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Billionaire Investor Says Crypto Will Revive Hedge Funds

Billionaire Steven Cohen has backed a hedge fund targeted at crypto assets and blockchain-based companies by investing in it. This supports claims made by an employee at Morgan Stanley that cryptocurrency trading will be a ‘shot of adrenaline’ for hedge funds. Move Towards Crypto Hedge Funds Cohen Private Ventures made an investment into crypto hedge… […]

Chinese Police Seize $1.5 Million in World Cup Crypto Betting Booty

More than $1.5 million worth of cryptocurrency was seized as part of an anti-gambling operation run by Chinese police during the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Chinese Police Seize $1.5 Million The Chinese state-run news source Xinhua reported two days ago that local authorities first came across the so far unnamed online gambling platform in May. The betting… […]

eToro Executive: Crypto Correction in 2018 is a Blessing in Disguise, Bull Market Expected

The UK head of eToro has revealed how many crypto assets the social trading platform is looking to add and criticized reporting on blockchain technology by mainstream media. In an interview with NewsBTC, he said that the recent bear market has been a ‘blessing in disguise’ for crypto companies. eToro Considers Six New Coins UK… […]

Will Opera’s Integration of Crypto Wallet Coax Chrome and Firefox?

Web browser developer Opera is introducing a built-in digital wallet called “Crypto Wallet” for Android which will permit users access to decentralized applications (dApps) as well as storage for Ether and Ethereum-based tokens. As a platform, Opera Browser offers a similar experience to other browsers, but gives access to unique features like a built-in VPN and ad-blocker…. […]

New Ethereum Language Vyper Will Make ETH Blockchain More Secure

The new Ethereum language Vyper has been released and is so far getting enthusiastic reviews and comments on social media. The language which is an upgrade from the discarded Serpent offers developers an alternative to Solidity with some early converts calling it an improvement. Vyper Beta Ready for Testing Like Solidity, Vyper compiles down to Ethereum… […]

Digital Collectible on Ethereum Network Sold For $1 Million on Valentine’s Day

A group of ten collectors split the million dollar price tag for a digital photo of a red rose digital collectible on valentines day launched on the Ethereum network. The piece is thought to have fetched the highest price yet paid for a piece of virtual art. Forever Rose, produced by Kevin Abosch and GIFTO,… […]

Dutch Speed Trader to Enter the Crypto Space with ETNs Based on Bitcoin and Ether

Europe’s largest trader of exchange-traded funds, or ETFs, is taking steps into the cryptocurrency space in attempts to capitalize on the volatility of the current market. This is despite the fact that its regulator urges against buying and selling the coins. Flow Traders Moves into Crypto According to co-CEO Dennis Dijkstra, the Amsterdam-based speed trader… […]

10% of Millennials Are Selling Crypto to Afford Their First Home: $2B Real Estate Firm

According to Redfin, a multi-billion dollar real estate company listed on Nasdaq, 10 percent of millennials have sold their crypto holdings to afford their first home. Breakdown of Millennials’ Investment Strategies In March of this year, Redfin surveyed 2,000 US residents to understand the perspectives and concerns of both millennials and full-time employees in their […]

Volume of Crypto Market Rapidly Rises Amidst Recovery, P2P Exchanges See Demand

The crypto market has seen a solid increase in volume over the past month amidst a recovery from its yearly low at $5,750, supported by a rise in demand for cryptocurrencies on major crypto exchanges and peer-to-peer (P2P) platforms. Optimism Sparks Last week, as major digital assets bitcoin, ether, and Bitcoin Cash reached a yearly… […]

Why Apple’s Co-Founder Believes Ethereum Will Outlive the Blockchain Hype

Steve Wozniak, the co-founder of $913 billion technology giant Apple, has said that Ethereum is one of the few blockchain protocols that will outlive the dotcom bubble-esque blockchain hype. Only Bitcoin and Ethereum Will Survive In an interview with CNBC, Wozniak stated that Ethereum has the potential to outlive the false hype surrounding blockchain technology […]

CryptoKitties Team To Join Ubisoft at Blockchain Heroes Hackathon

Benny Giang tweeted out to his followers on the CryptoKitties twitter feed that his team would be joining Ubisoft this week in Paris for a special hackathon. To mark the collaboration he posted an image of a special edition “Rabbid Kitty” and ended the tweet by writing “Super excited about more official collabs coming out soon“. The tease… […]