Monthly Archives: March 2019

New Tasking Platform Lazyfox.io Rewards Users With Bitcoin Cash

The crypto community has been discussing a new tasking platform fueled by bitcoin cash (BCH) called Lazyfox.io. The platform, developed by Tobias B, a programmer headquartered in Berlin, gives users incentives to answer questions, participate in surveys, and obtain BCH by completing bounties. Also read: Ledger Reveals Physical Exploits Against Trezor Hardware Wallets Lazyfox Rewards Users With Bitcoin Cash for Tasks and Bounties On March 13, a developer called Tobias B announced the public beta launch of Lazyfox.io, a bitcoin cash-powered Q&A and tasking site aimed at […]

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Chinese Insurance Giant Ping An Partners With Decentralized AI Startup SingularityNET

Chinese insurance giant Ping An has partnered with Ethereum-based decentralized AI startup SingularityNET. Chinese insurance giant Ping An has partnered with Ethereum (ETH)-based decentralized artificial intelligence (AI) startup SingularityNET. The latter company announced the collaboration in a press release published on Medium on March 14. Per the release, the collaboration will at first focus on Optical Character Recognition (OCR), Computer Vision (CV) and model training. SingularityNET notes that the scope of the partnership is expected to expand to multiple industries and initiatives in the future. The announcement […]

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Ethereum Co-Founder Joseph Lubin: Blockchain Will Be Most of the Economy in 10-20 Years

Ethereum co-founder Joseph Lubin said that he expects blockchain to be most of the global economy in 10 to 20 years. Ethereum (ETH) co-founder Joseph Lubin said that he expects the global economy will be 10 times larger in 10 to 20 years, when blockchain is fully ramified, and blockchain will be involved in most of it. Lubin made the statement at the SXSW conference in Austin on March 14. During the same keynote, Lubin also pointed out that just as nowadays there aren’t many “normal” people […]

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Markets Update: Crypto Prices Show Improvement and BCH Rallies

Cryptocurrency markets have seen fresh gains over the last 48 hours and digital asset trade volume has spiked considerably. On Saturday, March 16, the entire cryptoconomy has a valuation of roughly $139 billion and global trade volumes are hovering around $33.7 billion. Also read: Jeff Garzik Subpoenaed in Kleiman Bitcoin Lawsuit Against Craig Wright After a Long Cold Winter, Crypto Enthusiasts Are Hoping to See the Start of Crypto Spring Is crypto spring or altcoin season starting to bloom? That’s the question everyone’s been asking as over […]

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Bitcoin Breaks $4,000 as Top Cryptos See Growth

Nearly all of the top 20 cryptocurrencies are reporting slight to noteworthy gains as Bitcoin breaks $4,000. Saturday, March 16 — nearly all of the top 20 cryptocurrencies are reporting slight to noteworthy gains on the day by press time. Bitcoin (BTC) has broken the $4,000 mark, according to CoinMarketCap data. Market visualization from Coin360 At press time, Bitcoin is up over two percent on the day, trading at around $4,035, according to CoinMarketCap. Looking at its weekly chart, the current price is nearly two percent higher […]

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Riot Blockchain Plans Launch of Regulated Cryptocurrency Exchange in the US

Riot Blockchain filed with the SEC to launch a new regulated cryptocurrency exchange in the U.S. by the end of 2019 Publicly traded United States-based company Riot Blockchain has filed with the Securities and Exchanges Commission (SEC) to launch a new regulated cryptocurrency exchange called RiotX in the U.S. by the end of 2019. The regulator published the documents on March 14. The company declares in the filing that its subsidiary, RiotX Holdings Inc, would operate the new exchange. Furthermore, the exchange’s banking services would be handled […]

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In the Daily: $4K Bitcoin, Grin Fund Grows, Cryptopia Wallets Return

In the first weekend despatch of The Daily, we share some of the exuberance that’s greeted BTC passing the symbolic $4K threshold. We also check up on how the Grin developer fund is going and the progress that Cryptopia exchange is making in returning to full strength in the wake of its hack. Also read: Jeff Garzik Subpoenaed in Kleiman Bitcoin Lawsuit Against Craig Wright Traders Bullish as Bitcoin Passes $4K and BCH Soars Having flirted with the price point for a few days, BTC finally mustered […]

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SEC’s Senior Advisor for Digital Assets Valerie Szczepanik: Stablecoins May Be Securities

The senior advisor for digital assets at the U.S. SEC reportedly noted that stablecoins could raise issues under securities laws. Senior advisor for digital assets at the United States Securities and Exchanges Commission (SEC) Valerie Szczepanik reportedly noted that stablecoins could experience issues under current securities laws. Blockchain-related news website Decrypt reported her comments on March 16. Szczepanik, also known as the Crypto Czar, was appointed to the new position of associate director of the Division of Corporation Finance and senior advisor for Digital Assets and Innovation […]

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Crypto Enthusiasts Unite in 4 Indian Cities to Voice Regulatory Suggestions

A community roadshow has been uniting crypto enthusiasts in several cities in India to share their ideas on the country’s crypto regulation. “The best ones will be included in the report to be submitted to the decision makers amongst the government,” the organizer of the events explained. Also read: Indian Government Confirms Cryptocurrency Regulation in Final Stages Uniting Crypto Enthusiasts Blockchained India has been hosting a series of roadshow meetups in a number of cities in the country where it has chapters. The theme of the meetings […]

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Bitcoin Pioneer Jeff Garzik Subpoenaed in $4 Bln Lawsuit Against Craig Wright

Bitcoin core developer Jeff Garzik has been subpoenaed to appear in court in connection with a $4 billion lawsuit against Craig Wright. Software engineer and Bitcoin (BTC) pioneer Jeff Garzik has been subpoenaed by a United States District Court in connection with the $4 billion lawsuit against Craig Wright, according to a document Garzik posted in a tweet on March 15. The suit was initially filed last February with the U.S. District Court of the Southern District of Florida, with the family of David Kleiman —  a […]

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