• The fourth annual Consensus conference, Bitcoin’s biggest event of the year, begins today, May 14, 2018. Will bitcoin price surge once again during the event as it has in previous three years? RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN BITCOIN PRICE AND CONSENSUS A look at the previous three Consensus Conferences shows significant crypto price movements during and immediately after. This trend has been maintained in all three conferences so far. Thus, it stands to reason that the pattern could continue

    Bitcoin Price Historically Surges With Consensus Conference, Data Shows

    | 2018/05/14 9:00 am
  • One of the more striking elements of the cryptocurrency ecosystem is how young the industry is. If we take the launch of the Bitcoin protocol as the beginnings of this industry, which was in 2009, then this space has not yet even reached its 10th-year milestone. Whereas, traditional and aged industries, such as IT and finance, have existed for decades. A Masters Degree In Crypto Avenues for breaking into traditional industries have long been established

    Where Can A Masters Degree in Crypto Take You in 2018?

    | 2018/05/13 1:00 pm
  • Bitcoin proponent and former Goldman Sachs trader Mike Novogratz has inked a partnership deal with Bloomberg to launch a cryptocurrency index platform. Novogratz’s Galaxy Digital Capital Management LP and Bloomberg will establish the Bloomberg Galaxy Crypto Index (BGCI). The index service will provide trusted asset tracking for 10 of the most liquid cryptocurrencies in the market. The Bloomberg Galaxy Crypto Index The BGCI is part of the Bloomberg Index Services Limited catalog and is administered

    Billionaire Bitcoin Bull Partners with Bloomberg to Launch Cryptocurrency Index Platform

    | 2018/05/10 12:30 pm
  • Back in December, I reviewed a suite of ‘smart tools’ designed to help cryptocurrency traders minimize risks and maximize profits. Five months later I decided to revisit the platform to see if they had anything new to offer… If You’re Not Innovating, You’re Stagnating When it comes to crypto, few things are as disappointing to me as when a really promising project launches and comes out of the gate really strong, only to fizzle out

    3Commas Continues to Impress with Automated Trading Bots, More Crypto Exchanges

    | 2018/05/08 6:00 pm
  • The Financial Services Agency (FSA) of Japan is set to introduce stricter guidelines for cryptocurrency exchange platforms in the country. According to local media sources, the FSA is taking this course of action to prevent another high profile crypto hack. Creating a New Paradigm for Crypto Exchange Platform Regulations Japanese cryptocurrency exchange platform Coincheck was hacked in January 2018, resulting in the theft of more than $500 million worth of crypto. In the aftermath of

    Japan Introduces Five-Point Agenda for Cryptocurrency Exchange Regulations

    | 2018/05/06 3:00 pm
  • Eiland Glover, the founder and CEO of Kowala believes that the time is ripe for cryptos to upstage mainstream remittance platforms like PayPal. He made this assertion known in an op-ed submitted to Irish Tech News. Kowala is a blockchain platform that aims to deliver the world’s first stable coin. Being Cheaper isn’t Enough to Ensure Dominance PayPal recently announced a flat $4.99 fee on cross-border transactions. This news meant that many cryptocurrency transactions were

    Kowala CEO: 4 Obstacles Crypto Must Overcome to Beat PayPal

    | 2018/05/05 11:00 pm
  • A San Diego-based law firm has filed a class action lawsuit against Ripple accusing the crypto firm of violating both state and federal securities law. The suit alleges that Ripple investors have incurred losses due to company’s sale of XRP tokens. There continues to be an ongoing debate as to whether XRP tokens are securities. Details of the Ripple Lawsuit Taylor-Copeland law is the name of the law firm handling the case. According to a

    Ripple Slapped with Class Action Lawsuit from Disgruntled Investor

    | 2018/05/04 6:00 pm
  • The government of South Korean appears to be on the verge of legalizing ICOs after the 2017 ban. According to the Korea Times, a coalition of lawmakers are looking to obtain a consensus in the National Assembly to pass a bill making ICOs legal in the country. Details of the Proposed ICO Bill Rep. Hong Eui-rak is leading the move to legalize ICOs in the country. He is a member of the South Korean ruling

