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  • 55,000 Brazilians scammed out of $200M+ worth of fake cryptocurrency 22 May 2019 09:48 The Next Web A Brazilian cryptocurrency crime cartel has been shut down after conning over 55,000 investors for over $200 million. The cartel ran an unlicensed financial institution without authorization from Brazil’s Central Bank. The scammers claimed to offer …
  • Lao central bank warns businesses, public not to trade in cryptocurrency 22 May 2019 09:43 Phnompenh Post The Bank of the Lao PDR has warned commercial banks, businesses and members of the public not to buy, sell or use cryptocurrency for money transactions as the practice is illegal. The central bank’s Transaction System Management Department recently issued …
  • As CryptoUniverse Announces Mining Centre, Why Could Siberia Become Such A Crypto Hub? 22 May 2019 08:56 Forbes Land and energy prices in Siberia, combined with an arctic climate means that the region is perfectly suited to crypto mining Getty When asked to think of Siberia I would expect the majority of you would envision barren and remote tundra, snowy plains …
  • Tether in court: Yep, we sort of, kind of, definitely used our reserves to buy Bitcoin 22 May 2019 08:52 The Next Web It appears that contrary to its marketing promises, Tether – a cryptocurrency pegged to the US dollar – used some of its dollar reserves to buy Bitcoin BTC. The stablecoin issuer, which shares management and ownership with cryptocurrency exchange service …
  • Self-proclaimed bitcoin inventor registers copyright for code 22 May 2019 08:16 News The US Copyright Office awarded self-proclaimed bitcoin inventor Craig Wright registrations for the whitepaper and early computer code underlying the original cryptocurrency. The agency posted the registrations on its website, naming the controversial …
  • SEC Delays VanEck Bitcoin ETF Proposal 22 May 2019 08:14 ETF Trends The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Monday delayed the VanEck bitcoin ETF proposal, setting a new deadline of Aug. 19. The delay comes as Bitcoin is trading at $7,921.47 as of 10:30 am ET Tuesday, up 2.03% in the past 24 hours, according to …
  • As bitcoin gyrates, less euphoria in evidence at blockchain gathering 22 May 2019 08:03 Standard Digital News
  • Court rules Bitcoin taxable property 22 May 2019 07:33 Arutz Sheva
  • Crypto market settles after a spike 22 May 2019 06:18 MENAFN (MENAFN - FxPro) The cryptocurrency market is experiencing a "renaissance of interest". On May 16, the daily cryptocurrency trading volume reached its historic high of $120 billion. BTC attracts buyers every time after short declines. All this …
  • Old-fashioned Public Chain ETZ: Shedding Light on the Base Layer of the Public Blockchain Market 22 May 2019 05:47 MENAFN (MENAFN - GetNews) In recent days, we clearly saw the market recovering and starting to warm up, as there was a double-digit increase of various currencies, led by the 'big coin. At this point, it seems still a little bit early to say that a bull …
  • Cryptocurrency startup pays out 6,567% return to investors 22 May 2019 05:15 News Billionaire moneymen Peter Thiel, Alan Howard and Louis Bacon have seen plenty of big paydays—but probably none as unusual as this one. A buyback by Block.one, a cryptocurrency startup, will return as much as 6,567% to its earliest investors—in less than …
  • Bitcoin SV (BSV) surges as Dr. Craig Wright files for patents 22 May 2019 04:24 Digital Journal The cryptocoin Bitcoin SV (BSV) the eleventh largest cryptocoin by market cap for a short while was at one point today up over 200 percent on some exchanges during trading sessions, although it has since dropped back considerably. BSV's rise The price …
  • Nonprofits turn to cryptocurrency to help needy Venezuelans 22 May 2019 04:04 Tribune BARQUISIMETO, Venezuela — Andreina Cordero started the year skipping meals so her three kids could eat. Her husband, a construction worker, was out of a job. And the family’s savings had been devastated by the nation’s hyperinflation, limiting Cordero’s …
  • India- MGC TOKEN uses Blockchain Technology to Help Poor Children 22 May 2019 03:01 MENAFN (MENAFN - GetNews) On May 19, 2019, the MGC TOKEN Charity Gala was successfully held in India. The proceeds from the charity auction held inthisgala will be written into the blockchain, so that thedonorscould clearly see the directions of funds clearly. As …
