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Diversify With eToro’s Upgraded Stocks Offer

2 days ago admin2 0
For the numerous cryptocurrency traders looking to diversify their portfolios – especially given the recent volatility of the markets – the new stocks offering from pioneering global investment platform eToro is well worth considering. As of mid-June, eToro users can hold their own cryptos, stocks, exchange-traded funds (ETFs), and thousands of other financial assets in Read More

Decred Proposes a DEX Without a Blockchain

1 week ago admin2 0
Exchanges have been a weak spot in bitcoin going back to the Mt. Gox days. It is a decentralized currency, so why do so many people store their coins in centralized depositories? There are a lot of reasons, chief among them are ease of use and accessibility. Most of the time it is just laziness. Read More

Ben Chan Discusses The Future Of BitGo

2 weeks ago admin2 0
Blockchain security company BitGo has been a leader in the crypto space since the company’s inception in 2013.  BitGo offers a suite of products for institutions and individual cryptocurrency holders including web wallets, institutional custody services, cold storage solutions, and private blockchain construction.  The company began by offering the first multisig Bitcoin wallet and has Read More

Coinbase Announces Plans to List SEC-Regulated Crypto Securities

2 weeks ago admin2 Comments Off on Coinbase Announces Plans to List SEC-Regulated Crypto Securities
The biggest cryptocurrency exchange in the U.S. has announced that it is on track to list SEC-regulated crypto securities, pending approval from federal authorities. Asiff Hirji, president and chief operating officer at San Francisco-based exchange Coinbase, revealed the company’s intentions. If approved, Coinbase will soon be able to offer blockchain-based securities, under the oversight of Read More

Huobi On Regulation, Its Relationship with SBI and Education

2 weeks ago admin2 Comments Off on Huobi On Regulation, Its Relationship with SBI and Education
Huobi’s chief operating officer (COO) Robin Zhu delivers speech at blockchain event, April 2018, via Facebook Huobi is an international bitcoin exchange based in Singapore and with offices in Hong Kong, the United States, Korea and Japan. They are planning to move their headquarters to Hainan, China, the country they were founded in. With China Read More

Monaco: Cryptocurrency in Every Wallet

2 weeks ago admin2 Comments Off on Monaco: Cryptocurrency in Every Wallet
As cryptocurrency prices have skyrocketed and crashed repeatedly since the inception of this technology, virtual currencies have come to be seen more as an investment class, rather than as a medium of exchange.  Arguably, this trend goes against Satoshi’s vision of a peer-to-peer electronic cash system.  Admittedly, though, financial instruments characterized by such extreme volatility Read More

How Bitpay are Facilitating Global Trade With B2B Bitcoin Transactions

3 weeks ago admin2 Comments Off on How Bitpay are Facilitating Global Trade With B2B Bitcoin Transactions
Bitcoin is electronic cash. And so the presumption is that we will use bitcoin like we use cash, only online. But BitPay and their partners are showing how Bitcoin’s next big use case might not be preordering your coffee, but enabling businesses to open up to global markets. For companies looking to go global, Bitcoin Read More

Japan’s Gumi Launches Global Blockchain Investment Fund

3 weeks ago admin2 Comments Off on Japan’s Gumi Launches Global Blockchain Investment Fund
Leading mobile game publisher gumi Inc. has announced a new cryptocurrency fund with an initial investment of $30 million, with the goal of investing in early-stage crypto startups. The fund, called Gumi cryptos, offers its portfolio companies a strategic viewpoint into the Japanese market. To date, the fund has made four investments, investing in Basis, Read More

UK’s FCA Investigates 24 Cryptocurrency Firms As Bitcoin Price Dips

4 weeks ago admin2 Comments Off on UK’s FCA Investigates 24 Cryptocurrency Firms As Bitcoin Price Dips
The U.K.’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has opened up 24 investigations into cryptocurrency businesses, a Freedom of Information request has revealed. In a report from the Financial Times, the U.K.’s top financial watchdog also confirmed that it had opened seven whistleblower reports relating to digital currency companies so far this year. The FCA has confirmed Read More

Circle Announces USD Coin

1 month ago admin2 Comments Off on Circle Announces USD Coin
In a bombshell announcement, Circle revealed USD Coin, a fiat backed stable coin that will be used on their Poloniex exchange. The move comes as Circle continues to pivot its business models. In recent months they have launched Circle Invest, purchased Poloniex, and redesigned Circle Pay. Now they are launching not only USD Coin, but Read More