Tag Archives: Cryptocurrency

The Best in Crypto – 6/22/18

Chinese Gov’t Partners With Tencent on New Blockchain Security Alliance Ukraine: Four Arrested for Running Fake Crypto Exchanges 21e800: Bitcoin, Satoshi and the Mystery Twitter Is Obsessing Over Litecoin Sinks to Lowest Price in 7 Months Bitcoin tumbles 8% after Japan watchdog orders exchanges to beef up practices against money laundering Will Bitcoin Blow Up …

The Best in Crypto – 6/21/18

Tech Giant Intel Partners With DApp Platform Enigma on Privacy Research Analysts Concerned About Crypto Mining Impact on AMD Share Price Winklevoss Brothers Score Another Crypto Investment Patent Bithumb Working With Other Crypto Exchanges to Recover Hacked Funds Bitcoin Trading Website Coinbase Faces SEC Complaints Over Missing Crypto  Why bitcoin made a comeback after the …

The Best in Crypto – 6/16/18

Italian Authorities Seize Bitcoin From BitGrail Wallets Following Court Order Following a court order by the Tribunal of Florence, the cryptocurrency exchange has announced that bitcoins stored in the firm’s wallets have been seized by Italian authorities (Cointelegraph). Bank of International Settlements to Publish New Crypto Research The Bank of International Settlements is dedicating two …

The Best in Crypto – 6/15/18

Walmart Awarded Patent for Crypto-Powered Energy Consumption Management System Filed in December 2017, the system is “designed to help companies better manage energy consumption and regulate demand on an electrical grid using a publicly distributed transactions ledger” (Cointelegraph). South Korea to Develop ‘Crypto Beach’, Modelled After Switzerland’s ‘Crypto Valley’ At a recent blockchain event in …

The Best in Crypto – 6/12/18

$Gold Robert “Goldfinger” likes Gold as a contrarian position Goldfinger is interviewed (ForexAnalytix). Wells Fargo bans credit card purchases of bitcoin Following the steps of other major banks, a spokesperson with the California bank confirmed the new policy, saying Wells Fargo would “continue to evaluate the issue as the market evolves,” and the move is …

The Best in Crypto – 6/11/18

Number of Women Eyeing Crypto Investing Doubled Since Start of Year Over the last six months, women considering investing in cryptocurrency has gone from 6 percent to 13 percent, with one in five millennial women having the desire to invest (Cointelegraph). Canada Releases Official Draft of New Crypto Regulations Focused on KYC/AML The Canadian government …

The Best in Crypto – 6/8/18

‘Chinese Google’ Baidu to Release Interstellar Blockchain Game Chinese search engine Baidu has created a blockchain-based game called “Du Yuzhou” (The Universe) where users will receive “elements” to build their own planets while using blockchain features. It’s an “open blockchain interplanetary journey,” described as “a magical world made up of all kinds of rare elements” …

The Best in Crypto – 6/7/18

Andy Warhol Painting to Be Sold via Blockchain in ‘World’s First’ Crypto Art Auction Blockchain platform Maecenas will hold the “world’s first cryptocurrency art auction”, and will be selling Andy Warhol’s $5.6 million 14 Small Electric Chairs at UK fine art gallery Dadiani Syndicate (Cointelegraph). Swiss Bank Becomes First in Country to Offer Business Accounts …

The Best in Crypto – 6/6/18

World’s Largest Crypto Exchange Binance Invests in Blockchain-Based Esports Platform Binance is investing a blockchain-based esports voting platform, chiliZ, to provide the sports industry with a “fan-driven token ecosystem for traditional sports teams” (Cointelegraph). US: Gov’t Telecoms Agency Seeks Feedback on Blockchain for Its International Agenda The National Telecommunications and Information Administration wants stakeholders’ input …