  • Craig Wright, who may or may not be bitcoin’s creator, gets copyright anyway 22 May 2019 02:55 SiliconANGLE Craig Wright, the on-again, off-again claimant to be bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto, is at it again. Today it was revealed that he has obtained a copyright for the original bitcoin white paper as well as the original code used to build bitcoin. An …
  • Argentina- Bitcoin Bought at $20K Retained More Value Than the Peso 22 May 2019 02:23 Buenos Aires News Bitcoin has proven to be a store-of-value in Argentina where you would have been better off buying BTC at its peak rather than hold the peso. Argentina Ensnared Political and Economy Turmoil The Argentinian economy continues to shrink, afflicted by …
  • The cryptocurrency startups trying to save Argentina from itself 22 May 2019 02:22 Argentina Star A 1988 hit by the Argentine rock band Soda Stereo gave Buenos Aires a nickname that still sticks today: “La Ciudad de la Furia,” or the City of Fury. The “fury” of Buenos Aires is evident in the uneven quality of everyday life here. It’s not uncommon for …
  • Blockchain Technology is Having a Massive Impact on the Genomics Industry 22 May 2019 01:59 Investing.com Although blockchain has become almost synonymous with cryptocurrency, they are, in fact, very different. Cryptocurrency are digital assets, like Bitcoin, that serve as a medium of exchange to secure financial transactions. The past few years have been a …
  • MGC TOKEN India Charity Gala ended successfully and ushered in a new chapter for the development of the blockchain in 2019 22 May 2019 01:51 MarketWatch.com May 21, 2019 (AB Digital via COMTEX) -- On May 19 [th] , 2019, the charity gala co-hosted by Baldwin Global Markets Fund Investments Group Ltd. and MGC TOKEN came to the end successfully in India.  The gala was themed on “charity auction …
  • Bitcoin expected to rise by 22% in 2019 22 May 2019 01:13 The New Zeland Herald Bitcoin is expected to rise by 22 per cent from current levels by the end of the year as the launch of new services widen the appeal of the cryptocurrency and investors divert capital amid a slump in stock markets worldwide, a survey of fintech specialists …
  • Atlas Blockchain Closes $10.1MM Total Financing for Proposed Acquisition of Israeli Cannabis Operation 21 May 2019 23:12 Tradingcharts.com VANCOUVER, British Columbia, May 21, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) -- --Company prepares to service growing European demand for quality high grade products THIS NEWS RELEASE IS NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO U.S. NEWSWIRE SERVICES FOR DISSEMINATION IN THE …
  • Australian who says he invented bitcoin files for copyright 21 May 2019 22:22 Cnet The man who says he invented bitcoin has filed for copyright over the original whitepaper and code. Chesnot / Getty Images The man claiming he invented bitcoin, Craig Wright, has filed for copyright of the original Satoshi Nakamoto whitepaper. The …
  • Game of Thrones Star Joins Board of Cryptocurrency Startup for Vegans, and No We Didn't Just Throw Darts at a Wall Covered in Buzzwords 21 May 2019 20:01 Gizmodo In a post Thrones pivot, Jerome Flynn, better known as the Bronn of the Blackwater and one half of Robson & Jerome, has taken on an advisory position with a cryptocurrency startup aimed at promoting vegan lifestyle choices and ethical food production, …
  • Bitcoin Renews Bid to Overcome $8,000, Shrugging off SEC ETF Delay 21 May 2019 19:32 Investing.com Investing.com - Bitcoin renewed its bid to mount a sustained surge above the $8,000 handle on Tuesday, shrugging off a widely-expected delay by U.S. authorities on a bitcoin fund that many believe has the potential to be a game changer for the crypto …
  • South Korea Dominating the Bitcoin (BTC) Markets- Analyst 21 May 2019 19:29 South Korea News The Bitcoin bulls are more relentless than one might have predicted for the summer of 2019. At the beginning of the year, crypto-winter had bears calling bottom below $3000 and a prolonged crypto-winter in 2019. However, the prices have reversed handsomely …
  • South Korean Bitcoin Exchanges Post Highest Fiat Influx BTC 21 May 2019 19:29 South Korea News An average bitcoin investor in South Korea has dumped more fiat money than the one in other countries, reveals CryptoCompare. The London-based data analytics firm found that cryptocurrency exchange BitHumb has received over $16 billion worth of fiat money …
