Premier League football club, West Ham United, will use a blockchain-based platform that will give fans an opportunity to vote on what they call “soft decisions”. The east-London club join French champions, Paris Saint-Germain, and Italian giants, Juventus, in securing a deal with digital voting provider
According to Gartner, Inc., 20 percent of the top 10 global grocers will use blockchain technology by 2025.
Amazon is in the blockchain business in a big way. Its Amazon Managed Blockchain is a fully managed service designed to help companies quickly create their own blockchain networks that are scalable and easy to create and manage. Originally announced at the company’s re:Invent event in late 2018, Amazon Managed Blockchain has been in preview for months.
Following media reports in late April, Chicago-based cryptocurrency exchange ErisX has launched spot trading.
Canada’s Quebec province said it would maintain its existing rates for digital currency mining and will also make enough energy available for the production of cryptos. Last year, Quebec stopped the approvals for new digital currency mining projects so that the province could weigh restrictions on their operations and if they wish to raise the rates they pay for power.
All but one top 20 coins by market cap are in green, with litecoin seeing the biggest gains of around 7%.
The U.S. Department of Justice announced Tuesday that it has hit two individuals with bank fraud charges in connection to a system for depositing funds to cryptocurrency exchanges. In a statement, U.S.
Bitfinex’s second move amounts to ~$67 million worth of Bitcoins, yet is still among top-5 richest wallets – AMBCrypto
Bitfinex, a cryptocurrency exchange owned and operated by iFinex Inc., withdrew more Bitcoin funds from its cold wallet. This was noted to be the second time the exchange withdrew BTC funds in just one week, with some speculating this to be the side-effect of the…
MONTREAL – Cryptocurrency industry members in Quebec are welcoming a ruling by the province’s energy board that maintains current electricity rates and obliges the provincial utility to set aside 300 megawatts for new entrants. Hydro-Quebec wanted to create an auction system for electricity needed to mine digital currencies such as Bitcoin.
Ripple (XRP) had declined below a critical trend line support. The price tested this support as resistance but struggled to break past it for days. Now, the price is finally above it and is testing the 50 day moving average.
Wisepass (CURRENCY:PASS) traded flat against the US dollar during the twenty-four hour period ending at 13:00 PM ET on April 30th. One Wisepass token can now be purchased for approximately $0.0069 or 0.00000108 BTC on major cryptocurrency exchanges. In the last week, Wisepass has traded down 34.4% against the US dollar.
Venture Capital Funding Challenged By STOs There comes a time in every young business’s lifetime when they need to expand and dominate or stagnate and watch competitors take over market share. Venture Capital funding was the driver behind the tech industry that flourished in the eighties that created Silicon Valley.
Waves Community Token (CURRENCY:WCT) traded down 5.4% against the U.S. dollar during the one day period ending at 17:00 PM E.T. on April 30th. One Waves Community Token token can now be bought for approximately $0.73 or 0.00013598 BTC on major cryptocurrency exchanges including Tidex and Waves Decentralized Exchange.
Alpha Token (CURRENCY:A) traded 21.9% lower against the U.S. dollar during the 24 hour period ending at 17:00 PM E.T. on April 30th. One Alpha Token token can now be bought for $0.0064 or 0.00000120 BTC on major cryptocurrency exchanges including EtherFlyer, EtherDelta (ForkDelta) and Token Store.
Market Analysis: Bitcoin (BTC) Rises from $5,100 to $5,250, Total Crypto Market Cap Gains $5 Billion – Crypto.IQ | Bitcoin and Investment News from Inside Experts You Can Trust
Yesterday evening, Bitcoin (BTC) was trading near $5,100 on Bitstamp. Overnight, the price of Bitcoin (BTC) steadily rose to $5,150 and then quickly rose during the morning to as high as $5,275. Currently Bitcoin (BTC) is trading near $5,240, a 2.7% gain in the past 24 hours.
Ripple Surges After Nasdaq Adds XRP Liquidity Index, Will Growing Adoption Propel It Higher? | NewsBTC
Over the past several months many cryptocurrencies have incurred relatively large gains that have put a significant amount of distance between their current prices and their 2018 lows. But much to the chagrin of investors, Ripple (XRP) has not been one of these cryptos, as it has remained relatively stable around the $0.30 region.
It’s been a rollercoaster of a ride for the cryptocurrency market this past month, with the overall valuation rocketing towards $200 billion before tragically getting knocked back down again. April started off exceptionally well, with Bitcoin (BTC) surging over 30 percent from $4,000 to over $5,000 in the space of just two days.
Executives from FedEx (), DHL and UPS () took the unusual step of sharing a single stage and found common ground on how blockchain technology can transform the global supply chain. “This is not a process improvement initiative. This is a breakthrough discussion.
