Bold forecasts for the price of crypto currency should always be taken with caution. If it was so easy to predict the price of Bitcoin, Ethereum or Ripple, we would all have become rich. However, one analyst is sure that the price of Ripple XRP will reach 16 dollars by the end of the year.… Continue reading Analyst: Ripple price will increase to 16 $ by the end of the year
Garrett Camp, co-founder of Uber, is to launch a new cryptocurrency, Eco, with a testnet expected in six months targeting usability and payment services. “Eco will prioritize simplicity and ease-of-use in all design decisions, to help accelerate platform adoption and net-work effects,” the start-up says before further adding: “Eco.com will enable users to create verified… Continue reading Uber’s Co-Founder to Launch a New Permissioned Cryptocurrency
Cryptocurrencies have been criticized at various times by quite a number of people. However, bitcoin and others have refused to give in to external pressures. It appears crypto is winning the battle as JPMorgan has acknowledged in a recent report that bitcoin is a threat to its business. In the bank’s annual report released… Continue reading JPMorgan Chase Bank Lists Cryptocurrencies as Part of its Threat Factors
Cryptocurrencies remain an extremely divisive issue globally in 2018. Adding to its polarity of these instruments is the issue of how precisely or whether to regulate the digital currencies such as Bitcoin, which has led to varied responses internationally. The Bank of England’s (BoE) Governor Mark Carney once again spoke out regarding Bitcoin, endorsing a… Continue reading BoE’s Carney Sees Crypto Regulation Evolving on Country-by-Country Basis
Interactive Brokers LLC (NASDAQ:IBKR), a global electronic multi-asset broker and market-maker listed on Nasdaq, has just disclosed its consolidated trading volumes for the month ending February 2018, which showed healthy results across both monthly and yearly intervals. Discover credible partners and premium clients at China’s leading finance event! During February 2018, the number of DARTs… Continue reading Interactive Brokers’ Metrics Show Continued Advance in February 2018
That Ministry of Communications and Mass Media of the Russian Federation has put the idea of establishing a cryptocurrency exchange in the country out for consideration. The draft law will enable the government to declare and tax income of those who performed a cryptocurrency exchange. Deputy Minister Alexey Kozyrev stated: “We proposed to create a… Continue reading Ministry of Communications Suggested Creating a Cryptocurrency Exchange in Russia
A new patent filing finds retail giant Walmart seeking to utilize blockchain technology to perfect a smarter package delivery tracking system. In an application released by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) on Thursday, Walmart describes a “smart package” that would include a device which would record information on a blockchain regarding the contents of… Continue reading Walmart Is Using Blockchain to Make Shipping 'Smarter'
Square’s Cash App performance isn’t reflected in the company’s top and bottom lines yet, but the company still sees opportunities in monetizing Bitcoin. As Square looks for opportunities to grow in the payment space, Bitcoin continues to present itself as a feasible way to do so. This message was one of many to come from… Continue reading Square’s Bitcoin-Related Cash App Dominates Earnings Call Q&A
Malware attacks continue to garner a great deal of attention in the tech world. Short for “malicious software,” its intent is to damage or disable computers and computer systems. Now researchers from the cyber security firm Imperva say they have found the source of 90 percent of remote code execution attacks in December 2017: cryptomining… Continue reading Cryptomining Malware Fuels Most Remote Code Execution Attacks: Study
TenX will switch to fully mobile wallets, disabling the web app in a few weeks. The TenX project which brings crypto spending to a proprietary card, functioned for a while with flaws in its web login. If a user email is known, a hacker could brute force the web app for TenX, while bypassing the… Continue reading TenX Project Fixed Security Fault Found by Bounty Hunter
Last year, Apple’s co-founder Steve Wozniak (Woz) revealed he’d purchased bitcoin, likening it to being better than gold. And then, months later, Woz announced he’d sold it all. In the process of selling off his gains, it turns out he was defrauded out of a substantial sum. Also read: How To Regain Control From Nanny Zuck… Continue reading Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak’s Bitcoin Stolen
Cybercriminals could exploit the vulnerabilities of smart TVs, smartphones and IoT devices to create an army of millions to mine cryptocurrencies. Cybercriminals could exploit the vulnerabilities of smart TVs, smartphones, and other IoT (Internet of Things) devices to create an army of millions to mine cryptocurrency Monero, digital security firm Avast warned at the Mobile… Continue reading Smart Devices Could Create Cryptomining Armies
