• The Securities Division of the Office of the Attorney General in South Carolina has served ShipChain with an administrative order to cease and desist from conducting business transactions within the state. The ruling comes down after it was determined that the tokens offered by ShipChain during its ICO fell under the state’s legal definition of securities.  Oversight and tough calls are rampantly increasing on behalf of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in what is supposed to

    Another One Bites the Dust: ShipChain Served with Cease and Desist Order

    | 2018/05/25 7:00 am
  • As everyone knows, Bitcoin has had an ultra-impressive run. Now, initial coin offerings (ICOs) are the cryptocurrency space’s hottest offerings, thanks to their ability to provide high returns on investment. Having said that, not all ICOs are created equal. Some will barely reach the finish line, let alone shoot the moon. With investors always looking for “the next Bitcoin,” the race to take the next big ICO to the moon is already underway!  The Highest

    ASKfm Reaches New Peak, Scales Everest

    | 2018/05/25 5:00 am
  • A recent study by the Warwick Business Schools claims that the whims and caprices of investors dictate cryptocurrency prices. The study, also claims that economic indices do not play a significant role in shaping the market dynamic. In short, cryptos are only worth as much as people are willing to pay for them. Cryptocurrency Value is Subject to Mood Swings Assistant finance professor at Warwick Business School, Daniele Bianchi, is the author of the research

    Study Claims Cryptocurrency Values Based on Investor Sentiment

    | 2018/05/25 3:00 am
  • The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has proposed changes to its current regulations which are expected to lower the market entry for blockchain related exchanges. A Regulator Responds to Blockchain & a Changing Financial Landscape According to reports, MAS  – which is Singapore’s central bank and financial regulator – has issued a consultation paper in which it is reviewing the current regulatory framework which has been in place since 2002. This is to accommodate the demands

    Singapore Proposes Regulatory Changes Which Could Green-Light Blockchain Related Exchanges

    | 2018/05/25 1:00 am
  • Technology and military experts suggest that candidates for defense jobs may not be able to obtain a necessary security clearance if they own Bitcoin or other cryptocurrencies.  The Struggle for Tech Talent in the Defense Sector The Pentagon is struggling to hire new tech talent. Unlike the private sector, the Department of Defense and certain other government agencies require a candidate to obtain necessary security clearances in order to be hired. This leaves a very

    Could Cryptocurrency Be a Red Flag for U.S. Workers Seeking Security Clearances?

    | 2018/05/24 11:00 pm
  • The gates of Kepler Technologies pre-sale white listing were opened on May 23 and it is currently possible for investors from all around the world to take part. In order to participate, all you need to do is register and get whitelisted and then reserve the amount of KEP you are planning on buying during this stage. The pre-sale will begin on May 29 and last for three weeks, ending on June 19. There is

    Kepler Pre-Sale White Listing Now Underway

    | 2018/05/24 6:00 pm
  • NChain CTO and self-proclaimed creator of Bitcoin Craig Wright has told members of a conference in Rwanda that he “has more money than their country.” Wright: ‘Quite Frankly,’ I’m Richer Than You Speaking at the Transform Africa Summit 2018 in the capital of Kigali, Wright made various assertions about his abilities to transform Africa using blockchain technology. The remarks formed part of a presentation titled “Bitcoin Cash: The Cryptocurrency & Blockchain For Africa.” Wright, who

    ‘I’ve Got More Money Than Your Country,’ Craig Wright Tells Rwanda

    | 2018/05/24 5:00 pm
  • Cryptocurrency startup company, Circle, has unveiled a new investment product. The launch was announced via a post on the company’s blog. The Goldman Sachs-backed firm recently completed a lucrative investment round while announcing plans for a stablecoin tied to the USD. Buy the Market According to a blog post by Senior Product Manager, Rachel Mayer, the latest addition to the catalog of crypto investment offerings at the firm is called “Buy the Market.” This new