Former Ethereum Co-Founder, Founder of Cardano and CEO of IOHK, Charles Hoskinson, announced the launch of an enterprise blockchain framework that aims to provide financial services to billions of people living in African countries. Known as “Atala” (named after a butterfly that resides in Florida), IOHK’s framework is intended to serve as a solutions provider for developers, companies and governments looking to implement new products.
By CCN: Millennials bask in knowing they are far more ahead of the technology curve than older adults. This is why their demographic has been more willing to embrace bitcoin as a long-term investment. But what about the stock market? Their proclivity toward crypto has led many to abandon good old fashioned stock market investing.
By CCN.com: According to an affidavit filed with the Supreme Court of the State of New York by Stuart Hoegner, the general counsel to Tether and major bitcoin exchange Bitfinex, only 74 percent of Tether’s holdings are backed by cash.
During the bitcoin boom in 2017, which saw the price of the digital currency rally from $1,000 to $20,000, there was a shortage of graphics cards and bitcoin miners due to the high demand for digital currency mining equipment.
From the start, Bitcoin has been seen as something of a ‘behind closed doors’ asset. With SilkRoad and other black market sites been heavily Bitcoin dependent, the image has not been good. While this has begun to change, and the general public has started to hear more positive reports, things are still touch and go.
The region of Quebec, Canada, has set aside 300 Megawatt of energy production for discount electricity for crypto mining operations Canada appears to making a bid for attracting crypto companies to the country Cryptocurrency mining has always been a job that costs a huge amount in the electricity bills, as the mineable cryptocurrencies, chief among them Bitcoin, rely on “proof of work” for their security.
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Losses from the theft of cryptocurrencies from exchanges and fraud-related activities surged in the first quarter of the year to $1.2 billion, or 70 percent of the level for all of 2018, cybersecurity firm CipherTrace said on Tuesday. The value of losses from crime in the digital currency sector in 2018 hit $1.7 billion.
The Loyakk Vega enterprise relationship management platform has recently announced that it will burn 1/5 of its circulating token supply. This announcement comes on the back of Loyakk completing its token sale in November 2018 and raising $16.9 million mostly from venture capital investment.
Following the example of Juventus and Paris Saint-Germain, West Ham United will collaborate with Socios.com to offer its fans an opportunity to influence the club’s decisions. Premier League club West Ham United has announced its new partnership with Socios.com which is the blockchain-based fan engagement platform.
APX (CURRENCY:APX) traded flat against the U.S. dollar during the one day period ending at 13:00 PM Eastern on April 30th. APX has a total market cap of $561,727.00 and $0.00 worth of APX was traded on exchanges in the last 24 hours. In the last seven days, APX has traded flat against the U.S.
Ravencoin (RVN) Price Prediction 2019 – RVN Is a Top 20 Coin By EOY (Late April Update) | CaptainAltcoin
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WOLLO (CURRENCY:WLO) traded down 3.1% against the U.S. dollar during the twenty-four hour period ending at 16:00 PM Eastern on April 30th. One WOLLO token can currently be bought for $0.0286 or 0.00000537 BTC on cryptocurrency exchanges including Stellar Decentralized Exchange, Stellarport and Bitfinex. Over the last seven days, WOLLO has traded 6.6% lower against […]
Ripple’s native token, XRP is one such cryptocurrency which is on hot bulletins every so often. However, at this time, the coin has surged more than 5 percent within the past 24 hours. At the time of writing, XRP holds its third largest position in terms of market capitalization.
Blockchain The Tulsa-based school district is the first in the U.S. to start offering digital diplomas and transcripts using Learning Machine’s blockchain-based open standard for digital credentials. Union High School While blockchain-based credentials are gaining attention in the higher education sector, Union Public Schools in Oklahoma wants to be a trailblazer in bringing the technology to the K-12 market.
Moody’s (MCO ), a business and financial services company that provides ratings across a number of financial products, recently published a report on the impact of blockchain technology. In the report, which was first covered by FN London, Moody’s emphasizes how blockchain technology can make securitized trades more efficient and lucrative, but not without inherent risk.
Policymakers should increase funding and issue guidance for blockchain innovation to ensure America retains its technological edge in the world, experts said Tuesday. “Europe and China and Japan are not standing still. They are investing heavily into [blockchain],” Victoria Adams, ConsenSys government practice lead, said on a panel hosted by the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation and Congressional Blockchain Caucus in Washington.
