Pundi X Blockchain Phone Enables Switching Between Blockchain and Android

Pundi X Blockchain Phone Enables Switching Between Blockchain and Android – Product Release & Updates – Altcoin Buzz

Blockchain device manufacturer Pundi X revealed that the new blockchain phone that will be released later this year allows users to switch between blockchain and Android. That the Pundi X team has ambitious goals was already known. The company aims to bring in the next billion crypto users as it allows users to buy, sell, use cryptocurrency anywhere and anytime.

New York-Based Signature Bank to Offer Services to Fintech Firms in Bermuda

New York-Based Signature Bank to Offer Services to Fintech Firms in Bermuda

New York-based commercial bank Signature Bank will begin offering financial services to fintech firms in the island nation of Bermuda, local news daily the Royal Gazette reports on Feb. 28. According to the Royal Gazette, banks in Bermuda have mostly avoided dealing with the fintech industry, which is in need of financial services.

Dukascopy Bank Launches Dukascoin Cryptocurrency as the First Regulated Bank ICO Token

Dukascopy Bank Launches Dukascoin Cryptocurrency as the First Regulated Bank ICO Token

We are at the dawn of a new age. You do not believe it? Well, just see how many banks are launching cryptocurrencies or at least digital coins that use the blockchain technology. Not only JPMorgan, one of the largest global banks of the world, has launched its own blockchain-based JPM Coin, now Dukascopy Bank has launched Dukascoin, its own crypto.

Coinone lists Cosmos’ Atom token on CGEX cryptocurrency exchange

Coinone lists Cosmos’ Atom token on CGEX cryptocurrency exchange

CGEX, a global exchange subsidiary and BTC market provider of Coinone, announced today the public listing of Cosmos ‘ ATOM token following its mainnet launch expected in early March. Cosmos is a decentralized ecosystem leveraging modular, adaptable and interchangeable tools to create unlimited scalability and interoperability between other blockchains.

Litecoin: The Official Cryptocurrency for GLORY Kickboxing

Litecoin: The Official Cryptocurrency for GLORY Kickboxing – Coinnounce

Litecoin is now the official cryptocurrency of the GLORY Kickboxing league after entering into a partnership with the professional sports league. This is a major step taken by Litecoin in order to promote the mainstream adoption of the cryptocurrency. After the following partnership, the online merchandise platform for the GLORY Kickboxing i.e.

Crypto Terminal Allows Traders to Build Automated Strategies and Access Multiple Exchanges

Platform Allows Users to Access Numerous Exchanges Via One Trading Terminal

A startup based in Kyiv, Ukraine says its trading terminal Superorder, which is powered by automation features, can aggregate crypto trades across multiple exchanges, allowing investors to centralise their trading activities. According to the developers, Superorder is a “next generation trading terminal,” which provides users with centralized trading on any exchange from a single place.

Signature Bank to Offer Accounts to Bermuda’s Crypto Startups

Signature Bank to Offer Accounts to Bermuda’s Crypto Startups – CoinDesk

Signature Bank of New York will soon offer full banking services to financial technology firms in Bermuda, including crypto startups that have struggled to secure accounts. In a press release Thursday night, the government of Bermuda announced that Signature would offer U.S. banking services to licensed fintech firms, including 66 startups already incorporated in the country.

Stanford Student Calls Out Crypto Professor for Inaccurate Bitcoin Lecture

Stanford Student Calls Out Crypto Professor for Inaccurate Bitcoin Lecture

In January of 2019, student Conner Brown attended a guest lecture by a Professor Susan Athey at the University of Stanford Graduate School. She gave a presentation to his “Evolution of Finance” class titled “Blockchain and the Future of Finance.” According to Brown, the presentation contained “multiple misstatements” about Bitcoin and its fundamentals.

