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IBM and Maersk Are Creating a New Blockchain Company

IBM and Danish shipping giant Maersk are teaming up to form a new company whose aim is to commercialize blockchain technology—the nifty, shared …

Bitcoin

0 to Pro Crypto Trader: Your Ultimate Guide to Bitcoin and Altcoin Investing

<i>If the giant image above looks scary, don’t worry. We’re going to dissect that beast and you’ll know everything you need to and more before the end</i> …

Trading

Six of the world’s largest asset managers rule out bitcoin

The news comes as a blow to proponents of the virtual currency that hit a high of almost $20,000 in December<p>Six of the world’s largest asset managers …

Finance

New cryptocurrency for medical cannabis industry still hazy: economists

Think of it as a kind of Bitcoin for weed.<p>A Toronto-based Internet technology company, CannaSOS Corp., is hoping its cryptocurrency, PerksCoin …

Cannabis

Exclusive: Metropolitan Bank Halts International Cryptocurrency-Related Wire Transfers

Metropolitan Bank Holding Corp, which is used by cryptocurrency companies and investment firms for wire transfers and deposits, has ceased all …

Banking

Binance: From ICO to the World’s Largest Cryptocurrency Exchange in Six Months

Advertisement<p>A year ago, no one had heard of Binance. That’s because the cryptocurrency exchange — which is now the 376th-most popular website in the …

Cryptocurrency

Brazil's market regulator bars investment in crypto currencies - Xinhua

BRASILIA, Jan. 12 (Xinhua) -- Brazil's Securities and Exchange Commission (CVM) on Friday instructed investment fund managers not to invest in …

Bitcoin

Japanese E-Commerce Giant Launches 7-Asset Cryptocurrency Exchange

Japanese e-commerce conglomerate DMM Group has launched a homegrown cryptocurrency exchange called DMM Bitcoin in a second market venture.<p>Following …

Cryptocurrency

Mnuchin Warns Against Bitcoin Becoming the Next ‘Swiss Bank Account’

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said he will work with the Group of 20 nations to prevent cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin from becoming the …

Steven Mnuchin

Bitcoin Fund's 91-for-1 Share Split Is Another Dot-Com Flashback

Here’s one more way cryptocurrencies are mimicking the dot-com frenzy as they capture popular attention: massive stock splits.<p>Greyscale Investments …

Cryptocurrency

'You just have more people annoying you:' The CEO of a cryptocurrency platform offering 100x leverage explains why he turns down investor cash

• <b>Peer-to-peer crypto contract trading platform BitMEX says it has notional daily trading volume of more than $1 billion on its platform.</b>• <b><br>CEO Arthur Hayes told BI he "absolutely" has interest from venture capitalists but he is not interested.</b>• <b><br>"The mining firms, the trading platforms — they don't need</b> …

FinTech

A Wall Street consultancy eviscerated crypto in a massive report — and it should strike fear into the heart of every bitcoin bull

• <b>Quinlan & Associates put out a massive report that should strike fear into the heart of every bitcoin bull.</b>• <b><br>The consultancy laid out a bear case for bitcoin that puts it at just $1,800 at the end of 2018.</b><p>A Wall Street consultancy is predicting a massive crash in the cryptocurrency market this …

Cryptocurrency

My Joke Cryptocurrency Hit $2 Billion And Something Is Very Wrong

Dogecoin's inventor looks to the past for insight into the future.<p>When I jokingly tweeted about “investing in Dogecoin” in late 2013, I never imagined that the tongue-in-cheek cryptocurrency I had just brought into the world would still be around in the year 2018, let alone hit a $2 billion market …

Bitcoin

Gambling companies have the biggest presence in the red-hot ICO market

• <b>Gambling companies are leading the way in the initial coin offering market, according to Credit Suisse research.</b>• <b><br>The report found gaming and gambling companies stand to benefit from the blockchain and cryptocurrency space.</b><p>Investing in an initial coin offering (ICO) is a bit of a gamble in and of …

97% of all bitcoins are held by 4% of addresses

• <b>In a wide-ranging note on cryptocurrencies and blockchain, Credit Suisse explored the concentration of wealth in bitcoin.</b>• <b><br>'97% of all bitcoins are held by 4% of addresses,' according to the bank.</b><p>Is bitcoin just another toy for the 1%?<p>It's a question analysts at Switzerland-based bank Credit Suisse …

