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Posted on 17 February 2019 | 8:45 pm

Waste Management Firm Launches Blockchain Platform in UAE City

UAE waste management firm launches blockchain-enabled waste permit portal in the city of Sharjah…

Posted on 17 February 2019 | 7:19 pm

Top 5 Crypto Performers Overview: Dash, Neo, Binance Coin, EOS, Ethereum

As more institutional investors enter crypto long-term, how will the top crypto markets perform? We take a look.

Posted on 17 February 2019 | 6:59 pm

India: Police Arrest Suspects in Alleged $14 Million Crypto Scam

An estimated 1 billion rupees (over $14 million) were reportedly stolen in a recent cryptocurrency scam in India…

Posted on 17 February 2019 | 6:45 pm

XRP Dips Below 0.29914 Level, Down 1%

Posted on 17 February 2019 | 5:40 pm

Hodler’s Digest, February 11–17: Top Stories, Price Movements, Quotes and FUD of the Week

This week in the Hodler’s Digest, Bloomberg sees miners turning to derivatives to survive the crypto winter, and JPMorgan will launch its own crypto…

Posted on 17 February 2019 | 4:14 pm

Bitcoin Hovers Near $3,630 as Top Cryptos See Minor Losses

Bitcoin is stable near the $3,630 mark as the top 20 cryptocurrencies report minor losses…

Posted on 17 February 2019 | 1:32 pm

Japan: E-Commerce Giant Rakuten’s New Payment App Appears to Support Crypto

“All payment solutions” will be integrated into an updated payment app from e-commerce giant Rakuten, which acquired a crypto exchange last year…

Posted on 17 February 2019 | 12:56 pm

Coinbase Wallet Users Can Now Back Up Their Private Keys on Google Drive and iCloud. How Safe Is It?

Is storing private keys on centralized servers actually safe? Coinbase Wallet — and some cybersecurity experts — seem to think so…

Posted on 16 February 2019 | 9:52 pm

Interview With Crypto ‘Optimist’ Brian Kelly: Bitcoin Is Still 50 Percent Undervalued

From what it was like to work for Lehman Brothers to the sentiment analysis of the crypto market and the signs of the next financial crisis — we tal…

Posted on 16 February 2019 | 9:18 pm

How the Marshall Islands Envisions Its National Digital Currency Dubbed ‘Sovereign’

The idea behind the SOV project lies in the Marshall Islands government's pursuance of "manifesting national liberty” and creation of an alternative…

Posted on 16 February 2019 | 4:56 pm

Most Cryptos See Gentle Green Amid Exceedingly Calm Market Picture

Cryptocurrencies are seeing mild price action, with virtually all of the top 20 coins by market cap seeing fluctuations of within 2 percent in both di…

Posted on 16 February 2019 | 3:29 pm

ErisX to CFTC: Regulated ETH Futures Would Result in More Robust, Liquid Market

Chicago-based crypto exchange ErisX has filed a comment letter with the U.S. CFTC outlining the benefits of introducing regulated Ethereum futures con…

Posted on 16 February 2019 | 2:55 pm

Vitalik Buterin Dismisses Rumors New Constantinople Feature Allows Attack Vector

Ethereum’s Vitalik Buterin and other core devs have denied that a new Constantinople smart contract feature will have negative security implications…

Posted on 16 February 2019 | 1:20 pm

Ordinary Stablecoin or XRP Killer? What We Know About JPMorgan Chase’s New Cryptocurrency

Will JPM Coin kill XRP, or is it just a stablecoin for internal use? Learn in our analysis…

Posted on 16 February 2019 | 11:38 am

Major Crypto Brokerage Coinmama Reports 450,000 Users Affected by Data Breach

Israel-based crypto brokerage Coinmama — which allows users to purchase Bitcoin and Ethereum using a credit card — has suffered a major data breac…

Posted on 16 February 2019 | 10:58 am

Norway: Anarcho-Capitalist Smart City Adopts Crypto as Sole Recognized Medium of Exchange

Liberstad — a private, anarcho-capitalist city in Norway — has adopted a cryptocurrency native to its blockchain-powered smart city platform…

Posted on 16 February 2019 | 1:57 am

NEO Blockchain Platform Opens Seattle Office Headed by Ex-Microsoft Exec

Chinese blockchain platform NEO is opening new offices in Seattle, through which it hopes to break into the U.S. market…

