Monthly Archives: June 2018

Op Ed: Venmo Offers the Ultimate Cryptocurrency Experience

Venmo could be the ultimate cryptocurrency experience from a user-experience perspective. Any cryptocurrency that seeks to power the future of global transactions must ensure that it is supported by a payment system that is simple, user-friendly and free — like Venmo. Bitcoin and Venmo In the original Bitcoin white paper, Satoshi Nakamoto describes the network as “a purely peer-to-peer version of electronic cash [that allows] online payments to be sent directly from one party to another without going through a financial institution.” While Venmo will never truly be “peer-to-peer […]

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SEC: US Crypto Exchanges Not ‘Enthusiastic’ Enough About Regulatory Compliance

U.S. securities regulator the SEC has said it is “underwhelmed” by the slow progress of crypto exchanges registering as securities traders. The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) said it was “underwhelmed” by regulatory adherence among cryptocurrency exchanges in fresh comments June 6. Speaking to CNBC, Brett Redfearn, the SEC’s Director of Division of Trading and Markets, suggested exchanges that offer trading in tokens issued in Initial Coin Offering (ICO) – which may constitute securities under U.S. law – were reluctant to comply. “We’re underwhelmed by the […]

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Fidelity Investments Hints at Entering Cryptocurrency Exchange Space

Fidelity Investments is reportedly taking steps to offer a variation on the cryptocurrency exchange theme. Without an official public announcement, enthusiasts have precious few concrete details on which to hang hope. However, combine the retail legacy asset management company’s long time bullish attitude on bitcoin with what has been revealed this week through internal documents, and the spectre of a whale entering the ecosystem appears to be promising. Also read: Bitcoin ETF: Firms Team, Reapply, $200,000 Price Targets Wall Street Institutions Fidelity Flexes Muscles in Possible Crypto […]

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Software Multinational SAP Announces Launch of Cloud Blockchain Platform

Germany-based software company SAP has launched a cloud blockchain service that will let customers build applications based on various distributed ledger technologies. Multinational software company SAP has launched a blockchain-as-a-service platform, SAP Leonardo Blockchain, the company reported Wednesday, June 6. The platform is designed to let corporate customers build applications and networks using blockchain technology. SAP’s official announcement notes that the new blockchain service will support Hyperledger Fabric and MultiChain, and will be built on top of SAP’s SAP HANA data management system. Gil Perez, SAP’s senior […]

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Blockchain-Based Galaxy Game Offers Rare, Collectable Planets That Can Be Sold for Crypto

sponsored A game is allowing players to collect rare, digital planets in a galaxy powered by blockchain – and sell them for a profit. A team of developers say they are in the final stages of beta testing for a “revolutionary” online game which allows players to explore an entire galaxy based on blockchain. 0xUniverse is the first Ethereum-powered title from 0xGames – and together, its professionals have decades of experience in game development. Their team was formed last November. In this 3D rendered game, players are […]

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Did This News Just Signal The Beginning Of The Next Moon? Coinbase Could Soon Allow Security Trading

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Bitcoin in Brief Thursday: New Tech and a Quick Way to Make a Fortune in Crypto

The most important thing about bitcoin is the new freedom-enhancing innovations that the technology enables, but we know that’s not what everyone is looking for these days. So in today’s edition of Bitcoin in Brief we also feature a surefire way to make a quick fortune in cryptocurrency. Also Read: Coinmint to Invest up to $700 Million in New York Mining Center How to Make $120,000 in a Week Are you too cautious to bet on ICOs? Sure they are all just bug-ridden trash, other than the outright […]

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Brave Launches Another $500,000 BAT Giveaway for Browser Users

Brave is trying to attract more users with yet another monthly giveaway of about $500,000 USD in promotional Basic Attention Tokens (BAT) to Brave desktop browser users. The new BAT grant program gives users approximately 5 USD in promotional BAT. The grants, which must be used for the benefit of content creators within 90 days, come from the User Growth Pool (UGP), a fund of 300 million tokens set up to give users and publishers an incentive to join the BAT platform. Users can claim the grants […]

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Andy Warhol Painting to Be Sold via Blockchain in ‘World’s First’ Crypto Art Auction

An Andy Warhol painting will be put up for auction via blockchain platform Maecenas, selling fractional ownership with crypto. Blockchain platform Maecenas has announced today, June 7, that  it will hold the “world’s first cryptocurrency art auction”, according to a press release shared with Cointelegraph. The platform will be selling fractional ownership of Andy Warhol’s 14 Small Electric Chairs – worth $5.6 mln – at crypto-friendly UK fine art gallery Dadiani Syndicate on June 20. The sale of 49 percent ownership interest in the painting, which is […]

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New Bitcoin Spellings Cause Confusion: Биткоин, Биткойн, Біткоїн, Биткојн

The addition of “биткоин” (bitcoin) to the Russian spelling dictionary is “well grounded,” according to an important official from the Institute of Russian Language – another recognition of the cryptocurrency. Transliterating English words into a Slavic language written in Cyrillic, however, is not always a straightforward process. Two spelling forms have gained popularity in Russia, but which is the correct one? Other Slavic nations face a similar challenge. Besides, each one of them seems to have its own idea of how to write bitcoin with Cyrillic letters. […]

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