    South Korea Set to Legalize ICOs Under New Conditions

    | 2018/05/03 3:00 pm
  • Two titans in the blockchain industry — NAGA and Ontology — have just teamed up to change the way the world does business. Here’s everything you need to know. Joining Forces In an exciting announcement today, two major players in the cryptocurrency space — NAGA and Ontology — have formed a long-term strategic partnership in an effort to effect “significant and powerful change” in the way business is conducted. Together, the two projects aim to

    NAGA and Ontology Announce Massive Partnership to Reshape Fintech Market

    | 2018/05/03 1:00 pm
  • Blockchain technology has its fair share of haters, but one individual in the banking industry has taken doubt to an entirely new level. ‘Blockchain is a Fad’ Martin Walker, the director of the Center for Evidence-Based Management, has made statements yesterday against blockchain technology which are so bearish, it’s hard to tell whether he’s serious, or has ulterior motives. Flanked on either side by Everledger’s Chris Taylor and Ripple’s Ryan Zagone, Walker told The British Parliament’s Treasury

    Nocoiner to British Gov’t: Blockchain Belongs With ‘Magic Wands’ and ‘Pixie Dust’

    | 2018/05/03 3:00 am
  • The Swiss economic minister has laid out plans to make Switzerland the “Blockchain Capital of the World,” hoping to provide a place for cryptocurrency startups to get off the ground. Moving Away from Sketchy Banking Switzerland has long been the place where those looking to store large amounts of wealth go. The Swiss banking system is generally very accepting of these individuals or companies, but now the country is starting to investigate emerging financial markets. 

    Switzerland Positioning Itself as Blockchain Capital of the World

    | 2018/05/02 7:00 am
  • Square shares slipped slightly after Andrew Left of Citron, a stock commentary source, alleged that the company’s bitcoin trading was insignificant and overhyped. Square Shares Decline Square stock dipped briefly on April 30 losing 3.8 percent to land at $45.76 per share. The stock later rebounded but still closed out with a 0.48 percent loss. This decline followed a tweet by Citron on April 30 saying that Wall Street was “drunk on bitcoin.” This statement appears

    Square Shares Slide After Citron Says ‘Wall St. Drunk on Bitcoin Nonsense’

    | 2018/05/01 9:00 pm
  • Founders Fund, a VC firm backed by billionaire Peter Thiel has invested in a Tagomi System, a new startup that helps big investors trade bitcoin. Greg Tusar, the former electronic trading chief at Goldman Sachs is reported to be one of the startup’s co-founders. Simplifying the Trading Process for Institutional Investment Executing large orders in the crypto market is a tedious process. This is due to the fragmented nature of the cryptocurrency market. There are numerous

    Peter Thiel Backs Startup That Helps Big Investors Buy Bitcoin

    | 2018/05/01 2:00 pm
  • Circle Invest is set to add Zcash to its cryptocurrency trading portfolio. Circle, the payments startup firm announced this in a blog post on April 30. Zcash becomes the sixth cryptocurrency in the Circle Invest trading catalog. Zcash Support The addition of Zcash is the first of many announcements scheduled for the next three weeks. Hello, Zcash 👋. A new coin just joined the Circle Invest family, and it's available for you to buy right

    Coinbase Competitor Circle Adds Zcash to Crypto Investment App

    | 2018/05/01 7:00 am
  • NEO is the first Chinese cryptocurrency to gain global acceptance, and as a result, has generated huge amounts of interest – both in terms of investment and media coverage. Created by Da Hongfei and his company Onchain, it was originally launched in 2014 as AntShares, but rebranded three years later and enjoyed a breakout year. In 2017, NEO became one of the top-10 cryptos in terms of market capitalization, with its value rising by thousands of

    Why Invest in NEO?

