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How Commerzbank Is Throwing Out the Business Blockchain Playbook

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With a plethora of business blockchains vying for prominence, banks are under increasing pressure to pick a winner – after all, without network effects, surely the benefits would be lost? While that might be conventional wisdom, Commerzbank AG, one of Germany’s largest financial institutions, is taking a different tack. Rather than choose one protocol on Read More

Crypto Trading 101: A Beginner’s Guide to Candlesticks

22 hours ago admin2 0
That kid you know who’s now driving a Lambo because he traded something called dogecoin? He has more in common with Japanese rice traders from the 1700s than you might think. Besides the ability to brag about their newfound riches, both traders likely analyzed price action and investor emotions by using the candlestick charting style. Read More

Crypto Tourism Is Growing – For Better or Worse

23 hours ago admin2 0
Cryptonation. Blockchain Cruise. CryptoCribs. These are just several of the names of tourism programs focused on the blockchain industry, from luxury cruises to Middle East startup tours, that are part of a growing trend targeting crypto-curious travelers. The Blockchain Cruises, organized by the tourism arm of Edinburgh, Scotland-based crypto wallet provider CoinsBank, have garnered a Read More

Crypto Non-Profits Are Flawed – Zcash Thinks It Can Change That

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On the eve of the Zcash Foundation’s first major gathering, cryptocurrency aficionados worldwide are watching to see if the year-old non-profit can rehabilitate a long-maligned model of governance. Earlier this month, dozens of privacy tech fans from across the ecosystem, from lawyers to monero community veteran Justin Ehrenhofer, joined the foundation’s online forum to vote for Read More

This $575 Million ICO With Royal Backing Is So Crazy, It Might Be Real

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Crypto loves Lamborghinis. So much so it seems that a startup looking to release movies – early offerings include a biopic about the founder of the car company and his feud with the founder of Ferrari – has raised a whopping $575 million off its private sale of TTU crypto tokens from investors including BlockTower Capital and Read More

Tether Review Claims Crypto Asset Fully Backed – But There’s a Catch

5 days ago admin2 0
Nearly six months after parting ways with its auditor, Tether has finally produced a third-party report proclaiming that its cryptocurrency is fully backed by U.S. dollars – with some big caveats. The state of Tether’s reserves has been the subject of controversy for months, with online critics claiming the company has been issuing more tokens Read More

Things I Did… Bitcoin Braces for Bear Market With Feel-Good Tweets

1 week ago admin2 0
The price of bitcoin (BTC) may be up slightly Wednesday, but that hasn’t exactly raised the spirits of the asset’s most avid investors. Rather, with the market now down roughly 70 percent from 2017’s highs, many HOLDers, the bitcoin faithful who have vowed never to sell, are becoming convinced they might have seen the last Read More

Felines to Futbol: NFTs Are Crypto’s Hottest New Buzzword

1 week ago admin2 0
The World Cup may be completely analog, but don’t tell that to crypto developers. Soft launching now, a new company called CryptoStrikers is entering the so-called “crypto collectibles” market with tokens commemorating the stars of this year’s World Cup. The thing is the tokens it’s offering aren’t the same you’ll see listed on a popular Read More

In the Scramble to Fix Digital Identity, uPort Is a Project to Watch

1 week ago admin2 0
Talk to any three blockchain entrepreneurs, and at least one of them will pitch a way for internet users to own their own data. Recent privacy debacles at Yahoo, Equifax and Facebook have driven home the realization that anyone with a smartphone is walking, talking, searching, eating, posting, browsing fodder for advertisers, machine learning algorithms Read More

What Crypto Thinks About the SEC Saying Ether Isn’t a Security

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“Based on my understanding of the present state of ether, the ethereum network and its decentralized structure, current offers and sales of ether are not securities transactions.” So said William Hinman, director of the division of corporate finance at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) at a Yahoo! All Markets Summit event in San Read More