Monthly Archives: September 2019

Whale Alert Teams Up With BitcoinAbuse to Fight Crypto Crime

Tracking service Whale Alert has announced a partnership with BitcoinAbuse to better identify and track scams, hacks and other crypto crimes. Whale Alert and BitcoinAbuse are teaming up to fight crypto crimes together. Fighting scammers On Sept. 3, Whale Alert, a service dedicated to tracking large cryptocurrency transactions, announced that it will start collaborating with BitcoinAbuse to better fight cryptocurrency-related crimes. BitcoinAbuse is a public database of Bitcoin (BTC) addresses used by hackers and criminals. Whale Alert went on to say: “We will now report transactions made […]

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Bitcoin Price Continues to Eye $11K as Most Altcoins See Minor Gains

Market update: Bitcoin continues to eye $11K, while most altcoins are seeing minor gains. Tuesday Sept. 3 — Bitcoin (BTC) continues to eye the $11,000 price mark, while most altcoins are registering minor gains on the day. Market visualization. Source: Coin360 Bitcoin continues to show impressive price movement after trading close to $10,300 for the better part of the day. At press time, the number one cryptocurrency is trading at $10,718, up 2.9% on the day, according to data from Coin360. Bitcoin 24-hour price chart. Source: Coin360 Bullish […]

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Asset Management Giant Puts Government Money Market Fund on Stellar

Franklin Templeton Investments has filed a preliminary prospectus with the U.S. SEC for a government money market fund with a focus on blockchain-based shares. American asset management firm Franklin Templeton Investments has filed a preliminary prospectus with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for a government money market fund with a focus on blockchain-based shares. According to a Sept. 3 SEC filing, Franklin Templeton’s fund will make investments in a range of products such as U.S. government securities, repurchase agreements, and blockchain-based shares. However, the […]

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Ripple Transfers 500 Million XRP From Its Escrow Wallet

Fintech startup Ripple has transferred 500 million XRP tokens, valued at almost $130 million, from its escrow wallet to the firm. Fintech startup Ripple has transferred 500 million XRP tokens from its escrow wallet, according to data from Whale Alert, a live tracker for cryptocurrency transactions, on Sept. 3. The San Francisco-based firm has moved 500 million of its native XRP tokens (around $130.1 million at press time) from its escrow wallet to Ripple. The latest token transfer is one among many other enormous transactions to and […]

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Winklevoss’ Gemini Introduces Sub-Accounts Feature for Institutions

Crypto exchange Gemini has introduced a sub-accounts feature for institutional customers enabling the creation of multiple accounts under one master account. New York-based cryptocurrency exchange Gemini has introduced a sub-accounts feature for institutional customers enabling the creation of multiple accounts under one master account. In a Sept. 3 announcement, the Winklevoss brothers-led crypto exchange revealed a new feature enabling its institutional customers to create and manage an unlimited number of sub-accounts under a single master account. Gemini claimed it to be the world’s first crypto exchange and […]

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Huobi’s Blockchain Phone to Launch in Southeast Asia Next Week

Chinese crypto exchange Huobi’s new blockchain phone Acute Angle is scheduled for official launch in Southeast Asia next week and will be on sale for $500. Chinese crypto exchange Huobi plans to launch its blockchain-powered smartphone Acute Angle in Southeast Asia next week. Official launch is coming next week Huobi’s new blockchain phone was already available to some users in China, but the actual launch is scheduled for next week as part of the sixth Huobi Prime launch, according to a Finance Magnates report on Sept. 3. […]

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New Storm Concept Could Strengthen Bitcoin Cash Instant Transactions

Software developer Awemany has published a potential alternative approach to instant transactions on the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) network called “delta blocks” or Storm. The idea utilizes weak proof-of-work (PoW) for instant confirmations on Bitcoin Cash. The new Storm concept has piqued the interest of many BCH proponents who are eager to solve the instant or zero-confirmation transaction problem. Also Read: Bitcoin.com’s Premier Cryptocurrency Exchange Is Now Live Awemany Publishes Storm Whitepaper, a Possible Solution to the Double-Spend Problem Awemany has published a whitepaper, source code, and simulation […]

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HTC, Alibaba Join $3M Investment in Blockchain Property Rights Startup

Taiwanese blockchain-based digital property rights startup Bitmark raises $3 million in a funding round that saw investment from HTC and Alibaba. Taiwanese blockchain digital property rights startup Bitmark has secured $3 million in a funding round led by Taiwan’s electronics giant HTC. Specializing in securing digital property rights through blockchain technology, Bitmark will use the investment to expand its sales and marketing efforts, according to a press release published on Sept. 3. Other investors include Alibaba, DCG and WI Harper The recent series A funding round was […]

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Elliptic Raises $23 Million in Funding Round Led by SBI Holdings

Cryptocurrency compliance company Elliptic raises $23 million in a funding round led by SBI Holdings, among other companies. Cryptocurrency compliance company Elliptic has raised $23 million in a Series B funding round led by Japanese financial powerhouse SBI Holdings. Elliptic continues to expand in Asia According to a press release shared with Cointelegraph on Sept. 3, the funding will be used to support continued expansion into Asia, with new offices opening in Japan and Singapore.  The new investment will purportedly accelerate product development to support asset-backed cryptocurrencies […]

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PwC Luxembourg to Start Accepting Bitcoin from October 2019: Official

PwC Luxembourg, a branch of the world’s second-largest professional services firm, will start accepting Bitcoin payments as of Oct. 1 2019. PwC Luxembourg, a subsidiary of the world’s second largest professional services firm, will start accepting Bitcoin (BTC) payments starting Oct. 1 2019. “Bitcoin cannot be compromised” The Luxembourg branch of the Big Four auditing firm announced the initiative in an official press release on Sept. 2, claiming that the move shows the firm’s commitment to comply with the needs of clients as well as support the […]

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