A blockchain-based art investment platform has teamed up with John McAfee to tokenize a piece of fine art by Picasso. Putting Art on the Blockchain The investment platform in question is Maecenas. According to a blog post, it is teaming up with McAfee and crypto exchange Ethershift.co to bring artwork from Picasso to the blockchain. It will...Live Bitcoin News.
11/15/2018 / 01:00:59
At press time, the father of cryptocurrency is back down in the $6,300 range. This is about $200 lower than where it has stood over the past couple of days. The currency made headlines after it rose back up to $6,500 following word that the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) was closing the public commentary […]NullTX.
11/09/2018 / 21:16:16
A Swedish man has been found guilty of attempted murder after sending a mail bomb to a bitcoin firm based in London. According to detectives from London’s Metropolitan Police Service, 43-year old Jermu Michael Salonen sent the mail bomb following a refusal by Hackney-based Cryptopay to change his password. As initially reported by the CityCCN
11/09/2018 / 19:57:10
Cryptocurrency backed lending provider Cred has added ripple (XRP) as a collateral option, enabling XRP holders to get loans for their holdings without having to sell them or incur tax consequences, an official press release reports. As a lending platform that specializes in decentralized assets, Cred’s goal is to make it possible for anyone toThe post Crypto Loan Provider Cred Now Takes Ripple (XRP) as Collateral appeared first on CCN
11/09/2018 / 16:38:11
Although many pundits disagree on the short-term prospects for digital assets, the push for adoption is a bandwagon that crypto investors, insiders, and leaders alike can easily hop onto. Hence why many were over the moon, so to speak, when Changpeng Zhao revealed that Binance Coin (BNB), an ERC20 token on Ethereum, could be used...The post Crypto Investors Can Now Buy Aircraft With Binance Coin (BNB) appeared first on NewsBTC.
11/09/2018 / 08:50:45
The Volentix digital assets ecosystem is composed of four core applications. VENUE is a dynamic community platform that recruits and aligns members of the VOLENTIX community to support distribution of the native VOLENTIX digital asset VTX. VERTO is built as a multi-currency wallet to facilitate personal custody and local management of private and public keys for use in peer-to-peer transactions, with the goal of eliminating risks of devastating losses of stake associated with traumatic failures of central operators. VESPUCCI is in development as an analytics engine accessible via a user-friendly interface with real-time and historical market data, including digital assets ratings and sentiment analyses. VDEX is envisioned as a distributed, decentralized digital assets exchange with emphasis on user experience, security, speed, authentication, ease of use, scalability, multi-asset support, and community development and governance implemented by a decentralized autonomous organization (DAO) constructed on custom-built applications using EOS.IO smart contracts and related technology.Bitcoin News.
11/08/2018 / 18:30:07
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The central bank of Israel has published a summary of the work of its interdepartmental team to examine central bank digital currency and its eventual use in the country’s financial system. The research found there are no proper grounds for a decision to recommend issuing digital currency as of yet. Israel’s Central Bank Report Weighs Benefits...NewsBTC.
11/07/2018 / 23:30:28
The first officially registered cryptocurrency exchange has been launched in Dubai, following a joint venture between Al Zarooni Group and Crypto Bulls. The two organisations, alongside Gulf Coin Gold (GCG), will collaborate on the venture, which will see the crypto and blockchain industries grow across the United Arab Emirates (UAE) over the coming months and […]CryptoNewsReview.
11/07/2018 / 17:16:40
A group under the Bank of Israel has published a report on a proposal to issue a national digital currency. The team, which was set up last November, has identified several potential advantages to the technology, but has advised the central bank not to act until other institutions throughout the world have done so first. […]Bitcoin News.
11/07/2018 / 17:10:21
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The Bank of Israel has released the results of a research study commissioned in late 2017 to examine the feasibility of issuing a cryptocurrency that would be equivalent in value to the shekel. Dubbed the ‘Digital Shekel’, the proposed cryptocurrency has been found to be unsuitable to the needs of Israel in a number ofCCN
11/07/2018 / 09:20:40
An October report published by OneAlpha suggests that bitcoin has gained strength following the 2018 correction. Based in Israel, OneAlpha is a division of the First Digital Assets Group, which describes itself as “the leading digital assets group in Europe.” And the Price Goes BOOM! In 2017, Bitcoin’s price experienced several bursts that saw it...Live Bitcoin News.
11/07/2018 / 07:00:54
The Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange has released a paper aimed at creating the infrastructure necessary to accommodate transactions with cryptocurrency-based assets and facilitate the implementation of distributed ledger technologies in the emirate. The platform wants to support financial institutions in their efforts to introduce services related to innovative investment instruments. Also read: Professional Course Prepares […]Bitcoin News.
