Cryptocurrency markets are slumping today as most digital asset markets are seeing losses between 8-20 percent over the past 24-hours. Lots of speculators are attributing the dump to the recent measures taken by Japan’s Financial Services Agency (FSA), asking cryptocurrency exchanges like Bitflyer to make improvements to the Japanese trading platforms’ anti-money laundering practices. Just a few days ago digital currency market prices were reversing … Continue reading Cryptocurrency prices tumble before the weekend!
This week as the world watches the 2018 FIFA World Cup, a new online game called Bitcoin Cash Football has been launched where users can play as managers or players within a season of matches. Players earn fractions of bitcoin cash (BCH) by playing the game, but Bitcoin Cash Football is also having a World Cup tournament where teams can play for jackpots of BCH. Right … Continue reading Multiplayer World Cup App powered by BCH!
South Korean crypto exchange Bithumb has today confirmed it will reimburse users affected by the theft of 35 bln won (about $30 mln) from its hot wallet two days ago, in an official announcement today, June 21. At the time of the hack, Bithumb was ranked sixth largest crypto exchange by trade volumes globally, but has now dropped to tenth place following news of the high-profile incident. Bithumb today says there will … Continue reading Hacked S. Korean crypto exchange will reimburse affected users!
U.S. crypto entrepreneurs Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss have won a patent for a system to provide crypto-based exchange-traded products (ETPs), according to a patent filing published by the U.S. Patent and Trademarks Office (USPTO) June 19. The new patent represents systems, methods and program products for using ETPs that hold “digital assets” and “other products and/or services related to ETPs holding digital assets,” such as Bitcoin (BTC) and other cryptocurrencies, including Ethereum, Ripple, … Continue reading Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss win patent to provide crypto-based exchange-traded products!
The Colorado news outlet is in full revolt mode after frustrated journalists publicly blasted the newspaper’s hedge fund owner. In April, the 125-year-old newspaper published an editorial calling executives at Alden Global Capital “vulture capitalists.” Now, former Denver Post reporters and editors plan to launch a new local media outlet on, you guess it, the blockchain. The new venture, the Colorado Sun, will be launched in partnership with the Civil … Continue reading Colorado Sun: with Blockchain for independent journalism!
Interest increases in applications for the Ethereum platform. It is estimated that now hundreds of thousands of programmers engaged in decentralized apps. Bearish crypto market should remain optimistic for the future of decentralized technologies. More and more developers are working on Ethereum so distributed applications are based on Ethereum dApps. Ethereum Blockchain is no doubt currently the most active platform for dApps and smart contracts. … Continue reading ETH network continues: there are more developers for Ethereum dApps!
Nonprofit organization the Freedom of the Press Foundation (FPF) began accepting cryptocurrency donations June 18, opening its doors to Bitcoin and four altcoins. FPF, which formed in 2012, aims to support and protect free speech in the media, as well as campaign through whistleblower projects and raise awareness of threats to media publications. “Your support enables us to protect journalists and whistleblowers worldwide, and will help further projects like SecureDrop, the US … Continue reading Freedom of press foundation starts accepting crypto currencies!
Crypto Fund AG has been granted a license to distribute funds on behalf of “qualified investors” in Switzerland. The permission has been issued by the country’s financial market regulator, FINMA. The firm also seeks approval for another crypto-related service. Crypto Fund AG, a Zug-based subsidiary of the Swiss Crypto Finance Group (CFG), has received a license to distribute collective investment schemes to qualified investors, Reuters reported. According to … Continue reading Swiss crypto company acquires license to distribute funds to investors.
Bank of International Settlements just told the cryptocurrency world it’s not ready for prime time — and as far as mainstream financial services go, may never be. BIS said Bitcoin and its ilk suffered from “a range of shortcomings” that would prevent cryptocurrencies from ever fulfilling the lofty expectations that prompted an explosion of interest — and investment — in the would-be asset class. BIS, … Continue reading Bitcoin could break the Internet!
Two years ago, it still hailed criticism of Brave, the browser of Mozilla founder and Java Script inventor Brendan Eich. The accusation: The integrated Adblocker ruin the business of advertising. Even the editor of the Wall Street Journal agreed at the time in the Jammerchor. Still,WSJ Brave ranked twelfth in its ranking of the top 25 tech startups. Brave promises its users one thing above … Continue reading Brave: Twelfth place in startup ranking!