Latest news tagged: BITCOIN

September 23, 2018

Lubomir Tassev: UNICEF France Accepts Donations in 9 Cryptocurrencies

The French office of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has started accepting donations in 9 of the most popular cryptocurrencies, including bitcoin cash (BCH) and bitcoin core (BTC). The announcement comes after earlier this year the UN agency launched several other...

From: Lubomir Tassev

Kevin Helms: Chechnya to Create Mining Pool for Eurasian Economic Union Countries

Chechnya will create a Eurasian crypto mining pool, the press secretary of the head of the Chechen Republic has reportedly confirmed. The project aims to combine the resources of crypto miners from the Eurasian Economic Union countries. Also read: 160 Crypto Exchanges Seek to Enter Japanese...

From: Kevin Helms

September 22, 2018

Jamie Redman: Bitcoin Glyphs Added to Apple’s Shortcuts Application

Apple recently introduced a new lineup of iPhones and its new operating system iOS 12. Moreover, four days ago the company also updated its Siri extension called the ‘Shortcuts’ application with two new Bitcoin glyphs available. Also read: Critical Bug Found in Bitcoin Core Invokes the...

From: Jamie Redman

Samuel Haig: SEC Orders Proceedings to Rule on ETF, Seeks Further Feedback

The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has published an “order instituting proceedings to determine whether to approve or disapprove” the proposed Vaneck Solidx bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF). The SEC is asking for further public feedback on issues pertaining to...

From: Samuel Haig

Peter Reiseman: The District Weekly — Sept. 22nd, 2018

News and updates from the district0x NetworkOver the past 6 weeks district0x launched and conducted the first Aragon-powered voting dApp for the Meme Factory marketplace, which will conclude on Monday September 24th. Through 6 separate polls, community members have voted on Meme Format, Website...

From: Peter Reiseman

Wendy McElroy: Wendy McElroy: Crypto-Idealism Is the Future That Crypto-Statists Need to Defame

The Satoshi Revolution: A Revolution of Rising Expectations Section 4: State Versus Society Chapter 10, Part 5 Crypto-Idealism is the Future that Crypto-Statists Need to Defame by Wendy McElroy [A]ll those who used their knowledge in a bid to enact social change saw cryptography as a tool to...

From: Wendy McElroy

Lubomir Tassev: Taiwanese Candidate Accepts Crypto Donations, California Bans Them

Using cryptocurrency for political donations has been a hot topic in many societies. Two recent developments demonstrate different views on the matter. A Taiwanese politician who has accepted bitcoin from his supporters believes crypto donations can help keep his country’s political system...

From: Lubomir Tassev

September 21, 2018

Samuel Haig: Markets Update: XRP Briefly Dethrones ETH as Second Largest Crypto

The cryptocurrency markets have produced a significant rally today – with just three of the top fifty crypto markets by capitalization posting losses for the last 24 hours of trade action as of this writing. The most notable gainer has been XRP – gaining over 50% in the last day to...

From: Samuel Haig

Mercado Bitcoin: Ainda vale a pena investir em bitcoin?

Saiba por que ainda vale a pena investir no bitcoin e em outras criptomoedasAs criptomoedas e o blockchain vieram para ficar, por isso separamos alguns motivos para você apostar no futuro dessas tecnologiasA valorização do bitcoin em 2017 foi meteórica: seu preço aumentou mais de 1.200%....

From: Mercado Bitcoin

Kevin Helms: China Updates Crypto Rankings, Downgrades Bitcoin

The China Center for Information Industry Development has updated its crypto rankings. The list contains 33 crypto projects, ranked overall and in three separate categories. High up in the overall ranking are EOS, Ethereum, and Bitshares. Bitcoin, however, has been downgraded. Also read: 160...

From: Kevin Helms

Christopher Sisti: Auctus Team Member Interview — Vinicius Melo

Next up for our team member interview is our Head of Strategy, Vinicius. In the interview he touches upon his past experiences with sending money abroad as well as investing in foreign assets. He also goes into how our platform and in a broader sense, cryptocurrencies, will ease the transfer of...

From: Christopher Sisti

Crypto Guard: Community Update #7

Did you miss our last AMA/FAQ livestream on Youtube? Don’t worry, this update should keep you up to speed with all the latest developments and news surrounding the project! Livestream Summary(4:07) Is it still the plan to...

From: Crypto Guard PR: PR: iCoinbay Rolls Out Trading Premium Gain Plan

This is a paid press release, which contains forward looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material. does not endorse nor support this product/service. is not responsible for or liable for any content, accuracy or quality within the press...

From: PR

Jason Goldberg: Worldwide Introduction of OpenST Mosaic Protocol: Scaling Blockchain Economies to Billions of Users

Watch the Keynote: OST announces OpenST Mosaic at the Upbit Developer Conference, Jeju, South Korea, 13 September, 2018On 13 September, 2018 OST Co-Founder & Chief Blockchain Strategist Benjamin Bollen, and I, presented the OpenST Mosaic Protocol at the Upbit “Proof of Developer”...

From: Jason Goldberg

Goldmint: Open Doors Day

We made an open doors day in our office for the Russian part of our community yesterday. All our guests had a chance to talk to our CEO and with the rest of the team.Also, they saw our Custody Bot prototype in the working mode.Our CEO Dmitry Pluschevskiy had a speech where he told about our...