DAC Joins Blockchain In Transport Alliance

DAC Joins Blockchain In Transport Alliance

DAC, a Polish software development and hardware integration company, has joined the Blockchain in Transport Alliance (BiTA), the largest commercial blockchain partnership in the world. Przemysław Szleter, chief executive officer of DAC, stated, “As we focus on helping our customers to improve their value chain efficiency, the application of blockchain technologies seemed to be an obvious step.

Germany will introduce blockchain strategy by mid-2019

Germany will introduce blockchain strategy by mid-2019

The Cabinet of Germany has revealed that the country’s blockchain strategy will be introduced by mid-2019, as a response to the growing development of fintech in the country. According to Cointelegraph, the chief executive body of the German government, stated that they will first organize an online consultation process prior to introducing the blockchain strategy.

Former SoFi CEO Mike Cagney’s blockchain lending startup Figure raises $65 million

Former SoFi CEO Mike Cagney’s blockchain lending startup Figure raises $65 million

Figure Technologies, the blockchain lending startup co-founded by former SoFi CEO Mike Cagney, grew throughout its first year of business last year. And now, the company will have some new funding to continue its expansion as Figure announced this week that it raised $65 million in its Series B equity funding round.

Coinomi Pens Official Statement Regarding Cryptocurrency Attack and Spell Check Findings

Coinomi Pens Official Statement Regarding Cryptocurrency Attack and Spell Check Findings

There is a wallet that seems to be affected by a vulnerability and that has been downloaded more than 500,000 times. The vulnerability seems to be related to the software sending wallet recovery phrases to Google’s remote spell checker servers in plain text. However, the company released a blog post refuting these accusations.

Cryptocurrency dangers the topic of discussion during cybersecurity workshop

Cryptocurrency dangers the topic of discussion during cybersecurity workshop

Northern Michigan University was the site of a special cybersecurity workshop Thursday morning. The Michigan InfraGard held their quarterly meeting at NMU, and in attendance were faculty, students, law enforcement, businesses and financial institutions. The main topic of discussion was Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.

Putin’s Bitcoin Regulation Deadline Might Not Lead to Actual Crypto Rules

Putin’s Bitcoin Regulation Deadline Might Not Lead to Actual Crypto Rules

Bitcoin skeptic Vladimir Putin has set a July 2019 deadline for crypto regulations to be put in place in Russia. Putin made the announcement on the Kremlin website in a February 27 notice. In his order, President Putin told the Russian State Duma and the Council of the Federation of Russia to adopt cryptocurrency rules by July 1.

Crypto Exchange Kraken Offers $100000 Reward for QuadrigaCX’s Missing Funds

Crypto Exchange Kraken Offers $100,000 Reward for QuadrigaCX’s Missing Funds

Cryptocurrency exchange Kraken has posted a $100,000 reward for the discovery of the major Canadian crypto exchange QuadrigaCX’s missing funds. Kraken announced the offer in a blog post on Feb. 28. QuadrigaCX has faced financial difficulty following the sudden death of its founder Gerry Cotten in December last year.

Bitcoin [BTC], Ethereum [ETH] & altcoin wallet, Coinomi addresses seed phrase vulnerability; says …

Bitcoin [BTC], Ethereum [ETH] & altcoin wallet, Coinomi addresses seed phrase vulnerability; says highly unlikely to result in loss of funds – AMBCrypto

Earlier this week, Coinomi, cryptocurrency wallet that enables users to trade, secure and manage their Bitcoin [BTC] and other cryptocurrency, was recently under the scrutiny of the cryptocurrency space because of an alleged vulnerability in the wallet was bought to light on Reddit by Warith…

XRP More Popular Than Bitcoin, Ethereum and Amazon on Leading Crypto Trading Platform

XRP More Popular Than Bitcoin, Ethereum and Amazon on Leading Crypto Trading Platform

Traders on social trading platform eToro say XRP is the most frequently traded cryptocurrency by unique open trades. Its January report shows that XRP also trades ahead of Amazon, and follows closely behind oil, gold, Apple and the NSDQ100. In January 2019, Apple topped the list as the most frequently traded stock with oil and …