Posted on 16 February 2019 | 1:20 am

Report: QuadrigaCX Founder May Have Stored Private Keys on Paper in Safety Deposit Box

QuadrigaCX founder Gerald Cotten reportedly stored paper copies of keys for the exchange’s cold wallets in a safety deposit box…

Posted on 16 February 2019 | 12:05 am

Moscow Blockchain Cluster Needs Intellectual Property Mechanism, Says Expert

The upcoming Moscow-based blockchain innovation cluster needs a mechanism for assessing intellectual property, according to an expert…

Posted on 15 February 2019 | 11:46 pm

Chinese Crypto Miner Predicts That Bitcoin Could Reach $740K

Chinese crypto miner Zhu Fa predicted that the price of Bitcoin could reach nearly $740,000…

Posted on 15 February 2019 | 11:13 pm

Report: Global Blockchain in Energy Utilities Market to Grow 60% by 2024

A recent report states that the blockchain in energy utilities market will grow 60 percent by 2024, reaching $3.46 billion…

Posted on 15 February 2019 | 10:13 pm

Indonesia: New Legislation Recognizes Crypto as Trading Commodity

New regulations introduced in Indonesia recognize cryptocurrencies as trading commodities and gives legal certainty to cryptocurrency exchanges…

Posted on 15 February 2019 | 9:16 pm

Apple Notes Blockchain Guidelines in Recent SEC Filing

A recent filing with the U.S. SEC shows that Apple has been involved with developing blockchain standards for mineral supply chains…

Posted on 15 February 2019 | 8:34 pm

Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Litecoin, EOS, Bitcoin Cash, TRON, Stellar, Binance Coin, Bitcoin SV: Price Analysis, February 15

With JPMorgan releasing its own coin, news seems to be turning positive. Is it a good time to buy a few of the major cryptocurrencies? Let’s find ou…

Posted on 15 February 2019 | 7:50 pm

Crypto Markets Continue to See Mixed Signals, Dow Jones Up Over 360 Points

Crypto markets have continued trading sideways after hitting a multi-month high in daily trading volume…

Posted on 15 February 2019 | 6:18 pm

Japan Economic Alliance Asks Financial Regulator FSA to Reduce Tax on Crypto

The Japan Association of New Economy has asked the country’s financial watchdog to reduce taxes on crypto…

Posted on 15 February 2019 | 5:47 pm

Argentina Settles Export Deal With Paraguay Using Bitcoin

Argentina has sold agricultural chemicals to Paraguay for $7,100, paid in Bitcoin…

Posted on 15 February 2019 | 5:36 pm

Ledger Commits to Remedying Nano S Update That Decreased Storage Capacity

Ledger has apologized and committed to remedying a recent firmware update that decreased the storage capacity of its Ledger Nano S…

Posted on 15 February 2019 | 4:45 pm

SEC Starts Review of NYSE Arca’s Bitcoin ETF Rule Change ProposalErisX to CFTC: Regulated ETH Futures Would Result in More Robust, Liquid Market

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission starts reviewing a rule change proposal for NYSE Arca’s Bitwise Bitcoin ETF Trust…

Posted on 15 February 2019 | 3:15 pm

Hyundai Commercial Partners With IBM to Accelerate Blockchain Development

A financial services subsidiary of leading South Korean automobile manufacturer Hyundai has partnered with IBM to modernize its business model using b…

Posted on 15 February 2019 | 3:11 pm

CME Group CEO Terry Duffy: Government Involvement Key to Crypto’s Success

It is very difficult for major commercial banks to get involved with crypto until governments start to accept cryptocurrencies, according to Terry Duf…

Posted on 15 February 2019 | 3:03 pm

XRP Dips Below 0.29986 Level, Down 0.77%

Posted on 15 February 2019 | 6:32 am

Crypto Flat; JP Morgan Issues Digital Token

Posted on 14 February 2019 | 12:55 pm

Bitcoin Falls as JP Morgan Rolls Out Its Own Crypto Coin

Posted on 14 February 2019 | 6:01 am

Crypto Flat; Nasdaq to Launch Crypto-Tracking Indices

Posted on 14 February 2019 | 5:55 am

Cryptocurrency traders protest Indonesia's new futures rules