Archive | August, 2018

The right to be me and the rise of self-sovereign identity

Identity is more than a document that proves who you are. In very real terms, it is the key that grants its holders access to the world of economic, social and political opportunity. And yet, over 20% of the world’s population cannot prove their identi…

Word on the Street: Square wins crypto patent

US-listed payment app Square has been on a tear recently with its stock price surging 130% this year alone — and this week had a patent for a new crypto payment solution accepted by the US Patent and Trademark Office. 

Crypto Onslaught in China Continues as Guangzhou Bans Cryptocurrency Events

In an ongoing onslaught on the once-booming Chinese cryptocurrency industry, China’s Guangzhou Development District government has prohibited all physical venues from hosting digital currency-related promotions or events. Guangzhou Development District, which is one of China’s special economic zones, reportedly issued a circular to all local business on August 24 outlawing them from hosting any crypto-related […]

Litecoin Price Analysis: Litecoin Will NEVER Test $400 Predicts Sabis Group

The crypto verse is can be dramatic and depending on your preference, Litecoin and Bitcoin enjoy wide media coverage—and sometimes from research groups as Satis. They claim Litecoin gains shall average at $255 in the next decade and despite on-chain developments and adoption levels, LTC will never rise to $400. From the News Perhaps a… […]

University College Oxford Set to Launch Blockchain Research Center

University College Oxford has become the latest institution to establish a blockchain research facility. The university will now have an ultra-modern research center explicitly designed to research blockchain technology. The initiative will be spearheaded by the university’s cryptography expert, Professor Bill Roscoe, who has been researching automated verification and cryptography for over three decades. The […]

Rakuten Acquires Crypto Exchange to Fast-Track Into the Japanese Market

Japanese mega e-commerce and internet company Rakuten Inc. is entering the crypto space. Instead of submitting a new application to the country’s financial regulator, Rakuten is acquiring an existing crypto exchange to fast-track into the Japanese crypto market. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space Rakuten to Operate Crypto Exchange Rakuten Inc. announced […]

Bitcoin Spotted At This Year’s Burning Man – Bitcoinist

BitcoinistBitcoin Spotted At This Year’s Burning ManBitcoinistSo it’s Burning Man time again, and this year one of the ‘art’ installations featured some prominent bitcoin logos. Well, you weren’t expecting physical bitcoins, were you? They’re just to impress no-coiners!and more »

Bitcoin At $7000, Undervalued Or Overvalued? – Forbes

ForbesBitcoin At $7000, Undervalued Or Overvalued?ForbesAt $7,000, Bitcoin can be both undervalued or overvalued, depending on how the “intrinsic” value of the digital currency is calculated. After testing the $6000-mark for a while, Bitcoin has staged…

Bitcoin Custodians with $12 Billion Assets Secures Lloyds Insurance

Lloyds of London, the world’s leading insurance market providing specialist insurance services to businesses in over 200 countries and territories, has moved into underwriting crypto with a new account through its business syndication. UK underwriter Lloyds, which was established in 1765 when button maker John Taylor and iron dealer Samson Lloyd first set up a […]