Month: April 2018

The Best in Crypto – 4/27/18

Spanish BBVA Becomes First Global Bank to Issue Loan Using Blockchain The Spanish multinational bank used Blockchain for every step of the process, from negotiating terms to signing (Cointelegraph). Nasdaq CEO Says Company is ‘open’ to becoming Crypto Trading Platform When Market Matures On Nasdaq’s potential new venture, CEO Adrena Friedman said, “It’s time, people …

The Best in Crypto – 4/26/18

From Pork to Diamonds: How Blockchain is Making the Logistics Industry Transparent What Blockchain has already done for the logistics and supply industry, and the potential is still has (Cointelegraph). German Securities Trading Bank Reportedly Becomes First in Country to Trade Crypto VPE WertpapierhandelsBank AG has created a cryptocurrency trading service for institutional investors through …

The Best in Crypto – 4/24/18

How British Financial Regulator Creates A Foundation For UK Cryptocurrency Adoption A big move for positive crypto regulation in the UK thanks for England’s Financial Conduct Authority (Cointelegraph). Shenzhen, China Backs $79 Million Fund To Support City’s Blockchain Startups A $79 million (500 million yuan) Blockchain venture capital fund was launched for the Chinese city …

The Best in Crypto – 4/23/18

Crypto Ads Ban Is Temporary, According To LinkedIn’s Co-Founder Cofounder of LinkedIn stated that the ban is just for protective measure against scams (Cointelegraph). Crypto-Friendly CheapAir Asks Customers For Feedback On Switch Away From Coinbase CEO of the American flight aggregator asked for opinions on what to do after “Coinbase’s recent notification that they will …

The Best in Crypto – 4/21/18

Amazon Web Services Releases Blockchain Frameworks For Ethereum And Hyperledger Fabric Amazon has introduced its new Blockchain framework in a blog post on Thursday (Cointelegraph). Crypto ‘Doesn’t Pass Test Of What A Currency Should Be’, Says Likely NY Fed President Head of the San Francisco Federal Reserve Bank John Williams said, “The setup or institutional …

The Best in Crypto – 4/20/18

As Bitcoin Plunged, These Crypto Hedge Funds Kept Making Money “Funds specializing in virtual currency market making and arbitrage strategies delivered first-quarter gains even as their mostly bullish peers lost 40 percent on average. That’s a big reversal from last year, when digital assets soared and market-making funds lagged far behind their long-biased counterparts” (Bloomberg). …

The Best in Crypto – 4/19/18

NASA Funds Development of Autonomous Spacecraft That Uses Blockchain  The use of blockchain technology eliminates the need for human intervention (Cointelegraph). Japanese Police Arrest 12 Men for Allegedly Buying $1.7 Mln in Bitcoin with Fake Fiat Arrests over fraud continue in Tokyo and Hyogo (Cointelegraph). Scam Twitter Profile Impersonates 6 Different Crypto Accounts  Utilizing the …