  • Bronn from 'Game of Thrones' is now a cryptocurrency advisor 21 May 2019 18:58 Mashable Spoilers for the finale of Game of Thrones follow. Westeros apparently has quite the financially forward-thinking Master of Coin on its new small council! On Game of Thrones, actor Jerome Flynn played mercenary-turned-nobleman Ser Bronn of the Blackwater, …
  • IIIT Hyderabad, TalentSprint roll out executive programmes in AI, ML and Blockchain pan India 21 May 2019 17:36 The Times of India
  • Cybercriminals Score Billions in Cryptocurrency Thefts 21 May 2019 17:31 Tech News World By Peter S. Vogel & Chelsea L. Hilliard May 21, 2019 10:05 AM PT 5 things to consider when building chatbots Global Webinar: May 29, 2019 @ 11AM PT / 2PM ET. Join this live Genesys webcast to hear the Bosch success story and learn to create …
  • Today's Pickup: Saudi Arabia Completes Shipment Using Blockchain; Teen Trucker Proposal Faces Scrutiny 21 May 2019 17:08 Benzinga Good day, Saudi Arabia said it has completed its first shipment powered by blockchain under Saudi Customs pilot program with TradeLens. TradeLens is a joint program from Maersk (CXE: MAERB) and IBM (NYSE: IBM) to develop blockchain technology for shipping. …
  • CryptoCorner: Bitfinex Launches IEO Platform, IRS to Issue New Crypto Guidelines "Soon", PewDiePie Propels Blockchain-Based Streaming Platform DLive 21 May 2019 16:55 MarketWatch.com May 21, 2019 (Investorideas.com via COMTEX) -- Point Roberts, WA and Delta, BC - May 21, 2019 (Investorideas.com Newswire) Investorideas.com, a leader in crypto and blockchain investing news, in partnership with Fit Pay, Inc.'s (subsidiary of NXT-ID ( …
  • IIIT-H, TalentSprint announce national AI, blockchain courses 21 May 2019 16:33 The Hindu Business Line With its artificial intelligence and blockchain courses offered over the weekends getting good response, the International Institute of Information Technology (IIIT-Hyderabad) and TalentSprint have expanded the scope of the combined offering and started an …
  • Blockchain latest news: By ignoring crypto Berners-Lee's Solid is missing a trick, says Web 3 investor 21 May 2019 16:32 Computing.co.uk Jamie Burke is founder and CEO of Outlier Ventures, an incubator and investor in decentralised, AI and IoT technologies. Outlier is building a portfolio of startups to create what it calls a ‘convergence stack', ranging from the hardware layer, through …
  • Game of Thrones’ Bronn becomes Master of VeganCoin cryptocurrency (we shit you not) 21 May 2019 15:36 The Next Web Before you read this, beware there might be Game of Thrones spoilers in this piece. The actor that played one of the more Machiavellian characters in the HBO series, Game of Thrones, is joining the advisory board of a vegan lifestyle oriented …
  • Faster Firefox 67 blocks fingerprinting, crypto-naughtiness 21 May 2019 15:14 Malaysian.CNET.com Mozilla is trying to rebuild its browser reputation with Firefox Quantum. Mozilla A year and a half after introducing its first Quantum-branded version of Firefox, Mozilla is still working to speed up its web browser. The new Firefox 67, released Tuesday, …
  • You Can Now Send And Receive Bitcoin (And Other Cryptos) On WhatsApp 21 May 2019 15:04 Financial Gazette Cryptocurrencies are here to stay, there’s no doubt about it. The market withstood the worst times and survived through them, proving their mettle. However, the mass adoption of digital currencies is still a few breakthroughs away. But a new innovative …
  • Bitcoin price explained: How a single trade crashed the cryptocurrency market 21 May 2019 14:44 Independent Even for something as notoriously volatile as bitcoin, the cryptocurrency's recent price fluctuations have been extraordinary. Its value surged from $4,000 at the start of April to $8,000 by mid May, before yoyo-ing between $7,000 and $8,000 over the …
  • Dutch man conned investors out of $26M with fake Bitcoin mining rigs 21 May 2019 14:28 The Next Web A man from Apeldoorn, Netherlands has been arrested for fraud and money laundering after convincing over 100 people to invest a total of $26 million in fictitious Bitcoin BTC mining rigs. The 33-year-old named as Berry van M. was director of two companies …