Analyst: Further Bitcoin (BTC) Crash Isn’t Nonsensical, Crypto Remains Speculative

Analyst: Further Bitcoin (BTC) Crash Isn’t Nonsensical, Crypto Remains Speculative – Ethereum World News

It isn’t a secret that Bitcoin (BTC) is an embryonic market. The cryptocurrency, launched ten years ago, has long been subject to the whims of speculators, creating a volatile and unpredictable market for all but the most skilled traders. Even still, analysts en-masse have sought to discern where cryptocurrencies will find a long-term floor.

Market Analysis: Ethereum (ETH) Fork Appears Successful, Ripple (XRP) Listed on Coinbase …

Market Analysis: Ethereum (ETH) Fork Appears Successful, Ripple (XRP) Listed on Coinbase, Major Cryptocurrencies in the Green – Crypto.IQ | Bitcoin and Investment News from Inside Experts You Can Trust

Bitcoin (BTC) is now back above $3,800 after briefly falling below it yesterday afternoon. There was some unusual and extremely volatile trading activity late this morning, with Bitcoin (BTC) falling to $3,755 and rising to $3,900 in less than 30 minutes. Bitcoin (BTC) stabilized near $3,850 and then fell throughout the afternoon to about $3,800….

Voila! You Can Redeem BAT- an Ethereum Based Digital Advertising Token at Brands Like …

Voila! You Can Redeem BAT- an Ethereum Based Digital Advertising Token at Brands Like Amazon, Starbucks, Uber, and Apple

Cryptocurrencies are getting real and becoming much more acceptable day-by-day. The world of cryptocurrency and blockchain is gradually permeating into public consciousness. Ever since the global financial meltdown of 2008, man on the street is getting cautious of these powerful intermediaries like ‘Too-big-too-fail’ banks with entrenched interests and looking for an alternative form of exchanging ” value.”

Bitcoin SV [BSV] Price Analysis: Early week high subsides; pushes token to biggest loser in top-15

Bitcoin SV [BSV] Price Analysis: Early week high subsides; pushes token to biggest loser in top-15 – AMBCrypto

After dropping briefly to a low of $127.41 billion at the close of trading day on February 27, the market cap is back up to $130 billion, mirroring the market cap 24-hours hence. Bitcoin SV [BSV] pumped up earlier this week following a support announcement from CoinGate, since then the coin has been correcting downwards.

Bittrex Leads $1.5 Million Seed Round in South African Crypto Exchange VALR

Bittrex Leads $1.5 Million Seed Round in South African Crypto Exchange VALR – CoinDesk

Global crypto exchange Bittrex led a $1.5 million seed round in South African trading platform VALR. Bittrex CEO Bill Shihara told CoinDesk the South African market has “tremendous untapped potential.” Fellow VALR investor Michael Jordaan of Montegray Capital told CoinDesk that VALR’s support for 50 cryptocurrencies will offer the most diverse range of assets of any African exchange when it opens to the public on March 1.

Ethereum, XRP, EOS, Litecoin: Crypto Markets Cling to $130 Billion as Majors Diverge

Ethereum, XRP, EOS, Litecoin: Crypto Markets Cling to $130 Billion as Majors Diverge | Hacked: Hacking Finance

The top ten cryptocurrencies diverged on Thursday, with EOS and Litecoin leading a narrow contingency of gainers against Ethereum and XRP, which traded in the opposite direction. Cryptoassets are on track for their best month since July, rekindling optimism that the worst of the bear market had passed.

Ethereum’s Constantinople, St. Petersburg Upgrades Have Been Activated

Ethereum’s Constantinople, St. Petersburg Upgrades Have Been Activated

The Constantinople and St. Petersburg network upgrades for the world’s second largest cryptocurrency, Ethereum’s ( ETH), occurred today Feb. 28, according to ethstats.net. Specifically, the updates went live on the main network at block 7,280,000, in accordance with previously released schedule. Although the upgrade has two names of two originally separated updates, they have subsequently been combined into one.

