• EOS, a cryptocurrency token and blockchain that claims to operate as a smart contract platform for the deployment of decentralized applications (DApps), continues to perform well in short-term bearish market conditions – and market analysts think this may be just the beginning.  ‘A Groundbreaking Event’ After skyrocketing for weeks, the now-fifth largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization experienced a much-needed (and expected) pullback. Yesterday, however, the cryptocurrency once again saw an 11 percent spike in valuation — more

    Analyst: EOS ‘A Groundbreaking Event, the Likes of Which This Industry Has Yet to See’

    | 2018/05/18 6:00 pm
  • Extended reality (XR) is an exciting and emerging technology that will reshape the way we experience digital environments. Naturally, advertising will be a crucial and lucrative component of this market — but it has to be done right. Trivver aims to do just that. What is Trivver? Trivver is an all-inclusive extended reality (XR) advertising platform constructed on a set of patented technologies which aims to quickly facilitate the adoption, commercialization, and monetization of XR

    Trivver Has Brought Advertising to Extended Reality

    | 2018/05/18 5:00 pm
  • Tether, the long-controversial stablecoin pegged to the U.S. dollar, has just generated $250 million dollars worth of tokens. Tether Supplies Rise to 2.77 Billion Tether is right back at it, generating $250 million dollars worth of Tether with a few clicks, as of 11:20 AM PST today. Although this is just breaking news, the ‘granting’ of large amounts of Tether has been a topic of controversy for many in the community in the past. The

    $250 Million Tether Grant: Here we Go Again

    | 2018/05/18 4:00 pm
  • Tony Cui, the CEO of Achain — a public blockchain platform that enables developers of all levels to issue tokens and create smart contracts, decentralized applications, and blockchain systems — has written an open letter to the platform’s dedicated users and investors. In addition to detailing the successes of the project’s first phase, Cui officially announced the launch of the project’s second phase: Galaxy. Phase One’s Successful Advancements Phase One, also known as The Singularity

    Achain Enters Phase 2 of its Development: ‘Galaxy’

    | 2018/05/18 3:00 pm
  • Russia’s State Duma Committee on State Construction is to support the first reading of a regulatory proposition which is to incorporate the fundamental rules for the digital economy in the country’s Civil Code. At the same time, a leading Russian bank issues the first commercial bonds carried out via Blockchain-based technology. Russia is making serious efforts towards dominating the booming industry of blockchain technology, claiming that it will eventually belong to them. In April of

    Russia Moves to Regulate Crypto, Issues First Commercial Bonds via Blockchain

    | 2018/05/18 8:00 am
  • Following President Donald Trump’s announcement that the US would pull out of the Iran nuclear deal, the Iranian rial crashed from $0.00003 to $0.00002, or 50,000 rials to the dollar. Will this cause Iranians to turn to Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies? Fleeing to Crypto Iran’s economic hardship heightened by sanctions and the US withdrawal from the nuclear deal will cause Iranians to buy more cryptocurrencies, said Weiss Cryptocurrency Ratings analyst Juan Villaverde in a blog post today.

    Iranians Will Buy Cryptocurrency As Economy Collapses, Analyst Says

    | 2018/05/18 6:00 am
  • A seasoned counselor at the People’s Bank of China (PBoC) maintains that the control for currency issuance should remain within the government. The senior official also said that blockchain technology must remain astray from finance. His statements come despite the country’s intentions to create a state-owned cryptocurrency. Decentralization is Bad Spoken like a flat-out banker, Sheng Songcheng, a senior counselor to PBoC with more than two decades of experience, said that blockchain-based technology needs to

    People’s Bank of China: ‘Government Must Have Monopoly on Currency Issuance’

    | 2018/05/18 2:00 am
  • With institutional investment being something of a major theme in the blockchain space these days, financial advisors better start studying up on cryptocurrencies and their underlying technology – and fast – lest they risk losing their clients.  ‘It’s Really Here to Stay’ JP Morgan chairman Jamie Dimon once called Bitcoin a “fraud,” and Vanguard CEO Tim Buckley once told CNBC, “You will never see a fund from Vanguard on bitcoin.” Their loss. Despite a slew of negativity

