September 11, 2019

DAO.Casino is Now DAOBet!

In line with a new positioning for its solutions in the industry, gaming blockchain solutions provider DAO.Casino will now be known as DAOBet. The Singapore-based emerging tech startup, which made a name for itself by providing solutions for gambling suites featuring high transactions speeds and sophisticated mechanisms for random number generation — one of the...
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LocalBitcoins: Tor Browser Users at Risk of Losing Their Bitcoins

Finnish P2P crypto exchange LocalBitcoins says Tor Browser users are at risk of having their Bitcoin stolen
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Binance.US registration opens Sept. 18, crypto trading begins soon

Binance.US will open account registration and begin accepting deposits of major cryptocurrencies beginning Sept. 18 at 08:00 Eastern Time. The move indicates that the launch of Binance’s closely related U.S. exchange is imminent. Preparing for launch Prior to the launch of trading, Binance.US is opening up user registration for interested traders, according to an announcement...
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WATCH: Day 2 of CoinDesk LIVE from Invest: Asia in Singapore

September 12, 2019 6 Views [embedded content] Join us live from the show floor at Invest: Asia, our premier crypto global investment event. For the next two days we’ll be talking to folks like Bobby Lee of Ballet, Matt Roszak of Bloq, and Daniel Yan of Matrixport. You’ll be able to chat with us on...
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Ethereum Will ‘Mega Moon’ Against Bitcoin, Predicts Trader

Ethereum continues to languish against bitcoin. Here’s what it needs to break the downward spiral. | Source: Shutterstock To say that Ethereum is weakening against the king of cryptocurrencies would be a huge understatement. The ETH/BTC pair is down by nearly 50% year-to-date as it languishes in bear territory for 17 months and counting. The...
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Bitcoin Dips Below $10,000, But Bulls May Soon Take Control

Bitcoin has once again dropped to its key support level of $10,000, although each minor dip below this level over the past 24 hours has been met with relatively strong buying pressure. If BTC is unable to surge from this level, however, it could once again revisit its historically strong support region that currently exists...
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Everything you Need to Know About the Launch of Binance US

Cryptocurrency enthusiasts all over the world are keeping an eye on what Binance is doing. The company has made the decision to no longer accept customers from the United States, Instead, they will spin off their business model to cater to this market specifically. A bit of information regarding this platform’s launch has now become...
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The Future of Blockchain According to Turing Award Recipient, Silvio Micali

Turing award recipient, MIT professor, and founder of Algorand, Silvio Micali to attend Asia’s largest blockchain weekly event, ‘Korea Blockchain Week 2019’. There are many ways to describe Silvio Micali: Professor of MIT, recipient of the Turing Award, or leader of cryptography. Above all, he has been more recently known for founding Algorand, a cryptocurrency...
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Coinbase Quietly Settles $1.1 Million Bitcoin Theft Case

The U.K. arm of cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has reached a settlement with a digital asset fund manager whose stolen bitcoin worth over a million dollars was transferred to the exchange. According to Law360, Coinbase U.K. struck a deal with the CEO of Alphabit Liam Robertson to discontinue the legal dispute that had been raging for...
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Ethereum Co-Founder Joe Lubin Joins Board As ConsenSys Becomes Premier Member of Hyperledger

The co-founder of Ethereum is to join the blockchain development project Hyperledger community. Cointelegraph has announced ConseSys– Ethereum-focused development firm as the premier member of Hyperledger. Project Hyperledger Besu Already Submitted to Hyperledger According to the press release by Cointelegraph, ConseSys has already submitted the Pantheon Java-based software to Hyperledger. The project was named Hyperledger...
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BNY Mellon to Act as Transfer Agent for Bitwise’s Proposed Bitcoin ETF

Bank of New York Mellon has been appointed to serve as transfer agent and administrator of  Bitwise Asset Management’s proposed Bitcoin (BTC) exchange-traded fund (ETF).  Bitwise amended the S-1 form that it submitted to the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Sept. 11. The amendment also lists major accounting firm Cohen & Company...
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Blockstack raises $23 million in first SEC-approved token offerings

Blockstack PBC, a decentralized computing network, announced that it has raised $23 million in two of the first token offerings approved by the SEC. SEC-regulated token offering In July, Blockstack made headlines by becoming the first company in history to be qualified by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commision under Regulation A+ to conduct an...
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Trump’s Calls for Negative Interests Rates May Benefit Bitcoin, Says Analyst

The President of the United States has once again called on the Federal Reserve to significantly lower interest rates. For Dan Tapiero, of DTAP Capital, such a “debasement of the dollar” would benefit Bitcoin and other hard, store-of-value assets.Tapiero believes that Trump hopes to drive economic activity by effectively charging customers to hold money in...
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Bitstamp Crypto Exchange The Only One To Report Increased Flow

The world’s first blockchain smartphone, as it is labeled by the manufacturer Finney, will soon be available to the new market in Bangladesh, sources say. As a report shared in the latest cryptocurrency news by a local newspaper named The Daily Star on September 9, the Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission approved the phone for import...
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Ethereum (ETH) Price Analysis: Reaching $200 Soon?

