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
The Singapore Exchange reports on a successful blockchain trial with the local monetary authority, Nasdaq, and Deloitte, and is filing its first-ever technology patent
11/11/2018 / 13:29:00
Nasdaq seems to be eying a move deeper into cryptocurrency markets, by offering its markets policing know-how to selected crypto exchanges. Nasdaq, the international markets maker, is apparently looking to increase the use of the tools it has created to police its existing financial and securities markets in the crypto exchange business. Citing a what […]CryptoNewsReview.
11/02/2018 / 07:07:42
Nasdaq says it can lead the fight against market manipulation and fraud that has been plaguing the cryptocurrency market. In fact, a few exchange platforms are already adopting the exchange operator’s market surveillance technology. Helping to Combat Cryptocurrency Fraud According to Bloomberg, the U.S. stock exchange behemoth believes it can solve some of crypto’s issues – fraud and market manipulation. In a report published on November 1st, Nasdaq noted that it had a wealth ofRead MoreBitcoinist.com.
11/01/2018 / 22:00:23
The cryptocurrency industry has come a long way, with Bitcoin celebrating its ten year anniversary yesterday. However, despite the great strides made, one challenge has continued to plague the industry: fraud. Nasdaq believes that it might have the answer and is willing to help the crypto industry weed out fraud from the industry. In a […]NullTX.
11/01/2018 / 21:50:18
Microsoft will provide Azure-based blockchain services for Nasdaq’s modular Financial Framework systems. A press release from Microsoft this week revealed a new partnership between the IT giant’s cloud-based Azure service and financial markets-maker Nasdaq to provide blockchain-based integration for the latter’s widely used Financial Framework system. Part of Nasdaq’s commercial tech arm, known as Market Technology, Financial […]CryptoNewsReview.
11/01/2018 / 07:06:32
The Microsoft Azure blockchain will be deployed on the Nasdaq Financial Framework (NFF) to build a ledger agnostic blockchain capability that supports a multi-ledger strategy. The stock exchange will employ Microsoft’s ledger to manage the delivery, payment, and settlement of transactions. Nasdaq Financial Framework to Build Ledger Agnostic Blockchain With Microsoft Azure Nasdaq was the...NewsBTC.
11/01/2018 / 03:30:14
Microsoft recently announced a high-level partnership with Nasdaq to create an interoperability matrix for distributed ledgers. The partnerships will see Nasdaq Financial Framework (NFF) adopting the Microsoft Azure blockchain that allows different technologies to work together via one central ecosystem. NFF Partners with Microsoft Azure Blockchain According to a press release published by Microsoft on...Live Bitcoin News.
10/31/2018 / 21:00:47
Nasscom president said that cryptocurrencies are illegal and asked firms to comply with the law. The association later issued a clarification. Statement from the Association President Debjani Ghosh, Nasscom (The National Association of Software and Services Companies) president, earlier on Thursday said that cryptocurrencies were illegal and advised companies to comply with the local laws....Live Bitcoin News.
10/28/2018 / 02:30:06
The U.S midterms are approaching, and the threat of digital interference in U.S elections remains a major concern. Should potentially anonymous donations to election candidates in crypto be allowed? The U.S Federal Election Commission ruled to allow Bitcoin (BTC) and other cryptocurrency donations in 2014. In individual states, the rules can be very different. Eight states allow cryptocurrency contributions, while seven have banned them entirely according to Politico. Other states are undecided, leaving federal law toRead MoreThe post Are Cryptocurrency Donations Worth the Risk for the U.S Midterms? appeared first on Bitcoinist.com.
10/28/2018 / 02:00:36
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Since Bitcoin’s infant years, the cryptocurrency industry has been likened to the earliest stages of the internet’s development on a variety of platforms. This eerie comparison has only become more apparent, with a leading crypto investor recently pointing out that the long-term prospectives of this nascent space could be bolstered by the current sell-off, which...The post Dotcom Bubble Burst May Have Been Necessary; What About Crypto? appeared first on NewsBTC.
