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UAE’s Emirates Islamic Bank Launches Blockchain Check Service

A trial that examines how blockchain could play a role in paper check management is moving forward at Emirates NBD. Source Powered by WPeMatico

Coin Center to Lawmakers: Blockchain Startups Are Best Advised to Leave US

A recent Congressional hearing saw the non-profit blockchain advocacy group Coin Center call for a federal approach to money services licensure. Source Powered by WPeMatico

Advertising Trade Group to Use Ethereum Tokens in Fight Against Online Fraud

Digital advertising group DMA has announced the launch adChain, an ethereum-based solution for online marketers. Source Powered by WPeMatico

Sudden $3,000 Bitcoin Volatility Shakes Altcoin Markets

Altcoins caught today’s Bitcoin volatility as prices swung by up to 6% amid turbulence surrounding $3000 per BTC. Bitcoin’s $300 drop and correction within 60 minutes has taken its toll on altcoin markets, with assets reacting to the sudden bout...

Japan’s Largest Online Travel Agent Bringing Bitcoin to 1400+ Hotels This Summer

The bitcoin exchange Bitpoint has partnered with Japan’s largest online travel agent Evolable Asia to bring bitcoin payments and exchange services to over 1,400 hotels and inns across Japan this summer. Also read: Japan’s Bitpoint to Add Bitcoin Payments to 100,000+ Stores...

Bitcoin Mines in Chinese Province Sichuan Allegedly Forced to Shut Down

Reports have emerged detailing the alleged forceful cessation of large-scale bitcoin mines in China’s southwest, with insiders quoting a lack of state-sanctioned regulatory policy regarding cryptocurrency mining as the official reasoning cited for such. Also Read: Russian Government To Introduce...

As Bitcoin’s Price Rises Security Shouldn’t Be Taken for Granted

Recently there have been numerous reports of people losing their bitcoins to hackers and malware as bitcoin’s price continues to grow in value. It is safe to assume that organizations and individuals trying to steal people’s bitcoin reserves will persistently...

Court Rules Banks Can Legally Deny Service to Bitcoin Businesses in Israel

A recent trial in the Tel Aviv district court ruled in favor of a large bank which dropped a bitcoin exchange as a client, despite the exchange following all of the proper anti-money laundering (AML) and know your customer (KYC)...

New Bitcoin.com Podcast Episode with Charlie Shrem and Anthony Di Iorio of Jaxx

This week Bitcoin.com’s podcast host Richard Jacobs talks with the ‘bitcoin folk hero’ Charlie Shrem, and the Jaxx Wallet founder and CEO Anthony Di Iorio.   Also read: Bitcoin.com Podcast Episode with Stephen Pair of Bitpay Charlie Shrem a is...

Charlie Lee Resigns From Coinbase to Focus on Litecoin

Founder of Litecoin, Charlie Lee, tweeted Friday that he will no longer be working for Coinbase. He is leaving the company to focus on his brainchild creation, Litecoin. This news comes as a welcome surprise to the Litecoin community, who are...

Hedge Funds Are Quietly Investing in Bitcoin

Bitcoin’s price has gained over 180 percent this year, while hedge funds have only returned 3.5 percent on average. Most hedge fund managers have stayed away from bitcoin. However, the few that have included it are significantly outperforming their peers....

Russian Government To Introduce KYC Guidelines For Cryptocurrency Purchases

The Russian Ministry of Finance has announced its intention to introduce KYC guidelines for cryptocurrency purchases, amidst increased user adoption across BRICS nations. Also Read: Russian President Vladimir Putin Discusses Using Ethereum with Vitalik Buterin Russia Has Come a Long Way...

Enigma Project Announces ‘Catalyst’ a Decentralized Hedge Fund Platform

On June 6 the MIT Media Lab graduates who created Project Enigma announced a new platform called ‘Catalyst.’ The financial application claims to “empower anyone” to build their own decentralized cryptocurrency hedge fund. Also read: Indospace Allows Cannabis Merchants to Accept Bitcoin...

Orocrypt; The Ethereum Blockchain Meeting the Precious Metals

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Bitcoin Meetup in Malta Growing Rapidly, Sign of Bitcoin Boom

Bitcoin meetup in Malta doubles its registration list. Bitcoin continues to draw supporters from around the globe. As Bitcoin price increases and new users begin to understand the technology and security of cryptocurrencies, the world is beginning to rally around...

Blockchain Could Help Russia Close Gap With Advanced Economies

Russia seems to place blockchain technologies on top of the list of its priorities lately. Russia appears to have placed Blockchain technologies on top of the list of its priorities lately. Ethereum’s inventor, Vitalik Buterin, had a conversation with Vladimir...

Jaxx Wallet ‘Vulnerability’: Users Report $400k Funds Thefts

Jaxx wallet is the subject of scrutiny Monday as reports surface of at least $400,000 funds being stolen through a security vulnerability. Reports are surfacing of a ‘vulnerability’ in Jaxx wallet leading to at least $400,000 customer funds being stolen....

Bitcoin Makes Global Media Headlines As Bitcoin Price Reaches New Highs

Bitcoin continues to enjoy global media attention, placed on currency cat’s statue in Shanghai. Bitcoin continues to make news headlines around the world, as Bitcoin price continues to show stability at its all-time high levels. Bitcoin price has climbed again...

Ethereum ‘Blockchain Bloat’ Could Reach 1TB In 2017

Blockchain bloat is afflicting Ethereum with a user reporting a download taking more than a week to complete. Ethereum’s (ETH) blockchain is now larger than Bitcoin’s at around 180 gigabytes, with experts warning further increases may spell disaster. After one...

Max Keiser: Hedge Funds Will Soon Send Bitcoin To $5k

Max Keiser’s latest Bitcoin price forecast sees $5000 incoming as hedge funds signal “dabbling” in cryptocurrency. Russia Today host and avid Bitcoin advocate Max Keiser has said $5000 per Bitcoin is “within sight” due to hedge fund activity. In a...