Archive | May 18, 2018

Switzerland Considers National Digital Currency ‘e-franc’

The Federal Council of the Government of Switzerland is considering the establishment of a national digital currency called the e-franc, with Reuters reporting Thursday a study has been requested into the possibility of its establishment. The e-franc would utilize blockchain technology while operating under the jurisdiction of the Swiss state. The Federal Council requested the […]

Purse.io Adds Native BCH Support and Launches ‘Bcash’

On Friday, May 18, 2018, the firm Purse.io, the company that enables up to 20 percent savings when users shop on Amazon with Bitcoin Core (BTC), announced native support with Bitcoin Cash. Now users spending Bitcoin Cash can get the same services the firm has been offering since 2014. Additionally, Purse has revealed its own […]

Bitcoin Price Analysis, 18th May 2018: BTC/USD Recovers From Sub $8,000 Slump

The day’s trading session was followed by notable volatility with bitcoin price falling to a low of 7,950 levels. However, the breach below USD 8,000 did not last long as prices recovered briefly. In the more recent hours, markets keep trading around USD 8,200 levels following a recovery. The Day’s Signals A major selloff caused […]

PR: Lucyd’s LCD Token Listed on Nebula Exchange

Bitcoin Press Release: The newly launched Nebula Exchange provides an opportunity to acquire LCDbefore the official launch of Lucyd’s new platform. May 12th, Singapore: Lucyd, the augmented reality smartglass and app developer, is pleased to announce that its LCD token is now trading live on the Nebula Exchange. Nebula, which is also based in Singapore, […]

PR: BINGO.FUN (777.BINGO) Cryptogame QTUM Heroes Launches Successful Beta

Bitcoin Press Release: Blockchain platform BINGO has launched QTUM Heroes, an online arena game designed to support cryptocurrency payments, in Beta. The unique game was  developed by leading game studio Mob Arts in collaboration with the QTUM blockchain. May 12th, 2018 – Singapore – The BINGO.FUN (777.BINGO) pan-entertainment platform’s first venture into crypto-gaming has flocks […]

Colorado Proposal Aims to Allow Cryptocurrency Donations for Campaigns

The state of Colorado is considering giving political candidates the ability to raise funds using cryptocurrencies. This week the Secretary of State, Wayne Williams, presented the proposed guidelines and officials are looking for commentary from Colorado residents. Also read: “Stablecoin” Trueusd Pumps After Binance Listing Colorado Secretary of State May Allow Politicians to Accept Cryptocurrencies […]

Consensus wrap up: Where was the bitcoin rally?

The news of deals and grand reveals at Consensus has been a constant flow for the past three days and all of it delivered with the usual fervor of futuristic big thinkers. But what we didn’t see this year was the the bitcoin price rally peddled heavily…

Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, Ripple, Stellar, Litecoin, Cardano, IOTA, EOS: Price Analysis, May 18 – Cointelegraph

Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, Ripple, Stellar, Litecoin, Cardano, IOTA, EOS: Price Analysis, May 18CointelegraphApple’s co-founder Steve Wozniak believes that the blockchain technology and Bitcoin will reach its full potential in about a decade. However, with many crypto enthusiasts trying to bring the technology to mainstream use, acceptance might come much … and more »

Bitcoin’s Price Drop Doesn’t Scare the Big Money – Barron’s

Barron’sBitcoin’s Price Drop Doesn’t Scare the Big MoneyBarron’sAnd yet CoinDesk’s annual Consensus conference in Manhattan, the premier event for bitcoin and blockchain enthusiasts, roared with optimism and money. Some of that roar came from the rented Lamborghinis out front, and the optimism may have been …Bitcoin rally this week fails to materialize as New York conference […]

Tron, EOS, Litecoin, IOTA and Stellar: Price Analysis May 19, 2018

By all accounts, alt coin sellers have had the upper hand this week. EOS, Tron and IOTA were some of the coins that saw double digit erosion but encouragingly for buyers, there seems to be a re-bounce. By yesterday, Litecoin, EOS, Tron and to some degree Stellar Lumens were trading within very tight range and… […]

Blockchain Facilitates Tourism at Tokyo Olympics 2020

Two Tokyo companies are looking ahead to the 2020 Olympics with a view to using blockchain technology to share data in hospitality and tourism, according to Newsweek. The two companies, Mitsubishi Estate and tech giant Fujitsu, are working towards offering blockchain secure data sharing in hospitality outlets, including restaurants and hotels, ahead of the Tokyo […]