Ricardo Esteves
NewsBTC 13M
Blockchain

Rwanda to Use Blockchain to Eradicate Conflict Resources from Supply Chain

The government of Rwanda is leading an innovative mineral traceability initiative using blockchain. To that effect, the project is working with U.K.-based startup Circulor and its blockchain powered supply chain platform to record the provenance of metals in order to eradicate sources of funding for conflict minerals. Circulor to Help Rwanda Comply with International Agreements Tantalum...

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Josiah Wilmoth
CCN 25M
Bitcoin Crime

Norwegian Man Brutally Murdered Following In-Person Bitcoin Trade

A Norwegian man was brutally stabbed to death shortly after completing an in-person cash-for-bitcoin exchange, and investigators believe that the two events may be linked. According to Norwegian news organization TV 2, the stabbing occurred on Monday morning at the 24-year-old victim’s apartment in Majorstuen, an affluent neighborhood in Oslo, likely between 7:50 am and

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Georgi Georgiev
Bitcoinist.com 39M
Altcoin News

Binance Burns More Than 1.6 Million BNB Coins But Price Drops

The world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange by volume Binance had completed its 5th scheduled token burn. The price has reacted negatively so far, however, despite the reduction in BNB supply. 1,643,986 Binance Coins (BNB) Destroyed In an official release dated October 17, Binance announced that it has successfully completed its 5th quarter token burn, as per its whitepaper. Exactly 1,643,986 BNB were destroyed, which is the rough equivalent of $17 million. The move caught the attention Read More The post Binance Burns More Than 1.6 Million BNB Coins But Price Drops appeared first on Bitcoinist.com. Read more ...
Akash Anand
AMBCrypto 39M
Altcoins

Tron [TRX/USD] Technical Analysis: Cryptocurrency’s bullish high seems to be wearing off

The tumultuous cryptocurrency has seen its highs and lows over the past week and the resulting price fluctuations have been consistent across the cryptocurrency charts. Popular cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin [BTC], Ethereum [ETH] and Tron [TRX] have all received a mixed bag of sorts in terms of the prices. The Justin Sun led company has been on quite […]

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Nick James
Ethereum World News 44M
Bitcoin News

Pantera’s Krug: The Next Crypto Bull Run Will Bring A 1000% Gain And Hit $2 Trillion In Market Cap

Just recently, Ethereum’s Vitalik Buterin went on record saying that the crypto market, and Bitcoin in particular, couldn’t possibly experience a second mega price surge in the thousands. Well, someone seems to disagree with that assessment. That someone is the Chief Investment Officer (CIO) of Pantera Capital.  Joey Krug presides over the investment decisions of […] The post Pantera’s Krug: The Next Crypto Bull Run Will Bring A 1000% Gain And Hit $2 Trillion In Market Cap appeared first on Ethereum World News. Read more ...
Tony Spilotro
NewsBTC 1H 13M
Altcoins

Centralized Cryptocurrencies Dominate Market, But What About Bitcoin?

A new report reveals that the majority of cryptocurrency and blockchain projects are centralized. Majority of Cryptocurrencies Can Be Classified as Centralized, Securities Cryptocurrency research firm CryptoCompare released its annual Cryptoasset Taxonomy Report, and their findings reveal that only 16% of cryptocurrencies are fully decentralized. The remaining cryptocurrencies reviewed are either centralized, or only semi-decentralized,...

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Kevin Helms
Bitcoin.com 1H 14M
News

Two US States Issue Cease and Desist Orders Against Five ICO Issuers

The U.S. states of Colorado and North Dakota have independently issued cease and desist orders against companies promoting initial coin offerings in their states. Their tokens are potentially fraudulent securities offerings, according to the two states’ securities commissions. One scheme promises a return of 10 percent per month and claims to be pegged to the […] The post Two US States Issue Cease and Desist Orders Against Five ICO Issuers appeared first on Bitcoin News. Read more ...
Joseph Young
CCN 1H 25M
Altcoin Analysis

0x Surges 30% after Coinbase Listing, Which Crypto is Next?

