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Is Making Fake 24/h Trading Volumes The Best Marketing Strategy for Crypto Exchanges? - Blog - CER

The whole crypto community recently saw a tremendous success of some newcomers on the crypto exchange market. BitForex, FCoin, and CoinEx managed to …

Cryptocurrency

Okta nabs ScaleFT to build out ‘Zero Trust’ security framework

Okta, the cloud identity management company, announced today it has purchased a startup called ScaleFT to bring the Zero Trust concept to the Okta platform. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.<p>While Zero Trust isn’t exactly new to a cloud identity management company like Okta, acquiring ScaleFT …

Cybersecurity

Sequoia China, Polychain Lead Blockchain Startup's $28 Million Round

Blockchain startup Nervos Network has announced the completion of a $28 million Series A funding round.<p>The company said on Wednesday that major …

Blockchain

Global Blockchain Technologies Announces Trading of Global Blockchain Mining (FORK) on CSE

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, July 17, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- <b>GLOBAL BLOCKCHAIN TECHNOLOGIES CORP.</b> (CSE:BLOC) (BLOC.CN) (CSE:BLOC.CNX) (BWSP.F) …

Bitcoin Mining

Hedge Fund Issues Bearish Call on Ethereum and Sides with BTC

<b>Hedge fund Tetras Capital has issued a bearish call on ethereum and opined that bitcoin has more upside potential. The New York-based fund has been</b> …

Cryptocurrency

Banks' Crypto Assets May Get Hit With Capital Requirements

© Reuters. Banks' Crypto Assets May Get Hit With Capital Requirements<p>(Bloomberg) -- Global regulators signaled they may force banks to meet new …

Cryptocurrency

The Daily: Report Sees UK as Crypto Leader, Jersey Adopts ICO Rules

The Daily<p><b>The United Kingdom has what it takes to become a true leader in the crypto space, according to a new report covered in today’s Bitcoin in</b> …

Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin: How Money Has Evolved

From seeds and precious metals to coins and paper, is digital cash the next step in the evolution of money?<p><b>How “currency” was born.</b><p>Before the …

Cryptocurrency

CFA Exam to Get a Crypto Section in 2019 | Investopedia

The Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) exams are set to get a little tougher next year—at least for those who are unfamiliar with cryptocurrency …

Cryptocurrency

Pareteum +2.6% after $10M deal with Asian crypto customer

Pareteum (NYSEMKT:TEUM) is up 2.6% premarket after winning a $10M deal from an Asian mobile and cryptocurrency enterprise.<p>The customer currently …

Cryptocurrency

Blockchain Evolutions in Switzerland: Voting and Banking

Recently, much of the news related to cryptocurrencies and blockchain was surrounding their developments in Switzerland. This country — which is …

Financial Services

Puissant Industries Inc. (OTC PINK: PSSS) Announces Expansion of its Cryptocurrency Mining Farm Operations Through its Wholly-Owned Subsidiary, American Crypto Mining, Inc

<b>LONDON, KY / ACCESSWIRE / July 18, 2018 /</b> Puissant Industries, Inc. (OTC PINK: PSSS) ("Puissant") (Corporate Website: psss.co), a publicly traded …

Cryptocurrency

South Korea Plans Tax Perks for Blockchain Startups

The South Korean government has announced a plan to revise the current tax rules to widen benefits for companies that focus on the development of …

Blockchain Startups

FCA and PRA Consider Crypto-Assets

Article ByChris WebberKatherine WakehamSquire Patton Boggs (US) LLPUK Finance Disputes and Regulatory Investigations BlogHot on the heels of the …

Cryptocurrency

How ETFs Can Change Bitcoin Forever

There has been a lot of talk lately about the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) potentially approving a Bitcoin Exchange Traded Fund (ETF). …

Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin Volume at $6.4 Billion, Up 2x Since Last Week as Crypto Market Surges

Advertisement<p>The volume of bitcoin, the most dominant cryptocurrency in the global market, has risen by two-fold in the past week, supporting the …