  • Dear NY Post, didn’t you learn anything about Bitcoin? 21 May 2019 14:28 The Next Web It’s that time of the year: NY Post’s in-house cryptocurrency pseudosopher John Crudele has published his annual diatribe against Bitcoin. For those new to Crudele, he is sort of like your local know-it-all who camps on a beer crate in front of the liquor …
  • ABN AMRO Among Firms Exploring Launch Of Digital Blockchain Platform Forcefield 21 May 2019 14:16 RTTNews Dutch bank ABN AMRO is among other top commodity industry players and financial institutions that are exploring options to launch digital blockchain platform Forcefield, which will help track trade inventories in real-time. The other firms that have until …
  • Bitcoin: 'It's not gold, it's not a currency – it's a tech stock' 21 May 2019 14:12 Telegraph.co.uk Bitcoin is not a currency and it’s not “digital gold” – it’s more akin to a fast-growing tech stock. This is the view of an experienced investor who used to run multi-asset funds for HSBC. The cryptocurrency, whose value has soared and crashed repeatedly …
  • Bill To Regulate Cryptocurrency Drafted In Bahamas 21 May 2019 13:39 RTTNews The Bahamas securities watchdog has drafted a regulatory framework for the issuance and sale of cryptocurrency, and for its sellers and intermediary service providers in the Caribbean archipelago. The Securities Commission of the Bahamas released the draft …
  • Facebook's New Swiss Fintech Firm To Focus On Blockchain, Payments 21 May 2019 13:39 RTTNews Facebook has registered a new financial technology company in Switzerland which will be focussing on blockchain and payments, Reuters reported citing Geneva's commercial register. The formation of the new company comes amid the speculation that the …
  • Bitcoin holds steady as SEC delays ETF decision 21 May 2019 12:49 News Bitcoin held most of Monday’s 13% surge as traders took in their stride another delay by U.S. regulators to approve a Bitcoin exchange-traded fund. The most-liquid cryptocurrency fell 2.3% to $7,821 as of 7:38 a.m. Tuesday in New York. The token mostly …
  • UK's Mutual Funds Network Calastone Migrates Entire System To Blockchain 21 May 2019 12:26 RTTNews U.K.-based mutual funds network Calastone migrated its entire system for fund trade clearing services to a blockchain-based network through its new Distributed Market Infrastructure (DMI). It is perhaps the world's first blockchain-powered global funds …
  • Bitcoin will soon be worth zero 21 May 2019 12:19 NYPOST I wrote in my last column that bitcoin is really a bitcon. I’ve been telling you this since the price of this “investment” collapsed from around $20,000 to $4,000 last year. Mario Draghi, head of the European Central Bank, echoed a similar view last week …
  • Investors lose £27m to crypto, forex scams 21 May 2019 12:07 Best Naira News     The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and Action Fraud are warning the public to be wary of investment scams carried out via bogus online trading platforms. cryptocurrency This warning comes as cryptoassests (crypto) and forex investment scams reports …
  • IRS To Issue Guidelines For Reporting Cryptocurrency For Tax 21 May 2019 11:54 RTTNews The U.S. Internal Revenue Service has announced that it will soon issue guidance on how digital currency transactions and investments should be reported when tax payers file their income tax return. This was informed by IRS Commissioner Charles P. Rettig …
  • SEC Again Delays Decision On VanEck SolidX Bitcoin ETF Application 21 May 2019 11:54 RTTNews The United States Securities and Exchange Commission has again postponed its decision on a bitcoin exchange-traded fund or ETF application by VanEck SolidX Bitcoin Trust. The regulator has issued public notices regarding the designation of a longer period …
  • How an engineer at a crypto-security startup lost $100K in a SIM-swapping hack 21 May 2019 11:52 The Next Web Nobody is immune to SIM-swapping attacks – and one engineering lead at a cryptocurrency security startup had to learn this lesson the hard way. In a blog post, Sean Coonce, engineering manager at security-oriented cryptocurrency startup BitGo, has detailed …
  • Australian civil servant faces 10 years for mining cryptocurrency on government computers 21 May 2019 11:52 The Next Web An Australian government employee is appearing in court today after using work equipment to mine cryptocurrency for his own gain. The Australian Federal Police (AFP) allege that the 33 year-old from Killara in New South Wales took advantage of his position …