10/22/2018 / 07:56:57
Tether, the controversial issuer of the USDT cryptocurrency, may have found a new banking partner in the Bahamas. Tether May Have a New Bank As first reported by The Block’s Larry Cermak, Tether — whose USD-pegged cryptocurrency has a market cap in the billions of dollars — is said to be holding its fiat reservesCCN
10/16/2018 / 18:18:59
Here is why the cryptocurrency space was largely ''impressed” by Fidelity Investments announcing it will offer its 27 million customers a way to store and trade digital currencies. Fidelity Unveils ‘Fidelity Digital Assets’ Currently, Fidelity manages $7.2 trillion dollars, making it the fourth largest asset manager in the world. It is the leader in the United States when it comes to 401(k) retirement savings plans, and is one of the largest 403(b) retirement plan providers for not-for-profitRead MoreBitcoinist.com.
10/16/2018 / 17:00:07
Crypto asset prices are down at least 75% across the board for the most part. But strangely enough, institutions and mainstream entities continue to gain interest and involvement.Crypto Insider.
10/15/2018 / 13:50:26
Inside sources say Nasdaq is looking to create a platform for cryptocurrency security tokens. This development is the latest in a series of reports of the U.S.-based stock exchange operator taking steps to enter the digital asset space. Nasdaq and Cryptocurrency Security Tokens According to reports, Nasdaq plans to develop a platform where companies can...Live Bitcoin News.
10/14/2018 / 16:00:30
Today’s installment of The Daily is about building more than bickering, though we’ll squeeze in a little of the latter before we sign off. First though, let’s start by considering the latest projects being proposed within the crypto space: a tokenized security platform and a social media network that doesn’t leak data. Also read: South Korea’s […]Bitcoin News.
10/13/2018 / 09:55:50
All top ten cryptocurrencies and stocks from Dow Jones, S&P 500 and Nasdaq, are in the red on Thursday. A Deadly Crypto Dive The price of significant cryptocurrencies dived with nearly $16 billion of value being swept out in a matter of three hours. At the time of this writing, Bitcoin had dropped 4 percentThe post Cryptocurrency Market Loses $16 Billion as Dow Jones, Nasdaq Plummet appeared first on CCN
10/11/2018 / 13:49:45
The next benchmark in cryptocurrency adoption will likely take place through the acceptance of compliant securities exchanges that offers crypto trading and investment alongside traditional securities. November marks a major month towards this regard as leading initiatives have set November deadlines for their primary products. Many prominent analysts and speculators suggest that the development of […]NullTX.
10/04/2018 / 19:49:07
Walmart has advised its fresh, leafy greens producers to use blockchain technology to trace the movement of their products under its food traceability initiative, and to have all systems in place about one year from now, according to the company’s website. A letter to its suppliers noted the U.S. has suffered a multi-state outbreak ofCCN
09/26/2018 / 19:47:51
Another U.S. congressman is showing his support for the cryptocurrency industry by hosting a roundtable to discuss the best way forward for developing regulations. Developing and implementing crypto regulations is a tricky business. You need to ensure that the end-user is protected but you also don’t want to stunt the growth of this innovative and...Live Bitcoin News.
09/25/2018 / 14:00:49
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On Tuesday, September 25th, Rep. Warren Davidson (R-OH) will host a roundtable discussion with big-name financial players, firms, and crypto companies. Congressman Warren Davidson (R-OH) will host a roundtable discussion on Tuesday in Washington D.C. The roundtable includes figures representing Wall Street, venture capital firms, crypto exchanges, and non-profits. CNBC‘s Kate Rooney notes that the discussion comes in anticipation of a regulatory bill Rep. Davidson is expected to introduce later this fall. Rep. Davidson reachedRead MoreBitcoinist.com.
09/25/2018 / 10:00:23
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Phishing websites have been using fake news involving the Deputy Prime Minister of Singapore as means of aquiring users’ credit card and bank account information. Get Rich Quick Scheme The Singaporean government has condemned two separate websites for trying to acquire bank account and credit card information by distributing false information involving the Deputy Prime Minister of Singapore. Reportedly, the websites have been pretending that Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam supports the cryptocurrency industry. One of theRead MoreBitcoinist.com.
