Latest news tagged: CRYPTO

October 12, 2018

Kevin Helms: Largest South Korean Exchange Launches Crypto Market Indices

The largest crypto exchange in South Korea by trading volume, Bithumb, has launched two cryptocurrency market indices. One tracks all coins listed on the exchange while the other tracks only altcoins. Meanwhile, Upbit, the country’s largest crypto exchange by the number of coins listed, has...

From: Kevin Helms

October 11, 2018

Jeffrey Gogo: Nigerian Startup Kubitx Launches Bitcoin Exchange in Beta

Kubitx, a Pan-African financial technology startup registered in Malta, announced the beta launch of its new cryptocurrency exchange on Thursday. The platform, which supports seven digital coins for the test, including BCH and BTC, will initially be available to users in Nigeria, before the...

From: Jeffrey Gogo

Samuel Haig: FSB: Crypto-Assets Not a Threat to Global Financial Order

Cryptocurrencies do not pose a threat to global financial stability, but the diverse range of national regulatory regimes throughout the world continues to complicate efforts to establish an international legislative framework overseeing their use, the Financial Stability Board says in a new...

From: Samuel Haig

BANKEX: BANKEX Wants You to Hack its Custody Service for $15K in Reward (If You Can)

BANKEX Custody Service is a world-class decentralized cryptocurrency depository for enterprises and individuals.Our advanced features include multi-layer security, ease of access, flexible asset storage, and 24-hour customer service.Every member of the BANKEX team knows that Custody Service...


October 09, 2018

Waves Platform: Waves Monthly: September Review

This month has been a very active one for development. We have made many improvements to our platform and made one especially big step forward in Waves’ development!With the release of some long-awaited features, Waves matures from a custom tokens network to something more robust, versatile...

From: Waves Platform

October 06, 2018

Opus Foundation: A redesigned OPUS website!

At OPUS, our main priority has always been delivering the best possible product that is user-friendly and pleasant to the eye. As such, we have redesigned our landing page, now available at!The new websiteWhile work on the beta version of the platform continues, with many new fixes...

From: Opus Foundation

October 04, 2018

BANKEX: Essentials of Blockchain Cryptography

Cryptography is the core of blockchain technology. All transactions information is encoded in blocks, which are linked together and form structure of the blockchain. In this article, we go over the fundamentals of blockchain cryptography.The History of CryptographyThe need to encode information...


Justin Renken: Community Spotlight — September 2018 Edition

Community Spotlight — September 2018 EditionSeptember is a wrap! We at ARK are proud of our determined and bright community, and our monthly Community Spotlight newsletter will keep you apprised on some notable community activities. Let’s dive into just some of the ways the ARK...

From: Justin Renken

Mareen Gläske: Gnosis X —  A Retrospective

Gnosis X — A RetrospectiveWhat we learned and what we want to change moving forwardEarlier this year we launched the inaugural round of Gnosis X, our community developer challenge. The submission deadlines for all three categories are now behind us.Unfortunately, none of the submissions...

From: Mareen Gläske

Opus Foundation: OPUS takes on AI — Song Suggestion Algorithms

OPUS takes on AI — Song Suggestion AlgorithmsAs part of the development team at OPUS, the world’s first decentralized music streaming platform, my responsibilities include working on the player’s AI features. I conduct research, experiments, and look into various methods of how AI can...

From: Opus Foundation

Kevin Helms: Venezuela Makes Petro Crypto a National Currency, Publishes New Whitepaper

Venezuela’s president Nicolas Maduro has made several claims regarding his country’s digital currency this week. He announced the launch of the petro as a national currency on Monday, reportedly claiming that it is already “present in the world’s six topmost international...

From: Kevin Helms

GRAFT Blockchain: Incentives for Full Supernodes

Any network needs to be stimulated to get off the ground. A simple marketplace network might require bringing in sellers when there are not enough buyers, or bringing in buyers when there are not enough sellers. All the prominent networks of today — Uber, AirBnB, eBay, Amazon — faced...

From: GRAFT Blockchain

Lubomir Tassev: Increasing Number of Crypto ATMs in Europe Support BCH

A growing number of cryptocurrency ATMs in Europe now buy and sell BCH, increasing the popularity and widening the adoption of Bitcoin Cash. Many of the teller machines are located in major cities and resorts offering Europeans and visitors easy access to the world of fast and affordable digital...

From: Lubomir Tassev

October 03, 2018

Jose Mota: Recap from OST LIVE with KR1 Co-Founder Keld van Schreven — Funding Early Stage Blockchain Projects

Recap from OST LIVE with KR1 Co-Founder Keld van Schreven — Funding Early Stage Blockchain ProjectsKeld van Schreven, Co-Founder of KR1, a digital assets investment firm, joined us on OST LIVE to discuss digital assets, investing in early stage decentralized and open source blockchain...

From: Jose Mota

Kevin Helms: CFTC Chair Explains Why US Has Regulated Bitcoin Futures but Not Bitcoin ETFs

The chairman of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has explained why bitcoin futures have been approved in the U.S. but bitcoin ETFs have not. He also shared his thoughts on the future of cryptocurrencies and how they can potentially solve currency-related problems in as much...

From: Kevin Helms

Cyborg @SwissBorg: Amsterdam and Angel Island for Capital Week: Serious Fun!

