypto Currencies Will Survive

 Gold is Forever, Not All Crypto Currencies Will Survive $GLD, $BTCUSD. $AMZN, $GOOGL, $JPM Not all of the Crypto currencies will survive, it is still early in this game. As in the .Com era there were winners and losers then, will there be winners and losers now. Bitcoin and Ethereum are the front-runners now, recall that […]

Bitcoin is an Experiment About “The Payday” Not its Potential as Money

Bitcoin is an Experiment About “The Payday” Not its Potential as Money

Bitcoin is an Experiment About “The Payday” Not its Potential as Money $BTCUSD, $IBM Cryptocurrencies are not a store-of-value or a safe-haven for anyone’s money or assets.  In the beginning, Bitcoin was something of a revolution to me. The digital currency represented everything from my rebellious youth. It was a decentralized, denationalized, and digital currency […]

SEC Set to Crackdown on Digital Currency Operators

SEC Set to Crackdown on Digital Currency Operators

SEC Set to Crackdown on Digital Currency Operators $ETHUSD, $BTCUSD Tuesday, Wall Street’s main regulator said that ICO’s (initial coin offerings), a means of crowdfunding for blockchain technology companies, should be subject to the same safeguards required in traditional securities sales. ICOs have become a bonanza for digital currency entrepreneurs, allowing them to raise millions […]

Dubai Blockchain Project

Dubai Blockchain Project

Dubai Blockchain Project Dubai leads the way. A seminar on the use of Blockchain has confirmed that Dubai is moving rapidly to achieve its goal of becoming the first government in the world to adopt the technology by 2020. During the seminar, organised by the Chief Information Officers Majlis, Dan Frankel, Blockchain Technology Consultant at […]

Crypto Coin Market is a ‘Time-Bomb’ that is Ticking

Crypto Coin Market is a ‘Time-Bomb’ that is Ticking

Crypto Coin Market is a ‘Time-Bomb’ that is Ticking Entrepreneurs issuing dispensable digital coins to cash in on the hype of Crypto currency are fanning a blockchain assets bubble. Firms have raised $1.3-B this year in digital coin sales, surpassing venture capital funding of blockchain companies and up more than 6X from the total raised […]

A Gold-backed Crypto Currency the Way to Introduce a New World Gold Standard.

A Gold-backed Crypto Currency the Way to Introduce a New World Gold Standard.

A Gold-backed Crypto Currency the Way to Introduce a New World Gold Standard. $GLD, $ABX, $SLW, $EXCFF You may recall that in December 2016 the Accounting and Auditing Organisation for Islamic Financial Institutions (AAOIFI) and the World Gold Council (WGC) announced a new “Shari’ah Standard on Gold.” The new Gold standard was celebrated as a […]

World-renowned blockchain experts will come to Moscow

World-renowned blockchain  experts will come to Moscow

World-renowned blockchain  experts will come to Moscow   On April 19, the most well-known global specialists in the sphere of blockchain technologies will come to Moscow. Together with Russian bankers and entrepreneurs they will discuss Russian and foreign blockchain projects in financial and non-financial spheres. The meeting will be driven by the annual Blockchain & […]

Dubai to Use Blockchain Technology for All Government Documents

Dubai to Use Blockchain Technology for All Government Documents

Dubai to Use Blockchain Technology for All Government Documents The Dubai government is seeking to position the emirate as a leader in blockchain technology Dubai has announced plans to use blockchain, the database technology behind crypto currency Bitcoin, for all government documents by Y2020. Dubai Media Office said in a tweet the strategy was launched […]

Bitcoin ‘Mining” Outlook Uncertain

Bitcoin ‘Mining” Outlook Uncertain

Bitcoin ‘Mining” Outlook Uncertain Simpley put, all Bitcoin transactions are recorded on a blockchain, a public, decentralized, permissionless ledger. The transactions are recorded in bundles, called “blocks,” by “miners” who receive a small reward in kind for mining. The process creates new Bitcoins. Miners currently earn 25 Bitcoins per block that is 16.175. The beginning […]