11/07/2018 / 06:05:33
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A partnership between Al Zarooni Group, Crypto Bulls and Gulf Coin Gold has fostered the launch of the first cryptocurrency exchange registered in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). In other news, LXDX has announced that it plans to conduct a $5.7 million fundraising round via a security token offering (STO), and BTCC has announced indefinite […]Bitcoin News.
11/07/2018 / 04:35:13
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A new cryptocurrency is coming to Dubai and it will be the first officially registered one in the country. Dubai to Get a New Crypto Exchange According to local media Al Zarooni Group and Crypto Bulls have joined together to launch the Crypto Bulls Exchange which is slated to be one of the biggest game...NewsBTC.
11/06/2018 / 12:00:10
The annual report of the SEC’s Division of Enforcement has detailed the actions taken against initial coin offerings during the preceding financial year. Also, a report published by One Alpha estimates that Israeli ICOs have raised more than $600 million during 2018, and 25 investors have filed a lawsuit accusing rapper T.I. and his business […]The post ICO Roundup: SEC Annual Report, Israeli Offerings Raise $600 Million, Rapper Sued appeared first on Bitcoin News.
11/03/2018 / 21:50:37
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By Rafael Delfin, Head of Research at Brave New Coin, a leading provider of high-value cryptocurrency market data and insights, since 2012. October 31st, 2018 marked the 10-year anniversary of the publication of Bitcoin’s white paper. While it was initially circulated among a small and obscure cryptography mailing list, one decade later, the implementation ofCCN
11/03/2018 / 15:05:56
Grayscale’s Q3 2018 Digital Investment Report says the firm has raised around $330 million so far in 2018. Grayscale had raised $25.4 million at this time in 2017. The latest Digital Asset Investment Report from cryptocurrency firm Grayscale Investments signifies they are still going strong, despite market downturns for virtual currencies in 2018. The report says the company managed to bring in $81.1 million for Q3, bringing the year-to-date total to a record $329.5 million.Read MoreThe post Grayscale Has Raised Nearly $330 Million This Year According to Q3 Report appeared first on Bitcoinist.com.
11/02/2018 / 04:00:48
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Ledger, the popular hardware wallet manufacturer based out of France, has recently revealed the company’s contingency plans for the upcoming Bitcoin Cash (BCH) hard fork scheduled for Nov. 15. On Tuesday, Oct. 30, Ledger explained to its customer base that the organization will be pausing bitcoin cash services on Nov. 15 and the company plans […]Bitcoin News.
11/01/2018 / 20:15:06
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Yesterday, October 31st, cryptocurrency Bitcoin (BTC) celebrated its tenth birthday. As part of the celebration, a company called Bizkey has decided to start a new campaign called ''Token Day” in Singapore. Token Day is a campaign that is supposed to allow the public to get more familiar and better acquainted with cryptocurrencies according to reports....NewsBTC.
11/01/2018 / 13:30:16
Johnny Depp was ''fired” from the movie of John McAfee’s life, according to McAfee himself… At the start of the week came the new, official casting for a movie based around the life of controversial cryptocurrency advocate John McAfee. King Of The Jungle will follow the tale of a Wired magazine reporter seemingly assigned a […]CryptoNewsReview.
10/31/2018 / 05:58:49
StarkWare, an Israel-based blockchain specialist which commercializes a zero-knowledge proof system, has secured $30 million from high profile names within the cryptocurrency ecosystem, including Consensys, Coinbase Ventures, Intel Capital, Pantera, and Sequoia. Zero-Knowledge Protocol Startup StarkWare Raises $30 Million Netanya-based StarkWare Industries, which was founded in early 2018 to develop its ''full proof stack for...The post StarkWare Raises $30 Million to Solve Blockchain Privacy and Scalability Issues appeared first on NewsBTC.
10/31/2018 / 01:00:31
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CoinSpeakerAerum Set to Disrupt FinTech Industry with Its Next Gen Blockchain for Programmable P2P FinanceA new project Aerum will challenge the current issues of blockchain technology with its "number one" Ethereum-based platfrom.Aerum Set to Disrupt FinTech Industry with Its Next Gen Blockchain for Programmable P2P Finance
10/30/2018 / 10:30:11
In today’s edition of The Daily, we focus on an Israeli crypto security startup that has raised $30 million in funding from a number of notable companies. We also look at how tokens are being used to clean up the environment, as well as efforts by major auditing firms to service clients in the cryptocurrency […]The post The Daily: Security Startup Raises $30M, Crypto Used to Fight Plastic Pollution appeared first on Bitcoin News.