Cryptocurrency

Billionaire Investor Marc Lasry: Bitcoin Can Soon Hit $40,000 as Trading Becomes Easier

Avenue Capital Group co-founder Marc Lasry has said that Bitcoin’s (BTC) price is going to hit $40,000 n bullish comments to CNBC on July 18.<p>Speaking …

Cryptocurrency

Hedge fund manager Marc Larsy says bitcoin $40K is possible

Bitcoin is back, apparently. After months in the doldrums, the No. 1 digital currency surged higher Tuesday and has continued its run Wednesday.<p>As …

Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin Roars Back to Life

Bitcoin escapes summer doldrums with sudden price surge<p>Bitcoin was having a pretty dull summer. Until yesterday. A sudden rally sent the digital currency nearly $700 higher in one hour Tuesday afternoon, ending weeks of relative tranquility in prices. It reminded investors that cryptocurrencies …

Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin may be down 45% this year, but money is pouring into one crypto fund at the fastest clip in its history

Bitcoin is trading down more than 45% since the beginning of the year, and the market for digital currencies has shed billions.<p>But for one crypto investor, this bearish backdrop has been coupled with a spike in investor interest.<p>Grayscale Investments, a subsidiary of Barry Silbert's Digital …

Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin (BTC) Could get to $10,000 due to These 4 Factors

READ LATER - DOWNLOAD THIS POST AS PDF<p>Bitcoin (BTC) gathered some serious steam on Monday that enabled it to rise from the $6,300 levels to the …

Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin Exchange Paxful Reveals Plan to Reach Venezuela's Unbanked

Peer-to-peer bitcoin exchange Paxful is doubling down on developing markets.<p>Revealed exclusively to CoinDesk, the startup plans to open an office in …

Bitcoin Exchange

Brutal bear market for bitcoin doesn’t stop record inflows to this digital asset firm

Despite an ugly first half of the year for digital currencies, which saw the value of all cryptocurrencies fall by more than $300 billion, investors …

Cryptocurrency

5 Altcoins to Look Out For this Summer: NAGA, LTC, EOS, NEO and ADA

<b>After a prolonged crypto winter, the dog days of the altcoin summer are finally here — which means you might want to watch these five</b> …

Cryptocurrency

Review of top 50 ICOs shows most promise things they will never deliver

The most extensive legal report on initial coin offerings (ICOs) is now available to the general public, and the findings are pretty damning.<p>University of Pennsylvania legal professors, alongside research teams, have meticulously studied the top 50 highest grossing ICOs of last year – their …

Cryptocurrency

Crypto Startup Raises $28 Million To Combine Public and Private Blockchains For Enterprises

Nervos Network, a new blockchain infrastructure aimed at enterprises, announced today that it has secured $28 million in private funding from investors including Polychain Capital, Sequoia China, Wanxiang Blockchain, and Matrix Partners China.<p>In a statement, Nervos said it plans to use the capital …

Blockchain

Mastercard could allow Bitcoin transactions on credit cards

Paying for everyday purchases using Bitcoin has moved a step closer to reality, after Mastercard won a patent for technology allowing cryptocurrency transactions to be carried out on a credit card.<p>In the first patent of its kind, Mastercard secured the right to protect a method that would manage …

Credit Cards

Should You Launch an ICO to Raise Money for Your Startup?

As of February 2018, 46 percent of the previous year's ICOs had already failed -- despite the fact that they had raised more than $104 million.<p>4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In the past few months, you've likely heard about initial coin offering (ICO) …

Cryptocurrency

5 popular non-bitcoin cryptocurrencies you might find interesting

While Bitcoin is the most famous cryptocurrency, it is only one of approximately 2,000 cryptocurrencies in circulation today. All of the heavily …

Cryptocurrency

BMW is offering all mobility services in one app

<i>This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence Transportation & Logistics Briefing subscribers hours before it appeared on Business Insider. To be the first to know, please click here.</i><p>German luxury automaker BMW recently launched a ride-hailing service, known as Ride, that's available …

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