Monthly Archives: June 2018

PR: GANA Technologies Offers 10% Bonus for Joining Cannabis Industry Revolution

This is a paid press release, which contains forward looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material. Bitcoin.com does not endorse nor support this product/service. Bitcoin.com is not responsible for or liable for any content, accuracy or quality within the press release. In May, GANA Technologies, introducing how to adopt artificial intelligence technology to the cannabis industry, announced the start of its token public sale. However, there is still the chance to get 10% bonus even during the core sale. The project team offers […]

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Getting Into Japanese Market Won’t Be Easy For Coinbase

Coinbase is going to conquer one of the world’s hottest crypto markets. But it’s not the only one. On June 4, Coinbase — one of the largest wallets and cryptocurrency exchanges in the US —  revealed its plans to enter the Japanese crypto market. While Japan is renowned for its rather progressive views toward crypto (it was one of the first countries to officially recognize Bitcoin, after all), entering arguably the world’s hottest crypto market is no easy task. At the very least, Coinbase will have to […]

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Bitcoin Cash and Ethereum Trading Volume Soars But Ripple Keeps Falling

May was a bumper month for bitcoin cash and ethereum. Both digital assets saw a major increase in global trading volume compared to the month prior. BTC held steady, averaging $200 billion a month, but ripple didn’t fare so well, recording trading volume that was down 86% since January, mirroring its decline in price. Also read: Decentralized Exchange Compendium ‘Index’ Lists Over 200 Dex Platforms Bitcoin Cash Is May’s King of Coins There are various ways to measure a cryptocurrency that’s in demand, with trading volume the most […]

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Enron Prophet Chanos: Bitcoin ‘Fraud Cycle’ Is ‘Speculation Masquerading as Breakthrough’

Veteran finance manager Jim Chanos has delivered fresh criticism of Bitcoin, saying he’d rather have food in the event of a crisis. Hedge fund mogul Jim Chanos claimed Bitcoin was “masquerading as a technological breakthrough” in a new interview with Bloomberg June 4. Chanos said that in the event of a global crisis, it would be “better” to own food, or a government-backed (fiat) currency. Speaking to the Institute for New Economic Thinking and quoted by various media outlets, Chanos, who last year stated he “didn’t understand” […]

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Zimbabwe’s Golix Exchange Enters Kenya, Uganda, South Africa

Crypto exchange Golix is entering three other African markets in an effort to survive the ban imposed by the central bank in its home country – Zimbabwe. Moreover, the troubled trading platform claims the move is part of a strategy to offer its services across the whole continent. Golix says the shortage of infrastructure has slowed down the adoption of cryptocurrencies in Africa.  Also read: Johannesburg Gets a New Crypto ATM, Ban Threatened Harare May Lose One Golix Moves On After Ban, Expands in Africa Trying to […]

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Large Crypto Exchange Invites Users to Vote on Token Listing Proposals

sponsored A Hong Kong-based exchange has implemented a mechanism which gives a priority listing review option for projects supported by a majority of users and approved by a review committee. OKEx, a Hong Kong-based prominent crypto assets exchange and a top 3 trading floor in many crypto assets, implemented a participatory mechanism that allows its users to vote on token listing proposals. Under the scheme, projects supported by a majority of OKEx users will have the option for a priority listing review. To vote, the user must […]

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Denmark Joins EU Blockchain Partnership, Plans to Implement Tech in Shipping

Denmark has joined the EU member state blockchain partnership, announcing it will become the ‘first’ country to register ships on blockchain. Denmark has signed a declaration to join a total of 24 European Union member states that support pan-EU blockchain standards and solutions, local news outlet Finans Watch reported June 4. The EU blockchain partnership was formed on April 10 as part of the European Commission’s Digital Day with the intention of enhancing cooperation among member states for developing blockchain tech. Brian Mikkelsen, the Danish Minister for […]

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DHL Announces Partnership With Global Blockchain Trade Finance Platform TradeIX

DHL, TradeIX partner to offer blockchain solutions that will increase visibility and reduce risk for DHL product offerings. DHL is partnering with blockchain trade finance platform TradeIX, according to a presentation today, June 5, at the Money20/20 conference in Amsterdam. Becky Taylor, Vice President of Commercial at DHL Supply Chain UK and Ireland, spoke about how the company has been looking to “create more efficient networks” through digitization, including a way to “serialize products to be able to track that product through its life.” Taylor then announced […]

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Russian Farming Village: Local Crypto, Bitcoin Reserves, No Govt Money

Mikhail Shlyapnikov, cancer survivor turned quaint Russian farmer and cryptocurrency revolutionary, is well known within the ecosystem. He’s about as eccentric as imagined, defiantly taking on his government through the issuance of a proprietary, local money. It was a way to get out from under gouging state-backed banks. Close to half a decade later, and after a crackdown, his little hamlet is thriving as a result of tapping the digital universe to cure their monetary ills. Also read: DOJ Crypto Investigation Tanks Prices, Fundstrat Welcomes Adult Supervision […]

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GMO Miner B2 is an Upcoming 24 THS 7nm Japanese ASIC Miner for Bitcoin

The Japanese company GMO Internet Group that has announced plans to get into crypto currency miners a couple of months ago is apparently getting ready to start producing the first 7nm Bitcoin ASIC mining chips (GMO 72b). The chips will be used in the upcoming GMO Miner B2 that the company promises to be able to deliver 24 THS hashrate with about 1950W of power usage and to cost $1999 USD when they start shipping it by the end of October this year. Hopefully this will push […]

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