Today, Amazon Web Services Inc., an Amazon.com company (AMZN), announced the general availability of Amazon Managed Blockchain, a fully managed service that makes it easy to create and manage scalable blockchain networks. Customers who want to allow multiple parties to execute transactions and maintain
Popular Cryptocurrency Fund Counts the Cost of the Crypto Winter – Will Bitcoin recover? | Smartereum
The year 2018 was a year to forget for digital asset investors especially those who bought bitcoin [BTC] and other cryptocurrencies at their peak prices. These cryptocurrency investors soon began taking on major losses as the cryptocurrency market slumped with little respite. What analysts thought would be a short-lived dip turned out to become the …
Bitcoin’s price saw modest gains on Tuesday, as calm returned to the crypto ecosystem following a rocky start to the week. The leading digital currency is on the cusp of a three-month winning streak, a monumental feat following the year-long bear market. The average bitcoin price rose 1% to reach $5,298.48, according to CoinMarketCap.
CoinCorner, a UK bitcoin and cryptocurrency exchange founded in 2014, has announced the launch of a brand new mobile app for its users. The company’s development team has been working hard during the past few months to deliver the now live CoinCorner app , available on Android and iOS.
Tech savvy businessman and SpaceX and Tesla’s CEO, Elon Musk, initiated a discussion on April 29 with ether (ETH) co-founder Vitalik Buterin using a crisp one-word tweet “Ethereum.” The tweet garnered massive interest (at the time of this post it had 73,296 likes), and soon after it was posted, people came to understand that Elon’s tweet obviously had a significant impact on the ETH price.
Bitcoin [BTC]: Venezuela transacts record number of BTC trades as Petro fails to get support – AMBCrypto
The economic status of the Venezuelan economy had been under constant strain for a while as the countries fiat currency continues to plummet in the present financial cycle. The massive hyperinflation rate of 2 million percent had crippled the country to its core and according to reports, the situation might get worse for the rate is expected to reach 8 million percent by this year’s end.
By CCN.com: Saifedean Ammous, author of the Bitcoin Standard , appeared on the most recent episode of Stephen Livera’s crypto-economics podcast. Ammous spoke on several subjects, including a hyperbitcoinized future. Livera spoke to the fact that a full government ban on Bitcoin would make people aware of the fact that they have little control over the money in their bank accounts.
Verge or XVG is one of those altcoins that get less impacted by the price volatility. It focuses on full confidentiality and anonymity of its users. It is virtually untraceable, and its users can do instant, anonymous transactions on its platform. It has advanced blockchain technology that is built on top of Tor and I2P.
Scroll (CURRENCY:SCRL) traded up 1.8% against the dollar during the one day period ending at 10:00 AM Eastern on April 30th. One Scroll token can now be purchased for $0.12 or 0.00001643 BTC on popular cryptocurrency exchanges including IDEX, Hotbit, LATOKEN and IDAX. Scroll has a market cap of $17.24 million and approximately $105,841.00 worth […]
Ripple reports about 31% of increment for the sale of XRP in this year’s first quarter. The blockchain payment startup reportedly sold over $169 million in the first three months of 2019 in XRP. The firm which is based in San Francisco announced the statistics on Wednesday.
A new blockchain-powered social media network aims to take sharing digital artwork beyond the typical “like” button. On Tuesday, April 30, Editional launched on Apple’s App Store as a platform for sharing and claiming limited edition digital collectibles, like photography and graphic design.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced today a “new era of smarter food safety” under which it will test artificial intelligence and machine learning to better assess foodborne illness risks from imports and explore blockchain for tracking all foods before they hit grocery store shelves.
Three blockchain-focused firms are among the latest 29 companies accepted into the U.K. financial watchdog’s regulatory sandbox.
ErisX spot market launches with BTC, BCH, LTC and, ETH US dollar trading pairs. ErisX derivative trading awaits regulatory approval; futures trading expected in the near future. The company that that is looking forward to offering cryptocurrency derivatives, ErisX has today announced the launch of a crypto spot market.
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Dash Embassy DACH recently got Change, which enables consumers to easily manage many of their cryptocurrencies from one app and will soon be introducing a crypto payment card, to integrate Dash. Change “strive[s] to make [their] app as simple and accessible as possible” in order to ensure “users can have a seamless experience when buying, …
Bakkt is taking what it hopes will be another significant step toward obtaining regulatory approval as its parent company – Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), acquires Bitcoin custody platform. ICE also plans to register the company as a licensed trust in New York State. Bakkt announced the news in a Medium post by company Chief Operating Officer (COO) Adam White.
Bitcoin Bitcoin traded around the resistance range at $5,200 and from there the next resistance level is at $5,500. Following the correction and the current Tether Saga, the market is looking to understand where the wind is blowing to and it is quite likely that the way up will go through some pitfalls as the …
An unknown miner has recently acquired about 37% of Bitcoin Cash (BCH) blocks over the past week. It even reached as high as 44% over a day, however, it is not too evident who the miner is. What’s unique about this miner is that they sign their blocks with Satoshi Nakamoto.