0x (ZRX), better known as the 0x protocol, experienced a 30 percent increase in value within mere minutes after Coinbase, the world’s largest crypto brokerage, officially integrated ZRX. In an official announcement, Dan Romero, Coinbase vice president and Coinbase Consumer general manager, wrote: “Starting today, Coinbase supports ZRX at Coinbase.com and in the Coinbase Android

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Febin Jose
AMBCrypto 1H 44M
News

IOTA to power biometric system which verifies users’ identity using palm veins

IOTA foundation recently announced that it is planning to power a biometric authentication system that will use users’ palm vein pattern to authenticate their identity. The proposed system will use an open source digital ledger of technology called Tangle, developed by IOTA. The new system will be called IAMPASS Proof of Concept. The system creates […]

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Alex Tomzack
Ethereum World News 1H 44M
Altcoin News

Cardano (ADA) Representatives from Emurgo and IOHK Applauded by their Supporting Community

As covered more in details in our previous Cardano related piece, CEO of Emurgo and IOHK both publicly shared their standing and believe on why Cardano as a project has lacked in development in various crypto-industry spacious as they pointed their finger to the lead of Cardano Foundation for the fault. Cardano [as a project] […] The post Cardano (ADA) Representatives from Emurgo and IOHK Applauded by their Supporting Community appeared first on Ethereum World News. Read more ...
Ketaki Dixit
AMBCrypto 2H 4M
Bitcoin

Bitcoin [BTC] and other cryptocurrencies have growing legs, says Former CFTC Commissioner

Recently, Sharon Bowen, Former CFTC Commissioner, spoke at the Bloomberg conference about the biggest challenge for CFTC in the future, and transparency as a solution to a vibrant financial market. Earlier, Bowen had spoken about the regulators focussing on protecting the investors from fraudulent manipulation and educating the people about the risks involved in dealing […]

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Rick D.
NewsBTC 2H 13M
Altcoins

UK-Based Global Security Firm G4S Announces Crypto Custody Solution

Multinational security company G4S has announced that it has been working on a custody solution for cryptocurrencies. The firm is the latest in a long list of those seeking to address one of the largest perceived problems in the digital asset space – secure storage. G4S to Join Goldman Sachs, Bakkt, and Others in Crypto...

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Benjamin Pirus
CCN 2H 20M
Altcoin News

Blockchain Journalism Startup Civil Refunds Investors after Failed ICO

Initial coin offering (ICO) operator Civil will refund investors due to the blockchain startup’s failure to reach its minimum sale cap. Civil will conduct another token sale in further efforts to build their Journalism business. Civil ICO Civil’s first ICO began in September and wrapped up this week. Their mission, according to their website, “is to help power

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Wilma Woo
Bitcoinist.com 2H 39M
Bitcoin

‘Yes, You’ Need a Bitcoin Hardware Wallet: Ledger Reveals 1.3 Million Units Sold

Cryptocurrency hardware wallet manufacturer Ledger has sold over 1.3 million units as of this month, the company revealed in a blog post October 10. Wallet Manufacturers Target The Millions Discussing whether or not cryptocurrency investors “need” hardware wallets, CEO Eric Larchevêque disclosed the figure, which potentially makes Ledger the biggest-selling hardware wallet on the market. Competition in the sector remains limited to a handful of manufacturers, with other well-known names such as TREZOR and KeepKey Read More The post ‘Yes, You’ Need a Bitcoin Hardware Wallet: Ledger Reveals 1.3 Million Units Sold appeared first on Bitcoinist.com. Read more ...
Jose Antonio Lanz
Ethereum World News 2H 49M
Bitcoin News

Mike Novogratz: “We Are Long on Bitcoin,” But “I Don’t See Us Breaking 10k” This Year

During an Interview for Bloomberg held yesterday, Mike Novogratz, a renowned capital investor, and former Goldman Sachs partner, was bullish about the future of cryptocurrencies; although this time he was also more cautious and less impulsive about his predictions. Novogratz has always been a believer in the idea that institutional involvement is crucial to achieving […] The post Mike Novogratz: “We Are Long on Bitcoin,” But “I Don’t See Us Breaking 10k” This Year appeared first on Ethereum World News. Read more ...
Nikhilesh De
Coindesk 2H 54M
Use Cases & Verticals

Huobi's US Exchange Sees 30% Boost in Trading for Tether Alternative

A spokesperson for HBUS says the exchange has seen a massive increase in USDT/TUSD trading this week after tether broke the proverbial buck.Read more ...
Jamie Redman
Bitcoin.com 3H 9M
News