Credit Suisse

A Prime Number Could Be the Answer to Bitcoin’s Power Problem

A mathematical discovery by computer programmers, who used a 350-year-old equation to find a record-breaking prime number, may also offer answers to …

Bitcoin

Chat app Line is reportedly considering its own cryptocurrency

Tickets please, the next crypto train is about to depart. Japan-based messaging app Line is said to be the latest public company to consider a move into the blockchain and cryptocurrencies, according to a Bloomberg report.<p>Unlike some of the more obscure and head-scratching moves, which include …

Bitcoin

The Sky's The Limit For Leonovus's Patented Blockchained Software Storage Solution

Software company Leonovous has developed a unique, patented solution to big-data security. The software has global sales potential.<p>Having taken 10 …

Bitcoin

Spread Bettor IG Group Among Biggest Holders of Bitcoin Futures

A company offering some of the riskiest trades in financial markets is hedging its exposure to bitcoin, making it one of the biggest players in the …

Cryptocurrency

Mike Novogratz Wants to Build the Goldman of Crypto

Mike Novogratz, the Wall Street trader who became one of bitcoin’s most outspoken champions, is starting a merchant bank dedicated to …

Finance

Tron: Surging Cryptocurrency Gets Potentially Big Endorsement from China

This new cryptocurrency just made some important friends.<p>By on<p>Filed Under Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency<p>The revolution will not be televised. It'll be sent …

Cryptocurrency

Seagate Technology May Own Over 4% Of Ripple, No Credit From The Street

Seagate Technology invested in the Series A and B of Ripple, owner of 61% of XRP, a top-three cryptocurrency.<p>Ripple holdings of XRP are currently …

Stocks

My Interview With IBM’s Vice President of Blockchain Technologies, Jerry Cuomo -- Part 1

I recently interviewed IBM VP of Blockchain Technologies Jerry Cuomo for an insider's take on this exciting innovation.<p>While 2017 may be the year in …

Bitcoin

Ripple CEO Fires Back at Cryptocurrency Critics

A simmering feud over Ripple, which in recent days has become the second most valuable digital currency after bitcoin, boiled over Thursday evening …

Bitcoin

The art of the SAFT: How to improve the terms of your pre-ICO investment

Unregulated initial coin offerings (ICOs) stormed onto the scene in 2016 and early 2017, raising the collective eyebrows of the entrenched VC community. It was in this context that SAFTs, simple agreements for future tokens, were introduced. SAFTs have been hailed in the U.S. as a solution to the …

Bitcoin

2018 In Crypto - 11 Predictions

<b>Cryptocurrency market observers will remember 2017 as the year of the ICO boom, bitcoin’s hard fork(s), cryptokitties, a few major hacks, and the</b> …

Finance

Former PayPal Executives Invest Millions in Cryptocurrency Index Fund

Advertisement<p>Bitwise Asset Management’s Hold 10, a cryptocurrency index fund that invests in the top 10 cryptocurrencies in the global market, has …

Finance

Visa locks down Bitcoin payment cards in crackdown on card issuer

Thousands of Bitcoin users have had their pre-paid cryptocurrency cards shut down in a crackdown by Visa on a card provider.<p>Several major pre-paid cards that allow users to make payments and ATM withdrawals using their Bitcoin and cryptocurrency funds were suspended as of January 5.<p>Cards including …

Cryptocurrency

Of course China’s forgotten social network is doing an ICO

ICOs were one of the breakthroughs in the tech industry in 2017. Initially it was just those in the blockchain space who were aware, but as the year went on a number of existing business grew attracted to the idea of raising money without the usual route of VCs and lost equity.<p>The year ended with …

Bitcoin

This live-stream of AI learning to play Super Mario Bros is awesome

Einfach nerdig, a Youtuber with currently only one video up, started a live-stream of an AI learning to play “Super Mario Bros.” 4 days ago. It’s still running, and watching it is amazing.<p>The AI, MarI/O, comes courtesy of creator SethBling, who despite his own huge following, isn’t the one …

Super Mario