By CCN: Liquid, a Bitmain-backed Japanese cryptocurrency platform operated by Singaporean crypto exchange Quoine, plans to expand into the United States. Liquid hopes to on-board U.S. clients by January 2020. In an April 29 statement, Liquid said it partnered with a consortium of crypto and fintech investors called Virtual Currency Partners (VCP).
Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), the operator of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), has just acquired a crypto custodian service called Digital Asset Custody Company. ICE hopes the acquisition will clear the way for it to offer Bitcoin futures contracts that settle in Bitcoin (BTC) instead of USD.
Fundstrat founder Tom Lee is once again about cryptocurrency prospects, predicting that prices will reach all-time new highs by 2020. Lee, one of the most prominent bitcoin bulls, gave his positive outlook for the crypto industry during an interview with U.S. pay TV channel CNBC.
Musiconomi (CURRENCY:MCI) traded flat against the dollar during the 24 hour period ending at 9:00 AM E.T. on April 30th. One Musiconomi token can now be bought for about $0.0014 or 0.00000037 BTC on popular cryptocurrency exchanges. Musiconomi has a market capitalization of $37,823.00 and $0.00 worth of Musiconomi was traded on exchanges in the […]
Metronome (CURRENCY:MET) traded up 9.3% against the dollar during the one day period ending at 10:00 AM Eastern on April 30th. One Metronome coin can now be bought for about $1.06 or 0.00019870 BTC on cryptocurrency exchanges including $33.94, $7.50, $20.33 and $13.77. Metronome has a total market cap of $9.66 million and $603,355.00 worth […]
Omnitude (CURRENCY:ECOM) traded up 1.4% against the US dollar during the twenty-four hour period ending at 11:00 AM ET on April 30th. During the last week, Omnitude has traded down 1.7% against the US dollar. Omnitude has a total market capitalization of $3.72 million and $20,010.00 worth of Omnitude was traded on exchanges in the […]
EtherInc (CURRENCY:ETI) traded 1.1% higher against the dollar during the 24 hour period ending at 11:00 AM Eastern on April 30th. During the last seven days, EtherInc has traded up 20.7% against the dollar. One EtherInc coin can now be purchased for about $0.0003 or 0.00000005 BTC on major cryptocurrency exchanges including STEX and Exrates.
Luna Stars (CURRENCY:LSTR) traded flat against the US dollar during the 1 day period ending at 11:00 AM ET on April 30th. Luna Stars has a total market capitalization of $806,012.00 and $0.00 worth of Luna Stars was traded on exchanges in the last day.
One of the most exciting signs of crypto adoption is the addition of crypto tracking indices to the NASDAQ, as was the case when both bitcoin and ethereum indices were added officially in 2019. So far, it seems that it was a successful endeavor as NASDAQ has announced on April 29, 2019.
ProximaX (CURRENCY:XPX) traded down 1.2% against the dollar during the 24-hour period ending at 12:00 PM ET on April 30th. Over the last seven days, ProximaX has traded 6.1% lower against the dollar. ProximaX has a market capitalization of $24.49 million and $3.21 million worth of ProximaX was traded on exchanges in the last day.
Envion (CURRENCY:EVN) traded 9.2% lower against the US dollar during the 24-hour period ending at 13:00 PM ET on April 30th. Envion has a total market cap of $9.35 million and $1,321.00 worth of Envion was traded on exchanges in the last day. One Envion token can now be purchased for $0.0840 or 0.00001575 BTC […]
Just a few days ago, Ripple’s showed signs it was probably going down. However, the cryptocurrency seems to have survived and is on its way to recovery alongside other top currencies. Several factors may be involved in bringing the asset back up, but one of them must be the recent announcement of a partnership between its host company and Saudi British Bank (SABB) .
MinerGate, a multicurrency mining pool, is glad to introduce MinerGate Token (MG) – a utility token created as a loyalty tool.
All or nothing: there is no middle ground when it comes to the XRP price, according to famed trader Peter Brandt
Law360 (April 30, 2019, 3:37 PM EDT) — Two of three men accused of fraud related to their shuttered cryptocurrency company Centra Tech Inc. said prosecutors improperly seized privileged communications the company had with its attorneys on the messaging… To view the full article, register now.
Bitcoin Generation (BTGN), a crypto mining and exchange firm, has suffered a temporary suspension in trading of shares from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Due to some inaccurate information BTGN gave to the public, the regulator decided to suspend the company’s trading on Monday until May 10, 2019 ( 11:59 P.M.
SmarterCX presents the Smarter Demos series, a 2-minutes-or-less look at some of the most innovative CX technologies and how they work. We’re all familiar with loyalty programs, but did you know that you can earn Bitcoin while you shop? In this 11th video on the Smarter Demos series, we take a look at some of the latest in omnichannel retail technology.