When people invite you to Amsterdam you should always consider accepting. In my late teens, I used to go to Amsterdam and Rotterdam for Breakdance competitions and I was always utterly impressed by how the Dutch can be open-minded and at the same time incredibly productive. Seventeen years later...

From: Cyborg @SwissBorg

Samuel Haig: Lamassu Launches New Line of Cryptocurrency ATMs

Lamassu, a Portuguese Bitcoin ATM manufacturer, has unveiled three new machines comprising its “next generation” of cryptocurrency ATMs. Also Read: Japan Roundup: Bitflyer Restructures, Zaif Suspends New Member Registrations Lamassu Launches New Cryptocurrency ATMs Lamassu has launched its...

From: Samuel Haig

Kevin Helms: Japan Roundup: Bitflyer Restructures, Zaif Suspends New Member Registrations

The largest crypto exchange in Japan, Bitflyer, has announced a major organizational overhaul. A new representative director has been appointed to oversee the exchange’s day-to-day operations. Meanwhile, hacked crypto exchange Zaif has stopped accepting new customers as regulators ramp up...

From: Kevin Helms

October 02, 2018

BoldNinja: ARK Core v2: Dynamic Fees

Over the past few weeks there have been numerous discussions about the upcoming dynamic fees in Core v2, so we wanted to take some time to go over how the system will work in a less technical and easier to understand way based on some simple examples. We hope this helps clarify some of the...

From: BoldNinja

True Flip: Support chat — now at your service!

We're getting more and more convenient :) Did you notice our live support chat? It's now available to all users from any part of the world.- Don’t understand how to register or top up your balance?- Have questions about our games?- Want to withdraw funds?- Found a technical...

From: True Flip

Lampix: Lampix (PIX) September 2018 Update

Dear Community,Happy Fall! We are excited to share this update with all of you.Please also join our community on Telegram for real-time discussions, with our Chinese moderator @NeonMa!PIX DEVELOPMENTWorking on the crowd voting process. Core functionality has been implemented. Currently,...

From: Lampix

Jose Mota: Digital Assets Investment Firm Co-Founder Keld van Schreven To Discuss Investing in Early Stage…

Digital Assets Investment Firm Co-Founder Keld van Schreven To Discuss Investing in Early Stage Blockchain ProjectsKeld van Schreven, Co-Founder of KR1, a digital assets investment firm, will join us on this week’s OST LIVE to discuss digital assets and investing in early stage decentralized...

From: Jose Mota

Jose Mota: People of OST: Kevin Parulekar, Business Development Director, Americas

Kevin Parulekar is the Director of Business Development for OST in the Americas. He brings over 15 years of experience leading global teams in strategy consulting, fintech, and social impact. As a former tech founder and development banker, Kevin is fascinated by the potential for blockchain...

From: Jose Mota

Kevin Helms: How to Set up a Bitcoin Paper Wallet

This article is a step-by-step how-to guide for creating bitcoin paper wallets. It walks through choosing a paper wallet generator, securing the computer environment to use it on, configuring and printing the wallets, cleaning up before and afterward to thwart hackers, and physically securing...

From: Kevin Helms

October 01, 2018

Lubomir Tassev: Study Finds Growing Number of BATMs in Belgium and the Netherlands

The number of cryptocurrency ATMs in Belgium and the Netherlands is growing, according to newly released data. Amsterdam is leading among major cities in the Benelux region, with 12 machines supporting digital coin transactions. Luxembourg, which is a global center of traditional finances, is...

From: Lubomir Tassev

Eligma: Elipay — from a mainstream crypto shopping solution to an all-in-one payment and loyalty app!

The reliability and transparency of blockchain promises to change the economy of tomorrow. The Eligma company aims to contribute to the impressive range of the blockchain-based solutions in commerce. Our mission is not only to make cryptocurrencies a mainstream way of payment that is both easy...

From: Eligma

Kevin Helms: North Dakota Issues Orders Against Bitconnect, Magma, Pension Rewards

The securities department of the US state of North Dakota has issued orders against three companies promoting initial coin offerings in the state. They are Bitconnect, Magma Foundation, and Pension Rewards. The investigations are part of Operation Cryptosweep which involves over 40 US and...

From: Kevin Helms

Lubomir Tassev: A Guide to Building Your Own Crypto Mining Rig

Cryptocurrency mining has in many respects become an industrialized business. But despite the concentration of hashing power, the increasing difficulty and diminishing returns, in some cases it can still be profitable to mint coins as an amateur miner, probably the most honest way to earn some...

From: Lubomir Tassev

September 30, 2018

Kevin Helms: Proposed Crypto Mining Moratorium Rejected by County in Montana

Montana’s second most populous county, Missoula County, has rejected the proposal for a moratorium on cryptocurrency operations. The proposal was first presented at a public hearing in June but was postponed for three months. Also read: 160 Crypto Exchanges Seek to Enter Japanese Market,...

From: Kevin Helms

September 29, 2018

Kevin Helms: SEC, CFTC, FBI Take Action Against Bitcoin-Funded Securities Dealer 1Broker

Three U.S. agencies have taken action against international bitcoin-funded securities dealer 1pool Ltd., aka 1Broker. The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) says 1Broker violated federal securities laws. The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) says it violated the Commodity...

From: Kevin Helms
*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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