Monthly Archives: January 2019

Venezuela Wants to Use Petro to Finance Large Housing Program

Completing a project to build 3 million homes for its suffering population is the next big initiative Venezuela wants to finance with its digital currency, the petro. The socialist government in Caracas says there is enough money and materials to fulfill the main objective of the “Great Housing Mission.” Also read: Crypto-Friendly Statesman Takes Over Swiss Presidency Minister Urges Construction Companies to Accept Petro The Venezuelan Ministry of Housing is now joining forces with other government institutions to revive a state-sponsored program focused on the building of new […]

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Law Enforcement Inquiries Sent to Kraken Nearly Tripled in 2018

Cryptocurrency exchange Kraken has received nearly three times more law enforcement inquiries in 2018 than in 2017. Cryptocurrency exchange Kraken has received nearly three times more law enforcement inquiries in 2018 than in 2017, the exhange reported in a tweet Jan. 5. According to data displayed in the weet, in 2018 the exchange received 475 law enforcement inquiries from global government agencies, while in 2017 there had been only 160. Still, 2017 numbers were already considerably higher than the previous year, when there were only 71 inquires. […]

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Hodler’s Digest, Dec. 31 – Jan. 6: Top Stories, Price Movements, Quotes and FUD of the Week

A Georgian state senator reports to jail over alleged crypto mining equipment theft, and Bakkt closes a $182.5 million funding round. Top Stories This Week Georgia State Senator Reports to Jail Over Alleged Theft of Crypto Mining Equipment Republican state senator of Georgia has reported to jail in the United States for allegedly lying about the theft of cryptocurrency mining equipment worth around $300,000. State senator Michael Williams had disclosed the theft in May, and is reporting to jail now over his false police reports and statement. […]

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McKinsey: Despite Billions of Dollars, Corporate Blockchains Have Achieved Little

During the last 18 months, companies have claimed to be able to use blockchain technology to improve the supply of everything from vegetables to automobiles. An increasing body of evidence, however, suggests that the reality has failed to match the hype. Also Read: Phillip Frost Agrees to Settle Riot Blockchain Related Case for $5.5M Billions Wasted on Blockchain Pilots McKinsey & Company, the American management consulting firm, has released a report on the state of blockchain technology in business. It found that of the over 100 supposed […]

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Markets Update: Crypto Analysts Remain Uncertain After 2019’s First Week of Trading

Since our last markets update, cryptocurrency markets consolidated within a tight range and have been less volatile over the last few days. The market capitalization of the entire cryptocurrency economy has gained about $5.7 billion and a few of the top coins have seen some price jumps this week. Also Read: Embracing Utility in 2019: Unreliable Crypto Networks Will Lose to Hyperbitcoinization Crypto Markets Consolidate, But Some Coins See Gains As the first week of 2019 comes to an end, digital currency prices this Sunday are far […]

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Bitcoin Hovers Оver $3,850 as Top Cryptos See Mixed Signals

Most of the top 20 cryptocurrencies are reporting a mix of moderate gains and losses, with Bitcoin hovering over $3,850. Sunday, Jan. 6 — most of the top 20 cryptocurrencies are seeing a mix of moderate gains and losses on the day to press time. Bitcoin’s (BTC) price is currently hovering over $3,850 again, according to Coin360 data. Market visualization from Coin360 At press time, Bitcoin is up just a fraction of a percent on the day, trading at around $3,870. Looking at its weekly chart, the current […]

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Report: Most Major Crypto Assets Show Close Price Correlation

The 2018 bear trend brought an increase in correlation across the leading cryptocurrency markets, with recent research indicating that 10 of the top 15 crypto assets by market cap show a price correlation of more than 64%. Additionally, five cryptocurrency pairs show a correlation larger than 80% for 2018 – ADA and XLM, BTC and LTC, XMR and BTC, ETH and LTC, and XMR and LTC. Also Read: Texas Updates Regulatory Guidance Regarding Cryptocurrency Activities Research Finds Significant Correlation Between Leading Crypto Assets New analysis has found the […]

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Fake News Site Promotes Bitcoin With Image of Ex-New Zealand PM

A fake news website released an article employing the image of New Zealand’s former prime minister to promote an alleged crypto scam. An alleged fake news website released a crypto-related article employing the image of former New Zealand prime minister John Key, local media outlet Stuff reported Jan. 5. The ad reportedly promoted Bitcoin (BTC) and a company called “Crypto Revolt,” which is allegedly a cloned scam site. The article further explains that the advertisement imitates a Stuff business news page and “purports to interview John Key […]

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The Daily: Kraken Swamped by US Subpoenas, AMD Partners Crypto Studio

In today’s edition of The Daily, we feature a couple of stories that show how the U.S. is potentially stifling the development of the local cryptocurrency industry by burdening companies with costly compliance. We also cover a partnership between a computer chip manufacturer and a crypto studio. Also Read: Banking Struggle Drives Bitcoin ATM Manufacturer Lamassu to Switzerland US Authorities Issue Majority of Subpoenas to Kraken The popular cryptocurrency exchange Kraken has released statistics about the volumes and global breakdown of its information requests from authorities during […]

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BitTorrent Launches Their Own Token

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