  • Bitcoin and Blockchain, always together? 21 May 2019 11:07 MENAFN (MENAFN - Investor Ideas) Bitcoin and Blockchain, always together? May 20, 2019 (Investorideas.com Newswire) You've heard this hundreds, if not thousands, of times. (You might have even said it yourself.) And sure, people know what you're saying, …
  • Why bitcoin tycoon Barry Silbert thinks bitcoin will replace gold 21 May 2019 11:00 Geelong Advertiser
  • Bitcoin ETFs still a mirage as SEC delays decision yet another time 21 May 2019 10:40 The Next Web The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is still not keen on approving Bitcoin BTC exchange-traded funds (ETF). In a document published on May 20, the watchdog revealed it has delayed making a decision on an ETF proposal put forth by the VanEck …
  • Bullish Brits lost $34M to cryptocurrency scams last year 21 May 2019 10:40 The Next Web British investors lost £27 million ($34.38 million) to cryptocurrency scams over the last financial year, according to one of the UK’s financial regulators. The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) reports that between April 1, 2018 and April 1, 2019 the …
  • MTS tests blockchain for roaming services 21 May 2019 10:07 Telecompaper Russian mobile operator MTS has started a project on implementation of the blockchain into its system of accounting with foreign operators for roaming services, reports Kommersant. Blockchain technology is expected to reduce expenses and accelerate …
  • Crypto and forex scams netted £27m from victims last year 21 May 2019 09:48 Charleston Daily Mail Warning over 'scammers paradise' as watchdog reveals victims lost £27m to bitcoin, cryptocurrency and forex frauds last year Some 1,850 cases were reported to Action Fraud, a 250% increase on 2017-18 Victims lost an average of £14,600 - with fewer …
  • Can blockchain bring the supply chain into the 21st century? 21 May 2019 09:34 Manufacturing and Logistics IT Magazine By Richard Shakespeare, Opus Energy.  The supply chain has existed since the industrial revolution, and little has been done to streamline its processes, particularly in the last 50 years.  It has also become more than simply moving products from A to B. …
  • LVMH, ConsenSys and Microsoft announce AURA, a consortium to power the luxury industry with blockchain technology 21 May 2019 09:34 Manufacturing and Logistics IT Magazine ConsenSys,  in  partnership  with  LVMH  and  Microsoft,  has announced AURA, a platform that aims to serve the entire luxury industry with powerful product tracking and tracing services, based on Ethereum blockchain technology and utilising Microsoft …
  • UK Financial Conduct Authority: Over £27 Million Lost to Crypto & Forex Fraud as Scams Triple Versus Year Prior 21 May 2019 09:13 Crowdfundinsider May 21, 2019 @ 2:01 am By JD Alois The UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has published a report addressing frauds and scams in the cryptocurrency and Forex sector. According to the FCA, over £27 million has been lost from these scams during the 2018…
  • 10 questions about blockchain 21 May 2019 09:00 Imperial College London News What is blockchain, where is it used, and will it become mainstream? These are just some of the questions on the lips of the public as the word – and cryptocurrency in general – are becoming more widely used. Dr Ying-Ying HsiehBut if you’re new to the idea …
  • UK’s Financial Conduct Authority: Over 27 Million Reported Lost To Crypto And Forex Investment Scams 21 May 2019 08:39 Mondovisione Over 27million lost to scams involving crypto and forex investments in 2018/19 Victims lost on average over 14,600 last financial year Reports tripled to over 1,800 from the year before he Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and Action Fraud are warning …
  • Could behavioural analytics have stopped the Binance crypto hack? 21 May 2019 07:12 iTWire Users unwittingly had two-factor authentication codes (2FA) compromised via malware and phishing attempts along with API keys that were used to automate trading. It highlights the problems of relying on security credentials that can be compromised. In …