The testnet activation of the Ethereum Istanbul hard fork has been officially delayed for early October, the latest cryptocurrency news show. As the community manager of the Ethereum Foundation named Hudson Jameson said, the hard fork is delayed due to a couple of reasons. First, Jameson noted on a developers’ call that the testnet launch...
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Coinbase UK Settles Lawsuit With Victim of Email Phishing Attack

The United Kingdom arm of cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase settled a two-month legal battle with a man who lost 80 Bitcoins (BTC) in an email phishing attack. Stolen Bitcoin diverted to Coinbase On Sept. 10, legal news site Law360 reported that Coinbase U.K. had reached an undisclosed settlement with Liam Robertson to exit a London-launched litigation...
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ETFs are Bitcoin-backed fiat notes with better legal protection, ownership and transparency, claims VanEck’s Gabor Gurbacs

Amidst the clash between crypto businesses and the U.S. government, VanEck is one of the prominent traditional financial institutions to seek SEC’s approval on Bitcoin ETF-like product to traditional institutions, aimed at driving the U.S. economy for the next decade. The company’s Director of Digital Asset Strategy, Gabor Gurbacs, featured in an interview to discuss...
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Users Will Be Able to Register on Binance.US Next Week

Popular digital asset exchange Binance will open registration and deposits on US- only crypto platform, Binance.US, starting with next week, Wednesday Sept. 18. According to its blog announcement made on Sept. 11, users will be able to register on Binance.US as well as make deposits in Bitcoin (BTC), Ether (ETH), XRP, Bitcoin Cash (BCH), Litecoin...
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VanEck Now Offering Bitcoin Financial Product for Institutional Investors

VanEck Associates is now offering a type of financial product with exposure to Bitcoin for institutional investors only
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PumaPay Brings Dash Payments to Dozens of Porn Platforms

Various cryptocurrencies have attempted to make inroads in the adult entertainment industry. Few of them have effectively succeeded in doing so. Dash is the latest project to gain any real traction in this regard. PumaPay, one of the many payment service providers with ties to cryptocurrencies, has decided to enable this option.  A Bold Move...
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Popular ICO GXChain Faces Apparent Chinese Police Crackdown

The Chinese government has reportedly shut down a popular and well-funded crypto company called GXChain, which at its peak had a market cap of over $600 million USD.News of this crackdown swiftly led GXChain’s price to plummet, and once more official news surrounding this crackdown is released it is highly probable that the crypto’s price...
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California City Official Uses Bitcoin Cash to Purchase Cannabis

In California, cryptocurrency payments are making headway in the cannabis industry as Berkeley City Councilmember Ben Bartlett became the first elected official to purchase cannabis using a digital asset. On Tuesday, Bartlett utilized bitcoin cash (BCH) and Cred’s LBA token to facilitate the transaction at the Ohana Cannabis dispensary in Emeryville. Also Read: Bitmain Launches...
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Institutional Cryptocurrency Interest Is Booming, Regulations Need to Catch Up

With institutional interest in crypto assets growing, crypto-specific projects and traditional finance companies alike have been ramping up their institutional offerings to cater to the needs of this specific client base. Though a lot of effort has been put into building secure infrastructure and solutions for financial institutions to enter the cryptocurrency field, unclear regulations...
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Theta Token: SIMETRI Research Digital Asset Report and Rating

Theta Market Opportunity The Theta Network aims to serve two different market niches within the online video industry. Firstly they are targeting live video streaming. Eventually as the platform evolves Virtual Reality video streaming functionality will also be made available. Secondly, there is the Video on Demand (VoD) market which The Theta Network has plans...
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VanEck’s Limited ETF Fund Fails to Attract Investors

The VanEck limited bitcoin ETF has not succeeded in attracting too many investors, citing only one instrument issuing, barely managing to get 4 BTC. Crypto analyst and commentator, Alex Krüger, posted data that illustrated that the net assets in the Bitcoin Trust 144A Shares were a little under $41,000. Source: VanEck The low demand for...
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Bitcoin Volatility Is At 4-Months Low: What Does It Mean For The Price?

According to new data in the latest cryptocurrency news, even 40% of millennials would prefer to invest in crypto assets in the event of a recession. A news release recently shared with some of the leading sites in the crypto industry shows, multi-asset investment platform and social network eToro cited a survey which was conducted...
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UK Artist Sells 19 Paintings for 490 Bitcoin

A UK artist has announced that he has sold a collection of 19 paints for a total of 490 Bitcoin.  The price fetched for the collection at the time of writing is just less than $4.9 million.Lincoln Townley, the creator of the collection, has a history of selling his artworks for Bitcoin. In fact, the...
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Ethereum network has opened doors to biggest decentralized fundraising, says eToro’s Mati Greenspan

Recently, one of Ethereum’s long-time supporter Union Square Ventures’ co-founder Fred Wilson expressed his disappointment towards the Vitalik Buterin-led cryptocurrency. Wilson detailed how Ethereum’s network has paved the way to several important phenomenons in the industry including smart contracts, proof of stake, programmable trust and a lot more. However, Ethereum’s scaling issues have been a...
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Bitcoin Halving Could Take Place In April 2020 Due To Hash Rate Increase

According to new data in the latest cryptocurrency news, even 40% of millennials would prefer to invest in crypto assets in the event of a recession. A news release recently shared with some of the leading sites in the crypto industry shows, multi-asset investment platform and social network eToro cited a survey which was conducted...
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BNB Coin Could Drop Tomorrow: Binance Starts Restricting US Traders

The New York based Gemini cryptocurrency exchange, known as the exchange founded by the famous Winklevoss twins, is officially launching its own custody service – Gemini Custody. The latest cryptocurrency news bring a lot of updates – one of which is a Medium post where Gemini states that the newly launched custody solution will allow...
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