Global Alumina Fibers Market 2018-19 Mitsui Mining, DuPont, ICI, Weite

Global Alumina Fibers Market 2018-19 Mitsui Mining, DuPont, ICI, Weite

This study highlights current dynamics and developments in the “Alumina Fibers Market “. The report incorporates in-depth analysis of the market growth drivers as well as the inhibiting factors in the Alumina Fibers market. The scope of the report covers an extensive evaluation pertaining to the winning imperatives and stakeholder strategies through a presentation of the segmentation of Alumina Fibers market in the report.

Diar report reveals retail investors have been quietly amassing Bitcoin

Diar report reveals retail investors have been quietly amassing Bitcoin

While institutional investors have been in the media’s eye lately, a recent report from Diar has revealed that retail investors have been quietly amassing Bitcoin. According to the report, Bitcoin holdings of addresses holding between 1 and 10 BTC have been showing steady growth of 5% since the last all-time high in December 2017.

Bitcoin price prediction: One step at a time takes BTC/USD closer to $4000 – Confluence Detector

Bitcoin price prediction: One step at a time takes BTC/USD closer to $4,000 – Confluence Detector

Bearish and bullish pressure cancels out amid declining trading activity. Bitcoin recently added significantly to its value jumping above $4,000. There are just about the same resistance levels for Bitcoin as they are support levels. The bear pressure and the bullish pressure appear to be canceling out as Bitcoin maintains the position above $3,800.

‘Prices are Way Down’: Bitcoin Investors Should Buy Post-Crash Dip Now, Says VC Chief

‘Prices are Way Down’: Bitcoin Investors Should Buy Post-Crash Dip Now, Says VC Chief

Venture capitalist Fred Wilson suggested that bitcoin investors buy the post-crash dip because there are a lot of exciting developments right now that make the crypto industry worth investing in. Wilson proffered the advice in a February 28 blog post: “We are in the post-crash cycle in crypto, and that has made the sector interesting to me again.

Hong Kong Entrepreneur Who ‘Made It Rain’ from High-Rise Arrested for Crypto Mining Fraud

Hong Kong Entrepreneur Who ‘Made It Rain’ from High-Rise Arrested for Crypto Mining Fraud

A purported Bitcoin millionaire ( BTC) who was previously involved in “making it rain cash” on the streets of Hong Kong, has reportedly been arrested for mining-related fraud, the South China Morning Post reports Thursday, Feb. 28. A 25-year old businessman named Wong Ching-kit and his 20-year-old colleague have purportedly been arrested by Commercial Crime Bureau officers at their office in Hong Kong.

Will We See a Ripple Liquid Index [RLX] on Nasdaq Soon?

Will We See a Ripple Liquid Index [RLX] on Nasdaq Soon?

The cryptocurrency space is quickly evolving with the rise of institutional platforms soon to be launched, including ICE’s Bakkt , Fidelity Digital Assets , and Nasdaq . These will be top-tier, highly regulated platforms that require transparency, high-end security, sound technology, and accurate crypto indices produced from a reliable benchmark-setting process.

Ethereum and Tron Hard Forks Launch, Coinbase Lists XRP for Retail Customers, and Ripple Gets …

Ethereum and Tron Hard Forks Launch, Coinbase Lists XRP for Retail Customers, and Ripple Gets Boost From Fortune Magazine: Crypto Update

Ethereum’s much-anticipated Constantinople upgrade is now live. The upgrade is designed to boost the network’s efficiency and will reduce block rewards for miners by a third, meaning they will now earn 2 ETH instead of 3 for powering the network and validating transactions.

Russia Said it Will Regulate Crypto 3 Times in the Past 2 Years, Could it Work This Time?