Wibson, a data marketplace providing financial incentives for individuals to securely sell private information, today launched its blockchain-based product at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2018, in Barcelona, Spain. The Wibson prototype mobile app will lay the foundation for users to monetize their data by connecting them with direct purchase offers from data buyers such as… Continue reading Telefonica-Funded Wibson Launches Decentralized Ad-Data Marketplace at MWC 2018 – Blockchain News
A Bitcoin Core developer has tweeted an initial review of the Lighting Network, an off-chain solution proposed as a way to solve scaling issues and transfer costs. Developer Peter Todd has tested the solution, which backers have long touted as the big breakthrough needed for widespread commerce using bitcoin. Todd’s biggest concern is that the… Continue reading Bitcoin Core Developer Criticizes Lightning Network Features
Global investment management company BlackRock says it envisions a more pervasive role for cryptocurrencies in the future, and that blockchain has promise but it is not without obstacles. The positive, yet cautious remarks were part of the firm’s Global Weekly Commentary published on Monday by global chief investment strategist Richard Turnill. “We see cryptocurrencies potentially… Continue reading BlackRock Cautions Crypto Investors: 'Complete Losses' Possible
Singapore and the Indian state of Maharashtra have signed an agreement to bolster cooperation on blockchain innovation. The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) on Monday signed an agreement with the Indian state of Maharashtra to explore joint opportunities in the field of blockchain technology and innovation. The memorandum of understanding (MoU) will allow the Singapore… Continue reading Singapore Agrees Blockchain Cooperation with India’s Maharashtra State
In the last week, we have witnessed a calming in the crypto world. The value of individual coins has slowly grown. Investors are beginning to look for new opportunities, one of those interesting coins is Byteball, a currency based on DAG (directed acyclic graph). The system is different from blockchain‘s mining coin creation. In DAG,… Continue reading Which Currency Can Positively Surprise You in 2018? Byteball!
An outsider continues to steal the crypto spotlight. So far in 2018, Telegram’s rumored initial coin offering (ICO) has been the talk of the industry – a remarkable feat given the global messaging platform’s executives have yet to utter those three letters together or confirm the company is, in fact, raising money via a sale… Continue reading The Telegram ICO: What We Know (And Don't) About 2018's Biggest Token Sale
Cryptocurrencies market has been perhaps the fastest growing market in recent years, with bitcoin at the top considered the most profitable investment being the biggest marketcap cryptocurrency in history. If we make an even more daring comparison against the main traditional currencies, we can observe that while One Kuwaiti Dinar (KWD) buys US $ 3.32,… Continue reading Ethereum Might Become the Next Crypto King as ETH set to surpass BTC
Blockchain technology can be used for many different purposes. Its main appeal is being able to securely store documents which cannot be altered at a later stage. Factom is providing such a solution as we speak, as the company focuses on being practical for those looking to preserve and validate digital assets. What is Factom… Continue reading What Is Factom?
Lewis Cohen is a partner at Hogan Lovells, Caitlin Long is a co-founder of the Wyoming Blockchain Coalition, Rich Slater is an attorney and registered agent in Cheyenne, and Andrea Tinianow is the chief innovation officer for Global Kompass Strategies. The views here are those of the authors. This article is not legal or investment… Continue reading A Ray of Hope for Utility Tokens
The Tezos Foundation announced today the appointment of Olaf Carlson‐Wee, Pascal Cléré, Marylène Micheloud and Hubertus Thonhauser to its board. Last week, the Foundation, which is focused on promotion and development of the Tezos protocol, announced it was replacing two of its board members, Johann Gevers and Diego Olivier Fernandez Pons, with new appointees. The four new… Continue reading Tezos Adds Four New Board Members – Blockchain News
MARK.SPACE, a blockchain powered ecosystem for the creation of all types of VR/3D projects, has just launched their new virtual infrastructure project called CRYPTO.VALLEY. The creators claim that this new project will be a comprehensive and distinctive 3D and VR-compatible virtual city that will serve as an interactive hub of information for the crypto enthusiasts. … Continue reading Blockchain Powered 3D and VR Open Source Platform MARK.SPACE Announces the Launch of CRYPTO.VALLEY Virtual City
Regulation is quickly becoming a hot topic in the crypto-world. Disclosure: This is a Sponsored Article The unregulated, “Wild West” environment of the crypto market left investors wide open to fraudsters, scammers, and shady firms out to make a quick buck. The technology of blockchain and Bitcoin is here to stay. But to bring value… Continue reading Will Regulation Spark A New Crypto-Boom?