Monthly Archives: July 2018

Ethereum’s Joe Lubin: ‘We’re Moving Towards a World of Decentralized Governance’

Rise conference Hong Kong 2018: leading crypto industry figures weigh in on the major implications of cryptocurrencies for – and beyond – the global economy. Leading crypto industry figures weighed in on the major implications of cryptocurrencies for – and beyond – the global economy, at the Rise conference in Hong Kong Wednesday, July 11. The panel’s participants were the Ethereum Foundation’s co-founder Joseph Lubin, CEO of crypto merchant bank Galaxy Digital Mike Novgoratz, Crypto.com CEO Kris Marszalek, Tenx’s Julian Hosp, and Wall Street Journal columnist Jacky […]

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Blockchain in Telecoms Will Become $1 Billion Industry by 2023: Report

Blockchain will be worth almost $1 bln to the global telecoms industry alone in the coming five years, says Research and Markets. Blockchain will contribute almost $1 billion to the telecoms sector alone within the next five years, MarketWatch reports Wednesday, July 11. a new research forecasts this week. According to a global market research store Research and Markets, blockchain technology in telecoms will explode from a $46.6 million industry in 2018 to one worth $993.8 million in 2023. The 132-page report singles out “rising security concerns” […]

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TenX Co-Founder Still ‘Quite Confident’ Bitcoin Can Hit $60,000 This Year

Julian Hosp, co-founder and president of crypto startup TenX, says he’s still “quite confident” that Bitcoin can hit $60,000 in 2018. Julian Hosp, co-founder and president of crypto startup TenX, says he’s still “quite confident” that Bitcoin (BTC) can hit $60,000 in 2018, CNBC reports Wednesday, July 11. During an interview at the Rise conference in Hong Kong, Hosp told Squawk Box co-host Akiko Fujita that he still stands by the initial 2018 forecast he made in December for the leading cryptocurrency: “Back then, December, price was […]

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Stiglitz Predicts Cryptocurrencies Will Be “Regulated Into Oblivion”

Joseph Stiglitz, the former chief economist of the World Bank and Nobel laureate, has predicted that cryptocurrencies will be “regulated into oblivion” in future, with Mr. Stiglitz saying that BTC may be “worth just $100 in 10 years.” Also Read: Philippines Embraces Cryptocurrency: Exchanges Issued Provisional Licenses Nobel Laureate Predicts Future Regulatory Onslaught Targeting Crypto In a recent interview with Financial News, Mr. Stiglitz predicted that bitcoin and alternative cryptocurrencies will become the subject of a major regulatory crackdown in future. “You cannot have a means of payment […]

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Swiss-Based Sirin Labs to Release Blockchain-Based Smartphone in November

Swiss-based company Sirin Labs has announced the November release of its blockchain-based smartphone. Sirin Labs, a Swiss-based smartphone developer, will release a blockchain-based phone in November this year, the company told Cointelegraph on July 11. In December 2017, Sirin Labs raised $157.8 million for the project during their Initial Coin Offering (ICO), with $110 million gathered over the first 24 hours. Sirin Labs had also previously released a privacy-focused smartphone in 2016, with a market price of $16,000. The new blockchain-based phone, called Finney, is scheduled to […]

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Special Unit Formed to Investigate Crypto Cases in India

A special investigations unit has been set up in the Indian state of Maharashtra where there is a rise in bitcoin-related scams. The unit will take over the investigation of all cases relating to cryptocurrency in the state that are currently handled by various police departments. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space Special Unit Formed for Crypto Minister Deepak Vasant Kesarkar, a member of the 13th Maharashtra Legislative Assembly, made a statement regarding cryptocurrency cases in his state on Tuesday. The Pune Mirror quoted […]

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Litecoin Foundation Partners With TokenPay to Acquire 10% Stake in German Bank

The Litecoin Foundation has now acquired a 9.9 percent stake in Germany’s WEG Bank AG, as a result of a new partnership with TokenPay. The Litecoin (LTC) Foundation has acquired a 9.9 percent stake in Germany’s WEG Bank AG. The deal is a result of a new strategic partnership with crypto-fiat payments firm TokenPay. The news comes from an official announcement published by TokenPay Tuesday, July 10. TokenPay has now transacted its 9.9 percent equity share of the bank to the Litecoin Foundation in exchange for an […]

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LocalBitcoins Trader Sentenced To 1 Year In Prison

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Major Korean Logistics Firm Lotte Joins Blockchain in Transport Alliance

South Korean Lotte Global Logistics, a major logistics and shipping firm, has joined the Blockchain in Transport Alliance (BiTA). South Korea’s Lotte Global Logistics, a major Seoul-headquartered logistics and shipping firm, has joined the Blockchain in Transport Alliance (BiTA), FreightWaves reported Monday, July 9. The BiTA trade association was formed in 2017 to popularize and develop blockchain applications in the transport and logistics industries, as well as to establish industry standards for adoption of the technology. The alliance uses OriginTrail, a purpose-built protocol for supply chains based […]

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The Daily: Google Founder Is a Crypto Miner, Elon Musk Impressed by Scambots

In today’s edition of Bitcoin in Brief we cover why Google founder Sergey Brin has become a crypto miner, and why Elon Musk is impressed by crypto scambots on Twitter. Additionally covered are a new response from Fcoin regarding recent allegations and a $100 million venture capital fund for blockchain startups in Israel. Also Read: Opera Browser Introduces a Built-in Cryptocurrency Wallet Google Founder Is a Crypto Miner Sergey Brin, one of the two founders of Google and current president of its parent company Alphabet, took part […]

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