  • Investors lose £74,000 a day to 'scammers paradise' of crypto fraud  21 May 2019 06:29 Telegraph.co.uk Investors are losing millions a year to crypto currency and trading fraud via bogus online brokers in what has been dubbed a “scammers' paradise” – and the problem is getting worse. Reports of crypto and currency trading scams have more than tripled …
  • Trading Technologies Launches Connectivity To CoinFLEX, World's First Physically Delivered Crypto Futures Exchange 21 May 2019 06:14 Mondovisione Trading Technologies International, Inc. (TT), a global provider of high-performance professional trading software, infrastructure and data solutions, today announced that connectivity to CoinFLEX, the world’s first physically delivered bitcoin futures …
  • Stocktake: Investors should be wary of bitcoin rally 21 May 2019 05:33 Irish Times Is bitcoin back? Below $4,000 (€3,582) just two months ago, the cryptocurrency topped $8,000 on Monday last week after soaring 26 per cent during one crazed day of trading. It’s still well below its peak – bitcoin would need to gain another 150 per cent to …
  • Circle CEO Jeremy Allaire Pleads Case for US Policy Change Regarding Crypto 21 May 2019 04:36 Crowdfundinsider May 20, 2019 @ 9:59 pm By JD Alois Jeremy Allaire, CEO and founder of digital asset firm Circle, took to the pages of the site’s blog to lament the state of regulation in the US when it comes to crypto. Allaire said his post was driven in part to their …
  • Cryptocurrency scams triple in a year – at £27m total cost to victims 21 May 2019 02:45 The Observer Investment scams involving cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin and foreign currency trading have tripled in a year, with the average victim losing £14,600, according to the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority. The regulator and the police-run body Action Fraud …
  • IT contractor allegedly abused government systems for cryptocurrency mining 21 May 2019 01:57 PC Magazine A 33 year old man from Sydney was arrested and charged by the Australian Federal Police (AFP) for allegedly manipulating the computer programs of a federal governmental agency to mine cryptocurrency while being employed as a government IT contractor. …
  • VERSO Presents Blockchain-enabled Warranty Claims Management... 21 May 2019 01:55 SF Gate New module utilizes blockchain technology to manage warranty settlements for product returns DALLAS (PRWEB) May 20, 2019 VERSO Inc. https://verso-logistics.com/ announced today at Collision 2019 that it has deployed a new warranty claims …
  • UK watchdog says currency and crypto scams hit £27 million 21 May 2019 01:19 Channel News Asia LONDON: Scams in Britain involving currencies and crypto assets like Bitcoin totalled £27 million (US$34.38 million) in the last financial year, with average losses of £14,600 per victim, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) said on Tuesday (May 21). …
  • Govt IT contractor faces 10 years' jail over crypto mining charges 21 May 2019 01:00 Australian Reseller News An IT contractor for the Australian Government will face court for allegedly modifying his agency’s computer systems to mine crypto currency for personal gain, according to the Australian Federal Police (AFP). In a statement, the AFP said it will allege a …
  • Investors lose £27m to 'get rich quick' crypto and forex scams in 2018/19 21 May 2019 00:04 Investment Week Losses as a result of "get rich quick" cryptoasset and forex scams exceeded £27m during the 2018/19 financial year, with the number of investors reporting fraud tripling on the previous year's figures. Data from the Financial Conduct …
  • Reflections on Consensus 2019; Gartner’s Blockchain Special Report can help the dialogue 20 May 2019 23:51 Gartner I just got back from the Consensus Blockchain conference in NYC. It definitely reinforced my view that: Blockchain technology is still immature and not ‘enterprise-ready’. Still, a plethora of ongoing innovations will surely change that status over the …
  • LVMH creates blockchain platform to track luxury goods 20 May 2019 23:48 Retaildive Dive Brief: LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton has developed the AURA platform, a blockchain system for authenticating luxury goods, with Microsoft and blockchain software company ConsenSys. The retailer will begin implementing its technology for Louis …