    Circle Unveils New Product for Retail Cryptocurrency Investors

    | 2018/05/24 3:00 pm
  • Bitcoin might be anathema to the majority of Wall Street banks, however, for small lenders in the U.S., the crypto market is a veritable money maker. Despite the uncertainty and lack of regulation in the industry, Main Street banks are jumping on the Bitcoin bandwagon and raking in huge revenues. Main Street Banks Catching the Bitcoin Bug The big banks on Wall Street have largely shunned the cryptocurrency market with only a few making tentative

    Small Banks in America Making Money with Bitcoin

    | 2018/05/24 1:00 pm
  • Tutellus is by far the biggest online educational collaborative platform in the Spanish-speaking world. In operation since May 2013, it currently boasts more than 1 million users in 160 countries. It now seeks to harness to power of blockchain-based technology to disrupt the online education industry as we know it. The project is currently in the process of a pre-sale and it will launch the official token sale on June 12th, 2018. Pinpointing Critical Problems

    Tutellus – Opening New Horizons Through Online Education

    | 2018/05/24 10:00 am
  • TradingView still has flaws when it comes to the crypto market and will have to break away from its traditional finance background to put the funds it received to good use and make crypto inroads. TradingView, a developer of social networking and data analysis tools for financial markets, got in early as a crypto trading and investment tool finding an amazing opportunity, which has resulted in the company receiving a whopping $37 million in new funds by

    TradingView is Booming But Crypto Offering is Still Lacking

    | 2018/05/24 7:00 am
  • The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) is facing a lawsuit from a cryptocurrency exchange in the African country following the RBZ’s recent order to all registered financial institutions to stop all forms of cryptocurrency trading. The central bank also instructed cryptocurrency exchanges to shut down their operations.  The Legality of Cryptocurrency in Zimbabwe Brought into Question According to news reports, Golix, the largest cryptocurrency exchange in Zimbabwe, submitted a High Court challenge stating that the RBZ does

    Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe Sued for Banning Cryptocurrency

    | 2018/05/24 3:00 am
  • The Bank of China will use the technology to upgrade their existing poverty reduction system in hopes of increasing efficiency and transparency. The benefits of blockchain technology are both powerful and far-reaching in that it does much more than just make virtual currencies possible. One of the industries where the efficiency, security, and immutability of blockchain can really shine is in the finance sector. As this industry is heavily reliant on record-keeping, it stands to

    China Using Blockchain to Help Fight Poverty in Tibet

    | 2018/05/24 1:00 am
  • The founder of Weiss Ratings Agency Martin D. Weiss has forecast that an upcoming rule change in US banking will compel investors to move their money away. Spotlight On Volcker Rule Change Timing In a dedicated blog post about the watering down of the Volcker Rule, which limits banks’ ability to gamble deposited funds, Weiss claims that the plan is coming “precisely at a time when risk-taking has reached a peak and key risk assets

    Weiss Ratings: Cryptocurrency Will Become ‘Fundamentally Safer’ Than Banks

    | 2018/05/23 11:00 pm
  • Ivy recently announced a partnership with the Talenta Group which could see significant upside for its token holders. Who is Ivy? Ivy is a block-chain based technology for FIAT & Cryptocurrency business transactions which require verification in the international monetary system. The Ivy Network utilizes IVY tokens which will carry Know Your Customer (KYC) & Know Your Transaction (KYT) to meet the verification requirements for transactions. Ivy bridges the gap between the centralized traditional banking

    3 Reasons Ivy Partnering with Talenta Is a Good Thing

    | 2018/05/23 10:00 pm
  • In the West, crypto markets continue to battle with the regulatory uncertainty as the SEC and other regulatory bodies take their time to decide which camp they sit on. At the same time, things are not much rosier in the East either where China is yet to warm up to cryptocurrencies. Blockchain has been around “long” enough to show the proof of concept in that by utilizing blockchain it is possible to streamline a number

    From Russia with Love: How Cryptocurrency and Blockchain are Finding Their Feet

    | 2018/05/23 9:00 pm
  • Two Democratic nominees in a California Congressional race clash over accepting donations in the form of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. The result is an incredibly misleading ad that says Bitcoin fans are for drug deals and human trafficking. Fellow Democrats Dave Min and Brian Forde clashed over accepting cryptocurrencies as donations while running for California’s 45th Congressional race. Forde is promoted by the media as amongst the earliest politicians to start accepting cryptocurrencies as donations.