From: Goldmint

ICONOMI: DAA Manager Insights: Global Macro Crypto

Mihail Semertzidis of Global Macro Crypto believes crypto will transform the world of finance as we know it. In this interview, he discusses the war between crypto and traditional banking, the coming influx of retail and institutional investment in crypto, and the role of stablecoins in in the...


Lubomir Tassev: The Daily: Poloniex Drops 8 Coins, New Exchange Licensed in Estonia

Cryptocurrency trading platform Poloniex has delisted eight coins with low liquidity, while another US-based exchange, Gemini, is adding litecoin to its offerings. Also in The Daily, Ironx has been licensed to offer exchange services from Estonia, and Bitmain’s Antpool will sponsor NBA team...

From: Lubomir Tassev

Wouter Verhoog: How ConnectScale Wants to Tokenize the $115B Recreational Fishing Market

A case study on OST Partner Company ConnectScale.The smell of grass, mud, and water - trees gently swaying in the autumn breeze. Nothing but silence as a lone angler watches the circles forming around his bobber. ‘Come on’, he mutters, ‘just a little bit closer…’ Then, in one mighty...

From: Wouter Verhoog

Andrey Shevchenko: Why Humaniq chose to use Blockchain technology

Humaniq is far from the only Fintech startup working towards providing financial inclusion in Africa, but in most cases they are traditional mobile money startups, not that different from the commonly known PayPal.Why is it then, that Humaniq chose to use Blockchain, and is it a competitive...

From: Andrey Shevchenko Why is consumer confidence building in crypto?

How is Consumer Confidence Growing?There are two factors that can improve consumer confidence in cryptocurrencies. The forces having a positive effect on cryptos and the forces having a negative effect on fiat currencies.In 2008 the world was hit by a global financial crisis brought on by the...


Kevin Helms: Japanese Regulators Urgently Respond to Zaif’s Hack

Following the hack of Zaif, one of Japan’s regulated crypto exchanges, the country’s financial regulator immediately responded, launching an emergency inspection of the exchange and a survey of all other crypto exchanges. Finance Minister Taro Aso has also commented on the situation. In...


Today, London-based cryptocurrency company Plutus announces a major expansion of its peer-to-peer trading platform, the PlutusDEX.Bitcoin and Ethereum can now be swiftly bought and sold on the decentralised platform, which is primarily intended for daily spending and the ‘Bitcoin...


WaBi / Walimai: Blockchain Loyalty Programs: The Key to Mainstream Crypto Adoption

Dissecting the importance of real usage and non-crypto audience participation.At the time of writing, bitcoin (the ur-decentralized cryptocurrency) is hovering around a 55% dominance in the cryptocurrency market. In a 186 billion dollar market, that percentage is nothing to scoff at.Bitcoin has...

From: WaBi / Walimai

September 20, 2018

Caviar Media: The Millennials’ Game: Leading Crypto Investors Under 25

By Alex Shvayetsky, Partner, CaviarPhoto: © Jacob Lund stock.adobe.comCryptocurrency has truly become the millennials’ game. This is evident by the fact that 1 in 4 millennials prefer Bitcoin to traditional stocks, and more than 40% of millennials are familiar with cryptocurrency. With...

From: Caviar Media

Todd M. Lippiatt: Introducing The Two Token Waterfall

A liquidity-optimized framework for tokenizing private placement securitiesAs a programmer who wrote code on Wall Street for many years, I can attest to the complicated nature of financial instruments and that there are a wide range of investment services that have not evolved in a...

From: Todd M. Lippiatt

Waves Platform: Waves Reaches 1 Million Wallets!

We have hit a major milestone in the history of Waves: our one millionth account has been created!Waves was launched in June 2016 with the intention of becoming a mass-market blockchain platform. Two and a half years later, we celebrate reaching a very impressive one million wallets created!We...

From: Waves Platform CryptoBonusMiles (CBM) roadmap is revealed

Development of a loyalty program for aviation professionals was one of the milestones in the Aeron roadmap (April 2019 — Aeron Membership program). However, the team decided to take a step further and expand the target audience of the platform.The CryptoBonusMiles (CBM) platform will be...


Eric Elliott: Building the Verifiable Web

The media business has a serious problem with trust. In 2017, only 24% of survey respondents showed a strong degree of trust in top ranking news media companies. (Source: Statista)But the issue of trust goes much deeper than your confidence in the news you’re exposed to. The need for...

From: Eric Elliott

True Flip: MAGIC DICE — Try it out right now!

We’re excited to finally announce the launch of our brand new game — Magic Dice!A bold and brilliant inventor, Nakimoto rarely lets anyone in her top-secret lab. The only creature welcome in this anarchist temple of science is Chain, ready to play a new trick.Magic Dice is a simple...

From: True Flip

Waves Platform: WAVES Listed On Bithumb

We are excited to announce a new exchange listing! Bithumb, the largest South Korean cryptocurrency exchange, will list WAVES token for trading.Bithumb, which has its headquarters in Seoul, has just announced a new schedule of coin listings. The exchange recently published a Cryptocurrency...

From: Waves Platform
*This articles should not be taken as, and is not intended to provide, investment advice. Please conduct your own thorough research before investing in any cryptocurrency.
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