Russia Said it Will Regulate Crypto 3 Times in the Past 2 Years, Could it Work This Time? | NewsBTC

Russian President Vladimir Putin has issued a fresh order to Russia’s government demanding that they draft and approve a regulatory framework for the crypto industry. Although this seems like a positive development for the industry, similar orders have been issued on multiple occasions over the past few years to no avail, which calls into question the clout that these orders truly hold within the Russian government.

XRP Added to Coinbase Consumer Exchange, XRP Price Remains Flat

XRP Added to Coinbase Consumer Exchange, XRP Price Remains Flat | NewsBTC

Less than a week after the announcement of full trading support for XRP on the Coinbase Pro division of the San Francisco-based brokerage and exchange platform, the same functionality is coming to the consumer-facing wing of the firm. In addition, full support will be made available on both the Android and iOS Coinbase applications.

Blockchain to drive global microgrid boom

Blockchain to drive global microgrid boom

Blockchain will play a pivotal role in helping the value of the global microgrid market hit $30 billion by 2022, according to a power analyst. “As the global microgrid market liberalises and renewable energy grows, blockchain offers an effective way to handle the increasingly complex and decentralised transactions between users, large and small-scale producers, retailers, traders and utilities, said Amit Sharma of research firm GlobalData.

Ethereum Upgrades as Hard Forks Activate on Blockchain

Ethereum Upgrades as Hard Forks Constantinople and St Petersburg Activate on Blockchain – CoinDesk

The long-anticipated upgrade Constantinople has officially activated on the ethereum blockchain. At 19:57 (UTC), the sixth system-wide upgrade to be released since the second largest cryptocurrency by market cap launched in 2015 has successfully been rolled out onto the main network at block number 7,280,000. But, that’s not all.

$67193: Veteran Crypto Trader Explains His Oddly-Specific Bitcoin Price Target

$67,193: Veteran Crypto Trader Explains His Oddly-Specific Bitcoin Price Target

Veteran trader Peter Brandt has an oddly specific bitcoin price target – $67,193. Brandt, who boats of 40-plus years’ experience in commodity trading, arrived at this figure by taking the combined value of the 33,000 tonnes of central bank-owned gold and dividing it by bitcoin ‘s fully-diluted currency supply of ~21 million coins.

Facebook set to Launch its Whatsapp Cryptocurrency, Already Getting Ready for Listing On Crypto …

Facebook set to Launch its Whatsapp Cryptocurrency, Already Getting Ready for Listing On Crypto Exchanges

As earlier reported , has been working on a cryptocurrency and has reached a high level of progress with the creation of a stablecoin precisely that will be based on messaging app. This became evident as Facebook has already consulted with several cryptocurrency exchanges on the possibility of listing the cryptocurrency following its launch.

Surprise, surprise, yet another cryptocurrency creator collared, hit with $6 million fraud rap

Surprise, surprise, yet another cryptocurrency creator collared, hit with $6 million fraud rap

The founder of now-dead cryptocurrency My Big Coin has been arrested and charged with seven counts of fraud and unlawful money transfers for what is allegedly an extraordinarily blatant scam, even in the shady world of cyber-cash schemes. Randall Crater was nabbed in Florida on Wednesday for his part in persuading investors that the digital dosh was backed by real gold coins.

Ripple Lands the Crypto Holy Grail as Coinbase Makes XRP Trading Live: Next Stop, to the Moon?

Ripple Lands the Crypto Holy Grail as Coinbase Makes XRP Trading Live: Next Stop, to the Moon?

Cryptocurrency XRP is Now Being Supported by Coinbase’s Retail Platform Coinbase continues to expand its support for XPR after listing it on its trading platform a few days ago. Now, XRP will be available for customers on Coinbase that are located in different jurisdictions around the world.

