It is safe to say the cryptocurrency industry has seen its fair share of stablecoins already. This market is open to competitors, although nearly 10 different offerings exist already. Even so, the Factom team is confident they can add at least one more co
Huobi Launches “All-In-One Program”
In the midst of the Tether/Bitfinex debacle, Huobi, a world-renowned crypto platform, has unexpectedly made a move to revolutionize how stablecoins — crypto assets tied to the value of a relatively stable
The major US indices finished virtually unchanged today, despite the positive open, while short-dated Treasuries closed the week near their multi-year lows. The session had several ups and downs, but the uptick in yields and the weakness in Europe proved
U.S. stocks traded mixed on Friday, as only one of three major bourses managed to bounce back from the heavy losses incurred in the previous session. Cryptocurrencies showed signs of wobbling early on before a modest recovery kept the market near break-e
It’s been weeks since ether has seen a new high or a new low and the market has found itself range-bound. At the moment, we are seeing signs of distribution as large rounds of selling have remained present during key support
Global professional services firm Ernst & Young (EY) has released a report on the performance of ICOs over the last year, and in keeping with the bear market for cryptocurrency assets, the trend was predictably downward. Just 10 Tokens Count for 99% of All ICO Gains EY released a report on ICOs back in December 2017,
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Low volatility continues in Crypto markets while the top 10 cryptocurrencies experience an equal amount of positive and negative fluctuations, but mostly of very minor proportions. These ups and downs were restricted with a 2 per cent range.
We have all listened to no-coiner acquaintances reasoning that, “Bitcoin is purely virtual, so the price could crash to nothing”. But why are they wrong? Who are the heroes that stop the drop in a bear market cycle? These, my friend, are Bitc
The battle for privacy is ramping up. Every day, in the cryptocurrency space, we learn of increased blockchain surveillance, countered by the efforts of privacy protocol developers. We’ve got stories from both sides of the divide in this episode of The
Separating children from their undocumented parents is a traumatic violation of their rights, UN independent experts said on Friday.
Constantinople Test Hard Fork Goes Awry
Just last week, as reported by Ethereum World News, developers moved to hard fork Ethereum’s Ropsten testnet to test the Constantinople blockchain upgrade, which was slated to go live on the Ethereum mainchain
The government and University of Gibraltar have created an advisory group to address the demand for new educational courses in DLT and smart contracts
New York investment firm Gelfman Blueprint, Inc. (GBI) will see over $2.5 million in fines for fraudulent practices, as filed by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). According to the agency, this marks the first time that CFTC has made an anti-fraud enforcement action involving bitcoin. Yesterday’s CTFC press release states that Gelfman Blueprint Inc. … Continued
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Russian lawmakers in the State Duma have removed a definition of cryptocurrency mining from the draft law “On Digital Financial Assets”
In theory, traders can redeem USDT for dollars with the issuer, Tether Ltd. Instead, they appear to be cashing out through Kraken.
Cryptocurrency investors have another way to access capital without having to liquidate their portfolios. SALT Lending, which has issued more than $50 million in blockchain-backed loans, is capitalizing on the liquidity in dogecoin and has begun offering
US regulator the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has launched its dedicated fintech “strategic hub,” commissioner Hester Peirce confirmed October 18.
FinHub ‘Here For Fintech’
The platform, known as FinHub, brings together multip
Independent UN human rights experts are praising business leaders who have decided to pull out of a high-level investment conference taking place next week in the Saudi capital, Riyadh, over concern for the fate of dissident Saudi journalist, Jamal Khasho
Darknet activity is attracting a lot of attention these days. Although some people see this as a way to get rich quick, law enforcement agencies have a very different opinion on the matter. In the UK, City of London police officials have arrested one dark
In January this year, Nordea bank banned its 31,000 employees from buying Bitcoin and other cryptos. The bank, which is the largest in the Nordic region, termed Bitcoin as too risky and as having the potential to be used in crime. Nine months later, the b