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Bitcoin Owning Contractors With U.S. Security Clearance May be Flagged ‘Risky’

According to multiple reports, the Pentagon and the Defense Department are debating on whether or not cryptocurrency ownership is a problem for those who have U.S. security clearances and those applying for these privileges. The U.S. agencies may define digital currency owners as a ‘security risk’ in order to protect foreign and domestic classified information. […]

Bitgo Launches Institutional Grade Custodial Services Suite

This weekend the leading cryptocurrency security platform, Bitgo, announced the launch of custodial storage solutions for institutional investors. The new custodial program aims to offer a multi-level suite for digital asset security in partnership with the firm Kingdom Trust. Also read: Markets Update: Cryptocurrencies Lose Steam During the Weekend Bitgo Offers a Secure Custodial Platform for […]

Ethereum Futures in US One Step Closer as CME Deal is Struck

Chicago Mercantile Exchange & Chicago Board of Trade (CME Group Inc) announced a partnership with Crypto Facilities Ltd to list the price of ether in real-time dollars. Information from major cryptocurrency exchanges Bitstamp and Kraken will be used to determine the CME CF reference rate. This could be a hint of things to come for […]

Ethereum Price Could Rebound to $700 Later Today if Momentum Remains Solid

Sundays are usually contrarian days in the world of cryptocurrencies. During this time of the week, there is often price momentum which seemingly contradicts everything else for the past week. Today is no different, as all markets are rebounding after a few difficult days. This is a positive development for enthusiasts, although maintaining this momentum […]

Can Casper, Plasma and Sharding Elevate Ethereum to New Heights?

New solutions are currently in development to solve some of Ethereum’s most pressing issues. Casper, plasma and sharding are all about improving the network and its performance. Ethereum has serious scaling issues at the moment, evidence of which was highlighted when the network almost ground to a halt under a pile of digital kitties in… […]

BRD Wallet ‘Augustus’ Release Features In-App Cryptocurrency Trading

This week the company BRD (formally Bread Wallet) released its anticipated ‘Augustus’ wallet release which provides BRD users with a bunch of new features. Not only will the BRD wallet offer BCH, BTC, and ETH balances, users can now store over 100 unique ERC20 tokens as well. Additionally, the BRD development team has added a […]

Peter Thiel’s Founders Fund Thinks Institutional Investors Want In On Bitcoin

On Tuesday, reports regarding the notorious Facebook investor and venture capitalist Peter Thiel and his Founders Fund was revealed. According to sources familiar with the matter, Thiel’s fund has made an investment in the startup Tagomi, a firm that plans to execute cryptocurrency buy and sell orders as a brokerage service dealing with institutional investors […]

Dan Bilzerian Says It’s Time to Get Back Into Crypto

  In a recent tweet, American Internet personality and professional poker player, Dan Bilzerian shared [it’s] “Time to get back in crypto”. He appears to have had an interest in the market for some time with a prior announcement (November 2017) sharing his distribution of currencies in his portfolio. “For everyone asking, I have 50% Bitcoin, 25% ETH, […]

The Emergence of Mining as an Ecosystem

Cryptocurrency mining was first introduced through Bitcoin’s Proof-of-Work (PoW) algorithm, and has since been adopted by hundreds of other cryptocurrencies. Since its inception, miners have primarily supported platforms based on their profitability, following the coins whose miner returns offer the highest returns on investment. However, profitability’s dominance is gradually being replaced by other incentives, as projects look […]

Korean Exchange Bithumb Has Reserves Worth $6 Billion in 12 Cryptocurrencies

One of South Korea’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges, Bithumb, has published its first audit report, detailing its financial performance as well as crypto reserves worth approximately $6 billion kept in 12 cryptocurrencies. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space $6 Billion Worth of Coins South Korea’s second largest cryptocurrency exchange Bithumb recently released its […]