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Why Bitcoin and Crypto Market Cap will Hit $1 Trillion in 2018

All ICO advancements in 2017 would appear tiny compared with what is waiting for the crypto market in the year to come. New regulatory, financial and other factors play their role. So here is the thing that most people don’t...

Russian Economic Development Minister Calls Bitcoin Worse Than Casinos

Russia’s push away from Bitcoin continues as the economic development minister likens it to gambling. Russia moves quickly in its push against Bitcoin and other decentralised currencies, as it first issued a ban on access to exchanges, then followed that...

Japanese Ripple Crypto Exchange Takes Hit as Founder Arrested for Scam

A manager at a Ripple exchange has swindled $12,470 Ripple cryptocurrency exchange in Hamamatsu, Shizuoka Prefecture, was raided by police as they closed in on the manager of the exchange who was looking to make off with ¥1.4 mln ($12,470) of...

IRS Hunt for Cryptocurrency Isn’t Going Away: Expert Blog

Why IRS just wouldn’t let Bitcoin go and what you can do about it. *Expert Blog is Cointelegraph new series of articles by the crypto industry leaders. It covers everything from Blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies to ICO regulation and investment...

Hard Times For Bitcoin Forks As Whalepool Traders Say No To SegWit2x

SegWit2x opposers’ dedicated listings site NOB2X now includes Bitcoin trading group Whalepool. SegWit2x’s list of detractors is growing daily as dedicated records site NOB2X.com adds major discussion group Whalepool. The trading group, which includes prominent cryptocurrency industry figures such as...

Switzerland Awards First AML/KYC Licence To Bitcoin Company

Swiss authorities have given the first Bitcoin business an operator licence in accordance with AML/KYC regulations. Payment gateway Payment21’s owner has become the first Bitcoin company to gain full regulatory compliance from Switzerland’s financial regulator. In a blog post Tuesday,...

Protection Could Help Legitimize Controversial ICOs

Offering a protection service for ICOs could help them survive a suspicious and highly regulated market The rise of ICOs has been unprecedented, but then, so has their ‘wild west’ nature as many have turned out to be nightmares for...

Tezos Team Spat Sends Futures Price Diving 75% as Investors Panic

Arguing among Tezos’ team members is causing panic, as its $400 mln ICO funds remain in limbo. Infighting at Tezos has led to futures of its $232 mln token dropping 75 percent in hours, before it has even officially launched....

Enemy Turned into Brother: Cryprocurrencies and Banks to Integrate in Just One Year

Since their birth, cryptocurrencies have been set against banks and positioned to replace them. But when it comes to major amounts, the cryptocurrency market has nothing to offer, since its risks and inconveniences outweigh the benefits. Where will the investor...

Coinhive – New Cash Cow for Malware Creators

Coinhive is a technology that is just several weeks old, it was formally introduced on September 14. Coinhive is rapidly turning into the cash cow of the world wide web, progressing from a revolutionary crypto-currency mining instrument to a technology heavily exploited by myriads of cyber-criminals. New Advertising...

Russia Intends to Dominate Finance and the Cryptocurrency World by Introducing New Technologies

Recognizing the importance of digital technologies in the financial world, President Vladimir Putin has ordered the issuance of a national cryptocurrency. Concurrently, Russian industry is intent on attaining supremacy in the cryptocurrency mining industry by introducing new computing technology. In...

Japanese Cryptocurrency Exchange Manager Arrested For Ripple Fraud

The manager and operator of Japanese Ripple exchange Ripple Trade Japan has been arrested for allegedly defrauding a customer for ¥1.4 million ($12,470) with potentially further charges pending. Yuki Takenaka, a 31-year-old head of Ripple Trade Japan allegedly defrauded a man from the Miyagi...

7 Rules of Savvy ICO Investors: How To Pick The Right Project To Participate In

An ICO, otherwise known as an Initial Coin Offering, are creating millionaires across boards from Africa to Asia, Europe to Australia and the Americas. What is an ICO? An ICO is an unregulated way of raising funds for a new...

Zimbabwe News – Bitcoin Selling at Twice Global Dollar Average

Following over a decade of economic turmoil, Zimbabweans are turning to bitcoin for some financial stability. Yes, you read that correctly!  I mean, seriously, just how messed up is that? As a result, bitcoin is reportedly selling in the capital, Harare,...

Introducing Boulé: Blockchain-Based Online Voting Technology ICO Launch

TALLINN, Estonia, 17th October 2017 – Boulé is a pioneering new voting system using blockchain technology to enable governments and electoral bodies to run secure, transparent elections. This revolutionary e-governance tool hopes to make electoral processes visible to all citizens,...

Immigrants: is it Possible to Get a Loan if You are New?

If you have immigrated recently, it can be a tough task to get a credit or a credit card in a new place. I know it for sure as I changed several countries for the last three years following the...

ECB President: Bitcoin Not ‘Mature’ Enough to Be Regulated

Mario Draghi, president of the European Central Bank (ECB), has said that cryptocurrencies are not “mature” enough to be regulated.Powered by WPeMatico

Every Asset Ever: Circle Pulls ‘Trigger’ on Investment Product Pipeline

Circle is seeking to expand, and this time it’s made a key acquisition to further its interests in applying cryptocurrencies to mainstream investing.Powered by WPeMatico

Ether Prices Hold Above $300 as Fork Fears Fade

The price of ether continues to hold steady despite linger uncertainty surrounding a recent software upgrade.Powered by WPeMatico

Vote for CoinDesk’s Most Influential People in Blockchain 2017

Who made the biggest impact this year? Complete our “Most Influential” survey for a chance to win a 50 percent discount for Consensus 2018.Powered by WPeMatico