  • Blockchain faces hurdles when it comes to wider use: ACS 20 May 2019 23:35 iTWire Blockchain has substantial challenges to overcome if it hopes to be used for anything beyond cryptocurrencies, the Australian Computer Society says, adding that there are a number of technical, legal and educational hurdles standing in the way of broader …
  • Q&A: How blockchain is disrupting real estate  20 May 2019 23:18 Digital Journal Blockchain is changing the way transactions happen, and one area where the use of digital ledger technology is being taken up is real estate. Jeffrey Berman from Camber Creek provides some insights. Blockchain is gradually trickling into all industries, …
  • UK watchdog says currency and crypto scams hit 27 million pounds 20 May 2019 23:10 Reuters LONDON, May 21 (Reuters) - Scams in Britain involving currencies and crypto assets like bitcoin totalled 27 million pounds ($34.38 million) in the last financial year, with average losses of 14,600 pounds per victim, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) …
  • Govt IT contractor charged with cryptocurrency mining 20 May 2019 23:05 iTnews Australia A Sydney man has been charged by the Australian Federal Police for allegedly modifying the computer systems of a federal government agency to mine cryptocurrency. The 33-year-old man is slated to face Sydney’s Downing Centre Local Court on Tuesday charged …
  • Instagram Data Breach Reports Prove You Should Skip Facebook’s Crypto - CCN 20 May 2019 22:45 Google By CCN: Another day, another Facebook data leak affecting millions of dubious users. This time around, security researcher Anurag Sen discovered a public Amazon Web Services (AWS) database containing the contact information of more than 49 million …
  • Stocks sink as geopolitical anxiety grows; Big gains for Bitcoin & Oil (WTI only) 20 May 2019 21:11 OANDA Forex **Reminder to sign up for OANDA’s Live Market Analysis Webinar on Tuesday, May 21st at 7:30 am ET. Senior Market Analyst Ed Moya will discuss key themes impacting financial markets and provide real-time analysis. Register Here The Japanese yen and Swiss …
  • Bitcoin ETFs: Wait May Continue Even Longer 20 May 2019 21:05 ETF Trends Cryptocurrency Bitcoin has doubled in value this year, moving from $4000 to above $8000. Meanwhile, the clock is currently ticking for approval on a new potential ETF, an offering by VanEck. To date, no Bitcoin ETFs have begun trading, as last week the SEC …
  • Coinbase Earn Allows Users in More Than 100 countries to Earn Their Share of Over $100 Million in Crypto 20 May 2019 19:44 Crowdfundinsider May 20, 2019 @ 1:49 pm By Samantha Hurst Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase recently announced that its service Coinbase Earn now allows users in more than 100 countries to earn their share of over $100 million in cryptocurrency. The platform revealed: “ …
  • Bitcoin Slips as Traders Await Critical SEC Ruling 20 May 2019 18:45 Investing.com Investing.com -- Bitcoin fell below $8,000 on Monday, struggling to hold gains from a day earlier, as traders anxiously awaited a ruling due tomorrow on a Bitcoin fund that could potentially pave the way for a wave of new funds to enter the market. Bitcoin …
  • Anguilla Axai Airdrop Get your free AxAi Cryptocurrency Tokens today! 20 May 2019 18:23 Anguillian     AxAi is a cryptocurrency token that was created for Anguilla. In anticipation of our global launch, we are giving away FREE AxAi Tokens to Anguilla residents, Government of Anguilla, Anguilla Tourist Board and Anguilla Finance Department. To receive …
  • Bitcoin Price Hits All-Time Highs in These Countries, Thanks to Crippling Fiat 20 May 2019 17:58 Argentina Star By CCN: If you thought bitcoin’s recovery to $8,000 was impressive, take a look at these charts below. While most traders are focused on bitcoin’s price in dollars, the recent surge has propelled bitcoin to all-time highs in Argentina and Sudan’s local …
  • CryptoCorner: Crypto Comeback Slowed by Dow Drop, Facebook Forms "Libra" in Switzerland, European Central Bank Does Not Regard Crypto as a Threat 20 May 2019 17:17 Tradingcharts.com May 20, 2019 (Investorideas.com via COMTEX) -- Point Roberts, WA and Delta, BC - May 20, 2019 (Investorideas.com Newswire) Investorideas.com, a leader in crypto and blockchain investing news, in partnership with Fit Pay, Inc.'s (subsidiary of NXT-ID ( …