    Nocoiner Financial Advisers Are Failing Their Clients

    | 2018/05/18 12:00 am
  • After receiving even more excellent ratings from leading blockchain experts over the past few days, Kepler’s long-awaited pre-sale is now just around the corner.  Life-Changing Inventions The second phase of the pre-ICO is set to start on May 22, will last for two weeks, and will have 5,000,000 tokens available for sale. Each token will be valued at $1.25 and can be bought using Bitcoin and Ethereum. There is also set to be a stunning

    Kepler Pre-Sale Just Around the Corner as Market Stabilizes

    | 2018/05/17 11:00 pm
  • In the wake of Cambridge Analytica improperly acquiring the data of up to 87 million Facebook users, the social media giant is exploring how blockchain could decentralize its network to protect user data or even possibly create a cryptocurrency. A new report published today has experts speculating about what Facebook is developing. ‘Counter-Trends’ CEO Mark Zuckerberg confirmed in his New Year post that Facebook was exploring “counter-trends” to centralized networks, including encryption and cryptocurrency. In

    Experts Speculate How Facebook Is Exploring Blockchain

    | 2018/05/17 10:00 pm
  • SuchApp has been at the forefront of promoting mainstream adoption of Blockchain technology such that now the platform has managed to capture the exclusive interest of a billionaire society looking to invest in the Blockchain enabled application. After a recent meeting by the 20 charter member society in Monaco to learn more about SuchApp (a first of its king 5g messenger application), the billionaire society that is worth over $89 billion, has realized the potential

    SuchApp Captures the Attention of Global Top-Tier Investors Who Realize the Platforms Potential

    | 2018/05/17 9:00 pm
  • EXPREAD (expread.io) and payment solutions provider FuzeX (fuzex.co) announced their partnership May 11, 2018. According to the announcement, the projects aim to leverage experience and technology behind both teams in order to offer their communities the best-suited trading and payment solutions. Speaking about the partnership, EXPREAD CEO Leo Liu stated: We are very excited about our partnership with FuzeX, a project that we see to have great potential to develop new payment solution that successfully combines

    White Label Crypto Exchange Platform EXPREAD Announces Partnership with FuzeX

    | 2018/05/17 7:00 pm
  • After announcing its plans to start offering TrueUSD (TUSD) trading on Friday, May 18th, at 4:00 am (UTC), Binance has postponed the launch of the USD-pegged stablecoin.  Delayed on the Launchpad Binance will no longer be launching TrueUSD (TUSD) trading on Friday, May 18th, at 4:00 am (UTC), as was originally planned. Instead, the hugely popular cryptocurrency exchange will start offering TUSD trading on May 22nd, at 4:00 am (UTC). The change apparently comes after an evaluation

    Binance Delays TrueUSD Launch Due to ‘Popular Demand’ and Liquidity Concerns

    | 2018/05/17 6:00 pm
  • Younk is a blockchain platform that aims to modernize the way the music industry, as a whole, works. It will allow music lovers to participate in the process of discovering new music, while also providing the opportunity to co-own future hits and share in their income.  Modernizing the Music Industry Did you know that up to 70 percent of music industry revenues are owned by the ‘Big Three’ major labels — Universal, Sony and Warner

    Promising Start-up Younk is Modernizing the Music Industry with Blockchain

    | 2018/05/17 1:00 pm
  • Blockchain technology is in the process of revolutionizing the FinTech, real estate, and other industries, but it is also prepared to disrupt the supply chain. The shipping industry, while it keeps the global economy afloat, is riddled with inefficiency that directly impacts businesses and consumers. Shipping needs to move forward – so blockchain is just the push it needs. A Bit of History Before looking to the future, it’s essential to examine the past. Decades

    Blockchain Technology is Shaping the Future of Shipping

    | 2018/05/17 9:00 am
  • The China government produced its public Blockchain and cryptocurrency ratings May 17, placing Ethereum top of the list of 28 cryptocurrencies under inspection. Echoes Of Weiss? The ratings, which rank an initial tranche of 28 assets by three criteria – technology, application and innovation – come courtesy of what Beijing referred to as “domestic experts” earlier this month. The project is under the control of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology’s China Electronic Information