    | 2018/04/30 11:00 pm
  • NAGA — the world’s first crypto-gateway to trade any sort of financial instrument and virtual good in a secure and transparent way — has announced a partnership with Changelly, a popular cryptocurrency exchange service between digital currencies. A Perfect Partnership The partnership between NAGA and Changelly will allow millions of combined users to take advantage of both platform’s features, thanks to the integration of Changelly’s exchange services with the instantaneous and frictionless nature of NAGA

    Changelly Lists NAGA Coin, Integrates Into NAGA Wallet

    | 2018/04/28 12:00 pm
  • Rod Garratt, a former Fed executive believes blockchain technology will soon kickstart a full-blown cashless economy in the United States. Cashless economy implementation has been a decidedly difficult task due to gross mistrust of the government by the American people. Garrett, however, believes that blockchain technology might hold the key to actualizing a truly cashless society in America. The Sweden Cashless Economy Example Garratt identified Sweden as an example of a functioning cashless economy. In

    Blockchain Technology Adoption could Kickstart Cashless Economy in the U.S.

    | 2018/04/28 7:00 am
  • Not long ago, forex (FX) and contract-for-difference (CFD) broker SimpleFX released a brand new mobile application for trading. Let us show you how it’s done. Installation and Account Set-Up To get started trading with the new SimpleFX App, simple head to the Google Play store and download the mobile application. After the process has finalized, simply click “open” to launch the platform. After booting up the application, users are met with a welcome screen that

    How to Trade Cryptocurrencies with the SimpleFX App

    | 2018/04/26 11:00 pm
  • Spain’s Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A. (BBVA), a multinational Spanish banking group, has officially become the first global bank to issue a loan using Bitcoin’s underlying technology, the distributed ledger — hailing the event as a “significant advance in the exploitation” of the technology. BBVA is Banking on the Blockchain The loan in question is a €75m corporate loan. As reported by Financial Times, the entire loan process was processed using a mutually distributed ledger, including the negotiation

    BBVA Issues First Ever Corporate Loan on the Distributed Ledger

    | 2018/04/26 8:00 pm
  • Adena Friedman, the CEO of Nasdaq says the company is interested in becoming a cryptocurrency exchange platform. Nasdaq is the second-largest stock exchange in the world in terms of market capitalization. The company is the latest in a slew of institutional investors looking to enter the burgeoning cryptocurrency market. Properly Assessing the Cryptocurrency Landscape The Nasdaq CEO said that the company would consider creating its own cryptocurrency exchange service in the future. She made this

    Nasdaq Eyes Becoming a Cryptocurrency Exchange Platform

    | 2018/04/26 7:00 am
  • The biggest bank of Dubai – Emirates NBD, has gone live at scale with a blockchain-based project called “Cheque Chain” to substantially cut off check-related fraud. Dubai has always been quite elated when it comes to embracing blockchain-based technology. We’ve seen it adopting innovative solutions based on it across a range of industries such as automobile and tourism. Following this tendency, the emirate’s largest bank – Emirates NBD, announced the roll-out of Cheque Chain, a

    Dubai’s Biggest Bank Officially Adopts Blockchain to ‘Cut Cheque-Related Fraud’

    | 2018/04/22 2:00 pm
  • Brisbane-based platform Entersoft is providing comprehensive security solutions for the ICO industry, saving these companies from the threat of hacks and scams. Even though 2017 was the year of the crypto, the ICO industry enjoyed a major ripple effect. Startups were springing up and raising millions in just a few hours, or even minutes. Everybody wanted to be a part of the digital revolution, and rightly so. However, along with this interest in ICOs, came the

    Entersoft – a New Weapon in the Fight Against ICO Scams?

    | 2018/04/21 4:00 am
  • Crypto markets are maturing, it remains to be seen how many companies that have raised money by issuing tokens will be alive in the next two years.  For anyone serious about blockchain technology and ICOs, Blockchain Expo Global is a must event to attend and this year, the event has attracted even more visitors than before. Held in London, UK, the event itself is a 2-day exhibition and an opportunity for companies to pitch and

    Blockchain Expo Global – Crypto La La land

    | 2018/04/19 10:30 pm