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IBM, Capital One and Coinbase Are the Latest to File Blockchain Patents

The blockchain arms race has continued to gather pace as titans in the finance and technology industries strive to stay ahead of their competition by developing cutting-edge blockchain solutions. The latest companies to apply for blockchain patents are technology powerhouse IBM; the leading US crypto exchange, Coinbase; and financial services company Capital One. IBM’s patent […]

Crypto Exchanges May See Revenue Double This Year

Sanford C Bernstein & Co analysts have produced a report signaling a revenue increase in cryptocurrency exchanges. Estimations are in the ballpark of USD 4 billion this year. The published study, titled ‘Crypto Trading – the Next Big Thing is Here?’, found that despite the excess of FUD headlines and reports such as CCN’s ‘Crypto […]

9 Major Cryptocurrency Exchanges to Get You in the Game

With over 1,800 cryptocurrencies and a ton of exchanges, it can be hard to know which one to use, as exchanges vary in how their customers can trade. Some, like Coinbase and Gemini, allow you to get your feet wet in the industry and start out with fiat currencies. Other exchanges only trade crypto-to-crypto. This […]

Landmark Hearing: US Hacker Ordered by Court to Pay Bail in Bitcoin

A US court has ordered an alleged hacker to pay for his bail using cryptocurrency. Magistrate Judge Corley has ordered the defendant, Martin Marsich — a 25-year-old Serb/Italian national charged for a hacking offense to pay an equivalent of $750,000 in cryptocurrency for bail. Marsich is accused of hacking US video games company Electronic Arts […]

Crypto Trading Fees a Major Revenue Driver Despite Market Decline

Top analysts from major money management firm Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. believe that revenue from crypto trading fees will double in 2018, despite declining interest and prices in cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ether. Bernstein Suggests Crypto Trading is the Next Big Thing New York-based global asset management firm Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. has… […]

Real-World Adoption of Cryptos Is Steadily Rising Despite Volatility: Coinbase CEO

Real-world adoption of cryptos is steadily rising, but they are still a long way from becoming a mainstream payment method. Brian Armstrong, the CEO of Coinbase, believes that cryptos and blockchain technology are at the same stage that the internet was at in the early 2000s and that despite the steady growth, people’s expectations are […]

Bitcoin Price Watch: Currency Slinks Back a Bit Following Coinbase CEO Warning

Bitcoin – the world’s largest cryptocurrency by market cap – is now trading for just shy of $6,400 at press time. This is a little over $100 less than where it stood 24 hours ago. Bitcoin is likely scaling back a bit following some harsh comments from Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong. As the head of […]

Xapo Chairman Optimistic: Lower Bitcoin Price Means Better Opportunity to Buy it

Ted Rogers, the chairman of Xapo, a popular Bitcoin wallet and vault operator, has said that the lower price range of Bitcoin presents a better opportunity to purchase the digital asset. In a recent statement, Rogers said: “We could be in the midst of the extinction-level event for ‘cryptoassets’ that many maximalists have predicted. 90%+… […]

Ethereum Classic (ETC) Surges After Coinbase Consumer Confirms Listing

Over the past few weeks, Ethereum Classic (ETC) hit crypto headlines, as multiple exchanges finally announced fiat-to-crypto support for the popular cryptocurrency. Coinbase Consumer Meet Ethereum Classic Coinbase’s support for Ethereum Classic has been in the works for a while now, originally announcing that the firm’s engineering team had begun testing implementation in early-June. Although many… […]