10/30/2018 / 10:15:26
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Israeli Blockchain Association, an organization whose primary objective is to educate, develop and empower Israel’s distributed ledger technology (DLT) community, encourage best practices and connect it with global leaders in the blockchain space, has released its third Israeli Blockchain Startup Map. According to a recent press release by the organization, there are now more than 200CCN
10/29/2018 / 08:00:17
John McAfee refused to work with Johnny Depp, causing a change in casting for the Hollywood telling of his story… The story of controversial cryptocurrency advocate John McAfee has already to a point been told in the documentary feature Gringo: The Dangerous Life Of John McAfee, that sits on Netflix is you fancy a watch. […]CryptoNewsReview.
10/29/2018 / 05:32:45
Afri Schoedon, an Ethereum developer at Parity Technologies, said that the network cannot rely on Infura to process 10 billion requests per day. Created by Michael Wuehler, an author at ConsenSys and NYC Ethereum founder, Infura is an infrastructure that allows decentralized applications (dApps) to process information on the Ethereum network without running a fullCCN
10/28/2018 / 23:15:27
Samsung has announced a partnership with Dutch bank ABN AMRO and Rotterdam Port Authority to build a shipping and logistics business based on distributed ledger technology. Samsung’s NexLedger to Test Compatibility with R3’s Corda in Pilot Project for Shipping Industry The South Korean technology giant will be responsible for linking its blockchain platform Nexledger to...NewsBTC.
10/22/2018 / 23:00:56
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Moving money around the world is a very expensive venture. There are ways of doing it cheaper compared to traditional solutions, however. Arrington XRP Capital founder Michael Arrington is a big fan of Ripple’s XRP in this regard. The company recently moved $50 million worth of the cryptocurrency at the cost of $0.30, An impressive...The post Ripple Network Moves $50 Million in XRP in 2 Seconds for Just $0.30 appeared first on Live Bitcoin News.
10/21/2018 / 23:30:01
The Wall Street banking giant and Galaxy Digital Ventures together invested a total of $15 million in the Series B funding round for BitGo. CoinSpeaker.
10/19/2018 / 14:08:39
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Cryptocurrency exchanges in some of Africa’s biggest bitcoin markets have been forced to rethink their security to thwart persistent attacks from hackers, a trend that has troubled trading platforms all around the world. Also read: Cointext Launches Bitcoin Cash SMS Wallet in Argentina and Turkey The Worst Yet to Come for African Exchanges Exchanges in the […]Bitcoin News.
10/18/2018 / 00:30:23
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Bitcoin mining has been criticized by mainstream media, environmentalists and some economists for its energy consumption deemed excessive. Yes, the proof of work system burns a lot of electricity but does the planet suffer from deficit? Here’s a look at an interesting aspect of nuclear power generation – it turns out the wasted capacity of […]Bitcoin News.
10/17/2018 / 00:20:36
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Novogratz said that the arrival of institutional players has taken a little longer than expected. As a result, he cuts down on Bitcoin price prediction to below $10000 by the year-end. CoinSpeaker.
10/16/2018 / 16:36:50
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On Oct. 15, Binance announced the launch of its fiat-to-cryptocurrency exchange in Uganda. The world’s biggest digital currency exchange said users in the East African country are now able to complete full account verification starting immediately. Deposits and withdrawals of the local fiat currency, the Ugandan shilling, start on Wednesday. Also read: Bitcoin After Death: The […]Bitcoin News.
10/16/2018 / 07:50:56
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A woman suing for 62,500 Canadian dollars ($48,125) sent to a phone scammer over a bitcoin ATM has lost her court case, local media reported. On Friday, Charlottetown Provincial Court chief judge Nancy Orr ruled that the fiat money deposited by the woman into the teller machine belonged to Instacoin ATM Canada Inc., owners of […]The post Scam Victim Loses $48,000 Claim Against Canadian Bitcoin ATM Firm appeared first on Bitcoin News.
10/13/2018 / 06:15:25
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South Korea’s largest cryptocurrency exchange by trading volume, Bithumb, has seen a Singapore-based blockchain consortium become its majority owner in a $350 million deal. BTC Holdings Company, which was Bithumb’s biggest stakeholder until Thursday with a 75.99% stake finalized an agreement to sell 50 percent plus one stake for 400 billion won (approx. $352 million)The post $350 Million: Singapore Consortium Gains Majority Stake in Korea’s Biggest Bitcoin Exchange appeared first on CCN
10/12/2018 / 08:50:41
Naeem Aslam, chief market analyst at Think Markets UK, has stated that Bitcoin needs a blessing from the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to revitalize and experience a recovery in price. According to Aslam, the approval of the first Bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF), which would allow accredited investors and individual traders in US marketsCCN
10/11/2018 / 21:15:59
At least one country is opening its arms to initial coin offerings… by Manoj Sharma for CNR The United Arab Emirates (UAE) intends to set forth a fully-fledged regulatory framework and to officially introduce initial coin offerings (ICOs) in 2019, it’s been revealed. The Emirates will rely on ICOs as an alternative way of raising […]CryptoNewsReview.
10/11/2018 / 06:06:14
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