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African Cryptocurrency Firms Raise Capital Despite Regulatory Hurdles

African blockchain and crypto businesses have been raising funding despite regulatory issues in some markets. A new report by Weetracker highlights …

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Walmart Looks to Blockchain for Better Package Tracking

Walmart has yet another delivery-focused blockchain patent in the works.<p>The application published on July 5 is entitled "Delivery Reservation …

Blockchain

Chinese Police Bust Crypto Betting Ring Allegedly Worth $1.5 Billion

Chinese authorities have busted what they said was one of the world’s largest online betting operations involving cryptocurrency, with over $1.5 …

Cryptocurrency

Tech Giants Losing Talent to Blockchain—Polychain CEO

Facebook and Google offer lavish perks to keep their employees happy, but there’s one thing they can’t provide: the chance to work on cool …

Cryptocurrency

Coinbase teases new cryptocurrency assets for which it’s ‘exploring’ support

Coinbase is taking a look at some new cryptocurrencies to add to its exchange. The list is kind of a pre-announcement, with the startup saying that it’s “exploring” adding the assets and is working with local banks and regulators to make them happen.<p>On the list are…<p>Cardano (ADA)<br>• Basic Attention …

Cryptocurrency

Opera Browser Introduces Inbuilt Cryptocurrency Wallet in Upcoming Update

<b>Popular web browser Opera has added a built-in cryptocurrency wallet functionality to its latest version of Opera for Android. With the appendage,</b> …

Software

Crypto Markets Show No Friday 13th Fear as Assets U-Turn on Previous Losses

Cryptocurrency markets staged a modest comeback Friday, July 13, following a week in which Bitcoin (BTC) lost over 5 percent against the dollar and …

Cryptocurrency

What is Blockchain Technology? - CoinDesk

<i>"The practical consequence [...is...] for the first time, a way for one Internet user to transfer a unique piece of digital property to another</i> …

Tether Hires Former Bank Analyst as Chief Compliance Officer

Tether, the company behind the controversial, dollar-tied "stablecoin" known as USDT, has hired a chief compliance officer from the eighth-largest …

C-suite Leadership

Bancor Aftermath: Charlie Lee Sees Lightning Network As 'Ultimate' Exchange

Bancor Aftermath: Charlie Lee Sees Lightning Network As ‘Ultimate’ Exchange<p>Wilma Woo | Jul 12, 2018 | 16:00<p><b>Self-proclaimed ‘decentralized’ exchange</b> …

Cryptocurrency

Ripple Wants to Beat Bitcoin in India, Initially Planned to Giveaway Billions

Advertisement<p>Ripple (XRP), the largest bank-targeted blockchain protocol, is attempting to take over 50 percent of India’s finance sector by …

Cryptocurrency

Woman who once bought bitcoins for $300,000 cash in paper bags sent to prison

At one point, Theresa Tetley had an upstanding client named "Pirate Sh*t."<p>A woman who for years went by the name "Bitcoin Maven" on …

Corruption

Crypto Markets Continue to Descend as Governments Globally Clarify Regulations

Crypto markets continue to see red today, July 12, as data from Coin360 shows, with Bitcoin (BTC) falling below the $6,200 price point. All of the …

Cryptocurrency

World’s Fourth-Largest Stock Exchange Eyes Blockchain Use in Securities Transactions

The world’s fourth-largest stock exchange released plans to use so-called distributed ledger technology (DLT) in securities transactions July 10.<p>The …

Blockchain

Abra CEO Predicts $50,000 Bitcoin Price as Wallet Adds New Features

Bill Barhydt sees the cryptocurrency reaching new highs.<p>Bitcoin may be slumping, but leaders in the community expect that the market could turn …

Cryptocurrency

New Power Rates Approved for Crypto Miners in Upstate New York

A municipal utility provider in New York got the green light from state regulators to create a new set of electricity rates for cryptocurrency miners.<p>…

New York State

A $3.3 Billion Claim: Has Cardano's Blockchain 'Solved' Proof-of-Stake?

"Proof-of-stake is solved."<p>Even in an industry that's seen no shortage of grand proclamations, those words, issued by entrepreneur Charles Hoskinson …

Blockchain

$3 Million Fund to Create 25 Marketplaces for Kik Messenger's Token

People might just pay money for digital stickers and photos, if it were easier that is.<p>It's a contrarian view, but it's the central idea behind one …

Cryptocurrency

Blockchain in Telecoms Will Become $1 Billion Industry by 2023: Report

Blockchain will contribute almost $1 billion to the telecoms sector alone within the next five years, MarketWatch reports Wednesday, July 11. a new …

FinTech

Ripple Taps Facebook Payments Exec for Business Development Role

Ripple has a new senior vice president of business and corporate development.<p>The San Francisco-based distributed ledger startup announced Wednesday …

Business Development

Coinbase Co-Founder Backs Blockchain Startup's $3 Million Seed Round

A startup that is developing a protocol based on the ethereum blockchain to allow users to validate information across different datasets has raised …

Cryptography

Startups duo in €19m ICO for crypto exchange

Founders of hotel booking app aim to make it easier to trade cryptocurrencies, writes John Reynolds<p>The pair, who are based in Spain, previously …

Startups

Top 10 Richest Bitcoin Owners

Technically, Bitcoin was worth less than 10 cents per bitcoin upon its inception in 2009. The<br>cryptocurrency has risen steadily since then and is now …

Bitcoin

Castbox turns to blockchain to help podcasters get paid

Late last month, Castbox introduced Contentbox, an attempt help podcast hosts and producers make some actual money off their product. It’s been something of an on-going struggle since the dawn of the medium. Longtime listeners no doubt recognize all the trends after fast forwarding through their …

Podcasting

Hyperbitcoinization: $100mil Per Coin by 2030

<b>The ultimate success of bitcoin, hyperbitcoinization, contains the possibility of a purposeful and bright future. Inevitable mass adoption will lead</b> …

Bitcoin

Bitcoin Mining Giant Bitmain Worth $12 Billion After Latest Funding Round

Osato Avan-Nomayo | Jul 07, 2018 | 08:00<p><b>Bitmain, the Bitcoin mining behemoth, is now reportedly valued at $12 billion. This new valuation comes after</b> …

Bitcoin

Facebook Has a New Director of Engineering for Blockchain

Facebook appears to be getting more serious about blockchain, having recently named an engineering director dedicated to the technology.<p>The social …

Social Media

Crypto Market Remains Stable at $270 Billion, Downtrend More Likely Than Rally

Advertisement<p>In the short-term, a movement below the $6,300 mark is more likely than a surge to the $7,000 region, due to the lack of volume of …

Cryptocurrency

Timing the Crypto Market With RSI (A Beginner's Guide)

Sure, a technical analyst can perform just fine with an understanding of candlestick patterns, support and resistance levels – but if you could add …

Stock Markets

With Journalists on Ethereum, Will Fake News Meet Its Match?

Before discussing the launch of a blockchain platform for newsrooms, there was one thing I had to clear up with the Matt Coolidge, co-founder and …

Blockchain