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How many cryptocurrencies does the world need?

There are 1,110 cryptocurrencies registered on Coinmarketcap.com; nine of them have a market cap of above $1 billion, and 377 have a market cap of above $1 million. This naturally begs questions like “Does the world need all these cryptocurrencies?”, “Will the one with the largest market cap …

Bitcoin

How banks and financial institutions are implementing blockchain technology

How Blockchain Technology Spawned Virtual Currencies<p>Blockchain technology, less commonly known as distributed ledger technology (DLT), is the underlying foundation that can create shared digital databases of entries that are unchangeable.<p>Initially, the tech's developers conceived it as a way to …

FinTech

Selling data to feed hedge fund computers is one of the hottest areas of finance right now

Kumesh Aroomoogan has come a long way from his days at Wall Street bank Citigroup, where his job was to stay on top of breaking news. He remembers getting yelled at by a trader because he stopped watching news feeds to go the bathroom and missed a market-moving headline. Now, he’s the co-founder …

Hedge Funds

Tokens vs Cryptocurrencies

People ask me frequently about investing in the blockchain ecosystem and which investments I would recommend. Most have heard of Bitcoin and …

Bitcoin

Japan’s Largest Bank Issues Its Own Digital Currency 'MUFG Coin'

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Europe bank boss slams Estonia cryptocurrency plan

<b>Europe’s most powerful bank boss has strongly criticised Estonia’s idea of launching a digital currency backed by the state.</b><p>In a report by Reuters, …

Cryptocurrency

How to Invest in Cryptocurrencies Securely

BlockTower Capital Managing Partner and CEO Matthew Goetz discusses the challenges that institutional investors face when trying to get money into …

Cryptocurrency

US bank CEOs are likely 'very afraid' of bitcoin, says wealth advisor

CEOs of U.S. banks are likely "very afraid" of bitcoin, according to a wealth advisor.<p>Some financiers have said the cryptocurrency is an unwise …

Afraid

How Overstock's tZERO exchange could inherit the tokenised world

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Banking

Only in Arizona: How Smart Contract Clarity Is Winning Over Startups

What happens when someone breaches a contract?<p>If you've gone through all the rigmarole of developing a paper contract, the legal ramifications are …

Bitcoin

Blockchain To Prevent Ad Fraud | Articles | Chief Technology Officer

Fraud is becoming an increasingly serious problem for advertisers. According to a survey from MyersBizNet, click fraud is the top concern among brand …

Bitcoin

The new industrial revolution: Why Europe is fertile ground for blockchain innovation

Tim Mitja Zagar is the co-founder and CEO of ICONOMI.<p>The first industrial revolution (the transition to new manufacturing processes) and the second …

Bitcoin

JP Morgan Hates Bitcoin But Seeks Bitcoin, Blockchain Pros

The scathing comments by Jamie Dimon regarding Bitcoin’s status as a ‘fraud’ were met with general disgust among the Bitcoin community. Others though …

Bitcoin

Fortune 500 companies launch blockchain IoT network

Dive Brief:<p>The Trusted IoT Alliance published a press release this morning announcing its official launch, describing itself as a conglomerate of …

Bitcoin

Blockchain: Coming to a Smart Building Near You?

One of the hottest emerging technologies is blockchain. It’s the underlying technology that makes Bitcoin work, but the potential applications are …

Bitcoin

Delaware Approves Tracking of Stock Ownership on Blockchain, Major Effects

When the Delaware Chancery Court ordered David Murdoch to pay the shareholders of Dole Food Co. an extra $2.74 per share after taking the company …

Bitcoin

IBM far outranks Microsoft as blockchain industry leader, research says - Bitcoin

• Blockchain technology is on the radar of a number of tech corporations – and IBM is leading the way, according to a study.<br>• Big Blue has been making …

Bitcoin

China's IT Ministry Backs New Blockchain Research Lab

Regardless of its recent crackdown on bitcoin exchanges and initial coin offerings (ICOs), China's government still appears committed to the …

Bitcoin

Blockchain Is Valuable To Advertisers

Blockchain has suddenly become relevant, but many still don’t know what the future holds for this complex technology in our industry. As a recap, …

Bitcoin

Ethereum just checked that part of a Zcash transaction was legit

The testnet for Ethereum's next big update has successfully verified an important part of a transaction with the virtual cryptocurrency Zcash, …

Bitcoin

Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, Ripple, Litecoin: Price Analysis, September 20

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Cryptocurrency

Wait, I can get Bitcoin at that ATM?

You may know Bitcoin is a controversial digital currency that makes news for falling or rising -- a lot. Less widely known is that consumers can …

Bitcoin

Swiss Finance Regulator Cracks Down on 'E-Coin' Cryptocurrency Scheme

Switzerland's financial markets regulator has ordered the closure of three companies tied to an alleged cryptocurrency scam.<p>The Swiss Financial …

Cryptocurrency

WSJ Argues Bitcoin Is "Probably worth Zero", Joins Obituary List

One of the Wall Street Journal’s most read articles of the day implies that bitcoin’s volatility reveals that the cryptocurrency is “probably worth …

Cryptocurrency

Australia Ends Double Taxation of Bitcoin, Cryptocurrencies

The Australian government has finally and conclusively provided a legislative end to the double taxation of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. The …

Australia

Big bitcoin-friendly companies like Microsoft and Expedia hedge their bet

Businesses that accept bitcoin have a unique problem: How do they deal with the currency’s wild fluctuations?<p>This year has marked bitcoin as an …

Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin Mining Could be China's Next Target: Why It Does Not Matter

Several sources including the Wall Street Journal have reported that the Chinese government and its regulators may target bitcoin mining operators in …

Cryptocurrency