    Bitcoin in Politics: Fellow Democrats Clash Over Accepting Cryptocurrency Donations

    | 2018/05/23 7:00 pm
  • Coinbase has taken another massive step in establishing itself in the emerging cryptocurrency market. The largest crypto exchange platform in the U.S. has acquired decentralized exchange (DEX) platform Paradex. Paradex: The P2P ERC20 DEX Paradex isn’t your usual cryptocurrency exchange platform. It is a peer-to-peer (P2P) ERC20 DEX service that utilizes the 0x protocol. As a DEX, it offers users the ability to trade cryptos directly from their wallets rather than using centralized services like

    Coinbase Acquires Paradex, Set to Offer DEX Crypto Trading to Customers Outside the U.S.

    | 2018/05/23 5:00 pm
  • ZenCash (ZEN) has just been added to Binance as the exchange’s 127th coin. ZenCash is a privacy coin that uses a similar technology which ZCash uses to secure the private blockchain. Binance Lists ZenCash Binance has just announced that they will be adding another cryptocurrency to their vast arsenal, this coin being ZenCash, a smaller market cap privacy coin forked off of the ZClassic blockchain, this being a fork of ZCash. 🔊 ZenCash is now

    Binance Confirms Listing of The ZenCash Privacy Coin

    | 2018/05/23 9:00 am
  • The cryptocurrency market is cooling, but institutional investments into the space have been heating up and have generated over a billion dollars worth of funding in under half a year. Market Slowing But Investments Speeding Up? You would think that with the slowdown in the cryptocurrency market would come a correlated slowdown in institutional investments. However, investments in the space from venture capital firms have only gained momentum since last year’s bull run. Cryptocurrencies and

    Is 2018 The Year of Venture Capital Investment in the Cryptocurrency Market?

    | 2018/05/23 7:00 am
  • China has shockingly (not really) issued yet another warning about the so-called perils that come along with investing in the cryptocurrency industry. This time, it’s in the form of a news report run by its state TV channel. The Bubble Chant Continues According to China Banking News, the report, titled ‘Blockchain Cryptocurrency Bubble Accumulates’, is an alleged investigative piece on how dangerous crypto speculation can be. The seemingly in-depth report appears to focus on one

    China Blames Poor Investment Choices on Crypto Industry

    | 2018/05/23 3:00 am
  • According to crypto trader Brian Kelly, now is the right time to invest in Bitcoin Cash (BCH). The founder and CEO of cryptocurrency trading firm, BKCM LLC envisages an increase in the value of the most popular bitcoin fork. Value Creation will Drive Price Increase Speaking to CNBC, Kelly predicted an impending bull run for Bitcoin Cash. He based his assertions on the decisions reached during the recent meeting of Bitcoin Cash miners in Hong

    Brian Kelly: Now is the Time to Invest in Bitcoin Cash

    | 2018/05/23 1:00 am
  • John McAfee believes the march of the cryptocurrency bulls is at hand. The renowned tech activist and internet security expert has added his voice to the growing crypto institutional investment narrative. Prices Will Go Through the Roof In a tweet on Monday, McAfee urged traders to gear up for the next crypto price rally. He based his assertions on the influx of cash from institutional investors trooping into the market. He also said that with

    John McAfee Says the Cryptocurrency Bull Rally is Near

    | 2018/05/22 9:00 pm