09/21/2018 / 06:00:45
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News wires buzzed this week when the National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations (Nasdaq) announced its pending purchase of Swedish crypto-friendly stock exchange Cinnober. Nasdaq made “an USD 190m all cash recommended public offer” to the exchange, which it terms a major “financial technology provider to brokers, exchanges and clearing houses worldwide.” It could […]The post $10 Trillion US Exchange Takes a Step Toward Crypto: Nasdaq Bids for Cinnober appeared first on Bitcoin News.
09/19/2018 / 06:40:16
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Major Wall Street mainstay Nasdaq is reportedly following the lead of its peers in seeking ways to slowly enter the cryptocurrency space, and has made an offer to acquire a crypto-friendly fintech startup based in Stockholm, Sweden. Nasdaq Moves to Acquire Cinnober in $190 Million Deal One of the world’s largest stock exchanges, Nasdaq, has...NewsBTC.
09/19/2018 / 03:00:14
In a push to take its strategic technology infrastructure to the next level, the world’s second-largest stock exchange NASDAQ is set to acquire Swedish fintech company Cinnober for $190 million. An Answer to the Growing Demand NASDAQ seeks to acquire a major Swedish financial technology provider Cinnober, making a $190 million all-cash recommended public offer...The post NASDAQ To Acquire Swedish Fintech Company in $190 Million Deal appeared first on Live Bitcoin News.
09/18/2018 / 21:00:55
The Swedish company XBT Provider AB announces plans to launch new exchange-traded products which are based on up to 10 cryptocurrencies before year’s end. The news comes soon after the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission temporarily halted the company’s Bitcoin exchange-traded note. A ‘Basket’ of Cryptocurrencies The Stockholm-based XBT Provider AB plans to launch an...Live Bitcoin News.
09/17/2018 / 22:00:52
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Nasdaq, the world’s second-largest stock exchange, announced Friday that it is in the works to acquire Cinnober, a trading solution provider based in Sweden. Cinnober has a history for bullishness towards digital assets and making it easier for institutions to invest in them. One of those efforts is the partnership with BitGo, a behemoth forCCN
09/17/2018 / 15:42:57
Cryptocurrency have finally shrugged off naysayer comparisons to the dotcom boom after markets lost more value than the crash of 2000. ‘Very Likely A Winner Takes All Market’ As Bloomberg reported September 12 following another day of declines, especially concentrated in altcoin markets, the MVIS CryptoCompare Digital Assets 10 Index now reads 80 percent lower than at all-time highs around December last year. This beats the Nasdaq Composite Index’s decline after the dotcom bubble burstRead MoreBitcoinist.com.
09/13/2018 / 18:00:34
The crypto market is having arguably the most positive month in its nine-year history. Yet, the price of major cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum have struggled to reflect optimistic developments in the industry. 13 days into September and the crypto market has seen Gemini introduce the market’s first fully audited and licensed stablecoin, EU commission...The post Crypto is Having the Most Positive Month in History, When Will Prices Reflect it? appeared first on NewsBTC.
09/13/2018 / 08:30:35
Nasdaq is looking into ways to can add crypto datasets to its market analytics service, according to sources at the company. The stock market firm hinted to Cointelegraph that it is interested in integrating crypto into its existing analytics tool, which was launched last year, with Nasdaq’s head of alternative data Bill Dague saying: ''Given […]CryptoNewsReview.
09/11/2018 / 15:33:15
Reports suggest that one of the planet’s largest stock exchanges is experimenting with adding information about digital assets to its Analytics Hub. The tools that the Nasdaq are hoping to incorporate will take data from a variety of sources and will be used by investors to make trading decisions. Mainstream Interest in Cryptocurrency Continues to...NewsBTC.
09/11/2018 / 15:00:45
Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) cleared the Philippine Digital Asset Exchange (PDAX) for license to exchange crypto and the Philippine peso. The exchange is being touted as one of the first of its kind to be specifically designed with Filipinos in mind, and will trade an array of cryptos and tokens, including bitcoin cash (BCH). […]Bitcoin News.