Crypto Exchange Coinbase Adds Support for XRP on Retail Platform and Mobile Apps

Crypto Exchange Coinbase Adds Support for XRP on Retail Platform and Mobile Apps

United States major cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has added support for Ripple ( XRP) to its retail platform and mobile apps. The exchange announced the development in a blog post on Feb. 28. The announcement states that Coinbase’s users can now purchase, sell, convert, send, receive, and store XRP both on Coinbase.com and the Coinbase Android and iOS apps.

Microgrid investment in blockchain future of energy systems, says GlobalData

Microgrid investment in blockchain future of energy systems, says GlobalData

Blockchain microgrids have become a pivotal theme in the rapidly developing energy sector. Amit Sharma, Power Analyst at GlobalData, a global data and analytics company, offers his view on this development and what we can expect from blockchain microgrids in the future: “The global microgrid market size is estimated to grow at a compound annual…

Reebonz Partners With VeChain to Adopt Blockchain Technology for Innovation

Reebonz Partners With VeChain to Adopt Blockchain Technology for Innovation

SINGAPORE, Feb. 28, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Reebonz Holding Limited (Nasdaq: RBZ), a leading online luxury marketplace and platform in Southeast Asia, announced today that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (“MOU”) with VeChain, a leading global enterprise-level public blockchain platform, to adopt the blockchain technology to establish the end-to-end provenance of luxury products sold on Reebonz’s platforms, which will help further its ecosystem strategy.

Ethereum Will Become “More Decentralized” with Proof-of-Stake, Says Co-Founder Joseph Lubin

Ethereum Co-Founder Joseph Lubin: Ethereum to Become ‘More Decentralized’ With Proof-of-Stake Consensus Mechanism | CryptoGlobe

Joseph Lubin, the co-founder of Ethereum and ConsenSys, a Brooklyn New York-based software technology firm dedicated to improving the Ethereum (ETH) platform, the world’s first blockchain-based network for developing decentralized applications (dApps), has said that “you get trust from decentralization, you get greater trust from greater decentralization.”

Constantinople Will Improve Ethereum But Will ETH Dump?

Constantinople Will Improve Ethereum But Will ETH Dump?

Ethereum prices bearish, strong liquidation at $170 Constantinople in progress Transaction volumes increase in last weeks but will accumulation trigger bulls After previous attempts flopped, we expect the ongoing Constantinople upgrade to be a success. Whether that will rouse price action, we don’t know, but for bulls to be firmly in control, prices must rally above $170 or Dec 2018 highs.

Russian President Vladimir Putin Orders Cryptocurrency Regulation, Sets July 1 Deadline

Russian President Vladimir Putin Orders Cryptocurrency Regulation, Sets July 1 Deadline – Toshi Times

Russia may be about to adopt a new set of federal laws relating to cryptocurrencies. What’s more, it seems as if this decision has been taken at a top level – with a recent document reportedly showing that the cryptocurrency order has been approved by Russia’s President Vladimir Putin.

NetCents rolls out crypto platform with help from new merchant partner

NetCents rolls out crypto platform with help from new merchant partner

NetCents Technology Inc ( CSE:NC) said Thursday it has inked a five-year independent sales organization (ISO) reseller agreement with a top merchant service and point-of-sale terminal provider (MSP). This means that the undisclosed MSP will now partner with NetCents to begin deploying the NetCents cryptocurrency payment platform to financial institutions, merchant acquirers and card issuers globally.

Long Awaited Anti-Aging Platform Launches its ICO (Initial Coin Offering) on March 1st, 2019

Long Awaited Anti-Aging Platform Launches its ICO (Initial Coin Offering) on March 1st, 2019 – Press Release – Digital Journal

Guaranteeing people stay alive forever!February 28th, 2019 – Pioneers of the world’s first anti-aging coin “ATA” proudly announce the launch of their ICO. Scheduled sell of the ICO begins from the 1st of March, 2019 and ends on the 30th of November, 2020. The token will be accessible on https://www.antiagingcoin.org.