    China Releases Cryptocurrency Grades: Ranks Ethereum 1st and Bitcoin 13th

    | 2018/05/17 7:00 am
  • The feds are contemplating the potential for regulations which would essentially erode one of the most popular aspects of cryptocurrency – its anonymity. During a panel discussion, three United States government officials expressed their sentiment on the potential for future regulations that could seriously affect the way Bitcoin, as well as other cryptocurrencies, are perceived and exploited. Hinting that the government is contemplating a regulatory hit towards the anonymity offered by some virtual currencies, Sujit

    Feds Eyeing Regulations to Hit Anonymity of Cryptocurrency

    | 2018/05/17 3:00 am
  • Binance is set to open trading for select TrueUSD (TUSD) trading pairs on Friday, May 18th, at 4:00 am (UTC). The USD-pegged stablecoin will only be tradable against Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), and the exchange’s own Binance Coin (BNB). Like Tether, Only Regulatory Compliant TUSD is a stablecoin designed to match the US dollar at a one-to-one ratio, meaning one TUSD roughly equates to one USD, in terms of valuation. Unlike Tether (USDT), a sometimes

    Binance Set to List TrueUSD Stablecoin, A Regulatory-Compliant Alternative to Tether

    | 2018/05/16 11:00 pm
  • CryptoCup, a project creating a blockchain-powered betting platform for the forthcoming 2018 FIFA World Cup, has announced it will roll out the product on May 21st. The project has also announced that Greg Colvin, the organizer of the fellowship of Ethereum Magicians and core developer of Ethereum Virtual Machine, has joined Cryptocup as an advisor. Additionally, Coinfabrik, the developers of Jaxx and RSK wallets, have audited the project’s smart contracts and joined it in the

    CryptoCup to Release a Blockchain-based Betting Platform for FIFA World Cup; Announces Ethereum Foundation Member as Advisor

    | 2018/05/16 10:00 pm
  • Bitcoin is set to find new legitimacy in the European Union as member states agreed to force cryptocurrency exchanges within its jurisdiction to collect identification data on their users in an effort to prevent money laundering.  Legitimizing Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency in the EU Both cryptocurrency exchanges and online wallets operating in the European Union’s jurisdiction are now required to carry out the exact same know-your-customer (KYC) checks as traditional banks. The regulatory move comes as the

    Bitcoin Legitimized in EU Following New KYC Regulations

    | 2018/05/16 7:00 pm
  • OPEN believes strongly in a decentralized future. In order to make that happen, it is absolutely necessary that cryptocurrencies today are able to function like fiat currencies so that believers in blockchain technology are able to spend them today for goods and services. OPEN is creating a world where all applications accept cryptocurrencies as easily as they do fiat currency. OPEN has always believed that the best solutions to achieving mainstream adoption of blockchain technologies

    Announcing The OPEN Chain

    | 2018/05/16 6:00 pm
  • Helping institutional investors enter the cryptocurrency space has been the overriding theme of this year’s Consensus conference in New York City — and one such notable announcement is the partnership between Nomura, Ledger, and Global Advisors, who plan on building a secure digital asset custody solution.  Welcome, Institutions In an effort to provide infrastructure and an operational framework to the overarching investment management industry, Nomura, Ledger, and Global Advisors are partnering to create Komainu — a

    Ledger Partners with Nomura and Global Advisors to ‘Pave the Way for Secure and Compliant Institutional Investment’

    | 2018/05/16 3:00 pm
  • As the Befund Service Platform gets set to launch their crowdsale later this week (on May 16, 2018), the Singapore-based company has just announced that Daos Capital will become the eighth investment fund to back the project so far. Khalil Lin, Director of Overseas Operations for Befund says that the support from Daos is encouraging, as Befund aims to become the platform of choice for crypto traders globally. “Our intention is to create an ecosystem

    Befund Service Platform Announces Support from Daos Capital as They Prepare to Launch Their Crowdsale

    | 2018/05/16 12:00 pm