09/11/2018 / 14:55:17
Bitcoin has found stability in the low range of $6,300 to $6,400, demonstrating decent volume at around $3.8 billion and pushing its dominance index to 56.1 percent. Well performing tokens including WanChain, VeChain, Decentraland, and Waltonchain have recorded large losses against the US dollar in the range of 5 to 10 percent, mostly likely dueCCN
09/11/2018 / 09:36:43
Riot Blockchain, Inc. (NASDAQ: RIOT), a company officially focused on cryptocurrency mining and the development of an exchange, has swiftly replaced its CEO after the SEC charged him in connection to a fraudulent $27 million pump an dump scheme. Also Read: Denmark’s Largest Bank May Have Facilitated up to $150 Billion in Money Laundering $27 […]The post Riot Blockchain Replaces CEO Over $27 Million Pump and Dump Charges appeared first on Bitcoin News.
09/10/2018 / 16:45:57
Published on CoinnounceUS regulators (SEC) banned trading of XBT Provider’s Bitcoin and Ether Tracker One securities Sunday, September 9, quickly sending Cryptocurrency markets tumbling. Refering to ''disarray” among investors, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued a notice that two exchange-traded notes (ETNs) – Bitcoin Tracker One (''CXBTF”) and Ether Tracker One (''CETHF”) – would stop […]Coinnounce.
09/10/2018 / 13:28:02
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A new report from the U.S. National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine says internet voting systems should not be used currently. The organization is also advocating for the use of paper ballots in all U.S. elections by 2020. A sweeping 156-page report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) entitled, “Securing the Vote: Protecting American Democracy,” says that internet-based voting systems should not be used at this time until they canRead MoreBitcoinist.com.
09/10/2018 / 10:00:44
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has suspended the trading of two XBT Provider products: Bitcoin Tracker One and Ether Tracker One. The agency attributes ''a lack of current, consistent and accurate information” which leads to ''confusion amongst market participants” as the reason. Also read: 160 Crypto Exchanges Seek to Enter Japanese Market, Regulator Reveals SEC […]Bitcoin News.
09/10/2018 / 03:55:09
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Despite tired rhetoric that speaks to the contrary, cryptocurrency is an inefficient form of money for terrorist organizations. However, one expert believes the U.S. ought to take steps to prevent its adoption as a sanctuary financial conduit for global terrorist networks. Not Many Cryptocurrency ATMs in Rough Terrain, Mountains According to Yaya Fanusie, a senior member of the Foundation for Defense of Democracies Center on Sanctions and Illicit Finance, cash is still the preferred formRead MoreBitcoinist.com.
09/09/2018 / 04:00:14
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Bitcoin is “functioning well as a reserve currency” for cryptocurrency investors as its transaction volume looks set to halve in 2018, Placeholder VC partner Chris Burniske said following new analysis released this week. 2018 Market Hits Velocity A Medium post by developer and interviewer Nodar Janashia September 5 had highlighted that Bitcoin’s token velocity, neatly described as “the frequency at which the same unit of a token is used to process on-chain transactional value,” wouldRead MoreBitcoinist.com.
09/08/2018 / 01:00:34
In a world first, an artwork worth millions of dollars has been tokenized and sold on blockchain. 14 Small Electric Chairs, a two-meter high painting by the late renowned American visual artist Andy Warhol, was sold on blockchain-based art investment platform Maecenas to 100 participants. Approximately US$1.7 million was raised in the cryptocurrency auction forCCN
09/05/2018 / 16:29:28
Bitcoin Cash’s (BCH) troll slayer Derek Magill is back at it, and this time he’s facing down a pretty fierce opponent. Saifedean Ammous’s The Bitcoin Standard is hardcore maximalist argumentation for the supremacy of bitcoin core (BTC) as a cryptocurrency and world settlement commodity. While good people can differ on Mr. Ammous’s views, the BCH […]Bitcoin News.
09/02/2018 / 06:50:45
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Cryptocurrency exchange Binance continued to wow cryptocurrency commentators as data shows the platform made almost as much profit as Nasdaq in Q1 2018. 8 Months, $200 Million A comparison uploaded to Twitter by Danhua Capital managing Director Dovey Wan August 30 shows that for that period, Binance pulled in $200 million against Nasdaq’s $209 million. The figure represents one of several linked to Binance’s rapid growth to circulate among the online community, Wan also notingRead MoreBitcoinist.com.
08/30/2018 / 16:00:17
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