Monthly Archives: July 2018

BCH Roundup: Steady Development, Market Uptrends, and New Apps

The anniversary of the blockchain split that took place on August 1, 2017 is just two weeks away. Over the past few months Bitcoin Cash (BCH) infrastructure support and development has been exponential, while BCH proponents have also seen a bunch more announcements during the second week of July. Also read: Have You Tried Blockchain 5.0 Yet? Nobody Else Has Either The Bitcoin Cash Network Has Seen Massive Infrastructure Support and Steady Development Over the Last Year A lot has changed since August 1, 2017, and in two […]

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Australian Firms Partner to Provide Crypto Custody Services

Decentralised Capital, an Australian advisory firm “specializing in blockchain assets” and “asset management services,” has announced a partnership with Custodian Vaults, an Australian private vaulting company, to offer insured cryptocurrency custody services to the Australasian market. Also Read: Have You Tried Blockchain 5.0 Yet? Nobody Else Has Either Decentralised Capital and Custodian Vaults Partner to Provide Cryptocurrency Custody Services It has been announced that Decentralised Capital and Custodian Vaults are teaming up to provide insured cryptocurrency custody services in the form of what the companies are describing as […]

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Crypto Markets Keep Building Momentum, Bitcoin Inches Towards $6,400

Crypto markets keep growing, with nine out of top ten cryptocurrencies by market cap firmly in the green. Sunday, July 15: crypto markets continue building momentum, with nine out of the top ten cryptocurrencies by market cap firmly in the green, according to Coinmarketcap. Market visualization from Coin360 Bitcoin (BTC) has gone above the $6,300 mark, up about 1.5 percent over the past 24 hours, trading at $6,354 at press time. The top cryptocurrency continues its growth after dipping to an intraweek low of $6,180 on Friday. […]

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Crypto Wallets Security: Explained

How to use your crypto wallet safely and spot possible threats to protect your coins against hackers. My wallet has been hacked. Help! Since it’s already happened there is not much you can do. Imagine that you’re entering your wallet and seeing no coins and several transactions to unfamiliar addresses. That likely means you’ve been hacked. Due to the anonymous nature of cryptocurrency ‘ownership’ is determined by whoever holds the codes for it. So if it’s gone – in majority cases – it’s gone. You may track […]

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Top Swiss Stock Exchange Says It Is ‘Open’ to Offering Crypto Trading on Its Platform

Operator of Switzerland’s top stock exchange SIX Group is “open” to the possibility of offering crypto trading on its planned digital trading platform. SIX Group, the parent company of Switzerland’s principal stock exchange, has revealed that it is “open” to the possibility of offering cryptocurrency trading services on its digital trading platform. The platform, still in development, is set to launch by mid-2019, SIX Group’s spokesman told the Swissinfo news outlet in an interview July 15. Swiss Infrastructure and Exchange (SIX) Group operates the country’s largest stock […]

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Hodler’s Digest, July 9-15: While Mining ETH is a ‘Side Hustle’ for Google Co-Founder, Mining BTC for Russians May Fund Election ‘Interference’

Russian officials have been accused of mining Bitcoin to fund election “interference,” while a UK study sees crypto soon becoming “mainstream.” Coming every Sunday, the Hodler’s Digest will help you to track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions, and much more — a week on Cointelegraph in one link. Top Stories This Week US Charges 12 Russian Intelligence Officers With Crypto-Funded Election “Interference” The U.S. Department of Justice released an indictment this […]

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Have You Tried Blockchain 5.0 Yet? Nobody Else Has Either

Over the past few years, the buzzwords “Blockchain Technology” have been tied to literally every industry under the sun. Cryptocurrencies had a wild year in 2017 and it seems during that time distributed ledger technology has made it all the way to the ‘Blockchain 5.0’ era, but there’s a big problem — No one reporting on these projects has tried these networks. Also read: Bitcoin: A Legitimate Cure for a Broken Money System Blockchain 5.0 & DLTs: The Ultimate Snake Oil Back in 2009, a network was launched […]

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Universities Racing to Provide Lectures on Crypto: Opportunities and Pitfalls

Universities are increasingly offering crypto courses, but most provide students with introductory knowledge, rather than advanced skills. Knowledge is power, particularly in the Information Age, where an understanding of ‘the new’ can provide an edge over the competition. This is why, barely a year since crypto exploded into mainstream awareness — and long before it’s likely to enjoy blanket adoption — it’s already been the object of a growing number of university courses. While a minority of these have focused on the actual coding, computer science and […]

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Three Russian Universities Add Crypto Courses and Diplomas

More academic institutions in Russia are starting educational courses and even postgraduate programs in crypto and blockchain technologies. Three universities will be teaching related subjects like cryptography and digital economy during the new academic year beginning in September. Some of the courses will be conducted in English and with guest lecturers from Europe, India, and the US. Also read: London School of Economics Launches “Cryptocurrency Investment and Disruption” Course Higher Crypto Education Three Russian universities have announced new courses and majors related to cryptocurrencies and crypto technologies. […]

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Chile Court of Appeals Orders Bank to Resume Business With Crypto Exchange Orionx

Chile’s Court of Appeals has ruled in favor of Orionx crypto exchange, saying that the state-owned Banco Estado has to reopen its deposit account. Chilean Court of Appeals has ruled in favor of crypto exchange Orionx, resolving that the state-owned bank Banco Estado should reopen the company’s deposit account, local news outlet La Tercera reported July 12. The Fourth Chamber of the Court of Appeals of Santiago has accepted the appeal filed by Orionx crypto exchange against Banco Estado, which closed the company’s deposit account in late […]

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