Archive | August 3, 2018

Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao: With Tether ‘Concern is Always There’

During a recent conference in South Korea, Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao responded to questions about the company’s relationship with controversial stablecoin Tether. He acknowledged that “concern is always there,” according to regional reporting. Binance is one of the largest holders of Tether. Also read: Bitcoiners Hope to Have a Friend in Top US Regulator Jay […]

Canaan Creative Announces World’s First Mining TV Set

The world’s second largest manufacturer of bitcoin miners, Canaan Creative, has unveiled what the company describes as the world’s first bitcoin mining TV set. Also Read: High Times Becomes the First IPO to Accept Cryptocurrencies Canaan Creative to Launch Avalon Mining Television Canaan Creative has announced that it plans to sell a 43” television set that […]

Citigroup Reportedly Eyeing Crypto Products

It appears that US banking giant Citigroup is looking into crypto products, according to an insider at the bank. In April, an initial expression of interest was expressed by the group through a report entitled ‘Bank of the Future: The ABCs of Digital Disruption in Finance’, suggesting in the report that in the future banks […]

Asia and Australia: Crypto and Blockchain News Roundup, 27th July to 2nd August 2018

Asia and Australia Welcome to our weekly roundup of all important blockchain and cryptocurrency news from around the world. Follow the latest developments in the cryptocurrency space continent by continent, country by country. South Korea Exchanges could lose SME tax relief: South Korean exchanges could lose tax relief for small and medium enterprises (SMEs). A […]

NYSE Trader Following Bakkt Launch: ‘Bitcoin Is Very Iffy’ – Cointelegraph

CointelegraphNYSE Trader Following Bakkt Launch: ‘Bitcoin Is Very Iffy’CointelegraphA New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) trader told to Yahoo Finance in an interview Aug. 3, that at the moment Bitcoin (BTC) is “very iffy” following the launch of a new regulated BTC exchange Bakkt by the Intercontinental Exhange (ICE), the parent company …

Russian Extradition Request Complicates Fate of Suspected Btc-e Owner

A court in Thessaloniki, Greece has accepted an extradition request from Russia for suspected Btc-e operator, Alexander Vinnik. Last month, a French request for Vinnik’s extradition was also accepted by Greece. Also Read: Markets Update: Monster Liquidations and Flash Crash Fear Russian Extradition Request Accepted for Alexander Vinnik Accepted by Greek Court A senior panel of […]

Popular Crypto Travel Company Gets Boost from Queensland Government

Australian crypto travel company TravelbyBit has just been awarded a grant from the Queensland state government of AUD 100,000. The company has a hand in numerous projects throughout Australia’s travel and tourism industry as becoming well known across the nation for the supportive role it has taken in promoting using digital currency for travel. TravelbyBit […]

GDPR May Stifle Blockchain Innovation, Finds EU Report

The EU Blockchain Observatory and Forum has released a report warning that the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) laws instated by the European Union (EU) earlier this year may prevent effective blockchain innovation taking place. The Blockchain Innovation in Europe report cites a lack of clarity in the legal framework regarding personal data and blockchain technology […]

South America: Crypto and Blockchain News Roundup, 27th July to 2nd August 2018

South America Welcome to our weekly roundup of all important blockchain and cryptocurrency news from around the world. Follow the latest developments in the cryptocurrency space continent by continent, country by country. Brazil Exchange wins case against bank that closed its account: Brazilian cryptocurrency exchange Walltime has won a recent court battle against local fiat […]

KickCoin Slides after Flirting with Top 100

Extended bear markets, like the one endured for the better portion of 2018, can often times be characterized as slow and dull. Long, drawn out bleeds across markets with little variation. However, one coin that has shown excitement despite this trend is KickCoin, whose recent events have been surprising, to say the least. KickCoin (KICK) […]

XRP Technical Analysis Weekend Recap: Re-Focus on XRP, 3 Bullish Reasons Why

If we may ask a legitimate question, what is draining crypto valuation and XRP in particular? With every new low, there is saturation of theories—flimsy and authoritative. No matter the explanation, it doesn’t really matter because at the end of the day, prices are down and your investment in XRP is taking a rather painful… […]