Blockchain Surveillance Firm Partners With Cryptocurrency Exchange Binance

On Oct. 17, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange by volume, Binance, announced a partnership with blockchain surveillance company Chainalysis. According to the exchange, Chainalysis has implemented a compliance solution that meets regulatory guidelines worldwide. Also read: Bizarro World: Federated Sidechain Technology Promoted Over Nakamoto Consensus Binance Is Using Chainalysis for Compliance    According to a press […] The post Blockchain Surveillance Firm Partners With Cryptocurrency Exchange Binance appeared first on Bitcoin News. Read more ...
Rick D.
NewsBTC 3H 14M
Altcoins

Binance Teams up with Chainalysis to Work Towards Regulatory Compliance

Two of the cryptocurrency industry’s biggest names are partnering up in an effort to bring greater regulatory compliance to the space. Leading digital asset exchange platform Binance and blockchain analysis firm Chainalysis will be working together on solutions to earn the trust of global regulators. Chainalysis Working with Binance on KYC and AML Compliance According...

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Alex Tomzack
Ethereum World News 3H 14M
Altcoin News

Stellar Lumens (XLM) Not Making it Easy for Ripple’s XRP: Weekly Only Gainers

Following the week of sellers having their saying throughout the market, a return of bulls can be witnessed in the daily trading of coins mid-October. While some of the leading cryptocurrencies are struggling to recover from the 11th Oct drop, Stellar Lumen [XLM] and XRP against the US Dollar are the only standing in the […] The post Stellar Lumens (XLM) Not Making it Easy for Ripple’s XRP: Weekly Only Gainers appeared first on Ethereum World News. Read more ...
Josiah Wilmoth
CCN 3H 15M
Bitcoin Analysis

Bitcoin Futures Trading Rose 41 Percent in Q3: CME

Bitcoin futures trading volumes continued to rise in Q3, with derivatives exchange CME reporting a 41 percent quarter-over-quarter increase in average daily volume. Bitcoin Futures Volumes See Major Bump in Q3 During Q3, the exchange averaged 5,053 contracts — each equivalent to 5 BTC — traded during each daily trading session, representing 25,265 BTC in

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Alicia P
Altcoin Today 3H 23M
Bitcoin

Bitcoin SV version 0.1 goes live

Bitcoin SV Version 0.1 Goes Live   Leading blockchain technology research and development outfit nChain has rolled out the release candidate of the Bitcoin SV client on October 15 — one month ahead of the November Bitcoin Cash (BCH) network upgrade.  BCH miners and mining pools are encouraged to begin using Bitcoin SV. Bitcoin SV, which stands… The post Bitcoin SV version 0.1 goes live appeared first on Altcoin Today. Read more ...
Ajay Narayan
AMBCrypto 3H 39M
Bitcoin

Ethereum [ETH] does not have scaling issues Bitcoin [BTC] does, says Comma.ai’s George Hotz

During the San Francisco Blockchain Week [SFBW], BCH DEVCON, series of global hackathons made its debut to the public. Recently, George Hotz, the Founder and Head of research at Comma.ai shared his thoughts on Ethereum, dApps, and Lightning Network. George stated that he had recently studied Ethereum’s Geth in full and according to him Ethereum was a great platform for […]

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Jose Antonio Lanz
Ethereum World News 3H 39M
Bitcoin News

A Bitcoin ETF is “Years Away,” Says The CEO of Pantera Capital

During a panel discussion on investing at Bloomberg’s Institutional Crypto conference in New York City, Dan Morehead, CEO of Pantera Capital said yesterday 15 October 2018 that based on his experience, the possibility of a Bitcoin ETF is far from now. Dan Morehead is known by the community for his bullish position on Bitcoin and […] The post A Bitcoin ETF is “Years Away,” Says The CEO of Pantera Capital appeared first on Ethereum World News. Read more ...
Alicia P
Altcoin Today 3H 43M
Crypto

Binance Increases Anti-Fraud Measures With Chainalysis Partnership

Binance Increases Anti-Fraud Measures With Chainalysis Partnership Crypto compliance provider and research firm Chainalysis announced it had partnered with exchange Binance in a press release Wednesday, Oct. 17, in order to improve its detection of suspicious transactions. Binance, currently the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange by volume, continues to expand into various international markets, being required to comply with each jurisdiction’s anti-money laundering (AML)… The post Binance Increases Anti-Fraud Measures With Chainalysis Partnership appeared first on Altcoin Today. Read more ...
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