  • Bitcoin tests resistance at US$8K following weekend rally 20 May 2019 17:17 Proactive Investors Bitcoin USD (CCC:BTC-USD) rallied on Sunday as the cryptocurrency took another swing at the US$8,000 plateau. Its value climbed as high as US$8,264 overnight before dropping back Mornday morning. The Sunday recovery followed a selloff Friday below the US$7 …
  • ABN AMRO signs on Accenture and ING Bank for its blockchain inventory platform 20 May 2019 16:10 The Next Web Despite abandoning plans to build its own Bitcoin wallet, ABN AMRO is not quite done with blockchain tech. The Dutch banking giant has announced plans to launch a decentralized trade inventory platform in collaboration with Accenture and ING Bank, …
  • Hackers made $32K in 7 weeks by fixing bugs in cryptocurrency projects 20 May 2019 16:10 The Next Web In the past seven weeks, white hat hackers earned at least $32,150 by fixing security flaws in popular cryptocurrency and blockchain platforms like TRON, Brave, EOS and Coinbase. According to data reviewed by Hard Fork, 15 blockchain-related firms have …
  • US company invests in Snapper Future for a slice of blockchain action 20 May 2019 16:05 The Hindu Business Line US-based Enemetch Capital Inc has made an investment in city-based Snapper Future Tech. Snapper is a leading recognised blockchain technology development and innovation company focussed on building ‘Internet of Value’ since 2016. Avnish Gupta, MD Enemetch …
  • Bitcoin Gets '60 Minutes' Bump 20 May 2019 15:56 Benzinga CBS’s “60 Minutes” featured an in-depth story by Anderson Cooper about bitcoin on Sunday night. After a disastrous 2018, bitcoin prices have rebounded so far in 2019 but remain well below their all-time highs from December 2017. What To Know The “60 …
  • Bitcoin rally ‘carries some echoes of the spike higher in late 2017,’ warns JPMorgan 20 May 2019 15:41 MarketWatch Bitcoin’s rise from the ashes over the past two months is showing similarities to the boom of late 2017, according to analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co. Having opened the year around $3,500, bitcoin, BTCUSD, -3.14%  the best-known cryptocurrency, spent …
  • Truckers stand to benefit from blockchain 20 May 2019 15:32 Fleet Owner Magazine Editor's note: This is the fifth and final part in a series on blockchain and its role in trucking. Read Part 1, Part 2, Part 3 and Part 4 here. While discussion surrounding blockchain technology often focuses on the secure tracking of goods and …
  • Cryptocurrency Daily Roundup - May 20 20 May 2019 15:12 RTTNews Here is a summary of some of the select stories on cryptocurrency and blockchain during the past 24 hours. Cryptocurrencies pose no threat to euro zone financial stability: ECB A study conducted by The European Central Bank's (ECB) Internal Crypto- …
  • ABB, Italian Utility Evolvere Launch Blockchain Pilot In Solar Energy 20 May 2019 14:49 RTTNews Swiss engineering major ABB Ltd. teamed with Italian utility Evolvere to launch a blockchain pilot project to explore transparent, secure peer-to-peer solar energy transactions, media outlet PV Tech reported. The companies will test the potential of …
  • Binance Chain In Deal With Chiliz Token 20 May 2019 14:08 RTTNews Blockchain software system Binance Chain teamed with Chiliz ($CHZ), a digital currency for sports and entertainment platforms, to expand tokenization of sports teams. Binance Chain is the new blockchain from cryptocurrency exchange Binance. The Chiliz …
  • Binance Chain In Deal With Chiliz Token 20 May 2019 14:08 RTTNews Blockchain software system Binance Chain teamed with Chiliz ($CHZ), a digital currency for sports and entertainment platforms, to expand tokenization of sports teams. Binance Chain is the new blockchain from cryptocurrency exchange Binance. The Chiliz …
  • Coinbase Earn Expanded To 100+ Countries 20 May 2019 13:24 RTTNews Coinbase Earn, one of the digital currency exchange's ventures that allows users to earn while learning about cryptocurrencies, has been expanded to more than 100 countries. Introduced in 2018, Coinbase Earn will require users to answer quizzes, …
  • Bitcoin, Stablecoin, Blockchain, Enterprise Ledger … WTF? 19 May 2019 11:09 ETF Trends By Chris Skinner via Iris.xyz I used to blog about blockchain and cryptocurrency almost every day. I stopped as it got too hyped, scammed and boring. In fact, my last blog was about the blockchain hype being dead, but the blockchain dream is still very …
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